Video: OSCE Warsaw: Bashing Islamophobia

Gates of Vienna 3 October 2012

Bashy Quraishy is a Muslim rights activist who was born in India, raised in Pakistan, and now lives in Denmark. He holds the office of Coordinator for the European Muslim Initiative for Social Cohesion (EMISCO, an affiliate of COJEP), and is representing EMISCO this week at the OSCE Human Dimension meeting in Warsaw.

 

OSCE Warsaw: Define Your Terms

Gates of Vienna 3 October 2012

This is the seventh in a series of posts on this week’s OSCE "Human Dimension Implementation” meeting in Warsaw. More will be coming later this week. See the list of links at the bottom of this post for previous articles.

 

Denmark still largely in support of ‘blasphemy’ law

IceNews 3 October 2012

A recent survey has shown that Danish citizens still largely back the country’s ‘blasphemy’ law. The law, which makes it illegal to "mock legal religions and faiths in

 

Swedes slam IKEA for its female-free Saudi catalogue

Yahoo 3 October 2012
By Anna Ringstrom

STOCKHOLM - IKEA, the world's biggest furniture retailer, has come under heavy criticism in its home market Sweden after it airbrushed women out of its latest

 

"Islamophobia” is a Sacralized Islamic Objective

Right Side News 3 October 2012
By Andrew Bostom

Fjordman reminds us today how the great contemporary Dutch scholar of Islam  Hans Jansen, has observed that the Koran, for example 8:60, the verse alluded to in the Muslim Brotherhood emblem,

…actually commands Muslims to instill fear of Islam "Islamophobia” into the hearts of non-Muslims, using any means necessary to force them to submit to Islam’s might

 

'Sleep-deprived' Abu Hamza fights extradition on health grounds

Telegraph.co.uk 3 October 2012
By Martin Beckford

Lawyers for the Islamist cleric say he is suffering sleep deprivation and the effects of being confined in an "unrelentingly harsh environment" in HMP Belmarsh. In a

 

Ham, bacon thrown outside B.C. mosque

London Free Press 3 October 2012
By Michael Mui

VANCOUVER -- Mounties are investigating as a hate crime the piles of bacon and ham thrown at and scattered on the doorsteps of a Port Coquitlam mosque last week. Coquitlam

 

Video: Infiltration, Treason, Jihad – Welcome to The Project

Right Side News 3 October 2012
By Terresa Monroe-Hamilton

The Blaze aired a special last week in two parts called The Project. Part 1 is here and Part 2 is here.

 

Mullah Krekar claimed terror group founding sparks Swiss arrests

The Foreigner 3 October 2012
By Lyndsey Smith

Swiss prosecutors believe that the organisation belongs to al Qaeda and has members in several European countries. "The fledgling terrorist organisation claimed to follow a

 

Muslims Demand Pope Apologise for Reconquest of Spain

Islam Versus Europe 3 October 2012
By Cheradenine Zakalwe

A couple of weeks ago, just before the Pope was due to visit Lebanon, the International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS), based in Qatar, called for him to issue an apology

 

What Orwell Can Tell Us about the Liberal Appeasement of Islam

Family Security Matters 3 October 2012
By DANIEL GREENFIELD

Suppose there were a worldwide movement which openly proclaimed its goal of taking over in your country and every country with the purpose of imposing its system on every human beings on earth. Also suppose that this movement had carried out murders and terrorist attacks in your own country, that members of this group promoted violence while gaining political influence. Suppose also that is was highly unfashionable and politically incorrect to speak out against them.

 

Six Things the $450 Million Aid to Egypt Will Pay For

Radical Islam 3 October 2012
By Ryan Mauro

The U.S. government is about to add $450 million to its $16 trillion debt for the sake of Muslim Brotherhood-run Egypt. According to the New York Times, the emergency cash

 

Three young Jews wearing skullcaps severely attacked in France

ejpress 3 October 2012
By Maureen Shamee

LYON ---Three young Jews wearing skullcaps have been severely attacked Saturday night in Villeurbanne, near Lyon, by ten people, described as being of North-African

 

Turkey’s Ruling Party Celebrates Hamas

Commentary Magazine 3 October 2012
By Michael Rubin

This weekend saw the convention of the Justice and Development Party (AKP), Turkey’s ruling Islamist party. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that he would remain

 

