By Jake Neuman, Islam Watch – “On Sunday August 5, 2012, a Neo Nazi skinhead attacked and murdered 6 Sikhs in a Sikh Temple, called Gurdwara, at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. There will be an immediate association between this racist maniac with those, who have taken up pens for saving the civilized world from being devoured by Islam. Already Muslim organizations are claiming a common cause with Sikhs in trying to turn this tragedy to their advantage, because Sikhs of this temple had been mistakenly threatened for being Muslims. Also, after the 9/11 attacks in 2001, the first victim of revenge was mistakenly a Sikh.
Yet, when Muslims invaded India and murdered 80 million Indian natives, they had a special hatred and fear of the Sikhs (who were great warriors), and murdered them by the tens of thousands, culminating in Sikh holocaust of 1746, known as The Chhōṭā Ghallūghārā.
The Chhōṭā Ghallūghārā was a massacre of a significant proportion of the Sikh population by Muslims during the waning years of the Mughal Empire. Chhotaa Ghallooghaaraa is Punjabi for the ‘lesser massacre’. As such, it is distinguished from the Wadda Ghallooghaaraa (‘the great massacre’) of 1762. An estimated 7,000 Sikhs died in these attacks.
The Ghallooghaaraa were not pogroms in the sense of the killing of masses of defenseless people. Since the martyrdom of the fifth Sikh Master, Guru Arjun in 1606, Sikhs have known the use of arms and the need of self-defence. They are called Ghallooghaaraa, because of the wholesale slaughter of the innocent, with the intention of genocide. The first Chhotaa Ghallooghaaraa was a dramatic and bloody massacre during the campaign of Afghanistan‘s (Durrani Empire) provincial government based in Lahore to wipe out the Sikhs, an offensive that was started by the Mughals and lasted several decades.
This murderous enmity of Muslim against Sikhs has continued to this day with Muslim attacks against Sikhs in Europe, Pakistan, and India. Read more…
I just thought the timing was interesting. Note the line of the Star Spangled Banner during which the American flag falls …
“The wind that blew round Centre Court had failed to put Serena Williams off her stride.
But if only the medal ceremony had been as easy as the tennis star’s 6-0, 6-1 victory over Russia’s Maria Sharapova.
As the US flag was being raised during the national anthem a gust of wind caught the banner and tore it from its mount…
But only the Americans who happened to be in the stadium at on Saturday saw the mishap — NBC did not broadcast the embarrassing accident until it showed up in a highlight reel.
The flag balled up and hurtled to the ground as the ‘Star Spangled Banner’ saluted Williams’ victory.” Read more.
By Raymond Ibrahim, FrontPageMag.com – “The Obama administration’s support for its Islamist allies means lack of U.S. support for their enemies, or, more properly, victims—the Christian and other non-Muslim minorities of the Muslim world. Consider the many recent proofs:
According to Pete Winn of CNS:
The U.S. State Department removed the sections covering religious freedom from the Country Reports on Human Rights that it released on May 24, three months past the statutory deadline Congress set for the release of these reports. The new human rights reports—purged of the sections that discuss the status of religious freedom in each of the countries covered—are also the human rights reports that include the period that covered the Arab Spring and its aftermath. Thus, the reports do not provide in-depth coverage of what has happened to Christians and other religious minorities in predominantly Muslim countries in the Middle East that saw the rise of revolutionary movements in 2011 in which Islamist forces played an instrumental role. For the first time ever, the State Department simply eliminated the section of religious freedom in its reports covering 2011… (emphasis added).
The CNS report goes on to quote several U.S. officials questioning the motives of the Obama administration. Former U.S. diplomat Thomas Farr said that he has ‘observed during the three-and-a-half years of the Obama administration that the issue of religious freedom has been distinctly downplayed.’ Leonard Leo, former chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, said ‘to have pulled religious freedom out of it [the report] means that fewer people will obtain information,’ so that ‘you don’t have the whole picture.’
