Taliban Defend Whipping 17 Year-Old Girl… Say She Was Let Off Easy
The Taliban defended whipping the girl in Swat. They say she was let off easy…
She should have been stoned.
The Taliban flogged a 17 year-old girl in public for in Pakistan’s northwestern region of Swat, where Sharia law was introduced after the government reached a truce with the Taliban in February. The girl was reportedly seen in public with a man who was not her husband, a serious crime according to the Taliban.
They whipped her 34 times:
The Pakistani government expressed outrage over the flogging.
They called for the arrest of those responsible.