Saudi King calls for “combating hate speech and terrorism that is not condoned by religions”

Apparently terrorism that is condoned by religions is fine with him, as in “strike terror in the enemies of Allah” (Qur’an 8:60).

And by “hate speech” he likely means honest discussion of how Islamic jihadis use the texts and teachings of Islam to justify violence.

“King Salman in tweet calls for combating hate speech, terrorism,” Al Arabiya, March 15, 2019:

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman reacting to the attacks on two mosques in New Zealand tweeted that it was a terrorist attack and called on the international community to combat hate speech and terrorism.

The tweet read: “The heinous massacre that targeted worshippers in the mosque in New Zealand is a terrorist act, and it reaffirms the responsibility of the international community in combating hate speech and terrorism that is not condoned by religions or the values of tolerance.”…

 

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