Iraq and terrorism
When some acts of terrorism by some people with
Muslim names can be given name of ''Islamic terrorism", then why "Iraq war" can't be
referred as" Christian terrorism"? There are individuals with Muslim names conducting acts of terrorism while here the U.S president Mr Bush
referred to Iraq war as a "crusade".
According to the Cassell Concise dictionary the word Crusade means — any campaign conducted in an enthusiastic or fanatic spirit. Why can't this most cruel act of terrorism in the recent past can be
referred as "Christian terrorism"?. Why not the bloody game played by some fanatics in Gujarat can be referred as "Hindu terrorism"? Why not the everyday bombardment of the innocent Palestinian population by the Israeli forces is referred as "Jewish terrorism"? Why not the genocide attacks on poor Bosnains and Chechenians is referred as "communist terrorism"? Why can't the atrocities of Whites on balcks is not referred as "White
If all these terrorist activities are not referred with their religions, races and ideologies then why it is different when it is with the case of Islam. In today's world the media plays a vital role in shaping the public opinion. It's our request to all associated with the media to treat all with the same parameter.
Abdullah Khan & Syed. M. Aman, Aligarh
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