Freedom of expression

British author Rushdie’s death sentence stands, Iranian cleric says

NCR Iran 16 February 2015

The death sentence issued in 1989 by Khomeini against British author Salman Rushdie remains in force and only Ali Khamenei, the regime’s Supreme Leader can rescind it, a senior


The True History of Christendom and Islam

Frontpage Mag 13 February 2015
By Raymond Ibrahim

U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama’s recent condemnation of medieval Christian history as a way to exonerate Islam is a reminder of how woefully ignorant (or intentionally deceptive) a good many people in the West are concerning the true history of Christian Europe and Islam. The problem is that those who


'Religion of the Sword': ISIS Magazine Heavy on Crusades Propaganda

Breitbart 13 February 2015
By John Hayward

The new issue of Dabiq, the Islamic State English-language magazine, is officially out. Its headlining story boasts the capture of a Mossad informant, but the magazine serves less to bring news than to reframe the war between the Islamic State and civilization as a revisiting of the Crusades. This is a hot topic in the West as well


Why freedom of speech matters

The TandD 13 February 2015
By Britt Christensen

The recent tragedy at the Paris-based satire publication Charlie Hebdo thrust the issue of freedom of expression to the forefront of international debate. There was an outpouring of people adamantly defending free speech as a foundational principle to a healthy and free society. Much of the debate


Hadith, Ancient Islamic Source Of The Evils Of Modern Jihad

World Crunch 13 February 2015
By Ali Malek

The Islamic Prophet is the most unpopular among the founders of religions. Mention Confucius, Buddha or Jesus in a conversation, and people listen. But evoke Muhammad with a


First victim of "blasphemy laws” would be Islam itself

The Commentator 13 February 2015
By Raymond Ibrahim

Soon after Muslim gunmen killed 12 people at Charlie Hebdo offices, which published satirical caricatures of Muslim prophet Muhammad, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)


Calls for Killing Jews Legal, Calling Mohammed a Pedophile, Illegal

Frontpage Mag 13 February 2015
By Daniel Greenfield

It’s not anti-Semitism. It’s anti-Zionism. You can tell because it involves Hitler and killing Jews. Facebook postings from a Turkish man showing Adolf Hitler, with a


Why are They Converting to Islam?

Israel National News 13 February 2015
By Mordechai Kedar

One of the things that worries the West is the fact that hundreds and maybe even thousands of young Europeans are converting to Islam, and some of them are joining terror


Google criticised after image of Anjem Choudary appears under search for Muslim

London Evening Standard 13 February 2015
By Alexandra Rucki

Google has come under fire after bringing up an image of radical cleric Anjem Choudary as the top result under a search for ‘Muslim’. An image of the hate preacher appears


'Unprecedented' Doubling in UK Muslim Population

Israel National News 13 February 2015
By Ari Yashar

A new research study, the first of its kind, which was presented to the British Parliament shows an "unprecedented" shift with Muslim children in the UK nearly doubling in a


Fact Check Said Muslims Wouldn’t Be 10% of the UK by 2050, They Already Are

Frontpage Mag 13 February 2015
By Daniel Greenfield

My own view on the assorted Fact Check pieces run by the media is not to trust them any farther than you can throw them. Case in point, a fact check by the UK’s Channel 4 on


Muslim Party to Participate in French Polls

News Week Pakistan 13 February 2015
By Joel Saget

A Muslim party that aims to promote Islamic finance and overturn France’s ban on wearing the veil in schools will take part in regional elections next month. Led by Najib


Fact #4: The Arab-Israeli conflict is not about the occupation - it's about the existence of Israel

Arab Israeli Conflict 13 February 2015

The central issue in the Middle East conflict has never been Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and Gaza – rather, it’s the very fact of Israel’s existence. All major Palestinian organizations are centered around the goal of destroying Israel. The Palestinian National Charter (adopted in 1964 - three years


Muslim party to take part in French regional election

Swiss News 13 February 2015

A Muslim party that aims to promote Islamic finance and overturn France's ban on wearing the veil in schools will take part in regional elections next month. Led by Najib


Islamic faith school slammed for limiting girls to ‘knitting and sewing’

Luton Today 13 February 2015

Gender inequalities still persist at an Islamic faith school which limits girls’ technology curriculum to knitting and sewing, according to Ofsted. In June our sister paper


Islamic Madrassa play a vital role in instilling British values into Islam

Lancashire Telegraph 13 February 2015
By Jack Straw

One of the joys of my thirty-six years as Blackburn’s MP is suddenly discovering some gems which I had not known about before. My caseworker Mumtaz Patel had been asking for


Hating Valentine’s

Frontpage Mag 13 February 2015
By Jamie Glazov

This Saturday, February 14, is Valentine’s Day, the sacred day that intimate companions mark to celebrate their love and affection for one another. If you’re thinking about


Paris’s real "no-go zones”

my.telegraph 13 February 2015
By Stephen Clarke

I was walking near the boulevard Saint-Michel the other day with an American friend when he pointed something out to me. We were passing an ordinary-looking café, and he told


45 jihadists guilty in Belgian trial

Atlas Shrugs 13 February 2015
By Pamela Geller

Will the islamophobia never end? Europe may very well be doomed, but they are cracking down. Too much, too little, too late, I’m afraid. There is still time for America.

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