September of 2012 will go down in history as a month of rioting, murder, and intimidation over a poorly-produced 14-minute trailer about Islam’s prophet Muhammad. Over fifty people – among them Libya-based American Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three colleagues, the rest Muslim – were killed, Muslim-owned businesses were torched, and numerous pundits and scholars were forced to go into hiding. Meanwhile, Muslim nations in the U.N. and the O.I.C., as well as many Muslim organizations, have called for international laws [...]READ MORE »
Daily archives for October 1st, 2012
All of us who cherish Western free speech, particularly when it elucidates irrefragable truths, owe an enormous debt to journalist and author Pamela Geller.
With courageous tenacity, and unflappable poise (listen to former New York Governor David Paterson’s own eyewitness account of her appearance at the New York Metropolitan Transportation [MTA] Authority board meeting, 9/27/12 ), Ms. Geller obtained permission to post advertisements in the New York City subway system that appositely characterize the Palestinian Muslim—and larger global Muslim umma’s—annihilationist jihad [...]READ MORE »
No seriously, an Islamist group is planning to make its own version of “It’s a Wonderful Life”. And we’re talking about a really wonderful life here.
Egypt’s second-largest political movement, the Salafist al-Nur party, said it will produce a movie about the life of Mohammed, titled “what would the world look like without Mohammed.”
Imagine if “It’s a Wonderful Life” had starred Hitler and when he tried to commit suicide, he was shown a version of a much better world where he [...]READ MORE »
By Chelsea Anne White, British Freedom South West Regional Organiser
This is the UK police officers’ oath, which is referred to as ‘Attestation’:
I, …of …do solemnly and sincerely declare and affirm that I will well and truly serve the Queen in the office of constable, with fairness, integrity, diligence and impartiality, upholding fundamental human rights and according equal respect to all people; and that I will, to the best of my power, cause the peace to be kept and preserved and [...]READ MORE »
Christians in Pakistan are the target of violence on behalf of Muslims who pour out on them feelings of anger and revenge after the release of the movie “The Innocence of Muslims.”
After the attack on the Christian church of “St. Paul” in Mardan, a Bishop was attacked, beaten and wounded.
As reported by local sources of Fides, the Protestant Bishop Naeem Samuel, of the “Trinity Evangelical Church Prayer”, was attacked yesterday, as he was leaving the church in Youhanaabad, a suburb [...]READ MORE »
The birth of a baby to a man and his girlfriend accused of torturing the man’s daughters has compelled a court to adjourn a hearing of witnesses’ statements in the case.
The Emirati suspects, Hamad S, 29, and Al Onoud A, 27, are being prosecuted before the Dubai Court of First Instance for illegally confining the two daughters in a flat and torturing them. Prosecutors claimed the ill-treatment resulted in eight-year-old Wudeema’s death and caused injuries to seven-year-old Meera.
“My wife Al [...]READ MORE »
A wave of bombings and a shooting in Iraq killed at least 33 people and wounded 106 on Sunday, security and medical officials said, with the most deadly explosions taking place in northern Baghdad.
In total, at least 253 people have been killed and 803 wounded in attacks in Iraq this month, according to an AFP tally based on security and medical sources.
In Taji, 20 km (12 miles) north of Baghdad, bombs in three parked cars went off separately, killing 11 [...]READ MORE »
Seeking its share of expected boom in Muslim holidaymakers, New Zealand tourism authorities have issued a halal tourism guide that focuses on meeting the needs of Muslim travelers.
“The Muslim tourism market presents an enormous opportunity for the New Zealand industry,” Tourism NZ’s general manager of Asian markets Tony Everitt told New Zealand Herald on Monday, October 1.
“But Muslim travelers do have specific requirements, particularly in relation to food, space and facilities,” he added.
The new guide, issued by Tourism New Zealand [...]READ MORE »
Swedish furniture retail chain Ikea’s catalogue in Saudi Arabia differs from that in other countries – women have been airbrushed from its pages.
Metro, a free newspaper, showed images of catalogues distributed in Saudi Arabia and other countries displaying identical interiors of kitchens and other products but from which women had been removed in the Saudi version.
Women are not allowed to vote or drive in Saudi Arabia, though King Abdullah last year announced a reform which should allow women to vote [...]READ MORE »
A new report has begun to spread its wings with claims that a French secret serviceman, acting on the express orders of Nicolas Sarkozy, was responsible for the killing of former Libyan dictator Colonel Qaddafi.
