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Albino girl, 11, killed and beheaded in Swaziland ’for witchcraft’
Telegraph ^ | 8/20/10 | Aislinn Laing

Posted on 08/22/2010 11:52:06 AM PDT by LibWhacker

An 11-year-old albino girl from Swaziland was shot dead in front of her friends and then beheaded in what police believe was a ritual murder.

The child had been washing clothes and bathing at a river with friends and was returning home when she was grabbed by a man wearing a balaclava.

As her friends looked on, the man shot her in the back before dragging her away. Her headless body was found upriver a short time later.

The murder is the latest in a series of albino killings in Sub-Saharan Africa, where sufferers of the rare skin pigmentation condition are concentrated.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


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KEYWORDS: africa; albino; balaclava; beheaded; child; girl; murder; ritualmurder; subsaharanafrica; swaziland; witchcraft
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1 posted on 08/22/2010 11:52:10 AM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: LibWhacker

Africa will always be a backwards place until they get rid of their feudal overlords, the chiefs by day and the chiefs by night.


2 posted on 08/22/2010 11:54:45 AM PDT by himno hero
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To: LibWhacker

I’m never going to get used to this “cultural diversity” bull****.


3 posted on 08/22/2010 11:57:34 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (DemocRATS! America's Taliban!)
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To: LibWhacker

Think this will be prosecuted as a hate crime?


4 posted on 08/22/2010 11:58:53 AM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: LibWhacker

How have the Africans managed to stay so stupid for so long?


5 posted on 08/22/2010 11:59:52 AM PDT by Aria ( "The US republic will endure until Congress discovers it can bribe the public with the people's $.")
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To: Aria

Amazing, isn’t it?


6 posted on 08/22/2010 12:03:26 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: Aria

The west would still be like that had it not been for the rise of Christianity. The west will become increasingly more like that as Christianity is rejected.


7 posted on 08/22/2010 12:04:39 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: himno hero
....when she was grabbed by a man wearing a balaclava.

8 posted on 08/22/2010 12:07:12 PM PDT by Krankor (What a field day for the heat. A thousand people in the street)
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To: LibWhacker

Talk about not fitting in...


9 posted on 08/22/2010 12:07:27 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: Krankor

LOL!!! I thought the same thing!


10 posted on 08/22/2010 12:08:42 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: Aria
Probly just like everyone else.
12 posted on 08/22/2010 12:09:41 PM PDT by Delta 21 (If you cant tell if I'm being sarcastic...maybe I'm not.)
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To: LibWhacker

Hey - liberals say all cultures are equal...


13 posted on 08/22/2010 12:11:45 PM PDT by GOPJ (Are Time Magazine staff members coservativephobes?)
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To: Aria

‘How have the Africans managed to stay so stupid for so long?’

Practice...lots of practice.


14 posted on 08/22/2010 12:12:42 PM PDT by bigredkitty1 (March 5,2010. Rest in peace, sweet boy. I will miss you, Big Red.)
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To: himno hero

Stated more succinctly - Africa will always be a backwards place.


15 posted on 08/22/2010 12:14:08 PM PDT by Wally_Kalbacken
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To: LibWhacker

Remember, “all cultures are equal”


16 posted on 08/22/2010 12:14:20 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: GOPJ

Probably what is to become the fate of light skinned folk.


17 posted on 08/22/2010 12:14:56 PM PDT by ully2 (ully)
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To: LibWhacker
"I hate every iota of a cracker"


18 posted on 08/22/2010 12:16:41 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: ully2

No, the nutty ‘culturally equal’ practice of witchcraft in that area of the world uses albinos only... white people’s body parts don’t ‘work’...


19 posted on 08/22/2010 12:16:55 PM PDT by GOPJ (Are Time Magazine staff members coservativephobes?)
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To: Krankor

On his head? Must have truly been a sight!

That said, I think he should have been shot for pure stupidity!

Poor child, it’s heart breaking to hear these things. Another reason that Africa is and will always be a third world continent.


20 posted on 08/22/2010 12:16:55 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (Professional Politicians are a Threat to the Republic! Remove them on 11-2-10!)
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To: Krankor

Mmmmm Bacalava...


21 posted on 08/22/2010 12:17:35 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: LibWhacker

It’s called evolution. Africa may catch up with the civilized world—in 100,000 years.


