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Famous personalities' quotes about Islam: Alexis de Tocqueville

Quoteland 11 February 2014

Alexis de Tocqueville (1805 – 1859) was a French political thinker and historian best known for his Democracy in America (appearing in two volumes: 1835 and 1840) and The Old Regime and the Revolution (1856). In both of these works, he analyzed the rising living standards and social conditions of individuals and their relationship to the market and state in Western societies. Democracy in America was published after his travels in the United States, and is today considered an early work of sociology and political science.

 

Erdogan Loses It

Foreign Affairs 10 February 2014
By Halil Karaveli

The Turkish state changed hands a decade ago, when Islamic conservatives (supported by the liberals) prevailed in elections against the country’s old guard, the rightist nationalists known as Kemalists. It may be about to do so again.

 

UK’s Guardian campaigns against female genital mutilation while whitewashing Islamic justifications for it

Jihad Watch 10 February 2014
By Robert Spencer

How can the Guardian realistically expect to end this practice if it is afraid to expose the Islamic justifications for it? No, Muslims did not invent female genital mutilation, and are not the only people who practice it.

 

Video: SUN News Michael Coren on Muslims comparing ‘Islamophobia’ to the holocaust

The Muslim Issue 10 February 2014

Michael Coren with Canada’s SUN News is trying to get his head around the Muslim claim to be "victims like the Jews during the holocaust”.

 

The Muslim Conquest of India

American Thinker 10 February 2014
By Janet Levy

India's centuries-long resistance to Muslim aggression began in 636 C.E. This started a series of incursions in which Muslim warriors desecrated Hindu places of worship and universities, slaughtered monks and priests, and unleashed a reign of terror to impose Islam and subjugate the majority Hindu population.

 

Germany Aiming to Become More Muslim Friendly

Gatestone Institute 7 February 2014
By Soeren Kern

Muslims attending the gathering were offended by the insinuation that Islam could be radical or violent, and demanded instead that the German government take steps to make "Islam equal to Christianity" in Germany.

 

Video: Sunna - Deceiving the Professionally Gullible

Political Islam 7 February 2014
By Bill Warner

One of the most discouraging things about dealing with Islam is how our leadership has learned nothing in the years since Sept 11, 2001. Leadership's favorite fantasy is that Islam is whatever a Muslim wants to say it is. So if you want a nice Islam, ask a nice imam. But, would a Muslim deceive the Kafir (non-Muslim)? Mohammed did.

 

Video: The Battle for Women's Rights in Muslim Majority Societies

youtube 7 February 2014
By Clarion Project

The Clarion Project hosted a webinar together with "Muslims Facing Tomorrow" entitled "The Struggle for Women's Rights in Muslim-Majority Countries." The webinar was presented by Raheel Raza, founder and president of the Council for Muslims Facing Tomorrow.

 

CAR kill fest stopped - French army

News24 6 February 2014

The violence in Central Africa has been "partly halted", the head of the French army said on Monday, even as reports emerged that at least 75 people had been killed in a single

 

Eminent Saudi Cleric: Female Genital Mutilation a 'Noble Act'

The Clarion Project 6 February 2014

    Sheikh Mohamad Alarefe recently tweeted his sentiments favoring mutilating women to close to 8 million of his followers on Twitter.

Sheikh Mohamad Alarefe is a popular Saudi Arabian Islamic theologian and a professor at the King Saud University. A recent "tweet” to his almost 8 million followers on his

 

Islamization of America in 2013

Right Side News 6 February 2014
By Pamela Geller

Since I wrote my book Stop the Islamization of America and established the Stop Islamization of America initiative of my organization, the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI)

we have seen increasing accommodation and submission to Islam in the United States. 2013 was a particularly good year for Islamic supremacists, who are working furiously in

 

The Media Like Pretending Tel Aviv Is the Capital of Israel

National Review Online 6 February 2014
By Daniel Pipes

Some, especially in the mainstream media, pretend that not Tel Aviv, rather than Jerusalem, serves as the capital of Israel. (Tel Aviv hosts the Ministry of Defense but not much else of the central government.)

This parallels a tendency lately to pretend there’s a country called Palestine. Some of those delusions, which are appearing more often, in reverse chronological

 

DOJ: HLF's Bid To Vacate Trial Outcome "Strains Credulity"

Islamist Watch. 6 February 2014

Their 2008 convictions have been upheld on appeal and the U.S. Supreme Court refused to take up the case. So five men convicted of illegally routing millions of dollars to

 

In Bangladesh, 87 per cent of women victims of domestic violence

AsiaNews 6 February 2014
By Sumon Corraya

About 87 per cent of Bangladeshi married women are abused by their husband, this according to a nation-wide study conducted by the government that involved a sample of 12,600

 

Saudis to export wahhabism in Kyrgyzstan

voiceofrussia 6 February 2014

Riyadh is showing a growing interest in Kyrgyzstan. In January, the Deputy Head of Saudi diplomacy visited the country. And before that, the chairman of the Consultative

 

Video: Paul Weston: Vote Liberty GB in the South East

youtube 3 February 2014
By Liberty GB

Liberty GB leader Paul Weston talks about the party's 2014 Euro election bid. Candidates Weston, Enza Ferreri and Jack Buckby will all be standing in the South East England constituency

 

Muslim ‘Enrichment’ in Britain: One Week Snapshot

Cherson and Molschky 3 February 2014
By Paul Wilkinson

The celebrants of multiculturalism constantly remind us of never-ending invigorating cultural enrichment, so just for fun, I thought I would make a note of some stories involving Islam or Muslims in Britain over a one week period.

 

Video: Does Islam Allow Muslims to Rape Female Captives and Slave Girls?

Answering Muslims 3 February 2014

Critics of Islam and Sharia frequently claim that the Qur’an allows Muslim men to rape their female captives and slave girls (i.e. those "whom their right hands possess")

 

Remembering the Armenian Genocide

The Tribune Papers 3 February 2014
By Mike Scruggs

In nations governed by Islamic Law (Sharia), non-Muslims have the status of dhimmis ("protected people”). They are protected from slaughter or expulsion so long as they remain subservient and pay a special poll tax, called the Jizya, to their Muslim masters.

 

Famous personalities' quotes about Islam: Arthur Schopenhauer

Wikiislam 1 February 2014

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 – 1860) was an influencial German philosopher, known for his pessimism and philosophical clarity.

 
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