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  • Egyptian Cleric: Muslim Brotherhood Authorizes 'Anal Jihad' for Lonely Terrorists

    07/11/2014 3:44:22 PM PDT · by lilyramone · 45 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 11, 2014 | Frances Martel
    An Egyptian cleric formerly known as the "preacher of the revolution" during the revolt against President Hosni Mubarak warned Egyptian television viewers this week that Muslim Brotherhood sheiks have issued a fatwa permitting "anal jihad" for terrorists far from their wives, which is exactly what it sounds like.
  • ISIS Crucifies Young Men For Leaving The Peaceful Religion of Islam

    07/09/2014 3:19:24 PM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    Shoebat Foundation ^ | July 9, 2014 | Walid Shoebat
    ISIS has crucified more young men for being accused of “Ridda”. Ridda in Islam means defection from the religion. ... Crucifixions has become a normal occurrence in Syria and Iraq in which young men are seen crucified on trees .... And on scaffolds ... Mass slaughter has become a way of life in Caliphate controlled areas: ... This is all part of Hiraba which is Islamic law regarding punishments. We are beginning to see an escalation of crucifixions and it will soon get applied in full force in all the areas that the Caliphate rules. A nightmare is on the...
  • The Obama Admin Forces Okla.To Overturn Anti-Sharia Bill & To Pay $303,333 To Muslims

    07/06/2014 6:53:18 PM PDT · by lbryce · 61 replies
    gopthedailydose.com ^ | Posted on 27 May, 2014 by AmyElizabeth
    The US government has forced the state of Oklahoma to overturn its anti-Sharia bill, after a Muslim man named Muneer Awad sued the state for supposed violations against “freedom of religion.” CAIR also played a role in subverting the bill. Adam Soltani of CAIR said: Sharia is the moral code of conduct for Muslims, and that includes certain aspects of laws, like marital laws, divorce, inheritance, wills…it encompasses part of that, but it’s also the moral code of conduct The state of Oklahoma must now pay $303,333 to Awad for legal fees, costs and nontaxable expenses. The money is going...
  • Australia's '60 Minutes': Forced Marriage (child brides)

    06/30/2014 2:52:01 PM PDT · by wtd · 14 replies
    Australia's 60 Minutes on Channel Nine ^ | June 29, 2014 | Steven Burling, Steve Jackson, Liz Hayes
    Forced Marriage: An extraordinary story of kidnap, survival, escape and hiding [aka Islamic cultural pedophilia]"60 Minutes", the most extraordinary story of kidnap, survival, escape and hiding. An Australian program called “60 Minutes” on the Channel Nine Network (similar to US 60 minutes) aired a report on child brides (aka pedophilia) titled “Forced Marriage” (note the tempered semantic conceals the pedophile nature of child brides)Forced MarriageThis Sunday the most extraordinary story of kidnap, survival, escape and hiding. 13-year-old Rania Farrah was supposed to be on the trip of a lifetime, a tour of historic Egypt with her older brother. Instead, the...
  • Barack Obama, John Kerry greets Muslims on Ramadan

    06/28/2014 9:51:41 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 20 replies
    US President Barack Obama has greeted Muslims across the world on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, describing it as the time for self-reflection and devotion through prayer and fasting. "A time for self-reflection and devotion through prayer and fasting, Ramadan is also an occasion when Muslims around the world reaffirm their commitment to helping the less fortunate, including those struggling because of economic hardship and inequality," Obama said in a statement yesterday. Lauding the role of Muslim organisations in America for their efforts at social empowerment, Obama said: "Here in the US, we are grateful to the...
  • 19-Year-Old College Student Accidentally Becomes Republican Politician

    06/23/2014 3:24:15 PM PDT · by PoloSec · 9 replies
    Mediaite ^ | June 23 2014 | Tina Nguyen
    Asad Asif, a 19-year-old college student at Rutgers University, didn’t think much of jotting his own name down as a write-in candidate for an open councilman seat in the June 3 New Jersey primary election. “It was kind of like the ‘Mickey Mouse vote,’ where people write in stupid names when they vote for president,” he explained to New Brunswick Today. However, he was the only one who actually voted in that category — and, weeks later, he found himself being sworn in as member of the Middlesex County Republican Committee. It’s not exactly a humongous feat to be elected...
  • Bill de Blasio’s Police Commish to Teach NYPD About 5 Pillars of Islam

