The Oxford Union Debate on Whether Islam is a Peaceful Religion

oxford-unionShortly after the savage beheading on May 22, 2013 of a British soldier in London, the Oxford Union society held a debate on the motion: THIS HOUSE BELIEVES ISLAM IS A RELIGION OF PEACE. The motion was carried with a Yes vote of 286 against a No vote of 168.

Update Sep. 6, 2014: The videos I had originally posted here have since been made private. The following is the full debate. (H/T Muslim Issue where summaries of each speaker’s positions are given)

Published on Apr 25, 2014 by SSSurvivoRRR


Robert Spencer, perhaps one of the most adept at debating Islam, gives an excellent rebuttal to Mehdi Hasan’s speech here: Mehdi Hasan tries, fails to prove that Islam is a peaceful religion

Exposing the Palestinians’ Anna Baltzer