Women's rights

Sam Harris is wrong about Islam

The Jerusalem Post 20 October 2014

This and Ben Affleck on Bill Maher’s show generated a lot of controversy. Harris said Islam is the mother load of bad ideas and Ben Affleck retorted it is an ugly thing to

 

Video: British Islamist Abu Baraa in Support of ISIS: We Can Start Having Slave Girls Again

youtube 20 October 2014
Memri TV

In several videos, posted on the Internet during July and August, British Islamist Mizanur Rahman (a.k.a. Abu Baraa) came out in defense of the Islamic State. According to Abu

 

Paris Opera House Expels Woman for Wearing Niqab after Cast Refuses to Perform La Traviata

International Business Times 20 October 2014
By Ludovica Iaccino

A Muslim woman wearing a niqab has been forced to leave a theatre in France after the cast refused to perform in protest against her attire. The niqab is a traditional

 

Vile image of baby girl being 'beheaded' found by Kurds on phone taken from dead ISIS fanatics in Kobane

The Daily Mail 20 October 2014

An horrific image has emerged of a baby girl moments from being beheaded by IS. The picture is among several recovered by Kurdish soldiers from the mobile phones of dead

 

America's "Most Influential Muslim" Endorses Sharia Law

The Clarion Project 20 October 2014
By Ryan Mauro

This year’s issue of The Muslim 500 names Sheikh Hamza Yusuf as the most influential Muslim-American. He is often portrayed as a moderate, but he recently endorsed Sharia

 

Australia lifts Parliament veil ban

independent.ie 20 October 2014

Australia's Parliament House lifted a short-lived ban on facial coverings including burqas and niqabs after the prime minister intervened. SHARE The government department

 

TLC’s 90 Day Fiancé follows single American mom who marries Tunisian Mohamed

Creeping Sharia 20 October 2014

Season two of TLC’s hit show 90 Day Fiancé will debut Sunday October 19, charting the risky romances of six Americans who move their foreign spouses to the U.S. in order to get

 

'Bad hijab' link to acid attacks on Iranian women

Yeahoo News 20 October 2014

A series of acid attacks on women in the historic Iranian city of Isfahan has raised fears and prompted rumours that the victims were targeted for not being properly

 

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

 

"Islam turned out to be the religion that appealed to my feminist ideals”

The Jihad Watch 18 October 2014
By Robert Spencer

Would CNN ever run an article entitled, "I’m a feminist, and I converted to Christianity”? Or "I’m a feminist, and I converted to Judaism”? You know the answer. As far as the

 

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

 

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

 

Nine Days in the Caliphate: A Yazidi Woman's Ordeal as an Islamic State Captive

Spiegel International 17 October 2014
By Ralf Hoppe

During the ninth night of her captivity, Nadia seized an unexpected opportunity to flee. Back on the first day, the men who kidnapped Nadia and the other young women as

 

"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

 

Pakistani Christian woman is sentenced to hang for 'blasphemous' comments about prophet Mohammed during row with Muslim women

The Daily Mail 17 October 2014
By John Hall and Jack Crone

A Pakistani Christian woman has been sentenced to hang after she was accused of making 'blasphemous' comments about the prophet Mohammed during an argument. While working as

 

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,

 

Outrage over swim class for Muslim women

Islamist Watch 16 October 2014

A sports centre in Sesto, northern Italy, will in January offer a swimming course specially designed for Muslim women, a decision that has sparked outrage from a right-wing

 

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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

 
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