Waves of Terrorism

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“A human does not tolerate another human being”. This is the theme behind each terrorist act. Recent examples are happenings in Middle East, USA, UK, whole Europe, Myanmar, Pakistan Afghanistan, India, Australia and now in New Zealand.

In this at least more than 50 people were killed in shootings at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on 15th March in what appeared to be a carefully planned “terrorist” attack that included a lengthy anti-immigrant manifesto and live streaming of the carnage. More than 30 people were seriously wounded in the racist rampage.

One person, a self-proclaimed racist who described himself as a 28-year-old Australian has been charged with murder and two others were detained in what Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called “one of New Zealand’s darkest days.” “It is clear that this can now only be described as a terrorist attack,” Ardern said.

The Australian suspect, who claimed responsibility for the shootings, left a 74-page manifesto against immigrants and used a helmet-mounted camera to capture footage of the killings. Australian police identified the suspect as Brenton Tarrant, a white male whose name was also used by the shooter in his 17-minute live video. The video shows the gunman saying “Let’s get this party started” before walking in the front door of the Al Noor mosque and opening fire. After three minutes, he returns to his vehicle for more ammunition and goes back into the mosque and opens fired again, according to the New Zealand Herald. It ends with him driving away from the scene at high speed.

In another incident a gunman has opened fire inside a tram and at several other locations in the Dutch city of Utrecht Several people have been injured and one is feared to have died, media reports say. Counter-terrorism police reportedly say the shooting “appears to be a terrorist attack”.

In Pakistan an attack happened in a college in Bahawalpur killing a professor in the name of Islam and attack on Mufti Taqi Usmani are examples of religious extremism.

Thousand years of human history is full of such terrorist attacks. Leaving aside few years of Hazrat Muhammad (PBU) and periods of his (PBU) four Khalifahs, remaining years of history have remained years considered to eliminate others for the sake of becoming rulers of dynasties.

From early Greece history to Roman Empire, than Mongols to Napoleon, Hitler and Mussolini Pinochet with IST and 2nd world war, than Vietnam War and war of resistance in Asia and Africa millions and millions of people have been killed just for nothing but to serve wishes of very few people. Even if we look in to different Muslim rulers all were Muslims but their dynasties cannot be named as a Muslim states defined by Hazrat Muhammad (PBU)

So with this history now in 21st century name of islamo-phobia and xenophobia has been designed just to blame Muslims and immigrants the majority of which belong to highly suppressed class and are passing their life with no bread, shelter, health, education or employment. Everywhere religion and migration is being used to massacre others. Like being considered as most soft religion, the followers of Buddhism are using it to kill millions of Muslims in Myanmar. In India the extremist rulers are using Hinduism to expel everyone from India except Hindus which is not practically possible.

Now taking example of New Zealand Sometime between 1250 and 1300, Polynesians settled in the islands developing Maori culture. In 1642, Dutch explorer Abel Tasman became the first European to sight New Zealand. In 1840, representatives of the United Kingdom and Maori chiefs signed the Treaty of Waitangi, which declared British sovereignty over the islands. In 1841, New Zealand became a colony within the British Empire and in 1907 it became a dominion; it gained full statutory independence in 1947 and the British monarch remained the head of state. Today, the majority of New Zealand’s population of 4.9 million is of European descent; the indigenous Maori are the largest minority, followed by Asians and Pacific Islanders. Including 49.0% identifying as Christians. Another 41.9% indicates that they had no religion. The main Christian denominations are, by number of adherents, Roman Catholicism (12.6%), Anglicanism (11.8%), Presbyterianism (8.5%). Hinduism (2.1%), Buddhism (1.5%), Islam (1.2%) and Sikhism (0.5%) exist other than that.

Taking 2nd example, Australia was inhabited by indigenous Australians for about 60,000 years before the first British settlement in the late 18th century. It is documented that Aborigines spoke languages that can be classified into about 250 groups. After the European exploration of the continent Australia’s eastern half was claimed by Great Britain in 1770 and initially settled through penal transportation to the colony of New South Wales from 26 January 1788, a date which became Australia’s national day. Australia has the world’s ninth-largest immigrant population, with immigrants accounting for 26% of the population. Australia has no state religion; Section 116 of the Australian Constitution prohibits the federal government from making any law to establish any religion, impose any religious observance, or prohibit the free exercise of any religion. In the 2016 census, 54.6% of Australians were counted as Christian, including 22.6% as Roman Catholic and 13.3% as Anglican; 30.1% of the population reported having “no religion”; 7.3% identify with non-Christian religions, the largest of these being Islam (2.6%), followed by Buddhism (2.5%), Hinduism (1.9%), Sikhism (0.6%) and Judaism (0.4%).

Taking example of USA, Paleo-Indians migrated from Siberia to the North American mainland at least 12,000 years ago. European colonization began in the 16th century. The United States emerged from the thirteen British colonies established along the East Coast. Numerous disputes between Great Britain and the colonies following the French and Indian War led to the American Revolution, which began in 1775, and the subsequent Declaration of Independence in 1776. The war ended in 1783 with the United States becoming the first country to gain independence from a European power. The United States embarked on a vigorous expansion across North America throughout the 19th century, acquiring new territories, displacing Native American tribes, and gradually admitting new states until it spanned the continent by 1848. According to a 2014 survey, 70.6% of adults in the United States identified themselves as Christians; Protestants accounted for 46.5%, while Roman Catholics, at 20.8%, In the 2001 census 71.6% of all respondents indicated that they were Christians, with the next largest faiths being Islam (2.8%), Hinduism (1.0%), Sikhism (0.6%), Judaism (0.5%), Buddhism (0.3%) and all other religions (0.3%). 15% of respondents stated that they had no religion, with a further 7% not stating a religious preference.

This also goes well with UK contrasted with growth in the religious group categories, with the number of Muslims increasing by the most substantial margin to a total of about 5%.The Muslim population has increased from 1.6 million in 2001 to 2.7 million in 2011, making it the second-largest religious group in the United Kingdom.

So from East to west every country whether developed or undeveloped or very poor are going under immense changes with immigrations going everywhere. Native population of most of the countries has turned in to minorities with no rights. Wars in the name of religion are in process creating further diversity in population and shifting of population.

Corporate sector controlling interests of each country by creating their own rulers though on face they name it democracy are trying to use everything like religion, sects, language, and culture to get control of world economic resources

However though the situation as such is on rise but like IST World War and Second World where in its post facto scenarios, the chance of wide scale wars has almost diluted due to invention of nuclear arsenal and emergence of bodies like UN, IMF, World Bank etc. The same thing is going to happen soon in 21st century. This is what we call public pressure through rise of social media. Each country of the world has condemned New Zealand incident though with difference of words. However the rulers of New Zealand and Australia have come forward with strong words and open sympathy with the victims. The respect which they are getting worldwide now would motivate other rulers to follow them.

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