Skip to comments.British TV Channel to Air Muslim Call to Prayer
Posted on 07/04/2013 8:21:38 PM PDT by marshmallow
(Reuters) - A British television station will broadcast the Muslim call to prayer every morning during Ramadan to give a voice to Britain's Muslim minority, which has faced a backlash since the murder of a soldier on a London street.
Channel 4 on Tuesday announced it would be the first mainstream national broadcaster to air the call, issuing it at 3 a.m. daily from July 9 for the entire Muslim month of fasting.
The publicly-owned broadcaster, set up to appeal to minority audiences, will also interrupt its programming four times on the first day of Ramadan with 20-second films to remind viewers of the call to prayer.
Christian programming is a familiar feature of British national radio and television, although its audiences are dwindling.
Ralph Lee, Channel's 4 head of factual programmes, said he expected the station would be criticized for focusing attention on a minority religion. But he said he hoped to give a voice to mainstream, law-abiding Muslims.
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If Muslims are such a “minority” around the planet why is it everyone seems to do what they demand and cater to their every whim?
“... Britain’s Muslim minority, which has faced a backlash since the murder of a soldier on a London street.”
So Reuters wants us to think Muslim’s in the UK have faced a backlash from the evil racist Brits because some random person murdered a soldier on a London street. That certainly describes the event, doesn’t it?
That’s why they invented remote controls and mute buttons.
They should run commercials for Boar’s Head hams and Jimmy Dean pork links before and after the call to prayer.
Because they will cut your head off.
Brings back memories of Desert Storm and Bush 41 interviews that could not be aired until he was ssked “Do you plan to bomb during Ramadan? Over and over and over again. AACK!
During Ramadan in Turkey they also had groups of two guys walking every street banging drums at 0400. Apparently, back before alarm clocks were invented, that was how the people knew to get up. When the mosque had the call to prayer, every dog in the neighborhood joined in. I was never so happy to leave a place in my life.
If you have to be called to prayer something is slacking there.
“If you have to be called to prayer something is slacking there.”
Think of it as koranimal roll call.
I would run nothing but the movie Babe. Over and over.
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