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Gangs ("Dicoits" sp) in Pakistan

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Submitted by Don (Peru), Jun 30, 2009 at 16:09

After reading this, refer to the comment I made to another poster: "Porn in Lahore and Islamabad."

One of the more lovely things I found in your country, Ali, was the pronderance of gangs and gang members - dicoits(sp), you call them there. Especially in Karachi and Lahore, where brutal crimes are a daily occurance, including honor killings - dicoits make a pretty good buck killing others' sisters and daughters and even mothers for such horrible crimes as wanting a divorce from an abusive husband, or dating a man the father doesn't approve of, or simply getting angry with a brother and insulting him or embarrassing him in front of his friends. You know that.

But I especially found interesting the beggars at every busy intersection. All these people were disfigured in some way or another; the women with their faces burned off from acid, the men crippled with grotesquely twisted limbs or amatuerish amputations, and the poor children in some way crippled, blinded, burnt, or mutilated.

And how did these people end up this way? You know: Dicoits either kidnapped them at a young age or bought them cheaply from parents who didn't want them, and they were broken, burnt, blinded, had acid poured on their faces, etc, etc, - just so your Muslim brothers can make a buck taking their begging money and destroy innocent lives. How wonderful.

And you lecture US about OUR culture. Hypocrite.

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