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  • Explaining the danger of Sharia Law: The Demands of Sharia we’re never told about

    07/14/2014 8:49:35 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/14/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The phrase “The Religion of Peace” is a lie perpetrated by Islamists and repeated over and over by cowardly western politicians in an effort to avoid confronting Sharia’s seventy century savages. When you hear the phrase, “The Religion of Peace,” remember that “The Religion of Peace” is run by Sharia Law. To understand what people who are not born Muslims, especially women, are walking into consider these features of Sharia Law that are never mentioned to prospective converts. Also keep in mind what you are about to read pertains to YOU as well. Sharia Law presumes even non- Muslims will...
  • Sharia Law Explained Part Eight: How the Muslim family next door eventually becomes dangerous

    06/23/2014 9:24:51 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 7 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 6/23/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Our Islamist enemies constantly probe our defenses for weaknesses. Their leaders learn our ways and become familiar with how they can take over wherever they move to. When they are just a small minority they remain quiet and observe us waiting for their numbers to grow large enough to start their push to dominate us. Locations that have from traces of Muslims to about 4% don’t feel their presence. This is the mobilization phase of their plan to eventually force Sharia law down our throats or cut the throats of those who resist them. When Muslims get to 5% of...
  • Terrorist planned attack on U.S. nuclear warhead stockpile

    11/16/2002 9:57:21 PM PST · by Destro · 9 replies · 304+ views
    The Sun-Herald ^ | November 17 2002 | Philip Delves Broughton
    Terrorist planned attack on nuclear warhead stockpile By Philip Delves Broughton November 17 2002 The Sun-Herald An Al Qaeda terrorist has confessed that he planned to drive a giant explosive device into a United States air force bunker in Belgium believed to contain nuclear warheads. News of the plot came as the US warned that a broadcast thought to contain the words of Osama bin Laden foreshadowed a likely attack. The FBI said national landmarks and the aviation, oil and nuclear industries were all possible targets. In an interview with a Belgian radio station, Tunisian Nizar Trabelsi, 31, a former...
  • Frying the 100th egg of Islam

    09/30/2013 11:17:39 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 2 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/30/13 | Jerry Todd
    I am posting a 1950 quote attributed to the late Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, one of America’s greatest teachers/preachers. Sheen was not a bigot. He was, rather, truly a saintly man of God who was also a scholar relating to Islam. He did however see that the depraved death cult in Islam enjoys support from another death cult – the deniers of the sanctity of human life at all stages – the “progressive.” “At the present time, the hatred of the Islamic countries toward the West has become hatred against Christianity itself. Statesmen are now taking it into account that...
  • Boston: ANOTHER Muslim Missionary Trip

    04/21/2013 7:55:08 PM PDT · by publius321 · 3 replies
    What happens when Muslims live by the answer to the question WWMD? And what happens when Americans appease them?
  • Slandering Muhammad Is Not a Crime

    10/03/2012 9:56:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 3, 2012 | Jacob Sullum
    Addressing the U.N. General Assembly last week, President Barack Obama tried to explain this strange attachment that Americans have to freedom of speech. He was handicapped by his attraction to a moral principle whose dangers the journalist Jonathan Rauch presciently highlighted in his 1993 book, "Kindly Inquisitors": "Thou shalt not hurt others with words." During the past few weeks, the widespread, often violent and sometimes deadly protests against "Innocence of Muslims," a laughably amateurish trailer for a seemingly nonexistent film mocking the Prophet Muhammad, have demonstrated the alarming extent to which citizens of Muslim countries -- including peaceful moderates, as...
  • What did he foretell ?

    09/25/2012 10:25:58 AM PDT · by knarf · 16 replies
    self ^ | September 25, 2012 | knarf
    It has been ponited out that Mohammud is now being officially called a prophet.Which brings to my inquisitive mind ... what has he prophecied?
  • HISTORY of Mohammed ( spelled variously; Mahomet, Muhammed, Mehmet, etc. )

