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May 6th, 2013
03:48 PM ET

Imam doesn't want Tsarnaev 's body

(CNN)–Ibrahim Rahim, the Imam of Yusuf Mosque in Massachusetts, says Tsarnaev doesn't deserve to be buried in a holy place.

- CNN Belief Blog

Filed under: Belief • Islam

soundoff (103 Responses)
  1. Rob S

    Vengeance against a corpse? How silly is that. Like taking vengeance out on his shoes. Cremate and bury it in the paupers section, if need be. I'm pretty sure NYC could afford it, and it would show some class.

    May 25, 2013 at 3:21 pm |
    • Thank you

      Common sense in a CNN post...at long last! Vengence on a cadaver is just stupidity. Unfortunately some of humanity wouldn't mind burning the perpetrators shoes and socks publicly to serve as an example. ((eye roll))

      May 27, 2013 at 2:44 pm |
  2. kethy1256

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    May 11, 2013 at 8:44 am |
  3. hippypoet

    you're looking for a great site to chat religion on... check out Poetic Atheism on facebook

    May 11, 2013 at 12:30 am |
  4. STFU

    I bet the pig's body is sitting on the ocean floor, but government claims, some unknown guy picked it up and buried it in some undisclosed location, ha ha ha, one more Government lie to please low IQ people.

    May 9, 2013 at 7:07 pm |
    • Hepcat

      I would have had divers ready to catch the sinking body if they wanted to keep it secretly, but that is just gross.

      May 10, 2013 at 4:13 am |
    • blatant troll

      It's going to be in the special sauce at MacDonalds

      May 10, 2013 at 8:54 pm |
  5. Science

    For all creationists and ID believers...............IT only takes minutes to figure IT out. No fairy in the sky needed !

    New Device Can Extract Human DNA With Full Genetic Data in Minutes

    May 6, 2013 — Take a swab of saliva from your mouth and within minutes your DNA could be ready for analysis and genome sequencing with the help of a new device.

    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130506132100.htm

    May 9, 2013 at 8:45 am |
  6. YUCK!!!

    In an effort for revenge, humanity in all of its wisdom and glory now seeks to punish a cadaver.

    May 9, 2013 at 5:39 am |
    • Whoop

      Not me. That piece of trash just needs to be removed. Its a health and safety hazard. There is no need to let it hang around.

      May 9, 2013 at 8:14 am |
  7. Jewel of Allah

    Allah, all praise be unto Him, actually has both male and female genitalia (how could it be otherwise?). Ibrahim knew this and was ashamed of Allah, all praise be unto Him, and began the lie that so many believe today that Allah, all praise be unto Him, is somehow male. Nothing of the sort! Self-copulation, practiced by those truly who proclaim the greatness of Allah, all praise be unto Him, has always been the right and good practice of all who have been faithful to Him from the beginning. All should pray fervently that the sons of Ibrahim should turn away from Ibrahim's lie and self-copulate to the glory of Allah, all praise be unto Him.

    May 8, 2013 at 10:03 pm |
    • STFU

      what the F decaying body of the Boston bomber has to do with some TRANSVESTlTE ?

      May 8, 2013 at 11:23 pm |
    • A little honesty

      As much as I appreciate the idea of an ambiguously gendered diety (and I do appreciate it it makes me smile), accepting any diety just might interfere with my ability to feel superior to others on the internet.

      May 9, 2013 at 5:49 am |
  8. Ken Colwell

    Bring him to Canada...As a Christian, I would bury him out of respect... What would Jesus Christ do, I would do. Simple.

    May 8, 2013 at 9:38 pm |
    • They just crazy

      HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA!!!!
      What would Jesus do? He would tell you to ignore the dead bodies and follow him to the nearest gay brothel, where they have the extra fluffeh towels and special foot massages in the sauna, what else?
      There is nothing in the OT or NT that indicates Jesus would have helped bury a dead body. Just the opposite, in fact. LOL

      May 9, 2013 at 2:49 am |
    • A little honesty

      Crazy..just because we don't believe in gods does that mean we have to be an abosolute tool to all of their followers? Keep your hate I've had enough of it.

      May 9, 2013 at 5:53 am |
    • Whoop

      As a rational person, I would bury him in the local landfill for health and safety reasons. There it is!

