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TV preacher defends
Ramadan baby give-away

Agence France Presse, by Staff

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 8/2/2013 10:48:09 AM

Karachi - A charismatic Muslim preacher criticised for giving out babies to childless couples live on prime-time Pakistani television denies he is crudely seeking top ratings and insists he is spreading charity. Aamir Liaqat Hussain, one of the biggest stars on Pakistani TV, spoke to AFP as a charity involved in the process said a third baby is due to be given away in the coming days. Hussain broadcasts a marathon 12-hour show each day during the holy month of Ramadan, watched by millions of viewers across the country. He mesmerises his audience with celebrity interviews, game shows

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Muslims should cherish their children while they´re young because they blow-up so fast...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: toledo, 8/2/2013 10:49:36 AM     (No. 9454714)

OMG-op. Must change keyboard. LOL

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Reply 2 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 8/2/2013 11:15:42 AM     (No. 9454794)

As long as they aren´t being given away as brides I´m ok with it. Even Muslim babies need a home.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: RightShoe, 8/2/2013 11:35:40 AM     (No. 9454847)

Odd use of the word "preacher" here.

That´s not a tile that´s often used in reference to Muslims.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jlw509, 8/2/2013 11:49:13 AM     (No. 9454865)

As I understand it, Islam forbids full adoption. An orphan can be a foster-child or a ward, but is not supposed to be referred to as "your child" and does not have the right to inherit property as your natural children do.

If I am wrong, perhaps somebody will correct me.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 8/2/2013 11:49:30 AM     (No. 9454866)

watch how quickly Bravo picks up on this idea.

Someone somewhere is probably pitching it as a new program concept...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lil dotty, 8/2/2013 12:14:36 PM     (No. 9454921)

When this story was read it is believed we have reached the low of low. No better than human trafficking. Are babies being away for practice purposes? Use your imagination for the definition of practice. To think potential parents in our once beloved America had to jump thru hoops backwards and upside down just to put name on a list for approval. This is just sick sick sick. Not human, only property. American citizens fought the Civil war to stamp out those beliefs.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 8/2/2013 12:15:11 PM     (No. 9454926)

If you haven´t spent some time in the Middle East you would not believe what passes for TV ´Entertainment´ over there.

Endless hours of old men ranting and raving and scolding and promoting Jihad mixed with traditional dance which seems to always require scimitars and glitter.

Creeeeepy.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: provide, 8/2/2013 12:47:35 PM     (No. 9454996)

Sounds like a family slave acquisition.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: kanphil, 8/2/2013 1:26:04 PM     (No. 9455080)

#7, you stole a little of my thunder. I was thinking of the early days of Indonesian TV when the hit show consisted of a Muslim preacher(Imam)lecturing two Muslim women on their duties as wives, daughters, etc. It was must see teevee for all the ladies. For me, it was a nonstop kneeslapper.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: NuGoddess, 8/2/2013 1:53:49 PM     (No. 9455146)

Wheel Of Pampers!

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