Re: Woman sentenced to Death by Stoning!!!!!!!! NO!!!!!

Date: Thu 31 Oct 2002 - 18:03:02 GMT

  • Next message: Jonathan Davis: "Re: Woman sentenced to Death by Stoning!!!!!!!! NO!!!!!"

    > Hi everyone,
    > I don't watch TV but a friend sent this to me knowing how I feel about
    > the blatant disregard for Women's rights that is still worldwide.
    > Please take a moment to read this. Maybe you saw the show or the
    > commercials.
    > Last Friday, the Oprah show covered a story of a Nigerian woman, Amine
    > Lawal, who has been sentenced to death by stoning because she had a
    > baby out of wedlock, She has tried to appeal the decision but has been
    > unsuccessful, thus far. The head of Nigeria disagrees with these
    > stonings but has so far done nothing--partly because of the fear of
    > not being re-elected. I should also note that the father of the baby
    > denied fathering the child and, hence, has escaped any form of
    > punishment. Amina Lawal's stoning will occur as soon as she is
    > finished nursing her child. She will be buried up to her neck in dirt
    > and townsmen will throw stones at her head until they kill her--which
    > has been known to take hours.
    > I send out a plea to all the women receiving this e-mail and to all
    > the men raised by women to join me and many others to help prevent
    > this horrific and inhumane event from occurring.
    > All you have to do is visit the Oprah website:
    > Click on the Amina Lawal pop up screen or search using Amina's name
    > and you will see a pre-written letter addressed to the Nigerian
    > Ambassador. Just fill out your information on the bottom of the page
    > and send it. It's as simple as that.
    > You can even go one step further and forward this e-mail to your
    > friends so they can be part of the mission to save Amina Lawal.
    > And last but certainly NOT least for those of us who believe in the
    > power of Magick we will be conducting serious rituals of protection
    > and justice for this new mother and her babe........
    > Blessings,
    > Deborah (*)

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