20 September, 2020

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Need Of The Hour Is To Ban All Hate Speeches

By Latheef Farook

Latheef Farook

The government is to introduce what Mass Media and Information Minister Keheliya Rambukwella described as a “Code of Media Ethics” to all print and electronic media. According to government owned Daily News “a Draft Bill containing a Media Code of Ethics aimed at creating what was claimed as “a salutary media culture” in the country’ will be tabled in the Parliament for adoption in September.

Already the country has a comprehensive code of ethics, since 2001, for the private media introduced jointly by The Editors’ Guild and the Free Media Movement .This was accepted by the Sri Lanka Press Institute and its Complaints Commission. On the other hand guidelines to the media should be given by the media community and not by the government.

Most journalists view this move with suspicion fearing this is wolf in sheep’s clothing.

The Bill has a clause to ban the publication of hate speeches.

However, the imperative need of the hour is not code of ethics but to strictly impose the banning of publishing and telecasting hate speeches and statements, which has become the foundation for communal hatred and disharmony. This also needs to include demonstrations, rallies and public meetings provoking people.

Only a few months ago a small number of racists were almost instrumental in fanning the flame of communal discord and hatred in the country. Though subdued for reasons better known to them these destructive forces remain active promoting their, or perhaps their American, Norwegian and Israeli masters’ agendas, against Muslims not realizing the damage they cause to the image of the Sinhalese majority and the overall communal harmony.

This country which has emerged in May 2009 from a three decade of destructive ethnic war   cannot afford another carnage which is bound to put it decades back to the detriment of all. However, the performance of certain section of the media especially during the past year clearly demonstrates the need to ban all hate speeches, statements or any such material which could poison the hearts and minds of people of one community against the other.

This also shows that neither politicians who used racism to come to power or to remain in power since independence in 1948 nor the   media which tried to thrive on chauvinism under the guise of protecting the religion, culture and the community have learnt any lesson from the recent past. In fact for all practical purposes certain section of the print and electronic media virtually became propaganda machines of destructive elements who emerged from nowhere with vengeance.

This is not something new as this trend started decades ago. For example in the immediate aftermath of the independence in 1948 the two leading newspaper organizations, Lake House and Times Group of Newspapers, did highlight issues affecting different communities. However, by and large, they did not incite rancor and violence among communities.

This tradition was shattered with the appearance of the Dawasa Group of Newspapers which unleashed blatant chauvinism as its main platform to promote its business.

For example it was around August 1968 when the then Prime Minister late Dudley Senanayake  tried to introduce a “District Council” Bill in the Parliament to honor his pledge   to Federal Party in return for its support to form the National Government which also included Tamil Congress.

This was a mild form of  power sharing, compared to what was offered subsequently to LTTE,  and it could have prevented the subsequent militarization of Tamil youths which turned this country into one of the worst killing fields in Asia.

However, Dawasa group of newspapers opposing the proposed District Council Bill unleashed a ferocious campaign whipping up anti Tamil feelings among the majority Sinhalese. The campaign was so vicious that a Tamil journalist attached to Dawasa Group’s Tamil daily Dinapathti said” it was really frightening. Where will this hate campaign take the country”? Now we know where we are!

The opposition to the proposed District Council Bill was so vehement that Prime Minister Dudley Senanayake had to drop the Bill. Inevitably, this situation forced the Federal Party to leave the National Government as they have failed to provide the District Council which they pledged to their electorates. When asked what  was  FP’s  option the assassinated  Federal Party  leader A Amrithalingam told  me and late Thiagarajah of Virakesari that “Dudley genuinely tried to fulfill his promise, but   racist forces  blocked it. Thus the FP had no choice but to leave the government and support it from outside”.

Had the media been reasonable and the District Council was given as pledged, the militarization of Tamil youths, subsequent ethnic carnage and the overall setback to the country could have been averted.

But forty  five years later, after all the destruction and carnage, it appears wisdom has dawned when the Mahajana Eksath Peramuna,MEP, an ally of ruling UPFA, suggested the setting up of District Council as the unit of power devolution and called for the abolition  of the provincial council system established under the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. This is an inglorious farce as the move is not for power sharing but to abolish the Provincial Councils and deprive the minorities of the rights ensured under 13th Amendment.

In the aftermath of the military defeat of LTTE in May 2009 all including Sinhalese, Tamils and Muslims expected politicians and the media to learn from the past, take a positive direction to bring communities together and move the country ahead.

