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Some things will never change

At least 15 die in Nigeria cartoon protest
Associated Press - February 19, 2006

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Nigerian Muslims protesting caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad attacked Christians and burned churches on Saturday, killing at least 15 people in the deadliest confrontation yet in the whirlwind of Muslim anger over the drawings.

11 killed in Libya cartoon riot
Associated Press - February 18, 2006

In deadliest demonstration yet against Prophet Muhammad caricatures, Libyans riot at Italian consulate Friday, setting building on fire; 29 people killed altogether in cartoon riots throughout Muslim world.

40pc of UK Muslims want sharia law brought in
The Sunday Telegraph - February 19, 2006

Four out of 10 British Muslims want sharia law introduced into parts of the country, a new survey has revealed. A fifth also have sympathy with the "feelings and motives" of suicide bombers.

In matters political Islam is a system of despotism at home and aggression abroad. The Prophet commanded absolute submission to the imâm. In no case was the sword to be raised against him. The rights of non-Moslem subjects are of the vaguest and most limited kind, and a religious war is a sacred duty whenever there is a chance of success against the "Infidel". Medieval and modern Mohammedan, especially Turkish, persecutions of both Jews and Christians are perhaps the best illustration of this fanatical religious and political spirit.


  1. While I was standing thus Saladin turned to me and said: "I think that when God grants me victory over the rest of Palestine I shall divide my territories, make a will stating my wishes, then set sail on this sea for their far-off lands and pursue the Franks there, so as to free the earth of anyone who does not believe in God, or die in the attempt.
    -- Ibn Shaddad, The Rare and Excellent History of Saladin, 13th Century

  2. They're just using this as an excuse to continue Jihad against the infadel. The cartoons were drawn by secular Danish cartoonists (peace be unto them) not Christians. Let us advocate the purchasing of Danish goods!


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