June 5, 2016 marked the beginning of the month of Ramadan, the Islamic holiday is observed worldwide as a month of fasting. Followers of the Qur’an fast during the day, then eat at night, for a whole month, to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran given to Muhammad. It is emphasized by leaders as a time of peace and forgiveness for all Islamists.
However, as the Religion of Peace website shows, Ramadan is one of the most deadly months of the year.
And, Ramadan is only half-way through. As of day 16 of the month, 938 people have been killed in 122 Islamic attacks.
The editors of the site write:
Muslims often insist that other religions are just as violent as theirs and that the bigger problem is ‘Islamophobia.’ We put that narrative to the test each Ramadan with a running count of ALL terror attacks, categorized by motive.”
They list “atrocities of the week” every week. Those that have occurred only over the last five days include:
- Four people stoned to death for committing adultery,
- Six killed by a suicide car bomber,
- ISIS RPG kills over 24 civilians,
- Motorcycle bomb kills 10 people at a market,
- Suicide bomber kills 14 people riding a bus,
- Bombing and assassination kills 8 people.
The Religion of Peace website “is a non-partisan, fact-based site that examines the ideological threat that Islam poses to human dignity and freedom.”
Its numerous resources evidence that Islam is anything but “peaceful.”