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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

 

Horrific 'breast ironing' cruelty infliicted on girls in UK

Daily Express 11 November 2014
By Caroline Wheeler

SCHOOLS have been put on alert over a sickening form of abuse known as breast ironing in which girls as young as 10 have their chests pounded with hot objects to disguise the

 

Child marriage and FGM in Tanzania

Mail & Guardian Online 11 November 2014

HRW calls on Tanzania to set the minimum age for marriage at 18, following an investigation into high levels of child marriage and FGM in the country.

 

What Makes Islamic State so Attractive? Why are young people rushing to join IS?

Arutz Sheva 6 November 2014
By Dr. Mordechai Kedar

The fact that Islamic State (formerly Daesh or ISIS/ISIL) is highly popular in the Islamic world cannot be ignored. Not a day goes by without reading about large numbers of

 

Libyan Army Evicted After Going on Rape Jihad… in the UK

FrontPage Mag 6 November 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

At least they were the "moderate” Rape Jihadists. Just imagine if they had imported the "extremists”. Thousands of UK girls would have… oh yes that actually happened

 

The Islamic State Is Successfully Recruiting European Women to Come Join the Caliphate

VICE News 6 November 2014
By Colleen Curry

The women of the Islamic State are using social media to convince friends and contacts in Western European countries to come join the movement, a development that could lead to

 
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