Thursday, February 25, 2010

Muammar Gaddafi calls for jihad on Swiss after ban on building minarets

Muammar Gaddafi has appealed for jihad against Switzerland, long regarded as one of the most peaceful nations in the world.

The Libyan leader’s call for a holy war was, he said, a response to a Swiss referendum in November to ban the construction of minarets on mosques.

It is the low point in a relationship that has been deteriorating since 2008 when Colonel Gaddafi’s son Hannibal was briefly detained in Geneva after allegedly beating his servants.

“Any Muslim in any part of the world who works with Switzerland is an apostate, is against (the Prophet) Muhammad, God and the Koran,” Colonel Gaddafi said at a rally broadcast on television...


1 comment:

trencherbone said...

There should be a total ban on Mosques in Europe.
Minarets are bad enough, they are phallic symbols of the hypermasculine Muslims' determination to dominate public space throughout Europe.

But the mosques themselves are even worse, they are fortresses of the enemy. Unlike churches, mosques are not places of spirituality, peace and sanctuary. They are quasi-military citadels and centres of subversion, intimidation and aggression. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's prime minister and ex-mayor of Istanbul, said that 'the mosques are our barracks, the minarets our bayonets, the domes our helmets, and the believers our soldiers.'