Samantha Lewthwaite may have been radicalised by an al-Qaida kingpin in Yemen, it has emerged. The widow of one of the July 7 bombers, Lewthwaite, who was born and raised for some time in Banbridge, Co Down, has claimed to have spent some time in Yemen, raising fears that she may have been influenced by al-Qaida's most prolific recruiter, Anwar al-Awalaki.
A video of what initially appears to be a sport class quickly takes on a more disturbing tone. Amateur video footage from a high school in Taiz, southwest Yemen, shows a teacher thrashing students with a cane.
FRONTPAGEMAG.COM 26 July 2013
By Lloyd Billingsley
- UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, has issued a new report on FGM/C, female genital mutilation/cutting, that raises troubling questions about the practice and the American response to it, particularly in nations such as Egypt
gatestoneinstitute. 18 July 2013
The Al-Azhar authorities stated in 1997 that cutting female sexual organs -- even partially -- has no foundation in Islam, is medically harmful, and should not be carried out. "Everyone pretends like it never happened."