Reflections on Life Thus Far

My life. My story: Exploring mental health, spirituality, meditation & random thoughts I have

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Vic's Final Journey

I received this email from the Avaaz Community.  It is important enough to repost.  Please sign in on the site and sign the petition.

Dear friends,

4644_g2_3_200x100It’s horrific! A Maldives court just sentenced a 15-year-old rape survivor to 100 whip lashings. By threatening Maldives politicians’ precious tourist income we can save this child and stop these outrageous public floggings. Let’s quickly build a one million strong call, then place ads in travel magazines and websites:
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It’s hard to believe, but a 15-year-old rape survivor has been sentenced to be whipped 100 times in public! Let’s put an end to this lunacy by hitting the Maldives government where it hurts: the tourism industry.

The girl’s stepfather is accused of raping her for years and murdering the baby she bore.Now the court says she must be flogged for “sex outside marriage” with another man, who has not even been named! President…

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Author: Natalya

Blogging my thoughts and feelings about mostly mental health, meditation and spirituality(non religious). Hoping to connect with other interesting people in the blogosphere. *The name is Russian and is my pseudonym.

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  1. I have such a hard time comprehending how someone can be punished for being a victim of a crime. I wish those doing the punishing could find themselves in her place.

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