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Angelina Jolie Speaks Out Against Sexual Violence In Conflict (Video)

Angelina Jolie Speaks Out Against Sexual Violence In Conflict (Video)

Angelina Jolie makes a speech about sexual violence during times of conflict to the House of Lords committee on Tuesday (September 8) in London, England.

“The most aggressive terrorist group in the world today knows what we know, knows that it is a very effective weapon and they are using it as a centrepoint of their terror and their way of destroying communities and families, and attacking and dehumanising,” the 40-year-old actress and director told the committee.

“This terrorist group we are dealing with in Syria and Iraq is absolutely using rape. They are dictating it as policy. This is beyond something we have seen before… they are saying, ‘You should do this, this is the way to build a society, we ask you to rape,’” Angelina continued.

Pictured below: Angelina arriving for the meeting.

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  • JPFamily

    Thanks so much, Jared. So very proud of Angelina, William and Arminka – God bless them, for their courage and strength.
    Big hello toastie, have a great day!

    Reposting – Official images via AP:
    Angelina Jolie Pitt – Hearing on sexual violence in conflict
    http://www.apimages.com/search?query=angelina+jolie&entitysearch=&st=ps&eventid=7708987&orderBy=Newest&title=Hearing+on+sexual+violence+in+conflict&allfilters=&currItem=dfda516082f340a191f5b11ce9a814c5&toItem=18

    For anyone who missed the live video, you can watch it again – Forward to 15:46
    Sexual Violence in Conflict Committee
    Tuesday 8 September 2015 Meeting started at 3.45pm, ended 5.00pm
    http://www.parliamentlive.tv/Event/Index/8bb696a2-d842-4ee6-a0f8-10cd0edece0b

    This is the video where Angelina speaks of what would happen if she were raped, or her daughters:
    Angelina Jolie In Parliament To Discuss Sexual Violence | William Hague | House Of Lords Committee
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-2dDG_UBuo
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQL6Ay4Qapw
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deKgxvzUVLU

  • bap

    JJ Staff did not put Pitt at the end of her name.

  • toastie postie

    Hello to all JP fans – video of Angelina and Brad

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAUHG0I87WQ

  • toastie postie

    Hi, JPF! Thanks for all the goodies. 😊

  • AWHODAT

    Yeah those fvkkkers. But try as they might, the ENTIRE GLOBE recognizes her new name so puny jealous fvkkkers who refuse to use it and even drop her new last name when in fact its sent to them in the releases they get and use, can just go ahead and choke on it since it bothers them so much. LMAO

  • AWHODAT

    Yeah JJ go ahead and earn your bread…..this is what keeps food on your table: i:e when you give the JP fans what they want. You better recognize!

  • Felinelilly

    I’m so proud to be a fan of Angelina.

    Who cares if Jared didn’t put Pitt in her name? Brad and Angie are married, she uses “Jolie Pitt” as her name now both personally and professionally, end of story. Calm down.

  • cheralp07

    Also extremely proud to be a fan:)

  • anustin

    Proud of my girl.bless ur heart.

  • bap

    You sound more upset than I do LOL.

  • ali7

    @GossipwithVirgi: William Hague, Angelina Jolie Pitt, and Baroness @arminkahelic SLAYED today!!! PS. I want to be a Baroness when I grow up.

  • ali7

    @GossipwithVirgi: William Hague, Angelina Jolie Pitt, and Baroness @arminkahelic SLAYED today!!! PS. I want to be a Baroness when I grow up.

  • ali7

    @gothablancas: Why can’t all celebrities be like Angelina Jolie and actually try to make use out of the power they have by fighting for things that matter

  • Nuema

    thanks, that was beautiful

  • Felinelilly

    Um… no. But nice try.

  • Angela Johnson

    Proud fan. Congrats Mrs. Pitt!!

  • JPFamily

    toastie, you are very welcome, my friend – and thank you for always sharing the best videos, you rock!

    She’s so lucky!
    Shanita Jetha‏@shanitajetha
    Seeing Angelina Jolie in @UKParliament has made my day #yay

    Ah, so near and yet so far: Becky Taylor‏@Rebloutay
    Brad Pitt is 5 metres away from me behind a fence filming in London

    Love the poster: A Short Film With Big Egos
    brangelinaofficial The first official poster “The Audition”😎
    https://instagram.com/p/7YShLfkDxk/

