I doubt many have heard of Safiyya Shaikh. She was a Muslim convert who plotted to blow up London’s St Paul’s Cathedral and then kill herself in a suicide attack somewhere nearby on the London Underground. Fortunately, the intelligence services got to her first The BBC news reports at the time tended to focus on a ‘drug addict’ element, which like the ‘mental illness’ excuse – diverts attention away from the murderous Islamist ideology that actually drove the planned attack.
Shaikh was jailed three months after another Islamist terrorist, Khairi Saadallah, went on the rampage in a Reading park, murdering three – because – as the BBC told us – he was ‘suffering from episodes of psychosis’. In the same article, they went as far as running a headline to suggest the terrorist’s interest in Islamic Jihad was only ‘fleeting’.
Just as the BBC distorts headlines and articles to suppress the true aims of the forces attacking Israel – it seems the BBC also wants to downplay the dangers of the radical Islamist extremism facing the British public. But what is of interest to this piece – is not the BBC misreporting I found (now in my in-tray for another day) – but rather the intended target of Safiyya Shaikh – which was St Pauls Cathedral – one of the most important and recognisable Christian landmarks in the UK.
Supressed talk of persecution
In July there was a terrorist attack against a Christian Preacher, and the Islamist who tried to murder Hatun Tash at Speakers Corner has not yet been found. Muslim converts to Christianity are always a key target. Another convert, Nissar Hussain ended up in hospital following a violent attack by an Islamist mob. Church buildings and property have also been a focus of Islamist attacks in the UK for over twenty years. Because the method of attack is often arson, the identity of the attackers is often unconfirmed and open to conjecture.
It doesn’t just happen to Christians and converts – Nur Dahri, a well known Muslim who is an ally of British Jews (and personal friend), also ended up in hospital after he was attacked in the street in early 2020. Being ‘different’ or ‘dissenting’ makes you a target. Saqib Rehman and his brother Wasiq have recently been sentenced to jail time for stamping on a gay man’s head.
UK church leaders have called for a massive effort to save Christians around the world because they are ‘under attack’. A UK government report suggested the levels are so high that in some areas it can be called a ‘genocide’. Few mainstream outlets are willing to discuss Islamist oppression overseas – even fewer ever discuss what is happening on our own streets. Those that do are automatically branded ‘Islamophobic’. When others in the mainstream are forced to mention the subject – like with the BBC – they invariably tell us the attack was a result of drug addiction or mental illness. Church leaders who are worried tend not to speak out either – in fear of making themselves a target. Intimidation by UK radical Islamists is a taboo subject.
If your response to all this is because it is ‘Dewsbury’, ‘Bradford’ or ‘Luton’ – you are making a huge mistake. You are also engaging in a racism of low expectations and giving up our Muslim populations to the extremists that seek to control them. If it remains unaddressed in ‘Dewsbury’ or even ‘Speakers Corner’ it will be unaddressed in Leicester and Birmingham and Blackburn too. As well as several parts of London. Then what? Or where?
The legitmised attacks on Jews
Whilst attacks on Christians still occur in the dark – those against the Jews happen in broad daylight. A man has recently been arrested following a spate of attacks on Jews in Stamford Hill. The man’s MO was simple. He would simply walk by someone who looked visibly Jewish and then punch them.
It is only a few months since a convoy of cars drove through a Jewish area calling for the ‘rape’ of our daughters. This got mainstream attention because it happened on our own doorstep. It also fits the narrative – the ability to blame a couple of extremists and pretend there is not a far wider problem.
But at the same time as those cars drove through North London – hundreds of other Islamists gathered in cities throughout the UK and chanted Islamist songs about massacring Jews. Those actions received absolutely no coverage outside of the Jewish bubble. Hundreds of Islamists actually marched through the streets of the UK, promising the Jews that the army of Mohammed is returning to slaughtered them – and not a single mainstream outlet gave a damn. It is too ‘real’ to be addressed – and anyway they think, ‘it is only the Jews’ – it is all because of ‘Israel’.
