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Lauren Booth Converts To Islam

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Western people are helping Muslims to spread Islam in the West:

Nearly six weeks ago, Ms Lauren Booth, who is the half sister of Cherie Blair (the wife of ex-Prime Minister Tony Blair), decided to embrace Islam after what she described as a holy experience in Iran. She said, It was a Tuesday evening. I sat down and felt a shot of spiritual morphine, just absolute bliss and joy.” This divine incident took place at a shrine in the Iranian holy city of Qom. She, the former reality TV contestant, decided to convert immediately on her return to Britain. She also said, “I always felt that the ummah [Muslim community] is a very loving, peaceful place and I am proud to be a member of it.” According to Dr Ali Sina, the government of Saudi Arabia and those of the other oil-rich countries of the Middle East, are spending billions to spread Islam in the West. To fulfill their ambition, they also take help of two kinds of Western people, firstly (1) the useful idiots and secondly (2) the well paid traitors. It is for the readers to decide, to which group Ms Lauren Booth belongs. 

It is needless to say that, for people of second category, serving Allah has become very beneficial and lucrative job, and Allah, in return, showers gold and silver as the reward for their services. What can these well paid traitors do? The entry of Barack Hussain Obama, a Kenya-born Muslim, into the White House is the most glaring example in this regard. Some could be purchased by thousands, some could be by millions and some top ranking people may cost billions for engaging into the service of Allah and finally converting to the religion of Allah.

Some jobs require little sacrifices

It should be noticed that, recently many eminent scientists are coming forward to serve Allah and share His blessings. Many of them are converting to the religion of Allah, which enable them to say dark lies (taqiyyah) to fool the hoi polloi. They convert to Islam today and on the next day start discovering modern science, e.g. modern cosmology, genetic science, speed of light, theory of relativity and many other scientific theories in the Koran. It is a shame for the scientists, intellectuals, journalists, authors and media people etc. who have started to serve Allah for cash. And some of them are converting to Islam for more cash.

It has been mentioned in earlier article that the concepts like nation, nationality, patriotism etc. are absent in creed called Islam. And hence a Muslim cannot remain loyal to only one nation. They are loyal firstly to Allah and then to Allah’s messenger Muhammad and Allah’s revealed book Koran. Secondly, they are loyal to Islamic Umma (International Muslim brother-hood) and the holy land of Arabia and sacred cities of Mecca and Medina. So, after her conversion to Islam, Lauren Booth is no longer a British and very soon, she will lead the Muslims for launching jihad and conquer her motherland for Islam or to turm her motherland a dar-ul-Islam. She will support the Muslims for establishing Islamic schools and Sharia law in the UK. She will start supporting the Muslims in their movement for erecting mega-mosque complexes in Sandhurst and Dudley. She will oppose any law for banning burqa, serving halal food and so on. She would try her best to move the British civilization and culture backwards by 14 centuries.

Who is Laurel Booth:

To introduce Lauren Booth, wikipedia says, She was born as Sarah Booth on 22 July 1967, Islington, London.

“She is an English broadcaster, journalist and human rights activist. She now works for Press TV, the English-language news channel of the Islamic Republic of Iran.”

“As a journalist, Booth has written for the New Statesman, the Mail on Sunday, the Sunday Times and the Daily Mail. She is a vocal opponent of the war in Iraq and a supporter of the Stop the War Coalition; a member of Woodcraft Folk, Media Workers Against the War and the National Union of Journalists. She has been a panellist on the BBC's Have I Got News For You, and a broadcaster on radio and television. She writes columns and features, mainly for the Mail on Sunday. She regularly reviews the UK newspapers on television for Sky News, BBC One and BBC News 24,”  ..

the Wikipedia continues. Her mother, Pamela Smith (Cohen) was Jewish although Lauren wasn’t brought up a practising Jew.

It is nice that after her conversion, she now covers her head with a hijab when she goes outdoor, she has stopped eating pork and drinking alcohol and visits a mosque ‘when she can’ (the journalist, who has narrated this story, perhaps does not know that women are prevented from entering a mosque). “I always felt that the ummah [Muslim community] is a very loving, peaceful place and I am proud to be a member of it,” she says. The 43-year-old Lauren, mother of two children, Alexandra and Holly, has long sympathised with the Muslim cause. But, perhaps, she does not know that she would be barred from entering jannah (Islamic paradise) on the day of Last Judgment (qiyamah) and she would be thrown into hell-fire. She should also be careful that, one day a Sharia court may accuse her of adultery and sentence her to be stoned to death.

The above discussions show that, her history of serving Allah and receiving His blessings, is not a new development. In both 2005 and 2006, she travelled to the West Bank where she interviewed Mahmoud Abbas, the then Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO). Booth traveled to Gaza by ship with 45 other activists and because of her pro-Palestinian and anti-Israel activities in Gaza, she was denied from entering Israel and Egypt. She gave two speeches on the condition of those living in the West Bank and Gaza, for the Royal Geographical Society and Arab Media Watch. An Youtube video shows her speech in Gaza before a hilarious Palestinian audience. She is seen to exclaim “We are all Palestinians, we are all Palestinians” [1].

