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Brutality in Cameroon: The Barbaric Practice of Breast Ironing
David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | July 29, 2010 | Jenn Q. Public

Posted on 07/29/2010 8:41:22 PM PDT by TheHawksNest

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To: mamelukesabre
. If the rock isn’t too hot for the mom to pick up with her hands, it SURE AIN’T DOING ANYTHING to the girl.

You don't suppose they could use something like heavy gloves, oven mitts, or other devices to keep their hands away from the rocks?

41 posted on 07/29/2010 9:28:53 PM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: humblegunner; Eaker; Larry Lucido; Allegra; Salamander; TheOldLady; 50mm; Admin Moderator

In six years here I’ve never hit the abuse button, and I’m not going to start now. I have no idea whether the video in question is real or a hoax, as has been suggested, and I’m not going to give the Horowitz blog a hit to find out.

I just thought you’d all be interested in what is passing for “News” on our Forum.


42 posted on 07/29/2010 9:30:32 PM PDT by shibumi (Pablo, wily, clever and detractive as all get out!)
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To: TheHawksNest

Talk about taking “blame the victim” to extremes. I’ll tell you what those moms should be ironing. But I think you already know what that is.


43 posted on 07/29/2010 9:30:39 PM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: mamelukesabre

From the website http://circumstitions.com/breastiron.html

Thirteen-year-old Geraldine Mbafor could not hold back her tears as she narrated her ordeal.

“I had just finished doing my homework when my mother summoned me to the kitchen. She boiled water and in the water she put a grinding stone. She then removed the stone holding it with a thick cloth to protect her hands, and placed it my breasts and started ironing them,” she stated.

“I felt so much pains that I started crying. After that she bandaged my breasts with a band called breast-band...She did this to me for two-and-a-half months.”

According to 14-year-old Amelia, who would not give her family name, her breasts started developing when she was nine. Her elder sister decided to massage them every evening with a towel soaked in hot water.

“This was very painful, and every evening before I slept, she would put a big elastic belt well fastened round my chest to flatten my breasts.”

“Six months later the flesh that held my breasts was already weak. At 10, I already had fallen breasts and each time I undress I’m ashamed and it is a big complex.”

And yeah it is important enough to worry about.


44 posted on 07/29/2010 9:33:33 PM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: El Gato

I haven’t seen pictures of that “actually happening”

I love ya man but I didn’t see that happening.

If it does happen that’s atrocious, but I think this is a piece that is just meant to get people keyed up so they can get them to agree to gubmint schooling.


45 posted on 07/29/2010 9:34:20 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: El Gato

LOL!

You didn’t watch the vid DID YOU??

go watch the vid, wise guy, then revise your statement.


46 posted on 07/29/2010 9:34:52 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: shibumi

There is no news on the forum now that the lawyers and liberal turds have targeted us.


47 posted on 07/29/2010 9:37:21 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: TheHawksNest

Dear God.

those poor, poor, babies.


48 posted on 07/29/2010 9:38:08 PM PDT by mockingbyrd (Remember in November.)
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To: mylife

Your kidding right? Are you comparing surgical circumcision or hey even ritual circumcision on a male infant with the practice of breast ironing? And just what propoganda is being advanced? That mutilating young girls to protect them from rape is wrong?

The author’s conclusion that sex ed and birth control are the answer is screwed up but that does not mean the practice does not exist or that it is not a cruel torture.

That is like saying that since some people believe abortion should be permitted in the cases of rape that saying woman get raped is propoganda to support abortion.

Do you even hear yourself?


49 posted on 07/29/2010 9:38:28 PM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: lastchance
The practice is now more common in urban areas than in villages, because mothers fear their children could be more exposed to sexual abuse in towns and try to suppress outward signs of sexuality, the survey said.

This Statement is ridiculous on the surface of it.

50 posted on 07/29/2010 9:40:45 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: stormer

So do tell how does a Bris compare to breast ironing?


51 posted on 07/29/2010 9:40:49 PM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: TheHawksNest

I know! Let’s bring these people to the USA, because we NEED diversity, and all cultures are equally wonderful and contribute to a lovely quilt of multi-culturalism!!


52 posted on 07/29/2010 9:42:31 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: TheHawksNest

Hey didn’t you count the syllables? Try to be impressed.


53 posted on 07/29/2010 9:42:45 PM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: lastchance

Oh I hear every word.


54 posted on 07/29/2010 9:43:08 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: mylife

Then I can write nothing more without getting personal.


55 posted on 07/29/2010 9:45:07 PM PDT by lastchance (Hug your babies.)
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To: TheHawksNest

Was that filmed in Chicago?


56 posted on 07/29/2010 9:45:26 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: lastchance

The practice is rare to nominal at best.
And they are using it to promote gubmint sex ed.

YOU KNOW WHERE THAT”S GOING.


57 posted on 07/29/2010 9:45:49 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: stormer

And I suppose your point is that the mohel in the bottom left part of the picture is grinding the childs penis off between a brick in each hand...


58 posted on 07/29/2010 9:46:16 PM PDT by csense
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To: lastchance

No need to get personal.


59 posted on 07/29/2010 9:46:46 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: lastchance

My sister used to iron her hair. That was horrifying! She even would burn her forearm hair off with the gas stove!

The poor thing.

I was scarred for life, I tell ya. forearm hair...YUCK! On a GIRL even! Oh the horrors.


60 posted on 07/29/2010 9:48:50 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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