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Judicial statistics show 90 percent of those convicted for fornication are female

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posted on Apr, 3 2013 @ 12:08 AM
So I get the request to sign a petition about a flogging of a 15 year old rape victim. But the thing that puzzles me is - How does this happen in today society?

How are the western worlds and western companies still operating in these countries?

With the UN banning the sale of guns for people to stop this kind of oppression.
what are the people supposed to do?

Is this the start of world reversal into the middle ages?
ban guns, force oppression with terrorism threats for different cultures.
Get everyone to sign a law to save the world in cases of a "Killing of high levels of effect people" Pandemic, then change the meaning to likely lots of people may get sick. Pandemic.

So I'm really thinking that it is 90% of non-criminal minded that are getting shafted.

So far east trip planned for next year cancelled and now looking for a nice beach on a remote island north of Iceland. Or the smaller islands in the Canaries.
Gotta be safer

Maldives girl to get 100 lashes for pre-marital sex (BBC)

Maldives government to appeal flogging of rape victim (Dawn, Pakistan)

Rape victims punished, failed by Maldives justice system (Minivan news, Maldives)

Judicial statistics show 90 percent of those convicted for fornication are female (Minivan news, Maldives)

posted on Apr, 3 2013 @ 12:18 AM
I agree with you entirely that it's wrong fact it's outright terrible. ...but... It's not our country either. I'm sure there are things about our culture they find equally hideous and in desperate need of changing. Just a thought but the West cannot and should not go meddling and forcing it's concept of right and wrong on everyone in the world, IMO. If that's what they think is acceptable? Yikes....but I don't live there either.

As far as cutting off trade? Well, totally destroying an economy or..even doing great damage to it..sure won't change their laws. They'd be more likely to dig in deeper with it out of sheer stubborn national or cultural pride, I'd think. We sure would.

Just my two cents in the mason jar.

posted on Apr, 3 2013 @ 12:19 AM
I forgot to save the link, but the US State Department page on travel to the Maldives includes this:


Religious Laws: Public observance of any religion other than Islam is prohibited. Religious gatherings such as Bible study groups are prohibited; however, a family unit may practice its religion, including Bible readings, within its residence. It is against the law to invite or encourage Maldivian citizens to attend these gatherings. Offenders may face jail sentences, expulsion, and/or fines.

What do you think would be a method to help the people in the many countries where the rights of citizens are not observed because of religion?

We could invade, try to destabilize the government, put up economic blockades, try to bribe them, or ignore it. What should the US be doing? I ask this seriously as our leadership doesn't seem to know.

posted on Apr, 3 2013 @ 12:24 AM
reply to post by charles1952

Okay.. I'll add a third cent.

I think the best approach if we want to encourage ....not force... change, would be to simply give incentives and remind them through our Embassy on a fairly regular basis (privately..not across the media to make a war out of it). If they have room or care to change? They will. If they don't? The wouldn't have no matter what any outsider did, short of force. We've been killing FAR FAR too many people just because they don't live like we do as it is. No more, I say.

Incentives though? That's a passive and non-offensive approach. Again, if done privately between Governments so they can even make it sound like their very own idea ..if change has room to come in a given place.

posted on Apr, 3 2013 @ 12:30 AM
Yes,lets blame the ladies for the males lack of control.

Four theories about cultural suppression of female sexuality are evaluated. Data are reviewed on cross-cultural differences in power and sex ratios, reactions to the sexual revolution, direct restraining influences on adolescent and adult female sexuality, double standard patterns of sexual morality, female genital surgery, legal and religious restrictions on sex, prostitution and pornography, and sexual deception. The view that men suppress female sexuality received hardly any support and is flatly contradicted by some findings. Instead, the evidence favors the view that women have worked to stifle each other’s sexuality because sex is a limited resource that women use to negotiate with men, and scarcity gives women an advantage.

Just how barbaric are we?

posted on Apr, 3 2013 @ 12:40 AM
reply to post by charles1952

What should the US be doing?

Is this the mantra of the 21st century? I want it changed to, What should the civilized world be doing? The U.S. elected officials are supposed to look after U.S. citizens, not the entire freaking world. These officials were hired to do the jobs that the common man doesn't have time for, like paving roads and protecting our borders.

So, if other countries want to live as if they are in the middles ages, it's none of our business as long as the people don't spread that crap into our country. If another civilized country wants to intervene on behalf of people like this young girl, we will support them, but our elected officials are NOT hired to be the world police.

posted on Apr, 3 2013 @ 12:53 AM
reply to post by jiggerj

So, if other countries want to live as if they are in the middles ages, it's none of our business as long as the people don't spread that crap into our country. If another civilized country wants to intervene on behalf of people like this young girl, we will support them, but our elected officials are NOT hired to be the world police.

They do spread it here as refuges that come to the US.
Then something horrific happens ,like a killing or mutilation of women in the name of what ever cultural practice they bring with them.
Then the perp goes to jail sucking up our resources.The kids get put into social programs.

We are the world police and nanny.
Human rights is a big deal and concern,but how far do you go?.
Are we suppose to be a cultural police to?
How are we,the US ,suppose to stop all the evil in the world.There is just too much of it.There is too much in the US government alone.

The good in the world is gone,time for a cleansing.

posted on Apr, 3 2013 @ 12:58 AM
reply to post by Wrabbit2000

you right, we couldn't even offer help in the form of sanctuary as we have seen from all previous cases 2nd /3rd generation get disillusioned and revert back to the so called good old days of their grand Parents.

We can see that it is not the religion teachings but the perverted power brokers that are the problem.

Do we need a a mahatma Ghandi type revelation where the individuals from everyone start to voice there disapproval? do we start honouring the whistle blowers with medals and financial rewards.

After all there must be some way in today's technology to get a mass of people shouting one voice. is a start but how many will pass it along?

posted on Apr, 8 2013 @ 09:09 AM
I actually believe these are crimes against humanity and that a different type of UN should exist, ie. a people's higher level of international government, and all under watchdogs of citizens, all governements protecting freedoms and also equality. So the world would be more like Norway. With a lot of free enterprise and no monopolies, thrown in. AND, it would be very very illegal to have any country fascist, or abusive of its citizens. There would be no bombs dropped, no depleted uranium used, but things like this need a world wide police force to go in, separate all the women, children and good men, have large land donations set aside, not barren wastes, with ample eoc homes, yurts, and aquaponics, food, education,counseling and medical, so that bad systems can be turned into good ones.

For every human has the right to live with dignity and freedom, equality and human rights. When I said Norway, more like the Venus. Resources and things can get done, without the artificial scarsity systems in place.

That means corruption and theocracies, and all fascist regimes would be outlawed.
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