As of January 21, 2017, Muslim activists at St. Lawrence Market and at Dundas Square in downtown Toronto continued to disseminate Islamic literature that condones “light” wife beating and execution by stoning for convicted adulterers warning that fornication is punishable in the Islamic State.
The books that have being handed out to passerby in both locations are:
- “The Quran – Saheeh International” (Qira’aat Publishing and Distribution House, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2012)
- Islam – Balancing life and beyond by Suhail Kapoor ( A project of Islamic Propagation Center, Mississauga, Ontario, 2016)
Spurling himself interviewed Donna: “I couldn’t believe this girl who was so intelligent and nice-looking could be so unemotional about what she was telling me she and her friends had done. They’d squeezed the victim’s testicles with a pair of pliers, beat him, burned him.
For the next 15 to 20 days (police aren’t sure just when Vigliarole died), the man was starved, burned, beaten, and tortured. (Even 10 years later, Spurling could recall Rita’s chilling response when they questioned her about shoving a three-foot metal bar up Vigliarole’s rear: “He was a homo anyway.” How did she know? “When I stuck the bar up his rectum he wiggled.”
The government has ruled out making it mandatory for companies taking part in the future voluntary health insurance scheme to cover Chinese medicine as a treatment option.
Head of the Healthcare Planning and Development Office at the Food and Health Bureau, Chris Sun, said on Sunday that the government would encourage the insurance sector to recognise the increasingly popular practice, but they could not be compelled to do so.
Speaking after taking part in RTHK’s “City Forum”, Sun also said the government would restart discussions on adding a requirement for insurers to cover people deemed to be “high-risk”.
Critics say without the high-risk coverage, the voluntary scheme will not be attractive for many people.
Authorities are expected to consult the public on the proposed changes in the near future.