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Pakistan: burned to death for Islamic blasphemy
Spero News ^ | July 06, 2012 | Rodrick Sanson

Posted on 07/06/2012 11:52:10 AM PDT by markomalley

A man accused of blasphemy, according to Islamic religious law, was extra-judicially killed in Pakistan outside a police station in the Chani Ghoth area of the Bahawalpur region in the Punjab. Deputy Superintendent of Police Ahmedpur said, "The Chani Goth police station received a complaint that a person has burnt the pages of the Quran; the police arrested the person and brought him to the police station and put him in the lock up. Some religious leaders announced on the loud speakers that a man has committed blasphemy against Islam.” As is frequently the case in Muslim-dominated Pakistan, mobs surrounded the police station baying for the life of the alleged blasphemer. The mob blocked the main highway through the town and broke down the gates of the police station, attacking the officers and injuring Station House Officer Ghulam Mohudin Gajjar along with four guards. Superintendent Ahmedpur also sustained injuries. All told, some 15 officers were injured in the melee and are now in hospital.

Things went much worse for the hapless detainee. According to Ahmedpur, “the mob broke the lockup and took out the prisoner, threw petrol on him and burnt him alive. Approximately 2,000 enraged locals also torched the police vehicles in the police station; this continued for over 2 hours. The mob stood there until the man completely burnt."

Police spokesmen allege that the victim of the lynch mob was mentally unstable. He has been identified as Ghulam Abbas, a man in his forties. A complaint has been filed and an investigation is expected. A local politician said “We are thankful to Allah that no policeman was killed in the attack."

The incident has enflamed the fears of Christians and Ahmadi Muslims, the two main minorities in Pakistan. In recent years, jailings and extrajudicial killings of minorities have increased. Former Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, for instance, was assassinated by his own body guard for having defended the cause of Asia Bibi – a Christian woman who continues to await execution for alleged blasphemy.

In a statement, the Masihi Foundation Pakistan and Life for All Pakistan strongly condemned the most recent incident of sharia savagery. "Religion should be kept separate from the state affairs, burning a man alive is a inhuman act, the police has failed to take action against the people responsible. The law was abused by the mob, there is no justification for this barbaric act. The authorities must act and take action against the lawlessness. No one is above the law, there is no justification in killing a human being, it was for the judicial system to decide whether the person is guilty or not. It’s time to put an end of the law of the jungle or we will end up in insanity. Laws are made to protect men from other men, not to protect God from humans. We urge the Chief Justice to take notice of the incident and take action against the people involved in the incident. The CJ must ensure the rule of the law in the Country."

The Bahawalpur Catholic Diocese has also condemned the incident. Fr Zafar Samuel from Bahawalpur said, “This is a sad incident, we condemn it. This is a inhuman act. It must be condemned. The Punjab province has been in the lime light for the abuse of the blasphemy law. There is a strong need to spread awareness regarding blasphemy and laws associated with it. These naive people have no idea what its all about. "

The Catholic bishop of Rawalpindi/Islamabad Rufin Anthony said, " We strongly condemn the attack on the police station and the loss of a human life. The law enforcing agencies must act and ensure the rule of the law. Taking the law in their own hands is against the law. It is time for some changes in the legislation, legislation that will protect innocent lives and ensure the safety of the people accused and under trail. How much more blood do we have to endure for the authorities to realize that it is time to act. We don’t want incidents like Shanti Nagar, Kasoor, Sialkot, and Gojra to be repeated. We urge them to take this as an eye opener and rescue the suffering."


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1 posted on 07/06/2012 11:52:15 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Coming to your city soon!


2 posted on 07/06/2012 11:54:43 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: markomalley
Obviously, the alleged "blasphemy against the koran/allah" bit is nothing but an excuse to commit evil.

HELLISH evil, at that.

These entities are Satanic and really need to be anihilated from off the face of the earth.

How much y'wanna' bet the majority of the mob is between 15 and 35 years old ?

3 posted on 07/06/2012 11:59:08 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: markomalley

How much of this type of enlightenment will it take to set American’s straight about Islam?

George “Religion of Peace” Bush didn’t really do us any favors with that one.

I would not insult animals by calling Muslim’s animals.


4 posted on 07/06/2012 11:59:32 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: markomalley

> The mob blocked the main highway through the town and broke
> down the gates of the police station, attacking the
> officers and injuring Station House Officer Ghulam Mohudin
> Gajjar along with four guards.

Have they no guns?

I submit that these “guards” were complicit in this atrocity.


5 posted on 07/06/2012 12:18:24 PM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: knarf
They're just radicals who have "mis-interpreted" the Koran.  Mohammad was a good good man of God.  A holy righteous man of God.  How could anyone possibly mis-interpret the "Holy" Koran in such a way?  These people who did this are just radical fundamentalist muslims.  Islam gooooooood.

