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More From Those “Peaceful, Loving” muslims: 1 in 4 Swedish Women Will Be Raped as Sexual Assaults Increase 500%


TWG: This, as America’s femiNazis and other bone-headed idiots scream and whine about their “right” to slaughter their own children (AND BASED SOLELY ON GENDER)  while accusing Republicans of their self-projected “War on Women”.   The islamic terrorists squatting on thrones at the UN cabal are too busy trying to enslave Americans and accusing us of crimes against women!   Laughable, in a  very sad sort of way.
January 29, 2013 By

Sweden has imported huge numbers of Muslim immigrants with catastrophic effect.

Sweden’s population grew from 9 million to 9.5 million in the years 2004-2012, mainly due to immigration from “countries like Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia”. 16 percent of all newborns have mothers born in non-Western countries. Employment rate among immigrants: 54 percent.

Sweden now has the second highest number of rapes in the world, after South Africa, which at 53.2 per 100,000 is six times higher than the United States. Statistics now suggest that 1 out of every 4 Swedish women will be raped.

In 2003, Sweden’s rape statistics were higher than average at 9.24, but in 2005 they shot up to 36.8 and by 2008 were up to 53.2. Now they are almost certainly even higher as Muslim immigrants continue forming a larger percentage of the population.

With Muslims represented in as many as 77 percent of the rape cases and a major increase in rape cases paralleling a major increase in Muslim immigration, the wages of Muslim immigration are proving to be a sexual assault epidemic by a misogynistic ideology.

The statistics are skewed by urban centers where the Islamic colonists cluster. In Stockholm this summer there  was an average of 5 rapes a day. Stockholm has gone from a Swedish city to a city that is one-third immigrant and is between a fifth and a quarter Muslim.

Sweden, like the rest of the West, will have to come to terms with the fact that it can either have female equality or Muslim immigration. It cannot have both.

Source: http://frontpagemag.com/2013/dgreenfield/1-in-4-swedish-women-will-be-raped-as-sexual-assaults-increase-500/

What are muslims taught to believe about rape?

The Myth:

Muhammad Would Never Approve of Rape

The Truth:

It is against Islam to rape Muslim women, but Muhammad actually encouraged the rape of others captured in battle. This hadith provides the context for the Qur’anic verse (4:24):

The Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) sent a military expedition to Awtas on the occasion of the battle of Hunain.  They met their enemy and fought with them.  They defeated them and took them captives. Some of the Companions of the Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) were reluctant to have intercourse with the female captives in the presence of their husbands who were unbelievers.  So Allah, the Exalted, sent down the Qur’anic verse: (Sura 4:24) “And all married women (are forbidden) unto you save those (captives) whom your right hands possess.” (Abu Dawud 2150, also Muslim 3433)

Actually, as the hadith indicates, it wasn’t Muhammad, but “Allah the Exalted” who told the men to rape the women in front of their husbands – which is all the more reason not to think of Islam as being the same as other religion.

Note also that the husbands of these unfortunate victims were obviously alive after battle.  This is important because it flatly contradicts those apologists who like to argue that the women Muhammad enslaved were widowed and thus unable to fend for themselves.  (Even if the apologists were right, what sort of a moral code is it that forces a widow to choose between being raped and starving?)

There are several other episodes in which Muhammad is offered the clear opportunity to disavow raping women – yet he instead offers advice on how to proceed.  In one case, his men were reluctant to devalue their new slaves for later resale by getting them pregnant.  Muhammad was asked about coitus interruptus in particular:

“O Allah’s Apostle! We get female captives as our share of booty, and we are interested in their prices, what is your opinion about coitus interruptus?”  The Prophet said, “Do you really do that? It is better for you not to do it. No soul that which Allah has destined to exist, but will surely come into existence.” (Bukhari 34:432)

As indicated, the prophet of Islam did not mind his men raping the women, provided they ejaculated within the bodies of their victims.

As one might imagine, Muhammad’s obvious approval of raping women captured in battle and his own personal participation as recorded in many places is of intense inconvenience to the Muslim apologists of our time.  For this reason, some of them attempt to explain away these many episodes and Qur’anic references to sex with captives by pretending that these are cases in which women have fled bad marriages and sought refuge with the Muslims.  Some apologists even refer to them as “wives,” even though the Qur’an makes a clear distinction between “those whom thy right hand possesses” and true wives (see Sura 33:50).

