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Boko Haram Leader an ‘Obscenity’: Nobel Laureate Soyinka
Al Arabiya ^ | 5/14

Posted on 05/16/2014 2:43:27 AM PDT by nickcarraway

Nigerian Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has described Boko Haram’s leader as an “obscenity” who is likely to be incapable of dialogue, as the government considers opening talks with the Islamists over the more than 200 abducted schoolgirls.

The winner of the 1986 Nobel Prize for Literature told AFP by phone from Los Angeles that Boko Haram chief Abubakar Shekau was “high on religion and drugs”.

“For me, we are dealing with a sub-human species,” Soyinka said. “How do you dialogue with that kind of obscenity?”

(Excerpt) Read more at english.alarabiya.net ...


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1 posted on 05/16/2014 2:43:27 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Time for the hop and pop boys. ST6.


2 posted on 05/16/2014 3:28:07 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: nickcarraway

It is interesting that a man from Academe is saying things like this. Perhaps he’ll wake up a few in our Academic Left, among whom he has spent a fair amount of time, based on a quick look at his Wikipedia entry.


3 posted on 05/16/2014 4:00:06 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: nickcarraway

It’s 2014 and muslims still own and profit from slavery and selling slaves.


4 posted on 05/16/2014 4:42:54 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (Government by Gun Point.)
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To: BuffaloJack

It’s 2014 and muslims still own and profit from slavery and selling black slaves.


5 posted on 05/16/2014 4:43:59 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (ItÂ’s 2014 and muslims still own and profit from slavery and selling slaves.)
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To: nickcarraway
"The winner of the 1986 Nobel Prize for Literature told AFP by phone from Los Angeles that Boko Haram chief Abubakar Shekau was 'high on religion and drugs'."

Meanwhile--the Western Nations are "high on religion", viz. Leftist goupthink. I don't know about drugs.

6 posted on 05/16/2014 4:46:11 AM PDT by Savage Beast (Hubris and denial overwhelm Western Civilization. Nemesis and tragedy always follow.)
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To: FreedomPoster

To the “Academic Left” this is just part of breaking things down to open doors for the changes they want.


7 posted on 05/16/2014 4:58:35 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: nickcarraway

How do you “dialogue” with such vermin? Simple. Send in your “diplomats.” If Heckler & Koch are busy, there’s always Smith & Wesson.


8 posted on 05/16/2014 5:27:37 AM PDT by IronJack
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