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Australian on Hajj pilgrimage , to receive 500 lashes in Saudi.

Old Dec 7th 2011, 4:59 pm
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Default Australian on Hajj pilgrimage , to receive 500 lashes in Saudi.

An Australian father who was in Saudi on Hajj pilgrimage is set to receive 500 lashes for alleged blashphemy.

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/don...-1226216667244

"He couldn't survive 50 lashes let alone 500 lashes."

Mr Almaribe arrived in Australia in 1999 from Iraq as a refugee and brought his family over in 2006.

Isaam said the war in Iraq did not compare with what the family was going through now.

"We had different problems back then but now his life is on the line," he said.

"To be lashed is barbaric and it's really terrifying. Humans shouldn't be treated that way."

Wife Waffa Almaribe has not slept since her husband was detained while making the Hajj pilgrimage to Medina last month.

She collapsed in tears when she heard he would be lashed 500 times and serve a year in jail.
The problem is expecting human qualities from a barbaric culture. I wonder what the chap said or maybee he pissed off some local with wasta who concocted it all up.
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Old Dec 7th 2011, 5:19 pm
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The guy had a bad back. What's the betting he said something like "I wish I didn't have to do this 5 times a day" as he bent over to pray?
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And they call us whinging poms!

Man up and take the punishment.

You never know it could cure the back pain...or make him forget about it
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Default Re: Australian on Hajj pilgrimage , to receive 500 lashes in Saudi.

Originally Posted by saudiflares View Post
You never know it could cure the back pain...or make him forget about it
Yeah, 500 proper lashes would leave you with pretty much no skin on your back. I bet they won't be pouring rum over it afterwards either...
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Default Re: Australian on Hajj pilgrimage , to receive 500 lashes in Saudi.

A real Australian would only be in Saudi at the head of a tank column attacking Riyadh....in a tank firing crocodiles from the "croc gun" while he drinks Coopers bear and sings about Kookaburras sitting in gum trees.

Trust me, I work with these people...

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Serves him right for leaving Australia and putting himself at the mercy of these parasites.
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Default Re: Australian on Hajj pilgrimage , to receive 500 lashes in Saudi.

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A real Australian would only be in Saudi at the head of a tank column attacking Riyadh....in a tank firing crocodiles from the "croc gun" while he drinks Coopers bear and sings about Kookaburras sitting in gum trees.

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Given that this guy was on pilgrimage to Medina and is an Iraqi refugee, it's safe to assume he's not a stereotypical Australian.
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Originally Posted by Norm_uk View Post
A real Australian would only be in Saudi at the head of a tank column attacking Riyadh....in a tank firing crocodiles from the "croc gun" while he drinks Coopers bear and sings about Kookaburras sitting in gum trees.

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You have a fairly vague grasp of Australian culture... just like those Brits who are too ashamed to say what their idea of culture is in public?
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Serves him right for leaving Australia and putting himself at the mercy of these parasites.
The irony is that an Iraqi Muslim (Arab or not), is far far far safer in Australia than in the land of Muhammed.
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You have a fairly vague grasp of Australian culture... just like those Brits who are too ashamed to say what their idea of culture is in public?
I'd explain "tongue-firmly-in-cheek" to you but you never replied to my last PM - you know, shortly after we finally figured out I'm not a BNP voter or member of the EDL.

Of course you could always stop cross referencing unrelated posts if you really wanted to?

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Yeah, 500 proper lashes would leave you with pretty much no skin on your back. I bet they won't be pouring rum over it afterwards either...
Are you suggesting the lashes I receive at the Belgravia Pleasure Garden parties from Madame Whippywinkle are not proper, HK?

Maybe there should be a tongue-in-cheek smiley we could use just to clear up any confusion over posts.
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Are you suggesting the lashes I receive at the Belgravia Pleasure Garden parties from Madame Whippywinkle are not proper, HK?

Maybe there should be a tongue-in-cheek smiley we could use just to clear up any confusion over posts.
You'd think mentioning a gun that fires crocodiles would be enough...

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Default Re: Australian on Hajj pilgrimage , to receive 500 lashes in Saudi.

Originally Posted by Boomhauer View Post
An Australian father who was in Saudi on Hajj pilgrimage is set to receive 500 lashes for alleged blashphemy.

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/don...-1226216667244



The problem is expecting human qualities from a barbaric culture. I wonder what the chap said or maybee he pissed off some local with wasta who concocted it all up.
It's better than the alternative:

http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/saudi-...rcery-1.949401
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Default Re: Australian on Hajj pilgrimage , to receive 500 lashes in Saudi.

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I wish they wouldn't keep referring to KSA a "ultra-conservative", as the definition of conservative includes "conventional in style, tending to be moderate"...

Chopping off heads for witchcraft or apostasy is hardly conventional or moderate, ultra-intolerant or ultra-inhuman would be a better epithet.
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