But he called us extremist, and other excuses


“But…he called me a terrorist”


In Lebanon’s An Nahar newspaper: The Arabic inscription reads “But…he called me a terrorist”

How some Arab papers viewed it


“But…he called us extremist”

Eric Paulsen: arrested because the words "Jakim" and "extremism" were in the same sentence

Eric Paulsen: arrested because the words “Jakim” and “extremism” were in the same sentence

When an opinion becomes a criminal matter


Malaysian Insider
It took no fewer than 20 policemen to arrest Eric Paulsen last night, just hours after Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin asked for an investigation into the human rights lawyer’s tweet… And it took no less than the Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar to use the same Twitter microblogging network to announce Paulsen’s arrest – akin to revealing a major breakthrough in solving crime or arrest of kingpins.

Impressive, to say the least, considering that Paulsen was left unmolested when he lodged a report earlier yesterday over death threats following his tweet, which he had taken down after a barrage of criticism. » MORE…



Cartoonist Makhlour says…


Je Suis Charlie


One thought on “But he called us extremist, and other excuses

  1. We don’t seem to be looking for the truth or facts. We are happy with spoken words of scriptural philosophies. Calling ourself a muslim, hindu or Christian promoting violence. Separation from the rest of mankind by belief breeds violence. So a man who is seeking to understand violence does not belong to any country, religion, political party or group. He is concerned with the total understanding and wellbeing of mankind. This divisive violence that will eventually be preached by religious leaders to the public where some people will take it to the extreme. Islam tries to make islamic ideology a fact, which it is not. This pushes many muslims to the extreme and are not reluctant to use terror in trying to force their views on others. They bring in harsh ideology and strict discipline which make their God sound angry and cruel

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