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Sharia, also known as Islami Qaqun, represents the moral code and religious law of a prophetic religion and is the expression of Allah’s command for Muslim societies.
Here is a list of some of the countries where the application of sharia caused uprisings, civil wars and the denial of basic human rights.
Sudan: The imposition of Sharia on the non-Muslim south of Sudan was a key factor in the civil war which started in 1983 and ended in 2005.
The conflict caused the [...]READ MORE »
More and more young Muslims are being radicalized and coaxed into fighting in Syria by Salafists. Both teachers and parents have reasons for concern, because there is currently a lack of strategies to protect teenagers.
Women with children, as well as strict Muslims and young teenagers are in the audience at the unusual performance taking place this afternoon: under the close watch of his bodyguards, the Salafist preacher Pierre Vogel has stepped up onto a small stage in Bonn and is [...]READ MORE »
Zakari Matazu had just got home when a deafening sound filled his ears and part of his wall cracked and fell to the floor, whipping up a cloud of dust. Then came another boom and his legs started shaking.
“I walked outside my house, then I saw people running helter-skelter and people screaming, and at that point my legs could no longer carry me, so I just sat down on the ground,” he recalled. “That is when I saw my neighbor [...]READ MORE »
About two dozen Iraqi women demonstrated on Saturday in Baghdad against a draft law approved by the Iraqi cabinet that would permit the marriage of nine-year-old girls and automatically give child custody to fathers.
The group’s protest was on International Women’s Day and a week after the cabinet voted for the legislation, based on Shi’ite Islamic jurisprudence, allowing clergy to preside over marriages, divorces and inheritances. The draft now goes to parliament.
“On this day of women, women of Iraq are in [...]READ MORE »
An Iranian cleric claims that the Albert Einstein, the great 20th century scientist who developed the Theory of Relativity, was a Shiite Muslim, Israel Radio reported on Saturday.
The report cites a video by Ayatolla Mahadavi Kani, described as the head of the Assembly of Experts in the Islamic Republic of Iran, who says that there are documents proving the Jewish scientist embraced Shiite Islam and was an avid follower of Ja’far Al-Sadiq, an eighth-century Shi’i imam.
In the video, Kani quotes Einstein [...]READ MORE »
The United States believes there is no need for the Palestinian Authority (PA) to recognize Israel as a Jewish state as part of a peace agreement, State Department Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Saturday.
Psaki, who spoke to the PA-based Arabic-language Al-Quds newspaper, said, “The American position is clear, Israel is a Jewish state. However, we do not see a need that both sides recognize this position as part of the final agreement.”
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has been adamant on the PA recognizing [...]READ MORE »
Robert Williams said he was sorry for killing his wife, Sharene Wallace.
But Williams received stern words from the sentencing judge on Friday for slaughtering her and then trying to strip her of “all dignity” by hiding her body in a closet.
Visiting County Judge Andrew Ceresia ordered the 41-year-old city man to serve 25 years to life in prison for the May killing.
“Every day, I have to live with regret and remorse,” Williams said, speaking in low tones. “I am way beyond remorseful.”
Ceresia acknowledged Williams’ remorse and the [...]READ MORE »
Our politicians tell us, the US and Israel are “best friends.”
“We do not have a closer friend or ally than Israel and the bond between our two countries and our two peoples is unbreakable,” US President Barack Obama recently told Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu.
In his speech at AIPAC, Netanyahu said, “American support for Israel and for that alliance is at an all-time high. And I can tell you that there is no country on earth that is more pro-American than Israel.”
It [...]READ MORE »
The report examines in detail:
What these gangs do
The chronology of the problem
Institutional failure and the abuse of the narrative of racism
The Islamic cultural background
The scale of the problem
It establishes that 20 years ago child-care professionals dealing with the victims made recommendations which could have protected the schoolgirl victims, but these steps have never been implemented.
The report is definitive – there is no analysis of this problem of this quality anywhere.
It goes into substantial detail, but anyone interested in the subject [...]READ MORE »
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the School District of Philadelphia, claiming a rule regulating the length of employees’ beards constitutes religious discrimination.
According to the suit filed Wednesday, the district in October 2010 instituted a new grooming policy preventing school police officers and security guards from having beards longer than a quarter of an inch.
School police officer Siddiq Abu-Bakr maintained an untrimmed beard for the 27 years he worked at the district, the [...]READ MORE »
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said there is “no way” he will recognize Israel as a Jewish state and accept a Palestinian capital in just a portion of Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem, rebuffing what Palestinians fear will be key elements of a U.S. peace proposal.
Abbas’ comments signaled that the gaps between him and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu remain wide after seven months of mediation efforts by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
Abbas, whose remarks were published on Friday by the Palestinian [...]READ MORE »
Three young men were convicted and handed prison sentences Friday for trying to travel to Syria, a magnet for foreign fighters, even though they never left France.
The convictions by a Paris court were thought to be the first in France of potential jihadi fighters for Syria. The prison sentences show that justice intends to be tough on the scores of young French Muslims drawn to the Syrian civil war – even if they never make it to their destination.
The court [...]READ MORE »
A panel of Orange County Superior Court judges recently upheld the convictions of a group of Muslim students found guilty of illegally interrupting an ambassador’s speech at UC Irvine.
