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Posted on 08/25/2010 6:28:32 PM PDT by Cindy
Burn the Quran Day Plan Prompts Warnings of Anger, Unrest Wednesday, August 25, 2010 By Patrick Goodenough, International Editor
SNIPPET: "(CNSNews.com) The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) has joined the growing condemnation of plans by a Florida church to burn copies of the Quran on the 9th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks.
A spokesman for the Jeddah-based bloc of Islamic states expressed concern Tuesday that the planned action by the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville would stir up anger across the Muslim world and provoke unrest.
The OIC said it hoped the U.S. government would take appropriate steps to protect the sacred religious sentiments of Muslims of America and of the Muslims across the world."
SNIPPET: "The initiatives Facebook page, International Burn a Koran Day, had attracted 6,000 supporters as of early Wednesday.
Jones is the author of a controversial book entitled Islam Is of the Devil, and the churchs Web site lists ten reasons why it thinks the Quran should be burned."
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CNS NEWS.com: "'Burn the Quran Day' Plan Prompts Warnings of Anger, Unrest" by Patrick Goodenough (SNIPPET: "A spokesman for the Jeddah-based bloc of Islamic states expressed concern Tuesday that the planned action by the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville would stir up "anger across the Muslim world and provoke unrest." The OIC said it hoped the U.S. government would "take appropriate steps to protect the sacred religious sentiments of Muslims of America and of the Muslims across the world."") (August 25, 2010)
CNS NEWS.com: "ISLAMIC AND ARAB STATES SHOULD HAVE SECURITY COUNCIL SEATS, SAY PAKISTAN" by Patrick Goodenough (SNIPPET: "Pakistan's ambassador, Abdullah Hussain Haroon, told a closed meeting at U.N. headquarters in New York this week that the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) and the Arab League "have clear demands for representation in an enlarged council," according to reports in Pakistani media.") (June 30, 2010)
CNS NEWS.com: "PAKISTAN'S WEB CENSORSHIP GUIDELINES GO BEYOND BLASPHEMY" by Patrick Goodenough (SNIPPET: "The new measures take to a new level PakistanÕs response to the dissemination online of information many Muslims regard as offensive. Beyond its borders, Pakistan is a leading force in the campaign at the United Nations -- an effort led by the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) -- to have such material outlawed across the globe. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) announced that seven major Internet Web sites -- Google, Yahoo, YouTube, Hotmail, MSN, Amazon and Bing -- would face ongoing scanning and that any offensive material would be blocked. At the same time, 17 much smaller sites are to be blocked entirely.") (June 30, 2010)JIHAD WATCH.org (REUTERS): Geneva - "MUSLIM STATES WANT UN TO TAKE TOUGH ACTION AGAINST 'ISLAMOPHOBIA' IN THE WEST" (SNIPPET: "And Pakistan, speaking for the 57-nation Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC), said the council's special investigator into religious freedom should look into such racism "especially in Western societies". Acting for the OIC, Pakistan has tabled a resolution at the council instructing its special investigator on religious freedom "to work closely with mass media organisations to ensure that they create and promote an atmosphere of respect and tolerance for religious and cultural diversity".") (June 16, 2010)
YNET NEWS.com (AFP): "'ISLAMIC CONFERNCE' TO ARAB STATES: RECONSIDER YOUR RELATIONS WITH ISRAEL" (Published June 7, 2010, 10:52)
THE GLOBAL MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD DAILY REPORT: 'ISNA HOLDS HONORS QATARI INTERFAITH CENTER; U.S. OIC ENVOY IN ATTENDANCE" (May 20, 2010)
ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS - ARUTZ SHEVA: "U.S. JOINS PRO-MUSLIM 'ALLIANCE OF CIVILIZATIONS'" by Hana Levi Julian (SNIPPET: "The Obama administration has announced the United States will join the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, another openly anti-Israel organization." SNIPPET: "However, the Alliance has been anything but cooperative when it comes to improving understanding of issues relating to the security of Israel's andÊUnited States'Êcivilians.") (Lat update: May 20, 2010, 12:07 pm)
MAAN NEWS.net: "OIC: Israeli occupation of Golan Heights threat to global security" (Updated May 20, 2010, 20:21)
CORNER.NationalReview.com - THE CORNER: "THE U.S. SHOULD NOT JOIN THE 'ALLIANCE OF CIVILIZATIONS'" by Brett D. Schaefer (SNIPPET: "Unfortunately, the AoC agenda has been largely driven by Muslim nations and the OIC, to the detriment of its ostensible purpose. For instance, the body has echoed the anti-Israel sentiments of the OIC...") (May 13, 2010)
THE GLOBAL MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD DAILY REPORT: "U.S. PREPARING TO JOIN THE ALLIANCE OF CIVILIZATIONS" (SNIPPET: "In April, U.S. President Barack Obama attended an annual forum of the AOC in Istanbul.") (May 13, 2010)
Link (Note: Photo included.)