Beyond the desperation of the 21st century apologist however, there is absolutely nothing in the historical text that supports this rosy revision of Muslim history.  The women of the Banu Mustaliq were sold into slavery following their rape:

“We went out with Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) on the expedition to the Bi’l-Mustaliq and took captive some excellent Arab women; and we desired them, for we were suffering from the absence of our wives, (but at the same time) we also desired ransom for them. So we decided to have sexual intercourse with them but by observing ‘azl (Withdrawing the male sexual organ before emission of semen to avoid-conception). But we said: We are doing an act whereas Allah’s Messenger is amongst us; why not ask him? So we asked Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him), and he said: It does not matter (Sahih Muslim 3371)

In fact, female slaves were traded like any other simple commodity by Muhammad and his bad of devoted followers:

“Then the apostle sent Sa-d b. Zayd al-Ansari, brother of Abdu’l-Ashal with some of the captive women of Banu Qurayza to Najd and he sold them for horses and weapons.” (Ibn Ishaq/Hisham/Hisham 693)

Is it Islamic to sell one’s wife for horses?  Clearly these were not wives!

More importantly, by definition a “captured” woman is not one who is fleeing her husband.  She is fleeing her captor (ie. the Muslim slave raider).  This hadith describes a typical raid, in which the women and children are captured as they are attempting to flee the attacking Muslims:

“…and then we attacked from all sides and reached their watering-place where a battle was fought.  Some of the enemies were killed and some were taken prisoners.  I saw a group of persons that consisted of women and children [escaping in the distance]I was afraid lest they should reach the mountain before me, so I shot an arrow between them and the mountain.  When they saw the arrow, they stopped.  So I brought them, driving them along” (Sahin Muslim 4345)

The Muslim narrator (who happens to be Muhammad’s adopted son) sees the women trying to escape (following the massacre of their men) and cuts off their route by shooting an arrow into their path.  These aren’t women trying to seek refuge with the Muslims.  They are trying to avoid capture by the Muslims.

The same hadith goes on to recount that Muhammad personally demanded one of the captured women for his own use:

I drove them along until I brought them to Abu Bakr who bestowed that girl upon me as a prize.  So we arrived in Medina.  I had not yet disrobed her when the Messenger of Allah (may peace be upon him) met me in the street and said: “Give me that girl.” (Sahih Muslim 4345)

The prophet of Islam and his companions used war to collect women for personal sexual use and for trading.  Unless she was arbitrarily declared as someone’s wife, the woman became a sex slave.  In no case was her fate tied to anything that she had personally done, nor was she given a choice about her future.

 

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islam’s World War Against The Infidels – The Legal Project’s News Clips 4/30/12 – 5/06/12


 

Legal Project News Clips: 04/30/12 – 05/06/12

The LP works to protect the right in the West to freely discuss Islam, radical Islam, terrorism, and terrorist funding.  Our website is http://www.legal-project.org/

This past week, a former member of the LP staff produced the following blog post that you might enjoy:

The following four articles from the past week should be of great interest to you.  These clips focus on attempts by Islamists (i.e., radical Muslims) and their allies to shut down the debate about Islam-related topics (i.e., Islam, radical Islam, Islamist terrorism, and Islamist terrorist funding).   

Hate Speech Laws

Islamist Violence or Threats of Physical Violence Against Speech

Lawfare in the West

The following six articles from the past week should also be of interest to you.  These clips focus on attempts by Islamists (i.e., radical Muslims) and their allies to shut down the debate about Islam-related topics (i.e., Islam, radical Islam, Islamist terrorism, and Islamist terrorist funding). 

Blasphemy in the Muslim World

Islamist Violence or Threats of Physical Violence Against Speech

Lawfare in the West

Pressure Tactics Against Free Speech & Willful Blindness & PC Problems

More articles may be found at http://www.legal-project.org/news-external/

Today’s “Winds Of Jihad”…


Today’s posts from the “Winds of Jihad” blog….. 

