Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth, nose for a nose, ear for an ear...

Monetary compensation?? Those namby-pamby rabbis just didn't have the nerve to be literal. Here's how it's really done!

Pakistan court orders brothers' noses, ears cut off
LAHORE, Pakistan
Tue Dec 22, 2009 7:55am EST

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - A Pakistani court has ordered that two brothers should have their noses and ears cut off after they were found guilty of doing the same to a woman who refused to marry one of them, a government prosecutor said on Tuesday.

The judge at an anti-terrorism court in the eastern city of Lahore handed down the sentences on Monday in line with the Islamic law of Qisas.

Full article here.

4 comments:

Tornado Man said...

it is not clear if Torah originally had these laws carried out literary.

if "eye for eye" was carried out literary, than paying for medical expenses makes no sense, which exodus 21:19 requires.

Anonymous said...

It's really part of an earlier ANE body of law.

Anonymous said...

s much as I hate Islam, I have to agreewith the verdict!

zach said...

I concur with anonymous. I have no sympathy for the perpetrators. They should also cut off something below the belt.