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Come Into My Parlor, Said The Muslim To The "King Of Pop."

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Submitted by orange yonason (United States), Mar 16, 2006 at 17:28

BS"D

Or is that "Queen of Pop?"

Reef Diver says, "...the Islamic Arabs (and black) ran much of the slave trade in Africa and did so up until something like 1911..."

Whaddya mean "RAN?" They are just as much involved in slave trade today as they were then. Sure, they can't be as open about it, and the dynamics are different, but they have no compunctions whatever about slavery. And it isn't just Blacks who are targeted, but anyone they can exploit.

Criticism of the West is mounted by the sleaze I describe in another post, who's lies about slavery are deconstructed here:
"As the recent campaign for reparations has shown, the West is still being taken to task for the fact that it USED TO [my emphasis] permit slavery. But in fact the West, rather than being the origin of slavery in the world, is in fact the only civilization to have created from within itself a successful movement to abolish it. Other civilizations, like Islamic civilization, have NOT YET [my emphasis] achieved this."
http://www.frontpagemag.com/Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=4686

...and here...
"- Prof. Walid Phares, before the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Near East and South Asia Subcommittee on "Religious Persecution in the Middle East." Washington DC, April 29, 1997 "In Sudan radical Islamists in Khartoum use slave raids as a weapon in their self-declared jihad on black Christians and animists in the south Arab militias storm African villages, shoot the men and capture the women and children." - "
http://www.yahoodi.com/peace/slavery.html

..and here...
"2003 -- Year that Pakistan has assured the United Nations that ‘all bonded labor will stop' in their country"
http://www.freetheslaves.net/slavery/timeline/
(don't hold your breath)

...and in the excellent summary...
"Twenty-first Century African Slaves - In the Land of Islam
From the Niger River to Sudan slavery continues to be practiced and justified in the name of the Koran." by Sandro Magister
http://www.chiesa.espressonline.it/dettaglio.jsp?id=7007&eng=y

Also see Dr. Pipes treatment of the topic, in his...
"Saudi Religious Leader Calls for Slavery's Legalization" where an Islamic Cleric justifies it, because... "--'Slavery IS A PART OF ISLAM [my emphasis],' he announced in a recent lecture. 'Slavery is part of jihad, and jihad will remain as long there is Islam.'--"
http://www.danielpipes.org/blog/123
(via: http://www.middle-east-info.org/league/saudi/saudi.htm#slaverylegalization )

Is it any wonder then that they are capable of treating their fellow human beings with such contempt when they believe that, "...the universal character and indivisibility of human rights, as interpreted in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), ... is a Western secular concept of Judeo-Christian origin, incompatible with the sacred Islamic shari'a."
http://mypage.bluewin.ch/ameland/Islam.html

_____rhetorical aside: If democracy evolved to meet the requirements of people who passionately held freedom and human-rights to be essential to individual, political, social and religious health, how is it possible for Islam, which rejects these cornerstone values essential to true democratic rule, to embrace a system so alien to their world view?
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