Monday, June 9, 2008
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13 killed in train station bombings in Algeria
Looks as if those radical Christian fundamentalists are at it again. "Official: 13 people dead in 2 Algerian bombings," by Aomar Ouali for Associated Press, June 8: ALGIERS, Algeria - Two bombs in quick succession rocked a train station in...
Fitzgerald: Omar Sharif's condescension
What an impression Omar Sharif apparently made, in his filmic glory. Schoolgirls liked to play their favorite record -- the "Lara Theme" -- endlessly, and imagine her (that is to say their) Slavic (Egyptian) lover, the quietly passionate Dr. Zhivago,...
"International Islamic Conference on Inter-faith Dialogue" calls for action against "culture of hatred among nations"
If you don't know by now that action against the "culture of hatred among nations" means restrictions on free speech about Islam, including investigations of the motives and goals of the jihad terrorists, you haven't been paying attention. Pakistan recently...
Finnish blogger gets 2 years, 7 months in prison for insulting Islam
Free Speech Death Watch Update: Pastorius of the Infidel Blogger's Alliance, whose show I had the honor being on recently, kindly sends over the bad news, and has the details....
That ain't Andy, babe
Uh, are you guys sure about that? Over at Israel National News, Tovia Singer interviews Andrew Bostom about his important new book, The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism. It's an interview well worth listening to, and don't miss the book...
I'll bet you never guessed that Omar Sharif and Hugh Fitzgerald were the same person
Hugh, is that you? Of course, I have said this also, since early 2003 (I wrote the "No" section), before American troops entered Iraq. I guess Hugh and Omar and I are one big happy individual. It is not...
UK: 13-year-olds recruited for jihad
What does this "programme to wean them away from radicalism" consist of? Once again, we're not given even the smallest hint. "Children aged 13 groomed for terror," by David Leppard for the Sunday Times, June 8 (thanks to all who...
Pakistan's ambassador to Norway: new Muhammad cartoon a "terrorist act"
In 1860, Abraham Lincoln said this about the secessionists who blamed critics of slavery for the Civil War that was, as everyone knew by then, sure to come: "A highwayman holds a pistol to my ear, and mutters through his...
Since when have extremists, and smear merchants, been interested in dialogue?
In "What does it mean to be Islamic now?" in The Australian, June 7 (thanks to JE), Irfan Yusuf, a "Sydney lawyer and recipient of the 2007 Allen & Unwin Iremonger award for public affairs writing," says that it means...
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Fitzgerald: Waiting for Hudaibiyya
I am waiting to see when, where, how, in what column by what columnist, in what report by what reporter, in what editorial by what member of what editorial board, the Treaty of Al-Hudaibiyya will first be mentioned or discussed....
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Maryland school district adopts sanitized textbook on Islam for middle and high school students
An implicit admission: The truth is damaging. "Council: Mongtomery schools cave to pressue with Islam book," by Leah Fabel for The Examiner, June 7: A new report issued by the American Textbook Council says books approved for use in local...
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Algerian police publicly interrogate ex-Muslim
Â"Practicing non-Muslim religious rites without a license.Â" Islamic Tolerance Alert: "Algeria: Police Publicly Interrogate Ex-Muslim," from Compass Direct News, June 2: ISTANBUL, June 2 (Compass Direct News) Â– For two hours yesterday on a street in Tiaret in western Algeria,...
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