Freedom of expression

Justice Minister: burkas are awful but legislation's not the answer

CPH Post 25 November 2014
By Philip Tees

It has been under discussion for some time, and today parliament is debating a proposal by Dansk Folkeparti (DF) to ban the wearing of burkas and similar garments in

 

Syrian conflict playing out in Denmark

Islamist Watch 25 November 2014

The chairman of the Danish-Syrian Association says it is "only a matter of time" before the violent conflict between pro-Assad factions and supporters of the terrorist group

 

The Dutch Say No to PC and Win

American Thinker 25 November 2014
By Enza Ferreri

Last Saturday in Gouda, Holland, the police arrested as many as 90 people, the majority of whom were protesting against "Black Pete", part of a traditional pre-Christmas

 

Whose side is Turkey on?

London Review of Books 25 November 2014
By Patrick Cockburn

Over the summer Isis – the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria – defeated the Iraqi army, the Syrian army, the Syrian rebels and the Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga; it established a state

 

Turkey's Bark and Bite

The Gatestone Institute 25 November 2014
By Burak Bekdil

Calls and campaigns against Israeli-made commodities and companies allegedly owned by Jewish businessmen, including Turkish Jews, fill Islamist newspaper pages every

 

Video: Islam’s War on Christianity

Creeping Sharia 25 November 2014

On this week’s edition of The Watchman, we highlight the severe persecution of Christians in Muslim lands. Author Michael Coren joins us to discuss his new book, "Hatred: Islam’s War on

 

One Of Three Jihadis Seen Burning Their French Passports In Syria Was Raised In Tiny Village

Tundra Tabloids 25 November 2014

Yet another case of someone converting to Islam, reading the koran and going off to jihad as a result. The bearded blue-eyed man seen in the footage urging Muslims to stage

 

Insight - For many young British Muslims tug of peace is stronger than pull of war

Reuters 25 November 2014
By Ahmed Aboulenein

For some British Muslims, the path to jihad and the path to peaceful aid work can traverse much of the same terrain. From an office in Britain's second largest city, Waseem

 

Turkish woman's search gives voice to Islamized Armenians

Al Monitor 25 November 2014
By Pinar Tremblay

After reading about Fethiye Cetin for over a decade and reading her books, I had envisioned a bitter and brittle woman, one maybe even a little jaded with age, given all the

 

'Honor Killings' Persist in Russia's Dagestan, Chechnya

The Moscow Times 25 November 2014
By Allison Quinn

Early last Monday morning, a photo of a young Dagestani woman believed to have been suffocated by her own father appeared briefly before being deleted. It was not removed

 

Muhyadeen Osman Wanted For Raping Girl, 16, In Manchester

Kafir Crusaders 25 November 2014

Don’t be fooled by Muhyadeen Osman’s picture into thinking his youthful appearance also means he is all sweet and innocent. He is quite the opposite in fact. Like so many of

 

Turkish Governor Threatens to Turn Synagogue into Museum

Israel National News 25 November 2014
By Ari Soffer

A political storm has erupted in Turkey over yet another anti-Semitic comment issued by a high-profile politician. On Friday, the governor of the city of Edirne announced

 

New 'honour killing' murder shocks India

Daily Mail Online 24 November 2014
By Corey Charlton

An Indian woman's parents have strangled her to death after claiming she destroyed their family's 'prestige' by marrying a man from a different caste, police say. The tragic death

 

Deemed 'too Western' teenager beaten by family

ANSA.it 24 November 2014

A 15-year-old girl who was viciously beaten up by her family and locked in a bathroom because she was "too Western" has been entrusted to the social services after hospital

 

Prominent Egyptian activists end hunger strike

Al-Arabiya 20 November 2014

The mother and sister of two jailed Egyptian pro-democracy activists have ended a 76-day hunger strike they had undertaken to press for the release of imprisoned

 

Over half the Dutch think there are too many immigrants in the Netherlands

Expatica 18 November 2014

Some 55 percent of the Dutch think the number of people of foreign origin in the Netherlands is ‘too high’ but overestimate how many immigrants live in the country, according

 

The British Royal Family and the Islamist Terrorists

FrontPage Mag 18 November 2014
By Howard Rotberg

Four men aged 19-27 were arrested by British police on Thursday, November 6th, for allegedly planning a terror attack in London against Queen Elizabeth during the Remembrance

 

Free Speech v. Political Correctness

Gatestone Institute 18 November 2014
By Abraham H. Miller

The Free Speech Movement seems to have evolved into its opposite, a censorship by others or of oneself, disguised as political correctness. Bazian is in the

 

Wake up and oppose theocracy: Bill Maher, Rula Jebreal and the urgent Islam debate

salon 18 November 2014
By Jeffrey Tayler

Since he delivered his "Real Time” monologue against liberals who treat Islam with excessive deference a month ago, the comedian Bill Maher has suffered all sorts of

 

Austrian Saudi school ‘teaching anti-Semitic values’

RT 18 November 2014

The Saudi School – a private institution for Middle Eastern immigrants in Vienna – is being investigated for allegedly teaching anti-Semitism and conspiracy theories, according

 
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