 

Read these stories and more at http://sheikyermami.com/

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Thanks to Geoff: Sharia law courses for boys and girls at Daar Aisha college. Yes, separate courses for boys and girls. Yes, learn the proper way to cut off hands and feet and beat your wife. Learn…
Today’s Misunderstanding of IslamPosted: 05 May 2012 02:52 AM PDT

Ghana: I Believe In Inner Struggle “Inner struggle” means ‘doing good’ and  devout Muslims  believe in the Islamic principle of Jihad….” I believe in Jihad …
Muselmaniacs in Macedonia Scream Death to Christians, Demand Killers of Christians be ReleasedPosted: 04 May 2012 11:58 PM PDT

“Killing infidels is a small matter to us”-  Tabari 9:69 The 7th century tradition continues while any attempt to raise awareness is instantly attacked by kwality journolists, Islamic…
SchadenfreudePosted: 04 May 2012 10:32 PM PDT

Couldn’t happen to nicer people: German ‘Antifa’ loons got a well deserved thrashing from  the soldiers of allah, who regard them as useful idiots, but not more than that. According…
UK: What Next? Reeducation Camps?Posted: 04 May 2012 08:08 PM PDT

Update: Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu’s latest whinge:  Global action to fight islamophobia needed  Ihsanoglu said  enemies used freedom of expression as a pretext to attack Islam and Muslims and it…
Reflux: In his own words; Bush on IslamPosted: 04 May 2012 07:26 PM PDT

 President George Bush has made more comments about Islam than any other president. Here is yet another compilation of the President’s quotes on Islam. “The face of terror is not the true…
UK: Halal Butchers Arrested For Genital MutilationPosted: 04 May 2012 06:45 PM PDT

Look, I don’t know if they’re halal butchers or not, but what these criminal lunatics are doing is  far worse than cutting the throat of a goat: UK: Two men from Muslim districts arrested…
Was the CIA ever good for anything?Posted: 04 May 2012 06:35 PM PDT

Did the CIA ever get anything right at all? CIA report predicting that Israel won’t survive, 1947 “Globull Worming Fantasies” Communist-affiliated lifelong leftist hack…
DOJ Holder Refuses to Prosecute Islamic TerroristsPosted: 04 May 2012 05:26 PM PDT

Terrorist Abu Jihad plans terror attacks,  Pal TV documentary glorifies him Hard core progressives still insist that Obama is not a muslim. Will they believe it when he declares himself the  first…
Obama purging military training courses to protect Islam from scrutinyPosted: 04 May 2012 05:16 PM PDT

Allen West Compares Obama to…Neville Chamberlain “…he is not welcome in Afghanistan.” Fantasy based policies and deliberately misinforming our soldiers about the ideology of our…

The Neverending Articles and Commentary About The islamic World War and muslim Terrorism Against Christians and Other Infidels


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Sharia Victory in Florida Threatens Human Rights  (Am. Thinker)
“The evidence of extreme female and child subjugation in Islamic Sharia law should be enough to justify strong American non-partisan support in favor of banning Sharia courts.” 

Forcing Women to Marry Their Rapists  (FrontPage Magazine)
While feminists in the U.S. were fuming over the idea that a woman’s sex life would be discussed by others – just because she brought it up in front of Congress – a teen girl in Morocco killed herself after being forced to marry her rapist. 

An Ex-Muslim’s Open Letter to Muslims  (Islam Watch)
Open your mind to the possibility that Muhammad was not who he claimed to be. It isn’t that hard. 

Today’s Radical Chic  (Islam Watch)
Limousine-liberals “lifting themselves up, in their own eyes, to a moral high ground from which they could look down upon the middle class with a pure, guiltless, delicious condescension that made their lives, and their privilege, complete.” 

Slavery’s Last Stronghold  (CNN)
An estimated 10% to 20% of Mauritania’s 3.4 million people live as slaves. Imagine the lives they lead. 

Playing with Fire: Journalism in Turkey  (Washington Times)
Writing can be hazardous to your health in even the most Westernized of Muslim countries. 

Grand Mufti Calls for Destruction of Churches  (Am. Thinker)
“If the pope called for the destruction of all the mosques in Europe, the uproar would be cataclysmic.” 

One Woman’s Fight to Lift the Saudi Driving Ban  (The National)
A brave woman stands up to the clerics and their Sharia police. 

Honor Killings and Islam: Coincidence?  (Answering Muslims)
(Video) A 2-hour clip from a Christian show hosted by David Wood. Guests include Pam Geller and a former Muslim. 

Boosting Breivik  (Diana West)
Muslim opportunists conjure up a “Chicken Little-esque” threat by constructing an imaginary link between two mentally ill killers. 

A Tale of Two Sheriffs  (Town Hall)
The NYPD police chief and his counterpart in Los Angeles could hardly be any different when it comes to appeasing terror apologists. 