Every Al Qaeda Leader was a Member of the Muslim Brotherhood

FrontPage Magazine 3 October 2012
By Daniel Greenfield

Remember that the Muslim Brotherhood are "moderate” Islamists and by moderate, we mean that they kill people and had Osama bin Laden on board as a member. Osama bin

 

Abbas, Temple Denial, and the Distortion of History

American Thinker 3 October 2012
By Richard L. Cravatts

As an example of what the insightful commentator Melanie Phillips referred to as a "dialogue of the demented" in her book The World Turned Upside Down, Palestinian President

 

The Parable of the Islamist Scorpion

FrontPage Magazine 3 October 2012
By Daniel Greenfield

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. A scorpion wanted to cross a river, so it hitched a ride on a friendly naive useful idiot of a toad. The toad swam the river with the

 

The Afghanistanization of the Middle East

Gatestone Institute 3 October 2012
By Daniel Greenfield

Eleven years after September 11, Afghanistan is nowhere near being stable; instead it is the Middle East that is becoming Afghanistanized. Forget about having only one

 

Muslims Abroad Should Respect the American Tradition of Free Speech as They Debate Their Own

Huffington Post 3 October 2012
By Parvez Ahmed

Buried in the avalanche of stories about violent demonstrations across several majority Muslim countries, at least in part in reaction to a deplorable anti-Islam film produced

 

Baby mutilation accused face court

Herald Sun 3 October 2012
By Nicole Cox

A NORTHERN suburbs couple have made a brief appearance in court today, accused of organising the illegal circumcision of their baby girl in Bali. The couple, who cannot be

 

Syria bomb blast kills Hezbollah operative

The Guardian 3 October 2012
By Martin Chulov

One of Hezbollah's most senior operatives has been killed in Syria and buried in his home village in Lebanon's Bekaa valley, the militant group has confirmed. Ali Hussein

 

Al Qaeda makes millions of dollars off of kidnapping people

Global Post 3 October 2012
By Amy Silverstein

Al Qaeda might be known for its extreme views and senseless violence, but when it comes to kidnapping people, Al Qaeda has a disturbingly sensible take on the matter. Islamist

 

Radical Islamists enforce Sharia law in Mali but who’s listening

Washington Times 3 October 2012
By Bob Taylor

Remember that "religion of peace” that wreaked havoc in multiple countries throughout the Middle East? Paris-based France 24, an international

 

Mali Islamists execute alleged murderer in Timbuktu: witnesses

Radio Netherlands 3 October 2012

Islamists who have seized control of northern Mali on Tuesday publicly executed a man accused of murder, witnesses told AFP by phone from the city of Timbuktu. The man was

 

Egypt: Christians flee Rafah after threats by militants

Coptic families are reported to be fleeing the northern city of Rafah after suspected Islamist militants opened fire on a Coptic-owned shop on Wednesday 26 September. In the

 

Turkey’s Ruling Party Celebrates Hamas

Commentary Magazine 2 October 2012
By Michael Rubin

This weekend saw the convention of the Justice and Development Party (AKP), Turkey’s ruling Islamist party. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that he would remain

 

Swedish Furniture Giant IKEA Scrubs Women From Saudi Catalog: Side By Side Comparison

International Business Times 2 October 2012
By Angelo Young

Swedish furniture group Ikea is really sorry it removed women from the Saudi version of its 2013 catalog after it was called out by the Stockholm edition of free daily

 

Muslims protest Google Europe HQ after anti-Islam film

ArabianBusiness.com 2 October 2012
By Shane McGinley

Hundreds of protestors have marched outside Google’s European headquarters in Dublin, demanding the global internet giant remove the US film which mocked the Prophet Mohammad

 

ICLA Recommends That OSCE Member States Demand The Abrogation Of The Cairo Declaration and Participate in the 2012 Brussels...

ICLA 2 October 2012

Working session 10: Freedom of thought, conscience, religion or belief.

On behalf of of International Civil Liberties Alliance, I would like to ask the following question:

How can the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights appropriately help the Participating States to make sure that their legislation concerning freedom of religion and belief is in compliance with the commitments of the OSCE and other international standards.

 

Sweden: Mosque to Blast Prayer Calls from Minaret

Gatestone Institute 2 October 2012
By Soeren Kern

A mosque in Stockholm has received initial approval to begin sounding public prayer calls from its minaret, the first time such permission has ever been granted in Sweden. A

 
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