Beheadings for Sharia. The Pakistani Taliban has apparently fallen under the influence of greasy Islamophobes who somehow convinced them that Sharia was not as benign and compatible with Western notions of human rights as Imam Rauf would have us believe.
“Pakistan: As many as 13 soldiers killed, 7 beheaded,” by Jill Langlois for the Global Post, June 25 (thanks to David):
More than 100 Taliban members crossed over from Afghanistan and attacked three Pakistani military posts Sunday night.
Reports say that anywhere from eight to 13 Pakistani soldiers were killed, and seven were beheaded, according to Reuters. At least 14 militants were also killed in the attacks.
Reuters also reported that the Malakand faction of the Pakistan Taliban claimed responsibility for the attacks, and threatened more.
“Our fight will continue until the establishment of sharia law in Pakistan … We will fight whoever tries to stand in our way,” Sirajuddin Ahmad, the faction’s spokesman, told Reuters….