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  • ISIS: Enslaving, Having Sex With 'Unbelieving' Women, Girls Is OK [Sen Feinstein?]

    12/12/2014 10:45:52 PM PST · by Steelfish · 53 replies
    CNN ^ | December 12, 2013 | Greg Botelho
    ISIS: Enslaving, Having Sex With 'Unbelieving' Women, Girls Is OK By Greg Botelho, CNN December 12, 2014 ISIS produces a document, "Questions and Answers on Taking Captives and Slaves" It has been posted online, and armed men distributed it to residents of Mosul In it, ISIS claims the Quran justifies taking non-Muslim women and girls captive It also says they can be sold as "property," and that sex with captive girls is permissible (CNN) -- Can you take non-Muslim women and children captive? Yes, says ISIS. Can you have sex with them, even prepubescent girls? Yes, according to the Islamist...
  • Muslim Cleric Urges Poor Women to Become Sex-Slaves

    04/04/2014 4:14:39 AM PDT · by markomalley · 35 replies
    Raymond Ibrahim ^ | 4/3/2014 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Within the context of keeping the Syrian jihad alive, it seems there is no end to the attempts of some Islamic clerics to legitimize otherwise forbidden behavior in order to gratify the sexual urges of the jihadis and keep them fighting Syrian president Bashar Assad.First, there was the now infamous “sex-jihad” fatwa, which holds that any Muslim woman who willingly allows her body to be used by the sexually-deprived jihadis becomes herself a jihadi, if not a “martyr,” deserving of all the honor and rewards associated with those titles.  (Much has been written about the sex jihad, including videotaped testimonials—and...
  • Girl, 9, Sells Lemonade to End Slavery, Customers "Pay What You Want"

    08/02/2013 1:03:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Friday, Aug 2, 2013 | Lisa Fernandez
    Vivienne Harr has already been garnering headlines for selling lemonade for 365 consecutive days – including on Day 173 at New York City’s Times Square – and raising exactly $101,320 that she donated to a nonprofit dedicated to ending child slavery. But now, the 9-year-old girl from Marin County’s Fairfax, a 40-minute drive from San Francisco, is stepping up her game, again, if that’s even possible. Last month, she began rolling out her mother’s recipe for organic, Fair Trade, “tunnel pasteurized” lemonade, bottled in Michigan and shipped to 70 mostly locally owned, organic shops in California and Oregon. On Friday,...
  • US Child Sex Slave Victim Witnesses Depend on DOJ for Food Shelter - Funds Go to Slackers

    08/01/2012 10:34:20 AM PDT · by maggiesnotebook · 2 replies
    Maggie's Notebook ^ | 7-31-12 | Maggie@MaggiesNotebook
    Child human trafficking victims in the U.S. who have been used as sex slaves, but are now under U.S. protection as witnesses, take a back seat to other important expenditures. I'm guessing feeding America's slackers is the problem - those in the SNAP program, through Electronic Benefit Cards (EBT) - translation: food stamps, those who feed off of taxpayers and needn't prove they are worthy. Since there is no money to feed the "witnesses," the human traffickers often go free. This isn't only about children smuggled across our borders. Some are Americans. Think about that. Children...needed to witness against those...
  • Should Black America Get Reparations?

    05/29/2012 12:30:03 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 80 replies
    NewsOne For Black America ^ | May 16, 2012 | Kirsten West Savali
    Reparations. That single word has the power to bring forth memories of slave screams, blood-shed, lynching, raping and the unrepentant theft of generations of successful Black families by the United States of America. It also has the power to breed resentment, as the 40 acres and a mule that Black Americans were promised by General William Sherman at the close of the American Civil War were snatched away by President Andrew Johnson and returned to their White owners. Watch the 2008 presidential hopefuls debate whether African Americans should receive reparations here: (VIDEO AT LINK) Primarily left landless, fragmented, disconnected from...
  • Twenty Questions About Pornography. This Is A Test.

    12/18/2010 8:01:19 AM PST · by IbJensen · 247 replies · 2+ views
    Right Side News ^ | December 18, 2010 | Phyllis Chesler
    Pornography has invaded the world’s imagination. It is everywhere: On the Internet, in films, in movies, in rap music videos. Five-year-old girls dress and are taught to behave like pornography stars in order to win beauty contests. Ten- to twelve-year-old girls both dress and behave like the pornographic images that surround them—and they provide sexual services to young boys. Opera—high culture—has also been increasingly “sexed up.” I have seen productions of “Carmen” and “Lulu” in which the lead diva was half-naked and in which she, too, sang the role as if she was a contemporary pornography star and prostitute. No,...
  • The man who speaks to you of sacrifice, speaks of slaves and masters

