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Burning a Blasphemer to Death: Islamic Craziness Grips Pakistan

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In Bahawalpur, Pakistan, rumours of a man having burnt pages of the Quran led to a mob of over a thousand enraged Muslims grabbing the man from a police station and delivering Islamic justice to him. This 'justice' entailed him being doused with petrol and burnt alive.

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Burnt Alive

Such a gruesome act of barbarity based on a sick mob mentality reminds one of the witch burnings that gripped Europe in the Middle Ages. They play witness to a psychosis prevalent in a society. The Pakistani society, in which such modern-day barbarity keeps reoccurring, is indeed gripped by such a sickness at the moment.

In the last few weeks, this was just one of multiple similar incidents that made the news. Others include a very similar attempted lynching of a blasphemy accused at a Karachi police station that fortunately was repulsed. Near Quetta too an enraged mob of believers attacked a police station and attempted to lynch a accused blasphemer there. One person died in that frenzy.

In these cases, the mob is insisting on carrying out what is, in fact, a law in Pakistan, namely the killing of blasphemers under the 295 codes of the penal law.

In this latest case of lynching of alleged blasphemers, the police have also been ordered not to charge any of the rioters and lynch mob, although the dead blasphemer has not been spared criminal charges. A Pakistani newspaper reports:

Meanwhile, the Channi Goth police have registered cases against the alleged blasphemer and 1,180 hooligans, including 80 identified ones. However, the FIR against the hooligans has been sealed on the directions of the police high-ups. No accused was arrested till the filing of this report.

This is the strange working of the Pakistani 'justice' system in action. Back in 2006, there was another lynching of an accused blasphemer in the same Bahawalpur, and again a similar course of justice was followed by the courts:

Meanwhile, it was learnt that a case under the Blasphemy Act had been registered against deceased Hafiz Qamar Javed and injured Muhammad Sadiq while no case was registered against the assailants.

The Pakistani police and courts only encourage, reward and enable mob lynching of anyone, accused of blasphemy or damaging a Quran, by such a policy and are an accessory to these crimes too.

This craziness in Pakistan is so thoroughly entrenched that it is also extremely dangerous for anyone criticising these laws or proposing amendments of them. Earlier in 2011, politician Sherry Rahman from the PPP bravely tried to have these 295 laws amended. But after repeated death threats against her, the murder of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer and Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti, and her own party's buckling ended up withdrawing her bill.

Fanatics murdering blasphemers are carefully following the footsteps of the early followers of the Prophet of Islam, who used to order assassination of his critics, and praised those amongst his followers who used followed carry out his orders in barbaric manners. Some examples are narrated below:

Abu Afak an elderly Jewish man who petitioned the Medinans to leave Muhammad got on the nerves of the Prophet who said to some of his followers "Who will deal with this rascal for me?"

Salim Ibn Umayr who was one of the great weepers and who had participated in Badr, said, "I take a vow that I shall either kill Abu Afak or die before him. He waited for an opportunity until a hot night came, and Abu Afak slept in an open place. Salim Ibn Umayr knew it, so he placed the sword on his liver and pressed it till it reached his bed. The enemy of Allah screamed and the people who were his followers, rushed to him, took him to his house and interred him.

Later Asma Bint Marwan, a woman, who composed verses ridiculing the prophet for his barbarity came under the radar of Muhammad. He said "Who will rid me of Marwan's daughter?" `Umayr b. `Adiy al-Khatmi who was with him heard him, and that very night he went to her house and killed her. In the morning he came to the apostle and told him what he had done and he [Muhammad] said, "You have helped God and His apostle, O `Umayr!" When he asked if he would have to bear any evil consequences the apostle said, "Two goats won't butt their heads about her", so `Umayr went back to his people.

Another case is this one but there are also many more:

Sunan Abu-Dawud Book 38, Number 4349

Narrated Ali ibn AbuTalib: A Jewess used to abuse the Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) and disparage him. A man strangled her till she died. The Apostle of Allah (peace_be_upon_him) declared that no recompense was payable for her blood.

Certainly those who are killing blasphemers got the idea from the teachings of Islam that this is the proper way to behave in regard to blasphemy and the Pakistani state too has this idea codified in its 295 laws too.

