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rule the Syrian Muslim people who live under the umbrella of the secular regime that supports and protects the principles of tolerance, and guarantees the freedom of thinking and embracing whatever belief the people choose. Such a freedom was the main reason that made the other non-Muslim sects of the Syrian people able to step forward and have a rank and a good contribution in the Syrian life, and also share the wealth with the Muslims on their own land.
It is time for us to come back and force all the other non-Muslim sects to shrink and step back. These sects are the infidel Christians, the criminal Alawites and the infidel Druzes.
originally posted by: blupblup
Yeah but many of these guys went out to fight against Assad and help their fellow Muslims... it was not as it is now.
Upon getting there and fighting for a bit, perhaps some wanted to come home but when faced with a unit of ISIS and hearing stories of how they are killing defectors and so on, I'm sure many were forced to stay and are caught up in some serious s*** that they never intended.
I know everyone says "they made their bed" etc etc... but it sucks that these guys now have nowhere to go and will end up doing some seriously awful things and probably end up dead... all because they were doing what was morally right in their minds, helping their fellow Muslims.
I saw something recently which made a comparison between many young Brits going out to fight Franco in Spain during civil war and the guys who went out to fight Assad.
originally posted by: OpinionatedB
a reply to: blupblup
Germany has had at least 2,000 go and join, UK has at least 500 last I heard, probably more now, US has between 2-5 hundred people gone and joined up...
at last count, from western countries there are about 12 - 18 THOUSAND who are fighting right now with either Al-Qaeda or ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
It's more than a couple people... its more than a small difficulty. Its a few hundred to a couple thousand terrorists that have been executing people for having a different faith, wanting at some point to possibly re-enter the countries they came from.
Gonna have to face that, because I'm not planning on allowing any of them to be MY neighbor.
originally posted by: Astyanax
There is no death penalty in Europe. Are you proposing that one be introduced just for these people?
Why are you tarnishing your own religion by confirming the popular Western prejudice all Muslims are bloodthirsty scoundrels?
What you're really saying is, 'As an individual, I want revenge on these people, and I am dragging my religion through filth to justify my own thirst for blood.'
Speak for yourself, mate. You don't speak for Muslims, or for anybody else.
originally posted by: Astyanax
a reply to: nenothtu
The question is not whether IS is or is not a nation.
The question is not whether or not international law applies, or the Geneva convention.
It is a question of (1) humanity and (2) citizen's rights.