Apostacy

Apostates Leaving Islam

Citizen Warrior 5 August 2014

    Apostasy means "renouncing the faith." If someone is a Jew or a Hindu or whatever and they decide they don't want to be one anymore, that is apostasy

The Koran says apostasy from Islam is a crime punishable by death. In many Islamic states, this is enforced by law. You cannot convert out of Islam. Once you're in, you're in

 

Turkish poet: "Islam is worse than Nazism”

Jihad Watch 5 August 2014
By Robert Spencer

Note from Robert Spencer: When Serkan Engin sent me this piece and asked me to publish it, I asked him if this could endanger him in Turkey. He responded, "I am ready to die.”

 

Being Dhimmi in the Ottoman Empire

Jihad Watch 16 June 2014
By Robert Spencer

Here is a fascinating glimpse of what life was like for Jews and Christians under Ottoman rule in 1838, before the abolition of the dhimmi laws that ensured that they would “pay the jizya with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued” (Qur’an 9:29).

 

The Bergdahl Swap: Islamic Law on Prisoner Exchanges

Gates of Vienna 11 June 2014

Major Stephen Coughlin takes a look at the exchange of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five terrorists, focusing on the tenets of classical Islamic law:

 

Indonesia Destroying Churches as Islamist Influence Grows

The Clarion Project 11 June 2014
By Ryan Mauro

Churches are being shut down in Indonesia at a rate of 40 per year, according to an Indonesian think-tank promoting religious tolerance. Despite its reputation for moderation,

 

Is Islam a Satanic Cult?

Cherson and Molschky 5 June 2014
By Paul Wilkinson

"I want you to listen to me carefully tonight because I might be misunderstood. Probably will be. But I believe this with all my heart .…The God we all worship here this

 

Islam: 'Appalling and Abhorrent' in World's Blind Eyes

American Thinker 29 May 2014
By Raymond Ibrahim

On May 15, an eight-month pregnant mother was sentenced to death by hanging for refusing to renounce Christ in a court in Khartoum, Sudan. According to the LA Times:

 

I renounced Islam, so my family think I should die

The Telegraph 29 May 2014
By Harriet Alexander

If Amal Farah were not living in Britain, she believes she might well be dead. For the 33-year-old financial manager had carried out an act so heinous, her family felt she deserved

 

Leaving Islam for Atheism, and Finding a Much-Needed Place Among Peers

The New York Times 27 May 2014
By Mark Oppenheimer

Women talked about “coming out,” being open with their families, leaving “the closet” at a conference here this month. But the topic was not sexuality. Instead, the women

 

On The Arrogance and Backwardness of Islam!

GhanaWeb 19 May 2014

Pardon me, but… I have no antipathy towards anyone or group of people. I think myself too grand a man for malice or hatred. This write-up is a critique of a set of ideas – the

 

Anti-Semitism Survey Shows Muslims More Anti-Semitic than Buddhists

FrontPage Mag 19 May 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

The ADL global survey of anti-Semitism overall holds few surprises. Traditionally anti-Semitic parts of Eastern Europe rank surprisingly lower than expected especially when you

 

Apostasy case: Former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey calls on British Muslim leaders to back the right to convert from Isla

The Independent 19 May 2014
By Ian Johnston

Lord Carey, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, has called on leading British Muslims to support the right to convert from Islam to another religion after a court in Sudan

 

'Good Quran' vs. 'Radical Quran'

Frontpage Mag 29 April 2014
By Jamie Glazov

This week’s Glazov Gang was joined by Dr. Mordechai Kedar, the director of the Center for the Study of the Middle East and Islam (under formation) at Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

 

Who are the Victims and Who Are the Victimizers?

Gatestone Institute 24 April 2014
By Douglas Murray

One year after the bombs went off at the Boston marathon, Brandeis authorities were so intent on avoiding the issues those bombs had raised, that they would rather point the finger at a critic of the radical ideology than do anything to criticize the ideology.

 

Video: Raymond Ibrahim on Islam, Dictators, and Christian Persecution

Frontpage Mag 24 April 2014

Raymond Ibrahim, a Shillman Fellow at the Center, was recently interviewed on New Zealand’s Shine TV, a Christian station. The ten-minute interview with host Allen Lee focuses on a wide range of topics, including Arab dictators versus Islamists and the phenomenon, historic and modern, of Christian persecution.

 

Saudi woman continues fight to wed British beau

Ala Arabiya 24 April 2014

A Saudi woman who has been barred from marrying a Briton by a Jeddah court has taken her legal battle to the Court of Appeals in Makkah. A judge of the Jeddah General Court had initially

 

Christian Man in Pakistan Reportedly Killed After Refusing to Convert to Islam

The Blaze 23 April 2014
By Sharona Schwartz

A Christian man in his twenties was reportedly shot and killed by a Muslim co-worker in Pakistan after refusing to convert to Islam, Pakistani and Christian news sites are reporting.

 

When Muslims renounce their faith

Deutsche Welle 20 April 2014

Fearing ostracism by their family, or even death, many former Muslims keep their disbelief secret. A German organization offers support to people who leave Islam for another

 

Why Blasphemy Laws Are Actually Anti-Islamic

The Huffington Post 16 April 2014
By Faisal Kutty

"Whoever by words, either spoken or written, or by visible representation or by any imputation, innuendo, or insinuation, directly or indirectly, defiles the sacred name of

 

The Ultimate Source of Islamic Hate for Infidels

Family Security Matters 16 April 2014
By Raymond Ibrahim

Who is ultimately responsible for the ongoing attacks on Christians and their churches throughout the Islamic world? Focusing on one of the most obvious nations where Christians are regularly targeted-Egypt's Coptic Christians-one finds that the "mob" is the most visible and obvious culprit.

 
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