When is it an act of terrorism?Violence committed by Muslims seems to be automatically labeled a terrorist incident, while those committed by others are not.Assailants killed innocent men, women and children in Paris. The world was outraged. Some of my friends changed their profile picture on facebook in solidarity with France. Great expression for humanity indeed! Isn’t that?Yesterday Assailants killed more than 15 people in California, America. Mass shootings in the United States are common phenomena. In fact, people killed in reckless and mindless shootings in America outnumber the casualties by ‘terrorism’ in the traditional sense of using the term for violence by Muslims.
The world is suddenly filled with tears and sorrows at the naked dance of death in France. Every time there is an attack, resolve to fight terrorism multiplies. Fighter jets fly over Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya. They shower rains of bombs and smile over their target of destruction…yet the threats of terror wake up from deep slumber.
While violence orchestrated by Muslims against non-Muslims receives quick condemnation and is widely labeled as ‘Islamic Terrorism’, the opposite fails to obtain the same response. The recent incident of the murder of a British soldier by a person of Nigerian… Read More ›
Gaza Freedom Flotilla under attack. That too is in full knowledge of USA and the “civilized” world. Unbelievable! A video released by the Israeli government justifies the carnage. In a propaganda clip, the Israeli soldier rationalizes the violence, claiming they… Read More ›