Skip to comments.Spain Rethinks Burning Effigies Of Muhammad
Posted on 10/04/2006 7:14:47 AM PDT by george76
Spanish villages are abandoning the centuries-old tradition of burning effigies of the Prophet Muhammad for fear of offending Muslims.
The annual festivals...feature locals donning medieval costumes to re-enact battles between "Moors and Christians" during the Reconquista period.
The fiestas celebrate events in 1492, when the Catholic kings of northern Spain defeated and expelled Islamic forces, ending more than 800 years of Moorish rule in the Iberian Peninsula.
Traditionally the festivities have culminated with the burning of mannequins of the Mahoma, a figure based on the Prophet Muhammad, to represent the final defeat of Islam in the region.
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Spain, of all places. They have completely forgotten their own history, and how many of their ancestors died to throw off Islam. El Cid, Ferdinand and Isabella all spinning in thier graves.
Now that is some serious irony.
spain, like many of us, will have pleny of opportunities to offend islamic fascists by just being...
the Reconquista has begun.
The muzzies want all of Europe...then the world ( us too ).
Looks like Spain is turning into a FRENCH COLONY, wave the WHITE FLAG.
I say burn baby, burn...
Hey Spain! Forget the planned attacks. Forget the actual attacks you suffered. Stopping these celebrations will really make them like you and respect you (until they come up with their next grievance in about, oh, 15 minutes).
"the Reconquista has begun. "
People just don't get it. Unless something changes radically in the next 5 years, Western Europe will be lost to islam. France is almost there. In about 5 to 7 years, France will begin installing sharia law. Spain is next, along with the Netherlands. Germany and Britain will last longer, as much as 20 years perhaps. In that timeframe, Norway and Sweden will be compromised.
I would bet money on it.
I guess they figure their heritage is not worth outraging the muzzies over.
It is amazing that so many Europeans do not realize that they are a frog sitting in a pot ready to boil...with the heat being turned higher and higher.
One day soon, the frog will be cooked.
"One day soon, the frog will be cooked."
That sad thing for them is this isn't like WWII. No one will come bail their butts out. No one can. How can you save a country from itself? If France becomes overrun with muslim "citizens" and becomes Frankistan, what can is there to do?
Nothing. Sorry about their luck.
Winston Churchill had a quote that roughly said that the appeasers are feeding the croc in the hope of being eaten last.
Now... more than ever...burn baby burn!
" goals for Al Qaeda is the return of Andalusia (Southern Spain) to Muslim hands? Can't you just see him smiling in his cave/dung hut over this? "
Damn these people who are afraid of offending jihadists and not afraid of offending Christians and Jews!
They should know that the jihadists won't have mercy on them when they take over their countries from which Christianity and Judaism have been forced out!
" authorities have toned down the rituals to preserve Islamic sensibilities and ..."
Where is El Cid when he is needed?
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