No one should die like…

No one should die like this

 Robert Fisk, The Independent

The men were dragged from their car, begging for their lives. “They had gasoline splashed on them and were set alight,” he said.

It was an especially terrible day in Iraq. Five US Marines were killed only 20 miles from Fallujah by a roadside bomb and 15 Iraqis were wounded by a car bomb in the city of Baquba which had been intended for an Iraqi police convoy.

Islam Online

Islam prohibits torturing living people and mutilating the dead even if they are non-Muslims. By law, people who do any of these two things are considered war criminals.

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