July 21, 2016

Saudi Arabia issues fatwa against 'anti-Islamic' Pokemon GO for containing 'Israeli star', evolution

StaffRebel Columnist

Saudi Arabia is not only home to some of the most ridiculous human rights atrocities in the world, it's also anti-Pokemon.

A decade-and-half old fatwa against the franchise has been renewed, which claims the game is anti-Islamic.

Sheikh Saleh al-Fozan, a member of the kingdom's Council of Scholars, said Pokemon GO embodies traits which made the original games un-Islamic. Years ago the Pokemon Trading Card Game was considered haram because it contained gambling and featured forbidden imagery.

Another big issue is the fact Pokemon evolve.

“The theory of evolution is a main element. One of the most important things that makes man condemn this game is adopting the theory of evolution developed by Darwin,”the edict states. “This theory states that all species of organisms evolve and that the origin of man was an ape. Astonishingly, the children frequently use the word 'evolution' inside and outside the game. You can hear them saying that this creature contained in the card has evolved to another form.”

The original ban also took issue with “a six-pointed star that can be associated with Israel” and forms of the Christian cross.

Just yet another reason why no one would care if Saudi Arabia just disappeared.

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commented 2016-07-21 21:12:15 -0400
I have no idea what Pokemon is…but I believe I should “take issue” with the Crescent Moons you have prominent in your banner picture that “can be associated with” Islam! As well as the subliminal plug for Transcendental Meditation.
This is offensive to my somethingorother and I feel totally traumatized by the hate, you should be forced to remove them by the government – like, by a Human Rights Tribunal, which will cost me nothing to bring a claim, and likely reap me a financial reward in the process…for hurt feelings or something.
Oh, wait…I’m White and Christian and conservative and heterosexual, darn – I have absolutely NO victimhood entitlement points.
Islam is the offensive one and they have most of the entitlement points.
THEREBEL’s a great target – but the Kangaroo Court probably doesn’t want to tangle with Ezra again.
Oh well…
…I’m still offended and traumatized though, by the sharia-creep implicit in your display of those hateful Islamic symbols, the Crescent Moons!
commented 2016-07-21 20:43:29 -0400
Yes, but if Mohammed played Pokemon then it would be acceptable. You know, kosher.

Surely some Muslim scholar can figure out a way of putting a Pokemon into the hands of Mohammed? After all, they seem to be able to do much the same for everything else. There were no firearms, bombs, nuclear weapons, germ warfare, artillery, cars, trucks, radio, telephone, cellphones, computers, video, TV, airplanes, and a lot of inventions by Israel, and yet these are allowable. 3000 year old buildings must be blown up because, well, they were before Mohammed. Many modern inventions are not acceptable because, well, they didn’t exist at the time of Mohammed. So figure out a way to use Pokemon to kill and it will be acceptable.
commented 2016-07-21 19:10:54 -0400

HAVE YOU SEEN THERAPE FATWA” ? Watch this video… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSR176Ot-YA

HERE IS ANOTHER LINKhttp://www.raymondibrahim.com/2013/04/02/new-fatwa-permits-rape-of-non-sunni-women-in-syria/


Don’t be dumb. WHY RENT TO THE ISLAMICS? Why would any sane person rent out their basement apartment to people who have a religious duty to murder you and your family? DO NOT HIRE AN ISLAMIC BABY SITTER OR HOUSE KEEPER. IN RUSSIA, A MUSLIM BABY SITTER BEHEADED A 4 YEAR OLD CHRISTIAN GIRL. THE PARENTS ALLOWED THIS TO HAPPEN TO THEIR DAUGHTER BY ALLOWING AN ISLAMIC TO WATCH THEIR CHILD. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/moscow-child-beheading-first-picture-7466205 Here is the BBC story. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-35685981 DON’T BE LIKE THOSE LIBERAL FOOLS WHO TOOK IN SYRIAN ISLAMIC REFUGEES AND GOT RAPED.

LEARN MORE ON THE ISLAMIC THREAT AT http://www.barenakedislam.com/

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commented 2016-07-21 14:32:02 -0400
Since 9/11 – IN THE NAME OF ISLAM: 31,370 Attacks, 199,219 Killed, 279,650 Injured.
commented 2016-07-21 13:02:03 -0400
Saudi Arabia doesn’t like it? Then don’t buy it ❤️ FREEDOM / FREE SPEECH / LIBERTY are here to stay and they’re going to have to live with it ❤️ We WON’T submit to theirs or ANY FORM of Marxist way and THAT settles it 🔥❤️🔥❤️🔥❤️🔥❤️🔥❤️🔥❤️🔥❤️
commented 2016-07-21 12:17:49 -0400
Let the Arabs stay in the stone ages.
Let them fall so far behind in technology that they will have no hope to catch up.
Then once all there oil has been sucked down, and they are ruined. We can sit back and Watch their country self implode.