Once again, the so-called religion of peace has exposed its violent roots. A man in India named H Farook was hacked to death by Muslim men, angered at his atheist posts on Facebook.
Blasphemy laws are taken pretty seriously in Islam. Break them and face horrific penalties that range from public lashings to death penalties.
The portion of Koran that speaks to this principle is 8:93 and it reads: “Who can be more wicked than one who invent a lie against Allah?”
And forgiveness by the government for the crime of blasphemy does not always translate into forgiveness from Muslims in the community.
As Christine Williams from Jihad Watch wrote:
“Blasphemy laws are encoded in the Sharia, which Muslims consider to be divine law. If a government does not impose a death sentence for blasphemy, an individual Muslim might decide to step in as judge and executioner, if he believes that in doing so, he is serving and protecting the name of Allah.”
Such was the fate of H Farook.
A group of four Muslims in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu — an area that’s, interestingly enough, populated mostly by Hindus, rather than Muslims — nonetheless took offense at the postings of a 31-year-old man named in the Times of India as H. Farook. And they hacked him to death.
From the newspaper:
“H Farook, 31, from Bilal Estate in South Ukkadam here, was hacked to death by a four-member gang, late Thursday night. He was a member of Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam (DVK), and an atheist. According to police, Farook was administering a WhatsApp group where he posted rationalistic views against his religion. He also posted rationalistic messages on his Facebook page which came in for criticism by members of the community.
“Meanwhile, Ansath, 30, a Muslim realtor, surrendered before the judicial magistrate court -V on Friday evening in connection with the murder.
“‘Farook’s anti-Muslim sentiments had angered people. This may be a possible motive for murder,’ said S Saravanan, DCP, Coimbatore.”