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January 2019

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Australia
News Date: 
31/01/2019
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A NSW Supreme Court judge has called on Muslims to publicly disavow violent verses of the Koran that he says have been used by Islamic extremists to support terrorism in Australia.

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Cameroon
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29/01/2019
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Large numbers of suspected Boko Haram militants attacked the predominantly Christian villages of Gochi and Toufou in north Cameroon, on 24 January. The raids came in the middle of the night, overwhelming the soldiers on guard, forcing them to flee and causing appalling damage.

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United Kingdom (UK)
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30/01/2019
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A Muslim school will not allow girls to eat lunch until after boys have finished, an Ofsted chief has told MPs.

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Philippines (the)
News Date: 
27/01/2019
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The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility Sunday for a pair of bombings at a Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island that killed at least 20 people and wounded 81. Twin bombings during a Sunday church service in Sulu Province in the southern Philippines have killed at least 20 people, including Women and children. The armed forces said another 80 were wounded. 

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United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
26/01/2019
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  • Resolution highlighted conflicts between sharia law and universal human rights
  • Measure adopted by Council of Europe raises concerns over role of sharia councils in family matters
  • Resolution also said Muslim couples getting married in the UK should be legally required to civilly register their union before or during Islamic ceremony
  • UK government says it will not recognise a separate legal system in the UK

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Malaysia
News Date: 
25/01/2019
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It was comforting at least to see the Labour deputy leader, Tom Watson, take a firm stand against the Malaysian government for its decision to ban Israeli paralympic swimmers from taking part in a Paralympic Games qualifying tournament in the country. Watson said the tournament should be removed from the grasp of the Malaysians and held elsewhere. I would go further and suggest that the UK team refuse to compete in the next Paralympic Games unless all countries are afforded a fair chance to qualify.

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United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
08/01/2019
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BVA has responded as new legislation banning the slaughter of animals without prior stunning comes into effect in parts of Belgium. The ban in the Flanders region of the country was put in place on New Year’s Day, following on from legislation that was passed by Belgium’s parliament in July 2017.  Similar restrictions are expected to be implemented in the country’s Wallonia region from September.

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United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
23/01/2019
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The body that oversees the European Convention on Human Rights has named the UK - along with Albania, Azerbaijan and Turkey - in a hard-hitting resolution highlighting conflicts between sharia law and universal human rights.

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United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
23/01/2019
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Muslim girls should not be forced to wear headscarves in schools just because they are facing pressures from their families, the head of Ofsted has suggested.

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Is the ready availability of halal food and halal products in the West just a harmless aspect of multiculturalism, or is it an indication of something much more sinister? That various groups in Australia and elsewhere might want to avail themselves of special and specific foods is one thing.

But if this is part of a larger attempt to make free and democratic nations sharia-compliant, then we may well need to sit up and take notice. The truth is, creeping sharia is well under way throughout the West, and halal foods are in fact a part of all this. I have already written about the matter, and encourage you to look at some of my earlier pieces on this: 

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United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
23/01/2019
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The Scout Association has suspended a second volunteer and referred six more mosques to the police over extremism concerns following .

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United Kingdom (UK)
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22/01/2019
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Handwritten letters threatening petrol bomb attacks and mass stabbingss in the UK in the past two months. “Stop all your services straight away”, said one letter sent to a church in Sheffield, South Yorkshire “if you don’t your church will be petrol bombed while in service. Continue behind closed doors and your congregation members will be stabbed one by one. Blood on your hands. You have been warned.”

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Spain
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22/01/2019
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  • Police said that the jihadis were known to have committed at least 369 robberies and thefts in and around Barcelona. In addition to theft, the cell members sustained themselves through drug trafficking and document fraud.

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United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
22/01/2019
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Extremist speakers are on the rise at universities, figures show, amid warnings that hate preachers are enjoying “near unfettered” access to students. During the last academic year, there were 200 events held at university campuses which featured individuals with radical views, according to an analysis by a counter extremism think-tank. These included hate preachers, pro-jihad activists, and anti-Semites, some of whom toured around the country delivering lectures to students.

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Bangladesh
News Date: 
18/01/2019
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A Hindu youth was killed over love affair with a Muslim girl, said police at a press conference in the town on Wednesday. Quoting the arrestees’ confessional statements, the Addl SP said parents of the girl prepared a plan to kill Swapan with the help of their three neighbours as the youth was of a different religion….

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United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
18/01/2019
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A gang of thugs boasted they “run Hackney” as they sprayed their victims with acid in a shocking homophobic attack caught on CCTV. The sickening assault on innocent members of the public unfolded back in May 2018 and left one man with a fractured eye socket and corrosive burns to his eyes. Nine men have now been sentenced, with seven jailed and two handed suspended sentences.

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United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
19/01/2019
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Boris Johnson privately warned there could be “reprisal” killings of British citizens if two Isil fighters allegedly members of the infamous ‘Beatles’ terror cell were executed in America. 

