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Body of model found in Paris river (Outspoken against muslim mutilation practices)
CNN.com ^

Posted on 02/29/2008 7:04:51 AM PST by Celerity

PARIS, France (AP) -- Police said Friday that a body found in the River Seine was that of Katoucha Niane, a former top model for Yves Saint Laurent and other top designers who spoke out against female genital mutilation after quitting the catwalks. The body of former top model Katoucha Niane has been found in the river Seine. 1 of 2 Paris judicial police said her body was found Thursday near the Garigliano bridge in Paris. Police said an autopsy showed no signs of foul play, pointing to the possibility that she may have accidentally fallen into the river. She had been missing since January and was last seen returning home from a party. She lived in a houseboat near Paris' Alexandre III bridge, and her handbag was later found on the boat. Katoucha became one of the first African women to attain stardom as a supermodel, becoming a muse for Saint Laurent and posing for top photographers like Irving Penn.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: france; genitalmutilation; islam; muslimwomen; mutilation; rop; wot
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Outspoken against genital mutilation ? Who would have a problem with her ?
1 posted on 02/29/2008 7:05:00 AM PST by Celerity
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To: Celerity

This prolly does NOT belong in “Breaking News”. I’m sure there will be no follow-up article on this.


3 posted on 02/29/2008 7:07:07 AM PST by Celerity
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“Outspoken against genital mutilation ? Who would have a problem with her ?”

The Interior Minister of Liberia, Ambulai Johnson for one.
(As head of all police in that country, I assume he met—and provided security for—Pres. Bush on his recent trip there.)


4 posted on 02/29/2008 7:07:29 AM PST by CondorFlight (I)
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5 posted on 02/29/2008 7:08:01 AM PST by cripplecreek (Voting CONSERVATIVE in memory of 5 children killed by illegals 2/17/08 and 2/19/ 08)
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To: Celerity

those crazy French youths probably got her.


6 posted on 02/29/2008 7:08:07 AM PST by jdm
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To: nmh

So I guess she deserved to die for that?

What a ridiculous comment.


7 posted on 02/29/2008 7:08:28 AM PST by Constitution Day
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To: Celerity
Police said an autopsy showed no signs of foul play

It's hard to find signs of her head being held under water until she drowned.

8 posted on 02/29/2008 7:09:53 AM PST by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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Outspoken against genital mutilation ? Who would have a problem with her?

I'll take, "Questions that can be answered by 'Muslims' for $1,000, Alex."
9 posted on 02/29/2008 7:10:13 AM PST by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: Celerity

Maybe she didn’t have enough body fat to float or the strength to make up for it?


10 posted on 02/29/2008 7:10:20 AM PST by Styria
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To: Celerity
A person who has been missing since January just happens to have "accidentally" fallen into a river? And then just happens to have "accidentally" drowned.

Puheeeze. Methinks Les Gendarmes need to switch brands of the Crack they've been smoking.

11 posted on 02/29/2008 7:10:44 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Great spirits will always encounter violent opposition from mediocre minds.)
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To: nmh

She looked good for being 47 years old.


12 posted on 02/29/2008 7:10:53 AM PST by jdm
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To: Celerity

France’s “youth” problem sets a new standard.


13 posted on 02/29/2008 7:10:54 AM PST by Moonman62 (The issue of whether cheap labor makes America great should have been settled by the Civil War.)
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14 posted on 02/29/2008 7:12:23 AM PST by krb (If you're not outraged, people probably like having you around.)
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Outspoken against genital mutilation ? Who would have a problem with her ?

Those evil Methodists as always.

15 posted on 02/29/2008 7:14:33 AM PST by dfwgator (11+7+15=3 Heismans)
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To: Celerity

RIP, I have no idea who she was but it seemed she tried to do something good with her life beyond her career.


16 posted on 02/29/2008 7:14:37 AM PST by mnehring
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To: cripplecreek

But, but, don’t they know torture by water is a crime against humanity?


18 posted on 02/29/2008 7:16:49 AM PST by peggybac (Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing)
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To: nmh

Saying someone looks like “a whore” is an entirely subjective and stupid opinion.

And I see the moderators thought your comment was ridiculous too. So chew on that for a while!


19 posted on 02/29/2008 7:18:07 AM PST by Constitution Day
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“She looked good for being 47 years old.”

For her age she certainly had a nice figure.

How she made money off her figure, cheapened her.

That’s too bad ... .


20 posted on 02/29/2008 7:18:12 AM PST by nmh (Mike Huckabee the "religious" humanist that pushes socialism! (Clinton/Carter combo))
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LOL. Kook.

21 posted on 02/29/2008 7:18:56 AM PST by Constitution Day
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To: nmh

Your comments cheapen YOU.


22 posted on 02/29/2008 7:19:46 AM PST by bonfire
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To: nmh

Oh for pete’s sake.


23 posted on 02/29/2008 7:20:30 AM PST by Sue Perkick (And I hope that what Iíve done here today doesnít force you to have a negative opinion of meÖ.)
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To: Celerity


28 posted on 02/29/2008 7:22:27 AM PST by Mila
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To: nmh

This is a private website. Your First Amendment rights in society have no bearing here.

However, you are free to spout off nonsense like kooks are often inclined to do. And the mods will clean it up.

When in a hole, keep digging, I guess!

:) Have a super day.


29 posted on 02/29/2008 7:22:57 AM PST by Constitution Day
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To: nmh

Wow. Calm down and give it a rest. The story is not what you think of how she earned her money, but that she was an outspoken critic of a culture that mutilates its women. And she’s found dead. Geesh...


