Skip to comments.Nigeria Sharia Court Confirms Twitter Debate Ban [Bans discussions on..]
Posted on 04/07/2010 2:10:40 PM PDT by fight_truth_decay
An Islamic court in Nigeria has permanently banned a rights group from holding an internet debate about amputation as a form of punishment.
This follows a temporary order made last week by a court in northern Nigeria preventing Facebook and Twitter being used to discuss the issue.
The ban was initially sought by a pro-Sharia group which said internet sites would be used to mock Islamic law.
The Sharia code runs alongside secular law in 12 of Nigeria's 36 states.
In 2000, Malam Buba Bello Jangebe was the first person in Nigeria to have an amputation carried out under Islamic law after being found guilty of stealing a cow.
The Civil Rights Congress of Nigeria started a Twitter feed, blog and Facebook debate about it so "Nigerians could air their opinions on Sharia law as a whole". But the Association of Muslim Brotherhood of Nigeria, a pro-Sharia group based in the northern city of Kaduna, argued that the forums would mock the Sharia system. The court agreed and issued a temporary ban on the internet discussions last week. Tuesday's ruling makes the ban permanent. (BBC)
How about FR? and the million other lesser known ;)
sites for discussion/comments?
Do Muslim idiots have no sense of humor? No ability to laugh at themselves? No ability to question the rules of order and perhaps change those that are ridiculous, that everyone knows are ridiculous, or cruel, or silly or demented?
To paraphrase the OJ lawyer....If the mock is their smock then that law is a crock.
Mama Jello Bang Bebe probably stole back the cow that the muzzie stole from him. Under Islamic tradition they can steal from a non-muslim, but no one else can steal from them.
The controls of society have always been in the hands of the priests with few exceptions. They control their flocks with hands of iron
I wonder, under Sharia law, what happens if you steal another man’s wife.
Wife gets beating.