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  • Boko Haram and the Kidnapped Schoolgirls

    05/10/2014 12:44:28 PM PDT · by george76 · 9 replies
    wsj ^ | May 8, 2014 | Ayaan Hirsi Ali
    Boko Haram .."Non-Muslim Teaching Is Forbidden"... But little attention has been paid to the group's formal Arabic name: Jam'at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-da'wa wal-Jihad. That roughly translates as "The Fellowship of the People of the Tradition for Preaching and Holy War." That's a lot less catchy than Boko Haram but significantly more revealing about the group and its mission. Far from being an aberration among Islamist terror groups, as some observers suggest, Boko Haram in its goals and methods is in fact all too representative. The kidnapping of the schoolgirls throws into bold relief a central part of what the jihadists...
  • I won't be intimidated for expressing my views (Muslims outraged by 'insulting' film...)

    09/26/2004 11:10:13 PM PDT · by ppaul · 66 replies · 2,320+ views
    EXPATICA ^ | 9/26/04 | Abi Daruvalla
    I won't be intimidated for expressing my viewsPeople who object to her criticism of Islam should take her to court rather than take the law into their own hands, Dutch MP Ayaan Hirsi Ali tells Abi Daruvalla. Hirsi Ali has been moved to a safe house following new death threats and the publication of her private address on an Islamic website just four days after her controversial film 'Submission' was screened on Dutch TV. Ayaan Hirsi Ali was always irritated at the lack of freedom under Islam Somali-born Hirsi Ali, 34, is herself a former Muslim and an outspoken...