Former churches find new life as mosques

expressandstar.com 20 March 2012

Hundreds of worshippers and special guests gathered for the openings of two new mosques at former churches in the Black Country. Followers from the Ahmadiyya Islamic Community saw the movement’s

 

What George Clooney Doesn’t Get about Islam’s Genocidal War in South Sudan

Canada Free Press 20 March 2012
By Fred Dardick

I don’t mean to belittle George Clooney’s good work on bringing attention to the plight of Africans in South Sudan. Traveling to a region of the world where at any moment a bomb could fall out of the

 
 

Freedom of expression under attack

Canadian Lawyer Magazine 20 March 2012
By Damian J. Penny

Britain’s plaintiff-friendly libel laws are so infamous, they’ve even inspired a gag on South Park. In the notorious "Trapped in the closet” episode, young Stan Marsh — thought to be the

 

Muslim Bosnian Neo-Nazi Group: Most Of the World's Problems Result From a Plot Aimed at "Letting the 'Chosen People' Control...

MEMRI 20 March 2012
By A. Ceresnjes and Y. Carmon

Introduction

The Bosanski Pokret Nacionalnog Ponosa (Bosnian National Pride Movement), founded about two years ago, describes itself as a National Socialist (Nazi) movement championing white supremacy and Bosnian national revival. What differentiates the BPNP from other European neo-Nazi groups is that it was founded by, and is intended for, Muslim Bosnians – as evident from its spheres of operation, which are listed on its website. [1] Indeed, the site states that 95% of the group's members are Muslim (though this is not a mandatory requirement for membership).

 

Kosovo Continues Fight Against Wahhabi Infiltration

The Weekly Standard 20 March 2012
By STEPHEN SCHWARTZ

The great majority of Kosovar Albanians take pride in their reputation as the most pro-American Muslims in the world. Their Sunni Islam is conventional and moderate, and spiritual Sufism is a

 

Video: Ken Livingstone: I will make London a beacon of Islam

Telegraph Blogs 20 March 2012
By Andrew Gilligan

Here is the full version of a story which appears in the print edition of today's Daily Telegraph: Ken Livingstone has promised to turn London into a "beacon” for the words of the Prophet Mohammed in a sermon at one of the capital’s most controversial mosques.

 

Bulgaria to Launch Construction of Its Largest Mosque

Novinite.com 20 March 2012

The construction of a huge mosque is set to be launched in Bulgaria's southern city of Kardzhali, home of a large ethnic Turkish and Muslim community. The Muslim prayer temple, with two minarets,

 

Forcing Women to Marry Their Rapists

AINA (press release) 20 March 2012
By Arnold Ahlert

While American progressives remain in high dudgeon over a woman's "right" to "free" government-provided contraception, a genuine woman's rights issue has been unfolding in Morocco. In Larache, near the city of Tangiers, 16-year-old Amina Filali committed suicide after she was forced by a judge to marry. Whom did the judge force her to marry? Her rapist. "The prosecutor advised my daughter to marry, he said 'go and make the marriage contract,'" said Lahcen Filali, the girl's father. Thus, once again the wonders of Sharia-based jurisprudence are revealed.

 

Islam: interest in 'halal' finance growing in Italy

ANSAmed 20 March 2012

MILAN - Islamic finance has existed in Europe for more than forty years, with the United Kingdom one of the world's leading countries in the field, and others, such as Malta and Luxembourg,

 

Daily Mail: Murder of Briton Might Have Been Honor Killing

The New American 20 March 2012
By R. Cort Kirkwood

The 20-year-old victim of a murder perpetrated in October, 2010 might have been the first white British native to suffer Islam’s ultimate penalty — an "honor" killing — London’s Daily Mail reported

 

Polygamous Muslim unions on the rise in Britain

An "unprecedented” number of Muslim women are inquiring about polygamy, the Islamic Sharia Council in Britain has said. Newspaper reports suggest that thousands of Muslim women in Britain are

 

Tariq Ramadan Calls a Hudna on Hudud

Gates of Vienna 20 March 2012

The Counterjihad owes a debt of gratitude to the numerous Salafist luminaries who live in the West and appear from time to time in our newspapers and on our TV screens. This cohort of fundamentalist firebrands includes Anjem Choudary (UK), Najmuddin Faraj Ahmad (better known as Mullah Krekar, Norway), Taj El-Din Hamid "Catsmeat” Hilaly (Australia), and Abdul Wahid Pedersen (Denmark).

 

Video: An American Jihadist in Somalia Claims His Colleagues Want to Kill Him

New York Times 20 March 2012
By CHANNING JOSEPH

Omar Shafik Hammami, an Alabama native who traveled to Somalia in 2006 to join a radical Islamist group, has apparently come to regret his choices.