    06/20/2014 10:09:58 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 18 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | June 20, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Bill Bratton has destroyed his reputation in a short amount of time by becoming a mouthpiece for Bill de Blasio. Taking the job was a poor idea since crime rates had dropped so low that they were bound to rebound, especially under a pro-criminal mayor like De Blasio. All that Bratton had done is set himself up to take the blame and join the ranks of failed NYPD commissioners like Lee Brown who did what a liberal mayor wanted instead of fighting crime. So now it’s time to pander to Islam.
  • Breastfeeding Shocker: After 7 Children, Couple Told to Part Ways

    06/03/2014 5:14:20 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    Arab News ^ | Sunday 1 June 2014
    A court in Al-Rass near Madinah has issued a verdict separating a couple after finding out that they had been breastfed by the same woman, local reports say. The separation order comes 25 years after the couple were married and blessed with seven children. The judge issued the verdict on the basis of a religious edict issued by Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh, media reports said. According to a saying of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), “Breastfeeding makes forbidden what is forbidden by blood relations.” It means that even if a man and woman are not related by...
  • "'Democracy' is a cult in the West." [-Robert Bergdahl]

    06/03/2014 9:28:26 AM PDT · by matt1234 · 28 replies
    twitter via UK Daily Mail ^ | 29 Mar 2014 | Robert Bergdahl
    @daqeqa Agree! "Democracy" is a cult in the West. I think most of afgs see law in terms of sharia not secular democracy, man centric laws.
  • UK: “Do Not Walk Your Dog Here. This is an Islamic Area Now.”

    06/01/2014 6:58:47 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 06/01/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    UK: “Do Not Walk Your Dog Here. This is an Islamic Area Now.”Posted By Daniel Greenfield On June 1, 2014 @ 9:05 am In The Point | No Comments Don’t walk your dog here. Big Islam is watching.CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO A criminal investigation has been called for by Poplar and Limehouse MP Jim Fitzpatrick over a “highly divisive sign”.The poster, found on Burdett Road in Poplar, claimed: “Do not walk your dog here! Muslims do not like dogs. This is an Islamic area now.”Mr Fitzpatrick, who said the photo was sent to him by a constituent...
  • FIRST PICTURE: Death row mother and the baby she gave birth to while IN SHACKLES.

    05/30/2014 6:51:41 AM PDT · by C19fan · 17 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 30, 2014 | Daniel Bates
    This is the first picture of the mother-of-two who has been sentenced to death in Sudan for being a Christian - from inside the prison where she is being held. In an exclusive photo, Meriam Ibrahim puts on a brave face as she holds her newborn baby girl Maya who was born in the jail where she has been locked up for eight months. But behind the smile there is a different story - Meriam's eyes have dark rings under them, her arms are alarmingly thin and her face looks gaunt. Gone is the radiant glow from the day she...
  • Malaysian Muslim groups call for jihad on Cadbury after pork traces found in chocolate

    05/27/2014 5:08:41 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 33 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | May 27, 2014 | Josie Ensor
    Muslim groups are calling for a boycott of Cadbury after two if its products sold in predominately Islamic Malaysia were found to contain traces of pork. The discovery was made during a periodic check for non-halal ingredients in food products by the country's Ministry of Health, which confirmed porcine DNA traces in its bars of Cadbury Dairy Milk Hazelnut and Cadbury Dairy Milk Roast Almond.
  • In Kazakhstan, Homophobes Build Wall Around Gay Nightclub

    05/19/2014 4:23:06 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 16 | Ishaan Tharoor
    Gay rights activists march with a banner during a May Day rally in St. Petersburg May 1, 2014. Russians celebrate the coming of Spring and since communist times, Labour Day on the first day of May. The banner reads, These gay rights activists in St. Petersburg, like their peers in Central Asia, are fighting an uphill battle. (Alexander Demianchuk/Reuters) In Almaty, Kazakhstan's biggest city, dozens of antigay activists set about building a wall around a gay nightclub, reports Radio Free Europe. It's unclear whether the brick wall, set up as a protest against gay marriage, was designed to prevent people...
  • Millions are eating halal food without knowing it: How big brand shops and restaurants sell…

