This was highlighted during the Kargil war when ( Gen Pervez) Musharraf rewarded Ilyas Kashmiri for beheading
an Indian soldier," Commodore Bhaskar said.
Nasr bin al-Ansi called the beheadings
of ISIS as "very barbaric" and condemned the filming of executions in the name of Islam and Jihad is a "big mistake", the AP Press quoted.
The Saudi regime carries out capital punishments mostly by beheading
But the revulsion aroused by beheading
is mostly a moral revulsion.
Islamists - not Muslims - who are using beheading
as a propaganda weapon know it is the upfront, in-your-face, one-to-one aspect of this minor form of warfare that scares people.
The UN's human rights body expressed "deep dismay" at the beheading
, and the European Union said it had asked the Saudi authorities to commute the death penalty, the report said.
The barbaric beheading
of 12 Pakistani soldiers and killing by gunfire of some others by the Taliban adds a new grisly chapter to the long list of outrages committed by the extremists.
In France it is a different story, where beheading
was their preferred choice of punishment, just as hanging was here.
p THE US military said last night it had captured two senior terrorists linked to Iraq's most feared Islamic militant group, which carried out the beheading
of Ken Bigley.
A TERRORIST linked to the beheading
of Ken Bigley has been killed in Iraq.
Colin Powell, the United States Secretary of State, last night condemned as barbarous the beheading
of US hostage Paul Johnson by Islamic militants in Saudi Arabia and he vowed to redouble American efforts to combat terrorism.
Saudi Arabia last night hit back against al Qaida militants, just hours after the beheading
of American hostage Paul Johnson.