Last month we heard the news that Saudi Arabia had closed two of the holiest Islamic sites- Al Haram Mosque in Mecca and Al Masjid al Nabawy in Medina to halt the spread of coronavirus.
This was a massive decision for Saudi Arabia to make due to millions of Muslim pilgrims visiting Mecca and Medina each year what with all Muslims being obliged to visit the Saudi Arabian holy sites once in their lifetime.
However to my surprise reports in the news claimed that the holy sites opened again for visiting pilgrims just a week later.
You might be wondering how Saudi Arabia managed to solve the spread of the coronavirus in just a week. Well perhaps Saudi religious leaders turned to their Prophet for guidance.
Let us now look at the Hadith, Sahih Bukhari 3350:
As you can see from the above Hadith, angels are guarding the roads to Medina to protect Medina from the plague. The plague of course is a bacterial disease differing from corona of which is a viral infection, but Muhammad wouldn’t have known the difference between the two 1400 years ago. I can only assume that the angels would have protected against both bacterial and viral infections anyway rather than only protecting against bacterial infections.
This therefore means that Muhammad, as Allah’s last surviving prophet, guarantees that the Arabian city of Medina is safe from coronavirus!
That’s problem solved then everyone needs to go to Medina to be saved from Covid-19.
However if you look at the first image in this post, I must ask why the Saudi Monarchs “ask God to spare all of humanity from harm”? There is no need for such prayers because Allah has already given humanity full protection from coronavirus- the city of Medina with its guardian angels.
Lets just assume those Saudi Monarchs have not studied the Islamic doctrine and the Hadiths sufficiently enough and they have not yet realised that their own city of Medina is the saviour of humanity.
This brings another problem- you can not fit the population of the world into Medina!
This means that what we now need to instead send all the coronavirus infected people from every country in the world to the city of Medina so they can be cured (roughly half a million people at the time I write this), as the angels guarding the city will not let diseases in to Medina.
I can not believe that ever since I started this blog 3 years ago I have been nothing but critical of the Islamic doctrine, and yet Allah through the words of Prophet Muhammad is about to save humanity with the city of Medina.
Of course if the Saudi monarchs do not open the gates of Medina to the victims of corona then they either do not wish for coronavirus to be vaccinated or they do not believe the words of Prophet Muhammad.
So let us all pray to Allah and hope Saudi Arabia invite the corona victims to Medina. Allahu akbar!
Anyone who has ever tried reading the Qur’an will know how hard that book is to read. Its boring, confusing and makes absolute no sense. I read the Qur’an two-three times and my frustration at the senseless narrative failed to ease. There are no story lines and the chapters do not follow on from each other, and the level of sophistication and imagination when compared with the Bible for example is abysmal.
It is fairly obvious when reading the Qur’an that the chapters are not in chronological order, but when the chapters are read in chronological order the book is so much easier to understand, as is Islam as a whole.
The Qur’an was supposedly revealed to Prophet Muhammad in 610 by Allah via Angel Gabriel whilst Muhammad was conducting one of his regular meditation practices in the caves of Mount Hira. Muhammad would then spend the remaining 22 years of his life after this revelation preaching and teaching what was revealed unto him; primarily in the two Arabian cities of Mecca and Medina. You will see why those two cities, and how Muhammad’s differing experiences in his attempt at spreading Islam in Mecca and Medina, define what Islam is.
Most of the Qur’an is based on Muhammad’s time in Mecca between 610-622 where he tried to spread his peaceful and spiritual religion of Islam with little success. He converted very few, the vast majority of Jews, Pagans and Christians in Mecca were not interested in what Muhammad had to say. Therefore the first three quarters of the Qur’an (chronologically) are irrelevant.
The final quarter of the Qur’an chronologically covers the time from the Hijra, where Prophet Muhammad and his companions migrated from Mecca to Medina, 622-632. The reason they moved was to target the Jews in Medina seen as Medina was the Jewish hub city, and this is why even to this day you see similarities between the customs of Judaism and Islam, e.g. Circumcision, Kosher/halal meat and pigs being dirty animals. This time instead of preaching Islam in a peaceful spiritual manner, Muhammad slaughtered the Jews who didn’t convert to Islam.
Therefore you need to think of the Qur’an as two sections, the first three quarters being of a time when Muhammad was preaching peacefully at home in Mecca, and the final quarter being after the Hijra in Medina when the Prophet turned violent and started using Jihad.
For does who do not know, the term ‘abrogation’ comes from law and it refers to when two pieces of legislature written at different times contradict each other, and thus the piece of legislature wrote at the latter time overrides and cancels out the former piece of legislature. It is important in the Qur’an because there are many contradicting verses.
There is actually two verses in the Qur’an stating
the rules of abrogation
The most commonly used example of abrogation relates to alcohol. First Muslims were simply discouraged from drinking alcohol (2: 219), then Muslims were banned from being intoxicated whilst praying (4: 43), before finally being banned from consuming alcohol and gambling at all times (5:90).
You will notice from the chronological list of chapters above that chapter 9 is the penultimate chapter (and the final chapter 110 is irrelevant because it is only three verses long). This is very important because chapter 9 is the most violent and brutal chapter, and Islamic extremists use 9:5 (verse of the sword) to justify terrorism because that verse calls on Muslims to kill disbelievers.
Unfortunately Western studies of Islam have failed to notice the importance of abrogation. Peter McLoughlin has recently wrote a book, Mohammed’s Koran, with a copy of the Qur’an and verses in reverse chronological order, and this is the first re-ordering of the verses of the Qu’ran written since Anwural Haqq wrote Abrogation in the Qur’an in 1926.
Abrogation in the Qur’an raises questions about the book and Muhammad and the religion as a whole. Did Allah change his mind about things or realise earlier mistakes? No that is theologically impossible because Allah is God and God doesn’t make mistakes. Its pretty obvious to me why there is abrogation in the Qur’an when reflecting on Muhammad’s different methods of preaching in Mecca and Medina. Peace and spirituality does not help the growth of Islam. Violence and jihad does.
As I look over the various social media accounts today I see the majority of people happy at the news of Tommy Robinson’s 9 month conviction. Those people I believe have been caught in the bubble blown by the Establishment and the mainstream media, a bubble that perpetuates the false narrative that Tommy Robinson is far-right, a fascist, a racist bigot, when in actual fact Tommy Robinson is a working-class man worried about his children’s future in an Islamified town home to 34 mosques. It is important to the political elite that this man and his worries are silenced in order to maintain the interests of the wealthy establishment.
I am not going to use this article to tell you about how the State’s silencing of Tommy Robinson’s voice and why they do so because I already have, in July 2017 to be precise, a piece I wrote titled ‘Freedom of Speech denied by political correctness. Tommy Robinson’s democratic struggles in an undemocratic British Police State’ (scroll right down to the archives at the bottom of this page). You could also read his book Enemy of the State.
That piece I wrote two years ago could not have been possibly clarified furthermore by the fact that Tommy Robinson has been charged and convicted with Contempt of Court this week.
Tommy was of course locked up last year for the Contempt of Court charge in question where he spent 3 months in solitary confinement (which left him with long term mental health issues), the reason him being in solitary confinement was to ‘protect his own safety’ from Muslims in the prison. You have to ask why was he was put in the country’s largest Muslim populated category C prison in the first place, a prison where the solitary confinement itself is situated next to the prison mosque, a perfect place to throw faeces through the cell window on a daily basis?
This conviction was justifiably quashed at the Court of Appeal due to the case being deemed completely flawed by the Lord Chief Justice.
(Above is a link to the video in question where Tommy supposedly conducted Contempt of Court. I can not find a link to the video itself because the different platforms on the internet have made an exquisite effort to remove the video. You’ll notice the swear words are ‘blurred out’ in the video via the Twitter link above but I can clarify that when Tommy asked the 3 child rape offenders “how do they feel about the verdict?”, one of them answered with “Tommy i’m gonna suck your Mum’s fanny”.)