    President Obama and the left like to talk about sacrifice as if it is some sort of patriotic duty to let the government take your hard earned money and give it to another. For instance: You have the right to drive a Chevy Volt if you choose. But why should the government subsidize that choice by taking money from the pockets of your fellow citizens to support your choice? If you want to drive a car that costs $41,000.00 so be it but you better be able to pay for it without expecting a subsidy from your neighbor. I received...
  • America's Barbaric History

    04/28/2010 11:12:50 AM PDT · by bs9021 · 25 replies · 821+ views
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | April 28, 2010 | Malcolm A. Kline
    America’s Barbaric History Malcolm A. Kline, April 28, 2010 Those politicians and pedagogues who agitate for slavery reparations in the United States should consider what would happen if the descendants of slaves around the world sought the same from the countries in which their ancestors were enslaved. “Just as Europeans enslaved Africans, North Africans enslaved Europeans—more Europeans than there were Africans enslaved in the United States and in the 13 colonies from which it was formed,” economist Thomas Sowell writes. “The treatment of white galley slaves was even worse than the treatment of black slaves picking cotton.” “But there are...
  • Ling and Lee: Let's Remember Why They are There

    06/09/2009 11:26:29 AM PDT · by CMoran325 · 10 replies · 759+ views
    Clearly Nebulous ^ | June 9, 2009 | Colette Moran
    Some of those in conservative circles predicted chirping crickets from the liberals regarding the incarceration of Laura Ling and Euna Lee by the North Korean government. They made snide remarks that the libs cared more about foreign terrorists being pampered by the U.S. than two Americans being sentenced to 12 years of hard labor for unspecified crimes.Thankfully, this is not true, and it seems that there is bipartisan support for the immediate release of these two women. But the question will be, how will the current administration handle the situation? As Gotham Chopra wrote on the Huffington Post:"Considering the unprecedented stakes and...
  • TULSA: Sex trafficking opposition grows

    04/23/2009 9:08:56 AM PDT · by Victory111 · 6 replies · 564+ views
    Tulsa Today ^ | 4-23-09 | Emily Hunt
    No civilized sane human would support slavery so how does trafficking in humans for sex continue worldwide? The practice is growing, but hundreds declared in Tulsa Friday that they will stand in opposition. They will contribute time and money to raise awareness and save victims. They will engage to stop this hidden smuggling that goes on in every one of the 50 states in America.
  • 5 arrested in Metro prostitution ring bust (MN Hispanics)

    03/10/2008 7:51:30 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 22 replies · 1,817+ views ^ | 3/10/08 | Nicole Muehlhausen
    Five people have been taken into custody after police said broke up a prostitution ring in the Twin Cities. Officials confirmed raids conducted in Bloomington and Minneapolis last week, were connected to a yearlong prostitution investigation. In Bloomington, a home in a quiet neighborhood across the street from Thomas Jefferson High School was one of the locations of the raid. State and federal authorities said the home served as a brothel, where men bought sex and the women were kept under watch. Police said the ringleaders sold sex with women they picked up at the airport. During 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS’...
  • Serbia: Muslim Prosecutor Arrested For Using Sex-Slaves ("Religion of Peace" Alert!)

    11/20/2007 7:02:25 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 9 replies · 1,234+ views
    SERBIANNA ^ | November 19, 2007 | SERBIANNA
    Serbia: Muslim prosecutor arrested for using sex-slaves November 19, 2007 SERBIANNA Serbia's chief prosecutor has arrested regional vice prosecutor in the Muslim dominated region of Novi Pazar for misuse of office. The charge alleges that Senad Palamara is implicated in a human trafficking ring in Novi Pazar and was the "user" of sexual services of the trafficked women that were available in a JetSet night club in the Serbian city of Sombor. The indictment says that during period from December 2005 to July 2007 Palamara repeatedly had sex with a 25 year old Marija K who was forced into prostitution...
  • Does “Freedom” Mean Freedom From Slavery? - A glaring omission.

    02/05/2007 5:00:25 PM PST · by neverdem · 2 replies · 909+ views
    National Review Online ^ | February 05, 2007 | John R. Miller
    February 05, 2007, 0:00 a.m. Does “Freedom” Mean Freedom From Slavery?A glaring omission. By John R. Miller Freedom House released its ratings in January on the status of freedom in countries around the world. The ratings produced the usual smug smiles from those highly rated and the usual whining and wailing from governments criticized. But no one has commented on a gap in the annual report that has been evident for years. Once again, as in the past, there is no mention of how countries are doing in fighting the antithesis of freedom: slavery. Look at this and other...
  • Lawsuit Claims UAE Rules Enslaved Young Boys

