Yeah, that’s all we need: yet another disingenuous media campaign about how Islam is peaceful. If it really were, Muslims wouldn’t have to go around insisting on it all the time. If Muslims wouldn’t keep committing acts of violence in the name of Islam, Islam wouldn’t have an image problem in the first place.
“Nazarbayev: Muslim world should defend Islam’s image,” from CentralAsiaOnline.com, June 8:
ASTANA — The Muslim world must launch a media campaign to create a more positive image of Islam, Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev told participants at the 7th World Islamic Economic Forum June 8, according to Novosti-Kazakhstan.
The Islamic world needs to reinforce the image of Islam as a religion of peace, kindness, tolerance and justice, he said, adding that the Islamic world is itself a target of terrorism.
Terrorism is linked not only to trans-national crime but to geo-political sources too, he said….