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'Allahu Akbar!' shouted as Christians cuffed Witness: 'I never thought I would see this in America'
WND ^ | June 21st, 2010

Posted on 06/22/2010 9:29:06 AM PDT by TaraP

Four Christians were arrested and thrown out of a public Arab festival in Michigan – and at least two people claim a crowd cheered "Allahu Akbar!" while the Christians were led away in handcuffs for doing nothing more than engaging in peaceful dialogue and videotaping the event.

Nabeel Qureshi, David Wood, Paul Rezkalla and 18-year-old Negeen Mayel attended the 15th annual Dearborn Arab International Festival on June 18 in Dearborn, Mich., where an estimated 30,000 of the city's 98,000 residents are Muslim.

The American Arab Chamber of Commerce announced the event was expected to draw "over 300,000 people from across the country, Canada and the Middle East." The festival covers 14 blocks and is free and open to the public.

Qureshi and Mayal are former Muslims who are now Christians. Mayal's parents emigrated from Afghanistan. Wood is a former atheist. All are from a Christian group called Acts 17 Apologetics.

In the following video after the arrest, Qureshi said his group took "extra precautions" to prevent disruptions by not handing out pamphlets and to speak only to people "who first approached us":

(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: aclu; crushislam; dearbornistan; islam; islamicfascism; islamicimperialism; islamofascism; michigan; proislamist; unconstitutional; wherestheaclu
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1 posted on 06/22/2010 9:29:08 AM PDT by TaraP
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To: All

Here is the video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Ylk_Jh5PNc&feature=player_embedded


2 posted on 06/22/2010 9:30:43 AM PDT by TaraP (He never offered our victories without fighting but he said help would always come in time)
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To: TaraP
'Allahu Akbar!' shouted as Christians cuffed [PERIOD GOES HERE!!!] Witness: 'I never thought I would see this in America'
3 posted on 06/22/2010 9:31:39 AM PDT by montag813 (http://www.StandWithArizona.com)
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To: TaraP

Well its still kinda a free country now and free speech is kinda of defended. So why complain?


4 posted on 06/22/2010 9:32:22 AM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: TaraP

24”The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and earth and does not live in temples built by hands. 25And he is not served by human hands, as if he needed anything, because he himself gives all men life and breath and everything else. 26From one man he made every nation of men, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he determined the times set for them and the exact places where they should live. 27God did this so that men would seek him and perhaps reach out for him and find him, though he is not far from each one of us. 28’For in him we live and move and have our being.’ As some of your own poets have said, ‘We are his offspring.’

29”Therefore since we are God’s offspring, we should not think that the divine being is like gold or silver or stone—an image made by man’s design and skill. 30In the past God overlooked such ignorance, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent. 31For he has set a day when he will judge the world with justice by the man he has appointed. He has given proof of this to all men by raising him from the dead.”


5 posted on 06/22/2010 9:35:08 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: equalitybeforethelaw

Would it be defended if the Christians had brandished cartoons of Allah?


6 posted on 06/22/2010 9:36:19 AM PDT by MarkeyD (Obama is a victim of Affirmative Action)
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To: TaraP

We have a crypto-Muslim chief executive and Christians are surprised at being treated as Dhimmis? Really? Welcome to the caliphate, now down on your knees!!


7 posted on 06/22/2010 9:38:12 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Don't care if he was born in a manger on July 4th! A "Natural Born" citizen requires two US parents!)
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To: TaraP
So let me see if I get this straight, the Westboro Baptist people can stand outside funerals for soldiers and Amish children and shout all sorts of vile things but Christians standing outside a muslim event who only talk to people who approach them is a criminal act? The devil indeed does control our courts and law enforcement...only the demonically influenced are allowed to have a public presence.
8 posted on 06/22/2010 9:39:23 AM PDT by highlander_UW (Education is too important to leave in the hands of the government.)
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To: highlander_UW

Exactly!

Demonic Forces are out in full swing!


9 posted on 06/22/2010 9:40:35 AM PDT by TaraP (He never offered our victories without fighting but he said help would always come in time)
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To: TaraP

bookmark


10 posted on 06/22/2010 9:40:35 AM PDT by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: TaraP
"doing nothing more than engaging in peaceful dialogue and videotaping the event"

There is the problem.


11 posted on 06/22/2010 9:42:55 AM PDT by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: TaraP

“Sue the bastards”


12 posted on 06/22/2010 9:43:16 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: TaraP

There is no freedom under islam.


13 posted on 06/22/2010 9:50:50 AM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: TaraP
There is no freedom of speech and no freedom of religion under sharia law.
14 posted on 06/22/2010 9:51:39 AM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: highlander_UW

Westboro Baptist is not a Christian organization. It is a Democrat lawyer cabal.

