Trouble in paradise: Maldives and Islamic extremism

As Shambala people posted here a couple of days ago, there has already been strong indicators that the Maldives are now another Islamic dung-heap. Here is another report on the smashing of the museum and various artifacts within it.

From Google News

h/t Tundra T


By Amal Jayasinghe (AFP) – 14 hours ago

MALE — At the Maldives’ National Museum, smashed Buddhist statues are testament to the rise of Islamic extremism and Taliban-style intolerance in a country famous as a laid-back holiday destination.

On Tuesday, as protesters backed by mutinous police toppled president Mohamed Nasheed, a handful of men stormed the Chinese-built museum and destroyed its display of priceless artefacts from the nation’s pre-Islamic era.

“They have effectively erased all evidence of our Buddhist past,” a senior museum official told AFP at the now shuttered building in the capital Male, asking not to be named out of fear for his own safety.

“We lost all our 12th century statues. They were made of coral stone and limestone. They are very brittle and there is no way we can restore them,” he explained.

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7 Replies to “Trouble in paradise: Maldives and Islamic extremism”

  1. Just imagine what would happen if muslims take over Europe: The Vatican, The Louvre, Versailles, the Rijksmuseum, etc… Merely thinking about it makes one feel dizzy.

  2. Yes, how dare a symbol of peace and tolerance exist in the presence of Islam!

    No wonder Muslims decided enough was enough. They couldn’t tolerate religious tolerance.

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