Im Osten nichts Neues

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Post by Doctor X » Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:58 pm

You arguing for "special treatment?"

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Re: Im Osten nichts Neues

Post by Witness » Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:15 pm

↑ Jeder der zu weit nach Osten drängt sitzt eine Nacht im Knast. (©Carr)

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Re: Im Osten nichts Neues

Post by Witness » Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:51 pm

Piffle, that's how the forum works.

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Re: Im Osten nichts Neues

Post by Witness » Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:17 am

Giz wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:05 am
“Frank Magnitz, chairman of Germany’s AfD party, was badly beaten by three alleged assailants on Monday.
He is believed to have been jumped after leaving a New Year's reception in Frankfurt's Goethe Square.
Describing the attack as a 'politically-motivated attempted assassination', the AfD said Magnitz was knocked unconscious and suffered a number of blows to the head.“

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/ ... n-13826732


It seems... he did nazi them coming.
German police cast doubt on details of attack on rightwing politician

Footage appears to contradict assertions that Frank Magnitz, from Alternative für Deutschland, was beaten
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/ ... nk-magnitz

Apparently he was toppled and hit his head; bad enough, but the rest appears to be fantasy.

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Re: Im Osten nichts Neues

Post by Witness » Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:22 am

Egypt university expels female student for hugging male friend

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The video, which went viral earlier this month, showed a young man carrying a bouquet of flowers kneeling before a young woman and then hugging her in what appeared to be a marriage proposal.

The video was apparently not filmed at Al-Azhar -- a branch of Egypt's highest Sunni Muslim authority -- but at another establishment, Mansoura University in the country's north.

Nevertheless the disciplinary council of the Al-Azhar University campus in Mansoura on Saturday "decided to expel the young girl definitively", university spokesman Ahmed Zarie told AFP.

He said the video had caused a "public outcry" and that the university's decision to expel her was because she had presented a "bad image" of Al-Azhar University, which strictly segregates the genders.

He said hugging between unmarried men and women violates "the values and principles of society".
https://www.france24.com/en/20190113-eg ... ale-friend


Saudi Arabia’s Shoura Council bans child marriages

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia has banned the marriage of minors following a ruling by the Kingdom’s Shoura Council, according to a statement issued by the council on its website.

The council’s speaker Abdullah Al-Sheikh approved the law that called for banning of marriage of all minors, male or female, at a recent session of the council.

The ruling also received the support of two thirds of the council.

After the decision Shoura Council member Latifa Al-Shaalan Tweeted her approval of the council's decision, calling it “a good step forward that was not easy to reach.”
http://www.arabnews.com/node/1433416/saudi-arabia

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Re: Im Osten nichts Neues

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:21 am

Child legally defined as under six.
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Post by Anaxagoras » Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:04 am

I doubt it's as young as six, but the article doesn't say what the definition of "minor" is under the new law.

I would like to know. Wikipedia seems to be out of date.

Under the old definition it was "physical signs of puberty" in Saudi. In Iran it was defined as 15 lunar years for boys, 9 lunar years for girls. A lunar year is 354 days.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Age_of_majority

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Re: Im Osten nichts Neues

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:27 pm

Marriage at six, consummation at nine.

But I suppose there's some sort of legalism about it not "really" being a marriage until, etc.
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Re: Im Osten nichts Neues

Post by Witness » Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:15 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:21 am
Child legally defined as under six.
You have a (modern legal, not hadith or custom) source for that?
Saudi Arabia Introduces New Regulations for Early Marriage

Members of the Saudi Shoura Council on Wednesday approved fresh regulations for minor marriages that will see to outlaw marrying off 15-year-old children and force the need for court approval for those under 18.

Chairman of the Human Rights Committee at the Shoura Council, Dr. Hadi Al-Yami, said that introduced controls were based on in-depth studies presented to the body. He pointed out that the regulation, vetted by the Islamic Affairs Committee at the Shoura Council, has raised the age of marriage to 18 and prohibited it for those under 15.

Wedlock for those within the 15-18 age group will be subject to regulations and must seek authorization by the judiciary, Yami explained.

He pointed out that the new regulations are meant to protect Saudi families and reduce the high rate of divorce, saying that “early marriage sometimes can cause health problems and increase the chances of divorce.”

Khalid al-Fakhri, a member of the National Society for Human Rights, said the mentioned stipulations are “in line with the Convention on the Rights of the Child signed by Saudi Arabia and with the country's child protection system that specifies marriage contracts including those aged less than 18, which need to take place at a specialized court.”
https://aawsat.com/english/home/article ... y-marriage

We'll see how it works out. I note that the main problem seems to be "too much divorces". Hmmm…


As we're at it, found this:

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https://theconversation.com/child-marri ... e-us-88846

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Re: Im Osten nichts Neues

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:28 am

In other words, if Muhammad lived today it would be in Florida.

And the House of Saud are heretics, just like Osama told us. :MuhammadBoom:
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Post by Witness » Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:53 am

Erdogan wants to revive cannabis production, and Turkish Islamists love it

President hopes reviving the industry will signal high times ahead for Turkey's economy and environment

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The Agriculture and Forestry Ministry, Erdogan revealed, was set to revive the cannabis cultivation industry, with a view to encourage the production of a raft of local products using new incentives.

"We destroyed cannabis in this country because of some enemies who were disguised as friends,” Erdogan said.

[…]

Perhaps surprisingly, the idea of reigniting the cannabis industry has gained a lot of support in the more Islamist-leaning elements of the Turkish media.

On Sunday, daily Dirilis Postasi published a full front-page spread on the topic, with the headline “Cannabis production is a national matter.” The story included a very large graph with which the newspaper laid out the perceived benefits of cannabis, from the energy sector to the textile industry.

The article also accused “Western imperialists” of drying out Turkish soil "anywhere they set foot" in order to prevent agricultural work in the country.

Abdurrahman Dilipak, one of the most prominent Islamist writers who defends the legalisation of cannabis production and medical use, penned a column in the Yeni Akit newspaper the same day as Dirilis Postasi's spread came out.

Dilipak argued that cannabis is only psychologically addictive and harmless compared to heroin and other drugs, so should not be treated as such.

“[The] Turkish Social Security Administration [SGK] should produce medication based on cannabis and distribute without a charge under the supervision of medical doctors,” he said, adding that in this way sale of cannabis could be taken from the hands of organised crime that profits from it.
https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/erdo ... -637981698

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Re: Im Osten nichts Neues

Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:01 pm

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