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طاءفة البهرة الهندية Or The Indian Bohra Sect in Egypt!

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jul 21, 2018 at 06:38

Dr Pipes

A few members of the Indian Bohra sect in the US were accused of performing female genital mutilation in Detroit and this is how we here in the US got to know about their sect.

The Bohra sect is not unlike the other Indian invention called al-Ahmadiyya. They are both Indian in origin, with very bizarre and syncretic salvation history, They really represent Islam on steroids or Islam Indian style. However, the Bohra sect is clearly a Shi'a sect and part of its history is a link to the Shi'a Fatimids in Egypt (most readers might not be aware that Egyptians Muslims were Shi'a for a fairly long period of time)

Now we move forward. This strange sect wants to establish roots in Egypt and this is done by fixing the old Shi'a mosques and monuments in Egypt and by donating $10 million dollars to صندوق تحيا مصر or Sandooq Tahya Masr. And صندوق تحيا مصر was established after toppling the Muslim Brotherhood in 2013 and it works as follows: Egyptians can donate or invest money in the fund and the government will use the money to help new and struggling Egyptian businesses. Here is a link to صندوق تحيا مصر


And here is an article about the leader of the Bohra sect donating $10 million dollars to the Egyptian fund


And here is an recent article in Arabic (I urge readers to use googletranslate and read it) about who are really the Bohra


The real question is where did the Bohra leaders get the money from? The Saudis and other rich Arabs never donate money to Shi'a Muslims or to al-Ahmadiyya. The source of this money must be from the Bohra community which is for sure not rich. The Bohra leaders can spend this money which is being used to fix the Shi'a monuments in Egypt as well as the money donated to the Egyptian fund, on the poor members of their community or even to defend the doctors that performed FGM in Detroit


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