Turkey's prime minister says he'll pursue Twitter for 'tax evasion'

CNET 14 April 2014

Turkey's prime minister seems to still be looking for a way to silence Twitter in his country, saying in a televised speech Saturday that the microblogging service is a tax evader and that

 

Journalists’ guide to Islam called cave-in to political correctness

Fox News 14 April 2014
By Perry Chiaramonte

A "how-to" guide published by a prominent journalism school to help reporters covering Islam-related issues is under fire from critics who say it sacrifices the First Amendment to political

 

Iraq Wants To Legalize Child Marriage

The Daily Beast 14 April 2014
By Scott Bixby

A new law would approve marriage to girls as young as nine in a bid to appease the nation’s conservatives ahead of parliamentary elections. In a bid to please the nation’s Shi’a Muslim

 

Nasrallah Declares 'We Bombed Israel in Revenge'

Israel National News 14 April 2014
By Ari Yashar

Hassan Nasrallah, leader of the Lebanese-based terrorist group Hezbollah, took responsibility on Monday for the explosive detonated on the Lebanese-Israeli border in mid-March.

 

Toronto School Board Grants Islam Special Protection

Blazing Cat Fur 14 April 2014

This is a TDSB human rights related document, available only to TDSB staff online. Note this entry; "Derision of followers of Islam (Muslims) because of any aspect of their traditions beliefs

 

Tunisian Brides Have Hymens Surgically Restored

Al Arabiya 14 April 2014

It happens every April ahead of the summer marriage season, says Tunisian gynecologist Faouzi Hajri - desperate brides-to-be beg for surgery to make them "virgins" again for their

 

Canadian College Student Anisa Rawhani Dons Hijab to Learn about Islamophobia, Finds That People Are Nicer to Her

Answering Muslims 14 April 2014

Western nations are far more tolerant than Muslim nations, which is why it's so odd to hear Muslim groups like CAIR and ISNA constantly complain about bigotry and Islamophobia in America

 

Jeffrey Herf to Brandeis: Dropping Hirsi Ali “Act of Cowardice and Appeasment”

Atlas Shrugs 14 April 2014
By Pamela Geller

Says Herf: “I have faced intolerance from scholars working on the Middle East. They have denounced well-founded scholarship as ‘Islamophobia’ or ‘Zionist propaganda’ and denied

 

Jews are being shot and killed in the US while the media talks about "Islamophobia"

Elder Of Ziyon 14 April 2014

At least 3 people have been killed in two separate Jewish centers in Overland Park, Kansas - at a children's theatre performance and at a senior center.

 

Video: Nine Months in Jail for Blasphemy Against Islam

Gates Of Vienna 14 April 2014
By Baron Bodissey


If you happen to be in Canada, and you say something in public that hurts the feelings of Muslims, you may well be sentenced to nine months in jail.

 

Canadian Blogger Dons Hijab - Finds People Nicer to Her

Daily Mail 14 April 2014

A Canadian college student recently conducted a social experiment to see if people treated her differently if she wore a hijab - a traditional Muslim veil that covers a woman's head and chest

 

Video: Australia bans cattle exports to Gaza due to animal cruelty

Elder Of Ziyon 14 April 2014

Commonwealth authorities have effectively banned live cattle exports to the Gaza while they investigate shocking images of animal cruelty in the streets of the Palestinian territory.

 

UN criticises Brunei over tough new Islamic law

Expatica 14 April 2014

The UN human rights office on Friday criticised Brunei's planned introduction of the death penalty for a raft of new offences, as part of a shift to harsh Islamic punishments in

 

Facebook Exec to Headline Event at Sharia-Promoting Muslim Groups’ Annual Gala

Creeping Sharia 14 April 2014

Facebook Exec to Headline Muslim Advocates’ ‘Countering Hate on the Internet’ Dinner. Increasingly, the war in the information battlespace is being waged outside the hallowed halls

 

National Australia Bank Considering Selling Shariah-Compliant Bonds

Shariah Finance Watch 14 April 2014

National Australia Bank is considering selling up to $US500 million ($482m) in Islamic bonds in what would be the country’s first issuance of sharia-compliant debt securities.

 

Afghan Probe Begins in Attack on AP Journalists

Military 14 April 2014
By Kim Gamel

Afghan central government authorities on Wednesday began questioning the police commander who killed an Associated Press photographer and wounded an AP reporter, a day after

 

Islam in Puerto Rico

ABNA 14 April 2014

The first Muslims are said to have arrived in Puerto Rico around the mid-20th century from Palestine as a result of the declaration of Israel. Their population rose from none in 1940 to

 

Nigeria: Muslim child bride, forced into marriage, poisons husband

Jihad Watch 14 April 2014>br>By Robert Spencer

There is no justification for murder. Wasila Umaru’s desperation, however, points up child marriage as the serious human rights abuse that it is.

 

Brandeis was wrong to cancel Ali’s honor

San Diego Jewish World 14 April 2014
By Rabbi Michael Leo Samuel

CHULA VISTA, California — One of the most important feminists fighting for women’s rights in the Islamic world is a woman named Ayaan Hirsi Ali. This remarkable woman was born in

 

Muslim, gay, and making no apologies

timesofindia 14 April 2014
By Aida Alami

He was born inside the public library of Rabat in Morocco where his dad worked as a janitor and where his family lived until he was 2. For most of his childhood, he hid his sexuality as best he

 

Islamists boycott Algeria vote as North African tide turns

The Malay Mail 14 April 2014

ALGIERS, April 13 — Algeria’s Islamists — once the country’s leading political force — are boycotting this month’s presidential election, chastened by recent poor performances at the polls

 
 

European Dual-Use Exports to Iran Continue Apace

Gatestone Institute 14 April 2014
By Soeren Kern

The illegal transfer of dual-use equipment to Iran continues unabated, due to lax enforcement and the failure of European governments to keep pace with the growing number

 

Germany: Criminal Muslims given shorter sentences due to "culture"

Islamist Watch 14 April 2014
By Nicolai Sennels

Apparently, Muslims cannot help it as much as non-Muslims can, if they rape or kill — and so they must be given more lenient sentences than non-Muslims receive. In effect, the German

 

Liberal Europe is a Breeding Ground for Sectarian Islamist Killers Entering Syria

Modern Tokyo Times 14 April 2014
By Salma Zribi and Lee Jay Walker

The vibes of multi-cultural Europe, gender rights, numbing down on Christianity, progressive age based on new technology, growing atheism, and so forth, appears to be bypassing

 
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