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Yes We Will Get Angry, Yes We Will Respond

Egyptian protesters climbed the walls of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo on Tuesday, made their way into the courtyard and brought down the flag, replacing it with a black flag with an Islamic inscription to protest a film attacking Islam’s prophet, Muhammad.

Thousands of protesters marched to the embassy in downtown Cairo, gathering outside its walls and chanting against the movie, which was reportedly produced in the United States.

“Say it, don’t fear: Their ambassador must leave,” the crowd chanted.

((((“This movie must be banned immediately and an apology should be made,” said 19-year-old Ismail Mahmoud, a member of the ultras soccer supporters who played a big role in the uprising that brought down Hosni Mubarak last year.

He called on President Mohamed Mursi, Egypt’s first civilian president and an Islamist, to take action [...].
Rafik Farouk, 38, an Egyptian Christian, also took part. “I am here because I am Egyptian and reject anything that insults Islam or anything that sparks division in Egypt,” he said.)))

Dozens of protesters then scaled the embassy walls, took down the flag from a pole in the courtyard and brought it back to the crowd outside.  The protesters on the wall then raised on the flagpole a black flag with the Muslim declaration of faith on it, “There is no god but God and Muhammad is his prophet.”


If I were the Egyptian president, I would have kicked out the US ambassador until I get an apology and until the US is taught how to respect other religions because this is not their first time.

Islam teaches freedom of religions and teaches us to respect other religions, that’s why we cannot respond the same way by insulting Jesus PBUH but there are other "ways" to respond.

I was happy seeing these protests yesterday, and happier seeing the US flag taken down, glad we have people now who refuse to be humiliated because if you humiliate Islam and prophet Muhammad peace be upon him in particular you humiliate us and YES WE WILL GET ANGRY and YES WE WILL RESPOND.

MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 12, 2012

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People that like peace are not satisfied with a simplistic YOU versus US approach. And they place respect for humanity above blasphemy. This is so sad.

Respect of humanity is disrespecting others beliefs? Apparently atheists have got morals all wrong!

What about respecting life and making sure innocent people don't get killed? This is MY values. I think fanatics are prone to using disrespect as mere food for their own resentment.

I do not think that all the people who went out in protests are fanatics, this is ONLY what YOU would like to think but sadly it isn't true, I have the same values of not killing innocents and I would have definitely gone out in such protests to shut such up anyone will disrespect prophet Muhammad, the two do not clash if you think about it but again you "like" to think that they clash, it is either you kill innocents or you are an atheist who does not give a damn about religion. Sad.

What's the use of a philosophy that doesn't help people go beyond resentment?

philosophy is useless.

I see.

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I'm sure you are all a bunch of proud, peaceful peoplle who believe in religious freedom & freedom of speech. Why else would you gang up on the Embassy staff & threaten the lives in Egypt & take lives in Libia over a film shown on You-tube by some nut case. I think the US should not only close all the Embassies in all Muslim countries, & cllose the Embssies of all Muslim countries in the U S & all U S territories, but stop sending ALL forign aid to all of them & let your profit & God feed & protect you from one another. Those diplomats did nothing that diserved the miss treatment & death at the hands of ungreatful, miss guided Muslims. They neither made, distributed, promoted nor ever likely ever saw the film clip in question which was loaded onto You-tube by someone who actually does have freedom of speech & religion.Go to Mecca & rot for all I care

First of all, people have got to learn what is freedom of speech, you see, you can't insult me and then say I am free to do so because there is something called freedom of speech, this is complete stupidity and wrong conception. Again, NO I do not support the murder of the US ambassador, I am talking about EGYPT where there was harmless protests against the disgusting disrespectful film made and I fully support such protests of showing disagreement, or don't we also have freedom of speech? I think the way you people understand it, is that freedom of speech is only right when it is coming from your side. No the US will not close their embassies in the Muslim countries because the (NEED US) and need our oil and I honestly wish our governments will never accept any aids which their purpose is not really helping us but controlling us, I WISH the US will stop sending aids, there are plenty of rich Arab country who WISH to make investments in Egypt and actually competing who will make more investments and give more money so this is not a big deal actually if you think about it, the US should keep its money for itself because they are about to bankrupt! Why we make such protests, because NO ONE has the right to disrespect our beliefs and we will give you a hard time and disagree every time you act stupid, only then you will be taught how to respect Muslims.

