The situation in the West African nation of Mali has declined in recent months. In May, TheBlaze first told you about the Islamist invasion that has now led to a deadly stronghold. Traditional music, alcohol and unveiled women have all been banned and reports of citizens being attacked by radicals are regularly streaming out of the region.
On Tuesday, another disturbing example of the fallout that has come from Islamist domination made headlines, as a couple was reportedly stoned to death. Their offense? Being suspected of having children together out of wedlock.
In the small town of Aguelhok, several hundred individuals allegedly witnessed the death of the man and woman at the hands of radical Muslims. The account of what happened, as told in The New York Times, is monumentally disturbing.