Unfortunately all such hopes were dashed. Politicians continue to aim at vote banks while  the irresponsible coverage of events in  the media  inciting the Sinhalese against Tamils and, lately against Muslims, continued unabated leading to the  situation where we are today.

The role played by certain section of the media in highlighting  explosive agendas of a small group   during the past year indicate that the local media has no vision other than serving as tools for politicians to implement their agendas paying no attention to the interest of the country.

Though these elements remain very small, yet they make loud noise disturbing the entire nation. For example they do not count more than 10 or so members in the parliament of 225 members. The remaining being moderates accepting the reality of the multi racial, multi religious, multi lingual and multi cultural  nature of the country where all need to live in peace and harmony with dignity and equal rights.

Nevertheless the prominence given to views of this tiny group in the media has been such that saner voices of the majority of around 215 members pale into insignificance.

Most media institutions freely publish, often with prominence, provocative outbursts inciting Sinhalese against Muslims. They raise issues such as halal food, animal slaughtering and the like though they remain non issues. However, media go to town with these slogans to create sensationalism.

The ongoing  heated discussions over 13th amendment only shows that neither politicians nor the media changed a wee bit and learnt any lesson from the past .Their attitude today is not different from the days of proposed District Council  in 1968.

Under the circumstance the need of the hour is for a very comprehensive set of laws banning the publication and telecasting of any item which could incite hatred among communities and not laws to provide guidance to the media. In fact guidance to the media should be provided by the media community itself and not from the government.

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    Sorry stop dreaming its not going to happen…only Sinhala evil Buddhist dream must be considered…

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      Here on this thread, all about banning hate speeches ;banning a form of punishing…INSTEAD if rulers could introduce broad base programs to make people better aware, starting from Montessori level, at least future generation will harvest the fruits. Meaning nothing else, they have to invest more in education. Religious leaders should work on the common program collectively, I think most reverend Sobitha would share the same view. Lankan Buddhist monks had no means behaving to the manner how BBS monks have been. I truly believe why our generations ( 2-3 decades ago in SL) enjoyed a far civilized life was because Buddhist temples, mosques, churches and schools played there a collective and valuable role than it is today. We respected buddhist monks. Our younger ones respected us more that you get to see it today. Today they are though used to stylishly say “Budusarnai” while being on their way to consume drugs or going to plan all kind of abuses. Appalling levels of the deteriorating of the society – though rulers seem to have no capacities see it.

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      J Muttu,

      From Where did the Sinhala Buddhist Come from? Tamil Nadu?

      Sinhala Buddhist Myths cannot be easily expunged. True for Other Tamil and other Myths as well.

      Lanka was Veddah, Naga, Yakka and Raksayas, and they followed Jain, Animist and Hindu Beliefs and was quite peaceful, Without the Monk hegemony, and the Monk-King Axis, to control the people.

      Read

      http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0050269

      Previous studies that pooled Indian populations from a wide variety of geographical locations, have obtained contradictory conclusions about the processes of the establishment of the Varna caste system and its genetic impact on the origins and demographic histories of Indian populations. To further investigate these questions we took advantage that both Y chromosome and caste designation are paternally inherited, and genotyped 1,680 Y chromosomes representing 12 tribal and 19 non-tribal (caste) endogamous populations from the predominantly Dravidian-speaking Tamil Nadu state in the southernmost part of India. Tribes and castes were both characterized by an overwhelming proportion of putatively Indian autochthonous Y-chromosomal haplogroups (H-M69, F-M89, R1a1-M17, L1-M27, R2-M124, and C5-M356; 81% combined) with a shared genetic heritage dating back to the late Pleistocene (10–30 Kya), suggesting that more recent Holocene migrations from western Eurasia contributed <20% of the male lineages. We found strong evidence for genetic structure, associated primarily with the current mode of subsistence. Coalescence analysis suggested that the social stratification was established 4–6 Kya and there was little admixture during the last 3 Kya, implying a minimal genetic impact of the Varna (caste) system from the historically-documented Brahmin migrations into the area. In contrast, the overall Y-chromosomal patterns, the time depth of population diversifications and the period of differentiation were best explained by the emergence of agricultural technology in South Asia. These results highlight the utility of detailed local genetic studies within India, without prior assumptions about the importance of Varna rank status for population grouping, to obtain new insights into the relative influences of past demographic events for the population structure of the whole of modern India.