    05/08/2014 1:14:13 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 32 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 02:00 EST, 8 May 2014 | Sean Poulter, Guy Adams and Mario Ledwith
    Supermarkets and restaurant chains are selling halal meat to millions of customers without telling them. The switch to slaughtering animals in line with Islamic ritual saves money because the end product can be eaten by Muslims and non-Muslims alike. More than 70 percent of all New Zealand lamb in supermarkets is from halal abattoirs—a fact not stated on labeling. Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Waitrose and Marks & Spencer all confirmed yesterday they sell the imported meat. …
  • Obama Likely To Make Anti-Muslim Speech Illegal & Punishable

    04/25/2014 8:32:59 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 109 replies
    MrConservative.Com ^ | April 23, 2014
    Bill Killian, a US attorney, claims that anti-Muslim speech violates Muslim’s Constitutional rights. Therefore, he argues, it should be illegal and punishable by law. Killian said, “We need to educate people about Muslims and their civil rights, and as long as we’re here, they’re going to be protected.” At this time, Obama’s DOJ is working to determine what, exactly, is considered illegal speech against Muslims. Guidelines and specific laws are expected to come soon. Currently, the government is not allowed to prevent speech that is hateful towards a religion, unless a specific threat is made. To prevent speech that is...
  • Islamic Law Is Adopted By British Legal Chiefs [Sharia Law Formally Incorporated]

    03/22/2014 5:07:57 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 25 replies
    Telegraph (UK) ^ | March 22, 2014 | John Bingham
    Islamic Law Is Adopted By British Legal Chiefs Solicitors told how to draw up Sharia-style wills penalising widows and non-believers By John Bingham 22 Mar 2014 Islamic law is to be effectively enshrined in the British legal system for the first time under guidelines for solicitors on drawing up “Sharia compliant” wills. Under ground-breaking guidance, produced by The Law Society, High Street solicitors will be able to write Islamic wills that deny women an equal share of inheritances and exclude unbelievers altogether. The documents, which would be recognised by Britain’s courts, will also prevent children born out of wedlock –...
  • 'Britain's first and only Muslim drag queen' banned from discussing homosexuality....

    03/14/2014 3:20:49 PM PDT · by Morgana · 24 replies
    FULL TITLE: 'Britain's first and only Muslim drag queen' banned from discussing homosexuality in BBC 'Free Speech' debate in mosque Muslim drag queen Asifa Lahore is already a prominent figure on the LGBT (lesbian gay, bisexual and transgender) circuit. The British Pakistani drag artist regularly appears on the cabaret and club scene and makes glamorous music videos, often with a comedy edge. However, he raised a serious question at a debate being recorded for BBC Three show Free Speech live at Birmingham Central Mosque, which was: 'When will it be accepted to be gay and Muslim?'
  • Muslim group calls for Islamic standards on all Malaysian Airline flights

    03/11/2014 3:57:27 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 20 replies
    Christian Today ^ | 3/11/2014 | Christian Today
    A lawyers group has called on Malaysian Airlines to introduce Muslim rules on all flights amidst the current crisis the airline is facing over the mysterious disappearance of flight MH370. The Muslim Lawyers Association of Malaysia has urged for Muslim prayer standards to be put into place before flights, as well as for all female flight attendants to be dressed according to Islamic law.
  • Parents fury as pork sausages are banned from the school menu and replaced with halal meat

    03/07/2014 4:10:52 PM PST · by lowbridge · 28 replies
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | march 7, 2014 | ben endley
    Parents have condemned a school's decision to ban all pork products from the menu and replace other meats with halal versions. Pupils aged between three and 11 at Brinsworth Manor Infant and Junior Schools in Rotherham - which Ofsted identifies as having only a small number of pupils from minority ethnic groups - will no longer be able to enjoy sausages, bacon or ham. Parents at both schools, which share a site, were told of the decision in a letter from Rotherham Council’s principal catering officer Ron Parry, who wrote that there had been ‘minor adjustments’ to the lunch menu....
  • Minnesota: St. Paul Police Dept bows down, approves police-issued hijab

