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    Britain faces a greater risk of loss of life from a more "simplified" terror threat than ever before, law enforcement agencies have been warned. Extremists do not need "sophisticated explosives plots" to maximise their acts of atrocity, says the UK's outgoing Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation (IRTL). David Anderson said a sense of being "over the worst" when he started in the IRTL post six years ago had been a "false dawn". Mr Anderson, who steps down as the country's terror laws reviewer in a few weeks, says the situation now presents a "wider range" of dangers than when he first took up the position in 2011. He stressed that while the UK is not experiencing more deaths from terrorist acts – "we have been both lucky and skilful in that regard over the last ten years". "But we are seeing a realisation on the part of the terrorists that they do not need sophisticated explosives plots to take great numbers of lives," he told the Press Association. "People using automatic weapons, heavy goods vehicles, even knives, machetes, and securing all the publicity they could possibly want from deploying relatively simple weapons such as that." He sees the potential return of jihadists – after fighting alongside the so-called Islamic State (Daesh) – emerging as a challenge for security agencies in recent years.

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    • When just about every other magazine in the free world fails to uphold the values of free speech and the right to caricature and offend, who could expect a group of cartoonists and writers who have already paid such a high price to keep holding the line of such freedoms single-handed?

    • Most of the people who said they cared about the right to say what they wanted when they wanted, were willing to walk the walk -- to walk through Paris with a pencil in the air. Or they were willing to talk the talk, proclaiming "Je Suis Charlie." But almost no one really meant it.

    • If President Hollande and Chancellor Merkel had really believed in standing up for freedom of expression, then instead of walking arm-in-arm through Paris together with such an inappropriate figure as Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, they would have held up covers of Charlie Hebdo and said: "This is what a free society looks like and this is what we back: everyone, political leaders, gods, prophets, the lot can be satirised, and if you do not like it then you should hop off to whatever unenlightened hell-hole you dream of."

    • The entire world press has internalised what happened at Charlie Hebdo and instead of standing united, has decided never to risk something like that ever happening to them again.

    • For the last two years, we have learned for certain that any such tolerance is a one-way street. This new submission to Islamist terrorism is possibly why, in 2016, when an athlete with no involvement in politics, religion or satire was caught doing something that might have been seen as less than fully respectful of Islam, there was no one around to defend him.

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    In our opinion, the Imams and Islamic scholars have failed to make the case that the jihad currently practised by ISIS and other groups is not sanctioned by Islamic texts. The critics have broken the very rules they accuse ISIS of not following when they try to make their case by ignoring abrogation and parts of Islamic texts that are inconvenient to their argument.

    They have also tried to substantially misrepresent the way Islam was spread after the initial conquest of the Arabian peninsular as been by defensive wars and peaceful invitations to people to become Muslims. The historical record shows a very different picture.

    Similarly with slavery, their claim that Islamic states have abolished it (under pressure from Western countries it must be said) is technically accurate, however slavery is still legal under Islamic Sharia law and it is still widely practised in several Islamic states. There is no will or movement in Islam that we are aware of to change Sharia law to abolish slavery and that such a movement is most unlikely to occur as Muhammad kept slaves himself and the Qur'an itself says that captured women may be used as sex-slaves:

    [ - "O Prophet! We have made lawful to thee thy wives to whom thou hast paid their dowers; and those (slaves) whom thy right hand possesses out of the prisoners of war whom Allah has assigned to thee" Also , , ]

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    The critics have also implicitly endorsed the principle of Sharia hadd punishments provided correct [Islamic] procedure has been followed. That these senior figures of Islam, many in the West, who purport to be moderate implicitly endorse such punishments rather than flatly rejecting is troubling.

    The most troubling aspect however is that a multitude of senior Islamic figures are unable to make clear and unambiguous case against Islamic jihad and an Islamic caliphate that all, Muslim and non-Muslim alike, can clearly understand. The truth is that this letter appears to be mostly a public relations exercise designed to quiet growing Western fears regarding Islam. To that end, this letter is just another example of 'jihad by the pen' and one our governments have been quietly complicit in since 9/11 as this makes clear.