Whitehouse.gov: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Washington, D.C. - "Remarks by the President at the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship" (SNIPPET: ""We're advancing global health, including our partnership with the Organization of the Islamic Conference, to eradicate polio. This is just one part of our broader engagement with the OIC, led by my Special Envoy, Rashad Hussain, who joins us here tonight. Where's Rashad?") (April 26, 2010)JPOST.com: "MAJOR MUSLIM GROUP SETS UP HUMAN RIGHTS DIVISION" by Rachelle Kliger/The Media Line [Note: OIC] (SNIPPET: "The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) has announced it is setting up a special division that will deal with human rights." SNIPPET: "The OIC spans 57 countries over four continents, making it the second-largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations.") (April 23, 2010, 03:48)
CNS NEWS.com: "WANING SUPPORT FOR DEFAMATION OF RELIGION RESOLUTION UNDERMINES DEFENSE OF ISLAM, OIC CHIEF SAYS" by Patrick Goodenough (April 16, 2010)
MIDDLE EAST ONLINE: Geneva - "UN RIGHTS BODY PASSES ISLAMOPHOBIA RESOLUTION" (SNIPPET: "...Putting forward the resolution on behalf of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference, Pakistan's ambassador Zamir Akram said that the specific references to Islam, the only religion mentioned in the text...") (March 25, 2010)
JIHAD WATCH.org: "OBAMA'S ENVOY TO OIC ADMITS HE DEFENDED JIHAD TERROR LEADER" (Posted February 20, 2010, 11:26 am)
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org - For The Record - blog: "HOW ARE THESE NOT CONSIDERED LIES?" (SNIPPET: "It turns out Rashad Hussain, the new White House envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference, does remember...") (February 20, 2010, 10:17 am)
stepping back in time...INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org: "AL-ARIAN's 'ACTIVE ARM'" (April 7, 1991) [Note: Video included.]
JIHAD WATCH.org (FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE.com: "RASHAD HUSSAIN'S SAMIGATE: What Did Obama Know, and When Did He Know It?" (February 17, 2010)
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org - IPT News: "QUESTIONS FOR AMERICA'S NEW OIC ENVOY" (February 18, 2010)
TOWNHALL.com: "Who Is Rashad Hussain?" -Column by Cal Thomas (February 18, 2010)
CNS NEWS.com: "EVENT ATTENDED BY OBAMA'S MUSLIM ENVOY WAS HELD BY GROUP WITH TROUBLING VIEWS, TIES" by Patrick Goodenough (February 18, 2010)
CNS NEWS.com: "OBAMA'S NEW OIC ENVOY DEFENDED ACTIVIST WHO AIDED TERRORIST GROUP" by Patrick Goodenough (February 15, 2010)
JIHAD WATCH.org: "NEW OBAMA ENVOY TO OIC HAS LONG HISTORY OF DALLIANCES WITH MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD" (February 15, 2010)
THE GLOBAL MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD DAILY REPORT: "BREAKING NEWS: NEW OBAMA ENVOY HAS HISTORY OF ENGAGEMENT WITH U.S. MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD; CALLED AL-ARIAN CASE "POLITICALLY MOTIVATED PERSECUTION"" (February 14, 2010)
JIHAD WATCH.org: "Obama names special envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference, the chief enemy of free speech in the world today" (February 13, 2010)
