Thursday, March 26, 2009
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All smoke and no fire at Washington University
Peace Last night I spoke at Washington University in St. Louis. The threatened disruptions did not happen, and the protests called for by the student paper did not happen either -- in fact, the local MSA and its Leftist...
India: Four men beat and set on fire 16 year-old Muslim girl for having relationship with boy
According to this account, "The victim had screamed for help for about 20 minutes before neighbours arrived only to find her still smoldering." "Villagers burn girl alive in 'honour killing,"' from News.scotsman.com, March 24 (thanks to Jeffrey Imm):A TEENAGE[R] was...
Juan Cole explains it all for us
The learned analyst Jihad Watch reader Alan attended establishment Islamic scholar Juan Cole's talk Tuesday morning at the New America Foundation, and kindly sent in the following report: I attended Juan Cole's talk this morning at the New America...
Al-Qaeda calls on Sudanese president to "take the path of Islam and jihad"
"Repent!" After pointing out that Khartoum's taqiyya -- in the guise of "political maneouvres, diplomatic ruses and international smooth-talking" -- has failed, Zawahiri insists the only alternative now is for the people to wage a full-blown jihad against "the...
Al Qaeda-trained Britons return from Pakistan
Asked why friend and ally Pakistan didn't notify U.K. Intelligence about the return of these ticking time-bombs, Pakistani officials responded with a "it's-not-our-problem" answer: "We know the number of British Pakistanis engaged in what we would call suspicious activities is...
Substantial percentage of Turkish population "support" honor killings
More on modern, moderate Turkey's approval of honor killings. "Media help escalate honor killings, study reveals," from Today's Zaman, March 24:A study titled "Honor Killings in the Media and Their Impact on Students and Parents" conducted by the Ministry of...
Afghanistan: Manager of television station is arrested after refusing to censor programming
All of this is made possible by the clause in the Afghan constitution that stipulates that "no law can be contrary to the beliefs and provisions of the sacred religion of Islam" (Chapter 1, Article 3). Accordingly, in spite of...
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