Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Muslim organisation calls for boycott of Denmark

Copenhagen Post:

An Islamic cultural organisation has called upon its 51 member states to boycott Denmark in response to cartoons of the prophet Mohammed printed three months ago in national daily Jyllands-Posten.

The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) stated on its webpage that it sought a condemnation of 'the aggressive campaign waged against Islam and its Prophet' by Jyllands-Posten.

Abdulaziz Othman al-Twaijri, the organisation's secretary general, reportedly told Arabic TV station Al-Arabiya that member states would impose a boycott until an apology was offered for the drawings.

'We encourage the organisation's members to boycott Denmark both economically and politically until Denmark presents an official apology for the drawings that have offended the world's Muslims,' al-Twaijri said.

Egypt's ambassador to Denmark, Mona Omar Attiah, warned against not taking the boycott seriously.

'The organisation has a broad appeal among the world's Muslims, and if the government doesn't make new efforts, Muslims around the world will follow the boycott and international pressure against Denmark will increase,' she told daily newspaper Information.

Tensions have run high between Muslims and official Denmark since the newspaper Jyllands-Posten published 12 cartoons in September that depicted the prophet Mohammed. The newspaper said printing the cartoons was a way to ensure the freedom of speech in the face of intimidation from radical Islamists.

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5 Comments:

At 11:37 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

"boycott Denmark"

Exactly what would be the tangible effect of this? Maybe they wouldn't send Denmark anymore immigrants...

 
At 12:53 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Maybe they wouldn't send Denmark anymore immigrants

Let us hope that the Muslims will start boycotting all European countries. ;)

 
At 4:20 PM, Anonymous D.D. said...

Today I learned that muslim rebels in Iraq have issued a Fatwa against the Danish troops who are there as Denmark’s contribution to the Coalition. This shouldn’t really surprise anyone, as the issuing of Fatwas seems to be the standard answer to anything the muslims don’t like.

In honour of this latest Fatwa I have taken it upon myself to issue a Fatwa of my own.

I hereby decree that due to my blatantly apparent moral and ethical superiority to the Islamic extremists the following orders shall be carried out.

All Danish companies shall hire muslims only to carry out the most demeaning and trivial of tasks, and only if such tasks are rewarded with a low salary.

All Danish Universities and places of higher learning shall only accept one in a hundred muslims, and let even fewer graduate.

The Danish Police and Danish Courts shall arrest and convict muslims in such a number as to make them disproportionately represented in the various crime statistics (Sometimes by a ratio so disproportionate that they will be more than 1000 times more likely to commit certain crimes than native Danes)

The Danish Population shall treat muslims with contempt wherever they encounter them, leaving them to feel isolated both socially and economically.

So let it be written, so let it be done. My every command shall be carried out.




Wow, my Fatwa is already working….

 
At 9:44 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Maybe they wouldn't send Denmark anymore immigrants"

Maybe you're just too stupid to understand that Islam is not a nationality...it's a RELIGION. There is a large number of Muslims of many different European neationalities. Believe it or not...

 
At 3:58 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

There is a large number of Muslims of many different European neationalities

Yes, but they seem to share the same stupidity. I guess that is the sort of person that Islam attracts.

 

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