When TR went back to court for a re-trial in November last year the Attorney General Geoffrey Cox added two new charges to the case suggesting that Tommy’s live stream reporting of the case was harmful to the mentality of the later convicted child rapists in question and contradicted them having a fair trial (despite the Jury having already reached its verdict).
Mr Wright of the Crown Prosecution Services supported the fact that there was nothing of TR’s live stream video that could have influenced the Jury’s verdict and this was agreed by the Judge Marson and the high court. Two different courts agreed that there was nothing in Tommy’s videos that could have prejudiced against the child rape defendants in anyway.
Therefore the Attorney General Geoffrey Cox removed them two charges and brought up two fresh allegations; a strict liability of contempt and a common law of contempt which both suggested that photographing and videoing the convicted child rapists that day could have made them feel anxious and not in a correct state of mind in order for them to hear their verdict.
The fact is that on that day TR acted in good faith to section 4 of the reporting restrictions that were put in place. Also, the most import element of this tyrannic fiasco is the fact that the info that Tommy Robinson supposedly broke out on his live stream; names and faces of the child rapists etc, was already in the public domain! That is not all.. moreover, the information of the child rapists which Tommy recited on the live stream in question was gathered by Tommy from a BBC article that was already online before his live stream.
Before Tommy Robinson went to Leeds Crown Court to do his live stream, he had already researched the reporting restriction laws online in order to avoid doing the exact thing he has been charged and convicted with.
The above pamphlet states that notices reporting restrictions of a trial need to be made both online and in court itself. On that morning in Leeds notices of reporting restrictions were neither made online or in court itself (although funnily enough they were made in the afternoon after TR had been arrested).
Tommy Robinson knew all this regarding reporting restrictions because he has been in bother for Contempt of Court before in Canterbury. Since then he had hired a private advisor to help him understand the law on reporting restrictions so that he would not make the same mistake
Furthermore, that morning TR refrained from entering the court building itself. He maintained clarification from the Police Officer outside the court building that the reporting via livestream that he was doing was allowed.
It has been over 60 years since anyone was sent to prison in relation to defying report restrictions. In modern times, Contempt of Court only results in a fine. For example, Rod Liddle of The Spectator magazine received a fine of £5250 for Contempt of Court in relation to the reporting of the Stephen Lawrence murder trial.
Also, highly prejudicial material from journalists of the Daily Mirror and Daily Mail resulted in the complete collapse of the case of Levi Bellfield who kidnapped and murdered an 11 year old girl. The CoC in this case also meant that another victim never received justice. The employers of these journalists however never received prosecution but instead fines of £10,000.
Furthermore to this scandalous imprisonment of Tommy Robinson, Lizzie Deardon, the Home Office Correspondent for The Independent, also reported on the three child rapists as did Tommy Robinson with his live stream. When told to remove her article by the CPS and the Judge, she refused to do so stating that “social media voids any reporting restrictions”. This was unlike Tommy who offered to take down his video live stream after he was arrested and charged.
The BBC, the Independent and loads more other mainstream media outlets are equally guilty of the same ‘Contempt of Court’ charge as Tommy Robinson, but he is the only person getting sent to prison.
So just to summarise what Tommy Robinson is getting sent to prison for, it is for asking the three convicted child rapists, “how do they feel about their verdict?” (I really hope the Twitter link to the actual video earlier in this piece worked for you chaps).
Does that account for harassment? For causing anxiety to the child raping defendants? For potentially ruining a court case in which the child raping defendants were already found guilty by the Jury? (Oh by the way i’ve just remembered… whilst on bail before conviction one of the child rapists was working in a fast-food outlet serving children).
No of course it does not! And it does not in anyway compare to the anxious caused by the mainstream media to Tommy Robinson and his family and the harassment given to TR and his family by the mainstream media over the previous decade.
(Watch the video above and ask why Lucy Manning, political correspondent of the BBC, isn’t being charged and convicted with the same offence as Tommy Robinson right now???)
The latest example being when after Tommy Robinson was released from solitary confinement last year with post traumatic stress disorder. The media called at his Mum and friend’s house asking questions as well as checking into the same hotel Tommy and his family were staying at and taking photographs of his children.
What makes this scandal even more ludicrous is the fact that the Attorney General Geoffrey Cox brought this conviction on the basis that the convicted child rapists would be made to feel anxious because of Tommy Robinson. Absolute bollocks. Tommy Robinson is the one with mental health issues and anxiety caused by the State’s imprisonment in solitary confinement last year, and Geoffrey Cox has seen all of Tommy’s medical records before bringing about this conviction of him.
Why is it that when three Pakistani-British Muslims from Huddersfield are found guilty by a jury of peers for raping British children, people are applauding and celebrating the imprisonment of Tommy Robinson after he asked those three child rapists “how do you feel about your verdict?”
Do you really think that the majority of people on social media who i have seen applauding and celebrating Tommy Robinson’s conviction also reacted in the same way when the three Huddersfield child rapists were found guilty by the jury?
The fact is that this imprisonment of Tommy Robinson is based on politics and not law.
Tommy Robinson is getting sent down because of who he is and not what he has done.
He is getting sent down, unlike all the reporters from the mainstream media outlets who have done exactly the same as him, because he is a working-class voice who’s concerns regarding the fundamental practices of Islam are contradictory to the Establishment’s interests.
This live stream video from Tommy Robinson isn’t even in relation to the fundamental practices of Islam (even though Islam itself worships the actions of a paedophilic rapist Prophet Muhammad). It is in relation to the multiple decades long covering up of paedophilic Muslim child rapist gangs by the State snd those in power.
Call me a Marxist if you wish but this is definitely a social class issue.
We the working-class are having to worry furthermore about the future of our daughters, because those in power do not give a flying fuck with regards as to what is happening to the young girls in working-class Islamified communities.
I feel for his wife and children a lot more so than I do for him.
Throughout this piece I shall outline the 1400 year history of the religion of war and terror, or what we are taught here in the West to be known as the religion of peace. The history of Islam needs to be understood; a history forever themed by fighting and fascism.
610 was the year Prophet Muhammad first starting preaching Islam and at that time Islam was a new peaceful and spiritual religion. This was after Muhammad claimed that revelations were revealed to him by Angel Gabriel. For 12-13 years Muhammad preached in his home town of Mecca trying to recruit followers, but unfortunately he struggled to influence Islam in Mecca; he only persuaded his friends and family.
This meant that Muhammad needed to change his tactics. In 622 he decided to travel from Mecca to Medina with his few followers in order to target the Jews, because whilst at that time Mecca was multi-cultural consisting of Jews, Christians and Pagans (Quraysh tribe), Medina was the Jewish hub of Arabia. Muhammad thought that if he could persuade the Jews in Medina he could then easily return and persuade people in Mecca and the rest of Arabia. The migration by Muhammad from Mecca to Medina is known as The Hijrah.
To do this Muhammad adopted many aspects from the Old Testament to try and persuade the Jews which is why today you see many similarities between the ideologies of Judaism and Islam. For example, fasting in Yom Kippur and Ramadan, Kosher and Halal meat, circumcision and the pig being a dirty animal. This is why at the beginning of the Qur’an (by the beginning of the Qur’an I mean by in terms of the chapters in chronological order not chapters 1, 2, 3 etc.) you see much praise for people of the book/scripture (Jews).
However unfortunately Muhammad still failed to persuade the Jews in Medina just like he did the people back home in Mecca. This time he snapped and turned violent. Muhammad started killing the people in Medina (a minority of Christians as well as the Jewish majority) because they wouldn’t accept his new religion of Islam. Therefore 622 was the year that Islam transitioned from a spiritual religion into a violent movement. Note that 622; the start of violent Islam, is also the start of the Islamic calendar. The Islamic calendar ignores the first 12 years of Islam when Islam was seen to be a peaceful religion.
