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[Asia] Fugitive Guru Arrested After Standoff With Indian Police

He preaches with special vigor against the use of alcohol or tobacco. Those who smoke tobacco, he said in one videotaped sermon, “will be reborn as a dog in the next 70 lives.”
New York Times
added Nov 19, 2014 12:24

[Iraq, Syria] Islamic State commanders liable for mass war crimes: U.N.

Their report, based on over 300 interviews with witnesses and victims, called on world powers to bring the commanders before the International Criminal Court...ordered lashings and amputations for offences such as smoking cigarettes or theft
added Nov 14, 2014 17:05

[France, Syria] Paris: Militant who quit ISIL for cigarettes gets 7 years

Flavien Moreau, the first French militant to return from Syria, has been sentenced to seven years in jail as The Paris Criminal Court... he quit the terror group only after 10 days when his addiction to cigarettes became unbearable for him to carry on, he
World Bulletin (tr)
added Nov 14, 2014 08:33

[UK] Health bosses vow to stub out illegal trade

A new campaign highlighting the dangers of using illegal cigarettes has been launched in Sheffield – amid warnings from the city’s public health chief that the fake goods are used to fund organised crime and terrorism. Councils in Sheffield, Rotherham a
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 13, 2014 10:01

[Iraq] The ISIS war on cigarettes

Those caught selling cigarettes in Mosul, an ISIS-controlled city in northern Iraq, are subject to 80 lashes, more than two weeks behind bars and the equivalent of a $580 fine. Anyone caught trying to import cigarettes faces 80 lashes, four months in ja
New York Post
added Nov 11, 2014 10:47

[Iraq] Shopkeepers Selling Cigarettes in Mosul Under ISIS Face 80 Lashes

Shopkeepers caught selling cigarettes in the ISIS-conquered city of Mosul now face 80 lashes, more than two weeks in jail and a hefty fine. The 700,000 Iraqi dinar penalty is the equivalent of $580 — or enough to buy an iPhone 5S or Windows 7 laptop comp
NBC News
added Nov 10, 2014 15:30

[New York] Smoker's Cigarette Break Causes Delays At JFK Airport

Authorities say an airline passenger who took a cigarette break caused a security scare at New York City’s Kennedy Airportthat led to some flights delays. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says it happened late Saturday afternoon in Terminal 8
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Oct 6, 2014 18:11

[Iraq, Mid-east] Isis Suffers its First Defeat as Cigarette Smokers of Kirkuk Defy Islamic State Ban

The Islamic State (also known as Isis) has made a spectacular U-turn on its Sharia laws in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, stubbing out its draconian cigarette ban in an attempt to boost popularity among the local population of hardcore smokers. A resident of
IBTimes (uk)
added Sep 23, 2014 14:21

[Iraq] ISIS Warns Women to Wear Full Veil

The insurgents run vice patrols in Mosul that answer to a morality committee, which has shut the city's college of fine arts and physical education, knocked down statues of famous poets and banned smoking and water pipes.
Tempo (id)
added Aug 30, 2014 12:02

[Nigeria] Boko Haram 'executes' 2 for smoking cigarettes

Boko Haram assault on Buni Yadi in Yobe state ... the insurgents ultimately taking over the main government building. They have reportedly raised their flag above the building and have carried out summary executions, including of two people who were caug
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 22, 2014 06:58
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