On the impracticalities of hudud in Malaysia – Nicolei
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Malaysian Insider : Under hudud laws, murder is a capital punishment, yet if the victim’s family is agreeable for the murderer to pay “diyah”, or blood money, to compensate the family, the murderer can escape the mandatory death sentence.
My first question is why is it then that apostates and adulterers are not allowed to escape the mandatory death sentence for apostasy and adultery by paying compensation to the aggrieved family or spouse?
Why is it unmarried people cannot pay compensation to any aggrieved family to escape the mandatory whipping for sex before marriage?
The victim of the murderer is dead as a result of the crime committed by the murderer, while there are no dead victims from the apostasy and adultery.
How do these vast differences show that the hudud is just and reflect a just God, since it is claimed that the hudud are Allah’s just laws?
It would be good if Muslims can help me understand the “justice” or lack of it, as my perception from these anomalies in justices is that Islam considers apostasy and adultery to be far worse crimes than murder.
On the assurances that hudud will not affect non-Muslims, I respectfully disagree. Under hudud, the testimonies of four Muslim males of good character are required to convict a rapist. The testimonies of non-Muslims are not valid; besides the hudud court does not cover non-Muslims.
In all of Islamic judicial history since Mohammed’s time till today, there has not been any conviction of rape based on four Muslim males.My question: In what way will it not affect the non-Muslim girl who is raped in front of her family by a Muslim?
Her family members’ testimonies cannot be considered according to the letter of the law. How is she going to get the four Muslim males witnesses, who if they were men of good character, would have prevented the rape in the first place?
Imagine the uproar if a Christian
had entered a mosque and begun to read from the New Testament and pray
Christian prayers. But no one will take any notice of this. Western
authorities take Islamic supremacism for granted.
They aren’t even aware
of the fact that Islam claims all the Biblical prophets, and Jesus as
well, as Muslim prophets, and have no knowledge of or interest in the
implications of that fact.
But those implications will eventually become
quite clear to them. “France: Muslim unfolds prayer carpet in church, reads Koranic verses during Easter mass,” Creeping Sharia, April 21:
Jihad Watch : When it comes to Muslim persecution of Christians, increasingly the past is a blueprint to the present.
According to Sham Times and otherArabic websites,
jihadi social media networks posted the above picture of a child
sitting on the ground while surrounded by armed men pointing their
rifles at him. The caption appearing with the picture, purportedly
posted by a supporter of the Free Syrian Army, is “Our youngest hostage
from among the hostile sects of Kessab.”
Kessab is a predominantly Christian Armenian village in Syria near the Turkish border. Earlier it was invaded by jihadis,
who terrorized, pillaged churches, and prompted some 2000 residents to
flee. Initial reports had stated that about a dozen families remained
UK: Straw says Muslim schools should hold to “Christian based” values, but Cameron under fire for saying UK a “Christian country”
Jihad Watch : Britain
is finished; it is a nation of the walking dead, unless it affects a
drastic change in its leadership and prevailing political culture, and
soon. (Of course, the same could be said of the U.S.)
Here Jack Straw,
of all people, asserts that there is a British culture that Muslims must
accept, and dares to criticize the imposition of Sharia into British
public schools that were the focus of the now-notorious Muslim “Trojan
Straw even ventures to say, no doubt with trembling, timid
voice, that some of those values were “Christian based.” But when David
Cameron says that Britain is a “Christian country,” non-Muslims (not
Muslims) complain; those non-Muslims will make sure that nothing
effective is ever done to stop the assertion of Sharia in British
schools and elsewhere.
“Muslim schools ‘must respect British values’ says Jack Straw as
Birmingham MP admits there is a ‘Trojan Horse’ plot by extremists,” by
Laura Clark and Chris Pleasance, Daily Mail, April 21:
The SS Doctor Who Converted to Islam and Escaped the Nazi Hunters
Blazing Cat Fur : The Holocaust, as you’ll probably know, produced some of history’s worst
The thing is, though, besides those who made it into your
textbooks—the Hitlers, Görings and Himmlers—many escaped unscathed,
free to live out the rest of their days pretending to be mild-mannered
expats who’d moved to Argentina simply because they preferred empanadas
and polo to bratwurst and car manufacturing. One
SS member to ultimately escape prosecution was an Austrian
concentration camp doctor called Aribert Heim, who later became known as
The atrocities committed in the Nazi camps have their
very own scale of horror, and Heim sits somewhere near the top (his
trademark was injecting gasoline into healthy people’s hearts and
keeping their skulls as trophies).
Despite his horrific crimes, he
managed to mostly evade the authorities, and when they did finally catch
up with him, in the early 60s, he had already fled Germany.
Humanist group sues school district over ‘Under God’ phrase in Pledge of Allegiance
Blazing Cat Fur : A
family is suing a New Jersey school district, contending that the
phrase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance is discriminatory toward
The lawsuit against the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District was
filed in state court last month and announced Monday by the American
Humanist Association. The group says the phrase, added in 1954, “marginalizes atheist and humanist kids as something less than ideal patriots.” The anonymous plaintiffs say those two words violate the state constitution. According to the suit, the humanist group complained to school officials in February, but the district would not change the pledge.
