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Submitted by Caesar M. Arevalo (United States), Oct 19, 2006 at 00:47

I find three things that are in contradiction to each other in the question: "How could you deny the rights of people if they want to be Islam as their way of life?" The first one is Human Rights; the second is Islam, and the last one religious freedom.

Although the author of this ridiculous question did not specify whom he is referring to (I must assume he is talking about those who oppose the Islamization in America), the right question should be "How can a human being practice his religion, other than Islam, in a Islamic system of government without his fundamental human rights be violated?" The answer is in the Quran.

I am convinced that if we remove from the Quran all the references that teach violence against Jews, Christians, Zoroastrians, and pagans; murder in the name of Allah, bigotry, religious intolerance, maiming, beheading to non-Muslims, cursing against Jews and Christians, and violence against women, much of the ignorance, hate, and terror that comes from the Islamic world would decrease significantly.

It is a fact that Islamic countries where Sharia is the law of the land, Christians and Jews suffer persecution, intolerance, and death. It is a fact that, according to the Quran, Islam is called to be above other religions. It is also a fact that Human Rights, as we know in the West, is ignored in Muslim nations, which means that the rights of non-Muslim population to freedom of religion and conscience are constantly violated.

The "political correct" crowd hide these facts and by "whitewashing" the history of Islam, intents to present a "peaceful" and "tolerant" religion which is daily unmasked by car-bombs, suicide bombers, beheading, Church burning, women beating, cursing, hate speech, riots, and the burning of American and Israeli flags in the name of Allah.

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