Minorities' rights

Stop this creeping jihadism in schools

Express 20 October 2014
By Nick Ferrari

If only Christian children were allowed to go on a taxpayer-funded overseas school trip, if a teacher with hard-line Christian views was found peddling his beliefs to young and

 

Christian school 'downgraded for failing to invite an imam to lead assembly'

The Telegraph 20 October 2014
By John Bingham

A successful Christian school has been warned it is to be downgraded by inspectors and could even face closure after failing to invite a leader from another religion, such as

 

Video: PA goes back to the Middle Ages for blood libels

palwatch.org 20 October 2014
By Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik

Two of the most destructive Antisemitic blood libels of the Middle Ages have been brought back to life by the Palestinian Authority to promote hatred of Israelis. In July, the official PA daily

 

Hospitals reveal shock number of FGM victims in the capital

The Islamist Watch 18 October 2014
By Martin Bentham and Anna Davis

Nearly 1,000 women and girls suffering from female genital mutilation were being treated in London hospitals last month, the first official figures on the barbaric practice

 

Video: Ben Shapiro: The Myth of the Tiny Radical Muslim Minority

Blazing Cat Fur 17 October 2014
By Ben Shapiro

 

Nearly 500 new FGM cases identified

BBC News Online 17 October 2014

NHS figures show 467 newly identified cases of girls and women needing treatment after female genital mutilation in England last month. A further 1,279 people, who had

 

Video: Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff, ESW, at the Institute on Religion and Democracy

Right Side News 17 October 2014
By Baron Bodissey

On September 12, 2014, Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff and Sister Hatune Dogan gave a presentation at a breakfast meeting hosted by Faith McDonnell at the Institute on Religion and

 

'There is no alternative to a reform of Islam'

DW 17 October 2014

Ahmad Mansour: It's a process that needs time. The main thing is that we show young people an Islam that has nothing to do with radicalism. Islam needs to be freed from fear

 

Islamic State 'being driven out of Syria's Kobane

BBC News Online 17 October 2014

The Islamic State (IS) militant group has been driven out of most of the northern Syrian town of Kobane, a Kurdish commander has told the BBC. Baharin Kandal said IS

 

Hard-Pressed Between Turkey and ISIL, Kurds Essential to Regional Peace

The Epoch Times 17 October 2014
By Vivian Salama

The Kurds of Syria and Iraq have become a major focal point in the war against the Islamic State group, with Kurdish populations in both countries coming under significant

 

Maryland: Indonesia funds $3M purchase of church, conversion to mosque

Creeping Sharia 17 October 2014

For hundreds of Indonesian-American families and Maryland Muslims, "grand opening” couldn’t have more meaning than it did on Friday, September 26, 2014. After two decades, the

 

"They Won't Even Let Us Kill Ourselves": The Plight of Yazidi Sex Slaves

Answearing Muslims 17 October 2014

Hundreds of women and girls belonging to the Yazidi religious minority have been enslaved by Islamic State militants, who are selling them, forcing them to marry and convert to

 

Geert Wilders "Stop Denying the Obvious: Islam Is a Problem"

Liberty GB 16 October 2014
By Geert Wilders

A military alliance, led by the United States, is currently bombing the forces of the Islamic State [IS] in Iraq and Syria. Many European nations, such as the United Kingdom,

 

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Money Jihad 16 October 2014

Five years ago today, the first post of this blog was published. Since then, Money Jihad has blown the lid off connections among Islamic charities including the Zakat

 

How an American suicide bomber's travels went unmonitored

Stars and Stripes 15 October 2014
By Adam Goldman and Greg Miller

WASHINGTON — There were no U.S. air marshals watching the newly clean-shaven passenger on the trans-Atlantic flight, no FBI agents waiting for him as he landed in Newark,

 

Malaysia increasingly unsafe for trans people

GayNZ 15 October 2014

Malaysian Islamic-purity enforcing police are making it increasingly difficult for transgender men and women to live a life without fear of arrest and harassment in a country

 

Harvard Club in New York Cancels "This is Not My Allah” ICLA Press Conference

religionnews.com 10 October 2014

Kazan Announces Global Campaign Against Religious Extremism. Calls on Imams, Educators, Mothers and All People of Conscience to Preach and Teach Respect and

 

Teplice has to allow wearing of burqa, niqab

Prague Post 10 October 2014

The Czech Interior Ministry has decided that the north Bohemian town of Teplice cannot issue a decree banning people from covering their faces in connection with the Arab

 

Influx of refugees blamed for Sweden recognizing Palestinian state

The Times of Israel 10 October 2014

Stockholm’s announcement over the weekend that it would recognize the independent state of Palestine was influenced by the vocal and growing Muslim minority in Sweden, a former

 

Should Christians Eat Halal Meat?

Answearing Muslims 10 October 2014
By David Wood

Christians often ask me if they should eat halal meat (i.e., meat from animals that have been slaughtered in accordance with Islamic practice). Even in Western nations, meat at

 
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