A disabled 25-year-old shopkeeper was killed yesterday, not far from the shop that he owned. The objective of the fundamentalists is to shut down the activities of Christians and force them to flee. A source for AsiaNews denounces the "complicity" of the police, and the "curtain of silence" that has fallen across the slaughter.
The Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference Prof Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu has strongly condemned the ‘heinous’ terrorist attack perpetrated against the Aktutun Turkish military post near the Turkish-Iraqi border on October 3 by the terrorist organization PKK.
As violent Jihad against the coalition forces heated up following the invasion of Iraq in 2003, the U.S. and Iraqi officials had hoped there would be a respite as the holy month of Ramadan approached. The reality was quite the opposite; violence spiked.
Sandela Kanwal wanted a divorce for unknown reasons. Maybe her husband in Chicago was a wife-beater. Maybe she just didn’t like him. We don’t know. For months, she had been trying to get her father to end her unhappy marriage and in July of 2008, Sandela tried again. This time, Chaudhry Rashad strangled his daughter to death. When the police arrived he stated that he did nothing wrong and later demanded that he be provided halal food while in jail.
For 1,300 years Muslims have been engaged in a search for a form of government that is right for them. There are parliaments and sometimes even political opposition groups in many Muslim countries, but as a general rule political decisions are based on agreements reached between tribal groups and families.
The founder of Ansar al-Islam, a radical Islamist organisation, has filed a lawsuit against Norway in Europe’s human rights court citing “inhuman treatment.”
Mullah Krekar, who lives in Norway, is on a global list of known terrorists and as such cannot enjoy the same freedoms as other citizens of the Nordic nation, Middle East Times reports. Krekar is an Iraqi Kurd who admits forming the fundamental Islamist group, but claims he has not been in charge since 2002. Krekar is on the UN list of terrorist groups and individuals, and has repeatedly publicly expressed his admiration of Osama bin Laden and the call for jihad in Iraq.
Last week in Iraq, a female homicide bomber, masquerading as a Shiite religious pilgrim, murdered 20-30 pilgrims, half of them women, and injured at least 100 others. Once again, the homicide bomber stopped at a resting tent for pilgrims.
Jihadis are against it and would never allow this if they could stop it, but in a free, democratic nation, women are allowed to pursue their dreams. In this case, 70 volunteer Iraqi women this week have just completed their training course and will begin working as security officers in Iraq.