Nasrallah: Lebanon Can Pressure World Powers to Issue Int’l Laws that Incriminate Insulting Religions

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Hizbullah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah slammed on Sunday the film that mocks Islam that sparked outrage throughout the Muslim world, announcing a series of rallies that will be held in various regions in Lebanon throughout the week.

He said during a televised speech: “Lebanon through its example of coexistence can pressure world powers to issue international laws that incriminate the insulting of religions.”

He accused the United States of being behind the film that it is seeking to create strife.

“We will not remain silent over this insult,” he declared.

The film, “Innocence of Muslims,” sparked angry protests in front of U.S. embassies in various Muslim countries.

Nasrallah also criticized the United States for keeping the film on internet, which is “encouraging websites that broadcast the movie to keep on showing it.”

“This development is more dangerous than the 1969 burning of the Aqsa Mosque,” he noted.

“The Ummah will not remain silent over the insult against the Prophet Mohammed,” he said.

The Hizbullah leader attributed the outrage against embassies to the manner in which spiritual leaders and politicians handled the backlash over the film.

The anger was directed against the U.S., not Christians, he stressed.

He emphasized the need to prevent the repetition of such an “aggression”, demanding that the U.S. remove the film from circulation.

“The U.S. government has however done nothing to that end,” he lamented.

“The Islamic world is demanding that the United States refrain from broadcasting the entire film and that it put on trial those who offended Muslims,” Nasrallah said.

“The U.S government has not and will not do anything. It is presenting an example of its double standards,” he remarked.

He noted that the U.S. holds accountable individuals, organizations, institutions, and officials simply for opposing Zionism or for questioning the Holocaust.

“Don’t Muslims, followers of a monotheistic religion, deserve such respect that would allow for a law that incriminates insults against it?” wondered Nasrallah.

On this note, he called for issuing an international resolution that incriminates insults against religions “or at least prophets, especially Abraham, Moussa, Jesus, and Mohammed.”

“The U.S. Congress can issue a similar law to the one that tackles anti-Semitism,” he explained.

Muslim communities in the U.S. have a great responsibility to pressure officials to take steps to that end, especially since the country is about to hold a presidential election, he continued.

Moreover, he called for the staging of an emergency Islamic meeting to address the insulting film.

He however criticized Muslim leaders’ inaction over the matter.

“None of you have lifted a finger, but had the film offended one of your kings or rulers, you would have taken action,” he lamented.

On Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Lebanon, the Hizbullah chief said: “The pontiff was a new witness to the coexistence between Christians and Muslims and the respect between them.”

He added that this demonstration of coexistence can bolster Lebanon’s position to push for an international resolution that incriminates offending religions.

“The Lebanese government must take a decisive position on the matter,” he declared.

Nasrallah demanded that the film not be shown, calling for rallies in protest against it.

“We should have held the demonstrations sooner, but Lebanon was passing through special circumstances,” he said.

He announced that a rally will be held in Beirut’s southern suburb, Dahiyeh, on Monday at 5:00 p.m.

Another rally will be held in Tyre on Wednesday, Baalbek on Friday, Bint Jbeil on Saturday, and al-Hermel on Sunday.

“Muslims in each of these cities must take to the streets in order to make governments understand that their interests in the Arab and Muslim world are linked to their respect of holy issues,” he stated.

“The world must realize that the prophet and his followers will not remain silent over this offense,” Nasrallah added.

  • 16 September 2012, 21:16

    Nasrallah: I call for a demonstration in Tyre on Wednesday, in Baalbek on Friday, Bint Jbeil on Saturday, and Hermel on Sunday.

  • 16 September 2012, 21:14

    Nasrallah: We call for a rally in Dahiyeh at 5:00 p.m. on Monday to protest the film.

  • 16 September 2012, 21:11

    Nasrallah: The government must take a decisive position on the matter. Speaker Nabih Berri with his experience at world parliaments can issue laws to this end.

  • 16 September 2012, 21:09

    Nasrallah to the president, speaker, premier, and spiritual leaders: Lebanon can play a role on the highest world levels in confronting this aggression.

