Lars Hedegaard in the Wall Street Journal

American Thinker 22 February 2013
By Andrew Bostom

Kudos to the Wall Street Journal Opinion Page and Editorial Board (especially Dorothy Rabinowitz) for publishing Lars Hedegaard's defiant tocsin of looming free speech calamity, "The Assassin at the Door"

After laying out the details of the assassination attempt, Hedegaard updates us on the fact that the would be assassin has not been apprehended, and the likely motivation for his attack:

 

One more time: Danish conservative-liberal organisation to re-publish Muhammad cartoons in new docu about free speech

Islam versus Europe 22 February 2013

The controversial cartoons that were published in Jyllands-Posten in 2005 and triggered a subsequent major diplomatic crisis, will soon be published again. This time in a

 

France’s troubled suburbs - Forgotten in the banlieues

The Economist 22 February 2013

WHEN the director of a job centre organised a visit to the Louvre for unemployed youngsters, she knew it would be a rare event. Sevran is one of France’s poorest places,

 

Paris: The Beirut of Western Europe

israelnationalnews 22 February 2013
By Giulio Meotti

In the face of Islamic militancy, French journalists as a class have lost their nerve and compromised their professionalism. No serious publication has given the proper

 

OIC coming back with another attempt to stamp out free speech

National Secular Society 22 February 2013

Getting the go-ahead from the Cairo Islamic Summit, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has been actively trying to get the "denigration of religions" recognized as a criminal offence, according to a top official

"Next session of the Istanbul Process on Islamophobia will be held in the first half of this year, and the session will squarely focus on the issue of criminalizing denigration of religions," said Rizwan Saeed Sheikh, director of cultural affairs at the OIC general secretariat and spokesman for the OIC secretary general.

 

Turkish waiter 'depressed' as he admits to killings

Herald.ie 22 February 2013
By Michael Carroll

A CONFESSED Turkish killer of two Irish women asked for reporters to be banned from his trial because media reports were "depressing him". THE request came shortly after the

 

Muslim Men Guilty of UK Terror Plot were Influenced by Anwar Al Awlaki

Gather.com 22 February 2013
By Reno Berkeley

Three Muslim men were found guilty of the biggest terror plot since a 2006 conspiracy to bomb transatlantic airplanes was foiled. Prosecutors alleged the plan would have been

 

Interactive map: Growth of language diversity in the Helsinki region

YLE News 22 February 2013

A fresh forecast from the city of Helsinki shows how the capital city region is set to become even more international over the next twenty years. Russian, Estonian and Asian

 

Uni should take urgent action against anti-gay Muslim extremists

Gay Star News 22 February 2013
By Omar Kuddus

GSN reported on Tuesday (19 February) about a Manchester student who secretly filmed an extremist Muslim at his Students’ Union saying gays should be executed. Colin

 

Tough cut: UK school fires dinner lady for accidentally serving non-Halal meal

RT 22 February 2013

Birmingham City Council has apologized and a dinner lady has been sacked after an investigation confirmed that non-Halal meat was served to Muslims on a single occasion at one

 

Supporters of comatose Uzbek imam Nazarov gather in Sweden

uznews.net 22 February 2013

On 22 February, one year after the attempt on Obid-kori Nazarov’s life, his followers will hold a rally in Stockholm demanding punishment for the perpetrators of the

 

Four children among French family of seven kidnapped by Al Qaeda in Cameroon

Mail Online 22 February 2013
By Ian Sparks

A French family of seven - including four children - has been kidnapped by Al Qaeda in Cameroon today. The family is believed to have been taken from northern Cameroon to

 

City University London locks Muslim prayer room on Fridays

BBC News 22 February 2013
By Secunder Kermani

City University in London has been accused of discrimination by a group of Muslim students after it started locking a room used for Friday prayers. A group of students have

 

British men 'tortured by Dubai police'

Asian Image 22 February 2013

Three British men, including one from Essex, who have been held for seven months without trial on drugs charges in Dubai were tortured by police with beatings and electric

 

Hundreds would have died in attack plotted by Islamic fanatics

Telegraph.co.uk 22 February 2013
By Tom Whitehead, Security Editor

Up to eight suicide bombers carrying backpacks rammed with explosives and armed with guns were to carry out a horrifying blend of the 7/7 and Mumbai atrocities. The jihadi

 

Calls grow for EU to ban Hezbollah

Spectator.co.uk 22 February 2013
By Shiraz Maher

The White House is piling pressure on the EU to ban Hezbollah after Bulgarian authorities linked it to a bomb blast in Burgas which killed six people last year. The intended

 

War on Women: Taliban Kill 20% More Women and Girls

FrontPage Magazine 22 February 2013
By Daniel Greenfield

…Islam. Fighting the War on Women since the year 610.

