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Also, Luigi A few facts that Western media DO NOT reveal

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Submitted by Devasahayam (United States), Jun 27, 2008 at 13:16

A few facts that Western media DO NOT reveal:

  • back-conversions from Islam (due to the oppression of Islam oft EXCEEDING the earlier oppression); while it may not be as significant in the West, it is significant in India--statistics kept by Curzon (most-hated of Viceroys to desis, including those resettled elsewhere--such as myself) show that dalits who had converted to Islam during his term (ended 1905) had 80% back-conversion rates to "whatever" (dalits were regarded as separate from Hindus by British prior to 1926)
  • and obviously, the oft-complaint by Ahmedinejad of Christians "stealing" numbers (quoted at 600/day, estimated by Christian organisations as higher) of Muslims
  • even more obviously, conversions FROM Islam to other religions even in non-Muslim majority countries such as India
  • oppression of Muslims by mullahs even in West; in 2002, a North-African immigrant taxi driver (who we'll call "Mohammed") asked a question to his mullah about "it says here God made Adam and Eve, NOT Adam and EVES"--the mullah freaked-out about that, and nearly put a fatwa out on Mohammed (who sought refuge at Beautiful Books, under Brixton rail-arches; this was told to me personally in May 2005 by BB's proprietor). I shudder to think how many Muslims in West suffer such quietly.

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