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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Oct 26, 2011 at 07:00

Kepha Hor wrote :

> I have no connections with Hui or Uyghur Jihadis save that I have spoken with ordinary Hui and Uyghur people in Chinese-speaking Asia and family connections to the great Hua-Xia culture, from which most Hui descend (despite their religion).<

Interesting. You say you have no connection to Uyghur jihadists and yet you sounded so sympathetic to their cause,didn't even forget to blame the Chinese for introducing pig farming among Moslems in Uyghuristan. (As a son of a farmer myself I can assure you that contrary to the ... assertions of ... and the Quran you can rarely meet a more intelligent, funnier and cleaner animal than pig if you treat it properly.)

Furthermore, you paraphrased more or less exactly jihadist slogans, complaints and propaganda, cleverly playing down their implications as well as concealed the real jihadist contents of Moslem "fierce resitance" to the Chinese, even though its historical record speaks rather a clear language hardly in favor of your moral points.

I find it particularly suspect and double-tongued what you write below , viz. :

> Religious Hui, like underground Christians in China's eastern and Central provinces, would probably be happier with wider religious liberties recognized. This is important when you consider that it is still officially a crime to give religious instruction to or (where there are Christians) to give baptism to anyone under 18.<

Do you know what "wider religious liberties" for Moslems and giving Islamic religious instruction in madrasas will lead to? If you catch Uyghur jihadists in Afghanistan with Islamic instruction banned in Uyghuristan, then what will you get when it is given freely and widely ? The Uyghur Taliban ! Isn't it what you want ?

Need I also remind you of some basic facts? In Eastern Turkestan Islamic resistance and jihadist leanings and nostalgy are particularly strong in the countryside among Uyghur villagers that hate the Chinese ways , i.e. among what you call "ordinary Hui and Uyghur people" while Uyghur town and city dwellers are largely free from the deadly virus of Islam and content with the Chinese ways, which makes them unpopular among the religious Uyghur masses that are turning their eyes to their Moslem neighbors and sponsors abroad - in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Central Asia, Turkey and the US for inspiration and support or their ideas of an Uyghur emirate in Eastern Turkestan.

> Further, I am a Christian rather than a Muslim (see first name).<

You didn't sound very Christian in your eulogy of Uyghur jihadism. And first names aren't enough to find out one's origin. Among the Chechens the name Adam and Eve(Hava) are popular. It comes from the time when all Chechens were Christians (won for Christianity through Georgian missionaries), even though they themselves will now deny the existence of those times.

> Also, I am well aware of the inhumanities of man to man, for I teach history.<

But you don't seem to particularly care about inhumanities of Moslem man to kafiri man, do you? Apparently in the history courses you teach there is not enough room for mentioning such "trivialities" that ,incidentally, have determined the course of history for the last 1400 years.

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