Tuesday, April 29, 2008

The Religion of Peace - UK Division

"A British subject who converted to Christianity from Islam and then complained to police when locals threatened to burn his house down was told by officers to “stop being a crusader”, according to a new report.

Nissar Hussein, 43, from Bradford, West Yorkshire, who was born and raised in Britain, converted from Islam to Christianity with his wife, Qubra, in 1996. The report says that he was subjected to a number of attacks and, after being told that his house would be burnt down if he did not repent and return to Islam, reported the threat to the police. It says he was told that such threats were rarely carried out and the police officer told him to “stop being a crusader and move to another place”. A few days later the unoccupied house next door was set on fire.

Christian Solidarity Worldwide, a British human rights organisation whose president is the former Cabinet minister Jonathan Aitken, is calling on the UN and the international community to take action against nations and communities that punish apostasy.

Its report, No Place to Call Home, claims that apostates from Islam are subject to “gross and wideranging human rights abuses”. It adds that in countries such as Britain, with large Muslim populations in a Westernised culture, the demand to maintain a Muslim identity is intense. “When identities are precarious, their enforcement will take an aggressive form.” "

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/faith/article3828082.ece

Just makes you want to break into a rousing chorus of Kumbaya, doesn't it? Note the reaction of the cop who told this poor guy to move somewhere else and "quite being a crusader". I don't suppose that cop is a Muslim. No, no, not in Bradford. Sure, just about everyone there is a Muslim, but that wouldn't include this cop.
And note that the usefully idiotic dhimmis at the Times feels they must write that CSW "claims" apostates from Islam are "subject to “gross and wideranging human rights abuses”", not the neutral "says". And of course the " "s around "bullied" in the headline.

1 comment:

PelaLusa said...

This evening on BBC London's Big George program there was an interview with one of the top debaters at London's famous Speaker's Corner.

A few years ago he was threatened by a group of Muslim youths. This actually spurred him on to become a regular speaker there. But the very gall of these punks to physically threaten someone at this sacred place (sacred in terms of free speech) is both appalling and telling.

Thankfully, it's apparently the case that MI-5 agents are also there, observing and recording. Not to shut down free speech but simply to take note of radicals who threaten the end of British civilization as we know it.