Not anti-semitic to oppose Zionism, but it is "Islamphobic" to oppose Jihad?

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How does that make sense? Zionism is pretty bad, however it is a billion times better than Jihad (Palestine)
However my main point is not about Israel and Palestine, but about cultural Jihad in the West.
For example, Tommy Robinson, Geert Wilders and others are "Islamphobic" for opposing terrorism, FGM, child marriage, sharia law courts, rape gangs, the burqa, quran text that supports all of the above (apart from the burqa) and so on. However people like Corbyn or Galloway aren't Anti-semitic for opposing Zionism?
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It's not islamophobic to oppose jihad, noting that jihad is a very broad term, and I'm using the extreme definition here, e.g. ISIS, suicide bombers, terrorism in general. Jihad can also be a more mild term, where being nice to non-Muslims can be viewed as jihad, studying harder can also be viewed as jihad.

What is islamophobic is conflating jihad with Islam. The latter is a religion that can be interpreted in any way you want, there are LGBT Muslims, there are Muslims who drink alcohol and eat pork, they are equally valid as any other Muslim.

By saying that Islam is inherently barbaric, then you are contributing to its non-intrinsic backwardness. The only way to move from the classical barbaric Islam practiced in the Arab world and Asia is to support and enable Muslims in the west who are taking a stance against cultural oppression and liberating Islam from the monopoly these countries have on it.



Also, note that the Quran does not support FGM, and it does arguably support the burqa, depending on how you interpret it (the key to my argument).
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It's not islamophobic to oppose jihad, noting that jihad is a very broad term, and I'm using the extreme definition here, e.g. ISIS, suicide bombers, terrorism in general. Jihad can also be a more mild term, where being nice to non-Muslims can be viewed as jihad, studying harder can also be viewed as jihad.

What is islamophobic is conflating jihad with Islam. The latter is a religion that can be interpreted in any way you want, there are LGBT Muslims, there are Muslims who drink alcohol and eat pork, they are equally valid as any other Muslim.

By saying that Islam is inherently barbaric, then you are contributing to its non-intrinsic backwardness. The only way to move from the classical barbaric Islam practiced in the Arab world and Asia is to support and enable Muslims in the west who are taking a stance against cultural oppression and liberating Islam from the monopoly these countries have on it.



Also, note that the Quran does not support FGM, and it does arguably support the burqa, depending on how you interpret it (the key to my argument).
Jihad gets all their backwards views from the Quran, ie Islam. To be gay and be a Muslim is an oxymoron. Bin Laden practised the Quran better than Maajid Nawaz. Sorry I should of said most of those things are supported by the Quran.

Yeah nice idea however we did try that, no one mentioned Islam much until the last couple of decades. Yet we still have their backward practises in the Western world.
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What backward practises in the Western world?
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Can you read Arabic? Have you even read the Quran? Did you study Islam? Were you a Muslim?

The answer is probably no to all of the above.

Try to read more about the subject. Reading a few headlines and watching a couple of YouTube videos doesnt make you qualified to discuss this.
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