Militants of Al Qaeda splinter group, the State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have reportedly crucified a man in Raqqa in northern Syria after shooting him in the head.
Activists said the man had been accused by the radical group of theft and deliberate murder, ISIL has justified the man killing and crucifixion as implementing one of Islam principles which is ‘Kisas’ the retribution
The ISIL, mainly composed of foreign fighters, is widely considered the most radical of the groups fighting President Bashar al-Assad, and is also engaged in a violent struggle with rival Islamist rebels.
A video of his horrible death, filmed on a mobile phone, was posted on social network sites this week.
According to an anonymous intellegence source, the man’s body was paraded in public as a brutal reminder of what happens to those who didn’t obey the Sharia rule of law.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria have taken a Christian church in the city and call into existence Islamic punishments at a Sharia court.