Switzerland

Exclusive: Turks to get same rights in Europe's economy as EU residents

The Slog 19 April 2012
By Commission decision taken last week

Commission decision taken last week.

Brussels bringing Turkey into EU under the radar.

Detailed plans to extend the same rights to Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Croatia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Israel.

 

Father gets 17 years for killing daughter with axe

The Local 19 April 2012
By Lyssandra Sears

The 53-year-old Pakistani man who killed his 16-year-old daughter, Swera, at their home in Zurich-Höngg in 2010 has been sentenced to 17 years imprisonment. The Zurich District Court

 

The destruction of free speech: Europe's auto-immune disease

Daily Mail 19 April 2012
By Melanie Phillips

In decadent Europe, freedom of speech is dying. Loudly trumpeted as a ‘human right’ for any attacks on America, Israel, Christians or on the core values of the west, it is swiftly

 

Witness for the Defense

AINA (press release) 17 April 2012
By Bruce Bawer

In 2009, the Danish writer and historian Lars Hedegaard, who is the founder and president of the Danish Free Press Society, made remarks in his home about the treatment of women in Muslim communities. His observations, while expressed in broad generalizations, were based in fact, although when they were made public and resulted in widespread criticism he apologized for the way he had expressed himself. This was not good enough for the Danish courts. He was charged with violating Denmark’s racism law, and went to trial in January 2011. He was acquitted, but was tried again on the same charges three months later. This time he was found guilty. Last Friday Hedegaard initiated an appeal of his conviction before the Danish Supreme Court.

 

Swiss woman abducted in Mali: local official

The Local 17 April 2012

A Swiss woman has been abducted in the rebel-held northern Malian city of Timbuktu, now controlled by Islamist fighters, a local official and a resident of the town told AFP on

 

Swiss woman abducted in Mali: local official

The Local 16 April 2012

A Swiss woman has been abducted in the rebel-held northern Malian city of Timbuktu, now controlled by Islamist fighters, a local official and a resident of the town told AFP on

 

The New Trojan Horse for Democracies

Gatestone Institute 10 April 2012
By Michael Curtis

The United States and the democratic European countries both face a challenge: to respond to terrorism, particularly from home-grown terrorists, without violating individual and group civil rights. Britain faced this as a result of the events of July 7, 2005 when four Islamic suicide bombers, most of whom were born and raised in Britain, denoted bombs in London's transport system, killing 52 and injuring over 700. France has now. in March 2012, experienced the brutality of its home–grown terrorist.

 

The Many Appetites for Cruelty

Family Security Matters 5 April 2012
By Edward Cline

Daniel Greenfield, during an interview on Jamie Glasov’s radio show on March 28th, was discussing Hitler and Stalin when he noted that they had an "appetite for cruelty.” That got me thinking about the nature and purpose of cruelty.

 

'I won't let my girls swim with boys': Muslim dad

The Local 5 April 2012
By Lyssandra Sears

A Muslim father in Basel is refusing to let his daughters participate in mixed swimming lessons, despite having been taken to court and fined several times. The 36-year-old man known as Bardul D

 

The New Anti-Semitism

Hoover Institution 4 April 2012
By Victor Davis Hanson

While it is true that Israeli forces stayed put on neighboring lands after the 1967 war, subsequent governments eventually withdrew from the Sinai, southern Lebanon, and Gaza—areas from which attacks were and are still staged against it. The Economist’s choice of "appealing” is an odd modifying adjective of the noun "enemy,” particularly for Iran, which has both promised to wipe out Israel and is desperately attempting to find the nuclear means to reify that boast.

 

Video: Jihad in the West: Ongoing Threat Within

Family Security Matters 4 April 2012
By Diana West

On page 330 of the 2002 book Islam and Dhimmitude, the great historian Bat Ye'or writes:

It was in the early 1970s, with the outbreak of Arab Palestinian terrorism worldwide that dhimmitude erupted on European soil through violence and death deliberately inflicted on one category: the Jews, who were singled out as in the Nazi period by their religion.

 

The Terror Attack in Toulouse: Aberration or Symptom

Canada Free Press 3 April 2012
By Shimon Stein and Yoram Schweitzer

The events in Toulouse shone a spotlight on the threat posed by global jihadism to Europe and on several problems that for some time have been on the French and European Union agenda, first and

 

Looking for Mr. Charisma

Gates of Vienna 2 April 2012

The following article and interview with the German scholar and author Udo Ulfkotte was translated by JLH. The translator’s introduction concerns the need for — and lack of — charisma among the leaders of the European Counterjihad:

 

Honor Killings Grow in the West: Islam's Gruesome Gallery

Atlas Shrugs 2 April 2012
By Pamela Geller

The horror of these young girls -- terror-stricken victims, who live in homemade concentration camps -- is given the imprimatur of the West in its complicit silence. The media goes to extraordinary lengths to whitewash these crimes and disconnect the motive for these murders. The West looks away as more and more girls fall victim to the sharia in the West.

 

Muslim girls must swim with boys: Swiss court

The Local 28 March 2012
By Lyssandra Sears

A Muslim family in Basel has been fined 1,400 francs ($1,550) for refusing to let its daughters participate in mixed swimming classes. The family had sought to avoid paying the fine on the grounds

 

Europe's Islamic Future Has Arrived

Gatestone Institute 27 March 2012
By Soeren Kern

In country after European country, the post-modern charade of the bliss of multiculturalism -- the idea that all cultures are equal and can coexist peacefully side-by-side in any given country, and that Muslim immigrants should be allowed to keep their cultural traditions rather than integrate into wider European society -- is unravelling.

 

Misleading "Moderate" Muslims Help Advance Muslim World Domination

Right Side News 26 March 2012
By Eliana Benador

"In time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” George Orwell

In the world we live nowadays, there is a very pertinent question: What’s right and what’s wrong? Is there any room for ‘gray’ in between? Can anyone be a "moderate” extremist par opposition to an "extremist...?”

 

Report on Europe finds 'numerous' anti-Christian actions, crimes

CNA 24 March 2012
By Kevin J. Jones

Vienna, Austria - A new report says that 85 percent of hate crimes committed in Europe during 2011were aimed at Christians. The report, from the Austria-based Observatory on Intolerance and

 

Europe's Muslim nightmare

Ynetnews 24 March 2012
By Guy Bechor

As long as we were dealing with Islamic terrorists arriving in Western Europe from the Middle East and not part of local society, it was possible to monitor them and thwart their terror intentions. They were foreigners. Yet what happens when the terrorists are French or European locals of Muslim descent who were born in Europe? To what extent can their actions be monitored and their terror activities curbed? It’s much more difficult, and this is the European nightmare, which keeps growing, as illustrated by the brutal murder in Toulouse.

 

Czech, Italian, Belgian, Swiss media on separating ‘islamism’ and ‘islam’

cafebabel.co.uk 24 March 2012

The man suspected of committing the shootings in Toulouse, Mohamed Merah, has identified himself as an islamist. However according to the liberal Czech daily this is no reason to start condemning

 
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