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Brutal slaughter of pilot whales in Denmark’s Faroe Islands

Saturday, July 31st 2010 - 05:23 UTC
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The disembowelled bodies of brutally slaughtered whales line a dockside just 230 miles from Britain - as families with children wander among them, according to a report from The Sun. Read full article

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  • Think

    For helvede Færøerne!
    Hvornår vil dette complete idioti ende?
    I skader jeres sag på en måde som er simpelthen umuligt at beskrive.
    Selv om mange af jeres argumenter er rigtige, bliver i nød til at leve i den XXI århundrede.
    En ven........

    Jul 31st, 2010 - 07:07 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • rnsune

    Those people are brutal, disgusting and need to be stopped when it comes to these whale killings. I watched the video and was horrified. Man is a highly evolved creature with technology at his fingertips....why act like a damn chimp? This must stop.

    Jul 31st, 2010 - 07:35 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    (2)rnsune
    I totally agree...
    And the best way to do it is for the EU to target their Fishing Industry.
    They are 90% dependent of it and just a threat of increased levies would force them to stop this madness.......
    They are the nicest people but stubborn, obdurate and stiff-necked as many other Islanders over the world.
    But they know how many cents make one Dollar......

    That goes for the Malvinas too......

    Jul 31st, 2010 - 07:57 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Cadfael

    No think, the Falklanders do not indulge in such disgusting slaughter, unlike the Japanese!
    They kill whales for “research” Pah!
    It's just for money, the mighty Yen rules!
    Never mind, it'll come back to bite them in the ass!
    Soon we hope!

    Jul 31st, 2010 - 08:40 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    I can see that my entry nr. (1) has been removed by the editor...
    Excuse me....... for writing a friendly comment in a Scandinavian language to a Scandinavian people about a Scandinavian issue.....
    Also knowing that many readers in Malvinas would have understand it due to their Scandinavian roots.....

    Jul 31st, 2010 - 09:45 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Liberty

    5 Think:
    As a typical argentinian you still don't follow law, rules an regulations. The editor specifically stipulated: “Comments must be in English. Thank you”. You copy and pasted from another source in a different language.

    Jul 31st, 2010 - 04:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Thank's editor for dis-removing my comment Nr. (1)
    I just got carried away... Will not happen again (I Think:-)

    My Scandinavian is quite rusty I can see... second line should read:
    “Hvornår vil denne komplette idioti ende?”

    Sorry

    Jul 31st, 2010 - 05:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • FYIDenmark

    This is so typical of Denmark and its environmental policies. Living in Denmark, we are constantly told how environmentally friendly and advanced we are as a country. The truth is that the Danes and the government are not. We are some of the largest per capita consumers, litter constantly and only play “green” we it suits our needs or image. This is just another example of our disregard for nature and her creatures.
    www.fyidenmark.com

    Aug 01st, 2010 - 09:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    (8)FYIDenmark

    Well........
    As they, very pragmatically, say in the little Kingdom of Danmark (it very much applies for the rest of Europe)

    Moral standards are good.........
    Double-Moral standards are twice as good :-)

    Aug 02nd, 2010 - 08:54 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • harrier61

    This is, at least, better than South America where standards are, at best, immoral or non-existent.

    Aug 02nd, 2010 - 09:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Paul

    Return the Faroe Islands to the UK! They are geographically part of the UK!! :'(

    Aug 02nd, 2010 - 08:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Don't mess with the Vikings.....
    They will have you for Breakfast.......

    Aug 02nd, 2010 - 09:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Paul

    Yup! Colonial pirates! Arrrgg!

    Aug 02nd, 2010 - 09:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Don’t speak badly about your forefathers......
    You Half-Blood :-)

    Aug 02nd, 2010 - 09:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Astute

    Hmmm...... You don't hear the UK claiming the Faroe islands because they are close, do you.

    I hope the Argentines will stop the ignorance and see that they have been indoctrinated and lied to about the Falklands sovereignty dispute. What idiots

    Aug 02nd, 2010 - 10:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Falky

    (5) - Scandinavian roots are mainly English.

    Shetland and Orkney have settles from Norway in AD800. Wales and Scotland there was very little Scandinavian influence, the Western Isles (islands of the west coast of Scotland) had a small number of settlers from Norway.

    In England think of a line from top of Wales to just above London to just above York, that's where the 'Vikings' were.

    The majority of Falkland Islanders are Scottish and Welsh heritage, who are mainly of Celtic/Gaelic origin.

