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What do you do if your family is torn apart by a religious cult? What if some church official meets your daughter on Facebook and persuades her to run away, 1,500 miles from home, so that she can live in that church official’s Florida home? Well, if you are the member of a rabid, bomb-tossing Arab family, you demand the return of your daughter so that she can be whisked away to Sri Lanka for that time-honored tradition called “honor killing.”
If you happen to be members of the white-bread and very Christian community of New Albany, Ohio, you will see this as yet another chance to shit on Islam…because, well, they deserve it. And if you happen to be the self-important kid, Rifqa Bary, who is the center of this massive shit-vortex, you will allow yourself to be brainwashed just like millions of other defiantly stupid teens across America.
The only thing keeping this story dragging itself through the news media is the fact that Fathima Rifqa Bary's family is Muslim. In any other context, the family hiding her in Florida would be arrested, and the young girl immediately returned to her home and parents.
In June of 2009, Rifqa was catapulted (quite willingly) into the national spotlight as yet another simpleton American who was feeling the cold, deadly clutches of fundamental Islamic fury and hate. The fact that she was feeling this hate from her own family was not lost on the media and the Christian right wing community in which she lived. In reality, she was just another spoiled, butthurt, and disaffected youth going through a rebellious stage. The religious community to whom Rifqa Bary was attached wanted the national media and state lawmakers to see things another way, namely that her parents were dirty foreigners, they were indifferent to her rebellion and were going to deal with their child the way Sri Lankans normally do, by threatening her with death.
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The Columbus, Ohio suburb of New Albany is known for being a lavish bedroom community that offers its residents the finest of living accoutrements. This fine living also extends to the children of the community, who since they never had to work a day in their lives and are pretty much set for life because of their parents affluence, grow bored and find better and better ways to get into trouble. Rifqa, a cheerleader for the New Albany high school, despite her very dark and evil appearance, felt that her family was something to be ashamed of. Because of her shame, she began to alienate herself from her family members to the point where she was sneaking out of her house late at night to attend Christian church ceremonies even though the remainder of her family was of the Islamic faith.
At some point during all of this religious backstabbing and sneakery, Rifqa made contact with the Xenos Christian Fellowship church. Xenos, well known for being a cult that brainwashes their members, saw Rifqa as a notoriety cow of epic proportions and began spoon-feeding her bullshit about the religion of her family and her heritage. Sometime during all of their religious conditioning, Rifqa made contact with the wife of a Christian pastor in Orlando, Florida. This is when the shit really started to hit the fan.
Xenos Christian Fellowship
—Some ex-Xenos freak who is still crying about the whole thing.
Founded during the politically and socially turbulent times of the late 1960s and early 1970s that also birthed such churches as the Manson family and the Jim Jones' People's Temple, Xenos Christian Fellowship is a home-based church that is proud of its heritage and message. What they don't want you to know is that they practice brainwashing techniques similar to cults like the Branch Davidians and the Moonies. They seek out young people who think of themselves as outsiders and offer them a chance to "fit in" or "belong" within a religious community. To fish in as many members as they can, they comport themselves like a "young and hip" version of the Christian faith, even though they are mostly angry men with control issues. Once you become a member of the Xenos Fellowship, you are pretty much told where to live, what to wear, what to eat, who to date, and what to think. Refusal of the above demands will result in disciplinary actions up to and including expulsion from the Fellowship. To a normal person, this expulsion on the surface appears to be a good thing, but to a member of the Xenos faith, excommunication is comparable to the end of the world. Rifqa became heavily involved in the cult.
—Doesn't sound like a bad deal until you start the Bible bashing part.
