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  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    17/07/2018
    Summary: 

    The government received information detailing the extent of  activity in as far back as 2002 but failed to properly act on it, a review has found. The National Crime Agency’s ongoing investigation has revealed that more than 

  • 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: 
    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: 
    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.

  • 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: 
    Spain
    News Date: 
    11/08/2018
    Summary: 

    There is a surge in crimes and rape committed by Moroccans across all of Spain, none of which has been reported in mainstream media, and even less so in the state television company

  • Summary: 

    (Editor’s note: All historical quotes and facts in this article are sourced from the author’s new book, .)

    That she was seen as a piece of meat is evident in other ways: “The Pakistani men I came into contact with made me believe I was nothing more than a slut, a white whore. They treated me like a leper, apart from when they wanted sex.  I was less than human to them, I was rubbish.”

    What explains the ongoing victimization of European women by Muslim men—which  and has become epidemic in Germany Sweden, and elsewhere?

    While these sordid accounts are routinely dismissed as the activities of “criminals,” they are in fact reflective of nearly fourteen centuries of Muslim views on and treatment of European women.  Nothing in Kate’s account—not even the otherwise extreme aspect of taking her to Morocco to be a sex slave—has not happened countless times over the centuries.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    13/08/2018
    Summary: 
    Establishment ‘conservatives’ and left-liberal politicians and journalists have rushed to condemn Brexiteer former foreign secretary Boris Johnson for his comments on the “ridiculous” burqa, branding him “Islamophobic” and even “racist” — but have not shied away from criticising the garment themselves in the past.
  • Summary: 

    Frustrated at what she perceived as failures in both Labour and UKIP (having been a former candidate of both parties in the past), Waters went on to create For Britain, a party that is built on preserving British culture and national pride. Waters has come under fire from her detractors regarding her stance towards Islam and the rise of Sharia in the UK.

    I have always been interested in the world around me, but I became politically active when I started working for the NHS some years ago. I am very supportive of the NHS and its aims; that all people should have access to healthcare regardless of income. I became involved in Unison and worked as an employee representative in the health service. I was also studying law part-time.

    Doing a law degree opened my eyes to many of the problems of injustice that were occurring in our society, I also became friends with a devout Muslim woman – it was this that began my journey in to Islam. I learned of the restrictions placed upon my friend’s life by her family, simply because she was a woman. I learned that these restrictions were placed upon women throughout many minority communities, but particularly among Muslim communities; women even faced threats of death for “misbehaving”. I learned this was commonplace in the same Britain that had produced the Suffragettes (my heroines), and that sharia law – a deeply anti-woman system of codes and religious laws – was informally practised in the UK, having a profound effect on the lives of thousands of people.

    I then read the Koran to greater understand the religion and I realised that all of the terrible things associated with Islamic societies around the world, were coming directly from Islamic scripture. I began to tell this truth and this made me realise the importance of truth – telling it can be an extremely dangerous thing to do. People often don’t want to hear the truth as it can be too difficult to face, and rather than do so, people will smear and silence the truth-teller. I’ve experienced this from day one and I continue to experience it today.

  • Summary: 

    "Exactly what choice does an 11-year-old girl have when her designated school uniform is a magician's black cloth that conceals her from the world and never brings her back?"

    This was the question posed by Allison Pearson in her article '' in the Telegraph last year. She was referring to an East Midlands school in which, from the age of 11, young girls are obliged to cover themselves entirely – including their face – with the Islamic niqab.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    19/07/2018
    Summary: 

    Arrests and prosecutions alone will not stop female genital mutilation (FGM) in Britain, the Metropolitan Police has said, stressing the importance of “having conversations” with migrants for whom “community ties” are paramount.

  • Country: 
    Switzerland
    News Date: 
    13/07/2018
    Summary: 

    A Somali woman from canton Neuchâtel has been sentenced to eight months’ prison over the genital mutilation of her two daughters, in the first Swiss case of its kind after a law change.The girls were six and a half and seven when the procedure was carried out between 2013-2015 in Somalia and Ethiopia.

