A continuous survey of the causes of “Islamophobia” covering the many things Islam and Muslims do and say that puzzle or repulse non-Muslims. (Conflicts in Muslim countries and terrorism are excluded.) See here for explanation of survey.
5 injured in clashes at burka riot outside Paris
About 250 people hurling projectiles clashed with police firing tear gas west of Paris, in apparent protest over enforcement of France’s ban on Islamic face veils.
No compromise on individuals mocking religion
The communication and multimedia ministry will not compromise with those who insult or mock religion on social websites.
An exceptional act of courage
…. all religious minorities have been made into second class citizens.
Malaysia’s ‘Galloping Islamization’
In Malaysia, the tone of the anti-Christian campaign has become shriller.
Venstre to unhappy Muslims: “Find somewhere else to live”
Muslims who show no interest in adopting Danish values ought to think about why they settled in Denmark in the first place, the immigration spokesperson for leading opposition party Venstre argued in an opinion piece published in Politiken newspaper today.
Muslim TV station fined for allowing contributor to incite murder
…. Earlier this year Dr Malik said that he was dissatisfied with Ofcom’s ruling because there were cultural differences that Ofcom does not understand.
Iranian swimmer Elham Asghari: ‘My 20km record has been held hostage’
…. no matter how Islamic my swimming gear, it was unacceptable,” she told the Guardian. “They said the feminine features of my body were showing as I came out of water.
Iranian hardliners apoplectic over Shakira Confederations cup shot
…. in Iran, the few seconds of a woman with bare arms and a revealing top broadcast on national television for the first time prompted furious debate.
The East London Mosque: A Place For Hate
…. you could have heard the Friday sermon being delivered by a hate preacher who has been banned from Sheffield Hallam university. Assim al-Hakeem teaches that apostates must be killed.
Turkey – Erdogan Global Twitter Conspiracy
…. There is now a scourge that is called Twitter. The best examples of lies can be found there. To me, social media is the worst menace to society.
Saudi police stop wedding in park
…. A source in the Commission said the wedding was stopped because it violated local traditions as the bride was not covering her face and the groom was holding her hand and hugging her sometimes.
The dark side of the force
…. wife-beating is permissible after the failure of all other means of persuasion. In such circumstances, a husband may beat his wife “lightly with his hands, avoiding her face and other sensitive areas.
Violence and Context in Islamic Texts
Islam forbids the killing of innocents. The key question, then, is what constitutes “innocence” in Islam? According to some Muslim authorities, to disbelieve in Allah is to be guilty of the crime of committing disbelief…[which is] worse than slaughter.
Christians Sentenced to Prison as ‘Moderate’ Comes to Power in Iran
They had been arrested in February 2012, when police raided their house-church meeting.
NY Times ‘Model Muslim’ Endorses Sharia for America
…. Taken aback by the blunt response, the interviewer made sure he understood correctly, asking, “So you would like to see Sharia law in place of the Constitution?”.
Christendom’s Greatest Cathedral to Become a Mosque
These include the fact that Turkey’s Hagia Sophia museum is on its way to becoming a mosque.
Free Speech Goes Down in Defeat Down Under
Student newspaper members at Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra have recently learned the hard way how various Muslims do not accept criticism and condemnation like adherents of other faiths.
Aberdeen taxis ‘refusing guide dogs’ on board
AN investigation has been launched into claims that taxi drivers in Aberdeen are refusing to allow guide dogs into their cars on “religious” grounds.
Islamic states frown on Islam-opposing paragraphs of UNHCR violence against women resolution
Islamic member states of the United Nations Council for Human Rights (UNHCR) rejected on Friday paragraphs violating the Islamic law in the council’s resolution on the elimination of all forms of violence against women.
Magistrate questions whether Islamic woman should wear full-face burqa in Brisbane court
A MAGISTRATE has questioned whether a Saudi woman appearing in court should have been allowed to wear “a full burqa” or face covering, telling her “this is an Australian court”.
