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Parents kill daughter for talking to a boy
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madoka



Joined: 27 Mar 2008

PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:55 am    Post subject: Parents kill daughter for talking to a boy Reply with quote

A Pakistani couple killed their teenage daughter by pouring acid on her face and body after they caught her talking to a boy, police and a doctor said on Thursday.

The parents of the 16-year-old confessed to police in Kotli, a town in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, that they attacked their daughter after she had spoke to the boy outside their house, said Mohammad Jahangir, a local doctor at the hospital where she was brought.

"There were third-degree burns on her scalp, face, eyes, nostrils, both arms, chest foot and lower part of legs. Even her scalp bone was exposed," he said, adding that the mother initially told the hospital their daughter tried to commit suicide. Police have arrested the parents.

Almost 1,000 women lost their lives last year in so-called "honor killings" in the conservative South Asian nation, according to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan. Activists say the actual number is much higher as most cases go unreported.

http://news.yahoo.com/pakistani-couple-kill-daughter-talked-boy-171650102.html
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No_hite_pls



Joined: 05 Mar 2007
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 8:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow , at least 1,000 people a year! Crazy! Religion is dumb and Islam is the dumbest.
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Fox



Joined: 04 Mar 2009

PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 9:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What's with acid being the weapon of choice for these people anyway? I keep hearing stories about acid attacks in Muslim countries.
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madoka



Joined: 27 Mar 2008

PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fox wrote:
What's with acid being the weapon of choice for these people anyway? I keep hearing stories about acid attacks in Muslim countries.


According to my Middle Eastern students, acid is very commonly used as a cleaning product in the household.
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everything-is-everything



Joined: 06 Jun 2011

PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 11:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Does the whole honor killing thing pre-date Islam?

And why are so many Muslims terrified of the vagina? I understand that my question is worded crudely, but these people are messed up. What's the psychological foundation for needing to control a woman and her sexuality so strongly?
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s.tickbeat



Joined: 21 Feb 2010
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 2:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Honor killings are a tradition that precedes Islam - more cultural than religious.

And all of the Abrahmic religions are afraid of the vagina.
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Zackback



Joined: 05 Nov 2010
Location: Kyungbuk

PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 2:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Christianity isn't afraid of the use of it but the abuse of it.
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Ya-ta Boy



Joined: 16 Jan 2003
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 3:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

everything-is-everything wrote:
Does the whole honor killing thing pre-date Islam?

...What's the psychological foundation for needing to control a woman and her sexuality so strongly?


Could not that same question be asked, with no irony intended, of many of the GOP/conservative candidates in the US this year?

If memory serves, there are 12....count them...twelve....candidates from the GOP/conservative wing running for seats in the US Senate this year who have much the same view?
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stilicho25



Joined: 05 Apr 2010

PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 3:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

They are not equivalent, as however stupid their comments regarding women have been, they have yet to burn anyones face off with acid.
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Leon



Joined: 31 May 2010

PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 3:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

All this, and people are most worried about Iran? Who don't even have a bomb. Pakistan is the biggest threat to world security, and this kind of culture is a major reason why.
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Zackback



Joined: 05 Nov 2010
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 3:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pakistan hasn't threatened to wipe Israel off the map while Iran who is very close to having the bomb has said so.

Big difference.
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comm



Joined: 22 Jun 2010

PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 4:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Zackback wrote:
Pakistan hasn't threatened to wipe Israel off the map while Iran who is very close to having the bomb has said so.

Big difference.

Iran hasn't invaded anyone, ever. They're fully aware that Israel has nuclear capability and they don't want to be bullied by the U.S. and Israel.

The Iranians are no more ignorant of mutually assured destruction than current holders of the bomb are. American leadership isn't afraid of Iran starting a nuclear war with Israel, they're afraid of losing the ability to invade any Middle Eastern country they like at will.
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Leon



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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 4:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Zackback wrote:
Pakistan hasn't threatened to wipe Israel off the map while Iran who is very close to having the bomb has said so.

Big difference.


Is Seoul a lake of fire yet? Sorry I don't feel threatened by stupid things world leaders say.
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Zackback



Joined: 05 Nov 2010
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 12:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hitler just bluffed right?
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yodanole



Joined: 02 Mar 2003
Location: La Florida

PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 1:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Comm said "Iran hasn't invaded anyone, ever".

Leonidas I of Sparta disagrees with this assessment.
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