February 15, 2006
Apology over the caricatures of Mohammad will persuade Islamic movement towards their agenda.
The root of today’s new row of outcry over the caricatures of Mohammad must be sought in Yesterday’s coquet of the western leaders to Islamists movement.
flirt with the leaders of political Islam; yesterday’s silence towards
Islamists network of murder, abduction, torture, suppression of political
opponents, women’s oppression and child abuse; yesterday’s policy to tolerate
and respect the backward culture under name of cultural relativism; brought us
today’s Islamic states and daily crimes of Islamic terror throughout the world.
They brought us today’s honour killing in the Middle
What are the main issues of today’s Islamists Outcry over the caricatures of Mohammad?
The reality is this segment of society, which is
well organized and is led by political Islam, is seeking for more validation
and recognition from the parties in power in the west. (Note over one billion
people believe to have Islam as their religion whilst those who participated in
this outcry in comparison were of a small segment). Today’s outcry is to cause
fear and intimidation amongst the main stream society. It is a struggle for
more shares of power worldwide and possibly more control over the
ignore the recent victory of Hamas
Defending unconditional freedom of expression is our duty
The outcome of this outcry should become everyone’s concern. If we do not take it seriously, it will persuade Islamic movement further more towards their agenda which is escalating insecurity in society, violating of the most human rights and deteriorating political, cultural and social values.
claims the fear of boycott, fear of another terrorist attack caused the
spokesperson of various governments race to apologize for the misbehaviour of
their press. What has not been mentioned is the outcome of these apologies in
the near future. These apologies pave the way for more recognition, for more
enforcement of brutal laws and tradition against women and children even in the
We should not compromise the general principal for individuals and civil rights. We will not settle for less than full and unconditional freedom of criticism whether it is of Muhammad, or any other profits? It is our duty to not allow any restriction towards freedom of _expression. All forms of intimidation aiming to suppress freedom of _expression should be forbidden. Not only apology should be stopped right now but also all the provoker of this outcry should face consequences for their intimidation and fear amongst people.