British Freedom 26 January 2012
Girls Not Brides is an international partnership of organisations working to end child marriage throughout the world. They aim to give a voice to girls at risk of child marriage, to defend their rights to health and education, and to give them the opportunities they need to fulfil their potential.
Will the Yedi be lost to the dark side of the Force?
Cat Stevens, Muhammad Ali, Snoop Dogg and... Liam Neeson?
The veteran Irish actor could join the list of famous faces who have converted to Islam. (The "Wild World" singer adopted the name YusafIslam in 1978 and Ali rose to fame after he changed his name from Cassius Clay. No word about a new moniker for Snoop though).
Gates of Vienna 26 January 2012
The national Norwegian newspaper Dagsavisenrecently smeared Fjordman on more than one occasion. They accused him of promoting an ideology of hatred, likened him to a Nazi, and published quotes attributed to him which in fact he never spoke or wrote.
Fjordman then sent a response to the newspaper, which it refused to publish.
Expatica the Netherlands 26 January 2012
The world's largest Muslim body criticised on Tuesday a bill passed by the French Senate making denial of the Armenian genocide a crime, according to an official statement.
New York: New York City’s Muslims called on Wednesday for Ray Kelly, commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD), to step down after he admitted he cooperated with filmmakers of The Third Jihad, a documentary film on the rise of radical Islam, which was screened for 1,500 police officers during counter-terrorism training.
Much of what parents lined up to tell the Hillsborough County School Board Tuesday night had already been said in thousands of angry emails. "They have a right to say what they want to say, but in the right place and I don't believe that's the classroom," said Dr. Becky Pearce.
FrontPage Magazine 26 January 2012
By Jacob Laksin
FrontPage Interview’s guest today is Brooke Goldstein, a New York City-based human rights attorney, author and award-winning filmmaker. She serves as director of The Lawfare Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness about and facilitating a response to the abuse of Western legal systems and human rights law. Her award-winning documentary film, The Making of a Martyr, uncovers the illegal, state-sponsored indoctrination and recruitment of Palestinian children for suicide-homicide attacks. To view the trailer, click here. Goldstein is the co-author, with Aaron Eitan Meyer, of the recently published Lawfare: The War Against Free Speech: A First Amendment Guide for Reporting in an Age of Islamist Lawfare
In Amsterdam, 22 jihadis stormed my book launch, ordered my execution and threatened to break my neck. Police arrested two men and found a third with a loaded machine gun at home. They're members of "Sharia4Belgium," an international network with cells in most of the countries I'll be visiting in the next 6 months.
Liberties Alliance 25 January 2012
In a world that is contemplating international blasphemy laws that will lead to the suppression of free speech cries of ‘heretic’ (and even allusions to it) are very alarming. We have had our share of that sort of thing historically in the West and it would be unacceptable for our societies to move back in that direction.
Expatica the Netherlands 25 January 2012
France on Tuesday brushed off angry threats of retaliation by Turkey and vowed to enforce within a fortnight a new law banning denial of the Armenian genocide.
Right Side News 25 January 2012
By Barry Shaw
Engaging in their own form of Stockholm Syndrome, most Muslim women publicly defend the very laws that enslave them. They actually justify the evil misogynistic rules of Islam and say it is for the betterment of the Muslim women. Many Muslims claim that "Islam honors women,” just as they claim that Islam is a "Religion of Peace.” The truth however, is just the opposite.