    As the - “It is not enough to engage with the jihadis solely on the battlefield. They must be defeated as well in mosques, and libraries, and seminar rooms. This is a battle that, in the long run, can only be won by theologians.” On the basis of this very serious effort by these Muslim critics of ISIS, we appear to be a long way from that happening, if indeed that case can be made in any unambiguous way?

  • Misled and Misleading - Western Leaders' Response to the Charlie Hebdo Murders

    Edward Spalton – A Personal View January 2015

    Edward Spalton is Hon. Secretary of the Campaign for an Independent Britain

    (Mr Spalton is now Chairman of CIB however this article represents his personal views)

     

    Seen from the Left

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    Czech Republic (the)
    News Date: 
    08/01/2017
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    This is a common sense measure against a rising threat. The threat is rising because of Europe’s suicidal immigration policies. If Europeans don’t start defending themselves soon, it’s only going to get worse.

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    Germany
    News Date: 
    08/01/2017
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    Sigmar Gabriel, the leader of Germany’s Social Democratic Party (SDP) and Vice-Chancellor to Angela Merkel, has taken a hard line on Salafist Islamism in an interview with Der Spiegel. Gabriel, speaking just a few weeks after a Tunisian migrant killed a Polish haulier and drove his lorry into a packed Christmas market in Berlin,  that the country was now locked in a kulturkampf,

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    Germany
    News Date: 
    07/01/2017
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     German Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, Directorate General for Public Security, classified in its 2016 annual report more than 43,000 Muslims residing in Germany as extremists. The report, which was published on Friday, stated that 11,000 of these Muslims have “terrorist tendencies.”

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    Germany
    News Date: 
    07/01/2017
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    GERMANY'S Vice Chancellor has called for a ban on Islamist mosques in the country.

    Calls for UK to do the same:

     

    Calls in Germany for Islamist mosques to be shut down the UK must do the same

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    Egypt
    News Date: 
    06/01/2017
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    “When you meet the unbelievers, strike the necks…” (Qur’an 47:4)

    “Egyptian Christian Shopkeeper Murdered In Suspected Sectarian Attack,” by Mark Woods, , January 5, 2017:

    A Christian shopkeeper has been murdered in the Egyptian city of Alexandria in a suspected sectarian killing.

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    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    06/01/2017
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    A WAR veteran who fought at Arnhem has told how Islamic State fraudsters fleeced him out of his £113,000 life savings.

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    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    02/01/2017
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    ALLEGATIONS of links between charities and terrorism or extremism have surged to a record high, watchdogs have warned.

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    Germany
    News Date: 
    24/12/2016
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    Berlin's Christmas market truck rampage was the deadly jihadist attack Germany had long feared, as security services have warned of the growth of a shadowy Islamist scene. Rarely a week has gone by in past years without the arrest of a radical preacher, an extremist backing the Islamic State or other extremist groups with money, arms or propaganda, or of a fighter returning from Syria or Iraq.

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    “In my opinion, as long as the spread of the Salafi Jihadi ideology is not stopped decisively by all parties, then the threat of IS and other terror groups with the same ideology will not dissipate. In fact it will grow further.”

    Indeed. “He also warned of so-called ‘religious experts’ who depicted the terrorist group’s actions as justified.” But what if the group’s actions are indeed justified in Islamic law? That, too, needs to be confronted

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    • By Western standards, military rule is shunned as an oppressive form of government, but in the Islamic world it is the only buffer of protection from the tyranny of total sharia law that must be enforced by Islamic theocracies, such as those of Iran and Saudi Arabia.

    • The days of sacrificing the safety and security of citizens of the West for the sake of multiculturalism, are over. In order for multiculturalism to work, it must be a two-way street between people that share common values of respect of each other's culture. Unfortunately, the West did not get that from Islam.

