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Muslims Vandalize Hindu Temple, Throw Stones at Idol

Besides removing supposed temptations to idolatry, Islamic jihadists want to destroy the revered objects of non-Muslim civilizations because doing so testifies to the truth of Islam, as the Qur’an suggests that the destroyed remnants of ancient non-Muslim civilizations are a sign of Allah’s punishment of those who rejected his truth:

Many were the ways of life that have passed away before you: travel through the earth, and see what was the end of those who rejected truth. (Qur’an 3:137)

This is one of the foundations of the Islamic idea that pre-Islamic civilizations, and non-Islamic civilizations, are all jahiliyya — the society of unbelievers, which is worthless. The ruined objects bear witness to the judgment of Allah.

“Hindu Temple Attacked in Karachi,” by Marco Respinti, Bitter Winter, June 16, 2022:

On June 8, five men on motorcycles arrived in the evening at the Korangi Hindu temple in Karachi, Pakistan. They entered, found two workers who were painting the walls, and asked whether the pundit taking care of the temple was around.

When the workers answered in the negative, the men started smashing offering bowls and throwing stones at an idol, breaking it in several places. They threatening the workers that if they would report them to the police, they will come back and punish them, and left….

Local journalists expressed their outrage. Sectarian attacks against religious minorities are a daily occurrence in Pakistan. They would not continue if the radical Muslims who perpetrate them would not benefit from a certain tolerance by the authorities….

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