All we hear from CNN is that “gunmen” did this, and that “violence against women” — by whom? For what reason and from what cause? — “has been an ongoing problem in Iraq.” But the fact that Nahla Hussain was beheaded places suspicion upon those who believe that it is a divine command to “strike at the necks” of the unbelievers (Qur’an 47:4).
“Women’s rights activist beheaded in Iraq,” from CNN, December 18 (thanks to all who sent this in):
BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) — Gunmen broke into the house of a women’s rights activist in the volatile northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Thursday and beheaded her, police said.
The victim was identified as Nahla Hussain, the leader of the women’s league of the Kurdish Communist Party. She was alone in the house at the time of her death.
It is not known what the circumstances were that led to the attack. Violence against women has been an ongoing problem in Iraq….