Sharia

Who Should We Consider "Oppressed?"

Citizen Warrior 27 April 2015

Garry Trudeau received an award last week for his Doonesbury comic strip. In accepting the award, he criticized the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists for "attacking a powerless,

 

Turkey's Supposed Nemesis: "The Mastermind"

Gatestone Institute 27 April 2015
By Burak Bekdil

"The Mastermind" is not the product of a bunch of crazy fanatics. It is a calculated move by a bunch of smart politicians who want to win votes from an inherently

 

Denmark: Muslims who whipped woman in face with iron chains laughs in court

10News.dk 27 April 2015

More descriptions of the attack here. The attackers are "second generation immigrants” (a ‘Danish euphemism for Muslims) – several of the Somalis. (Nanna Skovman, 23 years,

 

Terror Cell In Italy Reportedly Planned Attack On Pope Benedict

Women Against Shariah 27 April 2015

The Italian government said Friday it was arresting 18 people accused of working with al-Qaeda to carry out terror attacks on Pope Benedict XVI and the Pakistani

 

The Jihad to come in Europe

ynetnews. 27 April 2015
By Ben-Dror Yemini

Op-ed: Some of the refugees who fled to Europe have become far more radical after finding sanctuary there, and the new Jihad recruits will come from among them; meanwhile, a

 

Expert: Women’s situation in IS is like worst horror film

Prague Post 27 April 2015

The situation of women in Islamic State (IS) is like the worst horror film that combines elements of the Stone Age and sci-fi, Middle East expert Lamis Khalil Bartusková, a

 

Ex-President: Germans right to fear Islam

The Local 27 April 2015

Germany's former President Christian Wulff said on Tuesday that Germans were "right to be afraid of a series of developments among Muslims" - but his comments were immediately

 

Six PEN Members Decline Gala After Award for Charlie Hebdo

The New York Times 27 April 2015
By JENNIFER SCHUESSLER

The decision by PEN American Center to give its annual Freedom of Expression Courage award to the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo has prompted six writers to withdraw

 

55 percent of Americans have "unfavourable” view of Islam

10News.dk 27 April 2015

57 percent of Germans think that Islam is "threatening or very threatening to German society.” A PEW poll from 2011 (before Islamic State) shows that "Europeans believe

 

Revealed: the Extremist Preacher Living Freely in West London thanks to the Human Rights Act

Breitbart 27 April 2015
By Donna Rachel Edmunds

An extremist preacher with links to Jihadi John and the Muslim Brotherhood is living freely in West London in taxpayer funded accommodation, as the British authorities are

 

Radical London al-Qaeda cleric free to roam Britain

New Zealand Herald 27 April 2015

Hani al-Sibai, an al-Qaeda cleric suspected of radicalising "Jihadi John" is free to stroll through Britain's cities. Security services are understood to be investigating

 

London Borough Mayor Found Guilty Of Electoral Corruption; Lutfur Rahman Close To Islamic Forum Of Europe

UK media is reporting that the mayor of Tower Hamlets, a London borough with a large British Bangladeshi population, has been removed from office following a heated

 

Turkish Pride in the Armenian Genocide

Breitbart 27 April 2015
By James Zumwalt

As if on safari, the hunters proudly display their dead prey. But the circa 1915 photograph depicts an undeniable horror. The hunters flank a dozen or so human bodies, laid out

 

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Preacher Accused of Twisting Islam, Sending Boys to Syria

OCCRP 27 April 2015

An imam has accused the radical preacher Husein Bosnic, the informal leader of Bosnia's Salafi community, of misappropriating Islamic teachings to persuade young men to fight

 

Terrorism trial told Exeter bomber Reilly was "inspiration"

A teenager accused of grooming a young man with learning difficulties to carry out a Lee Rigby-style attack says he was inspired by failed Exeter bomber Nicky Reilly, a court

 

Nigeria: Ahmadiyya Centenary Mosque Underway

AllAfrica 27 April 2015

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at, Nigeria has laid the foundation of one of the centenary mosques to be built to mark the centenary anniversary of the Islamic organization in

 

Caroline Cox: We pray that Great Britain and U.S. recognize Armenian Genocide

panorama 27 April 2015

The Pope Francis’ statement on the Armenian Genocide may encourage the Catholic states to follow this move and recognize the Armenian Genocide, Baroness Caroline Cox told

 

BBC: ‘Serious questions’ over Sharia treatment of women

"Serious questions remain” over Muslim women’s treatment in British Sharia courts, a BBC programme has said. Radio 4’s The Report spoke to women who had suffered at the

 

Jihadist ops and wages dominate ISIS’s expenses

Money Jihad 27 April 2015

How does the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria spend its millions (or billions)? The Congressional Research Service offers this summary of ISIS expenditures (h/t El Grillo):

 

21 Million Children at Risk of Not Getting an Education in MENA

the Clarion Project 27 April 2015
By Elliot Friedland

As many as 21 million children across the Middle East and North Africa are at risk of missing out on an education according to the United Nations. 12.3 million children and

 
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