Women's rights

Video: Pakistani Women Protest French Burka Ban

NTDTV  21 April 2011

Scores of veiled women stage a rally in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday… denouncing a recent law in France that bans Islamic face veils in public. The controversial law, which came into force on April 11, prohibits people from masking their faces in public places.

 

Prophet of Doom Chapter 9: Demented Deity

ProphetofDoom.net 20 April 2011
By Craig Winn
Also available as PDF and MP3 Audio.

Having survived the deluge of hate unleashed in the last chapter, let's dive back into the Qur'an. After all, Islam has seduced a billion souls; there must be something godly somewhere. Qur'an 68:1 "I call to witness the Pen and what it writes. [The Islamic god just asked an inanimate object to bolster his credibility by witnessing on his behalf.] You are not a demented madman or possessed." With all the evidence to the contrary, Muhammad found a spirit who didn't think he was crazy.

 

More evidence why the West should ban the burka

Calgary Herald  20 April 2011
By Licia Corbella

"Women who do not wear head scarves are being threatened with violence and even death by Islamic extremists . . .," states the opening sentence of an April 18 story in the Daily Mail in

 

Muslim's Playboy strip stokes integration debate in Germany

The Australian 20 April 2011
By Roger Boyes

A YOUNG woman removing her clothes for Playboy magazine would not normally stoke the passion of Germany's dry-as-dust intellectuals. Their minds are usually fixed on higher

 

Video: Bill Maher: "If Muslim Men Could Get Laid More,” There Would Be No Suicide Bombers

mediaite 20 April 2011
By Glenn Davis

A full zero episodes of Real Time with Bill Maher have passed since the host’s last provocative remark about Islam, so naturally, we were due for another. And tonight, in speaking to Irshad Manji of NYU’s Moral Courage Project, he delivered.

 

Germany: "I wanted to be free" — Muslim model upsets family by posing nude for Playboy cover

FavStocks  20 April 2011

I can’t endorse Sila Sahin’s action, but I just hope she doesn’t get killed. Non-Muslim women in the West who do this sort of thing to break free from the restrictions of their childhood risk

 

Parish newspaper passes on Muslim cartoon

Helsingin Sanomat 20 April 2011

Kirkko ja Kaupunki, the weekly free newspaper published by the Helsinki Lutheran congregations, has elected not to publish a cartoon by regular contributor Ville Ranta in the issue

 

'I wanted to be free': Muslim model upsets family by posing nude for Playboy cover

Daily Mail 20 April 2011
By Deborah Arthurs

Sila Sahin, a 25-year-old Turkish German living in Berlin, had until now been regarded as a glowing example of how a modern Muslim girl should behave in a multicultural society. A successful

 

"Extremist” preacher not as troublesome as expected

The Copenhagen Post 19 April 2011

Yesterday’s conference featuring controversial Muslim preacher Bilal Philips drew a standing room only crowd, as well as hundreds of protesters. The speaker’s "extremist” message, however, never

 

Justice Served in an American-Islamic Honor Killing

Right Side News 19 April 2011
By Phyllis Chesler

Arizona Judge Roland Steinle has just sentenced Faleh Almaleki to 341 years in prison. According to live reporting from the courtroom, the judge noted that Almaleki showed no remorse after the

 

'London Taliban' target women, homosexuals

indianexpress.com 19 April 2011

Women who do not wear headscarves are being threatened with violence and even death by Islamic extremist group Taliban, in a bid to impose Sharia Law in Britain. According to police investigations

 

Phyllis Chesler The Battle That Dare Not Speak Its Name: 48 Hours in the Life of an Anti-Islamist

David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog 15 April 2011
By Phyllis Chesler

The information is in and I don’t like it one bit. On the other hand, if one remains flexible, realistic, and calm and persists in telling the truth, one may also prevail. I am talking about the

 

Video: Men buy women for sheep and kill them at will. Afghanistan. Today. Cause of Islam.

vladtepesblog 15 April 2011

I look forward to the defenders of the mission to Afghanistan justifying this one. This isn’t the Taliban doing this. It’s regular Muslims.

 

Video: Spanish women can no longer go out after 8 pm because of Muslim invaders

Sheik yer’mami 14 April 2011
By Vlad Tepes

The women fear for their lives and no longer dare to venture out at night for fear of being raped by Muslim "migrants.” Sad to see that Spain is being re-conquered by the Moors.

SALT In the first line of fire

Same story in France, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria etc. Is there any will to break free or is the decline of Europe inevitable?

 

Video: Pakistan: Christian Girls Forced to Convert to Islam; Rapes, Coersion, Abuse

Catholic Online  14 April 2011
By Agenzia Fides

In Pakistan forced conversions to Islam, rapes and forced marriages are on the rise. The victims are mostly Hindu and Christian girls, belonging to religious minorities. A report sent to Fides by the Centre for Legal Assistance and Settlement (CLAAS), which takes care of legal assistance for Christians who are discriminated against and persecuted in Pakistan.

 

We too should ban the burka

Telegraph.co.uk 14 April 2011
By Allison Pearson

There is a mosque in the East Midlands, an impressive building, exuding a sort of muscular serenity. Almost next door, is a private girls’ secondary school, an offshoot of the mosque, where, from the

 

The burka is an alien, cultural monstrosity.... and it CAN be banned in Britain

Daily Mail 12 April 2011
By Dr Taj Hargey

The decision by the French government to outlaw all forms of public face-masking, including the burka and niqab, is welcomed by all thinking Muslims around the world. The Muslim Educational Centre

 
 

Chechnya, where stability comes at the price of secularism

Deutsche Welle 11 April 2011
By Christina Nagel

In the Russian republic of Chechnya, the clock is being turned back as Islamic law creeps into public life. The state's leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, is pursuing policies that promote polygamy and

 

Police 'hid' abuse of 60 girls by Asian takeaway workers linked to murder of 14-year-old

Daily Mail 8 April 2011
By James Tozer

At least 60 schoolgirls were groomed for sex by workers at seedy takeaways linked to the murder of a 14-year-old girl. Children as young as 11 were targeted by mainly Asian staff at fast food

 
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