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Response to Usman

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Submitted by Marc (Australia), Jul 29, 2005 at 06:31

Usman wrote ......
My thoughts and prayers are with the Victims of the atrocities that were committed in London over the last two weeks. I, as a law abiding Muslim, have lived in this country all my life and I condemn any type of terrorism.
BUT it is sad to say that however hard we try to put this message through, that Muslims are not terrorists, people still (somehow) hold the Muslim community responsible, and not only that, they have gone to the extent that mosques now have started to be attacked with fire bombs and paint bombs.
I would like to know is any effort being made to sort this problem out or is there any attempt being made by the media to remove this misconception?
Me as a citizen of this country feel as it is not....if this had been the other way round and it was other places of worship being dismayed would the media have the same silent reaction...?

Reply:
Usman if all these events had been exactly reversed im certain the media would have this silent reaction you speak of if Churches were fire and paint bombed.

Please let me expalin, lets say it is Christian terrorists in the name of one Christian holy land , they hijack planes, crash them into mecca etc, they plant bombs killing hundreds & thousands of innocents going about there daily lives.
Yes i'm certain if it was the other way round it would be the same reaction or probably worse.

Actually Usman lets go further to the true opposite of current events , Lets say England is 95pc Muslim and ruled by Islamic law, as it probably would be and the Christain population is 5pc and Christain terrorists are running around madly killing Muslims when ever they can , i actually wonder would those churches have escaped the bull dozer already ? I wonder. well anyhow thats my idea of the complete opposite of events.
Cheers.
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