Afghanistan is going really well, as you might have heard. The negotiations with the Taliban are going smoothly and they just put in a bid to kill 20 percent more women and girls in the new united Afghan government.

 

Turkey resumes Gaza flotilla trial for ex-IDF heads

The Jerusalem Post 22 February 2013
By YONAH JEREMY BOB

Israel says trial in absentia against Ashkenazi, other retired senior IDF commanders is politically motivated.The trial in absentia, at an Istanbul court, of a group of former Israeli

 

#MyJihad in India: Muslims murder 13, injure 84 with bombs in crowded area of Hyderabad

jihadwatch 22 February 2013

This is probably revenge for the execution of would-be jihad mass murderer Afzal Guru. "Terror returns, again on cycle: 13 killed in Hyderabad twin blasts," from the Times of

 

Philadelphia's Burqa Crisis

danielpipes.org 22 February 2013
By Daniel Pipes

N.B.: The Washington Times title is "When burqas become accessories to crime: Criminals can hide behind Islamic garb" and it contains small differences from this version

Philadelphia, the city where I live, has quietly and unassumedly become the capital of the Western world as regards female Islamic garb as an accessory to crime.

 

CAIR Director Calls for Death Penalty for Blasphemers Against Islam

FrontPage Magazine 22 February 2013
By Daniel Greenfield

The most disturbing thing about this is that "Sharia law” prosecutions can only take place in the Muslim world. So this looks a lot like an attempt at intimidating and perhaps

 

Bangladesh cracks down on anti-Islam blogs

FRANCE 24 22 February 2013

Bangladesh has launched a crackdown on Internet sites for "hurting religious feelings" in the majority Muslim nation amid protests by Islamic groups against bloggers seen as

 

A new mosque to be built in Batumi

Georgia Today 22 February 2013

According to an agreement established between the Georgian government and Turkish authorities, a new mosque will be constructed in Batumi, the capital of Georgia’s Autonomous

 

Terror financing imam claims to be potato chip investor

Money Jihad 22 February 2013

We’ve heard many far-fetched defenses in terrorist financing cases—mostly false claims of charity for the poor—but this one takes the cake. Or, more precisely, the potato

 

Jacksonville, FL council backs returning ex-CAIR chairman to Human Rights Commission

Creeping Sharia 22 February 2013

A Jacksonville City Council committee voted Tuesday to confirm reappointing Parvez Ahmed to the city’s Human Rights Commission. The vote by the Rules Committee clears the

 

Leaked Footage of Seif Al-Islam Al-Qadhafi's Trial in a Libyan Court

youtube 22 February 2013
By MEMRITVVideos

Leaked Footage from Seif Al-Islam Al-Qadhafi's Trial in a Libyan Court
The Internet - February 19, 2013

 

Sri Lanka: Muslims taking over Buddhist areas, fear of islamization

JihadOnBuddhists.org 22 February 2013

"Buddhist tolerance has been treated as a weakness and exploited to advance the political agenda of other religious faiths. In desperation when Buddhists vocalize

 

A Distinction Without a Difference: Muslim Brotherhood Use Taqiyya to Pass Sukuk Law in Egypt

Shariah Finance Watch 22 February 2013

Throughout the world, the terms "sukuk,” "Islamic bond,” and "Shariah-Compliant Bond” are used interchangeably to describe a derivative security created by the Shariah Finance

 

Islamic Butchery Manifests in America with Muslim immigrants

Right Side News 22 February 2013
By Frosty Wooldridge

Americans must ask themselves if Muslim-style "multiculturalism” fits into the United States of America. Can our country tolerate beheadings, be-handings, female genital

 

Qatar Gives $100 Million In Humanitarian Aid To Syria

TheHuffingtonPost 22 February 2013

Qatar has given $100 million in aid to Syrians stricken by their country's civil war, Qatar's state news agency said on Thursday, the first tranche of at least $900 million

 
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