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Your Letters: Stop using Islam to brutalize Islam

  • The Jakarta Post

  /   Sat, July 23 2016   /  08:01 am

The horrendous murder and maiming of hundreds of innocent humans in Nice, France, has crossed the line of all human sanity.

Muslims all over the world must go beyond mere expressions of sympathy and sorrow to help the world rid this planet of this Islamic State (IS) militancy that is not only robbing the world of God’s justice but also murdering Islam.

It is not enough to merely rush to the aid of suffering nations. It is not enough either for Muslim political leaders to express condolences and politically worded correctness in the face of such atrocities.

Perhaps the time has come for believers of Islam to wage a war on the so-called defenders of Islam, i.e. the IS and its sympathizers.

Nations that keep preaching their “soft approach”, or say they are doing their bit to fight this new-age terrorism that is destroying civilization, need to realize that ...