A continuous survey of causes of “Islamophobia”. Conflicts in Muslim countries and terrorism are excluded. See here for explanation of survey.
A Stranger in My Own Land
I shan’t miss the abuse my priest husband received: the daubing of “Dirty white dogs” in red paint on the church door …. For four years, we lived in inner-city Birmingham, in what has been a police no-go area for 20 years.
Europe Goes Halal
Muslims have the right to choose halal foods, but non-Muslims do not have the right to choose not to eat the ritually slaughtered meat
This has been scientifically established
Several doctors have achieved excellent results in treating impotence by having their patients grow their beards long. Interviewer: Allah be praised!
Anti-Christian crimes downplayed
We’ve heard outlandish allegations of Islamophobia sweeping America. Not getting nearly as much attention is the bloody persecution of Christians in parts of the Muslim world.
‘Moderate’ clerics praise politician’s killing
Five hundred moderate Pakistani religious scholars have warned that anyone who expresses grief over the assassination of a senior ruling party official who opposed the country’s blasphemy law could suffer the same fate.
Hyperbole rules in Muslim debate
According to the latest hate crime report from the Los Angeles …. 88 percent of all religiously based hate crimes in 2009 were against Jews. Hate crimes that targeted Muslims (3 percent) ranked slightly above those directed at Scientologists (1 percent). In fact, the commission found that attacks against Christians (8 percent) outnumbered attacks against Muslims.
Will Germany be a Divided Nation Again?
…. We argue that integration is not about Germany having to go through great pains to make immigrants feel at ease here with their traditions.
Saudi Arabia girls’ schools investigated over ‘illegal’ sports day
“We don’t have any regulations that say that it’s OK for girls’ schools to hold sports classes or training,” said Ahmed Al-Zahrani, director of girls’ education in Jeddah.
Modern Dutch Muslim women can’t find suitable partners
The current generation of young Dutch Muslim women are often quite well-educated and open-minded compared to most of their potential spouses, many of whom do not want a ‘modern’ wife.
Doctor arrested for blasphemy over discarded business card
A doctor has been arrested on suspicion of violating Pakistan’s contentious blasphemy law by discarding a business card of a man who shared the name of Islam’s prophet, Muhammad, police say.
Baluchistan: Islamists slaughtering teachers
Islamic extremists are systematically targeting teachers in Pakistan’s Baluchistan province. Their crime is to teach children of both sexes in violation of Sharia.
‘Integration a fiasco’: Gothenburg official
…. the frustration of city officials who, in the words of one official, feel that 30 years of programmes aimed at integrating Muslim immigrants ‘have not worked,'” the leaked cable stated.
Muslim School Anger
TEACHERS have attacked plans to build five new state-funded Muslim schools, warning it will “segregate” Britain’s education system.
Moving with the times
A Saudi man is to be lashed 70 times with the whip after he was caught using the Bluetooth feature in his mobile phone near a women’s shopping centre.
David Cameron on radicalised Muslims: ‘We let in some crazies’
…. Cameron went on to criticise Labour’s dealing with groups such as Hizb-ut-Tahrir and the Muslim Council of Britain. “On the radicalisation of British Pakistanis, Cameron said the UK had ‘gotten it wrong domestically’
Our money must not go on religious segregation
Instead of educating children from different backgrounds together, so they can learn from one another, we are now going to spend our taxpayers’ money on separating children along religious lines.
Minister slams ‘macho’ Muslim culture
Family Minister Kristina Schröder slammed on Friday what she sees as a growing tendency to violence stemming from a “macho culture” among young Muslim men.
Without free speech writers can have very little impact on culture
…. that many European Muslims misidentify it as a tool of Anglo-Saxon interests, a license to insult them, rather than the sole guarantee of their right to be heard.
Muslims vs. French School System
…. teachers in schools with a high proportion of Muslim children are being threatened on an almost daily basis by Muslims who object to courses about the Holocaust, the Crusades or evolution, and who demand halal meals and “reject French culture and its values.”
Swedish doctor assaulted ‘for being a man’
A doctor at Örebro University Hospital in central Sweden was attacked and kicked recently by the relatives of a critical ill woman who had just given birth, because they objected to him being a male.
The religious excuse for barbarity
If you are engaged in an act of cruelty, there is an easy, effective way to silence your critics and snatch some space to carry on. Tell us all that your religion requires you to do it, and you are “offended” by any critical response.
Saudi Arabia Has Zero Religious Freedom
Saudi Arabia has no religious freedom in theory or practice, according to a report released today by the U.S. State Department.
Pope asks Muslim world to reciprocate religious tolerance
Several Islamic states in the Middle East have laws limiting or prohibiting Christian minorities from openly practising their faith.
Take Your Integration and Shove It!
The young woman interviewed for the program was born in Denmark, but she makes it quite clear that she has never integrated into Danish society, nor does she ever intend to do so.
The Higher Criticism
The Qu’ran and Hadiths have never been subjected to what we now know as ‘The Higher Criticism‘ (textual analysis designed to establish authorship and date) ….
Lutfur Rahman council promotes extremist preacher who supports wife-beating
The preacher, Abdur Raheem Green, has stated that “Islam is not compatible with democracy.” He also says that a husband has the right to administer “some type of physical force… a very light beating” to his wife, to prevent her from committing “evil.”
Should we be concerned about sharia?
…. although the evidence showed that her husband had assaulted and harassed her, a restraining order was unnecessary because the defendant was acting in accordance with his religious beliefs.
Ofcom rules against Islam Channel following Quilliam report
…. breached the UK Broadcasting Code after presenters on the channel advocated marital rape, justified violence against women and described women who wore perfume as ‘prostitutes’.