    Aug 03rd, 2010 - 01:14 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    (16) Falky
    History Channel, the Falklands way!
    “ Scandinavian roots are mainly English.”

    400 years of Viking “cruise tourism” to the British Isles, where the “leisure activities”were killing the men, “marrying” their women, eating their sheep, burning the churches, impaling their small ridiculous dogs and fathering a new litter of half-breeds every year ”before deciding to settle permanently and create the United Kingdom under their (Vi) Kings.
    That you say is :“ Scandinavian roots are mainly English.”?
    Ha Ha Ha or, as we say in Argentina
    Ja Ja Ja.............

    Aug 03rd, 2010 - 03:48 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Falky

    I didn't say they were not, I wasn't there at the time but I'm sure it was true, but in mostly in England. Not really Wales/Scotland.

    Which parts of the UK did the Falkland Islanders come from? Wales/Scotland.

    The United Kingdom was created in 1702 with the Treaty of Union , I think you are confusing yourself with England/British Isles/United Kingdom/Great Britain, I suggest you go and read a book.

    Aug 03rd, 2010 - 03:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Boy Boy Boy.....
    Vikings have indelibly permeated the whole of the United Kingdom history and Culture......
    Who the heck do you Think you learned to be such good Pirates from?
    If you are Islander; just look at Stanley’s twin Town: Whitby, derived from the town of Visby in Gøtland, present Sweden........
    http://www.whitbygazette.co.uk/news/Project-aims-to-map-our.4950706.jp
    How many Islander’s surnames end with the suffix ............sen or .............son?
    Well....... those folks are quite certainly full of Scandinavian DNA!

    Aug 03rd, 2010 - 03:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Paul

    Hmm.. Mr Scarlato?

    Aug 03rd, 2010 - 05:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Talking to me?

    Aug 03rd, 2010 - 06:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Falky

    Thinky.. have a Think about what I said in the previous comment.

    Falkland islanders - around 70-80% are of Welsh and Scottish heritage.

    Whitby is where?
    1 - Scotland
    2 - Wales
    3 - North Yorkshire in England (York - “Jorvik”)

    Just in case you dont know i'll try and make it simple... Scotland is the bit at the top, Wales is the sticky out bit on the left above the long sticky out bit called Cornwall (that is in England). And to the right of Wales and below Scotland is England!

    You are right about the Vikings, but England is not the United Kingdom.

    Aug 03rd, 2010 - 08:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Its funny with you Britons.
    For the good things you are always an United Kingdom...... but when something is inconvenient you atomize the “Kingdom” in little pieces so the responsibility, blame, fault, error, blunder or defect always lays someplace else :-)

    Anyway, the vikings impregnated every woman in the British Isles for more than 300 years.
    And they didn't care if they where English, Scottish, Welsh or from the “Black Country.
    To say it in plain Vikingsk: ”Et Hul er et Hul” (A hole is a hole)

    Aug 03rd, 2010 - 08:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • harrier61

    Self-determination overrides territorial integrity!

    Long live the Falkland Islands!

    Rule Britannia!

    Aug 03rd, 2010 - 09:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Falky

    Impregnated *every* woman, impressive! Them Viking studs, with their big horns! But it could have been worse... they could have murdered the indigenous populations.

    Aug 03rd, 2010 - 09:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Well not all of them Women.......... the real ugly ones from the Highlands they ate (and raped the sheep instead)
    Ethnic cleansing the fun way:-)

    Aug 03rd, 2010 - 10:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • stick up your junta

    Among stock Argentine characters, the gaucho looms largest, a man at home in the saddle and at one with his horse, Fnar Fnar who roams the pampas herding cattle. Local folklore has elevated this beef-eating mate sharing figure, Fun up the pampas fnar fnar

    Aug 05th, 2010 - 04:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Basically they tell the same story:
    Is our Way and our Right !
    We will keep doing it the next 20.000 years....
    Who are them to tell us what to do?...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Pn2Z4Bia1A

    What do you Think?

    Aug 05th, 2010 - 05:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • harrier61

    Vikings? What are vikings? Who are/were vikings? No such race or people.

    Aug 06th, 2010 - 02:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Young booooooored Vikings on the Islands.........

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eo7OpToVD60&feature=related

    I'm positive many young Falklanders know the feeling.......

    Aug 06th, 2010 - 05:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • harrier61

    No such people as Vikings, dippy Twinky.

    Aug 06th, 2010 - 06:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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