Posts Tagged ‘No fun in Islam’
“Allah did not create man so that he could have fun. The aim of creation was for mankind to be put to the test through hardship and prayer. An Islamic regime must be serious in every field. There are no jokes in Islam. There is no humor in Islam. There is no fun in Islam. There can be no fun and joy in whatever is serious.” Ayatollah Khomeini, 1979
Another excuse for the UK Muslim community to berate the kuffar, as Irish comedienne Sharon Horgan cracks a rather good joke on British Comedy news quiz ‘Have I Got News For You’. Note the faintly threatening commentary and reflexive call for complaint at the end of the video.
We thought it was funny, anyway. But Fatwas will no doubt be forthcoming. Expect baleful apology soonest…
Q: What kind of ‘religion’ is it, that actively militates against the celebration of human love?
JEDDAH: Flower shops and gift shops have been asked to remove all red items and heart-shaped gifts until after Valentine’s Day by the Commission for Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (Haia).
Celebration of the so-called day of love is frowned upon by authorities in the Kingdom.
Every year, Haia officials visit the shops a few days before Valentine’s Day, giving them instructions to remove all goods that have even the slightest hint of red, including roses, chocolate, wrapping paper and stuffed animals.
“We’re used to seeing Haia members a couple of days before Valentine’s Day asking us to put away all red items until after that day,” said Alan, a salesman at a gift shop.
“They also threaten that if we sell even one red rose or gift they will shut the shop down and get all the staff fired.”
Chocolate shops usually manage to make big sales the day before Valentine’s. Read the rest of this entry »
The Teheran regime has hanged 66 individuals since the end of 2010, according to France 24 International News.
Among them was a 46-year-old Iranian-born, Dutch national Sahra Bahrami, who was hung on January 29 on drug-smuggling charges.
Holland’s Foreign Ministry said it was “shocked, shattered by this act by a barbaric regime,” according to Agence France Presse.
Bahrami’s sister dismissed the Iranian charges, which she contended were fabricated. Read the rest of this entry »
Turkey – once a relatively liberal haven in the Muslim world, is Islamising fast under it’s AK Party government – and restrictions on alcohol are at the forefront of the push:
Guests at the Istanbul premiere of a new vampire film were among the first victims of new curbs on alcohol that have raised secularist fears Islamic strictures may be encroaching on everyday life.
The rules, announced earlier this month by the tobacco and alcohol watchdog, tighten up license requirements for serving alcohol, impose restrictions on alcohol marketing and limits sales to designated areas in stores. Read the rest of this entry »
Feel the love of Islam – as Iran’s beardy weirdies ban the annual celebration of amour. See if you can find this on Press TV:
TEHRAN: Shops in Iran have been banned from selling Valentine cards and gifts as the traditional lovers’ day gains increasing popularity in the Islamic republic, the ILNA news agency reported on Sunday.
“In the run-up to Valentine’s Day on Feb. 14 the printing works owners’ union issued a directive banning the printing and distribution of any goods promoting this day,” ILNA news agency reported. Read the rest of this entry »