      May 9, 2013 at 8:13 am |
    • Scott C

      The fictional character Jesus actually would drop him in the landfill. (2 Kgs. 23:10; Jer. 7:31). The bodies of the dead will become “food for the birds of the air, and for the beasts of the earth, and none will frighten them away”. This referring to the land of Hinnom (a dumping ground for trash and human waste). Later translated into the Anglo-Saxson word "Hell". So, according to this work of ancient fiction you'd be right.

      May 11, 2013 at 10:43 am |
  9. Sam Yaza

    wow all of this hate full comments,.. you wouldn't want some one treating your mothers body that way, even if she did something monstrous.

    except for the atheist who still don't care

    May 8, 2013 at 8:17 pm |
    • A little honesty

      I don't believe in gods, Sam. But unlike the other monsters on this website I do, actually care.

      May 9, 2013 at 5:55 am |
    • Whoop

      No, Sam, your mother's body would not fit in a landfill, so other arrangements would have to be made for health reasons.

      May 9, 2013 at 8:15 am |
    • Free thinking vs thinking freely

      Congratulations Whoop...you have managed to free yourself of many concepts...class, honor and tact being among them.

      May 15, 2013 at 6:57 am |
  10. Science

    Did you forget this one Bill................... about the angels ?

    And NO ANGELS then old pope KICKED them in OFF the TEAM last year !

    From Soup to Cells—the Origin of Life

    http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evosite/evo101/IIE2aOriginoflife.shtml

    Pope's book on Jesus challenges Christmas traditions

    By Laura Smith-Spark, CNN

    updated 10:56 AM EST, Fri November 23, 2012

    http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/22/world/europe/vatican-pope-jesus-book/index.html?iref=allsearch

    May 8, 2013 at 5:01 pm | Report abuse |

    Science

    All these years Bill and there are suppose to be angels.......................then poof go the angels according to the old pope;.......

    where are the morals there Bill ?

    May 8, 2013 at 5:38 pm | Report abuse |

    Science

    Or is that to simple for you Bill ?

    May 8, 2013 at 6:53 pm | Report abuse |

    May 8, 2013 at 7:43 pm |
  11. Anna

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oY9qx5OuKGY&w=640&h=390]

    May 8, 2013 at 7:28 pm |
  12. Mohammad

    let younger brother eat the body.

    May 8, 2013 at 6:34 pm |
  13. Heimdall222

    No place to bury Tsarnaev?

    The simple solution is - cremate the body. As for the ashes, flushhhhhh....

    May 8, 2013 at 1:46 pm |
  14. Reality

    His body should be put on the next garbage barge and then dumped into the ocean as shark food.

    May 8, 2013 at 10:19 am |
    • EnjaySea

      That's far too expensive. A cheaper solution would be to grind his body up and use it as dog food.

      May 8, 2013 at 12:55 pm |
    • Reality

      Sounds like a plan. Hopefully the dogs' shi-t will be shipped to Mecca.

      May 8, 2013 at 3:16 pm |
  15. Science

    Update :

    See for yourself below.................The fairy in the sky did NOT create us !!!

    From Soup to Cells—the Origin of Life

    http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evosite/evo101/IIE2aOriginoflife.shtml

    Monkey Math: Baboons Show Brain's Ability to Understand Numbers ..........E = mc2..............(U-Pb) numbers do not lie !

    May 3, 2013 — Opposing thumbs, expressive faces, complex social systems: it's hard to miss the similarities between apes and humans. Now a new study with a troop of zoo baboons and lots of peanuts shows that a less obvious trait – the ability to understand numbers – also is shared by humans and their primate cousins.

    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130503132719.htm

    OR.........take a ride on a DINO.

    Fossil records are better to read than the nasty bible..................no god(s) required !

    Oldest? New 'Bone-Head' Dinosaur Hints at Higher Diversity of Small Dinosaurs

    May 7, 2013 — Scientists have named a new species of bone-headed dinosaur (pachycephalosaur) from Alberta, Canada. Acrotholus audeti (Ack-RHO-tho-LUS) was identified from both recently discovered and historically collected fossils. Approximately six feet long and weighing about 40 kilograms in life, the newly identified plant-eating dinosaur represents the oldest bone-headed dinosaur in North America, and possibly the world.

    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130507124800.htm

    The Science Guy takes on creationism

    CNN|Added on November 24, 2012

    http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/11/24/intv-nye-creationism.cnn

    May 8, 2013 at 8:53 am |
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