Skip to comments.Muslim party seeks Islamic law for Australians
Posted on 09/05/2005 11:49:32 AM PDT by Mount Athos
The leader of the nation's first Muslim political party says all Australians should be living under Islamic law dictated by the Koran.
The Best Party of Allah in Australia applied for registration in the ACT yesterday, claiming to provide a political voice for Muslims.
Founder Kurt Kennedy, a Vietnamese-born Muslim convert and candidate in the ACT assembly elections last year, said the party wanted to "implement the laws as stated in the Koran".
"The positive part of sharia law is (about) treating everybody fairly," he said. "I don't think anybody should have any worries about it.
"If they read through the Koran, there's nothing there that will threaten them or threaten their personal life or property."
The new party had almost 200 members but needed 500 to register federally, which was the goal, he said.
"The thing is to have a profile and to defend those who believe in Allah."
People were "living in the dark" and experiencing an unnecessary level of fear of Islam.
The emergence of the Family First Party had showed him that there was a role for religious-based parties. "It's obvious what they do," he said.
"We don't want to hide behind things. We want to go out and say we are believers of Allah, we believe in his religion, we obey his laws as stated in the Koran -- there's nothing to worry about."
Australians who were not Muslims were welcome to join the party, Mr Kennedy said.
"Whether they become Muslims or not become Muslims, because they will see a sensible view not corrupted by lobby groups, a view not corrupted by hypocrisy -- like sending food-aid to Iraq but, at the same time, sending our soldiers there and bombing and killing their children as well."
Mr Kennedy could not guarantee extremists would not join his party but said he thought it unlikely that people with extremist views would want to participate in the peaceful, democratic political system.
"We have a constitution and a process where people fill in an application form and the secretary can decide whether to enlist them or reject them, like any other political party," he said.
The party would promote "moderate politics" and would be neither right-wing nor left-wing.
And so it begins, first Canada now Australia. Strange they didnt start in Holland or France..
How you like this one:
At least he's being honest about it.
If a Muslim group in the US, or the UK says they don't want to see Shariah Law imposed, they are liars.
Except women and infidels..
Sounds like a great idea!
It's failed everywhere its been tried, so why not keep spreading it? Ooops! We forget; its succeeds because Allah gave them oil and made Westerners foolish enough to depend on the oil.
"The positive part of sharia law is (about) treating everybody fairly,"
Especially the women.
COMING SOON to a country near you!!!
1998 statement by CAIRs chairman, Omar M. Ahmad:
"Islam isn't in America to be equal to any other faith, but to become dominant. The Koran . . . should be the highest authority in America, and Islam the only accepted religion on earth."
Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.
All civilized Western nations should deport them all to countries where their stupid ass "sharia" law is in force.
TROP invasion of your country ping!
Preferably, one measured in millimeter diameter.
Filthy goathumper wackjob.
Nope..no worries at all. Just look at Iran. Perfect Utopia. Everyone is treated fairly.
Sounds like a well-rooted sort of fellow. Mmmmmm. Yeah. Thanks for your opinion, Kurt.
Kennedy is his Muslim name. They overused the name "Mohammad" and have moved on to other heroes.
Said the spider to the fly....
"Since Muslims don't have such buildings, should not we help them acquire or build some?" asked Rene Remond, a historian, in an academic article about reforming the 1905 law.
Would you lie to kick in for 3 to 5 million cutlasses and shoe bombs to go with that?
There's no way in hell that my kid is going over there to pull the Euro French bacon out of the fire in 20-30 years. When they start the mass migration of Christians and unaffiliated seculars out of France don't bring 'em here. Send them to Quebec!!
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