Turks to Europe: ‘We are Coming’  (Stonegate)
“No other religion in Europe is so demanding and no other migration group depends so much on the social welfare state and is so much connected to criminality.” 

Farrakhan’s Secret Relationship  (iAbolish)
An African-American throws African slaves under the Islamist bus. 

Pregnant Woman Murdered for Insulting Muhammad  (Islam Watch)
Apologists sometimes claim that Muhammad himself would be against killing anyone in defense of his own honor – unfortunately for them, he actually had the chance. 

American Muslims and Media Stereotypes  (American Thinker)
A truely moderate Muslim speaks her mind to both the Islamists and mainstream media: “We came to America to get away from the Islamist dictatorships, and we now want to be left alone.” 

We’ll Hear an Afghan Thanks When Hell Freezes  (Town Hall)
You wouldn’t know it from the whining, but 93% of civilians killed in Afghanistan are murdered by Taliban terrorists – not the NATO troops defending them. 

Who are the ‘Settlers’?  (FrontPage Magazine)
The anniversary of the Itamar massacre seems like a good time to dispel the misconceptions of those demonized by so many. 

Hypocrisy at the New York Times  (Wake Up America)
The NYT runs an anti-Catholic ad, but refuses to print an anti-Islam one. 

War Crimes in the Sudan  (YouTube)
(Video) George Clooney sees first hand the Islamic Republic of Sudan’s genocidal campaign against an African people because of their race. 

The Blueprint for Undermining America’s Legal System  (Bostom)
For the devout Muslim, loyalty to a religion “which renders sacred and permanent the notion of inequality between the community of Allah, and the infidels” will detract from loyalty from country. 

The Necessity of Anti-Sharia Laws  (American Thinker)
The purpose of anti-Sharia laws is to stop the political and supremacist aspects of Islam that infringe upon the rights and freedoms of non-Muslims. 

The Blood Price of Afghanistan  (Daniel Greenfield)
“At Islam’s homicidal Wal-Mart, you could kill three Christians for the price of a Muslim.” 

The UK Thought Police Send a Man to Prison  (FrontPage Magazine)
Media coverage surrounding the case of Darren Conway is most notable for the almost-complete absence of fact. 

How I Became a One-Man Hate Group  (Daniel Greenfield)
The lone Sultan Knish blogger reflects on the various ironies of being labeled a ‘hate group’ by the well-funded SPLC. 

Taliban Killing Fields 2014?  (Town Hall)
Lost amid the furor over the murder of sixteen civilians by a rogue American is the Afghan government’s renewed plea for NATO to stay. 

Sharia Law and Middle Class Feminism  (Secularism.org)
“We are feminists you see. Oh, but only when it comes to white women – did we mention that?” 

A Heinous Crime and a Double Standard  (FrontPage Magazine)
An American’s shooting rampage against Afghan civilians may be the exception that proves the rule, but where is the outrage when the Taliban routinely do the same?

 

MOSLEMS Continue Their islamic World War and Global Terrorism Against Christians


 

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Muslim Persecution of Christians: February, 2012

by Raymond Ibrahim
Stonegate Institute
March 16, 2012

http://www.meforum.org/3193/muslim-persecution-of-christians-february-2012

Half of Iraq’s indigenous Christians are gone due to the unleashed forces of jihad, many of them fleeing to nearby Syria; yet, as the Assad regime comes under attack by al-Qaeda and others, the jihad now seeps into Syria, where Christians are experiencing a level of persecution unprecedented in the nation’s modern history. Likewise, some 100,000 Christian Copts have fled their native Egypt since the overthrow of the Mubarak regime; and in northern regions of Nigeria, where the jihadi group Boko Haram has been slaughtering Christians, up to 95 % of the Christian population has fled.

Meanwhile, the “big news” concerning the Muslim world in the month of February—the news that flooded the mainstream media and had U.S. politicians, beginning with President Obama, flustered, angry, and full of regret—was that copies of the Koran in Afghanistan were burned by U.S. soldiers because imprisoned Muslim inmates were using them “to facilitate extremist communications.”

Categorized by theme, February’s batch of Muslim persecution of Christians around the world includes (but is not limited to) the following accounts, listed in alphabetical order by country, not severity.

