Spain Refuses Asylum For Pakistani Blasphemer

Imran Firasat could face death for Blasphemy in Pakistan because he made a movie about Mohammad.

Spain has begun deportation proceedings against Imran Firasat, a Christian refugee from Pakistan, for making a documentary about Mohammed and thereby threatening the national security of Spain. If Firasat is deported back to Pakistan, he will face the death penalty proving that it's a short step from the Spanish Inquisition to the Pakistani Inquisition.

The United States has a man sitting in prison for making another blasphemous movie, which the government spent weeks blaming for worldwide attacks on American embassies. And he isn't the first man persecuted or prosecuted for offending Islam. Offending Islam has become a national security issue involving all levels of government.

Ahh Spain, home of the inquisition. Well some of the most famous parts anyway. Under the Inquisition blasphemy would have also been punishable by death.

Can you imagine the cries of outrage if the a nation state still used the Catholic Church or any other Christian law to impose such a penalty for blasphemy in the modern west?

But Islam and Pakistan will get a pass, because of, you know, the cowardice.

threatening the national security of Spain
I don't blame them for being afraid. They have every reason to be afraid. It's the other thing.
Blasphemy makes terrorism seem predictable. It delivers that false sense of control that is at the root of Stockholm Syndrome, the seductive illusion that the thug can be reasoned with and that we can restore control over our perilous environment by accepting responsibility for the enemy's violence. If we meet a set of conditions then we will have peace. And what kind of lunatic wouldn't want peace? The kind who needs to be deported or locked up in the name of peace.
Hat Tip: Tarek.

Posted by: Howie at 09:03 AM


1 gee Howie I thought that the guy in the USA prison who was a major $750,000 fraudster was put in jail for breaking the rules of his supervised release. You know having multiple sets of I,Ds. under different names Also lying to his parole officer and using a computer without approval of his parole officer. Chief Magistrate Suzanne Segal who sentenced him has been on the bench since being appointed in 2002 by President Bush. She does have a local rep for tough sentencing.

Posted by: occam at December 27, 2012 10:32 AM

2 Howie do you believe that christian refugees from persecution should be allowed to come to the USA ? There are about 750,000 Iraqis who would sure like to come.

Posted by: occam at December 27, 2012 10:34 AM

3 You don't understand, do you?

Posted by: EROWMER at December 27, 2012 10:46 AM

4 @Occam.

Sure if they are under threat and want to come glad to have them, my first choice was not to invade Iraq but to leave Saddam weakened.

That choice gone, my next choice since we invaded would have been to write Iraq a decent constitution. Ooops missed that chance too.

So of course I'd grant what I could especially in cases where the person is in clear danger.

@. on the jail thing. Lets not be coy here. He was hassled not so much because of his violations but because of the same reason this Kos kid wants new laws specifically enforced against his political enemies and others let off.

You pick that guy for your straw man because he is least sympathetic. While ignoring the other cases. Cases like this one

Justice it seems is not so blind is it. Of course if you haven't noticed that, welcome to Earth.

Posted by: Darth Odie at December 27, 2012 11:09 AM

5 Gee, occam, I wonder if every petty parole violator receives special attention from the then US ambassador to the UN, the then Sec. of State and the FBI? And I wonder why little occam failed to point out all of the LIES his savior's people constructed around said film maker/petty parole violator regarding the murder of ambassador Stevens and his security detail? And little occam, why don't you address subject of the post, i.e., the unwillingness of free nations to admit that islam is the greatest current threat to world peace, and not a petty parole violator sentenced to prison by Bush appointee. See little occam, people around here aren't stupid lemmings like your friends over at HuffPo, DU, Kos, the Politico, etc.

Posted by: WVinMN at December 27, 2012 11:20 AM

6 Ban guns, but don't touch islam!

Posted by: Mark at December 27, 2012 12:05 PM

7 Nah you got it all wrong...our leaders bending over and taking it up the shitehole for Mo is a GOOD means that a few years down the slippery slope there will be any number of reasons why they themselves as well as folks like Occam here will be imprisoned for offending Islam. Being gay, drinking alcohol, speaking to or allegedly disrespecting a Muslim woman who isnt his relative, not bowing when in front of a mosque, eating during daylight whilst its Ramadan,take yo pick, its all on its way.
And as I say, its a GOOD thing.Only when it directly affects everybody will everybody finally get it.
Sorry for this individual guy though, but nowt we can do to help him.

Posted by: Axel at December 27, 2012 12:53 PM

8 The fun part is when you bow down and actually join in and become a moslime; some Other moslime will kill you for what ever reason he has a bug up his butt.

Posted by: Kafiroon at December 27, 2012 01:29 PM

9 Someday Spain will once again be a country of Men.

Posted by: telectro at December 27, 2012 09:58 PM

10 Islam is not threat to anyone; it is a faith practiced by over 1.5 billion people that has never been a threat to anyone. It is actually the Islamic faith and Muslim people who are threatened by the countries-run by Zionists such as US Government, EU, and many other puppet countries. Get real you folks who are claiming that Islam is a threat. Since when in American history that Islam was a threat to it? Don't give me the 9/11 inside job, where Zionist masters of America executed it in order to drag America to world-wide war against Islam.

The truth is, all of the wars waged by USA, EU, and many other puppet countries are being waged in order to create a "Greater Israel." The Jewish people believe an "Eternal Jewish Kingdom" is promised to them by God, and they believe they are in a prominent place to pursue the creation of that kingdom.

As part of the creation of that "Eternal Jewish Kingdom," they believe the Jews must return to the holly land--which they did at this point. That Kingdom must exist between 'Euphrates and the Nile,' and all nations must obey that kingdom. When those points are accomplished, the Jews are expecting what they believe to be a "Jewish King" whose rule would be an 'eternal'.

In light of those Jewish beliefs and the stranglehold that Zionists have on American, European, Canadian, and Australian governments, the current wars, which are pursued by the western governments, are being waged in order to create "Greater Israel," and all nations, particularly, Muslim nations, must obey the kingdom that 'would be created between Euphrates and the Nile'. This is the goal of the current wars, and anyone claiming Islam is a threat is a liar and paid agent whose intention is to divert attention away his aims of increasing animosity against Muslims and the wars that his Zion masters are pursuing.

Well, Muslims have a promise, and all of these steps have been prophetized in the Holly Koran and Ahadiths. We have a firm knowledge and promise the ultimate victory will belong to Muslims; the so-called Jewish King is nothing but Dajjal (the Anti-Christ) who will be killed by the real Messiah--Jesus Christ (peace and blessing be upon him), and there will never be an Eternal Jewish Kingdom between Euphrates and the Nile.

Posted by: An Informed Man at December 27, 2012 10:00 PM

11 Ah, the taqyyia shiite is loose again.

Posted by: Kafiroon at December 27, 2012 10:22 PM

12 Islam is a murderous cult forced on the majority counted as being 'muslim'.

It will eventually be outlawed as incompatible with Civilization and that majority will be freed from servitude to the gang of criminals who enslave them in mind and body.

Posted by: thomyty at December 28, 2012 05:53 PM

13 Islam is a disease like nazism or communism and should be eradicated.

Posted by: Mark at December 29, 2012 01:06 PM

14 The Stockholm syndrome will soon be a part of American politics. The Islamic thinking process is 500 years behind the Christians. Therefore, their inquisition is now starting. I still insist that it's a muslim thing and the west should not be taking people from muslim countries into their countries. This would allow them to work out their own problems in their own countries.

Posted by: Warmachine at December 29, 2012 05:07 PM

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