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Rioting Muslims torch Buddhist temples in Bangladesh
American Thinker ^ | 09/30/2012 | Rick Moran

Posted on 09/30/2012 5:54:27 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

It's OK - a Buddhist insulted Islam so, of course, the Buddhists must pay.

Reuters:

Hundreds of Muslims in Bangladesh burned at least four Buddhist temples and 15 homes of Buddhists on Sunday after complaining that a Buddhist man had insulted Islam, police and residents said.

Members of the Buddhist minority in the Cox's Bazar area in the southeast of the country said unidentified people were bent on upsetting peaceful relations between Muslims and Buddhists.

Muslims took to the streets in the area late on Saturday to protest against what they said was a photograph posted on Facebook that insulted Islam.

The protesters said the picture had been posted by a Buddhist and they marched to Buddhist villages and set fire to temples and houses.

Police said they had deployed extra security forces and banned gatherings in Buddhist-dominated areas.

"We brought the situation under control before dawn and imposed restrictions on public gatherings," said Salim Mohammad Jahangir, Cox's Bazar district police superintendent.

Many people in predominantly Muslim Bangladesh have been angered in recent days by a film made in California that mocks the Prophet Mohammad.

Muslims in Bangladesh and beyond have also been outraged by violence over the border in Myanmar where members of the majority Buddhist community clashed with minority Muslims this year.

Police had escorted the man accused of posting the insulting photograph and his mother to safety, Jahangir said.

What the "Innocence of Muslims" film has to do with this incident is kind of murky, except that Reuters apparently couldn't resist blaming America for riots in Bangladesh.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bangladesh; buddhism; buddhist; islam

1 posted on 09/30/2012 5:54:32 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

It’s the Buddhist’s fault. They don’t worship allah. That offends muslims. So muslims kill them.


2 posted on 09/30/2012 5:57:44 PM PDT by Principled (Vote Romney to stop Obama. Vote for conservative Reps and Senators to stop Romney. [ZET 7/30/12])
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To: Principled

NO, that can’t be right!
I am sure the Buddhists made a stupid movie attacking the Prophet of Islam!


3 posted on 09/30/2012 5:58:48 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: Principled

Long ago a group of teen aged girls accused people of being witches—and a number were convicted and were hung in Salem. The madness continued until even the Governor’s wife was accused and placed in jail—that was it. The Governor came in and stopped the insanity. I think something like this needs to stop the Insult Islam riots and murders were have now.


4 posted on 09/30/2012 6:01:32 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: SeekAndFind
How winners win.

5 posted on 09/30/2012 6:01:34 PM PDT by I see my hands (It's time to.. KICK OUT THE JAMS, MOTHER FREEPERS!)
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To: SeekAndFind
The Moslems clash with Buddhists. The Moslems clash with Hindus. The Moslems clash with Jews. The Moslems clash with Christians. The Moslems clash with Zororastrians.

Poor Moslems. Ever'body is always pickin' on them poor souls.

6 posted on 09/30/2012 6:04:54 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: SeekAndFind

Being Sunday,the Obama golfing day, I guess we’ll have to wait until tomorrow to hear how Obama thinks America should apologize for the mooselimbs to have to make such an attack.


7 posted on 09/30/2012 6:07:40 PM PDT by CodeToad
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To: SeekAndFind
Apparently some Bangladeshi made a video so they had it coming.
8 posted on 09/30/2012 6:14:47 PM PDT by bray (If you vote for a communist what does that make you?)
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To: bray

Meanwhile, we borrow money from China to buy stuff for the Muslims so they can burn up the world.


9 posted on 09/30/2012 6:21:20 PM PDT by oldtimer (Q)
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To: SeekAndFind

Our illustrious leader al Hussein said it’s the fault of the movie.


10 posted on 09/30/2012 6:47:25 PM PDT by fso301
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To: SeekAndFind
You never see headlines saying Rioting Buddhists torch Moslem mosque in Bangladesh. Why is that?
11 posted on 09/30/2012 6:54:14 PM PDT by informavoracious (Abortions are unproductive wrongs, not reproductive rights.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Why is no one talking about the ultimatum given to Jordan to comply with Muslim demands by the middle of October
or else 50,000 Muslim Brotherhood protestors will wreck the same havoc as they did in Egypt?
12 posted on 09/30/2012 7:08:20 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: Kansas58
I am sure the Buddhists made a stupid movie attacking the Prophet of Islam!

