Friday, March 30, 2007

In honor of the latest UN Resolution

Courtesy of Mr. Curt over at Flopping Aces.

UN Rights Council adopts Resolution vs Religious Defamation.

Islamic countries pushed through a resolution at the U.N. Human Rights Council Friday urging a global prohibition on the public defamation of religion - a response largely to the furor last year over caricatures published in a Danish newspaper of the Prophet Muhammad.
The statement proposed by the Organization of Islamic Conference addressed what it called a "campaign" against Muslim minorities and the Islamic religion around the world since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States.

The resolution, which was opposed by European and a number of other non-Muslim countries, "expresses deep concern at attempts to identify Islam with terrorism, violence and human rights violations."

It makes no mention of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Judaism or any other religion besides Islam, but urges countries "to take resolute action to prohibit the dissemination of racist and xenophobic ideas and material aimed at any religion or its followers that constitute incitement and religious hatred, hostility, or violence."

Read it all and feel your blood boil. I'm posting these toons in honor of the occasion.

Courtesy of The Defeatists:
I hadn't seen this one before from Quick Rob.

This from Kesher Talk.

And from the ever fabulous but alas, at last word, retired, DT Devereaux