Imam Faisal Abdul Rauf Tells Jordanian Newspaper he is for Sharia Law

I continually see the media calling the Imam of the proposed Ground Zero Mosque a “moderate”. But the truth is that no Muslim who supports Sharia is a moderate, because Sharia calls for the domination of non-Muslims. Here is what the Imam had to say about Sharia to the Jordanian newspaper al-Ghad.

Hat tip to Ryan, with some help from the Desert Queen.

Here it is in Arabic.

عندما يكون لأحد ما شكوى في الشرق الأوسط، ويقول “أنه يجب أن يكون هناك قانون”، فهو يعرف أن هذا القانون موجود. القانون الوحيد الذي يحتاجه المسلم موجود في القرآن الكريم والحديث الشريف. لقد سألني الناس مباشرة بعد هجمة الحادي عشر من أيلول/سبتمبر لماذا تتخذ الحركات العديدة ذات الأجندات السياسية أسماء دينية؟ لماذا تسمى “الأخوان المسلمين” أو “حزب الله” أو “حماس” أو حركة المقاومة الإسلامية؟ أجيبهم أن التوجه الإسلامي نحو القانون والعدالة يبدأ باللغة الدينية لأن الحركات العلمانية قد فشلت في إيصال ما يريده المسلمون، وهو الحياة والحرية والسعي وراء السعادة.

Here is the paragraph translated to English.

“People asked me right after the 9/11 attacks as to why do movements with political agendas carry [Islamic] religious names? Why call it ‘Muslim Brotherhood’ or ‘Hezbollah (Party of Allah)’ or ‘Hamas’ or ‘Islamic Resistance Movement’? I answer them this — that the trend towards Islamic law and justice begins in religious movements, because secularism has failed to deliver what the Muslim wants, which is life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. . . .The only law that the Muslim needs exists already in the Koran and the Hadith.” A state based on the Koran and Hadith could only be called a theocracy


Link to Article

To the non-Muslims who support the Imam. Do you hate apostates from Islam, and homosexuals? Because Islamic Law calls for the death of both groups.


O8.1 When a person who has reached puberty and is sane voluntarily apostatizes from Islam, he deserves to be killed.


p17.3 The Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said:

(1) “Kill the one who sodomizes and the one who lets it be done to him.”

It is time to withdraw your support for Imam Rauf.

Warn the World



54 comments for “Imam Faisal Abdul Rauf Tells Jordanian Newspaper he is for Sharia Law

  1. September 14, 2010 at 9:45 am

    I find sharia to be a bit rauf! 🙂

    • Dawn Logan
      February 17, 2011 at 10:15 am

      Gary, that’s funny—clever. & Rauf to be a bit Sharia(compliant)

  2. copout
    September 14, 2010 at 10:03 am

    I see the truth is being exposed again and again, but we already knew the truth. Great work Chris.

  3. roy
    September 14, 2010 at 10:37 am

    what i dont understand,is that the prophet mohammed never persecuted christians,as they believed in the one creator ,when the muslims attacked jerusalem ,under mohammeds rule not one christian was harmed

    • admin
      September 14, 2010 at 10:43 am

      What do you call this?

      YUSUFALI: Fight those who believe not in Allah nor the Last Day, nor hold that forbidden which hath been forbidden by Allah and His Messenger, nor acknowledge the religion of Truth, (even if they are) of the People of the Book, until they pay the Jizya with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued.

      • eib
        September 14, 2010 at 11:41 am

        And “feeling one’s self subdued” involves some pretty extreme measures.
        Mass rape.
        The burning and looting of churches.
        Being forced to wear the zunnar.
        This verse allows Muslims every kind of crime against Christians & Jews.

        • eib
          September 14, 2010 at 11:42 am

          Oh, and did I forget the kidnapping and enslavement of women and children; along with the murder of men?
          It allows all that.
          The Moors in Spain routinely raided Christian kingdoms and carried people away into slavery in their “free and tolerant” society.

          • September 15, 2010 at 11:36 am

            You mean the “Moops”

            (sorry, I had to)

            Seinfeld watchers will understand

          • September 16, 2010 at 12:14 am

            Nice one, bubble boy! 8)

          • avengingangel
            February 21, 2011 at 11:55 am

            You do seem to forget that it was the Muslims in Andalusia who saved thousands of Jews from the Inquisition, and gave them safe haven in places like Morocco; Fez was the capital of enlightened thought when the dark ages swept over Spain; and Moses ben Maimon ( Maimonides) the great Jewish theologian was nurtured by an Islamic University in Fez and wrote most of his works in Arabic.