Now that Islam had turned violent and followers were striving for Allah (jihad), the number of Muslims in Arabia increased expeditiously.
Therefore after the year of The Hijrah, Prophet Muhammad and his rapidly increasing group of Muslim followers colonised that part of Arabia, and Jews and Christians within Medina became the dhimmi (2nd class non-believer citizens within an Islamic community). This meant that Jews and Christians had to then pay jizyah in Medina (a tax for non-Muslims within an Islamic State) unless they were going to convert to Islam. These were the only two options otherwise they would be killed.
As time went on following Muhammad’s death and descending Caliphs ruled the Islamic State in Arabia, the Kuffar (non-believers), in particular people of the book, were seen to suffer more and more oppression. In the 8th century Caliph Umar Ibn Abdal-Aziz brought tighter regulations of the jizyah, and monthly ceremonies would take place where Jews and Christians would have to get on their knees in front of a Muslim crowd and pay their ‘protection tax’.
Jews and Christians would also have to wear distinct items in order to be identified differently from Muslims. Umar Ibn Abdal-Aziz made Jews wear yellow stars on a necklace, a tactic copied 1200 years later by Adolf Hitler in Nazi Germany. Hitler was known to base much of his Nazi ideology on that of Prophet Muhammad and his descending caliphs in the latter part of the first millennium. In 8th century Arabia it was law that Jews had to cross over a street in order to avoid walking past a Muslim so that Muslims were not ‘dirtied’ by a passing Jew.
Christians were also as much victims of Islamic fascism than Jews were. In 9th century Arabia caliph Al-Mutawakkil forced Christians to wear a zunnar (a belt) so that they could then be identified. The Pact of Umar contains a long list of prohibitions which oppressed Christians (easily found online); prohibitions that included the building of churches and celebrations of Easter.
From the time of Prophet Muhammad’s fascist rule from 622 through the descending caliphs up to the 11th century, Islam was seen to spread from its starting point in Arabia up through the Middle-East to Southern Europe, across North Africa and Spain and also across Asia. This was all achieved by military conquests and Muslim armies colonising areas over three continents by spreading hate and terror.
It wasn’t until just before the start of the 11th century that the Pope finally said enough is enough. Pope Urban II wanted to stop the Islamic military spreading their ‘religion’ through violent means, so he called out to European Christians and pleaded for them to form an army in order to take back their Holy Land, Jerusalem; having been colonised by Muslim imperialists for 300 years. This was the start of the Crusades.
The Crusades did regain control of the Holy Land, a sacred part of the world previously taken from Christians and Jews, but only for another century. Salah ad-Din Yusuf victoriously led the Muslims into war against the Crusades at the end of the 12th Century, and this meant that the Holy Land remained Muslim territory until Israeli liberation 800 years later in 1967. The halt to the spread of Islam thanks to the Crusades may have only been brief, but difference it made is thought to have made a massive difference to what we now know as contemporary civilisation.
So after Salah ad-Din Yusuf victoriously led an Islamic army in the 12th century, the spread of Islam through North Africa, West Asia and Southern Europe exploded through the use of forcing the dhimmi to pay protection tax in the form of jizyah. This caliphate was the Islamic State and the Islamic State was led by caliphs who were all ‘religious’ successors to the founder of Islam Prophet Muhammad.
The caliphate of the Islamic State reigned by spreading fear and terror throughout most of the 2nd millennium, the only setback they had was on 9/11 in the Battle of Vienna at the end of the 17th century when the Commonwealth and the Holy Roman empire joined forces to defeat the Ottoman Turks.
This is why 9/11 is a significant date in the Islamic calendar. The terrorist attack on the World Trade Centre in 2001 wasn’t carried out on any random day.
The Islamic State caliphate finally ended in 1924, meaning that the Islamic empire had been active for 1302 years ever since Prophet Muhammad first started murdering the kuffar in Medina. Turkish leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk was the man we need to thank for the ending of the Islamic State. He ended the caliphate when the Ottoman Empire became the independent country of Turkey, and with this transition ‘Western like’ reforms were put in place such as a women’s right to education, a woman’s right to work, a woman’s right to choose her own husband (notice a pattern? It still baffles me as to why feminists sympathise with Islam), and the ban on women wearing a hijab. To this day, Muslims hate Kemal Ataturk and many believe that Ataturk was a secret Jewish agent.
Either way, 1924 was the year that Islam was thought to have ended, and in that 1302 years Islam killed 270 million people. All butchered and killed by the sword.
Unfortunately Islam has since well and truly been resurrected despite the ending of the Islamic State in 1924. The discovery of oil in The Gulf meant that Saudi Arabia and America ultimately became best friends and the world’s biggest oil trading partners. This is why ever since the discovery of oil in The Gulf people in The West have continuously been taught ‘the grand lie’ by the establishment, political elite and the media; ‘the grand lie’ being that Islam is a religion of peace.
Before the discovery of oil in The Gulf, there was no denial of the truth regarding Islam, or ‘Muhammadism’ as it was referred to back then by those in power. For example, Winston Churchill knew the truth after he studied Islam at the end of the 19th century, and Churchill used to warn about the potential danger that the spread of ‘Muhammadism’ would bring. Hitler also knew about Islam and he chose to replicate the caliphate’s treatment of Jews. This is partly what led to Winston Churchill’s success in WW2 because he knew exactly who and what Hitler was replicating in his treatment of the Jews. It was the Islamic caliphate. But of course Churchill was the only man at that time in government who had sufficient knowledge regarding Islam/Muhammadism.
Therefore one could assume that without the discovery of oil in The Gulf Islam wouldn’t be so powerful on the world stage today. America and the West have allowed Islam to be re-born in the 20th century in order to benefit their financial interests. This is why you could ultimately say that ‘the left’ are missing the perfect opportunity to criticise capitalism by sympathising with Islam.
When looking at the world today, we can now see that ISIS (or the ‘so called’ Islamic State as referred to by the BBC) are not new, they have simply been resurrected. The reason ISIS have been growing and succeeding is because people are unaware of the history of Islam.
Now let me point out a concept you should know regarding Islam which I feel is incredibly important:
The doctrine of Taqiyya is simply a law allowing Muslims to lie, and Muslims have historically had to lie in order to protect themselves- in particular Shia Muslims when confronted with Sunni Muslims; lying by denying their faith. However the Law of Taqiyya is also a lie used to spread Islam. A Muslim can literally place his/her hand on the Qur’an and swear that he/she is telling the truth but yet tell a complete lie, knowing that Allah will forgive him/her because the lie being told is for the greater good of Islam. If Muslims are outnumbered by non-Muslims, Muslims can use taqiyya to befriend non-Muslims and thus slaughter them at a later time when the non-Muslims are least expecting it. In other words, Muslims can befriend non-Muslims outwardly but yet they do not inwardly. A summary of taqiyya is when Abu ad-Darda (a close companion of Prophet Muhammad) said “we smile in the face of some people although our hearts curse them”.
The best example of taqiyya being used in my opinion is the Treaty of Hudaybiyyah, which was a false peace treaty Muslims used whilst lying and deceiving to benefit the causes of Islam. The Treaty of Hudaybiyyah derives from a short time after the Hijrah when Prophet Muhammad had imperialised Medina. At that time Muhammad wanted to travel back and colonise Mecca but his army wasn’t strong enough, so Muhammad signed a 10 year peace treaty; the Treaty of Hudaybiyyah, with the Quraysh tribe in Mecca. Then Prophet Muhammad built his Islamic army recruiting members by storming different Arabian tribes and stealing their goods, and then spreading those goods amongst his men. The ‘peace’ Treaty of Hudaybiyyah gave Muhammad time to build a strong enough army to invade Mecca, and after just 2 years of the 10 year treaty Muhammad returned to Mecca catching the Meccans by surprise. Muhammad and his Muslim army butchered the Quraysh people with the sword. By using taqiyya, Prophet Muhammad never actually intended on fulfilling the ten year peace treaty of Hudaybiyyah; he just waited until his army was strong enough to invade the Meccans.
