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How do Muslim Arabs define the word Islamophobia or الاسلاموفوبيا

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Feb 26, 2015 at 09:34

Dr. Pipes

Thank you very much and great articles and very poor and tendentious journalism so we are not really dealing with Arab intellectuals here and it is just as bad as the rantings of the clueless Haroon Mughal

I just want to get a few definitions out of the way the word الاسلاموفوبيا or al-Islamohpobia in Arabic means رُهاب الاسلام or Ruhab al-Islam and the word رُهاب really means phobia and it is in the same root as R-H-B or terrorism and this is not a very well understood word by most Arabs and because it is related to the word Irhab or terrorism hardly anyone is using it .

Now in the first article in al-Arabi al-Jadid the author tells us that there is such thing as صناعة الاسلاموفوبيا or Sina'at al-Islamophobia or the Islamophobia Industry and this صناعة الاسلاموفوبيا is about

1. Hate of Islam

2. Hate of Muslims


The reason? The author does not tell us but Muslims in the Arab worlad are told that

1. Islam is perfect and the Qur'an and the books of al-Ahadith as well as the books of al-Sharia al-Islamiyya are perefct

2. Non Muslims are misguided and they corrupted their book or are polythesits

3. Non Muslims hate Islam either because they know that Islam is perfect and they "resist" such fact or they are being paid by wealthy and you guessed it Jews so they hate Islam

And indeed the author of the article states the following

وكثير من رموزالاسلاموفوبيا في الغرب هم من اليهود الصهاينة امثال ستيف اميرسون ودانيال بايبس وباميلا غيلر الخ

Or and many of the symbols of Islamophobia in the West are Jewish Zionists the likes of Steven Emerson and Daniel Pipes and Pamela Geller etc...

Dr. Pipes he must be an avid reader of your blog and may be if he reads this post I urge him to respond if he is really a man

Now here is the typical Middle East "conspiracy theory" the author tells us that Jews have عشرات ملايين الدولارات or Tens of millions of dollars that those "nasty" Jews spend on the so called صناعة الاسلاموفوبيا or the Islamophoba industry

Blame Islam and the teachings of Islam and the scary Kutub al-Fiqh al-islami? may the Gods forbid

Now we kuffar get it

In the second artcile from Watan which is very poor journalism the author tells us that Muslims in the US are living in terror but he does not tell us if so how come Muslims are still immigrating to the US and we do not see planes full of Tablighees heading back to Pakistan

Then the author tells us that hate crimes against Muslims peaked in 2001 following the 9/11 atrocity committed by Muslims in the name of their God and the number was about 500. My question to him would be what would have happened to minority in a Muslim country if a member of such minority crashed planes in big buildings and 3000 Muslims were killed? That does not mean that I justify hate crimes but this is human nature and those that inflict hate crimes on Muslims will be prosecuted now comper it with what would happen to all the members of a minority in a Muslim country if this country faces a simliar crime! The members of the minority will be murdered and the criminals will get away with it

And what the author does not tell us is that there are more anti-Jewish hate crimes for the same period and it is about 600 per year. Oh and Muslims tell us that there are 6-9 millions in the US v. 6 millions Jews


But again common sense is beyond most Muslims

The last point is how come Muslims never mentioned or worried about this bogus Islamophobia in the past? I believe that the 9/11 Atrocity as well as the internet (the medium that allows us kuffar to read islamic sources in Arabic at the click of a mouse) and the whole bubble that islam is perfect is vanishing at the speed of light

If Muslims want us kuffar to respect islam then they should fix Islam and make it as the popular Brother Rachid calls it Islam Cute


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