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originally posted by: JustMike
a reply to: Xcathdra
In my eyes they are not true Muslims.
Here's a historical parallel: when the IRA/PIRA were going around and setting off car bombs and the like and killing random, innocent people in the UK for about three decades (and not just targeting soldiers or other non-civilians, though they did plenty of that as well), they weren't exactly behaving like good Christians, either. They normally claimed to be Catholics, and justified their murders on the basis of fighting for freedom.
Two brothers Khalid and Ibrahim El Bakraoui were reportedly detained according to the media when one of the brothers showed up at a hospital with a broken leg. The other brother was found hiding in a house police were searching. The two brothers were known to have links to violent crime in the Brussels area.
Belgium is a country known for its beer, chocolate, picturesque towns, art - and grey diplomats heading to the EU. It was even once named among the most boring places on earth. But the north European nation was forced into the international spotlight on Tuesday by devastating terror attacks, later claimed by the Islamic State group. Two explosions at Brussels airport and another at a metro station left at least 31 people dead and 250 wounded. So why has Belgium been targeted and why is it being branded "Europe's jihadi HQ"?
originally posted by: Xaphan
originally posted by: Moana
I'm always shocked and saddened to see so many racists here.
Criticizing a religion is racist?
originally posted by: RadioRobert
Of course. All Muslims are *insert race here*
And we can just assume that you mean all of them, even if you're criticizing specific actions/ideas held by a minority.
Just admit your nascent racism already!