Another one down: ‘German’ rapper-turned-jihadist reported dead in Syria
Messages posted on jihadist Internet forums announced his death Blazing Cat Fur : A ‘German’ former rapper who joined jihadists fighting in Syria has been
killed in a suicide bombing carried out by rival fighters, jihadist
sources and a monitor said Tuesday.
Denis Mamadou Cuspert, who rapped under the name Deso Dogg but took on
the name Abu Talha al-Almani in Syria, was reported to have been killed
in a suicide attack Sunday in an eastern province. He was a member of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and
was reportedly killed in a double suicide bombing carried out by
Al-Nusra Front, a rival jihadist group that is Al-Qaeda's
Syria affiliate. He was thoroughly repulsive.
Christian Family Decimated by Killings and Kidnappings
Christian Post : "I feel at peace whenever I pronounce a word of forgiveness upon the people who destroyed my peace by killing my beloved husband and taking away my children," says Deborah Shettima.
On April 25, 2013, a group of armed Boko Haram insurgents stormed the Shettima family compound in Maiduguri, Borno State in Northern Nigeria. They shot Deborah's husband in front of her, and abducted her two young daughters, Tabitha (7) and Sarah (9).
Three months later, on the same day that Muslims announced a dedicatory celebration in honor of the deceased Boko Haram leader Mohammed Yusuf, they broke into the devastated widow's home again, and fatally shot her remaining 20-year-old son.When Open Doors (OD) visited Deborah again recently to offer encouragement, she was clearly still struggling to come to terms with her tragic loss.
She remains in a state of trauma due to the ongoing fear of further Boko Haram attacks in this volatile region, and she suffers from isolation. Deborah has few people with whom to share her burden as the continuing onslaught on the church has rendered it completely overburdened in assisting the ever-growing number of widows in the state. Read it all here..........
Alarabiya : A Saudi woman who has been barred from marrying a Briton by a Jeddah court has taken her legal battle to the Court of Appeals in Makkah.
A judge of the Jeddah General Court had initially refused to approve the marriage of the academic to a British aviation engineer, who is Muslim.
He made the ruling after the woman filed an adhl (male guardians preventing women from getting married) case against her family.
The judge based his decision on a saying by the Caliph Omar that he would only marry off women of “good breeds” to men of the same social standard.
Three judges at the Court of Appeals in Makkah will review and rule on her case in the next few days.
The father, who is objecting to his daughter marrying a foreigner, has asked one of his sons to represent him.
His daughter is standing firm in her decision to marry the British man. Read it all here....
Blazing Cat Fur : Few divides are as impossible to bridge as those of religion. You either believe or you don’t.
When it comes to Islam, non-Muslims are expected to take its goodwill on
faith. If you believe your eyes and ears, Islam and violence go
together like peanut butter and jelly.
But if you believe Muslims and
their spin doctors with academic degrees, Muslims are the victims of other religions. If Muslims fighting Christians, Jews, Hindus and Buddhists are the victims of non-Muslims, what are we to make of Muslims fighting other Muslims in Syria, Lebanon and Iraq?
Religious civil wars make it hard to believe that Muslims are the victims of other religions instead of the authors of their own violence.
Syrian rebels make last stand for Homs, end of times are here..............
file photo released on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 by the anti-government
activist group Shaam News Network SNN, which has been authenticated
based on its contents and other AP reporting, a man looks at destroyed
buildings from Syrian forces shelling in Khaldiyeh, Homs, Syria
Blazing Cat Fur : Weakened Syrian rebels are making their last desperate stand in Homs, as
forces loyal to President Bashar Assad launch their harshest assault
yet to expel them from the central city, once known as the capital of
Some among the hundreds of rebels remaining in the city talk of
surrender, according to opposition activists there. Others have lashed
back against the siege with suicide car bombings in districts under
government control. Some fighters are turning on comrades they suspect
want to desert, pushing them into battle. "We expect Homs to fall," said an activist who uses the name Thaer
Khalidiya in an online interview with The Associated Press. "In the next
few days, it could be under the regime's control."
Al Qaeda's chief bombmaker and mastermind of 'underwear bomb plot' believed to have been killed in an ambush by US-backed special forces
Blazing Cat Fur : Al Qaeda's chief bombmaker is believed to have been killed in an ambush by U.S- backed special forces in Yemen.
A 4x4 vehicle, believed to be carrying Ibrahim al-Asiri, 32, mastermind
of the 'underwear bomb plot', was engaged in a gun battle with special
forces, dropped in by helicopter. Witnesses have described seeing soldiers take up position in the road, waiting for the vehicle to pass before opening fire.
As for those from whom you fear
disobedience, admonish them and send them to beds apart and beat them.” —
Qur’an 4:34 Did you think that Allah and His Apostle would deal unjustly with you?”
