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Somali Islamist Militants Execute Man for Blasphemy

The Somali militant group al-Shabab says it has executed a man in the south of the country for allegedly insulting the Prophet Muhammad. An al-Shabab court said the man, identified as Mohamud Mursal Muse, confessed to insulting the prophet in the town of Jamame, 30 kilometers north of Kismayo. An audio recording of an al-Shabab judge obtained by VOA's Somali Service says the court verified the man was mentally fit. The judge said anyone who insults the Prophet Muhammad or Allah...

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