This barbarity follows from a literalist following of the teachings of Islam which themselves are evil, barbaric and inhumane. As long as populations are subjugated to Islamic rule such barbaric incidences will only continue again and again.

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One thing about Islam,
written by dead or alive , July 05, 2012
Islam is the same yesterday.today and tomorrow.
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No Idols in P.....LAM?
written by 1proudkaffur4life , July 05, 2012
Now Muslims will tell the world there is NO Idol-Worship in Islam.

Yet the ACTIONS speak LOUDER than the words. To these devout Muslims in Pakistan "SOME BOOK" is much more VALUABLE than a HUMAN BEING!

This victim was accused of burning pages of the kooraan a book pakistanis could not even read, because only the Arabic version should get "special treatment". In this world being "accused" is not ALWAYS equal to GUILTY, especially in Pakistan.
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The Qur'an is only a book...
written by Tanstaafl jw , July 05, 2012
.....and not a very good one at that. No one should suffer a penalty for criticizing it or even burning it.
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Blasphemy Laws of Pakistan
written by balam , July 06, 2012
Islam is like a one legged stool,supported by the only leg of BARBARIC BLASPHEMY LAWS written and un-written for the last 1400 years.If that leg is taken off,ISLAM HAS NO LEG TO STAND ON AND IT WOULD COLLAPSE.Internet is the worst enemy of ISLAM.
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Evidence that the Quran as well as Zakir naik are wrong!
written by Gnostic , July 06, 2012
Evolution works even today and at any time and can be observed. All creationists according to bible and quran are wrong. The evidence is here and cannot be denied!

Therefore, the quran is only ficton and nothing but a lie. To observe what is written in the quran means to follow a lie. The results can be observed in countries like Pakistan every day.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E._coli_long-term_evolution_experiment the article

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E._coli_long-term_evolution_experiment
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written by Truthseeker , July 06, 2012
I hope that poor man was Christian. If so, he is in heaven and at peace now.
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eradicate Islam
written by Guy Macher , July 06, 2012
Islam must be eradicated; first from the West, then the Islamic hell holes, and finally from the annals of history. Islam is the absolute bane of mankind.
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written by vbv , July 06, 2012
Malem, abc,etc will not be able to obfuscate and support this madness called islam after reading this article. If they still defend this cult , then you can easily put them along with the mad mobs that commottied this barbaric crime.
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Open your minds
written by Jyothi Krishna , July 06, 2012
What respect we have for our great religion should also be given to other relegions. I live in my proud country India in a town with good population of Muslims. I know them very well they all practice high principles of humanity and love for each other.
Baseless critics should at least know that Islam is a world religion, not confined to Pakistan or any other country and "Quran" being internationaly famous and respected as Holy Book by Billions, you should know its correct spelling, it is Holy Quran or Koran. It is really the Word of God, not written by any person, not a fiction.
You should know the basic facts and honour mutual symbols of religion and culture, otherwise there would be no diffrence between those 'burning' beasts and you.
Jyothi. K
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Jyothi K
written by vbv , July 06, 2012
Perhaps ignorance is bliss for you. The tenets of islam is very clearly discriminatory. Islam does not respect any other religion, much less a polytheist like you who are held below contempt. Islam requires that they should do "tabligih" or proselytisation, and convert everyone to their cult ,or wage wars either directly or covertly by deception until they achieve total islamisation and imposition of their barbaric code "sharia". You are living in India where hindus and nonmuslims constitute atleast 85% of the total population. If this ratio is inverted your neighbours will not be so nice and humane as you percieve them. You should also know that their spook Allah asks in Quran to spread their faith by deception and fraud. Read their scriptures and you will know the truth. And of all the religions muslims believe the words of their imaginery spook Allah to be the true words of "God" and should be followed without questioning ,literally. You should also know that no nonmuslim can live as equal citizen in any muslim with no rights. Mind you islam is not a tolerant cult - infact it is the most intolerant cult prone to wars, genocides, rapes and plunderings. History is replete with muslims' bloody conquests and oppressions. If you do not read history you are bound to make such glaring mistakes that would compromise your very existence .
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@VBV
written by balam , July 06, 2012
You have exposed the TRUTH about the CULT OF ISLAM very honestly.Ali,the son-in-law and also the first cousin of Mohammad burnt some apostes alive .He was rebuked by Mohammad and told that It was allah's job to burn people.Is allah a NAZI as well with some GAS CHAMBERS LIKE HITLER?
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Burn
written by Wise One , July 06, 2012
Burn koran daily, draw unflattering images of the pig mohammed till this sickness called islam is gone. Nauseating scum.
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Islam : Bad Religion
written by Walter Sieruk , July 06, 2012
This should show the world just how irrational, cruel, ruthless and viscious the followers of Islam can be. Islam stops the thinking mind and that's just the top of the iceburg of the evils of this death cult.
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Jyothi k
written by abc , July 06, 2012
Can you feel the love from the bigots and haters?
Ignore these clowns!
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To Jyothi K
written by Archpagan , July 06, 2012
Do you know what they howl on microphone 5-times a day? They only abuse you. There is no god but Allah which means our Gods are no God at all. Islam is the very opposite of what we call dharma. To Muslims spirituality means cutting the throat of infidels. I can not love somebody who call me barbaric idolator, yes that's what they think about Hindus. Educate yourself first by going through articles posted here and then come up with your comment. People like you are worse than the jihadi terrorists. You are just their cheerleader. It is the brute force which enable Islam to spread. Muslim were born of the sword, live by the sword and will perish by the sword.
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Oh...ABC...from one of the "clowns"..
written by Amboyduke , July 07, 2012
Jyothi k
written by abc , July 06, 2012

