Why Twitter didn’t delete anti-Muslim tweets

Ivana Kottasová, reporting for CNN:

The anti-Muslim videos were first posted by Jayda Fransen, deputy leader of the far-right party Britain First. They depict violent assaults and the destruction of a statue of the Virgin Mary.

They also appear to violate the terms of use published by Twitter. It warns users: “You may not promote violence against, threaten, or harass other people on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religious affiliation, age, disability, or serious disease.”

Asked why the original tweets have not been deleted, a Twitter spokesperson said:

“To help ensure people have an opportunity to see every side of an issue, there may be the rare occasion when we allow controversial content or behavior which may otherwise violate our rules to remain on our service because we believe there is a legitimate public interest in its availability.”

Translating the above PR jargon into English – Twitter are scared of losing Trump from their platform.

What is the ‘jihad’ against Trump?

Linda Sarsour asked people to join a ‘jihad’ against the US President Trump. She started by saying that when the Holy Prophet (s) was asked what is the greatest jihad, he responded by saying “It is to speak the truth in front of an unjust ruler”.

However, the right wing extremists have started a campaign saying that she is asking for a violent uprising against Mr Trump. Sadly, most non-Ahmadi friends do believe that jihad is a violent struggle but in response, much to our delight, have adopted that interpretation of jihad by the Holy Prophet (s) and espoused by Ahmadis.

Does Islam Hate America?

In his interview with CNN Mr Trump tells the audience that ‘Islam hates them’. When asked is it the religion of Islam that teaches hatred, he did not answer.

So what is the truth? Does Islam hate America? Is Donald Trump right? Let us see what the Holy Quran has to say on the subject.

If you are not able to watch the video above due to bandwidth or restrictions etc then please enjoy the podcast of the speech below;