Of course, censoring information is a regular theme under Obama: if the administration is suppressing knowledge concerning the sufferings of religious minorities under Islam, earlier it suppressed knowledge concerning Islam itself (see here for a surreal example of the effects of such censorship).
In ‘Obama Overlooks Christian Persecution,’ James Walsh gives more examples of State Department indifference ‘regarding the New Years’ murders of Coptic Christians in Egypt and the ravaging of a cathedral,’ including how the State Department ‘refused to list Egypt as ‘a country of particular concern,’ even as Christians and others were being murdered, churches destroyed, and girls kidnapped and forced to convert to Islam.’
And the evidence keeps mounting. Legislation to create a special envoy for religious minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia—legislation that, in the words of the Washington Post, ‘passed the House by a huge margin,’ has been Read more…
Egypt: Protesters Blame Israel For Sinai Attack, Demand Morsi Government End Diplomatic Ties Immediately
By Rachel Hirshfeld, INN – “Dozens of protesters demonstrated outside the residence of Israel’s ambassador to Egypt in Cairo on Monday night, demanding that the government cease all diplomatic relations with the Jewish state in light of Sunday’s attack along the border between Israel, Egypt and the Gaza Strip.
While the perpetrators remain unknown, Egypt has blamed Israel for the attack, which killed 17 Egyptian soldiers and injured seven.
‘It’s definitely Israel who is behind it; we demand the termination of any political relations with Israel,’ said Ahmed El-Toni, one of the protesters, who referred to himself as an ‘independent activist,’ Ahram Online reported.
He also criticized Egyptian President Mohamad Morsi for not yet taking action against the assumed culprits.
Last August, thousands of Egyptians protested outside the Israeli embassy in Cairo demanding the dismissal of the Israeli ambassador after five Egyptian soldiers were killed near the border in Sinai.
In September, dozens of protesters raided one of the embassy’s offices in Cairo, throwing documents into the air, while a man climbed to the top of building to remove the Israeli flag, as supporters cheered him on from the ground.
The man was later celebrated as a national hero and referred to as ‘Flag Man.’” Read more.
Flashback: Egypt: Increasing Number Of Egyptians Want To Ditch Peace Treaty With Israel, Model Its Government After Saudi Arabia – “As Egyptians prepare to vote for their first post-Mubarak president next week, the antipathy towards Israel espoused by the frontrunners aligns with the findings of a new survey, in which 61 percent of Egyptian respondents favor abandoning the Egypt-Israel peace treaty, up from 54 percent a year ago.” Read more.
Flashback: Antisemitic Banner Raised at Egyptian Soccer Game: ‘One Nation for New Holocaust’ (Video)
‘The attack was from unknown gunmen at the Deeper Life Church,’ said Lt. Col. Gabriel Olorunyomi, head of the military’s Joint Task Force (JTF) in Kogi state,
‘They were doing their normal Monday evening service. When we went there we discovered the church had been attacked. Instantly we saw 15 people dead, including the pastor.’
The military has since learned that an additional four people had died from their injuries.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility. The JTF commander said an investigation had been launched and that it was premature to speculate as to the culprits.
Islamist extremist group Boko Haram has claimed scores of attacks on churches in northern and central Nigeria in recent months as part of an insurgency that has killed hundreds.” Read more.
Flashback: Boko Haram: Our Goal is to Eliminate Followers of Christ – “Terrorist organisation Boko Haram has issued a statement making clear that its goal is to eliminate followers of Christ from Nigeria and establish an Islamic state. ‘The Nigerian state and Christians are our enemies and we will be launching attacks on the Nigerian state and its security apparatus as well as churches until we achieve our goal of establishing an Islamic state in place of the secular state … We are responsible for the suicide attack on a church in Jos and also another attack on another church in Biu,’ a spokesman for the group, Abul Qaqa, is said to have told reporters in the northeastern city of Maiduguri over the phone.” Read more.