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10 countries where homosexuality may be punishable by death

Journal Express 25 February 2014
By Terri Rupar

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday signed a law that imposes a 14-year prison sentence for homosexual acts - and life sentences for those found guilty of "aggravated homosexuality." A measure imposing the death penalty was removed from an earlier version of the bill.

 

Who Is to Blame for "Islamophobia" in the UK?

Gatestone Institute 25 February 2014
By Mudar Zahran

After the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby by Islamic extremists in London last May, The Guardian reported a surge in the number of anti-Muslim offenses.

 

'Hypocrites' According to the Koran

Islam Watch 25 February 2014

The Koran has a lot to say about "hypocrites”. Muhammad and Allah are very troubled by both their existence and their activities. However the Koran is rather less forthcoming about the nature of the hypocrisy itself in many (though not all) cases.

 

An oldie but a goodie from Andy: contemporary Jihadism and remembrance of Bulgaria's Islamic past

Tundra Tabloids 22 February 2014
By Andy Bostom

Bulgaria has been in the news lately, Andy Bostom reminds us that he was on top of the situation long before the news broke, providing the historical context to traditional Bulgarian animosity towards Islamic hegemony. Thanks pal, you’re the greatest.

 

Famous personalities' quotes about Islam: Carl Gustav Jung

Wikiislam 20 February 2014

Carl Gustav Jung (1875 – 1961) was the Swiss founder of analytical psychology. He created some of the best known psychological concepts and his work has been influential in psychiatry and in the study of religion, literature, and related fields.

 

Video: Voices for the Voiceless

Political Islam 20 February 2014
By Bill Warner

This video offers a radical new strategy that can help neutralize the apologists for Islam. Voices for the Voiceless is for those who want to DO something.

 

Was Prophet Muhammad an Assassin?

Islam Watch 20 February 2014
By Ibn Kammuna

Introduction. In this article, I will investigate the question of whether Muhammad, the prophet of Islam, was an assassin.

 

Video: Muhammad Commands His Followers to Kill Critics of Islam

Answering Muslims 18 February 2014
By David Wood

Everyone seems shocked when Muslims riot over a poorly made Youtube video or some silly cartoons. But violent responses to criticism are a tradition in Islam, and Muhammad himself started the tradition. Let's look at an example.

 

Islam's Second Crisis: The troubles to come

Middle East Quarterly 18 February 2014
By Mark Durie

In What Went Wrong, Bernard Lewis charted the decline of Islam in the modern era and the resulting theological crisis for the Muslim world.

 

Video: Muhammad and the Torture of Kinana ibn al-Rabi

Answering Muslims 18 February 2014
By David Wood

According to our earliest detailed biographical source on Muhammad's life, Islam's prophet once ordered his followers to torture a man for money. Here's the passage:

 

What’s really behind the Saudi rewards program

Money Jihad 18 February 2014

Saudi Arabia says it will offer rewards to people within the kingdom who provide evidence about terrorist financing that leads to a conviction (hat tip to El Grillo).

 

Revisiting the Neighborhood

PJ Media 18 February 2014
By David Solway

On February 15, 2013, I posted an article at Front Page Magazine titled "Saving the Neighborhood” that dealt with an invitation the democratic advocacy organization Act! for Canada had extended to British lawyer Gavin Boby, a specialist in town planning law and director of the Law and Freedom Foundation.

 

Why Turkey is gone for good

carolineglick 18 February 2014

Last Thursday, two Turkish businessmen stopped for lunch in a fish restaurant during a business trip to Edirne in the Babaeski region.

 

The Ideology of Militant Islamism in Southeastern Europe

American Center for Democracy 18 February 2014
By Dr. Gordon N. Bardos

Since the fall of communism two and a half decades ago, militant Islamism has been planting seeds and spreading roots in various parts of southeastern Europe, particularly the former Yugoslavia.

 

Protect freedom of speech in the EU # FreeSpeechEU

Change.org 13 February 2014
By Sandra Gellings

The non-governmental organization "European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation" has written a statute to be adopted by the European Parliament.

CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE PETITION TO PROTECT FREEDOM OF SPEECH IN THE EUROPEAN UNION

 

EU Terrorizes Switzerland Over Vote to Limit Immigration

The New American 15 February 2014
By Alex Newman

The European Union is terrorizing voters in Switzerland and threatening retaliation against the tiny nation, which is not in the EU, after the Swiss voted on February 9 to limit immigration in a national referendum.

 

U.S. "Chose to Stay Silent" on Muslim Persecution of Christians: November 2013

Gatestone Institute 15 February 2014
By Raymond Ibrahim

The rise of endemic Christian persecution in the Middle East was noted in November when Roman Catholic Pope Francis declared "We will not resign ourselves to imagining a Middle East without Christians" and stressed the importance of "the universal right to lead a dignified life and freely practice one's own faith" after meeting with patriarchs from Syria, Iran, and Iraq -- all countries where Christian minorities are under attack.

 

Famous personalities' quotes about Islam: Antony Flew

Wikiislam 13 February 2014

Antony Flew (1923 – 2010) was a British philosopher. He was also known for the development of the no true Scotsman fallacy.

 

Famous personalities' quotes about Islam: Alexis de Tocqueville

Quoteland 11 February 2014

Alexis de Tocqueville (1805 – 1859) was a French political thinker and historian best known for his Democracy in America (appearing in two volumes: 1835 and 1840) and The Old Regime and the Revolution (1856). In both of these works, he analyzed the rising living standards and social conditions of individuals and their relationship to the market and state in Western societies. Democracy in America was published after his travels in the United States, and is today considered an early work of sociology and political science.

 

Erdogan Loses It

Foreign Affairs 10 February 2014
By Halil Karaveli

The Turkish state changed hands a decade ago, when Islamic conservatives (supported by the liberals) prevailed in elections against the country’s old guard, the rightist nationalists known as Kemalists. It may be about to do so again.