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De Paolis deserves being supported But the issue is not Dar al Islam, it is Dar al Dictatoriah (dictatorship)

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Submitted by HARRAK (Canada), Jul 5, 2006 at 12:54

I personally support the rights of Christians in Arab and Muslim countries..I do not see -absolutely not- the issue as an issue of Christians being oppressed in Arab countries NOR in Muslim countries..The reason being is that Morocco for instance protects Christians and Jews and in Some areas you have bigger and better Churches than Mosques. In Iran, mainly Teheran, there is a lot of Churches and Sinagogues but NOT EVEN ONE SUNNI MOSQUE!

The issue is minorities verses dictatorships..Not Arab or Muslim countries. In places like Saudi Arabia, if a Wahabi switches to Shiite he is like switching to an other religion and therefore faces profiling..and that is Islam verses Islam..These are points to realy show that it is a dictatorship issue not a racial or religious one. So may America stop supporting dictators! I hope so..

Back to De Paolis, I can assure him that in many Arab/Muslim states Christians are better than Muslims in some places in the West. I can only think of one because I have concrete evidance of what I say. A Moroccan woman originally Muslim converted to Christianity -She is my close friend- and made half of her family convert. The government of Morocco was OK with that and respected her choice. The only case where this family had problem is when one of her brothers was exploited by the Christian Missionaries who gave him Christian books talking badly against Islam and asked him to give them to the youth..he was going to face jail (which he deserves in this case as I see it like an American distributing flyers in New York sayying convert to Islam or you go to hell) and even given what he did, he got a pardon from the suthorities was freed without a scratch in his criminal record. So De Paolis and De Americanis MUST support countries like Morocco and stop supporting Terrorists in Western Sahara in the name of Human Rights..

By the way, Israel has printed a stamp with the image of former Moroccan king Hassan II. That was in recognition of how well the Moroccan Jews are treated in their home..

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