    09/20/2012 1:20:13 AM PDT · by Yosemitest · 23 replies
    The Choice for Christ Ministry ^ | Jan. 25, 2012 | William Federer
    If you want a detailed history of "Mohammed's History" (spelled variously; Mahomet, Muhammed, Mehmet, etc.) then watch William Federer explain it, from Jan. 25, 2012 at CC Chino Hills, CA. It's a MUST WATCH for everyone,Christians, Athiests and even Muslims! This Video exposes the "Hidden Truths" and "Goals" behind Radical Islamic Muslims! - (EVEN WORSE);How Muslims "Justify" their "Actions" of Hatred & Evil -These hidden truths are "FACTS" and have not changed over the past 1,400 years! (#1) Immigrate into Foreign Lands (#2) Increase the Muslim Population (#3) Eliminate (kill) Everyone who Opposes Islam, Mohemmed and Allah! It's one...
  • French Mag to Publish Cartoons of Prophet Mohammed

    09/18/2012 3:44:36 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 42 replies
    ABC News ^ | Sept. 18, 2012 | Jean-Nicholas Fievet
    A French satirical magazine is set to publish several cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed on Wednesday, a move that is likely to inflame the Islamic faithful and militants who have already rioted in more than 20 countries over a movie mocking the prophet. Depictions of the prophet are strictly prohibited and considered blasphemous by Muslims. Cartoons of Muhammad published in Denmark in 2005 and then reproduced in newspapers across Europe triggered riots throughout the Mideast and Africa. Churches and embassies were torched and at least 100 people died in the outbreaks and police crackdowns. The magazine “Charlie Hebdo” has confirmed...
  • Christianity Under Fire by Radical Islam

    01/10/2012 8:11:45 AM PST · by bayouranger · 15 replies
    Rightsidenews.com ^ | 1-10-12 | Marshall Frank
    The stage is set. Christians in Islamic Africa and the Islamic-dominated middle east are on the chopping block and barely a peep is heard from the left-leaning media. So much for the Arab Spring rebels seeking freedom. They were seeking freedom all right, freedom to kill, pillage and ethnically cleanse without reprisals. Little attention is given in the media to the new crises being suffered by Christians in Islamic nations. With the de facto backing that the United States government has provided the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and other places, they are doing exactly what their manifestos have predicted which...
  • Attack on French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo (Prophet Muhammed)

    11/01/2011 11:47:32 PM PDT · by Cardhu · 30 replies
    BBC ^ | November 2nd 2011 | Staff
    The offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo have been destroyed by a petrol bomb, French police say. It comes a day after the publication named the Prophet Muhammad as its "editor-in-chief" for its next issue.
  • Prince Charles may change name to George

    12/25/2005 12:31:52 PM PST · by Neville72 · 154 replies · 3,307+ views
    Times of London ^ | 12/24/2005 | Andrew Pierce
    THE Prince of Wales has discussed rejecting the title Charles III when he becomes King to avoid unhappy associations with some of the bloodiest periods in the monarchy’s history. The Prince’s favourite alternative name is George VII, in honour of his grandfather — one of the best-loved monarchs of the past century. The Times has spoken to two trusted friends of the Prince, who both said that the change to George has been considered seriously. One said: “There have been many conversations with the Prince about this. It is an assumption among us all that it will happen. “The name...
  • Muhammad pleads guilty in Ark. soldier killing

    07/25/2011 11:38:24 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 29 replies
    www.boston.com ^ | 25 JUL 11 | Jeannie Nuss
    <p>UPDATE: Abdulhakim Muhammad--who confessed to shooting two soldiers outside a military recruiting station in Arkansas in June of 2009--has changed his plea to guilty. Jury has been dismissed.</p>
  • Two Florida imams among six accused of sending $50,000 to Pakistani Taliban

    05/14/2011 1:24:35 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 35 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | May 14, 2011 | Nina Mandell
    The U.S. Attorney's office in South Florida charged six people, including the imam of the oldest mosque in Miami, with supporting and financing the Pakistani Taliban. The men are suspected of giving $50,000 to the terrorist organization, according to the four-count indictment. Authorities claimed that Hafiz Muhammed Sher Ali Khan, the leader at the mosque, and his sons Irfan Khan and Izhar Khan were arrested Saturday morning. "Despite being an Imam, or spiritual leader, Hafiz Khan was by no means a man of peace," U.S. Attorney Wifredo A. Ferrer said in a statement. "Instead, as today's charges show, he acted...
  • What's Good About There Being A Genuine American Al-Qaida Movement?