Quran 8:12: "Instill terror into the hearts of the unbelievers;"

Quran 2:191: "... kill the disbelievers wherever we find them …"

Quran 22:19-22: "… for them (the unbelievers) garments of fire shall be cut and there shall be poured over their heads boiling water whereby whatever is in their bowels and skin shall be dissolved and they will be punished with hooked iron rods."

Quran 8:12: "Your Lord inspired the angels with the message: 'I will terrorize the unbelievers. Therefore smite them on their necks and every joint and incapacitate them. Strike off their heads and cut off each of their fingers and toes.'"

Quran 8:7: "Allah wished to confirm the truth by His words: 'Wipe the infidels out to the last.'"

Quran 8:59: "The infidels should not think that they can get away from us. Prepare against them whatever arms and weaponry you can muster so that you may terrorize them. They are your enemy and Allah's enemy."

Quran 8:60: "Prepare against them whatever arms and cavalry you can muster that you may strike terror in the enemies of Allah, and others besides them not known to you."

Quran 9.29: "Fight those who do not believe in Allah, nor in the latter day, nor do they prohibit what Allah and His Apostle have prohibited, nor follow the religion of truth, out of those who have been given the Book, until they pay the tax in acknowledgment of superiority and they are in a state of subjection."

Quran 47:4: "Strike off the heads of the disbelievers" and, after making a "wide slaughter among them, carefully tie up the remaining captives."

Hadith Sahih Muslim (41:6985): "Abu Huraira reported Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: 'The last hour would not come unless the Muslims will fight against the Jews and the Muslims would kill them until the Jews would hide themselves behind a stone or a tree and a stone or a tree would say: Muslim, the servant of Allah, there is a Jew behind me; come and kill him; but the tree Gharqad would not say, for it is the tree of the Jews.'"

Quran 9:5: "When the sacred forbidden months for fighting are past, fight and kill the disbelievers wherever you find them, take them captive, torture them, and lie in wait and ambush them using every stratagem of war."

Sura 3:151: "Soon shall We cast terror into the hearts of the unbelievers for that they joined companions with Allah for which He had sent no authority: their abode will be the fire; and evil is the home of the wrong-doers!"

Sura 8:60: "Against them make ready your strength to the utmost of your power including steeds of war to strike terror into (the hearts of) the enemies of Allah and your enemies and others besides whom ye may not know but whom Allah doth know. Whatever ye shall spend in the cause of Allah shall be repaid unto you and ye shall not be treated unjustly."

Tabari IX:113: "Allah permits you to shut them (women) in separate rooms and to beat them, but not severely. If they abstain, they have the right to food and clothing. Treat women well for they are like domestic animals and they possess nothing themselves. Allah has made the enjoyment of their bodies lawful in his Quran."

Tabari I:280: "Allah said, 'It is My obligation to make Eve bleed once every month as she made this tree bleed. I must also make Eve stupid, although I created her intelligent.' Because Allah afflicted Eve, all of the women of this world menstruate and are stupid."

Ishaq:327: "Allah said, 'A prophet must slaughter before collecting captives. A slaughtered enemy is driven from the land. Muhammad, you craved the desires of this world, its goods and the ransom captives would bring. But Allah desires killing them to manifest the religion.'"

6 posted on 07/06/2012 12:19:27 PM PDT by CaptainKrunch (Freedom is what's fair.)
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To: ThomasMore

And to think these barbaric savages have access to nuclear weapons.

We must be getting close to the end times.


7 posted on 07/06/2012 12:21:01 PM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: markomalley

I hear he also denied Global Warming. :-(


8 posted on 07/06/2012 12:27:58 PM PDT by theDentist (FYBO/FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: markomalley
The solution to this savagery is what no one wants to contemplate - start by surrounding the mob and putting them all down like the rabid dogs that they are.
9 posted on 07/06/2012 12:32:21 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: ThomasMore
Starting with Dearbornistan.
10 posted on 07/06/2012 12:34:56 PM PDT by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini--nevertheless, Vote Santorum!)
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To: knarf

Relax ... Islam is a PEACEFUL religion.....


11 posted on 07/06/2012 12:38:15 PM PDT by dubyajam ("Life is Hard ... It's Even Harder When you're Stupid" --- John Wayne)
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To: markomalley
Remind me again whey we permit these demon possessed, psychopathic, hellish people into America?

I forget...

12 posted on 07/06/2012 1:02:01 PM PDT by Gritty (There is only one major world religion out to convert-or kill-unbelievers. Islam - Jeff Houghton)
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To: Westbrook

We must be getting close to the end times.

Islams???? Let’s pray~and pass the ammunition~


13 posted on 07/06/2012 2:47:17 PM PDT by Isabel2010
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