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Dog protest planned for Scarborough mosque
Toronto Sun ^ | September 13, 2012 | Terry Davidson

Posted on 09/13/2012 11:07:33 PM PDT by Squawk 8888

TORONTO - The fur will be flying at an east-Toronto Mosque Friday afternoon, when a group of dog owners plan to walk their canines outside the building during prayer sessions.

It was toward the end of August that two groups — the Canadian Hindu Advocacy and Canadians United Against Terror - set up a Facebook page inviting people to walk their dogs in front the Salahuddin mosque in Scarborough.

Their call was a response to an incident in August that took place during an anti-Israel demonstration at Queen’s Park by an Islamic group where a Jewish man was arrested for his involvement in an altercation where he was shoved and his dog was kicked.

Some devout Muslims believe dogs to be unclean and vehemently avoid the animals.

The Queen’s Park demonstration was a rally to mark al-Quds Day, an annual event originated by former Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini calling for the destruction of Israel and the rising up of a Palestinian state.

One organizer of Friday’s dog walk told the Toronto Sun demonstrators will set up on the side-walk outside the mosque’s main entrance.

“They’ll see us when they go in, walking our dogs, and we’ll have a loud speaker and they’ll know why we’re there,” said Ron Banerjee of the Canadian Hindu Advocacy. “In a democratic society, we are kind to our animals.”

Banerjee admitted that while the Facebook page as of Thursday night listed 349 as planning to attend the event, organizers have received only around 40 personal confirmations.

The Facebook page has had its share of controversial visitors, as well.

It was during the end of August that Facebook administrators removed posts by Iranian-born Toronto resident Ali Shirazi after he threatened to throw dog owners who come to the mosque into a “lake of fire.” He also warned that their beloved pooches will be shot.

The event has attracted at least one radical evangelist south of the border. Controversial Christian fundamentalist Terry Jones had reportedly endorsed the dog walk. Jones is known for his threat in 2010 to burn hundreds of copies of the Qur’an - the Muslim holy book - to mark that year’s anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. In April he carried out his threat by burning several of them.

Jones is more recently known for hanging an effigy of U.S. President Barack Obama in response to the President’s endorsement of same-sex marriage.


TOPICS: Canada; Culture/Society; Extended News; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 201208; 20120914; alquds; alqudsday; ayatollahkhomeini; canines; crushislam; dogs; dogwalk; ilsamofascism; iranians; islam; kalb; kalbibnkalb; kalbislam; khomeini; protest; qitalislam; toronto; torontocell

1 posted on 09/13/2012 11:07:38 PM PDT by Squawk 8888
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To: Clive; exg; Alberta's Child; albertabound; AntiKev; backhoe; Byron_the_Aussie; Cannoneer No. 4; ...

Canada Ping!

2 posted on 09/13/2012 11:08:42 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Tories in- now the REAL work begins!)
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To: Squawk 8888

Place billboards near the mosques showing Jesus as the Son of God and say the was the LAST prophet. Would that fall under “slamming mohammed?


3 posted on 09/13/2012 11:15:58 PM PDT by Terry Mross
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To: Squawk 8888

bttt


4 posted on 09/13/2012 11:16:36 PM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: Squawk 8888

I doubt they asked for Terry Jones’ “endorsement.”


5 posted on 09/13/2012 11:17:17 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Squawk 8888

If I lived in Scarborough, I’d go.


6 posted on 09/13/2012 11:35:49 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Squawk 8888

Pig races next!!!!


7 posted on 09/13/2012 11:38:22 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Drango

I’m hoping at least one of the protesters brings a pet potbelly pig and not a dog.


8 posted on 09/13/2012 11:40:45 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
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To: Squawk 8888
Their call was a response to an incident in August that took place during an anti-Israel demonstration at Queen’s Park by an Islamic group where a Jewish man was arrested for his involvement in an altercation where he was shoved and his dog was kicked.

So how is it that the Jewish man is shoved and his dog is kicked but it is he who gets arrested?

9 posted on 09/13/2012 11:42:19 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Pontiac

Our new mayor has not yet rooted out the political correctness infesting our police force.


10 posted on 09/13/2012 11:44:27 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Tories in- now the REAL work begins!)
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To: Squawk 8888

It must be strange to live in a place where it is politically correct to arrest a Jew who gets beat up while walking his dog in the park.


11 posted on 09/13/2012 11:52:16 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Squawk 8888

That should be fun. Be sure and give us a post event update.


12 posted on 09/13/2012 11:52:37 PM PDT by verklaring (Pyrite is not gold))
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To: Pontiac

It is. Things are slowly improving now that we have a conservative mayor but the lefties are so entrenched it’ll take a LONG time to sideline them.


