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Porn Websites Among Most Visited In Islamic Countries


Society & Culture  (tags: Islamic countries, top of the list of viewing porn sites )

Beth
- 549 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Data collected by Alexa, a subsidiary of Amazon.com that tracks Web traffic around the world, revealed that pornographic sites were among the most visited Internet destinations in Egypt, Tunisia and Lebanon. Five porn sites in Egypt and Lebanon, and seven



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Beth S. (330)
Thursday March 28, 2013, 2:57 pm
Data collected by Alexa, a subsidiary of Amazon.com that tracks Web traffic around the world, revealed that pornographic sites were among the most visited Internet destinations in Egypt, Tunisia and Lebanon.

Five porn sites in Egypt and Lebanon, and seven in Tunisia, broke the list of the top 100 most visited sites in each country, according to Al Arabiya. Two pornographic sites ranked in the top 25 most visited in Egypt.

Pornography is forbidden in much of the Islamic world, and Egypt banned online porn last week. Yet some critics said that people will find ways to get their porn fix regardless of government prohibitions.

"Nothing could stop Prohibition [in the U.S.], so there is no way that they are ever going to be able to do anything that will stop access to the Internet, and along with that access comes adult entertainment," Steven Hirsch, founder of Vivid Entertainment, a leading U.S. pornographic film production company, told Martin Bashir in 2011, according to MSNBC. "Maybe they can stop it for a period of time, but long-term I just don't see any way."

Computers seized in the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan were found to contain a "considerable quantity" of pornographic videos, according to The New York Times. The Islamic militant had long denounced the West for its lax sexual mores.

The Alexa numbers are consistent with results from Western countries. A review of Alexa data by The Huffington Post counted at least six porn sites among the top 100 most visited in the United States and Canada, and five in the United Kingdom.
 

Lee Hampton (15)
Thursday March 28, 2013, 3:03 pm
It would seem that all that fabric covering every inch of exposed skin on Muslim women and the extreme sex apartheid makes Muslim men really, really horny. Someone ought to tell all the sheikhs, mullahs, imams, and other assorted clerics that the sex segregation is not working.

What better way to tell than quantifiable data on the countries most visiting sex sites. No wonder these guys go to European countries and rape the European women with impunity. It's probably one of the few times they have access to women without fear of being stoned to death.

Poor European women and girls.
 

Phyllis Baxter (40)
Thursday March 28, 2013, 10:55 pm
Religion is often a smokescreen for perverse tastes and hypocrisy of all kinds.
 

Rob and Jay B. (121)
Friday March 29, 2013, 3:57 am
It's odd they only mention 3 Islamic countries, as other lists of porn top ten countries are filled with Islamic occupied countries with Pakistan often in the lead. Muslims pretend to be so morally superior to we inferior westerners, but the facts prove the lie of that - polygamy, temporary 'pleasure' 'marriages' (mut'a to Shia's & Masyar to Sunnis), pedophilia, sex slavery for captive women, raping of captive women etc etc all practiced by Islam's own founder and all unashamedly taught in Islam's sacred texts and condoned by their deity, Allah..

Wearing a headscarf or burqa does not make heart beating beneath it any more 'moral' than some one in a halter top and shorts can be. Morality is a lot more than sex to a more advanced morality.
 

Carola May (20)
Friday March 29, 2013, 4:27 am
It seems all religion has been invented by men to control women and make it more likely that the male's children will be his own (why risk your life in hunting etc to feed someone else's kids?), it's a very old tribal code made more weighty by making it a commandment from some deity. So there is a lot of sexual repression in them all, but Islam takes the cake for sexual repression and the sexual hypocrisy and obsession that that causes. So it is no surprise to anyone that Muslim countries would be lapping up internet porno, no matter how they pretend to be sexually 'moral'.

Mohammed was anything but sexually 'moral' and he's supposed to be the best man that ever lived (they actually say this with a straight face) and Islam's own scriptures do make it clear how immoral and amoral this man was, but according to the Qur'an, Mohammed got special permission from his new deity for orgiastic sex, rape, sex slaves, pedophilia, stealing his adopted son's wife etc etc, among all his other horrible teachings and actions of mass murder, violence, intolerance, bigotry, torture, arrogance, lying, banditry etc. If all Muslims actually followed this man's example this would be a truly evil world. And Allah (by way of Mohammed's mouth) condoned it all.

