More acts of religion: Christian girls crucified by Muslim Turks 1

“Each girl had been nailed alive upon her cross, spikes through her feet and hands, only their hair blown by the wind, covered their bodies.” *

The information and quotations that follow come from an article by Raymond Ibrahim:

The Armenian genocide took place under Turkey’s Islamic Ottoman Empire, during and after WWI.

Out of an approximate population of two million, some 1.5 million Armenians died.

One of the primary causes for it — perhaps the fundamental cause — is completely unacknowledged: religion.

It is an excellent and important article, but we would argue that religion was not “one of the primary causes” of the massacre of the Christian Armenians by the Muslim Turks, that it was not “perhaps the fundamental cause” – it was the cause. The only cause. 

 

* The quoted words in the caption are those of Aurora Mardiganian. The documentary film Auction of Souls (1919), from which this still is taken, was partly based on her memoir.

In her memoir, Ravished Armenia, Aurora Mardiganian described being raped and thrown into a harem (which agrees with Islam’s rules of war). Unlike thousands of other Armenian girls who were discarded after being defiled, she managed to escape. In the city of Malatia, she saw 16 Christian girls crucified: “Each girl had been nailed alive upon her cross, spikes through her feet and hands, only their hair blown by the wind, covered their bodies.”

Posted under Christianity, Commentary, Islam, jihad, Muslims, Turkey by Jillian Becker on Thursday, April 25, 2013

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  • liz

    This would justify the label “war on women”. And the perpetrators haven’t advanced out of such barbarism. But what do our feminists do? Gush over the “cultural diversity” of Islam, and accuse American men who open doors for them of sexism.
    And the religion causing it is so culturally enriching, too! It can’t possibly have anything to do with fanatical hatred and homicidal psychosis.
    I wouldn’t be surprised if this cute little boy terrorist is teaching classes at Columbia University!