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THE RUSHDIE FATWA, THIRTY YEARS LATER, by Bruce Bawer (FPM)

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  dhimmitude, Human Rights, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Feb. 14, 2019 Who among us would dare to predict what the world would look like thirty years from now? Thirty years ago today, the then ruler of Iran, the Ayatollah Khomeini, sent a valentine to Salman Rushdie in the form of a fatwa. Rushdie, born in 1947 in Bombay (now Mumbai), had attended Cambridge, […]

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When Will the World’s Largest Sunni Religious Institution Disavow Colonization?, by Saied Shoaaib (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  dhimmitude, double standards, History, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

Feb. 13, 2019 It is difficult to find today Christian clergy proud of their colonial past. In contrast, many Muslims consider Islamic colonialism and imperialism sacred and part of their religion. To be sure, the West has committed sins, but it has apologized for them. Meanwhile, Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb, the current Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, […]

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RAHAF MOHAMMED, LINDA SARSOUR, AND THE QUESTION OF APOSTASY, by Hugh Fitzgerald (FPM)

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  dhimmitude, Human Rights, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

Feb. 13, 2019 An uncomfortable question that Muslim leaders must be asked publicly. Click here for article

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Islam: The West’s ‘Most Formidable and Persistent Enemy’ By Raymond Ibrahim (American Thinker)

By   /  February 11, 2019  /  History, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism  /  No Comments

Feb. 9, 2019 At the height of Western dominance over Islam in the early twentieth century, the European historian Hilaire Belloc (b. 1870) made a remarkably prescient observation that may have seemed exaggerated at the time: Millions of modern people of the white civilization — that is, the civilization of Europe and America — have […]

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The US-Taliban Peace Agreement By Dr. Mordechai Kedar (Breaking Israel News)

By   /  February 6, 2019  /  International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Feb. 6, 2019 As background, let me point out that the source of Afghanistan’s problems is the fact that the state is composed of ten distinct ethnicities which have never coalesced into a unified, cohesive nation  The groups are: The Pashtun, Tajik, Uzbek, Aymāk, Gujjar, Kirgiz, Baluche, Turkmen, Nuristani and Pamiri. Each one of these ethnic groups has its […]

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Britain’s Medical Commissars, by Theodore Dalrymple (City Journal)

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  dhimmitude, double standards, hypocricy, International, Islam  /  No Comments

Jan. 31, 2019 Two items in the British Medical Journal last week caught my eye. The first was an editorial titled “Tackling Female Genital Mutilation in the UK,” and the second was an article titled “Diversifying the Medical Curriculum.” The most interesting thing about the editorial was what it omitted. Click here for full article

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Running From Religion? by Raheel Raza (Clarion Project)

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  Human Rights, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 31, 2019 Are young people running from religion? That was one of the topics of a multi-faith panel I was invited to participate in recently on Context Television. Joining me were Rabbi Jordan Cohen and Pastor Sheldon. The question raised by the anchor was whether young people are running away from religion due to […]

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The European Court of Human Rights Does Not Deserve Its Name by Saied Shoaaib (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  books, dhimmitude, Human Rights, International, Islam  /  No Comments

Jan. 30, 2019 It is a shame that voices such as Bahiri’s are being drowned out in the West, not only by fundamentalist Islamists but by liberal apologists — and courts. Evidently they are more fearful of being called “Islamophobic” than they are of protecting the victims of radical Islamism. The recent ECHR ruling against […]

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Finland’s Grooming Gangs by David Brown (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  dhimmitude, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, media bias  /  No Comments

Jan. 30, 2019 Much of the coverage of the same problem in Great Britain said that Jay had accused the Rotherham council and police of failing to tackle sexual exploitation because of misplaced “political correctness.” Yet Jay says those are not the words she would use: “I have an aversion to phrases like that,” she […]

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Why Muslims Should Remember the Holocaust – Mohammad Al-Issa (Washington Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Holocaust, Islam  /  No Comments

Jan. 30, 2019 Why Muslims Should Remember the Holocaust – Mohammad Al-Issa The lessons of the Holocaust are universal and Muslims around the world have a responsibility to learn them, heed the warnings and join the international commitment to ensure “never again.” One year ago, as International Holocaust Remembrance Day approached, I wrote to Sara Bloomfield, […]

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