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Jul 28, 2020
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American Islamic Preacher Fadel Soliman: Islam Is Under Constant Attack Because It Is The Religion Of Resistance; Muslims Must Be Proud Of Belonging To A Religion That Irritates Corrupt And Unjust People

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Source: Al-Jazeera Network (Qatar)

American Islamic preacher Fadel Soliman, the Director of the Bridges Foundation, was interviewed on Al-Jazeera Network (Qatar) on July 28, 2020. He said that Islam is the only religion that is under constant attack because it is the only religion of resistance. He elaborated that Islam commands its followers to resist against injustice and corruption. Soliman added that the attacks against Islam should make Muslims proud of being part of a religion that "irritates" corrupt and unjust people. According to its website, the mission of the Bridges Foundation is "opening communication channels to narrow the existing gap – of knowledge and understanding – between Muslims and non-Muslims, through educating both sides about each other's culture." For more about Soliman see MEMRI TV Clip No. 7996.

 

Fadel Soliman: "Our children need to know why it is only Islam that is being attacked. No one is attacking Judaism, and no one dares to attack Jews. Very few people attack Christianity, and no one is attacking Hinduism, even though they worship cows. Only Islam is being attacked. People should know why Islam is being attacked. All existing religions are ritualistic. They are mainly concerned with spirituality, hymns, songs, and litany. In Islam we have spirituality and we have litany, but we have something that does not exist in any other religion — [Islam] is the religion of resistance. This is the only religion in the world that commands its followers to wage resistance against corruption and injustice. Thus, if people think that corruption and injustice will just watch as Islami commands its followers to wage resistance against them, and [corruption and injustice] will not attack Islam — they would be naive. Therefore, our children must understand that the more Islam is attacked, the more pride we should have, of belonging to this religion, which irritates the corrupt and the unjust."

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