Libyans mark feast without Gadhafi, but war not over

China Post 1 September 2011

Libyans delighted at Moammar Gadhafi's downfall celebrated the end of Ramadan feast on Wednesday, even though the ousted leader remains on the run and forces loyal to him are defying an ultimatum set

 

Syria - 473 killed during Ramadan

News24 1 September 2011

Nicosia - A total of 473 people were killed during protests in the just-ending Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Syria, a rights group said on Wednesday. The death toll comprised 360 civilians

 

Special Report: What is Turkey Returning to Armenians?

Armenian Weekly 1 September 2011
By Raffi Bedrosyan

The Turkish government recently announced that real estate assets confiscated by the State, which once belonged to Armenian, Greek, and Jewish charitable foundations, would be returned to the

 

Syrian violence 'intensified despite Ramadan'

The Telegraph 1 September 2011
By Ben Farmer, Jon Swaine

The death toll of 360 civilians included 25 children and 14 women, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. It said 113 government forces were also killed. More than 2,200 Syrians have been

 

Fear, Inc.: The Business of Saving Jihad From 'Islamophobia'

Human Events 31 August 2011
By Robert Spencer

This past week, "Mohammed K.,” a Muslim teenager in Maryland, was arrested for plotting jihad murder along with Colleen LaRose, aka "Jihad Jane,” who tried to recruit jihadists to kill Lars Vilks, a Swedish cartoonist who dared poke fun at Islam’s prophet Muhammad. Mohammed K. also wrote in an Islamic jihadist chat room about carrying out a Columbine-style shooting in his high school in the name of Islam, because "the kids who study in my school proudly state that their parents work in NSA [National Security Agency] and FBI.”

 

Courage

Citizen Warrior 31 August 2011

"Fear is the first adversary we have to get past when we set out to battle for freedom, and it is the one that remains until the very end," said Aung San Suu Kyi.

But people fighting for freedom don't need to be completely free of fear to do what must be done. She says her fellow freedom fighters "pretend to be unafraid as they go about their duties and pretend not to see that their comrades are also pretending."

"This is not hypocrisy," she says. "This is courage that has to be renewed consciously from day to day and moment to moment. This is how the battle for freedom has to be fought until such time as we have the right to be free from the fear imposed by brutality and injustice."

 

Shilling for Shariah

AINA (press release) 31 August 2011
By David Meir-Levi

Since World War I, the West has enshrine human rights as an ideal for all nations and societies, as codified in the UN's 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (ICESCR, 1966), the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR, 1966), and the Vienna Declaration and Program of Action of June, 1993. Today these concepts are a cornerstone of Western Civilization.

 

Video: Islam Cannot Coexist With Freedom, Peace & Civilization

Winds of Jihad 31 August 2011
By sheikyermami

From the ‘Religion of Peace’

Silencing Critics of Islamic Extremism (Daniel Greenfield)

"Any report on Islamophobia that scapegoats Jews is not a report on bigotry, it is an act of bigotry. And any report that denounces moderate Muslims is not moderate, it is an attempt to silence critics of extremism.”

 

Britain’s new brain drain: A million of our best-qualified citizens now live abroad

Daily Mail  31 August 2011
By Steve Doughty

More than a million of the highest-qualified and best-trained Britons have gone to live abroad and are contributing to the wealth of other countries, a report found yesterday. They have made up

 

Labour wasted tens of thousands of pounds on African drum lessons for civil servants

Daily Mail  31 August 2011
By Daniel Martin

The Foreign Office wasted tens of thousands of pounds sending civil servants to learn how to play African drums during the final years of the Labour government. They were sent on expensive bonding

 

Same old Turkish Trick: Make Promises, Get Praised, but Deliver Nothing

Asbarez Armenian News 31 August 2011
By HARUT SASSOUNIAN

Turkish leaders came up with a new ploy last week to impress world public opinion with fake magnanimity toward the country’s long-oppressed minorities. Prime Minister Erdogan signed a decree last

 

Video: Interview with Matthew Stiddon

Gates of Vienna 31 August 2011

Matthew Stiddon is a member of the English Defence League who ran afoul of members of Unite Against Fascism. The UAF people disagreed with his opinions, so they threatened him with violence, and then torched his Land Rover where it was parked in front of his home.

