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Reader comment on item: [The Boim Trial:] Exploiting the Koran to Terrorize

Submitted by Jolly Olie (Indonesia), Dec 15, 2004 at 13:15

True that most clerics in mosques or in Muslim countries inciting HATE to the non Muslim community. What they gain is just trying to control their own community to stay still in what they believe. This condition will be harmfull for non Muslim people who tend to be tolerant to them, while they are pushing themselves against non Muslim, then causes problems.

In my country Indonesia, it is very common we can hear from the Mosque's loudspeaker, which we can hear from miles away. They said that "people who are Muslims, are our brothers while non Muslims are infidels, who are not our brothers, then even become our enemy"... there is nothing that people like me, who are non Muslim can do. It just like hitting the wall to talk with them in regard to their belief. It seems that they have learned from their clerics much HATE and to love only Muslims.

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