  • 16 September 2012, 21:08

    Nasrallah: Lebanon, as demonstrated through the coexistence of its people, can play a special role in confronting the film that insults Islam.

  • 16 September 2012, 21:06

    Nasrallah: Lebanon is highly fortified and it demonstrated an example of Muslim-Christian coexistence during the pope's visit.

  • 16 September 2012, 21:04

    Nasrallah: It's not enough to express rage in front of U.S. embassies, but the people have to demand that their rulers take action.

  • 16 September 2012, 21:03

    Nasrallah: This issue requires an urgent Islamic meeting, but the leaders have done nothing. Had the film insulted a king or ruler, then we would have witnessed immediate action.

  • 16 September 2012, 21:01

    Nasrallah: Muslim expatriates in the U.S. can play an active role in order to issue such a law, especially since the U.S. is headed towards a presidential election.

  • 16 September 2012, 21:00

    Nasrallah: The U.S. Congress issued an anti-Semitism law, so why not issue one for all religions?

  • 16 September 2012, 20:59

    Nasrallah called for the issuing of an international resolution that prohibits insults against religions or at least main prophets.

  • 16 September 2012, 20:56

    Nasrallah: It's important to prevent the repetition of such aggression.

  • 16 September 2012, 20:52

    Nasrallah: The U.S. government uses the excuse of freedom of speech in order to justify the continued broadcast of the film in an act of double standards.

  • 16 September 2012, 20:51

    Nasrallah: The Islamic world is demanding that the U.S. government stop broadcasting images from the film and yet it does nothing.

  • 16 September 2012, 20:49

    Nasrallah: All these developments are being orchestrated by U.S. intelligence.

  • 16 September 2012, 20:48

    Nasrallah: Muslims and Christians must remain vigilant in order to refrain from sliding towards strife. Those responsible for the film, starting with the U.S., must be held accountable.

  • 16 September 2012, 20:46

    Nasrallah: The Zionist entity, a former Muslim like Salman Rushdie, or a Christian like Terry Jones is behind the attack.

  • 16 September 2012, 20:44

    Nasrallah: There are reasons for the repeated insults against Islam. One of them is to create strife between Muslims and Christians.

  • 16 September 2012, 20:43

    Nasrallah on way of confronting the development: In any aggression, one must first know the target and prevent it and then one must work on preventing its reoccurrence.

  • 16 September 2012, 20:42

    Nasrallah: This is worse than the burning of the Aqsa mosque and remaining silent over it is even worse. The ummah that remains silent over the insult of its prophet sends a wrong message to the Israelis.

  • 16 September 2012, 20:40

    Nasrallah: This is a war against Islam and it requires a major position from the Islamic Ummah.

  • 16 September 2012, 20:39

    Nasrallah: The recent developments are very dangerous and the worst part is that websites are stilling airing the film.

  • 16 September 2012, 20:38

    Hizbullah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on film that mocks Islam: The insults have never been this severe.

Comments 73
Missing gabby3 16 September 2012, 20:42

Blah blah blah........

Missing gabby3 16 September 2012, 20:51

He has to wave his finger the minute the Pope left just to show he is still important when he is less relevant than ever.

Default-user-icon George (Guest) 16 September 2012, 21:01

The US government is not broadcasting anything! talking to his sheep again I guess

Default-user-icon Ok (Guest) 16 September 2012, 21:22

.. So.. You lost the last bit of respect with your speech today.
Calling the crowds to gather with angry faces :S because of what? A movie!
I thought you would be smarter than the idiots in Tunisia, Sudan and our Tripoli.
You are gone...I bet none of the people that went to the streets, not even you saw the movie. It is as stupid as your speech.

Default-user-icon RIP (Guest) 16 September 2012, 21:22

It is a stupid movie done by a freak guy... If you give it so much importance it means that you are even more stupid than the guy who did it... I invite all Naharnet readers to watch the trailer on youtube and you'll see how ridiculous are all these speeches if it is not for cheap political reasons

Default-user-icon Libanus Forever (Guest) 16 September 2012, 21:25

Leave Lebanon's government out this film thing. You just want any excuse to get provoked and send people to the streets.