Ever since, taqiyya has been a principle of Islam; Muslim fighters can agree peace with the kuffar before soon catching disbelievers by surprise with an attack. Examples of Prophet Muhammad’s actions regarding the Treaty of Hudaybiyyah have been copied by every caliph ever since Muhammad even right up to this day. Look at peace deals signed by America and Iran for example; the Treaty of Hudaybiyyah is still happening now!
The best example of taqiyya and a similarity of the Treaty of Hudaybiyyah being relevant in modern times is when looking at the failure of the Oslo Accords 1993. The Oslo Accords 1993 was a ten year peace treaty signed by Israel and Palestine. For seven of the ten years this peace treaty remained in place and in that seven years Yasser Arafat; the Palestinian leader, was able to use Israeli and American funds to finance his police and army. In the year 2000 violence erupted in the form of the second intifada breaking the Oslo Accords ten year peace treaty, and this saw mass fatalities of both Israeli and Palestinian people. When Yasser Arafat was asked by state run news channels in Egypt and Lebanon as to why he signed a peace treaty with the enemy in the first place (the Jews), his reply was simply “ahh but remember Hudaybiyyah…” (Yasser Arafat was using taqiyya). Muslims around the world knew exactly what Arafat was referring to, but here in the West it was straight over our heads we had no idea, as it was with the Jews in Israel.
Before I conclude this piece it is important to state that I do not believe all our Muslim friends here in England and the West are ‘pretending’ to be our friends whilst secretly planning to chop our heads off in the future. When Western culture mixes with Islamic culture, the former dilutes the latter and this means that Western Muslims are generally unaware of how evil their ‘religion’ actually is. For example, a typical British Muslim probably does generally believe that his/her ‘religion’ is peaceful, and so do the non-Muslims he/she is educated alongside. However in the Middle-East and the Islamic world Islam is real! There is no such diluted moderate Islam we have here in Europe. To prove this, a PEW research study which I covered in a post last year on my blog found that 77% of Muslims in Indonesia, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh and Egypt (the five countries in the world with the largest Muslim population) support the idea of sharia law and the return of the Islamic Caliphate. From this we can assume that 77% of people from the five biggest Muslim countries in the world support ISIS. I highly doubt over three quarters of British Muslims support ISIS.
By reading this piece you will have now noticed that I have not been talking about the 1400 year history of the religion of peace, or the 1400 year history of any religion for that matter. I have been talking about the 1400 year history of a violent fascist political movement that disguises itself as a religion. Throughout its existence the only way Islam has been able to spread is by oppressing and killing non-Muslims. When Prophet Muhammad first preached his peaceful religion to the Meccans back in 610 he had his chance to persuade and he failed miserably. After 12 years of failing to spread the peaceful religion of Islam, Muhammad should have given it up as a bad job but instead he punished those who didn’t listen. Unfortunately 1.7billion Muslims today reflect their lives on the life of Prophet Muhammad, and I say that it is unfortunate because in my opinion Prophet Muhammad was a dangerous insane psychopath. If Islam is to carry on existing in a potentially peaceful global civilisation, Islam needs a complete reformation for the first time in its existence. Immediately.
*Influence for this post taken from ex-Muslims Brigette Gabriel and Hamed Abdel-Samad as well as Peter Mcloughlin and Dr Bill Warner
Throughout this post I shall talk about Sadiq Khan and his career in law and politics. Khan is a controversial figure because whilst levels of crime and terrorism have increased during his role as Mayor of London, his previous career position as a human rights lawyer has never been ignored due to the Islamic extremists he represented. Obviously not all of Khan’s legal clients were Islamists or even Muslim at all, however I shall outline some of the radicals he sympathised with in courts; not all of them because there are so many, before reviewing him as the Mayor of London.
In 2001 Khan represented Louis Farrakhan, an Islamist banned from the UK who described white people as ‘devils’ and called a Hitler ‘a very great man’. This was because of Hitler’s genocide of Jews, with of course Hitler himself known to use Islam’s Prophet Muhammad as a role model in his treatment of Nazi Germany’s Jewish population. Khan’s legal role with Farrakhan was the attempt in getting his UK ban overturned. Funny how Khan wanted entry into the UK for a fascist anti-Semitic Jew hating Muslim, but yet he campaigned for a ban on Donald Trump coming to the UK earlier this year.
Sadiq Khan also defended one of the Islamists behind the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre. Zacarias Moussaoui is currently serving 6 life sentences without parole in America due to his participation in 9/11, with Khan being a legal consultant for Moussaoui and the only practicing Muslim on Moussaoui’s defence team.
Whilst defending the extradition of convicted terrorist Babar Ahmed to America, Sadiq Khan was seen to attend four meetings with Stop Political Terror; a now defunct Islamist organisation who had strong connections with Al Qaeda and Anwar al-Awlaki. These meetings with Stop Political Terror saw Khan share a platform numerous times with Suliman Gani here at home in London. The Tooting based Imam is controversial because of his radical opinions, however the extent of how radical those opinions are debateable. David Cameron was once forced to apologise for claiming Gani had links to ISIS.
Next on the list is Sheikh Yousef al-Qawadari, a Qatar-based Egyptian Islamic scholar who is banned from The UK, the US and France. Sadiq Khan spoke out in support of this Islamist despite him decreeing that homosexuality is a crime as well as praising the work of suicide bombers, and himself travelling to Palestine to support the terrorist group Hamas. Not only has Sadiq Khan previously sympathised with al-Qawadari but he has before denied that al-Qawadari is an Islamist altogether, despite al-Qawadari often citing Islamic texts calling for Jews to be killed.
Finally we come to Sadiq Khan’s ex-brother in-law and the most prolific terrorist organisation based in Britain; Al-Muhajiroun. Khan’s ex-brother in-law Makbool Javaid is an Islamist who was a member of Al-Muhajiroun until the terror group was banned in Britain in 2005. He is most known for his speeches in Trafalgar Square in the late 1990’s where he issued a Fatwa calling on Muslims for a ‘Holy War’ against the UK and the US. Just because Al-Muhajiroun was a British terror group does not mean they were not extreme and unparalleled to those based in the Middle-East. They were formerly led by Anjem Choudary; the UK’s most infamous Islamic cleric, and they have connections with Lee Rigby’s slaughterers. Sadiq Khan has tried to distance himself from his former brother in-law and Al-Muhajiroun since joining the Labour Party and subsequently gaining more power in politics. However, he has been known to share a platform with Sajeel Abu Ibrahim in more recent times numerously; another Islamist with previous connections to Al-Muhajiroun.
The examples I have used of the Islamists and extremists who Sadiq Khan has previously associated himself with; including his brother in-law, are just a few examples from a long list of many. That long list of many can be found at Zerohedge if you wish to see further proof of Khan’s sympathy with Muslim extremists. However since Khan’s days of representing Islamists as a lawyer, his career in politics has progressed meaning that he has had to distance himself from the extremists he associated with, including his brother in-law who he hasn’t seen for ten years.
This brings us on to Sadiq Khan’s role as London Mayor. The fact is that for the 2 and a half years that Khan has been Mayor, crime and terror in London have disproportionately increased. Since last year, murder was reported to have risen by 44%, gun crime 23%, knife crime 21% and an 18% increase in the number of rapes have been recorded. For the first time ever this year there was more murders committed in London than New York City. On top of that, the number of acid attacks in London has increased massively, with more acid attacks in the borough of Newham, East London, than anywhere else in London. Newham is thought to have roughly a 30% Muslim population and an 80% ethnic minority population as a whole (80% ethnic minority kind of contradicts itself). The number of people arrested for terror related offences also rose by 60% in 2017 compared with 2016, with MI5 General Director Andrew Parker saying that the threat of Jihadists in Britain “is the highest he’s seen in his 34 year career”. The London Met are also now resorting to ramming fleeing criminals on mopeds. Criminals on mopeds has been a huge problem since Sadiq Khan has been Mayor of London, and the fact that the police are now resorting to ramming criminals off their mopeds shows how desperate they are to start regaining control of crime in the capital.
