Hamburg Islamist to Stand Trial in Germany

Spiegel Online 29 February 2012
By Hubert Gude

In the beautiful new world of Ahmad Wali Sidiqi, there were no more bills to pay. Rent, electricity, even weddings -- the "baet-ul-mal," or people's treasury, paid for all of these things for him and


Open letter to violent Muslim protestors

The Chronicle 29 February 2012
By Abdullah Antepli

We witnessed another violent and tragic set of events in reaction to the most recent Quran burning scandal by NATO soldiers in Afghanistan and the dust has yet to settle. Violent protests continue in different parts of the country and several civilians have lost their lives. In our recent history, we have seen several similar violent Muslim reactions when some Muslims feel Westerners have insulted and attacked their sacred images or values. The tragic reactions to Salman Rushdie’s "The Satanic Verses,” an infamous Danish cartoon and its bloody consequences, an insignificant Florida pastor’s foolish but costly Quran burning show and more. This column is an honest and sincere call to the Muslims who took and have been taking part in these kinds of violent protests.


Council of state criticises amnesty plan for child refugees 29 February 2012

Draft legislation to give an automatic right to stay in the Netherlands to refugee children who have lived here for at least eight years is unnecessary, unfocused and unfair, according to the Council


Islamic Leader Praises Exemplary British Justice at Opening of New Mosque

Britain is among the safest places for people to worship freely and in peace, an Islamic leader has said at the opening of a new L900,000 mosque in Feltham, west London. His Holiness Hadhrat Mirza


Sweden: 30 Swedes on Jihad in Somalia

Islam in Europe 29 February 2012

Swedish newspaper DN reports that the Swedish security service Säpo is closely monitoring the situation in Sweden, now that the Somali al-Shabaab has officially joined al-Qaeda. About 30 Swedes


Norwegian prosecutor seeks prison term for Mullah Krekar

Al-Arabiya 29 February 2012

A Norwegian prosecutor called Tuesday for Mullah Krekar, the founder of radical Iraqi Kurdish Islamist group Ansar al-Islam, to be sentenced to five years in prison for issuing death threats against


Islamic group threatens WND 29 February 2012
By Bob Unruh

A man who says he represents the United Muslim Nations International organization has warned WND to "moderate” its reporting on issues involving Islam because of how Muslims may react. The warning


Sharia Law’s Day in Pennsylvania Court

Right Side News 29 February 2012
By Arnold Ahlert

Late last year, a group known as the Parading Atheists of Central Pennsylvania (PACP) won a court challenge to participate in the Millersville, PA community parade. While they were awaiting that event, they participated in a Halloween parade sponsored by the city of Mechanicsburg. Their method of expressing free speech is to dress up in costumes representing "zombie gods,” figures that have risen from the dead according to various religious believers. One of those figures was a "Zombie Pope.” Another was a "Zombie Mohammed,” who was almost immediately assaulted by a Muslim man attending the parade. What happened in court as a result of that incident was yet another assault — on the First Amendment.


Erykah Badu banned over Allah tattoo

Herald Sun 29 February 2012

AMERICAN singer Erykah Badu has had her Malaysian concert cancelled because of her "Allah" tattoo. Authorities scuppered the show yesterday after seeing a photo in which Badu sports body art


Wounded UK journalist is smuggled out of Syria

Herald Scotland 29 February 2012

BRITISH photographer Paul Conroy has escaped from the besieged Syrian city of Homs to Lebanon, his father Les confirmed yesterday. "We've just had word from Beirut," Mr Conroy Sr said. The


UN urges States and communities to help eradicate female genital mutilation

UN News Centre 29 February 2012

A senior United Nations official and the renowned singer-songwriter Angélique Kidjo today urged all UN Member States and communities to outlaw female genital mutilation (FGM) and raise awareness


Beirut Conference Calls on Turkey for Justice in Genocide

AINA (press release) 29 February 2012

ANTELIAS, Lebanon -- Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Chairman Ken Hachikian offered a broad vision of how the "Return of Churches" movement reflects and also materially reinforces the broader international movement to hold the Republic of Turkey responsible for a truthful, just, and comprehensive resolution of the Armenian Genocide.

Hackikian offered his remarks at the recently concluded three-day international conference in Beirut titled "The Armenian Genocide: From Recognition to Reparation," hosted by His Holiness, Vehapar Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, and organized by the Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia.