    This is so cool – model Malaika Firth has chosen Angelina as her model citizen: Angelina Jolie is #MyModelCitizen for her ongoing humanitarian and charitable work. She’s brave, selfless and dedicated, and a real inspiration to me.
    https://instagram.com/p/7XS7oyIe17/
    Who’s your My Model Citizen?
    Today, a number of high profile figures in music, fashion, film and more join forces with action/2015 to support a new campaign: #MyModelCitizen. We asked top influencers to call out the people in their lives who have inspired them the most, and celebrate how they’ve made the world a better place. And we want you to get involved too!
    http://action2015.org/whos-model-citizen/

  • toastie postie

    You are welcome. Can’t take the credit. Just so many great JP fans on youtube. Thank goodness.😊

  • Nuema

    Whenever Angelina appears in the news, it is always about a global message or issue she believes worth fighting for. I think the reason she is looking for support in the UK is because of the active response she’s getting from them compared to here. Look, it had to be Brad to initiate the building of homes for the victims of Katrina. What a couple!!! May God always protect them and keep them safe.

  • toastie postie

    I agree that they are an awesome couple and always hope that they and their love ones stay safe.

  • bap

    You are absolutely correct.

  • Nuema

    Glad to be in the company of “the great JP fans”.

  • toastie postie

    My, my. That poster. Guess who stands out – our guy…okay Angelina’s guy. 😍

    Like that model citizen – don’t do selfies though. 😐

    Note to those who see our fabulous couple – like it’s been said, “Take a picture. It will last longer.” as long it is not intrusive(much). 😆

  • toastie postie

    Yes! The best group to be in!

  • Passing Through

    Just watched Angie’s speech. It’s a sad world we’re living in. It just goes to show you how little men around the world value women. It’s not about race. These are cultures where men are raised to believe women serve only one purpose – and religion, unfortunately, a lot of times is used to justify their actions or accounts for their lack of respect of women and willingness to treat them like cattle and property.

    Haven’t read the last thread yet and there are very few comments on this new thread, so I guess that means the trolls haven’t been here yet today losing their caca over Angie’s speech. Shocking. Either that or Intern Jason has been busy…

  • http://thecompletehistoryofbradandangelina.blogspot.com/ Lady Valeria

    Lol, that’s my twitter.

  • Passing Through

    toastie postie Passing Through • 3 hours ago

    It drove me crazy when they kept talking about his serve hasn’t been broken in so long. I wanted to shout, “Enough! don’t jinx him!”

    ++++++++++++++++++

    LOL! The break was inevitable. It was just a question of when. You can see Roger was slowly working his way into Isner’s service games. He should have broke the first time he love-40 but it’s hard to break a guy who’s throwing down 140 mph on first serves and 125 mph on 2nd serves. Most 2nd serves are more aound the 95-105 mph range. As someone noted – Nadal’s FIRST SERVE rarely reaches 125 so for someone to consistently throw in 2nd serves at 125 is a wee bit of problem – which is why he hadn’t been broken there in 108 games…

  • toastie postie

    LOL. Lady V, you are more than a Baroness!

  • Passing Through

    Etta • 7 hours ago

    According to Lamey, Ticky and Tacky went to dinner with Sandra and her new man in Atlanta. I can only see T&T at the restaurant entrance, no pic of Sandy. I guess they are now BFFFFFFFs.
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/COPk0IkUEAAI-YF.jpg

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    ROTFL. So Squiggy had to go to HER. Not too shocking. (EDIT: Eh…Turns out Ticky was in Austin. So maybe she’s done filming her 15 minutes in yet another crappy movie. We can only hope…)

    Looking at that picture – Are they planning on coming out of the closet? Why would 2 grown asS MIDDLE-AGED WOMEN be standing around with their arms around each other like that if they’re not dating? That’s the way she used to glom onto Courteney. This whole thing is comical since for over long Sandy allegedly hated Ticky’s guts after she slept with Tate while he and Sandy were still together. It also just goes to show you – Sandy’s a shittty judge of character. First Jesse James, then Hanjob…now Ticky. I guess we should just be glad that the movie she and Brad were developing together seems to either be a long way off or stalled because Brad’s a “busy fvcker.”

  • toastie postie

    BBC News on Angelina – Angelina Jolie: Islamic State fighters using rape as ‘policy’

    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-34190436

    Weird – I was looking at the different articles about this and Fox? They have a video discussing when Angelina had her ovaries removed. What? No other pictures, some short paragraphs and then a referral to The Guardian.

    http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2015/sep/08/angelina-jolie-william-hague-parliament-lords-committee-sexual-violence

  • Passing Through

    AWHODAT • 6 hours ago

    I am gritting my teeth in anger and i have such sickening contempt for the sh!thouse who runs this blog. And i dont care that PT will come with her usual ‘dont-like-it-go-away’ pathetic excuse she makes for jj every time I choose to cuss him out!

