Gandhi And Bin Laden : An Influential Leader For The Independence Of India

1531 Words Apr 21st, 2016 7 Pages
Before we compare Gandhi and Bin Laden, it is important to know the preamble of who they are and what they fought for.Mahatma Gandhi is considered to be the most influential leader for the independence of India. He is widely known for his successful non-violent protests that legally showed civil disobedience against white British and Boer government officials. These officials were discriminating and segregation many Indian immigrants. Gandhi fought for Indian liberation against bills that suppressed Indians from voting in their own government, and many other injustices. He fought for equality in a corrupt system. In early college Life, Osama Bin Laden looked up to the radical pan-Islamist scholar Abdullah Azzam, who believed that Muslims should rise up as one islamic state and fight in jihad, or also known as the holy war. During this time, some Western ideology was starting to grow in the Middle East, and it was appalling for himself to watch. He believed that in order to protect the beliefs that the people of his country held so dearly, he would have to start up a radical pan- Islamic group to commit acts of symbolic terrorism to defend of Western propaganda. Later on down the line, his group Al-Qaeda, committed the biggest act of terrorism in the country by hijacking two commercial airplanes and flying them into the World Trade Centers in New York. Between Gandhi and Bin Laden, there are some comparisons and contrasts that can be made about economics, religious views,…

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