Ramadan 2014: Message from David Cameron

YouTube, June 27, 2014

“I want to send my very best wishes to everyone observing the holy month of Ramadan.

This is an incredibly special time of year for Muslims at home and abroad a time for charity, for contemplation and community.

First, charity. This is one of the things that Islam is all about. Here in Britain, Muslims are our biggest donors–they give more to charity than any other faith group. We see this spirit of giving all year round from the mosques running sports clubs for local children to the Muslim groups selling poppies for Remembrance Day, to those people from around the country who put their wellies on, rolled their sleeves up, and went to help the families hit hardest by this winter’s storms.

Ramadan is a time when that spirit comes to the fore and I am so proud when I hear, every year, about the millions of pounds raised for good causes for those less fortunate than us here in Britain, and those who are suffering in wars and in famines overseas.

Second, Ramadan is a time for contemplation to fast, and to pray, and to think deeply about others.

This Ramadan, I hope that we can reflect upon a key aspect of our shared history, the bravery of those who fought and died for our freedoms nearly 100 years ago. Just days after Eid, we will be marking 100 years since the First World War. More than a million men and boys from India fought with our troops during that conflict and many thousands of them were Muslims. They travelled across the world to fight to defend our freedom, guided and sustained by their bravery, comradeship, and, above all, by their faith. Their selflessness and their courage helped to secure the liberties we all enjoy today, so this Ramadan–and this centenary–we will remember them and reflect upon their sacrifice.

Third, Ramadan is a time for community. And there is nothing that exemplifies this more than those nightly afters, when the fast is broken, the dates are opened, and all that great food is served.

Last year I was delighted to see how many community iftars were taking place across the country, in mosques and in community centres, in parks and even in tents. Again this year Government is supporting the Big Iftar programme, with hundreds more communities, from Leeds to Luton, Woking to Manchester, throwing open their doors, so that people of all faiths and none can break bread and get to know their neighbours.

So wherever you are this holy month, let me wish you, once again, Ramadan Mubarak.”

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  • MekongDelta69

    More babblings from Cameron:
    First, charity. This is one of the things that Islam is all about.”

    [For example: “Hi. My name is Mohammed Al-Azziz Abdul Camel Jockey. I will be cutting off your head now. But don’t worry my infidel friend. Afterwards, I will give your head to your family. You see? That’s muslim charity. Allahu Akbar.”]

    • Anna Tree

      I would love to hear more details about muslims’ charities Cameron is talking about.

      I think he left out the most important: zakat, charity in Arabic, is only to muslims:
      It is forbiden in islam for muslims to give zakat to non-muslims unless it is to convert them (dawah) or advance islam (takiyah.)

      “prophet” mohamed didn’t give alms to the Non-muslims, he stole from them then he shared the booty, after taking 20% for himself, with his thugs! allah even forbid muslims to pray for dead Non-muslims: “prophet” mohamed didn’t pray for his own deceased mom.

      Beside, when they sacrifice animals after ramadan to give to the poor, it is not really for charity, as a humane and good gesture as we do, it is to get a few good points from allah, to follow his order.

      If really Muslims were giving alms without any other goals, then you would see Muslim countries out there helping Non-muslims victims of Earthquakes etc… but they don’t. The Red Crescent only help Muslim victims, and not so much, it’s mostly non-muslim organizations who do. No rich Muslims have ever donate to build an hospital in Canada, Germany or anywhere like Christians, Jews or Seculars do. They do donate to Universities but only to promote the study of islam, the koran or Arabic etc

      Koranic verse 2:273 “[Charity is] for the poor who have been restricted for the cause of Allah, unable to move about in the land. An ignorant [person] would think them self-sufficient because of their restraint, but you will know them by
      their [characteristic] sign. They do not ask people persistently [or at all]. And whatever you spend of good – indeed, Allah is Knowing of it.”
      Koranic verse 2:274 “Those who spend their wealth [in Allah ‘s way] by night and by day, secretly and publicly – they will have their reward with their Lord. And no fear will there be concerning them, nor will they grieve.”

      • propagandaoftruth

        If Muslim charity is so great then why not cut off all state benefits to muzzies and let them subsidize their own insurgent revolution?

  • David Ashton

    Dhimmi or just dim? A bit of both, I should say.

    • Sick of it

      Or, perhaps, another malicious enemy determined to destroy the British people?

      • me

        Cameron is definitely a member of ‘those who can’t be named’. He has an agenda of insidious design. His protocols are insane…..

  • D.B. Cooper

    And you brain dead Brits thought the royal family didn’t have any power.