Missing samiam 16 September 2012, 21:27

Since when is he religious? He is the head of an organization which smuggles arms, involved in drug trafficking, money laundering, extortion, among its many enterprises, all under the guise of 'resistance'. He should leave the religious talk to people who not only talk the talk, but walk the walk.

Default-user-icon HabiTbrizian (Guest) 16 September 2012, 21:27

I see no more on the back of Seyed hasan Nasrolah those pucture,s otherwise usually hanging up on the wall, namely the pictures of his mentor, seyed Ali Khamaneee and his iconic Emam, Roho Al-Satan Khomeini? What has hapend?

Missing peace 16 September 2012, 21:30

seems he is jealous of the popularity the pope had, thus he had to show himself to speak his nonsense as usual....

he is, together with all the islamic extremists, the one responsible for the very bad image he gives of islam... he makes it seem like a religion of violence hatred and death! no wonder people mock them...

Thumb phoenician 16 September 2012, 21:50

Well said Gabby3 i dont know what the fuss is all about evrything tje film depicts is true and there is alot more trith to be exposed like the following verses from the koran

Surah maidah 51

Surah tubah 5 and 29 and so much more where the koran even states to kill the" mushrikun" which is clearly identifid as the Christians.

Wake up people and be fooled and drown in one inch of water.

Missing sibleen 17 September 2012, 04:53

Actually according to Islam, christians and Jews are always referred to the people of the book, ahlul kitab, thats why you have Muslim men that are married Christian women, you took a verse and put in the wrong context, the Muslims never attack first but when they are attacked they fight to the end , whiter they win or lose,

Thumb geha 16 September 2012, 21:52

respect to other people's befiefs is important.
treat people the way you wish to be treated: would you like someone to depict badly on Christ?
so let us stop this type of comments please.
that does not mean that I sanction what he wants to do.

Missing sikoflebanon 17 September 2012, 17:24

MANY depicted Christ badly, for hundreds of years!!!
If you have the patience today check how many youtube videos depict everything that everybody holds sacred badly.
So what's the big fuss? Everytime that someone wants to give his opinion about the Prophet the Muslim world has to riot?
Fine, riot as much as you want! That will NEVER stop people from thinking or saying what they think, as distorted as that may be!
an international law? hahaha
There is already an international law concerning this, it's called FREE SPEECH!

Missing samiam 16 September 2012, 21:55

another party says he has no right to say what he is saying--that't M11th.

Default-user-icon jsinton (Guest) 16 September 2012, 22:09

There is no antisemitism law in the US. There's hate crimes, but non religious specific.

Thumb lebanon_first 16 September 2012, 22:17

To those who are saying film is true. I think you better keep your mouth shut. We are living in partnership with moslems in our country. You are to respect their beliefs, even if you think the bullshit said in the movie. Who cares what happened 1400 years ago? this film is created to make strife, it already killed people. This film is made by a force of evil resting on the beautiful principle of free speech to create strife, to shut the moderates, and to revive the extremists. Our duty to our moslem brothers is to go with them on peaceful demos against the film, and show them that no need to be violent, teach them how to express their opinion peacefully.

Thumb cedar 16 September 2012, 22:24

Your wrong. We must always speak the truth and if the truth is in the movie then so be it.

Thumb lebanon_first 16 September 2012, 22:53

The truth has many facets. Some of the facets will cause people to suffer and others to die. We should look at the facet of the truth that is positive. Like the 5 pillars of islam which are good principles. Like the message of love of Jesus christ. We should not focus on this stupid movie or da vinci code for example.

Missing people-power 16 September 2012, 22:51

It doesn't matter if the film is true or not. One of the basic tenets of western civilization is the protection of free speach.