WHITEHOUSE.gov: Washington - "President Obama Announces Special Envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference" (SNIPPET: "President Obama said, "I'm proud to announce today that I am appointing my Special Envoy to the OIC--Rashad Hussain. As an accomplished lawyer and a close and trusted member of my White House staff, Rashad has played a key role in developing the partnerships I called for in Cairo. And as a hafiz of the Qur'an, he is a respected member of the American Muslim community, and I thank him for carrying forward this important work.") (February 13, 2010)
JIHAD WATCH.org: "ISRAEL REFUTES UN's DESPICABLE OIC-FUNDED GOLDSTONE REPORT" (February 14, 2010)
NY DAILY NEWS.com - Opinion: "BIG ANSWERS TO BIG LIES: Israel Refutes UN's Despicable Goldstone Report" (February 14, 2010), 4:00 am)
THE MEMRI BLOG.org ("Source: Today's Zaman (Turkey), January 29, 2010"): "ISLAMIC THINK-TANKS GATHER IN ISTANBUL" (Posted January 30, 2010)
THE TERROR FINANCE BLOG: "A 'RIGHT' TO FINANCE TERRORISM?" by Aaron Eitan Meyer (December 14, 2009, 09:00)
CNS NEWS.com: "OIC SLAMS 'DEMONIC' PORTRAYAL OF ISLAM, BUT SUPPORT FOR RELIGIOUS 'DEFAMATION' MEASURES CONTINE TO ERODE" by Patrick Goodenough (December 21, 2009)
JIHAD WATCH.org: "SPENCER ON FREE SPEECH at Restoration Weekend" (Note Video Included.) (December 21, 2009)
CREEPING SHARIA - blog (AP): Geneva - "MUSLIM COUNTRIES COULD GET ISLAMIC SHARIA BLASPHEMY LAW PASSED AT UN" (SNIPPET: "The countries that form the 56-member Organization of the Islamic Conference are currently lobbying...") (November 19, 2009, 4:47 pm)Google.com - Hosted News (AP): Geneva - "AP EXCLUSIVE: MUSLIM COUNTRIES SEEK BLASPHEMY BAN" by Frank Jordans (SNIPPET: "Failure to agree on a treaty would boost extremists in the Arab world, said Jazairy, a former envoy to Washington now considered a key player in the U.N.'s human rights forum. "If we keep hitting this glass wall and say there's nothing you can do about Islamophobia -- you can do something about anti-Semitism but Islamophobia is out of bounds -- you give an ideal platform for recruitment of suicide bombers," he said.") (November 19, 2009, 4 hrs ago)
WASHINGTON TIMES.com: "A DEMAND FOR 'RESPECT' Islamic Conference fosters drive for Shariah" -Commentary by Deborah Weiss (SNIPPET: "The OIC comprises 57 states with Muslim majorities, and is expected to expand to 60 states. It is the second-largest nongovernmental organization, surpassed only by the United Nations. It is without exception the most powerful Muslim organization in the world, often voting as a bloc on international issues. In his claim to power, Secretary-General Ekmeleddin Insanoglu enjoys expansive authority to speak on behalf of the OIC, conferred to him by the OIC charter. He boasts of speaking as the voice of the Muslim world, representing 1.5 billion Muslims. "We have an edge on all Islamic movements, and enjoy respect from all of them" he noted.") (October 30, 2009)
JIHAD WATCH.org (AL JAZEERA, October 28, 2009): "AH, THAT EXPLAINS IT: OIC INITIATED THE GOLDSTONE REPORT" (October 29, 2009)
JIHAD WATCH.org (WASHINGTON TIMES.com, October 19, 2009): "THE U.N. SIDES WITH THE JIHAD" (Posted October 18, 2009)
INTELLIGENCE and TERRORISM INFORMATION CENTER: "Palestinian, Iranian and International reactions to the Human Rights Council's decision to endorse the findings of the Goldstone Report (Update No. 1)" (October 18, 2009)CS MONITOR.com: "ISLAMIC COUNTRIES PUSH A GLOBAL 'BLASPHEMY' LAW" (SNIPPET: "Symbolism no longer satisfies the sponsor of these resolutions - the Organization of the Islamic Council. Under the leadership of Pakistan, the 57-nation OIC wants to give the religious antidefamation idea legal teeth by making it part of an international convention, or legally binding treaty. Members of the UN Human Rights Council are passionately debating that idea in Geneva this week. The United States under Barack Obama recently joined the UNHRC, maligned for years as the mouthpiece for countries that are themselves flagrant human rights abusers.") (October 27, 2009)
