200,000 Muslims protest against bin Laden, finally!


#1

There was a huge rally today of over 200,000 Muslims against terrorism. There were speeches in favor of freedom of expression and religion. Said one speaker “I don’t like those cartoons about Muhammed, but I support their right to print them.” Many were angered at the recent threat to execute a man who had converted to Christianity in Afghanistan. One man commented “this is the 21st century it is insane to kill someone who chooses a different religion. Islam needs to change.” Many carried American flags and praised President Bush’s efforts to bring democracy and freedom to the Middle East.


#2

This is very encouraging. Do you have a link? Based upon my acquaintance I knew that there are many many Muslims who hate what Bin Ladin has done. I just could not understand why Muslim people hadn’t spoken out before.

CDL


#3

Sorry, April fools. Come on, do you really believe that many Muslims would finally have the courage to protest against the real problems?


#4

[quote=cestusdei]Sorry, April fools. Come on, do you really believe that many Muslims would finally have the courage to protest against the real problems?
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Hahah. You got me. I couldn’t believe what I was reading. :smiley:


#5

Doh! I was looking for a link too! Fished in…what a gulli-bull. :smiley:


#6

[quote=rlg94086][font=Verdana] I was looking for a link too!
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Hi,
Here are the real links. read the titles and then click this main page ( muhajabah.com/otherscondemn.php ) to access all those links:

[Muslim Leaders

A Message from the Council on American-Islamic Relations

American Muslim Leaders Condemn Attacks

American Muslims and Scholars Denounce Terrorism on Anniversary of 9/11

Australian Muslims Condemn Terrorist Attack

Bin Laden Distorts Islam, Islamic Scholars Say

Bin Laden’s Idea of ‘Jihad’ is Out of Bounds, Islamic Scholars Say

British Muslims Condemn Terrorist Attacks

Canadian Muslims Condemn Terorist Attacks

Islamic Statements Against Terrorism in the Wake of the September 11 Mass Murders

Islamic World Deplores U.S. Losses

Looking for Answers in Islam’s Holy Book: What Islamic Scholars Have to Say

Muslim Reactions to Sept 11

Muslim World Condemns Attacks on U.S.

Muslim rulers condemn WTC attacks

New Zealand Muslims Condemn Terrorism

Organization of the Islamic Conference Foreign Ministers Condemn International Terrorism

Quran a Book of Peace Not War, Islamic Scholars Say

Scholars of Islam Condemn Terrorism

Some American Muslims Take a Look at Their Communities’ Shortcomings

U.S. Muslim Scholars Condemn Attacks

UK Muslim Leaders Condemn ‘Lunatic Fringe’

When is jihad OK? Muslim Perspectives

Specific Muslim Scholars

Attacks on Civilians: Forbidden by Islam, by Shaykh Yusuf Qaradawi

Ayatollah Muhammad Husain Fadlallah of Lebanon condemns Osama Bin Laden, by Ayatollah Muhammad Husain Fadlallah

Bin Laden’s Violence is a Heresy Against Islam, by AbdulHakim Murad (Tim Winter)

Defending the Civilians (a fatwa against terrorism), by Shaykh Muhammad Afifi al-Akiti

Expert Says Islam Prohibits Violence Against Innocents, by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

Grand Sheikh of al-Azhar Condemns Suicide Bombings, by Shaykh Muhammad Sayyed Tantawi

High Mufti of Russian Muslims calls for Extradition of Bin Laden, by Russian Muslim leaders

Iran’s Supreme Leader Condemns Attacks on U.S., by Ayatollah Ali Khamanei

Islam and the Question of Violence, by Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Iranian scholar

Jihad and the Modern World, by Dr. Sherman Jackson

Jihad: Its True Meaning and Purpose, by Muzammil H. Siddiqui

Most Prominent Sunni Muslim Scholar Condemns Killing of Civilians, by Shaykh Muhammad Sayyed Tantawi, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar University

