Definition of Multiculturalism

Citizen Warrior 20 February 2012

MULTICULTURALISM is a philosophy that appreciates ethnic diversity within a society and that encourages people to learn from the contributions of those of diverse ethnic backgrounds.

There is nothing wrong with multiculturalism. In fact, it's wonderful. It makes the world a better place. It enriches everybody. But wholesale, indiscriminate, across-the-board, reckless multiculturalism is incomplete. It is missing one simple distinction, and that makes it blind.


The Genocide of the Ottoman Greeks: a New Book Announcement 20 February 2012

The recent vote against the denial of the Armenian Genocide held by the French Parliament, and the discussion to recognize the same event by the Israeli Knesset, brings to the fore the issue of the


Morocco bans Spanish paper 20 February 2012

Morocco has banned the distribution of Thursday's edition of Spain's influential El Pais, as a cartoon published by the newspaper allegedly tarnished King Mohammed VI's name, an official


Shabaab suicide bombers to launch series of attacks in time with David Cameron conference 20 February 2012
By Mike Pflanz

The warning, from senior al-Shabaab leaders and repeated on the militants' Twitter page, came after seven Somali officers were injured when a car-bomb exploded at a police station in Mogadishu, the


The People of Blood and Jihad

FrontPage Magazine 20 February 2012
By Bruce Thornton

Thirty years ago, after Jimmy Carter’s disastrous attempt to rescue the embassy hostages in Iran, the Ayatollah Khomeini warned, "Carter still has not comprehended what kind of people he is facing and what school of thought he is playing with. Our people is the people of blood and our school is the school of Jihad.” Despite the graphic proof of Khomeini’s words in the carnage of 9/11, many in the media, politics, and foreign policy establishment still refuse to comprehend the enemy we are facing.


Islam Detoxification

American Thinker 20 February 2012
By Amil Imani

Detoxification is the physiological or psychological removal of toxic substances from a living organism. "Toxic Islam" is a type of dependence inducing "potion." In the same way that, let us say,


Swedish docs in circumcision protest

The Local 20 February 2012

Circumcision of young boys for religious and non-medical reasons ought to be banned in Sweden, urged the Swedish Paediatric Society (Svenska barnläkarföreningen, BLF).In a statement submitted to the


Muslim prisoners issue rallying call from behind bars 20 February 2012
By Duncan Gardham was set up by Abdul Muhid, a convicted terrorist and former member of the banned group al-Muhajiroun. He claims that he wants to give support to those who may feel "forgotten”


Young Muslim criminals reoffend less often

The Local 20 February 2012

Muslim young offenders are much less likely to reoffend once released from prison than their Christian cellmates, a study from western Germany shows.Scientists analysed data on 400 male criminals


Thousands to stage rally in Istanbul commemorating Khojaly massacre

Today's Zaman 20 February 2012

Tens of thousands of Azerbaijanis along with Turks are preparing to stage a large rally in downtown Istanbul next week to remember what they call "one of the most brutal massacres” in modern history.

Thousands will chant "Justice for Khojaly” in memory of hundreds of men, women and children who were brutally killed or tortured to death on a single, cold February night two decades ago.


British Muslims 'recruited to fight for Al Qaeda in Somalia'

TODAYonline 20 February 2012

LONDON - Dozens of radicalised British Muslims are being trained by militant Islamists to fight in a "holy war" for Al Shabaab, the Al Qaeda-inspired Somali terrorist group, it has


'Website helped UK terrorists communicate' 20 February 2012

London: An Islamist website has spent months publishing letters written by Muslim extremists jailed for serious terror offenses, a British newspaper reported today. The Sunday Times says the


"Swiss umma” project takes shape

swissinfo 20 February 2012
By Simon Bradley

An initiative to create a democratically elected body representing Switzerland’s 400,000 Muslims, a so-called "Swiss umma”, is steadily gaining ground.

The organisers say the parliament could be up and running by next year. But certain critics question whether the Muslim body will see the light of day or actually makes sense.


Jailed journalists a sign of declining press freedom in Turkey 20 February 2012
By J. Michael Kennedy

One ofTurkey's best known publishers and human rights activists is sitting in prison — again — waiting for a court case that appears to be at a virtual standstill. He is far from alone. Ragip


How Islamists hijacked the Arab Spring

ABC Sydney 20 February 2012
By John Bradley

British author and former foreign correspondent John Bradley warns that the Arab Spring has been hijacked by dangerous extremists. Eleanor Hall: The World Today


NYPD monitored Muslim students all over Northeast 20 February 2012

NEW YORK — The New York Police Department monitored Muslim college students far more broadly than previously known, at schools far beyond the city limits, including the elite Ivy League colleges


A New Year of ‘Dhimmitude’ for Egypt’s Copts

FrontPage Magazine 20 February 2012
By Raymond Ibrahim

The following article was first published by the Stonegate Institute.

