An Afghan man who recently admitted he converted to Christianity faces the death penalty under the country's strict Islamic legal system. The trial is a critical test of Afghanistan's new constitution and democratic government.
A government that we all know is only "democratic" under the most flexible definitions of the word.
Abdul Rahman, 40, was arrested last month, accused of converting to Christianity.
Under Afghanistan's new constitution, minority religious rights are protected but Muslims are still subject to strict Islamic laws.
And so, officially, Muslim-born Rahman is charged with rejecting Islam and not for practicing Christianity.
I mean, this is stupid enough (and a warning to all of the thick-as-pigshit, blinkered liberals who thought that the Muslims were joking about this particular piece of joy) but, fear not, it gets sillier.
Rahman reportedly converted more than 16 years ago after spending time working in Germany.
So, wait, had on a second here: this man converted to Christianity 16 years ago and a good few years before the current government or its laws actually existed.
So, surely, he was a Christian at the time that these laws were made... well... law? How can they prosecute a man who converted before the government and constitution existed and who did so in a foreign country?
Officials say his family, who remain observant Muslims, turned him over to the authorities.
On Thursday the prosecution told the court Rahman has rejected numerous offers to embrace Islam.
In other words, he refused to be blackmailed into converting to that perverted semblance of a religion; good to see that he has stuck by his principles, even though it's going to get him killed.
Prosecuting attorney Abdul Wasi told the judge that the punishment should fit the crime.
He says Rahman is a traitor to Islam and is like a cancer inside Afghanistan. Under Islamic law and under the Afghan constitution, he says, the defendant should be executed.
Welcome to the fucking 17th century, o my Islamic brothers. And, with all due respect, go fuck yourselves.
What the fuck is up with these fucking savages? We call these people human? They aren't. They are animals (Koranimals, as some would have it). I am fed to the back teeth with these fuckwitted monkeys; we should withdraw all troops and all support. We should blockade their countries and impose sanctions on the lot of the fuckers. We should effectively send them to Coventry; they simply are not worth the bother. Screw them and their mediaeval religion; we will take notice of them when they have grown the fuck up a bit and are ready to join the rest of the mature world.
UPDATE: Welcome to readers of His Imperial Majesty, whose fisking is absolutely fucking hilarious, as per. Good stuff!