Anti-Islam group invades ‘Muslim Day’ at the Capitol

Florida Independent 29 February 2012
By Ashley Lopez

Tom Trento, head of anti-Islam group United West, is in Tallahassee today, where he plans to host a live stream to coincide with events taking place during "Muslim Day” at the Capitol. On Tuesday


Uganda: Expedite Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Cases - Judge 29 February 2012
By Moses Akena

Gulu — Gulu Resident Judge Wilson Musene has urged magistrates to expedite sexual and gender-based violence cases before their courts. Speaking during a workshop in Gulu Town last week, Justice


Ground Zero mosque owner selling a property

Crain's New York Business 29 February 2012
By Theresa Agovino

Sharif El-Gamal, who hopes to construct a community center with a mosque near the World Trade Center site, is trying to sell a building. But those who oppose his plans may be disappointed to find out


China signs deal for mega Algeria mosque

Sky News Australia 29 February 2012

Algeria signed a deal with a Chinese construction giant on Tuesday for the building of a vast new one billion euro mosque that is expected to be the third largest in the world. Religious Affairs


Erykah Badu Concert Cancelled In Malaysia, Singer Banned For Allah Tattoo 29 February 2012

Seems that Erykah Badu has gotten her scheduled concert in Malaysia cancelled allegedly over a tattoo of Allah on her back. Erykah Badu was scheduled to perform in Kuala Lumpur, the federal


Syria and Secularism Face the Forces of Islamic Sharia Law

AINA (press release) 29 February 2012
By Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker

The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, is hoping that "moderate forces" will try to find a solution whereby all sides sit down at the table and focus on recent political events in Syria. This is a far cry from statements coming out of Washington which are only focused on another Afghanistan, Kosovo, Iraq, Libya, and so forth.


Nigeria: Same Sex Marriage Is 'Sodomic' - Islamic Scholar 29 February 2012

Osogbo — An Islamic Scholar, Dr Miftahudeen Rauf, has described the practice of same sex marriage as "Sodomic" which carries great penalty before God. Rauf, a Lecturer at the Ladoke Akintola


Islamist elected speaker of Egypt's upper house

BBC News 29 February 2012

Egypt's upper house of parliament has chosen an Islamist as its speaker, consolidating the Muslim Brotherhood's control of the country's legislature. Ahmed Fahmi, a little-known member of the


Man arrested over mosque attack

ABC Sydney 29 February 2012

Newcastle police say a two-month long investigation combined with information from the community has led to a 25-year-old man being charged over an attack on a local mosque. Early last month


First They Came for the Firemen 28 February 2012
By Andrew Bostom

An utterly bone chilling example of self-destructive dhimmitude was described in The London Telegraph 2/26/12 by Investigations Editor Jason Lewis. The incident involved David S. Jones a military


Obama: Sharia Enforcer

FrontPage Magazine 28 February 2012
By Robert Spencer

Madness has overtaken Washington, and the world. Every day this past week has brought fresh reports of more people murdered in Afghanistan over the burning of some copies of the Qur’an at Bagram Airfield. In response, every day new apologies come from American officials. Barack Obama, Leon Panetta, the commander of NATO troops in Afghanistan, General John Allen, and others have all issued abject apologies to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, the "noble people of Afghanistan,” and everyone else in sight.


Stateless immigrants to be granted rights

The Copenhagen Post 28 February 2012

Immigration Service acknowledges they systematically registered many stateless immigrants as having citizenship, depriving them of their rights under UN conventions The Immigration Service has


Four Danish nationals booked under blasphemy law 28 February 2012
By Khalid Hurral

JHANG: Four Danish nationals have been booked under the blasphemy law in Jhang. According to the FIR No 133, logged with the Kotwali police station, Zahid Saeed Bhutta Advocate filed a petition in


Why Muslim Student Group Concerned the NYPD

the Algemeiner 28 February 2012
By Steven Emerson

The Muslim community expressed its outrage this week over a New York Police Department surveillance report from 2006 that the Associated Press reported on Monday. The report disclosed that the NYPD


Home Ministry summons The Star for offensive picture

theSundaily 28 February 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: The Home Ministry today summoned The Star newspaper to explain why a picture of a United States singer who had tattoos of 'Allah' in Arabic on both sides of her bare


Video: Robert Spencer and Michael Coren on jolly old dhimmi England

Jihad Watch 28 February 2012

I appeared on Michael Coren's SUN TV show tonight discussing some recent examples of English dhimmitude. Video courtesy Blazing Cat Fur.


Germany withdraws staff from Afghan ministries

The Local 28 February 2012

Germany said Sunday it had withdrawn 40 of its national and international staff from Afghan ministries after US members of NATO forces in Kabul were shot dead at the Afghan interior ministry."The


Turkey Walks Out

GalliaWatch 28 February 2012

From Yves Daoudal we learn that Turkey is in a snit, fortunately for Europe: According to Die Welt, the Turkish government announced to European authorities that it would suspend all official

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