Thursday, December 18, 2008
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Raymond Ibrahim: Documenting the Two Faces of Al-Qaeda
This is a repost concerning my essay recently published by the Middle East Review of International Affairs. As I have learned, and thanks to the commentors who pointed this out, the original posting did not clearly differentiate between my commentary...
Feds seize 5th Avenue office building owned by Iran
A little touch of Tehran on the Hudson "The move by officials at the Treasury and Justice Departments is designed to stop the flow of funds they say are used to help Iran's efforts to build nuclear weapons." Right...
Stealth Jihad Alert: Georgia judge jails Muslim woman for refusing to remove headscarf at security checkpoint
Stealth Jihad Update: is it a violation of a Muslim woman's civil rights to have to remove her hijab at a security checkpoint? Or is it simply an unhappy consequence of the situation that her own coreligionists have forced upon...
Report: 60% of UK Muslim schools linked to jihadists
This shouldn't surprise anyone who is informed about these issues, except perhaps those who figured it must be more than 60%. Damian Thompson has kindly sent me notice of his report, "Exclusive: 60 per cent of Britain's Muslim schools have...
Human rights advocates denounce UN ban on "defamation of Islam"
At last, a small bit of common sense: "Rights experts attack Islam defamation drive at UN," by Robert Evans for Reuters, December 17 (thanks to James): GENEVA, Dec 17 (Reuters) - The United Nations should stop passing resolutions, largely promoted...
Grocery Jihad: Gaza rockets pound southern Israel, hit supermarket
Imagine the rockets falling in your neighborhood Here again: jihadists target civilians, and the world yawns. Jihadists launch attacks from among civilians, so that Israel in retaliating hits civilian areas, and the world thunders condemnations. And Israel, of course,...
China: Death penalty for two "bent on jihad"
They killed seventeen people, hoping to sabotage the Olympics. Feel the love! "China hands death penalty to 2 'bent on jihad,'" from MSNBC, December 17 (thanks to James): BEIJING - A Chinese court sentenced two people to death Wednesday for...
EU Parliament bans showing of Fitna
You can see it here. Assault on Free Speech Update. An announcement from the UK Independence Party (thanks to Paul Belien): SHOWING OF THE FILM FITNA BANNED BY ORDER OF THE CONFERENCE OF PRESIDENTS It is with great regret that...
Fitzgerald: Islam, Colin Powell, Wafa Sultan
A Jihad Watch commenter recently defended Colin PowellÂ's remarks, assailed by Wafa Sultan here and by me here, by saying this: Â"If Muslims are held in disregard, why not Catholics, or Jews, or whatever religion is out of favor at...
"I believe the children are the future..."
Here's a glimpse into Pakistan's future. From Reuters (thanks to Brian C. Ledbetter): Students from schools run by Islamic charity organization Jamaat-ud-Dawa chant slogans during a protest in Karachi, December 17, 2008. Pakistan has cracked down on suspected Islamists...
Gaffney: "We cannot tolerate and must not permit Uncle Sam's morphing into Uncle Shariah"
In "Uncle Shariah" in the Washington Times, December 16, Frank Gaffney details why AIG's nationalization is so worrisome: The insurance giant AIG has lately become the poster child for corporate risk-taking, mismanagement and greed. Its unimaginably large losses, rooted in...
2008 Jihad Watch Awards: Vote today, vote tomorrow, vote forever!
Looks as if Dhimmi Carter is winning one anyway Voting will continue until Thursday night. DisplayVote54756(); DisplayVote54757(); DisplayVote54755(); DisplayVote54754();...
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UK: Mother told to take down her Christmas lights -- they might offend non-Christians
At least in this case study from Absurd Britannia, the backtracking began almost immediately. "Mother told to take down her Christmas lights... in case they offend her non-Christian neighbours," from the Daily Mail, December 16 (thanks to James): A woman...
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UK: Salvation Army can't rattle collection tins -- it might "offend other religions"
Could it be that the rattle of the collecting tins is too bell-like? For the prohibition of bells is part of Islamic law for dhimmis: "Such non-Muslim subjects [of the Islamic state] are obliged to comply with Islamic rules that...
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