Do you have any idea how many times Chrisitanity is insulted in America??? There are thousands of examples, it happens dozens of times per day. Some say the Pope is the devil, talk show host Bill Maher is an atheist who insults all religions, Mormons and Catholics are not considered true believers by Evangelicals.

It doesn't matter, fredd speach is free speach. Anyone with a video camera or even cell phone can put something on youtube, and the US government can't stop it. If you don't like it, don't watch it.

Missing people-power 16 September 2012, 23:46

The US government is not "broadcasting this film", it is posted on youtube by an emigrant from Egypt, and the laws of the US government do not allow it to be censored.

Nasrallah says he wants to prevent "strife" but these protests will only create strife. He was ordered to incite these protests by his bosses in Iran, fighting their PR war against America.

What about protests against HA and Iran for starting the war in 2006?

What about protests against HA and Iran for their assassination of Rafik Hariri, George Hawi and others??

What about protests against HA and Iran for the invasion of Beirut in 2008?

Default-user-icon Fayez (Guest) 16 September 2012, 22:25

I mean,check the ppl reply and see how NO one can stand you and stand your personality & ideology so maybe can you make us the lebanese a favour and go f....yourself with ahmadinazift and your fellows iranians hasan trust me you became disgusting and i can swear to you NOOOO one can stand you blibnan or else trust me

Thumb lebanon_first 16 September 2012, 22:27

He wants to capitalize on every popular movement and yid7ach himself in as the leader of moslems. His arrogant attitude is such a downfall after the pope hope and love visage...

Missing mansour 16 September 2012, 22:27

Lebanon_first there are films and paintings that are made of our Lord Jesus christ which are offending,But do you see any christian running and buring and attacking people??NO
It only happens in islam which is sad because they are not allowed to be objective towards there religion.They mus believe it in full and not allowed to question to be honest is wrong.i have to agree with Gabby3 everything in that film was true and as ive said many times if there is a well educated muslim on this site maybe he can prove us wrong and ill be more than willing to listen.
Long Live The Syrian Civil War

Thumb geha 17 September 2012, 05:29

insulting a religion is wrong, and by that I mean any religion.
people need to respect each others beliefs whatever those beliefs are.
what is there to gain to attack others beliefs other than create unneaded strife?
for each person, his religion is something personal, which he lives internally first, as a relation with God.
how reactions are expressed is another matter, as well as trying to profit from such actions to re promote the hizbushaitan these dangerous days.

Missing mansour 16 September 2012, 22:29

Gabby3 islam does have mircales its called the SYRIAN CIVIL WAR may it be long and painful.

Default-user-icon Gabriel (Guest) 16 September 2012, 22:41

Where is this Buffoon outrage where Muslims women and children are getting slaughtered in Syria ?????Mosques and hospitals are getting bombed every hour on the hour .
Sayed Hassaan stop your madness .

Default-user-icon RIP (Guest) 16 September 2012, 22:41

Leaaaaaave us aloooooooooneee. this is not the lebanon we want go do your crazy middle aged stuff in Teheran and leave our beautiful country with its civilized people alooooooooooooooone

Missing peace 16 September 2012, 23:36

good joke clown...

Default-user-icon tibneen (Guest) 16 September 2012, 23:45

where do you see a man, this is a filthy rat and it's calling on the Wahabi puppets to join him and come march along side his chips against the West and the infidels.

Default-user-icon SomeOne (Guest) 16 September 2012, 23:52

Well I guess his speech speaks for it self... Including himself part of the religions that forgive. What Forgiveness is that? Kill Your enemies? ummm Let's see... Cut the hand of the Thief? impost Your Religion by force on people? Cut the neck of a innocent man caught in a war zone LIVE on TV in front of Millions?

Thumb Captain 17 September 2012, 00:27

There is strife and people are fighting each other and a good example is here on naharnet where readers are attacking each other and other religions.

The movie has served its purpose no matter who did it, funded it or promoted it. People should wise up about these things.

Thumb phoenician 17 September 2012, 00:27

@ lebanon first

Wake up you muppet and stop talking out of your back side obviously you havny read the koran,do so than you could debate the issue.

