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American Couple Has Close Encounter with Shari'a in Malaysia ( Religion of Peace )
little green footballs... ^ | October 28, 2006 | SIRA HABIBU

Posted on 10/29/2006 7:52:30 AM PST by george76

The forces of radical Islam are getting very bold in Malaysia; an American couple was subjected to a humiliating, terrifying 2 am khalwat inspection by “religious enforcement officers:”

Retired American policeman Randal Barnhart, who was subjected to a 2am raid by religious enforcement officers, is reconsidering his plan to make Malaysia his second home.

“After that unpleasant episode two weeks ago, I do not feel like making Malaysia my second home. It is a pity because both my wife and I really love Langkawi,” he said.

On Oct 12, Barnhart, 62, and his wife Carole, 61, were in their rented condominium in Kuah when enforcement officers continuously knocked on their door at 2am, accusing them of committing khalwat (close proximity).

He said the officers demanded to see his marriage certificate, although he had told them that they were Christians and should not be subjected to Islamic law.

“We find it difficult to forget the unpleasant episode. My wife was so terrified by the incident that she fears sleeping in that condominium,” he added.

Banhart said the officers were rude and insisted on “seeing the woman” when he opened the door. “My wife had to show herself despite only having a sarong on at that time. We felt humiliated for being treated this way,” he said.

He said he had to send his wife back to the United States on the next available flight because she feared people might return to the condominium to terrify her in the middle of the night.

She flew home on Wednesday.

“I want the religious department to apologise to me and my wife in writing,”

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TOPICS: Australia/New Zealand; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; War on Terror
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Under shari’a law, ...
1 posted on 10/29/2006 7:52:33 AM PST by george76
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To: bitt

State Religious and Humanity Development Committee chairman Professor Datuk Wira Dr Othman Ishak said he would investigate the matter.

http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2006/10/28/nation/15839442&sec=nation


2 posted on 10/29/2006 7:57:21 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76
Under shari’a law, ...

Maybe the Islamists are anticipating a Demorat victory and they are feeling their world wide ruling oats.

3 posted on 10/29/2006 7:57:22 AM PST by Stepan12 (NY Times: Bush finds cure for cancer; healthcare workers to suffer massive layoffs)
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To: freema

Banhart said he would be sailing to Thailand once his yacht was repaired.


4 posted on 10/29/2006 7:57:47 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76
“I want the religious department to apologise to me and my wife in writing,”

The religious department???????

I wouldn't even travel to a place that was heavily muslim, let alone want to live there.

I've been to Rochester, MN. That was scary enough. : )

5 posted on 10/29/2006 7:58:34 AM PST by teenyelliott (Soylent green should be made outta liberals...)
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To: george76
They'll just have to get used to it. Pretty soon US politicians will be adopting Shari'a law for the sake of 'multiculturalism'.
6 posted on 10/29/2006 7:58:38 AM PST by Soothesayer (The end times are nigh! Repent and die!)
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To: george76

And they have some doubt whether they should pack up and go home?


7 posted on 10/29/2006 7:58:59 AM PST by JLS
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To: teenyelliott

Malaysia is not on my list of places to visit


8 posted on 10/29/2006 8:01:31 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: Soothesayer

Liberal American women will be wearing burkas if we lose this WOT


9 posted on 10/29/2006 8:02:30 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: JLS

memo to Randal Barnhart :

What were you thinking ?


10 posted on 10/29/2006 8:03:49 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76

Vote Democrat and you won't have to travel outside the US to be subject to such BS. It'll be Ibrahim Hooper and CAIR knocking at your door.


11 posted on 10/29/2006 8:04:27 AM PST by Doctor Raoul (Difference between the CIA and the Free Clinic is that the Free Clinic knows how to stop a leak.)
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To: george76
Why would any American Christian want to live in Malaysia or any other muslim country?! The idea totally boggles me.
12 posted on 10/29/2006 8:04:52 AM PST by AlaskaErik (Everyone should have a subject they are ignorant about. I choose professional corporate sports.)
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To: george76

Shoot, at this point I won't even leave the country.


13 posted on 10/29/2006 8:05:39 AM PST by teenyelliott (Soylent green should be made outta liberals...)
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To: george76
Banhart said the officers were rude and insisted on “seeing the woman” when he opened the door.

"Show us the woman! We want to see this feelthy woman! Is she clothed? Does she have enormous American breasts? We must see this woman! Show us now!"

14 posted on 10/29/2006 8:06:05 AM PST by snarks_when_bored
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To: george76

This nitwit went to Malaysia intending to have a home there? He did this without knowing anything about the political/religious conditions in the country? He deserves whatever happens to him.