Fortunately, most Muslims haven't got a clue what Mohammed really said or did as they have never read even the Qur'an, let alone the Sunna, and know nothing of what Islam really teaches or what Mohammed really did and who he was. Many of them actually believe Islam teaches similar good things like the Buddha and Jesus Christ taught without knowing that Mohammed taught and did the exact opposite of everything these two truly great moral teachers did and said. All they have is the propaganda they are all raised on with the few nice things he said and did pulled out and made into a whole suit of pure white cloth, ignoring the far more ugly and common words and actions of his.

That recent admission by that Muslim authority that Islam would have died out by now if it weren't for the brutal force of the commandment to kill those who criticize or leave it (just like the Mafia) says it all. Islam cannot stand up to honest criticism or examination without collapsing on its immoral roots and the contradictions and lies that abound in its 'scriptures', depending on Mohammed's mood at any given time.

The awful repression and demeaning of women, the abuse of children and the killing of gay people all comes from primitive tribal customs relating to power and control, not to mention men's lust and greed. It's time Muslims grew up and started acting like intelligent beings. But the brainwashing is so complete, starting with birth, they aren't even capable of seeing the hypocrisy and lies that surround them all the time.

Repression breeds Obsession, and Islam has it in spades.
 

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (48)
Friday March 29, 2013, 8:37 am
No surprises here.. there are a lot of closeted gays in these countries as well
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Friday March 29, 2013, 9:11 am
Good point Unnikrishnan - I wonder how many "straight" men go to these sights.
 

Barbara D. (76)
Friday March 29, 2013, 9:44 am
Not at all surprising, is it? Much is forbidden in Islam, but it occurs and is even applauded.
 

pam w. (191)
Friday March 29, 2013, 10:28 am
There is NOTHING wrong with pornography! The ''evil'' exists in the minds of hypocritical religious zealots who want to deny everyone's normal sexual thoughts and fantasies.

Islam seeks to control every aspect of those who serve it, including speech, artistic expression and sexuality. NATURALLY it wouldn't approve of anything sexual....well, unless you're male! Then, of course, you can rape women, abuse children and get away with it simply because MO says it's ok.
 

Carol D. (109)
Friday March 29, 2013, 12:06 pm
Typical of those who follow islam Load of hypocrites


Noted thanks
 

Michael Kirkby (85)
Friday March 29, 2013, 12:37 pm
Great comments y'all and let us not overlook the fact that homosexuality and pedophilia are more prevalent than is thought in Islamic countries too.
 

Russell R. (87)
Friday March 29, 2013, 8:36 pm
There is only "One Book!" but there are many on a computer! They are all pervs! They are following in the footsteps of Mohammed
 

Johan Maltesson (160)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 2:21 am
I guess this proves that people around the world aren't so different after all. =)
 

Natasha Salgado (530)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 2:33 am
Not surprised one bit. And although i find these Islamist countries a total sham and a disgrace to humanity...well in this case,they are no different from us so called Westernized and civilized nations. In Noth America,we too are enthralled,it seems with porn. Thx Beth.
 

Robert Scott (194)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 3:11 am
Thanks for posting this, Beth. Frankly, the hypocrisy stinks to high heaven.
 

Lynn D. (0)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 3:26 am
Interesting, thanks for posting this!
 

Fi T. (16)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 4:22 am
Please respect the ladies and their dignity
 

Madhu Pillai (22)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 4:40 am
Noted
 

Sarah G. (110)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 5:11 am
This is to be expected when a perfectly natural act is demonised and repressed.
 

Mike M. (54)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 5:29 am
What else would you expect from a morally corrupt people
 

Gloria picchetti (291)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 5:39 am
Where there are more restrictions there is more weird behavior.

Spam flagged.
 

Catherine G. (13)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 5:43 am
Pam W, you say there is nothing wrong with porn. How can you find sites with names like 'bitch likes it up her a..., 'co ed dorm cameras', barely 18, almost legal etc etc acceptable? Not to mention children and animal porn. Most porn sites depict rape, humiliation, violence etc towards women and young girls. Yet you mention on your profile that what bugs you is 'anyone who hurts children or women' so I feel really confused now.
Is hurting women and children on a porn site as opposed to 'in real life' acceptable for the sake of so called free speech?
 