How to Brainwash a Rifqa
Xenos church members explained to Rifqa that because she was now guilty of Apostasy (renouncing a former religion) she was, by Sharia law, going to be killed by her parents. Since the members of the Xenos church had no real information concerning the Bary family, they hit upon a plan to discredit the family within the eyes of their own child by insisting that despite the fact that they had not been to mosque for several years, her parents were fundamentalist Islamic whackos who were already guilty of mentally and physically torturing their daughter. Never mind the many facts that young Rifqa had seen and experienced in her young and impressionable life; some of life’s best advantages including fine cars, a beautiful home, money to spend frivolously, a loving home life where her parents only cared for her and her total welfare, and one of the best pre-college educations anybody could ever hope for. No! She was the victim of an oppressive and backwards religion where family members, by some draconian and medieval law were going to be required to cut off her fingers, legs, and eventually her vagina if she didn’t straighten out her infidel ways. Rifqa, being a dipshit teenage girl, bought into the line and ate it right up.
After Her Escape
After Rifqa disappeared July 19, her family searched for clues about why she left. They found a computer flash drive and were stunned by what they read. Contents of the flash drive were given by Mohamed Bary to the Council on American-Islamic Relations of Columbus, Ohio and contained this brief amount of lunacy:
- The writings reveal a young woman who has embraced fundamentalist Christianity, who has stood outside an abortion clinic, duct tape across her mouth, alongside other protesters, and who has dreamed about Armageddon.
- She must convert her family to Christianity, she wrote, including her older brother, Rilvan, 18, who worships "demonic music."
- She must approach strangers and talk about Jesus. She saved a list of tips on how to do that:
- "Do NOT be sneaky," she wrote. "Sit down . . . get to know them . . . (Ask) would you mind for 5 min if I share the gospel with you."
- She compared herself to the Old Testament heroine Esther and wrote out or saved religious pep talks.
- "What does it take to be a prophet?" she wrote. "If I am a friend of God I can be prophetic. . . . You have to want it. Everyday pray for prophesy."
- 250 pages of Facebook preaching and blogging by a young Columbus evangelist, Brian Michael Williams, 23, a former Ohio State University sociology student and Rifqa's religious mentor
Moving to Florida
—Mr. Rifqa, sharpening his genital mutilation tools.
In July of 2009, Rifqa packed up her bullshit and found a fast train bound for Orlando. There, she moved in with Reverend Blake Lorenz and his wife Beverly (founder of something sinister called “Global Revolution Church), who housed her illegally for three weeks. During this time, further brainwashing occurred, namely consisting of a litany of anti-Islamic rhetoric involving honor killing, or, if that didn’t work, deportment back to the family’s ancestral place of origin, Sri Lanka…which by all accounts is even worse than death itself.
Eventually, the Lorenz family figured out that they were breaking the law and brought Rifqa to Florida’s Child Welfare Services. Then, as if to conveniently cover their own kidnapping asses, they told Florida authorities that they were only housing Rifqa because they feared for her life and didn’t wish her to be killed by stoning in public. By this time, everybody had pretty much figured out that the good Reverend was really just trying to get into the little brown girl’s panties but because he was white and a “nice guy” no charges were filed.
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—OHSHI- dox dropped on the conspiracy.
There is some speculation that the rapid escape of Rifqa was not only pre-meditated by the girl, but also aided by members of the Xenos Church. Her bus ticket from Ohio to Orlando was paid by an unknown person, which suggests that there was a premeditated support for Rifka Bary to flee her home. Some have gone so far as to state that Rifqa was not put on a bus at all, but rather driven to Florida by one Jamal Jivanjee, who claimed to be an ex-Muslim Christian now living in Columbus. Muslim internet detectives soon found dox on Jamal and his fake Islamic teacher Ergun Mehmet Caner and outed them both as long time radical Christians who had never been members of the Islamic religion. Whatever the case, Jamal, and his pack of fake cronies have disappeared and are not answering the telephone.
Back to Ohio
—Islam truly is the religion of peace.
In a rapid investigation, Florida Child Welfare Services concluded that Rifqa was not being abused by her family, nor was she being forced to participate in evil Islamic rituals involving goats. They did conclude, however, that she was full of shit, her parents were members of a loving family, and that the whole thing was a case of Islamophobia, further exacerbated by meddling Christians and hyped up by a media looking for any excuse to pick on little swarthy people from far off and misunderstood lands.
