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Muslims Behead Another Christian Pastor
http://frontpagemag.com/2013/raymond-ibrahim/muslims-behead-another-christian-pastor ^ | February 26, 2013 | Raymond Ibrahim

Posted on 02/27/2013 5:36:49 AM PST by SJackson

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Muslims Behead Another Christian Pastor

Posted By Raymond Ibrahim On February 26, 2013 @ 12:30 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 26 Comments

Originally published by the Gatestone Institute.

A Christian pastor was recently slaughtered in the Muslim-majority African nation of Tanzania.  While butchering Christian minorities is becoming increasingly common in that part of the Muslim world, the context for this latest slaughter is somewhat different than the usual forms of Christian persecution under Islam—such as allegations of “blaspheming” the name of Muslim prophet Muhammad.  And yet, as in most forms of modern-day Muslim attacks on Christians, it too fits patterns and precedents.

On February 11, Pastor Mathayo Kachili of the Tanzania Assemblies of God Church was beheaded by Muslims.  According to the report, a spokesperson from the local police department

said conflicts had been boiling for quite a while now in the area where a section of what are believed to be Muslim leaders had demanded immediate closure of butcheries owned by Christians.  He said that a group of youths believed to be Muslims assaulted several Christians using sticks and machetes and attacked a butchery owner at Buseresere town. During the confrontations pastor Kachili was beheaded.

According to Religious Liberty Monitoring this latest slaying “has its source in a debate presently raging in Tanzania. Apparently it is a ‘long-standing tradition’ in Tanzania that Muslims have a monopoly on the meat industry.  Recently however, Christians in Geita district, Mwanza region—on the southern shores of Lake Victoria—have entered the butchery trade, causing outrage amongst Muslims.”

Tensions got to the point that the Minister of State in the President’s Office responsible for social relations “categorically directed that the task of slaughtering animals for public consumption should be executed only by Muslims. He said that people of other faiths may slaughter animals if the meat is solely for family/private consumption—but certainly not for sale to, or consumption by, the general public.”

But if they still insist on working in the trade, then they must, according to Karl Lyimo of the Citizen, be “ready, willing, able and glad to follow the Islamic rituals to the letter”—which is tantamount to saying Christians need to convert to Islam if they want to remain in the business.

Does this conflict simply revolve around Muslim fears of mistakenly eating non-halal meat, or, as has been known to happen, are Muslims attacking and killing non-Muslims for being business competitors, while articulating their hostility in the garb of Islamic piety?

For instance, in March 2010 in Pakistan—a nation which shares neither race, language nor culture with Tanzania, which shares only Islam—Rasheed Masih, described as a “devoted Christian,”  was butchered by Muslim men “with multiple axe blows for refusing to convert to Islam.” Earlier, the “six men had threatened to kill 36-year-old Rasheed Masih unless he converted to Islam when they grew resentful of his potato business succeeding beyond their own.”  According to a pastor who knew Rasheed, “As the Christian family [of Rasheed] strengthened in business and earned more, the Muslim men began to harbor business resentment, as Muslims are not used to seeing Christians more respected and richer than them [emphasis added].”  Eventually he was lured to one of their farm houses, where he was slaughtered by repeated axe blows.  The autopsy revealed he had 24 wounds.

Where comes this idea that non-Muslim minorities must not be allowed to compete with Muslims—certainly not surpass them?  From Islamic teachings and doctrines, which reverberate through the centuries.  For example, in the famous Conditions of Omar (also known as the Pact of Omar), along with any number of debilitations and humiliations, subjugated Christians also had to agree to “not build houses overtopping the houses of the Muslims,” as that might imply a higher status.  In the Medieval era, Islamic heavy weights like Ibn Taymiyya—still revered among many Muslims, especially Salafis—issued fatwa after fatwa decreeing that non-Muslims, Christians chief among them, be dismissed from their positions.  Centuries earlier, Caliph Harun al-Rashid—otherwise portrayed in the West as a “fun-loving” caliph—also fired Christians from their positions of employment to impoverish them, not to mention destroyed numerous churches.