“If you criticize Islam, you will suffer consequences
When Islam or the Prophet Muhammad are criticized or vilified, the whole Islamic world may get into an uproar. Islamic leaders worldwide are seeking to make any negative comment about their religion criminalized.
Mob Attacks Afghan Doctor and Female Patient
A mob attacked an Afghan medical doctor and his female patient, stoning the doctor after the two were discovered in his private examining room without a chaperon.
Palestinian Islamists are cleansing the Holy Land of Christians
…. five Church Schools (“two Catholic and three Christian”) are under threat in Gaza because of the ruling party Hamas’s intention to extend their Muslim Brotherhood-inspired version of Islam. Their edict, which forbids the education of boys and girls together, will mean that the schools must close down because of lack of space and staff.
Egyptian author appeals for protection following Islamist threats
A Germany-based Egyptian author has requested protection from Egyptian authorities after ultra-conservative Islamists in Egypt declared him an “apostate” and launched an online campaign calling for his death.
Afghan parliament upholds right to marry children
Afghanistan’s parliament has rejected a measure that would have barred men from marrying girls younger than 16, saying the proposal ran counter to Islamic ideology.
…. guest speaker at City University Islamic Society event
…. from my angle it does make perfect sense” (on the death penalty for apostasy in the context of an Islamic state).
Muslim hate monitor to lose backing
A controversial project claiming to measure anti-Muslim attacks will not have its government grant renewed after police and civil servants raised concerns about its methods.
‘Sharia’ sets off alarms in Canada. Here are the facts
…. But in Pakistan, Jordan, Egypt, Malaysia, Afghanistan and other countries, more than two out of three Muslims who say shariah should be the law of the land “favour the death penalty” for those who convert to another religion.
Newcastle to SELL Cisse if his religion forbids him from wearing lender’s logo
…. Cisse informed the club several weeks ago that he does not want to wear the Wonga.com branding on Newcastle United’s shirts next season because of his beliefs as a Muslim.
Iran’s barbaric new laws
Iranian lawmakers have legislated stoning as part of the new Islamic penalty law. The decision, taken by the Guardian Council after nine months’ examination of the draft proposal, means that stoning has now moved from Islamic to State law.
Edinburgh Pupils Denied Mosque Visit Over Parent’s Fears Of ‘Hate’
Children due to visit a mosque in Edinburgh as part of an educational visit have been pulled out of the trip by parents worried about “hate” being preached inside.
Saudi Women More Educated Than Men Are Wasted Resource
When Saudi recruiter Tariq Alkahily interviews female job applicants, one of the first questions they usually ask is: Will I be required to mix with men at work?
Woolwich and the dark underbelly of British Islam
…. Uncomfortable though it is for some, we need to examine the dark underbelly of what goes on in some of our mosques. True, the vast majority of British Muslims would never associate themselves with Islamism.
Egyptian Christian lawyer convicted of blasphemy
An Egyptian court has convicted a Coptic Christian lawyer in the southern province of Assiut on charges of blasphemy and sentenced him to one year in prison with hard labor.
University introduces “blasphemy law” for fear of Muslim violence
The Australian National University (ANU) has apparently banned the satirisation of Islam for fear of inciting violence and creating a backlash.
Working women should be molested: Saudi writer
…. use of the hashtag harass_female_cashiers, to press for Saudi women to be forced to stay at home to protect their chastity.
The Problem of Muslim Leadership
A murderer kills a young father while yelling “Allahu akbar” and it’s got nothing to do with Islam?
Islamists attack Turkey “kissing protest”
ISLAMIST EXTREMISTS attacked a group of kissing couples who locked lips in a Turkish metro station to protest a morality campaign by the authorities in Ankara.
Swedish Multiculturalism Goes Awry
…. a predictable consequence of Sweden’s failed model of multiculturalism, which does not encourage Muslim immigrants to assimilate or integrate into Swedish society.
