Kristallnacht: Muslims extremists scream ‘death to Jews’ in London

Kristallnacht: Muslims extremists scream ‘death to Jews’ in London November 9, 2018

A vigil held this week to mark the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the name of  the Nazi pogrom perpetrated in 1938, was violently disrupted at Hyde Park in central London by about 20 Muslims.

Joseph Cohen, above, an Israel Advocacy Movement activist, was reported here as saying:

As if on cue, before we’d even begun, an extremist began screaming a death chant of Jews. The vigil went from bad to worse, they shouted us down, they would not allow us to remember our dead until we had to call off the vigil.

Cohen said his talk was drown out by the Muslims who shouted:

Jews, remember Khaybar, the army of Muhammad is returning.

The cry relates to an event in the seventh century when Muslims massacred and expelled Jews from the town of Khaybar, located in modern-day Saudi Arabia. Some of the men shouted about “Palestine”, surrounding the pro-Jewish activists and shoving them.

A German woman who witnessed the event said:

A Christian was preaching and the atmosphere was friendly, a Muslim was preaching, and there were shouts but the atmosphere was still friendly but as soon as Jews wanted to honor their dead a whole of crowd appeared out of nowhere, as soon as the [Israeli] flags appeared, the cursing began against people who only wanted to honor their dead.

Although this is a separate issue, there has been a row simmering for some time about the use of the Hyde Park by praying Muslims. The park’s regulations prohibit all acts of worship. This is how Muslims treat the ban:

The Royal Parks (TRP) is unequivocal about the regulation. It says:

It does not permit collective acts of worship or other religious observances in the TRP estate, either in their own right or as part of a demonstration, event or other activity. This includes spoken or sung communal prayers or other events that are primarily religious in focus.

Exceptions are made for annual acts of remembrance at the regimental memorials in the Parks, which have taken place since the First World War.

As a public body, it is not the place of The Royal Parks to make value judgments between one religious observance and another. We must either permit all collective religious observances or refuse them all …

Earlier this year a person called Edward Williams made a Freedom of Information request to Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) asking why the police were turning a blind eye to these Islamic gatherings, and asked whether there was any truth (as purportedly shown in a video) that police officers told a member of the public  that Muslims had been allotted a place in the park to worship.

The MPS responded by saying that:

The requested information cannot be provided to you as it is not held by 
the MPS.

The MPS has received a number of enquiries recently regarding the 
religious activity that has been taking place in this area of Hyde Park.

I am sorry to hear that you have watched a YOUTUBE video which appears to 
show MPS constables stating to a member of the public that an area has 
been set aside for (Islamic) prayer and that prayer is lawful and allowed 
in Hyde Park.

This is not the case. No group or individual has been given any 
dispensation to pray in this or any area of Hyde Park.

As the Metropolitan Police we enforce The Royal Parks and Other Open 
Spaces Regulations 1997, we do not police policy.

There is currently a petition calling on the authoritioes to “enforce the rules regarding praying at speakers corner for all religions”.

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  • Fred Tully

    once we recognize that all religions are coping systems, all this makes perfect sense; it is all just action when we are just trying to get through life, action to fill the time.

  • Daz

    Chanting “Death to Jews” is not a coping mechanism. That’s where Marx’s “opium of the people” analogy falls down. It’s not opium, which calms the nerves. It’s alcohol, which inflames them.

  • Raging Bee

    Can it be the meth of the masses?

  • Cozmo the Magician

    I have used both opium meds for pain and alcohol for both pain and fun. Neither has made me violent. Epic fail asshole.

  • Daz

    The coke of the collective?

  • Raging Bee

    The crack of the crackers?

  • Cozmo the Magician

    Only did meth once. And I admit, that shit made me crazy and paranoid. Acid was tons of fun the few times I tripped on it. Shrooms are just awesome, in moderation of course.

  • Raging Bee

    Never tried meth, but totally agree on LSD and mushrooms.

  • Götterdämmerung

    Where were the police, too scared to arrest this vermin for hate speech?