      Citation: ArunKumar G, Soria-Hernanz DF, Kavitha VJ, Arun VS, Syama A, et al. (2012) Population Differentiation of Southern Indian Male Lineages Correlates with Agricultural Expansions Predating the Caste System. PLoS ONE 7(11): e50269. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0050269

      Editor: Manfred Kayser, Erasmus University Medical Center, The Netherlands

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      Muslim extremism of well educated Muslims of Sri Lanka with the evidence.

      [Edited out]

      We are sorry the comment language is English – CT

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    It is Sri Lanka : they have their own way to do things. Wait and see how long they could stay like this without solving problems: Tamils need some resolutions

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    I agree.

    Koran is hate speech and that too should be included in the ban.

    Quoted from Koran.

    O ye who believe! Take not the Jews and the Christians for friends. They are friends one to another. He among you who taketh them for friends is (one) of them. Lo! Allah guideth not wrongdoing folk. (5:51)

    The Jews call Ezra a son of Allah, and the Christians call Christ the son of Allah. That is a saying from their mouth; (in this) they but imitate what the unbelievers of old used to say. Allah’s curse be on them: how they are deluded away from the Truth! (9:30)

    Listen not to the unbelievers, but strive (Jihad) against them with the utmost strenuousness. (25:52)

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      Muliyawaikkal – Keep wallowing in your own feces.

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      There are no such references in the Holy Quran. These are picked-up from Webs of the West that have an anti-Muslim agenda. Besides Latheef Farook’s article is on the Hate Campaign that affects all communities and religious section in which, he has incidentally referred to incidents concerning the Muslims. It will be useful if comments are made taking the whole context of the article than picking-up one or two here and there.

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        But these are from Koran.

        Whatever the context is violence is violence.

        It is a global problem. Please read the religion of peace website. It is NOT a website run by BBS, Lake House or Tamilnet.

        If you look at the database you will see violence in SL is also recorded in it. SL is not alone.

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          They are distorted versions to mislead those who have no complete knowledge of the Holy Quran. Although the writer has referred to incidents of hate campaign against the Muslims it is well known that there have been attacks on Christians as well. So is the campaign done because the Bible too preaches hate. There are references in the Bible too if taken in isolation would give the wrong meaning unless read and understood fully.

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    Dear Writer,

    You write that as if that you are a saint and very objective (without subjective emotions), non-racist, democratic person.

    However, when we read the following paragraphs, it is very clear that you are writing for your own community and trying to protect your community way of life, your religion and your faith etc. Then, you want Sri Lanka to ban hate speeches.

    “Only a few months ago a small number of racists were almost instrumental in fanning the flame of communal discord and hatred in the country. Though subdued for reasons better known to them these destructive forces remain active promoting their, or perhaps their American, Norwegian and Israeli masters’ agendas, against Muslims not realizing the damage they cause to the image of the Sinhalese majority and the overall communal harmony”.

    “This also shows that neither politicians who used racism to come to power or to remain in power since independence in 1948 nor the media which tried to thrive on chauvinism under the guise of protecting the religion, culture and the community have learnt any lesson from the recent past. In fact for all practical purposes certain section of the print and electronic media virtually became propaganda machines of destructive elements who emerged from nowhere with vengeance”.

    “Most media institutions freely publish, often with prominence, provocative outbursts inciting Sinhalese against Muslims. They raise issues such as halal food, animal slaughtering and the like though they remain non issues. However, media go to town with these slogans to create sensationalism.”

    The main problem of these writers (including your writing) is that they do not understand that there is a core problem about their own thinking and not understanding their own issues. Your ethnic community is trying to dictate everything the way that you want. Your community must be tolerant and be peaceful with other religions to attract the compassion and love for your community. So that you need to make an awareness among your community to understand your problems and attempt to live with other religions in the world. Please tell your community not to dictate everything that you or they want. Be flexible and respect other religions and beliefs. Then your community attracts love and kindness from other communities.

    You can learn good lessons from recent incidents happening in UK and Boston, USA and other Western European countries. The people in UK, USA and most European countries now think that their way of life has been threatened.

    Please do not attempt to ban anything that your community does not like or beleive. Sri Lanka is a democratic country.

