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Norway Mosques Under Attack Threats

Discussion in 'European Politics' started by dynavert2012, Sep 27, 2013.

  1. dynavert2012

    dynavert2012 Active Member

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    as i have condemned what a group of Muslims did against a church in Pakistan, i'd like to highlight what the minority Muslims in Europe are suffering, and now it's in Norway, as a group of anonymous had warned to burn all the Mosques in the Norway, i think if this happened in an islamic country against any other minority, the media will keep bothering it day and night but now it's all silent and nobody talks about it

    Norway Mosques Under Attack Threats | Islam Story - Supervised by Dr. Ragheb Elsergany
     
  2. Bismillah

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    Salaam alaikum,

    I don't think it is necessary or even befitting for a person to apologize for the actions of another person. It is only a means to appease those who would generalise and slander an entire group of people for the actions of a few. A person is accountable for himself and his beliefs alone.

    Secondly the blasts and bombings in Peshawar deserve more media attention. More than 80 people were killed in a sectarian attack. What is more troubling is that this is a benchmark in the increasing number of sectarian attacks against all Pakistanis.

    Third I can only pray to Allah that security is tightened and that any threats go unfulfilled. I hope the media does record the threats being made as well as raise general community awareness.
     
  3. Riverwolf

    Riverwolf Amateur Rambler / Proud Ergi
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    I think we absolutely should not ignore threats made against innocents in places that might otherwise be in relative peace, just because the region is not a center of media attention. The Muslims in Norway have my support in their protests.
     
  4. illykitty

    illykitty RF's pet cat

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    I think it's horrible, I see some anti-Muslim stuff going on in my region of origin too (Quebec which is the most Islamophobic province of Canada) and it pains me for my friends there that are Muslims. :( I support their cause and that of Norwegian Muslims.
     
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    The old adage 'Faith without charity is dead. Love is the fulfilling of the Law.'

    There is no place for bigotry, prejudice or violence in any religion worthy of the name.
     
  6. Bismillah

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    It was my impression that the proposed legislation to ban particular religious symbols (though apparently not all such as small crucifixes or the very large one in the parliamentary (?) hall) would actually never be legalized. Also I saw a very interesting ad photographing a women in hijab inviting health care professionals to come to this province (I forget which) we don't discriminate
     
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    illykitty RF's pet cat

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    I'm a little behind on the news, so I don't know but it still stirred some bad feelings. More people were attacking (not necessarily physically) Muslims in public then, my friend got people yelling at her to take off her "rag" and there's been some caught on tape incidents. How humiliating and shocking is it that the government of the province would want to enforce discrimination and lack of freedom?

    I've never been so ashamed to be a Quebecoise.
     
  8. Bismillah

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    Ah gotcha. I know a girl who was wearing niqab for a time, actually her parents really didn't want her to so she stopped, and she said that there became a rather unexpected increase in negative comments, actions, and threatening behavior all of sudden. She was confused too because she had lived there her whole life and it is, what she calls, a very diverse and accepting place.

    Also I would so don't be ashamed for other people's actions, serve as a role model :)
     
  9. philbo

    philbo High Priest of Cynicism

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    It's sad & stupid that there are people around to do this sort of thing: Sad, for obvious reasons, and stupid because it simply doesn't achieve anything. Making things worse for a group of people that isn't your group of people doesn't make anything any better for your lot, and usually quite the opposite.
     
  10. Terrywoodenpic

    Terrywoodenpic Oldest Heretic

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    Reaction and revenge are not in the least unusual in the face of religious attack and murder.
    Those in Norway are not acting any differently to many others in Muslim countries.
    I can not understand why we should expect Norwegian Christians to react any differently to Pakistani Muslims.

    Such Tit for Tat attacks are rife in the Middle East, but are less common in Europe.
    I hope this is not the "New Norm" for the future.
    If it is, the world is in for a tough time.
     
  11. Jayhawker Soule

    Jayhawker Soule <yawn> ignore </yawn>
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    Not just Muslims. Quebec's Charter of Values would ban the kippah as well.
     
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    Yep though "Smaller crucifixes" are allowed :facepalm:
     
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    Well Terry we should expect people to react with humanity I think
     
  15. philbo

    philbo High Priest of Cynicism

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    I believe most people do, in most circumstances. If, as a species, we ever get to everyone acting with humanity all the time, that'd be.. now, how to put it.. "heavenly" :)
     
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    ... which is wholly unfair since I require a kippah at least large enough to cover my bald spot. :(
     
  17. Jayhawker Soule

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    I am reminded of verse 49:13 ...
     
  18. Terrywoodenpic

    Terrywoodenpic Oldest Heretic

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    I think not...
    We might wish them to do so.
    But experience shows it would be foolish to expect them to.
     
  19. philbo

    philbo High Priest of Cynicism

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    In my case it'd probably take something closer to a sombrero :)
     
  20. dynavert2012

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    sadly, but you are correct
     
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