TRUTHUSA.com: "A Look at More Than Cartoons"
WHITEHOUSE.gov: Washington, DC - Remarks of President and Barack Obama: "RAMADAN MESSAGE" (SNIPPET: "We are also moving forward in partnering with the OIC and OIC member states to eradicate polio...") (August 21, 2009)
CNS NEWS.com: "ISLAMIC BLOC CHIEF URGES APPOINTMENT OF NEW U.S. ENVOY, BUT IS THIS IT?" by Patrick Goodenough (June 26, 2009)
CNS NEWS.com: "ISLAMIC BLOC COOL TO OBAMA'S PROPOSED '57-STATE SOLUTION'" by Patrick Goodenough (May 27, 2009)
INTERNATIONAL FREE PRESS SOCIETY.org (CITY JOURNAL): "INHUMAN RIGHTS: THREATS TO SPEECH FROM UNHRC AND OIC" by Ibn Warraq and Michael Weiss (May 19, 2009)
FreeRepublic.com - Discussion Forum (JERUSALEM POST): "AN ISLAMIST 'NEW WORLD ORDER'" (Posted April 22, 2009)
TRUTHUSA.com: A Look at More Than Cartoons
CNS NEWS.com: "BOYCOTT-HIT RACISM CONFERENCE GETS UNDERWAY" by Patrick Goodenough (SNIPPET: "Ahead of the 2009 gathering, a difficult and drawn-out preparatory process has been dominated by a OIC-instigated focus on Israel and attempts by the Islamic bloc to limit criticism of Islam -- or what it calls "defamation of religion."") (April 20, 2009)
FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE.com: "THE UN's JIHAD AGAINST FREE SPEECH" by Robert Spencer (April 3, 2009)
JIHAD WATCH.org (AFP): "ORGANIZATION OF THE ISLAMIC CONFERENCE (OIC) SLAMS WARRANT FOR SUDAN'S BESHIR" (March 28, 2009)
CNS NEWS.com: "OBAMA EXPECTED TO ENGAGE IN FENCE-MENDING WITH ISLAMIC NATIONS AT MEETING IN TURKEY" by Patrick Goodenough (SNIPPET: "Some critics see in the AoC's attempts to shape media coverage parallels with a "defamation of religion" campaign long promoted by the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), the bloc of Islamic states at the U.N.") (March 27, 2009)
JIHAD WATCH.com (AP): Geneva - "UN PASSES RESOLUTION CALLING FOR CRIMINALIZATION OF CRITICISM OF ISLAM" (March 26, 2009)
AMERICAN THINKER.com: "ISLAMIC STATES PUSH TO CRIMINALIZE 'DEFAMATION OF ISLAM'" by Peter C. Glover (SNIPPET: "Though the 57 nations of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), a bloc which also dominates UN's Human Rights Council, have been lobbying for the move since 1999...") (March 25, 2009)
JIHAD WATCH.org: "UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL: SILENCING CRITICS OF MUSLIM ANTISEMITISM" (March 15, 2009)
JIHAD WATCH.org (WorldNetDaily.com, March 4, 2009): "UN MAY MAKE BAN ON CRITICIZING ISLAM MANDATORY, MAKING IT A CRIMINAL OFFENSE IN THE U.S." (Note: CNN Video included.) (March 5, 2009)
FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE.com: "SAVED FROM DURBAN II" by Joseph Klein (March 2, 2009)
JIHAD WATCH.org (NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, February 26, 2009): "WHY IS THE U.S. STILL ENTERTAINING DURBAN II?" (SNIPPET: "For one, Obama is making new friends. The administration's decision last week to participate in planning meetings for Durban II was very well received by the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC)") (February 27, 2009)
CNS NEWS.com: "OIC WELCOMES U.S. SHIFT ON DURBAN II; DENIES ANTI-SEMITIC INTENT" by Patrick Goodenough (February 24, 2009)
