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Syria man stones daughter to death in an Islamic State video

Oct 22, 2014    

Beirut In a video posted by the Islamic Stateon Tuesday, an elderly Syrian man is shown to have taken part in stoning his daughter to death for alleged adultery.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the execution took place in August or September in an ISIS-controlled area in the east of Hama.It was the latest in a spate of videotaped executions that Islamic Stateposted on social media as they impose an extreme version of Islamic sharia law across Syria and Iraq.In the video, a gunman in combat fatigues stands behind the father, who is dressed in a white robe and chequered headdress. Th...

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