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Canadian Mosque Stages Beheading Play for Kids

WND 6 October 2014
By Chelsea Schilling

An Ontario mosque is coming under fire for using young Muslim children to conduct mock beheadings in a school play. Video footage of the Islamic Jaffari Center in Thornhill,

 

• Existential fears of Buddhists in embattled Burma and Buddhist nations

LankaWeb 29 September 2014
By Shenali D Waduge

Why has it become customary to view affairs only from the lens of Christian West nations and through their communication channels? If the world can ask ‘why is the world

 

Stop Denying the Obvious: Islam is a Problem

The Gatestone Institute 29 September 2014
By Geert Wilders


To defeat IS we should do more than just bomb its strongholds in the Middle East; we should no longer turn a blind eye to the violent nature of Islam. We should demand that those who settle in our countries cast aside values incompatible with ours. There is a huge problem -- also in our countries

 

OK Beheader’s Imam Defended Muslim Terrorism, Called for Jailing Pamela Geller

Frontpage Mag 29 September 2014
By Daniel Greenfield


Imam Imad Enchassi, a Lebanese immigrant who claims to be a Palestinian Arab, was the Imam of the Oklahoma beheader’s mosque. While he is running the usual routine about peace and love, a story relayed to Robert Spencer by a former congregant shows a different side of him.

 

'Trojan Horse' Scandal 'Worse in London than Birmingham' Claims Department for Education

International Business Times 29 September 2014
By Mark Piggott

Some schools in east London are being taken over by Muslim extremists who are trying to convert pupils and staff to their hardline ideology, according to a report in today's

 

Five people detained at Czech demonstration against Islamization

Prague Post 29 September 2014

The police detained five people during a rally against the Islamization of the Czech Republic, organized by the ultra-right Workers' Party of Social Justice (DSSS) in Teplice,

 

France most popular European travel destination for Muslims: report

Times LIVE 29 September 2014

France has emerged as the most desirable travel destination in Europe by Muslim tourists particularly among Malaysian travelers, according to a poll of travelers in the Middle

 

Spain about to Send Imran Firasat to Death under Islamic Law

islam-watch 29 September 2014

It appears that the Spanish authority has set the stage for condemning Imran Firasat to death for his criticism of Islam by extraditing him to Indonesia. We reported in July

 

ICLA Calls for More Effective Protection of Muslim Women in the UK

On behalf of International Civil Liberties Alliance I would like to suggest that the United Kingdom consider the immediate implementation of one very practical step in order to

 

Sharia Shock: Graphic ISIS Videos Force Moderate CAIR and Fiqh Council to "Revise” Sharia Law

islam-watch 29 September 2014
By Louis Palme

Thanks to ISIS’s well-oiled social media publicity campaign, Muslims and non-Muslims around the world are seeing just how gruesome and barbaric the actual provisions of

 

Taslima Nasrin Looks Back at her Anger

The New Indian Express 29 September 2014
By Reema Moudgil

BANGALORE: Taslima Nasrin's Lajja, one of the most controversial bestsellers in the world, has turned 20. As bibliophiles across the world celebrated Banned Books Week from

 

Why Islamic rebel states always fail

National Post 29 September 2014
By David Motadel, The New York Times

In the last few years, there has been a dramatic rise of a seemingly new type of polity: the Islamic rebel state. Boko Haram in West Africa, the Shabab in East Africa, the

 

Sudan apostasy woman Mariam Ibrahim 'to campaign'

BBC News 29 September 2014

Mariam Ibrahim, the Sudan woman who escaped a death sentence imposed for renouncing her faith, says she wants to campaign for others who face religious persecution. Speaking

 

ISIS kill women's right activist for 'apostasy' when she criticised them on Facebook for being religious bigots

Daily Mail 27 September 2014
By John Hall

ISIS terrorists have publicly executed a human rights lawyer in the Iraqi city of Mosul after she criticised the group on Facebook for destroying religious monuments. Samira

 

#BurnISISFlagChallenge in Kosovo

The Gatestone Institute 25 September 2014
By Stephen Schwartz

They said their protest [against ISIS] was directed against criminality by terrorists, not against religious feelings among ordinary Muslims. — RTK, Kosovo state

 
 

The Men With Many Wives review – who would be a polygamist?

The Guardian 25 September 2014
By Tim Dowling

My official position on the manner in which consenting adults choose to arrange their personal lives is: I don’t care. In reality, I faintly disapprove of almost everything

 

French President: Islamic extremists beheaded French hostage

CNN 25 September 2014
By Steve Almasy and Pierre Meilhan

French hostage Herve Gourdel was abducted and beheaded, a killing shown on video, French President Francois Hollande told the United Nations General Assembly on

 

How Turkey Plans to "Combat Anti-Semitism"

The Gatestone Institute 25 September 2014
By Burak Bekdil

In Turkey, hate speech is a crime only if it is committed against Muslim Turks. The penalty for failing to pay the tax [only for Jews] should be the revocation of the Jew's

 

Labor Court: Institutions can ban Muslim attire at work

DW 25 September 2014

The Federal Labor Court in Erfurt, eastern Germany, ruled on Wednesday that church institutions are permitted to ban the wearing of the Muslim hijab headscarf at work if they

 
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