30 posted on 02/29/2008 7:23:10 AM PST by PennsylvaniaMom (Michelle Obama: this seasons Teresa Heinz.)
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“Your comments cheapen YOU.”

No, I wouldn’t let my daughter walk around like that.

Modesty isn’t so fashionable. That’s okay.


31 posted on 02/29/2008 7:23:18 AM PST by nmh (Mike Huckabee the "religious" humanist that pushes socialism! (Clinton/Carter combo))
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To: bonfire

“Your comments cheapen YOU.”

No, I wouldn’t let my daughter walk around like that.

Modesty isn’t so fashionable. That’s okay.


32 posted on 02/29/2008 7:23:24 AM PST by nmh (Mike Huckabee the "religious" humanist that pushes socialism! (Clinton/Carter combo))
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To: AD from SpringBay
“I’ll take, “Questions that can be answered by ‘Muslims’ for $1,000, Alex.”

For $1000.00. A fun place Muslims come to relax.

What is a Goat’s anus!

Ding ding ding..

33 posted on 02/29/2008 7:23:26 AM PST by BigCinBigD (")
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To: nmh
Thankfully I have FIrst Amednment Rights and can speak my opinion any time.

The first amendment states "Congress shall make no law..". We've got news for you, this is a private forum and we have standards. Knock it off!

34 posted on 02/29/2008 7:23:52 AM PST by Sidebar Moderator
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To: Sidebar Moderator

Good work. Thank you.


35 posted on 02/29/2008 7:24:27 AM PST by Constitution Day
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Thank you.


36 posted on 02/29/2008 7:24:28 AM PST by bonfire
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To: AD from SpringBay

LOL

But what a tragedy.


37 posted on 02/29/2008 7:26:49 AM PST by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: Constitution Day

“This is a private website. Your First Amendment rights in society have no bearing here.”

Perhaps you need an education on First Amendment Rights?

“However, you are free to spout off nonsense like kooks are often inclined to do. And the mods will clean it up.”

I don’t spout “nonsense”. I spout the obvious for those that can see. Let the mods “clean it up”. Let them stifle First Amendment Rights - and be hypocritical of what this website is all about. The LEFT stifles free speech all the time ... doesn’t make them any better ... .

“When in a hole, keep digging, I guess!”

No just pointing out hypocrisy and the OBVIOUS about this “model”.

“:) Have a super day.”

You too!

I ALWAYS have a great day!


38 posted on 02/29/2008 7:27:13 AM PST by nmh (Mike Huckabee the "religious" humanist that pushes socialism! (Clinton/Carter combo))
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To: Celerity

This does not bode well for a contestant on America’s Next Top Model whose mission is to protect girls from female mutilation—and she’s very outspoken about it.


39 posted on 02/29/2008 7:27:46 AM PST by sarasota
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“The first amendment states “Congress shall make no law..”. We’ve got news for you, this is a private forum and we have standards. Knock it off!”

Oh, I see ... you have similar standards to the left ... I get it ... .

40 posted on 02/29/2008 7:29:05 AM PST by nmh (Mike Huckabee the "religious" humanist that pushes socialism! (Clinton/Carter combo))
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The first amendment states "Congress shall make no law..". We've got news for you, this is a private forum and we have standards. Knock it off!
34 posted on 02/29/2008 10:23:52 AM EST by Sidebar Moderator

"Perhaps you need an education on First Amendment Rights?"

Uh, no.

Apparently you have a reading comprehension problem. Or is it that your monitor is so spittle-flecked that you can't read?

I don't see how you could "ALWAYS have a great day" when you're carrying around such anger and bitterness.

41 posted on 02/29/2008 7:29:29 AM PST by Constitution Day
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To: nmh

So you support female genital mutilation. Got it. Thanks.


42 posted on 02/29/2008 7:30:18 AM PST by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: nmh

IBTZ?


43 posted on 02/29/2008 7:30:18 AM PST by null and void (When you vote, remember your wallet, the welfare recipients do...)
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To: null and void

one can only hope....


44 posted on 02/29/2008 7:30:47 AM PST by bonfire
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I’m off this thread. There’s just no talking to people like that...


45 posted on 02/29/2008 7:30:54 AM PST by Constitution Day
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“So you support female genital mutilation. Got it. Thanks.”

No, never said that.

I don’t support hooker dressing. Perhaps you do?


46 posted on 02/29/2008 7:31:34 AM PST by nmh (Mike Huckabee the "religious" humanist that pushes socialism! (Clinton/Carter combo))
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The death appeared to be accidental, officials said,...

Another victim of "accidental Islam"! Speak out against the horrors of Islam and die, but its "accidental".

This report says her handbag was found "near" her houseboat, not "on" it like CNN states.

More info and pictures at smh.com.au.

47 posted on 02/29/2008 7:31:36 AM PST by F-117A (Mr. Bush, have someone read UN Resolution 1244 to you!!!)
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Perhaps you need an education on First Amendment Rights?

NMH, read this and this before you start mouthing off to anyone else.

48 posted on 02/29/2008 7:31:43 AM PST by Sidebar Moderator
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I always knew Jim Rob could do that

49 posted on 02/29/2008 7:31:48 AM PST by null and void (When you vote, remember your wallet, the welfare recipients do...)
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You support it. That’s why you are so giddy that this “whore” is dead.


50 posted on 02/29/2008 7:32:50 AM PST by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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