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(CBC)   Joshua Boyle, the Canadian man held hostage by the Taliban for five years, appears to have picked up some bad habits from his captors, now faces 15 domestic violence-related criminal charges   ( cbc.ca) divider line
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2018-01-03 11:36:42 AM  
I'm glad we got him out of Afghanistan so that we could lock him up here instead.

/really, I am.
 
2018-01-03 11:36:51 AM  
Let's all agree. It was The Russians who were at fault.

Not My Hostage
 
2018-01-03 11:37:32 AM  

hardinparamedic: robodog: PTSD is a biatch, hope he gets the help he needs and for her sake and the sake of the kids I hope his wife leaves him ASAP. Unfortunately if she doesn't this has murder suicide written all over it.

Yeah, no. fark this noise.

PTSD doesn't make you a violent spouse abuser.

/PTSD.


You'd have to meet the spouse to know that.
 
2018-01-03 11:37:33 AM  
Not 

hardinparamedic: robodog: PTSD is a biatch, hope he gets the help he needs and for her sake and the sake of the kids I hope his wife leaves him ASAP. Unfortunately if she doesn't this has murder suicide written all over it.

Yeah, no. fark this noise.

PTSD doesn't make you a violent spouse abuser.

/PTSD.


Not to mention he wasn't quite husband of the year before the hostage situation.  Who takes their pregnant wife to do humanitarian work in Taliban controlled towns and not expect things to go south.
 
2018-01-03 11:37:37 AM  
The children were born in captivity

Can they be released back into the wild, or have they become too domesticated?
 
2018-01-03 11:37:49 AM  
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2018-01-03 11:39:13 AM  

BigNumber12: Nurglitch: BigNumber12: One count of administering a noxious thing

Really though, let he among us who hasn't done that cast the first stone.

I haven't tried to poison my family, no.

Well you're just no fun at all


we call it Taco Tuesday.
 
2018-01-03 11:39:39 AM  

nijika: IlGreven: Yep, because he was all sunshine and rainbows before he was captured...

Was gonna say this.  Seems like he started off as an asshole (exhibit A, big vacation to farking Afghanistan with your pregnant wife duh or crazy or both).


I keep seeing this sort of thing repeated.

Did his wife not have a say in where they were going?  Wasn't going there something they both did?  Is there any indication he somehow forced her to go?  She was an adult at the time, right?  Not just some possession he had, some porcelain doll that society decided he was responsible for making sure never got hurt (because it's not the doll's job, clearly).
 
2018-01-03 11:42:13 AM  
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2018-01-03 11:45:20 AM  

dehler: Not hardinparamedic: robodog: PTSD is a biatch, hope he gets the help he needs and for her sake and the sake of the kids I hope his wife leaves him ASAP. Unfortunately if she doesn't this has murder suicide written all over it.

Yeah, no. fark this noise.

PTSD doesn't make you a violent spouse abuser.

/PTSD.

Not to mention he wasn't quite husband of the year before the hostage situation.  Who takes their pregnant wife to do humanitarian work in Taliban controlled towns and not expect things to go south.


Someone who isn't there for humanitarian work?
 
2018-01-03 11:46:12 AM  
Guy probably wanted to join the Taliban in the first place, he's clearly a POS.
 
2018-01-03 11:47:11 AM  
As someone who's known them both, Josh was a horrible person before he even was captured. He routinely stalked his ex and threatened suicide to keep in contact with her. So, hopefully this farker goes away for a long, long time.
 
2018-01-03 11:49:50 AM  

Twist2005: Dude's probably been severely farked over by his experience. Hoping that time and a treatment center help him.


I don't really think that much sympathy for him is warranted. For her, yes. For him, no.

Remember, his first wife was Zaynab Khadr, the sister of a radical terrorist killer, Omar Khadr, who was in Guantanamo at the time. Dude lobbied for the release of Omar. Then this guy took his cute little pregnant wife with him to Afghanistan to join the Taliban. Maybe things didn't work out as he planned, maybe they did. He hasn't really released any details publicly. All we know is that he and the wife continue to dress like they are culturally conservative (possibly radical) middle easterners. They guy is a POS and he's apparently decided that he can institute his own little Taliban society in Canada.
 
2018-01-03 11:58:12 AM  
Can we get a change on the headline? There's nothing that I've seen that says this is domestic and this quote from his wife in the Toronto Star yesterday [link] suggests the victims are not anyone in their immediate family:

"Obviously, he is responsible for his own actions," she wrote, "but it is with compassion and forgiveness that I say I hope help and healing can be found for him. As to the rest of us, myself and the children, we are healthy and holding up as well as we can."

