Minorities' rights

US warns Burma over ethnic violence

The Guardian 24 April 2014
By Joseph J. Schatz

American officials are warning that attacks on minority Muslims and foreign aid groups in Burma are threatening the nascent thaw in relations between Washington and this former

 

43 Percent Agree With Fewer Moroccans

NL Times 23 April 2014

Half of all Dutch people agree with Geert Wilders’ opinion that there should be fewer Moroccans in the country. This comes from research that the PVV requested pollster Maurice de Hond to

 

Turkey university cancels panel on gays 'immoral' by Hezbollah

MENA FN 23 April 2014

A Turkish university cancelled a panel on gay rights after it came under harsh criticism from Islamic extremists who branded the event as "immoral", a liberal daily reported Monday.

 

First Islamic academic center opens in Switzerland

KUNA 23 April 2014

The Swiss Islamic Shura Council has launched the first Islamic research center in the European nation; "The Islamic Sciences Institute." Abdullah Nicholas Blancho, board member of the

 

Islam's Religious War With Everyone

AINA 23 April 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

Few divides are as impossible to bridge as those of religion. You either believe or you don't. When it comes to Islam, non-Muslims are expected to take its goodwill on faith. If you believe your eyes and ears, Islam and violence go together like peanut butter and jelly. But if you believe Muslims and their spin doctors with academic degrees, Muslims are the victims of other religions.

 

CAIR protests textbook bill; says it's rooted in anti-Muslim bigotry

The Islamist Watch 23 April 2014
By Michael Dorstewitz

A bill making its way through the Florida legislature requiring local school districts to review textbooks used in classrooms is now the target of the the Florida chapter of the Council on American

 

Libya jihad: Islamic Supremacism attacks 9/11/12

Atlas Shrugs 23 April 2014
By Pamela Geller

Committee on Benghazi : US ‘switched sides in the War on Terror’ by facilitating $500 MILLION in weapons deliveries to Libyan al-Qaeda militias, leading to Benghazi attack.

 

Christian Man in Pakistan Reportedly Killed After Refusing to Convert to Islam

The Blaze 23 April 2014
By Sharona Schwartz

A Christian man in his twenties was reportedly shot and killed by a Muslim co-worker in Pakistan after refusing to convert to Islam, Pakistani and Christian news sites are reporting.

 

Pakistan Passes Bill to Combat Extremism in Madrassas

Clarion Project 23 April 2014

The National Assembly has passed a resolution demanding reform of the nation's madrassa system, the religious seminaries that teach Islamic studies. The resolution, tabled by

 

Erdogan Does Nothing But Make Mistakes

Daniel Pipes Middle East Forum 16 April 2014
By Safak Terzi

Daniel Pipes is one of the prominent conservative names in the United States. He is the founder of the Middle East Forum . … He is also one of the key individuals forwarding idea of the moderate Islam. We had a chance to evaluate recent developments in Turkey by phone with Mr. Pipes as he was in Paris on March 12.

 

The Ultimate Source of Islamic Hate for Infidels

Family Security Matters 16 April 2014
By Raymond Ibrahim

Who is ultimately responsible for the ongoing attacks on Christians and their churches throughout the Islamic world? Focusing on one of the most obvious nations where Christians are regularly targeted-Egypt's Coptic Christians-one finds that the "mob" is the most visible and obvious culprit.

 

Turkey to Build Special Prison for Gays

Halal Porkshop 16 April 2014

Justice Minister Bekir Bozda? has announced that a project to build exclusive prisons for gays is underway, sparking concern that such a measure will lead to profiling and expose LGBT

 

Video: Muslim Schools in Germany Plagued by Hate Sermons

The Muslim Issue 16 April 2014

Relations between Muslims and Germans are “not so good” says one Muslim in the videoclip. Huh? Really?? How can that be! Muslims get along with eeeeveryone. Surely the whole fault must be with the Germans, bloody kuffars!

 

Neither Erdogan’s victory, nor the Muslim Brotherhood’s protests are an Ottoman slap

Hurriyet Daily News 16 April 2014
By Nervana Mahmoud

Following a trail of setbacks, Islamists in the Arab world have something to celebrate. Their hero, Recep Tayyip Erdo?an, has won in Turkey’s local elections, a victory Islamists in the Arab

 

Pakistan: How the Blasphemy Law Really Works

Gatestone Institute 16 April 2014
By Mohshin Habib

Sawan Masih has been sentenced to death, but what about those found guilty of inciting and committing violence and arson? It [is] a travesty of justice that more than 3,000 people

 

New York Drops Unit That Spied on Muslims

Islamist Watch 16 April 2014
By Matt Apuzzo and Joseph Goldstein

The New York Police Department has abandoned a secretive program that dispatched plainclothes detectives into Muslim neighborhoods to eavesdrop on conversations and built detailed

 

Media must end its love affair with religious censors

Index on Censorship 16 April 2014
By Alex Gabriel

Asif Quraishi, better known as drag queen Asifa Lahore, sits unassumingly in a TV studio. "One question I’d like to ask”, he says, "is when will it be all right to be Muslim

 

Adelaide-based Shiekh Sharif Hussein free to preach race hate

News.com.au 16 April 2014

POLICE say they will not act against a radical preacher who publicly prayed for the slaughter of Hindus and Buddhists, leaving him free to spread his messages of hatred. A

 

Arafat's Bodyguard: He Lied When Denouncing Bombings in Israel

Israel National News 15 April 2014
By Elad Benari

For years, former Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Yasser Arafat would condemn terrorist attacks against Israelis, but there was a question mark regarding the authenticity of his claims.

 

Connecticut: Lawsuit alleges Edible Arrangements favored Muslims over non-Muslims

Creeping Sharia 15 April 2014

A Wallingford woman worked as a top-level financial executive for Edible Arrangements for 16 months now is suing the company and its chief executive officer, Tariq Farid, alleging that

 
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