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    Tourist accused of blasphemy killed by mob in Pakistan

    A tourist has been dragged from a police station and killed by a mob in north-west Pakistan after being accused of blasphemy.

    The police had been attempting to protect the man from the large group in the town of Madyan, a town in Swat district.

    The mob had gathered after the man was accused of desecrating the Quran, Islam's holy book, on Thursday.

    Lynchings are not uncommon after an accusation of blasphemy, which is punishable by death in Pakistan.

    A Christian man was attacked last month after being accused of burning pages of the Quran, dying shortly afterwards.

    Video of this latest incident has prompted outrage on social media in Pakistan. Footage shows the man's body being paraded through the streets and then set alight.


    Police confirmed that the tourist had been "torched" and some 11 people were injured in the incident.


    Malankand division's regional police chief Mohammad Ali Gandapur accused the local mosque of encouraging people to gather after police first rescued the man, who was reportedly visiting the Swat Valley - a popular destination in summer.


    He told Reuters news agency that eight officers were among the injured.


    Dr Zahidullah, police officer in the Swat region, told BBC Urdu police made a concerted effort to clear blocked roads to disperse the angry crowds of people on Thursday night.


    Police say they have opened a case against hundreds of people involved in the incident - some as young as 13. Local authorities have since deployed additional security forces to the region.


    According to BBC Urdu, hotels in the town had been full, but tourists were now scrambling to leave.


    Religion-fuelled violence in Pakistan has risen since the country made blasphemy - made a crime under a 19th century law brought in by the British - punishable by death in the 1980s.


    Even unfounded accusations can incite protests and mob violence against alleged perpetrators. Human rights critics have long argued that minorities are often the target of accusations.


    Around 96% of Pakistan's population is Muslim. Other countries, including Iran, Brunei, and Mauritania also impose capital punishment for insulting religion.

    Pakistan: Tourist accused of blasphemy killed by mob




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    Those chaps would fit in well in South Wales.

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    not only in pakistan.


    A british teacher in northern england was sacked and has had to go into hiding after a muslim mob threatened to kill him after he showed an illustration depicting mohammed to his class. he had asked all
    muslim children to leave the classroom prior to showing thr picture.

    neither the police nor the local education authority have sought to prosecute the mob leaders or helped the victim of this terrorism.

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    I hope the local Quran factory is careful disposing of misprints.

    I guess using the incinerator is out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edmond View Post
    I guess using the incinerator is out.
    Or full of Christians.

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    Quote Originally Posted by taxexile View Post
    not only in pakistan.


    A british teacher in northern england was sacked and has had to go into hiding after a muslim mob threatened to kill him after he showed an illustration depicting mohammed to his class. he had asked all
    muslim children to leave the classroom prior to showing thr picture.

    neither the police nor the local education authority have sought to prosecute the mob leaders or helped the victim of this terrorism.
    To be fair that is the most stupid thing I have ever heard someone do. What the fuck was he thinking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by armstrong View Post
    To be fair that is the most stupid thing I have ever heard someone do. What the fuck was he thinking.
    Perhaps he was thinking children deserve an education free of religious indoctrination.

    Perhaps these odious c u n t s should put their kids in a madrasa rather than trying to turn British schools into one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by armstrong View Post
    To be fair that is the most stupid thing I have ever heard someone do. What the fuck was he thinking.
    Presumably he was thinking that he works to educate children in a free, developed first world country, and that during religious education the students should be taught how others belief these religious idols look like.

    Holding up a picture of blond blue eyed Jesus and asking the kids why they think some lad that apparently lived in the middle-east 2000 years ago looks a Scandinavian, may also be part of it.

    Religious education in a free developed country should consist of being taught about the different religions, not that one religion is correct and true, of course.

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    Good post

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    Quote Originally Posted by taxexile View Post
    not only in pakistan.


    A british teacher in northern england was sacked and has had to go into hiding after a muslim mob threatened to kill him after he showed an illustration depicting mohammed to his class. he had asked all
    muslim children to leave the classroom prior to showing thr picture.

    neither the police nor the local education authority have sought to prosecute the mob leaders or helped the victim of this terrorism.