— Aisha (Sahih Muslim 2127)
But women striking back? It’s unheard of — a real man-bites-dog story. And so these women face imprisonment or heavy fines. “Four women accused of beating up husbands,” Saudi Gazette, April 21:
Iran refuses to pull jihad terrorist U.N. ambassador
Jihad Watch : The
Iranian mullahs, flush with victory over Obama and the U.S. in the
Geneva talks, are pressing their new advantage, trying to humiliate
Obama on the world stage and assert their hegemony yet again by forcing
him to back down over their appointment of Hamid Aboutalebi as UN
Obama, meanwhile, is likely to back down, as he is unlikely
to want to do anything that might endanger his Peace-In-Our-Time
appeasement of the Iranians. The question is just whether he will
capitulate in a matter of hours, or if it will take days.
Mali Islamic jihad group announces death of French hostage: “In the name of Allah, he is dead”
Jihad Watch : Translating the name of this group as “The Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa” is misleading. “Oneness” is tauhid,
the Islamic concept of absolute monotheism.
The Movement for Tauhid and
Jihad in West Africa clearly has religious goals, but such goals are
exactly what Western analysts are determined to ignore or downplay
wherever and whenever possible, thereby dooming themselves to
misunderstanding the motives and goals of such groups.
“Jihadist group in Mali announces death of French hostage,” by Serge Daniel, AFP, April 22:
Somalia: During conference on improving security in Mogadishu, Islamic jihadists murder two MP’s
Jihad Watch : It
seems fairly clear that the Islamic jihadists of al-Shabaab wanted to
send a message to the Somali government as it was “wrapping up a
three-day conference on improving security in the capital”:
is nothing the government can do to improve security or stop its jihad,
and that the only thing that Somali parliamentarians can do to be safe
is surrender and allow al-Shabaab to govern and impose Islamic law in
“Second Somali MP killed in Mogadishu in 24 hours,” AGI, April 22 :
In The Land Of The Impure : 202 women murdered in the name of honor in Sindh last year
Jihad Watch : This
article, like most about honor killings, never once mentions Islam
(although Sindh is 91% Muslim).
This steadfast and universal refusal to
identify the root cause of honor murders only ensures that there will be
more of them.
Muslims commit 91 percent of honor killings worldwide.
A manual of Islamic law certified as a reliable guide to Sunni
orthodoxy by Al-Azhar University, the most respected authority in Sunni
Islam, says that “retaliation is obligatory against anyone who kills a
human being purely intentionally and without right.”
subject to retaliation” is “a father or mother (or their fathers or
mothers) for killing their offspring, or offspring’s offspring.” (‘Umdat al-Salik o1.1-2). In other words, someone who kills his child incurs no legal penalty under Islamic law.“202 women murdered in the name of honour in Sindh last year,” by Peer Muhammad, Express Tribune, April 21:
China-Vietnam border: Seven dead as Muslims seize guns from Vietnamese border guards and shoot at them
Jihad Watch : These
were Uighurs from Xinjiang, who seized the guns and started shooting
when they were refused entry into Vietnam.
Were they enraged over not
being allowed to escape oppression in China? One would think that if
that were true, they might have found more positive ways to express
Were they Islamic jihadis who were overcome with a case of
Sudden Jihad Syndrome when they were refused entry? We may never know,
since there is no international media outlet that is disposed to tell
such stories fully and honestly. “Seven killed in China-Vietnam border shootout,” by Stephen McDonell, Australia Network News, April 19 :
“Devotion to jihad for the sake of Allah, and the desire to shed blood,
to smash skulls, and to sever limbs for the sake of Allah and in
defense of His religion, is, undoubtedly, an honor for the believer.
Allah said that if a man fights the infidels, the infidels will be
unable to prepare to fight.”
That was acceptable in Britain. My work, which has consistently been
in defense of human rights, was not. I don’t engage in any “extremist
rhetoric” and have never advocated for or condoned violence. Yasser
al-Habib may get some limited trouble from Ofcom, but he will preach on.
Britain is insane, and suicidal. “Muslim cleric in UK probe after ‘vile’ Fadak TV rants,” by Ben Flanagan, Al Arabiya, April 22:
Jihad Watch : This
piece is generally good, as there is far too little attention paid in
the mainstream media to the escalating Muslim persecution of Christians,
but Prosor, the Israeli ambassador to the United Nations, manifests the
same ignorance (or refusal to speak explicitly) that hamstrings the
free world’s response to the jihad threat.
“Radical Islamists in the
northern Syrian city of Raqqa,” he writes, “are using an ancient law
called the ‘dhimmi pact’ to extort local Christians. The community is
faced with a grim choice: pay a tax and submit to a list of religious
restrictions or ‘face the sword.’”
Prosor is either unaware or unwilling to say that dhimmitude is
actually not just some “ancient law” that “radical Islamists” have
unaccountably decided to revive. It is, on the contrary, a Qur’anic
imperative, and therefore is something that at least some Muslims will
always take seriously.
“Fight those who believe not in Allah nor the
Last Day, nor hold that forbidden which hath been forbidden by Allah and
His Messenger, nor acknowledge the religion of Truth, (even if they
are) of the People of the Book, until they pay the Jizya with willing
submission, and feel themselves subdued.” — Qur’an 9:29 “The Middle East War on Christians,” by Ron Prosor, Wall Street Journal, April 16:
Modern Day Trojan Horse: The Islamic Doctrine of Immigration By Sam Solomon and Elias Al Maqdisi
American Thinker : Within the past few decades, mosques have increasingly dotted the landscapes of American and European cities and towns, with mega mosques often overshadowing adjacent, centuries-old churches in predominantly Christian regions.
