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“Why Do They Think Islam Is a Religion of Peace?”, by Raymond Ibrahim (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  May 9, 2018  /  Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Apr. 15, 2018 Muslim Persecution of Christians: October 2017 Three Muslim men kidnapped a 12-year-old Christian girl, gang-raped, and sadistically tortured her, including burning her body with cigarettes. When her mother of went to police the same day, they refused to start a criminal investigation or even to file a complaint. — Pakistan. “These attacks […]

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Islamic University Bans Full-Face Veils (Clarion Project)

By   /  March 9, 2018  /  International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism  /  No Comments

Mar. 8, 2018 A public university in Indonesia, the largest Muslim country in the world, has banned women from wearing full-face veils on campus for fear of their radicalizing influence, the Daily Mail reported. The State Islamic University in Yogyakarta, Java has noticed an alarming trend in the once-moderate country of an encroaching extremist interpretation of Islam. A recent survey […]

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Curfews, Obligatory Prayers, Whippings: Hard-Line Islam Emerges in Indonesia, by James Hookway (WSJ)

By   /  September 13, 2017  /  International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism  /  No Comments

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Stop Pretending That Orthodox Islam and Violence Aren’t Linked: Top Muslim Scholar (Time)

By   /  September 8, 2017  /  History, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Sept. 7, 2017 Indonesia, the world’s biggest Muslim-majority country, has a constitution that recognizes other major religions, and practices a syncretic form of Islam that draws on not just the faith’s tenets but local spiritual and cultural traditions. As a result, the nation has long been a voice of, and for, moderation in the Islamic […]

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