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Originally posted by LeaderOfProgress
So many on here miss the point. Since when is it your right or position to judge another culture for their "strickt" laws. This would not be occuring if she had not violated a known law. My stance on this does not mean I am a facist or a nazi. I means that I apply to the world what you are trying to apply to your children. I do not come in your house and demand that your child eat meat or take away their couch patato time. Why are you all trying to go into their house and change the way that they raise their children?
Originally posted by operation mindcrime
Originally posted by JahKinG SouLJaH
But we are talking about a fukking cellphone for crying out loud!
That's just it!! Unless you are from that specific "group", you cannot judge whether or not it is "just a fukking cellphone"...
(i know this is a big no-no on ATS but for argument sake i'll give it anyway)
Police arrested an estimated 723,627 persons for m*riju*na violations in 2001, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's annual Uniform Crime Report, released today. The total is the second highest ever recorded by the FBI, and comprises nearly half of all drug arrests in the United States.
I am from the Netherlands, and this seems absolutely ridiculous to me. Yet you do not see me making any effort to change or criticize this because i have to respect your perspective on this. + It does not effect me in any way other then that it give me a good feeling about living in a country were this in not an issue...
Sorry for the off topic...
[edit on 21/1/2010 by operation mindcrime]
Originally posted by noangels
Has anyone read this story?It clearly says she assualted her head teacher after it was found.She isnt getting the brutal treatment for having a mobile phone at school,i would assume its becuase of her own temper issues
anyway having said that,90 lashes is wrong no matter her age
we had canings when I was at school,and some of our teachers would take a run up to give you six of the best!I prefered that to detention
Originally posted by BigDaveJr
reply to post by Bombeni
Don't you die after around 100 lashes? I remember 100 lashes used to be Royal Navy standard procedure up to the mid 1800s
Originally posted by bigyin
The punishment in this case does not fit the crime.
I have no objection to rules about mobile phones in school, but giving lashes for it is not acceptable.
What can we in the west do about it, not very much, but I would like to hear politicians condem the actions and perhaps threaten sanctions against countries with poor human rights.
We might not agree with it and its not really our place to tell other cultures how to behave but that doesnt mean we have to support them with business deals and such like.
So long as our governments are prepared to do business with these guys nothing will change.
Originally posted by MAC269
If it were not for US interference in other countries affairs the world would not be in the mess it is now.