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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    White children in the US have been arrested for much less than this. Some as young as 5.

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    Why was it not on the news? Arrested for what? Were they allowed to call their parents or were they denied this as Ahmed was.
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    (Original post by queen-bee)
    Why was it not on the news? Arrested for what? Were they allowed to call their parents or were they denied this as Ahmed was.
    I agree that the whole thing was handled badly - they should have evacuated and investigated properly. However imagine if it had been a bomb - everybody would be saying "why didn't the teacher do anything" when he/she would be scared of being branded racist.

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    (Original post by queen-bee)
    Why was it not on the news? Arrested for what? Were they allowed to call their parents or were they denied this as Ahmed was.
    Because going on a twitter and SJW crusade for a white boy named John isn't as attractive for the pseudo activists on tumblr. I'd be shocked if stuff like that made the local paper, let alone national headlines.
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    (Original post by Musie Suzie)
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    And the police apparently questioned Ahmed without his parents present, which I think is illegal as he's a minor.
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    No, it's not illegal. Police officers can talk to children, but they are not required to answer and can ask for their parents or for a lawyer to be present.
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    (Original post by queen-bee)
    Why was it not on the news? Arrested for what? Were they allowed to call their parents or were they denied this as Ahmed was.
    It was in the news, but not international news.

    http://thefreethoughtproject.com/aut...hool-outburst/

    http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2015/0...middle-school/

    http://www.hispanicallyspeakingnews....perfume/13250/

    http://www.cbsnews.com/news/student-...awsuit-claims/

    http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/articl...op-2384518.php

    http://www.thesmokinggun.com/buster/...ol-kiss-657831

    http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/201...st-6-year-old/

    To name but a few.
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    (Original post by queen-bee)
    Exactly my point.
    Why do you automatically assume prejudice?

    Why don't you vehemently chastise Islamic extremists and the terrorist attrocities they commit together with the threat they represent, as changing the way people react to what is a real and present danger?

    Stop playing the victim, it's just so sad and very misguided.
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    (Original post by uberteknik)
    Why do you automatically assume prejudice?

    Why don't you vehemently chastise Islamic extremists and the terrorist attrocities they commit together with the threat they represent, as changing the way people react to what is a real and present danger?

    Stop playing the victim, it's just so sad and very misguided.
    So this little boy presents danger does he? Or is it just because he's black and Muslim and they just decided to treat him bad and not allowed a single phone call to his parents. If it was John I'm sure they'd allow him to call his parents
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    (Original post by queen-bee)
    So this little boy presents danger does he? Or is it just because he's black and Muslim and they just decided to treat him bad and not allowed a single phone call to his parents. If it was John I'm sure they'd allow him to call his parents
    Still you refuse to acknowledge how the Islamic terrorists are fundamentally causing the way civil liberty is systematically eroding. Ahmed is a victim of their actions more than anything.

    The kid has not been harmed but it does send out a clear message to not pull stupid schoolboy pranks by bringing a 'stereotypical' idea of a suitcase bomb into a public arena. Ahmed has not done so badly with invitations from Presidents and no doubt a soon to be publicised scholarship to MIT.
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    (Original post by uberteknik)
    Still you refuse to acknowledge how the Islamic terrorists are fundamentally causing the way civil liberty is systematically eroding. Ahmed is a victim of their actions more than anything.

    The kid has not been harmed but it does send out a clear message to not pull stupid schoolboy pranks by bringing a 'stereotypical' idea of a suitcase bomb into a public arena. Ahmed has not done so badly with invitations from Presidents and no doubt a soon to be publicised scholarship to MIT.
    Schoolboy pranks?! He had good intentions. Do you think he woke up and set let me take this bomb looking device into school so I can receive media attention? He wanted to show t to his teacher. Stop making him out to be a criminal just because he happens to be an ethnic minority kid
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    (Original post by queen-bee)
    Schoolboy pranks?! He had good intentions. Do you think he woke up and set let me take this bomb looking device into school so I can receive media attention? He wanted to show t to his teacher. Stop making him out to be a criminal just because he happens to be an ethnic minority kid
    Lets give him the benefit of the doubt, an apology from the President and the money his family receive from the international media coverage.