They find it in their manifest to protest Iraq war funerals because they oppose the war yet they cannot witness to muslims in Dearbornistan.

They certainly didn’t avoid Michigan because they don’t like legal fights.


15 posted on 06/22/2010 9:53:24 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (I wish our president loved the US military as much as he loves Paul McCartney.)
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To: montag813

LOL!!! I thought some Christians cuffed a Jehovah’s witness and couldn’t figure out who would be shouting “Allahu Akbar”


16 posted on 06/22/2010 9:55:53 AM PDT by DLfromthedesert
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To: TaraP

Constitutional violation?

And yet Phelps freely disrupts the funerals of our Country’s fallen heroes.

This is sick crap.


17 posted on 06/22/2010 9:57:15 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: TaraP
Dearbornistan
18 posted on 06/22/2010 10:02:02 AM PDT by shooter223 (the government should fear the citizens......not the other way around)
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To: TaraP

This is billed as an “Arab Festival”, not a Muslim festival. Not all Arabs are Muslims so everyone should have been welcomed.


19 posted on 06/22/2010 10:03:28 AM PDT by DLfromthedesert
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To: TaraP

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20 posted on 06/22/2010 10:08:42 AM PDT by PMAS
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To: 2banana
The Saudis are funding the return of segregation to America.


21 posted on 06/22/2010 10:11:08 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (I wish our president loved the US military as much as he loves Paul McCartney.)
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To: TaraP

LOL...TaraP, that headline needs some work! I read it a few times before reading the article, and couldn’t figure it out.

Heh, was a Christian cuffing a witness, and if so, what did the witness see?


22 posted on 06/22/2010 10:12:51 AM PDT by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: TaraP
"..for doing nothing more than engaging in peaceful dialogue and videotaping the event.

Wait..was this a private event, or taxpayer funded? if it is private, they have the right to throw out anyone for whatever reason. If it is public, they do not.

23 posted on 06/22/2010 10:13:32 AM PDT by Soothesayer9
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To: rlmorel

I just Copy and Pasted from WND..

Guess it came out goofy on the thread....


24 posted on 06/22/2010 10:14:37 AM PDT by TaraP (He never offered our victories without fighting but he said help would always come in time)
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To: Soothesayer9
Wait..was this a private event, or taxpayer funded? if it is private, they have the right to throw out anyone for whatever reason. If it is public, they do not.

The American Arab Chamber of Commerce announced the event was expected to draw "over 300,000 people from across the country, Canada and the Middle East." The festival covers 14 blocks and is free and open to the public.

Not taxpayer funded, but advertised as a public event.

25 posted on 06/22/2010 10:18:25 AM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: TaraP

That is an interesting video. I went to these Christians’ websites looking for video they recorded at the “Arab Festival” but did not find any. Have you seen any?


26 posted on 06/22/2010 10:19:54 AM PDT by rogue yam
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To: DLfromthedesert
Qureshi and Mayal are former Muslims who are now Christians

It was a muslim festival because even former muslims were unwelcome. The ACLU is nowhere to be found.

The Islamic Supremacists are colonizing.

In Europe, the police already treat some communities as "no go" areas.

27 posted on 06/22/2010 10:19:54 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (I wish our president loved the US military as much as he loves Paul McCartney.)
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To: TaraP

I know...I got the gist of it.

I find humor in the way certain statements or sentences can become very confusing with one misspelled word or one misplaced punctuation...:)

On a serious note...this can’t be a surprise to anyone who has been paying attention.


28 posted on 06/22/2010 10:21:06 AM PDT by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: TaraP
"Allahu Akbar"

Wrong.

Allahu Crappest. Allahu Lamest. Allahu Gayest. Allahu is NOT Akbar. At all.



Allahu is a piece of crap.
29 posted on 06/22/2010 10:21:23 AM PDT by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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To: a fool in paradise; All

In other words, they are Apostates.

According to Bernard Lewis, in Islam, there are several categories of people on whom jihad is approved and can be legally (by the Koran legally) be carried out.

Thieves and Infidels are two of them, I think there are five and I can’t remember the others. But according to him, there is a special circle of Hell reserved for one of that group, and an unrestrictive, vigorous jihad is approved against them. That group is Apostates, those who once believed but no longer do. It is one of the biggest crimes in Islam.

Thieves may have their hands cut off, Infidels may be converted, but there is no redemption and no mercy for Apostates.


30 posted on 06/22/2010 10:28:27 AM PDT by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: TaraP

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31 posted on 06/22/2010 10:29:46 AM PDT by happinesswithoutpeace (1.416785(71) x 10^32 You are receiving this broadcast as a dream)
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To: rlmorel

Isn’t pretty much any non-Muslim considered an ‘infidel’, because I thought according to the Koran, everybody is born a Muslim.