Can you feel the love from the bigots and haters?
Ignore these clowns!
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I don't think we "feel the love" from the posters on this site as much as we "witness" all the "loving actions" done worldwide by your "bros"...

We can sure feel the hate that islam demonstrates.

We REALLY CAN see all the aggressive action done by muslim's like you to stop all these "loving actions" by your brothers in islam...you seem to be having much success...LOL LOL LOL LOL..!!!!!
What a great demonstration of "true islam" in action....it gets better every day.

Do you still love me???
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written by y.m to vbv , July 07, 2012
I agree what you have stated in your post.But muslims are shamless and brain dead zombies.
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The victim was supposed to be mentally deranged
written by Max , July 07, 2012
I don't see any reference to it. A responsible Pakistani newspaper had said that the victim was a mental case well known in the local community. One can only assume the some of the mob had known about it. This adds to poignancy to the case and says a lot about the hell hole that is Pakistan.
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Pakistani Police / High up complicity in this lynching
written by Kisan , July 07, 2012
http://www.thenews.com.pk/Toda...-City-News


Saturday, July 07, 2012
From Print Edition
Burning of alleged blasphemer in Channi Goth

Police fail to arrest any accused
From Our Correspondent


BAHAWALPUR: The police could not arrest a single accused involved in burning alive an alleged blasphemer and ransacking the Channi Goth police station.
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A book more valuable than a human being?
written by 1proudkaffur4life , July 08, 2012
Quote:

Jyothi k
written by abc , July 06, 2012

Can you feel the love from the bigots and haters?
Ignore these clowns!

Quote End]

ABC are you "speechless" that a human being was "burnt" alive, by most devout people surely Sunni Muslims brothers of them the "Best" your religion can offer 7 to 8.000 at one spot gathered on the rumors of an unproven accusation he "burned" the kooran. As to "Hate" shall I remind you that your "stoned-gawd" allah hates Unbelievers the most?

 2:64 "But you [Jews] went back on your word and were lost losers. You know that you have broken the sanctity of the Sabbath, so We said: 'Become monkeys despised and hated.' We made this punishment an example and a warning for those who fear Allah."

No wonder so many Muslims "hate" Non-Muslims, after all their "stoned-gawd allah hates too.

You didn't bother to express your sadness over his dead. Ah yeah these Muslims did not proof that there is Idol worship in your foolish religion... ah if this guy is unlucky he will get punished in the grave as well....
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God save Pakistan
written by peace lover , July 08, 2012
I already commented that only REAL GOD (THE PERFECT DEMOCRATIC ONE) can save Pakistan. I challenge every muslim to think over the following questions.

was there any muslim before mohmmad or any holy book lkie quran?

if Allah is so powerful ( and it, he or she is ) then why he is not creating or allowing to live only muslims in the world.( THAT PROVES THE REAL GOD IS PERFECTLY DEMOCRATIC) God ( OR YOUR ALLAH ) does not need any help from muslim to spead his religion.

and is it possible to live wordl by word as per quran? and if possible then how many of the muslims follow it ? and what about those who are not following ? still you consider them muslim?