Booth is an outspoken critic of Israel and always criticizes Tony Blair harshly for his support for Israel. Booth is a human right activist and she strives to protect women’s rights. So, many believe that she does not have any idea of how Islam treats women or people who are not Muslims. Like many on the British Left, Booth misguidedly stands with the Islamic Republic, a keen backer of Hamas, in defending the rights of Gazans.

“In donning the hejab, she is kowtowing to the very fundamentalism that holds the fate of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani in its hands — Ashtiani is the 43-year-old mother, accused of adultery, who would have been stoned to death in recent weeks were it not for the international outcry (her death sentence remains – Brazil’s President Lula appealed to his friend Ahmadinejad: “If she is causing problems there, we will welcome her here.” “Sure, we’ll just run it by rapist-in-chief Mr Khamenei and buy her a one-way ticket to Rio.”),” ….. “I am a Palestinian,” says Booth. No Lauren, you’re not. You’re an employee of the Islamic Republic of Iran, a country that uses rape as a weapon to crush dissent, kills and tortures bloggers, writers, demonstrators and, of course, any women who dare to defy its strict hejab laws. In struggling for Palestinians you fail to see that aligning yourself with a government that is as brutal as Israel at its worst is morally bankrupt - Says Peyvand Khorsandi, a columnist of Iran. [2]

Why are so many Women converting to Islam?

According to a study, "The Plain Truth", published in the February 1984, edition of the "Reader's Digest, in past 50 years, between 1934 and 1984, Christianity increased 47%
World Population increased 136% and Muslim population has increased 235%. [3]

Though unbelievable, the study has revealed that nearly100,000 people per year in America alone, are converting to Islam. For every 1 male convert to Islam, 4 females convert to Islam. The study has pointed out a few reasons for why so many women in the West are accepting Islam:

1. The Bible Convicts Women as the original Sinners (ie. Eve picking from the forbidden tree){Genesis 2:4-3:24}. But the Koran Clarifies it was Adam Not Eve {Koran 7:19-25}

2. The Bible says "The Birth of a Daughter is a loss" {Ecclesiasticus 22:3}. While the Koran says both are an Equal Blessing {Koran 42:49}

3. The Bible forbids women from speaking in church {I Corinthians 14:34-35}. But the Koran says women can argue with the Prophet {58:1}

4. In the Bible, divorced Women are Labeled as an Adulteress, not men {Matthew 5:31-32} But the Koran does Not have Biblical double standards{Koran 30:21}

5. In According to the Bible, widows and sisters do not inherit Any property or wealth, only men do {Numbers 27:1-11}. While the Koran abolished this male greed {Koran 4:22} and God protects all.

6. The Bible Allows Multiple Wives {I Kings 11:3}. In The Koran, God limits the number to four only under certain situations (with the wife's permission) and prefers you marry only one wife {Koran 4:3} The Koran gives the woman the right to choose who to marry.

7. "If a man happens to meet a virgin who is not pledged to be married and rapes her and they are discovered, he shall pay the girl's father fifty shekels of silver. He must marry the girl, for he has violated her. He can never divorce her as long as he lives" {Deuteronomy 22:28-30}. But, one must ask a simple question here, who is really punished, the man who raped the woman or the woman who was raped? According to the Bible, you have to spend the rest of your life with the man who raped you.

The Prophet Muhammad Says {Volume 9, Book 86, Number 101} Narrated by Aisha, "It is essential to have the consent of a virgin (for the marriage)". Would the Non-Muslim men reading this prefer the Women they know to be Christian or Muslim?

8. The Bible also asks women to wear veils as in Islam {I Corinthians 11:3-10}

9. Women were given rights to Vote less than a 100 years ago in the US, while the Koran gave women voting rights almost 1,500 years ago, and so on.

But the "study" has overlooked a vital point. Today’s Western society does not run according to the dictates of the Bible, but according to humane and democratic constitutions. But the Muslims do not enjoy this freedom and they have to follow strictly what has been laid down in the Koran nearly 1400 years ago. So, it is evident that the reason lies somewhere else. We hope to discuss this point in future.


[1] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-47JS0apDs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvgA6_gHHAo&NR=1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-47JS0apDs&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbJBtlU-cTc&feature=related
[2] http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standard/article-23891459-lauren-booths-embrace-of-islam- veils-the-truth.do
[3] http://www.themodernreligion.com/women/women_why_converting.htm


Editor’s Note:

We wish to explain to our readers that the study quoted by Dr Radhasyam Brahmachari as coming from "The Plain Truth", published in the February 1984, edition of the "Reader's Digest, is obviously a Muslim propagated hoax as no official, self-respected magazine would publish quotations from the Bible (and the Quran), which are obviously fallacious, inaccurate and in some cases simply invented.

Nonetheless millions of Muslims as well as millions of non-Muslims read this nonsense from hundreds of different Islamist sites and of course many (like Lauren Booth,) take this fantasy for a fact.

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