Also note that article says the victims and witnesses are under a publication ban, so you'd think they'd have to leave Coleman out if she was involved.
 
2018-01-03 11:58:33 AM  
Didn't they go over there to join the Taliban in the first place?  Methinks he was farked in the head and a social reject of the Nth degree to begin with.
 
2018-01-03 12:01:27 PM  

ruta: Can we get a change on the headline? There's nothing that I've seen that says this is domestic and this quote from his wife in the Toronto Star yesterday [link] suggests the victims are not anyone in their immediate family:

"Obviously, he is responsible for his own actions," she wrote, "but it is with compassion and forgiveness that I say I hope help and healing can be found for him. As to the rest of us, myself and the children, we are healthy and holding up as well as we can."

Also note that article says the victims and witnesses are under a publication ban, so you'd think they'd have to leave Coleman out if she was involved.


Sexual assault is best with strange apparently. Kinky and retro
 
2018-01-03 12:05:05 PM  

FIDoAlmighty82: As someone who's known them both, Josh was a horrible person before he even was captured. He routinely stalked his ex and threatened suicide to keep in contact with her. So, hopefully this farker goes away for a long, long time.


Are you the farker that knew them via the MMO I mentioned in my post?
 
2018-01-03 12:05:09 PM  

dehler: Not hardinparamedic: robodog: PTSD is a biatch, hope he gets the help he needs and for her sake and the sake of the kids I hope his wife leaves him ASAP. Unfortunately if she doesn't this has murder suicide written all over it.

Yeah, no. fark this noise.

PTSD doesn't make you a violent spouse abuser.

/PTSD.

Not to mention he wasn't quite husband of the year before the hostage situation.  Who takes their pregnant wife to do humanitarian work in Taliban controlled towns and not expect things to go south.


And she gave birth to a girl, who was killed, apparently by their captors, but Boyle won't talk about the child when asked or he says it was a miscarriage.
 
2018-01-03 12:10:30 PM  
Victims with a publication ban are children, not wives. The dude is having trouble being a father to his children and punishing them appropriately for misadventures.

No matter what he was like before, what he went through, whatever. Imagine what his children went through. You wanna talk about Mr. Boyle having PTSD? The kids. The kids are probably just about impossible to keep a handle on. They were born in captivity. They probably need quite special care now, and Boyle probably doesn't know how to provide that.
 
2018-01-03 12:10:37 PM  

ruta: dehler: Not hardinparamedic: robodog: PTSD is a biatch, hope he gets the help he needs and for her sake and the sake of the kids I hope his wife leaves him ASAP. Unfortunately if she doesn't this has murder suicide written all over it.

Yeah, no. fark this noise.

PTSD doesn't make you a violent spouse abuser.

/PTSD.

Not to mention he wasn't quite husband of the year before the hostage situation.  Who takes their pregnant wife to do humanitarian work in Taliban controlled towns and not expect things to go south.

And she gave birth to a girl, who was killed, apparently by their captors, but Boyle won't talk about the child when asked or he says it was a miscarriage.


I thought the terrorists where claiming that and the captives where both claiming the opposite.
 
2018-01-03 12:16:14 PM  
Behold, the face of Amish terrorism.

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Be on the lookout, in case this guy drives his buggy into a crowd at 1 mile an hour.
 
2018-01-03 12:23:53 PM  

shortymac: FIDoAlmighty82: As someone who's known them both, Josh was a horrible person before he even was captured. He routinely stalked his ex and threatened suicide to keep in contact with her. So, hopefully this farker goes away for a long, long time.

Are you the farker that knew them via the MMO I mentioned in my post?


No, I knew them from a message board they both used to frequent. I actually met him in person when I went to meet my friend and I am friends with his ex as well. We all knew each other. He was always a twisted person.
 
2018-01-03 12:31:36 PM  
This guy is an idiot. Goes backpacking through Afghanistan with his wife in 2012, after the country had been torn apart by war and terrorism for 9 years already. A country that has spent more time at war or being occupied than it has spent otherwise. Dafuq did he think would happen?
 
2018-01-03 12:35:51 PM  
The guy's a complete idiot. First he marries into the #1 terrorist family in Canada (Khadr) and after remarrying, he takes a "vacation" to back pack in Afghanistan...sure, vacation. The guy was a dick or a mental case long before he was "captured".
 
