Lars Vilks, Swedish artist/Cartoonist spoke on September 11, 2012 at the Stop Islamization of Nations’ International Freedom Defense Council held at the UN Plaza Millennium Hotel . Hosted by Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer. Vilks was introduced by Pamela Geller, President, Stop Islamization of Nations.READ MORE »
Daily archives for September 15th, 2012
Although the Obama administration had “credible” evidence of this week’s deadly Islamist attacks on U.S. missions in Libya and Egypt a full two days before they happened, no effort was made to protect U.S. government personnel, The Independent reports.
The Islamofascist offensive took place on September 11, a day of great symbolic importance to both America and the Islamic world because it was the eleventh anniversary of al Qaeda’s attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The U.S. media, [...]READ MORE »
Hit by spiraling tide of anti-American protests in the Muslim world, the White House today asked Google-owned YouTube to review continued uploading of a controversial film deemed offensive to Islam.
“We reached out to YouTube to call the video to their attention and asked [...]READ MORE »
At least 2,000 angry Muslims attacked the US consulate general with stones and sticks at the busy Gemini Circle, Chennai on Friday evening in protest against an American film that denigrated the Prophet.
The protesters broke the bulletproof glass window at the mission entrance. The police force was either inadequate in numbers or it just failed to respond in quick time to the attack by members of the Tamil Nadu Muslim Munnetra Kazhagam (TMMK).
The TMMK had given notice of its rally [...]READ MORE »
Pakistani Taliban on Saturday issued a call to young Muslims worldwide and within the country to rise up against an anti-Islam movie which mocks the Prophet Mohammed.
Hundreds of people demonstrated in cities across Pakistan on Friday to denounce the low-budget film, but there was none of the violence that left several dead in other parts of the Muslim world.
The movie, “Innocence of Muslims”, portrays Muslims as immoral and gratuitously violent. A mob stormed the US consulate in the Libyan city [...]READ MORE »
The Yemen-based branch of al Qaeda urged Muslims to step up protests and kill more U.S. diplomats in Muslim countries after a U.S.-made film mocking the Prophet Mohammad which it said was another chapter in the “crusader wars” against Islam.
“Whoever comes across America’s ambassadors or emissaries should follow the example of Omar al-Mukhtar’s descendants ( Libyans), who killed the American ambassador,” the group said, referring to Tuesday’s attack on the U.S. consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi.
“Let the step [...]READ MORE »
Sudanese police said two peoples were killed in violent demonstrations organized against the U.S. embassy in Khartoum over a film defaming the Prophet Muhammad.
Imams of Khartoum mosques on Friday called to protest against the U.S. and criticised the American authorities for allowing the production of a film denigrating the prophet of Islam. Some went to say the West bans anything related to the Holocaust and turn blind eyes to defamation of Islam.
After Friday prayer the protesters moved first to the [...]READ MORE »
The officials said a crowd angry over the film set fire Friday to a KFC and an Arby’s restaurant. They then clashed with police.
The security officials said police opened fire, killing one of the attackers.
Twenty-five people were wounded in the melee, including 18 police who were hit with stones and glass. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not allowed to brief the media.
Locals watching the attack said some people were shouting, “We don’t want the pope” [...]READ MORE »
The United Nations should criminalize any insults against Prophet Mohammed, Abdul Mehdi al-Karbalai, the representative of the top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in Iraq, said during his Friday sermon.
Iraqi protesters burned U.S. and Israeli flags as thousands of people demonstrated for a second day Friday in cities and towns across Iraq against an anti-Islam film that has sparked outrage in the Muslim world.
Karbalai said that “these repeated abuses could threaten peaceful life, especially among (religiously) mixed peoples.”
He also [...]READ MORE »
The filmmaker allegedly responsible for the anti-Muslim film ‘Innocence of Muslims,’ which sparked anti-US protests around world, was called in by Los Angeles police for questioning, county officials confirmed.
Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, 55, was taken to a police station in Cerritos, California, where he was interviewed by federal probation officers, L.A. County Sheriff Department spokesperson Steve Whitmore confirmed.