The way Sadiq Khan has handled the crime wave in London has been poor to say the least. Khan has wasted the Police’s limited resources of time and money on the ludicrous attempt of combatting so-called ‘hate speech’’. Hate speech is just simply a way of protecting ‘snowflakes’ from being offended by any opinion that differs from their own. People are getting arrested throughout London for posts they put on social media which are deemed offensive to some people. It does not matter if those posts on social media in question are the general opinion of those who are posting them, or even if they are facts. People are still locked up and silenced. The concept of hate speech simply contradicts the freedom us Westerners enjoy in democratic countries.
One example of hate speech is Islamophobia (in my opinion ‘Islamophobia’ is not actually a word because a phobia is an irrational fear, and fear of Islam as a fascist political ideology is not irrational). Islamophobia has been defined as racist by a recent government report, and the EU say criticism of Islam is no longer protected by Freedom of Speech, meaning I can no longer criticise Islam even with facts. For example, it is now illegal to refer to Prophet Muhammad as a rapist or a paedophile, even though the fact is he married A’ishah when she was 6 years old and raped her when she was 9. He also raped the wives of the thousands of Jews, Pagans and Christians he slaughtered in 7th century Arabia. I expect the Old Bill to knock on my door anytime now.
Hate speech is being used by Sadiq Khan to silence anyone who criticises his ‘religion’. One example is by him referring to ex-Muslim Shazia Hobbs as a hate preacher. Shazia Hobbs is actually quite the opposite of anything hateful. Her Story of escaping from Islam after a forced-marriage and now working to help victims of child abuse in the form of FGM is somewhat inspirational (the video link below of a short interview with Shazia Hobbs is a *MUST WATCH*). Shame on you Khan you utterly pathetic man.
Of course you can’t blame all of London’s rapid increase in crime on Sadiq Khan; that would be unfair seen as he’s only been Mayor for two and a half years. London was already a wreck before Khan took over as Mayor and the fact that London was a wreck before Khan took over as a Mayor is the reason he was elected. London has been on a downwards spiral for decades due to successive Conservative and Labour governments allowing consistent mass migration into the capital at the attempt of a liberal utopia. The expanding multi-cultural society in London has paved the way for an increase in crime, terrorism and a new-wave of gang warfare.
It was of course the multi-cultural demographic that Sadiq Khan aimed for during his Mayor campaign, or more precisely the single-cultural demographic areas of London where Muslims have segregated themselves into high profile Islamic areas. The Muslim population of London was just over 600,000 people in 2001 and ten years later the Muslim population of London had nearly doubled to over a million people. It is hard to say what the Muslim population of London is now because it has been 7 years since the last census, however one can assume that London’s Muslims must now be somewhere between 1.5 and 2million people. The increase in the number of London’s Muslims made it easier for Khan to win the Mayor election, which is why Khan played on the fact that he is Muslim himself in order to win votes.
For the first time this decade, white Britons are a minority in London. Non-white skin colour and foreign nationality does not mean people are more likely to commit crime; that is a racist and xenophobic assumption. However, the poverty and cultural influences that come with non-white and foreign people means that they are more likely to have a criminal identity. It is no coincidence that crime in London is now worse than ever at a time when white Britons are a minority. However, no doubt that Sadiq Khan will be re-elected again for a second term as Mayor if he stands, what with his guaranteed votes in London’s ever expanding foreign Muslim communities.
Throughout the world right now Muslims are observing Ramadan, starting last week on the 17th up until next month in June on the 14th. Ramadan is the 9th month in the Islamic calendar commemorating the revelation of the Qur’an from Allah to Prophet Muhammad, being one of the five pillars of Islam. During Ramadan Muslims are required to refrain from eating, drinking liquids, smoking and sexual relations during the daylight hours, typically 7am-7pm.
Those are the basics of what Ramadan involves for Muslims, and from the requirements of Ramadan it is impossible to see any factor that could possibly influence violence of any sort that could result in Islamic extremism or terrorism. Islamists don’t commit terror attacks because they’re hungry or horny.
However all you have to do is look at the statistics for yourselves. Lasts years Ramadan coincided with 8 people killed in the London Bridge terror attack as well as 17 killed at an ice cream shop in Baghdad, with ISIS claiming over 300 attacks during Ramadan last year in 12 different countries. The year before was even more deadly because more than 200 people were killed in a Baghdad suicide bomb attack during the 2016 Ramadan, and ISIS also claimed the responsibility for over 400 deadly attacks in 16 different countries during Ramadan that year.
Also, today as I write this (22nd May) marks the 5 year anniversary of the beheading and murder of Lee Rigby, and also the 1 year anniversary of the Manchester terrorist attack.
The reason there is seen to be more Islamic terror attacks during the month of Ramadan is in fact because Ramadan is not only a month observed by Muslims to commemorate the revelation of the Qur’an to Prophet Muhammad, it is also known as “the holy month of Jihad”.
In the early days of Islam, key conflicts were won by Prophet Muhammad and his descending Caliphs, most notably the Battle of Badr (year 624), but also the conquest of Mecca (year 630), the siege of Constantinople (year 675), the notorious invasion of Spain (year 714) and Tarik Ibn Zayed’s resulting conquest (year 715), the victory of Salahuddin against invading crusaders (year 1206), and Mamluk’s victory in the Battle of Ain Jiloot (year 1272).
The Battle of Badr occurred once Prophet Muhammad and his jihad followers returned to Mecca from Medina. Muhammad had originally left Mecca for Medina trying to preach his new spiritual religion of Islam in an attempt to gain followers. With little success in doing so, Medina saw Muhammad revolt his new religion into the ‘political ideology of Islam’; using jihad and violence as a method of converting people in Medina to Islam. This allowed Muhammad and his Muslims to return to Mecca and defeat the Quraish in the Battle of Badr, essentially making Prophet Muhammad the King of Arabia.
Jihadists today often give reference to the Muslim victory in the Battle of Badr as the turning point in history in which Islam was allowed to prosper and begin to take control of Arabia, despite Muslims in that battle being numerically outnumbered. Compare it to the battle of Agincourt in which the English defeated the French despite being numerically outnumbered, and thus allowing English dominance in Western Europe.
Throughout the history of Islam, Islamic victories in battle have tended to occur during Ramadan. This is because Muslims are taught to be courageous and fearless during Ramadan, and bravery during Ramadan in Arabic conflicts has won Muslims many conflicts whilst being ‘the underdogs’, which today are reflected on with pride and admiration by Muslim people.
Of course it is not brave or courageous for Muslim extremists to commit terrorism, it is nothing short of cowardly. However the Muslim extremists see themselves as being brave by committing terror, and they believe that their death through jihad will see them rewarded in the afterlife by Allah.
“So let those fight in the cause of Allah who sell the life of this world for the Hereafter. And he who fights in the cause of Allah and is killed or achieves victory- We will bestow upon him a great reward” (Qur’an, chapter 4, verse 74)
The above verse taken from my copy of the Qur’an may explain why Islamists believe that their death in jihad will bring them reward from Allah in the afterlife; the gardens of paradise.
So from now on just remember that Ramadan isn’t all about fasting, refraining from smoking and sexual relations, or as you might read in the Independent… “love and generosity” (do me a favour). Ramadan is also a month of violence. Ramadan is a month of remembrance and reflection regarding the wars that Muslims have won throughout the history of Islam. Ramadan is a month where Muslims are ‘brave’ and fight. Ramadan is a month where Islamists commit terror.