22 posted on 08/22/2010 12:20:26 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: Joe 6-pack

The west would still be like that had it not been for the rise of Christianity. The west will become increasingly more like that as Christianity is rejected

you are very right!! this country is falling like a rock toward this type of bahevior. We have always had extremeists but they were never accepted as mainstream. With the new “tolerance” kick, we seem to accept anything in the name of diversity....well, killing an albino because he/she is a witch is indeed diverse. But of course there are those who would avoid condemning the action based on the perps upbringing,country, race, etc. Let’s welcome more illegal aliens into our country, let’s get a bunch more from the middle east (where they can’t even get along with each other) let’s open our doors to every piece of human debris who wants to make this home. These people do not want to integrate with our society, they want to take it over. Control them, regulate them, supervise their immigration or lose the country


23 posted on 08/22/2010 12:21:06 PM PDT by terycarl (sstrations)
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To: Krankor

wouldnt he have to be wearing bacalava, which means a helluva messy eater?


24 posted on 08/22/2010 12:25:26 PM PDT by himno hero
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To: terycarl
"...well, killing an albino because he/she is a witch is indeed diverse."

Women in this country are already empowered with killing their unborn child if they decide they don't like the results of pre-natal genetic tests. Or...if they merely feel like it.

We may have more clinically neat and sophisticated means of effecting the same ends, but there are large and vocal segments of this society that are no better, or any different, and the rest of society gives sanction to their activities by turning a blind eye.

25 posted on 08/22/2010 12:26:18 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: LibWhacker

My neighbor’s 17 year old kid just got back from a Christian mission trip to Swaziland.....I guess their work didn’t do to much good.....


26 posted on 08/22/2010 12:36:47 PM PDT by northwinds
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To: Joe 6-pack

Anyone who can equate the killing and beheading of an eleven-year old girl with abortion is as morally repugnant as any African witch doctor, only less forgivable.

So long as this superstitious ignorance prevails in this country it will continue to become more and more like Africa.

Hank


27 posted on 08/22/2010 12:37:18 PM PDT by Hank Kerchief
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To: Hank Kerchief
"Anyone who can equate the killing and beheading of an eleven-year old girl with abortion is as morally repugnant as any African witch doctor, only less forgivable."

Let us see...this albino girl was killed because a genetic irregularity made her undesireable in her society. A sophisticated, western mom is told her child will be born with Down's syndrome and decides to have it torn apart in the womb.

Nope. I don't see any moral equivalence there...< /sarc>

Actually, the abortion is probably more egregious since it's the child's own mother that sees the child as an inconvenience.

28 posted on 08/22/2010 12:41:41 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: LibWhacker

Remember, the only differences we have is the color of our skin. (sarc!)


29 posted on 08/22/2010 12:43:58 PM PDT by Bulldawg Fan (Victory is the last thing leftists and their fellow Defeatists want.)
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To: Aria

A huge continent of untold riches that has never done anything but cause trouble for all who have touched it. It’s a jinxed continent.


30 posted on 08/22/2010 12:45:36 PM PDT by Bulldawg Fan (Victory is the last thing leftists and their fellow Defeatists want.)
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To: Hank Kerchief

“superstitious ignorance” Most leftists and atheists (mostly the same folks) use that to mean Christianity.


31 posted on 08/22/2010 12:48:46 PM PDT by Bulldawg Fan (Victory is the last thing leftists and their fellow Defeatists want.)
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To: LibWhacker

Yes a Henry Ford or Wright brothers will never appear there.


32 posted on 08/22/2010 12:50:35 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

It’s their culture, we must respect it. “Liberals” will respect any culture as long it’s not Western...


33 posted on 08/22/2010 12:54:41 PM PDT by alecqss
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To: LibWhacker; All

It’s witchcraft. The witch doctors use body parts and blood to make potions for rich powerful people to BUY.
Check out this slide show.

http://www.lightstalkers.org/images/show/935012


34 posted on 08/22/2010 1:02:48 PM PDT by silverleaf (Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.)
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To: LibWhacker

I am appalled at the generalization and defamation of these sub-Saharan cultures. In post racial America where the President has declared that he is a mongrel and that our culture is not superior to any other, we have to go and demean these poor folks for killing innocent children. On the other hand, in Kenya they would have simply sold her for a higher price.


