Sunday, May 02, 2004

Muslim Scholars Lecture U.S. on "War Ethics"
Rivers of Denial continue to Flow At Egyptian Conference

Not satisfied with their preposterous claim that "Some western researchers have found out that Islamic principles could be used to develop the International Law and incorporate its moral values into it," (I wrote about this in a previous post) the comically named "Tolerance in Islamic Civilization" conference in Cairo continues to set new standards for absurdity.

Now, they actually attempt to accuse the United States of doing away with established war ethics and spearheading the failure of human rights movement:

"Honoring pledges, non-betrayal, issuing warning before striking and commitment to spare the lives of civilians; all are a part of ethics that should be honored at the time of war," Gamal El-Dine Mahmoud, a member of Al-Azhar's Islamic Research Academy said.

And this comes from a group who have made the murder of innocent civilians part of their doctrine! I don't know whether to laugh or cry. Do read the whole thing. To avoid choking however, do not eat or drink while doing so.