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Zimbabwe: Mugabe Threatens to Behead Homosexuals
allafrica.com ^ | July 25, 2013 | Nomalanga Moyo

Posted on 07/27/2013 12:20:51 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

President Robert Mugabe has yet again revived his acerbic attacks on Zimbabwe's gay community whom he called worse than pigs and threatened to behead them.

Mugabe is a self-proclaimed homophobe who in the past has labelled gay people "worse than pigs and dogs", and threatened them with severe punishment.

Mugabe's latest threats were made in Mutare where he was addressing a rally at the Aerodrome Ground on Tuesday, according to a NewsDay report.

In the report, Mugabe is quoted telling his followers that: "If you take men and lock them in a house for five years and tell them to come up with two children and they fail to do that, then we will chop off their heads.

"This thing (homosexuality) seeks to destroy our lineage by saying John and John should wed, Maria and Maria should wed. Imagine this son born out of an African father, (US President Barrack) Obama says if you want aid, you should accept the homosexuality practice. Aah, we will never do that."

Homosexuals are generally regarded as outlaws and frowned upon in Zimbabwe and across Africa where the practice goes against conservative belief systems.

Regardless of any personal feelings about homosexuality, a country's leader should never call for violence against any group or individual.

These unprovoked utterances by a Head of State whose rallies have so far been immediately followed by a surge in harassment of political opponents, are likely to spread fear and despondency within the gay community.

In July, Mugabe attacked gay people seven times at his rallies, prompting complaints from the Gays and Lesbians Association of Zimbabwe (GALZ).

In a letter sent to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Wednesday, GALZ said its members are concerned by Mugabe's "continued use of hate speech", which they say violates their constitutional rights and freedoms.

"The Party president has made statements that encourage violence against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Zimbabwe. In a number of instances, the President made statements that are an indication of state sponsored homophobia of alarming levels," the letter reads in part.

The body says Mugabe used hate speech during his addresses in Bondolphi College, Zimbabwe Grounds, Chikomba, Nzvimbo, Marondera, Chitungwiza, Chinhoyi and in Mutare.

On June 6th, armed men forced their way into, and ransacked, GALZ premises in an attack which the group blames on the climate of fear, intolerance and hatred fanned by Mugabe's statements.

"GALZ notes with concern that ZANU PF's instruments of intimidation and electioneering, which include the subject of gays, remains as strong as ever and is once again being used during its campaign rallies.

"It has become customary for the President to attempt to whip up a climate of hysterical homophobia against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people before, during and after elections," the letter further notes.

The group further called on the Commission to investigate Mugabe's hate speech which they say, if unchecked, will lead to the exclusion of gay people from electoral processes.

South Africa based actor, human rights activist Frank Malaba, said it was unfortunate that a country's leader was instigating violence against a section of the population.

Malaba said: "Mugabe should know that his followers listen to him and so if he gives them the go-ahead to be violent and to behead gay people, they will do that.

"Today it is gays and lesbians, tomorrow it will be women, albinos, whites, and anyone Mugabe dislikes. This should not be allowed in an independent country. The rights of citizens should be protected and respected regardless of sexual orientation," Malaba added.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: africa; goodidea; homosexual; homosexuality; homosexuals; humanrights; mugabe; rhodesia; robertmugabe; southafrica; zimbabwe
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1 posted on 07/27/2013 12:20:51 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Maybe this trait was passed onto Trayvon.


2 posted on 07/27/2013 12:23:14 PM PDT by School of Rational Thought
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To: Tailgunner Joe

If Obama could succeed in becoming dictator, he would look just like Mugabe.


3 posted on 07/27/2013 12:23:39 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Isn’t that just a little bit excessive?


4 posted on 07/27/2013 12:24:50 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (o : Tagline Test ; -)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Robert Mugabe criticizes Barack Obama’s gay rights stance

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/zimbabwe/10200191/Robert-Mugabe-criticises-Barack-Obamas-gay-rights-stance.html


5 posted on 07/27/2013 12:25:32 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Uh oh, better alert “Bishop” Tutu.


6 posted on 07/27/2013 12:26:38 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Jeff Chandler

Just a tad excessive, yes -— nonetheless, it appears there is ONE difference between Mugabe and ObaMugabe.

Other than that .....

Beheading is sooo radical islam and sooo Antichrist / False Prophet (Revelation 13).


