Muslims detained in Moscow

MuslimsMuslims that dreaded “M” word all over the world. Russia has a huge Muslim populace and I am sure with what is happening in the world and with the Olympics right around the corner, the pressure is on to ensure that the Olympics are stable and safe. But is this what it takes to make the Olympics safe?

About 300 Muslims were taken into custody in Moscow under a government crackdown on Islamic radicals ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics, security officials say. The Federal Security Service said the Muslims, including 170 foreigners, were arrested Friday at a prayer room in Moscow.

President Vladimir Putin ordered the concerted effort to clamp down on Islamic extremists. He said, “We must fight back hard against extremists who, under the banners of radicalism, nationalism and separatism, are trying to split our society,” Putin told security officials at the Kremlin Friday. Putin also said, “The policy in the fight against corruption, crime and the insurgency has to be carried out harshly and consistently. The situation in the North Caucasus should be kept under particular control.”

Muslims Bad?

We seem to think so if we are from the west and I know that Muslim is an interesting word in Russia also. Russia has a large Muslim populace and has their own set of issues that is dealt with here, as France has, Britain has and so forth and so forth.  I am not sure about what is right or wrong on this and I will have to do some more studying. The Muslims comprise around 27% of the worlds total populace and that is a huge amount of people. I just know a few Muslims and they are good people, just like there are good Jews, good Russians, good Americans, good blacks, good gays and good everyone on the planet. Definable more good than bad, it is just a shame that we have to do anything such as rounding up any people…

Why can’t we all just get along and live in peace and harmony?

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