    • It really does not matter what is "true Islam". That is something the Muslim world needs to deal with internally; it does not serve us in the West to try to evaluate what is "true Islam" and what is not.

    • Your religious leaders, whose salaries are paid by Islamic governments, stand before your media cameras and call on Muslims to stab, slam trucks, kill, rape and humiliate the kafir [non-Muslim] Jews, Christians and Pagans.

    • Islamic governments and terror groups are two peas in a pod, working together for the same goal: enforcing Allah's law, sharia, on the world. It is no secret that a Muslim head of state must rule by sharia and must conduct jihad against non-Muslims. Sharia law commands Muslim citizens to remove, by rebellion or assassination, any Muslim leader who does not abide by sharia and support jihadists.

    • As of today, the West must hold Islamic governments responsible for jihadist actions of their own terrorist citizens. Nothing happens in Muslim countries without the knowledge of their governments. If a Muslim government has no control of its citizens, it should be considered a rogue nation.

    • Bringing in unvetted refugees from Syria and Iraq is not an act of compassion, but gross negligence. Western governments have failed their citizens for too long in that respect and that will end today.

    • After all, why should cultures that loathe the West seek to live in the West? As President-elect Trump said, why should America -- or any country -- not allow in only immigrants who love us and who respect our laws and way of life?

    • Our doors will be reopened to citizens from Islamic nations only when Islamic governments prove to the world that they have fundamentally changed, that they have ended once and for all their obsessive jihadist propaganda and hate education prevalent in the Muslim world.

    • Until then, all kinds of visas from such troubled areas will be suspended, except for the few who would be properly vetted. Such actions will surely expedite the reformation of Islam and Islamic education in Muslim nations who are desperate to give us their excess unhappy population.

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    Once children are ‘taught’ the wrong truth, it is not easy to get it out from their system even when they are grown up. Their identity is intimately connected with what they believe, and reason often cannot break through their natural impulse to defend their identity especially when the people in their surroundings share the same belief.

    It needs an open environment, where questions can be asked fearlessly, where sensible answers are given and where holy books are not untouchable holy cows. This atmosphere is partly there for Christianity in the west, but is sorely missing in regard to Islam.

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    Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat” warned the ancient Chinese general Sun Tzu reputed author of The Art of War.

    Unless we understand the ultimate aims that Islamist terrorists are seeking to achieve, then every public policy aimed at countering them will be no more than tactics, with little hope of strategic success. Fundamentally, the ultimate aim of Islamist terrorists is that Islamic law (sharia), which is the primary instrument of Islamic government, should be imposed across the entire world on Muslim and non Muslim alike.

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    Germany is at a crossroads where that has engulfed the country. Prayers and “Ich bin ein Berliner” hashtags, public statements of shock and horror, and landmarks going dark in solidarity with the victims will not suffice to deal with the difficult question the German leadership now faces. It is pivotal that the commitment to address the root cause behind the  atrocity – the ideology of Islamism – triumphs over well-intentioned but ultimately meaningless platitudes.

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    December 25 marked the 25th anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet Union. On this occasion, it is urgent for us to reflect on 3 key lessons that the fall of the Evil Empire provided. They are lessons that the new incoming Trump administration must put into action immediately vis-à-vis our enemy in the terror war.

    Lesson #1: Go on the Offense Against Islamic Supremacism

    Lesson #2: Deceive the Totalitarian Enemy into Being Pluralistic

    Lesson #3: Verbally Take the Moral High Ground

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    • Of the 1.2 million migrants who arrived in Germany in 2014 and 2015, only 34,000 found work.

    • Angela Merkel went to lay white roses at the scene of the Christmas market attack in Berlin. Thousands of Germans did the same. Many brought candles and cried. But anger and the will to combat the threat remained largely absent.