Thumb phoenician 17 September 2012, 00:31

Well said bro,there are tens of insulting books in egypt towards Christianity ive read a few and they are a desperate joke.

Missing cedars 17 September 2012, 00:48

Retaliation because 2 weeks ago the US froze many Hezbollah members money laundering.

How about a law to build two churches by the aggressors for every bombed church such as in Nigeria, Iraq, Egypt and etc...

Default-user-icon insults (Guest) 17 September 2012, 00:55

next nasrallah will want laws for insulting him...

Default-user-icon Leila (Guest) 17 September 2012, 02:42

The truth also says that insulting the Jews is being seen written on some walls in Lebanon. The truth also says that no one cared about the feeling of Jews [of Lebanon]at seeing such hate words i.e. "Death to Jews". Partnership requires respect among all members and the Jews of Lebanon like Christians and Muslims are one of the 18 recognized religious communities, Sects and Religions in Lebanon.

Missing phillipo 17 September 2012, 15:31

And Nasrallah is going to stop his attacks on Jews.
Yeh, exactly when ?
If he wants Lebanon to get involved in a world wide ban, then he should take (as the late Neil Armstrong said) "a small step for man, a great leap for mankind", but unfortunately I can't see that happening.

Default-user-icon A Concerned Lebanese (Guest) 17 September 2012, 03:07

Friends, I am a Lebanese Maronite who lives and produces movies in Hollywood. There is no U.S. Conspiracy here. This jerk made this movie by raising money by himself. he lied about the content, to the crew members, some of which I know. I will not elaborate more about his ethnicity, as I do not want a specific sect to be targeted, but he is a bitter middle easterner who got some money together and made this stupid, insulting and abhorrent film ON HIS OWN! Do not blow this our of proportion guys.

Secondly, the U.S. has laws that it follows. For good or bad, they follow them without exception. That is one of the things that make this country so great. no one is better than anyone else in the eyes of the law. That film maker did not break any law, he exercised his freedom of speech. People make fun of Christians, Muslims and Jews here all day long in the U.S. nobody gets arrested for it. So this is not an anti Muslim law!

Default-user-icon A concerned Lebanese (Guest) 17 September 2012, 03:07

The Muslim radicals were and still are the backbone of the Arab spring. We watched them as they bravely fought for their rights, one of which, is the freedom of speech. Please show that you deserve those freedoms by standing up for this Film maker's right, as painful as it is to you. And never forget, that more than 99.9999999% of the world finds this film disgusting and is on your side.

Missing lebcan 17 September 2012, 03:15

The proof is you just proved You know nothing of my religion... My religion is perfect, people following Islam tend to be the ones who don't follow perfectly... Some try well and keep a Middle Path (as is Correct) and some try But sway to far right or left in their extremism and say they are correct...
Don't judge a Book (Quran) by it's Cover (People)...

Thumb beiruti 17 September 2012, 03:33

Your late pal. The damage is done. Stop beating it.

Thumb beiruti 17 September 2012, 03:35

Compare this crap to the message given by the Pope over this weekend in Beirut and decide who wants to build People up and who wants to tear them down?

Default-user-icon maria (Guest) 17 September 2012, 03:52

Naharnet MUST NOT publish comments that use FOUL LANGUAGE. Writers must be civilized and considered to other readers. Political intelligence is the ability to analyze and express anger & fury in articulated terms! IT'S SHOCKING THIS THAT NAHARNET ALLOWS ITS POLITICAL SECTION TO BE SO BLATANTLY DEBASED!

Thumb beiruti 17 September 2012, 03:56

And here's the biggest irony-- the egyptian Copt whose brain child this thing was, Nakhoula Bassally Nakhoula, is part of a right wing Christian group in the us that probably works closely with the Aounists in the us. The same Aounists who are Nasrallah's allies in Lebanon.

So, Hassouna, want to put an end to this sort of thing, invite your ally down to the bat cave for a heart to heart.