According to the Islamic worldview, subdued “dhimmi”  Christians cannot be better than Muslims.  And if they are—despite all the obstacles and debilitations set forth by Islamic law to see that they are not—then, as we are increasingly seeing, Muslims may return the status quo by taking things into their own hands.



TOPICS: News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: africa; beheading; muslimworld; tanzania

1 posted on 02/27/2013 5:36:55 AM PST by SJackson
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2 posted on 02/27/2013 5:38:21 AM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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3 posted on 02/27/2013 5:38:45 AM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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4 posted on 02/27/2013 5:39:46 AM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: SJackson

I was reading “Foxe’s Book of Martyrs” in the more recent update.

Nearly ALL those murdered for their Christian Witness since the Early 90’s have been killed by muslims.


5 posted on 02/27/2013 5:46:08 AM PST by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: SJackson

Actually, Tanzania’s population is 62% Christian. Maybe he meant a majority Muslim area.


6 posted on 02/27/2013 5:49:38 AM PST by Jacob Kell
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To: SJackson

Moslems don’t like competition - in either the religious or economic arenas...uhm, I would guess that they don’t like competition in the political one as well...

Islam = Virus


7 posted on 02/27/2013 5:49:53 AM PST by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: left that other site

Is there a shread of doubt in anyones mind that if the Christians were slaughtering the Muslims anywhere ... that the UN the US and most of the western world would be falling all over themselves to stop the “genocide” ???

I am growing REAL tired of this double standard which protects the Muslim savages at all costs anywhere but allows Christians to be slaughtered and/or driven from their homes.


8 posted on 02/27/2013 5:57:03 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Are we allowed to riot over this and throw big self destruct parties in all our cities?


9 posted on 02/27/2013 6:05:46 AM PST by jag.drafting (/s)
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To: SJackson

Mohammed was a child rapist.


10 posted on 02/27/2013 6:13:38 AM PST by Uncle Miltie (Due Process 2013: "Burn the M*****-F***er Down!")
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To: SJackson

Perhaps we American Christians need to set up a fund to send firearms to Christian preachers in countries with Muslims.


11 posted on 02/27/2013 6:17:08 AM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Amen. I am with you.


12 posted on 02/27/2013 6:17:25 AM PST by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: left that other site

Hahahahaha! Oh...those fun-loving moozlums...always good for a laugh. The religion of pieces comes through again.


13 posted on 02/27/2013 6:26:50 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: SJackson

This is nothing but organized crime — same MO, same MOtivation. Mo would be proud of these bastards.


14 posted on 02/27/2013 6:38:30 AM PST by Migraine
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To: SJackson

Let’s celebrate this event by having our school girls wear burqas in geography classes, and refer to the head-loppers as “freedom fighters”. Yeah, THAT’s the ticket! God and Jesus OUT, Islam IN to show how “multi-cultural” we are. (Puke!)


15 posted on 02/27/2013 6:38:39 AM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: SJackson
According to the Islamic worldview, subdued “dhimmi” Christians cannot be better than Muslims. And if they are—despite all the obstacles and debilitations set forth by Islamic law to see that they are not—then, as we are increasingly seeing, Muslims may return the status quo by taking things into their own hands.

Why they hate us. They come to the West and see Western Christians have a much higher standard of living than (non-oil-rich) Muslims have in their Muslim-run hell-holes.

16 posted on 02/27/2013 6:46:53 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: hal ogen

Indeed.

As Lawrence of Arabia was known to say “they are a silly people”

And have been a source of mirth for centuries, as seen from Mozart’s “Abduction From The Seraglio” through Vintage Hollywood’s “Thief of Baghdad” all the way to Disney’s “Aladdin”.

Barrel of Laughs.


