Be afraid

September 2, 2008

One of our allies makes us proud again:

Israr Ullah Zehri, who represents Baluchistan province, told a stunned parliament that northwestern tribesman had done nothing wrong in first shooting the women and then dumping them in a ditch.

“These are centuries-old traditions, and I will continue to defend them,” he said.

“Only those who indulge in immoral acts should be afraid.”

Several politicians did stand up and protest, calling the killings barbaric. Guess we should be happy for even that much progress.

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