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September 2018

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
17/09/2018
Summary: 

In one of the worst reported cases of a British sex grooming gang, a girl who was kidnapped when she was 15 was held by the gang for 12 years until she managed to escape.She remains hunted by the gang. The story of the girl, identified only as Sarah, was made public by , a member of the House of Lords who  works tirelessly for women’s rights.

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
17/09/2018
Summary: 
  • Under universal credit, polygamous marriages will not be recognised
  • Extra wives will be treated as single but they could claim single person's benefits  
  • That amounts to £317.83 a month for each wife in polygamous household
  • Universal credit is to be phased in by 2021 
Country: 
France
News Date: 
16/09/2018
Summary: 

Six weeks earlier, during France’s presidential election campaign, Halimi, a 65-year-old Orthodox Jewish woman, was savagely murdered in her Paris apartment by a neighbor. Kobili Traoré, a 27-year-old Muslim immigrant from Mali, beat Halimi repeatedly before throwing her off the balcony into a courtyard three floors below. Neighbors reported hearing her screams for mercy while Traoré shouted verses from the Quran and “Allahu Akbar,” the Arabic phrase Islamic terrorists often holler when carrying out attacks.

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
16/09/2018
Summary: 

ISLAMIC militants have reportedly taken over a prison chaplain’s Bible classes and assaulted and abused him because of his Christian faith. Pastor Paul Song today said he was constantly in fear of Muslim gangs who have come to dominate Brixton Prison in London.

Country: 
Canada
News Date: 
16/01/2018
Summary: 

The moment the first pictures appeared of 11-year-old Khowlah Noman at a press conference, flanked by her mother in niqab and a Muslim activist from Mississauga, I knew there was something not right. Khowlah’s story that an Asian man cut her hijab with scissors was a physical impossibility.

Country: 
Germany
News Date: 
15/09/2018
Summary: 

A new book that is highly critical of Islam is now the number one bestselling non-fiction book in Germany, selling well over 100,000 copies less than two weeks after its initial release.

Country: 
Pakistan
News Date: 
14/09/2018
Summary: 

Pakistani police say a court has sentenced a Muslim man to death after finding him guilty of using derogatory remarks against Islam and its religious figures.

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
07/09/2018
Summary: 

British schoolgirls have been pressured by their fellow students into having female genital mutilation, a campaigner against the practice has said.

Another article about FGM that will not name the reason it occurs and why it is so difficult to oppose. So to clear it up, FGM continues because Islamic clerics insist on it, and they do so because Mohammed specifically recommended it.

Country: 
Malaysia
News Date: 
03/09/2018
Summary: 

Two Malaysian Muslim women convicted under Islamic laws of attempting to have sexual relations were caned Monday in a rare public whipping that was slammed by rights activists as a grave miscarriage of justice. Lawyers and activists said the women, aged 22 and 32, were seated on stools facing the judges and given six strokes from a light rattan cane on their backs by female prison officers. More than 100 people witnessed the caning in a Shariah courtroom in northeast Terengganu state, they said.

Country: 
Saudi Arabia
News Date: 
13/02/2017
Summary: 

The Kingdom of  has expelled almost 40,000  migrant workers in the last four months, local media has reported. 

Summary: 
  • "As a Muslim woman, I'd like to thank Boris Johnson for calling out the niqab" — Title of an article by Dr. Qanta Ahmed in The Spectator.

  • "[T]his is a point that we Muslims seem to be unable to get across to non-Muslims – there is no basis in Islam for the niqab.... That's why Muslim nations are themselves regulating and banning the niqab and burqa..." — Dr. Qanta Ahmed, The Conversation, January 2017.

  • Some observers feel that it is especially painful to see Western feminists marching and wearing black face masks in order to protect Muslim women's right to wear them, but failing to support the rights of other Muslim women who plead not to be forced into them.

  • We are expected to feel guilty if we dare to question what some Muslim women themselves question: if shariah law is really the most wholesome lifestyle for many women.

Country: 
European Union
News Date: 
11/03/2004
Summary: 

North African pirates abducted and enslaved more than 1 million Europeans between 1530 and 1780 in a series of raids which depopulated coastal towns from Sicily to Cornwall, according to new research. Thousands of white Christians were seized every year to work as galley slaves, labourers and concubines for Muslim overlords in what is today Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria and Libya, it is claimed. Scholars have long known of the slave raids on Europe.

Summary: 

Precise language is necessary for critical thought. The use of the word "terror" instead of jihad is an example of using the wrong word. Jihad is the word that Islamic texts use and it is accurate. Probably the worst artificial phrase to be minted is "combating violent extremism". It sounds like it is straight from the novel, 1984. We need to use the words that come from Islam to describe Muslims' actions and thoughts.