UN’s call for peace and tolerance of Islam ignores radicals’ lack of peace and tolerance for Christians

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NEW YORK, NY – When the United Nations declared March 15 to be “International Day to Combat Islamophobia,” the date was significant for a singularly horrific terror attack suffered by Muslim worshippers in New Zealand on March 15, 2019.

On that date, Brenton Tarrant, an Australian, visited terror on two mosques as he opened fire on the unarmed worshippers, killing 51 people and injuring 40 others.

 

The attack was rightfully condemned throughout the Western world and it prompted the UN to single out Islam as needing special protection.

Raymond Ibrahim — an author and public speaker specializing in the Middle East and Islam and a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Gatestone Institute, a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center, and a Judith Rosen Friedman Fellow at the Middle East Forum — said the UN’s response raises a critically important question:

If one non-Muslim attack on a mosque is enough for the UN to institutionalize a special day for Islam, what about the countless, often worse, Muslim attacks on non-Muslim places of worship?  Why have they not elicited a similar response from the United Nations?

In a blog, Ibrahim, author of “Defenders of the West: The Christian Heroes Who Stood Against Islam,” listed nearly 20 fatal attacks by Muslims against Christian churches since 2011, none of which elicited a protective proclamation by the UN for Christians.

Many of the attacks were infinitely more grotesque because they were carried out on either Easter or Christmas. In the face of that, with a clear pattern of terror targeting Christians, where is the UN’s show of empathy?

Consider these Muslim attacks on Christian churches in recent years that produced mass casualties:

  • Sri Lanka (April 21, 2018): Easter Sunday, Muslim terrorists bombed three churches and three hotels; 359 people were killed and more than 500 injured.
  • Nigeria (April 20, 2014):  Easter Sunday, Islamic terrorists torched a packed church; 150 worshippers were murdered.
  • Pakistan (March 27, 2016): Following Easter Sunday church services, Islamic terrorists bombed a park where Christians had congregated; more than 70 Christians—mostly women and children—were killed. “There was human flesh on the walls of our house,” recalled a witness.
  • Iraq (Oct. 31, 2011): Islamic terrorists stormed a church in Baghdad during worship and opened fire indiscriminately before detonating their suicide vests.  Nearly 60 Christians—including women, children, and even babies—were killed (graphic pictures of aftermath here).
  • Nigeria (April 8, 2012): Easter Sunday, explosives planted by Muslims detonated near two packed churches; more than 50 were killed and unknown numbers injured.
  • Egypt (April 9, 2017): Palm Sunday, Muslims bombed two packed churches; at least 45 were killed, more than 100 injured.
  • Nigeria (Dec. 25, 2011): During Christmas Day services, Muslim terrorists shot up and bombed three churches; 37 were killed and nearly 57 injured.
  • Egypt (Dec. 11, 2016): An Islamic suicide bombing of two churches left 29 people killed and 47 injured (graphic images of aftermath here).
  • Indonesia (May 13, 2018): Muslims bombed three churches; 13 were killed and dozens injured.
  • Egypt (Jan. 1, 2011): Muslim terrorists bombed an Alexandrian church during New Year’s Eve mass; at least 21 Christians were killed. According to eyewitnesses, “body parts were strewn all over the street outside” and “were brought inside the church after some Muslims started stepping on them and chanting Jihadi chants,” including “Allahu Akbar.”
  • Philippines (Jan. 27, 2019): Muslim terrorists bombed a cathedral; at least 20 were killed, and more than 100 injured.
  • Indonesia (Dec. 24, 2000): During Christmas Eve services, Muslim terrorists bombed several churches; 18 were killed and more than 100 injured.
  • Pakistan (March 15, 2015): Muslim suicide bombers killed at least 14 Christians in attacks on two churches.
  • Germany (Dec. 19, 2016): Near the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin, a Muslim man drove a truck into a Christmas market; 13 were killed and 55 injured.
  • Egypt (Dec. 29, 2017): Muslim gunmen shot up a church in Cairo; nine were killed.
  • Egypt (Jan. 6, 2010):  Following Christmas Eve mass (according to the Orthodox calendar), Muslims shot six Christians dead as they exited their church.
  • Russia (Feb. 18, 2018): A Muslim man carrying a knife and a double-barreled shotgun entered a church and opened fire; five people—all women—were killed, and at least five injured.
  • France (July 26, 2016): Muslims entered a church and slit the throat of the officiating priest, 84-year-old Father Jacques Hamel, and took four nuns hostage until French authorities shot the terrorists dead.