  • CoastalMaineBird

    Cohen said his tall was drown out by the Muslims

    Err… “call” maybe?

  • Cozmo the Magician

    Trust me, meth is BAD shit.

  • CoastalMaineBird

    Chanting “Death to Jews” is not a coping mechanism.
    Maybe it is.
    Mind-control 101. See the “Two Minute Hate” in the 1984 novel.

    If your life sucks, AND if somebody can convince you that it’s the Jews’ (Blacks’, Gays’, Immigrants’, Russians’, Presbyterians’, whatever) fault, then you’ve got somebody to blame and can rail at THEM and ignore your real circumstances.

    For a while.

  • Fred Tully

    You missed the point. All religions are coping mechanisms. Christianity, Islam, Jew-ism or what ever. Each are abstract concepts overlaying reality, which are just coping systems for the cruel, brutal, and short existence that is reality. We interact with the coping system, not reality. Until you, everyone, see religion as coping overlays, the fighting will continue.

  • CoastalMaineBird

    The heroin of the whole bunch.

  • Raging Bee

    I like your Molesworth icon.

  • Leisuresuitbruce

    talk?

  • Leisuresuitbruce

    Can’t wait for sharia. Sounds like an absolute paradise with the nicest people.

  • Raging Bee

    Speaking of opiates, here’s a little OT reference about the making of our current opioid-addiction epidemic:

    https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/nov/08/the-making-of-an-opioid-epidemic

    I guess one could say that religion is like opioids in that Republican governments and business interests have been conspiring to sell both to the masses, oh false pretenses, whether we need them or not, just to line the makers’ pockets.

  • Daz

    Seems a bit of a stretch to me, scapegoating-as-coping-mechanism, but I see where you’re coming from. Personally, I’d label it tribalism.

  • Barry Duke

    Yes “talk”. Had an attack of blurry vision earlier today.

  • Anat

    I don’t care if it’s a coping mechanism. If it causes people to threaten others or be violent to others then action needs to be taken to ensure people’s safety.

  • Daz

    Jack Daniels has a lot to answer for.

  • Broga

    Since I saw “The Vikings” I prefer Valhalla to Paradise. I might have to upgrade my boat and find someone who can shoot fiery arrows.
    Isn’t religion great?

  • 1859

    And when the law regarding religious worship in public parks is enforced and those who lift their bums in the air to praise their god, are kicked out of the park, any guesses as to what their cry will be? ‘The pigs are islamophobic racists! We are a racially persecuted minority! We demand compensation!…’ etc.,etc.

  • huzonfurst

    More evidence, as if we need it, that religion *sucks* and Islam *SWALLOWS*!

  • Barry Duke

    Famous Grouse, actually!

  • Barry Duke
  • Daz

    Ouch! Scotch and I do not agree. Got green-at-the-gills-ratarsed on Glenfiddich when I was 15 or 16. Haven’t even been able to stand the smell of it since then.

  • Daz

    Thank you.

  • 1859

    Thanks Barry, just read the petition.
    It seems the guy is very confused – he, of course, believes that only muslims are being told they can’t pray in the park, whereas the law clearly applies to all religions. Let them worship any fuckwit sugar-plumb fairy they want but let it be done behind the walls of their mosques. I mean doing it outside for all to see, with your bum stuck in the air, is making a very provocative statement – like ‘we’re going to stick our religion right up your nose whether you like it, want it, hate it, or not.

  • Jim Jones

    > We demand compensation!

    We’re all out. How about some nice deportation instead?

  • Jim Jones

    Meth, Krokodil, Fentanyl, Carfentanyl. All nasty shit.

  • Barry Duke

    Gin in my case, Daz. At a Catholic Church youth picnic – I was 15 – a priest got me sozzled on Coke laced with Beafeater, then tried to get into my pants. I kneed him in the nuts before I threw up!

  • Jim Jones

    Is it wrong of me to want to stand behind them with a fire hose and a tank of ice cold water?

  • Adrian

    On his nuts?