Islam http://kunc.org en As Islamists Gain, Mali's Tradition Under Threat http://kunc.org/post/islamists-gain-malis-tradition-under-threat Hard-line Islamists in northern Mali stoned a reportedly unmarried couple to death for adultery last Sunday. Analysts worry this is growing evidence of the rebel fighters' avowed intention to impose strict Islamic law in the vast territory under their control.<p>Another version of the story put about by an al-Qaida-linked militant group is that the couple was married but engaging in extramarital affairs.<p>The Shariah killings in the remote desert town of Aguelhok have drawn outrage and condemnation. Wed, 01 Aug 2012 08:59:00 +0000 Ofeibea Quist-Arcton 31330 at http://kunc.org As Islamists Gain, Mali's Tradition Under Threat