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Teenage Muslim Girl Stoned To Death After Taking Part In Beauty Contest

Teenage Muslim Girl Stoned To Death After Taking Part In Beauty Contest

A teenage Muslim girl was stoned to death for breaking ‘Sharia law’ after taking part in a beauty contest in Ukraine.

It’s hard to imagine a worse way to die: held down or actually buried up to her shoulders, and then pelted with stones until she is obviously battered to death.

19-Year-Old Katya Koren Found Murdered

Katya Koren, 19, was found dead in a village in the Crimea region near her home.

From The Daily Mail:

Friends said she liked wearing fashionable clothes and had come seventh in a beauty contest. Her battered body was buried in a forest and was found a week after she disappeared.

Police have opened a murder probe and are investigating claims that three Muslim youths killed her claiming her death was justified under Islam. 
One of the three — named as 16-year-old Bihal Gaziev — is under arrest and told police she had ‘violated the laws of Sharia’.

Gaziev said he had no regrets about her death because she had violated the laws of Islam.

But the laws of Islam do not decree that it’s perfectly fine to run around killing people. In fact, as in most religions, the taking of a human life is the ultimate sin.

Extrajudicial Killing

This brutal murder has nothing to do with religion. It was an extrajudicial killing, and was not even about adultery, the crime for which men and women have been sentenced to death by stoning.

These young men presumably decided that Katya was being disobedient by wanting to flaunt her body. So they took the law into their own hands and administered their own vigilante justice.

Ashtiani’s Sentence To Death By Stoning

There have been several sentences of death by stoning in recent years, perhaps the most famous being Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, who was convicted of adultery in Iran.

As we at Care2 have written extensively here, her stoning sentence was eventually dropped, but she may still face execution.

In the case of 19-year-old Katya Koren, it is too late.

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8:27PM PST on Nov 20, 2012

So very sad..

8:26PM PST on Nov 20, 2012

So very sad..

8:43AM PDT on Jun 4, 2012

Whether this particular case is true or not, i am unable to verify. However it is widely known that the women of Islam are totally at the mercy of the men, & even boys, in their lives ... & the families of whoever she marries or is forced to marry.



8:39AM PDT on Jun 4, 2012

Whether this particular case is true or not, i don't know. But women are totally at the mercy of the men in their lives & the families of the men in their lives.



8:36AM PDT on Jun 4, 2012




8:31AM PDT on Jun 4, 2012


9:13PM PDT on Jun 3, 2012

And again i repeat ,, This is a false news story... Sharia law ??? You gotta laugh,, The hysteria is mind numbing.. Remember what happened in Libya recently ? NATO bombed the country back to the stone age and Gaddafi was murdered,, The first thing the Transitional government did was introduce Sharia Law.. The Jews were queueing up to return to parts of Libya they were kicked out of only to be turned away .. The agenda driven media will paint a different picture and you'll probably swallow it so for me to attempt to try to enlighten any of you is pretty futile..

5:59PM PDT on Jun 3, 2012

Lets admit that religion both Judeo-Christian and Islamic contribute to such ghastly treatment of other human beings. Sharia law is part of the problem, and religion must be challenged.

12:13PM PDT on Jun 3, 2012

Ghastly.And who the hell voted 'yes"?

1:19AM PDT on Jun 3, 2012

OK, who the hell is the 3% saying "yes" to stoning?! Cruel weirdos! It is torture and should be tried as murder! For the cases of stoning due to women cheating---come on, the husbands probably treat the wife like total worthless shit, she probably gets beat along with it. Maybe if the (old school) Muslim men weren't so horrible, these things wouldn't be happening STILL.

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