If only the Democrats and their media were half as interested in the murder of this American citizen as they were in the death of Jamal Khashoggi, a Qatari lobbyist, a friend of Osama bin Laden, and, in no way, shape or form an American citizen, whose only connection to this country was getting a platform from Bezos’ Washington Post.
A member of the Ahmadi minority Muslim sect who was shot and killed during his hearing on blasphemy charges in a Pakistani courtroom Wednesday was a U.S. citizen, the U.S. Department of State confirmed.
Tahir Ahmed Naseem, 57, allegedly proclaimed prophethood in 2018 and was fatally shot by a teenager who reportedly justified his action as a defense of Islam.
In a video posted on Facebook, the teenager claimed the Prophet Muhammad “came to me in my dream and told me … to finish [Naseem].”
Mainstream Muslims believe Muhammad was the last messenger of God and any claim of prophethood after him is heresy.
It’s nice of the VOA to add that last sentence reminding us that killing people is a mainstream tenet of Islam.
Ahmadi Islam is a somewhat eccentric spinoff of Islam and is treated, like all spinoffs of Islam, as a crime punishable by death.
In a tweet hours after the killing, the State Department urged Pakistan “to take immediate action and pursue reforms that will prevent such a shameful tragedy from happening again.”
People put on trial for blasphemy in Pakistan have a way of ending up dead. The reform in question would be ending blasphemy trials. But that would be un-Islamic.
Perhaps the Dem Senate members going after General Tata would like to ask Pakistan to stop this sort of thing instead.