Wednesday, January 18, 2012

The soft side of Islam

What better way to show how tolerant, loving and compassionate your religion, and by extension, you yourself are to others around you than by calling for their deaths.

This is Islam.

From The Daily Mail January 16 by Lucy Buckland

'I was doing my duty as a Muslim,' says father who handed out leaflets saying gay people should be hanged

A father has told a court he was only doing his duty as a Muslim by handing out leaflets calling for gay people to be executed.

Kabir Ahmed, 28, said he handed a leaflet called Death Penalty? to a policeman and stuffed them through letterboxes across Derby because he was spreading the word of God as taught by Islam.

He said: 'My intention was to do my duty as a Muslim, to inform people of God’s word and to give the message on what God says about homosexuality.'

Married Ahmed, who has a nine-month-old daughter, is on trial with four other men at Derby Crown Court charged with inciting hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation, the first prosecution of its kind since legislation came into force in March 2010.

At the opening of the trial last week jurors were shown the Death Penalty? leaflet, which shows an image of a mannequin hanging from a noose and says that homosexuality is punishable by the death penalty under Islam.

Yes it is, upheld as right by Al-Azhar University.

The leaflet states: 'The death sentence is the only way this immoral crime can be erased from corrupting society and act as a deterrent for any other ill person who is remotely inclined in this bent way.'

But wait, there's more.

It goes on: 'The only dispute amongst the classical authorities was the method employed in carrying out the penal code,' and then goes on to offer burning, being flung from a high point such as a mountain or building, or being stoned to death as suitable methods.

Absolutely correct.  There is no dispute among Muslim jurists about killing gays, it is a matter of how that they disagree on.

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