The persecution of Coptic Christians in Egypt is practically a daily news topic here at Jihad Watch, and so this example of Islamic supremacist obfuscation, claiming of victim status, and displacement of responsibility is particularly egregious.
“Egyptian Sheikh: ‘Muslims Have Fewer Rights than Christians,'” from Translating Jihad, March 2:
Khalid al-Jundi: “Whoever Does Not Consider the Baha’is Infidels Must Himself Be an Infidel”
Loay ‘Ali, 9 February 2010, al-Youm
Sheikh Khalid al-Jundi, member of the High Council of Islamic Affairs and general director of the television station al-Azhari, launched a sharp attack against Shi’ites, confirming that he will not permit the presence of Shi’ites in Egypt. This is because of their arrogance towards the family and companions of the Prophet of Allah, indicating that Shi’ism is a form of hypocrisy.
Regarding his opinion of Baha’is, the Sheikh clarified that the Baha’is are a form of corruption, for they are a people which has denied the prayers and the fasting of the Qur’an. He also added that whoever does not consider the Baha’is infidels must himself be an infidel.
Regarding the normalization of relations with Israel, he confirmed during a religious forum at a press syndicate last night that he rejects every form of normalization with the Zionist entity and especially Israel, adding that it is unacceptable and forbidden under shari’ah law to export natural gas to Israel.
He reiterated that he is opposed to the export of natural gas to Israel in form and in type, for Israel is a hostile and Zionist state. Cooperation with Jews and not Zionists is permissible but for the marriage between them. For they (Jews) are closer to Muslims in some things than they are to Christians. The Jews have a civilization and a culture which at one time played a major role in the development of the Egyptian economy.
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Al-Jundi also called for equality between Muslims and Christians, arguing that Muslims have fewer rights than Christians, and even do not have the right to worship like Christians. He called for the building of more mosques, for those which have been built are not enough. Due to the narrowness of the mosques, many Muslims have had to sprawl out in the streets in order to pray. He pointed out that “we don’t see any Copts praying outside of their churches.”…
Uh, that’s because if they did, they’d risk being brutalized by Muslim mobs.