Islamic schools or academies and a host of Muslim organizations have become omnipresent across the West.
Meanwhile, Americans and Europeans have made countless accommodations to Muslim demands. They have included footbaths; high-decibel, five-times-daily calls to prayer; segregated male-female gym and swimming pool hours; halal food; workplace dispensations for handling pork products and for female head and face coverings; and special, public prayer rooms.
Also, shari'ah-compliant financial transactions, the expunging of offensive likenesses of Mohammed or imagined depictions of Arabic characters that connote "Allah," official swearings-in on Korans in place of customary Bibles, the neutralizing of official descriptive language about Islamists and the jihad, the revision of so-called offensive content in movies and television programs, the removal of representations of pigs from the public sphere, and many other acculturations to Muslim entreaties have all been made in the service of respecting Muslim religious beliefs and practices.
To those in Western democracies, these accommodating actions appear, on the surface, to be little more than harmless civil gestures, respecting the needs of a growing religion in their midst and welcoming a new addition to their proud, multicultural tradition. Many Westerners pat themselves on the back for their liberal bent, their tolerance and their open-mindedness.
Little do they realize that this strategic pattern of demands is part of an insidious, 1,400-year-old proscription for Muslims that originates in the Koran and the Sunnah, the deeds of Mohammed. It is the Hijra or doctrine of immigration. Modeled by Mohammed's migration from Mecca to Medina, this immigration is not to a romanticized melting pot wherein newcomers gratefully search for opportunities for a better life in liberty and freely offer their talents and loyalty to benefit their new homeland.
This is immigration for Islamic expansionism employing ethnic separatism to gain special status and privileges within the host country. Hijra is immigration designed to subvert and subdue non-Muslim societies and pave the way for eventual, total Islamization.
UK: School at center of Muslim takeover plot had “morality squads” of boys bullying girls not wearing veils and confiscating Easter eggs
Jihad Watch : This
is the Britain that British authorities have chosen.
This is the
Britain that they want. They refused to believe that Islamic supremacism
existed. They refused to believe that Muslims would make any demands or
threats against the prevailing non-Muslim culture.
those who warned that they would as “bigots” and “Islamophobes.” When it
turned out that the people who were issuing the warnings were right,
they went into full appeasement mode before the supremacists; note that
Tahir Alam dismisses all concern about this school as “Islamophobia.”
knows what buttons to push to make the dhimmi Brits fall into line. A mother of a pupil alleges “morality squads” of older boys confiscated chocolate and toys from younger children. The woman, who asked not be named for fear of reprisals, told the
Daily Express: “Older boys are going round in these morality squads
telling off girls if they do not wear veils.
“They bully the girls and stop them mingling with boys in the playground.” “Islamic school militants ‘confiscated Easter eggs,’” by Stewart Whittingham, The Express, April 21:
Malaysiakini - SteveOh : If the government is that serious about arresting corruption, it should be running after the corrupt.
Some high-profile cases have been reported to the MACC (Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission) and publicised in the medi,a but what has the government done?
Now. it is as if the blame for corruption is shifted to the giver. But who will give a bribe if there is no demand for a kickback that gives birth to corruption?
It seems to me that these people are running away from the real problem. All these detracting sideshows will not stop corruption when the corrupt are pretending to play cops when they are in reality the criminals.
Mushiro : Emulate the late Karpal Singh. All the money that he earned was through honest and hard work.
On top of that, he gave free legal service to many poor, genuine and deserving cases. This is considered in Islam as ‘zakat’ and the money that he earned was thus ‘halal’.
Can we say the same of the many Umno and BN leaders?
Selective coverage can’t hide Karpal’s greatness, yeah anyway who reads them? I only buy them to clear my dog's poo whenever I am out of papers
Malaysiakini - Apacerita: We don't need these biased and hypocritical dailies to tell us about the late Karpal Singh's funeral.
We don't need them to tell us about the late Karpal Singh's contributions to the nation.
To tell the truth, I don't really know exactly what the late Karpal did for the country and its people.
The only thing I know is that our country has lost a courageous and great man who fights for the country and its people.
I know that the late Mr Karpal has been unjustly detained under draconian laws because he dared to speak against the ruling party.
I know that his death has made me feel that our nation has one less courageous and loud voice to fight corruption and injustice for the people. I don't need them to tell me because I know.
Geronimo : To these Umno Baru-linked fellas, Karpal was a nuisance, an infidel, an insignificant politician, a pariah, Satan, a demon, without realising that none of them could ever hold a candle to this great man in terms of principle and integrity.
RSOH : Oh really? Haven't had time to read my nasi lemak wrapper today.
Zhudi Jasser: White House Lacks 'Courage' to Use the Word 'Muslims'
Blazing Cat Fur : The White House lacks "courage" to use the word "Muslims" when
admonishing communities to look for extremist tendencies among children,
said Zhudi Jasser, founder and president of the American Islamic Forum
"They are talking about Muslims. They're talking about Islamism. But,
yet they don't have the courage to name it. You're not going to have a
policy that way. You can't have national security by PR," Jasser told
"Fox & Friends" Monday.