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      Sunil Dahanayake –

      Make a sincere effort to get through your thick skull ‘Need Of The Hour Is To Ban All Hate Speeches’

      Peace and prosperity is a distant dream as long as you start pointing fingers at others without comprehending the message first.

      The true sign of intelligence is knowledge and comprehension.

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      Muslims in Sri Lanka have never and do not enforce their religious belief and practices on others, and there is no evidence for such allegation at all. Increasing religious awareness in the recent years have them to strengthen their practices. As against this positive behaviour of the Muslims on religious belief people of other faiths are increasingly, particularly the Buddhists, are moving away from practicing their religions. The Buddhist preachers have failed to impress upon their followers to adhere to Buddhist teachings. It is to cover-up this failure, that could even pose a threat to the livelihood of the Buddhist Monks who live on the various support of the Buddhist people, that a few Monks have started to shift the blame on the Muslims. This what the reality is and the targeting of Muslims by the hate campaign. Talking of freedom, Muslims do not intrude on the freedom of the others and they only want others to intrude into their, Muslims, freedoms. The solution to the whole problem is for the failing Buddhist preachers to find effective ways of impressing their people to follow preachings. Also, it would be a more sensible action of the responsible Buddhist Monks to campaign against the increasing consumption and sale of liquor, the fast spreading of methods of gambling, the practice of Buddhists young and old men and women aping the dress cultures of the west wearing tight and low waist jeans and t-shirts that exposes parts of their bodies and shapes that causes sexual issues. These will be much useful to the Buddhist and the protection of the Buddhist religion.

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      Muslims in Sri Lanka have never and do not enforce their religious belief and practices on others, and there is no evidence for such allegation at all. Increasing religious awareness in the recent years have made them to strengthen their practices. As against this positive behaviour of the Muslims on religious belief people of other faiths are increasingly, particularly the Buddhists, are moving away from practicing their religions. The Buddhist preachers have failed to impress upon their followers to adhere to Buddhist teachings. It is to cover-up this failure, that could even pose a threat to the livelihood of the Buddhist Monks who live on the various support of the Buddhist people, that a few Monks have started to shift the blame on the Muslims. This is what the reality is and the targeting of Muslims by the hate campaign. Talking of freedom, Muslims do not intrude on the freedom of the others and they only want others not to intrude into their, Muslims, freedoms. The solution to the whole problem is for the failing Buddhist preachers to find effective ways of impressing upon their people to follow their preachings. Also, it would be a more sensible action of the responsible Buddhist Monks to campaign against the increasing consumption and sale of liquor, the fast spreading of methods of gambling, the practice of Buddhists young and old men and women aping the dress cultures of the west wearing tight and low waist jeans and t-shirts that exposes parts of their bodies and shapes that causes sexual issues. These will be much useful to the Buddhist and the protection of the Buddhist religion.

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    Mr. Lateef Farook,

    1. Banning Hate Speech is a Very Good Start.

    2. Next we need to Expose the Myths, that is at the ROOT of the hate speech.

    MYTH ROOTS. (Focus is is on Lanka for Now)

    1. Racist Monk Mahanama Myths, introduced into the Mahawansa Historical record in the 5th century CE.

    Vijaya’s grandfather was a lion, Buddha visited Lanka 10 times, was born in Sri Lanka, Vijaya Landed in Lanka on the day Buddha attained Nirvana etc., Sinhala Buddhist Island, Demonize, Veddah, Nagas, Yakkas, Rakshaya, and of course Tamils, “Dhamila”.

    These happened before the advent of Islam and the Western Colonial Imperialists. They have their own Myths too.

    2. Lanka was Veddah, Naga, Yakka and Raksayas, and they followed Jain, Animist and Hindu Beliefs and was quite peaceful, Without the Monk hegemony, and the Monk-King Axis, to control the people.

    3. The introduction of Buddhism, by itself was not bad, except for the Monk-King Axis, which is not part of True Buddhism.

    4. It is the synthesis of Sinhala Buddhism that is the curse of Lanka. Sinhala Buddhism kills.

    5. Look at Bali Indonesia, 94$ Hindu and peaceful. Lanka was probably 98% Hindu and peaceful before the introduction of Buddhism. Lanka had a great civilization before Buddhism, if you believe Ramayana, Sita, Rama and Ravana.