    03/04/2014 7:11:58 PM PST · by lowbridge · 13 replies
    In Somali culture, women don’t strive to become police officers, Kadra Mohamed said. On Saturday morning, Mohamed was recognized as the first Somali-American woman to join the St. Paul Police Department, a move made possible by the department’s announcement that it has approved an option for employees to wear a police-issued hijab. “It’s nerve-wracking in a way,” Mohamed, 21, said of being the first woman of Somali descent in the department. “I want to be a good role model for others, especially Somali women.” Mohamed was recognized at the police’s Western District building during a graduation ceremony for youth who...
  • 19 Islamic words banned for non-Muslims in Brunei

    02/24/2014 1:06:18 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 61 replies
    The Sun Daily ^ | 2/23/2014 | The Sun Daily
    BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Feb 23, 2014): The Brunei government will ban the use of 19 Islamic words, including "Allah" and "masjid", by non-Muslims, according to the Brunei Times today. The ban will take effect from April, the paper said. Under the Syariah Penal Code Order, these words cannot be used with respect to other religions. They are azan; baitullah; Al Quran; Allah; fatwa; Firman Allah; hadith; haji; hukum syara'; ilahi; Ka'bah; kalimah al syahadah; kiblat; masjid; imam; mufti; mu'min; solat; and wali. The Brunei Times quoted Hardifadhillah Mohd Salleh, a senior syariah legal officer of the Islamic Legal Unit as...
  • Muslim leaders issue a fatwa against anyone living on MARS as there is ‘no righteous reason’…

    02/19/2014 11:28:10 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 13:00 EST, 19 February 2014 | Ted Thornhill
    A Fatwa has been issued against living on Mars by clerics who say that trying to set up home there would be un-Islamic. The fatwa—or ruling—was issued by the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowment (GAIAE) in the UAE after the Mars One organization announced that it would try and establish a permanent human settlement on Mars. The committee argued that an attempt to dwell on the planet would be so hazardous as to be suicidal and killing oneself is not permitted by Islam. …
  • Panty Protest: Kazakhstan Women Outraged by Lace Underwear Ban

    02/17/2014 7:02:42 AM PST · by workerbee · 37 replies
    NBC ^ | 2/17/14 | Alexander Smith
    Women took to the streets wearing panties on their heads Sunday as they protested new laws banning lace underwear in Kazakhstan. The legislation - which includes provisions covering the required level of moisture absorbtion in the garments - will come into force this summer in Kazakhstan as well as Russia and Belarus, according to the Moscow Times. This sparked the so-called "Panties for the President" demonstrations in the Kazakh capital, Almaty, on Sunday. "It irritates me the most that the authorities want to decide what I should wear," Iryna Davydenko, a bank manager who travels regularly between Kazakhstan, Russia and...
  • Iranian mullah revives death fatwa against Salman Rushdie over Satanic Verses 25 years after issued

    02/17/2014 6:54:51 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Mail on Sunday (UK) ^ | 14:01 EST, 16 February 2014 | Mia de Graaf
    The Iranian clergy has revived Salman Rushdie’s death fatwa 25 years after it was issued over his “blasphemous” Satanic Verses. On February 14, 1989, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini called on all Muslims to murder the award-winning author and anyone involved in the publication of his work. This Friday, senior cleric Ahmad Khatami reminded worshipers at the Tehran Friday prayer that the “historical fatwa” is “as fresh as ever”. He added that even if Rushdie repents, it will not affect the sentence. …
  • Mob Attacks More Than a Dozen Gay Men in Nigeria’s Capital

    02/15/2014 1:03:16 PM PST · by Morgana · 31 replies
    new york times ^ | ADAM NOSSITER
    DAKAR, Senegal — A mob attacked gay people in a neighborhood in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria, dragging young men from their homes, beating them with nail-studded clubs and whips, and shouting that they were “cleansing the community” of gays, several Nigerian activists and a witness said Saturday. The attack took place late Wednesday night in the Gishiri neighborhood, and one victim was beaten nearly to death, the witness said. Afterward, the mob of about 50 young men dragged four of the victims to a nearby police station, where the police further beat and insulted them, said the witness, who...
  • Boston University Caves to Islamic Supremacist Demands

