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The Islamic Slave Trade - let CAIR beware!

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Submitted by Ben Bradock (United States), Oct 19, 2009 at 02:55

CAIR will soon be made to realize that America is not Europe. We have fought a major war against slavery. And we now have a black president. A few excerpts from a new documentary film released in Germany, "The Islamic Slave Trade - the Untold Story," could become Islam's Achilles Heel in America. Excerpts and link.

"What is generally ignored is an inconvenient truth: most black African slaves were in fact captured by Muslims and carried off to North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula to serve Muslim masters under the most brutal conditions imaginable."

"A comparison of the Islamic Slave Trade to the American Slave Trade reveals some extremely interesting contrasts. While two out of every three slaves shipped across the Atlantic were men; the proportions were reversed in the Islamic Slave Trade. Two women for every man were enslaved by the Muslims. While the mortality rate of slaves being transported across the Atlantic was as high as 10%, the percentage of slaves dying in transit in the Trans Sahara and East African Slave Trade Market was a staggering 80 to 90%. While almost all the slaves shipped across the Atlantic were for agricultural work; most of the slaves destined for the Muslim Middle East were for sexual exploitation, as concubines, in harreems and for military service. While many children were born to the slaves in the Americas, the millions of their descendants are citizens in Brazil and the United States today; very few of the slaves that ended up in the Muslim Middle East survived. While most slaves who went to the Americas could marry and have families; most of the male slaves destined for the Middle East were castrated, and most of the children born to the women, were killed at birth. "

http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2009/10/islamic-trade-in-african-slaves.html

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