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Is Sarah exempt from the female in the ring rules?

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This is hard for me to comprehend and is nothing more than child abuse

They are distressing infants on purpose, likely over and over again, for a contest.

The infants cannot consent.

Substitute 19 year, 40, 70 year olds and subject them to non-physical trauma until they wail in distress for others amusement and we would quite easily label this to be what it is, abuse bordering on torture.

To the infants this is the same, they have no idea why this is happening to them, they are taken away from parents by strangers and put into distress on purpose for other peoples amusement.

My god, how do the people in charge, the news reporters, taking the pictures, the parents not aware of this? We are in the 21st century are we not?

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My god, how do the people in charge, the news reporters, taking the pictures, the parents not aware of this? We are in the 21st century are we not?

That's for the Japanese to decide in which century they prefer to live. Those Infants may cry too when they see a gaijin like you.

On child abuse: 'Why do you note the speck in your brother's eye and take no notice of the beam in your own eye? '

-7 ( +2 / -9 )

I agree with kobjim. This is child abuse, pure and simple. There is something wrong with adults who take part in this sadistic so-call contest.

9 ( +9 / -0 )

Cruel and unusual

8 ( +8 / -0 )

Madness, Cruel. Where is the human rights organizations !

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Child abuse? I see nothing but love for child. It is also a traditional way to teach young parents that it is OK for a baby to cry. That is what Japanese proverbe "Nakuko wa sodatsu" means. If some of frustrated young parents had a chance to attend these events, they might have never abused crying babies.

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I don't get the child abuse thing. Babies are often put through "rituals' that tend to induce crying - baptism, vaccination, being held by grandad, whatever. I don't think it's a big deal.

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There are certainly much worse things that one can do to a child, but going out of one's way specifically to make a child cry is definitely mildly abusive.

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