Painting of Muslim Men Sexually Enslaving White Women Triggers Outrage
(…) „The Muslim demand for, in the words of one historian, „white-complexioned blondes, with straight hair and blue eyes,“ traces back to the prophet of Islam, Muhammad, who enticed his followers to wage jihad against neighboring Byzantium by citing its blonde („yellow“) women awaiting them as potential concubines.
|For over a millennium, Islamic rulers coaxed their men to jihad on Europe by citing its fair women.|
For over a millennium afterwards, Islamic caliphates, emirates, and sultanates—of the Arab, Berber, Turkic, and Tatar variety—also coaxed their men to jihad on Europe by citing (and later sexually enslaving) its fair women. Accordingly, because the „Umayyads particularly valued blond or red-haired Franc or Galician women as sexual slaves,“ Dario Fernandez-Morera writes, „al-Andalus [Islamic Spain] became a center for the trade and distribution of slaves.“ “ (…)
Bei den muslimischen Sklavenjagden im Mittelmeer – zur See (Korsaren) – und an den Küsten wurden insgesamt geschätzt 1,5 Mio. Menschen verschleppt und versklavt. Diese Praxis endete erst gegen Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts, indem sie militärisch unterbunden wurde.
(…) „Painted in France in 1866 and titled „Slave Market,“ the painting „shows a black, apparently Muslim slave trader displaying a naked young woman with much lighter skin to a group of men for examination,“ probably in North Africa.“ (…)