For Egypt’s Christian Copts, the New Year began with threats that their churches would be attacked during Christmas mass (celebrated on January 7).  Because many were eyeing the situation—several Coptic churches were previously attacked, including last Christmas (eight dead) and New Year’s day (23 dead), not to mention ominous harbingers around the world, such as the Nigerian Christmas day church bombings (40 dead) —the Muslim Brotherhood proclaimed it would "protect” the Copts during their church services.  Happily, Coptic Christmas came and went without incident.


Indonesia: Attacks on religious minorities remain largely unchallenged by justice institutions

Asian Human Righs Commision 20 February 2012

A written statement submitted by the Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC), a non-governmental organisation with general consultative status The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) has noted with


Marine Le Pen aims to put bite on Nicolas Sarkozy with halal meat claim

The Guardian 20 February 2012

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen switched her presidential campaign back to immigration on Sunday, by claiming all meat in Paris was halal, as she tried to head off President Nicolas Sarkozy's


Hizb-ut Tahrir organise march to support the uprising in Syria 20 February 2012

Thousands of people turned out in Central London to support the uprising in Syria. The demonstrators gathered at Paddington Green before setting off down Edgware Road in the heart of the Arab


• Schachtschneider for President!

EuropeNews 19 February 2012
Henrik R. Clausen

Schachtschneider for President! At EuroKonferenz II in Berlin, February 18th , professor Karl Albrecht Schachtschneider held a lecture about the euro as a danger for democracy. Professor Schachtschneider, know for challenging the constitutionality of EU-related legislation, was then asked if he would be a candidate for president of Germany, which he accepted.


Video: VU university cancels Islam debate 17 February 2012

Amsterdam's VU University has cancelled a symposium due to be attended by a controversial British-Palestinian Islamic law expert following protests from MPs and Jewish groups.


Controversial Islam scholar can travel to Netherlands

Expatica the Netherlands 17 February 2012

Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten has written to parliament that there are no grounds to bar controversial Islam scholar Haitham al-Haddad from entering the Netherlands. The minister’s letter came in


Turkish Christians Subject to Discrimination, Attacks 17 February 2012
By Will Morris

ISTANBUL -- Despite some promising developments, Christians in Turkey continue to suffer attacks from private citizens, discrimination by lower-level government officials and vilification in both


Video: Berlin or Kabul? Flip a Coin!

Gates of Vienna 17 February 2012

Berlin is well-known for its no-go zones, which police dare not enter except in large numbers. The following news report from German TV (via Politically Incorrect) is yet another installment in the ongoing chronicle of urban deterioration in Berlin.

The cop featured in the report has made an interesting decision: he wants to work in Afghanistan, which he thinks will be no more dangerous than Berlin.


‘There Is No Truth Except Allah’: Colorado Student Quits High School Choir Over Islamic Song

Yahoo! News 17 February 2012

A Colorado high school student quit the school choir after an Islamic song containing the lyric "there is no other truth except Allah" found its way into the chorus. James Harper, a senior at


Town Hall: School sings 'no truth except Allah' 17 February 2012

We like Muslims, most of whom are not at war with Christians and Jews. We want Muslims to celebrate Islam in this free country with all the enthusiasm that Christians, Jews, Hindus, Buddhists and


Teenagers Kidnapped and Raped by Muslim Gang

Islam versus Europe 17 February 2012
By Cheradenine Zakalwe

Two teenage girls ‘taken to flat and raped by gang who thought they could do as they pleased’

Two teenage girls were lured from their home town to a dingy Birmingham flat where they were subjected to a degrading weekend of sexual attacks by a group of men who "believed they could do with them as they pleased”, a court was told yesterday.

The girls, aged 15 and 16, were driven from Telford, Shropshire, to the flat by two men who used them for sex before "offering them up to their friends”.


Clinton: 'Cultural Tradition' is No Excuse for Female Genital Mutilation 17 February 2012
By Scott Stearns

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday that there is no cultural justification for female genital cutting, a practice that is sometimes referred to as female circumcision. Secretary

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