Media and law enforcement officials staked out a house reportedly owned by Nakoula at the end of a cul-de-sac in the southern California city [...]READ MORE »
Two Islamist preachers in Egypt told worshippers on Friday that those who made a movie deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammad deserved to die under sharia (Islamic law) but they urged protesters not to take their anger out on diplomats or others.
Although the comments could be taken by some ordinary Muslims as an edict to take the law into their hands, many Egyptians believe that only the prestigious Al-Azhar mosque and seat of learning has the authority to issue decrees.
An [...]READ MORE »
Violence has erupted in central Sydney as hundreds of Muslims protest against a controversial film about the Prophet Mohammed.
It is the latest in a series of demonstrations that have killed at least six people in the Protestors have also marched through
The wave of protests spread to Sydney’s CBD this afternoon, beginning outside the United States Consulate and spreading through the city’s streets to Hyde Park.
The protest was sparked by a mass text message saying: “We must defend the honour of [...]READ MORE »
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Friday condemned the murders of US diplomats and Libyan embassy employees in Benghazi and the violence that has taken place there and in other countries.
Pillay urged religious and political leaders to do their utmost to restore calm in the wake of an anti-Islam film that has led to street protests in some 15 or more countries across the world.
“The film is malicious and deliberately provocative and portrays a disgracefully [...]READ MORE »
In London, more than 200 protesters marched on the US embassy chanting ‘burn burn USA’ as the American flag went up in flames, soon joined by the Israeli flag.
There was a call for sharia law to be imposed over Britain. Police made two arrests.
The demonstrators, some of whom concealed their identities behind headscarves, were led by Anjem Choudhary, a well-known activist and former spokesperson for the now banned Islam4UK.
The protesters waved Jihadi flags and anti-America placards around 50 metres from [...]READ MORE »
Fury over an anti-Islam film spread across the Muslim world Friday, with deadly clashes near Western embassies in Tunisia and Sudan, an American fast-food restaurant set ablaze in Lebanon, and international peacekeepers attacked in the Sinai despite an appeal for calm from Egypt’s Islamist president.
At least four people — all protesters — were killed and dozens were wounded in the demonstrations in more than 20 countries from the Middle East to Southeast Asia. Most were peaceful but they turned violent [...]READ MORE »
Washington said it was deploying forces to cope with violence in as many as 18 different locations as deadly Muslim anger spreads over a US-made movie that mocks Islam.
Two US marines were killed in Afghanistan when insurgents armed with guns and rockets stormed a heavily fortified air base late on Friday in an attack that the Taliban militia said was to avenge the film.
The attack on Camp Bastion in Helmand province, which continued into Saturday, was a major security breach [...]READ MORE »
The parents of a seven-year-old boy who was playing in the courtyard of his house in Egypt, was shocked to see a laborer bring home their child.
According to an Al Wafd report, 30-year-old MM was seen raping the boy in the rest room of the mosque nearby.
A labourer, who was in the mosque, happened to see the act and rescued the child and brought him home.
The child said that the man befriended him while he was playing and took him [...]READ MORE »
The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB) is calling for Tom Holland’s Channel 4 documentary Islam: The Untold Story to have a repeat showing, after the broadcaster cancelled it following threats and menaces from Islamists.
In a statement, CEMB spokesperson Maryam Namazie said: “The threats and concerted attempt to stigmatise the documentary and its producers by attacking its credibility and even legitimacy as a field of inquiry is nothing less than an attempt to impose a blasphemy taboo by stealth and [...]READ MORE »
A new message encouraging local residents to “Love Your Muslim Neighbors” is slated to go up on a South Church Street billboard by the end of the month.
The message is being placed on a billboard at 1015 S. Church St. by a self-described Washington, D.C.-based Christian advocacy and education organization called Sojourners, according to the group’s communications director, Tim King.
King said the organization decided on Murfreesboro as a location after a number of residents living within a 100-mile [...]READ MORE »