No historical evidence for Jesus says Pakistan’s Prime Minister

No historical evidence for Jesus says Pakistan’s Prime Minister December 3, 2018
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In calling for international action to prevent any attempts at defaming the ‘prophet’ PM Mohammed, Imran Kahn, above, has claimed that history shows that Jesus never existed.

On the other hand:

The entire life of Muhammad, who was Allah’s last prophet, is part of history.

And being a genuine historical figure, Mo was instrumental in creating Western civilisation.

Khan also suggested that “blasphemy” in the West that targets Mohammed is designed to undermine Islam and make it appear violent.

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Every few years, in some Western country, our dear prophet is blasphemed against and dishonored. What is the consequence of this? Muslims become angry. We take to the streets in protest, [protesters] break things in our country. But what does it achieve? It enables the enemies of Muslims to tell people in the West: ‘See, Islam is a big religion that spreads violence.’

Khan said the West should learn to comprehend Muslims’ love for Muhammad and that freedom of speech is not a legitimate reason to criticize somebody’s religion.

Last month he confirmed that his government:

Is spearheading efforts to get countries to sign onto the ‘International Convention on Preventing the Defamation of Religions.’

That document states;

Freedom of speech is an insufficient pretext for hurting the world’s Muslims.

He added:

We raised this matter in the OIC (Organization of the Islamic Conference)  … all the Muslim countries should together tell the West… Their people do not understand. They can’t comprehend how much our prophet resides in our hearts. They can’t understand, so we should make them understand.

In October the European Court of Human Rights “set a dangerous precedent”  in a new judgment, declaring that free speech can be legitimately restricted if it causes “offence” to “at least one” religious adherent.

Humanists UK criticised the decision as fundamentally at odds with the spirit and tradition of free expression in Europe, saying  the case will bolster those seeking greater international restrictions on the right to criticise religion.

The organisation said it hoped the matter will be appealed to and overturned by the Grand Chamber of the European Court.

The ruling focused on the comments of a member of the Austrian Freedom Party who called the prophet of Islam, Muhammad, a paedophile, for marrying his third wife Aisha when she was six and consummating the marriage when she was nine. The Court concluded that the comments were primarily intended to disparage Islam and therefore could be legitimately deemed illegal in order to protect the freedoms of others.

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  • Lurker111

    Wait. Isn’t Jesus recognized as a legitimate prophet in the Koran? Doesn’t that mean Imran Kahn has now insulted the Koran, or at least cast doubt on its accuracy?

  • igotbanned999

    I guess Mohammed was a liar when he talked about Jesus…

  • CoastalMaineBird

    freedom of speech is not a legitimate reason to criticize somebody’s religion.

    Freedom is not the REASON for criticism, you ignorant putz.

  • Jim Jones

    Dispute among Islam Scholars Did Muhammad Ever Really Live?

    A number of Islamic associations have put a quick end to their collaboration with a professor — and trainer of people who are supposed to teach Islam in German high schools — who has expressed his doubt that Muhammad ever lived.

    http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/dispute-among-islam-scholars-did-muhammad-ever-really-live-a-579052.html

  • Syzygy

    Think how great it would be if we had EVEN MORE religions and religious drivel.
    Or, what if we had none (zero)?

  • Even if those thousands of followers, not to mention all the supernatural stuffand other odd things, are bollocks, there had to be a kernel of truth as much as in all likelihood it has been lost to the ages and was VERY different to the NT accounts.

  • Joe

    I mean, I agree with him there, but only coincidentally. Here was me hoping Khan would be a moderate due to all the time he spent in the west.

  • larry parker

    Even a stopped clock finds a nut once in a while.

  • Michael Neville

    Khan’s religion must be very fragile if it needs legal action to prevent criticism.

  • WallofSleep

    “Every few years, in some Western country, our dear prophet is blasphemed against and dishonored.”
    – Kahn

    I’ve got some bad news for you, sunshine. I blaspheme and dishonor that murderous, tyrannical PoS every day!

  • Angelo Ventura

    There is little historical evidence for your pedo brigand muhammad either

  • Treaclebeak

    Yes, I agree Islam is so weak it cannot stand any criticism. Muslims know this, deep in their tiny minds. They’re terrified of the threat of secularism, that’s why they react so viciously.

  • Sophotroph

    “If free people would just stop using their freedom to ever say anything we don’t like, we wouldn’t have to riot in the streets, break things, and kill people.”

  • TrickyDicky

    “Last month he confirmed that his government:

    Is spearheading efforts to get countries to sign onto the ‘International Convention on Preventing the Defamation of Religions.’”

    and then he goes and defames Christianity by saying Jesus never existed.

  • Broga

    They don’t need historical evidence. The just invent whatever is convenient and fits in with what was supposed to be forecast in the prophesies.

  • Even a blind pig can run over a dead skwerl in the middle of the road!

  • Graham Heron

    Khhhaaaaann!

    Where’s Kirk when we need him.
    (An enterprising solution).

  • Jack Baynes, Sandwichmaker

    What is the consequence of this? Muslims become angry. We take to the streets in protest, [protesters] break things in our country.

    And kill people. Don’t forget that these angry Muslims sometimes kill people.

    If Muslims killing people over an insult to Mohammad makes Islam looks bad, the fault lies in the Muslims who kill people, or who riot violently. And the religious leaders who tell their followers that insulting the prophet is such a horrible sin that Muslims could conclude these criminal actions are appropriate.

  • Vanity Unfair

    There seems to be something else of which history shows no record: The International Convention on Preventing the Defamation of Religions.
    It really would be silly for any government to subscribe to a Convention that does not exist.
    It really would be awkward for any religious leader to promulgate such a Convention since nearly all religions defame some other religion. (There’s probably an exception out there, somewhere.)
    It really would be illogical to defend the validity of a religion if it is not possible to prove the foundation hypotheses upholding it.
    It really would be nonsensical to accept that bad behaviour by large numbers of adherents is not a result of belief in the religion.
    It really would be undemocratic to insist that freedom of expression only applied to statements that did not arouse debate.
    It really would be cowardly to allow mob-rule to determine government proceedings.

    From the holy books:
    …one Thursday, nearly two thousand years after one man had been nailed to a tree for saying how great it would be to be nice to people for a change, a girl sitting on her own in a small café in Rickmansworth suddenly realised what it was that had been going wrong all this time, and she finally knew how the world could be made a good and happy place. This time it was right, it would work, and no one would have to get nailed to anything.
    Sadly, however, before she could get to a phone to tell anyone about it, the Earth was unexpectedly demolished….

    Douglas Adams: So long, and thanks for all the fish; Prologue.

  • Michael

    There is no historical evidence that an angel named Jabril (Gabriel) exists, much less talked to Muhammad.
    There is no historical evidence for a flying horse with a human head (Buraq) or Muhammad’s red-eye flight to Jerusalem.

    May god b-less. ; )

  • raymond metcalfe

    scotty beamed him up and Spock kept saying its not logical capltain

  • Dickson

    Correct!

  • Old Heathen

    Let it stand or fall on it’s own merits, in the forum of ideas.