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aaaaaaaaaand
written by Jye , July 08, 2012
another muslim POS - abc - fails to condemn the evil done in his joke of a religion's name. Instead he laughably attempts to make his religion into the victim. It would be funny if it wasn't so disgusting.
20 000 deadly attacks on every creed on this planet by Muslim scum in the last decade. Islam is NOT the victim. Never was, never will be.
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Amboyduke
written by Jye , July 08, 2012
I'm sure that poor deranged man (probably a victim of inbreeding) felt the love as he was being beaten and burned alive by the mob of savages.
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@B. Kisan
written by Reed Wilson , July 08, 2012
In Islam, burning is not blaspheming. It is rather sanctifying. Fire is sign of God not only for Zoroastrians and Hindus but for Musliims also.
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The Islamic world is seriously confused
written by Yibel , July 08, 2012
It is the only "religion" in the world that encourages it's members to become so easily offended and worked up that they resort to violence, mob rule, and horrible death toward other people. Islam is an ideology of hatred for and violence towards anyone who offends someone else.

There are strong psychological differences between Muslims and non-Muslims due to Muslim culture. Muslims are more likely to become criminal and display anti-social behaviour - especially towards non-Muslims, non-Islamic authorities, and anyone who deviates in the slightest from the Islamic dogma.

One very big difference between Muslims and Westerners involves anger management. In Western cultures, anger is generally seen as a sign of weakness and a lack of control and good manners; the use of threats, aggressive behaviour is viewed as childish and immature. However, Muslims see the lack of readiness to use threats and engage in a physical fight as a sign of fear and the use of aggression is an accepted and often expected behaviour in conflicts. The combination of social acceptance of aggressive behaviour and the Muslim's insecurity and exceedingly fragile honour constitutes an explosive cocktail.

In Western societies, the individual is held responsible for his/her own actions. the Muslim, however, has an outer locus of control - religious or cultural pressure and expectations - which creates the psychopathic tendencies in Muslims, including the lack of empathy and personal responsibility for actions.
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My dear Read.
written by Dwito , July 09, 2012
Well come back. We longed for you. Hope you felt that. I also hope you enjoyed your maiden site. Now stay at home and keep up your effort in helping us to expose Islam. Thanks.
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oops!
written by Dwito , July 09, 2012
Sorry I mistype your name, Reed.
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Reed.
written by Dwito , July 09, 2012
In Islam, burning is not blaspheming. It is rather sanctifying. Fire is sign of God not only for Zoroastrians and Hindus but for Musliims also.
Is that why they love to burn najis infidels but not their own corps?
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To Reed Wilson
written by Archpagan , July 09, 2012
Hi Reed, welcome back. Me too was longing for you. But are you for real ? I doubt. Where are the long quotes from so-called holy book dictated by God himself? You want to say, in effect, that the putative mad man sanctified Koran and the mob in turn sanctified that mad fellow. Are you in your senses, dear? Or were you part of that mob?
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To reed
written by pugo , July 09, 2012
welcome back reed wilson. Guys one good thing is world will eradicate derogatory cult like islam. I long for that day. Right reed
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Let's sanctify the Islamic world
written by Guy Macher , July 11, 2012
If burning is sanctifying, let us sanctify the entire Islamic world. Perhaps Muslims could sanctify their own hell holes.
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Archpagan.
written by Reed Wilson , July 11, 2012
It is good that fineliving55,dwito and Archpagan are around. I miss Machmoed, duh-swami and Clement. Muhammad A.Khan's valuable contributions are also extinct.

I dont know when Reed was real. The verses are there in the book.
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Islam is false religion
written by Muhammad Hussain Ali , July 11, 2012
Islam is the beast and cult
http://islamlies.com/
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fire gawds
written by Yibel , July 12, 2012
@ Reed Wilson: In Islam, burning is not blaspheming. It is rather sanctifying. Fire is sign of God not only for Zoroastrians and Hindus but for Musliims also.

