Anti-jihad rally in New York features coalition of victims of Islamic supremacism
Another report onÂ thisÂ rally, which was groundbreaking in featuring the coalition that we need, and that we have been advocating for years: an alliance of all those threatened by the global jihad and Islamic supremacism, including Jews, Christians, Sikhs, Hindus, and more.
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Despite the pouring rain, over 300 concerned citizens, representing a diverse group of political, religious, ethnic, and racial groups, convened in New York City’s Times Square on Sunday, May 3, to attend a rally sponsored by the Human Rights Coalition Against Radical Islam. The HRCARI is a grassroots global action movement dedicated to educating people of all backgrounds to the inherent dangers of the burgeoning radical Islamic movement and mobilizing them to support freedom, democracy, and tolerance.Among the multitude of organizations represented at the rally were the Jewish Action Alliance, the Hindu Human Rights Watch, ACT for America, Muslims Against Sharia, the Alliance of Iranian Women, the Indian American Intellectuals Forum, the 9/11 Families for a Secure America, the Chinese Community Relations Council, the Namdhari Sikh Foundation, the American Coptic Union, AMCHA–Coalition for Jewish Concerns, and Americans for Peace and Tolerance.
“We must stand up to the evil that radical Islam represents,” declared Pastor Gerald Bell, a Southern Baptist minister who had traveled to the Sudan to rescue African slaves from their Muslim captors. “The barbarism that I personally witnessed was simply indescribable, and I tell you that amongst radical Islamists nobody is safe. Their agenda is to enslave, rape, kidnap, and murder Christians, Jews, Hindus, Sikhs, and anyone who does not subscribe to their baneful credo.”
Arish Sahani of the Indian American Intellectuals Forum enlightened the attendees to the heinous and systematic slaughter of Hindus throughout Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh. Quoting from a report issued by the Hindu American Foundation that was endorsed by members of the U.S. Congress and Senate, he said, “For the last 18 years over 300,000 Hindus have been living in squalid camps because in one area of India where Hindus are a minority, namely the Kashmir valley, they were driven out by radical Islamists who used rape, murder, and intimidation against them. In the year 1947, in what is now Bangladesh, Hindus comprised 30 percent of the population. Today they are less than 10 percent of the population because of the heinous acts of mass murder perpetrated against them by radical Islamists.”
“We all know that Israel has been on the front lines of encroaching Jihadism for decades,” said Beth Gilinsky of the Jewish Action Alliance. “Radical Islam, Islamic supremacy, Sharia law, jihadism–call it what you will–but we all know what it is about: the killing of ‘infidels’ and ‘apostates,’ the slaughter of innocents because of their faith, their political beliefs, or just because of who they are.” She lambasted both the mainstream media and purported human-rights organizations such as the United Nations that have failed to cover and address the brutality of radical Islam. “We also must know that the mainstream media have been AWOL and Dead on Arrival when it comes to covering this issue. This is the scoop of the century, and the media has ignored it,” she declared….
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