Savage Religious Beliefs: The Abuse Of Women

BY Herschel Smith
2 years, 3 months ago

Fresh from a sermon today where the pastor said, “Don’t you ever strike a woman and call yourself a Christian” (a statement with which I heartily agree), we read this:

A shot rings out, but the burqa-clad woman sitting on the rocky ground does not respond.

The man pointing a rifle at her from a few feet away lets loose another round, but still there is no reaction.

He fires a third shot, and finally the woman slumps backwards.

But the man fires another shot.

And another. And another.

Nine shots in all.

Around him, dozens of men on a hillside cheer: “God is great!”

Officials in Afghanistan, where the amateur video was filmed, believe the woman was executed because two Taliban commanders had a dispute over her, according to the governor of the province where the killing took place.

Both apparently had some kind of relationship with the woman, said Parwan province governor Abdul Basir Salangi.

“In order to save face,” they accused her of adultery, Salangi said.

Then they “faked a court to decide about the fate of this woman and in one hour, they executed the woman,” he added.

Both Taliban commanders were subsequently killed by a third Taliban commander, Salangi said.

“We went there to investigate and we are still looking for people who were involved in this brutal act,” he said.

It is not clear from the video when it was filmed.

The killing took place in the village of Qimchok, not far north of the capital Kabul.

Just as troubling is the fact that this occurred not far from the so-called capital of Afghanistan.  And was it ever really in doubt what would happen if we failed to kill the enemy before withdrawing from Afghanistan?



  • Charles Thornton

    “… was it ever really in doubt what would happen if we failed to kill the enemy before withdrawing from Afghanistan?”

    So what’s your solution Herschel? You can’t stop this kind of 5th-century savagery by military force.

    My wife had a great idea shortly after we invaded Afghanistan. She wanted to wire every hovel in the country for high-speed internet, give ‘em all computers and expose every man, woman and child to the 21st century.

  • http://www.captainsjournal.com/ Herschel Smith

    The post serves two purposes. First, it communicates my own views as to the savagery of Islam’s treatment of women. I don’t propose that we solve the issue of treatment of women with war. It wouldn’t work anyway.

    Second, it goes to show that the Taliban are active, even close to the capital. To the extent that they are in power in post-U.S. Afghanistan, and to the extent that they are allied with or provide safe haven for AQ like they did before 9/11, they are a threat and should be killed.

    I do propose that we solve that problem by war (and always have), i.e., with killing, not nation-building or imprisonment.

    Ed: I add this: ” … or to the extent to which they themselves have globalist designs, something (morphing into a globalist group, even if not monolithic) that we have discussed before here at TCJ …”

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