Lisa Monaco, President Barack Obama's assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, delivered an address titled "Countering Violent Extremism and the Power of Community." She urged American parents, religious leaders, and friends to watch children for tendencies toward terrorism.
Monaco's speech did not mention radical Islam, but stressed the agency's efforts in "stemming domestic radicalization to violence."
A number of domestic attacks have had ties to radical Islam, including the bombings at the Boston Marathon and the 2009 massacre at Fort Hood, Texas.
Iraqi Gangs Seize Homes Vacated by Fleeing Christians
Worthy News : BAGHDAD, IRAQ – Gangs in Baghdad are seizing homes left vacant by Christian families who have been forced to flee from sectarian violence, according to Barnabas Aid.
"Most of them are afraid of submitting complaints to the government because they do not believe they can protect themselves if they file a lawsuit," said William Warda, head of the Baghdad-based Hammurabi Human Rights Organization.
Iraq's Christians are most at risk of having their homes seized as they lack the tribal affiliations that protect their Arab Muslim neighbors.
After the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq, there was a surge in anti-Christian threats, kidnappings and murders, prompting thousands of Iraqi Christians to flee. But many who left didn't sell their properties in the hope of one day returning, but eventually they were forced to sell their homes at rates well below market value because Muslim gangs simply took over their properties.
In its 2013 human rights report, the U.S. State Department said that internal corruption prevented the Iraqi government from effectively adjudicating property restitution claims that often disproportionately affected Christian communities.
Many Christians who left their homes fled to the autonomous region of Kurdistan where most now live peacefully in their own neighborhoods.
Tensions between Australian Defence League and Muslim community reach violent new heights
ABC Net : Police and ASIO are scrambling to defuse serious tensions between Australian far-right groups and Islamist extremists, which have reached unprecedented heights in recent weeks with death threats and an apparent attempted murder.
In the most serious case, up to eight gunshots were fired into the Sydney home of a former leader of an anti-Islamic hate group earlier this month.
The former western Sydney president of the Australian Defence League (ADL), Nathan Abela, claims he commando-rolled through his living room to avoid being hit by up to eight bullets fired into his Greystanes home late on April 3.
Police believe the shooting was part of a backlash against the ADL, a registered not-for-profit organisation which incites its followers to violence and has in recent months escalated a vicious hate campaign against Australian Muslims. Read it all here......
Ahmadiyya May be Forced to Flee 'Moderate' Malaysia for the West
Free Malaysia Today - SELAYANG: The Ahmadiyya community in Kampung Nakhoda near Batu Caves are considering political asylum in the West due to the continued persecution by the religious authorities.
“Depending on the outcome of the latest case against us by the Selangor Islamic Religious Department (Jais), we may need seek political asylum in a foreign country.
“Some of us are prepared to move out,” said the group’s local spiritual leader Ainul Yaqeen Muhammad Zain at an interview yesterday at the Baitussalam, the Ahmadiyya’s congregation point in Batu Caves.
Ainul said that presently Ahmadiyyas face persecution in all Muslim nations, especially in Pakistan, and many followers had opted to seek political asylum in Canada.
“Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak says that Malaysia is a moderate country and yet the authorities here are forcing their interpretation of Islam on us.
“It would be shameful to Malaysia if we sought asylum to practice our faith,” he said. Read it all here.....
Syria: Islamic jihadists kidnap Italian priest, negotiating for ransom
Jihad Watch : The
Islamic jihadists know that this kind of action cuts right to the heart
of the free world’s dilemma.
If Western leaders ignore the jihadist
demands for ransom, they will be condemning the priest. But if they
negotiate with the jihadists and pay them a healthy ransom, they are
ensuring that there will be many more such kidnappings in the future.
“Negotiations ongoing for Italian Jesuit’s release in Syria,” from ANSA, April 21:
Uganda: Muslim murders 17-year-old daughter for leaving Islam for Christianity
Jihad Watch : Muhammad
commanded: “Whoever changed his Islamic religion, then kill him”
(Bukhari 9.84.57). This is still the position of all the schools of
Islamic jurisprudence, both Sunni and Shi’ite. Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi,
the most renowned and prominent Muslim cleric in the world, has stated:
“The Muslim jurists are unanimous that apostates must be punished, yet
they differ as to determining the kind of punishment to be inflicted
The majority of them, including the four main schools of
jurisprudence (Hanafi, Maliki, Shafi`i, and Hanbali) as well as the
other four schools of jurisprudence (the four Shiite schools of
Az-Zaidiyyah, Al-Ithna-`ashriyyah, Al-Ja`fariyyah, and Az-Zaheriyyah)
agree that apostates must be executed.”
There is only disagreement over
whether the law applies only to men, or to women also – some authorities
hold that apostate women should not be killed, but only imprisoned in
their houses until death. This father clearly believes that a female
apostate should be killed. “Muslim in Uganda Kills Daughter for Leaving Islam, Sister Says,” Morning Star News, April 19 :
Thailand: Islamic jihadists murder three in drive-by shooting, including two-year-old girl
Jihad Watch : “More
than 5,000 people have been killed in Thailand’s three southernmost
provinces since an Islamic insurgency flared in 2004″ — but how much do
you hear about it in the mainstream media?
