Minorities' rights

Spain's 'racist' food banks hard to swallow

The Local 7 April 2014

Valencia's public prosecutor is looking to open a case against a far-right political party which gave out more than a thousand kilos (2,200 pounds) of food only to needy Spanish nationals in the

 

Muslims of the Americas' Anti-Semitic Interfaith Campaign

Clarion Project 7 April 2014
By Ryan Mauro

The Muslims of the Americas, an extremist group whose leader is in Pakistan, held another interfaith event in late March in Binghamton, NY. The group also says it has an

 

Video: Downward Spiral: Erdogan's Radical Makeover of Turkey

CBN 5 April 2014
By Erick Stakelbeck

From Harry Truman to Barack Obama, U.S. administrations have long viewed Turkey as a key ally and force for moderation in the Muslim world. In recent years, however, Turkey has moved in a radically different direction: journalists thrown in jail, Twitter and YouTube shut down, and political opponents threatened with prosecution.

 

Greek official criticizes proposed Athens mosque referendum

World Bulletin 5 April 2014

A proposal for holding a referendum on the building of a mosque in Athens will damage Greece's international reputation, a senior Greek official said Thursday.

 

Amnesty Warns EU Against Transfer of Asylum Seekers to Bulgaria

Novinite 5 April 2014

European countries must not transfer any asylum seekers to Bulgaria until the country truly improves its appalling reception conditions and addresses its deeply flawed asylum

 

Reality is blond

Gates of Vienna 3 April 2014
By H. Numan

Our Dutch correspondent H. Numan sends this report on a recent culturally enriched event in a Dutch village that highlighted the reality that Geert Wilders has so often been excoriated for describing.

 

Turkey’s latest jihad on Armenian Christians in Syria

Bare Naked Islam 3 April 2014

Far from being repentant for the 2015 Armenian Genocide, in which 1.5 million were slaughtered by the Ottoman Turks, Turkey, under the leadership of Prime Minister Erdogan, is again

 

Erdogan goes after his enemies

Times of Malta 3 April 2014

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan looked a step closer to a presidential bid and to gaining the upper hand in a bitter power struggle, casting strong local election results as a mandate to

 

Pakistani Lawmakers Condemn Islamic Body as Anti-Women

Clarion Project 2 April 2014

Members of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh have unanimously supported a resolution yesterday condemning the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) over a ruling that the body made

 

Are There ‘Moderate’ Muslims? How about ‘Moderate’ Jews and Christians?

PJ Media 2 April 2014
By Davis P. Goldman

The last heretic hanged by the Catholic Church was a Spanish schoolteacher accused of Deism in Valencia as recently as 1826.

 

Turkey: Water cannon blasts protesters in Ankara

BBC 2 April 2014
By James Reynolds

Riot police in Turkey have fired water cannon at demonstrators on the streets of the capital Ankara. The people were calling for a recount of some of the results in Sunday's local elections

 

Two churches set ablaze in northwestern Nigeria

Turkish Press 2 April 2014

Two churches were set ablaze by angry Muslim youths in Nigeria's northwestern state of Katsina on Monday in response to an alleged blasphemous comment on Islam's Prophet

 

Arab [Muslim] League rejects Israel as Jewish state

Atlas Shruga 2 April 2014
By Pamela Geller

Nothing new. It’s all the same Muslim Jew-hatred — 1,400 years old, as old as Muhammad himself. The Arab [Muslim] League has rejected, yet again, Israel as a Jewish homeland

 

Saudi Arabia declares atheists terrorists under new laws targeting citizens who 'call for secular thought in any form'

Daily Mail 2 April 2014
By Simon Tomlinson

Saudi Arabia has officially identified atheists as terrorists in sweeping new laws that threaten up to 20 years in prison for almost any criticism of the government or Islam

 

Islamizing Britain’s Schools

Frontpage Mag 1 April 2014
By Bruce Bawer

Real Muslims understand the critical importance of teaching the young. The critical importance, that is, of teaching them the “right” things and not teaching them the “wrong” things

 

Turkey: Erdogan rejoices in election win, 'traitors to pay'

ANSA Med 1 April 2014

Islamic Turkish Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan last night proclaimed himself winner of key mayoral elections and warned that those who had "betrayed" the nation would pay

 

Why are Feminists not Standing up for Israel?

American Thinker 1 April 2014
By Michael Curtis

T.S. Eliot was wrong. March, not April, is the cruelest month. Certainly it is at New York University. In the early days of the month a conference took place there on “Circuits of

 

Islamic intolerance and the Temple Mount

The Jerusalem Post 1 April 2014
By Charles Bybelezer

Clearly, though, there will never be peace, not in Israel nor anywhere else in the region, until Muslims reconcile themselves to a co-existence with the “others” in their midst

 

Video: Megyn Kelly Exposes CAIR for Defending Violence Against Women

Answering Muslims 1 April 2014
By David Wood

It's refreshing to see someone in the media who doesn't automatically back down from the Hamas front-group CAIR (the Council on American-Islamic Relations). CAIR has been trying to shut down open discussion of honor-violence, most recently by condemning the film The Honor Diaries.

 

Bulgaria's Chief Mufti's Office: Trial Against Imams Is A Disgrace

Novinite 31 March 2014

Bulgaria's Chief Mufti's Office condemned in a declaration the sentences against the 13 imams for promoting radical Islam and called the court decision “a disgrace”. “We do not think it is just

 
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