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Why muslims don't demand Human Rights in muslim countries

Reader comment on item: Bolstering Moderate Muslims
in response to reader comment: Bolstering Moderate Muslims,art. No. 4426

Submitted by Romesh Chander (United States), Apr 21, 2007 at 18:40

Mr Panda:

There are certain Universal Human Rights which are codified at UN. Unfortunately, some those Human Rights conflict with Islam and Islamic Law -- Sharia, (e.g., non-equality of sexes -- in Islam, girls get the half property, Right to Change religion -- not allowed in Islam under the penalty of death, everybody equal before law -- under Islamic law, muslims must dominate non-muslims -- testimony of non-muslim against a muslim is not acceptable, -- women's testimony carries half the weight that of man's testimony, etc ). So, it is unislamic for muslims to demand Human Rigts according to UN Declaration.

Funny, Muslim governments have signed UN Declaration of Human Rights in English; but the Arabic translation is slightly different and conforms to Islam -- people found that out a few years ago, but not at the time of signing. If muslim governments tried to conform to UN Declaration, these governments will be overthrown by Islamic Fundamentalists.

Surprisingly, these same muslims demand Human Rights in western countries, but not in muslim countries.


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