Hardly at all. And that’s
understandable, since in Thailand the victims are Buddhists. If the
victims were Muslims, then there would be an international outcry, UN
resolutions, and calls from Barack Obama and his minions to stop the
But Islamic jihadists murdering non-Muslims? Pah!
Who cares? What are you, some kind of Islamophobe? “Thai police say suspected insurgents kill 3 in shooting in south, including 2-year-old girl,” from the Associated Press, April 20 :
Anglican leader highlights suffering of Pakistani Christians in Easter sermon
Christians attend Easter vigil mass at the Sacred Heart Church in Lahore on April 20, 2014
Blazing Cat Fur : LONDON: Justin Welby, the leader of the world’s Anglicans, was to praise
the resilience of persecuted Christian minorities around the world in
his Easter sermon on Sunday.
The Archbishop of Canterbury was also to highlight the suffering of people in Syria, Ukraine, Rwanda and Pakistan. Welby’s Easter address at Canterbury Cathedral in southeast England will
be his second since becoming the spiritual leader of the world’s 80
Anglicans last year...
India Today : A court in the UAE on Sunday adjourned till April 27 the hearing in a case relating to the attempted sexual assault on an 11-year-old Indian boy in a mosque in Dubai.
A Pakistani technician, 57, identified only as DK, has been accused of raping the boy in a mosque's washroom Jan 9 this year, Gulf News reported.
The suspect took the boy to the washroom and then removed his trousers, the court heard.
When the defendant was about to have sex with the boy, the boy managed to open the door and escaped from the washroom of the mosque in Souq Al Hamriya, the newspaper report said.
The defendant, however, denied the charge before the Dubai Court of First Instance Sunday.
He contended that he only slapped the boy inside the washroom, where he was performing the ablution or washing himself before the prayers.
The boy's father testified to the prosecutors that the boy was terrified following the incident.
The matter was reported to the police immediately by the victim's father.
The accused was arrested after the victim's father spotted him near the mosque. Read it all here.....
The most recent outrage from the Indus Valley, as you may have already read, involves a Christian daring to send a text message supposedly defaming the Prophet Mohammad.
Given that Pakistan is an enlightened and valuable addition to the family of nations, a sentence of death was swiftly announced by the judge, and a violent silence, an approving apathy, has since rippled across the mud-cities of the nuclear republic.
Despite this (the sentencing of kafir to an early grave) being a common situation in the Muslim World, it is especially common (perhaps even traditional) in Pakistan, where the sizable Christian and Shia communities are handled as tenth-class citizens, unendingly vulnerable to compatriot mood-swings and scared away from the type of political activity necessary to defend themselves.
Pakistanis have brought nothing. Nothing at all, save for a legacy of ruined children, grubby deceit, inbred monsters and limbless commuters. It won’t have escaped anyone’s notice that Pakistanis are hugely over-represented in the arts of political, social and moral sleaze. Just watch an episode of Crimewatch and keep a mental tally of the offenders with Pakistani names, or from Pakistani areas.
In fact, the Pakistani degradation of English society is not always interwoven with the issue of Islamisation at all. Corruption (to take Grieve’s example) is frankly more characteristic of Pakistan than of any other Muslim society. Muslim grooming gangs in Britain are almost always of Pakistani origin, and rarely include Turks, Bangladeshis, Persians or Arabs. Minority cases of fraud, hit and run, stalking, bullying and drug dealing also attract a greater portion from the same community. Put simply, a predictable moral laxity appears specific to Pakistani, as opposed to general minority, or even Muslim behaviour.
The ethnic slur ‘Paki’ – which more than any other term is synonymous with racial tension in the UK – is revealing in itself. In case you don’t know, ‘Paki’ – in English patois – is an insult thrown at pretty much anyone with heritage in Southern Asia; most commonly Indians, Bangladeshis and Pakistanis, but also occasionally Afghans, Sri Lankans and Persians too. Although the etymology of the term doesn’t require analysis, perhaps the question of why ‘Paki’ has endured, instead of ‘Indie’, or ‘Deshi’, does.
Nigeria: Jihadists burn church on Easter Sunday, murder over 150
Jihad Watch : “In
response, the youths of the Wukari communities – were said to have
organized themselves – and had reacted to attack a Mosque and burn it
The youths were reported to join the attack against the Boko Haram
jihadists.” If that reaches the mainstream media, it will be reported
as Christians attacking the mosque out of “Islamophobia,” with no
mention of the Muslims burning down the church.
Note also that “the
acting governor” is a “Boko Haram sympathizer.” “Police and Boko Haram Massacre Over 150 Dead,” 247ureports.com, April 21:
Muslims being starved out of Central African Republic
Blazing Cat Fur : In
normal times, the rickety wooden bridges at each end of the red-dirt
main street in Boda were gateways to shops and a bustling market in the
diamond-mining town in Central African Republic.