    04/06/2010 3:08:48 PM PDT · by Cindy · 64 replies · 585+ views
    INTERNET HAGANAH.com ^ | April 6, 2010 | n/a
    06 April 2010 "WHAT'S GOOD ABOUT THERE BEING A GENUINE AMERICAN AL-QAIDA MOVEMENT?[1]" SNIPPET: "They write in English and their websites have RSS feeds, that's what. Reduces our overhead, improves our cash flow - thanks guys!"
  • Spineless Washington Post Caves to Fear of Islam's Thuggery

    10/12/2010 5:25:38 AM PDT · by scottfactor · 13 replies
    scottfactor.com ^ | 10/12/2010 | Gina Miller
    The deranged bending-over-backward by business and other leaders in the West to avoid offending the Islamists has gotten to the point of ridiculousness. The latest example of bowing to the intimidation of Islamic goons is by the Washington Post, which, Sunday before last, on October 3rd, decided not to run a daily cartoon because it contained the name Muhammad--no picture, mind you--just the name. It was Wiley Miller's "Non Sequitur" cartoon. The cartoon in question is a single-panel that shows a park scene with all sorts people engaged in various activities like feeding birds, flying a kite, sailing a remote-controlled...
  • The Misadventures of Mohammad

    10/11/2010 5:27:24 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 11, 2010 | Mike Adams
    The Muslim world isn’t going to like this one bit. There’s an exhibit in a Colorado art gallery, which is stirring up outrage from observers who say it depicts Mohammad in a sexual act. Enrique Chagoya's “The Misadventures of Mohammad” was initially created in 2003. It is a multi-panel piece in which "cultural and religious icons are presented with humor and placed in contradictory, unexpected and sometimes controversial contexts," the artist's publisher, Shark's Ink, said in a recent interview with Fox News. The lithograph has been on display since, of all dates, Sept. 11 at the taxpayer-funded Loveland Museum Gallery...
  • If you could eliminate one person from history...who would it be? (vanity)

    09/22/2010 8:32:49 PM PDT · by Abin Sur · 239 replies
    Sep 22, 2010 | Abin Sur
    If you could eliminate one person from history, who would it be? One caveat: it can't be Muhammad, for one simple reason: almost everyone is going to pick him! This would get rather monotonous, so let's just assume that 90% (at least) of the responses would pick Muhammad first. If you still pick him...BZZT I'm sorry, you've lost, thank you for playing and here's a copy of our home game. And let's not have anyone picking Muhammad's father or grandfather just to get at him, either. That's cheating. Ok, now that that's out of the way, who do you pick?...
  • In Kenya's capital, Somali immigrant neighborhood is incubator for jihad

    08/22/2010 10:40:36 AM PDT · by george76 · 12 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Post ^ | August 22, 2010 | Sudarsan Raghavan
    Behind the blue gates of his Islamic school in Nairobi's Eastleigh neighborhood, Ahmed Awil cannot escape his country's civil war. Schools and mosques where extremist views are taught are reshaping this Somali immigrant community that for years has lived peacefully in the capital of this predominantly Christian country. Moderate imams now compete with hard-line preachers pushing a strict interpretation of Islam. Bookstores sell anti-Western literature. Residents speak fearfully of militant spies, and children like Ahmed are taught to praise al-Shabab, an al-Qaeda-linked militia, for waging jihad in Somalia against the U.S.-backed government. "My teachers tell us al-Shabab is fighting for...
  • Confessions of the D.C. Sniper With William Shatner

    07/30/2010 4:49:59 AM PDT · by tlb · 23 replies · 3+ views
    TV By the Numbers ^ | 29 July 2010 | Robert Seidman
    EXCLUSIVE: LEE BOYD MALVO REVEALS SHOCKING NEW DETAILS ABOUT THE D.C. SNIPERS’ KILLING SPREE A&E PRESENTS THE ORIGINAL ONE-HOUR “CONFESSIONS OF THE D.C. SNIPER WITH WILLIAM SHATNER: MALVO REVEALS CO-CONSPIRATORS AND AS MANY AS 42 SHOOTINGS AROUND THE COUNTRY NEVER BEFORE PUBLICLY CONNECTED TO THE D.C. SNIPERS IN AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH SHATNER NEW DETAILS REVEALED BY MALVO’S FORENSIC PSYCHIATRIST WHO SHARES CONFIDENTIAL NOTES FOR THE FIRST TIME AND THROUGH PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED POLICE CONFESSIONS AND COURT ROOM TAPES WITH MALVO AND JOHN ALLEN MUHAMMED JULY 29 AT 10PM ET/PT ON A&E Now, two-time Emmy® Award-winner William Shatner rips open the...
  • Facebook Rival Launched In Pakistan After 'Blasphemous' Prophet Images Published

