Iran's Supreme Court misunderstands I...

Iran's Supreme Court misunderstands Islam, calls for death penalty for Christian convert from Islam

There are 2 comments on the story from Jul 12, 2011, titled Iran's Supreme Court misunderstands Islam, calls for death penalty for Christian convert from Islam . In it, reports that:

Iran’s Supreme Court has called for the death sentence of Rev Youcef Nadarkhani to be re-examined by the lower court that convicted him. He was found guilty of apostasy even though this offence is not covered by Iranian law. Rev Nadarkhani’s defence attorney had appealed the verdict to the Supreme Court.

Iranian sources say the conviction was not overturned. “According to one source the Supreme Court has agreed with the verdict ‘as it is based on fatwas of Ayatollahs Khomeiny, Khamenei and Makarem Shirazi’” ...

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Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Jul 12, 2011
from jihadwatch:

"It is stories like this that make the smooth deceptions of Muslim spokesmen such as Salam al-Marayati, M. Cherif Bassiouni, and Ali Eteraz so dangerous. They assure us that Islam has no death penalty for apostasy, despite Muhammad's words,'Whoever changed his Islamic religion, then kill him.' If al-Marayati, Bassiouni and Eteraz were sincere, they would be denouncing the Iranian action here and working against it, instead of attacking Western non-Muslims who dare to point out the grim reality of Islam's death penalty for apostasy."

Rochester, UK

#2 Jul 13, 2011
To stay in power, the despicable government must keep the good citizens in fear. They do that in many ways including through Islam.
Dishing out threats of death for apostasy makes sure that almost everyone sticks to Islam whatever they really think!

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