Muslim Brootherhood wants to ban bikinis and alcohol in Egypt 26 August 2011

"Beach tourism must take the values and norms of our society into account,” Muhammad Saad Al-Katatny, secretary-general of Freedom and Justice. (THE BLAZE - Jonathon M. Seidl) -- Remember


Correction Department Chaplain Arraigned In Connection With Prostitution Sting

NY1 News 26 August 2011

A Muslim chaplain with the city's Department of Correction was arraigned Thursday as part of a Queens prostitution sting. Authorities say Imam Aziz Bilal of Queens was arrested Tuesday night for


Video: Questions to Muslims

YouTube 26 August 2011
By CEMBadmins

This is a small selection of the many more questions posted by ex-Muslims on the Council of Ex-Muslims internet forum. For more info and discussion visit:


Comment: What does Hizb ut-Tahrir climb-down tell us about our prime minister?  26 August 2011
By Toby Perkins MP

His government's failure to ban Hizb ut-Tahrir tells us an awful lot about David Cameron the man. Pursuing issues in opposition that subsequently prove considerably trickier


Cameron ‘cynically exploited racist extremism’

Yahoo! News UK  26 August 2011
By Phil Scullion

A Labour backbencher has suggested the prime minister "cynically" exploited racist extremism for political ends by not banning Hizb ut-Tahrir. In an article for Toby Perkins


Turkey: The Diyanet – the elephant in Turkey’s religious freedom room?

F18News 26 August 2011
By Mine Yildirim

... The Diyanet, or Presidency of Religious Affairs, is a state institution reporting to the Prime Minster's Office and exerts a very large influence on the extent to which freedom of religion or belief can be enjoyed in Turkey, Forum 18 News Service notes.

Massive state financial and institutional support of the Diyanet along with its activities - including its biases against Muslim and non-Muslim beliefs it dislikes - make it difficult for people inside and outside the Diyanet's structures to exercise freedom of religion or belief. This has been reinforced by the latest law governing the Diyanet, which increases its influence without addressing its current incompatibility with Turkey's human rights obligations.


Muslim Brotherhood Declares War on Bikinis

Fox News  26 August 2011

Sunbathing in Alexandria may soon be a thing of the past, at least if some Egyptian Islamist politicians have their way. Egypt's tourism industry has suffered a severe blow since the outburst of


The Hudna at Ground Zero: What do Muslims Really Want?

Family Security Matters 26 August 2011
By Nancy Kobrin, PhD, Joan Lachkar, PhD

Protests against Ground Zero continue to rise. The consensus of people and sentiments of most people share that it is a moral violation to have a mosque/"cultural center" built so close to Ground


Allen West: US congressman with his heart in the East

The Jerusalem Post 26 August 2011

The 22-year US military veteran, freshman congressman, Tea Party darling and passionate Israel advocate talks to Herb Keinon. Allen West doesn’t move through the lobby of Jerusalem’s David


Catholic school won't host Ramadan dinner  26 August 2011

Mother of Mercy, a Catholic girls high school, complied with a request from Archbishop Dennis Schnurr and backed out of hosting an interfaith Ramadan dinner at the school Friday night. Instead,


Canadian shot dead while storming Gadhafi compound  26 August 2011

A Canadian man died on the frontlines of the Libyan conflict this week while fighting with the rebels trying to oust Moammar Gadhafi from power. A friend has revealed that Nader Benrewin was shot


Indonesian province separates lesbians after fake marriage  26 August 2011
By Stephen Gray

A lesbian couple in Aceh, Indonesia have been forcibly separated by the country’s police after one of them posed as a man so they could marry, the BBC reports. The unnamed women were married a few


Demand of Separate Christian Province is our constitutional right in Pakistan

Pakistan Christian Post 26 August 2011

Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, Chief of Pakistan Christian Congress PCC said that to demand a Separate Christian Province on division of Punjab as administrative unit of Federation of Pakistan is constitutional


Since 1948, almost 10 million Muslims have died at the hands of fellow Muslims

Jihad Watch 25 August 2011

Where is the outrage over that? Double standards abound. As the Israeli envoy Dan Gillerman said in 2008: "When Christians kill Muslims, it's the Crusades. When Jews kill Muslims it's murder, and when Muslims kill Muslims, it's like talking about the weather. Nobody really cares about it."

And as the late Samuel P. Huntington observed: "Wherever one looks along the perimeter of Islam, Muslims have problems living peaceably with their neighbors. The question naturally rises as to whether this pattern of the late 20th century conflict between Muslim and non-Muslim groups is equally true of relations between groups from other civilizations. In fact, it is not. Muslims make up 1/5 of the world's population but in the 1990s they have been far more involved in intergroup violence than the people of any other civilization....Islam's borders are bloody, and so are its innards."


