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The Muslims of the Central African Republic Face a Deadly Purge
Time Magazine ^ | Feb. 20, 2014 | Andrew Katz

Posted on 02/20/2014 6:20:19 AM PST by PapaBear3625

The anti-balaka have outgrown their name. These militias in the Central African Republic, once united under a moniker meaning “anti-machete” in the local Sango language, are exacting their own vicious revenge upon the mainly Muslim rebels who overthrew the government last March and waged months of terror against the Christian population. They are now accused of atrocities far worse than what first prompted them to take up arms.

An Amnesty International report on Feb. 12 said attacks on Muslims in January by anti-balaka militias, made up of Christians and animists, had amounted to “ethnic cleansing.” Fatou Bensouda, chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court at The Hague, has already opened a preliminary investigation into crimes against humanity, saying some “victims appeared to have been deliberately targeted on religious grounds.” A top U.N. official issued similar warnings during a recent visit to the ravaged capital, Bangui, telling reporters: “There is an ethnic-religious cleansing taking place. It must be stopped.”

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: africa; africanspring; antichristian; arabspring; boycotttimewarner; car; crusadesii; doublestandard; fightingback; islamicimperialism; islamonazism; muslim; revolution; timelies; waronchristianity
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Atrocities against Christians by Muslims are ignored. Christians counter-attacking against Muslims get wide coverage and condemnation, and calls for international intervention.

Personally, I think the C.A.R. Christians are walking into a trap.

Yes, the Muslims are just 15% of the population of CAR. But CAR borders Muslim-majority Chad and Sudan, and this gives them an excuse to invade CAR (to "protect the oppressed Muslims") and seize the northern oil fields

1 posted on 02/20/2014 6:20:19 AM PST by PapaBear3625
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good to see Christians and non Muslims rising up to the muslim butchers


2 posted on 02/20/2014 6:21:32 AM PST by The Right wing Infidel
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To: PapaBear3625

I love good news!

While it would be best that the moslems repent and convert and be saved (and they should be given a week or two to do so), we all know that they cannot be trusted as their religion commands them to lie.

The only way for peace to have a chance is for all the moslems to die.


3 posted on 02/20/2014 6:27:59 AM PST by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: PapaBear3625

Shoe is on the other foot now. Watch the UN throw a fit.


4 posted on 02/20/2014 6:28:57 AM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: PapaBear3625

Yeah, but when the fanatical towelhead bearded savages attacked and murdered Christians they didn’t give a danm!


5 posted on 02/20/2014 6:31:49 AM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: PapaBear3625

If you read your history, you’ll find that the Christian Crusades were the direct result of persecution of Christians living in Muslim countries.

So, the next time somebody points to the Crusades as an example of how utterly horrible Christians are, please just invoke Ronald Reagan and say, ‘Well, there you go again...’.


6 posted on 02/20/2014 6:33:28 AM PST by Quality_Not_Quantity (Liars use facts when the truth doesn't suit their purposes.)
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To: PapaBear3625

ohoh... muslims are now the victims... expect Obama and the UN to jump right in now!


7 posted on 02/20/2014 6:34:04 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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8 posted on 02/20/2014 6:35:22 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: John O
Egypt and Libya should've been lessons learned. These protests aren't about freedom or rights, they're about destroying civilization.

Violent protests aren't going to make the change to create anything better. In all of these countries, reasonable concessions were made, yet the protests become more radical and more bloodthirsty.

I'm sickened with what's going on in Syria and now Ukraine. By now, it should be obvious that Egypt got it right. It's going to take violent responses to stop this slide to global chaos.

9 posted on 02/20/2014 6:36:41 AM PST by grania
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To: PapaBear3625

Was there any Amnesty International outrage when the Christians were being macheted? Or how about all the torture and inhumanity in North Korea that Mark Levin was talking about at the beginning of his show last night?


10 posted on 02/20/2014 6:37:10 AM PST by Rodamala
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To: PapaBear3625
The Muslims of the Central African Republic Face a Deadly Purge

Well... Slime Magazine... where are the stories about ongoing atrocities by muslim knuckledraggers against Christians in Egypt, Pakistan, Iraq, Iran, Syria and every other muslim-dominated hellhole on earth?

11 posted on 02/20/2014 6:38:28 AM PST by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: PapaBear3625

Atrocities against the peaceful Muslims? Sucks to be them, I guess.


12 posted on 02/20/2014 6:39:44 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: PapaBear3625

Sounds to me like this is a good start...


13 posted on 02/20/2014 6:39:47 AM PST by babygene ( .)
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To: PapaBear3625
to the muslims (fuzzy wussies :)
"WHAT GOES AROUND; COMES AROUND."

14 posted on 02/20/2014 6:46:43 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: grania

Ukraine having essentially zero Muslims, I’m not sure how the conflict there is relevant.


