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Iraq militia stone youths to death for "emo" style (Obama hands over Iraq to Iran)
reuters ^ | 3/10/2012 | Ahmed Rasheed and Mohammed Ameer

Posted on 03/11/2012 12:12:06 PM PDT by tobyhill

At least 14 youths have been stoned to death in Baghdad in the past three weeks in what appears to be a campaign by Shi'ite militants against youths wearing Western-style "emo" clothes and haircuts, security and hospital sources say.

Militants in Shi'ite neighborhoods where the stonings have taken place circulated lists on Saturday naming more youths targeted to be killed if they do not change the way they dress.

The killings have taken place since Iraq's interior ministry drew attention to the "emo" subculture last month, labeling it "Satanism" and ordering a community police force to stamp it out.

"Emo" is a form of punk music developed in the United States. Fans are known for their distinctive dress, often including tight jeans, T-shirts with logos and distinctive long or spiky haircuts.

At least 14 bodies of youths have been brought to three hospitals in eastern Baghdad bearing signs of having been beaten to death with rocks or bricks, security and hospital sources told Reuters under condition they not be identified because they were not authorized to speak to the media.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


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KEYWORDS: emo; iran; iraq; shiites
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1 posted on 03/11/2012 12:12:09 PM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

I just read from an English translate newspaper from Iraq that the number was 90+, that they have found 90 bodies so far.
1 or 1000 it is still disgusting.


2 posted on 03/11/2012 12:15:18 PM PDT by svcw (CLEAN WATER http://www.longlostsis.com/PI/MayanHelp2012.html)
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To: tobyhill
Iraqi teenagers stoned to death for "emo" haircuts (Ah, yes, more from the religion of peace!)
03/11/2012 12:39:07 AM PST · by jda · 15 replies
alakhbar English ^ | 09 March 2012
At least 90 Iraqi teenagers with "emo" appearances have been stoned to death by religious extremists in Baghdad in the past month after an inflammatory interior ministry statement dubbed it "devil worshiping", activists said. Iraq's Moral Police released a chilling statement on the interior ministry's website condemning the "emo phenomenon" among Iraqi youth, disturbingly declaring its intent to "eliminate" the trend. "The 'Emo phenomenon' or devil worshiping is being followed by the Moral Police who have the approval to eliminate [the phenomenon] as soon as possible since it's detrimentally affecting the society and becoming a danger," the statement read. {snip}...

Iraqi teenagers stoned to death for "emo" haircuts
03/10/2012 8:27:45 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 14 replies
al-akhbar.com ^ | March 9, 2012
At least 90 Iraqi teenagers with "emo" appearances have been stoned to death by religious extremists in Baghdad in the past month after an inflammatory interior ministry statement dubbed it "devil worshiping", activists said. Iraq's Moral Police released a chilling statement on the interior ministry's website condemning the "emo phenomenon" among Iraqi youth, disturbingly declaring its intent to "eliminate" the trend. "The 'Emo phenomenon' or devil worshiping is being followed by the Moral Police who have the approval to eliminate [the phenomenon] as soon as possible since it's detrimentally affecting the society and becoming a danger," the statement read. "They...

Iraqi teenagers stoned to death for “emo” haircuts
03/10/2012 7:53:46 AM PST · by bayouranger · 27 replies
faithfreedom.org ^ | 10MAR12 | Ali Sina
At least 90 Iraqi teenagers with “emo” appearances have been stoned to death by religious extremists in Baghdad in the past month after an inflammatory interior ministry statement dubbed it “devil worshiping”, activists said. Iraq’s Moral Police released a chilling statement on the interior ministry’s website condemning the “emo phenomenon” among Iraqi youth, disturbingly declaring its intent to “eliminate” the trend. “The ‘Emo phenomenon’ or devil worshiping is being followed by the Moral Police who have the approval to eliminate [the phenomenon] as soon as possible since it’s detrimentally affecting the society and becoming a danger,” the statement read. “They...

Dozens of Iraqi teenagers stoned to death for ‘emo’ haircuts: activists
03/09/2012 5:38:10 PM PST · by Zhang Fei · 211 replies
Al Arabiya News ^ | Friday, 09 March 2012 | Al Arabiya
Iraqi activists sounded the bell over the killing of dozens of teenagers by religious police for having “emo” haircuts. Activists told the Cairo-based al-Akhbar daily that at least 90 Iraqi teenagers with “emo” appearances have been stoned to death by the Moral Police in the country in the past month. The violent crackdown against “emo” Iraqi teenagers came after the Iraqi interior ministry declared them as “devil worshippers.” “The ‘Emo phenomenon’ or devil worshiping is being probed by the Moral Police who have the approval to eliminate it as soon as possible since it’s detrimentally affecting the society and becoming...

