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July 30, 2007

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Islamic holiday camp shut down in France

Those insensitive French people didn’t like that kids were being beaten at the camp. It looks like someone needs a little cultural diversity training.

Hat-tip Ark who credits Sarkozy.

Posted by Karol at 02:30 AM |
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Islam is a religion of peace. They would never beat children—would they ?

Posted by: BadBoyInASuit at July 30, 2007 at 1:09 pm

I’m uncertain that if this was happening in the US the gov’t would have the authority to shut down the camp. The article doesn’t say that any children had been physically abused. It says they were forced to pray. As I re-call it is the norm for camps to force kids to do stuff they don’t want to do all the time.
Ironically the French authorities took more action than US authorities would have been allowed to take. US authorities would have thier arms tied behind their backs by the rights people have here.
Informing the parents (not sure if this would matter if the parents agreed with the camp) and the media give negative press to the camp and to the parents who send their kids there is probably what would happen in the US.

Posted by: PAUL at July 30, 2007 at 1:52 pm

Point one: Are you telling me that fundamentalist Christians and Jews DON’T force their kids (and kids they care for to pray). or that they don’t ’spare the rod’?
Point two: I knew a guy (as it turns out a cop) who went to my local mosque to learn Urdu and then Ararbic, and, even though he was a grown up, he got a smack on the head every time he fucked up.

Posted by: bryan at July 31, 2007 at 4:27 pm
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