Its a really cute picture, from the AFP, with her little shoes and headscarf, holding her mothers hand.
Its cute until you notice what shes carrying. Thats her adorable little self-flagellation device! So she can bloody herself up like the following kids:
Happy Ashoura everybody!
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Bloody hell. I didn't think muslims were well-adjusted before, but now ...
Thank you for the pictures, no matter how painful they are to view. :*(
"Religion of peace", feh. >:-(
Thanks for those pictures.
No wonder Islam doesn't allow freedom of religion!
Those crazy and wacky Muslims. They're a surprise a minute, aren't they?
Diversity is our strength.
Coming soon to a neighborhood near you < /sarc>
So..............why is there a cross on that ambulance in the background? Shouldn't someone torch that symbol of idolatry?
In the Muslim countries I am familiar with, girls that little are not dressed up in the outfit until they are about nine or so. So, she doesn't look too cute to me (regarding what she is wearing, not the child herself who is precious) even without the self-flagellation device which is beyond disgusting.
As far as I know, women and girls don't do the self flagellation, that's males only
Great catch. I learn (or remember) something like that everyday.
Religion of Peace, my a$$.
Ya know, there used to Christian self-flagellation types. There is also Opus Dei, a Catholic group that has interesting practices.
I think they are NUNCHUCKS
She is a little muslim Ninja
Is that toy she's holding the same thing that is shown in the mob in the fifth photo? Is it a weapon?
A religion of Satan.
Shiite Muslim worshippers stand in front of the billboard of Imam Hussein as they observe the procession marking the Muslim festival of Ashoura, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq. The festival of Ashoura
My little girl is much cuter in her mantilla walkign with me to Mass.
Yes, this sort of thing has been going on for thousands of years. The Muslims of today are the descendants of the worshippers of Baal in ancient times. When Mohammed came to Medina, the peoples of that area were Baal worsippers, Baal being a moon god, which is why mosques today still have the crescent moon on top. Their cutting themselves is even mentioned in the Bible--
1st Kings 18 25-29
25: Then Eli'jah said to the prophets of Ba'al, "Choose for yourselves one bull and prepare it first, for you are many; and call on the name of your god, but put no fire to it."
26: And they took the bull which was given them, and they prepared it, and called on the name of Ba'al from morning until noon, saying, "O Ba'al, answer us!" But there was no voice, and no one answered. And they limped about the altar which they had made.
27: And at noon Eli'jah mocked them, saying, "Cry aloud, for he is a god; either he is musing, or he has gone aside, or he is on a journey, or perhaps he is asleep and must be awakened."
28: And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their custom with swords and lances, until the blood gushed out upon them.
29: And as midday passed, they raved on until the time of the offering of the oblation, but there was no voice; no one answered, no one heeded.