    05/28/2010 11:27:48 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 6 replies · 429+ views
    Telegraph(UK) ^ | May 28, 2010 | Rob Crilly
    Facebook Rival Launched In Pakistan After 'Blasphemous' Prophet Images Published Web developers in Pakistan have launched a version of Facebook for the Muslim world after the social networking site was blocked for showing “blasphemous” images of the Prophet Mohammed. By Rob Crilly 28 May 2010 Six young IT experts in the city of Lahore have set up MillatFacebook – using the Urdu word for nation – which they hope will become a hub for Muslims around the world. Omar Zaheer Meer, one of the founders, said the site was launched on Wednesday and had already attracted 8,000 users. The aim,...
  • Iowahawk: Why I Won't Be Participating in 'Draw M******* Day' (PBUH)

    05/20/2010 6:59:38 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 14 replies · 1,126+ views
    Iowahawk | May 20, 2010 | David Burge
    One of the most frustrating things that comes with being one of Eastern Iowa's top 500 political satire bloggers is dealing with readers who presume to know where I stand on the issues. Worse yet, some even think they can dictate the content of my posts. Like this recent disturbing email from a reader from Crown Point, IN: Continued
  • Communism, a form of Islam?

    05/19/2010 5:16:33 PM PDT · by Mikky33 · 14 replies · 288+ views
    Transnational Institute ^ | Feb. 2007 | Fred Halliday
    Shiism is almost like Trotskyism, Sunni is like Marxism-Leninism. You have Karl Marx, and you have Allah. You have the Communist Manifesto, and you have the Koran. You have Lenin, who used the word of Marx to spread a revolution to bring about a Vanguard Political party by violent means. You have Muhammad, who used the word of Allah to spread a Vanguard Religion by violent means. Both were supposed to take over the world. And you have Trotsky, who didn't accept Lenin's successor, Stalin. You have Ali, who didn't accept the caliph at the time. Both Islam and Bolshevism...
  • Muslim Violence Against Critics Works Once Again

    05/12/2010 7:53:49 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 11 replies · 360+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-12-10 | Curt
    What happens when you appease those who use violence to silence those they don't agree with? You allow them to shape the debate. You allow them to win and you silence freedom of speech: By constantly buckling in to the slightest Muslim displeasure — whether by altering films, removing museum art, or canceling book launches — the West has perpetuated a vicious cycle wherein Muslim sensitivities are ever heightened and outraged at the slightest slight, and Western freedoms of expression are correspondingly diminished and trampled upon. What’s worse, such self-imposed censorship falls right into the hands of homegrown Islamists actively...
  • South Park, Muhammed, and Censorship

    04/26/2010 6:15:07 PM PDT · by Neoavatara · 5 replies · 362+ views
    Neoavatara ^ | April 26, 2010 | Neoavatara
    For those that don't know, Comedy Central's South Park ran their 200th and 201st episodes over the past two weeks. I won't go into the story line, but it centers around the prophet Muhammed. Now, the depiction of Muhammed, in any form, is consider sacrilege for Muslims, and that is their right. But as Jon Stewart points out, this was an American group that threatened Comedy Central. The absurdity is beyond belief. And yet, as far as I know, no one has been arrested for the threat. Of course, Comedy Central backed down, and censored everything in sight in the...
  • Uh-oh…Comedy Central Scared By Wannabe Terrorists

    04/25/2010 11:24:50 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 4 replies · 257+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 04-25-10 | Wordsmith
    Baltimore Sun: It's not even that the terrorists have won, it's that wannabe terrorists have won. A group called Revolution Muslim, which by most accounts seems less a terrorist cell than, metaphorically speaking, a couple of guys living in their parents' basements, managed to scare Comedy Central this week into censoring South Park for mocking their religion, or rather, the ban in some quarters of depictions of the prophet Muhammed. The Anti-Defamation League, which has tracked the New York-based Revolution Muslim, says the group has no more than about a dozen members, is known mainly for spouting anti-Semitism, handing...
  • Covert Radio: Hammering the Lib Hypocrites on South Park Fatwa

    04/22/2010 2:19:21 PM PDT · by RadioCirca1970 · 9 replies · 575+ views
    Covert Radio ^ | 04/22/2010 | Brett Winterble
    Brett did a great interview with Daveed Gartenstein Ross from the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, they do a great job calling out the appeasers in the media who sit silently by as jihadis issue fatwas against South Park's creators for Muhammed appearing in a bear suit. Comedy Central EVEN bleeped out his name in the episode!
  • Somalian Charged with Making False Statements on Application for Asylum...

