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Eritrean Church Problems in Rotterdam

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Cyrillic

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Young women that fled Eritrea have possibly been forced to have sex during a visit to the Eritrean Orthodox Tawahedo Church in Rotterdam. The COA (Central Organization for Refugees - a government agency) is taking the situation so seriously that single female refugees under the age of 18 are no longer allowed to attend services at the church. The attorney general is investigating the matter.

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In an internal note about the ban, in the hands of the Reformed Daily, the COA warns employees of the refugee camps about a 'large amount of pregnancies of young women between the ages of 17 and 22', about whom 'might be wondered whether they consented to the sexual contacts'. The COA reported all incidents to the police.

http://www.volkskrant.nl/binnenland/eritrese-kerk-in-rotterdam-zou-decor-zijn-van-gedwongen-seks~a4222549/
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Cyrillic said:
Young women that fled Eritrea have possibly been forced to have sex during a visit to the Eritrean Orthodox Tawahedo Church in Rotterdam. The COA (Central Organization for Refugees) is taking the situation so seriously that single female refugees under the age of 18 are no longer allowed to attend services at the church. The attorney general is investigating the matter.

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In an internal note about the ban, in the hands of the Reformed Daily, the COA warns employees of the refugee camps about a 'large amount of pregnancies of young women between the ages of 17 and 22', about whom 'might be wondered whether they consented to the sexual contacts'. The COA reported all incidents to the police.

http://www.volkskrant.nl/binnenland/eritrese-kerk-in-rotterdam-zou-decor-zijn-van-gedwongen-seks~a4222549/
Oy vey, and non-consensual as well. This is what happens when you reject Chalcedon.
Russia, sex slavery, prostitution, Chalcedon

^^^All of the ingredients for a joke have been provided above, someone make something out of it.
 
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Well this isn't good news, you know this could hurt the image of eastern Christian Churches as corrupt, crony, and hypocritical to the public eye in countries that host these refugees. I want to be clear im talking about preception of the public eye.
 

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seekeroftruth777 said:
Well this isn't good news, you know this could hurt the image of eastern Christian Churches as corrupt, crony, and hypocritical to the public eye in countries that host these refugees. I want to be clear im talking about preception of the public eye.
My first thought as well.

If the allegations are true this is insane and criminal beyond words. In a church no less. It raises serious questions about the Eritrean Church (besides, of course, the usual ones about their support for a dictator second only to Kim Jong Un) and how this could have happened.
 

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Ladies and Gentlemen:

This thread is already off to a bad start, so I'm locking it for the time being.

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