Women’s Worth in Islam

Amil Imani 25 August 2011

In 1973, the General Assembly of the United Nations opened for signature and ratification the International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid (ICSPCA). It defined the crime of apartheid as:

"Inhuman acts committed for the purpose of establishing and maintaining domination by one racial [religious] group of persons over any other racial [religious] group of persons and systematically oppressing them.”[Italics are mine]


What is Islamophobia?

Gates of Vienna 25 August 2011

As I have mentioned previously, one of major goals of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is to stop "Islamophobia”, which is its preferred term for the criticism of or opposition to Islam by non-Muslims.

The word "Islamophobia” is of relatively recent coinage. I never encountered it until after 9-11, and it was subjected to widespread ridicule, at least among non-Muslims and non-leftists, when it first became widely known. However, after the OIC and the UN harped on it for a few years, and the progressive media solemnly repeated the Muslim party line, "Islamophobia” gained general currency as a serious, scholarly word for a dangerous mental deficiency that needed to be eradicated in the West.


Video: Shopping With Radical Islam: In East London

Right Side News  25 August 2011

It’s not always easy to distinguish between radical Muslims and what the media love to call ‘moderates’. But perhaps that’s not the best way to tackle radical Islam. In fact, dividing the Muslim population into two different types of people is dangerous; not only because it encourages prejudice against the whole of the Muslim community, but because it takes the focus off the one thing that makes radical Muslims radicals: their views.


Muslim students in UK face loan dilemma

The National 25 August 2011
By David Sapsted

LONDON // Thousands of young Muslims in Britain could be denied the chance of a university education because of a new government scheme to charge interest on loans to undergraduates, an Islamic


Video: Qadaffi's End? And What Will Replace Him?

youtube 25 August 2011
By securefreedom

Frank Gaffney appeared on the BBC to discuss the end of the Libyan regime, amid fighting outside Qadaffi's compound in Tripoli.


Our housing stock cannot handle mass immigration 25 August 2011

MASS immigration has placed a huge strain on social housing stock and demand from migrants has made it much harder for British families to be housed. Those conclusions are irrefutable after a


Iranian Security Forces Seize 6,500 Bibles, Burn Another 300 To "Protect” Their Youth

Weasel Zippers 25 August 2011

Iranian authorities have seized 6,500 copies of the Bible in northwest of Iran. In another incident, officials burned 300 Bibles. A spokesman said the Bibles were confiscated to block missionaries


Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Threatens To Kill Israeli Ambassador Unless He Leaves The Country

Weasel Zippers 25 August 2011

The Muslim Brotherhood has threatened to kill Israel’s ambassador to Cairo if he does not leave the country. The radical Muslim group has been leading daily protests at the Israeli embassy in Cairo,


Catalonia, Spain: Regional Govt. Bans Anti-Mosque Protest 25 August 2011

The war against democracy and the fundamental rights of European citizens continues in the EUSSR (h/t to Un:dhimmi contributor Star for this): The Interior Department of the Generalitat de


Mack: Venezuela is state sponsor of terror

Money Jihad 25 August 2011

U.S. Rep. Connie Mack (R-FL) says what we should do is declare "Venezuela as a state sponsor of terrorism due to its continued material and financial support of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of


Marines ban farting to avoid offending Muslims

Jihad Watch 25 August 2011

There are so many weird aspects of this story. Don't these Marines have mothers, or someone in their lives who told them as children that audible passing of gas was offensive? And the high command


Spain fears violence between Muslims and anti-immigrants

Emirates 24/7  25 August 2011

The Catalonia region of northeast Spain has banned a rally called to protest plans to build a mosque in a small town, fearing violence. The demonstration in Salt had been called for Saturday by an


One Million Israelis Under Missile Fire

FrontPage Magazine  25 August 2011
By Noam Bedein

It took me 20 minutes to drive to Ashdod from Tel-Aviv on Sunday morning, August 21st, 2 days after Ashdod, the fifth biggest city in Israel, was hit by seven Grad missiles fired from


Swedish docs under fire for newlywed 'hymen tip'

The  25 August 2011
By Peter Vinthagen Simpson

Swedish doctors have come under fire for advice to women born into so-called honour cultures to pierce their genitals with a needle in order to draw blood on their wedding nights to satisfy tradition


Unmasking the enemy among us

ACT! for America 25 August 2011
By Brigitte Gabriel

"The enemy among us” is the Muslim Brotherhood. For years, the Muslim Brotherhood, through its many front organizations in the U.S., has engaged in what it calls "civilization jihad,” an


Forced marriages: Bristol area sees 'significant rise'

BBC News 25 August 2011

The number of people involved in forced marriages in the Bristol area has risen "significantly", police have said. Avon and Somerset Police said there had been a noticeable rise in forced

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