32 posted on 06/22/2010 10:30:05 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: rogue yam

The articles I saw yesterday didn’t mention whether the police had returned their video camera and “tape”.


33 posted on 06/22/2010 10:30:10 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (I wish our president loved the US military as much as he loves Paul McCartney.)
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To: TaraP

The actual arrest:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUwQVqdOT0U&feature=related


34 posted on 06/22/2010 10:31:15 AM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: highlander_UW
So let me see if I get this straight, the Westboro Baptist....

Excellent observation !

35 posted on 06/22/2010 10:35:31 AM PDT by Mopp4
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To: Soothesayer9
Wait..was this a private event, or taxpayer funded? if it is private, they have the right to throw out anyone for whatever reason.

I agree. These people were not welcome there. They were protesting at a private event.

First off, only Liberals and Democrats can get away with that.
Second, they were violating the law, and deserved being handcuffed and taken away in a Police Van. After which, the LE should have called in an air strike.

(said with an air of sarcasm and a straight face)

36 posted on 06/22/2010 10:37:04 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: dfwgator

Yes. But non-muslims supposedly have *some* rights when living as “Dhimmis” under muslim rule. You are a second class citizen, but can be a citizen and have legal rights. (Note this is not what I believe, but what scholars of Islam such as Bernard Lewis say...)

You can supposedly even convert to Islam and be a full member of the club with all privileges, an equal.

However, if you are an Apostate, one who has renounced Islam, there is only one place for you: Dead.


37 posted on 06/22/2010 10:38:01 AM PDT by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: rogue yam

No I have not either....


38 posted on 06/22/2010 10:39:07 AM PDT by TaraP (He never offered our victories without fighting but he said help would always come in time)
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To: a fool in paradise
In Europe, the police already treat some communities as "no go" areas.

In the United States, the police already treat some communities as "no go" areas.

And Muslims aren't the only ones that have a lock on that.

39 posted on 06/22/2010 10:40:53 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: rlmorel
Thieves may have their hands cut off, Infidels may be converted, but there is no redemption and no mercy for Apostates.

nor women.

40 posted on 06/22/2010 10:43:51 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: PetroniusMaximus

That video is truly *unbelievable!*


41 posted on 06/22/2010 10:45:59 AM PDT by TaraP (He never offered our victories without fighting but he said help would always come in time)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

Man, it seems like everything/one is “protected” and given preferred treatment EXCEPT for the white, straight Christian.

The elect. In the end times aren’t the elect supposed to be persecuted? I guess this is God’s plan and we do win in the end. But it’s still hard to take.


42 posted on 06/22/2010 10:46:08 AM PDT by kelly4c
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To: a fool in paradise
Westboro Baptist is not a Christian organization. It is a Democrat lawyer cabal.

I'm aware that they're friend of Algore's and weren't a real Christian group. I was just pointing out that some speech, even offensive speech, is allowed...just not speech from real Christians.

43 posted on 06/22/2010 10:52:30 AM PDT by highlander_UW (Education is too important to leave in the hands of the government.)
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To: kelly4c

Agreed. Welcome to FR.


44 posted on 06/22/2010 10:53:52 AM PDT by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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To: montag813

I have seen a helluva lot that I never thought I would see also. Beginning with a group of ,to use the term loosely, people. People who rather as slaves to the government than as free individuals. People who inflict a lying muslim socialists on me. People who expect something for nothing.


45 posted on 06/22/2010 11:17:07 AM PDT by sport
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To: sport
Need more of these...
46 posted on 06/22/2010 11:23:18 AM PDT by LadyBuck (In the immortal words of Jean Paul Sartre, 'Au revoir, gopher')
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To: UCANSEE2

Right. Although I cannot say what the Koran says in that respect, empirically, we know that is true.


47 posted on 06/22/2010 11:30:50 AM PDT by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: montag813

‘Allahu Akbar!’ shouted as Christians cuffed [PERIOD GOES HERE!!!] Witness: ‘I never thought I would see this in America’”

I have a really hard time still considering Detrout & major portions of Michigan as any part of America.


48 posted on 06/22/2010 11:45:34 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: LadyBuck
In the Days of Noah
49 posted on 06/22/2010 11:45:38 AM PDT by TaraP (He never offered our victories without fighting but he said help would always come in time)
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‘Allahu Akbar!’ shouted as Christians cuffed [PERIOD GOES HERE!!!] Witness: ‘I never thought I would see this in America’”

I have a really hard time still considering Detroit & major portions of Michigan as any part of America.


50 posted on 06/22/2010 11:46:04 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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