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Saudi destroys Buddha statues in Japan and gets arrested: Japan news

Ahram Online, Wednesday 11 Jun 2014
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Snapshot from ANN Japan TV Buddha statues after being destroyed by Saudi citizen in a temple in Tokyo 11 June 2014.
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ANN news television network in Japan reported on Wednesday that a Saudi man destroyed three 300-year-old Buddha statues in Senso-Ji temple in Tokyo.

Senso-Ji templeis a Buddhist temple located in Asakusa, Taito, and Tokyo. And the temple is considered Tokyo's oldest temple, and one of its most significant.

The Saudi citizen, who was arrested by Tokyo Police department, is currently being investigated for reasons behind his action.

The incident caught the attention of moderate Muslims, and therefore a hash tag was trending on twitter #saudi-destroyed-statues-in-Japan, Saudis condemned the actions of the Saudi citizen, saying he should respect others' beliefs and religions.

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sany
11-08-2014 04:56pm
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so sad
He should be punished in islamic way. Behead him with samurai sword.
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Aham
07-07-2014 07:04am
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Islam, way of living in a barbaric way
Islam was never a religion of peace! Can anyone name a country where islam is not spread without bloodshed and force ??
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Raj.
17-06-2014 08:04pm
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Do people really know their own faith ?
criticizing others faith has become today's religion.This is what happens when pure teachings falls in the hands of pervert preacher.
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Ban
16-06-2014 08:43pm
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Well don Tokyo police
As a Mid Easterner who CHOSE to live in the west, I say bravo to the Tokyo police. The fact is that this violence and bullying is now very much a part of the entitled attitude of many Muslims who have chosen to adhere to radicalism. And though Westerners are bending over backwards to accommodate this thuggery and threat, other countries and peoples do see it clearly for what it is and stand up to it. I commend the Japanese for their very clear understanding of this issue and addressing it in the way it MUST be addressed.
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James
16-06-2014 06:56pm
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like for like
The saudi medival "government" would seriously mutilate or behead anyone who descrated their "monuments" about time someone did this to one of their "untouchable" citizens?
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Sarutobi
15-06-2014 05:21am
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Revoke His Visa
Revoke his visa and send him packing home. That's what the Taliban did in Afghanistan.
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Tim Riches
13-06-2014 09:44pm
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Moderates are the problem.
Again the moderate is the problem. They imagine the pathway to peace will be paved once we have all learned to respect the unjustified beliefs of others. Moderates, in their effort to ensure faith itself is a respected enterprise, are one of the primary forces driving us all toward the abyss. Smash all the statues you want to, but know that your house is also built upon the sand.
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A T
22-06-2014 03:29pm
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Insult is the Problem
If you remove religion and he simply destroyed very old art then he should be imprisoned and or beaten. That your alternative belief.
AT
22-06-2014 03:28pm
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Insulting People is the Problem, Including Insulting Religions
If you remove religion and he simply destroyed very old art then he should be imprisoned and or beaten.That is what happens when you remove religion. You create your own. In this case, yours doesn't protect the people, deal with the truth, or organize/align any kind of higher thought for one's actions.
Religion is the problem
17-06-2014 04:53am
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Religion is the problem
Quite the opposite, in fact. The fairy tale that is religion is the problem. If you remove that from the equation - then he just destroyed a 300 year old piece of art.
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a Jap
13-06-2014 09:17pm
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terrorism
that saudi man must be an islamist but japan doesn't give him a death penalty. because japan imports oil from saudi.
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a Jap
13-06-2014 09:17pm
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that saudi man must be an islamist but japan doesn't give him a death penalty. because japan imports oil from saudi.
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Sherpa
13-06-2014 06:25pm
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Derka derka derka
Now imagine what would've happened if a Buddhist damaged the magical Muslim cube in Mekka... Such a peaceful bunch, that Religion of Peace!
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22-06-2014 03:30pm
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Enlightenment over Religion
Exactly, they would've beheaded the buddhist and claimed it proved them right. Barbaric and illogical. Religion is largely distracting, although Buddhism seems to enlighten.
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