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Why Moroccan Salafists fight in Syria

The Daily Star 15 April 2014
By Mohammed Masbah

Although the estimated number of Moroccans fighting in Syria varies sharply, with the highest at 1,000, local Salafist-jihadist leaders claim that the number could be even higher, in the

 

U.S. Muslims cite progress but say they still fight bias

Detroit News 15 April 2014
By Louis Aguilar

Livonia — About 800 people came out Sunday to support the Michigan chapter of America's largest Muslim civil liberties organization, where both the progress and the challenges of the

 

Here's What I Would Have Said at Brandeis

The Wall Street Journal 15 April 2014
By Ayaan Hirsi Ali

On Tuesday, after protests by students, faculty and outside groups, Brandeis University revoked its invitation to Ayaan Hirsi Ali to receive an honorary degree at its commencement ceremonies in May. The protesters accused Ms. Hirsi Ali, an advocate for the rights of women and girls, of being "Islamophobic." Here is an abridged version of the remarks she planned to deliver.

 

Turkey condemns “Armenian genocide” resolution in U.S. Senate

Indian Express 15 April 2014

Turkey condemned on Friday a U.S. Senate committee resolution branding the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces during World War One as genocide and warned Congress

 

European Union concerned about rule of law in Turkey

Today's Zaman 15 April 2014

The Independent Commission on Turkey, a body supported by the Open Society Institute in Turkey, released its third report on Turkey's relations with the European Union on Monday

 

Amid Blowback Fears, UK Adds 3 Terror Groups to Banned List

The Tower 15 April 2014

The British parliament added three more Islamic terrorist groups to its blacklist of organizations and individuals. The opposition voted with the government to approve the addition of

 

How Islamofascists use ‘Islamophobia’ to stifle debate, limit free speech

Communities Digital News 14 April 2014
By James Richard Edwards

The term ‘Islamophobia’ was created by Islamofacists and their elitist progressive allies in higher education and the media to stifle and shut down debate about the true, barbaric nature of Islam and to attack and very successfully minimize free speech throughout the free world.

 

Sweden's Totalitarian Face

AINA 14 April 2014

On April 4 2014, in Malmo District Court in Sweden, the provocative artist Dan Park was sentenced to three months in jail for hate speech ("hets mot folkgrupp") for his works of art.

 

Turkish schools abroad victims of AKP-Gulen conflict

Al Monitor 14 April 2014
By Fehim Tastekin

The fate of the Gulen movement’s schools — located in over 160 countries — is being debated following Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's declaration of war in the wake of the

 

The Paradox Of Islamophobia

The 405 Media 14 April 2014
By Stephen Crawford

It occurred to me, a while back, that I’d never heard anyone use the word Christophobia. It seemed to me that, given the world’s great post-modern fear of Christian morality, accusations of Christophobia ought to abound.

 

Brandeis' mistake on critic of Islam

CNN 14 April 2014
By Timothy Stanley

First, Brandeis University offered an honorary degree to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, an outspoken critic of Islam. Then apparently when officials actually familiarized themselves with her writing

 

University’s decision to rescind degree to critic of Islam not going over well

Daily Caller 14 April 2014
By Robby Soave

The decision made by Brandeis University to cancel the conferral of an honorary degree on Ayaan Hrsi Ali, a fierce critic of radical Islam, has drawn the ire of free speech enthusiasts

 

Video: Brandeis students nix Islam critic Ayaan Hirsi Ali. What a pity.

Los Angeles Times 14 April 2014
By Robin Abcarian

This year, we have the unfortunate example of a university choosing not stand for freedom of expression, critical thinking and robust debate and instead folding under pressure. Good going, Brandeis University. You’re setting a terrific example.

 

Turkey's War Against Syria

AINA 14 April 2014
By Lionel Reynolds

In March 21st, thousands of Islamist fighters from the Al-Qaeda linked Al-Nusra Front and the Saudi/Qatari backed Salafi Islamic Front seized the historic village of Kasaab.

 

What is France doing about the stealth Islamization of its public schools?

Bare Naked Islam 14 April 2014

Virtually nothing. A confidential report of the French intelligence services, acquired by ‘Le Figaro,’ reveals that, in an insidious manner, a type of Islamic communitarianism is closing in on

 

Tony Blair's advisers and their 'ties to extremist group'

Islamist Watch 14 April 2014
By Robert Verkaik and Robert Mendick

Tony Blair is facing accusations that his multifaith charity has links to an Islamic extremist group being investigated by MI5 and MI6. The Tony Blair Faith Foundation, which was

 

Ayaan Hirsi Ali vs. the Campus Thought Police

The Daily Beast 14 April 2014
By James Kirchick

Why is Brandeis University giving in to the growing hordes who believe they have a right to not be offended? It is difficult to conceive of a braver woman alive today than Ayaan

 

Journalists’ guide to Islam called cave-in to political correctness

Fox News 14 April 2014
By Perry Chiaramonte

A "how-to" guide published by a prominent journalism school to help reporters covering Islam-related issues is under fire from critics who say it sacrifices the First Amendment to political

 

Iraq Wants To Legalize Child Marriage

The Daily Beast 14 April 2014
By Scott Bixby

A new law would approve marriage to girls as young as nine in a bid to appease the nation’s conservatives ahead of parliamentary elections. In a bid to please the nation’s Shi’a Muslim

 

Toronto School Board Grants Islam Special Protection

Blazing Cat Fur 14 April 2014

This is a TDSB human rights related document, available only to TDSB staff online. Note this entry; "Derision of followers of Islam (Muslims) because of any aspect of their traditions beliefs

 
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