Pages

Jump to bottom

5 comments

1 Sionainn  Wed, Feb 27, 2013 7:00:17am

Fucking barbarians.

2 CuriousLurker  Wed, Feb 27, 2013 7:40:59am

WTF??

3 antpogo  Wed, Feb 27, 2013 8:26:51am

I saw this when Musawah tweeted an alert about it.

The excuse is that they’re not actually punishing her for being raped by her stepfather, but because during the “investigation” (ie, the blaming the victim and digging into her sexual history that always seems to happen in rape cases even here), authorities discovered that she had consensual sex with someone else at some other time.

One commenter on the article about this that was posted at an independent Maldives news website asked the pertinent question, “Well, it takes two to fornicate so what’s happened to the men?”

Another commenter noted that the current president of the Maldives was an important official with UNICEF before becoming a politician, which adds pressure on the government to do something about what’s happening to this girl.

4 SidewaysQuark  Wed, Feb 27, 2013 8:59:40am

The nightmare of religious belief at work again.

5 Dr. Matt  Wed, Feb 27, 2013 9:15:03am

re: #4 SidewaysQuark

The nightmare of religious belief at work again.

Correction: The nightmare of religious fundamentlism belief at work again


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

Jump to top

Create a PageThis is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.
Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.
Last updated: 2016-01-01 10:29 am PST
LGF User's Guide RSS Feeds Tweet

Help support Little Green Footballs!

Subscribe now for ad-free access!Register and sign in to a free LGF account before subscribing, and your ad-free access will be automatically enabled.

Recent PagesClick to refresh
I Had a Second Trimester Abortion & I Am Sick of Hearing Politicians’ Opinions About It I have been pro-choice for as long as I can remember. But by the time I was married and pregnant with my first child, I didn’t really put much thought into the idea that I would ever need an ...
Birth Control Works
2 hours, 9 minutes ago
Views: 74 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Comments: 0
: 1
Nick Lowe-I Love the Sound of Breaking GlassNick LoweI Love the Sound of Breaking Glass (1978)
Thanos
2 hours, 20 minutes ago
Views: 65 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Breitbart Commenters See Evidence of Health Problems in Hillary’s “Shimmy” The above is a fun gif someone made of Hillary Clinton's "shimmey" last night when Donald Trump actually said he had a "winning temperment." But Breitbart commenters see evidence of serious health problems, and they toss in some misogyny ...
thecommodore
2 hours, 37 minutes ago
Views: 214 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Latest IoT DDoS Attack Dwarfs Krebs Takedown at Nearly 1Tbps Driven by 150K Devices If you thought that the massive DDoS attack earlier this month on Brian Krebs’ security blog was record-breaking, take a look at what just happened to France-based hosting provider OVH. OVH was the victim of a wide-scale DDoS attack ...
Thanos
4 hours ago
Views: 171 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 2
Tweets: 12 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Off-Duty Cop Who Killed Delrawn Small Indicted on Murder Charges A city cop was indicted Monday on second-degree murder charges in the road-rage shooting death of driver Delrawn Small, who was killed in a July 4 confrontation with the off-duty officer, sources said. The cop, Wayne Isaacs, will be ...
Thanos
4 hours, 4 minutes ago
Views: 110 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Gov. Christie Was Happy to Hear of Fort Lee Gridlock: Ex-Crony Gov. Christie was “happy” when he learned that gridlock had overwhelmed Fort Lee following the mayor's refusal to endorse his reelection, his former loyalist at the Port Authority testified Tuesday. David Wildstein recalled in Newark Federal Court that he ...
Thanos
4 hours, 9 minutes ago
Views: 77 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Bomb Blasts Strike Mosque, Congress Center in Germany City of Dresden BERLIN (Reuters) - Two improvised bombs exploded in the eastern German city of Dresden on Monday evening ― one at a mosque and one at an international conference center ― but no one was injured, police said on Tuesday. ...
Thanos
6 hours, 53 minutes ago
Views: 100 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Like 2016 Campaign, First Presidential Debate Defied Conventional Patterns Clinton suggested Trump was hiding something and said he may have paid no federal income tax at all. “That makes me smart,” Trump said. “So if he’s paid zero, that means zero for troops, zero for vets, zero for ...
Thanos
7 hours, 12 minutes ago
Views: 144 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Donald Trump Fell for Hillary Clinton’s Trap at Monday’s Presidential Debate The Clinton campaign’s greatest fear throughout the general election has been that some other Trump would emerge ― a more measured, reasonable and mature man, one who might look like he was ready for the Oval Office. That man ...
Thanos
7 hours, 16 minutes ago
Views: 156 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 2
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Factbox: Market Participants React to U.S. Presidential Debate JAMES ATHEY, INVESTMENT MANAGER AT ABERDEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT: "What we're seeing in markets this morning is a small, collective sigh of relief because most commentators, and the few polls that have been released, suggest Clinton won the debate. Equities ...
Thanos
7 hours, 19 minutes ago
Views: 145 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0