Church Attacks

Algeria: Armed men raided and ransacked a church formally recognized since 1958, dismantling the crucifix above the premises. The pastor and his family, trapped inside, feared that “they could kill us.” The pastor “has been repeatedly threatened and attacked since being ordained as pastor in 2007. In the summer of 2009 his wife was beaten and seriously injured by a group of unknown men. Then, in late 2011, heaps of trash were thrown over the compound walls while an angry mob shouted death threats.”

Egypt: Thousands of Muslims attacked a Coptic church, demanding the death of its pastor, who, along with “nearly 100 terrorized Copts sought refuge inside the church, while Muslim rioters were pelting the church with stones in an effort to break into the church, assault the Copts and torch the building.” They did this because a Christian girl who, according to Islamic law, automatically became a Muslim when her father converted to Islam, fled and was rumored to be hiding in the church.

Iran: Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence has ordered the last two officially registered churches holding Friday Farsi-language services in Tehran—Farsi being the nation’s language—to discontinue the language: “Friday services in Tehran attracted the city’s converts to Christianity as well as Muslims interested in Christianity, as Friday is most Iranians’ day off during the week.” Banning church use of Farsi prevents most Iranians from hearing the Gospel.

Kazakhstan: A new report notes that “Churches are being raided, leaders fined and Christian literature confiscated as the Kazakh authorities enforce new laws intended further to restrict religious freedom in the country.”

Kuwait: A parliamentarian is set to submit a draft law banning the construction of churches. Originally, Osama al-Munawer announced on Twitter his plans on submitting a draft law calling for the removal of all churches in Kuwait. However, he later “clarified,” saying that existing churches can remain, but the construction of new ones must be banned.

Macedonia: A two-century-old Christian church famed for its valuable icons was set on fire in response to “a carnival in which Orthodox Christian men dressed as women in burkas and mocked the Koran.” Earlier, “perpetrators attacked a[nother] church in the nearby village of Labunista, destroying a cross standing outside” and “also defaced a Macedonian flag outside Struga’s municipal building, replacing it with a green flag representing Islam.”

Nigeria: A Muslim suicide bomber forced his way into the grounds of a major church, killing two women and an 18-month-old child during Sunday morning service; some 50 people were injured in the blast. In a separate incident, Muslims detonated a bomb outside a church building, injuring five, one critically: “The bomb, planted in a parked car, was left by suspected members of Boko Haram, which seeks to impose sharia (Islamic law) throughout Nigeria.”

Pakistan: A dozen armed Muslims stormed a church, seriously wounding two Christians: one man was shot and is in critical condition, the other risks having his arm amputated; another church member was thrown from the roof, after being struck repeatedly with a rifle butt. “The extremist raid was sparked by charges that [the] church was trying to evangelize Muslims in an attempt to convert them to Christianity. The community several times in the past has been the subject of assault and the pastor and his family the subject of death threats.” As usual, the police, instead of pursuing the perpetrators, have opened an investigation against the pastor and 20 other church members.

Syria: Some 30 armed and masked jihadis attacked a Catholic monastery—unprecedented in Syria’s modern history—demanding money. According to the Catholic Archbishop of Damascus, “the situation in the country is spiraling out of control as the armed opposition spreads its influence to different regions of the state.”

Dhimmitude

[General Abuse, Debasement, and Suppression of non-Muslims as "Tolerated" Citizens]

Bangladesh: Three American Christians were injured after their car was attacked by a Muslim mob that suspected they were converting Muslims into Christians: at least 200 angry locals chased the missionaries’ car and threw stones at it, leaving three with cuts from broken glass.

Egypt: Rather than punishing the perpetrators who opened fire on and ran tanks over Christians protesting the constant destruction of their churches, the government arrested and is trying two priests in connection to the Maspero massacre. And although Egypt’s new parliament has 498 seats, only six are Copts, though Copts make up at the very least 10% of the population, and so should have approximately 50 seats. Finally, evincing how bad the situation is, Coptic protesters organized a demonstration in front of Parliament to protest “the disappearance and abduction of Coptic girls.”

Indonesia: The Islamist Prosperous Justice Party complained about the Red Cross’ symbol of a cross, saying it is too identifiable with Christian culture and traditions. Red Cross volunteers and activists rejected the claim, saying that any changes to the logo would be “tantamount to giving in to the extremists.”

Iran: A pastor of a major house church movement began serving a five-year prison sentence for “crimes against the order.” According to one activist, “His ‘crimes’ were being a pastor and possessing Christian materials.” He is being beat in jail and getting sick, to the point that his hair has “turned fully gray.”