The Syrian war is unique and remarkably bizarre in the fact that the countries and religious movements involved are fighting each other, but yet are supporting one another at the same time. They are enemies and yet share even greater enemies.
America and its Western allies want to overthrow the Syrian Shia government and the best way to do this would be with support from Sunni military groups. i.e. the Syrian Rebels: the Free Syrian Army, ISIS and Al-Nusra. This is because Sunnis and Shias do not like each other they haven’t done so since Islam was formed 1400 years ago. Syria is fighting these Islamist terror groups backed by Russia and Iran. America is also fighting these Islamist terror groups but America supports the Syrian rebels. This means that America is in Syria fighting ISIS, but America also wants ISIS to win because ISIS are also fighting the Syrian government, and America wants the Syrian government to lose.
How confused are you right now!
America wants to imperialise Syria to construct a pipeline which would thus allow America to sell gas to Europe and take away the gas market from Russia. This would essentially cripple Russia’s economy because 80% of Europe’s gas is currently provided by Russia. Syria wants its friend Russia to construct a different pipeline through its territory which would thus maintain European dependence on Russian gas.
Where does religion come into this pipeline conflict?
Well, Sunni Islamist groups are bad, Shia governments not as much so, but Syria’s Shia government needs to be defeated in order to enhance America’s economic power, and the best way for Syria’s Shia government to be defeated is with the support of Sunni militants.
But America and its Western allies still need to be seen opposing Sunni militants of course.
As for the chemical attacks in Syria last week, I think it could be every possibility that Assad DID NOT use chemical weapons and nerve agents on his own people, the very same people whom 89% of voted Assad into power.
I think the chemical weapons would have been more likely to have been used by Syrian rebels, after all, the Syrian rebels are partly made up of ISIS and ISIS have used the banned chemical weapon ‘mustard gas’ before when attacking Kurdish fighters.
This means that blaming Assad for the use of chemical weapons could simply be a set up by America and its friend/enemy ISIS in order to make Assad and his government look bad, and justify military action against his ‘regime’.
I might come across as a conspiracy theorist (that’s because I am), but ask yourself, was it definitely Russia who shot down the Air Malaysia flight back in 2014 or could it have been a joint American-Ukrainian secret operation in order to make Russia look bad. The same goes for the nerve agents used on the Russian man and his daughter in Salisbury, Great Britain last month, and of course the previous chemical attacks in Syria that were assumed to have been carried out by the Assad ‘regime’.
The Syrian rebels have embraced Islamism and Islamic fundamentalism. Surely the rebels are more likely to use chemical weapons. Investigations need to be made properly.
Why would Assad launch a chemical attack on civilians when the end of the war is nigh? ISIS have retreated and Al-Nusra have been defeated, and Donald Trump wants to withdraw American troops from Syria. Assad is winning so why would he decide now to gas his people?
There is also wonder if a chemical attack even happened at all? Locals have said that it didn’t, and in the video and photographs of the supposed chemical attack there is evidence that the scenarios in which ‘victims’ are being treated by medics are staged.
This video from “rebels’” held area in Syria is one of the reasons why you don’t rush into war based on YouTube videos pic.twitter.com/OB2aGXQP4y
All you need to know is that the Syrian war is a war on proposed pipelines. America needs to take control of Syrian territory, and in order to do this it has orchestrated a rebellion against Assad’s government along with its allies in Europe and the Middle-East. This rebellion has involved ISIS and Al-Nusra, the types of people who Western liberal democracies are supposed to oppose.
This essentially means that the reason half a million people have died in a war is because America wants to colonise Syria in order to construct a pipeline and sell gas to Europe. As for the chemical attacks, it will be unlikely to ever know for certain who used the chemical weapons, that’s if they were used at all, meaning that you can not assume it was Assad who used them just because that’s what Western media are telling you so.
The Football Lads Alliance started out as a response to the Islamic terror attacks which we saw in Manchester and London last year; a small number of like minded rival football fans angry at the limited response from the government and the political elite following those terror atrocities.
Since the movement started in the summer last year, the FLA has grown massively in numbers and two marches have already taken place in London, with a further march being planned in Birmingham next month. What I want to discuss in this article is the media’s perception of the FLA; the extent of how much the media has in fact covered the two previous marches, and what image of the FLA the press has tried to portray.
After the first march in which there were 10,000 people, nobody in the press bothered to cover the story. The only people who knew of the march were members of the FLA page on Facebook, which at a guess was maybe 50,000 people. The general population had no idea that 10,000 people marched through their capital city that day, never mind what they were marching for. The BBC didn’t cover the 10,000 FLA marchers, but that very same day the BBC had time to cover the story of a 1000 feminist protesters… in Germany!
After the second FLA march, the press started to take an interest, albeit mainly the minor media outlets who no one takes seriously anyway. The reports from the press suggested that the FLA were far-right racists, which in fact was just an attempt from the press to keep the liberal left and the politically correct at piece of mind. Despite not being part of the two previous FLA marches, I myself have been part of the FLA Facebook group right from the very start and I have seen the leader and founder of the FLA, John Meighan, post the same messages throughout; “no racism and no violence”.
The FLA is a movement that welcomes anyone from any background providing they are opposed to terrorism and extremism, something which has unfortunately become part and parcel of living in a city (I’m sure I’ve heard someone say that before???).
I thought it would be useful to ask John Meighan a few questions and note down the answers. I already knew what his answers to my questions were going to be before I had even asked them, but I asked him anyway because in my opinion, this is how a democratic free press should work. Talk to the primary source of the topic that will be covered in order to get the most valid report, whilst maintaining no bias with complete neutrality of opinion. This will thus allow readers to form their own fair opinion.
J Mitchell- What is the FLA and why did you start the movement?
J Meighan- The FLA is a street movement formed in response to the terror attacks in the UK. It was founded after the London Bridge Attack, but the real game changer was the Manchester terror attack where young children lost their lives
J Mitchell- What were you intending to achieve when you started the FLA movement?
J Meighan- We were initially planning a small march through London with like minded people, but this soon evolved into tens of thousands marching
J Mitchell- How do you feel about the very limited response from the media (the BBC in particular) and the political class?
J Meighan– This was unsurprising. In meetings and interviews with the BBC and other media outlets it is clear that they have a narrative. Football rivals peacefully marching through London together is just too much of a happy ending, which doesn’t cut any ice fitting with their agenda
J Mitchell– Of the media outlets who have responded, they have labelled the FLA fascist and racist. How do you feel about this?
J Meighan– It was inevitable because anything right of left is seen as racist. I feel annoyed, frustrated and angry because it’s simply not true. The truth is in the pudding. The truth is in the two marches. You will always get idiots who latch on to any movement and use it for their own agenda, but we have tried to actively manage that issue and will continue to do so as and when it is possible.
Lets have a look at John’s answer to question number 3 with regards to the fact that the media already had a narrative and that rival football fans marching peacefully is just too much of a happy ending. This is such a shame. The press had no interest after the FLA’s first march simply because it was peaceful and therefore successful. If things went sour and the rival football fans started kicking ten bells out of each other, the BBC would have been all over it!
After the second march the Independent newspaper decided to do a report, but not on the story of yet another successful march in which this time 30,000 rival football fans marched peacefully together; again with no one being arrested. The Independent chose to write about an incident in which the FLA marchers came across Stand up to Racism demonstrators, acting as an anti-Islamophobic counter-demonstration. Minor insults and derogatory chants were exchanged but nothing major. There certainly wasn’t any fighting; hence why no arrests were made. The FLA marchers were angry because they couldn’t understand why the Stand up to Racism counter-demonstrators were present. No one was being Islamophobic! Does being against Islamic extremism and terrorism count as Islamophobia? The question that the Independent should have been asking is “why were the counter-demonstrators even there at the scene?”
