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Muslim cleric and Muslim attorney advocate murder and rape to BBC

Reader comment on item: Which Has More Islamist Terrorism, Europe or America?

Submitted by Erwin (United States), Jul 6, 2008 at 06:42

Thank you for your article. I wanted to ask if you're aware of an Islamic cleric named Iman abdul Makin who lives in London? Islam Watch reported in April that this cleric spoke to the BBC and brazenly advocated murder and rape of non-Muslims. His reasoning? "Non-Muslims are never innocent."

The alleged "top Muslim lawyer of Britain" agreed. He said, "You are innocent if you are a Muslim...." He stated that he "would not condemn a Muslim for any action....I must have hatred to everything that is not Muslim." The British judicial system must have been very happy to hear this.

Law-abiding people in both Europe and the U.S. simply don't have a conception of crime such as that being preached by some mullahs. They don't understand that fatwas (commands to the Muslim clerics' followers) are sometimes recorded on cassette tapes and sent around the world. Because of fatwas, some have tried to take over regimes in the Middle East that are considered "corrupt" or "apostate." (e.g., they're pro-West or against Sharia law, etc.). Egyptian President Anwar Sadat was ostensibly assassinated because of a fatwa.

Anyway, what I'm getting at is that many Muslim immigrants to the West may have already heard fatwas targeting their adoptive countries. Whether they follow through or not, is the question.


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