The above list is not comprehensive; there have been many similar attacks on churches worldwide. Here are a few more in Egypt, hereherehereherehere, and here.  But because there were no fatalities, or a small number, they received either no coverage or only minor mention in Western press.

 

This lack of interest is especially noticeable when the attack takes place in a region that is apparently of little importance in the views of Western media. Take Nigeria, for example, where Christians are being murdered nearly every hour in a Muslim-produced genocide. The average Westerner has little knowledge of the carnage being unleashed on Christians at the hands of countrymen who have been radicalized.

An attack on Sunday drove home the prevalence of terrorism-based violence against Nigeria’s Christians. Gunmen opened fire on worshippers and detonated explosives at St. Francis Catholic Church in Ondo state in southwestern Nigeria, leaving at least 50 people dead, state lawmakers said.

The attackers targeted the church just as the worshippers gathered on Pentecost Sunday, legislator Ogunmolasuyi Oluwole said. Many children were among the dead, Oluwole said.

In addition to the murders, the church’s priest was abducted, said Adelegbe Timileyin, who represents the Owo area in Nigeria’s lower legislative chamber. No one has taken credit for the attack yet but Islamic State extremists are suspected.

The numbers are horrifying: In Nigeria alone, Muslims have killed 60,000 Christians between 2009 and 2021. In that same time period, according to an August 2021 Intersociety report, Muslims destroyed or torched 17,500 churches and 2,000 Christian schools. There is no way to document how many people lost their lives in these largely unreported terror attacks.

The list does not include any of the many that were failed attempts at terror, such as one on March 28, 2021, on an Indonesian church during Palm Sunday service. In that incident, only the suicide bombers—a Muslim man and his pregnant wife—died.

Looking at just the narrow category of church attacks, Muslims have massacred nearly one thousand Christians in recent years.

So why then was one attack in which 51 Muslims were murdered important enough to establish a day to stand up to Islamophobia but multiple attacks worldwide by Muslims against Christians, in which nearly 1,000 people were killed, not equally important and deserving of an “International Day to Combat Christianophobia?”

Or to rephrase the question, why is a single, reprehensible incident of a Western man killing 51 Muslims far more important to the UN than countless instances of Muslims killing untold numbers of Christians?

Ibrahim noted that thousands more Christians and Westerners have been massacred in attacks beyond churches, including 9/11London’s 7/7/2005 transit system attacks, Paris’ Charlie Hebdo and Bataclan Theater attacks, Barcelona’s Las Ramblas attack, Nice’s July 14 attack, Toulouse’s Jewish school attack, and Copenhagen’s terror attacks, to name just a few.

Ibrahim supposed that a UN representative would say that, unfortunate as all the church massacres might be, they do not  reveal a pattern in the the way that “Islamophobia” does. That perhaps the church terrorism attacks (unconnected to Islam) are fueled by economics, territorial disputes and inequality. In a word, “grievances.”  Fix those secular problems and attacks on churches will cease, Ibrahim said.

 

In reality, the opposite appears to be true: Whereas the New Zealand mosque attack was indeed a rarity, Muslim attacks on churches are common (including historically).  As discussed here, seldom does a month pass in the Muslim world, and increasingly in the West, without such assaults taking place.  While many of these are nonfatal, they nonetheless underscore Islam’s problem with churches, and non-Muslim, religious structures or symbols.

Moreover, he pointed out, those who terrorize churches often share little with one another: They come from widely different nations, are of different races, speak different languages and live under different social, political and economic conditions.  Their only commonality—the one thing that apparently motivates them to attack churches and kill Christians—is their religion.

In other words, Muslim attacks on churches are ideologically driven, historically and contemporarily, and are an ongoing problem that the international community must address. Yet the UN would rather ignore the massacres of Christians to instead fixate on a solitary event.

Ibrahim ends his blog with this thought: “Combatting Islamophobia” is all about shutting down those who expose Islam’s heavily documented pattern of abuse and violence against non-Muslims.

