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Originally posted by reatarded
Originally posted by Xcathdra
reply to post by reatarded
Well for starters can you point out in the article you posted where the man was physically and mentally tortured?
Spending 20 years in prison is physical and psychological torture, if you don't believe me, do something to get in prison.
The difference between the article you just linked, and the OP's article, is the deaf man is still alive, and walked out of prison an exonorated man. Why? Because we are human and we all make mistakes. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said about the 2 victims who were executed.
The deaf man is still alive, but shattered and mentally unstable for being locked up with violent criminals and mentally unstable criminals, for 20 years. Some might argue that death would be much better. I would once against ask whether you have experienced 20 years of imprisonment. After 20 years locked up in prison, prison becomes your home, being free after 20 years is another punishment, and another instability in the innocent handicapped man's life.
Third - The conviction of this man came on the heels of 18 hours of interrogation over 8 days, and a trial which involved a defense attorney for the accused, forensic evidence, testimony, written testimony as well as cross examinations all the while he was presumed innocent until proven guilty.
Yes, you are right, and that is exactly why I said you compare the best of Western law to the worst of Sharia law.
He was not dragged out of his house at 2AM, dragged before the 2 mullahs who passed judgment with no trial or other benefiets.
Yes, that's why I said you want to compare the worst of Sharia law with the best of Western law. You admitted yourself that the scenario didn't even follow the Sharia law. That is why I brought forward the 20 year psychological and physical torture of an innocent handicapped man, because the result was false.
The result was false, because the process didn't follow the Western law, therefore it was one of the worst product of Western law. Obviously there are worst, but just a Google search.
Let me clear-
The deaf mans interrogation, 18 hours over 8 days, lasted longer than the 2AM house call, followed by no trial but judgment, and then executed all before breakfast.
Let me clear-
18 hours over 8 days of interrogation, yet 20 years of psychological and physical punishment to an innocent man. Shows one of the worst results of Western law. 2AM house call, followed by no trial but judgement, sentenced to execution by stoning, one of the worst results of Sharia law. As you said yourself, the procedure didn't even follow the Sharia law,
So yeah, I will take our legal system anyday of the week and twice on Sundays over a religious law from the 9th century that is interpreted like its still the 9th century, with crime and punishment being doled out as if it were... wait for it... still the 9th century.
Well if you live in a gansgsta neighborhood in the US of A, you better not snitch, because the norm and the cultural law is death. The stoning case can be considered in the same manner. I wonder if you can see perspective, if you can't then you are not my problem, but just another product of the US empire.
Anyways, its my opinion. I will point out though, and maybe you can prove me wrong on this, that you failed to challenge the info I provided about Sharia law.
You said yourself that the proceedings weren't according to Sharia law, at least the Sharia law which is thought by Western media and the Western puppet regime of Saudi Arabia. Most of us who have studied history and religious textures know that stoning is not an Islamic law, rather it is a Jewish law. Even if we accept that stoning is an Islamic law, there needs to be a trial, 4 witnesses needs to be provided, and other detailed specifications. It would be kinda hard for four witnesses to witnesses a man and a woman commit adultery in Afghanistan, especially knowing the implication of such an action. It is almost impossible.
Is what I cited correct or no?
Perspective is the key.edit on 28-1-2011 by reatarded because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by groingrinder
reply to post by spearhead
You do know that the Christian Bible commands you to stone adulterers right? It also commands you to stone any woman who is not a virgin on her wedding night.
Originally posted by nake13
Regardless of the real reasons for the coalition being in Afghanistan,if they can wipe these murderous,intolerant,barbaric Taliban ******* off the face of the earth then some good will come out of it all.