2018-01-03 12:50:30 PM  

NullReferenceException: Looks like he's already setting up grounds for an appeal. Can anyone get a fair trial with a beard like that?


In the Leprechaun court maybe
 
2018-01-03 12:51:14 PM  
Fark off, subby, it's pretty obvious the dude has some major issues from being in captivity.

Fark you and your "Muslims cause people to be violent" farking bullshiat.
 
2018-01-03 12:56:18 PM  

whidbey: Fark off, subby, it's pretty obvious the dude has some major issues from being in captivity.

Fark you and your "Muslims cause people to be violent" farking bullshiat.


OP didn't say that or anything like that. Don't put hateful words in other peoples' mouths.

Unless you think the Taliban is representative of Muslims. Which.. would be spectacularly dumb.
 
2018-01-03 01:01:15 PM  

LavenderWolf: whidbey: Fark off, subby, it's pretty obvious the dude has some major issues from being in captivity.

Fark you and your "Muslims cause people to be violent" farking bullshiat.

OP didn't say that or anything like that. Don't put hateful words in other peoples' mouths.

Unless you think the Taliban is representative of Muslims. Which.. would be spectacularly dumb.


I smell Islamophobia in this article, sorry.
 
2018-01-03 01:03:11 PM  

LavenderWolf: whidbey: Fark off, subby, it's pretty obvious the dude has some major issues from being in captivity.

Fark you and your "Muslims cause people to be violent" farking bullshiat.

OP didn't say that or anything like that. Don't put hateful words in other peoples' mouths.

Unless you think the Taliban is representative of Muslims. Which.. would be spectacularly dumb.


I actually think he just did, the irony burns.  Its a bold move cotton, let's see how it plays out.
 
2018-01-03 01:04:44 PM  

whidbey: LavenderWolf: whidbey: Fark off, subby, it's pretty obvious the dude has some major issues from being in captivity.

Fark you and your "Muslims cause people to be violent" farking bullshiat.

OP didn't say that or anything like that. Don't put hateful words in other peoples' mouths.

Unless you think the Taliban is representative of Muslims. Which.. would be spectacularly dumb.

I smell Islamophobia in this article, sorry.


Man you live up to your tag in every thread.
 
2018-01-03 01:05:40 PM  

whidbey: LavenderWolf: whidbey: Fark off, subby, it's pretty obvious the dude has some major issues from being in captivity.

Fark you and your "Muslims cause people to be violent" farking bullshiat.

OP didn't say that or anything like that. Don't put hateful words in other peoples' mouths.

Unless you think the Taliban is representative of Muslims. Which.. would be spectacularly dumb.

I smell Islamophobia in this article, sorry.


I'll bite.  How exactly is it is islamophobic?

It's a fairly straightforward article relatively devoid of commentary.  The use of the word "barbaric" refers to their time in captivity, which I presume is accurate and not an enjoyable time.
 
2018-01-03 01:08:59 PM  

SirEattonHogg: whidbey: LavenderWolf: whidbey: Fark off, subby, it's pretty obvious the dude has some major issues from being in captivity.

Fark you and your "Muslims cause people to be violent" farking bullshiat.

OP didn't say that or anything like that. Don't put hateful words in other peoples' mouths.

Unless you think the Taliban is representative of Muslims. Which.. would be spectacularly dumb.

I smell Islamophobia in this article, sorry.

I'll bite.  How exactly is it is islamophobic?

It's a fairly straightforward article relatively devoid of commentary.  The use of the word "barbaric" refers to their time in captivity, which I presume is accurate and not an enjoyable time.


subby's comment seems to imply that the person in question "learned" some bad manners from his captives.

It's totally Islamophobic bullshiat.
 
2018-01-03 01:09:53 PM  
"One count of administering a noxious thing."

Dafuq?
 
2018-01-03 01:10:05 PM  

IamAwake: Did his wife not have a say in where they were going?  Wasn't going there something they both did?  Is there any indication he somehow forced her to go?  She was an adult at the time, right?  Not just some possession he had, some porcelain doll that society decided he was responsible for making sure never got hurt (because it's not the doll's job, clearly).


I really don't know.  But he was certainly one of the adults responsible for making that decision, with a pregnant wife as a consideration.  My stance comes from trying to understand the perspective of a man with a pregnant wife deciding to go forth into some of the most dangerous territory in the world for a westerner (for fun!)

