He doesn’t mean the Islamic jihadists who kill and torture in the name of Islam and in accord with its texts and teachings. He means those non-Muslims who dare to report on those acts of violence. As far as Rouhani and other Islamic supremacists are concerned, if such people are silenced, all will be well — for then the Islamic jihadists will have a free hand to do as they please.
TEHRAN – The General Assembly of the AhlulBayt World Assembly opened in Tehran on Saturday in the presence of representatives from 130 countries and some political and cultural figures with the aim of reinforcing Islamic solidarity and promoting the ideals of Islam.
Inaugurating the 4-day gathering, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that enemy is seeking to create divisions in the region and portray Islam as the religion of violence and extremism, urging resistance against such plots.
“The enemy intends to turn the religion of morality and brotherhood into a religion of violence, extremism, killing, discord and rift and we should stand up to such deviation and distortion,” Rouhani told the participants, Press TV reported.
“We should not allow enemies to use terrorist groups to portray the religion of Islam… as the religion of killing, violence and destruction,” he noted.
He said all Muslims should remain united to thwart the plot and illustrate Islam as the religion of peace.
The president also said Iran would never use its scientific, spiritual, and political power against neighboring states or any Muslim country in the region….