    02/15/2014 6:44:27 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 32 replies
    Creeping Sharia [blog] ^ | Feb 14, 2014 | creeping
    via OUR LIBRARY CAVED IN :: Reader comments at Daniel Pipes. h/t Atlas Shrugs who writes, “Remember this is Boston, as in the Boston Marathon bombing.” Submitted by Anne (United States), Feb 10, 2014 at 14:00 I work at a university library in Boston, Mass., and books are shelved according to the Dewey Decimal System, not by title or “importance”. Muslim students (most of them from abroad) told administrators that they were offended because the Koran wasn’t given a place of honor on a top shelf, as dictated by Islamic law and custom. Library staff were then ordered to shift...
  • Turkish judicial purge brings corruption investigation to halt

    01/22/2014 12:15:42 PM PST · by mojito · 4 replies
    Reuters ^ | 1/22/2014 | Daren Butler and Nick Tattersall
    Turkey's purge of the judiciary and police has brought a corruption investigation shaking the government to a grinding halt and could undermine confidence in state institutions, senior legal figures and the opposition said on Wednesday. Ninety-six judges and prosecutors were reassigned overnight, the biggest purge of the judiciary since a graft scandal erupted on December 17 with the arrest of businessmen close to Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and three ministers' sons. Erdogan has portrayed the corruption inquiry as an attempted "judicial coup" orchestrated by U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, whose network of sympathizers, known locally as "Cemaat" (religious community), hold considerable...
  • Maldives president vetoes marital rape bill as ‘un-Islamic’

    01/20/2014 10:11:03 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 28 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 16, 2014 | Vishal Arora | Religion News Service
    Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen has refused to ratify a bill that seeks to partially criminalize marital rape, calling it “un-Islamic.” The parliament voted 67-2 last month to limit a husband’s right to have non-consensual sex with his wife. The bill says a husband cannot force his wife to have sex if the couple have filed for divorce, dissolution or mutual separation, and if the intent is to transmit a sexual disease. […] The Maldives, an Indian Ocean archipelago of about 330,000 people, claims to have a 100 percent Muslim population. Its constitution states that “no law contrary to any tenet...
  • Saudi Religious Cops Tell Women Not to Use Swings (b/w Restaurants Shut Over Gender-Mixing)

    01/16/2014 6:29:34 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Saudi Arabia’s feared religious police entered a public park in the Gulf Kingdom and told women to stop using swings, an act that drew applause and criticism by viewers of a picture showing the men warning some women at the swings. The picture went viral on social networks in Saudi Arabia before it was published by newspapers showing two men from the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice warning women against using the swings. “Some viewers of the picture supported the move by the Commission members on the grounds women using the swing could encourage men...
  • Maid Held in Saudi for Sorcery

    10/26/2013 2:44:59 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Saturday, October 26, 2013
    Accused of casting magic spell on family of 18Saudi Arabia’s feared religious police arrested an Indonesian housemaid on charges of casting a magic spell on a family of 18 members. Members of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice seized the maid after she was reported by her employers in the central town of Al Rass. A search of the house resulted in finding beads, threads, needles, amulets and other magic items hidden by the unnamed maid in various parts of the employer’s house. “The maid was accused of casting a magic spell on the 18...
  • Stoning, Flogging and Severing of Limbs to Be Introduced in Brunei

    10/22/2013 2:48:14 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 22 replies
    AFP via Time ^ | Oct. 22, 2013 | Per Liljas
    Laws to apply to the Sultanate's majority Muslim population The Sultan of Brunei announced on Tuesday the gradual introduction of harsh Islamic punishments, such as death by stoning for adulterers, severing of limbs for theft and flogging for a wide range of crimes including abortion and consumption of alcohol.
  • U.S. Marines training al-Qaeda-linked Syrian jihadists in Saudi Arabia

    10/20/2013 12:58:06 PM PDT · by george76 · 43 replies
    JW ^ | October 17 ., 2013
    Twelve years after 9/11, the U.S. has changed sides. The Long War Journal reported on June 29 that the Al Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant, which is “al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria,” has “cooperated with Free Syrian Army units to establish sharia, or Islamic law, in Aleppo and in eastern Syria.” What is the Free Syrian Army? The "moderates" whom we are training and to whom we are giving weapons: “the US government is backing the Free Syrian Army despite the group’s known ties to the Al Nusrah Front.” "Training of Syrian insurgents steps up in Saudi...
  • Turkey Lifts Generations-Old Ban on Islamic Head Scarf

