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    Stoning of a 17yo Iraqi girl...

    How many American lives have we lost so they can live like this?

    A 17-year-old girl has been stoned to death in Iraq because she loved a teenage boy of the wrong religion.

    As a horrifying video of the stoning went out on the Internet, the British arm of Amnesty International condemned the death of Du’a Khalil Aswad as "an abhorrent murder" and demanded that her killers be brought to justice.

    Reports from Iraq said a local security force witnessed the incident, but did nothing to try to stop it. Now her boyfriend is in hiding in fear for his life.

    Miss Aswad, a member of a minority Kurdish religious group called Yezidi, was condemned to death as an "honour killing" by other men in her family and hardline religious leaders because of her relationship with the Sunni Muslim boy.


    They said she had shamed herself and her family when she failed to return home one night. Some reports suggested she had converted to Islam to be closer to her boyfriend.

    Miss Aswad had taken shelter in the house of a Yezidi tribal leader in Bashika, a predominantly Kurdish town near the northern capital, Mosul.

    A large crowd watched as eight or nine men stormed the house and dragged Miss Aswad into the street. There they hurled stones at her for half an hour until she was dead.

    The stoning happened last month, but only came to light yesterday with the release of the Internet video.

    It is feared her death has already triggered a retaliatory attack. Last week 23 Yezidi workmen were forced off a bus travelling from Mosulto Bashika by a group of Sunni gunmen and summarily shot dead.

    An Amnesty International spokesman in London said they receive frequent reports of honour crimes from Iraq – particularly in the predominantly Kurdish north.

    Most victims are women and girls who are considered by male relatives to have shamed their families by immoral behaviour.

    Kurdish authorities have introduced reforms outlawing honour killings, but have failed to investigate them or prosecute suspects, added the Amnesty spokesman.

    Kate Allen, the organisation’s UK director, said: "This young girl’s murder is truly abhorrent and her killers must be brought to justice.

    "Unless the authorities respond vigorously to this and any other reports of crimes in the name of 'honour', we must fear for the future of women in Iraq."
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    This is horrible. The people are like animals or something. That poor girl.

    This is what passes as honor to them? Jeez.
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    Is anyone else sick of middle-easterner's? Not just the one's who live there but the one's who live abroad as well. You don't see many of them speaking out against shit like this.

    It pisses me off that shit like this doesn't even shock me anymore, it's disgusting.

    Their shit is just wired "wrong". I find other cultures interesting as hell and im all about embracing where you come from, but when it involves killing an innocent girl just because she's in love with someone, something is dramatically wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by willy4pres View Post
    Their shit is just wired "wrong".
    That's the best way to put it.

    I'll never understand this kind of disgusting inhumane shit. Yeah, stoning her was a good way to remind her and themselves of their religious faith.

    (with all the weapons, violence and killing in Iraq, they still throw stones?)
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    Strangely enough the one thing that's really pissing me off about this (other then the fact that a young girl was murdered over nothing) is that stuff like this evidently attracts a crowd. What does that say about the people our young men and women are fighting for (not that I really believe that's why were their, but a lot of them feel that way)?

    This is animal type behavior, and if anything it's at least tollerated among the Islamic world. This is in the mainstream news because it was video taped, but it happens all the time. Where are the Islamic leaders that are trying to stop this? Their nowhere, they don't fucking exist.

    A few soundbites made to calm down the western world doesn't count for shit, do something about it. I bet if they grabbed the people responsible (their all responsible) and stoned THEM to death (in front of everyone) and repeated the process every single time this happened, we would see far less "honor killings".
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    Quote Originally Posted by smithjc
    The people are like animals
    Animals are pure they kill to survive, they wouldn't do that to their fellow creatures.

    This is just fucking disgusting.

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    Isn't the "democracy" we "brought" to Iraq a lovely thing?
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    Quote Originally Posted by FORD View Post
    Isn't the "democracy" we "brought" to Iraq a lovely thing?
    This goes way beyond anything we might have done to these people.

    Also, fuck that, Northern Iraq is living high on the hog thanks to us. Now the rest of the country...not so much.

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    Ugh! That's so sad. That's just sickening. They have to be the most twisted, screwed up bunch of idiots on the planet! I don't even want to get started on controlling issues.

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    Quote Originally Posted by willy4pres View Post
    This goes way beyond anything we might have done to these people.

    Also, fuck that, Northern Iraq is living high on the hog thanks to us. Now the rest of the country...not so much.
    Northern Iraq, or "Kurdistan" if you ask the locals, was pretty much an autonomous semi-nation of their own long before this illegal clusterfuck started, thanks to the fact that Saddam was kept out of the area by the "no fly zone".

    This incident is another example of the barbaric sectarian bullshit that now takes place every day in Iraq, and will continue to take place, until this non-existent "country" of Iraq is erased, and the three ethnicities who despise each other go back to having their own countries, just like they did before the imperialists and oil companies created this illusion of a country in the first place.

    We've seen this movie before. It was called Yugoslavia in the 1990's. The lesson should have been learned then. Brutal dictators might be assholes, but they're pretty good at holding false-country shitholes together, and the absence of said dictator created more problems than it solved.

    These fucking idiots are going to continue partying like it's 1399. It's time to get the fuck out and stop wasting American lives and resources over this bullshit.
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    I have said it numerous times Religion is just not worth it. It causes most of the worlds problems. Its just sad how this shit happens.

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    This is just sickening.....

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    I think it just shows you that before there can be peace in that region of the country, the leaders of these countries need to step up set an example and teach their young to respect and love one another.

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    Don't think that'll happen...These people don't get it....


    They have every right to do this, in their opinions. Good luck changing their religion or belief systems...

 

 

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