Muslim Attitudes about Violence, by Shaykh Muhammad al-Munajjid

On the Terrorist Attacks, by Imam Zaid Shakir

Prominent Pakistani Cleric Tahir ul Qadri condemns Bin Laden, by Tahir ul Qadri

Reclaiming Islam from the Terrorists, by AbdulHakim Murad, British scholar

Reflections on the National Horror of September 11, 2001, by Muzammil H. Siddiqui

Refutation of Bin Laden’s Defense of Terrorism, by Moiz Amjad, Pakistani scholar

Response to a Question about Islam and Terrorism, by Moiz Amjad, Pakistani scholar

Saudi Clerics Condemn Terrorism, by Sheikh Abderrahman al-Sudayes

Saudi Grand Mufti Condemns Terrorist Attacks in U.S., by Shaikh Abdulaziz Al-Ashaikh

Scholars’ Statements Regarding The Attacks In The United States, by Shaykh Abdul-Aziz Aali-Shaykh, Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia and President of the Committee of Senior Scholars, and Shaykh Saleh Al-Lehaydaan, Chief Justice Of The Saudi Arabian Judiciary, and Shaykh Dr. Saaleh Ibn Ghaanem As-Sadlaan, Pres. Higher Studies Dept. Al-Imaam Muhammd Ibn Saud Islamic University

Spanish Muslim Clerical authorities Issue Fatwa against Osamah Bin Laden, by Spanish Muslim leaders

Terrorism Is at Odds With Islamic Tradition, by Khaled Abou El Fadl

Terrorism: Not a doorway to heaven, by Jamil Abdul Razzak Hajoo, of Idriss Mosque, Seattle

The Myth of Islamic Terrorism Exploded, by Shaykh Abdul Azeez bin Abdullah bin Baaz and Shaykh Muhammad Bin Saalih al Uthaymeen

The worst enemies of Islam are from within, by Hamza Yusuf

Top Saudi Cleric Says Attacks on U.S. a Terrible Crime in Islam, by Shaykh Salah al-Lahidan, head of the Islamic Judiciary of Saudi Arabia

Violence Against Innocents Violates Islamic Law, by Imam Siraj Wahhaj

What is jihad? What is terrorism?, by Statement by Muslim scholars ](http://www.muhajabah.com/otherscondemn.php)

more…


#7

Individual Ordinary Muslims

Special links

[A Country United- Poem by a Muslim woman about September 11

Islam Denounces Terrorism- Site of Muslim scholar Harun Yahya

Muslims Against Terrorism- An organization founded by Muslims who stand against the hijacking of Islam by extremists and terrorists

Report: Muslim Celebrities Condemn Attacks- Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens), Muhammad Ali, Hakeem Olajuwon of the Houston Rockets

Muslim charities who solicited donations to help victims in New York City:

Global Relief Foundation
Islamic Relief
Mercy USA
Articles, essays, and columns

Here are some things I’ve written myself; some of these pages may also contain links to further condemnations of more recent events:

a step in the right direction

Al-Qaeda on defensive as bombs begin to backfire

Arab views on the Russian hostage crisis

Bali Attacks a Heinous Crime, Total Barbarism, says prominent Muslim scholar

Death and destruction in the name of Islam?

do not let hatred drive you to injustice

does the Quran really command killing unbelievers?

