Minorities' rights

ISIS Slaughters 150 Females in Iraq for Refusing to Marry, Have Sex with Them

Breitbart 19 December 2014

“At least 150 females, including pregnant women, were executed in Fallujah by a militant named Abu Anas Al-Libi after they refused to accept jihad marriage,” said the Ministry.

 

Homophobia taints the British Asian community

Telegraph.co.uk 17 December 2014
By Patrick McAleenan

I’ve written previously about my experience of coming out to my parents. Despite being practising Catholics, a religion which rejects homosexuality as a sin, they accepted and

 

Europe Falling Under the Heel of Islam

english.pravda.ru 15 December 2014


In the middle of November, German Police made arrests of supporters of terrorist organizations Islamic State, Ahrar al-Sham and Junud al-Sham. According to the German newspaper "Frankfurter Allgemeine", 9 people were arrested, about 240 police officers were engaged in the operation in the North

 

Sydney siege: Gunman 'forces' hostages to show jihadist banner

International Business Times 15 December 2014
By Umberto Bacchi

A gunman who has taken an unknown number of hostages at a Sydney cafe apparently forced two of them to hold up an Islamist flag similar to those used by jihadist groups, as

 

IHEU report reveals extent of global discrimination against non-believers

Secularism 15 December 2014

The International Humanist and Ethical Union has released its second annual report on the global state of human rights for non-believers, atheists and agnostics. The report

 

EU says Turkish raids on media outlets go against European values

The Daily Star 15 December 2014

Turkish police raids on media outlets are incompatible with media freedom and run counter to European values, the European Union said in an unusually strongly worded statement

 

Feminism Is About Equality, Not a Particular Gender: An Interview With Inga Schowengerdt

The Huffington Post 15 December 2014
By George Elerick

1. Can you tell us a bit about who you are? I am a social and developmental psychologist passionate about advancing gender equality through research, public engagement,

 

Swedish Democrat head says Jews are not true Swedes

Elder of Ziyon 15 December 2014

The party secretary of the Sweden Democrats has suggested that migrants should be given a cash incentive to leave Sweden and suggested that minority groups needed to

 

Ethnic Cleansing of Jews in Turkey

The Gatestone Institute 15 December 2014
By Uzay Bulut

The real question is: Now that the ethnic-cleansing campaign of the Turkish regime has been "successfully" completed, and there are only two Jews left in Edirne, why is the

 

Turkey arrests: Raids target Gulen-linked critics of Erdogan

BBC News 15 December 2014

Turkish police have made at least 23 arrests during raids on a newspaper and TV station with close ties to US-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen. Those detained are

 

When Jihadists Capture a Woman, They Have a Guide to Consult on What to Do With Her. Some of the Directives Are Truly Disturbing

TheBlaze.com 15 December 2014

The Islamic State group has reportedly issued a guide on how to treat female slaves which allows jihadist militants to rape them, including girls who have not yet reached

 

Turkey to open imam-hatip schools abroad

Daily Sabah 15 December 2014
By Safure Cantürk

The imam-hatip - literally imam and preacher - schools of Turkey, which focus on a curriculum with theological lessons, will be opened abroad for Turkish expatriates in other

 

Video: Fears rise in Germany as marchers demand tougher immigration law

Digital Journal 15 December 2014

A rising tide of xenophobia has taken hold in Germany as protesters have taken to the streets by the thousands, demanding a tougher immigration law. The rise in anti-Muslim and

 

Malaysia: 18 Myanmar nationals (Buddhists) killed and mutilated in series of "mysterious and unexplained murders”

10news.dk 15 December 2014
By Nicolai Sennels

As usual when Muslims murder Myanmar Buddhists, the press never writes who killed whom – they just write about "clashes”. In the article, the Muslim newspaper The Jakarta

 

Three More Pakistani Christians Accused of Blasphemy Against Islam

Christian News 15 December 2014

Three more cases of blasphemy accusations have emerged in Pakistan, even after a Christian couple’s beating to death and burning in a brick kiln after allegations of blasphemy

 

Egypt arrests 33 men for 'debauchery' in bathhouse raid

BBC News 10 December 2014

Egyptian police have raided a bathhouse in central Cairo and arrested 33 men on suspicion of "debauchery" - a charge that has been used against gay people. Homosexuality is not

 

The Frontiers of Secularism

Sam Harris Blog 9 December 2014
By Sam Harris and Phil Zuckerman


Phil Zuckerman is a professor of sociology and secular studies at Pitzer College in Claremont, California. He is the author of Living the Secular Life, Faith No More, and Society Without God. He has also edited several volumes, including Atheism and Secularity, Sex and Religion, and The Social Theory

 

Citizens in Denmark’s 2nd biggest city vote no to mega-mosque. Socialist mayer do not care: wants a "dignified” place for Islam

10news.dk 9 December 2014
By Nicolai Sennels

Mosques are Islamic powerplaces that strengthens Islam: they spread Islam’s message, they strengthen the followers’ faith, they enhance the unity of the Muslim society, they

 

Gender equality triggers suicides, Turkish PM suggests

Hurriyet Daily News 9 December 2014

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu linked "mechanical equality" in gender relations in developed countries to higher suicide rates, in a speech delivered on Dec. 4. "Why is the

 

Germany expects 230,000 asylum seekers in 2015

Islamist Watch 9 December 2014

Germany expects 230,000 asylum seekers in 2015, which would mean another jump in new arrivals for a country already struggling to handle its load of refugees, a top official

 
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