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Danish Social Democrats back ban on uni prayer rooms

Denmark’s Social Democratic party has joined calls to ban prayer rooms at schools and universities, as it continues its flirtation with the populist right.  Via: thelocal.dk    Mattias Tesfaye, the party’s spokesman on vocational education, told the Jyllands-Posten newspaper that the move was necessary to prevent young Danes being lured into practicing Islam. “Denmark’s schools, colleges and universities are not a ...

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Egypt’s CHRISTIANS Flee Sinai Amid IS Killing Spree

Christian families and students fled Egypt’s North Sinai province in droves on Friday after Islamic State killed the seventh member of their community in just three weeks. Via: reuters.com  A Reuters reporter saw 25 families gathered with their belongings in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia’s Evangelical Church and church officials said 100 families, out of around 160 in North Sinai, ...

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Swedish police commissioner admits increase in violent crimes

SWEDEN’S police commission has admitted violent crimes, including sex offences, increased in 2016 in a government report. Via: express.co.uk  Dan Eliasson said he was pleased with the police force’s efforts, despite saying it had been a tough year as officials are struggling to maintain rule of law in more than 50 vulnerable areas.In the report, which was given to Sweden’s government ...

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Trump’s migrant crackdown: will block visas issued to citizens of Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen

President Donald Trump will start rolling out executive actions on immigration Wednesday – beginning with an order to start building his wall along the border with Mexico. Via: dailymail.co.uk   The president is also expected to take action over the next few days to temporarily ban immigration from Muslim countries deemed a ‘threat to national security’ – namely Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, ...

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Swedish PM to visit Iran in February

Stefan Löfven is set to visit Iran after being invited by Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, with trade and Syria on the agenda. Via : thelocal.se The Swedish PM’s visit will take place on the 11th and 12th of February, the Government Offices of Sweden (Regeringskansliet) announced, and will also concern bilateral cooperation and developments in the region. “There are several reasons. ...

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Watch video: Dutch school children taught Islamic prayer

Angry parents have demanded a primary school in Holland changes its curriculum after a video showing children learning how to pray in a mosque emerged. Local media said the mosque in question is believed to be the Ghulzar e Madina in the city of Zwolle, which has previously been visited by radical preachers from Pakistan. Among them was M Anas ...

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Egypt’s Christians under siege

Christians under siege: Funeral for 24 worshippers slaughtered by Islamist suicide bomber as they prayed at Coptic chapel in Cairo A suicide bomber has been blamed for the bombing at a Coptic chapel in Cairo  The chapel was next to the spiritual home of Egypt’s Coptic Christian Church  Coptic Christians make up 10% of Egypt’s population but are often persecuted  ...

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Christians’ horror as churchgoers beaten and jailed for putting crucifix by home in China

TWENTY Christians have been beaten and jailed for hanging a cross outside their home in China. Public security officials stormed the property in central Hanan province after a crucifix was seen outside. An eyewitness, described the scene in Nanle as “miserable” as officials beat the Christian homeowner before turning on other Christians coming out of the property. Zhang Mingxuan, a ...

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In Iraq Christians claim Obama ‘ABANDONED’ them to sick ISIS jihadis

The Christian community in the latest Iraqi town to be freed from ISIS have opened up about how they were terrorised at the hands of the twisted jihadi militants.The once-bustling Qaraqosh, which boasted of more than 50,000 Christian residents, was recaptured from the jihadis last week.Residents who stayed in the town have described how ISIS told every Christian to pay a ...

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Gothenburg ‘one of Europe’s most segregated cities’

One in ten school students in Gothenburg’s north-eastern suburbs sympathize with Islamic extremist organizations, according to a survey carried out by Swedish non-profit organization Varken Hora eller Kuvad. “I was completely shocked when I saw the result. I perhaps would have guessed one percent. I’m speechless,” Guluzar Tarhan Selvi, acting project manager at Varken Hora eller Kuvad told Swedish newspaper Göteborgs-Posten ...

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