    ++++++++++++++++

    Awhodat -

    Girl…you REALLY need to build a bridge and get the fvck over it. You are OBVIOUSLY never going to be able to control what JaredChris posts, so why keep torturing yourself – and us – about it? Nor are you ever going to be happy about it. So either get used to it, leave or STFU about it. You’re starting to sound like a broken record. Quit bitching to US about it and email Jared and Chris. You’ve been whining about on these threads for YEARS and as far as I can recall you have never actually said you gave Jared or Chris a piece of your mind. It’s not going to change what he’s posting – because if that were the case he’d have stopped doing it long ago when several of us DID write to complain, but at least you’ll be complaining directly to the SOURCE and not a bunch of people who can’t do anything about it. The only thing he stopped doing after we complained was posting tabloid cover stories on Tabloid Wednesdays. Other than that – he’s going to post what he wants to post. It’s been 10 years. You should know this by now and I cannot possibly be the only who’s sick of hearing you bitch about it ad nauseum for years and years and years and years. You clearly know he’s NOT going to stop doing it – so why get all bent out of shape EVERY TIME. It ain’t even like Caitlyn Jenner complimenting Angie is the worst shite he’s ever posted and tagged as an Angie thread. Crikey. I’d rather it be Caitlyn Jenner than yet another Ticky stalking incident. You’ve got to consider the options of what it COULD be…cuz there is worse shite than the KarJenners. The very fact that I think Ticky is worse than the KarJenners says it all…

  • Passing Through

    Jessy AWHODAT • 27 minutes ago

    If you have a complaint, you can send an email to Just Jared. I don’t think they read complaints in the threads.

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    Awhodat knows that because she’s been told repeatedly that they don’t read the threads. We’re all sick of some of the dumb incidental crap that JaredChris post that’s coattaling Angie or Brad, but at this point it’s clear it ain’t going to change even though a number of us HAVE written to him to complain about it. Which she’s also been told before…

  • Passing Through

    Lily • 6 hours ago

    So Johnny Depp is going to make a documentary about Mick Doohan. LOL. Is Depp stalking Brad now? Does anyone have original idea anymore?lol

    ++++++++++++++++++++

    LOL. Well, give Johnny some credit. Maybe he likes MotoGP as much as Brad does. Or maybe he’s just trying to suck up to Aussies after bringing his dogs in the country illegally.

  • toastie postie

    I don’t think they did it on purpose. I just feel like many media personnel are just lazy – don’t check facts, their own wording and so on…I was just befuddled when I looked at Fox and saw a entirely different video that didn’t pertain to the news today. What the heck were they thinking? I know they are a very conservative news station but still…Weirdsville.

  • busted

    I just saw that picture. And you can see Lenny and Sandra hugging.. You know that death grip she does with women.

  • toastie postie

    Poor Johnny, I just saw some more pictures of him last night – he and his lady on a boat – man he needs someone to do a Cher(Moonstruck) on him and say, “Snap out of It!”

  • Passing Through

    ali7 • 6 hours ago

    @elashton: Waiting in parliament for Angelina Jolie to appear before Lords committee on sexual violence in conflict. Quite a queue forming.

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    The power of The Jolie or mere celebrity obsession? It’s the Brits and they love gossip…sooo….

  • Etta

    Lol. I didn’t even notice Sandra as I was talking about this picture. Even though it was taken from afar, you can still see Tacky’s hairline.
    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/COPk1llVEAEgMLd.jpg

  • Passing Through

    LOL! I assume you meant, “SNAP out of it!” and not “snack”…cuz based on that bloated belly Johnny’s rockin’…he don’t need anymore snacks..

  • toastie postie

    LOL. Yech. But still Sandra deserves it, for hanging around vapid people – I remember when JA tried to get her hooks into Adele. No way! She better keep her paws off Adele. There were – 2013 – even nasty rumors about Adele sining at her wedding – again No Way my girl is going to do that.

    Here is JA trying to hook onto Adele – Adele doesn’t look too much into JA

    http://www.zimbio.com/photos/Jennifer+Aniston/Adele/Red+Carpet+Arrivals+Oscars/ch6_9f48IGW

    The deadly claw of JA – someone save Adele, like now!

    http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=adele+and+jennifer+aniston&view=detailv2&qpvt=adele+and+jennifer+aniston&id=81AC787D0C368E839AECC724C66EBE5AF9368812&selectedIndex=29&ccid=uT7LR1%2fG&simid=608002288464955092&thid=JN.yO10V5aVZXs4h25yn7%2fbtg&ajaxhist=0

  • Passing Through

    I’m rather surprised Sandy is into that kind of glomming…. I must say…don’t think about Sandy often, but her friendship with Ticky has certainly put me on high alert and makes me think less of her…

  • toastie postie

    I once liked her. Saw a lot of her movies but then…

  • busted

    I think the story said they were in Austin at Sandra’s restaurant. Which mean.. Lenny went to Squiggy. She is probably finished filming or may have a few days or so.. but does anyone really care.