Default-user-icon Disgusted (Guest) 17 September 2012, 04:08

In your friggin dreams you raghead will Lebanese in the western world or anywhere on the planet hinder freedom of speech... If you don't like the content of this movie then don't watch it but others may want to and may even learn a lot about your religion... For a supposedly religious man you sure make Atilla the hun and Hitler look like choir boys...

Missing sibleen 17 September 2012, 05:00

Actually there is many miracles in Islam, and u should know that Muslims believe in Jesus Christ peace be upon him as a prophet and Christians believe in him as son, that is the main difference between the two, they are the same stories of prophets same miracles, what was revealed after was to perfect what came before, the same message of all prophets, to worship god alone and obey his commands, Jesus cured the blind, spoke as infant, was born out of wedlock no father, another miracle, Moses PBUH opened the sea, one of Mohammed PBUH miracle is he split the moon, even the scientists do not deny the moon was split, and this was discovered only in the past 500 years although the quran reveals this over 1400 years ago

Missing sibleen 17 September 2012, 05:13

Even the enemies of Muhammad, PBUH testify to his greatness, they will tell you he is the greatest man to walk the earth, his message is for all mankind, Islam is speeding like wild fires, because Islam will be established in the earth, this is Islam, either you accept Islam or you pay the taxes to live in an is mic state, or you go to war to duel it out, different religions will always fight, but hpthe Muslims give you the option, see the Mongols killed many Muslims but in the end they reverted to Islam and they killed millions of Muslims, why do you think they reverted, because Islam is the truth whiter you like it or not, and if you can't respect that , then be prepared

Thumb geha 17 September 2012, 05:31

iran and hizbushaitan are scared of the possible imminence of an israeli attack.
all they are trying to do is try to rally muslims in the world around them profiting from that movie.

Thumb Captain 17 September 2012, 06:17

"In the name of God
we, Muslims and Christians,
Pledge that united we shall remain
To the end of time
To better defend our Lebanon"

~ Gebran Tueni, March 14, 2005

Default-user-icon Arsenal (Guest) 17 September 2012, 06:28

The anti-muslim christians on this site are just like nasrallah: ignorant and arrogant. I don't have a religion; i think all religions are full of BS, including Islam and Christianity. Both religions have caused so much misery; those who critisize Islam yet defend christianity are hypocrites.

Default-user-icon hanna (Guest) 17 September 2012, 06:44

I hate wahabism, but you know what i also hate hizbalshaytanism....
You see, my friends, you dont have to be one or the other...

quite a simple equation if you ask me

Thumb whyaskwhy 17 September 2012, 07:16

Another peacefull march that will end with bloodshed.... whatever Lebanese blood it takes to get some pressure of Syria and to make the great Satan pay for his errors. I wonder how many pilgrims will come to this one?

Default-user-icon Makram Raad (Guest) 17 September 2012, 08:04

Quran 2:21 O mankind, worship your Lord, who created you and those before you, that you may become righteous -

Quran 2:83 And [recall] when We took the covenant from the Children of Israel, [enjoining upon them], "Do not worship except Allah ; and to parents do good and to relatives, orphans, and the needy. And speak to people good [words] and establish prayer and give zakah." Then you turned away, except a few of you, and you were refusing.

Default-user-icon Hanna (Guest) 17 September 2012, 08:07

The sad reality , is the producer of the film is surely having a last laugh...
Yes the film is offensive, but it's the Arab world that is burning as a resut.
And he is probably sitting in Malibu having a drink.

Default-user-icon Makram Raad (Guest) 17 September 2012, 08:13

Quran 2:122 O Children of Israel, remember My favor which I have bestowed upon you and that I preferred you over the worlds.

Quran 2:123 And fear a Day when no soul will suffice for another soul at all, and no compensation will be accepted from it, nor will any intercession benefit it, nor will they be aided.

2:136 Say, [O believers], "We have believed in Allah and what has been revealed to us and what has been revealed to Abraham and Ishmael and Isaac and Jacob and the Descendants and what was given to Moses and Jesus and what was given to the prophets from their Lord. We make no distinction between any of them, and we are Muslims [in submission] to Him."