    09/13/2006 7:01:07 PM PDT · by Clemenza · 31 replies · 1,112+ views
    AP ^ | 9/13/06 | Matt Sedensky
    Rulers of the United Arab Emirates were accused in a lawsuit of enslaving tens of thousands of boys over three decades and forcing them to work as jockeys in the popular sport of camel racing. The lawsuit was filed last week by unnamed parents of boys suspected of being abducted, sold and enslaved. They claim more than 30,000 boys could have been victimized and seek class-action status. The lawsuit alleges Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, the crown prince of Dubai, and Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid al Maktoum, the deputy ruler, were the most active perpetrators. The lawsuit was filed...
  • Muslim Charity Jamet-al-Dawa connected to slave trade

    05/24/2006 6:28:48 AM PDT · by The Lumster · 6 replies · 884+ views
    Help Pakistan Children ^ | May 20, 2006 | Pastor David
    Can you imagine the rush of emotion you'd feel if your 8-year-old son, who had been kidnapped six months earlier, suddenly appeared at your door after you'd given up hope of ever seeing him again? In Pakistan just a fews days ago, I was repeatedly blessed to witness parents experience that thrill as we returned their abducted children. As the father in the above photos told us as he clung to his son, "It is a miracle." Indeed it was. Let me tell you how it happened. For those of you who haven't been following the unfolding story over the...
  • Reunited: boys saved from slavers [Christian children captured by Muslim slave-traders]

    05/21/2006 11:28:08 AM PDT · by Alouette · 30 replies · 1,682+ views
    Times Online ^ | May 21, 2006 | Marie Colvin
    A SENIOR member of an Islamic organisation linked to Al-Qaeda is funding his activities through the kidnapping of Christian children who are sold into slavery in Pakistan. The Sunday Times has established that Gul Khan, a wealthy militant who uses the base of Jamaat-ud Daawa (JUD) near Lahore, is behind a cruel trade in boys aged six to 12. They are abducted from remote Christian villages in the Punjab and fetch nearly Ł1,000 each from buyers who consign them to a life of misery in domestic servitude or in the sex trade.
  • U.S. angry over U.N. membership policy

    12/07/2004 11:43:18 PM PST · by kattracks · 14 replies · 772+ views ^ | 12/08/04 | GEORGE GEDDA, AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Most people would say countries that tolerate slavery should be ineligible for membership on the U.N. Commission on Human Rights. Same goes for those guilty of crimes against humanity. The presumption is that egregious rights violators have no business on a commission whose prime purpose is supposed to be to protect rights. But in a report last week, a U.N. panel established by Secretary-General Kofi Annan rejected the notion that there should be any standards at all for membership on the Human Rights Commission. That means Sudan need not worry about losing its seat on the 53-member...
  • Swedish Children for Sale

    11/29/2004 10:34:08 AM PST · by rang1995 · 32 replies · 1,857+ views
    frontpagemagazine ^ | 11/29/04 | Ilya Meyer
    Swedish Children for Sale By Ilya Meyer | November 29, 2004 In June 2004, Swedish mother Elizabeth Krantz's five children were kidnapped from Sweden by Krantz's estranged Palestinian husband Ismail Nowajah. The children -- Adam, Amina, Zakarias, Miriam and Sara -- range in age from six to sixteen. They were taken to the Gaza Strip against their will and in contravention of Swedish law and have since been incarcerated in separate locations. Their mother, from a small town outside Gothenburg on Sweden's west coast, has custody of the children, with visitation rights granted to her estranged husband. Ismail Nowajah...
  • UN declares 2004 "The International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery."

    01/11/2004 1:09:57 PM PST · by yankeedame · 11 replies · 215+ views
    BBC On Line ^ | Saturday, 10 January, 2004 | staff writer
    Last Updated: Saturday, 10 January, 2004, 15:13 GMT UN opens slavery remembrance year Unesco wants to encourage teaching about slavery The United Nations has launched its International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery. A ceremony was held in the Ghanaian port of Cape Coast, once one of the most active slave trading centres. Unesco head Koichiro Matsuura, who is visiting the west African state, said slavery was a tragedy which had remained unrecognised for many years. But one campaigning organisation cautioned that slavery had not been abolished completely around the world. The Anti-Slavery International group is working with Unesco,...
  • Author of Saudi Curriculums Advocates Slavery ("Slavery is a part of Islam," prominent scholar says)

    11/09/2003 10:36:09 AM PST · by Alouette · 72 replies · 13,474+ views
    Saudi Information Agency ^ | Nov. 7, 2003 | Ali Al-Ahmed
    (Washington)… November 7, 2003 …The main author of the Saudi religious curriculum expressed his unequivocal support for the legalization of slavery in one of his lectures recorded on a cassette and obtained exclusively by SIA news. Leading government cleric Sheikh Saleh Al-Fawzan is the author of the religious books currently used to teach 5 million Saudi students, both within the and in Saudi schools aboard – including those in the Washington, D.C. metro area. “Slavery is a part of Islam,” he says in the tape, adding: “Slavery is part of jihad, and jihad will remain as long there is Islam.”...