CNS NEWS.com: "OBAMA'S POLICY SHIFT ON DURBAN RACISM CONFERENCE DRAWS CONCERN, CRITICISM" by Patrick Goodenough (SNIPPET: "Arguing that "Islamophobia" is a "contemporary form of racism," the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is using Durban II to further its campaign to have religious "defamation" outlawed -- a drive which critics say is designed to prevent criticism of Islam and practices associated with it.") (February 16, 2009)
FRONTPAGE MAGAZINEcom: "A UN VICE FOR ISLAM'S CRITICS" by Nat Hentoff (February 9, 2009)
CNS NEWS.com: "ADDRESS 'ROOT CAUSES' OF TERRORISM, MUSLIM ENVOYS URGE OBAMA" by Patrick Goodenough (February 5, 2009)
JIHAD WATCH.org (WASHINGTON TIMES, February 2, 2009): "They don't want to limit free speech, they just want to kill it" (February 3, 2009)
JIHAD WATCH.org (AFP): "OBAMA COZIES UP TO THE PRINCIPAL ENEMY OF FREE SPEECH IN THE WORLD TODAY" (February 1, 2009)
THE MEMRI BLOG.org ("Source: Shahab News, Iran, January 19, 2009"): "IRANIAN MAJLIS DISCUSSES BILL TO ESTABLISH 'ISLAMIC WORLD ARMY'" (SNIPPET: "It was proposed that this army would be part of the Organization of the Islamic Conference.") (Posted January 22, 2009)
JIHAD WATCH.org: "ISESCO (OIC) propagates Dialogue & Judeophobia in two books -- even quoting Nazi forgeries about Benjamin Franklin -- while celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the UN-Geneva" (January 16, 2009)
JIHAD WATCH.org: "THE OIC CALLS ON THE MEDIA TO SUPPRESS THE TRUTH" (December 20, 2008)
JIHAD WATCH.org (REUTERS): "OIC CHIEF: "Attempts to equate Islam with terrorism should be stopped. Stereotyping and demonization of Muslims should be combated"" (December 20, 2008)
COUNTERTERRORISM BLOG.org: "OIC's 'DEFAMATION' DECLARATION COULD BE USED BY JIHADI TERROR NETWORKS" by Walid Phares (December 19, 2008)
FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE.com: "DON'T CALL IT ISLAMOPHOBIA" by Joel J. Sprayregen (December 10, 2008)
JIHAD WATCH.org: "HATE AND BIAS" (December 5, 2008)
JIHAD WATCH.org (ORGANISATION OF THE ISLAMIC CONFERENCE, December 2, 2008): "Islam a religion of peace -- daily headlines notwithstanding!" (December 4, 2008)
ATLAS SHRUGS - blog: "NUTS! UN'S DEATH KNELL FOR FREE SPEECH" (November 25, 2008)
CNS NEWS.com: "'DEFAMATION' OF ISLAM RESOLUTION TO SET TO PASS, BUT LOSING GROUND" by Patrick Goodenough (November 25, 2008)
JIHAD WATCH.org (WEA, November 15, 2008): "INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC ORGANIZATION ATTEMPTS TO CRIMINALIZE CRITICISM OF ISLAM AT THE UN" (November 20, 2008)
FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE.com: "JIHAD AGAINST FREE SPEECH" by Deborah Weiss (November 6, 2008)
JIHAD WATCH.org (TODAYS ZAMAN): "OIC CHIEF: ISLAMOPHOBIA IS A NEW FORM OF RACISM, EXCEPT IT'S EVEN WORSE THAN RACISM" (October 31, 2008)
FOX NEWS.com: "U.N. ANTI-BLASPHEMY RESOLUTION CURTAILS FREE SPEECH, CRITICS SAY" by Jennifer Lawinski (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "Religious groups and free-speech advocates are banding together to fight a United Nations resolution they say is being used to spread Sharia law to the Western world and to intimidate anyone who criticizes Islam.") (October 3, 2008)
JIHAD WATCH.org (BERNAMA.com, September 25, 2008): New York - "MALAYSIA PROPOSES CONVENTION ON ISLAMOPHOBIA IN U.S." (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "Malaysia has proposed that a large-scale international convention sponsored by the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) be held as early as next year to tackle the anti-Islam movement...")Ê(September 28, 2008)
