Thursday, November 30, 2006

Tuition... Taliban Style...

I used to see a bumpersticker that read "If you think education is expensive, you should try ignorance".
Well, Islamofascists just upped the price... again...
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Disembowelled, then torn apart: The price of daring to teach girls
By Kim Sengupta in Ghazni, Afghanistan
Published: 29 November 2006
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The gunmen came at night to drag Mohammed Halim away from his home, in front of his crying children and his wife begging for mercy.
The 46-year-old schoolteacher tried to reassure his family that he would return safely. But his life was over, he was part-disembowelled and then torn apart with his arms and legs tied to motorbikes, the remains put on display as a warning to others against defying Taliban orders to stop educating girls.
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AND DO NOT FORGET THAT WHEN WE WENT INTO AFGHANISTAN A FEW YEARS AGO 2 OUT OF 3 AFGHAN GIRLS UNDER THE AGE OF 11 WERE MARRIED. NOT ONLY ARE THEY DEPRIVED OF THE MOST BASIC EDUCATION THEY ARE SOLD INTO SLAVERY.

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