Terrorism has no religious context

Europe’s extreme-right political parties are stoking the fires of hatred against Muslims based on paranoia

There can never be Islamic, Jewish or Christian fascism, but there are plenty of fascists who claim to be Muslims, Jews and Christians, as recently witnessed.

• By As’ad Abdul Rahman, Special to Gulf News

Blaming others for one’s own failings represents the lowest level of human consciousness manifested in a total inability to be emancipated from a purely materialistic mode of thinking.

Blaming the Jews as the ‘killers of Christ’ netted the so-called Christians ill-gotten material gains by confiscating Jewish properties. The new trend in Europe is ‘Muslim terrorism’ leading to Islamophobia or a fear of Islam, which is being marketed by Christian and Jewish extreme-right parties in the West and in Israel, a ‘well-thought’ campaign because what we fear, we naturally hate!

There can never be Islamic, Jewish or Christian fascism, but there are plenty of fascists who claim to be Muslims, Jews and Christians, as recently witnessed.

While the world was getting ready to commemorate the victims of the World Trade Centre attacks in New York, another campaign was being prepared against Islam with ‘Muslim terrorism’ being the highlight. Read more

Categories: Europe, Islamophobia, Religion, Terrorism

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