News reports today are claiming that the police have developed evidence linking both Tsarnaev brothers to a 2011 triple murder (my memory from earlier reports is that the murder occured on Sept. 11)in Waltham,MA, a Boston suburb close to Cambridge and Watertown. It had been known that one of the victims was an individual that Tamerlan Tsarnaev had claimed at the time was his best friend, but now the police are reporting forensic (likely DNA) and cell phone records for both brothers placing them either at or near the crime scene.
The Islamic Society of Boston, the mosque attended by Boston Marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokar Tsarnaev, posted an article on its website in September 2004 that advocated for the beating of women as a last resort to force them to behave.
The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based mosque posted an English translation of Saudi cleric Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajid’s 1997 work, “The Muslim Home: 40 Recommendations in Light of the Quran and Sunnah,” which the mosque headlined, “40 Recommendations for the Muslim Home.”
“Hinting at punishment is an effective means of discipline, so the reason for hanging up a whip or stick in the house was explained in another report, where the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: ‘Hang up the whip where the members of the household can see it, for this is more effective in disciplining them,’” the article states.