Canine Cruelty By Our 'Afghan Allies'

The Australian (hat tip Religion of Peace) has a moving report on the humane efforts of Australian Federal Police officer Narelle Jensz to rescue Afghan dogs -- viewed as "unclean" in Islam, and therefore wantonly brutalized by local Muslims.   In her 10-month tour, the 37-year-old has treated countless dogs and successfully adopted 15 Afghan strays out to returned coalition soldiers across the world, many of whom have testified to the rehumanising impact of their animal companions. The following extracts from "The Life of Wylie," an Afghan mutt rescued by Jensz, are prototypical of the cruelty our Afghan Muslim allies mete out to innocent dogs, especially those of Kandahar, as the Australian relates, ....many of whom despise dogs only marginally less than they do coalition soldiers Initially, Wylie, the Afghan mutt, was rescued in February by a convoy of British soldiers on patrol in a Kandahar bazaar, where a dog-fighting crowd was beating the smaller dog with lumps of...(Read Full Post)