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Sjoerd Westenborg's Avatar Comment 1 by Sjoerd Westenborg

I wonder what percentage of suicides of this category is actual suicide, and not a way to get rid of an unwanted 'piece of property'.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 19:45:50 UTC | #927079

Obi wan kolobi's Avatar Comment 2 by Obi wan kolobi

Islam. What a religion.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 19:46:30 UTC | #927080

TerryStokeB's Avatar Comment 3 by TerryStokeB

So this is Sharia. How contemptible.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 19:55:10 UTC | #927086

chawinwords's Avatar Comment 4 by chawinwords

Justice would be feeding the judge and the rapist a slow but effective rat poison cocktail. It is simply hard for a modern person to comprehend such ancient tribal barbarity still considered today by anybody, including a wacko religious judge.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 20:14:25 UTC | #927093

Wokkie's Avatar Comment 5 by Wokkie

We must respect these things of course. All cultures are equal. Who are we to say that this is bad? Ethics can only come from god and he clearly wants it like this.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 20:16:27 UTC | #927094

Mr Blue Sky's Avatar Comment 6 by Mr Blue Sky

What a sick society we have in Morrocco and other eastern islamic ruled places

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 20:34:26 UTC | #927099

aroundtown's Avatar Comment 7 by aroundtown

These skunks have become the underbelly of woe. They have no decency left and their crimes generally go unpunished or not even repudiated. They have become lower than a snakes belly and I cannot believe they have the gall to cast dispersions on anybody in light of their present condition. This Judge is nothing more than a supremely ignorant fool who has cost an innocent little child her life and I doubt he has the brain power to even be aware of his condition. They are not sliding back into the dark ages, they are running there at full speed.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 20:42:38 UTC | #927101

Sjoerd Westenborg's Avatar Comment 8 by Sjoerd Westenborg

Most comments under the original article speak of outrage. Some go off topic and discuss the Bible, Koran and atheism. All fine.

Then this comment by Islamic man came up. I think I died a little inside.

Please Americans do not judge. Us Muslims and believers of Islam do things the Islamic way and the Holy book guides us everyday on how to live a moral and faithful life. This may be confusion to non believers, but assure you that if you were Muslim, marrying your rapist makes total sense. Americans are not of our faith and therefore ignorant of what is right and wrong. May Allah forgive this woman of committing this un-Islamic and coward like act.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 20:45:03 UTC | #927102

sciencemd68's Avatar Comment 9 by sciencemd68

Wow. Positively a new low, being able to justify marrying your rapist. With spin like that, he could land a job with the republican party.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 21:04:37 UTC | #927106

strangebrew's Avatar Comment 10 by strangebrew

It mentions in the article...

this type of forced marriage is rooted in local rural traditions to safeguard the honor of girls who are raped.

Is there any doubt that Sharia is at the root of this fucking insanity...?

And yet 'Catweazle insists the the introduction of Sharia law in Blighty is a mighty fine xian inspired inclusive and respectful thing to promote....the man is a blithering clown...maybe a totally goofy one that enjoys fucking contemplating question marks...but a ignorant eyebrow challenged clown all the same!

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 21:15:27 UTC | #927108

Neodarwinian's Avatar Comment 11 by Neodarwinian

Every day in every way religion poisons everything!!

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 21:18:58 UTC | #927109

InYourFaceNewYorker's Avatar Comment 13 by InYourFaceNewYorker

Where did you see this?

Comment 8 by Sjoerd Westenborg :

Most comments under the original article speak of outrage. Some go off topic and discuss the Bible, Koran and atheism. All fine.

Then this comment by Islamic man came up. I think I died a little inside.

Please Americans do not judge. Us Muslims and believers of Islam do things the Islamic way and the Holy book guides us everyday on how to live a moral and faithful life. This may be confusion to non believers, but assure you that if you were Muslim, marrying your rapist makes total sense. Americans are not of our faith and therefore ignorant of what is right and wrong. May Allah forgive this woman of committing this un-Islamic and coward like act.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 21:43:22 UTC | #927115

Quiddam's Avatar Comment 14 by Quiddam

Is there any doubt that Sharia is at the root of this fucking insanity...?

Yes.

Religion is the root.

All Abrahamic religions share the same insanity, but the Jews and Christians have (mostly) been dragged kicking and screaming into some sense of enlightenment by secular societies. Muslims still practice the evil shit that's in their scripture

Deuteronomy 22:28-29

22:28 If a man find a damsel that is a virgin, which is not betrothed, and lay hold on her, and lie with her, and they be found; 22:29 Then the man that lay with her shall give unto the damsel's father fifty shekels of silver, and she shall be his wife; because he hath humbled her, he may not put her away all his days

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 21:46:07 UTC | #927116

Sjoerd Westenborg's Avatar Comment 15 by Sjoerd Westenborg

Comment 13 by InYourFaceNewYorker :

Where did you see this?

Hey Julie, under the Read more link. Comment 22 I believe.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 22:06:01 UTC | #927120

Triton's Avatar Comment 16 by Triton

I cannot say anything that any of you haven't already said about this, I simply want to add my voice to those who find this to be a horrible tragedy. As a father to a wonderful daughter, I am outraged, sick, and stunned that a person in a position such as a judge could take such an action. That judge should be punished the same as the rapist himself. My best wishes to the girl's family....

