• Contribute to Elisabeth’s Voice: An Appeal

Gates of Vienna 22 October 2010

A Call to Mobilize the American Blogosphere in Support of Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff

Those who wish to contribute to Elisabeth’s defense fund — which is not under her control, and may only be used to pay her lawyers — should visit the Save Free Speech legal defense website.

We, the undersigned — consisting of four European blogs, one Canadian blog, and one American blog — have written this post jointly as a public call for our American colleagues to take up the cause of the Austrian feminist and anti-jihad activist Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff.

 

UN to Vote on 'Religious Defamation' Resolution

Christian Web News 22 October 2010
By Rebecca Easterling

For the sixth year in a row, the U.N. General Assembly will vote in December on a resolution presented by the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) that calls on governments to act against

 

'Britain's Islamic republic': full transcript of Channel 4 Dispatches programme on Lutfur Rahman, the IFE and Tower Hamlets

Telegraph.co.uk 22 October 2010
By Andrew Gilligan

I have received a number of requests for a full transcript of my Channel 4 Dispatches film, broadcast in March, about the fundamentalist Islamic Forum of Europe and their ally Lutfur Rahman, just chosen as the

 

If Bill O'Reilly Had A Hammer

American Thinker 22 October 2010
By Andrew G. Bostom

Perhaps Bill O'Reilly was clumsily attempting to mollify the over wrought "walk-out" reaction staged by The View's Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar, or the less melodramatic, but equally harsh cultural-relativist scolding

 

'I speak German,' say celebrities of diverse backgrounds in integration ads

Deutsche Welle 22 October 2010
By Holly Fox

Stars sticking their German flag-colored tongues out in advertisements? These famous first- and second-generation immigrants are showing Germany and its newcomers what you can be achieve if you speak

 

The battle between Islamists and secularists in Turkey

Economist 22 October 2010

TURKEY’S politics used to be as quirky and colourful as the country itself. Parties would be formed and as quickly disappear, politicians would suddenly be banned, coalitions of all shapes and sizes would be

 

Tower Hamlets “is an Islamic Republic now”

Telegraph 22 October 2010
By Andrew Gilligan

Outside the Wellington Way polling station in Tower Hamlets yesterday, as at many other polling stations in the borough, people had to run a gauntlet of Lutfur Rahman supporters to reach the ballot box. As

 

Minaret opponents in Langenthal to appeal

World Radio Switzerland 22 October 2010

There’s been a new development in the ongoing saga over the construction of a minaret in the town of Langenthal. Opponents say they will appeal last months’s decision by the canton of Bern to give

 

Turkey: Veiled Threat

Tablet Magazine 22 October 2010
By Lee Smith

Some U.S. policymakers believe that Turkey is the future of Islamic democracy and that no political institution better exemplifies the desired hybrid of Western practice and religious values than the country’s

 

More NJ school districts recognize Muslim holidays

NorthJersey.com 22 October 2010
By Deena Yellin

When the Muslim holiday Eid al-Fitr coincided on Sept. 10 this year with Rosh Hashana, a traditional school holiday in Clifton, Muslim students got an unanticipated day off to mark the end of Ramadan with their

 

Germany Confronts the Failure of Multiculturalism

FrontPage Magazine 22 October 2010
By Jacob Laksin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel ignited a political firestorm this past weekend when she pronounced German multiculturalism a failure. Addressing a youth delegation of her Christian Democratic Union

 

French fast food goes halal

Marketplace 22 October 2010
By John Laurenson

Fast food restaurants come under scrutiny for a number of issues, like nutrition and animal rights. What they usually avoid is religion, until now. One fast food chain in France is experimenting with going

 

"Islam Does Not Like Christians"

Arutz Sheva 22 October 2010
By Elad Benari

Jewish Italian MP Fiamma Nirenstein was reconfirmed this week as Vice President of Italy’s Foreign Affairs Committee. In addition, she was also appointed an official consultant on Israel and the international

 

Is It Islamic or Islamist?

Newsweek 22 October 2010
By Hayri Abaza and Soner Cagaptay

Now that even the tolerant, liberal Swedes have elected an anti-Islam party to their Parliament, it’s pretty clear that such controversies are mounting because both the left and the right are confused over

 

Editorial: Shameful 'honor' killings

Jerusalem Post 22 October 2010

Promoters of this despicable practice must be defamed, and even ridiculed if need be, by peers and others whose respect they seek. Police suspect that “honor” is the motive behind a spate of killings in Lod

 

Wilders trial collapses over judges' impartiality issue

Amsterdam - The trial of Dutch politician Geert Wilders on hate speech allegations collapsed Friday after a judicial review chamber ruled that the trial judges were not impartial. Wilders had filed the partiality

 

NPR Cans Juan Williams for Addressing Reality

Islamist Watch Blog 22 October 2010
By David J. Rusin

"Political correctness can lead to some kind of paralysis where you don't address reality." Those apt words were spoken by journalist Juan Williams on the October 18 edition of Fox News Channel's O'Reilly Factor,

 

North Africa to become a battleground for al-Qaida, West is warned

Canada.com 22 October 2010
By Praveen Swami

Al-Qaida is poised to overrun five states in North Africa and the Middle East, creating terrorist safe havens from which the network can launch attacks on the West, Europe and America have been

 

Al-Qaeda Sees Bulgaria as 'Legitimate Target'

Novinite.com 22 October 2010

Bulgaria is a legitimate target of al-Qaeda because it has sent its soldiers to support the US invaders in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Lebanon-based Sunni extremist group Asbat al-Ansar has

 

Germany struggles to digest its Turkish bred

The Australian 22 October 2010
By Peter Wilson

SULEYMAN Topaloglu says the climate in Germany is turning chilly and he is not referring to the cold snap that yesterday sent Berlin's temperature down to 5C. Rugged up against the weather as he strolls through

 

Litigation Against Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff

Gates of Vienna, Elisabeth's Voice 21 October 2010
By Baron Bodissey

Gates of Vienna reported on October 20th that our Austrian correspondent Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff has been given a court date (November 23) for her trial on “hate speech” charges. Regular readers are aware that Elisabeth has been charged for speaking the simple truth about Islam; for full details, see the list of previous articles at the bottom of this post.

Below is a press release (pdf, German) issued yesterday on behalf of Elisabeth by BPE Bürgerbewegung Pax Europa (Citizens’ Movement Pax Europa). Many thanks to JLH for the translation.

 

Another Victim of Europe's Jihad Against Islamo-Realism

American Thinker 21 October 2010
By Andrew G. Bostom

Europe's judicial war on speech deemed "offensive" to the tender sensibilities of Muslims, continues apace, notwithstanding the interim decision by Dutch prosecutors to drop the scurrilous charges

 

British Muslims our main bankrollers, says Taliban commander

Sify  21 October 2010

A Taliban commander has told Sky News that the bulk of the funding for the insurgent group comes from the British Muslim community in the UK. The regional leader made the claims at a secret meeting after

 

Police see over 1000 militant Islamists in Germany

Reuters UK 21 October 2010
By Dave Graham

Germany is probably home to more than 1,000 potentially violent Islamists and the number of identified militants has risen constantly in the past few years, the Federal Crime Office (BKA) said on

 

The Beginning of the End of European Multiculturalism

Hudson New York 21 October 2010
By Soeren Kern

The attempt to get native Germans to live peacefully side-by-side with foreigners has not worked. In an unprecedented admission that is sure to transform the debate in Germany (and in Europe as a whole),

 
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