Woolwich slaughter: sorry, MCB, but this *is* a school of Islam
…. The MCB needs to acknowledge that Sunni Islam contains the malignant ideological strand of Salifism. They must own it, condemn it, and seek to reform it.
Blasphemy: ‘Prisoners say I deserve to die’
“Other women prisoners say that I deserve to die because I’m a blasphemer,” a woman, accused of defiling two copies of the Holy Quran.
Ruling party member calls for the ‘annihilation of atheists’ on Twitter, sparking controversy
…. He also argued that “insulting Islam could not be considered freedom of expression”.
Man refuses to stand for magistrate
Mohammad Issai Issaka refused to stand up in court claiming it was against his religion.
Afghan blow to women’s rights
Religious MPs objected to …. maintaining the legal age for women to marry at 16, the existence of shelters for domestic abuse victims and the halving of the number of wives permitted to two.
Does Islamic law, Sharia, have a place in American courts?
A lot of state legislatures don’t think so and there is a movement to ban its application in domestic courts, state and federal.
I do… for now. UK Muslims revive temporary marriages
There is no difference between mut’ah marriage and prostitution. There is a time limit on the marriage, and the mahr given as a gift [from the man to the woman] is the equivalent as a payment to a prostitute.
Muslim teens not exempt from swim lessons
Integration of foreigners is more important than their religious beliefs …. The court denied a 14-year-old girl from a strict Muslim family in Aargau the right to dispensation from school swim class.
If only Hitler had finished them off
…. the Jews have never respected, for a single day, any international agreement or treaty that they signed.
We need answers to the doubts and distrust raised by call for sharia law
…. Some men are choosing not to marry through the civil law process, because it makes divorce simpler and does not enable a woman rightly to claim her share of the assets at the time of divorce [Yorkshire Post].
Muslims back Islamic law, disagree on meaning
…. the more experience Muslims had with living with “a narrow, rigid form of sharia,” the less supportive they were of it, Jamal said. “In counties that have less experience you find widespread support,” she said.
Saudi school to punish female student hugs with therapy, religious education
…. document allegedly issued by an all female university warning them to not “hug” each other or they would face being transferred to a mental examination by the school.
Secrets of Britain’s Sharia Councils
…. women reveal they have suffered domestic violence ignored by these councils as campaigners say it is time to tackle the parallel legal system which can run counter to British law.
Islamophobia is a government priority. What about Islamism?
…. Muslims from Birmingham are being sentenced for attempting to detonate a set of rucksack bombs and carry out ‘Mumbai-style’ attacks in the UK.
Leaving Islam is not a crime
Morocco’s High Council of Ulemas (the highest government religious institution headed by the King) has issued a fatwa decreeing the death penalty for Moroccans who leave Islam.
Beware of LGBT and freedom of religion movements, Muhyiddin tells Muslims
…. “There are parties who are becoming more strident in demanding freedom of religion without limits, including the right for Muslims to become apostates,” he said.
The violent Quran
The Quran does not have a single verse encouraging love towards those outside of Islam. But there are 493 passages that either endorse violence or talk about the hatred of Allah for the infidels, meaning all non-Muslims.
Veil fury as students forced to show faces
…. were shocked when they were confronted by male proctors demanding they remove their face veils for identification before being allowed to enter the examination room.
Bradford Council for Mosques in talks over Shariah court
Muslim leaders in Bradford want to set up a “robust and transparent” Islamic court in the city to set a good example for other towns and cities in the UK to follow.
Sharia courts putting women at risk
The courts, which issue rulings according to Islamic law, have been found to be giving Muslim women advice which experts warned may place them in danger.
Inside Britain’s Sharia courts
Ayesha …. told me her husband …. had been imprisoned for his violent behaviour. She and her children had injunctions against him, and yet when she went to Dewsbury Sharia Council for a divorce, they still wanted the couple to meet for mediation.