And yes I'm aware that she had to consider that too but on the counter let's not pretend that overbearing patriarchs aren't a thing.  If it was a simple case of bad timing, or even one poor decision, I would be less judgemental, but this guy has a habit of baaaaad decisions.

And I posted this earlier, don't have to listen to me, but the wife's family has something to say https://www.theguardian.com/world​/2017​/oct/13/us-hostage-afghanistan
 
2018-01-03 01:13:42 PM  

whidbey: SirEattonHogg: whidbey: LavenderWolf: whidbey: Fark off, subby, it's pretty obvious the dude has some major issues from being in captivity.

Fark you and your "Muslims cause people to be violent" farking bullshiat.

OP didn't say that or anything like that. Don't put hateful words in other peoples' mouths.

Unless you think the Taliban is representative of Muslims. Which.. would be spectacularly dumb.

I smell Islamophobia in this article, sorry.

I'll bite.  How exactly is it is islamophobic?

It's a fairly straightforward article relatively devoid of commentary.  The use of the word "barbaric" refers to their time in captivity, which I presume is accurate and not an enjoyable time.

subby's comment seems to imply that the person in question "learned" some bad manners from his captives.

It's totally Islamophobic bullshiat.


I disagree.  The Taliban is an extremist organization no more representative of a whole faith than say, Westboro Baptists are representative of Christians as a whole.

Being this is Fark, I'll probably get some blowback on the later statement.
 
2018-01-03 01:14:23 PM  

whidbey: SirEattonHogg: whidbey: LavenderWolf: whidbey: Fark off, subby, it's pretty obvious the dude has some major issues from being in captivity.

Fark you and your "Muslims cause people to be violent" farking bullshiat.

OP didn't say that or anything like that. Don't put hateful words in other peoples' mouths.

Unless you think the Taliban is representative of Muslims. Which.. would be spectacularly dumb.

I smell Islamophobia in this article, sorry.

I'll bite.  How exactly is it is islamophobic?

It's a fairly straightforward article relatively devoid of commentary.  The use of the word "barbaric" refers to their time in captivity, which I presume is accurate and not an enjoyable time.

subby's comment seems to imply that the person in question "learned" some bad manners from his captives.

It's totally Islamophobic bullshiat.


This is why no one takes you seriously. You're a posterchild for what's wrong with identity politics. Subby suggests that a person learned violent behavior from violent terrorists, or barbaric behavior from barbarians, and you immediately fly off the handle about Islam.

It must be a lot of work, being a volunteer victim-by-proxy 24/7.
 
2018-01-03 01:15:05 PM  

whidbey: SirEattonHogg: whidbey: LavenderWolf: whidbey: Fark off, subby, it's pretty obvious the dude has some major issues from being in captivity.

Fark you and your "Muslims cause people to be violent" farking bullshiat.

OP didn't say that or anything like that. Don't put hateful words in other peoples' mouths.

Unless you think the Taliban is representative of Muslims. Which.. would be spectacularly dumb.

I smell Islamophobia in this article, sorry.

I'll bite.  How exactly is it is islamophobic?

It's a fairly straightforward article relatively devoid of commentary.  The use of the word "barbaric" refers to their time in captivity, which I presume is accurate and not an enjoyable time.

subby's comment seems to imply that the person in question "learned" some bad manners from his captives.

It's totally Islamophobic bullshiat.


So the Taliban represents all muslims then? One cannot look down on the Taliban or daesh without hating muslims irrationally?
 
2018-01-03 01:15:41 PM  

whidbey: SirEattonHogg: whidbey: LavenderWolf: whidbey: Fark off, subby, it's pretty obvious the dude has some major issues from being in captivity.

Fark you and your "Muslims cause people to be violent" farking bullshiat.

OP didn't say that or anything like that. Don't put hateful words in other peoples' mouths.

Unless you think the Taliban is representative of Muslims. Which.. would be spectacularly dumb.

I smell Islamophobia in this article, sorry.

I'll bite.  How exactly is it is islamophobic?

It's a fairly straightforward article relatively devoid of commentary.  The use of the word "barbaric" refers to their time in captivity, which I presume is accurate and not an enjoyable time.

subby's comment seems to imply that the person in question "learned" some bad manners from his captives.

It's totally Islamophobic bullshiat.


If it is islamaphobic to be scared of this particular individual, then colour me Islamaphobic. Guy is obviously off his rocker.
 
