Women buried alive in 'honour' killings

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Kelly Martin
Women buried alive in 'honour' killings


Kelly Martin

OMG!!! Why does Canada have diplomatic relations with this country?


ISLAMABAD–A Pakistani lawmaker defended a decision by southwestern tribesmen to bury five women alive because they wanted to choose their own husbands, telling stunned members of Parliament this week to spare him their outrage.

"These are centuries-old traditions and I will continue to defend them," Israr Ullah Zehri, who represents Baluchistan province, said Saturday. "Only those who indulge in immoral acts should be afraid.''

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M. Spector M. Spector's picture

Why do we have diplomatic relations with the USA, which killed 90 women and children in air strikes in Afghanistan a couple of weeks ago, and maintains torture chambers in countries around the globe?

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Maysie Maysie's picture

OMG! Kelly!

What point are you trying to make? That you're such a great supporter of women from Pakistan? I don't think so.

I'm closing this thread, which is not an invitation to open another one like it, Kelly.

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