          • eib
            February 21, 2011 at 1:00 pm

            This is a common myth of history and its sources are all Islamic.
            Muslim Spain was no paradise of tolerance at all. If anything, Muslims there forced Jews and Christians to wear special clothing that singled them out for humiliation.
            They raided non-Muslim France for slaves constantly.
            They brutalized the Mozarab Christians and beheaded several in the 9th century.
            Muslim Spain was violent.
            The philosopher Maimonides was allowed his education there but then brutally repressed.
            The idea that Muslim Spain was tolerant is a lie.
            The non-Muslims there were frequently brutalized and humiliated, their women often raped, their goods often plundered.
            And all of them were INNOCENT.

      • Oleg
        September 15, 2010 at 10:56 am

        We all are tired of you insane and retarded muslims. Why don’t you learn once and for all that the fucking Koran was created by a acromegalian maniac pedofile who suffer a mental disease to justify his evil crimes and actions?

        • Emily
          September 15, 2010 at 2:44 pm

          Wow you’re pathetic. Yeah I am strongly against the Imam but what are you twelve? You’re comment implies it.

          • September 16, 2010 at 12:14 am

            Judge not least ye be judged.

  4. mjb
    September 14, 2010 at 10:40 am

    The headline is misleading because nowhere in this does he say he is FOR Sharia law, he is just explaining why political movements with the attitude that Sharia law is all that is needed tend to have religious names. He is explaining OTHER groups. So are YOU. With your logic, YOU ARE FOR SHARIA LAW.

    • admin
      September 14, 2010 at 10:45 am

      Save the spin. He clearly is for Sharia.

      “The only law that the Muslim needs exists already in the Koran and the Hadith.”

      I continually speak against Sharia, it is clear where I stand.

    • OXNIN
      September 14, 2010 at 10:58 am

      You must be a a mislim lover and/or a fucken muslim yourself. Take your Allah and shove him up your ass sideway; enough is enough….get a life; go fuck a camel!…OXNIN

    • September 14, 2010 at 11:33 am

      People like us have been pretty good at reading between the lines in the last few years or so. All arselifters are for sharia, period! Else they wouldn’t be arselifters but apostates a k a kufr.

  5. king
    September 14, 2010 at 12:18 pm

    Sharia calls for the domination of non-Muslims..

    Yep! This is what Islam all about. Using the divide-and-rule system pitting the Muslims against the non-Muslims so that they could plunder the wealth of a nation when they come to powers.

    All these Islamic fanatics should be skinned alive and shipped back to their countries of origin!

  6. king
    September 14, 2010 at 12:51 pm

    This Iman is a buddy of that racist dictator in Malaysia who was the ex-Prime minister of Malaysia for 22 years. This Malaysian dictator name is Mahathir, an Indian Muslim from Kerala, India but called himself the son of the soil in Malaysia.

    This mother fcuker Mahathir is a pure racist and corrupt to the core, typical of the pedophile Mohammad practicing the mush condemned Apartheid policy in Malaysia.

    What the pedophile Mohammad did 1,400 years ago this mother fcuker Mahathir copied 100% and applied exactly during his reign in Malaysia.

    Phew! Life is just like HELL in Malaysia under Islamic rule, paying exorbitant basic services like electricity, telecommunications, tv licenses, water etc… and the Muslims are paid to stay in the office collecting salaries for doing nothing..

    90% of the taxes would come from the non-Muslims (30% of the population) to feed the lazy and no-brain 70% Muslims in Malaysia.

    Wondering why a Muslim country is backward? Because all these lazy and retarded Muslims are unproductive living in glamorous and hedonistic lifestyles at the expense of sweat and blood of non-Muslims.

    So what this Rauf propagates is exactly what is happening in Malaysia.

    America would be colonized like Malaysia and these Muslim bastards would tax the non-Muslims till they are bankrupt.

    These Muslims are literally parasites and must be exterminated the sooner the better before they spawn and swarm planet Earth, squandering earth natural resources.

    Why we are mad at the Mother Fcuking Muslims

    • Oleg
      September 15, 2010 at 10:59 am

      Great! I agree with you.

