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October, 2018

  • 21 October

    Turkey: Imam discovers everyone in mosque ‘had been praying in wrong direction’ for 37 years

    Worshippers at at Turkish mosque have been praying the wrong way for nearly 40 years. The mosque in Sugoren in the country’s west was built incorrectly in 1981, the Hurriyet Daily News reported. By – Ross Ibbetson The new imam Isa Kaya, 24, addressed rumours of the design flaw and consulted with local muftis, the village elders. The muftis said the Mihrab, a niche built into ...

  • 18 October

    Iranian Official: Women Will Not Be Allowed Into Soccer Stadiums Again

    Yesterday, Iran put together a cheap little PR stunt in order to pretend the government cares about its wildly retrograde prohibition against women attending live soccer matches by allowing a handpicked selection of ladies to enter Azadi Stadium to watch a friendly match between Iran and Bolivia. By – Billy Haisley However, Iranian officials couldn’t even keep up the charade long enough for ...

  • 14 October

    LondonStan: 423 new mosques, 100 Sharia courts

    Britain has been acquiring an increasingly Islamic face, with hundreds of official Sharia courts operating in the capital and many mosques dotting many cities. By – saudigazette.com “London is more Islamic than many Muslim countries put together,” Maulana Syed Raza Rizvi, an Islamic preacher, was quoted as saying in the local media. “Terrorists can not stand London’s multiculturalism”, London Mayor Sadiq ...

  • 6 October

    18-year-old Muslim girl in love with Hindu boy tied to tree, thrashed in Bihar

    On panchayat’s diktat a girl, who had fled from her village to be with her boyfriend, was caned by her family members. An 18-year-old Muslim girl in Nawada district, Bihar was tied to a tree and caned by her family members for loving a Hindu boy. Her punishment was allegedly a result of the village panchayat’s diktat. By – Rohit Kumar ...

  • 2 October

    Turkey: Building Mosques, Erasing Christianity in Europe

    While Turkey’s latest mosque is being inaugurated in Germany, the greatest Christian Orthodox theological school has remained closed for almost 50 years by the order of the Turkish government. Moreover, less than a kilometer away from the shuttered Christian seminary, a major new center of Islamic studies spanning a total area of 200 acres is scheduled to be built. By ...

September, 2018

  • 29 September

    Erdogan opens mega mosque in Cologne Germany

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was to open one of Europe’s largest mosques in Cologne on Saturday as he wrapped up a controversial visit to Germany, with police deploying in force to manage the rival rallies. By – AFP Scrooll 4Video The inauguration will mark the closing event of his three-day state visit, aimed at repairing frayed ties with Berlin after ...

  • 24 September

    Geert Wilders: 40% of all Dutchmen support the law to ban Islam from public space

      Geert Wilders: ‘‘Almost 40% of all Dutchmen – millions of people – support the law I proposed this week in the Dutch Parliament to ban Islam from public space: no more Islamic schools, no more mosques etc. Fantastic! Soon we’ll have a majority to stop islam!’’ In the past week a two-day parliamentary debate about the Budget Memorandum was ...

  • 22 September

    Rights groups, journalist associations in Germany to protest visit of Turkey’s Erdoğan

    The German Federation of Journalists (DJV) and Amnesty International (AI) have announced they will hold a joint rally in Berlin to protest Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s state visit this month. By –  dw.com The head of the German Federation of Journalists (DJV) on Thursday described Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan‘s upcoming state visit to Germany as a “slap in the face,” ...

  • 11 September

    Canada: Muslim refugee from Syria charged with murder of Marrisa Shen, 13

    A 28-year-old Burnaby, B.C., man with no previous criminal record has been charged with the first-degree murder of 13-year-old Marrisa Shen. By – Jason Proctor & Karin Larsen Scroll 4video Shen went missing on July 18, 2017. Her body was found early the next morning in Burnaby’s Central Park. Police have not revealed how she was killed, nor if she was sexually assaulted. “We ...

  • 1 September

    China Is Treating Islam Like a Mental Illness

    The country is putting Muslims in internment camps—and causing real psychological damage in the process. By – Sigal Samuel One million Muslims are being held right now in Chinese internment camps, according to estimates cited by the UN and U.S. officials. Former inmates—most of whom are Uighurs, a largely Muslim ethnic minority—have told reporters that over the course of an indoctrination process lasting several months, ...