[Reader-list] Sharia lessons for school students in UK
samvitr at gmail.com
Tue Nov 23 11:07:44 IST 2010
Really shocking. This brings to the fore the changes in our culture.
Instead of focusing on the positives of a religion we look at the
extremities of it and bring out our own version.
Another corruption of culture is the latest trend in Kashmir Valley
where people are using camels as "kurbani". Camel is an absolute alien
to the Valley. Rich Kashmiries utilized the present day terrorism for
their own welfare. The heavy funding from ISI and the middle east
changed the culture of the Valley. Earlier known for its Sufi version
of Islam, the Valley has today corrupted itself into a miniature
Middle East where people don long beards with khats, wear their watch
on the right hand, keep their pyjamas above their ankle and the
latest-slaughter camels as kurbani.
It is so sad to see secular, sufi muslims turning into hand
chopping/camel slaughtering zealots. The sooner we stop/reverse this
trend the better it is for all of us.
On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 10:56 AM, Javed <javedmasoo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sharia lessons for school students in UK
> AGENCIES, Nov 23, 2010, 05.40am IST
> LONDON: Pupils at Islamic schools across Britain are being taught how
> to chop off a criminal's hand and that Jews are conspiring to take
> over the world, a BBC investigation found on Monday. Up to 5,000
> pupils aged between six and 18 are being taught Sharia law punishments
> using "weekendschool " text-books which claim those who do not believe
> in Islam will be subjected to "hellfire" in death.
> A text book for 15-year-olds advises: "For thieves their hands will be
> cut off for a first offence, and their foot for a subsequent offence."
> "The specified punishment of the thief is cutting off his right hand
> at the wrist. Then it is cauterised to prevent him from bleeding to
> death," it added. Young pupils are warned that the punishment for
> engaging in homosexual acts is death by stoning, burning with fire or
> throwing off a cliff and that the "main goal" of the Jews is to "have
> control over the world and its resources." The schools are part of the
> " Saudi Students Clubs and Schools in the UK and Ireland"
> They are not state-funded , and do not use Government buildings, and
> therefore are not inspected by the Office for Standards in Education
> (Ofsted). Education minister Michael Gove told the BBC programme: "I
> have no desire or wish to intervene in the decisions that the Saudi
> government makes in its own education system. "But I'm clear that we
> cannot have anti-Semitic material of any kind being used in English
> schools. Ofsted (Britain's education watchdog) will be reporting to me
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