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  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    13/07/2018
    Summary: 

    A Birmingham victim of grooming gangs has revealed how she was raped and abused by more than 70 men – but only two were ever brought to justice. Kate Elysia tells in a harrowing new book titled No Way Out how she considered suicide after first being targeted by the sex attackers while an 18-year-old student. What followed was years of abuse from men in Birmingham and the West Midlands, abuse which left her addicted to drugs and suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

  • Country: 
    Sweden
    News Date: 
    13/07/2018
    Summary: 
    • Swedish police report that Muslim children have told their classmates they will cut their throats, while showing them beheadings on their mobile phones, according to the new study of Salafism in Sweden by the Swedish Defence University.

    • "Many women live worse [lives] here than they would have in their former countries" — Swedish care worker.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    09/12/2017
    Summary: 

     

    The failure of certain parts of the Asian community to integrate into British society has led to gangs of British Pakistani Muslim men​ targeting white women with drink and drugs before raping and sexually abusing them, an anti-extremism think tank claims.

  • Country: 
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    News Date: 
    11/07/2018
    Summary: 
    • Iranian woman filmed as man approached her in the street for not wearing hijab
    • He is seen carrying a tear gas canister and the woman asks what he will do with it
    • Man says: 'I'm going to shove it down your throat [so] you won't be able to speak'
    • Comes after activist Shapark Shajarizadeh claimed she had been sentenced to 20 years in jail for removing her headscarf on the streets of Tehran
  • Summary: 

    Prior to the Olympics however, you may recall that Saudi Arabia got itself into bother by attempting to send an all-male team. The International Olympic Committee (which governs such things) said they weren't having that, and demanded that Saudi Arabia send some women. So it did. Sarah Attar — an American of Saudi descent — came for track-and-field, and 16 year old Wojdan Shaherkan was sent to represent the country in Judo. And all was well with the world again. Except, the women representing Saudi Arabia would do so covered from head to toe and Wojdan Shaherkan was close to being sent home in a row over whether or not she could wear the hijab while competing. Having initially said no, the Olympic bosses gave in and allowed her to cover her head. And all was well with the world again. Everywhere from the Guardian to the Daily Mail this was lauded as a huge success – a giant step forward for women. Progress had been made, they said. But had it? Or had we just normalised and accepted the separation and covering of women, and can we now expect more of the same in the future? Will Egypt's women, or Algeria's women, or Turkey's women now be required to cover from head to foot and if so, will we accept that as duly as we have done on this occasion? My question is – how much further to the edge will we allow women to be pushed?

    ...

    As part of a defence to the backlash against multiculturalism that allows young women and girls in the UK to live a life of misery, Barbara Ellen asked the following question in the Guardian: "" Do you see what she did there? Not only did she declare that race is something to be tolerated (why? There's nothing to tolerate in a person's skin colour), she used race and culture interchangeably. Therefore, if you criticise a culture, you are criticising a skin colour, and hence you are a racist – which is not only a morally contemptible position, but also one which can ruin a career, a reputation, or even involve you in criminal charges. And they wonder why people are reluctant to criticise cultural practices.

    We need to get this clear – race is not culture. Race is a skin colour or national or ethnic grouping and it gives no indication whatsoever of who a person is or what they stand for. Culture, on the other hand, is a series of actions which are routinely carried out within any defined community and are usually based on tradition or religion or both. If we define culture as a set of actions, and some of those actions amount to the forced enslavement and rape of young girls, then that can and should be condemned – culture or not. Cultural practices have always been condemned, fought against, and changed. It has happened all across history; it is called progress.

  • Summary: 
    • The approach the British authorities have taken in response to this national disaster appears largely based on countering secondary issues -- most notably, individuals that protest the grooming, including at one point the arrest of parents attempting to rescue their daughter from her abusers.

    • There also seems to be a tacit alliance with much of the media to silence public discourse and, when all else fails, outright suppression.

  • Summary: 

    The pictures tell their own story of the baleful influence of Islam.