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Where’s the media? Islamic terrorist screaming ‘Allah’ stabs father in throat outside of his kids’ Catholic school

May 12, 2022

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MARSEILLE, FRANCE – The American media apparently aren’t the only ones who attempt to cover up for violent Islamic extremists. According to RAIR Foundation, an Islamic terrorist who was known to French police stabbed a father who was picking up his two children, ages three and seven from a Catholic middle school in Marseille, France.

Witnesses said the suspect shouted he was acting “in the name of Allah” while repeatedly slashing and stabbing the man, a military doctor, who sustained serious injuries. He was rushed to the hospital, where he is listed in critical condition.

French media reported the victim sustained a number of knife blows, including in the area of his throat. He was in cardiac arrest when first responders reached him. Authorities say the man was known to them for drug trafficking, and was subdued by witnesses and subsequently arrested by police.

This is when the French media began to circle the wagons, much as what is done in the United States when such an attack occurs and it doesn’t meet the narrative of a “far-right extremist.” According to RAIR, the media began to implement their typical formula of protecting Muslim extremists who kill or severely injure non-Muslims in accordance with their Islamic extremist principles.

Right out of the playbook, the media suggests the attacker is suffering from “psychological issues,” whereby shortly afterward the media released a statement noting the terrorist would be subjected to a psychological exam.

The media also engages in some clever phraseology, attempting to cover up for the ideology that is typically behind such attacks. In this case, the French media claimed the man claimed his motives were on behalf of “God” (Dieu), not “Allah,” which is what he actually said.

The media takes care to avoid educating the public, RAIR claims, in the fact that a number of verses contained in the Qur’an justify such attacks. For example, Qur’an 47:4 states: “When you meet the unbelievers, strike the necks. They also take steps to hide the killer’s identity.

Europe has been experiencing mass migration into the continent, with large numbers of Muslims being among them. Instead of reporting in a fair, impartial, and honest manner, instead the French media “acts as an attorney” in order to defend violent Islamic jihadists, as well as the Islamic ideology behind such attacks.

In France, such Islamic-motivated attacks have become something of a “new normal” as the country faces many of the same issues being faced by the United States, that being illegal migration. Currently France is the main destination for Muslims in Europe with Muslims now making up some 8.8% of the population.

According to Gatestone, Islam is the second-largest religion in France, however, elevates to number one if you count active practitioners.

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Even Osama bin Laden apparently knew that Joe Biden was an incompetent boob. This week, an Islamic scholar spoke about hundreds of thousands of documents captured by Navy SEALS from bin Laden’s compound during the assault that took his life. Those documents and letters showed bin Laden’s mindset before and after the September 11 terrorist  attacks.

Contained inside those documents was an order to assassinate Barack Obama, with the head of al Qaeda calling him the “head of infidelity,” the Daily Mail reports.

The instructions specifically ordered followers not to kill then-Vice President Joe Biden, who bin Laden referred to as incompetent. Just like a terrorist Nostradamus, bin Laden predicted Biden would lead the United States “into a crisis” if he was elevated to commander in chief. A little flashback for you:

The Mail reported:

 “It was previously revealed that the terrorist had urged followers to assassinate Obama as a way of disrupting the 2012 presidential election.

He also banned al Qaeda from assassinating Joe Biden because he believed the Democrat would become an incompetent president and “lead the US into a crisis” if jihadists were successful in killing Barack Obama. [prophetic]

Bin Laden penned the 48-page missive in May 2010 to an aide identified as ‘Brother Shaykh Mahmud,’ real name Atiyah Abd al-Rahman. In it, he discusses the need to direct resources away from terror attacks in other Muslim countries and instead focus on direct attacks against the U.S.

On page 36, he outlines his desire to form two hit squads—one in Pakistan and another in Afghanistan—whose job it will be to plot attacks against then-President Barack Obama and ex-CIA director David Petraeus, should they visit either country.

The Mail said that bin Laden’s reasoning for attacking Obama was:

“Obama is the head of infidelity and killing him automatically will make Biden take over the presidency for the remainder of the term, as it is the norm over there.

‘Biden is totally unprepared for that post, which will lead the US into a crisis,’” the Mail reported bin Laden as saying.

Bin Laden viewed killing Obama as a high priority, however he also had his sights set on Petraeus, then the US Commander in Afghanistan. The terrorist madman told his lieutenants at the time, according to the New York Post, that he wanted “effective operations whose impact, God willing, is bigger than that of 9/11.”

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