Salman Rushdie & Douglas Murray (Response)

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Mohammed Hijab

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Your brothers and sisters in Islam net from Norway are establishing a masjid a Dawa Center. This center this Masjid this educational institution will act like a beacon of light, calling the Muslims in Norway back to the essence of the slum. So give generously and Allah azza wa jal give you even

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a Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah hear what I have to say how are you guys doing? Many of you will be aware of the recent attack on one Salman Rushdie an individual who has an open advocate against or detractor of Islam, and the Islamic prophet. Ever since that time where he wrote his book. He and the fatwa was by the corrupt states of Iran, was declared upon him.

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That was the has been, or at least he has become an emblematic figure, for the cause of freedom of expression and speech, and especially in neoconservative or right wing call, quadrants of particular political discussion, we find that freedom of speech is juxtaposed with Islamic blasphemy laws, for example, or things of that nature, or Islam. And Muslims in general are indeed, Muslim reactions to desecration of the sacred symbols of Islam. So there's this juxtaposition which we find

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in the Orientalizing type of literature that we see

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in, in books in academia, and of course, on the media as well.

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Question is, of course, is such a thing even

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appropriate, considering the circumstances. And that's what I want to say is,

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from as much as I know, in America, for example, in the UK, in the US and much of the West, in fact, most of the West, we don't see particular pieces of legislation, which are aimed against things like blasphemy law.

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But we don't find the same

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free speech absolutists individuals who are talking about free speech and advocating its merits,

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talk about other things which are, in fact, enshrined into legislation, for example, of course, Holocaust denial being one of them. Of course, we don't necessarily advocate such a position, just for the record,

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just for the record, or want to antagonize off good friends in the Jewish community. But if one is truly a free speech absolutist, shouldn't one be lobbying against with all the ciphers, SNESs

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and vigor? Shouldn't one be lobbying against such a law in any meaningful way? Shouldn't we be seeing our Twitter feeds flooded

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with messages against those governments in Europe and elsewhere, that have made Holocaust denial something which is illegal and a criminal offence? Shouldn't we be seeing protests across the streets of Berlin and London, on such a matter? The reason why we're not seeing it is because individuals who are proponents for speech free speech absolutism, usually, or sometimes at least, employ the most terrible,

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have double standard. Now, I'm not asking such individuals to vicariously sympathize with the Muslim cause or Islam in general. But what I am saying is be consistent to your own cause. When godless Murray himself recently came and spoke to my good colleague, Abdullah Andalusi, and friend and mentor, and tried to corner him because he is a gutless coward, who cannot and has not responded to any of our debate offers in the past, when he himself had the audacity to question Abdullah Andalusi, a figure whose books are everywhere in most

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book shops in the West. And at the same time, he tries to restrict the freedom of speech through the Henry Jackson Society of Muslim speakers, that is not a double standard, what could it be?

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What could it be? What is it then if it's not a double hypocrisy from your people, it's not about freedom of speech, you lie is you are a liar. And you are all liars. It's not about freedom of speech. It is about the selective use of freedom of speech in order to inhibit and derail and diminish the rights

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have Muslim people who happen to be minorities in western lands? That's really what's going on, isn't it?

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Because you don't want to admit that because you have an ulterior agenda. In fact, you need us more than anything else, because we are the very

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community which you need to tell your children who grew up being, in some cases, white supremacist and other cases, at least face nationalists against any ethnic minority outside of themselves. To say, this is what you're not, you need us, you need us to be the scapegoat that you can blame for every mistake that happens in your life every failure that you have, which is why it's no, it is no coincidence that most right wing far right individuals like Tommy Robinson and his ilk are the most uneducated low IQ individuals in all of society.

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So what I will say is to conclude as follows my friend Ali Tao has made a very good point in his videos a very, very good point, which is that he said

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why do you specialize Islam and this discussion when, if the sacred symbols of other peoples from other faiths as we've seen with the Hindus

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in India, he makes the example of Ataturk in Turkey, some Kurdish leader he mentioned, we can go on and on.

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If you try and desecrate the Saybrook sacred symbols of individuals, they will the gangster communities among them, we'll deal with you, my friends. We're not condoning such a thing at all. But that is a reality. We the Muslims are 1.8 billion, which represent according to Pew will represent a third of the population of the world. One in three, at least one and for now.

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You don't think we have gangsters we have gang Muslim gangsters as well, when you go ahead and attack the sacred symbols of Islam, although our approach is not to do so. We can't stop the gangsters from dealing with you or anyone else.

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We can't stop the Muslim gangsters from dealing with you or anyone else just like if you go to Colombia, and you speak about particular cartel in a specific manner, go to their area and be a man and speak about them.

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You want to free speech absolutism don't just deny the Holocaust knock it if you're a real man and see what happens to your career.

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How about black communities? I want to see how strong you are free speech Douglas Cutlass Murray and others like you.

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Why don't you speak about the black community in a racially insensitive way and then go to Harlem or Detroit and see what happens to you see if there's any gangsters that will slice and dice you and chew you. Don't you dare speak about Islam or the Muslims where you cannot and you will not debate people like me. Or Abdullah Andalusi or Ali Tao on a one on one Zhi Shan any of us in a one on one environment.

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With that, I will conclude was salam aleikum wa rahmatullah when the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told us

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when the son of Adam dies, all of his good deeds are interrupted, they all finished, except for three things. So the cotton geria, a continuous charity, and a beneficial knowledge and also a righteous offspring that makes to act for him. Your brothers and sisters in Islam net from Norway are establishing a masjid a Dawa center and fulfilling a great portion of this hadith on your behalf. Establishing a masjid to convey the message of Islam is one of the best deeds a Muslim can do. Whenever someone prays that whenever someone gives shahada in the masjid whenever someone learns something in the masjid, yes, that will be something that you will have on your scale. So give

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generously and Allah azza wa jal give you even more