Women's rights

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

 

Shah Ahmed ‘Rubbed Himself’ Against Sex Assault Victim On Oxford Street Bus

LONDON24 15 October 2014
By Alain Tolhurst

Shah Ahmed was convicted last week following a two day trial at Snaresbrook Crown Court in relation to an incident on an N25 service on Sunday, October 27, 2013. A spokesman

 

British father of three went undercover to infiltrate Taliban training camp – and escaped to tell tale of brutality and glamoris

Daily Mail 15 October 2014
By Damien Gayle

A British man may be the first Western civilian to infiltrate a Taliban training camp and escape to tell the tale. Cal Sarwar from Falkirk, Scotland, posed as a

 

Despite brutality, ISIL continues to recruit European teens

thenational.ae 15 October 2014
By Colin Randall

The stream of would-be Islamists leaving Europe to fight in Syria or Iraq has left relatives distraught and authorities scratching their heads. It also shows the success of

 

Thousands of Yazidis sold as sex slaves, say Isil

Independent.ie 15 October 2014
By Richard Spencer

Islamic State jihadis have given detailed theological reasons justifying why they have taken thousands of women from the Iraqi Yazidi minority and sold them into sex

 

Child abuse policy at school run by Muslim hardliner was based on sharia: Islamic scholars were to be consulted in welfare cases

Daily Mail 15 October 2014
By Jonathan Petre and Abul Taher

A school run by a Muslim hardliner was citing sharia in its child protection policies, it emerged yesterday. Ofsted inspectors found that Al-Aqsa school in Leicester

 

Harvard Club in New York Cancels "This is Not My Allah” ICLA Press Conference

religionnews.com 10 October 2014

Kazan Announces Global Campaign Against Religious Extremism. Calls on Imams, Educators, Mothers and All People of Conscience to Preach and Teach Respect and

 

Teplice has to allow wearing of burqa, niqab

Prague Post 10 October 2014

The Czech Interior Ministry has decided that the north Bohemian town of Teplice cannot issue a decree banning people from covering their faces in connection with the Arab

 

Vienna 'jihad' teenager wants to come home

The Local 10 October 2014

The two girls, 16-year-old Samra and 15-year-old Sabina, are both of Bosnian origin and left Vienna in April, telling their parents in a letter that they wanted to "fight for

 

ISIS: Social Media Recruits Women in Their Teens

guardianlv.com 10 October 2014
By Charice Long

Social media may be responsible for women and teen girls uprooting themselves from homes across the world to join ISIS militant extremists. The number of missing women and

 

From Teacher to ISIS Fighter and Back: One Woman's Story

The Clarion Project 10 October 2014

How does a 25-year old college-educated elementary school teacher become a fighter for the Islamic State -- part of the feared, all-female Khansa Brigade, no less? "Khadija”

 

Video: Dr. Ahmed: Islamists Try To Silence Critics Of Human Rights Abuses

honordiaries.com 10 October 2014
By Paula Kweskin

Dr. Qanta Ahmed, featured expert in Honor Diaries, recently spoke to Megyn Kelly of Fox News about an event she attended at Rutgers University.

 

Bill Maher Islam facts make Ben Affleck ANGRY!

ChicagoNow 9 October 2014
By James Kirk Wall

The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan American think tank that provides information on social issues, public opinion, and demographic trends. They are considered to be a trusted source for information.

 
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