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Submitted by Sword of Islam (United Kingdom), Mar 10, 2006 at 16:07

Glad to have you back, another one. However, I think that in this case you're missing the point.

Submitted by Another one, Mar 10, 2006 at 05:18
BBC: In 2000, the FBI received reports of 28 hate crimes against Muslims and Arabs in the US. In 2001, that number increased to 481.

Once again, given that the Arab/Muslim population of the US is 7 000 000 I regard this as a compliment to American tolerance given that this increase took place immediately after 9/11. I am quite certain that it the situation were reversed and an airliner was crashed into Mecca by Christian radicals the backlash would have been considerably more intense. However, that is obviously a matter of personal opinion rather than fact.

Submitted by Another one, Mar 10, 2006 at 05:18
Regards your and others continues inquiries about the "condemnation of the danish imams"
when will it take place ?

You're missing the point. Quoting a text that says that it is wrong to make such pictures does not carry the same weight as the simple fact that there has been no visible protest of any kind condemning the actions of the imams and their indirect murder of those innocent Muslims who died as a direct result. It seems a little inconsistent that the publication of such cartoons by the western media should provoke such hatred yet no direct condemnation of these imams has been made despite responsibility for what is clearly the more 'evil' of the two sins. The simple fact of the matter is that the guilt of the imams has been questioned many times on this board and has yet to receive any kind of direct response.

Punishment is less of an issue than is a clear expression of condemnation. Obviously, there is no real chance of punishment by a European nation as they would be perceived as martyrs and global rioting would begin all over again!

Submitted by Another one, Mar 10, 2006 at 05:18
As shocking to you it may sound, actually at least here at my country "Egypt" probably 2% out of 70 million heard about the fake pictures by danish Imams,not to mention how many of them actually cared for the subject anyway !

-That's part of the problem!

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