    • Nothing better describes the present state of Germany than the sad fate of Maria Landenburger, a 19-year-old girl, murdered at the beginning of December. A member of a refugee relief organization, Landenburger was among those who welcomed migrants in 2015. She was raped and murdered by one of the people she was helping. Her family asked anyone who wanted to pay tribute to their daughter to give money to refugee associations, so that more refugees could come to Germany.

    • The law that condemns incitement to hatred, presumably intended to prevent a return to Nazi ideas, is held like a sword over whoever speaks too harshly of the growing Islamization of the country.

    • The great majority of the Germans do not want to see that Germany is at war, because a merciless enemy has declared war on them. They do not want to see that war has been declared on Western civilization. They accept defeat and docilely do what jihadists want them to do: they submit.

    • If Angela Merkel does not see the difference between Jews exterminated by the Nazis, and Muslims threatening to exterminate Christians, Jews and other Muslims, she is even more clueless than it seems.

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    Denmark
    News Date: 
    24/12/2016
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    Denmark has discovered that 36 people who fled to join the terror cult have received handouts from the state that rack up to 672,000 kroner (£76,957). 

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    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    21/12/2016
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    Churches across the country are being urged by a Christian expert on radicalisation to stay vigilant during the Christmas period against the threat of terrorism, days after a deadly terror attack outside a church in Berlin. Islamic studies researcher, Antony McRoy, also called upon congregations to be "defiant" but "not give way to any kind of fear" as they celebrate Jesus' birth.

  • Country: 
    Germany
    News Date: 
    14/12/2016
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    Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar are supporting extremist Islamic groups in , according to a leaked intelligence report. A brief seen by the and broadcasters NDR and WDR raised concern over a reported increase in support for fundamentalist Salafism in Germany, warnin

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    John Wesley on Islam:

    Ever since the religion of Islam appeared in the world, the espousers of it … have been as wolves and tigers to all other nations, rending and tearing all that fell into their merciless paws, and grinding them with their iron teeth; that numberless cities are raised from the foundation, and only their name remaining; that many countries, which were once as the garden of God, are now a desolate wilderness; and that so many once numerous and powerful nations are vanished from the earth! Such was, and is at this day, the rage, the fury, the revenge, of these destroyers of human kind.

    — John Wesley, “The Doctrine of Original Sin, Works” (1841), ix 205

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    Syrian Arab Republic
    News Date: 
    30/11/2016
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    It is now clear that all nine Paris bombers came camouflaged as refugees to Europe. A recent warning from the Federal Intelligence Service (BND) indicates high risk of IS-fighters arriving. According to the announcement from the end of October Islamic State prepares its fighters specifically to submerge among the many refugees and how to travel unnoticed. For example, they are trained to appear as refugees in the case of interrogation by police officers.”

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    • In Ludwigshafen, Germany, a "'strongly radicalized" 12-year-old boy "of Iraqi heritage" planted a bomb at a Christmas market at the end of November.

    • Previously, the festive shopping tradition of Christmas markets had become "potent symbols of freedom," with Germany's Interior Minister, Thomas de Maizière, urging people to stick to unserem Leben -- "our way of life."

    • In Birmingham, England, the Christmas market has concrete barriers installed to deter vehicular suicide bombers. According to the head of Britain's foreign intelligence service, the magnitude of the terrorism faced by the UK is "unprecedented."

    • French security forces thwarted attacks planned for December 1, against Disneyland Paris and the Christmas market on the main thoroughfare of the French capital, the Champs-Elysée.

    • With a pro-Sharia (Islamic law) advocate now secretary of state in the Berlin regional senate, and other Muslims even refusing to shake the hand of the German President Joachim Gauck at events designed to promote integration, Germany's "way of life" is changing fast.