Rather than see Israel as being under attack from the Islamists – this twisted logic actually blames Israel for the hate it receives from radical Islam. A classic case of reverse causality. It is part of the societal pyramid of lies that has been built up to stop people in the UK understanding what is taking place in places such as Dewsbury, Bradford and a dozen other towns. They have legitimised attacks on Jews and given up the Jews to the Islamists, in the hope that the Islamists won’t turn their attention on to them.
So they turn a blind eye to anti-Jewish activity as long as it carries the Palestinian flag and doesn’t explicitly call for rape. ‘Palestinianism’ is an excuse that allows radical Islamists onto the streets with their murderous chants. They can even openly threaten Jews as they walk alongside the British police and the police don’t do a thing.
What we have witnessed this year – in the covoys – the attacks – the threats – is not an increase in extremism (the extremism is already there) – it is an increase in confidence. And for that our Government, security forces and police are all firmly to blame.
Out of sight – out of mind
Umar Haque was a teacher at a private school at the Ripple Road mosque in Barking. He taught Islamic studies. He was also an ISIS sympathiser and tried to groom an “army of children” to launch simultaneous terror attacks across London. Part of the problem is that it takes this level of extremism before action can be taken. It shouldn’t need a teacher training children to be bombers before we say ‘enough’.
Ed Husain’s recent book ‘Among the Mosques: A Journey Across Muslim Britain’, exposes intolerance and hatred preached by Islamist extremists in the UK. It is a scary read – but at least it points a finger at why we are witnessing more public extremism. If the interfaith process works, if Islamic leaders are speaking out (and acting) against the rise of Islamism and if the Muslim community is successfully educating in a moderate voice – then what we are witnessing would not be happening. Clearly something is wrong – and the failure to speak out about it – whether from fear or political correctness – is only contributing to the problem.
The truth is that some around the country are freely and publicly spreading hate. This history lesson extract from the website of the Rochdale Central Mosque is a fine example:
There was no ‘war’ in 1929 – there were anti-Jewish pogroms – massacres of innocent Jewish communities in Hebron, Tzfat and Jerusalem. The extract disgracefully turns the Arab into the victims. The 1935 reference is also troubling. Izz ad-Din al-Qassam was not Palestinian, he was Syrian. He was an Islamist terrorist who targeted innocent Jewish civilians as well as the British. Hamas even named their military wing after him. The use of the word martyrdom to describe a killer of civilians is unsettling. The description of the Mandate as an ‘occupation’ is anti-British ahistorical poppycock. The website even claims that Jews are not actually Jewish. Is this really what some Mosques teach to Muslims in the UK? No wonder antisemitism is on the rise. These are lies, mixed in with blatant pro-terrorist sympathies that are designed to radicalise worshippers against Jews. Why is nobody talking about this?
And look at this image – taken during the summer. A group of children being used as part of a protest – all holding up ‘killed by Israel’ signs:
What messages are these children learning?
Away from our Jewish bubble, this type of unacceptable behaviour is taking place *everywhere*. Kick Off is a sports venue. This vile Facebook post talks about a ‘Zionist occupation‘ and aligns with the hard-core Islamist narrative of ‘Friends of Al Aqsa’. Nobody took any notice at all.
‘Kick off’ claims it is an FA accredited 5-aside football venue. The website proudly suggests it has been cleared by the ‘Bradford Safeguarding Children Board’ – which raises a serious question. How can a venue which publishes politicised racist messaging have ever been considered fit for children?
One last example. This young boy, in London Whitechapel in 2021 – is holding aloft the Islamist Black Standard:
But it is considered okay – because all this hatred is only directed towards Jews. And that’s a fatal mistake.
Intimidation works in silence
Jews are attacked in the streets, Christians are attacked in the dark – for now. Anti-Sikh hate crimes are also spiking. If we ignore what is happening it will only get worse. What many fail to realise is that attacks do not have to be commonplace. Intimidation is all about fear and submission to the *threat* of violence. It keeps people in line without the need to consistently attack them.
