OIC shrieks over Czech presidents accurate depiction of Islam

by sheikyer mami on June 8, 2014

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As we reported here last week, President Miloš Zeman of the Czech Republic made a remarkable speech at the a closed-door reception on May 26th to celebrate Israel’s Independence Day. Unique among Western political leaders, Mr. Zeman was willing to call out Islam itself — not “radicalism”, not “extremism”, not “Islamism”, but the “very essence of the ideology” — for its anti-Semitism and instigation of violence.

It’s no surprise that the Organization of Islamic Cooperation was very disappointed in what the Czech leader said. President Zeman made his speech almost two weeks ago, but the OIC’s statement of disapproval is still featured at the top of the organization’s main web page as of this writing. The speech was barely noticed in the Western press, but its prominence on the OIC’s website is an implicit recognition of its significance.

In case you missed it, here are a couple of paragraphs from the text that caused so much heartburn among the luminaries of the OIC:

So let me quote one of their sacred texts to support this statement: “A tree says, there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him. A stone says, there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him.” I would criticize those calling for the killing of Arabs, but I do not know of any movement calling for mass murdering of Arabs. However, I know of one anti-civilisation movement calling for the mass murder of Jews.

After all, one of the paragraphs of the statutes of Hamas says: “Kill every Jew you see.” Do we really want to pretend that this is an extreme viewpoint? Do we really want to be politically correct and say that everyone is nice and only a small group of extremists and fundamentalists is committing such crimes?

Below is the text of the OIC’s statement, with my own remarks interpolated:

OIC Secretary General expresses disappointment at the Czech President Miloš Zeman’s Statement against Islam

The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Iyad Ameen Madani, expressed his disappointment at the reported statements made by the Czech President, Miloš Zeman, on 26 May 2014 at the Israeli Embassy in Prague that “Islamic ideology rather than individual groups of religious fundamentalists was behind violent actions similar to the gun attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels.”

“I believe that this xenophobia and this racism or anti-Semitism stem from the very nature of the ideology on which these fanatical groups rely, I know about an anti-civilization movement that calls for the massive murdering of Jews,” the Czech President was quoted to say.

The OIC’s statement elides the Czech president’s words, but without including any ellipses. Specifically, it inserts a comma between “groups rely” and “I know about”, omitting Mr. Zeman’s quote of the hadith about the Jew-betraying tree: “A tree says, there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him. A stone says, there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him.”

Now, why would the earnest scribblers at OIC headquarters want to skip that well-known and authoritative piece of Islamic scripture? As respected Muslim citizens of proven integrity, they would be the last people in the world to obfuscate any documentary evidence buttressing President Zeman’s case.

No, it must have been an oversight on their part. Or maybe an error at the printer’s. Or an HTML slip-up by an inexperienced webmaster. But surely not a deliberate omission…

Mr. Madani stated that the Czech President’s recent statements on Islam are in line with the previous statements the President made in the past, where he linked “believers in the Quran with anti-Semitic and racist Nazis”; and that “the enemy is anti civilization spreading from North Africa to Indonesia, where two billion people live”.

Such statements, said Mr. Madani, not only shows President Zeman’s lack of knowledge and misunderstanding of Islam, but also ignores the historical facts that anti-Semitism and Nazism are a European phenomena through and through. They have no roots in Islam, neither as a religion nor as a history or civilization. The Holocaust did not take place in the area from North Africa to Indonesia, Madani said.

The authors are evidently unfamiliar with The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism by Andrew G. Bostom, in which the evidence of 1400 years of Islamic Jew-hatred is meticulously compiled. Perhaps someone should send them a copy of the book, which will provide ample leisure-time reading during the long hungry daylight hours of Ramadan next month.

Were you waiting for the dreaded “Islamophobia” to make an appearance? Well, here it comes, albeit with a spelling error:

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DP11 June 8, 2014 at 7:36 pm

Truth, particularly God’s Truth, will eventually prevail. In the meantime good people who were unfortunate to be born as Muslims, should ask themselves why is it that Islam is “misunderstood”.

kaw June 8, 2014 at 8:48 pm

Agreed Dp11 – unfortunately muslims are incapabable of asking themselves that question .. and that has significant consequences.

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