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Faisal Khan: Humans are not beasts but Allah's most important creation

Reader comment on item: Niqabs and Burqas - The Veiled Threat Continues
in response to reader comment: Has somebody analyzed the facts here?

Submitted by Plato (India), Oct 19, 2009 at 07:35

Faisal Khan you write,

>>I have never seen such misinterpretation! <<

Who has misinterpreted what? I gave statistics of what is happening to women in the land of the pure, Pakistan, and in the land of the Prophet, Saudi Arabia from impeccable sources. I did not interpret the data. They did.

1 United Nations' Women's Indicators and Statistics, 1994, Pakistan Gender Indicators - projections for 1995

2 Human Rights Commission of Pakistan's 1999 Report, www.hrcp.cjb.net.

3 "Pakistan: Violence Against Women in the Name of Honor," Amnesty International, September 1999, p. 41.

4 "Crime or Custom? Violence Against Women in Pakistan," Human Rights Watch 1999, p. 1. and National Society for Human Rights, Saudi Arabia.

You ask whether someone has analysed the facts here. They have done the necessary analysis after which they published. What more analysis do you want. I suggest you go to the internet do your own analysis and report to us what is wrong with the analysis of these experts.

>>But i must admit, it's our own fault. Nobody knows what's actually going on behind the news headlines.<<

Do you see a conspiracy to defame Islam in the reports by the agencies I have quoted? The reports cited are not based on any news headlines but deep investigation into the lives of women in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.

>>We all have our own different point of view. <<

Yes, Muslims always seem to have a different point of view when their religion is involved. Conveniently, if rapes go unreported it is because they do not happen and not because Islamic laws make it impossible for the victim to report it.

>>Still research reveals that women without hijab are more vulnerable to rape and molestation than the ones covered from head to toe.<<

Why don't you quote one such research finding about hijabs being a deterrent to rape? From the latest developments it is a deterrent as terrorists have begun to use the hijab as a disguise. Rapists who want to pounce of a hijab clad figure would be weighing the chances of being confronted with an AK-47 instead of what they had imagined was under the black shroud.

Women in hijab are raped indoors by relatives and they rarely get reported for fear of shame and being blamed for being the temptress. The requirement of four male witnesses to the crime also makes it impossible for the victim to report the crime.

>>The question remains why women are abused in Islamic countries when there are such strict laws and severe punishment for wrong doers....there's no beast worst than human beings!<<

Good Islamic logic. The strict Islamic law states that four male witnesses are required to prove rape which is why rapes do not happen in Muslim countries. The rapist waits till there are sufficient witnesses around for him to assault the helpless victim. LOL. Typically again without blaming Allah for creating these worst of beasts, humans, you blame this great handiwork of Allah's creative genius.

>>May God Almighty give us the wisdom to understand and dfferetiate between right and wrong. God Bless.<<

Allah Almighty made us into the worst of beasts which is what you said we are, so giving us wisdom would negate our beastly nature. God Bless people like you for submitting to so devious a Being as Allah who creates beasts who can't distinguish between right and wrong and then punishes them for it.




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