A David Littman Retrospective

Gates of Vienna 22 May 2012

As mentioned in last night’s news feed, the redoubtable Counterjihad activist David Littman died yesterday in Switzerland after a long battle with leukemia.

Mr. Littman has been eloquently eulogized by Jerry Gordon at The New English Review, and by Andy Bostom at his own website. I’m sure many more remembrances will be published in the next few days.

Vlad Tepes has compiled two video retrospectives to illustrate the enormous efforts that David Littman made at the United Nations in the thankless task of resisting the Islamization of that body.


In memory of David

Jerusalem Post 22 May 2012

David Littman, historian, writer, financier, public figure and relentless activist at the UN in Geneva promoting human rights issues as well as supporting Israel and the Jewish People, sadly passed away on May 20, 2012 in his home town of Gland on Lake Geneva.


Muslim Child-Rape Gangs in Britain

Gatestone Institute 22 May 2012
By Soeren Kern

Nine Muslim men belonging to a child-rape gang in northwestern England have received hefty prison sentences for trafficking and raping young British girls.

The three-month sexual grooming trial at a court in Liverpool, which ended on May 9, has drawn nationwide attention to the sexual abuse of children and women by Muslim immigrants, and British police are currently investigating at least 40 other cases of child rapes perpetrated by Muslims in northern England.


Oslo Rape Wave: Detailed Statistics

Gates of Vienna 22 May 2012

We’ve reported numerous times in the past on the wave of culturally-enriched rapes in Oslo, the capital of Norway. Different explanations have been offered — global warming, for example,


‘Westernised’ Shafilea Ahmed tortured by her Muslim family, court told

Metro 22 May 2012
By Fred Attewill

Shafilea Ahmed – described as ‘thoroughly Westernised’ – was murdered by strict Muslims Iftikhar Ahmed, 52, and Farzana, 49, after their year-long campaign of violence to ‘crush’ her


Asylum seekers' protest camp grows

A campsite in the province of Groningen inhabited by rejected asylum seekers continues to grow as more people join the protest. Around 300 asylum seekers are living in tents in Ter


Islamist urges 'death for far-right party members'

The Local 22 May 2012

A German Islamist has called for the murder of members of a far-right party that regularly provokes ultra-conservative Muslims using cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed. The taz newspaper


Ad criticizing Muslim chaplain at WFU draws fire

JournalNow.com 22 May 2012
By Lisa O'donnell

An alumnus from Wake Forest University who took out an advertisement in Monday's Winston-Salem Journal criticizing Imam Khalid Griggs, a university chaplain, said he did so as a way of


Polish agriculture minister says he won’t ban ritual slaughter

The Times of Israel 22 May 2012

WARSAW, Poland — Poland’s minister of agriculture said he will not bow to activists and ban ritual slaughter in the country. Polish Agricultural Minister Marek Sawicki said May


Islamic Call to Prayer in the Royal Ontario Museum

Canada Free Press 22 May 2012
By Thomas Bryan Stone

On Monday, May 21st (Victoria Day), I was guiding the children of a friend around the Royal Ontario Museum when I heard the Muslim call to prayer belting out of the PA system. After the


Leftist brownshirts vow violent disruption of counter-jihad meetings

Jihad Watch 22 May 2012

In the early days of Nazi Germany, the Nazi Storm Troopers (SA) beat and often killed the Nazis' political opponents. They were especially active on college campuses, in an eerie foretaste


Muslim Brotherhood Attempting to Disenfranchise Egyptian Christian Voters

AINA (press release) 22 May 2012
By Mary Abdelmassih

The Egyptian presidential election campaigns are coming to an end, with voting slated for May 23 and 24. Ruthless smear tactics have been used by the different candidates to disqualify each


Lockerbie bomber Megrahi buried at simple funeral in Libya

The Guardian 22 May 2012
By Chris Stephen

Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, the only man convicted over the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, was buried at a simple funeral on Tuesday, in vivid contrast to the rapturous welcome he was given on his


Israel Denies Turkish Media Report Of Huge Troop Deployment To Greek Cyprus

International Business Times 22 May 2012
By Palash R. Ghosh

Israel has denied a report by Turkish media that it plans to deploy 20,000 soldiers and commandos to Greek Cyprus in order to protect its energy projects there. In a written statement,