Oh, but you have the right to disrespect how every one else in the world worships their gods. Whether it be my Christian God, Buda, Hinduism, wicca, or what ever. Contrary to your miss guided beliefs, if the U S would look under our own feet & off of our own shores we have more than enough oil for a very very long time & don't need yours. Yes there are a lot of rich people in the OPEC countries, so why are there so many starving & sick people there being helped by the compassionate Christians with their own money? You should be feeding your own over there. But no, they take their money & most of what the U S government takes from tax paying Americans at the point of a gun to send "aid" to your camel jockeys & goat herders which the dictators that rule your countries keep the lions share of to build their private armies & build for them selves lavish palaces, private jets while their peasants live in tents if thy are lucky. President Obama has a brother George who lives in a 6' x 9' foot hut on less than $24.00 a year and has to ask an American film maker to help him pay for medical aid for his daughter that cost $1000. The film maker of "Obama 2016. If you want the Christians to pull completely out, O K. but will that stop the wars between the different sects of Islam? It wont be my problem. Tell me if you have such freedom why is it that women can't drive in Muslim countries? Why is it that if a young lady leaves her house without a male member of her family she can be gang raped by village elders in broad open day light but unless she has 4 male witnesses that were not involved in the act to say she was raped it never happened. And, if those village elders doing the rape are married aren't they committing adultery & isn't that punishable or is that only when women cheat on their husbands. Freedom of speech allows people to say what they want. I don't always like what people say, but I don't loose my mind & riot in protest, destroying their property, terrifying them or causing bodily injury or death. You Muslims are always & forever bashing Jews & Christians but you don't see Americans building fires at your embassies. Your freedom to be you includes my right to be free from you. You know as well as I do that most of the people in those mobs are too poor to even own a computer. And that it was the Mullahs & religious leaders who whipped them up into a mass of hate. You don't see Christians doing that. Yall get bent out of shape because some dimwit draws a cartoon depiction of the profit Muhammad who no one knows what he looked like because there were no artist who could paint a picture of him for historical records, nor was there any painted of Jesus Christ in his time on earth. The one that Christians have looked to for centuries was first out on canvas by Leonardo DaVenchi<br />
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The existence of this man was proved to be true. He is no more.<br />
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Clinton pays tribute<br />
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US secretary of state Hillary Clinton has issued a statement:<br />
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" It is with profound sadness that I share the news of the death of four American personnel in Benghazi, Libya yesterday. Among them were United States Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and Foreign Service Information Management Officer, Sean Smith. We are still making next of kin notifications for the other two individuals. Our hearts go out to all their families and colleagues.<br />
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A 21 year veteran of the Foreign Service, Ambassador Stevens died last night from injuries he sustained in the attack on our office in Benghazi.<br />
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I had the privilege of swearing in Chris for his post in Libya only a few months ago. He spoke eloquently about his passion for service, for diplomacy and for the Libyan people. This assignment was only the latest in his more than two decades of dedication to advancing closer ties with the people of the Middle East and North Africa which began as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Morocco. As the conflict in Libya unfolded, Chris was one of the first Americans on the ground in Benghazi. He risked his own life to lend the Libyan people a helping hand to build the foundation for a new, free nation. He spent every day since helping to finish the work that he started. Chris was committed to advancing America’s values and interests, even when that meant putting himself in danger.<br />
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Sean Smith was a husband and a father of two, who joined the Department ten years ago. Like Chris, Sean was one of our best. Prior to arriving in Benghazi, he served in Baghdad, Pretoria, Montreal, and most recently The Hague.<br />
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All the Americans we lost in yesterday’s attacks made the ultimate sacrifice. We condemn this vicious and violent attack that took their lives, which they had committed to helping the Libyan people reach for a better future.<br />
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America’s diplomats and development experts stand on the front lines every day for our country. We are honored by the service of each and every one of them."

Ps. I didn't read all of this but I just know you are speaking about the US ambassador and I replied to this below.

You are defending violence, crimes against human life. In the name of a concept whose existence was never proved. I'm sorry but the words peace and respect have a different meaning for you and me.

I am not defending or supporting the killing of the US ambassador, where did you see mentioned in my story that I am supporting his murder? Did you notice that the story I have posted is posted in the (cheering for the people of Egypt"? Have you read the story also? If you didn't. it is talking about the EGYPTIAN protests! I'd suggest you read it again, you might have mistaken the word Egypt for Libya! Where did I ever mention Libya and supported that in order to post such a comment? No, of course it was a terrorist act to fire the US embassy, but again and again the US is the one that gives the chance to extremists to do such acts by their disrespect of beliefs and everything they are doing. It is common sense, do not mess with extremist, this is the kind results you will get. As for Egypt, YES I fully support the protests there and I WISH I was there to burn the US flag myself because people need to be taught to respect Muslims and to learn that Prophet Muhammad means so much to us and if anyone gonna disrespect him there are plenty of way to shut them up, and people need to understand that, I do not believe that there is any problem with Egypt's protests, it is just a harmless way to say shut up you idiots, we are here!

It's still the same sheer madness.

Just seen you called me an idiot.

"I do not believe that there is any problem with Egypt's protests, it is just a harmless way to say shut up you idiots, we are here!" &gt;&gt;&gt; I do not believe that the protests I am talking about were made to be against you in order to think that I called you idiot.

Ok, my mistake , I read too quick as I'm on my way to work.

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