As you get to the lesser powerful media outlets the bull**** gets even worse. The Searchlight Magazine and the Socialist Worker for example both label the FLA as fascist racists, the Searchlight Magazine claiming that in the FLA’s second march, “London witnessed the largest demonstration of the far-right in since before WW2”, and the Socialist Worker saying that “racism was at the heart of the FLA”. Come on Searchlight Magazine! Far-right? Really? Why does anything that is not left-wing liberal suffice the racist label these days? Even Wikipedia tells lies claiming that FLA founder John Meighan has previously served a prison sentence for football violence. Not true!
What I think is that the press were hoping that the rival football fans would clash during the FLA’s first march, and then there would have been an interesting story to report, even more interesting than feminist campaigners in Germany! Unfortunately for the press the march was peaceful. The press then couldn’t ignore two marches, therefore the Independent et al toed the lines of a sensitive society where everyone and anyone gets offended by everything and anything. They knew that there was nothing wrong with the two marches or the FLA movement as a whole, but the safest option for the press and the media is for them to demonise the Football Lads Alliance in order to keep the sensitive and easily offended people happy.
But I must ask what about keeping these rival football fans happy and listening to what their concerns are? Is it a social class issue? Prime Ministers come and go but every time each one of them promises to give more voice to the working people. Well now’s the chance! The FLA are working-class people, they are the biggest working-class movement since the miners’ strikes. Middle-aged pompous Guardian readers who latch on to a “Save Our NHS” demonstration, whilst feeling secure from any potential danger with their Bupa insurance DO NOT count as working-class. The FLA is the perfect example of who politician’s ‘supposedly’ want to hear from more often. But nah, still the political class aren’t interested in what the working people have got to say, as per usual.
There has been one or two politicians who have spoke out criticising the FLA, the usual suspects of course, i.e. Diane Abbott. Where was Diane Abbotts criticism of Sadiq Khan allowing the Al Quds march in London; Muslims with links to Hezbollah canting “death to Jews”?
There’s obviously the risk of the FLA attracting far-right white supremacists and Nazi’s, but surely there is with any up and coming new movement. John Meighan has already said that the FLA group is politically neutral it is neither left or right, and he told me specifically that the FLA are aware that “idiots will latch on to the movement and use it for their own agenda, and the FLA will actively try to manage that issue”. You can’t ask for more than that.
The Football Lads Alliance are a group of working-class people trying to get their voices heard in a society dominated by the media and the political class. With the press already trying to belittle the FLA movement, they are practically claiming that any criticism of terrorism and Islamic extremism is in essence Islamophobic and racist. If you can’t criticise terrorism what can you criticise?
“Islam is not a religion of peace, it is a political theory of conquest that seeks domination by any means it can”– ex-Muslim Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
Islamism is a concept that; despite occasionally being said throughout history, has come to surface in recent years since 9/11 in an effort to differentiate the religion of Islam with the Muslim extremists who act in the name of Islam.
Basically it is because of the politically correct west. To lesson the risk of generalising all 1.8billion Muslims with the same status, people thought it would be a good idea to divide Muslims into Muslims and Islamists, and Islam into Islam and Islamism.
This way, Islam can be kept just as a religion, and Islamism is the political aspect of Islam.
Islamism doesn’t have to be violent. It could involve terrorism and the killing of infidels, or just simply a Muslim preacher trying to influence his religion to non-believers on a street corner.
Islamism is just simply an effort in recent years to distinguish the regular and genuine practice of Islam, from the actual enforcement of Islam onto dibelievers.
The only problem is that politics has been a big part of Islam ever since its existence, so there’s no need to try and politicise it now with Islamism, Islam is already political. Islam is not just a religion. It is also a political ideology that primarily distinguishes between Muslims and the kafir (non-believers). Muslims go to paradise if they live without sin, the kafir are destined for hell no matter how they live their life.
Let me tell you a little story about Prophet Muhammad. Muhammad was born and lived in Mecca and it was there he lived as a spiritual leader, influencing Islam attempting to gain followers to his religion. In the space of 13 years he gained very little followers, most scholars appear to agree on a number of 150. Therefore Muhammad moved to Medina after 13 years along with his 150 followers and he chose to politicise Islam himself, changing his role as a spiritual leader into a political leader/warrior using jihad. From this the growth of Islam exploded. By the time Muhammad died, just about everyone in Arabia was a Muslim. Politics and Islamic jihad were maintained after Muhammad’s death, seen with the caliph Abu Bakr declaring war on those that left Islam (apostates), leaving thousands dead.
Before Muhammad moved to Medina from Mecca he saw the people of the book (Jews and Christians) as allies. Once he moved to Medina, Muhammad demanded political loyalty from the Jews in return for religious and cultural autonomy. The Jews rejected this leading to Muhammad holding a more radical view of the Jews from then on. This is probably why Jewish people ended up either enslaved or dead during Muhammad’s political reign.
Therefore as you can see, there is no need to politicise Islam now with ‘Islamism’ because Islam itself has been political ever since Muhammad moved to Medina 1395 years ago. Prior to Medina there was seen to be moderate Islam. In Medina Islam involved politics, power and war. So just keep them two words in your head, power and war.
Oh by the way, after Medina, Muhammad went back to conquest Mecca, ultimately resulting in himself becoming the King of Arabia. Power. War.
Now lets get back to the present day and talk about some problems with the concept of ‘Islamism’.
For a start, Islamism is not recognised as a concept by Muslims in the Islamic world. If you ever come across a jihad (I hope you don’t) ask him if he commits jihad in the name of Islam or in the name of Islamism: his reply to your question will be “what the f*** is Islamism?!”
Islamists call themselves Muslims, and guess what… Islamists and Muslims follow the same religion! A blood thirsty jihad and a liberal secular moderate are both Muslim. The fact is, if there was nothing wrong with Islam there’d be no need for the concept ‘Islamism’ to be thought of in the first place! What will we have in the future, moderate Islamism?
How come Islam is the only religion that gets itself an extended ‘ism’? You don’t hear of Catholicists terrorising with acts of Catholicism. When the IRA were planting bombs in Britain were they referred to as Irishists? Were they conducting acts of Irishism?
Islamism is a politically correct invention because people are now too scared to criticise Islam or Muslims. People don’t want to be labelled as racist or Islamophobic. (I don’t believe that ‘Islamophobic’ is a word, because a phobia is an irrational fear, and a fear/disliking of Islam as a political ideology is not irrational).
Political Islam means that non-believers can never get away from Islam, and the best example of this is Sharia Law, an Islamic legal system which is essentially a political ideology. See what I mean? Sharia Law is an Islamic legal system not an Islamist legal system! Sharia Law is an example of how politics is part of Islam…
THEREFORE ISLAM AND ISLAMISM ARE THE SAME THING!
‘Islamists’ such as Anjem Choudary believe that political-economic systems of government that are not Islamic; western democracy being the prime example, oppress Muslims; meaning that Sharia Law is the only answer. Democracy isn’t perfect, but it is by far the best political system of government the world has got. However Islamists such as Anjem Choudary pick out the worst aspects of democracy and use it to justify Sharia Law. Sharia Law in any society would of course mean no freedom and no liberty, and it would involve the enforcement of Islam on the kafir. That is what you call ‘Islamism’, or what I prefer to call Islam.
Moderate Muslims such as Dr Tofik Ahmed accept that politics is a major part of Islam, hence why Islam needs reforming. Dr Tofik Ahmed says that “the politics needs to be taken out of Islam and certain verses of the Qur’an need to be reinterpreted”. However this means that the more ‘Islamist’ Muslims such as Anjem Choudary accuse Dr Tofik Ahmed of not being a real Muslim. Radicals and Moderates often argue in contemporary society as to what makes a Muslim a real Muslim. Nothing new seen as Muslims have been fighting amongst themselves for nearly 1400 years since the death of prophet Muhammad. It is no surprise then that the 1.8billion Muslims living today can’t seem to get together and form a stable government.
