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Marwa...The Innocent Pregnant Mother... One More European Islamophobia's Victims..

Discussion in 'General Debates' started by Sajdah, Jul 5, 2009.

  1. Sajdah

    Sajdah Al-Aqsa Is In My Heart.

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    One More European Islamophobia's Victims

    A veiled Muslim mother was savagely murdered in Dresden courtroom, Germany. The murderer is the same attacker who was in court appealing the €780 fine for his insult to the victim's Islamic headscarf.

    Marwa Al-Sherbini, a 32-year-old Egyptian based in Germany, was stabbed several deadly times under the court ceiling and with the presence of the German police. She has been living in Germany for years with her husband, the Egyptian academic Elwi Ali-Okaz, who is studying for his post graduate studies in Germany.

    The three-month pregnant mother was not the only victim but Okaz, her husband, was also hurt in his attempts to protect her from the criminal's knife and he is currently in a critical condition at Dresden College hospital.

    The stabbing happened on July 1, just before Al-Sherbini was to give her evidence on a recent discriminatory attitude took by the criminal towards her hijab. During the struggle, other bystanders were also injured and police fired a shot. The killer, identified only as Alex W., is now subject to the German police forces' investigations.

    While some officials insist on not to relate this criminal act to the fact that Mrs. Al-Sherbini is a veiled Muslim woman in the German secular society assuming that it has nothing to do with persecution against Muslims in Germany, others say that this incident shows a sample of open hostility towards foreigners and Muslims in Germany.

    It is worth mentioning that this incident came days after the German Interior Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble sought understanding for Germany’s integration policies in a speech he gave at Egypt’s Cairo University, stating that anti-democratic ideas in Muslim communities must be combated.

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  2. EiNsTeiN

    EiNsTeiN Boo-h!

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    A horrible accident :(
     
  3. Sajdah

    Sajdah Al-Aqsa Is In My Heart.

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    I think that the Egyptian government should do something.
     
  4. YmirGF

    YmirGF Bodhisattva

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    I see this all over many Islamic sites, but can you refer us to any news sites for the story?
     
  5. Smoke

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    A terrible crime. I'm surprised you can take a knife into a courtroom in Germany; they probably need better security.

    No doubt such hostility exists, but it's worth noting that (a) the killer, who apparently hates all Muslims, is himself an immigrant to Germany, and (b) the German courts had fined him €780 for insulting the victim.
     
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    gnomon Well-Known Member

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    What's the debate?

    From what I can find on this story one individual insulted Marwa on a playground. According to one news report she did not want to press charges but was called in after witnesses, other Europeans, reported the incident and she was called in as witness.

    The actions described here are horrible but using it, as a one off example of a Russian born German who apparently has his own personal issues, as descriptive of a general attitude of European Islamophobia doesn't work.
     
  8. Kathryn

    Kathryn Most Spoiled Woman Ever

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    21st century Europe has a huge, and growing, Islamic and Arabic population. In general, European countries' democratic socialist governments have been subsidizing the immigration and high birthrates of Muslims to an alarming degree for decades now. At the current rates of immigration and births, Arab Muslims will outnumber native European populations in most major metropolitan areas throughout Europe by about the year 2040 - in some cities sooner.

    A common T-shirt slogan on the streets of Paris is worn by Arabic youths - "2040 - then we take over." Hey - all I can say is, may the best man win. That's not my battle.

    Bound to be some friction with that sort of social change happening.
     
  9. wabisabi

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    That's awful :(
     
  10. Kathryn

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    I should add - the social upheaval in Europe should in no way justify violent acts toward innocent persons. Native Europeans have their own level of responsibility for the situation and should stand up against any sort of acts which infringe upon the rights of law abiding citizens - and guests in their countries as well.
     
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    God damn it Germany. You used to be cool.
     
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    lol, they also used to be Nazis.... (too soon?)
     
  13. Zephyr

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    They've managed to become two different types of terrible in such a short (historically) span of time :(
     
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    Just give it time, everyone will get their chance to be terrible. :(
     
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    Unless they all have already. I'm trying to think of a country that has never been terrible, and I'm coming up with a blank.
     
  16. kai

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    whats the debate?
     
  17. Zephyr

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    Blargablarga look at these poor Muslims?
     
  18. Sajdah

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    What causes such awful crimes against Muslims.... is the laws banning Muslim women from wearing Hijab. Such discriminations encourage people to abuse Muslim Women. As they are targeted by the laws, so what would prevent such a criminal to kill her if the laws of his country support such discrimination against Muslim women?
    A playground?! I don't know what are talking about!!

    Wow.....we can easily make up any excuses to justify anything against Muslims. That's really amazing the guy has his own personal issues!!...But what about the European governments that banned Hijab and Niqab...Are you going to say that they have their personal issues too?!
     
  19. Sajdah

    Sajdah Al-Aqsa Is In My Heart.

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    Expected!!
     
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