Even more sick

explosions in London

Hiraba versus Jihad

horror in the Caucasus

in case you hadn’t noticed this story

Islamic rulings on warfare

Killing of children is an abomination, whoever does it

Muslim scholars seek to rein in ‘sheikhs of death’

Muslims condemn Berg beheading

Muslims who act as if Islam had never come and its teachings had never been revealed

not silent

not silent, not even close

Oh, God. Not again.

on the bombings in Jordan

On the terrorist attack in Indonesia

Once more with feeling

Organization of the Islamic Conference: Muslims must fight extremism

Qaradawi condemns terrorism in Qatar

Qataris demonstrate against terrorism

Saudi clerics condemn terrorism in front of 2 million Muslim pilgrims

Saudi scholars condemn violence

Sick

Sick of people who murder to advance their cause

terrorism is a return to the pre-Islamic ignorance

Terrorism is not Islam

Terrorism, again.

terrorist attacks in Egypt

terrorists strike at the heart of Shi’a Islam

the truth about jihad

the two sides of Yusuf Qaradawi

to remember and again to condemn those who did it

Top Saudi cleric condemns terrorism

using Islam to fight terrorism

Wahhabi scholar condemns terrorism

Wahhabis condemning terrorism

When I read this in the news, my heart sank to the floor](http://www.muhajabah.com/otherscondemn.php)


#8

Ongoing: The Council on American-Islamic Relations

In an effort to show that Muslim activism against terrorism didn’t stop after 9/11, this section contains press releases and statements by the Council on American-Islamic Relations condemning terrorist attacks. This is a resource in development. Subscribe to CAIR’s mailing list to keep up with their latest statements and releases.

[American Muslims Condemn Riyadh Bombings - May 23, 2003

CAIR Calls for Release of All Hostages in Iraq - Tuesday, September 21, 2004

CAIR Condemns ‘Barbaric’ London Terror Attacks - Thursday, July 07, 2005

CAIR Condemns Attack On U.S. Medical Personnel In Yemen - December 30, 2002

CAIR Condemns Attack on US Diplomatic Convoy in Gaza - October 15, 2003

CAIR Condemns Haifa Suicide Bombing - 10/04/2003

CAIR Condemns Hariri Assassination - Monday, February 14, 2005

CAIR Condemns Iraq Church Bombings - Sunday, August 01, 2004

CAIR Condemns Killing of British Hostage in Iraq - Friday, October 08, 2004

CAIR Condemns Murder of American in Saudi Arabia - Friday, June 18, 2004

CAIR Condemns Murder of Margaret Hassan - Wednesday, November 17, 2004

CAIR Condemns School Killings in Russia - Tuesday, September 07, 2004

CAIR Joins ‘Call to Action’ on Darfur Crisis - Tuesday, August 03, 2004

CAIR condemns Istanbul bombings - Thursday, November 20, 2003

CAIR condemns attacks on civilians - Thursday, March 28, 2002

CAIR condemns hostage-taking by Iraqi insurgents, calls for release of hostages - 4/9/2004

CAIR condemns killings in Iraq, Pakistan - Tuesday, March 02, 2004

CAIR condemns murder of American in Iraq - 5/11/2004

CAIR condemns mutilation of bodies in Iraq - Wednesday, March 31, 2004

CAIR statements on the events of September 11 - (various dates)

CAIR welcomes capture of Saddam Hussein - Sunday, December 14, 2003

CAIR-CAN Condemns Anti-Semitic Graffiti - August 25, 2004

CAIR-CAN Condemns Vandalism of Jewish Homes in Toronto - Friday, March 19, 2004

CAIR-CAN condemns Daniel Pearl killing - Friday, February 22, 2002

CAIR-CAN condemns bomb attack on Passover celebration in Israel - Thursday, March 28, 2002

CAIR-CAN condemns firebomb attack of Jewish school - Tuesday, April 06, 2004

CAIR-CAN condemns gang-rape of woman in Pakistan by tribal court - Friday, July 05, 2002

CAIR-CAN condemns hate graffiti on Edmonton synagogue - Wednesday, December 28, 2005

CAIR-CAN condemns killing of innocent Christian worshippers in Pakistan - Tuesday, October 30, 2001

CAIR-CAN: There is no justification for attacks on innocent people - Thursday, November 14, 2002