Toronto dad upset he’s not allowed to watch daughter’s swim class
“I spoke to a staff member and she told me that it’s because of Muslim women, that we’re not allowed to look at them or whatever,” Chris, 38, told the Toronto Sun Friday. “I don’t think religion has a role to play in a public pool”.
Pigs can’t fly – Qantas bans pork on in-flight menu to respect Islam
QANTAS has removed pork from its in-flight menu on flights to and from Europe as a result of its partnership with Middle Eastern airline Emirates.
Muslim dad’s court threat over Keighley nursery meal
A Muslim father is threatening to take his child’s nursery to court after he claims it allowed the three-year-old to eat ham and other non-halal meat.
MP demands action over shocking contents of Islamic letter on Halifax schooling
A “COMPLETELY inappropriate” letter warning parents that a meeting was “more serious than death” has been sent out by an Islamic group.
Amputation for theft added to draft penal code
The draft penal code bill has been amended to include punishments as prescribed in the Quran, such as amputation for theft.
Two-thirds of humanity suffers from ‘Islamophobia disease’: Turkey’s religious head
“Islamophobia has become an illness in the hearts of two-thirds of humanity. We are facing different kinds of challenges against Islam,” Görmez said in a meeting with religious officials in the western province of Izmir.
Topless Tunisian protestor deserves a stoning, says Islamist chief
…. head of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice in Tunisia, called for the unnamed girl to be whip-lashed one hundred times in punishment. Then, fearing that he might be going easy on the nude feminist ….. decided on stoning instead.
The Muslim Brotherhood has shown its contempt for Egypt’s women
Last week, Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood issued a strongly-worded statement unabashedly rejecting the draft UN declaration calling for an end to all forms of violence against women.
Lifting the veil on London’s stylish hijab wearers
…. I have to say, that for people who are trying to not show physical beauty, they’re all very tarted up.
Burkinis to help Muslim Swedes take the plunge
The small Swedish town of Emmaboda has vetoed a petition to introduce women-only hours at the municipal swimming pool, and instead wants to start selling burkinis to its observant Muslim female bathers.
Australia: No room for Sharia law in multicultural society
ISLAMIC law and polygamous marriages will be denounced as forever unacceptable in Australia in a bipartisan parliamentary report that will define what multiculturalism means for our nation, and state there must be only “one law for all”.
Staff to target Islamic College of South Australia on scarfs
THOUSANDS of school workers are being urged to protest directly to an Islamic school that threatened to sack non-Muslim female staff if they did not wear a headscarf.
Council of mosques calls for boycott of school meals
The Lancashire Council of Mosques (LCM) has called for a blanket boycott of all school meals provided by Lancashire County Council.
Maldives girl to get 100 lashes for pre-marital sex
A 15-year-old rape victim has been sentenced to 100 lashes for engaging in premarital sex, court officials said.
Nearly half Saudi women are beaten at home
…. or other family members at home and many of them are hit by sticks and head cover, according to a university study published in local newspapers on Tuesday.
‘Prostitutes’: Saudi cleric insults recently-appointed female Shura members
A controversial Saudi cleric used Twitter to publicly insult the recently-appointed female members of the Shura Council.
Horror expressed over multi-faith school’s failure to ‘ensure the integrity’ of halal-only food
YES, you read that right. ALL pupils attending Moseley School in Wake Green Road have to be fed only food acceptable to Muslims.
OIC coming back with another attempt to stamp out free speech
Getting the go-ahead from the Cairo Islamic Summit, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has been actively trying to get the “denigration of religions” recognized as a criminal offence, according to a top official.
Dinner lady sacked for serving Muslim children with non-halal meat at multi-faith school
A dinner lady has been sacked for accidentally serving non-halal meat to Muslim students at a multi-faith school.
When An Arab Denounces The Arabs For Their Backwardness, Etc. What Is It He Can’t Say?
