An enraged MUSLIM mob beat a Christian couple in Pakistan, then burnt their bodies in the brick kiln where they worked for allegedly desecrating pages of Holy Quran, police said. The incident took place at the town of Kot Radha Kishan, and is the latest example of mob violence against minorities accused of blasphemy.
Samaa (h/t Susan K) “A mob attacked a Christian couple after accusing them of desecration of the Holy Quran and burnt their bodies at a brick kiln where they worked,” local police station official Bin-Yameen told AFP. Blasphemy is a hugely sensitive issue in the majority Muslim country, with even unproven allegations often prompting mob violence. Anyone convicted, or even just accused, of insulting Islam, risks a violent and bloody death at the hands of vigilantes.
Zakaria says, there is a problem within Islam. It’s not enough for Muslims to point out that these people do not represent the religion. They don’t. (Oh, yes they DO) Muslims need to take more active measures to (pretend to) protest these heinous acts.
When news flashed that a man had shot and killed a Canadian soldier in front of the War Memorial in Canada, what most people were wondering but not saying out loud was, is it another Muslim? And it was. As was the man who ran over two Canadian soldiers in Quebec, Martin Rouleau Couture. As was Zale Thompson who attacked four police officers in Queens, New York, also this week. Not to mention the Muslim convert in Oklahoma who beheaded a white Christian grandmother at work a few weeks ago.
More than 100,000 minority Muslims have fled from religious violence and retaliatory persecution in Myanmar. In recent weeks blowback against Rohingya Muslims in western Myanmar has led to a mass exodus, as at least 8,000 people fled to neighboring Thailand, Bangladesh, India and Nepal.
When you piss off a peaceful population like the Buddhists this much, you know you’ve gone too far.
Buddhist monks protest presence of violent Muslims in Myanmar
IB Times Rohingya muslims escaped by boat, desperate to escape communal violence that broke out two years and has driven more than 100,000 muslims to flee across the borders to neighbouring countries.
Chris Lewa, director of the nonprofit Rohingya advocacy group Arakan Project, told the Associated Press that an average of 900 people per day are been piling into cargo ships moored off Rakhine state since the 15 October.
Lewa said that some Rohingya families have been told the huge cargo ships already have started arriving in Thailand. But Rohingya people who fled to Thailand still faced deportation and often fell victim to human traffickers.
Buddhist woman beheaded in Myanmar by Rohinga Muslims
Myanmar is a Buddhist nation of 50 million. But an estimated 1.3 million Rohingya muslims, who are known to have migrated from neighboring Bangladesh generations ago, live in the northern tip of Rakhine state.
The Rohingya have been denied Myanmar citizenship and have been attacked by Buddhist mobs, which has left hundreds dead and 140,000 trapped in camps. In recent months Myanmar authorities have begun an aggressive campaign to register Rohingya members as Bengalis, and label them as illegal migrants from Bangladesh.
Rohingya villagers told the Associated Press said that some of them were confined to their villages for weeks at a time for refusing to take part in the “verification” process; others said they had been beaten or arrested. Rakhine state authorities denied any knowledge of any abuse.
Every year Rohingya muslims travel from the Rakhine state to celebrate Eid al-Adha with family and friends. The estimates are similar to figures compiled by the UN – which has labeled the Rohingya one of the most persecuted religious minorities in the world – are that nearly double the number of people are leaving the area that the same period in 2013.
Buddhist woman explains what Muslims have done to her country and her own family:
Especially considering that two out the three countries (Guinea and Sierra Leone) with the worst Ebola outbreaks are Muslim-majority nations.
By Ahmad Al-Sarraf
Kuwait Times (h/t Carla W) The Ebola virus that is widespread in West Africa is considered very dangerous, bearing in mind that the world has known it since 1976, but it became more rampant lately and took thousands of lives in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. All these nations lack the most basic of medical requirements in villages and remote areas, making the control of the spread of this virus something extremely hard.
The World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva announced that Ebola has become “a global health hazard”, and even America was not immune from it after a person infected with it arrived there.
Despite what is being said about the tough war between the world and this disease, the truth is that Western countries alone are concerned with eradicating it, as the number of its victims reached 4,000 lately, in addition to tens of thousands of infected people.
WHO said the number of victims of this epidemic will reach more than 20,000 if it is not brought under control before the end of next month, while the world does not have any cure or vaccine against this disease.
The strange (or normal) thing is that the only areas that are trying to do something to find a cure for this disease, or those who donated to affected countries where this epidemic paralyzed economies, or those who volunteered to work in their hospitals as medical teams or nurses are all from Western countries, European in particular, and Israel! For the rest of the countries, this may be expected from almost all of them, because they have their own calculations, interests, tremendous problems and views towards matters.
But what is the excuse of most Muslim and rich Arab countries in particular, that spend hundreds of millions of dinars on religious satellite channels of various sects that corrupt minds and attitudes? The answer is nothing, of course.
Rather these countries were the only ones who prayed against these countries that participated and contributed and its citizens took risks to eradicate this contagious epidemic or at least contain it.
They continue to pray against them from mosques pulpits, religious channels and school curricula, hoping that Allah burns the Westerners’ trees, orphans Israeli children, widows Danish women, dries up the wells of the Australians and eradicates the children of New Zealand! This is what we have got used to hear during the past few decades! But what will be the stand of those speakers and propagandists if this disease or suchlike reaches their countries.
Then who will come to our rescue? Is it not the West with its labs, doctors, nurses and volunteers? Do not be shameless and stop making such prayers while we are is this medical, scientific and industrial ineptness. Don’t most our governments feel ashamed for allowing those ignorants making such prayers as the answer. No, of course!
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