Vicar of Baghdad under investigation: Alleged that money paid to free sex slaves ended up with ISIS

(RNS) The Rev. Andrew White, acclaimed as the Anglican “Vicar of Baghdad” for his outreach among Iraqi Christians, has been suspended with pay and his British charity placed under official investigation over allegations that money used to redeem sex slaves ended up in the hands of the Islamic State.

“We never gave the bad guys one penny,” White said in denying the charges.

The U.K.’s official Charity Commission on Thursday (June 23) “confirmed that it opened a statutory inquiry into the Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East on June 9, 2016.”

This sounds like a politically correct anti-christian witch hunt; “Lets show the Muslims we’re going after them Christians too”

  • Something about this smells.

  • Drunk_by_Noon

    How does one buy sex slaves and ensure that the ‘bad guys’ don’t receive the money?
    Do you only buy ethically harvested sex slaves from fair trade sources?

    • Exile1981

      I was wondering the same thing. If your buying sex slaves and all the markets are run by the bad guys then it stands to reason the money is going to the bad guys.

    • canminuteman

      Yep, this story makes no sense. It sounds like the person who wrote is unfamiliar with how giving kidnappers money to release their victims works.

    • Heh;)

    • B__2

      Do you only buy ethically harvested sex slaves from fair trade sources?

      Of course. They are a renewable resource and only an endangered species in some of their original habitations (the Middle East). Elsewhere, new sex slave harvesting opportunities are being now opened up in areas in the world where harvesting has been denied for centuries. The Battle of Vienna in 1683 had previously cut off an important harvesting route for sex slaves, and this slack had to be taken up by increased harvesting from continental Africa as well as from smaller number harvested from Mediterranean and European coastal areas and from merchant ships in response. The downturn in the sex slave trade caused by the abolishment of the Ottoman Caliphate in 1924 meant that the practice had to survive in places like Saudi Arabia and the Sudan more as a cottage industry and without the protections that full government sponsorship traditionally allowed.

      The recent open trade in Syria and the possibility of an opening harvest region in Europe, especially in Germany and Sweden, has given hope for many that this will lead to a resurgence in the sex slave trade, and permit every man to have as many as his right hand possesses at a price that he can afford. The “Welcome Refugees” signs held up by German women indicate a willingness to open a willing harvesting region denied for centuries by the oppression by a cabal of Christian nations previously shutting down the free trade all over the world.

  • Frances

    Seems rather as if the official Charities Commission would prefer the girls/young women were left to be sex slaves than have money go to the Islamic State. Easy for them to be so pure: it’s not their daughters who have been enslaved.

  • Spatchcocked

    Sorry…….I’ve got a nose for these things AND a diploma in facial forensics(Lombroso University) and the so called Vicar of Dadsbag is as dirty as they come….look at his mug ferkrissakes….
    He’s a degenerate of what stripe I know not but he’s dirty.