    03/06/2010 12:36:28 AM PST · by Cindy · 14 replies · 590+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: Somalian Charged with Making False Statements on Application for Asylum Defendant is Accused of Making False Statements Concerning Participation in Terrorist Organizations United States Attorney John E. Murphy announced that in San Antonio, a federal grand jury has indicted 24-year-old Ahmed Muhammed Dhakane, a citizen of Somalia, on two counts of making false statements under penalty of perjury to federal authorities concerning his association with global terrorist organizations. The indictment, returned yesterday and unsealed this afternoon, alleges that on October 28, 2008, the defendant falsely omitted on an application for asylum that from...
  • U.S. EU fear fresh government crackdown in Iran

    02/09/2010 12:25:39 AM PST · by BIOCHEMKY · 1 replies · 205+ views
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and the European Union said on Monday they feared the Iranian government may crack down on opponents during this week's anniversary of Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution. Washington and the EU issued a rare joint statement on Iran, warning the country's leaders to live up to their international human rights obligations. "We are particularly concerned by the potential for further violence and repression during the coming days, especially around the anniversary of the Islamic Republic's founding on 11 February," they said. The Iranian opposition is expected to revive anti-government protests around the anniversary, raising the...
  • Jesus vs. Mohammed? Video Game Upsets Islamic Group [Internet game 'FAITH FIGHTER']

    04/28/2009 9:33:36 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 37 replies · 2,899+ views
    Fox News ^ | April 28, 2009
    CAIRO — An influential Islamic group branded an online video game depicting religious figures fighting each other as offensive to Muslims and Christians and successfully demanded Tuesday that it be taken offline. In the game "Faith Fighter," caricatures of Jesus, the Prophet Muhammad, Buddha, God and the Hindu god Ganesh fight each other against a backdrop of burning buildings. God attacks with bolts of lighting and pillars of fire while the turbaned Muhammad can summon a burning black meteorite. The Saudi-based Organization of the Islamic Conference, which represents most Muslim nations, said it should be removed from the Internet. "The...
  • UN-acceptable censorship: The United Nations tries to outlaw criticism of Islam

    01/14/2009 8:20:49 AM PST · by Sammy67 · 46 replies · 2,544+ views
    NYDailyNews ^ | 1/14/09 | Floyd Abrams
    Almost 500 years ago, on the wall of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany, Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses, characterizing as "madness" the notion that papal pardons could absolve individuals for their sins. As viewed from Rome, Luther had maligned, even defamed, the church. Luther was eventually excommunicated. His conduct ultimately led to the creation of a Protestant Church in Germany and a Reformation throughout Europe. It is difficult to believe that in the 21st century anyone would seriously propose that conduct such as Luther's should be deemed illegal. But a few weeks ago, the General Assembly of the...
  • Father Zakaria Botros on "The perverse sexual habits of the Prophet" (Muhammed)

    01/12/2009 10:48:05 AM PST · by mojito · 22 replies · 1,632+ views
    Jihad Watch ^ | 1/12/2009 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Life TV’s Father Zakaria Botros recently ran a show dedicated to discussing the question of morality and how it is—or should be—one of the hallmarks of “prophethood.” At the start, he posed the focal question of the show: “Was Muhammad the prophet a moral man—the most upright man, worthy of being emulated by the world?” He opened the show by relying on an Ibn Taymiyya quote, which evaluated the signs of prophethood. Taymiyya asserted that there are many false-prophets, such as Musailima “the Liar,” a contemporary of Muhammad. Taymiyya concluded that many of these so-called prophets are, in fact, “possessed,”...
  • Speeding driver with two wives avoids ban. [Eurabia barf alert]

    12/16/2008 4:11:17 PM PST · by Antioch · 8 replies · 495+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | 05 2008 | Alex Dowdalls
    A SPEEDING driver has avoided a ban after his lawyer argued that he needed his licence to visit both his wives. Mohammed Anwar, 51, was caught driving at more than twice the speed limit on his way home from work in Falkirk. The restaurant owner, who has two wives under Islamic law, was clocked driving at 64mph in a 30mph zone on the Cumbernauld Road, Muirhead, Glasgow, on 21 August, 2007. Yesterday at Airdrie Sheriff Court, Anwar, of Clouston Street, Glasgow, pleaded guilty to speeding, but his lawyer, Paul Nicolson, said: "He realises his licence is at risk, but this...
  • What to do with the Gitmo terrs?