Many thanks to Vlad Tepes for conducting this interview and uploading the video:

 

Unite Against Fascism hit by marching ban

Telegraph.co.uk 31 August 2011
By Brendan O'Neill

Just how dumb is Unite Against Fascism? Having lobbied the government many times in recent months to ban marches by the English Defence League, it is now outraged that the Government has not only

 

Man killed in shooting outside mosque

The Copenhagen Post  31 August 2011

A shooting outside a mosque in the Vesterbro district has cost a 21-year-old man of Pakistani origin his life. Two other men are also reported to have been injured in the incident. Police believe

 

The UK Government Must Represent The Working Class

Hudson New York 31 August 2011
By A. Millar

Many people had hoped that the Conservative Party would be different from its predecessor, the Labour Government, which rode roughshod over the wishes of the electorate, especially the working class

 

One dead in shooting at Denmark mosque

Irish Examiner  31 August 2011

One person was killed today in a shooting outside a mosque in the Danish capital Copenhagen. At least one other person was injured in the shooting after a prayer service marking the end of

 

Tommy Robinson Challenges David Cameron to a Live Debate

The title says it all: we challenge the Prime Minister, David Cameron, to debate with Tommy Robinson of the English Defence League. But the reason this debate is important has to do with the

 

Liberating Libya for Jihadists

FrontPage Magazine  31 August 2011
By Bruce Thornton

The fall of Muammar Gaddafi is making some in the West giddy with the usual "Arab Spring” wishful visions of democracy and freedom flourishing throughout the Muslim Middle East, even as the last

 

Grandma's Tattoos, evil destinies behind unspoken truths

Armenia Diaspora  31 August 2011

TertAm -- Suzanne Khardalian, an independent Swedish-Armenian film maker and director, has produced a film featuring the story of a Genocide survivors. Grandma’s Tattoos is a personal film about

 

Moscow mufti urges Muslims to actively integrate in Russian society

Interfax-Religion 31 August 2011

Moscow - The Mufti of Moscow and Russia's Central Region Albir Krganov has called on Muslims to integrate more in the Russian society. "Arabs often learnt construction,

 

Convert to Islam arrested with bomb-making guides and al-Qaeda propaganda; Spiegel says his "motivations remain a mystery"

Jihad Watch 31 August 2011

Everyone knows that Islam is a Religion of Peace™ and that only greasy Islamophobes pause from raking in the bucks long enough to suggest otherwise, so Abdul Hakiim's conversion to Islam couldn't

 

Father slit throats of three daughters in 'honour killing' after they were raped by Gaddafi's troops

Daily Mail Online 31 August 2011
By Liz Hazelton

A father slit the throat of his three teenage daughters in an ‘honour killing’ after they were raped by Gaddafi loyalists during the siege of the port city of Misrata. Allegations of the shocking

 

Video: Dr. Udo Ulfkotte on Islam in Europe

Vlad Tepes 31 August 2011

 

Malmö: If you want to be a teacher, learn Arabic

Islam in Europe 31 August 2011

The recent Swedish Folkuniversitetet (adult education colleges) course catalog has an article about learning Arabic (h/t the Muslimska friskolan blog):

 
 

Father and son jihadists

WND.com 31 August 2011
By Pamela Geller

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the Christmas underwear bomber, is back in the news, claiming that he is being wrongfully imprisoned and should be immediately released. He has a point: Based on Barack

 

Poll: Few Muslims feel U.S. alienation

POLITICO 31 August 2011
By TIM MAK

There is no rising alienation or anger among American Muslims, despite a feeling that they are being targeted by anti-terrorism government programs, a comprehensive new poll found Tuesday. The

 

9/11 coloring book criticized for depiction of Muslims

France24 31 August 2011

A coloring book aimed at teaching children about the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 has generated controversy for its depiction of Muslims and interpretation of the events. "It's

 

Shariah Law a Real Danger to the US

NewsMax.com  31 August 2011
By Frank Gaffney

In recent weeks, we have been put on notice repeatedly: Absent a fundamental course correction, America will go the way of Europe and others before it, succumbing to an insidious totalitarian

 

Terror alert on local women

Sydney Morning Herald 31 August 2011
By Dylan Welch, Rafael Epstein and Erik Jensen

SIX women living in Australia have been named by American intelligence agencies as potential targets of an al-Qaeda plot to recruit women for terror attacks, according to a diplomatic cable released

 
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