Today, they mark the fine line between life and death for hundreds of
Muslims living under siege, encircled by Christian 'anti-balaka' militia
fighters bent on chasing out the country's Muslim population. "We live in a prison," said Adou Kone, a tailor. "Everything is blocked,
nothing comes in. It's very expensive to buy food ... Our life is at a
critical stage." "We can wait for 10 years for them to leave - and if they don't leave,
we will still be there, holding our positions," said Captain Dopani
Firmin, the 'anti-balaka' chief in Boda, wearing a red Paris St Germain
football shirt. "We cannot accept to live together with Muslims, long-term," Firmin said. "It's our right to kill Muslims".
Blazing Cat Fur : Whenever
a Christian holiday is drawing near, Youssef gets anxious. The
38-year-old packs his things and drives out of Baghdad, heading north.
Around 350 kilometers (217 miles) later, he turns off toward Karakosh, a
town with a large Christian community where he owns a small apartment.
The guards at the town entrance already know his face. "How is Baghdad?" the checkpoint officers ask him. "How many bombs did you have yesterday?" Youssef tells them about two mortar shells fired at the airport and a
car bomb that exploded in the Karrada business district. But he adds
that he has given up on counting all the blasts - there are just too
many of them. For once, Dura, the southern Baghdad neighborhood where he lives, has
remained trouble-free. But over Christmas, several attacks took place
there. A car bomb exploded as Christians were leaving the mass. A day
later someone bombed the market, which attracts both Christian and Muslim customers.
The female tech CEO who brought down Al Qaeda 'hate cleric' Abu Hamza
Blazing Cat Fur : A tech CEO is set to take the stand this week as a star witness in the trial against terror preacher Abu Hamza.
New Zealand-born Mary Quin, 59, was part of a group of 16 who were kidnapped crossing the desert in Yemen in 1998.
Quin, now the CEO of Callaghan Innovation, made it out alive, but four
in her group died and she vowed revenge against the person responsible. Her quest eventually led her to Hamza, when she confronted him at his mosque in Finsbury Park, London.
Her recording of their meeting is one of the key points of evidence as the U.S. seeks to put the Islamic cleric behind bars for life on 11 terrorism charges.
Quin described the terrifying hostage situation, and her quest to bring the person responsible to justice, in her book 'Kidnapped in Yemen'.
In the book, Quin writes that she and 15 others were crossing the desert in Yemen when all of a sudden a heavily-armed group of men wearing masks ambushed them and took away their passports.
Clan troubles in The Land Of The Impure : Two young boys dead, killer not yet arrested
Blazing Cat Fur : A joint investigation team of Abbottabad and Murree police is yet to
apprehend a man accused of murdering two of his nephews and severely
According to the Abbottabad police, Nadeem, a resident of Lora village
in Havelian, took his nephews to Murree for a picnic on April 13 and
later killed them, dumping their bodies in a forest in the limits of
Trait police station in Murree. Eight-year-old Mehr Ali and
four-year-old Qadir Ali were found dead on Monday after their injured
six-year-old brother Zain Ali managed to survive and find help. Zain is
undergoing treatment at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences in
Islamabad. The throats of all three minors were slit with a dagger, a police
official said, adding a criminal case was registered against Nadeem in
Murree. According to the deceased boys’ father, Ziaur Rehman, a resident of
Chita Pul Malikpura, the accused was his wife’s first cousin and might
have killed his sons to settle a score with his wife who was opposed to
Nadeem’s proposal for marriage to her younger sister. The accused had allegedly been pressing Zia’s wife for the marriage, but other family members had rejected the proposal.
Deutsche Welle: President Assad stages Easter visit to Christian town in Syria
Blazing Cat Fur : Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has visited a historic Christian town
recently retaken by his regime forces. During the Easter visit to
Maaloula, Assad met with a Christian priest.
As Pope Francis called for the two sides of the Syrian civil war to
"boldly negotiate" peace in the three-year conflict, Assad made a rare
public appearance in the town of Maaloula, a historic Christian town
known as one of the world's oldest Christian settlements.
picture uploaded on the official Facebook page of the Syrian Presidency
on April 20, 2014, shows Syria's President Bashar al-Assad looking at
icons as he visits a monastery in the ancient Christian town of Maaloula
which his troops recently recaptured from rebels.
The town was recently held by rebels that oppose Assad's regime, but
Syrian army forces – backed by soldiers from Lebanon's Hezbollah
movement – recaptured it earlier this week. During a visit to the town's Christian sites, Assad was photographed
holding religious artifacts – some of which had been damaged. "Even the worst terrorists cannot erase our heritage and civilization,"
Assad said, according to Syrian state television. The regime refers to
anti-government rebels as terrorists.
From The Land Of The Impure : Man arrested for selling infant son
Blazing Cat Fur : Police on Saturday arrested a man who sold his two-month-old son to a
private medical practitioner and then filed a false complaint that the
infant was kidnapped. Police have also arrested the man’s brother-in-law
who was allegedly involved the sale and false complaint as well.
Talking to The Express Tribune while in police custody, Batala Colony resident Muhammad Sadique said he sold his infant son due to abject poverty. “I’m a daily wage earner and have a family of five. For the last four
days, I have not had money to feed my family, let alone pay rent for my
living quarters, the owner of which threatened to evict me,” he said. “Faced with such a situation, me and my brother-in-law Abdul Ghafoor
decided to sell my newborn son to meet my family’s expenses and purchase
a small house,” Sadique added.