  • Country: 
    Libya
    News Date: 
    30/11/2016
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    “At least 20 people have been killed and around 50 injured after days of clashes between rival tribes in Libya that were apparently sparked by a pet monkey. According to activists and locals in the southern city of Sabha, four days of fighting erupted after three men from one of the city’s main tribes, the Gaddadfa, set a monkey loose on a high school girl, where it bit and scratched her, and pulled off her headscarf, reports the Associated Press.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    06/10/2016
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    An organised campaign , a policy paper from cross-party think tank the Henry Jackson Society (HJS) found. The groups have been claiming Prevent only targets Muslims, which has had a damaging effect as it has gained footholds in schools, universities, local councils and politics, the rep

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    You can’t talk about the credibility of individual jihadi strategists without talking about religion, without talking about Islam, without talking about the religious texts they’re quoting. So if you deny that, if you say that’s prohibited territory, then all you have is the killing part of it, the whack-a-mole that we call it here in the United States. And as a result, you miss the broader picture, which is the ideology of why people become terrorists.

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    ISIS, or the Islamic State (IS) as it now calls itself, is a far deadlier enemy than Al Qaeda, especially in its understanding and use Information Warfare and Psychological Operations (PSYOP). A fully ledged insurgency which has recruited tens of thousands of ighters and controls large parts of Iraq and Syria, IS is especially skilled in the exploitation of global social media networks to radicalize, indoctrinate and recruit. While the use of force-such as airstrikes-against IS targets may have a positive efect in the short term, victory in the long term will only come when the “lifestyle of the jihadi” is efectively delegitimized. This will require America to draft and execute a national-level Information Operations campaign against the Islamic State. Currently the true center of gravity of this group lies in its Threat Doctrine of Global Jihadism. That ideology cannot be destroyed kinetically.

    In order to defeat the Islamic State and eventually the broader Global Jihadist Movement, the US government must recognize the ive following truths of Information Warfare:

    1. The purpose of Information Warfare or PSYOP is to use information as a weapon to inluence thought processes, beliefs, emotions, and ultimately behavior.

    2. Information Warfare and PSYOP should be the military tools of irst resort, not an afterthought or appendix to military action, since their efective employment can obviate the need to use force at all.

    3. You cannot engage in a war of ideas without understanding the enemy’s ideas. You cannot permanently defeat the enemy unless you are intimately familiar with the ideology he uses to mobilize his side and the Enemy Threat Doctrine that drives his violence.

    4. All wars-kinetic or psychological-have as their practical objective causing the enemy to give up the ideas that animate their struggle. This was true for the Nazi Third Reich and the Soviet Union just as much as it is true for Al Qaeda or the Islamic State. This victory can only be achieved by making the enemy accept the illegitimacy of their ideology or crushing those who hold it, or as is most often the case, through a combination of both.

    5. In order to win a morally based war of ideas you need organizational and financial means that span generations.

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    My training company, Threat Knowledge Group, wrote a report for the US military called, The Islamic State and Information Warfare: Defeating ISIS and the Broader Global Jihadist Movement. The Army has posted the report and now we are making the report available for download for you to read.

    In order to defeat the Islamic State and eventually the broader Global Jihadist Movement, the US government must recognize the ive following truths of Information Warfare:

    1. The purpose of Information Warfare or PSYOP is to use information as a weapon to inluence thought processes, beliefs, emotions, and ultimately behavior.

    2. Information Warfare and PSYOP should be the military tools of irst resort, not an afterthought or appendix to military action, since their efective employment can obviate the need to use force at all.

    3. You cannot engage in a war of ideas without understanding the enemy’s ideas. You cannot permanently defeat the enemy unless you are intimately familiar with the ideology he uses to mobilize his side and the Enemy Threat Doctrine that drives his violence.

    4. All wars-kinetic or psychological-have as their practical objective causing the enemy to give up the ideas that animate their struggle. This was true for the Nazi Third Reich and the Soviet Union just as much as it is true for Al Qaeda or the Islamic State. This victory can only be achieved by making the enemy accept the illegitimacy of their ideology or crushing those who hold it, or as is most often the case, through a combination of both.

