Islamic extremists publicly crucify two Syrian rebels


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Islamic extremists publicly crucify two Syrian rebels
In a violent escalation of anti-Christian persecution, jihadists the Islamic State of Iraq group have killed a total of seven people they held responsible for grenade attack this month.

Report, explicit images, here sconews.co.uk/news/36931/islamic-extremists-publicly-crucify-two-syrian-rebels/


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Islamic extremists publicly crucify two Syrian rebels

In a violent escalation of anti-Christian persecution, jihadists the Islamic State of Iraq group have killed a total of seven people they held responsible for grenade attack this month

Islamic extremists in the Syrian city of Raqqa have crucified two men and killed a further five in a revenge attack on rebels.

The extremists who were representatives of the jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq (ISIL) claimed that the men were responsible for the death of some of their members in a supposed grenade attack.

ISIL posted on twitter about the attack and took responsibility for the crucifixions.

“Ten days ago, attackers on a motorbike threw a grenade at an ISIL fighter at the Naim roundabout,” the group said on social media. “Muslim civilian had his leg blown off and a child was killed. Our fighters immediately set up a roadblock and succeeded in capturing them. They were then able to detain other members of the cell.’

Photographs of the execution were also posted online by the British based group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the photographs clearly show two prisoners crucified by a roundabout, one of the men is pictured with a banner around his body that states: ‘This man fought against Muslims and threw a grenade in this place.’

Abu Ibrahim Alrquaoui, who is the founder of the group Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently, witnessed the executions first hand, he said that the men who were executed were rebels that had previously fought against the Syrian government.

“It’s very dangerous,” he said. “They threaten us directly and want to kill us.”

ISIL have ruled over Raqqa for over a year, where they have attempted to quell the support for the rebels by slowly wiping them out. “They want to stay in control. Everything they do is to scare people,” Alrquaoui said. “That’s why they kill people publicly.”

This has not been the first time that ISIL has carried out public executions. On April 16 a man was executed in a similar fashion for theft. They also have performed public executions in the town of Tal Abyad and Saluq. ISIL has been forced out of much of Northern Syria but remain highly entrenched in Raqqa, which is the only provisional capital that is outside of government control.

Last week ISIL took responsibility for a series of explosions in Iraq, that went off during the elections which killed 28 people and injured more than 40.


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Praying for the repose of their souls & for their families.


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The ex islamic brotherhood president of egypt had been calling for crucifixions for some time. People just shrugged it off as hateful, anti islamic propaganda (even tho it came directly out of his own mouth). Now we’re seeing that it was true. :shrug:


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These rebels were not identifed in the article as Christians. Their religion was not identified at all.

If, as reported, they are members of some rebel group, they probably aren’t Christians.


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Yeah I was wondering why crucifixion, and not some other method. Very strange.


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Could they have meant, that if you’re not Muslim or if you’re Christian, that makes you a rebel?


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The anti-Assad rebels are the ones that have been killing the Christians.


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So it is said. But there are a lot of anti-Assad rebels of various stripes, and some major Islamic terrorists on his side. I’m not sure that anybody in the west really knows who’s who and who’s doing what, exactly, in Syria. Probably Assad, Iran and Israel do, but I seriously doubt the U.S. does, except to the extent Mossad shares information about it.

I don’t want to ruin a good story, but does the guy in the photo really looked like he was executed by crucifixion? He’s not really hanging there by his arms, the cords tying him look inadequate to hold anybody who struggled, the cross piece also looks inadequate, and he seems to have a head wound. To me, this looks more like a “display” than an actual execution by crucifixion.


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This was not a crucifixion. Did not want to look until I read your post, now glad I did. Praying for his soul.


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I think this has happened before in Syria. A few months ago there was a “criminal” who was killed and then strung up on a “cross” for display, but like this story, he wasn’t actually crucified.


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