WASHINGTON TIMES.com (UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND RED TEAM - UNCLASSIFIED): "FREEDOM OF SPEECH IN JIHAD ANALYSIS: DEBUNKING THE MYTH OF OFFENSIVE WORDS" (August 21, 2008)
ACLJ.org: "PETITION OPPOSING THE ORGANIZATION OF THE ISLAMIC CONFERENCE"
WorldNetDaily.com: "U.N. SCHEME TO MAKE CHRISTIANS CRIMINALS Sharia-following Islamic nations demanding anti-'defamation' law" by Bob Unruh (July 10, 2008)
JIHAD WATCH.org (REUTERS): Amman - "JORDAN CHARGES GEERT WILDERS WITH 'BLASPHEMY AND CONTEMPT OF MUSLIMS'; OIC 'DEEPLY ANNOYED' AT DUTCH DECISION NOT TO PROSECUTE HIM" (July 1, 2008)
HUMAN EVENTS.com: "GEORGE ORWELL MEETS THE OIC" by Robert Spencer (June 25, 2008)
FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE.com: "FREE SPEECH DIES AT THE UN" by Robert Spencer (June 25, 2008)
COUNTERTERRORISM BLOG.org: "JIHAD AGAINST FREEDOM OF SPEECH AT THE UNITED NATIONS" by Jeffrey Imm (June 19, 2008)
JIHAD WATCH.org (REUTERS): "OIC: LACK OF PUNISHMENT FOR CARTOONS WILL LEAD TO MORE 'ISLAMOPHOBIA'" (June 24, 2008)
TRUTHUSA.com: "A Look at More Than Cartoons"
JIHAD WATCH.org: "OIC: COMBATING 'ISLAMOPHOBIA' TOP PRIORITY, WORKING WITH WESTERN GOVERNMENTS TO RESTRICT FREE SPEECH" (June 23, 2008)
CNS NEWS.com: "ISLAMIC NATIONS EYE UN SECURITY COUNCIL SEATS" by Patrick Goodenough (June 23, 2008)
JIHAD WATCH.org: "ITALIAN PM AND MUSLIM CONVERT TO CHRISTIANITY TARGETS OF JIHADIST DEATH THREATS; ISLAMIC CONFERENCE DECRIES 'ISLAMOPHOBIA'" (June 18, 2008)
JIHAD WATCH.org (KUWAIT NEWS AGENCY): "'INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC CONFERENCE ON INTER-FAITH DIALOGUE' CALLS FOR ACTION AGAINST 'CULTURE OF HATRED AMONG NATIONS'" (June 8, 2008)
JIHAD WATCH.org (TODAY'S ZAMAN): "OIC TO DECLARE A 'MEMORIAL DAY' FOR MASSACRES AGAINST MUSLIMS" (May 17, 2008)
JIHAD WATCH.org (TODAYS ZAMAN.com): "ISLAMIC NATIONALS LAUNCH 'ISLAMOPHOBIA OBSERVATORY'" (May10, 2008)
JIHAD WATCH.org (ISLAMIC REPUBLIC NEWS AGENCY): "OIC CONDEMNS FITNA 'IN THE STRONGEST TERMS'" (March 29, 2008)
WTOP NEWS.com (AP): Geneva - "UN OKs ISLAMIC TEXT AGAINST DEFAMATION" (March 27, 2008, 11:40 pm)
HOT AIR.com - blog: "NEW JIHAD WATCH: DEFAME ISLAM, GET SUED" (March 24, 2008)
Video - Link
ASSIST NEWS SERVICE: "OIC: ELIMINATING 'DEFAMATION' OF ISLAM - an examination of the Organisation of Islamic Conference's Observatory Report on Islamophobia" by Elizabeth Kendal (March 24, 2008)
CNS NEWS.com: "OIC DENOUNCES TERROR, BUT FIGHTING 'OCCUPATION' STILL EXEMPTED" by Patrick Goodenough (March 18, 2008)
JIHAD WATCH.org (AFP): Dakar - "INDONESIAN PRESIDENT: "ISLAM HAS BEEN UNJUSTLY ASSOCIATED WITH VIOLENCE'" (March 15, 2008)
JIHAD WATCH.org: "FITZGERALD: THE OIC's REBRANDING GAME" (March 15, 2008)
JIHAD WATCH.org: "OIC: 'COMBATING ISLAMOPHOBIA IS AND WILL CONTINUE TO BE ONE OF THE BIGGEST CHALLENGES FACED BY THE MUSLIM WORLD'" (SNIPPET: "Well, Jihad Watch can offer a handy five-point plan for countering 'Islamophobia'...") (March 12, 2008)
CNS NEWS.com: "STATE DEPT INTRODUCES NEW ENVOY TO MUSLIM NATIONS" by Susan Jones (March 10, 2008)
COUNTERTERRORISM BLOG.org: "JIHAD, ISLAMISM, AND U.S. ENVOY TO OIC" by Jeffrey Imm (February 29, 2008)
WHITEHOUSE.gov - news release: Oval Office - "PRESIDENT BUSH MEETS WITH SPECIAL ENVOY TO THE ORGANIZATION OF THE ISLAMIC CONFERENCE" (February 27, 2008, 2:01 pm EST) (Note: This url has expired.)
