Skip to comments.Swiss minaret ban 'extreme Islamophobia' (Islamic Nazis are upset)
Posted on 11/30/2009 12:28:52 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
ISLAMABAD: Pakistani religious groups on Monday condemned a referendum in Switzerland that saw voters approve a ban on the construction of mosque minarets, calling it 'extreme Islamophobia.'
Switzerland on Sunday voted in favour of a ban on new mosque minarets - the towers or turrets attached to mosques from which Muslims are traditionally called to prayer - prompting dismay and anger in the Muslim world.
'This development reflects extreme Islamophobia among people in the West,' said Khurshid Ahmad, vice president of Jamaat-e-Islami, a Islamic political party that is represented in Pakistan's parliament.
'This also represents very serious discrimination against Muslims.' Pakistan is the world's second most populous Muslim nation.
The far-right Swiss People's Party (SVP) had forced a referendum after collecting a mandatory 100,000 signatures from eligible voters.
Conservative Swiss politicians argued that the minarets were not architectural features with religious characteristics, but symbolised a 'political-religious claim to power, which challenges fundamental rights.'
Ahmad described the Swiss decision as a serious violation of human rights and international law, telling AFP: 'This is an effort to provoke Muslims and prompt a clash between Islam and the West.'
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Why call it islamophobia? Phobia means fear, the Swiss are telling the islamofascists to go to hell. Doesn’t sound like fear to me.
They ought to just sick the home owner’s association on them.
More to the point,
a “phobia” is an IRRATIONAL fear.
There’s nothing irrational about pushing back against the Islamist takeover of Western Civilization.
Where did the Swiss muslims come from? It is virtually impossible to settle in Switzerland, much less gain citizenship. Are these muslims brought in to do manual labor? Could all Europeans be as stupid as American’s to have basically destroyed their birthright for some cheap labor.
"I won't drink your chocolate"
What’s more, they say it is irrational and then they say that such action will only provoke Islamic violence.
Their dishonor is palpable. They themselves ban churches in Saudi Arabia. Forget banning Crosses on Churches, they ban the Churches themselves! They never cared about preserving “tolerance” and “diversity”. It was always about conquest.
That'll teach us infidels.
It would at least reduce terrorism to around zero incidents per year.
But of course there is nothing wrong with totally banning the construction of churches throughout much of the Islamic countries.
"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find only things evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelogus
Isn't it preposterous?
"Let us into your culture - you have nothing to fear... and if you don't let us in we'll kill you"
Isn’t it just possible that, after many centuries of a pastoral ‘look’, the Swiss simply don’t want ugly posts sticking up and ruining the pastoral landscape? All those postcard picture opportunities of the Alps would not be enhanced by an ugly spike sticking up in the middle of the scene.
That seems to me to be simply a matter of taste, not a phobia of any kind.
Poor things. Maybe if they would stop the head cutting, neck slicing, genital mutilation, blowing up planes, blowing up buses with schoolchildren, blowing up trains, blowing up wedding celebrations, blowing up their kids with bomb vests, yelling and screaming through their dirty beards - then we might start liking them.
Not to mention that terrible wailing at sunrise and sunset.
Restrictions on the practice of Islam is one of the universally agreed (by Imam) times that jihad (personal struggle) is permitted to become JIHAD (holy war). The more dangerous it becomes, the harder it is to block it. But Islam is not so tolerant of other faiths brought into muslim dominant nations.
Don’t you know that kufir are sub-human? Islamic supremacists practice apartheid. Yet Jimmy Carter does the bidding of his Saudi masters and declares that Israel practices apartheid.
So its confirmed , again, the religion of piece is going to volunteer more irrational islamic violence.
Threat of hate , threat of violence, threatening of others rights..... the swiss are the swiss. Its their country.... their bar six.
Why is it Europeans warn their governments NOT to do something PREVENTATIVE because there can be reprisals yet when there is a overt jihadist attack on the West (9-11, 7-7, Ft. Hood, etc.) it is the muslim community that fears reprisals?
Why don’t the peaceful muslims warn the jihadist Imam NOT to stir up the “lone nuts” because there can be reprisals on the entire Islamic community?
The lone nuts? Are islams army which all endorse.
Sure they pay lip service to the wrongness of what the jihadists are up to ... but amongst themselves these guys are all martyrs.
As everything does.
Could all Europeans be as stupid as Americans to have basically destroyed their birthright for some cheap labor.
Good news you made my day.
you have to understand them. you know when the western world trys to survive it´s racism, fashism, intolerance... when muslim terrorists targed little kids in school buses in Israel it´s legitimate freedom fighting, when they stone a woman who has been raped its expressing their religios freedoms ,and i guess 9/11 was just a sort of cultural misunderstanding...
This is the most politically incorrect thing I have heard in years. (I love it)
>>They can persecute, harass and oppress non-Muslims in their countries but we can’t do anything to defend our way of life.<<
Whose fault is it? The West has allowed Islam to piss on it since it allowed their emigration.
Absolutely....you get what you’ll put up with. Be proudm stand up to the cowardly bullies, foreign and domestic, and punch their friggin’ lights out! Better to be devoured by a lion than gnawed to death by a pack of rats.
Could all Europeans be as stupid as Americans
Why do you suggest that Average Americans have anything to do with our corrupt and degenerate elected and appointed Officials support for illegal labor and migration?
The Business Community is making the money.. Keeping wages down and profits high thru the use of Illegal Labor..
We the People... do not benifit.. at best our interests are simply ignored by Corrupt and degenerate Elected and Appointed Officials.
Agreed. And from 6 different directions, all “singing” a different song. What a cacophony. I would have worn earplugs to sleep, but that would have cut down my reaction time to the incoming. Can not please these POSs except by dying.
"Of 150 mosques or prayer rooms in Switzerland, only 4 have minarets, and only 2 more minarets are planned. None conduct the call to prayer. There are about 400,000 Muslims in a population of some 7.5 million people. Close to 90 percent of Muslims in Switzerland are from Kosovo and Turkey, and most do not adhere to the codes of dress and conduct associated with conservative Muslim countries like Saudi Arabia, said Manon Schick, a spokeswoman for Amnesty International in Switzerland." -- New York Times, 11/30/2009