CAIR-NJ Offers Condolences to Coptic Community - Monday, January 17, 2005

CAIR: American Muslims Condemn Sectarian Mosque Bombing - 07/05/2003

Canadian Muslim scholars reject Bin Laden’s calls for jihad - Monday, October 15, 2001

Canadian Muslims Condemn Recent Khadr Comments That Excuse Terrorism - Friday, March 05, 2004

Canadian Muslims condemn 9/11 terrorist attacks - Tuesday, September 11, 2001

Canadian Muslims condemn anti-Jewish article - Monday, January 12, 2004

Canadian Muslims condemn church attack in Pakistan - Sunday, March 17, 2002

Canadian Muslims condemn vandalism of synagogues - Friday, April 12, 2002

Muslims Condemn Philippines Airport Bombing - Tuesday, March 04 2003

Muslims Offer Help for Victims of Terrorist Attacks - 9/11/01

Muslims condemn anti-Jewish article - Wednesday, January 07, 2004

Muslims condemn anti-Semitic article - 11/8/2002

Muslims to hold 9/11 vigil at U.S. Capitol - Thursday, August 28, 2003

Muslims urged to donate for D.C. sniper victims - Wednesday, October 16, 2002

U.S. Imams Say Iraq Hostage-Takers Violate Islamic Beliefs - Friday, October 29, 2004

U.S. Muslim Group Condemns bin Laden Videotape - 09/11/2003

U.S. Muslims Condemn Madrid Bombings - 03/11/2004

U.S. Muslims call for 9/11/02 “Day of Unity and Prayer” - Tuesday, July 23, 2002

US Muslims Condemn Terrorism in Ad Campaign - March 8, 2003](http://www.muhajabah.com/otherscondemn.php)


#9

Special: Muslims in the Military

Are American Muslims patriotic? Do they serve their country, or support America’s response to the terrorist attacks? Read these stories to find out more

[Islam Gains Place in U.S. Military As Ranks of Muslims Grow

Islamic Scholars Say U.S. Muslim Soldiers Must Fight for Country

Muslim soldier dies in Iraq

Muslims In Military: Arab-American proudly serves U.S.

Muslims in the U.S. Military are As Loyal As Any, Chaplain Says

Ramadan a Sacred Time for U.S. Muslim Troops

UK Muslims Must Obey UK Law, says Professor Muhammad Abdel Haleem

Plus: American Muslim Armed Forces and Veterans](http://www.muhajabah.com/otherscondemn.php)

And there are so many…but you have to have a desire to listen and hear the other peoples’ view.


#10

Take a deep breath. Now, breathe out. Relax…

The OP was an April Fools joke. There was no protest of 200,000 Muslims, regardless of the number of links you post.

[quote=randel]Special: Muslims in the Military

Are American Muslims patriotic? Do they serve their country, or support America’s response to the terrorist attacks? Read these stories to find out more

[Islam Gains Place in U.S. Military As Ranks of Muslims Grow

Islamic Scholars Say U.S. Muslim Soldiers Must Fight for Country

Muslim soldier dies in Iraq

Muslims In Military: Arab-American proudly serves U.S.

Muslims in the U.S. Military are As Loyal As Any, Chaplain Says

Ramadan a Sacred Time for U.S. Muslim Troops

UK Muslims Must Obey UK Law, says Professor Muhammad Abdel Haleem

Plus: American Muslim Armed Forces and Veterans](“http://www.muhajabah.com/otherscondemn.php”)

And there are so many…but you have to have a desire to listen and hear the other peoples’ view.
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#11

There was no protest of 200,000 Muslims, but thank God, the links are valid - many Muslims have spoken out against terrorism.:slight_smile:


#12

:clapping: :clapping: :clapping: @ Randel :smiley:

ps: Those links aren’t april fools.

:slight_smile:


#13

Perhaps,

But follow the money trail to find out how sincere each of these pronouncements are especially those from CAIR.

CDL


#14

This thread is now closed.

Thanks to all who have participated.

Rachel


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