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Morocco: Model for Islam

The Gatestone Institute 25 November 2014
By Mohamed Chtatou

Today, Moroccans proudly highlight their multiple and composite identity: Amazigh, Arab, Islamic, Jewish, African, Andalusian and Mediterranean -- and their age-old openness

 

Egyptian Judge Acquits Doctor in First FGM Prosecution

Clarion Project 24 November 2014

In what was hoped to be a watershed moment in the fight against female genital mutilation (FGM) in Egypt, the first-ever prosecution for performing FGM ended in an acquittal

 

UN chief condemns latest terrorist attack in Kenya

UN News Centre 24 November 2014

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the brutal killing of 28 people on a bus in Mandera, Kenya in the latest spate of terrorist violence to afflict the East African

 

Tanzania evicting 40,000 people from homeland to make room for Dubai royal family

Salon.com 24 November 2014
By Joanna Rothkopf

40,000 Masai people will be evicted from their homeland in Tanzania, because the Dubai royal family has bought it with the intention of using it as a reserve to hunt big game

 

Kenya bus attack: Primary school head teacher played dead to escape slaughter by Islamic extremists

The Independent 24 November 2014
By Ben Tufft

A primary school head teacher has revealed how he played dead to survive a massacre in Kenya after Islamist terrorists lined up 28 bus passengers on the ground and shot

 

Terrorism: Nigeria one of five countries with highest terror fatalities

Nigerian Tribune 20 November 2014

NIGERIA has been ranked among 2013 world’s most terrorised countries in the Global Terrorism Index 2014 report released on Tuesday. In the said report, five mostly terrorised

 

The Women of ISIS: Western Girls Lured to Islamic State

CBN News 18 November 2014
By Erick Stakelbeck

My latest report examines the disturbing phenomenon of Western women and girls leaving their homes to travel to the Middle East and join ISIS. Last month, three teenage

 

Egypt will demolish hundreds more homes

the elder of ziyon - 18 November 2014
By Al Ahram:

The width of a new military buffer zone established along Sinai's border with Gaza this month has been increased another 500 metres, making it now span 1 kilometre, in an

 

Images of female circumcision ceremony show distressing reality of female genital mutilation

independent.co.uk 17 November 2014
By Heather Saul

Photos of young Kenyan girls being circumcised in a tribal ceremony highlight the stark reality faced by those who experience female genital mutilation (FGM). FGM, a

 

The Legal Challenge of Insurgency

THISDAY Live 17 November 2014
By Mr Femi Falana

It is pertinent to recall that the Generals Ibrahim Babangida and Sani Abacha juntas were associated with terrorist attacks of political opponents through state-sponsored bombing

 

Young girls are lined up before undergoing tribal circumcision

The Daily Mail 14 November 2014
By Khaleda Rahman

These pictures show frightened girls lined up before villagers in Kenya to be circumcised - even though the brutal practice is now illegal in the country. But in many African

 

A study in barbarity: Tearful and terrified, young girls are lined up to undergo a tribal circumcision ceremony in Kenya

Daily Mail 14 November 2014
By Khaleda Rahman

These pictures show frightened girls lined up before villagers in Kenya to be circumcised - even though the brutal practice is now illegal in the country. But in many

 

Video: Passion For Freedom Awards: “The Internet’s Own Boy: The story of Aaron Swartz”

Passion For Freedom 13 November 2014


The Internet's Own Boy follows the story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. From Swartz's help in the development ofthe basic internet protocol RSS to his co-founding of Reddit, his fingerprints are all over the internet. But it was Swartz's groundbreaking work in social justice and political

 

Qaradawi Calls For Violence Over Al-Aqsa Conflict

Global Muslim Brotherhood leader Youssef Qaradawi appears to have called for violence in connection with the recent tension over the Al-Aqsa Mosque. In a sermon translated by

 

Egypt's Nour Party to take legal action against 'sex scandal defamers'

Ahram Online 13 November 2014

Egypt's Salafist Nour Party said on Tuesday that it will take all necessary legal actions against "defamers" who claimed one of the group's members was at the centre

 

How Amnesty International Suppresses Free Speech

Gatestone Institute 12 November 2014
By Alan M. Dershowitz

Last month the Columbia University chapter of Amnesty International invited me to deliver a talk on human rights in the Middle East. I accepted the invitation, anxious to

 

ISIS: Libya, two human rights activists beheaded in Derna

ANSAmed 12 November 2014

Two human rights activists aged 19 and 21 were beheaded in Derna, in eastern Libya, where jihadists have sworn allegiance to ISIS and imposed Sharia, or Islamic law, local

 

Arab discrimination and abuse against Palestinians since 1948

the elder of ziyon - 11 November 2014

Palestinians are not allowed to become citizens of Arab countries, in accordance with Arab League Decree 1547 for 1959, "in order to preserve the Palestinian

 

When The Jihad Comes, Whose Side Will You Be On?

Center for the Study of Political Islam 11 November 2014
By Kenneth Roberts

There’s good reason to ask this question to ‘nice’ Muslims. It invites Muslims to declare their true values and loyalties: "When jihad comes, whose side will you be

 

Mounties met with Muslim Brotherhood sponsors after parliament slaying

Money Jihad 11 November 2014

After the jihadist murder of Corporal Nathan Cirillo, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Ottowa police force met with several Islamic groups in order to reach out to

 
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