    5. In order to win a morally based war of ideas you need organizational and inancial means that span generations.

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    9/11 was the rekindling of totalitarian threats to America.

     

    I’m going to share with you very quickly the conclusions of a report my wife and I did. My wife and I have a company called the Threat Knowledge Group. It supports our military and intelligence community and law enforcement, and we ran a two-year program for the Green Berets for the commanding general of the U.S. Army Special Operations Command. As a result of that project, we published this analysis of ISIS. I have signup sheets here if anybody wants the original report. It is unclassified and we would be delighted to email you a copy, but let me just very briefly tell you why ISIS is much more dangerous than Al-Qaeda ever was. Very simply based upon four metrics that are indisputable.

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    • In its report, the Charity Commission makes note of the iERA's promotion of hate preachers, but treats the charity as a victim of such extremism, rather than an instigator.
    • According to the Commission, bureaucracy is the solution -- the iERA's extremism will be solved by more "adequate procedures... to prevent abuse of the charity, its status, facilities or assets."
    • Those more familiar with the iERA will know that asking this Salafist charity to produce and follow its own counter-extremism plan is akin to demanding that the Ku Klux Klan introduce affirmative action hiring processes.
    • Extremist charities are not private institutions: charitable status affords extraordinary legal and financial benefits, including the opportunity for radical Islamist organisations to claim government subsidies. But no government should allow extremist networks to exploit charitable status. Shut these charities down, and ban those Islamist activists from ever again becoming trustees of a charitable organisation.
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    Why Is There Such Widespread Criticism, Dislike, and Suspicion of Islam?

    The answer is simple. Islam is the cause of so many things that puzzle, annoy, or repulse non-Muslims. To demonstrate this point, this survey provides a very large sample of 402 headlines and extracts from news reports concerning Islam and Muslims published by UK media and other English language media (especially in Europe and America) over the last 12 months. It concentrates on social, cultural, religious, and political topics and mostly ignores terrorism and armed conflict in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. The Islamic State is sometimes covered because it has such a strong Islamic dimension. The Daily Express, Daily Mail, Daily Mirror, and the Sun account for 17 percent of the reports. The BBC, The Guardian, The Independent, and The Times account for 25 percent, and UK regional newspapers account for 7 percent. An analysis of all the media covered is given at the end of this document. The news reports are listed by month. Each month starts with items directly concerning the UK then has sections for the Western and Muslim worlds

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    1.0 Summary

    This is a survey of readers' comments on articles about Islam and Muslims published by leading quality and popular British newspapers over the 12 months to November 2016. It updates a similar survey covering 2015 and earlier [See Note 1] It concentrates on social, cultural, religious and political topics and mostly ignores terrorism and armed conflict in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. The Islamic State is sometimes covered because it has such a strong Islamic dimension.

    1.1 The Main Findings Across the political spectrum, from the Guardian to the Daily Mail, an overwhelmingly large number of readers are critical of Islam, severely so in many cases. The criticism covers a wide range of subjects including freedom of speech, sharia, family law, how to handle extremism, extremist beliefs, treatment of women, integration, multiculturalism, and segregated communities. At least 90 percent of the comments and the votes on the comments are negative about Islam. The only difference between the Guardian on the left and the Daily Mail on the right is Guardian readers write far longer comments!! [2] Section 2.0, a selection of TYPICAL COMMENTS, gives a quick overview of what readers have to say.

    Outstanding comments are highlighted.

    1.2 What's Covered

    The survey is divided into sections, covering the Left, Right and Centre of British politics.

    Articles Surveyed

    The Guardian 59

    The Independent & similar 9

    Daily Mail, The Telegraph, & similar 19

    The Times, Regional and International Press, & Other 13

    For each article you are given: (1) Title and date. (2) A short extract from the article to illustrate its content. (3) The most popular readers' comments - those with the highest number of votes, or recommendations, or likes, from other readers.

