Updates from the ROP:
Sickness and squalor fi sabil Allah: The medical workers wouldn’t even have had to have been preaching openly to provoke the jealousy of the Taliban: filthy infidels performing greater acts of mercy than the mujahedin could dream of is a liability when absolute supremacy is the name of the game. More on this story. “Badakhshan, Taliban kill eight people for being ‘Christian missionaries’,” from Asia News via JW
NewÂ Jihad Joe Action Figure: shoots doctors, cuts nurses’ throats, and blows up hospitals
by Bill Levinson
- Ten members of the Christian medical team â€“ six Americans, two Afghans, one German and a Briton â€“ were gunned down in a gruesome slaughter that the Taliban said they carried out, alleging the volunteers were spying and trying to convert Muslims to Christianity. The gunmen spared an Afghan driver, who recited verses from the Islamic holy book Quran as he begged for his life.
This reminds us of theÂ Mount Scopus Massacre in which Arabs attacked a convoy of unarmed medical workers. It is telling that it takes more than 20 years of education (including internships and residencies) to create a medical doctor, and 16 years of education to make a nurse, and a couple of seconds for a primitive savage with a Koran in one hand and a gun in the other to destroy this asset to the human race.Read the whole entry