…. Look behind their denunciation of “the Arabs” to what they are really semaphoring: a denunciation of Islam
OIC gears up to get denigration of religions criminalized
Getting the go-ahead from the Cairo Islamic Summit, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has been actively trying to get the denigration of religions recognized as a criminal offense, according to a top official.</p
Iran confiscates Buddha statues to stop promotion of Buddhism
An Iranian newspaper is reporting that government authorities are confiscating Buddha statues from shops in Tehran to stop the promotion of Buddhism in the country.
Muslim man who claimed religion allowed him to hit wife
Shamshu Miah, 58, of Alexandra Road, Llandudno, struck his wife three times after she did not get him a cigarette.
Non-Muslim staff told to wear headscarves in Adelaide
An Islamic College in Adelaide has threatened to dismiss its non-Muslim female staff if they don’t wear headscarves, as critics say it’s wrong to compel women to identify with a religion they don’t practice.
Gore, Current silent as cleric affirms death penalty for leaving Islam on Al-Jazeera
Aides to former Democratic Vice President Al Gore have failed to respond to a recent Al-Jazeera TV broadcast, in which a top imam affirmed the death penalty for anyone who quits Islam.
Preachers of hate on British TV: what they said that broke the broadcasting rules
…. What Ofcom ruled: “In Ofcom’s view it is potentially offensive for any service to broadcast comments suggesting that it is acceptable to apply a ‘penalty’ and kill any individual for renouncing their faith.
Sharia Law Swallowing Indonesia
…. Indonesian Aceh province authorities recently launched an initiative, despite opposition from human rights activists, to ban women from straddling motorcycles when riding behind a man.
Is violence a sign of Islam’s strength or its weakness?
…. the apostasy law reinforces Islam’s truthfulness and perfection, and respect for ‘freedom of worship’ demands that non-Muslims must grant Islam the right to use violence against apostates.
A day after fatwa, Kashmir’s all-girl band calls it quits
Kashmir lost its only all-girls rock band on Monday as its three teenage members decided to call it quits, a day after the Grand Mufti issued a fatwa terming singing as un-Islamic and asked them to abandon it.
“Deep Down, Muslims Feel That They Have Failed”
In the following interview from Der Spiegel, a Pakistani nuclear physicist gives a lucid account of the state of Islam in the 21st century.
Qaradawi: “If They [Muslims] Had Gotten Rid of the Apostasy Punishment Islam Wouldn’t Exist Today”
Yusuf al-Qaradawi, Spiritual Guide to the Muslim Brotherhood and popular Al-Jazeera television personality has once again aired his Sharia-compliant views on apostasy.
Muslim patrols could become more prevalent and more violent, warns anti-extremist
His comments follow incidents in which groups of Muslim vigilantes, dubbing themselves ‘Muslim Patrols’ have approached Londoners and demanded they behave in an Islamic way by not drinking.
Mufti’s threats over civil marriage in Lebanon
In an extraordinary fatwa yesterday, the Grand Mufti of Lebanon threatened to excommunicate any member of parliament or government minister who supports the legalisation of civil marriage.
‘I feel like a stranger where I live’
“When you go swimming, it’s much healthier to keep your whole body completely covered, you know.” The Muslim lady behind the counter in my local pharmacy has recently started giving me advice like this.
Iran sentences American pastor Saeed Abedini to 8 years in prison
…. the prosecutor outlined charges that Abedini undermined the Iranian government by creating a network of Christian house churches and that he was attempting to sway Iranian youth away from Islam.
Radical Muslims try to get their message across
Coming after attacks on women wearing “revealing” clothing and homophobic violence, it’s hard to escape the conclusion that a small minority of young Muslims don’t want any part of the tolerant, liberal society into which they were born.
Lego Accused Of Racism Amid Claims Jabba’s Palace Resembles Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia Mosque
A Turkish community in Austria has accused Lego of racism amid claims a model from its Star Wars range resembles a renowned mosque.
Homophobic ‘vigilante’ video appears online
A video has appeared online showing men shouting homophobic abuse at another man in east London, telling him to “get out of here” as “it is a Muslim area”.
