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.

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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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The existence of this man was proved to be true. He is no more.<br />
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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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