35 posted on 08/22/2010 1:12:55 PM PDT by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: Krankor

baklava is a Greek dessert. Balaclava is a head covering
that exposes only the eyes, nose and mouth. It’s
real popular with SWAT teams and terrorists.


36 posted on 08/22/2010 1:14:26 PM PDT by Myrddin
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To: Myrddin; cardinal4

While in Zimbabwe in the 80s, I read an article in the local paper. A passenger got on a bus in Harare. The driver made a comment about the passenger’s being an albino and an altercation between the two occurred. Evidently, that’s quite the insult.


37 posted on 08/22/2010 1:33:12 PM PDT by Ax (Crusades V.9 anyone?)
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To: LibWhacker

Evil. RIP.


38 posted on 08/22/2010 1:34:41 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: LibWhacker
Michael Jackson was lucky to dodge at least that bullet.
39 posted on 08/22/2010 1:55:04 PM PDT by Moltke (panem et circenses)
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To: Ax

Welcome to the new Zimbabwe! We are on our way.


40 posted on 08/22/2010 2:01:53 PM PDT by barb-tex (Nov. 2!(Election Day) Dia de los Muertas. ( Day of the Dead), Them or Us. Nov 5, Guy Falkes Day)
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To: Ax

Zim has never been on my list of places to visit.
There is little to recommend the place except as
as example of what Marxist thuggery does to a
nation.


41 posted on 08/22/2010 2:04:11 PM PDT by Myrddin
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To: Myrddin

Tired eyes today..... I read this as happening in Switzerland on my first pass. Hmm.... Then I remembered the Amish are active there. Could be....


42 posted on 08/22/2010 2:31:13 PM PDT by libertyhoundusnr
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To: Hank Kerchief

Are your parents Pro-Choice? I guess you got lucky!


43 posted on 08/22/2010 2:34:07 PM PDT by TigersEye (Greenhouse Theory is false. Totally debunked. "GH gases" is a non-sequitur.)
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To: northwinds

Isaiah 55:11
So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.


44 posted on 08/22/2010 2:54:23 PM PDT by christianhomeschoolmommaof3
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To: Hank Kerchief

“Anyone who can equate the killing and beheading of an eleven-year old girl with abortion is as morally repugnant as any African witch doctor, only less forgivable”

Could you please explain this? Are you pro-choice or do you just think it is less evil to kill a baby in the womb than to kill an 11 year old?

Also what is superstitous about the other posters position?

Thank you in advance for your answers.


45 posted on 08/22/2010 2:58:54 PM PDT by christianhomeschoolmommaof3
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To: TigersEye; Bulldawg Fan; Joe 6-pack

If you do not understand the difference between a man killing other people’s children as a threat to the entire society and a woman making the tragic decision not to deliver the child she is pregnant with, there is little hope for you, or a society comprised of such people.

As sad and despicable as a woman choosing to abort her child might be, she is no threat to anyone else. She is not a threat to you or your children. The mad-man who would kill other people’s children is.

There is virtually no hope for people who do not see this difference.

Hank


46 posted on 08/22/2010 3:44:53 PM PDT by Hank Kerchief
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To: Hank Kerchief

I’m not an albino, nor are the majority of the people on earth, so this man is no threat to me or society. By your sick logic.


47 posted on 08/22/2010 3:46:19 PM PDT by TigersEye (Greenhouse Theory is false. Totally debunked. "GH gases" is a non-sequitur.)
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To: christianhomeschoolmommaof3

Pleas see my last post:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2575498/posts?page=46#46

All ignorance is superstition.

Hank


48 posted on 08/22/2010 3:47:05 PM PDT by Hank Kerchief
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To: christianhomeschoolmommaof3

By all means check out post #46. A more superb example of ignorance could scarce be found.


49 posted on 08/22/2010 3:57:17 PM PDT by TigersEye (Greenhouse Theory is false. Totally debunked. "GH gases" is a non-sequitur.)
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To: Myrddin

“It’s real popular with SWAT teams and terrorists.”

I think you repeated yourself there.


50 posted on 08/22/2010 4:54:28 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (No prisoners, no mercy. 2010 is here...)
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