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Mark - Dubai

Reader comment on item: Cartoons and Islamic Imperialism
in response to reader comment: CONDEMN

Submitted by Sidda (United States), Mar 24, 2006 at 15:43

And this coming from the most enlightened and modernized country in the Middle East? I read where the cleric in Afghanistan who is calling for this man's execution is considered a moderate and was jailed three times for his oposition to the Taliban. If this is what passes for moderate in the Islamic world........

"if this penalty is carried out, it will protect many weak-willed people from deserting their religion"

If there was any doubt in my mind that this belief system is incompatible with Western values, there is none now. You have to wonder about a religion which must resort to death threats to hold on to people.

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