- Muslim group distributed pamphlets which emphasised their love of Australia
- Ahmadiyya worshipers want to counter One Nation’s anti-Islamic stance
- Radical Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir has accused them of ‘grovelling in a leaflet’
- The pamphlets are titled ‘Muslims for loyalty’ and ‘Muslims for peace’
A radical Islamic group that wants a global Muslim superstate has slammed moderate Muslims for distributing leaflets emphasising their love of Australia.
Ahmadiyya worshippers have been dropping the flyers into letterboxes in Hobart to counter right-wing political parties like One Nation, Reclaim Australia and the Australian Liberty Alliance, which are calling for a ban on Muslim migration.
But radical Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir has denounced their campaign for acceptance.
‘How much grovelling can you pack into one leaflet?,’ the group’s spokesman Uthman Badar posted on Facebook.
‘Quite a bit apparently.’
His Facebook followers have echoed his call, with Englishman Ayaz Sharif posting: ‘Where’s the vomit emoji?’
Another follower Picasso Maxima questioned the Tasmanian Muslim group’s assertion the Muslim faith was compatible with love of one’s country.
‘I don’t think nation states or “countries” existed at the time of the prophet,’ he said.
Hizb ut-Tahrir’s campaign against the moderate Tasmanian Muslim group comes less than a week after Mr Badar fronted a rally at Lakemba, in south-west Sydney, to campaign against the conflict in Syria – on the same day Russia’s ambassador to Turkey was shot dead.
More than 200 people shouted ‘Allahu Akhbar’ – an Islamic phrase meaning ‘God is great’ – as Russia mourned the death of Andrei Karlov at the hands of off-duty police officer Mevlüt Mert Altinta in an Ankara art gallery.
The same group is now incensed at leaflets titled ‘Muslims for loyalty’ and ‘Muslims for peace’, which include quotes from Muslim leaders such as ‘love of one’s country of residence is part of faith’ and ‘love for all hatred for none’.
H/t reader kevin a.
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