15 posted on 02/20/2014 6:50:52 AM PST by Sherman Logan
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To: PapaBear3625

I’ll start to care about this when the world starts to care about the slaughter of Christians. I don’t know why, but I just can’t get my hands on the multitude of articles that TIME has published about the killing of Christians. /s


16 posted on 02/20/2014 6:52:48 AM PST by MNGal
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To: PapaBear3625

A (slightly) indirect result of fracking.


17 posted on 02/20/2014 6:53:00 AM PST by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: Sherman Logan

The conflict in the Ukraine is relevant and of even greater concern precisely because the Ukraine is not Muslim. It’s the same scenerio of starting out as a peaceful protest and rapidly escalating into chaos and total destruction. It’s not about changing things, it’s about destroying what exists and replacing it, by violent thugs who don’t seem to care about the rule of law or the civilization they’re destroying. Whenever that happens, just as in the Muslim dominated protests, the results are not going to be beneficial.


18 posted on 02/20/2014 6:58:09 AM PST by grania
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To: PapaBear3625

Nothing like a Christian crusade to exterminate Muslim vermin in the CAR. Go Crusaders!


19 posted on 02/20/2014 7:00:14 AM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: PapaBear3625

Translation from Time:

Christians are fighting back and giving as well as they get. The HORROR!


20 posted on 02/20/2014 7:07:36 AM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Army Air Corps

The head-chopping-happy moozlums are portrayed as “peaceful”. They are getting what they deserve for their long history of aggressively murdering others. They deserve to be dead in peace.


21 posted on 02/20/2014 7:15:56 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: PapaBear3625

Who pays the piper calls the tune. Amnesty International and the UN aren’t about human rights. They’re all about anti-Americanism, anti-capitalism and statism. In ecological terms they’re watermelons.


22 posted on 02/20/2014 7:19:49 AM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: PapaBear3625

We know where Obama stands on this.


23 posted on 02/20/2014 7:20:43 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: hal ogen

Yes, the Mohammedans peacefully lop-off heads and peacefully burn villages...in the name of peace. Yeah, that’s the ticket!


24 posted on 02/20/2014 7:23:13 AM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: hal ogen
The head-chopping-happy moozlums are portrayed as “peaceful”.

They ARE peaceful. Islam says peace will happen when there is absence of opposition to Islam. The jihadis are all energetically pursuing peace.

25 posted on 02/20/2014 7:31:22 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: grania

Wow. You consider those protesting in Kiev to be only “violent thugs who don’t seem to care about the rule of law or the civilization they’re destroying.”

I’ve seen no evidence of this, only of extreme government repression and some degree of protestor retaliation.

I guess the same applies to those at Tienanmen Square. Anybody who protests against tyrannical governments must be crushed to protect civilization.

This POV would have brought a screeching halt to the American Revolution, you known. OTOH, for the initially similar French Revolution this POV was exactly right.


26 posted on 02/20/2014 7:35:24 AM PST by Sherman Logan
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To: PapaBear3625

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27 posted on 02/20/2014 7:40:56 AM PST by tomkat
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To: PapaBear3625
"Atrocities against Christians by Muslims are ignored. Christians counter-attacking against Muslims get wide coverage and condemnation, and calls for international intervention."

Kind of makes you wonder who the major funders of Amnesty International are and if that just might effect their reports. The media always severs mammon.

28 posted on 02/20/2014 7:46:21 AM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: Sherman Logan
Ukraine's in a tough place. If they end up with the EU, Germany ends up with their banking interests controlling the people and the resources, just like Portugal and Greece.

These are not peaceful protestors we're seeing, burning down an historic city and using a truce as a way to extend the violence.

Didn't a majority vote for the government they have?

29 posted on 02/20/2014 7:46:56 AM PST by grania
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To: grania

Not from reports. There was probable vote fraud and now illegal power grabbing by the President. Sorta on the same lines as what we have here.


30 posted on 02/20/2014 8:10:22 AM PST by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It is not our job to protect the people from the consequences of ingtheir political choices.")
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To: grania

I agree Ukraine is in a tough place.

I suspect from the perspective of the protesters, being gobbled up yet again by the Russian bear is a lot more problematic than enduring the soft embrace of Euro banksters.

Europeans, after all, have never killed many millions of Ukrainians. Russians have, within the last century.

Enemy of my enemy and all that.


31 posted on 02/20/2014 8:23:43 AM PST by Sherman Logan
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To: PapaBear3625

When Time writes even one story about the Christian genocide in the Middle East, I will begin to care.


32 posted on 02/20/2014 8:40:22 AM PST by denydenydeny (Admiration of absolute government is proportionate to the contempt one has for others.-Tocqueville)
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To: PapaBear3625

Love to see a “purge “ of them here too


33 posted on 02/20/2014 8:48:14 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: PapaBear3625

UN Analysis:
Muslim atrocities = good.
Christian pushback = bad.


