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Ynetnews 6 June 2013
By Rafael Castro
Op-ed: Westerners have the right and duty to expect that those who move to their countries respect basic ethical tenets
The most recent round of terror in London has spawned a renewed round of explanations along the lines of David Cameron’s "there is no justification for this murder in Islam,” accompanied by musings over "isolated act of psychopaths."
Though these views have lost some currency after the attacks of 9/11, Madrid, Moscow, Burgas, Toulouse and Boston, it is time to ask ourselves why our political and intellectual elites still pay homage to such platitudes.
DAWN.com 6 June 2013
By Murtaza Haider
A series of events in the past few weeks have again highlighted the injustices being committed against women in the name of Islam in Pakistan
Recently, the three accused of raping an 18-year old woman at Jinnah’s Mausoleum were set free by a court in Karachi. The court refused to entertain the DNA evidence, which reportedly proved the guilt of the accused, and gave the accused the benefit of the doubt because the victim could not produce four eyewitnesses to the rape. Weeks later, the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) decreed that the DNA evidence in the absence of four righteous men as witnesses to rape is not sufficient for conviction under Islamic law.
Danish PM: Media should use free speech "respectfully", we need new demands on how to use free speech
Gates of Vienna 6 June 2013
As most readers already know, the New English Review was brought down by a Directed Denial of Service attack (DDOS) during the night
The attack may or may not have been connected with the AFDI rally against sharia, which featured New English Review writers among its speakers. Rebecca Bynum, the editor of NER, just sent us this brief note:
clarionproject.org 6 June 2013
By Ryan Mauro
Prime Minister Erdogan with his Islamist agenda faces his biggest challenge as protests continue to mount all over Turkey