15 posted on 10/29/2006 8:06:14 AM PST by FreePaul
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To: Doctor Raoul

just go to deerbornistan, mi.....it already has sharia law!!!


16 posted on 10/29/2006 8:06:16 AM PST by hnj_00
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To: Doctor Raoul; Grampa Dave

17 posted on 10/29/2006 8:06:16 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76
Liberal American women will be wearing burkas if we lose this WOT

Is that necessarily a bad thing?

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18 posted on 10/29/2006 8:07:47 AM PST by sionnsar (†trad-anglican.faithweb.com†|Iran Azadi| 5yst3m 0wn3d - it's N0t Y0ur5 (SONY) | UN: Useless Nations)
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To: AlaskaErik

"Why would any American Christian want to live in Malaysia or any other muslim country?! The idea totally boggles me." ~ AlaskaErik

"He said the officers demanded to see his marriage certificate, although he had told them that they were Christians and should not be subjected to Islamic law."

I think the above quote answers your question. He thought Islamic law didn't apply to him. The intersting question is whether he properly learned the lesson here.


19 posted on 10/29/2006 8:09:24 AM PST by DugwayDuke (Stupidity can be a self-correcting problem.)
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To: george76; ASA Vet

Go to an Islamofacist controlled country as an American is not a very wise major life choice.


20 posted on 10/29/2006 8:09:51 AM PST by Grampa Dave (There's a dwindling market for Marxist Homosexual Lunatic wet dreams posing as journalism)
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To: george76
Liberal American women will be wearing burkas if we lose this WOT

We should send them to live with the terrorists they believe can be reasoned with for a few months. Then it'll be save my sorry worthless liberal butt please President Bush.

21 posted on 10/29/2006 8:09:59 AM PST by Doctor Raoul (Difference between the CIA and the Free Clinic is that the Free Clinic knows how to stop a leak.)
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To: LibertyLee

ping


22 posted on 10/29/2006 8:12:35 AM PST by AliVeritas (We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately. Ben Franklin)
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To: Grampa Dave

This nuts not only visited, but he planned to buy a second home and live there.

Yikes !


23 posted on 10/29/2006 8:12:41 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: Doctor Raoul

Amen.


24 posted on 10/29/2006 8:12:54 AM PST by AliVeritas (We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately. Ben Franklin)
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To: george76

Good one george... you almost made it attractive. /s


25 posted on 10/29/2006 8:13:59 AM PST by AliVeritas (We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately. Ben Franklin)
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To: george76; All

Did you scroll down in the comments section at lgf and see this?

http://www.animatronics.org/strangers/strangers.htm


26 posted on 10/29/2006 8:14:33 AM PST by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade. There are only 2 sides. Pick one.)
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To: DugwayDuke

Obviously not, he wasn't on the plane with his wife.


27 posted on 10/29/2006 8:14:57 AM PST by AliVeritas (We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately. Ben Franklin)
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To: Doctor Raoul

In Saudi, American women can not drive a car off the bases.

These liberal women will have their life styles changed the most.

They will not be allowed to vote, go to school, hold a job...


28 posted on 10/29/2006 8:15:18 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: AliVeritas

29 posted on 10/29/2006 8:16:45 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: AlaskaErik
I've been to Malaysia many, many times and find it a really great place. It is of course a Muslim country, but all other faiths have constitutional rights. The Sharia laws only apply to Muslims.

Langkawi is a resort island near the Thai border. It is a major tourist attraction and source of local employment and income. I suspect that this episode was the result of a local official trying to make a name for himself in his boss' absence. He will be dealt with quietly, but thoroughly.

30 posted on 10/29/2006 8:16:57 AM PST by Natural Law
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To: george76
On Oct 12, Barnhart, 62, and his wife Carole, 61, were in their rented condominium in Kuah when enforcement officers continuously knocked on their door at 2am, accusing them of committing khalwat (close proximity).

He said the officers demanded to see his marriage certificate...

Call me a cynic, but this has all the earmarks of a shake-down: A 62 y.o. man together with his 61 y.o. wife are raided at 2 a.m. and commanded their produce a marriage license b/c they might be "living in sin" -- in the name of public morality?

Right.

I'm sure if Mr. Barnhart, wallet in hand, had approached the leader of this Sharia'a SWAT team and asked innocently, "Goodness! Did I forget to get the proper permit (license, "papers",whatever)? My memory is getting so bad. Perhaps you could help me with the..."

