• Greek muslim grievance theatre

    From Steve Asher@3:800/432 to All on Wed May 27 16:27:37 2009
    Muslims in Greece wouldn't be as 'marginalised' as Jews and Christians
    in Saudi Arabia or other places behind the Iron Burka. Apparently the
    police officer did not tear up a koran, but opened a parcel made up
    of pages with arabic characters, possibly concealing drugs.

    Any excuse for a riot and carbecue.


    May 26, 2009
    Greek muslims 'marginalised'

    ATHENS - RELIGIOUS elders in Athens fear that the city's long-marginalised Muslims are a 'timebomb' waiting to explode after a sudden eruption of
    violence offered a glimpse at their sense of anger and frustration.

    Two days of clashes late last week, which broke out during a rally by around 1,000 Muslims in the Greek capital, followed claims that a police officer
    had torn up an Iraqi migrant's pocket Koran excerpt during an identity check.

    More than a dozen people were injured, scores of cars vandalised and a handful of shops had their windows smashed. Police made 46 arrests.

    Although the lid was soon placed on the violence, Muslim leaders who
    condemned the unrest also warned the state must act quickly to reverse
    the sense of marginalisation.

    [... ...]

    Full story at Straits Times http://www.straitstimes.com/Breaking+News/World/Story/STIStory_381810.html


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