They wanted to put her on a bus back to Ohio and told her to STFU with her whining; however, this was stopped at the last minute when the family's legal status was questioned by a Florida judge.
—Right wing triumph! Oh wait, now they can deport her back to Sri Lanka...
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Back in Ohio, the Florida investigation was brought before scrutiny from all sides of the affair. Some people claimed that Rifqa was spoon-fed keywords with which she was to use to demonize her parents. Others stated that Rifqa was a dead duck as soon as the whole affair blew over. And finally, miraculously, the State of Ohio concluded that Rifqa was just another attention whore.
During the investigation, several things came to light concerning how Rifqa would answer questions if asked by Family Services personnel:
- If asked if you were scared, tell authorities that you were forced to live within an oppressive home where abuse and mental threats such as public execution were often discussed as a way to deal with wayward teenage activity.
- If asked about the cruel and harsh mannerisms of your father, answer that he often beat you despite the fact that no corroborating evidence has ever been found.
- When asked about your school activities, answer that father thought you should be chained up to the wall in the basement…not educated like some infidel Christian whore.
- When asked about Cheerleading at your high school, repeat over and over that your father did not understand the nature of cheerleading, nor did he approve of such blatant sin. In fact, since you allowed portions of your skin to be visible to other men, you should be publically flogged for your transgressions. Never mind that your father had several pictures of you displayed around the house in which you are overtly wearing your school colors and your cheer leading outfit…or the fact that he signed the permission slip allowing you to cheerlead in the first place.
- When asked about violence, say “yes, lots.” Even though the only thing ever remotely violent that ever occurred within the home was when your father picked up your laptop (angrily) and grounded you from it when he found out that you used his credit card to buy the damned thing.
- When questioned about your family, remember to mention that several teachers offered to house you because they were worried about your welfare. When asked who these teachers were, draw a blank or make a name up.
- If the subject of home life quality should be raised, mention that you lived in a loud environment that was not conducive to growing a family. Also, forget to mention anything concerning your older brother who often had parties at the house when he was supposed to be watching you while your parents went away for the weekend.
- Whenever you can, attempt to link your family to some sort of terrorism.
Status as Citizens
During the several investigations that were conducted by both Florida and Ohio authorities, the question of the Bary family's legal resident status was raised. If they are found to be illegally in the country, this opens a whole new can of worms concerning deportment and Rifqa's scheduled public stoning in a Sri Lankan public square. Right-wingers and Christians were quick to point out:
—If she knows what's good for her and wants to keep that other eye, she better calm this shit down!
As we all know, the media is more powerful than the criminal branch of the legal system. Because Islamic oddities are often used by the media to generate anti-Muslim sentiment, this case became a hotbed of fodder for bloggers, religious nutjobs, and ACLU cry babies all wanting to cash in on this hugely retarded set of incidents. The whole controversy has devolved in a lovely, yet predictable way and now the major discussion seems to hinge upon Apostasy and how it is or isn’t practiced…even though it has never been practiced in Ohio, Florida, or anywhere else in the last 500 years.
The huge lack of opinions from right wing gods such as Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck lend credence to the common sense opinion that this is just another teen girl screaming RAPE because she didn't get her way. C or even D list pundits like Pamela Geller are the only people who think this is remotely worthy of discussion. Still, the local media feels compelled to offer opinions nonetheless...
Breaking news, bitch just got cancer, she got what she deserved. Embedding is disabled, I also suck at editind ED so I'll post a crappy link here " http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OtYwxwWtP4 "
Pastor coached young sweet Rifqa.
The TL;DR Version
Crazy Indian kid runs away from home, goes Christfag, gets twat cancer, and is forced to move back home. Faux News makes a big deal out of it cause Rupert Murdoch hates brown people. So goes the circle of life.
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