I vote for it.
Oh I don’t know. I don’t mind if they burn it.
Memo this to the whining cry babies that do NOT want the Qur’an/Koran burned: http://www.ikhwanweb.com/article.php?id=25885
I say let the whack church do what it wants....I mean geezus, using the same logic of the pro-NYC mosque, they have the right to do so. =.=
Islam: demanding tolerance while giving none itself....
I may buy my own & participate.
People burn stuff other people don’t like seeing burned all the time: the flag, bibles, their bras. It’s the stuff you have to learn to put up with in a free society.
The United States didn’t acquiesce to the demands of Germany and Japan 70-years ago, we certainly shouldn’t live in fear of people never invented toilet paper.
So, where does one purchase a koran?
Until the OIC and other so-called moderate Muslim organizations condemn the attacks on 9/11, I say burn the Qu’ran.
stepping back in time to 2009:
“Blasphemy Laws Seen As Root Cause of Violence Against Christians”
Tuesday, August 04, 2009
By Patrick Goodenough, International Editor
As a citizen, I believe that Christians have the same right to practice their religion as everyone else in this country. And that includes the right to treat a book of worship that is their private property as they see fit, in accordance with local laws and ordinances. This is America. And our commitment to religious freedom must be unshakeable. The principle that people of all faiths are welcome in this country and that they will not be treated differently by their government is essential to who we are. The writ of the Founders must endure.
Ummm, ask the US gubmen’ to p’tect the ko-ran... Wouldn’ that be an abridgmen’ of the 1’st ‘mem’nant?
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If I could find a ultra soft version in mega roll size, I could wipe the shiite off my a$$.
Anybody know where I can find some?
Should someone sponsor a national burn the quran day? I vote for puting it in a cheap tupper ware filled with crap and urine, after all, there`s no fire hazard there.
And Pastor Jones has proven his point, that Islam asks for tolerance but is itself intolerant.
You want to discredit the quran, and fight islam...just read from it. When people hear what’s in there, we win.
Remember what Heine said (I think it was he): Wherever they burn books, sooner or later they will burn human beings.
Me too. Plus I plan on frying a pound of bacon in it's flames!
As little regard as I have for the teachings of Islam, this is moronic behavior. Imagine how we would view a mosque in Dearborn having a Burn a Bible Day.
WOKV.com: "ISLAMIC RADICALS THREATEN SUICIDE BOMBINGS AGAINST GAINESVILLE [FLORIDA] CHURCH" by Adam Kirk (SNIPPET: "However, the Gainesville fire department has denied a permit for the event. One jihadist website vowed to conduct suicide bombings in Florida to avenge the Koran burning, while others predicted an increase in terrorist recruits as a result of such actions.") (August 23, 2010, 5:28 am) (Read More...)
OnlineWSJ.com - THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Digital Network - "Protests, Rhetoric Feed Jihadists' Fire" by Jonathan Weisman (SNIPPET: "Threats have been posted on Jihadist web sites in response to such planned actions as Mr. Jones's Koran burning. "Now, I wish to bomb myself in this church as revenge for the sake of Allah's talk. And here I register my name here that I want to be an intended-martyr," wrote a poster identifying himself as "Abu Dujanah."") (August 23, 2010) (Read More...)
Yeah, where’s Couric, Lupica, Bloomin Idiot et al . . those ardent defenders of the First Amendment?
>> I may buy my own & participate.
Burning is attractive, but I may opt for the lasting satisfaction of using a couple pages at a time as TP. Save money, too, if I can get one cheap. There’s a stupid islamic center down the road; maybe I’ll ask them for a free copy!
Download from here, print a few pages, and burn all you want. Or have some spare TP.
Burn baby, Burn!!!!!
Adnan left one in the store the other day. I burned it already.
So I’ve done my part.
A Christian church should not be doing this just to aggravate the Muslims.
Burn baby Burn...
Agreed...even if the Koran is a bloody & violent book.