Unfortunately, the fact is Islam is more of a political ideology than a religion. I’m not saying that all Muslims are political, there are good and bad Muslims just as there is good and bad Christians and good and bad atheists. Islamism is a concept invented by the PC in order to give more justification for labelling any critic of ‘Muslims’ and ‘Islam’ a racist. Can Islamism even exist when there is difficulty defining exactly what it is amongst the Muslim community?. To solve the world’s problems caused by Islam you need to reform the religion itself; take out the politics whilst maintaining the religious and spiritual practices. In order to do this the Qur’an will need to be drastically reinterpreted. The world’s problems caused by Islam cannot be solved with an ‘ism’.
*Influence for this post taken from the work of Dr Bill Warner and Charlie Klendijan at Law Secular Society
Of course it is generally agreed that the world would be a more peaceful and better place if it wasn’t for religion, but there’s no denying that the religion most associated with violence, terrorism and extremism is Islam.
All religions and their scriptures need reforming to coincide with present day moderation, and believers of any religion can be defined as radical or moderate based on the extent of their acceptance of their religion’s reformation; from the original holy text. So first, lets outline examples of the basic differences between radical and moderate Muslims:
Radical Muslims hate non-believers of Islam (infidels), moderate Muslims think that the hatred of non-believers is unacceptable
Radical Muslims want the caliphate to return, moderate Muslims do not
Radical Muslims support Sharia Law, moderate Muslims do not
Moderate Muslims accept the renewal and reform of Islam that comes with Westernisation, radical Muslims do not
Radical Muslims support violence in the name of jihad, moderate Muslims do not
Moderate Muslims accept criticism of Islam because of the freedom of speech, radical Muslims do not
Radical Muslims think that apostasy should result in punishment, moderate Muslims do not
Moderate Muslims tend to believe in democracy, radical Muslims do not
Radical Muslims tend to have a hatred of Jewish people, moderate Muslims do not
Moderate Muslims believe in gender equality, radical Muslims do not
Radical Muslims believe that the Qu’ran should come before a state’s constitution, moderate Muslims do not
Moderate Muslims believe in religious equality, radical Muslims do not
Radical Muslims believe it is necessary for women to wear Islamic face wear such as the burka or the hijab, moderate Muslims do not
Radical Muslims believe that adultery should be punishable by death, but only women (where’s the feminist outrage!?), moderate Muslims do not
Radical Muslims believe that women should not be allowed to choose their own partners, moderate Muslims think women are allowed to have relationships before marriage
Radical Muslims agree with Female Genital Mutilation, moderate Muslims do not
Radical Muslims reject universal human rights, even the most basic human rights that are commonplace in the west, e.g. homosexuality. Moderate Muslims welcome universal human rights
Finally, what I feel is the easiest way to differentiate radical Muslims and moderate Muslims:
Radical Muslims are more loyal to Islam, moderate Muslims are more loyal to the state
Obviously there is an irrational stereotype that every individual Muslim themselves are violent extremists who commit terror, which is naive and completely untrue. This is why here in the liberated West, it is genuine common knowledge that radical Muslims are only a tiny minority and Islam is followed by a vast majority of moderate and peaceful Muslims.
However, are radical Muslims really that much of a minority? Statistics gathered by Pure Research, 2011 suggest not. Lets start by looking at the proportion of Muslims in some middle-eastern, Asian and African countries who support strict Sharia Law:
50% of Indonesian Muslims (the largest Muslim population in the world) support strict Sharia Law
76% of Pakistani Muslims support strict Sharia Law
65% of Egyptian Muslims support strict Sharia Law
82% of Bangladeshi Muslims support strict Sharia Law
71% of Nigerian Muslims support strict Sharia Law
83% of Iranian Muslims support strict Sharia Law
75% of Moroccan Muslims support strict Sharia Law
99% of Afghan Muslims support strict Sharia Law
89% of Palestinian Muslims support strict Sharia Law
You don’t have to be a terrorist to be a radical Muslim, supporting strict Sharia Law is enough. Countries that do incorporate Sharia Law only do so to an extent with a lot of the legislation reformed and moderated, but strict Sharia Law would involve punishments such as the amputation of someones hands for theft, or the death penalty to anyone who criticises Prophet Muhammad or Allah.
Aside from Sharia Law, there are other statistics gathered from the same study that show perhaps that radical Muslims are NOT a minority in certain Muslim countries:
78% of Iraqi Muslims think that the honour killings of women can be justified
60% of Jordanian Muslims support the terrorist group Hamas
70% of Indonesian Muslims blame America and/or Israel for 9/11
70% of Egyptian Muslims supported Osama Bin Laden
25% of Bangladeshi Muslims think that suicide bombing can be justified
67% of Bangladeshi Muslims also think that the honour killings of women can be justified
32% of Turkish Muslims think that the honour killings of women can be justified (that’s coming from what is thought to be the most moderate Muslim country)
76% of Afghan Muslims think that the honour killings of women can be justified
78% of Palestinian Muslims supported Osama Bin Laden
89% of Palestinian Muslims also support terrorist attacks on Israel
And then there’s in the West!
52% of British Muslims think that homosexuality should be illegal
78% of British Muslims also think that people who draw Prophet Muhammad in a cartoon should be prosecuted
35% of French Muslims think that suicide bombing can be justified
19% of American Muslims are favourable to Al Qaeda
13% of American Muslims also think violence towards civilians can be justified
The alarming statistics above collected by Pure Research (don’t ask me how the research was carried out I can’t find the original results, I’ve gained these results from a second source; Ben Shapiro) only include 942 million Muslims from a possible 1.6 billion. This is because the study wasn’t carried out in many Muslim countries, for example Yemen, Libya, or of course; Saudi Arabia.
I say “of course” when it comes to Saudi Arabia because SA is the home country of ‘Wahhabism’; an ultra-conservative Islamic doctrine that influences the original readings of Islam, i.e. making it the most radical interpretation of Islam. This is why Wahhabism is known as ‘Pure Islam’; no deviation from Sharia Law whatsoever. If you want to find yourself a radical Muslim, the best place to look is Saudi Arabia. SA is known as ‘the breeding ground for terrorism’, with ISIS, Boko Haram and Al Qaeda gaining influence from Wahhabism.
The sad thing is that Britain is an ally of Saudi Arabia. They trade arms with one another and Saudi Arabia funds some of the British mosques; meaning that the evils of Wahhabism is taught to British children here in our own country.
Outside of Saudi Arabia, Muslims are divided primarily between Sunni and Shia Muslims, both having been fighting each other for 1400 years. Sunnis are thought to be the most radical of the two, which is a shame seen as 90% of the world’s Muslim population are Sunnis. Shias are less associated with radicalism, extremism or terrorism, but unfortunately both Wahhabis and Sunnis oppose the Shia interpretation of Islam. The Shia branch of Islam isn’t completely free of radicalism however. There’s Hezbollah and Shia militias funded by Iran.
In conclusion, the alarming fact is that the world’s radical Muslim population are not the minority that they are assumed to be here in Britain and the rest of the liberated West. I have Muslim friends and I am fairly sure that they are all moderate Muslims without radical opinions. Come to think of it however, I wouldn’t say they are ‘proper Muslims’. The Muslim women I know don’t wear Islamic face wear, and one chap I have in mind likes to have a night out on the booze with a bacon sandwich the next morning.
Moderate Muslims accept a reformed Islam that differs from the original writing of the Qu’ran, radical Muslims do not. So next time there’s a terrorist attack and you hear liberals say: “they’re not real Muslims they’ve read the Qu’ran wrong, Islam is the religion of peace”, remember the terrorists have actually correctly read the Qu’ran word for word, its moderate Muslims who read the Qu’ran wrong.