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    And there was me thinking we were moving forward with LGBT rights. This is about 20 steps back.

    I'm appalled.



    EDIT: What the ____ ? Someone actually negged this
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    What the?
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    (Original post by Mujeriego)
    We're too busy voting at UN delegations.


    And it's Muslim. Not Islamist. :yy:
    No, I wasn't talking about Muslims, I was talking about Islamists. Learn the difference before you reply. For more, see here as well.
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    (Original post by Folderol)
    Where are TSR's Islamists on this?
    Off to Saudi Arabia with a suitcase full of rocks.
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    Why was there even a vote?
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    (Original post by Folderol)
    No, I wasn't talking about Muslims, I was talking about Islamists. Learn the difference before you reply. For more, see here as well.
    In the outside world where there's at least some modicum of reasoning, yes. On TSR? No.


    Apart from Abu Umar who is an actual "Islamist" on TSR?
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    (Original post by taigan)
    No it isn't wrong. Sorry to disagree with practically everyone on this thread, but the fact that this was voted to pass means that the majority of nations in the UN are in favour of it, thus, their opinion is the majority. They are the norm, if you will. I'm not saying that I agree with this, because I definitely do not. However, the fact that you think you can impose your beliefs on people of other cultures is not in spirit of the UK's self-proclaimed multicultural nature. This is no different then countries who ban alcohol, drugs etc.
    Although I don't agree with the vote, Taigan has a point.

    That's life people...


    Will there be any protests?
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    This is disgusting, I thought the UN were supposed to be promoting peace
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    (Original post by taigan)
    This is no different then countries who ban alcohol, drugs etc.
    Yes, because alcohol prohibition has exactly the same consequences as chopping someone's head off doesn't it? Nobody dies as a direct consequnce of banning alcohol or heroin, but people would die if an execution bill was passed. You're insane.
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    They should be adding more reasons to that list, not removing them.
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    (Original post by Mujeriego)
    In the outside world where there's at least some modicum of reasoning, yes. On TSR? No.

    Apart from Abu Umar who is an actual "Islamist" on TSR?
    I suggest you read the first 50 pages of the Ask a Muslim thread or any of my threads on Iran.

    And I'm glad you acknowledge that I wasn't talking about Muslims but about Islamists. The fact you said "It's Muslim" not Islamist leads me to believe you didn't know the difference. I was talking about Islamists - just emphasise that.
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    This is so funny. :rofl:

    None of you liberals or champaign-socialists are going to agree with me here but all of your replies are so typical of the hypocrisy of America and other Western nations:

    Democracy: woot: majority's consensus is right! That's the basis that we invade other countries on, right? But when the majority in a fair and objective body vote for something you liberal pansy-fancy students don't like, then it's "why was this vote even held?", "this is appalling", "the UN is useless and shouldn't even exist!".

    Yet when the UN comes out with a Resolution against Iraq, enough for you to invade on, you all lap it up! We love the UN!

    Democratic principles when it suits you - otherwise your views are supreme and will be forced down the throats of everybody else in the world, whether they like it or not. Very fair students. You'll all hate this and I'll get thumbed-down I know, but you know (deep down) that it is true. So there.
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    Gah. As someone said, one step forward and 20 back ... After DADT, this is very disturbing indeed. :erm:
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    this breaks my heart :|
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    (Original post by YoshiJoshi)
    This is so funny. :rofl:

    None of you liberals or champaign-socialists are going to agree with me here but all of your replies are so typical of the hypocrisy of America and other Western nations:

    Democracy: woot: majority's consensus is right! That's the basis that we invade other countries on, right? But when the majority in a fair and objective body vote for something you liberal pansy-fancy students don't like, then it's "why was this vote even held?", "this is appalling", "the UN is useless and shouldn't even exist!".

    Yet when the UN comes out with a Resolution against Iraq, enough for you to invade on, you all lap it up! We love the UN!

    Democratic principles when it suits you - otherwise your views are supreme and will be forced down the throats of everybody else in the world, whether they like it or not. Very fair students. You'll all hate this and I'll get thumbed-down I know, but you know (deep down) that it is true. So there.
    It's hypocritical because the majority of countries that voted against (Uganda, Iran, Iraq etc.) mainly have corrupt governments and aren't democratic. The most democratic countries voted to keep it on the list. Furthermore the majority of people don't want to be in Iraq and we all know that the government was wrong to go there
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    Pathetic.
    Why does anyone give a **** about the sexuality of others?
    Get on with your own lives, ffs.
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    (Original post by taigan)
    No it isn't wrong. Sorry to disagree with practically everyone on this thread, but the fact that this was voted to pass means that the majority of nations in the UN are in favour of it, thus, their opinion is the majority. They are the norm, if you will. I'm not saying that I agree with this, because I definitely do not. However, the fact that you think you can impose your beliefs on people of other cultures is not in spirit of the UK's self-proclaimed multicultural nature. This is no different then countries who ban alcohol, drugs etc.
    Actuallyit is ridiculous and disgusting....does being gay mean you arnt a human...I think not jerk. How would you like it if there was a vte to allow people to be executed for being black etc..it's exactly the same. Just like Hitler killing Jews....he was stopped, so why can't these trashy uncivilised countries also be stopped from killing homosexuals...it makes me sick!
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    (Original post by veggie4life)
    this breaks my heart :|
    But do you feel for the millions and millions of Africans starving to death? All those orphans in Africa whose families are torn apart with AIDS due to the Pope? All those in the Middle East who are bombed day in and day out and live in perpetual fear and anxiety? All those natives of America and New Zealand and Australia who are forced to live in squalor as their homes are ravished by the West?

    Because these are all problems that the West created and sustains, daily.

    Other nations cause the suffering of only a meagre fraction, the tiniest proportion, to open gays and lesbians - and you lament those poor souls.

    COmpletely oblivious to the proportionally gigantic suffering the so-called "advanced countries" have unleashed on the innocent world and its inhabitants.

    You hypocrites make me sick.

    (Original post by JamesH6097)
    Actuallyit is ridiculous and disgusting....does being gay mean you arnt a human...I think not jerk. How would you like it if there was a vte to allow people to be executed for being black etc..it's exactly the same. Just like Hitler killing Jews....he was stopped, so why can't these trashy uncivilised countries also be stopped from killing homosexuals...it makes me sick!
    My post also applies to you, fool.
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    (Original post by taigan)
    No it isn't wrong. Sorry to disagree with practically everyone on this thread, but the fact that this was voted to pass means that the majority of nations in the UN are in favour of it, thus, their opinion is the majority. They are the norm, if you will. I'm not saying that I agree with this, because I definitely do not. However, the fact that you think you can impose your beliefs on people of other cultures is not in spirit of the UK's self-proclaimed multicultural nature. This is no different then countries who ban alcohol, drugs etc.
    Regardless. Artcle 2 of the Human Rights Acts, the right to life. The UN has basically gone back on this.
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    (Original post by laut_biru)
    How did this even get put to vote?

    Sigh..
    Why shouldn't things like these be voted on?
 
 
 
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