  • Country: 
    Somalia
    News Date: 
    04/11/2008
    Summary: 

    A young woman recently stoned to death in Somalia first pleaded for her life, a witness has told the BBC. "Don't kill me, don't kill me," she said, according to the man who wanted to remain anonymous. A few minutes later, more than 50 men threw stones. Human rights group Amnesty International says the victim was a 13-year-old girl who had been raped.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    04/07/2018
    Summary: 

    Sarah Champion, the founder of the Dare2Care child abuse campaign, stated that:

    “From my experience and talking to people from all over Britain, this crime is going on in every town and every city. The numbers of both suspects and victims is not a surprise to me. What I’m surprised about, however, is that you haven’t had many prosecutions based on that. If they have identified these 27 people, but nothing came of it, why did they get it so wrong? It’s unacceptable.”

  • Country: 
    Nigeria
    News Date: 
    03/07/2018
    Summary: 

    Church leaders in Nigeria have said that Christians are experiencing "pure genocide" as 6,000 people, mostly women and children, have been murdered by Fulani radicals since January. "What is happening in Plateau state and other select states in Nigeria is pure genocide and must be stopped immediately," said the Christian Association of Nigeria and church denominational heads in Plateau State in a  last week.

  • Summary: 

    Lucy Allan MP is fighting the good fight in Telford, asking some tough questions about the widespread child rape that was taking place there. Ms Allan and others refer to the systematic rape of children as child sexual exploitation (CSE), and I make no criticism of her for that, but I will stick to the old-fashioned term child rape as I feel it is more accurate.

    Ms Allan asked in Parliament why ‘’.

    I don’t think it is that complex. A 13-year-old was allegedly raped by ‘multiple perpetrators’, and they say they thought she was consenting and over 16. The CPS believe the jury will nod along when these alleged perpetrators say: ‘Yes, we thought she was consenting, this 13-year-old, and we really, really believed she was 16. We all believed, all of us, the whole gang thought this 13-year-old was having a great time.’

    Amazing. A drunken date gone wrong between two 20-somethings at university will see a prosecution before you can say ‘But she invited me back and took all my clothes off.’

    A 13-year-old girl with a bunch of men . . . oh, we think she consented.

    All victims are equal, but some are more equal than others.

     

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    22/06/2018
    Summary: 

    There have been 1,030 new cases of female genital mutilation discovered in England alone between January and March 2018, according to . The report into FGM showed London was the worst affected, with 425 newly recorded incidents, followed by the North of England, with 275, the Midlands has 195 and the South of England has 110 – there were clearly a few cases where no fixed address could be given. The overwhelming majority of

  • Country: 
    Somalia
    News Date: 
    07/03/2014
    Summary: 

    In a country where one-third of the victims of sexual crimes are children, police training and a "zero-tolerance policy" can go a long way. Although rape in Somalia has received increased government and international attention over the last year, the situation for women and girls remains bleak. Our research found that armed assailants, including members of state security forces, operate with impunity as they sexually assault, rape, shoot and stab women. Women and girls living in the capital’s dire displacement camps are abused in their makeshift homes and as they walk to mark

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    12/06/2018
    Summary: 

    NEW victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Wiltshire have been seen by NHS services over the last year. Figures from NHS Digital show that somewhere in the county a doctor, nurse or midwife was shocked t find themselves treating an victim of FGM - where female genitals are cut, injured or changed for no medical reason - on at least two occasions in the last year. While around 6,400 women and girls with FGM were seen by NHS staff in England between April 2017 and March this year, an estimated 137,000 are thought to have been affected by it.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    01/06/2018
    Summary: 

    "This is the first community iftar we have held in a church rather than a mosque and the first one we have opened up to the public. We hope to see people there from all walks of life."

    He added: "This is a male-only event and the church has a capacity of 100 people."

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    30/05/2018
    Summary: 

    A group of 20 MPs have called for concrete action to be taken against “sickening” grooming gangs, as the government was accused of “letting down” thousands of victims of child sexual exploitation in the UK. In a letter to the Home Office noting “alarming” similarities in how the gangs of mostly Pakistani-heritage men operate across Britain, the cross-party group 

  • Summary: 
    • What price has been paid, is being paid, or might be paid at some stage, by all those public officials who tacitly or otherwise allowed these modern-day atrocities to go on, doing nothing to stop them?

    • Families of some of the abused girls related that they had tried consistently to raise the alarm over what was happening to their daughters, but that every door of the state was closed in their faces.

