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Submitted by orange yonason (United States), Sep 23, 2005 at 19:14

Akhtar: "Hindus simple want to wipe Muslims from their country."

I doubt it, but if they do it's because they have some historical justification, as we learn from this review of:
"Who Are the Jews of India?" By Nathan Katz
"the Islamic injunction to proselytize all infidels and to slay those who refuse (Koran, 9.5) is the major cause of conflict between the Muslims and the Hindus for more than a thousand years"
http://www.indiastar.com/wallia28.htm

But what about how the Hindus have treated Jews?
"Not many know that the Jewish diaspora reached India two thousand years ago. Although the size of the three Jewish diasporas in India was always small, they merit study because their history of sustained harmony sharply contrasts the Jewish diasporas in Europe, a history of periodic horrors."
(ibid)


Mr. Akhtar continues, "Infact they [Hindus] sing laurels in praise of Adolf Hitler."

FALSE, and a typical Arab rewrite of history and and outlandish false assertion made without proof, because none exists! The truth is that it is the Arabs who love that monster.
Anyone ever heard of "Abu Ali?" That's what the Arabs call him, affectionately!
http://www.afsi.org/OUTPOST/96JAN/jan6.htm
http://www.nycat.org/hitler.htm
http://www.frontpagemag.com/articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=4934
http://www.tellthechildrenthetruth.com/

Akhtar: "Musharraf was quite right in that both Jewish and Muslim people, in general, do not have any conflict."

Oh, really?
http://www.pmw.org.il/hate%20of%20USA%20-%20report%20parts%201,2.htm

"The desire for peaceful relations between Jews and Arabs sometimes leads people to overlook public comments by Arab officials and media publications that are often incendiary and sometimes outright anti-Semitic . Frequently, more moderate tones are adopted when speaking to Western audiences, but more accurate and heartfelt views are expressed in Arabic to the speaker's constituents."
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/myths/mf25.html

And what about the history of Jews, Muslims, and Hindus in India?
"In 1524, the Moors [Muslims], backed by the ruler of Calicut (today called Kozhikode) attacked the Jews of Cranganore on the pretext that they were "tampering" with the pepper trade. Most Jews fled to Cochin and went under the protection of the Hindu Raja there. He granted them a site for their own town that later acquired the name "Jew Town" (by which it is still known)."
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Judaism/indians.html

In fact, the most problems Jews ever had in India were perpetrated by foreigners, NOT the Hindu locals.
In fact, many Jewish communities thrive in India to this day,..
http://www.haruth.com/AsianIndia.html

While the Saudi Arabs don't allow Jews to even set foot in their country, and other Arab countries have laws of varying degrees of oppression, so much so that they drove Jews out with them after WWII:
http://www.middleeastfacts.com/guests/arnold_25mar05f.php

For more on the myths the liars tell, and the facts they don't want you to know
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/myths/

Both unsubstantiated "opinions" based on fabricated "facts," and those who express them, only contribute to the chaos. But then, I suspect that is their goal.
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