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Imam Beaten on Live TV For Saying Women Don’t Have to Wear the Veil

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 15:01
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Islam is not like other religions. And this best illustrates why any attempt at reformof Islam has been met with an ax, a sword, a gun, or a shoe for the past 1,400 years. Islam ain’t havin’ it.

“Shoes and Chairs Go Flying in Egyptian TV Studio When Debate Turns into ‘Freestyle Wrestling,’” MEMRI, September 26, 2016 (thanks to Jihadwatch):

TV host Mohamed Al-Ghiety complained of exhaustion and of low blood pressure after his two guests, Egyptian lawyer Nabih Al-Wahsh and and self-proclaimed “Mufti of Australia” Mustafa Rashed, got into a physical fight following an exchange of insults between the Islamist lawyer Al-Wahsh and Sheikh Rashed, who is known for his ultra-permissive fatwas, including one that permits the consumption of alcohol. Although the show went off air after accusations of apostasy and mental illness were exchanged, Al-Ghiety returned to the set after a 13-minute commercial break, and aired the footage of the brawl twice, with running commentary. The program aired on the Egyptian LTC TV channel on September 26.

“Controversial Australian imam is attacked with a shoe, live on an Egyptian talk show after insisting Muslim women should NOT have to wear the veil,” by Ollie Gillman, Daily Mail Australia, October 4, 2016:

A controversial Sydney imam has been attacked with a shoe while live on air on an Egyptian talk show.

Mostafa Rashid was discussing whether Muslim women should wear headscarves when Egyptian lawyer Nabih al-Wahsh took off his shoe and beat him round the head with it.

Mr Rashid, a moderate Muslim, has courted controversy in the past by saying women should not have to wear the veil and declaring that drinking alcohol is not forbidden.

His comments on headscarves infuriated Mr al-Wahsh, who removed his shoe and tried to assault Mr Rashid with it….


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