ECHR Ruling: 

"sharia law is incompatible with democracy and human rights"

Source: 

Annual Report 2003 of the European Court of Human Rights

Council of Europe

Country: 
Egypt
News Date: 
23/04/2019
Summary: 

A Coptic church in Upper Egypt is closed after a throng of angry Muslims attacked it this month, beating a priest and another Copt as more than 200 fearful children who had gathered for Bible lessons looked on, according to advocacy groups. One of the injured Copts, Asaad Bakheet Rezek, told Coptic TV (CTV) that a Muslim about 17 years old beat one of the priests with a club as security forces led him from the Anba Karas Church building in Naga al-Ghafir, Sohag Governorate in southern Egypt. The priest, identified as Father Basilious, sustained a minor head injury as security

Country: 
Sri Lanka
News Date: 
26/04/2019
Summary: 

“Idolaters, he added, ‘need to be slaughtered wherever you see them.’”

Where did he get that idea? “Kill them wherever you find them” (Qur’an 2:191, 4:89); “Kill the idolaters wherever you find them” (Qur’an 9:5).

“Sri Lankan Accused of Leading Attacks Preached Slaughter. Many Dismissed Him.,” by Hannah Beech, , April 25, 2019:

Country: 
France
News Date: 
26/04/2019
Summary: 

French President Emmanuel Macron vowed an ‘intractable’ fight against ‘political Islam,’ which he said seeks secession from the French Republic.

Summary: 

The inconvenient truth is that a fervent commitment to Islam led those benighted savages to murder Christians in Sri Lanka and that a sizeable proportion of Muslims worldwide are not entirely averse to such despicable actions. You cannot quite separate Islam from the horrors carried out in its name, no matter how well intentioned you may be. Nor, for that matter, can you separate Islam from the appalling treatment of women, gays, apostates and Christians in states which call themselves Islamic. Islam, as it is practised today, is in general neither peaceable nor tolerant and it seems to me absurd to pretend that it is.

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
24/04/2019
Summary: 

The National Secular Society has welcomed the University of Aberdeen's  to revoke a degree awarded to the sultan of Brunei after his country introduced draconian new Islamic laws.

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
15/04/2019
Summary: 

The charity regulator has said it will investigate three Islamic charities which have linked to extremist content, after concerns were raised by the National Secular Society. The NSS submitted a dossier of evidence to the Charity Commission that the charities were linking to content endorsing marital rape and execution for homosexuality and 'apostasy' on their websites.

Country: 
Denmark
News Date: 
25/04/2019
Summary: 
  • What is shocking is that a state agency has threatened to remove a foster child from her only family, not because there is the slightest suspicion of ill-treatment of the child, but because of the foster mother's exercising her freedom of speech.

Country: 
Nigeria
News Date: 
21/04/2019
Summary: 
  • The current violence, which has been getting worse since early 2017, "is slightly different, in that it is a series of targeted attacks on Christian communities attempting to displace farmers and take land for herders." — Nathan Johnson, International Christian Concern, Regional Manager for Africa.

Report: One in three in UK say Islam threatens British culture

Country: 
Congo (the Democratic Republic of the)
News Date: 
19/04/2019
Summary: 

The caliphate is gone from Iraq and Syria, but the caliphate dreamers remain a global threat. “ISIS claims first attack in DR Congo, saying it killed soldiers near Uganda border,” by Joanne Stocker, , April 18, 2019:

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