2018-01-03 01:16:54 PM  

CrackHeadMatt: I am surprised he is still wearing a beard and she is still in scarfs.   Stockholm syndrome much?


I heard there was a big influx of Islamic immigrants into Sweden, but wasn't aware it was worth naming a syndrome.

/I kid, I kid...
 
2018-01-03 01:20:12 PM  

shortymac: I remember a farker in another thread claimed that he knew the both of them before all this via a MMO and claimed that Joshua was an idiotic egotistical edgelord, it's not that far off from abusive chucklefark...

I hope she divorces him and runs off with the kids, he ruined her life.

/Surprised this isn't about why he went to Afganistan in the first place, suspicious af


I am Jack's complete lack of surprise.
 
2018-01-03 01:22:52 PM  

whidbey: subby's comment seems to imply that the person in question "learned" some bad manners from his captives.

It's totally Islamophobic bullshiat.


I'm kind of serious now:  Are you for real?
 
2018-01-03 01:25:23 PM  

BumpInTheNight: whidbey: subby's comment seems to imply that the person in question "learned" some bad manners from his captives.

It's totally Islamophobic bullshiat.

I'm kind of serious now:  Are you for real?


FWIW, he's had this tag from me for a while

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2018-01-03 01:26:15 PM  

BumpInTheNight: whidbey: subby's comment seems to imply that the person in question "learned" some bad manners from his captives.

It's totally Islamophobic bullshiat.

I'm kind of serious now:  Are you for real?


What's wrong with my objection here? How am I not being clear?
 
2018-01-03 01:27:48 PM  

whidbey: LavenderWolf: whidbey: Fark off, subby, it's pretty obvious the dude has some major issues from being in captivity.

Fark you and your "Muslims cause people to be violent" farking bullshiat.

OP didn't say that or anything like that. Don't put hateful words in other peoples' mouths.

Unless you think the Taliban is representative of Muslims. Which.. would be spectacularly dumb.

I smell Islamophobia in this article, sorry.


Thou who smelt it, must have dealt it.
 
2018-01-03 01:28:50 PM  

whidbey: BumpInTheNight: whidbey: subby's comment seems to imply that the person in question "learned" some bad manners from his captives.

It's totally Islamophobic bullshiat.

I'm kind of serious now:  Are you for real?

What's wrong with my objection here? How am I not being clear?


Using words in a fashion that belies their meaning, mostly. I am sure you'll muddle it more with non-sensical ranting per usual.
 
2018-01-03 01:29:49 PM  

whidbey: BumpInTheNight: whidbey: subby's comment seems to imply that the person in question "learned" some bad manners from his captives.

It's totally Islamophobic bullshiat.

I'm kind of serious now:  Are you for real?

What's wrong with my objection here? How am I not being clear?


Son, you need better bait then.  Not even the most tone-deaf SJW (DRINK!) would try to equate that headline with suggesting they'd identify his captors as islamic rather then the more specific label of terrorists.  Learning bad behavior from terrorists is the implication, not their faith.

I am now dumber for spelling that out for you, aren't I :(
 
2018-01-03 01:32:52 PM  

whidbey: Fark off, subby, it's pretty obvious the dude has some major issues from being in captivity.

Fark you and your "Muslims cause people to be violent" farking bullshiat.


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Oftentimes, those offended by things that aren't there are the ones thinking the same things they're supposedly offended by.
 
2018-01-03 01:35:37 PM  

seriously.though: They cannot mention two of the victims, that might mean their kids, and if that's the case, then this guy needs to be put away for a long time. PTSD or not, that is some unredeemable shiat.


No, in Canada victims of sexual assault never have their name released no matter their age.
 
2018-01-03 01:43:30 PM  

redmid17: BumpInTheNight: whidbey: subby's comment seems to imply that the person in question "learned" some bad manners from his captives.

It's totally Islamophobic bullshiat.

I'm kind of serious now:  Are you for real?

FWIW, he's had this tag from me for a while

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Shoot, you've got plenty of room left there. "Evidence ostrich" is another appropriate one.
 
2018-01-03 01:46:48 PM  

Jimmy's getting angry: The guy's a complete idiot. First he marries into the #1 terrorist family in Canada (Khadr) and after remarrying, he takes a "vacation" to back pack in Afghanistan...sure, vacation. The guy was a dick or a mental case long before he was "captured".


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This.   I'm just sorry he involved other people in his crazy ideas.
 
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