    • If Britain is to turn around the disgrace of its culture of 'grooming gangs', it should start by changing the risk-reward ratio between those who identify these monstrous crimes and those who have been shown to have covered them up.

  • Summary: 

    It is rape of the innocents on an industrial scale. First they came for white, teenage, under class girls in Rotherham, and we did not speak out – because we did not want to be called racist.

    Next they came for white, teenage, under class girls in Oxford, and we did not speak out – because we did not want to be guilty of cultural imperialism.

    Then they came for white, teenage, under class girls in Aylesbury and Bristol and Banbury and Derby and Halifax and Huddersfield and Keighley and Peterborough and Rochdale and Telford and we conducted investigations, appointed commissions and published reports – because we did not want to be called Islamophobic.

    Now they’ve come for white, teenage, under class girls in Newcastle and we have still not learned our lesson – we are still terrified of being labelled Islamophobic.

  • Summary: 

    Halifax, Oxford, Rochdale, Bristol, Telford, Rotherham, Peterborough, Derby, Aylesbury, Newcastle. These are some of the hometowns of girls and women forever traumatised by their shocking childhood experiences at the hands of Muslim ‘grooming gangs’. The perpetrators of these gangs are not groomers. This is a misnomer. As Jules Gomes wrote, this is ‘’. These are rapists and some are paedophiles. And instead of helping these girls our authorities have failed them over and over again. The police, Crown Prosecution Service and social workers have shied from doing their duty, partly due to fears of being accused of racism, and partly due to their own inverse racism in perceiving the girls as ‘white trash’. The fear of naming the religion of the perpetrators of these rape gangs has overcome any sense of accountability and decency towards the victims.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    01/06/2018
    Summary: 
    • There are between 30-85 Sharia courts in UK but exact number remains mystery 
    • Critics regard them anathema to British values as they ‘keep Muslims isolated'
    • Daily Mail reporter David Jones spent a day inside the secretive courts

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  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    21/05/2018
    Summary: 

    This is the chilling moment a member of a 13-strong Somali prostitution gang checks into a hotel where he and a friend would rape a 13-year-old schoolgirl three times

  • Country: 
    Netherlands (the)
    News Date: 
    22/05/2018
    Summary: 

    Every year more than one thousand underage Dutch girls are groomed and then blackmailed into sex slavery by young pimps with migrant backgrounds, an investigation has revealed. With gifts, drink, and drugs, so-called ‘loverboys’ will seduce a girl into agreeing to become his sex partner before taking pictures or video footage of the encounter which will then be used as leverage to force her into prostitution, Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad

  • Country: 
    Finland
    News Date: 
    14/05/2018
    Summary: 

    An  into Finland’s police data by the country’s police academy, shows that 131 Finnish citizens became victims of sex crimes committed by asylum seekers in the year 2016. A total of 1052 asylum seekers were suspected of crimes in 2016 and virtually all were men, who together represented 29 nations.

  • Women’s rights in Islamic countries

    For those who are moderately educated on Islam it should be no surprise that a bronze age, authoritarian, imperialist ideology does not champion things like individual rights, minority rights, etc. This could be metaphorically, scripturally or a manifestation in the real world.

    What some people will ask or consider is the extent to which Islam impacts upon individual and minority rights within majority Islamic nations.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    04/05/2018
    Summary: 

    Wales is opening its  female genital mutilation (FGM) clinic to provide medical and psychological help to victims of the practice imported from Africa and Asia.Wales is the second-smallest of the Home Nations which make up the United Kingdom, with a population of only around three million and relatively low level of immigration compared to neighbouring England — which already has five FGM clinic

  • Country: 
    Pakistan
    News Date: 
    26/04/2018
    Summary: 

     Normally, people kill girls if they are born out of wedlock as this is consider a stigma. However if the baby is a boy the family try to protect him. “We have seen so many horrible incidents. One such incident which still I remember despite passage of more than a decade is the stoning of a new born baby who was found outside mosque”, says Mr. Kazmi. “A few people found a baby at the door step of a mosque in Karachi and they handed the baby over to the prayer leader. The cleric decried that this is an illegitimate baby therefore he should be stoned.