Default-user-icon Makram Raad (Guest) 17 September 2012, 08:28

Quran 2:152 So remember Me; I will remember you. And be grateful to Me and do not deny Me.

Quran 2:160 ...Except for those who repent and correct themselves and make evident [what they concealed]. Those - I will accept their repentance, and I am the Accepting of repentance, the Merciful.

Quran 2:163 And your god is one God. There is no deity [worthy of worship] except Him, the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful.

Quran 2:215 They ask you, [O Muhammad], what they should spend. Say, "Whatever you spend of good is [to be] for parents and relatives and orphans and the needy and the traveler. And whatever you do of good - indeed, Allah is Knowing of it."

Quran 2:281 And fear a Day when you will be returned to Allah . Then every soul will be compensated for what it earned, and they will not be treated unjustly.

Default-user-icon Makram Raad (Guest) 17 September 2012, 08:30

Quran 3:2-4 Allah - there is no deity except Him, the Ever-Living, the Sustainer of existence

He has sent down upon you, [O Muhammad], the Book in truth, confirming what was before it. And He revealed the Torah and the Gospel before, as guidance for the people. And He revealed the Qur'an (as final revelation)

Missing shark12 17 September 2012, 10:11

Here we go again the cave man is out sleep talking ..

Default-user-icon Jack (Guest) 17 September 2012, 10:20

NAsrallah will use this movie to mobilize and drive attention out of what is at stake. All of you, the sheep will help him as he rides on his sheep king mobile.

stop this stupidity and get back to work at fixing our country.

Default-user-icon a deal (Guest) 17 September 2012, 11:07

a deal.. nasrallah.. you keep every muslim accountable for every word, action, kidnapping, hostage taking, insult, murder, bombing, church burning, youtube jihad bloodshed films, ..... and then the others will take you serious.

Default-user-icon MG (Guest) 17 September 2012, 11:42

A rare strategic mistake that is doing here Nasrallah by asking for mobilization against such an irrelevant movie.
The best that Isamic leaders can do in these times is showing the right face of islam, and surely not the salafist or wahabist face which are unfortunetly pre-dominant.
A movie showing how salafist and wahabist define Islam is much more insulting to Islam real faith than this crappy movie.

Default-user-icon MG (Guest) 17 September 2012, 12:07

Holy Quran an hadith:

"The strong man is not the one who throws people in wrestling. The strong man is the one who has control of himself when he is angry"

"Have forgiveness, preach the truth, and keep away from the ignorant ones"

Default-user-icon Mick (Guest) 17 September 2012, 12:29

The Shia and the Iranians are exploiting the Anti-Muhammed Movie to distract the Muslim and Arab world from the ethnic cleansing and genocide taking place by there allies in Syria. Nasrallah, and the supposed "Foreign Minister" of Lebanon, Adnan Mansour, recently called for an emergency meeting in the Arab League about the film. They will love nothing more then to divert attention away from Syria. Protests have occurred almost everywhere in the world, and now suddenly after the dust has settled, Nassrallah, thinks its an important issue. Well, your to late. I warn the Muslim and Arab world to get there act together and confront the slaughtering of the Syrian population.

Default-user-icon Mick (Guest) 17 September 2012, 15:46

the1phoenix, I respect your views but the desecration of religion, is nothing new. It has been occurring since the advent of time. Even Muhammed's uncle, Abu Lahab, tormented and degraded the prophet. The muslims throughout the ages have gotten used to these insults. The latest video, shouldn't be an exception, although, I do agree that it has got to stop somewhere and red lines need to be drawn but this is not the appropriate time. Syria is much more of a concern to the Arab world right now. The Anti-Muhammed movie is abhorant and it couldn't have come at a worse time, diverting desperate needed attention away of what is going on in Syria and the plight of thousands of Syrians who are being systematically exterminated by a ruthless, inhuman dictator. Personally, I believe there are ulterior motives behind the release of this video which will become clearer as the coming days unfold.