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United Kingdom (UK)
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19/01/2019
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A mosque-based scout group is being investigated by police after links to an 'Islamic extremist' preacher and claims that the group leader encouraged girls as young as five pose in videos, advocating wearing the hijab. 

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Canada
News Date: 
15/01/2019
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After fleeing alleged family abuse in Saudi Arabia, Rahaf Mohammed is facing death threats here in Canada. Adrian Ghobrial with next steps for one of the country’s newest and most recognizable refugees.

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United Kingdom (UK)
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17/01/2019
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"These mendacious silencing tactics must be called out for what they are.

"These councillors are dismissing the concerns of Kirklees residents who do not wish their council to supply this meat to children, including Muslims who reject the hardline interpretations of Islam that the council has effectively endorsed." Indeed the council's policy flies in the face of the fact that the majority of halal meat consumed by Muslims in the UK is from animals stunned prior to slaughter.

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Malaysia
News Date: 
17/01/2019
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Will there be an international outcry about this blatant anti-Semitism?

Malaysia’s foreign minister said Wednesday that the government will not budge over a ban on Israeli athletes in a para swimming competition and has decided that the country will not host any events in the future involving Israel.

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Kenya
News Date: 
15/01/2019
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Witnesses in the Kenyan capital said four armed men had rushed into the dusitD2 compound, which includes a hotel and several office buildings housing international companies, at about 3pm on Tuesday. Sustained automatic gunfire and grenade explosions were heard shortly afterwards, as scores of people fled the scene.

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United Kingdom (UK)
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14/01/2019
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Detectives investigating historic allegations of child sex abuse in Kirklees have arrested 55 men as part of an ongoing investigation. The individuals were arrested from addresses in Dewsbury, Batley and Bradford over the last few months, West Yorkshire Police revealed today. All 55 have been interviewed and released under investigation as detectives continue to make inquiries.

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United Kingdom (UK)
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08/01/2019
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TEN men have appeared at  accused of preying on two vulnerable girls in care.

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United Kingdom (UK)
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11/01/2019
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A ruling member of Hamas has stood down as a trustee of one of Britain’s most prominent mosques after an inquiry by the charity regulator.

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United Kingdom (UK)
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15/08/2018
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An animal sanctuary which exposed abuse at a Halal slaughterhouse in south Norfolk said today it was shocked at the “lenient” sentences given to the men behind the abuse.

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United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
09/01/2019
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In a now-deleted Tweet, BBC Asian network asked viewers if they ‘respected the decision’ of a teenager who fled Saudi Arabia saying she would be killed for renouncing Islam. The Tweet read, ’18-year-old Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun fled Saudi Arabia as she said her family would kill her for choosing to leave Islam – do you respect her decision?’ The Tweet was rapidly picked up by Media Guido – and the BBC posted an edited version minus the part about ‘respecting her decision.’

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United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
09/01/2019
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In a now-deleted Tweet, BBC Asian network asked viewers if they ‘respected the decision’ of a teenager who fled Saudi Arabia saying she would be killed for renouncing Islam. The Tweet read, ’18-year-old Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun fled Saudi Arabia as she said her family would kill her for choosing to leave Islam – do you respect her decision?’ The Tweet was rapidly picked up by Media Guido – and the BBC posted an edited version minus the part about ‘respecting her decision.’

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Iran (Islamic Republic of)
News Date: 
28/12/2018
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A 25-year-old woman identified only as Noushin, 25, was hanged in Iran, the state-run Young Journalist Club reported on December 22, 2018. The news agency did not mention the exact place and time of execution. Noushin had been interviewed by a state-media reporter the same day she was hanged when she was waiting in the courtyard for her execution. The state media reported that Noushin was convicted of murdering a man, Soheil, who had promised to marry her, but took advantage of her, and subsequently brutalized, blackmailed and forced her into having sexual relations with his

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The halal market hasn’t stopped growing since the 1980s. But according to anthropologist Florence Bergeaud-Blackler, author of the new book “The Halal Market or The Invention of a Tradition”, buying halal is not a religious obligation. Food, clothing cosmetics, banks… The halal certification label is everywhere. But is it a religious obligation? Not according to .

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Belgium
News Date: 
05/01/2019
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A Belgian ban on the Muslim and Jewish ways of ritually slaughtering animals went into effect on New Year’s Day, part of a clash across Europe over the balance between animal welfare and religious freedom.

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United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
04/01/2019
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An investigation is expected into how many parents are refusing to allow their children to learn about Islam, as part of their normal religious education lessons, and how many are withdrawing from associated school trips - and why. The details emerged in a report from the standing advisory council into religious education which is being presented to  Council.

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India
News Date: 
05/01/2019
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“A video was also recovered by NIA in which, Mufti Suhail, the 29-year-old Islamic preacher who led the group, is heard explaining intricacies of an IED.” Happens all the time. Don’t rabbis and Christian preachers routinely get busted with weapons caches amid their plots to commit mass murder of non-Jews and non-Christians? From the establishment media narrative, one would think so.