  • Country: 
    Austria
    News Date: 
    04/04/2018
    Summary: 

    Austria’s right-wing government announced plans on Wednesday to ban girls from wearing headscarves in kindergarten and primary schools to combat what it sees as a threat to Austrian mainstream culture from some Muslims.

  • Country: 
    Belgium
    News Date: 
    06/04/2018
    Summary: 

    For the second time in 6 years the ‘Islam’ party will participate in Belgium’s municipal elections. The party wants to create an Islamic State and separate men and women in public transport, Belgian newspaper  reports. “Our goal is a 100% Islamic State, but we don’t mean we want to oblige the headscarf,” the party’s founder Redouane Ahrouch says.

  • Country: 
    Spain
    News Date: 
    24/03/2018
    Summary: 

    Ten Algerian migrant men were arrested in eastern Spain this week after they were alleged to have sexually abused three underage girls by luring them to an apartment offering drugs and money. The ten migrants were brought to court on charges of sexual abuse in the city of Alicante, where they are believed to have sexually molested and assaulted three girls aged 14, 15, and 17, Le Point 

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    22/03/2018
    Summary: 

    A woman who was trafficked into prostitution by another teenager at her care home when she was just 13 has revealed how everyone around her - from police to staff to teachers and social workers - shockingly turned a blind eye. Zoe Patterson's book Trafficked Girl is published today and details how she was sexually abused and raped by older Asian men while living at a Midlands care home, often being forced to have sex with multiple men on a nightly basis. When she first admitted to a social worker what was happening, she was laughed at and the only real response from staff at the u

  • Summary: 
    Islamophobia? Under Islam I was raped, I was put in prison, I was lashed, I was beaten, I was sold into marriage, I was literally broken down into pieces and I had to build myself back up. Do you really think my fear is irrational? I have every single right and reason to fear this ideology.” Aynaz Anni Cyrus
  • Summary: 

    The professor from Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt – reportedly said rape is allowed between times of “legitimate war” between Muslims and their enemies.In a television interview She appears to try to discourage the purchase of slaves from Asian countries for sex, claiming Allah has given Muslim men a “legitimate” way to have sexual relations with slave women.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    12/03/2018
    Summary: 

    A schoolgirl fell pregnant six times in four years during Britain's worst child abuse scandal which affected up to 1,000 girls for 40 years. An investigation by the Sunday Mirror exposed the horror - as sex gangs targeted girls as young as 11 who were lured from their families to be drugged, beaten and raped in an epidemic that victims believe is still ongoing.

  • Summary: 

    It’s been six months since the #MeToo movement first took off. For half a year now we’ve had a regular drip-feed of stories drawing attention to the apparent suffering of women at the hands of men. So when this weekend’s  revealed the shocking abuse experienced by hundreds of women and girls in Telford we might have expected the outrage to find a new focus. The news that girls, some as young as 11, were  by gangs of mainly Muslim, Asian-heritage men could have provided further fuel to campaigners. We might have expected shows of solidarity, reminders of the importance of believing the victim, and offers of financial support.

    But no. The abuse in Telford is estimated to have involved over 1,000 girls stretching over 40 years. Young girls in the town were groomed, fed drugs and raped. They were passed between abusers like commodities. Some got pregnant, had abortions and were raped again on multiple occasions. Three women were murdered and two others died in tragedies linked to the abuse. Yet these shocking events have received relatively little coverage. Girls in Telford do not, it seems, deserve frontpage coverage in the Guardian or The Times.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    12/03/2018
    Summary: 

    A father has gone on trial accused of beating his children and organising for his nine-year-old daughter to undergo female genital mutilation to punish her. Someone had come to the family home on two occasions and used a razor to cut the young girl as she lay on a mat in the hallway, the Old Bailey heard. She had cried in pain and begged for it to stop but her father had simply continued “egging” the cutter on, she said in an interview.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    05/03/2018
    Summary: 

    A family court judge has decided that a little girl is at risk of being subjected to genital mutilation because her mother’s maternal instinct has been overridden by religious and cultural pressure. Judge Robert Jordan has made the youngster, who will turn two this summer, the subject of an order aimed at stopping her being subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM). Council social services bosses with welfare responsibility had asked the judge to make the toddler the subject of an FGM protection order.

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