Alber Saber, a former christian and currently an atheist, admin of the "Egyptian Atheists facebook page" was attacked by mob and arrested by the police on Thursday evening. He is accused of atheism , disgracing religions, and disseminating the anti-islam film (he only shared it on his page) .
It's still vague how it all started , but one news site stated that Alber (24 years) invited a muslim friend to his house when that friend used Alber's PC and knew of his atheism and the facebook page he is running.
a fierce argument erupted between the both , he dragged him to the streets were the mob gathered and attacked Alber, they even wanted to burn his house.
The police was called in, they arrested him and accused him of the charges mentioned above.
There is a video of the incident uploaded on YouTube where the angry mob is seen demanding Saber be apprehended. Hundreds of angry protesters had gathered before police arrived. As Saber was hauled to the police van, insults were heard being hurled at the man, with many calling for his death due to him being an infidel.
Alber decided to go on hunger strike starting from today, what i fear is that even if they set him free, the mob won't let him live and they will probably kill him.
i don't know what we should do .. i feel so helpless.
I reposted Saber's story to Atheist Universe, along with the video and a plea to spread it to all of the social media they're aware of.
Please keep us updated as events unfold.
I'm speechless!! I don't know what say! This is extremely terrible! Please be careful my Egyptian friends!
A protest and ensuring riot happened in downtown Sydney. About a hundred violent, aggressive men women and children, marched with placards saying 'Behead all those who insult the prophet' and 'Our dead are in paradise, your dead are in hell'.
The video was filmed by a porn producer, the video was very amateurish. The 'actors' said they were playing George Condoliza and Hilary - so that is ok, free speech and all that, then, they say their voices were dubbed over. I haven't seen the clip, and couldn't be bothered watching it. I don't like any Muslims along with other religions, but a few nut cases can cause so much trouble.
These Muslims have double standards - we have free speech here, and legal protests, but they are using our free speech to fight free speech - that's where it doesn't work. Any Atheist in a Muslim controlled country, is in trouble - and as Archy said, I wonder if Amnesty can help get him out. Otherwise he is doomed. I bleed for any Atheist in a Muslim country. Remember what happened to the Dutch cartoonist? In Australia we make fun of anybody and everybody - nobody is above riducule - politicians, popes, archbishops. Thanks Rma for your link.
This is a link to the Sydney violence -
These people are violent, but, when they migrate to a democratic country, they must follow our rules - I really don't understand why they actually come to a democratic, free speech, irreverent country like Australia in the first place?
Most angry reactions showed severe racism towards whole nations and peoples. Not only they condemned the American society as a whole, and being held responsible for the actions of ten people fools, but exceeded that to generalize on everything that is white or Western or Christian.
For example, when the Islamic forces in Iran didn't find any American institutions to protest in front of , they demonstrated in front of the Swiss Embassy in Tehran.The Islamic forces in Sudan demonstrated in front embassies of Britain and Germany to protest a film supposed to be published in America. And have already succeeded in igniting the fire in one or both of them.
Violence and riots in Australia , and what does Australia has to do with that !? .. nothing at all.
The Muslim world has gone temporarily mad and this ridiculousness must stop asap
Marvel, it's clear you have some very strong and independent opinions, and I, for one, applaud them, but please don't get yourself hurt or worse, in an effort to propagate them - I think we both agree that no virgins await your martyrdom.
"He who fights and runs away,
Will live to fight another day,
But he, who is in victory, slain
Will never get up to fight again."
i'm not a hero my friend .. and i don't try to be one
I'm sure that many of you have heard this, from Sydney:
Girl, 8, calls on Islamic youth to back jihad
AS Julia Gillard struggled to explain how Muslim children could be used to incite violence, eight-year-old Ruqaya yesterday fronted a congress of Islamic fundamentalists in Sydney to espouse her love for jihad. Addressing a 600-strong crowd at the Australian chapter of Hizb ut-Tahrir in Bankstown in the city's west, the young girl urged all Muslim youth to fight for the restoration of the Islamic caliphate, a single global government for all Muslims established under strict sharia law.
"My dear brothers and sisters in Islam, as the world gathers against the believers in Syria ... seeking to hijack our sincere and blessed uprisings, children in Sydney would like to send their message of hope and support to the Muslims of (Syria), especially to the children and mothers," she read from notes. "These uprisings have demonstrated that this umma (global Muslim community) is alive and well, her love is for jihad, she is unshackled herself from the fear which she held, and she yearns to once again live under the banner of (the Islamic state).
"Children as young as myself can be seen on the streets joining the uprisings, risking their lives to bring food, water and medicine to their wounded family members, some of them never returning to their mothers ... Nobody is too young," she said.
Ruqaya was the seventh of nine speakers at the "Muslims Rise" conference.
This little girl is eight - what could she possibly know, except what she has been told?
I concur with what you've said in its entirety.
Just don't get yourself killed, my friend --
Hey... they can try! :~)
At least we an sign the petition
If one has a spare hour, here is a fascinating video, by an author researching for a book he is writing on Islam, that some may wish to watch - pass it around if you like --