Terror pamphlet for British Muslims

By Pete Harrison

Aug 16, 2004

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's nearly 2 million Muslims should prepare for a backlash of revenge attacks if terrorists strike on UK soil, Islamic leaders are warning in a booklet to be distributed nationwide.

The pamphlet will also urge Muslims to be vigilant for any terror-related activity.

The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) said on Monday its booklet would advise mosques to install CCTV cameras, worshippers to be alert for suspect packages, and all Muslims to resist retaliating to any attacks on their faith.

"If, God forbid, a terrorist attack happened here, we know there are elements who would want to incite trouble against Muslims," said Inayat Bunglawala of the MCB, an umbrella body for over 400 Muslim groups, schools and mosques in Britain.

"Muslims should not be provoked by the likes of the far right and those who have an interest in creating strife."

A draft copy of the booklet warns mosque officials and worshippers to regularly "check their bins and look for any suspicious packages".

It also calls on them to report any suspicions of terror-related activity to police.

"For Muslims, averting a terrorist attack that could harm any innocents is an imperative," the draft says. "If you are aware of any suspected terror-related activity, then bring the information to the immediate attention of the police."   Notice, it says "averting a terrorist attack that could harm any innocents" [what about the 'infidels'?]

British Muslims have reported increasing hostility and discrimination after the September 11 attacks on the United States.

Anti-terror raids on Muslim homes in Britain regularly make the headlines, while authorities and police have repeatedly warned that an attack is inevitable.

Many fear Muslim disenchantment over the invasion of Iraq has helped militants recruit for their holy war against the West. Britain is considered a major target due to Prime Minister Tony Blair's support for the U.S.-led "war on terror".

The pocket guide for Muslims -- "Know Your Rights and Responsibilities" -- is to be distributed to nearly 500,000 Muslim households in Britain.

The British government launched its own leaflet last month under the slogan "Go in, Stay in, Tune in", advising people to stock up on bottled water and tinned food in case they have to stay indoors after an attack.

Bunglawala said the MCB's booklet went beyond terrorism, tackling issues such as political marginalisation and underachievement at school by Pakistani and Bengali children.

"It is a call for greater participation," he said.

"The Iraq war has left may disheartened and it urges them to get involved politically in the mainstream."

Mixing the Koran with societies that are non-Muslim is a sure recipe for bloodshed:

004.094 O ye who believe! When ye go abroad in the cause of Allah, investigate carefully, and say not to any one who offers you a salutation: "Thou art none of a believer!" coveting the perishable goods of this life: Even thus were ye yourselves before, till Allah conferred on you His favours: Therefore carefully investigate. 

008.067 It is not fitting for a prophet that he should have prisoners of war [slay them] until he hath thoroughly subdued the land.

002.191 Slay them wherever ye catch them, [even when ye go abroad ?] and turn them out from where they have Turned you out; for tumult and oppression are worse than slaughter.

009.005 When the forbidden months are past, then fight and slay the Pagans wherever ye find them, and seize them, beleaguer them, and lie in wait for them in every stratagem (of war).

009.029 Fight those who believe not in Allah nor the Last Day, nor hold that forbidden which hath been forbidden by Allah and His Messenger, nor acknowledge the religion of Truth, (even if they are) of the People of the Book, until they pay the Jizya with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued.

004.095 Not equal are those believers who sit (at home) and receive no hurt, and those who strive and fight in the cause of Allah with their goods and their persons. Allah hath granted a grade higher to those who strive and fight with their goods and persons than to those who sit (at home). Unto all (in Faith) Hath Allah promised good: But those who strive and fight Hath He distinguished above those who sit (at home) by a special reward.

002.216 Fighting is prescribed for you, and ye dislike it. But it is possible that ye dislike a thing which is good for you [fighting], and that ye love a thing which is bad for you? [Peace]

The Muslims who strive and fight, who receive hurt -- are 'better servants' -- than the ones who stay at home and receive no hurt.  The 'moderate' Muslims are either lying, or don't know that their very own 'allah' calls them liars.

They're not aloud to attack the 'innocents'.  But they are commanded to attack the 'infidels'. [Unbelievers]

009.030 The Jews call 'Uzair a son of Allah, and the Christians call Christ the son of Allah. That is a saying from their mouth; (in this) they but imitate what the unbelievers of old used to say. Allah's curse be on them: how they are deluded away from the Truth!

004.101 When ye travel through the earth, there is no blame on you if ye shorten your prayers, for fear the Unbelievers May attack you: For the Unbelievers are unto you open enemies.

004.084 Then fight in Allah's cause - Thou art held responsible only for thyself - and rouse the believers. It may be that Allah will restrain the fury of the Unbelievers; for Allah is the strongest in might and in punishment.

009.073 O Prophet! strive hard against the unbelievers

Those who believe in the Son of God are among the 'Unbelievers' according to the Koran.  The command from the Koran is:

002.191 Slay them wherever ye catch them

Where are the self-professing Christian leaders' voices at?  Mixing Islam with non-Muslim nations...

 is a Recipe for Great Bloodshed.