Nobody will talk about any of this because everyone is scared and nobody knows what to do. Hate is freely being spread around on our streets under an Islamist banner. Even amongst children. There may not be a clear answer about how to deal with all this – but you can be sure that sticking our heads in the sand and pretending it is not happening at all is not one of them. One thing is for certain – if you do not stand with the Jews as the hate against them rises – Christians, Sihks and others will be next. Unless we deal with it together – eventually we will all fall.
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21 thoughts on “Teaching to hate – UK Islamist extremism grows in confidence”
Just got back from a 250k march through London in support of the now occupied people of Afghanistan ??
Nah only kidding
It was just me there….and the dog…
Nobody really gives a fuck about the people of Afghanistan….after all their country is not being “occupied” by Jews…
Ken, I was going to ask whether you saw the motorcades of Islamists extremists screaming for the rape and murder of women and girls. Then I realised that this wasn’t so much of a gag but more a statement of Taliban domestic policy.
Chag Sameach all.
250k is deffo a long march . its the dog I feel sorry for.
Gnasher said ” what a typically dumb bastard dog. I would have told Ken to go fuck himself “
Maybe see you there next week Bellers for another march through London? Just think with one more person joining us that equates to a massive 50% increase!
And don’t worry my dog only bites Jew hating filth….
And as you keep telling us you couldn’t care less about Jews you should be okay….
Ken here’s a deal. I will go on a 250k march with you the day after Hull City win the champions league. And only then if Gnasher agrees to come too. Don’t let your dog get too close though. He will end up walking around with a claw embedded in his nose
In Vino Nakba.
Hull City winning the champions league is about as likely to happen as a Gay Pride march through Kabul…
Not that anyone cares about Gay rights or even women’s rights in Afghanistan?
You certainly don’t do you Bellers?
I care at least as much as you do Ken
When you first develop this concern for Afghan women ? Was it about the same time as you discovered your concern for women in the UAE , Saudi etc ha ha ha
Well I think it’s important to hold everyone to the same standards of behaviour.
Don’t you Bellers?
To do otherwise would be incredibly racist…
And there’s nothing funny about the way women are treated in the counties you just mentioned….
Truly horrifying. Raymond Ibrahim is worth reading, too, for his detailed accounts (hard to read at times) of the ongoing horrific persecution of Christians in muslim countries. We have just had an islamist terror attack in our country. The terrorist, an ISIS devotee, stabbed 7 people before police shot him. He was under “surveillance”. Governments everywhere need to man up to this growing threat. The attitude to attacks on Jews is nothing short of appalling.
An ISIS supporter, already being followed by authorities,
went to an Auckland New Zealand supermarket, grabbed a knife on display, and stabbed 6 shoppers,
before he was sent to “Allah” by the police.
If you ask me questions – I will answer. If you troll me again – I will block you.
David’s getting rattled
Once again Stephen is the main contributor to a thread, coming here to tell us how totally not arsed he is to come here. These trolls are queer fish.
So did David ban the other 2 crackpots?
Or did they just give up?
Not sure old DC is a big banner of barn pots. They mostly serve as a handy reference on the species for our Casual Reader and Michael and Brucie were actually quite harmless old coves. They had all the necessary slogans and buzzwords but always operated within boundaries of rather twee respectability. Similarly Bellers who you’ll notice is just a poker. When he’s not having a little poke, he’s coming here to tell everyone how totally not arsed he is to come here and his not-arsedness has spanned nearly a decade. I think it would be duller here without the daft booby.
In a weird way I do miss that pair of fruitloops and their neo nazi “Chuckle Brothers” schtick…..
Ah well…..never mind
Stephen still has his New Message Alerts activated, Ken. Bless.
After a suitable pause to show just how really not arsed he is, he shows up to tell you exactly how not arsed he is.
Do you reckon he’s fibbing about his not-arsedness?
Speaking of New Message Alerts, I just got one after someone posted on one of DCs articles from 2017 about some Jew hating, Israel hating nutjob or other.
Stephen’s there obviously, posting 11 times in a thread of 65 comments and guess what. He used 4 of those posts being totally not arsed about posting, being even less arsed about Israel and Jews and clearly establishing his complete not arsedness about everything except some copy/pastes that were already 6 years old.
Not much character development with these trolls.
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