    6. So stopping hate speech must go hand in hand with expunging the Myths.

    7. Expunging Myths are not easy. It is a constant battle, and need multiple touches, daily, weekly, monthly, yearly. What percentage of Sinhala Buddhists believe in the Monk Mahanama Myths? What percentage od Americans beloeve in rhe original Church and Aristioylilian Myths that the Sun goes around the Earth? 25%, according to the US National Science Foundation Survey.

    Does the Earth go around the Sun, or does the Sun go
    around the Earth? (Earth around Sun)

    http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/seind10/append/c7/at07-09.pdf

    http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/archive/index.php/t-288251.html

    According to a National Science Foundation survey (http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/srs/seind02/append/c7/at07-10.pdf) (pdf), 25% of Americans think the Sun tools around the Earth. Bigfoot, Elvis, ghosts, creationism, the grassy knoll gunmen, I can let all that go. But now it’s official. It’s been fun while it lasted, but it’s time to give up and close up shop. Everybody back to wherever they or their ancestors emmigrated from to get a decent education.

    We need to give Sinhala Buddhists, and the Sinhala Buddhist Monks a decent education in Buddhism. Need to add others as well, especially the Wahhabis and the Christian Fundamentalists and their Myths.

    DeJa Vu……

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      Amarasiri,

      Data from other countries, Earth going around the Sun vs. the other way around.

      All over the world still about 20 to 40%, believe the Sun goes around the Earth.

      How many believe in the Monk Mahanama Myths in Lanka?

      http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/seind12/c7/tt07-09.htm

      Table 7-9
      Correct answers to factual knowledge questions in physical and biological sciences, by country/region: Most recent year
      (Percent giving correct answer)

      Question United
      Statesa
      (2010)
      (n = 1,932) South
      Korea
      (2004)
      (n = 1,000) EU
      (2005)
      (n =16,029) Japan
      (2001)
      (n = 2,146) Malaysia
      (2008)
      (n = 18,447) India
      (2004)
      (n = 30,255) China
      (2007)
      (n = 10,059) Russia
      (2003)
      (n = 2,107

      Does the Earth go around the Sun, or does the Sun go around the Earth? (Earth around Sun) 73 86 66 NA 72 70 78

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      Who says Buddha was born in Sri Lanka. Where did Amarasiri read this. It is the latest Myth created by whom

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    Need Of The Hour Is To Ban All Hate Speeches

    Ban the Quran first. It calls for culling of the infidels and KAFFIRS.

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      JimSofty – Keep wallowing in your own feces.

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        He need not because he those things are only reserved for Osama Bin Laden type people.

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      I fully agree.

      Please read the religion of peace website. It is NOT a website run by BBS, Lake House or Tamilnet.

      If you look at the database you will see violence in SL is also recorded in it. SL is not alone.

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    HATE,JEALOUSY,ANGER,GREEDINESS,POWER-HUNGRY,MONEY-THIRSTY+ALCOHOL ARE THOSE CURSES WHICH RUINED SRILANLA!NO END OF THIS! GOD SAVE SL +GOOD PEOPLE!

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    We are sorry, the comment language is English – CT

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    “Women rights in Hinduism”

    The wife could suffer corporal punishement for very minor offences.

    1 Amputation of Ears and Noses

    Hindu husbands cut off the ears and nose of their wives if they left the house

    without their prior permission. The Pancatantra mentions one such story [

    Pancatantra p.54, I.7th story `The Weaver’s Wife’]. The weaver cut off his

    wife’s nose because she did not respond and he considered her infaithful.

    (actually he cut off the barber’s wife’s nose who was there instead. ) The

    Ramayana and Hindu God Rama and his brother laxman practiced the cutting off of

    womens’ noses for minor offences, thereby providing divine sanction for the

    custom. Shurpanakha was a Dravidian lady ( referred to as `Rakshis’ or

    demonesses by the Hindus ) who fell in love with Rama. She proposed to him, but

    he directed her to his brother Laxman. He cut off her ears and nose for this

    crime[ Alld Chmbrs 1036 ]

    2 Death Penalty

    The death penalty was prescribed for Hindu women guilty of infidelity. The Manu

    Smrti, the most authoritative Hindu law-book, states

    ` When a woman, proud of her relations [or abilities] deceives her husband (

    with another man ), then the king should [ensure that] she be torn apart by

    dogs in place much frequented by people ‘ [Manu Smrti 8:371] ` And the evil man

    should be burnt in a bed of red-hot iron ‘

    [Manu Smrti 8:371-2]

    ` VIII.371. If a wife, proud of the greatness of her relatives or (her own)

    excellence, violates the duty which she owes to her lord, the king shall cause

    her to be devoured by dogs in a place frequented by many. VIII.372. Let him

    cause the male offender to be burnt on a red-hot iron bed; they shall put logs

    under it, (until) the sinner is burned (to death).’