Raised on Hatred
…. All over the Middle East, hatred for Jews and Zionists can be found in textbooks for children as young as three, complete with illustrations of Jews with monster-like qualities.
Election is banned in Islam: Saudi scholar
A well-known Saudi Islamic scholar has issued a new fatwa (edict) saying holding elections for a president or another form of leadership is prohibited in Islam.
Turkey’s science state council halts publication of evolution books
The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBITAK) has put a stop to the publication and sale of all books in its archives that support the theory of evolution, daily Radikal has reported.
The Muslim theory of evolution
Belief in evolution remains a minority position in virtually all Muslim societies around the world today.
Extremists attend more than 200 university events
These statistics demonstrate that the presence of extremist preachers on campus is not a figment of people’s imaginations, but a serious issue that universities cannot afford to be complacent about.
“Democracy is Forbidden in Islam”
…. they believe that democracy is in contradiction with Islam’s concept of the sovereignty of Allah’s law. They argue that Islam and democracy cannot go together, and they are obviously right, especially if one considers the experiences of people living under Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood.
Plan for Muslim housing enclave in Sydney suburbs
AN interest-free housing project aimed at the Muslim community and boasting 100 per cent halal housing has sparked a major row, with critics labelling it a discriminatory plan that could lead to a Muslim enclave.
Domestic violence campaign targets Scottish Muslims
A new campaign asking Muslim men and women to speak out against domestic violence is being launched in Scotland.
Democracy, Elections are Forbidden in Islam: Salafist Leader
The Jordanian leader of the hardliner Salafi Jihadi current said that democracy in its concept as “ruling of the people by the people” is in contradiction with Islam’s concept of the sovereignty of God’s law.
In 2012, sharia enforcement continued to spread around the world
…. part of a longer term pattern of increasing Islamisation that has been happening since the late 1970s and which has continued in 2012.
Misleading, deceptive #MyJihad ads hit San Francisco
…. the principal meaning of jihad throughout Islamic history and in Islamic law is armed struggle against unbelievers to subjugate them as inferiors under the rule of Sharia. The four schools of Sunni Muslim jurisprudence are clear about jihad.
What do we mean by Islamism?
…. …. I once heard a leader of the Muslim Council of Britain declare that he could not condemn or call for the outright abolition of lapidation – the stoning to death of women who sleep with a man not their husband – because to do so would be to go against the teaching of the Qur’an.
Is Islam compatible with democracy?
It appears civil law is not sufficient for this Islamist who prefers Islamic punishment, thus reflecting a mentality whose logical conclusion is cutting hands for stealing and stoning for adultery.
Extremism unchecked in schools, secret briefing reveals
…. behind closed doors there are concerns about 118 “socially conservative” independent faith schools – the vast majority of them Muslim – where pupils may be encouraged to cut themselves off from mainstream society.
Women shy about lifting the niqab
…. When you wear it [niqab] for a long time it becomes a part of you.
Harsh Sharia punishments meted in Mali
Authorities in northern Mali are ordering severe punishments, including cutting off limbs and public whippings, under Sharia law, human rights activists say.
Stop demanding religious equality, says ex-Fatwa Council chief
Non-Muslims should drop their demand to use “Allah” for their gods as the Arabic word is fundamental to Islamic belief and therefore exclusive to Muslims.
Youcef Nadarkhani re-arrested on Christmas Day
…. the Pastor was re-arrested on Christmas Day and returned to Lakan Prison in Rasht, where he spent almost three years on death row.
Is Evolution Less Problematic For Muslims Than For Christians?
…. look at us today. How far Muslims have fallen! How sad! Today, the overwhelming majority of Muslim nations are not trailblazers in the sciences, but simply dumb consumers.
No merriness here: mosque puts fatwa on Christmas
The religious ruling, which followed a similar lecture during Friday prayers at Australia’s biggest mosque, was posted on its Facebook site on Saturday morning.