Catherine G. (13)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 5:45 am
Please take a minute to sign 'Educate teenagers: porn is not real life' here on the petitionsite. Thank you
 

Tammy Baxter (9)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 11:04 am
that actually surprises me but I guess it probably shouldn't
 

Birgit W. (145)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 12:53 pm
Makes sense, as they all pretend that they would never have anything to do with it. Plus most of them do not have any respect for women and children. Bastards!
 

Lauren Berrizbeitia (68)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 2:24 pm
Not in all countries? seems like an epidemic.
 

janet f. (28)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 2:53 pm
And at the same time, if a woman was caught reading "50 Shades of Grey" she would be stoned to death. Islam is just a giant ball of hypocrisy.
 

Connie O. (42)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 3:45 pm
no surprise here ....
 

Dale K. (29)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 3:50 pm
Catherine G., really. I am sure Pam W. meant that there is nothing wrong with pornography as long as it is between 2 consenting adults and meets all legal standards, specifically 'gay porn' as mentioned in this article.
We are not talking about child porn or bestiality here, which is not and should not be acceptable at all. She is not condoning that.
We are not talking about humiliation or sadomasochism, we are talking about gay porn. Yes some gay porn contains such themes but the actors certainly had to know what they were getting into, as most of women do, I'm sure. And women are paid more money in porn than men. I am not saying abuse doesn't happen, I'm sure it has, but porn is not romance, porn is fantasy, and many people want to see and hear some dirty talk like that and see a little bit of aggression. And yes, many people really do like to mutually bite and scratch and spank when having sex, not everyone just lays there and closes their eyes waiting for it to be over.
The point here is the hypocrisy, of some of the most highly homophobic places on earth, places where they hang or stone gay people, that some of the top searches by the majority of the people who have internet, are wanting to see gay sex. That is the point. And there is NOTHING wrong with LEGAL pornography that is between two CONSENTING persons of legal age, male or female.
 

Gloria H. (88)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 4:53 pm
well duh....small wonder since the only part a man sees is a woman's eyes, shoe tips and hands emerging from under a burka. Even a gorilla could be considered a fantasy sex object wrapped up in one. Bananna breath would be the only clue a poor man would have.
 

Beth S. (330)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 5:29 pm
Gloria -- thanks for a great belly laugh!
 

Ray C. (53)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 5:32 pm
this is more reason to shoot them a birth, that's the only way to sort them out, we don't give them chance own a computer to view any pornographic sites, they will be dead, job done.

we must protect our way of life, our women and our children, and our children's children, and the only way to do this, remove the threat, before there is a threat.
 

Julie W. (21)
Saturday March 30, 2013, 11:55 pm
Hypocritical b*****ds!
 

Catherine G. (13)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 12:39 am
Dale K, as for 'meeting all legal standards' I thought there was a law in California (where a lot of porn videos are made) stating that it was illegal to exchange body fluids at work, so that is a debatable point already.
Besides, whether consensual, gay or whatever, the fact is that porn is consistently destroying many relationships and families. The number of divorces and broken families due to porn addiction on the part of one partner (not necessarily the man) is going up and up.
One young boy once asked his grandfather is he would have to rape women when he grew up because 'they seem to like it'. He had obviously stumbled across porn on the internet, hard to avoid such videos these days. Google anything at all and you will get links to any kind of free porn whatsoever.
How can it be acceptable when it is obviously having such a negative impact on people's minds?
And after repeated viewing, how many people can still make the difference between fantasy and reality?
Personally I will never think porn is harmless and ok
 

Lloyd H. (46)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 6:08 am
What a surprise! And why am I not surprised that this article fails to mention that in the USA the largest porn consumers are the Religiously Conservative Red Republican States with Utah leading the pack. In the USA the states with the most misogynistic antiabortion laws, abstinence only education, opposition to contraception, Creationism in schools, refusal to fund family planning and defunding Planned Parenthood are the leaders of Porn consumption in the US. Islamic or Christian, zealous religous conservatives are porn freaks.
 

Beth S. (330)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 9:27 am
Thank you for your contribution, Lloyd. From where did you get your information, just out of curiosity?
 