Default-user-icon Borat (Guest) 17 September 2012, 12:49

monotheistic religion has nothing to do with it. do we then ignore more than half the earth's population who are either polytheistic or atheist? how can we claim that we want to move to a non-religious 9or what we call 3elmeneh) state if we still treat atheists as heretics...

Thumb whyaskwhy 17 September 2012, 12:50

Phoenix it seems that this is not the first or the last time you join Hizballah with their ethical work of cleansing the world of hatred. In fact it seems that your allways using the vehicle of being a BJ supporter but at heart you truly see that Hizballah is not so bad. If that is truly the case then I admire you for being able to stand for what you beleive is right however your not very convincing right now. Read what you stated again and you will see that you cannot fight hatred with more hatred nor can you fight the notion of freedom of speach by expressing yourself in violence.

Default-user-icon Gaby (Guest) 17 September 2012, 14:25

Where was your outrage Sayed Hassan When Islamic Mosques and hospitals are getting bombed in Syria ?
Where was your march when women and children are getting slaughtered in every corner of Syria ?

Thumb whyaskwhy 17 September 2012, 14:43

Furthermore consider that Hassan Nasrallah is insensed with the rubbush video a lot more than plight of the hundreds of Muslims who are dying a sensless death in Syria every day? We all know its a cover to start a distraction in Lebanon taking the pressure away from Syria. This distraction will not occur because of how much he is inflamed with the rubbish video but rather from a coordinated effort by his masters to insure that what he is about to do is a result of the west!

Thumb whyaskwhy 17 September 2012, 15:46

Thanks Phoenix I also learned something from you too! my respects!

Default-user-icon PSARK66 (Guest) 17 September 2012, 16:08

What a idiot this Nasrallah is !
There's this thing called Freedom of Speech. Get used to it !
Many movies have been made mocking Jesus and Christianity. You don't see Christians taking to the streets with destruction and murder.

Default-user-icon Darwish (Guest) 17 September 2012, 16:10

It is known that a fundamentalist "copt" Christian(s) produced the stupid film... Perhaps supported by fundamentalist Evangelists or other christian sects in the U.S... Salman Ruchdie has nothing to do with this sir... It is not very informed of you to throw accusations left and right... On the other side, Chrsitian groups in Lebanon demonstrated against the Messiah, the iranian film based on the Quranic theology and there was nothing offensive in it at all therefore yes muslims have the right to demonstrate against the film but not to kill and burn... @Phoenix, if you claim respecting other religion(s), don't contradict yourself and generalise and say "it's about time we told...the Jews" because if there was a visible jewish community in Lebanon, you wouldn't have said that... You are falling in the trap of gneralising and being racist...Jews like muslims and christians have their freaks and their modernate and their atheists etc... (BTW this is written by an atheist/ex-maronite)

Missing sergio 17 September 2012, 16:39

to the 1Phoenix I had fought with BJ for years, continued with Hakim but i must disagree with you I believe in freedom of speach, freedom of religion & freedom of expression. when i was a teenager there was a movie played in Espace 2000 Jesus Christ superstar a comedy about movie which its still playing in broadway show in New York city. does that mean that the entire Christian population in Lebanon & the world must protest against US for allowing the play to continue? Freedom of speach & freedom of expression exist in the west that's what makes it great.

Default-user-icon Lebanese (Guest) 17 September 2012, 17:38

What I can't seem to understand is why would Nasrallah, a guy that preaches the freedom of people, give so much attention to a movie made in US by an idiot instead of giving importance to all the lives lost everyday next door in Syria by people who are fighting for their freedom? This person is an illusion and a political puppet and I just enough people would see this to render him meaningless.
I am personally very fed up with all the so called "politics" that we see in Lebanon, whether be from any religion, any sect; as none of them are truely working to unite the people in this beautiful country and build our country that can be incredible on both a national and international level.
When are we going to hold hands, surrounding our borders, not allowing our land to be the political playground for outside forces? I really hope I am not alone in this view as it would be such a shame.