7 posted on 07/27/2013 12:29:03 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Uh-oh, now he’s done it! The State Department queers are really going to go after him now.


8 posted on 07/27/2013 12:31:16 PM PDT by expat2
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To: Jeff Chandler

I would think so. However, what you’re seeing I think is an “evolving” world view that realizes that homosexuality isn’t just a personal sexual practice anymore but a movement tha seeks to infiltrate and subvert. The Germans don’t stand for it when it comes to Scientology, Russia and Putin are putting safeguards in place to combat homosexuality. Not much different in my view than McCarthy going after communists. Some ideas are too dangerous to be given free reign. Mugabe is extreme though.


9 posted on 07/27/2013 12:31:30 PM PDT by JPX2011
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I was wondering why Zero didnt stop off in Zimbob


10 posted on 07/27/2013 12:32:10 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

lol, now you know!


11 posted on 07/27/2013 12:34:55 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Worse than pigs and dogs... pigs and dogs... isn’t that a Muslim thing?


12 posted on 07/27/2013 12:36:46 PM PDT by A_perfect_lady (The only uniform Obama respects is the hoodie.)
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To: Paladin2

Because the Zimbabs wouldn’t know which dictator to bow to.


13 posted on 07/27/2013 12:36:52 PM PDT by Darteaus94025 (Phony President)
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To: Innovative

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIGCp1_JrGY


14 posted on 07/27/2013 12:37:15 PM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: wideawake

Under the evolved standard, should Freepers support Mugabe now?


15 posted on 07/27/2013 12:41:52 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

Somehow I knew someone would try to equate Mugabe with what Putin is doing in Russia. It’s not even close.


16 posted on 07/27/2013 12:42:41 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator
Uh oh, better alert “Bishop” Tutu.

I would like to see them lock horns over this issue.

17 posted on 07/27/2013 12:43:22 PM PDT by Mark17
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To: dfwgator

Granted, it’s a slippery slope argument. But it’s still pointed at those who don’t know squat about Putin, or Russia for that matter.


18 posted on 07/27/2013 12:44:01 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: F15Eagle

Puts giving Head a whole new meaning.


19 posted on 07/27/2013 12:45:09 PM PDT by mortal19440
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To: dfwgator
How come Putin never introduced any anti-homosexual legislation when he was "Prime Minister?"

Seems to me he is just going along with the Russian duma.

20 posted on 07/27/2013 12:48:14 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I think that obama should make a state visit to see mugabe!


21 posted on 07/27/2013 12:49:18 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Will obama and Reggie be going to Zimbabwe soon?


22 posted on 07/27/2013 12:50:27 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (If you vote for evil because you can't see evil, you ARE evil!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Mugabe is a self-proclaimed homophobe who in the past has labelled gay people "worse than pigs and dogs"

That's no way to talk about the mentally ill........

23 posted on 07/27/2013 12:59:05 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: 1rudeboy

Yes by giving all phaguts to Zimbabwe on a luxury Carnival Cruise ship, courtesy of the State Department, all expenses paid.


24 posted on 07/27/2013 12:59:23 PM PDT by Bullfrogg (American by birth, Irish by heritage, and hellraiser by choice)
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To: 1rudeboy

? Putin isn’t beheading homosexuals, is he? He is keeping children from being exposed to perverted propaganda...did I miss something??


25 posted on 07/27/2013 1:00:51 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: 1rudeboy
Under the evolved standard, should Freepers support Mugabe now?

For other than the beheading bit, the answer is maybe.

26 posted on 07/27/2013 1:01:02 PM PDT by OldNavyVet
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To: Tailgunner Joe

He IS the UN special envoy for tourism.

How about some LGBT tour packages to Zim?


27 posted on 07/27/2013 1:02:35 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama: the bearded lady of Muslim Brotherhood))
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yeah, the part you missed is FReepers fantasizing about Putin instead of Obama, when in reality, if they actually had Putin they’d be fantasizing about Obama.


28 posted on 07/27/2013 1:03:59 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: dfwgator

I think this is the perfect time for his excellency to visit Zambawe.


29 posted on 07/27/2013 1:04:45 PM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I thought it was Cameroon, Uganda, and Kenya that were annoying Obama with their rhetoric? Not brother Mugabe!

Obama is in a tough situation. This guy is down with the cause, killing whitey, but he isn’t a fan of the rump rangers. If only the glorious Obama could just be the president of the world.