Fire is a sign of the Babylonian high gawd Lord (Bel, Ba'al) Marduk. The fire (Al-Malik) issues forth from his mouth to destroy his enemies. In Islam, Al-Malik is The Keeper of Hell (Q. 43:76) and in charge of the 19 demons of hell.

"Malik (The keeper of hell)", they will call out, "let your Lord (Bel/Ba'al Marduk) make an end of us!" But he will answer: "Here you shall remain!"

The tribe of Abu Al-Malik were the keepers of the temple to Uzza, one of the goddesses Arabs. She was the goddess that Muhammad's father was supposed to be sacrificed to. Muslims still sacrifice to her at the end of hajj.

Al-Malik is also mentioned in Muhammad's first revealation, surah Al ‘Alaq The Clot: 96:15 "Let him beware! If he does not desist, We will seize him, smite his forehead, and drag him by the forelock! Then, We will call on the guards of hell to deal with him!" Marduk is the gawd who created humans from clots of blood.
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To Reed Wilson
written by Archpagan , July 12, 2012
Sorry Reed, I feel you have not forgotten the ghost comment I made long back. Let us exchange some more pleasantries. I hope you had been keeping well. How are your grandchildren, Mrs Wilson and others? As for me, my' buddies' have been packed off to the other shore of my country and I expect to become father-in-law within months.
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written by Reed Wilson , July 13, 2012
pugo. Thanks for kind words. "Guys one good thing is world will eradicate derogatory cult like islam. I long for that day".

Honestly it will make least difference to God and to me. Whatever good comes, humanity will sh
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Pugo
written by Reed Wilson , July 13, 2012
I wanted to write "Whatever good comes, humanity will share. My bad keyboard skills!!
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Islam and burning "some book"
written by 1proudkaffur4life , July 15, 2012
quote:

@B. Kisan
written by Reed Wilson , July 08, 2012

In Islam, burning is not blaspheming. It is rather sanctifying. Fire is sign of God not only for Zoroastrians and Hindus but for Musliims also.

Quote End]

Well "Reed" when one "burns" a kooraan on purpose, like the "Pastor" in the USA announced he would do, why got the whole ISLAMIC word in a fit of RAGE over it! NOT once did one read from the esteemed "Islamic" clerics that burning the "holey book" was not a blasphemous action?

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2012/03/20123785644715832.html

[......]

As soon as Afghan workers on the scene realised that Qurans were being burned, it was recognised as an act of desecration, and they immediately launched a protest. The protest spread rapidly throughout the country, and turned violent, resulting in at least 30 Afghan deaths, five dead US soldiers, and many non-lethal casualties. The incident is under formal investigation by three distinct boards of inquiry: a US military investigation with authority to recommend disciplinary action against the soldiers; a joint US/Afghan undertaking; and an Afghan investigation leading to recommendations by a council of religious figures.

[Quote End]

So "Reed Wilson" why did Muslims "protest" the burning which lead to the death of 30 people?
Why do these "devout" Muslims in Pakistan not know what you seem to know? Do you belong to some other "lesser" sect of Islam?

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written by Reed Wilson , July 15, 2012
1proudkaffur4life thanks for considering Reed to answer questions like:

So "Reed Wilson" why did Muslims "protest" the burning which lead to the death of 30 people?
Why do these "devout" Muslims in Pakistan not know what you seem to know? Do you belong to some other "lesser" sect of Islam?

Honestly Reed does not know all that. He is equally bewildered. The people you refer are hadis believers and Quran rejectors. They are Muhammadans, not Muslims.

I know that national flags have sanctity in Europe and US. American burn worn out flag. Since nylon burning is injurious the recycle it.

"How do you properly retire a worn American Flag? The most common way is by burning. The Ceremony for Disposal of Unserviceable Flags was approved through Resolution No. 440 by the National Convention of The American Legion meeting in New York on September 20-23, 1937. At that time most American flags were made of cotton or wool. Today the vast majority of American flags are made of nylon or other petroleum-based materials. These synthetic materials last much longer but it's important that they are recycled instead of burned".

If you ask these Muhammadans the scriptural justification for this rage, they have no reply. Satan has put them on path of self degeneration/destruction.

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