A continuous survey of causes of “Islamophobia”. Conflicts in Muslim countries and terrorism are excluded. See here for explanation of survey.
Oslo: Iran ‘preparing Muslims for action’
Iran finances mosques and sends imams … they preach hatred against the West.
Policy Exchange vs North London Mosque: case closed
… mosque has been forced to pay … substantial costs, believed to be in the region of £100,000
Saudi fatwa on female cashiers
Women should look for decent work that does not make it possible for them to attract men or be attracted by men.
Muslim man told Skype divorce joke stands
… fatwa … the woman would have to first marry another man before she could remarry her first husband.
When blasphemy is a crime
… such policies have too often been used by countries to suppress freedom of speech and freedom of religion, leading to serious human rights abuses.
Religious demands rise in French state schools – study
Teachers often faced objections when they taught courses about world religions. … Muslim parents refuse to have their children learn about Christianity.
In Stopping Saudi Money, Norway Sets An Example – Religious Reciprocity Norwegian Style
There are no churches or synagogues in Saudi Arabia. Non-Muslim clergy are not allowed to enter Saudi Arabia. Non-Islamic religious texts and religious items such as rosary beads and crucifixes are similarly not allowed and are confiscated if found.
Men ordered from courtroom for Muslim witness
Men were ordered out of a Perth court yesterday after a judge set down conditions to accommodate a woman giving evidence without her nikab.
France: Hamburger Chains Decision Sparking Tensions Over Islam
France, Quick, a homegrown hamburger chain trying to compete with McDonald’s, began serving halal hamburgers last month in 22 of its 367 restaurants.
Merkel says German multiculturalism has failed
… it came from several years of social science research by the Federal Ministry of Interior and more recently surveys conducted of German youths including Muslims.
Why the Integration of Muslims has Failed
… not fulfilled all three of the criteria that are necessary for becoming members of, and feeling at home in, our non-Islamic societies: wanting to integrate; being allowed to integrate; and being able to integrate.
Christian Groups Intensify Efforts Against U.N. Defamation Resolution
… sponsored by the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) since 1999, the anti-defamation resolution … seeks to make the “defamation of religions” a human rights violation.
Canada court rules on Muslim veil
The right of a Muslim woman to wear a niqab while testifying in a criminal trial may be determined by judges on a “case-by-case assessment”.
Sharia in the West – Whose law counts most?
Where sharia poses genuine dilemmas for secular countries with big Muslim minorities is not in the realm of retribution but in its application to family matters such as divorce, inheritance and custody.
Muslim father unhappy over daughter’s school swimming sessions
… he told teachers … that it was against his Muslim beliefs for Zainab Hussain, five, to swim in mixed gender groups and with male staff present.
Hizb ut-Tahrir: no such thing as a ‘Danish Muslim’
… the message to Muslims was that their faith should be their identity. … it was their duty to call others to Islam, however difficult that might be and whatever consequences it might entail.
Disneyland OKs headscarf for Muslim employee
Muslim woman who said Disneyland wouldn’t let her wear a religious headscarf on her job as a vacation planner or ticket seller … is now wearing a Disney-provided blue scarf and beret-style hat to work.
New Zealand – Islamic community demand apology
“What is the difference between Muslims and Kiwis? Muslims get to commit adultery and get stoned, Kiwis get stoned and commit adultery.”
Majority approve debate following Sarrazin’s claims
… six in 10 Germans consider the German Social Democrat’s (SPD) remarks … a justified bid to start a fresh debate about immigration and integration of Muslims and other ethnic groups.
No pork served in half of Dutch speaking schools
“… halal slaughter ‘barbaric”. … it’s unprecedented that non-Muslim children are forced to eat halal meat, often without their or their parents’ knowledge.
Radical Islamism challenges notions of freedom
… we are not simply dealing with faith, but with a political, social and economic ideology. Radical Islamism is a worldview. Its nearest parallel, despite many differences, is Marxism.
What Is Shariah and Why Does It Matter?
.. with all the misogynist and bigoted discrimination and biased treatment of religious and sexual minorities, and draconian criminal punishments included.
Separation Of Church And State
Separation of religion and state is not an option for Muslims because is requires us to abandon Allah’s decree for that of a man.
Incitement to Murder Muslims in Surrey
… extremists are disseminating leaflets in the local area, urging Muslims to kill the Ahmadiyya.
Fears of new Mohammed crisis
… expert has warned of renewed tensions between the Muslim world and Denmark in connection with plans … to release a book in which caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed are reprinted.
Iran issues fatwa against pets
Ayatollah Shirazi declared dogs unclean, saying that dog owners were “blindly imitating the West” and that their devotion to the animals would result in “evil outcomes”.
Crime (Sex) and Punishment (Stoning)
… at least six stonings took place, all of them in secret, said Hadi Ghaemi, the director of the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.
Judge orders Muslim woman to remove burqa
Prosecution witness Tasneem, 36, … has worn the burqa since the age of 17 and wanted to wear it while giving evidence.
Saudi Arabian judge asks hospitals to paralyse man
… asked several hospitals whether they would punitively damage a man’s spinal cord after he was convicted of attacking another man with a cleaver and paralysing him.
A Revolt Over Halal & Kosher Food in Harrow
… because of somebody wanting to follow THEIR religion which leads to senseless pain and cruelty to animals, gets my daughter involved who doesnt even belong to that religion.
Mainstream Islamic organisations ‘share al-Qaeda ideology’
… the ideology of non-violent Islamists is “broadly the same as that of violent Islamists” adding “they disagree only on tactics.”
Germany: “We want to live here with our culture”
… the German town of Essen where 70% of the students are Muslims and the Germans are a discriminated minority.