This kind of thing happens because in the eyes of many Muslims, the worst offense is to go against another Muslim. The community must hang together, no matter what, no matter who gets hurt. The same ethos prevails when it comes to jihad, which is one reason why we see so few Muslims standing up against jihad terror and Islamic supremacism. Even those who disapprove of these things tend to keep quiet.
AN IMAM who sexually assaulted two boys has been jailed for three years.
Yazeid Osama Aqqad, 24, of Alfreton Road, Radford, touched one boy when he was sitting on his lap on two occasions and abused another boy after inviting him to sit on his lap.
The mother of the two boys has been "vilified" by the Muslim community for reporting the assaults, Nottingham Crown Court heard.
She has been subjected to "a number of unpleasant incidents" including an episode at her home and damage to her car, Sarah Knight, prosecuting, said.
The mother told the court she felt the acts were aimed at encouraging her to withdraw the allegations because in the eyes of the Muslim community, she had committed a sin....