    10/08/2013 10:52:31 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    Reuters ^ | Tue Oct 8, 2013
    Turkey lifted a ban on women wearing the Islamic head scarf in state institutions on Tuesday, ending a generations-old restriction as part of a package of reforms the government says are meant to improve democracy. The ban, whose roots date back almost 90 years to the early days of the Turkish Republic, has kept many women from joining the public work force, but secularists see its abolition as evidence of the government pushing an Islamic agenda. The new rules, which will not apply to the judiciary or the military, were published in the Official Gazette and take immediate effect in...
  • GOP’s latest shutdown scheme “disgusting,” Ellison tells Salon

    10/02/2013 2:14:55 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 24 replies
    salon.com ^ | October 02, 2013 | Josh Eidelson
    In an interview with Salon late Tuesday, congressman Keith Ellison, D-Minn., co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, slammed as “disgusting” the GOP’s plan of “passing these piecemeal things” protecting certain high-profile programs while allowing the government shutdown to continue. “It reminds me of that time we voted … [that] people who fly every day, they get to skip the sequester, but kids on Headstart don’t,” Ellison said. “It’s wrong. So Republicans are right now calculating, you know, which shutdown elements are going to give bad press … they want to try to trick the press into thinking that this is...
  • Phony fatwa? Group claims Iranian anti-nuke edict cited by Obama a hoax

    09/30/2013 7:27:22 PM PDT · by Innovative · 24 replies
    FoxNews ^ | Sept 30, 2012 | FoxNews
    On Friday, Obama cited a “fatwa,” or religious edict, from Iran’s all-powerful Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, banning the pursuit of nuclear weapons. "I do believe that there is a basis for a resolution [because] Iran’s Supreme Leader has issued a fatwa against the development of nuclear weapons,” Obama told reporters. “There is no such fatwa. It is a lie from the Iranians, a deception, and it is tragic that President Obama has endorsed it,” MEMRI Founder and President Yigal Carmon told FoxNews.com.
  • North Carolina becomes 7th state to ban Muslim Sharia law

    09/18/2013 9:52:01 AM PDT · by george76 · 39 replies
    Deseret News ^ | Aug. 31 2013 | Matthew Brown
    North Carolina has become the seventh state to prohibit state judges from considering Islamic law in family cases, joining what critics say is a national anti-Muslim campaign. ... North Carolina now joins Arizona, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Tennessee, according to Religion News Service, in banning Islamic Sharia law. A constitutional amendment seeking the same change in Alabama will be on the 2014 ballot. In Missouri, the governor vetoed an anti-Sharia bill because of its potential impact on international adoptions. But the law in Oklahoma was struck down in court as unconstitutional,
  • Wellington Man Accused of Imprisoning Wife for Three Years

    07/18/2013 12:02:27 PM PDT · by liberalh8ter · 15 replies
    A 42-year-old Wellington man is in the county jail today after his wife told police that he beat her with a television remote and a cable, and that she hadn’t been allowed out of their home in three years. Qasem Alabed faces charges of aggravated battery-causing bodily harm or disability and aggravated battery on a pregnant woman. He was arrested Wednesday around 11:30 p.m. The 30-year-old victim met with Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies at Wellington’s City Hall at 12300 Forest Hill Blvd. Wednesday to report that her husband beat her with the remote control and the cable, according to...
  • REPORT: University of Chicago removed pews from 88-year old chapel to accommodate Islamic prayers

    06/10/2013 10:27:31 PM PDT · by george76 · 27 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | Jun 10, 2013 | Josiah Ryan, Oliver Darcy, & Timothy Dionisopoulos
    University of Chicago (UC) administrators permanently removed pews from an 88-year old chapel on campus in order to accommodate Islamic prayers, according to a local news report. Chicago NPR affiliate, WBEZ news, reported on May 23, the pews, which are now part of display at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago, were “removed in order to provide Muslim students a place to pray.” Literature describing the artwork that was created by UC Director of Arts and Public Life Theaster Gates, also describes the removal of the pews as symbol of religious tolerance. “The pews were recently removed from the...
  • Afghanistan Parliament Blocks Law That Would Ban Selling Women – It’s Un-Islamic (Video)