An attorney representing some of the so-called “Irvine 11,” however, said Friday that she plans to appeal the Feb. 26 decision by judges Craig Griffin, Deborah C. Servino and Glenn R. Salter.
“We are confident that a higher court will overturn the convictions and protect this important right for every individual,” Jacqueline Goodman said in [...]READ MORE »
Al Qaeda militants have executed a Yemeni man accused of being an infiltrator and tied him to a football goal as a ‘warning’ to others, security officials say.
The unidentified man was accused of spying on al Qaeda for the U.S. and was shot dead in the town of Shahr in Yemen’s southeastern Hadhramout province.
Security officials say the man was killed on Thursday by a militant firing squad and his body was tied to the goal for public display by the [...]READ MORE »
Nigeria’s military said on Thursday that it had killed 20 Islamic terrorists in the restive northeast, as schools were shut in the region to prevent further attacks targeting students.
Defence spokesman Chris Olukolade (pictured) said troops repelled an ambush by Boko Haram militants on Wednesday in Mafa, Borno state, epicentre of the uprising which has killed 500 people this year alone.
“Twenty insurgents died in the encounter,” he said in a statement.
There was no independent confirmation of the death toll. Communication with [...]READ MORE »
The Darren Aronofsky-directed biblical blockbuster ‘Noah’, which stars Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, and Emma Watson, has been banned in Qatar, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates for violating Islamic law.
Paramount Pictures were informed that the censorship boards in the three Muslim countries would block the release of the film on Thursday, with Egypt, Jordan and Kuwait believed to be following suit.
These decisions to ban the film follow a fatwa issued by Egyptian Sunni Muslim institution Al Azhar, which said in [...]READ MORE »
Even as the Palestinian Authority (PA) remains in the ongoing peace talks with Israel, the entity has continued to glorify terrorist murderers. This glorification recently was speared by PA Ministry of Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake (pictured), who recently honored terrorists in Israeli jails for their “heroic sacrifice.”
Karake visited the family of Ahmad Sa’adat last December to honor the killer; Sa’adat is serving a 30 year sentence for leading the terror group Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). At a 2011 [...]READ MORE »
Birmingham city council is investigating an alleged plot to oust head teachers in the city, replacing them with people who will run their schools on “strict Islamic principles”.
A letter, passed to the Birmingham city council late last year as well as various schools in the area, outlines a plan dubbed “Operation Trojan Horse” and claims up to four schools in the city have already been “taken over”.
The West Midlands counter-terrorism unit said it was aware of the letter and was [...]READ MORE »
An American who trained at an al-Qaida camp in Afghanistan in the spring of 2001 before losing his nerve testified Thursday how he encountered Osama bin Laden and the terror group’s spokesman at a safe house — and that bin Laden hinted that a suicide attack on U.S. soil was in the works.
“Just know you have brothers willing to carry their souls in their hands,” bin Laden told the witness, Sahim Alwan, and other recruits, Alwan said on the witness stand in [...]READ MORE »
A cleric and his son are doused with acid after declining to promote Jihad.
Ten people are taken out in mid-bite by an al-Shabaab bombing at a restaurant.
Thirty-two patrons at a used motorbike market in a Shia area are brutally dismantled by Sunni bombers.
A seminary teacher is assassinated by rival co-religionists.
Sunnis plant a bomb on a minibus that kills five Shia.
A bomb blast in a neighborhood leaves four dead.
Sunni gunmen take down a Shiite imam and his son [...]
Dutch politician Geert Wilders will welcome a new anti-Islam political party, the Australian Liberty Alliance, in a pre-recorded message to a conference on “Islam and liberty” starting in Melbourne on Friday.
The conference, organized by the “Islam-critical” Q Society, will start on Friday morning at a secret location, and will feature two speakers who were last year barred entry into Britain.
“It’s a bringing together of many people who are concerned about the march of Islam into many western democracies, and how [...]READ MORE »
All sides in Syria’s civil war are using shelling and siege tactics to punish civilians and big powers bear responsibility for allowing such war crimes to persist, UN human rights investigators said on Wednesday.
In their latest report documenting atrocities in Syria, they called again on the UN Security Council to refer grave violations of the rules of war to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for prosecution.
“The Security Council bears responsibility for allowing the warring parties to violate these rules with [...]READ MORE »
A University of Arizona group is on a mission to negate stereotypes and educate students on Islam this week.
The UA chapter of the Muslim Students Association has organized events for Islamic Awareness Week to share with students who want to learn more about the religion.
This year, the goal of Islam Awareness Week is to dispel misconceptions about Islam.
Azba Khan, secretary of the MSA and a junior studying Middle Eastern and North African studies and molecular and cellular biology, said she feels strongly [...]
A criminal court in Abu Dhabi sentenced a man from another Gulf country to five years in prison after he was found guilty of raping an 11-year-old Arab girl suffering from mental illness.
The girl had known the man through social networks and she had agreed to meet him after he assured her that he only wanted to be a friend.
After their first innocent meeting, the girl was encouraged to see the man again after she trusted him. But she was [...]READ MORE »