Freedom of the press, Hezbollah-style

Elder of Ziyon 22 May 2012

Restrictions have been imposed at Hezbollah’s Manar television to avoid the appearance of unveiled women on the station’s programs. The decision by Manar TV not to host unveiled women on


Ohio man gets six years for plot to smuggle money to Hezbollah

Chicago Tribune 22 May 2012
By Kim Palmer

CLEVELAND - An Ohio man was sentenced on Monday to more than six years in federal prison after pleading guilty to plans to ship $200,000 to the Muslim militant group Hezbollah in


Pakistan restores Twitter after outcry

Financial Review 22 May 2012
By Salman Masood

The Pakistani government blocked access to the social networking service Twitter for much of Sunday, after publicly holding Twitter responsible for promoting what it described as a


Turkish Actors Protest State Control of Theaters

voanews.com 22 May 2012
By Dorian Jones

ISTANBUL - Hundreds of actors and supporters of free expression recently demonstrated in the heart of Istanbul against what they call growing political control of the country's municipal


Nepal strike enters second day; six injured in clashes

Gulf Times 22 May 2012

At least six people were injured in clashes between an agitating ethnic group and locals who were opposing the three-day strike, called by Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities


'Donkey rape' sparks tribal massacre in Yemen

Emirates 24/7 22 May 2012

Fifteen people were killed or injured in tribal fighting in Yemen after a male donkey chased an ass and raped it just near the house of its owner. Newspapers in Yemen said the owner of


Iran executes 14 people on drug charges - report

Yahoo!7 22 May 2012

DUBAI - Iran hanged 14 people convicted of drug trafficking on Monday, the official IRNA news agency reported, the latest mass executions by a country that has been criticised by


Suicide bomb kills over 90 soldiers in Yemen

Irish Times 22 May 2012

MORE THAN 90 Yemeni troops died in a suicide bomb attack in Sanaa yesterday, one of the bloodiest episodes yet in the deepening power struggle between loyalist forces and Islamist militants


World’s tallest mega-mosque being built in Algeria

RT 22 May 2012

A big religious feeling deserves a big house of worship. Algeria is set to get its own mega-mosque with the tallest minaret in the world. ­Almost as tall as the Eiffel Tower, the


Video: Grooming Gangs: The Islamic Connection

Right Side News 21 May 2012

We have already discussed how reference to ‘Asian’ grooming gangs unfairly stigmatises non-Muslim Asian communities that do not have this specific problem. We also argued that failing to even consider that the men’s religion could have had some relevance is not helpful if we want to understand and hopefully prevent these terrible crimes from happening again.


R.I.P. David Littman

Jihad Watch 21 May 2012

It is with great sadness that I must report that my friend David Littman, one of the foremost warriors for human rights of our age, has died today in Switzerland.

Longtime Jihad Watch readers will recall his many reports at this site (see here -- scroll down), recording his numerous valiant efforts to call the attention of the UN's Human Rights Council to the human rights abuses arising from Islamic law.


Going Undercover in Sweden’s Mosques

FrontPage Magazine 21 May 2012
By Bruce Bawer

You may recall that back in 2007, the series Dispatches, produced by Britain’s Channel 4, sent reporters into several mosques in that country with hidden cameras and microphones. The


Video: David Littman, Human Rights Champion, Died Today

Atlas Shrugs 21 May 2012
By Pamela Geller

The fight for freedom has today lost a truly great and towering giant.

David Littman spent decades working at the UN in Switzerland, trying to get people to pay attention to how Islam and Islamic law were inherently antisemitic, the Jew-hatred that is pandemic in the Islamic world, the genocidal Hamas Charter, and more.


Video: Jihadist in Pakistan Calls for Murder of All PRO-NRW Members

Islam versus Europe 21 May 2012

The German anti-Islam pro-NRW movement recently made headlines with its anti-Islam media competition and demonstrations featuring both the fruits of the competition as well as the classic Danish Mohammed cartoons.


Video: Qur'an in Context 1: "Fight Those Who Do Not Believe" (Surah 9:29)

Answering Muslims 21 May 2012

Here are the Qur'an, Hadith, and Tafsir passage cited in the video: Qur’an 9:28—O ye who believe! Truly the Pagans are unclean; so let them not, after this year of theirs, approach the Sacred Mosque. And if ye fear poverty, soon will Allah enrich you, if He wills, out of His bounty, for Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise.

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