    06/09/2013 11:31:12 AM PDT · by george76 · 18 replies
    Gateway - Sky ^ | June 9, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    The Afghanistan Parliament recently blocked a bill that would ban the selling of women. The politicians said it was against Islamic Law. ... Afghanistan's parliament has blocked a law banning violence against women in what is being seen as a serious blow to the progress of women's rights. President Hamid Karzai approved the legislation by decree in 2009 but the country's politicians were required to endorse it. ... Among the law's provisions are criminalising child marriage and banning "baad," the traditional practice of selling and buying women to settle disputes.
  • Saudi Arabia: Executioners wanted

    06/07/2013 12:06:19 PM PDT · by markomalley · 16 replies
    La Stampa ^ | 6/7/2013 | Mauro Pianta
    Executioners wanted urgently! Saudi Arabia is desperately looking for ways to make up for the lack of trained executioners who are skilled at beheading people sentenced to death under Sharia law. According to AsiaNews they seem to be a dying breed as “fewer people are interested in a "career" in executing others, a task that requires a lot of cold blood and a lot of training to be able to swing a sword properly.” But “in reality,” AsiaNews reports, “the lack of trained executioners has not slowed down executions in Saudi Arabia. Since the beginning 2013, at least 40 people...
  • DOJ: Social Media Posts Trashing Muslims May Violate Civil Rights

    05/30/2013 1:58:22 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 182 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | May 30, 2013
    In its latest effort to protect followers of Islam in the U.S. the Obama Justice Department warns against using social media to spread information considered inflammatory against Muslims, threatening that it could constitute a violation of civil rights. The move comes a few years after the administration became the first in history to dispatch a U.S. Attorney General to personally reassure Muslims that the Department of Justice (DOJ) is dedicated to protecting them. In the unprecedented event, Attorney General Eric Holder assured a San Francisco-based organization (Muslim Advocates) that urges members not to cooperate in federal terrorism investigations that the...
  • U.S. on alert over Canadians [Islamists] in Algeria

    01/31/2013 6:53:28 PM PST · by Pan_Yan · 8 replies
    The Globe and Mail ^ | January 31, 2013 8:49 PM EST | Reuters
    Signs that Canadian citizens were involved in the attack by hostage-taking Islamist militants on a remote gas plant in Algeria are of great concern to American authorities, U.S. intelligence officials said on Thursday. While Algerian authorities apparently have not yet provided Western governments with cast-iron proof, a senior U.S. intelligence official said: “We’re taking very seriously the reports of the two Canadians’ involvement.” ... Confirmation that Canadian citizens were involved in the attack on the In Amenas facility in the Algerian desert would raise concerns about a worrying nexus between North America and North African militants. At least 38 plant...
  • Hickenlooper Administration Mulls Release of Saudi Sex Offender

    03/04/2013 9:16:20 PM PST · by george76 · 13 replies
    Observer ^ | March 4, 2013
    A convicted Saudi felon who was sentenced to 28 years in prison after being convicted by a Colorado jury for imprisoning his housekeeper and holding her as a sex slave could soon be released from prison. Homaidan al-Turki, a Saudi citizen whose 2006 case made headlines and triggered national outrage when he was arrested for imprisoning and sexually abusing his maid in the basement of his Aurora home, has asked to be repatriated to Saudi Arabia under the terms of a bilateral treaty. If the Hickenlooper administration agrees to the request, al-Turki could return to Saudi Arabia after serving less...
  • Al Nusrah front spearheads capture of Syrian dam, claims suicide assault

    02/11/2013 8:56:40 PM PST · by neverdem · 5 replies
    The Long War Journal ^ | February 11, 2013 | BILL ROGGIO
    The Al Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant, al Qaeda in Iraq's affiliate in Syria, led an assault today that resulted in the takeover of a major dam on the Euphrates River in northern Syria. Additionally, the terror group claimed credit for a suicide assault on an intelligence headquarters in the city of Palmyra. The Al Nusrah Front spearheaded today's assault on the "strategic" dam in Thawra in Raqqa province, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The Nusrah Front led "other factions" of the insurgency to take control of Thawra, which "is considered one of the...
  • 15-year-old raped by stepfather faces flogging for ‘fornication’ ( Sunni Muslims ?)

