A post by Pat

Don’t have a dispute with a religious person (shhh! Muslim) if you’re standing in a line in Britain. Shamso Miah punched another bank customer twice when they argued over who was next in line. Miah wound up in court but the judge, Tony Blair’s wife, decided to suspend his prison sentence.

“You are a religious man and you know this is not acceptable behaviour.”

Miah went to the bank directly from a mosque.

An atheist group filed suit. I guess they would like to punch people once in awhile too.

Complaint after Cherie Booth spares religious man jail

Shamso Miah, 25, of Redbridge, east London, broke a man’s jaw following a row in a bank queue.

Sitting as a judge, Ms Booth – wife of former Prime Minister Tony Blair – said she would suspend his sentence on the basis of his religious belief.

The National Secular Society claims her attitude was discriminatory and unjust.

Inner London Crown Court heard that Miah, 25, of Redbridge, east London, went into a bank in East Ham and became embroiled in a dispute with Mohammed Furcan about who was next in the queue.

Miah – who had just been to a mosque – punched Mr Furcan inside the bank, and again outside the building.

The National Secular Society has complained to the Office for Judicial Complaints, suggesting that Mrs Blair acted in an unjust and discriminatory way, and suggesting that she might have treated a non-religious person less leniently.

She might have treated people of other religions less leniently too. What do you think?

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  1. trevy says:

    Had an arguement with a muslim? He’s lucky all that happened is he was punched out!

    As a Christian, what would have happened to me ?

  2. bjohnson73 says:

    The atheists definately have a point on this one. No judge should be making decisions based on someone’s religion, it amounts to government sanctioning of religion. Besides, obviously this guy wasn’t too devout in his religion if he punched someone out. Or maybe he was- considering the religion in question and its followers’ propensity for violence. In any event, hitting someone so hard that their jaw is broken is definately grounds for jail time. This is however a good example of what happens when you allow Islamofacists to take over your country. France and Britain are pretty close to becoming Islamic States-I hope it’s not too late to turn it around.

  3. Maynard says:

    Practitioners of ordinary religions shouldn’t have a “get out of jail free” card. But in light of Islam’s pristine reputation, how can anyone doubt that justice will be served by merely appealing to the erring Muslim’s better nature? Anyone that questions the moral supremacy of Islam should consider: When you hear the phrase “the religion of peace”, you know instantly which faith is being referenced. I rest my case.

  4. echosierra says:

    And they whine about their portrayal in the Western media. They are their own, biggest negative advertisements.

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