I think it is the puppet of Islam. Some calligrapher screwed up years ago and spelled it "prophet." Every year during the hajj the muslims who are able to afford the trip arrive and bow to see the tiny puppet show going on inside the big curtained box. They circle around the big curtained box continually, hoping to catch a glimpse of Lambchop the sock puppet being waved around by a guy hidden behind a large glassy rock one of their ancestors found in a lakebed.

The rock is sacred. Supposedly it is a meteorite. I suspect it is actually part of the heat shield from an old UFO that was used to transport Mohammed and his relatives to exile on this earth when he and his people became such tiresome murderous jackasses on their home planet that all the other peoples decided to box them up like unwanted pit bull pups and dump them here.

13 posted on 09/30/2012 7:12:07 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: SeekAndFind

14 posted on 09/30/2012 7:13:58 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: SeekAndFind
What the "Innocence of Muslims" film has to do with this incident is kind of murky, except that Reuters apparently couldn't resist blaming America for riots in Bangladesh.

Of course they did.

Pat Caddell slams the media: They have become an “enemy of the people” (video 26:00)

15 posted on 09/30/2012 7:15:08 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: informavoracious

RE: You never see headlines saying Rioting Buddhists torch Moslem mosque in Bangladesh. Why is that?

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Buddhist are a very MINORITY of Bangladesh (Only 0.7% of the population). If they do that, they’d be exterminated soon enough by the majority Muslim population (Over 90%).


16 posted on 09/30/2012 7:34:50 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: SeekAndFind

What I meant was that Buddhists are peaceful and generally don’t go around torching mosques - in Bangladesh or anywhere else.


17 posted on 09/30/2012 7:52:35 PM PDT by informavoracious (Abortions are unproductive wrongs, not reproductive rights.)
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To: informavoracious

re: What I meant was that Buddhists are peaceful and generally don’t go around torching mosques

I wish that were true everywhere. But in the Country of Sri Lanka, that has not been the case.

See here:

http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/0618/p04s01-wosc.html

TITLE:

Buddhist nationalism behind Sri Lanka’s violent surge


18 posted on 09/30/2012 7:58:58 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: SeekAndFind

Wonder if this is a bad time to introduce the “Muhamed Bacon Rack”?


19 posted on 09/30/2012 8:07:34 PM PDT by Dan Zachary
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To: SeekAndFind

You clearly are more up on this than I. I merely envision stereotypical robed monks, I guess I was wrong!


20 posted on 09/30/2012 8:09:34 PM PDT by informavoracious (Abortions are unproductive wrongs, not reproductive rights.)
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To: SeekAndFind

The muslims have pretty much had things their own way around the world.

They murder non-muslims just because they are of a different religion, rape their women, burn their places of worship.

Instead of appeasing muslims and worrying about offending them, maybe it’s time for the world to start dishing out to them some of the same treatment they dish out to others.


21 posted on 09/30/2012 10:44:04 PM PDT by Iron Munro (US Embassies Come and Go But An Obama Apology Lasts Forever)
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To: SeekAndFind; informavoracious
I think it's wrong to say Buddhist nationalism. The thing is that the people of Sri Lanka are divided into two people -- the Sinhalese, descendents of people who came from Bihar (northern India, where the Buddha lived and was born) and Tamils who are Dravidian people who come from around Madras and were mostly brought there during British rule

The Tamils are Hindus or Moslems (mostly Hindu) and the Sinhalese are mainly Buddhists with some Christians.

So Buddhism is wrapped up with Sinhalese nationality.

22 posted on 10/01/2012 7:36:02 AM PDT by Cronos (**Marriage is about commitment, cohabitation is about convenience.**)
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To: oldtimer
Meanwhile, we borrow money from China ...

As an aside ... China's not lending us money anymore.

Very few people are lending us money anymore.

The Benbernank is printing it.

23 posted on 10/01/2012 10:06:58 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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