Iraqi students killed for having ‘strange hair and tight clothes’

If this happened in a country our politicians WANT to invade, this would be front page news for weeks. Instead, it is a side note.

open quoteYoungsters in Iraq are being stoned to death for having haircuts and wearing clothes that emulate the ‘emo’ style popular among western teenagers.

At least 14 youths have been killed in the capital Baghdad in the past three weeks in what appears to be a campaign by Shia militants.

Militants in Shia neighbourhoods, where the stonings have taken place, circulated lists yesterday naming more youths targeted to be killed if they do not change the way they dress.

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