Israel: A mob of some 50 Palestinian Muslims stoned a group of Christian tourists atop Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, wounding three Israeli police officers in the process. The attack is believed to have been instigated by the former Muslim mufti of Jerusalem.

Pakistan: Yet another Christian woman, a teacher, has been targeted by Muslims due to allegations that she burned a Koran. A mob stormed her school in an attempt to abduct her, but police took her into custody. Also, a Christian student who missed the grade to get into medical school by less than 0.1% would have earned 20 extra points if he had memorized the Koran—though no bonus points for having similar knowledge of the Bible.

Turkey: A new report notes that “Christians in Turkey continue to suffer attacks from private citizens, discrimination by lower-level government officials and vilification in both school textbooks and news media,” adding that there is a “root of intolerance” in Turkish society toward adherents of non-Islamic faiths: “The removal of this root of intolerance is an urgent problem that still awaits to be dealt with.”

Turkmenistan: A 77-year-old Christian man was detained and questioned by police for six hours after he tried to print copies of a small book of Christian poetry. He was forced to write a statement and banned from travelling outside his home region while the case is being investigated.

Uganda: Not long after a pastor was attacked with acid and blinded by “Allahu-Akbar” screaming Muslims, his friend, another pastor, was shot at by “Islamic extremists,”
in what is being described as “a new wave of persecution against Christians in Uganda.”

Murder, Apostasy Issues, and More

Egypt: Two Christians were killed “after a Muslim racketeer opened fire on them for refusing to pay him extortion money.” The local bishop “hold[s] security forces and local Muslims fully responsible for terrorizing the Copts living there, who are continuously being subjected to terror and kidnapping.”

Iran: After enduring five months of uncertainty in a prison, a Christian convert who was arrested in her home by security authorities has been sentenced to two years in prison by the Revolutionary Court in Tehran. Authorities further arrested six to ten Christian converts from Islam while they were meeting for worship at a home in the southern city of Shiraz. And Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani awaits execution for refusing to renounce Christianity.

Nigeria: A 79-year-old Christian woman and choir singer was found dead at her home, her throat slit with a note in Arabic left on her chest reading: “We will get you soon,” a message believed to be directed at her son, a pastor at a local church.

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Muslims beheaded a 26-year-old Muslim convert to Christianity who had worked for a Christian humanitarian organization that the terrorist organization had banned. He is at least the third apostate to Christianity to be beheaded in Somalia in recent months.

Turkey: A 12-year-old boy, Hussein, publicly professed his Christian faith by wearing a silver cross necklace in school. Accordingly, Muslim classmates began taunting and spitting on him. When the boy threatened to report one of the bullies, the bully’s father threatened to kill him. His religion teacher beat him severely: “Like in most Islamic countries, students of all faiths are required to attend Islamic studies in school. Those who refuse to recite the Koran and Islamic prayers are often beaten by the teacher. And so it was for Hussein. He said he was punished regularly with a two-foot long rod because he wouldn’t say the Islamic Shahada.”

About this Series

Because the persecution of Christians in the Islamic world is on its way to reaching epidemic proportions, “Muslim Persecution of Christians” was developed to collate some—by no means all—of the instances of Muslim persecution of Christians that surface each month. It serves two purposes:

  1. Intrinsically, to document that which the mainstream media does not: the habitual, if not chronic, Muslim persecution of Christians.
  2. Instrumentally, to show that such persecution is not “random,” but systematic and interrelated—that it is rooted in a worldview inspired by Sharia.

Accordingly, whatever the anecdote of persecution, it typically fits under a specific theme, including hatred for churches and other Christian symbols; sexual abuse of Christian women; forced conversions to Islam; apostasy and blasphemy laws; theft and plunder in lieu of jizya (tribute); overall expectations for Christians to behave like cowed “dhimmis” (barely tolerated citizens); and simple violence and murder. Oftentimes it is a combination thereof.

Because these accounts of persecution span different ethnicities, languages, and locales—from Morocco in the west, to India in the east, and throughout the West, wherever there are Muslims—it should be clear that one thing alone binds them: Islam—whether the strict application of Islamic Sharia law, or the supremacist culture born of it.

Raymond Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center and an Associate Fellow at the Middle East Forum.

Related Topics:  Anti-Christianism  |  Raymond Ibrahim

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