Ray C. (53)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 10:34 am
Lloyd, can't say what you state is true, as I don't visit any of these site's, so I will keep an open mind on this, been married for well over 36 years plus, and I respect and love mywife too much to even think about them site's, in addition I respect my fellow Human be it, Male or Female

I just hope the Muslims don't believe in Reincarnation, if they do, then we are right up the creek,

I can just see America in the very near future, that's if is not happening now, all the open land covered with Muslim Mosques, every Friday calling all the Muslims to Prayer, they hold the Koran in one hand, and your Bank Balance in their other hand.
 

Lloyd H. (46)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 11:56 am
Beth S.; ABC News 2/28/2009, beliefnet.com 2/28/2009, New Scientist - Porn in the USA 3/4/2009, Huffington Post 3/3/2009, Journal of Economic Perspective 6/14/2009, PC World Utah: Online Porn Capital of America 3/6/2009,Politicus USA, 3/31/2013 - "After Louisiana Win 5 of the Top 6 Porn Consuming Red States Have Voted For Rick Santorum." If you want a bigger list all you need to do is type 'red states porn use' into your browser. The trigger for all of the headlines was a Harvard Business School, you know Romney's alma mater, and an independent research of credit card use for porno and bingo.
 

Beth S. (330)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 12:44 pm
That's a good list of resources. I'm running low on time, but did any of them give numbers relative to the findings in the Islamic countries?

I *suspect* that the more any given religion segregates men from women and places too many taboos on sexuality, the more those who are not given adequate outlets for sexual expression, probably will be the ones who resort to porn.

Apparently some of the Islamic countries go all out for man-on-goat and -sheep sex and bestiality in general. I know that in the Shia sect of Islam, it is permissible to have sex with a goat or sheep, but the Muslim must kill the animal after ejaculating inside of it, and then can only sell the meat in a village other than his own. (Khomeini's Green Book).

Interestingly there are astronomically high rates of rape committed by Muslims against non-Muslim women in many countries in Europe. Again, this may have to do with sexual repression and the fact that Islam allows even married Muslim men to take non-Muslim sex slaves. Something like 90% of the rapes committed in northern European countries are committed by Muslims.

On the other hand, Muslims in European countries are reproducing at astronomical rates, thanks largely to the extremely generous benefits -- health, welfare, education, food, housing, etc. -- that Muslims have access to in Europe but not in Islamic countries.

Native Europeans, on the other hand, are not even replacing the extant population in childbirth. It is a troubling trend.
 

BMutiny TCorporationsEvil (467)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 1:09 pm
Please FLAG Bernelle A. on March 30th.
Please FLAG THESE STINKING ADS whenever you see them!
It only takes a moment, and you will be a good Care2 citizen for doing so!
These are NOT REAL CARE2 MEMBERS and it is NO USE TALKING TO THEM.
The sites are PHONEY SITES THAT ONLY ARE TRYING TO GET YOUR INFORMATION, TO SELL IT.
It's not a good idea to go there! there are sneaky ways of capturing information...
Please WARN OTHER CARE2 MEMBERS - and ALWAYS FLAG!
Thank you.
 

Beth S. (330)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 1:30 pm
Thanks, BMutiny. You're right, they're not only annoying, but can be dangerous, too.
 

Ge M. (218)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 1:46 pm
Lloyd to make your statistics relevant you need comparisons to different countries.

Then we have to look at the type of porn, a picture of a girl proudly displaying it all is one thing, a woman tied up and obviously distressed is another. In fact, on satellite and cable there are many sex programmes and they showcase people who have different fetishes and they are with other consenting adults. Some are models with photographers taking specialised pictures. All of these are done by free choice. There are some terrible sites of paedophilia and rape but they are not acceptable. Now, perhaps Lloyd could tell us how many of these are being watched.
 

Ge M. (218)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 1:53 pm
In the meantime this article is about the sheer hypocrisy of Islam. Islam claim to show respect for women but the abuses of women within the religion is legend. However, I will let a Muslim explain it

Can Muslims Watch Porn, Do Sex with Toys & Do Masturbation?

by MA Khan

We received the following email from a Muslim reader, who has been mentally tormented over his dilemma about sex with toys and watching pornography. His name has been initialized to maintain privacy. I have expressed my view on the whole range of sexual dilemma, including masturbation Muslim youths face.

