Skip to comments.Naif Urges Muslim Stand on Cartoons
Posted on 01/31/2006 5:01:35 AM PST by libstripper
TUNIS, 31 January 2006 Interior Minister Prince Naif yesterday called on Arab and Islamic countries to take a decisive stand on the issue of cartoons denigrating the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
Its certainly insulting to all Muslims, Prince Naif told reporters about the 12 cartoons published by a Danish newspaper last September and reprinted in a Norwegian magazine in January. Saudi Arabias stand on this matter is very clear, he said. The Saudi Cabinet had earlier denounced the sacrilegious cartoons.
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http://www.di2.nu/files/Muhammed_Cartoons_Jyllands_Posten.html This link loads slowly but is worth the wait because all of the cartoons are in English. Just in case representatives of the ROP manage to shut it down, here's another link to another source, but some of the cartoons are in Danish:
It's curtesy of Freeper ScaniaBoy.
If Americans stormed newspapers every time an insulting cartoon appeared regarding Christianity or our government, productivity would come to a screeching halt.
Yeah, but American cartoonists are gutless: they pick on those of us who follow He who said "turn the other cheek" and "love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you." The Danes had the guts to lampoon ol' "Strike at the necks of the infidels" Mohammed.
Kill innocent people: justifiable.
Ridicule a false prophet: issue a fatwa.
If you sleep with swine, you wake up smelling like a pig.
We don't care if it offends them. It's free speech rag heads.
"Freedom of expression is an internal Danish issue but this has a totally different dimension, Tuborgh said. This is about Denmark having offended millions of Muslims.
What I don't understand about the logic is how they conflate the actions of one cartoonist with the actions of a nation. Denmark didn't draw the cartoon. The government of Denmark didn't publish or promote the cartoon. 99.999999% of Danes had nothing to do with the cartoon. Yet in the muslim mind somehow everyone in that country is responsable.
There. More better.
It is not hypocrisy in the least.
Hypocrisy is saying one thing and doing another.
Islam is very clear - their faith is inviolable, all others have a contingent existence until in pleases Islam to destroy them. It would be hypocritical if KSA declared religious freedom but made Christian evangelism punishable by death.
It is NOT hypocritical to make Christian evangelism punishable by death if you proudly proclaim your goal to Islamize the planet and to end all other religions.
"The government of Denmark didn't publish or promote the cartoon. 99.999999% of Danes had nothing to do with the cartoon. Yet in the muslim mind somehow everyone in that country is responsable."
This is understandable if we use a totalitarian perspective. In the Middle East, the media is very much government monitored, if not controlled, and what people "think" is generally what they are told (or warned) that they should think by whichever thug is in control. Therefore, a "public" thought or expression must, by definition, be the combined mentality of the population. They really have no idea what true freedom is.
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