Zakaria Al-Jaber, 6, was butchered in Medina, Saudi Arabia “for being the wrong branch (Shia) of Islam,” reports say.
Of course, Muslims never tire of telling you that there is no “compulsion” in Islam
UK MIRROR (h/t damnyankees) Zakaria Al-Jaber was allegedly approached with his mum while they visited a shrine to the Prophet Muhammad in Medina, Saudi Arabia , and asked if they were Shia Muslims. The mum collapsed out of trauma, it’s reported.
He was then beheaded with a “piece of glass” for being the “wrong branch of Islam. The mum collapsed out of trauma, it’s reported.
“The taxi driver then broke a glass bottle to obtain a shard of glass, which he then used to cut the throat of the child and stab him”.
Shia Rights Watch, a Washington DC-based campaign group, said: “There was no intervention from anyone and no response from authority thus far.
Saudi Arabia’s predominant branch of Islam is Sunni, accounting for around three quarters of the population. Human rights groups say practitioners of other forms of the faith – including Shia – are persecuted.