Skip to comments.Coronavirus: Islamophobia concerns after India mosque outbreak
Posted on 04/03/2020 3:44:28 AM PDT by Libloather
Outrage over a Muslim congregation that has sparked a new wave of Covid-19 cases in India has taken an Islamophobic turn.
States across India have traced more than 300 positive cases to the weeks-long event.
And Islamophobic hashtags have been trending on Twitter since the news first broke on Monday.
"Instead of corona quarantine, we should have hate quarantine," says historian Rana Safvi.
The gathering was by the Tablighi Jamaat, an Islamic missionary movement that is nearly 100 years old. And its global spiritual centre or markaz is in Indian capital Delhi's Nizamuddin area.
The event was held there - and it was attended by thousands of Muslims from India and abroad.
Officials are still scrambling to identify and trace all of those who attended, as well as their secondary contacts.
But the cases that are directly linked to the event have risen steadily through the week, exposing religious fault lines in a sharply polarised country.
Even as details about the congregation emerged on national news, #CoronaJihad, #NizamuddinIdiots, #Covid-786 (a number that carries religious meaning for Mulsims), began trending.
"We need to be secular. Religious groups should not hold congregations thinking religion is its own act of survival," says sociologist Shiv Visvanathan.
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Could ask Omar.
The leftist propagandists keep using this phrase as if it was a negative. Y’know, like fearing cancer or the Wuhan virus or having your family killed by a drunk driver.
Even more to the point, a phobia is an irrational fear. I have a deep, intense hatred of Islam, but I do not fear it.
I fear it, like I fear rabies. But it’s not an irrational fear. The ill effects it often has are clear.
The Left just can't stop playing the victim card, no matter the impending catastrophe.
“Muslims Fear Backlash”
No mention of the Muslims hinduphobia, christianphobia,homophobia, femalephobia. It is not that the media cares about anything except they like that Christian phobia that Muslims have. Enemy of my enemy is my friend.
If you are not “Islamophobic” then you do not know enough about Islam.
Or, as Mark Steyn once put it,
“Muslims fear backlash over tomorrow’s suicide bombing.”
There is no such THING as too much Islamophobia.
A better word is “Islamomisia”, a revulsion of all things islamic.
Also works for “Homomisia”.
What is the phobia for fear of guns that save lives - survivaphobia??
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