30 posted on 07/27/2013 1:18:58 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: dfwgator

No such bishop. Only a fraud


31 posted on 07/27/2013 1:19:23 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Another people-friendly Marxist leninist Jesuit trained ‘man of gog’ .. He’s no Moonbeam, he’s gone way beyond that.


32 posted on 07/27/2013 1:19:59 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi --)
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To: 1rudeboy

You didn’t address the issue in my question.

I think Putin is correct on his policy of keeping homosexual propaganda from children. I think Obama is incorrect on his support for sodomites engaging in a perversion of the institution of marriage.

Do you disagree with both men, agree with both, or what?


33 posted on 07/27/2013 1:23:44 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: dfwgator

Thank you for adding some sanity.

The homosexual agenda is perverse, predatory, and dangerous. Anyone who does not know this is simply not informed of what has been going on behind the media blackout.
However, Putin has tackled it very well, passing a sweeping law that puts in place stiff penalties on the promotion of non-traditional sexual relationships to minors.
To compare that to this very Islamic approach is ridiculous.
We’re not savages, which is why we do not support sodomy OR beheading. These are Pagan traditions that should have never resurfaced after the dawn of Christianity, along with the gross practice of murdering babies.

Mugabe is a tin pot tyrant combo of Obama and Idi Amin.
Hussein and his cronies are mentally ill antichrist-peons.

Putin...
I could do lunch with Putin.


34 posted on 07/27/2013 1:26:50 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Seems to me he is just going along with the Russian duma.

But.....but......I thought he was a dictator, why would he have to listen to the Duma?

35 posted on 07/27/2013 1:28:06 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SoFloFreeper

It’s not that complicated, and I’m surprised that I need to explain: nothing wrong with keeping homo propaganda from children, or otherwise . . . just keep a lid on hero-worship. He’s laughing at you.


36 posted on 07/27/2013 1:31:33 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: dfwgator
Seriously? Have things gotten so bad on FR that Putin can listen to the Duma when he feels like it, but we reserve the right to criticize Obama for doing the same?
37 posted on 07/27/2013 1:33:49 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Viennacon

Which head?


38 posted on 07/27/2013 1:34:14 PM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: 1rudeboy

So you agree with Putin. Great.


39 posted on 07/27/2013 1:34:16 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Viennacon
I could do lunch with Putin.

No prob, just do drinks with Mugabe beforehand.

40 posted on 07/27/2013 1:34:51 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

It’s not hero worship, we just point out when he’s right.

I don’t want Russian-style government here in the US, but to each their own. I just think it’s folly to compare the Putin regime to the former Soviet Union.


41 posted on 07/27/2013 1:35:24 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SoFloFreeper

This conversation with you simply made me lament the sad state of public education in this country.


42 posted on 07/27/2013 1:35:54 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: expat2

As much as I dislike Mugabe, I have to say this part was actually quite inspired. haha

“This thing (homosexuality) seeks to destroy our lineage by saying John and John should wed, Maria and Maria should wed. Imagine this son born out of an African father, (US President Barrack) Obama says if you want aid, you should accept the homosexuality practice. Aah, we will never do that.”


43 posted on 07/27/2013 1:36:47 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: dfwgator
I'm not speaking of you specifically, but there is an element of Putin hero-worship on FR that is disconcerting.

Maybe you've seen it, maybe you've not . . . .

44 posted on 07/27/2013 1:38:17 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

I think this “hero worship” you’re seeing is more about Obama than it is Putin.


45 posted on 07/27/2013 1:38:59 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Which, again, poses an interesting question: all else being equal, would certain FReepers “worship” Obama if he came out (poor choice of words) against gay marriage?


46 posted on 07/27/2013 1:40:41 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

There are too many other things wrong with Obama, remember in 2008 supposedly he was against gay marriage.


48 posted on 07/27/2013 1:43:56 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator
Ok, let's set aside Obama's false promise in 2008. The point I'm making is that there are way too many other things wrong with Putin as well.

Maybe I object the most to the "either/or"-type proposition: there is nothing in theory that suggests it is impossible to have two dirtbags running two countries at opposite ends of the Planet. I need to favor one of them? C'mon.

49 posted on 07/27/2013 1:47:51 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I’m guessing a vacation in Palm Springs is not on Mugabe’s agenda....


50 posted on 07/27/2013 1:51:44 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (Carlos Danger for mayor....NYC deserves him)
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