Disturbing footage showing a woman being flogged repeatedly by a laughing policemen has sparked outrage after it was posted on the internet. The YouTube video from Sudan shows an unidentified woman in a long black dress and headscarf being ordered to sit down before a uniformed police officer starts whipping her. Howling in pain she screams 'Enough, enough' and 'I want my mum'. A second officer - who laughs when he realises he is being filmed - later joins in with the cruel punishment. Video nasty: A Sudanese police officer orders a woman in a long black dress and headscarf to sit down and then starts to whip her. Ordeal: Despite her pleas for mercy, two laughing policemen flog the unidentified woman for two minutes, while passers-by stand idly to one side and watch. The woman's alleged crime is not known but there are suggestions circulating on the web that it could be for wearing trousers.
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By Dave Burke For Mailonline. A tribal ceremony during which young women are whipped in order to show the sacrifices they make for men is revealed in a series of photographs. Members of the Hamar tribe in Ethiopia believe the elaborate scars demonstrate a woman's capacity for love, and if they fall on hard times later in life it allows them to call on those who whipped them for help. Women are whipped as part of a Rite of Passage ceremony for boys, when female family members declare their love for the young man at the heart of the celebration. The brutal tradition is known as Ukuli Bula, and was captured by photographer Jeremy Hunter. Instead of fleeing, women beg men to whip them again during the ceremony, held in the Omo River Valley.
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Flagellation Latin flagellum , "whip" , flogging , whipping or lashing is the act of beating the human body with special implements such as whips , lashes , rods , switches , the cat o' nine tails , the sjambok , the knout , etc. Typically, flogging is imposed on an unwilling subject as a punishment; however, it can also be submitted to willingly, or performed on oneself, in religious or sadomasochistic contexts. The strokes are usually aimed at the unclothed back of a person, in certain settings it can be extended to other corporeal areas. For a moderated subform of flagellation, described as bastinado , the soles of a person's bare feet are used as a target for beating see foot whipping. In some circumstances the word "flogging" is used loosely to include any sort of corporal punishment , including birching and caning. However, in British legal terminology, a distinction was drawn and still is, in one or two colonial territories between "flogging" with a cat-o'-nine-tails and "whipping" formerly with a whip, but since the early 19th century with a birch. In Britain these were both abolished in Officially abolished in most Western countries, flogging or whipping, including foot whipping in some countries, is still a common punishment in some parts of the world, particularly in countries using Islamic law and in some territories formerly under British rule. Medically supervised caning is routinely ordered by the courts as a penalty for some categories of crime in Singapore , Brunei , Malaysia , Indonesia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and elsewhere.
I love him more than life, He says the hours will get better after residency I really hope so. You guys sound like you have a great and committed relationship - a true jewel in this world. In 5 years, one thing has become certain to me. I just graduated college and my boyfriend has one more year. Sadly, the general consensus of "convert or nope out" sounds like what will end up happening. I don't think you necessarily need to cut ties with her. T-1yr for me T-2yrs for him. I knew a couple in my last ward who got married in their mid 20's.