Jidhadists celebrate attack on French satirical paper

Expatica 4 November 2011

Jihadist groups on Internet forums Thursday celebrated an attack on the offices of a French satirical newspaper, and warned the act could be repeated, the SITE monitoring group said. In one forum,

 

Thailand: Jihadists murder six Buddhist civilians by bombing their car and then raking it with gunfire

Jihad Watch 4 November 2011

Jihad against Buddhist hunters. "Thai police say insurgent bomb kills 6 in south," from AP, November 2 (thanks to Maxwell): PATTANI, Thailand (AP) — Police say suspected Muslim insurgents in

 

Hamas-linked CAIR pretends that Muslims are threatened by Christians praying

Jihad Watch 4 November 2011

In the wake of the Islamic supremacist anti-free speech firebombing in Paris, Hamas-linked CAIR is yet again trying to portray Muslims as victims. This time, they're pretending that Muslims in the

 

Muslims in India levied jizya and shameful abuse

Money Jihad 4 November 2011

We hear so frequently that the jizya that even "moderate” Muslims would like to impose on non-Muslims would be "modest” and less than zakat. That is a lie. Further evidence of that lie comes to

 

Outrage as Muslim extremist Ibrahim Siddiq-Conlon's website attacks dead Diggers

thetelegraph.com.au 4 November 2011
By Shannon Deery

FEDERAL police are investigating a heartless website campaign by a Muslim extremist desecrating the memory of fallen soldiers. As the bodies of three Diggers killed by a rogue Afghan soldier began

 

Bahrain: Atrocities and Brutal Crackdown Continue, Rights Organisations Warn

International Business Times 4 November 2011
By Anissa Haddadi

Activists in Bahrain say that protests against the regime are on-going despite the targeting of civilians by the security forces. The Kingdom's forces are accused of arresting, and attacking

 

Java: Muslim violence against statues of other religions

Asia News 4 November 2011
By Mathias Hariyadi

The Islamic Defender Front (FPI) launched an appeal on its website on 29 September 2011 with an order to destroy all "un-Islamic” statues in the country, above all those in public places. FPI members

 

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi may try to flee Libya: ICC

The International Criminal Court is still receiving information that Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam may try to flee Libya with the help of mercenaries, the court's chief prosecutor said on

 

Malaysian police ban gay festival

Herald Sun 4 November 2011

MALAYSIAN police have said they will prevent an annual gay rights festival, angering event organisers. Organisers of the festival slammed the move yesterday as proof of the repression homosexuals

 

Pakistani Human Rights Group Publishes Report on Blasphemy Law

International Business Times 4 November 2011
By Emanuelle Degli Esposti

Xavier William, president of the humanitarian rights group Life for All, has been working as an activist in Pakistan since 2004. He says he and his colleagues regularly receive threats for their

 

Woman burnt by ex-fiance after rape attempt

The Express Tribune 4 November 2011
By Shamsul Islam

FAISALABAD: Three accused burnt a woman by throwing acid on her after trying to gang rape her on Wednesday. According to police officials, Chak No266 GB resident Hameeda Ali was burnt by three

 

France offers us another chance

Vlad Tepes Blog 02 November 2011
By Eeyore

We could have done it years ago. We could have beat these totalitarian, ultra conservative, ‘religious’ bastards when they rioted and burned and murdered with synthetic outrage over the Danish Cartoons of Jyllands-Posten.

We could have beat them just by laughing at their demands on how to limit our thought and speech and printing the cartoons everywhere. Showing them on TV. Printing T-shirts with them and similar ones.

 

'100 lashes if you don't die laughing' and 3 other Muhammad controversies

CSMonitor 3 November 2011
By Tom A. Peter

The offices of a French satirical magazine were bombed early today, after the periodical published an issue about the Arab Spring with a caricature of the prophet Muhammad. The magazine featured the Muslim prophet as a "guest editor” for the magazine, Charlie Hebdo, threatening "100 lashes if you don't die of laughter!”

Images of the prophet Muhammad are forbidden in Islam and have proved a source of controversy in recent years. Most disputes have stemmed from Western publications operating in countries with free speech and large Muslim immigrant populations.

 

Video: Resisting Political Islam

Gates of Vienna 3 November 2011

In the video below from last summer, Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff is interviewed for Bürgerbewegung Pax Europa (Citizens’ Movement Pax Europa, BPE), the organization she represents when she attends meetings of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. In it she talks about her OSCE work, and the "hate speech” case against her in Austria.

Many thanks to Europe News for transcribing, translating, and time-stamping this video, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling:

 

Why Does the Crucifix "Provoke" Muslims?