3 posted on 03/11/2012 12:16:17 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (Willard Romney, purveyor of the world's finest bullmitt. | FR Class of 1998 |)
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To: tobyhill

We sure fixed Iraq real good.


4 posted on 03/11/2012 12:17:57 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: tobyhill

The “youths” need to fight back.


5 posted on 03/11/2012 12:19:41 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: tobyhill

This was predictable from the beginning. Invading Iraq and deposing Saddam was a huge mistake. Thug that he was, Saddam was a counter to Iran. Bush and the people who thought they could turn Iraq into a model democracy are the ones at fault. It merely empowered a new set of thugs. The real tragedy is the lives that were lost in this futile endeavor. My heart grieves for the wounded and for the families of those who died. May God comfort them.

Even if Obama were not an incompetent boob, there is no way Iraq was going to turn out well for us. In the future, we need leaders who are not so cavalier about deploying our troops.


6 posted on 03/11/2012 12:21:43 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX ( The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the expense of everybody else. ~)
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To: Travis McGee
Libya, Egypt, Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Nigeria, etc, all signs of the greatest “Arab Spring” ever. /sarc
7 posted on 03/11/2012 12:26:49 PM PDT by tobyhill (Fight Fire With Fire)
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To: Pining_4_TX

The fact we wen in as we did aside, the worst thing IMO we did once we deposed Saddam was “ALLOW” the koranimals to govern under islam. Had we done what we did to Japan/Germany, there would have been a ‘small’ chance they could have made something work.

In hindsight, it would likely never work, but what we did do (NOT our soldiers mind you, I mean the damn State dept lawyers and Bush/Obama) ensured a bad outcome.


8 posted on 03/11/2012 12:30:06 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Pining_4_TX
Bush didn't just invade Iraq to depose of Saddam even though that was the pretext, it WAS to set up permanent bases there to counter any Iranian threats, even if the Shiites controlled Iraq. Iraq is the most logistical to counter any and all threats in the area the same way Germany was for Europe.
9 posted on 03/11/2012 12:32:10 PM PDT by tobyhill (Fight Fire With Fire)
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To: Pining_4_TX
It merely empowered a new set of thugs.

And the thugs have a religion behind them.

The Koran:

Sura (2:191-193) - "And slay them wherever ye find them, and drive them out of the places whence they drove you out, for persecution of Muslims is worse than slaughter of non-believers...and fight them until persecution is no more, and religion is for Allah."

Sura (4:74) - "Let those fight in the way of Allah who sell the life of this world for the other. Whoso fighteth in the way of Allah, be he slain or be he victorious, on him We shall bestow a vast reward."

Sura (4:76) - "Those who believe fight in the cause of Allah…"

Sura (5:33) - "The punishment of those who wage war against Allah and His messenger and strive to make mischief in the land is only this, that they should be murdered or crucified or their hands and their feet should be cut off on opposite sides or they should be imprisoned; this shall be as a disgrace for them in this world, and in the hereafter they shall have a grievous chastisement"

Sura (8:12) - "I will cast terror into the hearts of those who disbelieve. Therefore strike off their heads and strike off every fingertip of them"

Sura (8:39) - "And fight with them until there is no more persecution and religion should be only for Allah"

Sura (8:57) - "If thou comest on them in the war, deal with them so as to strike fear in those who are behind them, that haply they may remember."

Sura (9:14) - "Fight them, Allah will punish them by your hands and bring them to disgrace..."

Sura (9:29) - "Fight those who believe not in Allah nor the Last Day, nor hold that forbidden which hath been forbidden by Allah and His Messenger, nor acknowledge the religion of Truth, even if they are of the People of the Book, until they pay the Jizya with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued."

Sura (9:30) - "And the Jews say: Ezra is the son of Allah; and the Christians say: The Messiah is the son of Allah; these are the words of their mouths; they imitate the saying of those who disbelieved before; may Allah destroy them; how they are turned away!"