34 posted on 02/20/2014 9:03:34 AM PST by Albion Wilde (The less a man knows, the more certain he is that he knows it all.)
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To: PapaBear3625
Amnesty International is a fraud. They are the first the criticise Israel but are silent over stonings in Saudi Arabia.
35 posted on 02/20/2014 9:07:39 AM PST by Sam Gamgee (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't. - Patton)
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To: Quality_Not_Quantity

The Crusades were a mixed bag, but they were indeed a defensive war.


36 posted on 02/20/2014 9:08:11 AM PST by Sam Gamgee (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't. - Patton)
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To: PapaBear3625

“ethnic cleansing” Um, no. Self defense.

Islam is a religion unless its really a criminal enterprise.

“The arrow that they intended for others has entered their own liver.”


37 posted on 02/20/2014 9:25:12 AM PST by Pete from Shawnee Mission
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To: PapaBear3625

Now that the CAR Christians are showing their teeth no one is going to bother their oil fields——they just have to dig in and continue to defend themselves.


38 posted on 02/20/2014 10:06:43 AM PST by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: PapaBear3625

Purge the Satanists.


39 posted on 02/20/2014 10:53:17 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: PapaBear3625

The best way to end this is to ensure that the ‘anti-balaka’ group is well and properly armed. Sooner or later, the hostilities will diminish.


40 posted on 02/20/2014 10:55:33 AM PST by RobinOfKingston (Democrats--the party of Evil. Republicans--the party of Stupid.)
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To: Hoosier-Daddy
Sorta on the same lines as what we have here.

Sorta? The parallels are uncanny. Romney = the soft socialism of the EU. BO = the hard Marxism choice. Some choice, eh?

41 posted on 02/20/2014 12:27:42 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: PapaBear3625

According to the article, the muslim “rebels” were supported by Muslim soldiers from the Armies of Chad and Sudan - overthrowing the CAR government, installing a muslim president and systematically discriminating against and attacking non-muslims - an extension of the jihad that the government of Sudan has been conducting since back when they were hosting Usama bin Laden. Since the Government of Sudan is the employer of Barak’s brother Malik Obama, I’d guess our government will make another stand in defense of the jihadis.


42 posted on 02/20/2014 1:08:43 PM PST by BeauBo
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To: The Right wing Infidel

Gee...

Moslems getting a taste of their own medicine... What a shame... Not.

Don’t stop till they’re gone.


43 posted on 02/20/2014 1:31:01 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Quality_Not_Quantity

When you get a chance, read Spencer’s Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam and the Crusades.

The moslems and the left HATE the guy; ergo, he’s over the tarrget.


44 posted on 02/20/2014 1:32:33 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: BeauBo
According to the article, the muslim “rebels” were supported by Muslim soldiers from the Armies of Chad and Sudan - overthrowing the CAR government, installing a muslim president and systematically discriminating against and attacking non-muslims - an extension of the jihad that the government of Sudan has been conducting since back when they were hosting Usama bin Laden. Since the Government of Sudan is the employer of Barak’s brother Malik Obama, I’d guess our government will make another stand in defense of the jihadis.

The pattern seems to be:

(1) Muslims go into an area.

(2) When numbers are sufficient, they attempt to take over.

(3) If there is resistance or push-back, the imams screech "Muslims are being oppressed", and motivate Muslims from all over to converge to the place where resistance is happening.

This is why I said in my first comment, that I think this is an attempt to provide an excuse for Chad and Sudan to invade.

45 posted on 02/20/2014 2:23:44 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: PapaBear3625

This is probably another Goldstone type report replete with anti-western propaganda and outright lies. I even think Amnesty International contributed to the creation of the Goldstone lies.


46 posted on 02/20/2014 2:33:27 PM PST by Track9 (hey Kalid.. kalid.. bang you're dead)
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To: PapaBear3625

The muslims have sowed the wind and shall now reap the whirlwind.


47 posted on 02/20/2014 2:46:28 PM PST by MeganC (Support Matt Bevin to oust Mitch McConnell! https://mattbevin.com/)
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To: PapaBear3625

Was Time-Lies-Warner-Turner surprised that Islamists conquered the nation to begin with?

After all, Time famously declared God to be “dead” in the 1960s.


48 posted on 02/20/2014 3:11:19 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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49 posted on 02/20/2014 4:55:00 PM PST by RedMDer
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To: John O

Why should it only be a week or two? Conversions like this often taker months or years. What happens to those who do convert; how are we supposed to act towards them then? What happens to those who instead decide to become agnostic, Hindu, Sufi, Buddhist, Animist, Pagan or something else? Not saying I don’t support African Christians taking out he trash when they have to - I definitely do - but how would that work?


50 posted on 02/20/2014 5:25:48 PM PST by freedom462
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