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    • "Until religious leaders stand up and take responsibility for the actions of those who do things in the name of their religion, we will see no resolution." — The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby.
    • "The Islamic State is a byproduct of Al Azhar's programs... Al Azhar says there must be a caliphate and that it is an obligation for the Muslim world. Al Azhar teaches the law of apostasy and killing the apostate. Al Azhar is hostile towards religious minorities, and teaches things like not building churches... Al Azhar teaches stoning people. So can Al Azhar denounce itself as un-Islamic?" — Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah Nasr, a scholar of Islamic law and graduate of Egypt's Al Azhar University.
    • The jihadists who carry out terrorist attacks in the service of ISIS, for example, are merely following the commands in the Quran, both 9:5, "Fight and kill the disbelievers wherever you find them..." and Quran 8:39, "So fight them until there is no more fitna [strife] and all submit to the religion of Allah."
    • Archbishop Welby -- and Egypt's extraordinary President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi -- has finally had the courage to say in public that if one insists on remaining "religiously illiterate," it is impossible to solve the problem of religiously motivated violence.
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    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    02/12/2016
    Summary: 

    Hamza Jalal Tariq, 28, effectively said during a lesson that the victims murdered by Islamist gunmen “should be killed for insulting the prophet.”

    Of course, he attempted to lie about it, which is routine for Islamic supremacists. Tariq should not only be fired, but charged with inciting violence. The imposition of blasphemy laws is already happening in the West, with real threats of murder toward anyone who dares to insult Muhammad. What’s worse is that Tariq has spread his hate to children, and did so only days after the Charlie Hebdo massacre.

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    • "The drama and the tragedy is that the only ones to win are the jihadists." — Flemming Rose, who published the Mohammed cartoons in 2005, as cultural editor of Jyllands-Posten newspaper.
    • "He starts yelling at me, 'Why the f*ck did you say yes to appear on stage with this terrorist target, are you stupid? Do you have a secret death wish? You have grandchildren now. Are you completely out of your mind? It's okay if you want to die yourself, but why are you taking the company though all this?'" — The managers of Jyllands-Posten, to Flemming Rose.
    • "We are also aware that we therefore bow to violence and intimidation." — Editorial, Jyllands-Posten.
    • "I do not blame them that they care about the safety of employees. I have bodyguards 24 hours a day. However, I believe that we must stand firm. If Flemming shuts his mouth, democracy will be lost." — Naser Khader, a liberal Muslim of Syrian origin who lives in Denmark.
  • Country: 
    Australia
    News Date: 
    01/12/2016
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    High-risk terror offenders in Australia may now be kept in jail even after serving their sentences, under legislation passed Thursday that strengthens laws to tackle the threat posed by extremists.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    11/09/2016
    Summary: 

    As the world prepares to mark the 15th anniversary of Twin Towers tragedy in the United States, Daily Star Online has analysed attacks in Britain and around the world that have claimed UK lives. Since the so-called War on Terror was launched after September 11 2001, nearly a thousand Brits have been slaughtered. Bombings, shooting sprees,hostage executions and random killings such as beheadings have claimed 905 British lives. Many more thousands have been left physically scarred and disabled – some terribly – as well as psychologically damaged.

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    Since the revelation that the Christmas Day Bomber, Umar Farouk Adbulmutallab, was radicalised at University College London, the Centre has decided to follow up our 2008 report with a resource demonstrating the astonishing carelessness and indifference still shown by University bodies towards the threat of radical Islam. This report provides the first comprehensive list of extremist speakers who have addressed audiences on British campuses since the Centre last wrote about vi Radical I slam on UK campuses this issue. The speakers have often appeared despite the full prior knowledge of university authorities of the presence of such speakers and, provided by us, full knowledge of such speakers’ views. In the days and months following the attempted terror attack on Christmas Day, the Centre has been at the forefront of the debate on what role Universities should play in ensuring that British students do not fall victim to the ideology of violent Islamism. Islamic extremism on campuses not only continues unabated, it continues – as this report demonstrates – to flourish.

