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The Islamic Central Council of Switzerland (ICCS), a conservative Muslim group, has chosen a symbol reminiscent of the Jewish star for a planned protest against Islamophobia this weekend.

Read the full article: Muslims to deploy Star of David in provocative rally
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a symbol reminiscent of the Jewish star


I know what the star of david looks like.........i dont know what 'a symbol reminiscent' of it looks like.

So i clicked on the link to read the artical expecting to see a picture of what they are planning to use. There is none.


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Old 28.10.2011, 13:51
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I know what the star of david looks like.........i dont know what 'a symbol reminiscent' of it looks like.

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Re: Muslims to deploy Star of David in provocative rally

This is not that big of a deal considering Jews, Christians and Muslims all believe in an Abrahamic God. We all believe in the same God. The rest we just disagree on. So the Star Of David belongs to all three religions.

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Re: Muslims to deploy Star of David in provocative rally

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"We want to trigger a debate and show that the discrimination of Muslims in Switzerland is a fact," he told Tages Anzeiger. "Muslims are treated as second-class citizens and are discriminated against, for example because they wear a headscarf or because of their name when they look for an apprenticeship or are looking for an apartment,” he added.
I'm sure there is discrimination, but I wonder just how much- I bet a Schmidt gets passed over in favor of a Schmid, or a Golay gets preference over a McSullivanshire. Whether or not Schmidt or McSullivanshire get passed over in favor of a Muslim (sorry couldn't think of a Muslim last name) I've no idea- guess we'll know more after the star-studded rally.

I always get a kick out of comparisons that are so stretched though. Hunting for apartments and apprenticeships is so similar to death camps, yeeeeah, alright.

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In an attempt to draw parallels between the treatment of Jews in Nazi Germany and Muslims in the Switzerland of today, many participants will wear t-shirts and stickers with the word 'Muslim' framed by a yellow star.
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Re: Muslims to deploy Star of David in provocative rally

OK The Local

WTF is your agenda?? yet another 'news' story designed to stir up racial hate

seriously, give it a rest will you

Editor Bob you really should be ashamed
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LOL.........Does that mean they are Ninjas ??

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WTF is your agenda?? yet another 'news' story designed to stir up racial hate
Are you serious? Do you suggest that disgusting behavior is not to be reported by the media, dependent on the race of who is responsible for it?
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Is that the actual symbol the protesters are using?????

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Are you serious? Do you suggest that disgusting behavior is not to be reported by the media, dependent on the race of who is responsible for it?

if the media didn't report on it then they wouldn't do it.

but thats not the point, my point is the local seem to report every race / region hate 'story' thats out there, and it seems to me someone on the team that selects there 'stories' has there own agenda, and frankly it stinks
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Ah, that old thing.

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I prefer the ninja stars......


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Dunno how to respond to that....

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Re: Muslims to deploy Star of David in provocative rally

Silly, both sides of it.

The more one protests that one is different, the more that one will be percieved to be different.

The more one criticises others for being different, the more they remain different.

With fundamentalists and media, we are well up the creek I tell you. I can see common sense, empthy and decency being taken out back and shot in the head for not fitting in with the agendas of these two groups. And the worst thing is that those of us that can think for ourselves are not doing enough about it.
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Re: Muslims to deploy Star of David in provocative rally

Protest against Islamophobia? Are they going to mention not to take the S-Bahn in Berlin when you are not a Muslim, because you might get hurt a lot? Or is it about the Copts in Egypt that were run over by a military vehicle after protesting peacefully because a church has been set on fire? Or the Islamists winning elections where "dictators" were removed? Or is it about the fact that churches are burned in Islamistic countries but subsidised in western europe? Or was is the parallel Scharia system already established in western Countries making local law look like a child asking "Can I have more?". I think they will not talk about those issues. Since Islam is todays modern religion of freedom those facts can only be lies. I like how they present themself, shows even more how incompatible they are.
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Re: Muslims to deploy Star of David in provocative rally

Hunting for apartments and apprenticeships.....

Apart for the 'real Swiss' aren't we all discriminated? maybe all the x pats trying to settle here should also protest!

If people are not happy here, then they should go! Go to a country that is more tolerant and less discriminating!

I hear property in Bagdad isn't doing too badly, maybe Libya, or Egypt, what about Pakistan or Afghanistan! Morocco is looking good! Tunisia not too bad, not sure about Somalia? Am sure all the protectors will be welcomed with open arms there!
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Re: Muslims to deploy Star of David in provocative rally

the action of a handful of fanatics should not allow you to put in the title "Muslims to deploy...:"
The Local is again displaying mediocrity.
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