On the 4th of July, many of us visited the outhouse on the farm where the koran was available for toilet paper. It was a little slick but the feeling was great.
ADDING to post no. 23:
Re “Abu Dujanah” (aka Abu Dujana) — he’s dead.
“ABU DUJANA AL-KHORASANI: FROM FORUM TO MARTYRDOM”
INTERNET-HAGANAH.com ^ | 10 January 2010 | Aaron Weisburd
Posted on January 10, 2010 4:59:28 PM PST by Cindy
Re Abu Dujanah Brigade:
Abu Dujanah Al-Khorassani Brigade Claims Responsibility for Sending Tear Gas Letter to Paris Embassy
FRENCH TRIBUNE.com ^ | 08/05/2010 - 11:58 | Submitted by Cerise Negulici
Posted on August 24, 2010 1:27:16 AM PDT by Cindy
“Abu Dujanah Al-Khorasani Brigade Claims Responsibility for Sending Tear Gas Letter to Paris Embassy” Submitted by Cerise Negulici on Thu, 08/05/2010 - 11:58
SNIPPET: “According to a message post, the formerly unidentified Abu Dujanah al-Khorasani Brigade has accepted that it was responsible for sending out a tear gas letter to the embassy, last week. It was reported that the two workers of the embassy, who held the letter, underwent a check-up and were then discharged by the city hospital.
The French officials are examining the July 30 episode, Paul Patin said on Wednesday. It was deemed that the letter had traces of tear gas. But a senior U. S. executive, who wants to remain anonymous, said that according to the latest reports that have arrived at Washington, the alleged letter did not have tear gas or any other toxin.”
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Now, if they announced it just to get Muslims there to witness to them and actually had no intention of burning a Koran, well, it’s kind of provocative, but I’m of mixed emotions about the method.
Why not burn a Koran?
ow burning a Koran wouldn't bother me at all.
Isn't that a form of free speech as is flag burning?
Oh, I forgot. Liberals have different standards. Burning the Koran would be “hate speech” but burning the flag isn't. Isn't that how it goes?
GRRRRRRRRREAT post, Cindy! Music to read this thread by...
Its also therapeutic and would feel really, really good.
HOWEVER, Christians are not to do things just to provoke another to react in anger. If the pastor’s intention is to make a political statement, then he should do it as a private citizen, not as a representative of Jesus Christ.
The natives ARE restless. Does koran combustion keep mosquitoes away?
Would the fire department and other clowns have reacted the same way if it was a FLAG BURNING event?
I doubt it. They're USED to that.
When it comes to burning a Koran, we must be SENSITIVE and not ANTAGONIZE them. But it's okay to ANTAGONIZE Vets and our military as they burn AMERICAN FLAGS or disrespect our flag, routinely in other ways.
Yes, you can die, be maimed or come back whole from serving in our military but it's okay to disrespect out flag. OTOH every single one of those involved with 9/11 was a Muslim and we are supposed to show the ultimate respect and sensitivity as they stab us in the heart and try to build a mosque where they slaughtered over 3,000 people.
The kids at school printed up a bunch of pics
of the funny looking pervert with the round thing on his head (in secret of course) and they all have fun using them for toilet paper.
They vowed to softly yell “IN YOUR FACE” when it was used. :>))))))
Burn a Quran, find a crowd of barbarian psychotic murderers...
I’m thinking urinal target....
How about a billboard in Manhattan featuring the “Mohammed cartoons”?
I’m sure Mayor Bloomie, that great defender of free expression, would not object.
Barnes and Noble carries them.
I used to live in Gainesville, and believe me, you could easily burn a flag - or a Bible - there. It’s a university town, and while a lot of the native local population is pretty conservative, the powers that be are anything but.
There’s a big “Islamic Dawa Center” on the outskirts of town. Dawa means conversion, in case you were wondering. And sadly, I’d say most of Gainesville’s university population would have no problem with it. In theory, at least; once the anti-woman stuff started up, they might feel a little uneasy, but by then it will be too late.
Or how we might view a burn Americans day.
(Oh, sorry, we already that one on 9/11!)
“how we would view a mosque in Dearborn having a Burn a Bible Day.”
We wouldn’t be worried about violence breaking out. That is the difference in the influence of the two religions.
You should then apply for a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. After all, they've funded similar "art" projects.