Evening Standard 15 October 2013
By Lindsay Watling
An award-winning film about a south London honour killing is being used to train police.
Banaz: A Love Story, a low-budget film by former pop star Deeyah Khan, picked up the Emmy for best international documentary earlier this month.
It is the account of the murder of Banaz Mahmod, who was killed in 2006 by her Iraqi-Kurd family. They accused her of dishonouring them by leaving her abusive husband and later falling for another man.
Stresemann Foundation 27 September 2013
The OSCE considers freedom of expression a fundamental human right
This freedom may only be limited in order to safeguard other basic rights, such as human dignity, for a very good reason: freedom of expression is the foundation for other human rights, especially freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly as well as academic freedom. Without the freedom to voice opinions publicly and freely receive information, all other freedoms would not exist.
Citizen Warrior 26 June 2013
Islam in a Nutshell (PDF document)
The Counter Jihad Coalition in California put together a brochure entitled "Islam in a Nutshell." Here's what the creators of the brochure said about it:
Dispatch International 22 April 2013
By Peter Nilsson
The Quran does not have a single verse encouraging love towards those outside of Islam. But there are 493 passages that either endorse violence or talk about the hatred of Allah for the infidels, meaning all non-Muslims.
The Quran is a book mainly concerned with how Muslims are to think and act towards those outside of Islam; that is, either kill them or force them to live as second-class citizens and pay taxes (Jizya).
More than half the contents of the Quran are texts despising or inciting against non-Muslims. This is what turns Islam into a religion of hate and violence, for which history carries much evidence.
Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain 13 March 2013
Countless individuals accused of apostasy and blasphemy face threats, imprisonment, and execution
Blasphemy laws in over 30 countries and apostasy laws in over 20 aim primarily to restrict thought, expression and the rights of Muslims, ex-Muslims and non-Muslims alike.
Jihad Watch 7 March 2013
Nicolai Sennels is a Danish licensed psychologist known for his writings about the psychology of Islam and Muslim culture. Sennels is author of the book, "Among Muslim Criminals: a Psychologist's Experiences from the Copenhagen Municipality," based on his work in Danish capital's youth prison Sønderbro
He has also published a high number of articles on the subject, which are spread widely on the internet. Together with renowned writers on Islam such as Ibn Warraq, Hans Jansen and Bat Ye'or and others, Sennels contributed a chapter to the Dutch book Islam: Critical Essays on a Political Religion.
faithfreedom.org 7 March 2013
By Louis Palme