Saturday, November 29, 2008

The two villages where mothers killed EVERY baby born a boy for ten years

The Papua New Guinea jungle has given up one of its darkest secrets - the systematic slaughter of every male baby born in two villages to prevent future tribal clashes.

By virtually wiping out the 'male stock', tribal women hope they can avoid deadly bow-and-arrow wars between the villages in the future.

'Babies grow into men and men turn into warriors,' said Rona Luke, a village wife who is attending a special 'peace and reconciliation' meeting in the mountain village of Goroka...

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1 comment:

Tara said...

People trying to play God--sheesh. Let's see, create peace by killing--does not make much sense to me.

(And thanks for the prayer request for Stella :)