According to Oxford dictionary Terrorism means, “the use of violent actions in order to achieve political aims or to force a government to act” It was first coined during 1790’s during French revolution. 1793 – 1794 was called as the Reign of Terror.
International media is repeatedly publishing, “All Muslims are not terrorist but all terrorists are Muslims”
Let us analyze some historical records and the data on terrorist attack in world history.
In the 19th Century we can hardly find any terrorist attack done by Muslims
In 1882, Tsar Alexander II was assassinated. 21 other innocent human beings killed in a bomb blast. He was not killed by a Muslim. He was killed by a Non Muslim named Gnacy Hryniewhcki.
In 1886, a bomb blast took place in Haymarket Square, Chicago during a labor rally. 12 innocent human being and 1 police man died and later 7 more police men died at hospital. Responsible? 8 anarchist, all of them were Non Muslims.
6th September 1902, the US President William Mc Kinley was assassinated. By an anarchist named Leon Czolgosz. He was a Non Muslim.
1st October 1920, bomb blast in Los Angeles Times Newspaper building. 21 innocent people were killed. Bomb blast done by 2 Christians, James & Joseph (they were the Union leaders).
28th June 1914, Archduke of Austria and his wife were assassinated. Which precipitated the World War I. Assassination was done by members of young Bosnia, most of them were Serbs. They were Non Muslims.
16th April 1925, bomb blast in St. Nedelya Church in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. 150+ killed, 500+ injured. Biggest terrorist attack in Bulgaria. It was done by Bulgarian Communist Party. They were Non Muslims.
9th October 1934, King Alexander I of Yugoslavia was assasinated. By a gunman Vlada Georgieff, who was a Non Muslim.
1st May 1961, the first US aircraft was hijacked by Ramerez Ortiz who was a Non Muslim. 28th August 1968, the US ambassador to Guatemala was assassinated by a Non Muslim.
3rd September 1969, the US ambassador to Brazil was kidnapped by a Non Muslim. 30th July 1969, the US ambassador to Japan was knifed by a Japanese, a Non Muslim.
19th April 1995, Federal building bombing, Oklahoma City (Oklahoma bombing). 166 innocent people died and 100+ injured. Done by 2 Christians, Timothy & Terry.
From 1941 to 1948 after World War II 259 terrorist attacks conducted by Jewish terrorists by Irgun, Haganah and others.
22nd July 1946, bombing of King David Hotel by Menachem Begin. It was the biggest terrorist attack against the history British mandate. At that time Menachem Begin was called terrorist no. 1 by British Government. Later on after a few years he becomes the Prime Minister of Israel and after few years gets the Nobel Prize of Peace.
1968 – 1992, in Germany, Baader Meinhof Gang killed several innocent human beings. In Italy Red Brigades kidnapped & killed Aldo Moro former Prime Minister of Italy.
20th March 1995, Aum Shinrikyo, a Buddhist cult used Nerve Gas in the Tokyo subway. Killed 12 people. 5000+ injured and wounded.
In UK, since hundreds years IRA – The Irish Republican Army is conducting terrorist attacks. They are Catholics, but they are not called as Catholic Terrorists, but as IRA.
1972, IRA conducted three bomb blasts In total 20+ people were killed. 1974, two bomb blasts. In total 25+ killed and 200+ injured.
1996 IRA bomb blast in London. Killed 2 persons and 100+ injured. 1996, IRA bomb blast in Manchester shopping center. 200+ injured.
August 1998, Banbridge bomb blast. 35 people were injured. August 1998, Omagh bomb blast. 29 innocent people were killed and 330 injured.
In Spain and France, ETA conducted 36 terrorist attacks. Lord’s Salvation Army, Christian Terrorist organization in Uganda.
Sri Lanka, LTTE, Tamil Tigers is the most notorious organization. Experts in suicide bombing. Who are they? They are Hindus. But they are not called as Hindu Terrorists, they say LTTE.
Sikh terrorist organization, Bhindranwale group in Punjab. 5th June 1984, Indian security forces took over Golden Temple in which 100 human beings were killed. 31st October 1984, Primer Minister Indira was assassinated by her Sikh security guard.
North East of India, Christian terrorist’s organization, ATTF, All Tripura Tigers Force. NLFT, National Liberation Front of Tripura. 2nd October 2004, 44 Hindus were killed by Christian terrorists.
ULFA in 16 years 1990 – 2006 conducted successfully 749 terrorist attacks. Maoists in Nepal in 7 years conducted 99 terrorist attacks. Out of 600 districts in India, they are present in 150 districts. Maoists terrorist attacks in 1/3rd part of India!
It is the ploy of the Western media which is controlled by politicians. And when we analyze we can surely say without any doubt that terrorism is not a Muslim monopoly.
Not only is Terrorism not a Muslim monopoly, it is not even a specialty of the Muslims. It is not even encouraged in Islam. It is prohibited!
“…if any one slew a person - unless it be for murder or for spreading mischief in the land - it would be as if he slew the whole people: and if any one saved a life, it would be as if he saved the life of the whole people.” - The Quran, Surah Al Ma’idah Ch. 5 V. 32
Islam is derived from the Arabic word Salaam, which means peace. It comes from the Arabic word Silm, which means to submit your will to Almighty God. Islam in short means, peace acquired by submitting your will to Almighty God.
Islam condemns all forms of Terrorism. All forms of acts which kill innocent human beings, whether it is 9/11, 7/7/93 (Bombay serial blast), 11/7/03 or any other. It is prohibited, you cannot justify killing of any innocent human being.
We also have to condemn 1000’s of Afghani’s that are being killed in Afghanistan. 1000’s of innocent people that have been killed in Iraq. 1000’s of people that have been killed in Gujarat. 1000’s of people that have been killed in Palestine.
1000’s of people killed in Lebanon. All sorts of terrorism in which innocent human being are killed are to be condemn. Whether done by Muslims or Non Muslims.
We know that most of the religions they don’t preach that you should kill innocent human beings. But when we analyze, we have terrorist that clam to profess certain religions and when we analyze they are from all types of religion.
We have Christian terrorists We have Catholic terrorist We have Jewish terrorists We have Hindu terrorists We have Muslim terrorist We have Buddhist terrorists We have Sikh terrorists Terrorists professing various different faiths
And when we do a survey, (though we know that religions don’t encourage killing innocent human beings) and try and find out that the people who have killed the maximum human beings which religion do they profess… The number 1 who killed the maximum number of human beings is…
Hitler. He had incinerated 6 million Jews And indirectly if you count all the people killed in World War II, 60 million people. Was he a Muslim!? He was a Christian.
Joseph Stalin (Uncle Joe) Killed 20 million human beings Including 14.5 million were starved to death.
Mao Tse Tsung of China Killed 14 to 20 million human beings. He was a Non Muslim.
Benito Mussolini of Italy killed 400,000 human beings. Maximilin Robespierre, during French Revolution starved and tortured to death 200,000 people and executed 40,000 people. Ashoka in one battle of Kalinga alone killed more than 100,000 people. He was a Hindu.
Saddam Hussain killed a few 100,000 people. In Indonesia Mohamed Suharto killed 500,000 people. But these are nothing compared to Hitler, Uncle Joe, Mao Tse Tsung.
Here we are not trying to say that the followers of these religions were practicing the religion. They were not, otherwise they wouldn’t have killed a single innocent human being. But yet we find in the International media that Muslims are being targeted.