MZ Khan wrote:

I am not married therefore Is viewing porn films allowed in Islam & sex with toys allowed??

Dear MZ,

Thank you for inquiring about your sexual dilemma.

There is nothing in Islam that says that you cannot watch porn or do sex with toys. In Islam, you cannot have sex with other Muslim married women; for this, you should be stoned to death. If you have sex with unmarried Muslim girl, you will be subjected to 80 lashes. If you do get involved with another man in homosexual acts, you will be forgiven, if you repent.

However, you can do sex with Kafir women any way you want. You can attack the Kafirs, kill their men and then capture the women and have sex with them. You can also kidnap them and keep them as slaves as many as you want, who will do all the household work and also provide sex to you. Allah has sent down a divine sanction to Muslims for acquiring slave women for sex by waging wars against the infidels and from spoils or booty obtained from it:

O Prophet! surely We have made lawful to you your wives whom you have given their dowries, and those whom your right hand possesses out of those whom Allah has given to you as prisoners of war.. [Q 33:50]

These being the injunctions of Islam, I do not see much reason as to why you should be worried about watching porn or have sex with toys. However, you should be able to watch porn without any restriction. So is the case with sex with toys. Only thing you should be worried while watching porn as to whether the woman you are watching in the sex-act is a Muslim or not. This is because, Islam Muslim men and women to lower their gaze when the come across unrelated Muslims of opposite sex. I do not think there are many Muslim women doing porn movies or anything like that. But I also believe that if a Muslim woman becomes porn-star, she does not remain Muslim any more. So, you should have nothing to worry about watching porn. About sex-toys, there is absolutely nothing to worry. Just fantasize it as a infidel woman, with whom you are allowed to do sex any way you want.

As I myself have grown up a Muslim, another dilemma Muslim youths face is about masturbation. There nothing specifically said about masturbation in the Quran. However, there is one hadith in which the prophet had prohibited some of his Sahabas from doing coitus interruptus with the captured women while on a Jihad expedition. Coitus interruptus means throwing the semen outside after sex in order not to make the woman pregnant. The reason was that the semen should not be wasted which could produce children. Production of Muslim children was very critical to add the number to the small Muslim community at that critical stage of Islam. However, in doing masturbation there is not possibility of making anybody pregnant. Young men keep loosing semen all the time through wet dreams. Muslim population is too big and Muslims have been producing more kids than they can handle.

So, I do not see any reason that you should not be able to do masturbation. Furthermore, many moderate Muslims have been urging to delete hadiths from Islam altogether. So, you should not be worried about that dubious hadith on Coitus Interruptus. Using condoms to limit pregnancy, which is the ideal example of Coitus Interruptus, has become quite common in the Muslims world.

Some Muslim scholars, however, argued that masturbation is prohibited in Islam on the basis of the following verse:

And those who guard their private parts from their wives and those (slave-girls) which their right-hands own - so there is no blame upon them. Then whoever seeks beyond that (which is lawful), they are the transgressors.

This verse (no Quranic verse for that matter) obviously does not address the issue of masturbation but that of legal female partners in sexual relations.

But to my judgment, masturbation which is widespread among Muslims and non-Muslims alike is a much lesser evil that Allah's commands [Quran 33:50] of waging wars for capturing the infidel women or kidnapping them for keeping them as sex-slaves and raping them.

Last but not the least, Muslims are one of the peoples most active in masturbation and watching porn in the world. Homosexual engagements amongst them are also equally high.

http://free-minds.org/forum/index.php?topic=9602820.0
 

Marc P. (34)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 2:13 pm
The reason is simple: the more a nation attempts to repress and suppress sexuality, the more sexuality emerges in deviant and illegal ways. In the U.S. it can actually be a trap. Kids are exposed to super-sexualized, and sexually violent TV shows, advertisements and commercials, and movies. Companies manufacture clothing for young girls that is simply obscene. Just about every Media driven message tells them to have sex, look sexy, to PROMOTE their sexuality and that deviant sex is apparently fine too. Meanwhile there are NO lessons on ethics or sexual etiquette and legality. Then we react with shock when young men (Teens in High School.) act out sexually in an appalling manner. "WHERE did they learn to do THAT!" We cry! WE taught them! Every time we let our teenage daughter out of the house wearing provocative clothing we teach it. Every time we hear our sons say something objectifying about women and say nothing we teach it. Every time we watch a TV show that has sexually suggestive or offensive themes and make no comment to our children as to the morality of what they are watching we teach it. And when we are DONE teaching our kids these lessons we then tell them "Oh, and by the way. Don't have sex, OK?
 

