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daveskilt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-01-04 12:43 PM
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2. there is the matter of culture difference
Edited on Thu Apr-01-04 12:44 PM by daveskilt
it is less offensive and even tradition in some middle eastern tribal cultures to display the bodies (on either side) in order to prove they are dead (esp with leaders). While horrific to western sensibilities it is not without cultural contextual precedent.

Now the fact that we were infidels desecrating the bodies as opposed to giving them proper muslim rites and respect when displaying them is another matter.

on edit : its all pretty nasty though.
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