Gabriele Vaitkeviciute's Blog (2)

Boy Mutilated and Killed

''Last month, a 13-year old Syrian boy, Hamza Ali Al-Khateeb, marched with his family in a nonviolent anti-government rally in the city of Daraa. Authorities detained him along with hundreds of others involved in the protest against President Bashar al-Assad. After weeks of absence, Hamza’s barely recognizable body was returned to his family. It bore extensive evidence of torture—bruises, burns to the feet, elbows, face and knees, and the removal of his genitals. The wounds, according to…


Added by Gabriele Vaitkeviciute on June 19, 2011 at 6:03pm — 2 Comments

Twisted sense of morality

Recently I started to engage in conversations with religious people. The thing that disgusts me the most is their perception of morality. They can go on for hours speaking how it's immoral to use condoms while sitting and eating a steak. They say it's wrong to use embryos for stem cell research but see nothing unethical with animals being tortured in laboratories. Some of them even don't see anything particularly bad about…


Added by Gabriele Vaitkeviciute on June 19, 2011 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

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