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Reported by Tristan Ingram on January 16, 2009

The Great Satan: Jesus Wept: Fairy Tales: Darker Dog: Probably A Robbery

"It is wrong to say it's not permitted to marry off girls who are 15 and younger. A female who is 10 or 12 is marriageable and those who think she's too young are wrong and are being unfair to her." (Al-Hayat newspaper, Metro UK)

Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti Sheik Abdul-Aziz Al Sheikh gives his official seal of approval to child brides in the Kingdom.


'No one put a 'for sale' sign on this girl, and that's how it sounds.”  (Metro, UK_

Rufino Dominguez, from Binational Center for the Development of the Indigenous Communities, comments after Mexican Indian Jesus Martinez was arrested for arranging for his 14 year old daughter to marry a neighbour for ‘$16,000, lots of beer and some meat’.


"No doubt some of those people have come to Mount Isa and found the happiness they sought". (The Guardian)

John Moloney, mayor of Australian mining town  Mount Isa says he has no regrets about inviting"beauty-disadvantaged" women to move to his town last August.


“Our main concern was and still is the amount of personal freedoms being surrendered under the banner of "for your own safety" – CCTV, Biometrics and the World Wide Databases being the latest inventions to save us for ourselves. What is it going to take for people to wake up? How much further can the people that we’ve put into power go before something finally snaps?” (Soma press release)

Martin Dust from The Black Dog ups their political ante.


“Our real concerns were for the health and safety of people inside the building, as well as the damage that was being caused. They can ham it up as much as they like about it being a rave, but it was technically a burglary with damage.” (Witney Gazette)

Party police cop Sgt Phil Hampton defends being ‘heavy handed’ when breaking up an unlicensed warehouse party last weekend.

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