Hudson New York 3 November 2011
By Raymond Ibrahim

The same "provocation," a crucifix, that prompted Muslim students in the United States to complain about "human rights" abuses at a private Catholic university, prompted Muslims in Egypt to murder a man.

First, the American incident. According to Fox News:

The Washington, D.C. Office of Human Rights confirmed that it is investigating allegations that Catholic University violated the human rights of Muslim students by not allowing them to form a Muslim student group and by not providing them rooms without Christian symbols for their daily prayers.

 

Non-Muslims bear burden in Islamic tax law

Money Jihad 3 November 2011

More from the Islamic department of discriminatory taxation.  Let’s jump in a time portal through Bernard Lewis’s The Arabs in History to look back at taxes under the Umayyad dynasty:

The Arabs took over only state lands and the lands of enemies of the regime.  Other landowners who recognized the new government retained effective freehold rights on payment of certain taxes.  The confiscated lands were registered and administered by the state.  Muslims were allowed to buy land outside Arabia and many were granted lands in a form of lease known as Qati’a (pl. Qata’i’).

 

Erdogan Escalates Germany Criticism

Spiegel Online 3 November 2011
By Anna Reimann

A ceremony on Wednesday to mark 50 years since the first Turkish 'guest workers' arrived in Germany should be a friendly photo opportunity for the leaders of the two countries. But many tensions

 

Fire Guts Headquarters of French Satiric Weekly

WSJ.com 3 November 2011
By GABRIELE PARUSSINI and MAX COLCHESTER

PARIS—The offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo were gutted by fire Tuesday night, officials said, hours before a special issue of the weekly that features the prophet Muhammad appeared

 

Dutch circumcision ban call opposed by Jews and Muslims

BBC News 3 November 2011
By Anna Holligan

Religious groups in the Netherlands have opposed a call from the Royal Dutch Medical Association (RDMA) for male circumcision to be banned. Male circumcision is legal in the Netherlands but the

 

Swiss cantons deporting foreigners on welfare

The Local 3 November 2011
By Meritxell Mir

Increased information sharing between social services and immigration authorities in some Swiss cantons is leading to an increase in deportations, even in cases where no crime has been

 

FBI in Belgrade to probe Sarajevo embassy case

B92 3 November 2011

BELGRADE -- U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) representatives investigating the terrorist attack on the U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo have arrived in Belgrade. Mevlid Jašareviæ, an ethnic

 

Video: CNN manages to turn the aggressors into the victims. Again. Posted on November 2, 2011 by Eeyore

Vlad Tepes 3 November 2011

It starts out quite well on the bombing of Charlie Hebdo. Even refers to Mohamed as Islam’s founder, rather than "the prophet Mohamed’ which I find to be disgusting from the mouth of a non-Muslim. Then they somehow manage to turn it all around and make a preposterous moral equivalence that at the end, makes Muslims the victim of what is clearly an Islamic crime against all Westerners and freedom of speech.

 

Use of The Yellow Star of David in Muslim Anti-Discrimination protest Angers Jewish Leaders

International Business Times 3 November 2011
By Anissa Haddadi

A protest organised by the Islamic Central Council of Switzerland o protest at discrimination against Muslims has caused controversy as some of the protesters used the yellow Star of David symbol.

 

Video: Dude, Who Killed My Prophet?

Answering Muslims 3 November 2011

Here's the shorter version. Click here for the longer version.

 

Tensions Rise in Londonistan

theTrumpet.com 3 November 2011
By Jeremiah Jacques

Last Friday, a British member of Parliament was threatened during a meeting in a London mosque, forcing him to abandon the event. The incident takes its place atop a mountain of evidence showing that

 

Birmingham Demonstration Details

The demonstration will be held on Centenary Square on Broad Street – probably the most famous street in Birmingham! Coaches and minibuses should head to Bridge Street, B1 2JZ, which is opposite

 

Firebombed French weekly 'not alone:' Danish cartoon paper

Expatica 3 November 2011

Danish daily Jyllands-Posten, publishers of the infamous Prophet Mohammed cartoons, expressed solidarity Wednesday with a French weekly likely firebombed for printing similar drawings. "I have

 

Erdogan's criticizes German attitude to Turks

The Local 3 November 2011

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized Germany’s attitude to its Turkish minority on his arrival in Berlin to celebrate the 50th anniversary of a "guest worker" agreement between the

 

Charlie Hebdo: A History of Controversy

Charlie Hebdo France's best known satirical magazine has been attacked following the announcement that the publication's latest issue would feature the Muslim Prophet Muhammad as an 'editor in

 

Academic linked to Gaddafi's fugitive son leaves LSE

guardian.co.uk 3 November 2011
By Jeevan Vasagar

A British academic with close links to Muammar Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam has left the London School of Economics before a report on the university's relationship with Libya is published. David

 
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