  • News Date: 
    16/11/2016
    Summary: 

    A QUARTER of the globe is now too dangerous to visit due to the growing threat of Islamist terror and gang warfare, a shocking new map has revealed.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    25/11/2016
    Summary: 

    A hardline Islamic preacher who has attacked Jews, glorified violent jihad, and supported wife-beating has addressed students at a prominent London university.

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    • A reasonable question that many Europeans might ask would be whether it is not perhaps time to review priorities?
    • Perhaps the time has come to look at whether it remains worth it, in terms of the potential loss of human life, to remain party to the 1961 Convention, which would prohibit a country from stripping a returning ISIS fighter of his citizenship in order to prevent him from entering the country?
    • The terrorist as poor, traumatized victim who needs help seems to be a recurring theme among European politicians. But what about the rights of the poor, traumatized citizens who elected these politicians?
  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    24/11/2016
    Summary: 

    The jihadists suspected of carrying out the bomb and gun attacks in Paris and Brussels used British benefits payments to fund international terrorism, a court has heard.

  • Country: 
    Nigeria
    News Date: 
    24/11/2016
    Summary: 

    “They laid siege to the village before they started shooting sporadically and throwing explosives at our homes. They were armed with guns, knives, machetes and explosives. They slaughtered [and] butchered women, children and old people who could not escape.”

    Will the Islamophobia never end?

    “‘Ethnic cleansing’ attacks by Muslim clan on Christians leaves 45 dead and scores injured,” by Rehema Figueiredo, Express, November 23, 2016:

  • Country: 
    Nigeria
    News Date: 
    24/11/2016
    Summary: 

    “They laid siege to the village before they started shooting sporadically and throwing explosives at our homes. They were armed with guns, knives, machetes and explosives. They slaughtered [and] butchered women, children and old people who could not escape.”

    Will the Islamophobia never end?

    “‘Ethnic cleansing’ attacks by Muslim clan on Christians leaves 45 dead and scores injured,” by Rehema Figueiredo, Express, November 23, 2016:

  • Country: 
    Nigeria
    News Date: 
    24/11/2016
    Summary: 

    “They laid siege to the village before they started shooting sporadically and throwing explosives at our homes. They were armed with guns, knives, machetes and explosives. They slaughtered [and] butchered women, children and old people who could not escape.”

    Will the Islamophobia never end?

    “‘Ethnic cleansing’ attacks by Muslim clan on Christians leaves 45 dead and scores injured,” by Rehema Figueiredo, Express, November 23, 2016:

  • Country: 
    Australia
    News Date: 
    24/11/2016
    Summary: 

    “Last week Mr Dutton argued the Fraser government had made ‘mistakes’ in parts of its 1970s’ migration program. Challenged in parliament to identify the groups he was referring to, Mr Dutton said ‘of the last 33 people who have been charged with terrorist related offences in this country, 22 are from second- and third-generation Lebanese Muslim backgrounds.'”

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    24/11/2016
    Summary: 

    In the UK, the government harasses and hounds foes of jihad, and bans foreign ones from entering the country. Jihad preachers, however, have free reign. How can this possibly end well? 

    “Muslim preacher ‘who advocated dying while fighting jihad’ given platform at London university,” by Mark Chandler and Robin De Peyer, Evening Standard, November 24, 2016:

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    23/11/2016
    Summary: 

    The “Trojan Horse” school scandal was the transformation of state schools in Britain into de facto Islamic schools. Rasheed Benyahia’s mother was governor of a group of schools at the center of the scandal. She now claims that “the case might have been used by extremists to turn him against Britain.” Even among a group known for its victimhood posturing, this really takes the cake.

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