    01/07/2013 8:13:20 PM PST · by george76 · 38 replies
    AFP ^ | January 08, 2013 | Patrick Walters
    A 15-year-old girl in the Maldives whose stepfather is accused of repeatedly raping her and killing the resulting baby risks being flogged for “fornication” with another man under the nation’s strict Islamic law. In the course of inquiries into the rape case, police investigators say they unearthed evidence of the girl having had consensual sex with another man, which is an offence in the Indian Ocean holiday destination, a police source said. Women, including minors, having consensual sex outside marriage can be charged in the Maldives, where convicts can be publicly flogged. Minors receive the punishment when they reach 18,...
  • Saudi rights activist faces apostasy charge

    12/17/2012 3:14:26 PM PST · by george76 · 1 replies
    AFP ^ | Dec. 17, 2012
    A Saudi court on Monday referred a rights activist to a higher court for alleged apostasy, a charge that could lead to the death penalty ... ... Sharia Islamic law strictly applied in Saudi Arabia stipulates death as a punishment for apostasy, but defendants are usually given the chance to repent and escape being beheaded. Saudi blogger Hamza Kashgari was deported in February from Malaysia to the kingdom and is being held in jail to face charges of blasphemy over Twitter comments deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammed. Kashgari's comments triggered a wave of calls to execute him, although he...
  • saudi king urges UN action against religious insults

    10/30/2012 1:21:13 PM PDT · by bayouranger · 71 replies
    France24.com ^ | 27OCT12 | AFP
    Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz on Saturday demanded a UN resolution condemning insults on monotheistic religions after a low-budget film produced in the US sparked deadly protests last month. "I demand a UN resolution that condemns any country or group that insults religions and prophets," he said during a meeting at his palace with religious figures and heads of hajj delegations in the Mina valley where pilgrims were performing final rituals of hajj. "It is our duty and that of every Muslim to protect Islam and defend the prophets." A low-budget film produced in the US, Innocence of Muslims, triggered...
  • The Obamas' Wahhabist Fundraising Empire: Barack's First Cousin spills the Beans (on Video)

    10/10/2012 4:12:42 PM PDT · by Ben Barrack · 8 replies
    Shoebat.com ^ | 10/10/12 | Walid Shoebat
    While Obama’s connection to his Muslim family in Kenya is an acceptable topic for discussion in the Arab world, it is viewed as a ‘great taboo’ in the United States. Why is that so? This ‘taboo’ should be considered unfair at best, purely prejudiced at worst. Is it fair that we censor such discussions just because Obama’s relatives are ‘Muslim’? The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) should condemn the media for keeping a tight lid on the subject. Isn’t it time to go beyond what is disclosed by President Obama in his Dreams from My Father or Wikipedia’s limited...
  • Salafists urge ultraconservative Islam on post-Arab Spring governments

    10/06/2012 10:54:36 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 18 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Oct. 7, 2012 | William Booth, Karin Brulliard and Abigail Hauslohner
    CAIRO — The elections that followed the Arab uprisings elevated Islamists out of decades of repression and into the region’s most powerful posts. Here in Egypt, a former prisoner became president. But to Salafists, adherents of a puritanical form of Islam who have embraced the country’s new freedoms with gusto, the emerging Islamist order has a serious flaw: It isn’t nearly Islamist enough. “They say that the people do not want sharia,” said Gamel Saber, a back-slapping Salafist activist who said he dreams of a day when his country’s courts will fully implement Islamic law. “But that is not true....
  • Left Wants Multiculturalism to Trump Free Speech

    10/04/2012 4:06:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 4, 2012 | Victor Davis Hanson
    The American Left used to champion free expression. We were lectured -- correctly -- that the price of being repulsed by occasional crude talk and art was worth paying. Only that way could Americans ensure our daily right to criticize those with greater power and influence whom we found wrong and objectionable. When 1950s comedian Lenny Bruce titillated his audiences with the F-word and crude sex talk, liberals came to his defense. They reminded us that vulgar speech is not a crime: The First Amendment was not just designed to protect uplifting expression, but also rarer blasphemous and indecent speech....