    So let's get back to the real issue of Islamic extremism. Would you not say they are as much to blame as the endemic racial prejudice in the US?
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    For those who are interested in Ahmed's "invention".

    http://blogs.artvoice.com/techvoice/...and-ourselves/
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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    For those who are interested in Ahmed's "invention".

    http://blogs.artvoice.com/techvoice/...and-ourselves/
    Oh my.. >.< I'm not sure if I should be laughing rn. :rofl: Whaa..I'm just pretty speechless tbh. Thanks ever so much for sharing that, it was a mind blowing read and also v interesting. ^-^

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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    For those who are interested in Ahmed's "invention".

    http://blogs.artvoice.com/techvoice/...and-ourselves/
    Can't say I'm shocked. The way the SJW crusaders and the media have jumped on this, you might as well think he invented a cold fusion reactor.
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    (Original post by Fango_Jett)
    Can't say I'm shocked. The way the SJW crusaders and the media have jumped on this, you might as well think he invented a cold fusion reactor.
    He is definitely MIT material with this amazing invention.
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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    For those who are interested in Ahmed's "invention".

    http://blogs.artvoice.com/techvoice/...and-ourselves/
    Precisely, the article refers to his video interview in which he stated he did not want to appear 'suspicious' so he tied the case with wire. This immediately raises the suspicion that he knew what he was doing by taking the clock into school. His alibi was already prepared in case it was 'mistaken' for a bomb.

    Innocent my ass.

    Very telling that Queen Bee choses to ignore my direct questions re Islamic extremism. Closet Daesh sympathiser methinks.
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    (Original post by uberteknik)
    Precisely, the article refers to his video interview in which he stated he did not want to appear 'suspicious' so he tied the case with wire. This immediately raises the suspicion that he knew what he was doing by taking the clock into school. His alibi was already prepared in case it was 'mistaken' for a bomb.

    Innocent my ass.

    Very telling that Queen Bee choses to ignore my direct questions re Islamic extremism. Closet Daesh sympathiser methinks.
    As soon as you have proved her wrong she just stops replying to you. She has done it a few times in this thread.
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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    He is definitely MIT material with this amazing invention.
    Truly. We might as well have all personally stolen his 3 Nobel Prizes from his cold dead hands with chants of "White power!" from our American flag draped pickup truck (Donald Trump sticker included) if we follow the crusader's lines of reasoning.
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    (Original post by gijops)
    Really? do you need to be reminded of all the horrific deaths from the hands of Muslim terrorists?

    Now I'm not saying that all Muslims are terrorists, but all terrorists are Muslims, and they've made a REALLY bad track record for themselves over the past hundred years so It's better to be safe than sorry
    You do know Islam isn't the only religion to be used in the name of terrorism? Religion doesn't even have to be a factor in an act of terrorism, it's basic definition is an act of violence committed with a political motive. Guy Fawkes is one example of that.


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    There isn't really any difference between a digital clock circuit and a terrorist bomb timer.

    e.g. The IRA bomb that nearly killed Margaret Thatcher in Brighton was triggered by a clock circuit out of a VCR
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    (Original post by Namandi)
    LOL. There's already a thread about this.

    Why is it disgusting that it was mistaken for a bomb?

    USA doesn't mess around with security. That is common knowledge.

    Once they suspect something could be a threat, they act accordingly.

    Even if it is something as small as a pencil case or in this case, a handmade clock, they act accordingly.

    Are they paranoid? Perhaps

    Would they rather be paranoid than have parents mourning the lives of their children? Definitely
    I suppose the accusation is that, if the boy hadn't been Muslim, it wouldn't have even occurred to them that it might be a bomb.

    American society has come to associate Muslims with bombs despite the fact that in reality, it is Americans that use bombs against Muslims and Muslim countries far more frequently than vice-versa.
 
 
 
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