William

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 22:10:01 UTC | #927122

Peter Grant's Avatar Comment 17 by Peter Grant

Moroccan girl commits suicide after being forced to marry her rapist http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/03/14/200577.html

I cannot imagine any ruling more precisely calculated to have this result. This is just another form of "honour" killing and the judge is guilty of murder.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 22:25:35 UTC | #927125

Virgin Mary's Avatar Comment 18 by Virgin Mary

This isn't islam. This is just a bunch of old, inbred, troll-faced, incestuous sodomites pushing their interpretation of old tribal nonsense onto a girl of the 21st century. It is absolutely sickening but just like half of what happens in Afghanistan under the name of islam, it isn't actually islam at all.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 22:42:51 UTC | #927130

aquilacane's Avatar Comment 19 by aquilacane

The judge should be tried as an accomplice to childrape and manslaughter.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 22:46:02 UTC | #927131

Wokkie's Avatar Comment 20 by Wokkie

Comment 18 by Virgin Mary :

This isn't islam. This is just a bunch of old, inbred, troll-faced, incestuous sodomites pushing their interpretation of old tribal nonsense onto a girl of the 21st century. It is absolutely sickening but just like half of what happens in Afghanistan under the name of islam, it isn't actually islam at all.

Yes, and who do you think made this Islam thing up?

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 23:00:11 UTC | #927138

xmaseveeve's Avatar Comment 21 by xmaseveeve

Comment 8, Sjoerd,

Yes, I'm afraid I scrolled down as well, and that comment really upset me too. Someone also said Athiest Mike was misquoting the Bible! (He wasn't, of course.) My blood pressure won't take reading any more of the comments after the OP.

In yourfacenewyorker baby, take a deep breath before you read this vitriolic apologism. I'm afraid I'm going to have to go back on and post again. But what do you say to such morons?

Peter Grant is spot on. Imagine how much her in-laws must have hated this girl for trying to file rape charges against their thug of a son? The judge delivered her into their hands. This is Sharia in action. If this was not murder, it was constructive murder. This poor girl must have felt like a piece of rubbish all her short life. What a tragedy.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 23:04:48 UTC | #927140

Metamag's Avatar Comment 22 by Metamag

Comment 8 by Sjoerd Westenborg :

Most comments under the original article speak of outrage. Some go off topic and discuss the Bible, Koran and atheism. All fine.

Then this comment by Islamic man came up. I think I died a little inside.

Please Americans do not judge. Us Muslims and believers of Islam do things the Islamic way and the Holy book guides us everyday on how to live a moral and faithful life. This may be confusion to non believers, but assure you that if you were Muslim, marrying your rapist makes total sense. Americans are not of our faith and therefore ignorant of what is right and wrong. May Allah forgive this woman of committing this un-Islamic and coward like act.

I have seen this exact attitude thousands of times, by both islamists and western liberals so its about basic education on what is religion, how and why it was created, what is morality, how religion shits on the word and concept of morality etc. etc.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 23:06:45 UTC | #927143

the great teapot's Avatar Comment 23 by the great teapot

As a single atheist man, what would the judges view be if a nonmuslim/ arab had raped her? I suspect atheist rapists are considered too immoral to provide the woman with the necessary redemption.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 23:12:01 UTC | #927148

the great teapot's Avatar Comment 24 by the great teapot

What is the punishment for a judge being raped, surely honour demands the stoning of the victim.

I wonder how this judge has taken the news of the womans suicide, he must be so proud of himself. Not even the worlds biggest moron would be unaware of the missjustice he has meeted out.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 23:16:31 UTC | #927149

xmaseveeve's Avatar Comment 25 by xmaseveeve

Oh, what's the use? I'm made about three posts there but - no more. It's sickening that people can actually defend this treatment of women and children. She was 16. They don't care.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 23:20:17 UTC | #927153

Philoctetes                                        's Avatar Comment 26 by Philoctetes

Let's not be seen to be islamophobic here. We have one or two beams in our eyes? In future can we expect a papal bull requiring violated altar boys to conduct a gay marriage with their fiddly priests (when they've reached the age of consent of course - Oh yes and not sanctified in church)??

What am I thinking? This will never happen, the RC insists on monogamy and how is a perky, pallid, paedo priest to chose from so many victims. Prayer I guess? "Oh god, please guide me towards the best looking, most submissive, ......"

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 23:36:37 UTC | #927157

ZenDruid's Avatar Comment 27 by ZenDruid

All women in those benighted tribes, young or old, need access to an 'underground railroad' to bring them to safety and sanity.

In the meantime, those males who will never mature beyond the snotty and obnoxious little boys they seem to be... may they all spill their seed uselessly.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 23:45:52 UTC | #927160

xmaseveeve's Avatar Comment 28 by xmaseveeve

Philoctetes,

I am an Islamophobe. Oddly enough, in the comments following the report, it's the biblically-blinded who seem to be defending this, because not to do so would require them to admit the Bible is wrong. They are cognitive contortionists.

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 23:49:51 UTC | #927163

Smegmar's Avatar Comment 29 by Smegmar

We don't know what marriage means in that community. Is this the only case? What do other victims of rape (there) think about this kind of punishment? Hard to judge not knowing anything about their way of life. It is a tragedy what happened there, but that's all we can say. It is typical for people from America or from England to judge easily other cultures because they don't know anything about them. That's how you become a (neo)colonialist.

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 00:08:56 UTC | #927177

QuestioningKat's Avatar Comment 30 by QuestioningKat

but it led to more suffering in the unwelcoming home of her rapist/husband’s family.

This implies more abuse of some sort took place. Yes an underground railroad is needed!

This logic is so backward I cannot understand it. Say someone steals your money, are you then to give the thief all your money?

Also, boycott Morocco. Anything to do with the country is off limits. If a fashion photo shoot has taken place in the country, do not buy the product. Force these countries to change. No matter what someone's beliefs are, money speaks louder and motivates more than someone's religion.

Edit: http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/03/14/200577.html

OMG read comment 22.

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 00:12:05 UTC | #927178