Freedom of expression

Turkey's Islamist Leader Takes NATO Ally on Downward Spiral

CBN 9 April 2014
By Erick Stakelbeck

My latest report for CBN News aired today, focusing on the dangerous turn of Turkey--a NATO country that once enjoyed strong relations with the U.S. and Israel. Things are moving in the wrong direction, big time, under Turkey's radical Islamist Prime Minister Erdogan (who just banned YouTube and Twitter).

 

(UK) 'Tell Mama' Exaggerated 'Wave of Islamophobia'

The Telegraph 9 April 2014
By Andrew Gilligan

Ten months ago, in the paper, I revealed how Tell Mama, a project purporting to measure anti-Muslim attacks, had exaggerated the scale and nature of attacks against Muslims

 

1,000 Christian, Hindu girls forced to convert to Islam every year in Pakistan: report

India Today 9 April 2014

Around 1,000 Christian and Hindu women in Pakistan are forcibly converted to Islam and married to Muslim men every year, says a report released by Movement for Solidarity and Peace

 

Malaysia Isma preacher labels liberalism a manifestation of ‘Satan’s agenda’

The Malaymail Online 9 April 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — Liberalism, the philosophy founded on liberty and equality, is the manifestation of Satan’s struggle to mislead mankind, a leading member of Islamist group Ikatan

 

Taqiyya and Blasphemy Law in the UK

AINA (press release) 8 April 2014
By Enza Ferreri

In British law, race and religion are increasingly becoming deliberately confused for the purpose of accusing critics of Islam of racism.

 

Irish Journalist Peaches Geldof Dies, Morocco Among her Works

Morocco World News 8 April 2014
By Mona Badri

Rabat- Peaches Geldof, a TV presenter, journalist, and daughter of pop singer Bob Geldof, died on April 7, 2014 at the age of 25, leaving behind two sons and a husband. Police

 

Discussion: Muslim Women In The Islamic World

St.Luis Public Radio 7 April 2014
By Camille Phillips

In Western media, we hear reports that Muslim women are relegated to a second class, largely powerless status and are denied education, independence and employment. We hear stories of

 

Dearborn: Muslims claim Easter egg hunt flyers are covert plot to convert Muslim kids to Christianity

Creeping Sharia 7 April 2014
By creeping

Christian-phobia alive and well in Dearbornistan. Disguised as a discussion on separation of church and state. Of course when it comes to Islamic dawah in history books, Arabic language

 

New Libyan Islamist group declares war on "enemy of Allah"

Shanghai Daily 7 April 2014

BENGHAZI, April 6 (Xinhua) -- A new Islamic group said late on Saturday that its troops are being sent to the strategic town of Derna in eastern Libya to restore peace and impose sharia

 

Erdogan’s victory a warning to West

Al Monitor 7 April 2014

Despite the corruption allegations, Twitter ban and seemingly incriminating leaked tapes, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) won

 

Hamas celebrates AKP win in Turkish elections

Al Monitor 7 April 2014
By Hazem Balousha

Hamas, at all levels, did not hide its joy regarding the victory of the Turkish Justice and Development Party (AKP), led by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in last weekend’s

 

An Inferiority Complex Plus a Quest for World Domination

Gates Of Vienna 7 April 2014

Hamed Abdel-Samad is a German-Egyptian author and an apostate from Islam. Needless to say, he is the subject of innumerable death fatwas, and has to live under 24-hour police

 

Dutch police receives over 5,000 discrimination declarations against Wilders

New Europe 7 April 2014

In recent weeks Dutch police across the Netherlands had received around 5,000 declarations against right wing populist politician Geert Wilders for discrimination against

 

The GMBDR Is Dead; Long Live The GMBDW!

We have some very exciting news for readers of the Global Muslim Brotherhood Daily Watch (formerly known as the Global Muslim Brotherhood Daily Report). After acquiring the GMBDR

 

Meet Yahya Hassan, the Danish-Palestinian teen poet sensation

CS Monitor 7 April 2014
By Husna Haq

It’s the story of a Danish-Palestinian teenager who has seemingly lived a lifetime in his 18 years: abused as a child, he is a ward of the state who finds a voice in poetry, becomes

 

Relief In Afghanistan After Largely Peaceful Landmark Election

Afghanistan's presidential election closed on Saturday amid relief that attacks by Taliban fighters were fewer than feared for a vote that will bring the first-ever democratic transfer of power

 

UN welcomes Turkey’s lifting of social media

Hurriyet Daily News 7 April 2014

The United Nations has welcomed a Turkish court order lifting restrictions on YouTube on April 4. A spokesman for the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Rupert Colville, said: “We

 

Iran: Signals of growing musical freedom of expression

Arts Freedom 7 April 2014

With women singing on stage and a playlist of Western pop songs sung in English during performances of ‘The Last Days of March’ in Tehran, Iranian musicians are breaking new ground

 

CAIR’s Jihad against Honor Diaries

Family Security Matters 7 April 2014
By Andrew C. McCarthy

Honor Diaries is an important film that explores the brutality and systematic inequality faced by women in Muslim-majority societies. It features both believing Muslim women, like Dr. Qanta

 

Bangladeshi-American Writer Censored, Threatened by Radical Islamist

An online Bangladeshi bookseller has pulled the books of an American writer after receiving death threats from a radical Islamist. Rokomari.com stopped selling books by Avijit Roy

 
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