Qaddafi was killed on Oct. 20, 2011 in an assault on his hometown of Sirte after he was cornered in a sewage pipe waving a golden gun.
Italian newspaper Corriere della Serra, has reported, citing diplomatic sources in the Libya capital Tripoli, that a foreign assassin killed [...]READ MORE »
Since investigations two to three years ago the Canadian government has identified 3,100 cases of alleged immigration fraud, in addition to 5,000 cases of implicated residence fraud.
It now plans to revoke the citizenships of those involved in fraud and turn down applications of those trying to obtain citizenship in a fraudulent way, announced Jason Kenney, the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Canada.
In a television interview the minister referred to a probably disproportionate number of Canadian citizens residing in the Middle [...]READ MORE »
There was widespread anger in the Kenyan capital yesterday after a grenade was thrown into a Sunday school, leaving one child dead and several injured.
Suspicion fell on Somali group al-Shabaab and a dozen injuries were reported in reprisal attacks in the Somali-dominated Eastleigh neighbourhood in Nairobi.
The explosion in a makeshift classroom next to a school in an outlying neighbourhood of the city comes as the Kenyan army continues its assault on al-Shabaab’s stronghold in the Somali port city of Kismayo. [...]READ MORE »
A Minnesota man accused of helping to recruit and finance U.S. fighters for an overseas terror group heads to trial Monday in a case that’s expected to show how some young Somalian expatriates in Minneapolis were persuaded to risk their lives for insurgents back home.
Mahamud Said Omar, 46, faces five terror-related counts as part of an investigation into recruiting by al-Shabab, a U.S.-designated terror group linked to al-Qaeda at the center of much of the violence in Somalia.
Since 2007, more [...]READ MORE »
Some 30 Egypt Coptic Christian families on Saturday filed a lawsuit against the former Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) chief Hussein Tantawi and other top officials for their role in the October 9, 2011 massacre of Coptic Christians by the armed forces at the state television and radio building in downtown Cairo, or Maspero.
Besides Tantawi, former Chief of Staff Sami Anan, former head of Military Police Hamdi Badeen and current head of Military Police Ibrahim el-Damati have been [...]READ MORE »
The Camden Abu Dis Friendship Association (CADFA) was founded in 2004. CADFA claims to “promote awareness about the human rights situation in Abu Dis” (a village in the West Bank) through “friendship links and twinning”. In reality, CADFA is a highly-politicized organization that uses human rights as a facade to shield its apologism for terror and vicious anti-Israel sentiment.
For many years now, far-Left groups have adopted humanitarian fronts in order to legitimize their hardline anti-Israel sentiment. Those who follow the machinations of [...]READ MORE »
Three witnesses who had testified against prayer leader Khalid Jadoon (pictured) for leveling blasphemy allegations against Christian girl Rimsha Masih backtracked from their statements, saying that the police “forced” them to do it.
The witnesses, including the mosque’s muezzin Hafiz Zubair and Hafiz Awais and Khurram Shahzad, who endorsed Zubair’s statement, submitted a sworn statement before a District and Sessions court in Islamabad.
In the statement, the witnesses maintained that the police had tortured them and made them give statement against Jadoon.
Police [...]READ MORE »
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday extended the stay on the blasphemy trial against Rimsha Masih until Oct 17.
A single-judge bench of the IHC extended the stay during the hearing of a petition filed by the accused Christian girl for quashing the FIR registered against her which she had pleaded was baseless and had been based on false information.
During today’s hearing, a representative of the prosecution lawyer told the court that the lawyer was not present in Islamabad and [...]READ MORE »
A suicide attack on a joint Afghan-NATO foot patrol on Monday killed at least 14 people, including three NATO troops and an interpreter, officials said.
Four Afghan police and six civilians were also killed, and 37 were wounded in the attack near a market in the eastern city of Khost, the provincial governor’s office said.
Taliban insurgents claimed responsibility for the blast.
“Today at around 8:30 am (0400 GMT) a suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted a joint patrol in Khost city in [...]READ MORE »
A firefight broke out between U.S. forces and their Afghan army allies in eastern Afghanistan Sunday, killing two Americans and three Afghan soldiers and pushing the number of U.S. troops killed in the long-running war 2,000.
The fighting started Saturday when what is believed to have been a mortar fired by insurgents struck a checkpoint set up by U.S. forces in Wardak province, said Shahidullah Shahid, a provincial government spokesman. He said the Americans thought they were under attack from a [...]READ MORE »