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September, 2018

  • 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, ...

August, 2018

  • 31 August

    Geert Wilders cancels Muhammad cartoon competition

    Dutch anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders has cancelled a planned contest inviting people to submit a cartoon of the prophet Muhammad following death threats and large-scale protests in Pakistan. By – AP Scroll 4Video “To avoid the risk of victims of Islamic violence, I have decided not to let the cartoon contest go ahead,” the far-right opposition politician said in a written statement ...

  • 28 August

    Two Malaysian women to be caned for having gay sex

    Two women in Malaysia have been sentenced to six lashings each after being arrested for having sex with each other They have also been fined RM3,300 (£630) each, and told that they will face a four-month prison term if they fail to pay. By – Josh Jackman The sentence was handed down as Malaysia is embroiled in an argument about LGBT+ rights, ...

  • 26 August

    Turkey to leave NATO soon

    Turkey is in a mess. Its currency is in a tailspin and inflation is out of control. There really is a lot going on so here are some key things you need to know. By – Simon Constable Qatar Providing Help The oil-rich state promised $15 billion in support of Turkey and cut an agreement to help stabilize the lira. Those ...

  • 25 August

    U.S. Warns Russia It Will Hit Assad If He Uses Chemical Arms

    The U.S. has told Russia it is ready to take strong military action against Syria if President Bashar al-Assad uses chemical weapons to recapture one of his country’s last rebel-held areas, according to four people familiar with the discussions. By – Margaret Talev & Jennifer Jacobs  U.S. officials say they have information Assad may be planning a chemical attack in the northwestern ...

  • 24 August

    Finland’s practice is repeating the mistakes made by Sweden

    Finn cop slips, admits on state TV Somali community not learning Finnish, living off of taxpayer welfare support…  By – Brünnhilde I recommend you definitely take a look. The local cop periodically forgets the official state truth and says that Finland’s practice is repeating the mistakes made by Sweden. It’s crucial that problematic immigration has to be solved because they’re ...

  • 21 August

    Gothenburg takes down Pride flags – Not to “offend” Islam

    Gothenburg has taken down all the rainbow flags around Götaplatsen Square during the night. This is because the Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram will perform at the Cultural Centre. If she was associated with the Pride Festival in any way, her career could be destroyed.  By – Elodie Lewis  Nancy Ajram’s team arrived in Gothenburg and discovered that there is a Pride Festival taking ...

  • 18 August

    Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over handshake refusal

    The Swiss city of Lausanne has blocked a Muslim couple’s bid to become Swiss nationals over their refusal to shake hands with members of the opposite sex. By – Bridie Pearson-Jones Scroll 4Video The municipality refused to grant the couple’s citizenship application due to ‘their lack of respect for gender equality’ Lausanne mayor Gregoire Junod said. He said a municipal commission ...