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ISIS beheads 15-year-old Iraqi boy for listening to pop music
ByJPOST.COM STAFF
February 17, 2016 21:30
The boy, Ayham Hussein, was discovered by ISIS henchman as he was listening to a portable compact disc player.
ISIS operative decapitates a young boy

ISIS operative decapitates a young boy. (photo credit:ARAB MEDIA)

Just when you thought Islamic State had reached its limit of depravity, it manages to outdo itself.

According to Kurdish media reports, the jihadist group that has captured wide swaths of Syria and Iraq beheaded a 15-year-old boy in Mosul for the crime of listening to Western pop music.



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Reports cite officials in the northern Iraqi city as saying that the boy, Ayham Hussein, was discovered by ISIS henchman as he was listening to a portable compact disc player.

Hussein was detained by ISIS operatives as he sat inside a shop owned by his father in an open-air market in western Mosul. The boy was beaten and tried in a local sharia court, which sentenced him to be executed.

“The boy was executed by beheading in a town square in the center of the city,” a source told Kurdish media.

The execution shocked and angered Mosul residents, some of whom staged a protest at the home of the victim’s family.

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