17 posted on 02/27/2013 6:58:43 AM PST by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: SJackson

Buy Halal. It’s blasphemy against Islam to compete commercially.


18 posted on 02/27/2013 7:01:21 AM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: struggle; All

I think that maybe the right move...


19 posted on 02/27/2013 7:01:46 AM PST by KevinDavis (Islam is the biggest threat in the world..)
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To: KevinDavis
There is a solution.
First, petition the UN to unilaterally agree the as of January 1st 2014, all persons living in the Middle East will be declared as Muslim. This will easily pass unanimously and with great aplomb.
On January 2cd; nuke them from orbit, it's the only way to be sure.
20 posted on 02/27/2013 7:29:07 AM PST by RavenLooneyToon (Tail gunner Joe was right.)
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To: left that other site

“... greedy, barbarous and cruel.”


21 posted on 02/27/2013 7:38:13 AM PST by karnage
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To: karnage

Yes Indeed. i remember that line!

Great Movie!


22 posted on 02/27/2013 7:40:57 AM PST by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: SJackson

What difference does it make now?


23 posted on 02/27/2013 8:25:14 AM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: SJackson

Anything and everything in the name of that filthy quran.


24 posted on 02/27/2013 8:35:46 AM PST by onedoug
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To: SJackson

Somebody needs to get these freaks out of our Country...


25 posted on 02/27/2013 8:39:29 AM PST by Iscool (I love animals...barbequed, fried, grilled, stewed,,,,)
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To: SJackson

“Islam is a “peaceful” religion” - George W. Bush after a handful of Inslamic maniacs incinerated close to 3,000 unsuspecting and innocent American civilians.

And THAT attitude lead to America’s FIRST Muslim President.

THIS is OUR future if we continue to tolerate this evil cult.


26 posted on 02/27/2013 8:48:01 AM PST by ZULU (See: http://gatesofvienna.net/)
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To: left that other site

He was mistaken.

They are not silly.

They are evil and dangerous. And they are now HERE.


27 posted on 02/27/2013 8:53:19 AM PST by ZULU (See: http://gatesofvienna.net/)
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To: ZULU

Well, “silly” was only part of the Quote.
They were also “greedy barbarous and cruel”

But you ARE right.


28 posted on 02/27/2013 9:31:45 AM PST by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: left that other site
I have the older version of Foxe’s Book of Martyrs. It only goes up to the 1800s. Still, it is a powerful read.
The war against Christianity gains momentum. Satan knows he only has a short while.
29 posted on 02/27/2013 6:43:03 PM PST by SisterK (not my president)
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To: SisterK

It’s a powerful Book.

The current martyrs get killed in just as nasty ways as the ancient ones.


30 posted on 02/27/2013 6:56:17 PM PST by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: SJackson
Saudi cleric just saying it like it is. But don’t forget: in the West Islam has to be treated as equal, whether they treat you – ever – as anything close to equal even to a wild dog. Whether they respect your laws or not. Whether they violate your people or not. Whether they insult you or not. In their mind, they have the right to assault, rape, insult, desecrate, and even attack and kill you. It’s not a crime in Islam to do any of these things to an infidel, a non-Muslim. http://themuslimissue.wordpress.com/2013/02/27/video-saudi-cleric-only-muslims-and-no-one-else-has-sanctity-in-islam-bin-laden-has-more-sanctity-than-any-infidel/
31 posted on 02/27/2013 7:11:52 PM PST by bayouranger (The 1st victim of islam is the person who practices the lie.)
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To: SJackson

Bringing the Koran to life. Wake up, world. The followers of Mohammed are dangerous to all living things.


32 posted on 02/28/2013 1:36:54 AM PST by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: SJackson

Bringing the Koran to life. Wake up, world. The followers of Mohammed are dangerous to all living things.


33 posted on 02/28/2013 1:37:03 AM PST by Seeing More Clearly Now
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