Archive for the ‘Afghanistan’ Category

An Afghan Tragedy: The Pashtun practice of having sex with young boys

October 29, 2013

“Afghanistan’s subculture of paedophilia is one of the country’s untold shames.”

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Child sex abuse rampant in Afghanistan, documentary shows

July 15, 2013

“Documentary raises questions about why it has taken 5 years to complete investigation into allegations that officers told soldiers to ignore cases of sex abuse against boys in Afghanistan.”

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Proposed Army manual tells G.I.s not to insult Taliban, speak up for women

December 12, 2012

“A proposed new handbook for Americans serving in Afghanistan warns them not to speak ill about the Taliban, advocate women’s rights or criticize pedophilia, and the general in charge is not happy with it.”

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The Afghan girls who live as boys

March 27, 2012

“For economic and social reasons, many Afghan parents want to have a son. This preference has led to some of them practising the long-standing tradition of Bacha Posh – disguising girls as boys.”

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Paedophilia ‘culturally accepted in south Afghanistan’

January 13, 2011

“British forces were advised by a military study that paedophilia is widespread and culturally accepted in southern Afghanistan.”

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Pedophilia and Homosexuality: What’s going on in Afghanistan?

July 19, 2010

Proposal for the purpose of the US-lead invasion of Afghanistan to be shifted yet again, this time to ‘save’ the boy dancers.

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Bacha Bazi: Pedophilia and child trafficking justified by the tradition in Afghanistan

February 24, 2010

“…not many people are aware that the country still retains its 5000 years old tradition of enslaving boys for sexual exploitation… called Bacha Bazi.”

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