On 12 February , the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ISIL released a report in their online magazine Dabiq showing photos of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christian construction workers that they had kidnapped in the city of Sirte , Libya, and whom they threatened to kill. In , a militia group in eastern Libya declared its affiliation with ISIL and then took over parts of Derna in late People allied to the group claimed responsibility for attacks across the country, including the Corinthia Hotel attack in January On 15 February , a five-minute video was published, showing the beheading of the captives on a beach along the southern Mediterranean coast. A caption in the video called the captives the " People of the Cross, followers of the hostile Egyptian Church".
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Law enforcement in ISIL controlled areas purport to carry out punishments. This means that homosexuals caught engaging in same-sex affairs should be thrown from rooftops. If they do not die on impact then they should be stoned to death.
About Follow Donate. Polling and Analysis. Overwhelming percentages of Muslims in many countries want Islamic law sharia to be the official law of the land, according to a worldwide survey by the Pew Research Center. Moreover, Muslims are not equally comfortable with all aspects of sharia: While most favor using religious law in family and property disputes, fewer support the application of severe punishments — such as whippings or cutting off hands — in criminal cases.