Islamic State militants in Syria stoned to death a young woman whom they had accused of committing adultery. The woman’s father zealously took an active part in the stoning.
The stoning took place in the eastern part of the Hama province. A gruesome video of the execution was published by one of the Islamic State’s media outlets (see video below).
The video shows the victim’s father standing next an Islamic State member while facing his daughter. Using a pleasant, gentle tone, the militant explains to the woman that she is being punished for the crime of adultery.
The Islamic State member then asks the father if he’s willing to forgive his daughter. The father refuses adamantly. Turning to his daughter he adds, “I’m not your father.”
As the stoning begins, the image is blurred by the Islamic State’s video editor, however the act of the stoning can still be seen.
Towards the end of the video, music — added by the Islamic State’s editors – accompanies the scene of the father hurling, at point blank range, one stone after another at his daughter’s head.
Warning, very graphic, disturbing images