    When did this happen?

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    ^ The only report I could find was from Daily Express in March 2021. Teacher showed a cartoon and it angered some of the muslim community, who protested for said teacher to be sacked.
    Can't post link from mobile. Don't know if teacher was reinstated. No comparison to what happened in Pakistan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edmond View Post
    Presumably he was thinking that he works to educate children in a free, developed first world country, and that during religious education the students should be taught how others belief these religious idols look like.

    Holding up a picture of blond blue eyed Jesus and asking the kids why they think some lad that apparently lived in the middle-east 2000 years ago looks a Scandinavian, may also be part of it.

    Religious education in a free developed country should consist of being taught about the different religions, not that one religion is correct and true, of course.
    It was a monumentally stupid thing to do. The pictures are shit and add nothing to the learning of religious beliefs. And schools don't sit around looking at pictures of Jesus either.

    Teachers first job is to make sure children are safe. And they failed with that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by armstrong View Post
    It was a monumentally stupid thing to do. The pictures are shit and add nothing to the learning of religious beliefs. And schools don't sit around looking at pictures of Jesus either.

    Teachers first job is to make sure children are safe. And they failed with that.
    Do you type like that to annoy Cyrille?
    Or do you teach PE?

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    Quote Originally Posted by armstrong View Post
    It was a monumentally stupid thing to do. The pictures are shit and add nothing to the learning of religious beliefs. And schools don't sit around looking at pictures of Jesus either.

    Teachers first job is to make sure children are safe. And they failed with that.
    And having to tiptoe around these feeble minded ingrates who want to get offended by anything they could riot about back home is precisely why the country - and most of Europe - is going further to the right all the time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by armstrong View Post
    The pictures are shit and add nothing to the learning of religious beliefs.
    Will stick me crayons back up me nose then.

    Fokin' boring class.

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    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda View Post
    And having to tiptoe around these feeble minded ingrates who want to get offended by anything they could riot about back home is precisely why the country - and most of Europe - is going further to the right all the time.
    Like forces repel.

    No argument there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by armstrong View Post
    It was a monumentally stupid thing to do. The pictures are shit and add nothing to the learning of religious beliefs. And schools don't sit around looking at pictures of Jesus either.

    Teachers first job is to make sure children are safe. And they failed with that.
    the lesson was about the attack on the charlie hebdo offices in paris and why it occured.

    it was quite valid to give and show the reasons and the fact that there was such an extreme and hateful response by the muslim community just underlines the points the teacher was trying to make.

    some of these uk resident muslims are permanently on the lookout for ways to make trouble, in fact wherever these people wash up its the same. harmony takes a back seat, or a visit to the bomb shelter.

    fuck em. if they are not happy then perhaps they should relocate to a christian/jew/ pork free muslim country where they can live in peace and harmony with each other ...... oh hang on a minute, whats the name of that peaceful muslim country again? seems to have slipped my mind.

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    Indeed, fuck em. No other immigrant or ethnic group causes so much division and trouble. HK chinese, they work and educate their kids, likewise the bobbleheads, the sikhs and the jews. The europeans give no bother either. They work and integrate. The west indians and most africans apart from a minority of knife crazy thieves and gangsters are a joy to be around.

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    I remember that a french teacher got his throat slashed for showing his student the 'Mohammed Cartoons'


    Quote Originally Posted by taxexile View Post
    Indeed, fuck em. No other immigrant or ethnic group causes so much division and trouble.
    Harsh on the jews there, but you got a point

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    Have the muzzles lifted the fatwa against salmon rushdie? Or does he still sleep with one eye open?

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    he has only got one eye now, he was attacked and stabbed by a raghead attempting to carry out the iranian fatwa whilst giving a speech in new york. he nearly died and lost an eye.

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    BLD was making a funny

    But you missed it

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    Wait for the backpedal

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    or in your case, wait for the backscuttle.

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