31 posted on 10/29/2006 8:18:17 AM PST by yankeedame ("Oh, I can take it but I'd much rather dish it out.")
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To: sageb1

Strangers on my flight !

lovely


32 posted on 10/29/2006 8:19:24 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76
Retired American policeman Randal Barnhart, who was subjected to a 2am raid by religious enforcement officers, is reconsidering his plan to make Malaysia his second home.

“After that unpleasant episode two weeks ago, I do not feel like making Malaysia my second home.

You think ?

What kind of an American would want to retire to an Islamic country ?

33 posted on 10/29/2006 8:20:32 AM PST by af_vet_1981 (Waiting for Samson)
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To: sionnsar

Hell AT my age she is a hottie.


34 posted on 10/29/2006 8:20:54 AM PST by JOHANNES801 (I have no tag line, cause I say nasty things.)
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To: AliVeritas
he wasn't on the plane with his wife

Did you miss this?
Banhart said he would be sailing to Thailand once his yacht was repaired.

He had a reason to stay behind.

35 posted on 10/29/2006 8:21:14 AM PST by ASA Vet (If you know how many firearms you have, you don't have enough yet.)
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To: george76

Say "cheese?"


36 posted on 10/29/2006 8:22:08 AM PST by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade. There are only 2 sides. Pick one.)
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To: george76

What a waste of time.


37 posted on 10/29/2006 8:22:16 AM PST by ASA Vet (If you know how many firearms you have, you don't have enough yet.)
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To: Soothesayer
Pretty soon US politicians will be adopting Shari'a law for the sake of 'multiculturalism'.

That's truely scarey, but not outside the scope of possibilities.

The farther I go into the woods, the better I like it!

38 posted on 10/29/2006 8:22:36 AM PST by CommandoFrank (Peer into the depths of hell and there you will find the face of Islam...)
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To: sageb1

or " smile "


39 posted on 10/29/2006 8:23:38 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: sionnsar

" Another interesting thing about Malaysia is that there are actually a lot of Chinese there, working in high tech industries.

Most of them wear gold chains around their necks so when the revolution comes and it's time to run, they can take something with them even if they do not have time to pack. "


40 posted on 10/29/2006 8:24:07 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: yankeedame

at 2 am.

geez


41 posted on 10/29/2006 8:24:55 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: TR Jeffersonian

ping to 26

follow the link to hear Frankie sing.. ;0)


42 posted on 10/29/2006 8:26:23 AM PST by kalee (E.T. Phone Home!)
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To: george76

Conservative women will be wearing holsters....


43 posted on 10/29/2006 8:27:10 AM PST by Politicalmom (Nearly 1% of illegals are in prison for felonies. Less than 1/10 of 1% of the legal population is.)
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To: JOHANNES801

44 posted on 10/29/2006 8:27:23 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76

“I want the religious department to apologise to me and my wife in writing,”

Keep dreaming.


45 posted on 10/29/2006 8:27:39 AM PST by kalee (E.T. Phone Home!)
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To: af_vet_1981
What's scary is I just realized this guy was a police officer. I hate to think of the poor decisions he made while he was on the force.
46 posted on 10/29/2006 8:28:00 AM PST by Clock King ("How will it end?" - Emperor; "In Fire." - Kosh)
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To: Natural Law
Many many of us here cannot distinguish between moslems and terrorists. You may not like moslem culture and religion, but the fact there are moslem countries is NOT the same as the fact there are terrorists and terrorist supporting moslem countries. The simplest proof of this is that MOST moslem countries are allied with the USA or at least not helpful to terrorists. Examples? Kuwait, Egypt, etc. Saudi Arabia for all the problems there is the number one target of Al Queda.

IF all these countries were our enemies, the WOT would be very very different. I don't want any Sharia law here, but Malaysia is NOT the United States.

47 posted on 10/29/2006 8:28:48 AM PST by Williams
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To: ASA Vet

Sailing alone in these waters ?

not the best idea...pirates and more

at least, his wife will be safe


48 posted on 10/29/2006 8:28:49 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: teenyelliott

You got that right pal. You dont have to worry about me going to any Muslim ruled country ,including France .Living there?? Hell no. Lebanon, Israel, Egypt? Great places for tourist trips? This tourist isnt interested in going anywhere I am not wanted. They may want my dollars ,but as long as they dont want me they can kiss my butt.


49 posted on 10/29/2006 8:28:54 AM PST by sgtbono2002 (The fourth estate is a fifth column.)
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To: george76
“I want the religious department to apologise to me and my wife in writing,”

"My wife and I"

Maybe the Malaysian officials viewed them as illegal aliens. (Suddenly some Freepers become greatly conflicted...)

50 posted on 10/29/2006 8:32:10 AM PST by Diddle E. Squat
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