Monday, December 1, 2008

In other horrible news

Women in Paupa New Guinea are killing their male babies to try to end a twenty year long tribal war.

Rona Luke and Kipiyona Belas, from two warring tribes, said male infanticide reduced the cyclical payback violence infamous in Highlands tribal fights.

The women have said that if there are less males in the tribe then the tribe won't be as important. The fights that have lasted up to twenty years and have been started over claims such as sorcery.

"All the womenfolk agreed to have all babies born killed because they have had enough of men engaging in tribal conflicts and bringing misery to them,"

Amazing that in the year 2008 things such as this could happen.

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