Liberties Alliance 11 December 2013
Basel, Switzerland: Today – on United Nations Human Rights Day 2013 – the International Civil Liberties Alliance (ICLA) launched a new program: Victims of Sharia Action Network. The program will highlight the problem of sharia-inspired human rights abuses around to world to mobilize public opinion and action on behalf of the victims of sharia.
Switzerland: Muslims distribute peaceful "interfaith" literature in German, hateful jihad literature in Arabic
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FrontPage Magazine 23 October 2013
By Deborah Weiss
In its quest to criminalize speech that’s critical of all Islam-related topics, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)* endorsed the formation of a new Advisory Media Committee to address "Islamophobia.”
PassionForFreedom.co.uk 10 October 2013
The Passion for Freedom art festival answers three questions:
- 1. What is freedom?
2. How easy it is to lose it?
3. How hard it is to get it back?
It is a competition organised by independent group of friends from all over Europe who protect freedom of speech of artists.
The festival will present the work of 60 "brave artists” contributing film, photography, painting, sculpture, books and other forms of artistic expression, often on highly controversial topics of social importance.
Vlad Tepes 11 October 2013
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AINA (press release) 10 October 2013
By Geert Wilders
"A specter is haunting Europe -- the specter of Communism," Karl Marx once famously wrote. It took Europe almost a century to liberate itself from this scourge. Today, another specter is haunting not just Europe, but the entire world -- the specter of Islam.
The biggest danger confronting the West today is not the economic situation, nor is it youth unemployment, nor the dire budget situation of our governments; the biggest danger is one of which we are reminded on an almost daily basis. And, yet, many politicians seem to fail to notice.
Gatestone Institute 9 October 2013
By Soeren Kern
A Survey of Islam in Europe: September 2013
In Denmark, construction crews raised the first-ever minaret on September 3 that will alter Copenhagen's low-rise skyline in a colossal project to build the biggest mega-mosque in Scandinavia. The so-called Grand Mosque was made possible through a grant of 150 million kroner ($26 million) from Qatar. This gift has led critics voice concern that the mosque will become a mouthpiece for radical Islam in Denmark.
Center for Security Policy 1 October 2013
By Stephen Coughlin, Liz Schmidt, Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff, Ned May
STEPHEN COUGHLIN, of the Center for Security Policy, joins Frank from the OSCE human rights conference in Warsaw in a special two part segment to update listeners on some of the issues taking center stage there.
Stresemann Foundation 27 September 2013
The OSCE considers freedom of expression a fundamental human right
This freedom may only be limited in order to safeguard other basic rights, such as human dignity, for a very good reason: freedom of expression is the foundation for other human rights, especially freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly as well as academic freedom. Without the freedom to voice opinions publicly and freely receive information, all other freedoms would not exist.
Revealed: Qatar's World Cup 'slaves' - Abuse and exploitation of migrant workers preparing emirate for 2022
The Guardian 26 September 2013
By Pete Pattisson in Kathmandu and Doha
World Cup construction 'will leave 4,000 migrant workers dead' Video: Qatar: The migrant workers forced to work for no pay in World Cup host country
Dozens of Nepalese migrant labourers have died in Qatar in recent weeks and thousands more are enduring appalling labour abuses, a Guardian investigation has found, raising serious questions about Qatar's preparations to host the 2022 World Cup.
Dr. Christine Schirrmacher Speaks on Direction of 'Islam in Europe' for Ambassadors from Muslim Majority Countries in Brussels
Crossmap Christian News 25 September 2013
At the invitation of the "Forum Brussels International" and the Brussel's office of the political foundation Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung, Christine Schirrmacher, Ph.D., well known German professor of Islamic Studies and Executive Director of the International Institute of Islamic Studies of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), spoke on the topic of "Islam in Europe - Politicization or Integration?" for ambassadors of several Muslim majority countries accredited to the Europen Union, among them the ambassadors of Turkey, Egypt, Malaysia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as to a group of politicians, Middle East experts, leaders of human rights organizations and journalists.