    • David Ashton

      Hello again, what do you really know about us Brits? Your obsessive and empty routine insults against our people add nothing to the defense of our western civilization. Why don’t you ever attack our common political enemies that span the Atlantic?

      • propagandaoftruth

        Maybe Cameron’s a crypto Muslim. Sure seems to like Islam a lot.

        • David Ashton

          Given his partly Jewish ancestry and his expressions of close alliance with Israel, I think probably not. Despite his educational background, he is a shallow albeit eloquent person, Tony Bliar Mark 2.

    • Einsatzgrenadier

      With all due respect, America is in a much worse position than Britain.

      People in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.

      • ElComadreja

        Neither is in a very good position and should be standing together against our common enemies.

  • M.

    “Charity. This is one of the things that Islam is all about.”

    That’s why Saudi Arabia is one the biggest donors to poor African countries, contrary to white countries. [saracasm]

    • ElComadreja

      They have no “white guilt” to assuage.

      • M.

        Funny given that Arabs enslaved at least as many black Africans as Europeans did.

        • ElComadreja

          Any that Europeans enslaved were sold to them by Arabs.

          • M.

            Some by Arabs and some by sub-Saharan Africans themselves, yes.

    • David Ashton

      Charity is a pillar of Islam, but only within the Umma itself. Christians must pay tax, and infidels must be sent to hell, dead or alive.

  • Jefferson

    “Conservative prime minister praises Islam”

    David Cameron is about as conservative as Danny DeVito is 6 foot 5.

  • Jefferson

    “First, charity. This is one of the things that Islam is all about. Here in Britain, Muslims are our biggest donors–they give more to charity than any other faith group.”

    Yeah Muslims are big donors alright, they love to donate money to terrorist organization groups that want to destroy Western civilization.

    • me

      Donations by Muslims?

      • Anna Tree

        Wow, I created the second avatar some 7 years ago, when I was a member of faithfreedom org ! I made many during those years… Nice to see it is out there, and used!
        Just curious, where did you find it?

      • Lagerstrom

        Mr Cameron (Milord or Sir to you underlings, except for you lovely Muslims of course) wishes the above people, once again, a happy (or whatever) ramadan. He also wishes you happy hunting in the formerly Great Britain.
        Me, I’m wondering whether the last picture is Arnold Jackson from Diff’rent Strokes dressed up as a kiddie-bomber.

  • IKUredux

    I’m gonna vomit. Holy shiite! Holy Crap! Is this man insane? What the Hell is he talking about? Has he lost his mind? NO Christian nation should EVER OBSERVE RAMADAN . I don’t care if you are a lapsed Christian nation. YOU NEVER OBSERVE ANY MUSLIM BULLSHIT HOLIDAYS!!!!!!! Seriously, a country such as England, who has nothing but lapsed Christians in the populace, is now going to show consideration to FING RAMADAN, what! Are you fing kidding me? Oh, and shared history? Shared history? Shiite from a lousy one hundred years ago is nothing compared to the history of the British Isles. Shared history, indeed. What a bunch of crap. Hey! White people! No matter what you do, and no matter how much you self flagellate, you still outperformed all other races and cultures. And, yes, that includes the Red Sea Pedestrians(RSP). Cameron, be a leader for a change.: Instead of your treasonous support of ramadan, rid your country those people who follow it.

    • David Ashton

      Ramadan is not voluntarily shared by the British, whether pagan or Christian. It is however pushed on some schools by half-educated leftist teachers. Many teachers are against the adverse effects of the fast on Muslim girls. But as you say, Muslims should not remain or be invited in the House of Conflict as they call the West.

  • Lagerstrom

    Godforsaken grovelling clown.

  • ElComadreja

    Pitiful tool. He thinks he’ll be spared if he kisses enough muzzie ass.

    • Lagerstrom

      That’s right, but he’s dead wrong. People like him will be the first to go.

  • David Ashton

    Surely Australians do not regard Cameron as a father figure? The Queen is a completely different matter, but is required constitutionally to act on the advice of her UK, Australian, New Zealander and Canadian ministers. The white British link used to be preserved by the UK, and I am still in favor of it myself.

    At present, we have only the election choice of two dummies, Cameron or Miliband. The Conservative Party is a shadow of its former self in size, principle and competence, and it has been gradually subverted, like much else, to prevent a national revival; for example, by frustrating local candidacy by central appointments. The only half-light at the end of the tunnel is UKIP, but only as a first step to a revolutionary patriotism which should be shared with our former Dominions and also western Europe.