Winn Adams (192)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 2:27 pm
If Anyone is Surprised about this they must be living with ET and Peter Pan in Never, Never Land.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 6:50 pm
I guess the Western world isn't any more immoral than Muslim countries. We are just more honest and open.
 

Catherine G. (13)
Sunday March 31, 2013, 11:47 pm
I wouldn't say the western world is more moral or honest, it is just that there are more whistleblowers here
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Monday April 1, 2013, 1:17 am
Awful.

Women are good for one thing, right? (In the minds of some men.)

Actually women are good for many things, including thinking, acting and changing the world.
 

Lloyd H. (46)
Monday April 1, 2013, 7:17 am
Where to start. Beth your 'man on goat' sounds like you wrote speeches for Frothy Rick Santorum. And why is it you find it necessary for me to provide numbers on Islamic countries when the article you quote contains none on Non-Islamic countries. And why am I so NOT surprised that you have no time for information that does not fit into your agenda.
Gillian, "In the meantime this article is about the sheer hypocrisy of Islam...." you are the hypocrite. I did nothing but provide information about the sheer hypocrisy of the Christan Taliban of America in Red states that also claim respect for women while stripping them of their rights. And as the last election showed women do not feel the respect. Sorry to tell you but you are not allowed to hold your self to one standard for facts and those who disagree with you to another. the fact is what I presented does not even argue with your premise it simply points out that the Holier Than Thou Christians in the USA are hypocrites too. I might add that the statistics for the Islamophobic article that originates with Brietbart was generated not from tracking credit card use but from the use of a single tool-bar, Alexa. Alexa I might add is classified as trackware/adware by the major security software companies. Their numbers come from tracking their users and other undisclosed 'diverse sources' and then "normalizing" biases based on geography, demographics and those who do not use their tool-bar, what ever that means. And if you actually read the article you provided it says that they were the most visited sites in those countries but does not say who they were accessed by, those in the country,tourists in the country, those out side of the country and at no point does it state that those visiting the site were Muslim, Christian, or anything else.
 

pam w. (191)
Monday April 1, 2013, 3:25 pm
Catherine G....OF COURSE I WAS NOT REFERRING TO PEDOPHILIA!

Sounds to me as if you're one of those who can't differentiate between illegal acts and consensual pornography!

THERE IS A DIFFERENCE, of course!

Pedophilia is pedophilia but it no more defines pornography than it defines sexual relations.

And, I repeat.... there's nothing wrong with pornography.
 

Judith Hand (59)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 5:36 pm
Noted. Nothing earth-shattering to say.
 

Beth S. (330)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 9:54 pm


I guess, Lloyd, I noticed a while back that the group of people you hang around with have a very distorted, one-sided point of view. Many of the things I post is to show that there is a whole other side going on that most people don't hear about in the mainstream media, which is I think what C2NN is somewhat helpful in correcting.

It's important to know about what's going on in Islamic cultures, the kind of things they believe, what the Qur'an and Hadiths say, what the values are.

This article sheds a little bit of light on that. Sunlight is a marvelous disinfectant.

 

Ray C. (53)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 6:12 am
Libya, Major religion: Islam, Three British aid workers ‘kidnapped and raped’ in Libya

Three British aid workers were kidnapped and raped in Benghazi, Libyan authorities say.

The women, two of whom are of Pakistani origin, were travelling as part as an aid convoy to the Gaza Strip with two male companions when they were taken on Tuesday.

Four members of the Libyan army have been arrested in connection with the sexual assault, the country’s deputy prime minister Awsad al-Barassi confirmed in a TV interview.

He said the women, including two sisters, were in ‘very bad shape’ when he met them and said their father had witnessed their rape.

They were abducted by a taxi driver and a group of men in military uniforms, then attacked and robbed, he said.

The overland convoy was stuck for days along the Libyan-Egyptian border for days after Egyptian border guards refused to let them cross.

