While Mr. David Cameron, the British PM was enjoying his second day of a sunny holiday in Ibiza, the exotic Spanish island, London was also enjoying a warm Bank Holiday Monday. Yet, the political climate is not as calm or enjoyable, mainly with regards to the aftermath of last Wednesday’s savage killing of British soldier Lee Rigby, near an army barracks, in broad day light.
Many words have since been said and written that condemned the vicious crime, correctly so. Many prayers have been cited for the comfort of the lost soul, his family and loved ones, rightly so. The south east London suburb, Woolwich, used to be a very normal district, going on with its everyday life, or was it?
A sharp wakeup call
If Muslim institutions in the Muslim world have been up to the job of standing up to extremism, surely the danger would be lessBakir Oweida