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Friday, March 24, 2006

Afghan Christian 'likely to be released soon': official

According to other news reports, many common people are calling for this man's death, in a number of vile ways. One Afghan official objected that the Afghan people cannot change their ways, and that they have for centuries insisted upon the death of apostates. Such behavior and sentiment constitute good cause for not allowing such individuals into other nations, as they could not be trusted to uphold the laws or be patriotic citizens, since they themselves have admitted that loyalty to Islam and sharia law comes first. We may not be able to deal with this lawlessness except on our own turf, and it is high time for tougher immigration laws as concerns fanatics and fundamentalists of all stripes.

Of course, it's a bit too late to deal in such a manner with most Christian and Jewish fundies and fanatics, since they already occupy these nations. However, there is absolutely no reason that Western countries need to let in other fanatics who have openly stated that their goal is to destroy the Western culture and way of life.

Perhaps there needs to be a "freethinker test" for people trying to escape the oppressive regimes, so that they may be allowed to immigrate to freer nations. Just a few questions to determine whether or not the person can be trusted to be a sane individual:

1. Do you believe that human beings have the right to believe in whatever they want to, so long as it harms or imposes upon no one else?
2. Do you believe that women are human beings who have the right to move freely in public, without covering their faces and/or hair and without deserving to be raped merely because they are out without male supervision?

And so on. It wouldn't be too much of a burden to inquire whether or not people think other human beings should be murdered because of their particular gender, belief or lack of belief.

Afghan Christian 'likely to be released soon': official

"KABUL (AFP) - An Afghan Christian facing possible execution for converting from Islam was likely to be released from jail 'soon,' a senior government official said following huge Western pressure over the case.

'He is likely to be released soon,' the official said, adding there would be a top-level meeting on the matter Saturday.

Abdul Rahman was arrested two weeks ago under Islamic Sharia law and faced a possible death sentence in a case that has attracted widespread condemnation, especially from the United States."


Anonymous said...

Perhaps the test ought also be administered to those residing in or are citizens of a country.

The 4 people who murdered over 50 people in London 7/7 were citizens who put their beliefs before all other considerations.

Are we to be forced to adopt Draconisn measures/laws to combat their insanity? e.g. Patriot Act. Are we being forced to go in a direction we don't wish to go.

Rene Scherger said...

I would just like to inform allan that the London bombings are (I believe that is what you are referring to) are not proved to be from those people. There is 9/11 component to that event also. However, it is not accident every democratic nation adopted an open-door immigration policy at the same time. This was a problem deliberately created to provide a solution you and I may not like, as a culture of freedom.

Something will have to be done about those cultural immigrants who refuse to assimilate and have religious values not consonant with our ideals--NOW. This is the time for the natural citizens of a nation to challenge the newcomers as well the real operators of their countries by bringing pressure on the latters minions--supposedly our elected representatives. It is up to WE to do something about it--not leave it up to politicians (their owners) and bureaucrats.

The Rabbit in The Moon said...

It is highly unlikly, given the mentality of fundementalism that this fellow will loive long even if he is released. Some psychotic with his eyes on heaven will murder him thinking he is doing "Allah's will." I think Blaise Pascal said it best when he wrote "Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction."

Yet another vicitim of this mass psychosis.