  7. AmericanMe
    September 14, 2010 at 2:07 pm

    They just want freedom of religion what’s the rub here?/sarc off

    Freedom of religion means no freedom at all for non muslims! And the only muslims who get “Life, Liberty and the persuit of happiness” are muslim men. Women are worthless pieces of property whose only function is to sexually satisfy men, be their housekeepers and pump out endless quantities of babies so there will be plenty of mo’s to fight the endless and ongoing wars that islam requires.

    • Emily
      September 15, 2010 at 2:49 pm

      Well women can work if they so choose and the men have to support them so that none of the women’s extra work money is used. The women can use their money how they want. It is very different over there between our cultures but they are treated similarly to the men with some disadvantages like driving and having to cover themselves after they hit puberty.

      • AmericanMe
        September 15, 2010 at 5:29 pm

        “disadvantages like DRIVING and having to cover up” Yeah I’d say those are some disadvantages all right. How bout it’s legal to beat your wife? How bout you can become one of four wives? How bout you cannot vote? How bout if you get raped you need 4 male witnesses or you get stoned for being raped? How bout a womans testimony in court is worth 1/2 a man’s? How bout a woman can only inherit 1/2 as much as a man/ I’ve got more but I’ll let you think on these for a while.

  8. September 14, 2010 at 3:08 pm

    Imam Abdul Rauf is a Muslim isn’t he? So why did anyone expect him to tell the truth?

    Muslims are the biggest liars in the world. Can you believe that they’re still spouting that “Islam is the religion of peace”? Isn’t that a gasser?

    The next thing that Muslims will tell us is that “there aren’t any Muslim Suicide Bombers.”

  9. AmericanMe
    September 14, 2010 at 4:45 pm

    He looks like an ugly bearded baby whose mother just took him out of the bath with that white thing on his head

  10. September 14, 2010 at 5:06 pm

    Wanna go to the a mussie BBQ-party?

    • AmericanMe
      September 15, 2010 at 1:53 pm

      Jesus Christ! Everytime I think I have witnessed the most evil thing imaginable someone posts another video of evil muslim satanlings committing a still more unimaginable thing. They get this stuff from their “holy” book! Who can doubt this is satans religion?

      • MissDebbie
        September 16, 2010 at 5:40 am

        AmericanMe, I agree with you but did you need to invoke the Name of our Lord and Saviour like that???

        • September 16, 2010 at 7:01 am

          Would you rather he said allahu akbar?

  11. king
    September 14, 2010 at 6:17 pm

    This is the greatest joke and it happens in the USA, the champion of democratic countries.

    Now the man who burns a few pages of Koran shit papers are fired from his job.

    All Americans must come out and castigate the useful idiots who fire this innocent man who done nothing wrong… as a matter of fact, he was a hero who dared to show to the retarded muslims in the world that Koran is just a piece of shit…

    Man who burned Koran at Ground Zero fired from job as New Jersey Transit employee

    • AmericanMe
      September 14, 2010 at 8:35 pm

      Should have burned a Bible he would still have his job1 How can they fire him for that? He did not even get arrested! This just sucks!

      • September 14, 2010 at 9:13 pm

        Time for him to lawyer up and make a killing!

      • Angel
        September 16, 2010 at 7:14 am

        Actually, AmericanMe, if you read the article that was posted above by king, the man didn’t get arrested at the time he did the act. However, once his job fired him, then he DID get arrested. Also, did you know: the supreme court made a ruling that it is perfectly legal to burn the american flag ( it falls under first amendment rights ). So here would be a question to start asking everyone: If it is okay to burn the american flag and perfectly legal, then why was this man arrested for burning the koran? Shouldn’t that fall under first amendment rights as well? I mean if legal precedent is legal precedent. It’s a two-way street. Or is it?

  12. desertscout
    September 14, 2010 at 10:16 pm

    Just another ‘white washed sepulcher’… filled on the inside with dead people’s bones and all sorts of impurity.”

    • admin
      September 14, 2010 at 10:18 pm

      Check your email DS.

  13. blue ocean
    September 15, 2010 at 1:50 am

    Islam is a retarded religion. Looking at this idiot in white cloth made me feel like puking.

    Raul is no angel! Looks like a devil to me. Islam is black and evil. He should wear an outfit!

    This NY Iman sob deserves a long chain tied around him and dumps into a dungeon!