Malaysiakini - Ferdtan: The National Fatwa Council has discouraged the use of the phrase 'rest in peace' because the term has Christian connotations.
Now we cannot help wondering whether it is the religion or the religious people who are really at fault. Ban this; ban that; that is what these religious people know about.
Why are they so concerned with such innocent matter like offering condolences when Muslims in the country are facing with much bigger problems like youths indulging in drugs, criminal activities, lack of proper education, being jobless, homeless and many more?
The rate these conservative religious leaders go about in trying to control the minds of their Muslim followers, especially the educated urban youths, the more they will make them disillusioned with Islam.
Most cannot reconcile with what is being taught by these old ulama with their ‘common sense’ values and personal feelings.
They know what is right and wrong; and any contradictory and ridiculous advice imposed by their religious elders will surely be taken with a pinch of salt.
Many Muslims who had earlier expressed condolences, with phrase 'RIP' before the ruling came, including the young law professor Azmi Sharom in his tribute article on Karpal Singh, will be shocked.
Just Google the social media, you can see many more Muslims penned the ‘RIP' as a show of respect to the departed. So now will the National Fatwa Council, and possibly PAS party, be ready to make their youths disenchanted with the religion?
Indonesia: Thousands at “Anti-Shia Alliance” event call for jihad against Shi’ites
Jihad Watch : Ahmad
bin Zein Al Kaff, the head of the Anti-Heresy Front, “said that
Indonesia must be cleansed of Shiite teaching to prevent sectarian
strife between Shiites and Sunnis — all the while inciting violence
In other words, the Shiites have to get out of
Indonesia, or else. “It’s time that we declared jihad against them,” he
said — but remember: the real problem is “Islamophobia.”
“Calls for Jihad, Purges Emerge at Hate-Filled Anti-Shiite Gathering in Indonesia,” by Yuli Krisna, Jakarta Globe, April 20:
Nigeria: Islamic jihadists murder 75 with rush-hour jihad bomb at bus station
Jihad Watch : “We
are in your city, but you don’t know where we are.”
That is true of
many more cities besides just Abuja.
But to pay too much attention to
such matters would be “Islamophobic,” and neither government and law
enforcement authorities nor the general public have yet caught on to the
fact that every resistance to jihad terror and Islamic supremacism is
ipso facto “Islamophobic,” and the whole point of charging
“Islamophobia” is to clear away all obstacles to the advance of jihad
“Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamic extremists claim massive blast that killed 75 in Nigerian capital,” by Michelle Faul, The Associated Press, April 19 :
Iraq: Jihad-martyrdom suicide bombers murdering 1,000 civilians a month
Jihad Watch : “Of
26 Isis bombers in one much-fought over Iraqi province, Diyala,
north-east of Baghdad, no less than 24 were foreigners whose noms de
guerre indicate that the majority came from North Africa, with 10 from
Tunisia, five from Saudi Arabia, two each from Libya and Egypt, and one
each from Denmark, Chechnya, Iran and Tajikistan.”
Yet analysts and
policymakers continue to characterize the unrest in Iraq as nationalist
in character, and to downplay and dismiss its Islamic aspect — despite
the fact that Islam is the only thing that has brought all these
foreigners into Iraq.
“Foreign suicide bombers kill thousands and bring Iraq to the brink of civil war,” by Patrick Cockburn, the Independent, April 20:
The Prime Minister's assertion that Britain is a Christian country risks dividing society, claim 50 liberals, it is a Christian Country!!
Author Philip Pullman is one of 50 signatories of the letter - which has been published in The Daily Telegraph
Blazing Cat Fur : David Cameron's controversial claim that Britain is a 'Christian
country' risks sowing 'alienation and division' in society, a group of
leading public figures has warned.
More than 50 writers, scientists, broadcasters and academics have signed
an open letter expressing concern at the 'negative consequences' of the
Prime Minister's assertion in a country where most people do not
describe themselves as Christian. Signatories of the letter, published in The Daily Telegraph, include the
authors Philip Pullman and Sir Terry Pratchett; broadcasters Dan Snow
and Nick Ross, the philosopher AC Grayling; and the human rights
activist Peter Tatchell. It follows the article last week for the Church Times by Mr Cameron -
who in the past has been reluctant to discuss religious matters - in
which he wrote of his own faith and his desire to infuse politics with
Christian ideals and values. While the letter acknowledges that the Prime Minister is entitled to his
religious beliefs, his comments do not reflect the country as it is today.
UK: State schools discriminate against non-Muslim students
Jihad Watch : The
school scandal in Britain just keeps growing.
Now it has come out that
“schools in Birmingham are illegally segregating pupils, discriminating
against non-Muslim students and restricting the GCSE syllabus to ‘comply
with conservative Islamic teaching.’”
And why not? When the entire
government is in full appeasement mode, appealing abjectly to Islamic
supremacists and making every accommodation for them, is it any wonder
that these schools would adopt such practices? In Subjugated Britannia
today, this is the zeitgeist. “State schools isolate non-Muslims,” by Andrew Gilligan, the Telegraph, April 18: