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Sun Mar 11, 2012, 06:13 PM

Iraqi 'emo' youths reportedly killed by conservative militias [View all]

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Source: BBC

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-17333275

Dozens of Iraqi teenagers have been killed in recent months by militias who consider them to be devil worshippers, human rights activists claim.

The young people are described as "emos", a term used in the West to refer to youths who listen to rock music and wear alternative clothing.

Reports say that up to 58 teenagers have been beaten to death or shot in the last month, most of them men.

Iraq's interior ministry recently described emos as devil worshippers.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-17333275



I think they need to be invaded so we can teach them democracy and freedom.

Oh hang on..

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