13 posted on 09/14/2012 12:00:32 AM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Tories in- now the REAL work begins!)
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To: Squawk 8888
Controversial Christian fundamentalist Terry Jones had reportedly endorsed the dog walk.

I'm starting to really like this guy.

14 posted on 09/14/2012 12:12:55 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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To: Squawk 8888
For all its myriad faults, Canadian multiculturalism has one strength — it really is diverse. The Hindus, Buddhists, and Sikhs have experience with Muslims. The Sikhs, in particular, will take no s8*t from them (or anyone, for that matter). They are immune to charges of racism (because of the rule, where only whites can be racist). This is a much better balance than, for instance, France — where the Muslim population is proportionally much larger, and the Hindu population is a tiny fraction of the Muslim population.
15 posted on 09/14/2012 1:06:15 AM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: Squawk 8888

I have a theory: If enough non-Muslim countries hold demonstrations that are either intentionally or unintentionally insulting to the prophet and Islam, will so many millions Muslim heads explode ala the Martians after hearing Slim Whitman in “Mars Attacks” that we can finally be rid of these ridiculous troglodytes?


16 posted on 09/14/2012 2:31:34 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: South40

Muslims next protest will be “Green Acres” be cause of Arnold.


17 posted on 09/14/2012 3:22:45 AM PDT by hadaclueonce (you are paying 12% more for fuel because of Ethanol. Smile big Corn Lobby,)
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To: Squawk 8888

I note PETA did not comment on the original dog issue.
If people defend their liberty, the radical muslims will self deport.


18 posted on 09/14/2012 4:26:40 AM PDT by Steven Tyler
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Toronto resident Ali Shirazi after he threatened to throw dog owners who come to the mosque into a “lake of fire.” He also warned that their beloved pooches will be shot.

Reasonable, Canada has lots of lakes.

19 posted on 09/14/2012 5:30:36 AM PDT by SJackson (none of this suggests there are hostile feelings for the US in Egypt, Victoria Nuland, State Dept)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Doggie ping!


20 posted on 09/14/2012 6:54:19 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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21 posted on 09/14/2012 7:09:18 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Drango

Better yet...barbecue some pork and make sure the mosque is downwind... }:o])


22 posted on 09/14/2012 7:41:39 AM PDT by Monkey Face ("Vegetarian" is another word for a lousy hunter.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Is that Ranger?


23 posted on 09/14/2012 7:42:36 AM PDT by Silentgypsy (If you love your freedom, thank a vet.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

If someone kicked my dog, it would be the last thing they ever did.


24 posted on 09/14/2012 8:03:02 AM PDT by austingirl
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To: Squawk 8888

Ok, I’m on FB and I cannot find a page for this dog protest. I can find the pages for each of these groups, but not the protest-specific page. Anyone have the URL?


25 posted on 09/14/2012 8:26:26 AM PDT by TheEditor
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To: Pontiac

Modern PC police generally view themselves as “keepers of the peace,” not “enforcers of the law.”

Ergo, anyone standing up to muslims has to go, even some old Jewish guy and his dog.


26 posted on 09/14/2012 8:27:20 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: TheEditor

http://www.facebook.com/events/187435661388644/

I found it when I joined the Canadians United Against Terror group.


27 posted on 09/14/2012 8:53:51 AM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Tories in- now the REAL work begins!)
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To: Squawk 8888

Ack. I wish I could Like it. No chance of attending.


28 posted on 09/14/2012 9:07:45 AM PDT by TheEditor
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To: Silentgypsy

Yep :-)


29 posted on 09/14/2012 9:07:59 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Silentgypsy
Back on 9/10/10, Ranger, in the guise of "Roverend Terry Bones", became something of a minor internet phenom. I originally posted a photo essay of the koran attack here as, BREAKING: Dog Attacks Koran.

A few sites like barkenakedislam.com and others picked it up, but unfortunately, after it picked up some notoriety, photobucket deleted the pics, but I'm still proud of Ranger:


30 posted on 09/14/2012 9:18:02 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Good dog!


31 posted on 09/14/2012 10:44:34 AM PDT by Envisioning (Call me a racist........, one more time..........)
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To: Pontiac

If someone kicked my dog, and getting arrested would be the least of their worries.

I’d shoot ‘em in a heartbeat.

Muzzies are all vermin anyway.


32 posted on 09/14/2012 12:16:52 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine ("On the ascent of Olympus, what's a botched bar or two?" -Artur Schnabel)
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To: Squawk 8888

Can’t he just fire everybody?

(Or make their lives so miserable they’ll quit?)


