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Originally posted by spearhead
Hardcore soccer fans.
That's what i would call people who would choose to watch soccer over the threat of death. Unfortunately for a few the threat was followed with action.
Sheikh Mohamed Abdi Aros, a spokesman for the militants, said that, "We are warning all the youth of Somalia not to dare watch these World Cup matches." He said that the people of Somalia should focus on pursuing jihad and not, "watching mad men jump up and down."
Whack jobs. That's what these people are.
(visit the link for the full news article)
Originally posted by WTEngel
I am a Christian working in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and i can say that the people who carried this murder out in the name of Islam are simply using religion for the purpose of legitimizing their crazy thoughts.
I have many Muslim friends here in Saudi, and they ALL watched the World Cup, without fear of reprisal, and in mainstream Islam, there are no executions being carried out for watching football.
These people in Somalia executing under the name of Islam is no different than the Christian right blaming Katrina on homosexuals and sin...Man using religion to justify his bigotry.
The majority of Chrisitans are good. The majority of Muslims are good. The majority of Jews are good. The majority of the other religions and non believers are good...it only takes a few bad apples to spoil the batch...
Originally posted by LurkerMan
Originally posted by THE_PROFESSIONAL
These were murders, regardless of the religion they were. The title "islamic" is given to them simply to make it seem that all muslims do this, which is simply not the fact. These people are just psycho murders and could have been born into any religion.
except the only religion with a jihad is islam.
Originally posted by chaseninja
Seruously??...I mean what do you say to this besides what the hell? soccers a fun game the whole point competition isnt to kill people over it.
Originally posted by ShadowAngel85
reply to post by tarifa37
That's what i thought to, hearing all the things about North Korea and their crazy Leader it makes me worry about the coach and the players.
Well at least losing only 1:2 against Brazil is more or less a success for such a country
Originally posted by mobiusmale
reply to post by THE_PROFESSIONAL
I always love it when, after another barbaric act is committed in the name of Islam, people feel they need to chirp out something about this not being about how the majority of Muslims feel, or what the religion really teaches, or how Muslims behave overall.
Later in the day...and tomorrow, and next week when similar stories surface we will have to be reminded again that the followers of the Religion of Peace don't really believe in killing and torturing people for just about any perceived slight.
Watch soccer...DEATH PENALTY. Draw a picture of Mohammed...DEATH PENALTY. Get raped...DEATH PENALTY. Convert to another religion....why, DEATH PENALTY of course. Marry somebody your Muslim father doesn't like...DEATH PENALTY carried out by Mom, Dad or Brother.
Face it. Islam is the Religion of Death.