    • BEEMA
      September 15, 2010 at 1:15 pm

      Funny you should say he looks like the devil, my words to my husband half an hour ago. The nearest thing to the devil I have ever seen, such cold evil in those eyes.

  14. desertscout
    September 15, 2010 at 2:04 am

    “… The suit identifies Rauf as the sole officer of Sage Development LLC, a company based at the imam’s home address in North Bergen, N.J., and lists him as the owner of the two buildings. The suit also alleges that the state revoked Sage’s corporate status in 2005 for failure to file annual reports.

    The larger of the two buildings cited in the suit has been vacant since a fire broke out there in February 2008, one year after the city claims it issued 12 separate fire code violations that Rauf allegedly ignored. … ”

    All hail the ‘holy sharia’ slum lord!!!

  15. Jacob
    September 15, 2010 at 6:00 am

    This is a terrible finding, at the same time a good reason to fight against it! I want America the way it was back in the 90s, not as wild and hectic as now!

    If Sharia law is applied, the American flag would have a crescent! Every single attempt of their founding fathers will be all for nothing!

    • admin
      September 15, 2010 at 6:10 am

      Hi Jacob,

      Unfortunately there are many Americans who believe that Islam should continue to be allowed to advance here, in the name of freedom of religion. Me on the other hand doubts very much, that the Founding Fathers would have let Islam takeover in the name of freedom of religion.

  16. Laura
    September 15, 2010 at 6:37 pm

    Who ever thought this guy was moderate? And the nature of Muslim/Sharia Law is to deceive and achieve World Domination. Anyone who is not muslim is seen as the enemy. How can we even measure how moderate so called moderates are? This invasion should be an exception to what’s tolerated here in the United States..Terrorists and anyone who tolerates them OUTA HERE!!!

  17. September 15, 2010 at 11:55 pm


    • September 18, 2010 at 4:13 pm

      Pls write with capslock off! It’s hard to read otherwise…

  18. Morgan
    September 16, 2010 at 8:21 pm

    Rauf is a champ at concealing his real supremacist agenda: to make Sharia superior to the US Constitution.

  19. September 18, 2010 at 3:33 pm

    Why am I not one bit surprised. He is a wolf dressed in sheep clothing.

  20. Morgan
    September 24, 2010 at 10:04 am

    Rauf wants to build a bridge…a bridge with one-way traffic leading simple-minded people (like the Pied Piper of Hamelin town) into Sharia-world…that world of discrimination against women and ‘others’.

    Sharia: discriminatory, capricious, cruel, medieval, unenlightened, backward.

  21. desertscout
    September 26, 2010 at 7:40 pm

    His true colors are showing.

    “… But if you don’t do this right, anger will explode in the Muslim world. If this is not handled correctly, this crisis could become much bigger than the Danish cartoon crisis, which resulted in attacks on Danish embassies in various parts of the Muslim world. And if we do move, it will strengthen the argument of the radicals to recruit, their ability to recruit, and their increasing aggression and violence against our country.” …

    … “When Soledad O’BRIEN asked: “Did you reach out to 9/11 families before?” Imam Rauf said: “Yes” and then said “not all families, but to as many as we could reach, especially those who are very concerned about this issue.” But right after this interview, in the CNN-AC360-show with Anderson Cooper, Rosaleen Tallon, Sister of a firefighter killed in 9/11 tragedy said:

    “that’s a lie he never asked anybody amongst 9/11 families. Well, here Imam is saying, if this Mosque is not built then America will have to pay retribution??? Why retribution? I can’t accept that. Why not built this Mega Mosque in the Middle-East where people are extremely intolerant? They need to learn about tolerance not the New Yorkers or American! New Yorkers as well as Americans are all highly tolerant people. We are the most tolerant nation on Earth. Why we need to learn about so called tolerance for?”

    More white wash from the ‘sepulcher.’

  22. admin
    February 21, 2011 at 12:03 pm

    @avengingangel… seem to forget that the Islamic scriptures say that Muslims have to fight and kill Jews to reach judgement day.

    Do you really think bringing up any in the past is going to make us want to live under Islamic Law? Wrong site.

    • eib
      February 21, 2011 at 1:02 pm

      Let me also say that the crimes of Christians do not excuse the crimes of Muslims.
      The intolerance of the West has been ephemeral and indefensible by Western standards.
      In Islam, intolerance is the rule, it is eminently defensible and a characteristic that will never depart the Ummah.
      Islam is profane, a mockery of tolerance.

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