Danish imam Abdul Wahid Petersen and several other Muslims have started a group, 'Muslims for Danish pigs' rights', to show that Muslims have a lot more on their minds than headscarves, reports public broadcaster DR.They may be haram, but they have rights!
'As Muslims, we think about a lot more things than we're normally associated with,' he told DR.
He explained that Muslims believed they had a religious obligation to the world they were a part of. And since pigs were part of the world, they were there to look after them. (LYT)
Friday, April 25, 2008
Bizarre news item of the day
Bizarre not just for its topic, but for its brevity and lack of context. Jyllands-Posten reports that Danish Imam Abdul Wahid Petersen (there's the first indicator of weirdness) along with other Muslims has started a group to campaign for ... wait for it ... pigs' rights. The article is short -- maddeningly short -- so you'll get it all here.