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Why the UK government should not adopt a proposed new definition of Islamophobia.

 

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Malaysia
News Date: 
22/08/2018
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In the early hours of Saturday, the police and government officials raided a small nightclub in Kuala Lumpur. The venue, Blue Boy, was known to be popular with the LGBT community, but for years had been relatively left alone by the authorities. Until the weekend.

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Indonesia
News Date: 
07/12/2018
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Rights groups have expressed concerns over incidents of religious conversion therapy for LGBTQI people, fearing the practice may increase as religion becomes a focus ahead of the elections in 2019.

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  • Censored from today's campuses is discussion of another, in various respects competing, intersectionality: That of the shared, intersecting, predicaments of today's victims of Islamist aggression, including terrorism.

  • Hamas's operatives have trained in Sudan and worked with Sudanese forces, including those that have been engaged in the Darfur genocide. This is the organization whose supporters are leading movers behind the campus intersectionality/boycott campaign and have become the moral arbiters of campus political correctness.

  • Of those killed at the Twin Towers on 9/11, 215 were black (136 men, 79 women). Other African Americans were murdered in subsequent Islamist-inspired terrorist attacks in California and Florida and elsewhere, and are as likely to be victims of future such terror attacks as anyone else. But work to prevent, and minimize the impact, of such assaults apparently counts for no more to Black Lives Matter, when weighed against promoting an anti-Israel agenda, than it does to SJP and other Hamas-linked groups.

  • The "intersectionality" promoted on campuses and beyond by Hamas/SJP and their fellow travelers seeks, in pursuit of its anti-Israel agenda, to distract attention from the Islamist onslaught, its ongoing savaging of populations in Africa, Asia and America.

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Pakistan
News Date: 
15/12/2018
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Two Pakistani Christian brothers have been sentenced to death on blasphemy charges, according to the Centre for Legal Aid, Assistance and Settlement (CLAAS). Qaisar and Amoon Ayub, from Lahore, were accused of posting offensive material against Islam on their website in 2011. The duo fled the country and were on the run for four years, however they were later arrested when they returned home.

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  • "We demand the legal right to Free Speech, in an Act which will bring an end to the ludicrous notion that 'hate speech' and 'offensive speech' deserves people be imprisoned or charged. In short, an Act to codify the citizens' right to freedom of speech without government intervention." — Petition (ultimately rejected) to the British government calling for codifying free speech.

  • "A hate crime is any criminal offense, for example assault or malicious communications, which is perceived [emphasis added] to be motivated by hostility or prejudice based on a person's actual or perceived race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or transgender identity." — From the British government's response to the petition.

  • A Home Office review proposed legislative changes that would require Muslim couples to undergo a civil marriage before or at the same time as their Islamic ceremony. Such a requirement would provide women with legal protection under British law. The review said that nearly all those using Sharia councils were females seeking an Islamic divorce. As a "significant number" of Muslim couples do not register their marriages under civil law, "some Muslim women have no option of obtaining a civil divorce."

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Pakistan
News Date: 
05/07/2012
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A man accused of Blasphemy was extra judicially killed outside a police station. An unknown man was burnt alive outside a police station in Chani Ghoth area of Bahawalpur in Punjab Province.

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In word and deed, in Islamic and non-Islamic nations, Muslim men appear to think that non-Muslim women—impure “infidels”—exist solely to gratify their sexual urges.

First, consider the beliefs and actions of those committed to waging jihad for the cause of Allah, as the Islamic State:

In the moments before he raped the 12-year-old [non-Muslim] girl, the Islamic State fighter took the time to explain that what he was about to do was not a sin. Because the preteen girl practiced a religion other than Islam, the Quran not only gave him the right to rape her — it condoned and encouraged it, he insisted. He bound her hands and gagged her. Then he knelt beside the bed and prostrated himself in prayer before getting on top of her. When it was over, he knelt to pray again, bookending the rape with acts of religious devotion. “I kept telling him it hurts — please stop,” said the girl, whose body is so small an adult could circle her waist with two hands. “He told me that according to Islam he is allowed to rape an unbeliever. He said that by raping me, he is drawing closer to” Allah.

Yet such behavior is not limited to fanatical jihadis, who have “,” as most  will assure us; rather it permeates the totality of Islamic culture.

Consider recent events in Pakistan: three Christian girls walking home after a hard day’s work were accosted by four “rich and drunk” Muslims—hardly ISIS candidates—in a car. They “misbehaved,” yelled “suggestive and lewd comments,” and harassed the girls to get in their car for “a ride and some fun.” When the girls declined the “invitation,” adding that they were “devout Christians and did not practice sex outside of marriage,” the men became enraged and chased the girls, yelling, “How dare you run away from us, .”  They drove their car into the three girls, killing one and severely injuring the other two.