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PLEASE SIGN: Reject Stoning, Amputations and Other Taleban-Era Punishments!!

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The Penal Code amendments included Taleban-era punishments for certain behaviors like adultery between married people to be punished by stoning and amputations for theft or robbery.

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Beverly M. (88)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 10:37 am
Thanks to the alertness of Non-Profit Organizations and Civil Society groups in Afghanistan, the proposal was made public and caused outrage world-wide. The Ministry of Justice at first responded to the outcry with denial, calling it a "non-official proposal" and blaming others, including human rights organizations like AI for propaganda against their government. In spite of Pres. Karzai public promise these cruel amendments won't be included we must stay alert! We are also alarmed at other efforts in the Afghan Government to roll back women's rights, especially if a reconciliation with the Taleban happens upon the withdrawal of US troops from the country next year. Please help us send letters to Pres. Karzai ASAP!


Mary T. (339)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 10:41 am
Thank you Beverly - signed, noted & shared

Justin Vale (13)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 10:46 am

AniMae C. (480)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 10:47 am

Debbie Williamson (307)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 10:55 am
Signed and shared Thank you, Beverly.

Ljiljana Milic (108)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 11:07 am
Thank you for taking action!
& Thank you Beverly

Frances Darcy (231)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 11:07 am

David B. (38)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 11:12 am
Thanks Beverly... Signed.... Now we need a petition to charge Obama, Bush, Cheney with crimes against humanity (torture) at Guantanamo Bay? It's not just the Taliban that is a major problem.

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 11:30 am

Natasha Salgado (671)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 2:04 pm
S+S-thx Beverly

Rose Becke (287)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 2:41 pm
Signed Bev

Mitchell D. (131)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 2:59 pm
N and S, TY.

A F. (131)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 3:15 pm
done thank you

Ondine J. (131)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 4:24 pm
Noted and signed, thanks

Christine Stewart (133)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 5:13 pm

Lyn Romaine (108)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 5:21 pm

Jason Flint (5)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 5:39 pm
signed and noted

Terry King (113)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 6:49 pm

Vicky P. (476)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 9:15 pm
noted, signed, shared

Naoko I. (262)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 10:10 pm
Noted and signed.

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 11:01 pm
noted and signed

Robert O. (12)
Monday January 13, 2014, 12:25 am
Thank you for taking action!

Thank you Beverly!

Inge Bjorkman (178)
Monday January 13, 2014, 2:03 am


kate K. (488)
Monday January 13, 2014, 2:37 am
n and s ty Beverly

Ruth Ann W. (198)
Monday January 13, 2014, 4:56 am
Thank you, Beverly. S&N. Winder what it would take to get them to listen???

Judy T. (227)
Monday January 13, 2014, 5:36 am
Yikes! It's time to get out of the dark ages for those brutal, uncivilized societies controlled by the Taliban! Signed. Thanks, Beverly!

. (0)
Monday January 13, 2014, 6:20 am
N & S. Thanks Beverly

Maria Mohoric (46)
Monday January 13, 2014, 6:23 am
tks for taking action, Beverly

Past Member (0)
Monday January 13, 2014, 7:00 am
noted and signed, thanks

Elisa F. (235)
Monday January 13, 2014, 7:57 am
N&S. Thanks, Beverly.

Kyra Hazelton (70)
Monday January 13, 2014, 8:35 am
it's unreal to think that it still happens today

caroline s. (81)
Monday January 13, 2014, 9:24 am
Signed }:-((

Ben Oscarsito (364)
Monday January 13, 2014, 9:28 am

Past Member (0)
Monday January 13, 2014, 9:31 am

Neill Abayon (690)
Monday January 13, 2014, 9:57 am
Noted, signed and shared.

Lynn Squance (233)
Monday January 13, 2014, 3:15 pm

. (0)
Monday January 13, 2014, 4:32 pm

Walter F. (109)
Monday January 13, 2014, 6:29 pm
Noted and signed.If there is a satan the taleban members are his children.If there is a hell that will be their eternal home.The sooner they all go there the better..

MmAWAY M. (483)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 12:24 am
TU....Found this from a friend....S&N

MmAWAY M. (483)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 12:29 am
Signed this in rushing since Sheryl noted it...Was looking for her news..DONE~

Angelene B. (148)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 11:20 am
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