Vic's Final Journey

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Dear friends,

4644_g2_3_200x100It’s horrific! A Maldives court just sentenced a 15-year-old rape survivor to 100 whip lashings. By threatening Maldives politicians’ precious tourist income we can save this child and stop these outrageous public floggings. Let’s quickly build a one million strong call, then place ads in travel magazines and websites:
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It’s hard to believe, but a 15-year-old rape survivor has been sentenced to be whipped 100 times in public! Let’s put an end to this lunacy by hitting the Maldives government where it hurts: the tourism industry.

The girl’s stepfather is accused of raping her for years and murdering the baby she bore.Now the court says she must be flogged for “sex outside marriage” with another man, who has not even been named! President…

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  1. Brave Katie, how my heart bleeds for you. I think of you so often and wonder how you are doing… Please know that I think of you with great admiration. Lots of hugs Brave person!!!!

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