RIYADH: Eighteen Saudi Muslim scholars and thinkers demanded yesterday that those involved in the alleged desecration of the Holy Qur'an at the US detention facility of Guantanamo Bay be tried by an Islamic court.
"It won't do any good if the State Department (eventually) apologises or if it rejects this act, or if its authors are tried," they said in a statement.
"That would amount to throwing dust in the eyes as was the case in the trials of those who committed the crimes (of abusing prisoners at Iraq's) Abu Ghraib jail ... The Islamic nation will not settle for less than the trial (of the Guantanamo culprits) by an Islamic court," said the signatories.
So, it really doesn't matter at all if the allegations were true or not. The eighteen "Muslim scholars and thinkers" want heads to roll. Apparently, they won't be satisfied until the actual people responsible for what didn't occur are punished.
In all honestly, when the Muslim "scholars and thinkers" want to prosecute an offense that didn't happen, it becomes a little easier to understand why the everyday lay followers of Islam are exceedingly intolerant towards differing viewpoints. They are going to believe and will believe what they desire to believe. The truth and facts merely set the stage for their manufactured vision of reality.
Companion post at Interested-Participant.
This is not about the truth of the incident. This is classic dar ul Islam confronting and shaming dar ul Harb. It's not about the infidel actually "disrespecting" the superior moslem, it is the preception of such disrespect.
For the moslem, such affrontage, even imagined, cannot be tolerated. No man-made law is legitimate so no kaffir (infidel) system of inquiry/justice is sufficient to ameliorate the humilation of the superior moslem.
This provides yet another opportunity for moslems to enforce their superiorty on the infidel West. They can "disrespect" non-moslem religions/philosophy with abandon because they are dedicated to the world-wide Caliphate. Infidels are given but 3 choices in the face of moslem superiority.... Convert, Submit or Die.
Why won't the West realize this??
Posted by: Darleen on May 22, 2005 11:08 PM