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Law allowing men accused of sex with underage girls to get off if they marry their victims in Turkey

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by danieldemol, Jan 23, 2020.

  1. danieldemol

    danieldemol Well-Known Member
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    ‘A law which would allow men accused of having sex with girls who are under 18 to avoid punishment if they marry their victims is set to be introduced to parliament in Turkey.

    The controversial so-called “marry-your-rapist” bill, which lawmakers are planning to introduce to Turkish parliament at the end of January, has sparked fury among women’s rights campaigners in the country.’

    Read more here: 'Marry-your-rapist' bill to be introduced by lawmakers in Turkey
     
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  2. Subduction Zone

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    Well at least they are following the teachings of the Bible:confused:
     
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  3. Estro Felino

    Estro Felino Believer in free will
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    Omg...
     
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  4. Subduction Zone

    Subduction Zone Veteran Member

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    Well it is a little bit better than this solution:

     
  5. SomeRandom

    SomeRandom Still learning to be wise

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    Disgraceful!
     
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  6. Altfish

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    Turkey are heading back to the 16th Century - and they are going to be one of our allies and trading partners when we leave the EU.

    :facepalm:
     
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  7. Estro Felino

    Estro Felino Believer in free will
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    Think of how lucky the Greeks are...who live next door:p
     
  8. Subduction Zone

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    Lucky you.
     
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    Google gave: In a poll conducted by Sabancı University, 98.3% of Turks revealed they were Muslim

    Could it be that this is what the Koran/Islam prescribes? Sounds horrible to me though
    I don't know how Islam culture looks at raped women
    I heard that some cultures even blame victims
    Maybe this decision comes from such

    Good there is worldwide media now. Slowly bad habits will get exposed and changed.
     
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    ChristineM "Be strong" I whispered to my coffee.
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    How sad.

    Is it any wonder the EU continues to refuse their application for membership?
     
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    Common in most Muslim countries, and even Mexico -- just FYI. Marriageable age for most of these types of countries for this case is something like age 10-12, lol.
     
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    Enlightenment NOW!
     
  13. oldbadger

    oldbadger Skanky Old Mongrel!

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    Where the man and girl are in love then this seems reasonable.

    Where I live men can marry girls.
     
  14. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    Heading back? They've been there all along!
     
  15. Father Heathen

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    Nevermind that it leaves the door wide open for coercion and manipulation.
     
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  16. Subduction Zone

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    Turkey is one of the few countries that is moving backwards morally. I am a bit surprised that the modern day equivalent of a payment of 50 shekels to the father is not required as part of the bill:

    Deuteronomy 22:29 NASB95 - then the man who… | Biblia

    Biblical morality, ain't it grand!?
     
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    In Mexico it is as low as 14, but only with parental consent. Still a sad lack of protection for the young.
     
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  18. oldbadger

    oldbadger Skanky Old Mongrel!

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    Whatever.
    Men can marry 16yr girls here, and I think that very young girls can be married on some of your States.
     
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    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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  20. Father Heathen

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    Do they win their hearts with promises of candy?
     
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