A Foreign Office spokesman said: ‘We are aware of an incident in Libya involving a number of British nationals who were part of an aid convoy.

‘We are providing consular assistance.’

Their release was secured when the organisation responsible for the aid mission negotiated with the kidnappers, with the group set to return to Britain today.

Pakistani foreign ministry spokesman Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry condemned the attack as a ‘heinous crime’.

He said the Pakistani embassy in Libya had lodged a strong protest with Libyan authorities.
http://metro.co.uk/2013/03/29/three-british-aid-workers-kidnapped-and-raped-in-libya-3565234/

this is the thanks the British get after the British SAS were on the ground in Libya helping Libya in their revolution,

 

pam w. (191)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 6:29 am
Which, OF COURSE, is a flaw in the men who committed the crime and the culture in which they live...NOT pornography.
 

Lloyd H. (46)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 7:11 am
Beth there is a big difference between sunlight and polarized light. And the one thing that you and your ilk have in common is a bad case of Gelleritis, as in Pam Geller. The fact that I do not any refutation of what I have said just some sort of end run attack on me for showing that what you are saying is misleading and deceptive. As for your friend Ray, he seems to have an inability to accept that there is not now and never has been a direct connection between porn and rape. And the Judeo-Christian-Islamic religious tradition, and yes they all three are branches of the same tree, they all begin with their own version of the Old Testament and diverge from there. The Christian sects add variations of the New Testament to the Old and Islam adds the Quran to the parts of the OT and NT, yes Islam uses the NT they accept Jesus as a prophet but not the Messiah Son of God. your problem with me and those I hang out with is the fact that your biased smear of Muslims as porn freaks is just that and you ignore the fact that Conservative Religious Reich in the US are the biggest users of porn in the US. You are throwing stones from inside a glass echo chamber. Judaism, Christianity and Islam are male originated male dominated and misogynist, they are the origin of the rape cultures that the women in each suffer from.
 

Ray C. (53)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 8:16 am
Lloyd, I would ask you kindly, do not approach me in the frame of mind you have approach me, if you have anything to say then please do so, but in a more acceptable manner, and do not mix members post and their opinions in your post as you have done so, I find very distasteful to say the least.

In addition, I would most grateful when responding to my post,, please ensure you address the matter in question, I was not as you states make reference to Rape and Porn as one of the same, but make reference as only the religion: Islam, and the behaviour of that religion, the religion that you are indeed protecting in your quest to voice your opinions.

you will notice at the start of my post: (Libya, Major religion: Islam ), I then go on with the my post. at no point in the post do I, or have I, classed both Rape and Porn as the same

Maybe you, yourself do not understand that the behaviour of Islam is not acceptable to the western world, however, I will keep an open mind on this.



 

Patricia R. (12)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 11:15 am
thx
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 8:25 am
Not surprised..... Shame!!!!
 

Matt L. (23)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 4:33 pm
Not surprising, another study apparently showed that the post conservative Christians are the biggest porn consumers in the US.
 

Matt L. (23)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 4:34 pm
Correction the most conservative Christians are the biggest porn consumers in the US.
http://freethinker.co.uk/2009/03/02/the-hypocrisy-of-porn-again-christians/
 

Beth S. (330)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 8:08 pm
Well it would seem that -- as a generality -- the more restrictive a group's view on sex and especially sexual separateness, the more they might be inclined to watch porn. I looked at the freethinker article and it seemed to single out households in Utah. To what degree separation of the sexes in a group impacts the rate of porn rentals I don't know. It would be interesting to compare the rental rate ratio between American Christians and Muslims in Islamic countries.

Ironies abound. There are a number of Islamic countries which murder gay men, yet some of the archconservative Muslims, let's say in Afghanistan, have their "boys", who are groomed for sex with the fighters.
 

Klaus Peters (12)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 6:24 am
Not surprising at all. Just recently I saw a TV documentory on Afghan boys serving the police force.willingly given to them by their parents for prostitution. The Western military advisors are unable to do anything about it. Best to get out of there and let them fight their own war no matter how brutal it may be. The West cannot help the Muslims anymore, they have already pushed the self destruct button for themselves.. Let us save our own sons and get them out of there, it was a useless attempt from the beginning to make peace in the Middle East.
 
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