    [Manu Smrti Buhler VIII 371-372]

    That this custom was prevalent in the 9the century is confirmed by Arab

    reports. Merchant Sulaiman, an Arab traveller of the 9th century states that

    “If any man in the indies runs away with a wife and abuses her body they kill

    both him and the woman, unless it be proved that she was forced, then the man

    only is punished with death; but if the woman consented to the evil deed, they

    are punished with death, both one and the other.”‘

    — [ Arab p.56 ]

    Ram, the ideal husband, showed little regard to female life. Ram killed Tataka,

    a female and later called her “Rakshi” [ Alld Chmbrs 1048 ].

    Infidelity to husband was considered a grave sin and it was believed that such

    women went to Aksaya hell [Br.P. 87.61 in Sheth 98]. The husband had the power

    to curse the wife who was disloyal to him. Thus the sage Gautama cursed his

    wife Ahalya for sleeping with God Indra though through no fault of her own.

    [Sheth 99]

    [ In the Kautilyan period ] if a woman was found guilty of a carnal crime her

    generative organs were cut off and she was ultimately sentenced to death [

    Arth.IV.13 in Jain p.164 ], although it is not clear whether this was only for

    intercourse with slaves.

    Not only that, but adultery is defined as the simple touching of clothes and

    even conversing with men:

    VIII. 356. ” He who addresses the wife of another man at a Tirtha, outside the

    village, in a forest, or at the confluence of rivers, suffer (the punishment

    for) adulterous acts (samgrahana).

    357. Offering presents (to a woman), romping (with her), touching her

    ornaments and dress, sitting with her on a bed, all (these acts) are considered

    adulterous acts (samgrahana).

    358. If one touches a woman in a place (which ought) not (to be touched)

    or allows (oneself to be touched in such a spot), all (such acts done) with

    mutual consent are declared (to be) adulterous (samgrahana).”

    — [ Manu VIII.356-358 ]

    But for a hindu male ,he is allowed to send his wife to other men to get him a

    male boy.( Ref: ArthShastra)

    A male should send his women to wash Shiv Lingam with Cow’s milk to prove she

    is humble to God Shiva’s Organ even after he has been said to have had sex

    forcibly with 60,000 married women resulting in his Lingam being cut off by

    jealous God Brahma.

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      You are quoting out of context.

      Please read the context before posting it.

      This is only a storyline not the ideology behind Hinduism which is a very peaceful religion unlike religions that call for ambush of non believers.

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        You are right here. Any references taken in isolation could give the wrong meaning. It is so with Hinduism. And it is so with Islam and other religions. So do not be misled by those who misquote references in the Holy Quran.

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        It’s not out of context,even it’s still exists in India.when i visited Tamil-nadu last year,many ladies are waiting to drink samy’s lingam-washed water to get blessings to have babies.still many drinking the cows-urine early morning to get blessing from cow.

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      Aryan – Muliyawaikkal/JimSofty is eating their own feces as a couple.

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    you seem to forget that u r the ones involved in hate speech…

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    What I do not agree with Latheef Farook is the idea conveyed ‘of different forces acting to serve the agenda of Israel, America, etc.’ Agreeing and appreciating that Latheef is a strong campaigner against these foreign forces it will be misleading to relate the same view on all matters. What is necessary is to courageously expose the local forces involved and their local masters so that the people of Sri Lanka will be enlightened on the state of affairs.

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    If Middle Eastern violence is going to start in SL, the government should immediately get down Mossad to handle the job and train the army to handle it the way it is done in Gaza.

    SL has many powerful friends in the war on malsI.

    e.g. USA, Israel, India, Russia, France, UK, Japan, Australia, etc.

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      You Tamil racists will vanish within matter of time.you idiots will never lern a lesson,even ater the death of your terrorist leaders.

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    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WRITER, LATHEEF FAROOK, WHO HAS BEEN PRESENTED WITH THE ‘Y-PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR AWARD’ AT THE JUST CONCLUDED ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE ALL CEYLON YMMA CONFERENCE.

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