Angola Bans Islam, Destroys Mosques

On Islam, November 24, 2013

According to several Angolan newspapers, Angola has become the first country in the world to ban Islam and Muslims, taking first measures by destroying mosques in the country.

“The process of legalization of Islam has not been approved by the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights, their mosques would be closed until further notice,” Rosa Cruz e Silva, the Angolan Minister of Culture, was quoted by Agence Ecofin on Friday, November 22.

Silva’s comments were given during her visit last Tuesday to the 6th Commission of the National Assembly.

She asserted that the decision was the latest is a series of efforts to ban ‘illegal’ religious sects.

The minister added, in her answer to questions raised by the MPs of the 6th Commission of National Assembly, that the action will oblige the revision of law 2/04 of May 21, related to freedom of religious assembly, Angolan official news agency, Agencia Angola Press, reported.

The Angolan government would also be obliged to update the current national context as a way of fighting the rise of new religious congregation whose religious assemblies are contrary to “habits and customs to Angolan culture,” Silva added.

Like Islam, Silva announced that there are at least 194 religious sects that were not authorized to have their activities.

“All sects on the list published by the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights in the Angolan newspaper ‘Jornal de Angola’ are prohibited to conduct worship, so they should keep their doors closed,” she was quoted by Cameroon Voice‏.

“In addition, we also have a long list of more than a thousand legalization applications,” she added.

Recurrent

The anti-Islam comments were not the first by Angolan officials.

“This is the final end of Islamic influence in our country,” President José Eduardo dos Santos was quoted by Osun Defender newspaper on Sunday, November 24.

Last October, Muslims from the urban municipality of Viana, Luanda, attended the destruction of the minaret of their mosque Zengo.

The provincial governor of Luanda, Bento Bento, has also said on the airwaves of a local radio that “radical Muslims are not welcome in Angola and the Angolan government is not ready for the legalization of mosques.”

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According to CIA Factbook, 47% of Angolans practice indigenous beliefs, 38% Roman Catholic and 15% Protestant.

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[Editor’s Note: This story has been reported by the Daily Mail and International Business Times, but it has not been independently confirmed.]

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  • Sharps Rifle

    Go Angola!

  • D.B. Cooper

    I predict the exact same thing will happen in Europe. However, I’m not half Amazonian, half Asgardian, nor half Asari, so I don’t have the lifespan to see it happen.

    • Pro_Whitey

      Let’s hope it happens, not just in Europe, but also in Canada and the U.S. Islam is not just a religion, but a comprehensive legal system and lifestyle, and I think it belongs nowhere, but if I can’t have that, then at least it can fester in the garbage dumps of the Middle East.

      • Franklin_Ryckaert

        “Islam is not just a religion”. Indeed it is also an aggressive-imperialistic socio-political system that will not rest untill it has subjugated the whole world. It is by definition at war with the whole non-Islamic world.

        • Bossman

          Islam has spread itself by the sword. When you become a Muslim, you also become part-Arab.

        • Paleoconn

          Perhaps, but if we leave them alone in their third world hellholes, we’ll be fine.

  • Garrett Brown

    This wont last for long. They’re surrounded by Muslim countries and if they want any funding or aid from Oboonga, yah. They’ll have to re-access (change) their decision.

  • Spartacus

    It’s cute angolans think they have a “culture”….

  • kjh64

    Well Angolans, at least in this area, have more common sense than most Whites in realizing that Islam has no place in their society. Islam belongs in Islamic countries, period.

    • Alexandra1973

      Yep, the Muslims will have to be happy with their corner of the sandbox. Can’t have the whole thing, pal.

  • WASP

    Freedom of Religion in our constitution was never meant to include such foreign, profane, and even dangerous religions such as Islam. Our founding fathers would be appalled. Islam is a whole way of life unto itself and cannot exist in a free society, only in a theocratic dictatorship. I could say more about other religions but Islam is the most intolerant religion I can think of and one of the most barbaric. I know we hear talk of moderate muslims, but I don’t really think there are moderate Muslims.

    • ThatguyinTN

      I don’t think they can be moderate and a muslim at the same time. I may be wrong but Christians strive to be Jesus like and good, muslims on the other hand strive to be like muhammed (sp) and well he was a murderous child molester. Some how I don’t see one that strives to be muhammed like being able to be moderate on any morally sound level.

    • Sick of it

      Here are the moderate muslims. The radical ones are busy decapitating people.

      • Jefferson

        A radical Christian would be considered a moderate by Islamic standards.

        • Sick of it

          Telling an unrepentant homosexual that they are going to hell when they die isn’t radical at all, being the truth.

          • Franklin_Ryckaert

            Some “truths” can be very radical, especially when they are based on ignorance.

