Taliban Court in Afghanistan Stones Afghan Couple
Surely, this is a clue about the war in Afghanistan and how it is NOT going well. How many American and other soldiers are there? Hunting down and killing the elusive Taliban ragtag Islamic terrorist? How many billions of US taxpayer money is spent there for our troops and to prop up a puppet, corrupt government? If this was really a success, then, you would NOT have a stoning to death of an Afghan couple sentenced by a Taliban Court!!! Why? Because all of the major areas would be under our control, there would be no Taliban anything in them.
The stoning was the first since the Taliban fled in 2001. They're back. This is worrisome because the Aghan government is trying to negotiate human rights with them, much to the anger of the US military. Stupid! Karzai Hamid, its president, is becoming more of an enemy to the West every day.
In 2001, the Taliban ruled the country and women were not allowed to leave their home with a male relative. Harsh punishment for crime was the norm.
The recent stoning to death is about a 20 yr. old woman named Sadiqa who was engaged to another man in Kundaz province. However, she met and fell for, a 28 yr. old man, Qayum. He was married. They ran away together, much like in the many movies. Fearful, they took refuge in a friends house for five days, trying to decide what exactly should they do.
The kicker to this is, the Taliban found them. How? a snitch? Why were the Taliban even there? Where were the Americans if this area was secured? Two local Taliban authorities set up a court and quickly condemned to death. The woman was stoned by 150 others until dead. the man followed.
One should note that the the Quran never specifically mentions stoning one to death for adultery.