33 posted on 09/14/2012 12:19:00 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine ("On the ascent of Olympus, what's a botched bar or two?" -Artur Schnabel)
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To: Emperor Palpatine

Unfortunately no, because of the labour laws set by the province. He’s shaken it up quite a bit so far but it’s a huge undertaking, one that will take a second term to have any lasting impact. Prior to him we had 15 years of union-friendly mayors and councillors.


34 posted on 09/14/2012 12:42:19 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Tories in- now the REAL work begins!)
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To: Joe 6-pack

GOOD DOG, GOOD BOY/GIRL.
Git some for Daddy.


35 posted on 09/14/2012 6:59:08 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: SJackson

Lake Fire is a new one, I think. Global warming made it.


36 posted on 09/15/2012 12:15:23 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Squawk 8888

“Some devout Muslims believe dogs to be unclean and vehemently avoid the animals.”

All the devout Muslims around here, however, have dogs up the wazoo, perhaps to control the depredations of wild pigs trained by the Jooos! on their grape vines and olive trees. Funny how “devout Muslims” have a problem with one of man’s best friends (the other being the horse, with which they seem to be ok). Is it because they have a problem with mankind?


37 posted on 09/15/2012 12:18:27 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: verklaring
Turned out to be a bit of a flop, probably because it was raining most of the day yesterday.

Mosque protest goes to the dogs

TORONTO - A much anticipated dog walk protest outside an east-Toronto mosque Friday turned out to be a hopelessly neutered event.

Around 20 demonstrators turned up outside the Salahuddin Islamic Centre for the Walk Your Dog in Front of a Mosque protest. It was organized in response to a Jewish man who was arrested at a recent Islamic demonstration following an altercation in which his dog was kicked by a demonstrator.

Around 20 humans and three dogs – two retrievers and a pomeranian — turned up for the two and a half hour event and converged at the entrance of the mosque, located on Kennedy Rd. south of Eglinton Ave. E.

Some devout Muslims consider dogs to be unclean and avoid them.

“We wish we had a better turnout, but there were extenuating circumstances,” said organizer Ron Banerjee, citing traffic and rain for the poor attendance. The “events such as the kicking of dogs the poisoning of dogs in countries like Spain and England” on the part of staunch Muslims, he said, must be challenged. “Being kind to animals and being tolerant of other people shouldn’t be limited to the West,” he said.

A group of Muslims belonging to the mosque — men dressed in long thobes and women in burkas – met the demonstrators.

Tabasum Hussain, a Muslim woman, called it pointless.

“I don’t really see the benefit or what it’s supposed to achieve, other than cause friction,” said Hussain, who claims to have had dogs as pets. “There is nothing in Islam to say that we should ill-treat dogs.”

Towards the end, one Muslim arrived with two friendly Siberian Huskies. All the while, both sides bickered about religious and cultural differences, at several points reverting to name calling.

The event also attracted its share of rabid anti-Islamists. Eric Brazau, a convicted felon once arrested for allegedly harassing a group of Muslim women, turned up to make “a stand.”

“If we look at what is happening around the world today … how is it that we can say that there is no problem with Islam?” he said, referring to recent attacks on U.S. embassies in countries such as Libya and Sudan.

38 posted on 09/15/2012 12:27:47 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (True North- Strong Leader, Strong Dollar, Strong and Free!)
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To: SJackson
Toronto resident Ali Shirazi after he threatened to throw dog owners who come to the mosque into a “lake of fire.” He also warned that their beloved pooches will be shot.

I guess the people at the mosque didn't get the memo. Some of them came out and petted the dogs.

39 posted on 09/15/2012 12:30:27 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (True North- Strong Leader, Strong Dollar, Strong and Free!)
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To: Squawk 8888

Hindus know all about the scourge of Islam as the Jihad brought its infestation shortly after big Mo’s death to the Hindu Cush. Thousands of fire temples destroyed or turned into mosques and dhimiization of millions of Hindus.


40 posted on 09/15/2012 12:37:45 PM PDT by Lent
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To: Drango

How about a parade of women in traditional Western clothing and beer and alcohol as well. lol


41 posted on 09/15/2012 1:45:24 PM PDT by tob2 (A little less than 2 months to election day!)
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To: Steven Tyler

Yeah, funny, that. I wouldn’t take my dogs near those people. They’re crazy. I would, however, be delighted to send a gift basket of my fur kids’ special blend with Best Wishes. (I guess that’d be re-gifting, but whatever)

A late night dump truck load of pig droppings might insure their relocation.


42 posted on 09/16/2012 4:09:28 PM PDT by KGeorge
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To: Terry Mross

Jesus Christ is much more than a prophet. He is the son of God and the savior of the world. Mohammed is a fraud.


43 posted on 09/16/2012 4:12:58 PM PDT by rabidralph (http://www.patriotcalendars.com/)
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