          • Pelagian

            As a Catholic, I’ve had a number of doorbell-ringers tell me Im going to hell. I always thanked the person, figuring they were a white person, doing what white people do: care about others. Never understood why advising someone of the fact was so vilified

          • Franklin_Ryckaert

            What I meant to say is that we can’t know what happens with people after death. All opinions about it are based on faith only (and typically they differ according to the different faiths).
            There will always be homosexuals, if they leave us alone we should leave them alone. What we should resist though is the homosexual agenda : gay prides, teaching little children “tolerance” for homosexuality, gay marriage and adoption of children by gays. This gay agenda though is part of the destructive NWO agenda which is not the initiative of the homosexuals themselves.

          • Pelagian

            “we can’t know what happens with people after death. All opinions about it are based on faith only”
            You *may* be right that heaven/hell cannot be arrived at apart from the words of Christ which of course would require faith. However, sodomy is deducible from natural law, which requires no faith. I would think that especially fans of race realism would have no problem assenting to the idea of natural law.

  • JohnEngelman

    Finally.

  • NoMosqueHere

    Hopefully, this trend will continue. A “religion” founded by a homicidal mass-murdering child molester is no religion at all. It is a social disease.

    When I was a kid in the 1960s and 70s, American citizens could walk into any public building and not be frisked or searched. The reasons we need intrusive searches today are: (1) mass immigration of third world people (especially muslims), and (2) out of control black criminals threatening and committing routine street violence. The presence of black criminals and muslims in America has destroyed our quality of life.

    It is critical for America’s survival that all third world immigration end immediately and race realism re-establish itself concerning blacks.

    • rowingfool

      This is one small step for Angola and one giant step for mankind.

  • bigone4u

    Why do blacks have the guts to do something that whites ought to be doing? Because of this, I can now say that for once, blacks have shown more smarts than whites.

    • ThatguyinTN

      They are allowed to have ‘racist’ policies they aren’t a white country. Sadly that’s why I think its tolerated but not allowed for us. When enough whites quit worrying about being called racist then changes will actually be made. I know alot of people that have realistic beliefs on race and immigration but will only let it be known in private.

      • MBlanc46

        Blacks can’t be racist and we have to respect their culture. Criticizing them is hegemonic.

    • Wethepeople

      As painful as it is to admit, you’re absolutely correct.

    • M.

      It’s also because they can. Blacks are judged less severely than Whites, for some reason. It’s like, even the liberals expect them to underachieve.

  • Magician

    Go Angola!!

  • bubo

    Now any Muslim Angolan will be able to freely gain “refugee” status and have their pick of any white western country. Whites are too evolved for our own good as we would rather submit to Islam than fight it.

  • DelmarJackson

    People need to understand, as desirable as this decision is by Angola, the banning of Muslims in Angola is just as likely to be made on dietary as religious grounds.

  • Pelagian

    Only a black country could get away with this. But good on them.

    • You don’t think Asian or Latin American countries could ban Islam and get away with it?

  • Franklin_Ryckaert

    For us in Europe “less Islam” is not the point, less Muslims is.
    It is a non-European immigrant problem, we don’t care what religion they have, if only they stay in their own countries.

    • Pelagian

      Me, if you were sending me a boat load of Africans and had my choice, Id rather have immigrants of my religion. In common sense, religion does make a difference. Whether its Catholic. Jewish Janeism whatever. Common beliefs can dim the racial differences somewhat but of course not completely.

  • due*

    But yes, you’re right.

  • Garrett Brown

    Not necessarily bordering them. I’m referring to the extremely high amount of Muslims and the incredibly fast spread of Islam in Africa.

  • Jack Burton

    These people have a machete on their national flag, I doubt they’re very tolerant people.

    • Chris Granzow XI

      A machete and a gear: the African hammer and sickle.

    • Bossman

      Saudi Arabia, the home of the Prophet, has a palm tree flanked by two swords on their national flag.

      • Franklin_Ryckaert

        That’s the seal of the state of Saudi Arabia. Its flag has the Islamic creed written on it, with beneath it a sword. Such symbols say it all : Islam is a religion of the sword. A not uncommon name among Muslims is Saif al-Islam, which means “sword of Islam”. One of Qadhafi’s sons has that name. The “religion of peace” is in reality a religion of war.

  • M.

    Negroes are just less empathetic by nature than Caucasians. So they can do this kind of things more easily.

  • Pelagian

    I hope to read some day that Angola, Indiana has banned Islam as well. (-:

  • Spartacus

    You may be right to some extent, but it’s hard for me to look at any of the crap these things do, and say it’s a “culture” .

  • Jefferson

    Angola used to be colonized by Portugal, which is a Catholic country. So of course Angola is not a predominantly Muslim country because they were colonized by Westerners.

  • MarcB1969

    Who could ever find fault with the religion of peace?