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Posted on 10/21/2019 7:57:20 AM PDT by yesthatjallen
Hong Kong officials apologized to Muslim leaders Monday after riot police sprayed a mosque and bystanders with a water cannon while trying to contain turbulent weekend pro-democracy demonstrations in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.
The citys leader, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, and the police chief visited the Kowloon Mosque to apologize to the chief imam and Muslim community leaders.
Officials were scrambling to minimize the fallout from Sundays incident at one of the citys most well-known religious sites.
The government said in a statement that Lam extended an apology for the inadvertent spraying. Authorities called it an accident, but a bystanders account disputed that.
Our mosque is not damaged, nothing is done wrong. Only thing is that they should have not done it. For that they apologized so we accept it, said Saeed Uddin, honorary secretary of the Islamic Community Fund of Hong Kong.
Police also apologized later at a daily press briefing and said they had been contacting Muslim community leaders across the city.
To any people or any groups that were affected, we offer our genuine apologies, said Cheuk Hau-yip, the Kowloon West regional commander. We certainly do not have any malicious intent.
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Government leaders can't seem to apologize fast enough to Muslims.
Yet no apologies for the protestors who get shot in the chest.
But — see another article here — the mainland government just destroyed a church that could seat 3000...
My thought exactly. They are bending over backwards to apologize to Muslims, but nothing else to say about the protests.
The Kowloon mosque is a beautiful historic building, and the Hong Kong government doesn’t need to antagonize elements of the city that aren’t opposing it.
You’ll wait a long time to hear an apology from the cretins in the “democracy” movement for any of the destructive crap they’re doing.
Was the shotee a moose limb? There ya go. Notice that the glbtqrxyzp crowd ain’t causing much turmoil in moose limb run countries? Guess moose limbs and the ROP can do no wrong.
China destroys 3,000-seat church, detains pastors
Christian Post ^ | 10/21/2019 | Michael Gryboski
Posted on 10/21/2019, 7:55:17 AM by SeekAndFind
The Peoples Republic of China destroyed a church that reportedly could seat 3,000 people and detained its pastors, according to a human rights organization.
China Aid, an international nonprofit Christian human rights group based in Texas, reported the incident in a statement released Saturday. According to the group, Chinese authorities provided no legal papers to justify the demolition.
The church was located in Funan, Anhui province. Its pastors, Geng Yimin and Sun Yongyao, were detained under suspicion of gathering a crowd to disturb social order.
China Aid President Bob Fu said in a statement that the incident was yet another clear example showing the escalation of religious persecution today by the Chinese Communist regime.
The total disregard of religious freedom’s protection as enshrined in the Communist Party’s own Constitution tells the whole world President Xi is determined to continue his war against the peaceful Christian faithful. This campaign will surely fail in the end, he continued.
While Chinas persecution of religious groups has existed for many years, recently under President Xi Jinping a wave of crackdowns on religious practices in China has taken place.
The Communist government has destroyed or damaged several churches, reflecting concerns about the increasing Christian population of the country.
In the summer, True Jesus Church in Henan province was razed to the ground, according to persecution watchdog Bitter Winter. Police officers reportedly dragged out all believers from the church before they demolished the property.
Bitter Winter also reported last month that the Ten Commandments have been removed from nearly every Three-Self church and meeting venue in a county of Luoyang city and replaced with the President Xi Jinpings quotes as part of the Chinese Communist Partys efforts to sinicize Christianity.
In addition to cracking down on its Christian minority, China has engaged in violent persecution of its Uighur Muslim and Falun Gong communities.
The China Tribunal, a human rights group, told the United Nations Human Rights Council last month that the Chinese government is harvesting organs from religious minorities, with possibly hundreds of thousands of victims.
Forced organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience, including the religious minorities of Falun Gong and Uighurs, has been committed for years throughout China on a significant scale, and that it continues today. This involves hundreds of thousands of victims, explained China Tribunal lawyer Hamid Sabi to the UNHRC.
Victim for victim and death for death, cutting out the hearts and other organs from living, blameless, harmless, peaceable people constitutes one of the worst mass atrocities of this century.”
Hong Kong leaders apologize for water cannon use at mosque
Just wondering if the Chinese government can’t make up their minds ? In China they round up (m)uslims and put them in concentration camps for re-orientation in order to give up their crappy religion and in Hong Kong they apologize.
It disgusts me how everyone is kowtowing to muszzies.
I can’t believe even communist China is now doing it.
Amazing,even the Chicoms are afraid of the Muzzies. The Hong Kong protesters should pretend to be Muslims and even the NBA would leave them alone.
On the plus side, it did wash a lot of stink off.
So sorry for the water.
Should have used lead.
Blow up the mosque. Then see what happens. Bring popcorn.
So China keeps a million of more of her moslem Wiggers in camps on the Mainland but worries about getting some water in a mosque in Kowloon? Can’t figure those little yella fellas out sometimes.
“Notice that the glbtqrxyzp crowd aint causing much turmoil in moose limb run countries?”
Maybe they don’t like flying off the top of five story buildings...
destroy churches, prostrate to mooses. What a country.
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