  • toastie postie

    Oops! My bad. Freudian slip again. Freud and his slip get me into a lot of trouble. Maybe I was thinking of Miss Piggy and her Snackcerise routine – one I seem to be doing too often.

    Was almost tempted to live snack in there, for it seems Johnny’s doing a lot of that. As a Large Madge, I shouldn’t talk, but then again, I’m not getting the moola Johnny is getting for being a “Star”.

  • Passing Through

    William Bradley & The Jolie • 6 hours ago

    To address PT’s question down thread about SPC’s strategy regarding Miles Ahead: I have no idea what they are trying to do. Why still allow it to close the festival if they are not going to make an Oscar run? I don’t get it.

    Has anyone else heard about South Africa as a location? I only copied the relevant part, the rest is at the link:

    Kenya seeks to win back Hollywood to its exotic locations

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    I was just curious as to whether Anne Thompson had said SPC wasn’t going to mount an Oscar campaign THIS YEAR. As long as the 1 week run start by Dec 31 it doesn’t matter when it opens wide. It just need to play in 1 theater in LA or NYC for 1 week – just like Crack did…while hiding their BO and they still have not revealed how much money the movie made during that 1 week in Torrance…hometown of Louis Zamperini…LOL!

    Re: Kenya and South Africa for Angie’s Africa film – I thought the Kenyan film commission minister claimed to have a letter from Angie stating her intention to film in Kenya? Angie never verified that, but she did say the movie was going forward as soon as they work out script and location issues. And she didn’t say it but surely security issues are or paramount importance – not just for them personally but for any insurance company that underwrites the film.

  • toastie postie

    That would make sense. Either JA’s through with her part in the movie, or she just had to go see her guy, who she can’t do without – I believe it’s 4 weeks and then they see each other? That done, she can go on with her oh so busy schedule and JT can put an unsmiling face on his calendar, for her next check up on him…um…visit.

  • toastie postie

    Yes, this is a different shot than the one with JA and SB. Is the tall dude SB’s guy?

  • JPFamily

    Well said Baroness: Baroness Hussein-Ece ‏@meralhece 39 mins Very impressive evidence from Angelina Jolie at our Lords Select Cttee on combatting sexual violence in conflict.

    From Reuters:
    Angelina Jolie warns Islamic State using rape on unprecedented scale
    http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/09/08/us-britain-war-rape-idUSKCN0R82JP20150908

    Plus great article from The Independent:
    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/donald-macintyres-sketch-angelina-jolie-thrives-in-select-committee-appearance-10492274.html
    Angelina Jolie thrives in select committee appearance

    George Osborne, knowing the journalists were not there for him but for someone much more famous, told them wryly as he passed: “I know my place.” One of the more improbable double acts in global politics, Angelina Jolie and William Hague were about to do their thing.

    Ms Jolie was in sober black, her left hand occasionally making notes on the papers she had brought in her business-like ring binder.

    Collegiate and courteous, she made no attempt to steal the show. Yet with her evenly delivered catalogue of the human cost of rape as “not sexual but a violent brutal terrorising weapon of war”, she could not have been more eloquent.

    Most immediately demanding international action was that Isis was now using rape as the “centrepoint of their terror”.

    “The most aggressive terrorist group in the world today knows what we know; that it is a very effective weapon… and their way of destroying communities and families and attacking, destroying and dehumanising.”

    But she also remembered, she told the Lords committee on sexual violence in conflict, meeting a girl of seven or eight “and she was rocking backwards and forwards and staring at the wall and tears streaming down her face because she had been brutally raped multiple times.

    “You couldn’t talk to her, you couldn’t touch her; I felt absolutely helpless and didn’t know what to do for her.”

    And then there was the 13-year-old girl she met in Iraq, one of many taken out in pairs, and “brought to this very dirty room with this dirty couch and raped repeatedly.” Worse than that was the worthlessness the girls felt as they watched friends being sold and heard men haggling about the price.

    “Whether they were $40, $50. What was the price of them, what was their value and how humiliating that was. It made her question what she was worth.”

    There’s always a danger with a Hollywood megastar on a mission so big, that she crosses a line between helping her cause and submerging it with her celebrity. It’s fair to record Ms Jolie never came near to that.

  • toastie postie

    😊😊😊 Thanks! 😊😊😊

  • ali7

    Great article indeed