by Daniel Mabsout
Monday, September 17th, 2012
It is not just Muslims who were offended. Islam and the Prophet of Islam belong to humanity . The whole humanity has been offended and Man has been offended and attempted at and the culture and religion and dignity of Man have also been offended and attempted at .
This is an offense to all; therefore all are required to take position and to defend the religion and the dignity and cultural and spiritual identity of Man that all religions came in order to promote . This is not just about Islam, it is about the culture of Man and the ethics of Man and everything that relates to Man and no one has the right to desecrate or defile this culture and this religion or to distort in any way the purport of these messages .
For this reason, and in order to respond to this attempt at offending Man , it is necessary that the protests are not restricted to Muslims because they are not the only ones targeted ; members of other religions should share in the protests and take a stand refusing that a community or any community be targeted and offended or any religion slandered and exposed as such.
This protest- on behalf of the majority – will curb the fanatic reaction desired by the ones who designed originally this scheme, and will turn down their plans of igniting religious hatred and conflict between religions . The guilty party should be identified and those standing behind them should be exposed as well and should be held responsible for any repercussions on the social level.
It is not possible and not admissible that these kinds of productions coexist with what they call protection of human rights . Where are the human rights here and where is the dignity of man ? This should not be repeated because this , not only exposes sacred places and religions but also is being used as a tool to interfere in social, cultural and religious coexistence threatening world peace and poisoning the lives of several communities who could- other wise- live peacefully and is finally nothing but a preparation for aggression and genocide and we have seen that through history .
For this reason Sayyed Hassan Nasrullah has called for a demonstration tomorrow against the offense made to Muslims, and has asked the International Community to issue a law that prohibits such slanders like it prohibits any behavior that is anti-Semitic.
To normalize with such slander is not acceptable- according to Sayyed- and to react in the predicted way by furthering social differences is also not acceptable . The author of such slanders should be identified to prevent the protests from being directed against other religions . The International community should assume their responsibilities and also Arab and Muslim rulers . Great pressures should be exerted on those so that they enforce laws and take all the necessary precautions .