 

Petrol-bomb attack on religious group

Sydney Morning Herald 20 March 2012
By Adam Cooper

A petrol-bomb attack on a community centre has prompted fears among Melbourne’s Alevi population they could be targeted with more violence on religious grounds. Glass bottles containing petrol and

 

Muslim doctors denounce anti-vaccination drive

Mail & Guardian Online 20 March 2012
By FARANAAZ PARKER

A pamphlet circulating within the Jo'burg Muslim community that warns of the dangers of vaccination has been slammed by doctors and paediatricians, who say not vaccinating children puts them and the

 

Sharia Victory in Florida Threatens Human Rights

American Thinker 20 March 2012
By JanSuzanne Krasner

A controversy over the defeat of Florida legislation that would have restricted state courts from considering foreign laws as part of legal decisions has intensified. This is after a Tampa judge ruled that two opposing Muslim parties have their dispute settled under Islamic sharia law "pursuant to the Quran" in spite of the fact that one Muslim group did not want to do this...and the Florida Appellate Court denied the petition to appeal the judge's ruling.

 

From Hitler to Hamas: The goal has never changed

Dear Editor, We Jews have a very long memory, but a very short attention span. How many of us are aware that the emotional phrase, "NEVER AGAIN!!” has been updated?? Not many I’ll bet. Now, in the

 

Video: Egyptian Muslim cleric: Muhammad foretold the Islamic conquest of Rome

Jihad Watch 20 March 2012

Even the prophet of Islam misunderstands its peaceful teachings. "Egyptian Cleric Salem Abu Al-Futouh: The Prophet Muhammad Foretold the Islamic Conquest of Rome," from MEMRI, December 30, 2011:

 

Muslim juror who refused to take veil off is ordered to stand down by judge because he wouldn't be able to see her facial expres

Daily Mail 20 March 2012
By Rebecca Camber

A Muslim woman was barred from serving on a jury yesterday because she refused to remove her veil. In an extraordinary ruling, a judge said she could not sit on an attempted murder trial because

 

An Ex-Muslim’s Open Letter to Muslims of the World

Islam Watch 20 March 2012

Dear Muslim Brothers and Sisters

Greetings in the name of Allah, the beneficent and the Merciful!

Today we are fortunate to watch what is happening in the world on TV from our living rooms – whether it is tsunami, floods, earthquakes, plane crashes, refugee camps, the wars in Iraq or Afghanistan etc. In this panorama of world events, we also watch our Muslim brothers continually involve in unending fights in Palestine, Kashmir, Southern Thailand, Mindanao (Philippines), Nigeria, Chechnya, Burma, Xinxiang province in China etc. We also watch Muslims killing Muslims, or Sunnies fighting against Shiites Ahamadias, Bahais, often attacking their Mosques using suicide bombers.

 

US report criticizes Turkey on religious rights

Boston.com 20 March 2012
By Desmond Butler

An annual U.S. government report is adding U.S. ally Turkey as well as Tajikistan to a list of the worst violators of religious rights. The report to be released Tuesday by the U.S. Commission on

 

New York man charged in fire-bombing of mosque

Reuters 20 March 2012
By Daniel Trotta

Federal and state grand juries have indicted a New York man on suspicion of hate crimes in connection with five New Year's Day Molotov cocktail attacks, including one against a mosque and another on

 

Police officer posing in ‘souvenir’ photo with Dink's killer promoted

Today's Zaman 20 March 2012

A police officer who appeared in a highly controversial a photograph with the killer of Armenian-Turkish journalist Hrant Dink has been promoted, Turkish media reported on Monday. The photograph,

 

Hamas terrorist was a guest of South African radicals

Canada Free Press 20 March 2012
By Barry Shaw

A Hamas terrorist, involved in the murder of several Israelis in a suicide attack on Cafe Hillel in Jerusalem, was recently in South Africa to help with the "Israel Apartheid Week” propaganda

 

Controversial Egyptian Muslim Cleric Sued for Cursing Dead Coptic Pope

Christian News 20 March 2012
By Luiza Oleszczuk

While Egypt's Coptic Christians are mourning the death of Pope Shenouda III, head of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, a controversial Muslim cleric and scholar, known for his negative

 

More Than 2/3 of Young British Muslims Believe 'Honour' Violence is Acceptable

AINA (press release) 19 March 2012
By Leon Watson

Most young British Muslims support violence against women who 'dishonour' their families, a Panorama investigation will claim today. The hard-hitting BBC documentary reveals more than two thirds

 

Slavery's Last Stronghold

CNN 19 March 2012
John D. Sutter

Moulkheir Mint Yarba returned from a day of tending her master’s goats out on the Sahara Desert to find something unimaginable: Her baby girl, barely old enough to crawl, had been left outdoors to die.

The usually stoic mother — whose jet-black eyes and cardboard hands carry decades of sadness — wept when she saw her child’s lifeless face, eyes open and covered in ants, resting in the orange sands of the Mauritanian desert. The master who raped Moulkheir to produce the child wanted to punish his slave. He told her she would work faster without the child on her back.

 

Danish Tax Authorities: Massive tax evasion in (Muslim) ghettos

Vlad Tepes 19 March 2012
By Nicolai Sennels

They donate money to their mosques, use islamic havala banking, demand interest free Islamic loans and threaten non-Muslims in Western ghettos to pay Islamic jizya. But they do not follow the

 

Bat-wielding Muslim kills man in French mosque

Bradenton Herald 19 March 2012
By JAMEY KEATEN

PARIS — A Muslim worshipper said to have psychological troubles entered a mosque in northern France and repeatedly beat two elderly men with a bat Friday, killing one and badly injuring the other, a

 
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