Sura (9:123) - "O you who believe! fight those of the unbelievers who are near to you and let them find in you hardness."

Sura (47:4) - "So when you meet in battle those who disbelieve, then smite the necks until when you have overcome them, then make them prisoners,"

Sura (61:4) - "Surely Allah loves those who fight in His way"

Sura (66:9) - "O Prophet! Strive against the disbelievers and the hypocrites, and be stern with them. Hell will be their home, a hapless journey's end

From the Hadith:

Muslim (1:33) - the Messenger of Allah said: I have been commanded to fight against people till they testify that there is no god but Allah, that Muhammad is the messenger of Allah

Bukhari (8:387) - Allah's Apostle said, “I have been ordered to fight the people till they say: 'None has the right to be worshipped but Allah’”

Tabari 7:97 The morning after the murder of Ashraf, the Prophet declared, "Kill any Jew who falls under your power."

Ibn Ishaq: 327 - “Allah said, ‘A prophet must slaughter before collecting captives. A slaughtered enemy is driven from the land. Muhammad, you craved the desires of this world, its goods and the ransom captives would bring. But Allah desires killing them to manifest the religion.’”

Ibn Ishaq: 992 - "Fight everyone in the way of Allah and kill those who disbelieve in Allah."

The Koran and hadiths are replete with examples of Muhammad's barbaric behavior. Robert Spencer does a good job here explaining Islam - Blogging the Qur’an Start at the bottom.

10 posted on 03/11/2012 12:34:20 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: tobyhill

Obama hands over every ounce of American blood to the Muslim lunatics. In Iraq AND in Afghanistan.


11 posted on 03/11/2012 12:36:47 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Norm Lenhart
Had we done what we did to Japan/Germany

I think we bombed the Japanese into submission? And didn't we hold some kind of dance at Dresden in Germany? I heard it was a real barn-burner. Let the good times roll.

12 posted on 03/11/2012 12:36:51 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: tobyhill

How exactly does “emo” stand out when 95% of the women are sporting full-length black burqas? It’d be like daring to wear an Abercombie and Fitch shirt at an American prep school.


13 posted on 03/11/2012 12:39:31 PM PDT by sthguard (The DNC theme song: "All You Need is Guv")
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To: Pining_4_TX
...not so cavalier about deploying our troops …

At least with no sense of mission.

14 posted on 03/11/2012 12:44:39 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: tobyhill

“emo” style? Dang, those kids know more about our culture than I do....


15 posted on 03/11/2012 12:48:56 PM PDT by Hatteras
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To: Norm Lenhart

It was a bargain for short-term peace. The military sought out the ‘sheikhs.’ That’s like turning neighborhood control over to the oldest guy in the area — likely a devout Muslim. It worked when we needed help against Saddam’s dead-enders an foreign jihadis. But now these local mafiosi see us as the problem.


16 posted on 03/11/2012 12:49:49 PM PDT by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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To: Travis McGee; tobyhill; ntnychik; dixiechick2000; nuconvert
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Bush's intent was to flank Iran from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Hussein is working toward the day when our presence will be as imperceptible as sand castles on the beach.

Hussein's Arab Spring is the systematic replacement of secular regimes with Islamist ones.

Hussein's agenda was obvious from his first appearance on the national scene.


17 posted on 03/11/2012 12:49:56 PM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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To: tobyhill

They should just cut the Emos with knives, they’d probably enjoy that.


18 posted on 03/11/2012 12:49:56 PM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: bigheadfred

Not just that, but force ‘hope and change’ on them after.

Japan and Germany were not allowed to just keep on keepin’ on. They did what we ‘let’ them do. If we did the same with one whole generation growing up under a fully even partially ‘westernized’ Iraq, those kids would have grown into adults wanting no part of Pighammed and Co. and would then have had a fighting chance to make something of it.

Instead, we killed Saddam, let them choose worse as a PC gesture, started the “Islamic Spring” and just don’t get why it all went to hell.

Brilliant....

To our man and women killed and maimed, along with their families...not that it matters much....but I’m sorry.


19 posted on 03/11/2012 12:53:14 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: FatherofFive
"And the thugs have a religion behind them."

And the thugs have a religion murderous political system behind them.

There, fixed it.

20 posted on 03/11/2012 12:58:07 PM PDT by carriage_hill (I'll "vote for an orange juice can", over Barry Obummer and another 4yrs, anyday!)
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