Theocracy in the UK…
…. It is simply true that Islam has remained far more open to totalistic interpretations than other faiths, and I do not think Muslims would dispute this.
Turkey to Make Islam Part of University Entry Exams
…. The head of the Turkish body which oversees placement tests and university admissions has announced that it will soon include religious questions in its placement tests.
Debate on Islam and evolution postponed after revolt by student societies
Organisers behind a British conference on Islam and evolution say they nearly had to cancel the event after receiving a torrent of opposition from Muslim students.
Netherlands ‘halal homes’ ignite religious row
…. Some right-wing politicians have been stirring up public opposition, warning that anyone asking for such modifications should “leave for Mecca”.
Rema Begum became distressed after her lifestyle was exposed to her Muslim parents
A former British Library manager who jumped to her death from a rooftop City restaurant was the victim of a Facebook stalker who exposed her westernised lifestyle to her strict Muslim parents, an inquest heard today.
The seven countries where the state can execute you for being atheist
…. All seven establish Islam as the state religion.
Blasphemy case creates turmoil in “moderate” Algeria – Ruling on jail term for Christian delayed again
…. Krimo was sentenced in 2011 to five years in jail and fined about $2,500 after being accused by a Muslim shopkeeper of handing a Christian CD to a man on the street.
French Muslim groups sue magazine over cartoons
Two Muslim groups are suing the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo after it published inflammatory cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.
Row over halal meat in Lancashire schools
The county council has approved the serving of halal meat from animals which have been stunned before they’re killed. But the Lancashire council of mosques says the stunning process means the meat is not suitable for Muslim children.
France and the veil – the dark side of the law
[A COMMENT] I totally disagree with much of this article, as a Muslim woman raised in a European country but by liberal parents. The enemy of Muslim women is fundamentalist Islam, pure and simple.
“Obey The Prophet, Even If He Tells You To Kill”
Qaradawi made this declaration, missed in the West, two years ago on his popular Arabic program.
‘Radical’ Muslim Cleric Abu Usamah’s Brunel University Speech Prompts Student Protest
…. The cleric was apparently filmed saying: “Whoever changes his religion from al-Islam to anything else kill him in the Islamic state.
How Christians and Muslims can marry – the official guide
We were shocked by how divisive and underhanded some Muslim clerics were.
Muslim radio station fined for saying gay people should be tortured
Ofcom upheld two complaints from listeners about Leeds based Radio Asian Fever after presenter Rubina Nasir hit out at homosexuality and mixed faith marriages.
Iraq’s unveiled women face rising crackdown
Iraqi women who do not wear the Islamic headscarf, commonly known as the hijab, are increasingly coming under crackdown as conservative Islam gradually permeates the Iraqi political scene.
Wacky Saudi preacher sparks Swiss dispute
…. The sheikh is alleged by critics to have made anti-Semitic remarks, insulted homosexuals and the Danish people and offered advice on wife-beating.
Opposing Sharia Law Is a Defence of the Rights of Muslims
…. The first point to make is that sharia law …. does not tolerate dissent or difference or individual rights.
Muslim leaders must re-brand religion for 21st Century Britain
…. Far from merging with local communities, many seem to have decided as an act of defiance to live and dress as if still in Bangladesh, Pakistan, Somalia or the Middle East.
Radical Clerics Seek to Legalise Child Brides
…. He went on to protest proposed laws protecting women from violence, warning that if allowed to pass husbands could be prosecuted for beating their child brides or forcing themselves upon them.
Blasphemy laws are darkening Pakistan’s skies
…. The shooting children in the head, killing them with acid, arresting disabled children and arson is an exclusively Islamic response.
No exceptions: one law for all
The idea of it being ‘voluntary’ is laughable as many women are not aware of their rights and feel pressurised to go to the sharia council.
Singapore’s Muslim marriage courses under fire
… attendees allege that male students are encouraged to beat wives who refuse to submit to sex, while female students are taught that if they refuse sex with their husbands angels of Allah would curse them.