Fw: Off topic

From: Carl Dekker (dekker@met-l-flo.com)
Date: Fri Nov 08 2002 - 18:18:38 EET


This is very off topic! Not only would I like to ask you to follow the link
but please send this back to the people who keep ask for help getting
"their" money out of Nigeria or Niger.

Carl Dekker

Subject: Off topic

> Last Friday, the Oprah show covered a story of a
> Nigerian woman, Amina Lawal, who has been sentenced
> to death by stoning because she had a baby out of
> wedlock. She has tried to appeal the decision but
> has been unsuccessful, thus far. The head of Nigeria
> disagrees with the stoning but has so far done
> nothing--partly because of the fear of not being
> re-elected. I should also note that the father of
> the baby denied fathering the child and, hence, has
> escaped any form of punishment. Amina Lawal's
> stoning will occur as soon as she is finished nursing
> her child. She will be buried up to her neck in
> dirt and townsmen will throw stones at her head until
> they kill her -- which has been known to take hours.
>
> I send out a plea to all recieving this e-mail to
> join me and many others to help prevent this horrific
> and inhumane event from occuring.
>
> All you have to do is visit the Oprah website:
> www.oprah.com then click on Oprah's Angel Network.
> You will see the Amina Lawal story there. There is
> a pre-written letter addressed to the Nigerian
> Ambassador. Just fill out your information on the
> bottom of the page and send it. It's as simple as
> that. You can even go one step further and forward
> this e-mail to your friends so they can be a part
> of the mission to save Amina Lawal.
>
> It's your chance to save one woman's life. We can
> claim ignorance when doing nothing to stop vicious
> atrocities that we know nothing about from occuring
> but there is no justification if we standby and allow
> for these events to take place when we are fully
> aware of them.
>



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