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Sunday, September 27, 2015

U.S. Soldiers Told to Ignore Afghan Allies’ Abuse of Boys

KABUL, Afghanistan — In his last phone call home, Lance Cpl. Gregory Buckley Jr. told his father what was troubling him: From his bunk in southern Afghanistan, he could hear Afghan police officers sexually abusing boys they had brought to the base.

“At night we can hear them screaming, but we’re not allowed to do anything about it,” the Marine’s father, Gregory Buckley Sr., recalled his son telling him before he was shot to death at the base in 2012. He urged his son to tell his superiors. “My son said that his officers told him to look the other way because it’s their culture.”

Rampant sexual abuse of children has long been a problem in Afghanistan,particularly among armed commanders who dominate much of the rural landscape and can bully the population. The practice is called bacha bazi, literally “boy play,” and American soldiers and Marines have been instructed not to intervene — in some cases, not even when their Afghan allies have abused boys on military bases, according to interviews and court records.

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20 comments:

Anonymous said...

this is sickening - there are too many sickening things being done with the permission of the ruling class elites - all that is necessary for evil to flourish............:(

Anonymous said...

This directive obviously handed down by Obama the Muslim in charge.

Anonymous said...

And is this condoned by the KORAN? And we fight to support the likes of these animals. Wondering how common it is in other Muslim forums that we are supporting?

Anonymous said...

So that is their culture , well my culture is to shoot these guys .
My culture is also to hang these guys , while we castrate them.

Anonymous said...

5:37
Im not sure if it is in the quran or the hadiths but it says for doing allahs will they will be rewarded with virgins and prepubescent boys.

Anonymous said...

Obama will start WWIII.

Anonymous said...

Im a liberal and I support these actions.

Anonymous said...

Muslims are evil people. period.

Anonymous said...

Yep.

Anonymous said...

Rot in hell.

Anonymous said...

Obama boys.

Anonymous said...

Common practice in some backwoods and mountain towns in USA too.

Anonymous said...

7:28 what an idiotic comment. Did you even read the article?

Anonymous said...

Wait wait wait, let me get this right, Muslims are against homosexuality but men having sex with boys is ok?! And our president condones this behavior from our allies on base?!

Anonymous said...

8:20 Ever see Deliverance? Not really fiction. Study the history of Appalachia.

Anonymous said...

hey 9:41 , we know it's you Ireton.

Anonymous said...

Savages do what savages do.

lmclain said...

9:41...You win the internet today for THE stupidest observation and recommendation....
You suggest that someone watch a Hollywood movie (always full of truth and accuracy) to learn about the history of Appalachia? And then state that the fictional movie is not really fiction?
And it is all to refute that muslims, who throw gay men off 10 story buildings and curse homosexuality, but love to do little boys, are really just imitating some American country boys and shouldn't be so reviled??
They are animals who worship a pedophilic fake god.
Stoning women. Setting them on fire. "Marrying" them at age 11 to 68 year old men. Raping children of both sexes. Killing, mutilating, torturing, and maiming children. And which one of you brain dead, brainwashed, and low IQ apologists for the animals thinks that is a valid religion? Worthy of respect? Peaceful and honorable?
I can't see how anyone could say they condone that, or worse, ignore it.
If it was YOUR 10 year old son, you'd just chalk his repeated rape up to the local "culture" and go on with your business??
Right. One of the lines in the Marine hymn goes like this..."First, we fight for right and freedom.....". Which part of "right" should they stop fighting for, according to you???

Anonymous said...


'The Kite Runner' book and movie addressed this. They use twisted excuses to justify these practices. Very sad.

Anonymous said...

A few years ago there was some internet chatter regarding a PBS production exposing the Islamic cultural behavior called Bacha "Bazi" (Dancing Boys) They submitted in the documentary that this sort of abuse is a form of fund raising for schools all over the Islamic World.

Even in Pakistan where Obama spent several of his formative years Elementary aged Boys are offered to the wealthy on a special night.