Monday, April 04, 2005

ISLAM: Stop in the Name of Humanity!

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The height of these injustices is that these penalties apply mainly to women and the poor -- doubly victimized -- never to the rich, the governing or to the oppressors. Hundreds of prisoners have no dignified legal means to defend themselves. Death sentences are carried out on women, men and minors (political prisoners, drug traffickers, delinquents, etc.) without the accused having the least contact with a lawyer. By accepting the grey zones in our relationship to the scriptural sources, we resign ourselves to the treason being done to the message of Islam, which promotes justice.........More