Freedom of expression

Freedom Watch - In Defense of Pamela Geller

spectator 12 May 2015
By Jeffrey Lord

The backlash has been considerable. Pam Geller, whose American Freedom Defense Initiative organized the Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest that sparked an armed

 

It Takes a Good Guy with a Gun to Defend Freedom of Speech

Right Side Publications 12 May 2015
By Daniel Greenfield

When two terrorists in body armor and carrying assault rifles came for a roomful of cartoonists and fans of freedom of speech in Gotta-loveTexas-600-LITexas, the media took the

 

Florida: Boca Raton country club cancels Wilders keynote fearing Muslim violence

Creeping Sharia 12 May 2015

The Palm Beach County Republican Party will have to find another venue for a fundraiser featuring the Dutch politician and Islam critic who spoke at Sunday’s “Draw Muhammad”

 

Egypt Arrests Five Christian Children For Blasphemy

Breitbart News 12 May 2015
By Mary Chastain

Egyptian authorities arrested five Coptic Christian children after a Muslim mob accused them of blasphemy. The mob was upset they appeared in a video that allegedly “mocked” Islam

 

Mohamed Fahmy files $100M lawsuit against Al Jazeera

Waterloo Record 12 May 2015
By Diana Mehta

A Canadian journalist on trial for widely denounced terror charges in Egypt is suing his employer, Al Jazeera Media Network, alleging the Qatar-based broadcaster's actions

 

Secular blogger Ananta Bijoy Das hacked to death

Assailants have hacked to death secular blogger Ananta Bijoy Das in Sylhet, police say, two months after the killing of writer-blogger Avijit Roy. Das was an activist of the Ganajagaran

 

Real Time with Bill Maher: In Defense of Free Speech (HBO)

youtube 11 May 2015
By Real Time with Bill Maher

Bill Maher and panelists Alex Wagner, Will Cain and former Gov. Lincoln Chafee discuss the PEN-Charlie Hebdo controversy and the shooting in Garland, Texas.

 

Obliterating the Jahiliyyah

gatesofvienna 11 May 2015

Islamic theology and law refer to the time preceding Islam as the jahiliyyah, the age of ignorance. Everything that existed before Islam is worthless; none of it is worth

 

92% of Married Women in Egypt Have Undergone Female Genital Mutilation

Egyptian Streets 11 May 2015

Egypt's Minister of Health Adel Adawy announced on Sunday that 92 percent of married Egyptian women have experienced female genital mutilation. The latest results were

 

A Handy Field Guide For Submitting to Sharia Law

Breitbart 11 May 2015
By John Hayward

The only proper answer to a demand for submission is defiance, absolute and vigorous. Anything else is, at best, a concession to the oppressor… or, at worst, negotiation for

 

The Difference Between Islam and Islamism?

Gatestone Institute 11 May 2015
By Uzay Bulut

Pressures against non-Muslims in Turkey are actually empowered, motivated and even led by state policies. There also does not seem to be any interest or pluralistic mentality in enforcing

 

Norway repeals blasphemy law, in response to Charlie Hebdo murders

The Washington Post 11 May 2015

Norway has scrapped its longstanding blasphemy law, meaning it is now legal to mock the beliefs of others, in a direct response to January’s brutal attack on the French

 

In the wake of Garland terror attack, fear cancels Geert Wilders FL event

Cultural Jihad 11 May 2015

The Palm Beach County Republican Party will have to find another venue for a fundraiser featuring the Dutch politician and Islam critic who spoke at Sunday’s "Draw Muhammad”

 

"Stay Quiet and You'll Be Okay" The War on Free Speech

steynonline.com 11 May 2015

As we mentioned a week ago, I'm none too well at the moment, and it so happens my preferred position in which to write causes me severe pain - which is presumably some kind of

 

UK Imam: Living Art Forms Banned in Islam

youtube 11 May 2015
By theunitedwest

All drawing of living beings banned under Islam according to "Lecturer in Islamic Law (Shariah)" Anjem Choudary UK Imam

 

Winning Muhammad cartoonist: ‘I’m not hiding’

creepingsharia 11 May 2015

Bosch Fawstin’s world has changed dramatically less than a week after he spoke with WND on a barricaded sidewalk as he was about to enter the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland,

 

Texas cartoon jihadi "would never waver from the teachings he picked up in the mosque”

pamelageller.com 11 May 2015

This mosque ought to be investigated. Several surveys have shown that 80% of mosques in the U.S. teach hatred of infidels and the necessity to replace the Constitution with

 

Texas Muslima to sister: “I cannot wait until my dad puts a bullet between your eyes”

Jihad Watch 11 May 2015
By Robert Spencer

Muslims commit 91 percent of honor killings worldwide. A manual of Islamic law certified as a reliable guide to Sunni orthodoxy by Al-Azhar University, the most respected authority

 

Rape and Torture: Iran's Political Weapon

Gatestone Institute 11 May 2015
By Uzay Bulut

The rape and torture of Kurdish and dissidents in Iran -- both women and men -- is now widespread and systematic. Most recently, on May 4, Farinaz Khosrawani, 25, a Kurdish woman

 

Texas Shooters Went to Phoenix Mosque with Terror Past

The Clarion Project 11 May 2015

The two gunmen killed last week while attacking a ‘draw Mohammed’ competition in Texas attended the same Arizona Mosque where others have been involved with terrorism cases

 
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