An Australian Mufti said that a woman not wearing a veil is to a Muslim man what uncovered meat is to hungry cats. Yep. He said that.
Well, today he was forced to apologize:
A Muslim cleric’s claim that women who do not wear the veil are like ‘uncovered meat’ who attract sexual predators sparked outrage around Australia yesterday.
Sheik Taj Din al-Hilali, the nation’s most senior Muslim cleric, compared immodestly-dressed women who do not wear the Islamic headdress with meat that is left uncovered in the street and is then eaten by cats.
Politicians including Prime Minister John Howard, community leaders and a large number of Muslims condemned the mufti’s comments amid calls that he should be deported to Egypt, his country of origin.
He has since been forced to apologise for his remarks.
In a Ramadam sermon in a Sydney mosque, Sheik al-Hilali suggested that a group of Muslim men recently jailed for many years for gang rapes were not entirely to blame.
There were women, he said, who ‘sway suggestively’ and wore make-up and immodest dress “and then you get a judge without mercy and gives you 65 years. But the problem, but the problem all began with who?” he said, referring to the women victims.
Addressing 500 worshippers on the topic of adultery, Sheik al-Hilali added: “If you take out uncovered meat and place it outside on the street, or in the garden or in the park, or in the backyard without a cover, and the cats come and eat it..whose fault is it – the cats or the uncovered meat?
“The uncovered meat is the problem.”
I bet the men listening to this guy were cheering. It’s freedom to act on their sexual inhibitions with complete absolution.
Interrogator: “Is this Jihad – raping women? Is this Jihad?”
Abed: “It is because they collaborated with the Americans.”
Interrogator: “That’s why they were raped?”
Interrogator: “A student who is simply going to her university is kidnapped, raped, and then slaughtered?! This was an American collaborator?!”
Abed: “Mullah Al-Raikan would give the names to the squad commander.”
Interrogator: “My information says that they were kidnapped and brought to Mullah Al-Raikan’s headquarters. True or false?”
Abed: “He would interrogate them.”
Interrogator: “Were they raped after the interrogation?”
Abed: “Yes. He would give them to the squad, and they would kill them. Some would rape them.”
Interrogator: “You bastards. This is Jihad? You call this Jihad? “
Interrogator 2: “What was your role in these operations?”
Abed: “I would stand at the entrance to the headquarters. It was a house, and they would bring them there.”
Interrogator 2: “Did you participate in the rape and murder?”
Abed: “No. Just one who worked for the PUK. She was a Kurd.”
Interrogator: “In the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan?”
Abed: “Yes. We brought her too.”
Interrogator: “And you raped her?”