    12/08/2008 4:48:39 PM PST · by mapmaker77 · 10 replies · 352+ views
    08DEC08 | mapmaker77
    It has become talking head fodder to speculate on what should happen to the Gitmo terrs. I've got an idea. Since the dims don't want to deal with these retromingent subhumans as they are, and would rather treat them as common criminals, it would be fitting to re-introduce them into society through the dims own portal. Throw up a 20ft razor wire fence around Washington D.C., dump them all into the mix, and forbid any contact with the outside world for 2 generations. It would be interesting to see if Barney or Chris survive.
  • VANITY: Wasn't "The Prophet Muhammed ('PBUH')" a "community organizer"?

    09/25/2008 6:42:49 PM PDT · by mondonico · 12 replies · 233+ views
    9-25-08 | mondonico
    Just asking....
  • Doubt about Muhammad's Existence Poses Threat to Islamic Religious Education

    09/23/2008 9:17:41 AM PDT · by AdmSmith · 40 replies · 487+ views
    Qantara.de ^ | 18 sept 2008 | Peter Philipp
    Muhammad Sven Kalisch is an Islamic researcher at the University of Münster. He is also the first person in Germany to hold a Chair of Islamic Religion. Kalisch's recent public admission that he is unsure whether the Prophet Muhammad was actually a historical person has got him into hot water. The plan to train teachers to teach Islamic religious education at German schools has suffered a major setback in recent days. The Co-ordination Council of Muslims in Germany (KRM), to which the four largest Muslim organisations in Germany belong, has discontinued its co-operation with the Centre for Religious Studies at...
  • Islam row in Germany: Theologian backed by Berlin scholar

    09/12/2008 8:11:13 AM PDT · by forkinsocket · 13 replies · 281+ views
    The Earth Times ^ | 11 Sep 2008 | Staff
    Cologne, Germany - An Islamic theology professor in Germany who doubts the existence of the Prophet Mohammed won partial backing Thursday from another German scholar. Professor Sven Muhammad Kalisch, who trains imams, had upset the Muslim community with publications in which he said there was no proof that the Prophet was a historical person or that the Koran originated as Islam teaches. Professor Gudrun Kraemer, who teaches Islamic studies at the Free University of Berlin, said Thursday on German public radio she agreed there was no indubitable historical evidence of the Prophet's existence. Kalisch runs the Centre for Islamic Religious...
  • US woman in Bahrain charged with insulting the Prophet Muhammed

    09/12/2008 7:27:08 AM PDT · by forkinsocket · 16 replies · 137+ views
    TopNews ^ | 09/12/2008 | Raman Iyer
    Manama - An American woman working as a university lecturer in the Gulf kingdom of Bahrain was charged with insulting Islam's Prophet Mohammed, local media reported Friday. According to the report from the daily Akhbar al-Khalij, a female student at the private university where the lecture worked complained to authorities that the professor during a lesson presented a drawing of Muhammed, and in "shabby clothing." The lecturer - when called upon to apologize - refused and instead made negative remarks concerning the accusing student's head covering. According to the report, the accused who had already lost her university position had...
  • Random House Kills "Anti-Muslim" Book; Previously Published The Da Vinci Code

    08/07/2008 11:53:20 AM PDT · by Antoninus · 25 replies · 154+ views
    According to an article in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal, Random House has reneged on an agreement to publish a novel about Aisha, Muhammad’s young wife. The Jewel of Medina, written by Sherry Jones, allegedly has some racy material, enough to provoke one of the writers who vetted the book, Denise Spellberg, to warn the publisher that it could inspire violence. Random House decided not to publish the book for “fear of a possible terrorist threat from extremist Muslims” and concern for “the safety and security of the Random House building and employees.” Addressing this today is Catholic League president Bill...
  • Threat Matrix: May 2008

    05/01/2008 3:06:29 PM PDT · by nwctwx · 1,313 replies · 4,222+ views
    U.S. Wary Of Small Boat Terrorism As boating season approaches, the Bush administration wants to enlist America's 80 million recreational boaters to help reduce the chances that a small boat could deliver a nuclear or radiological bomb somewhere along the 95,000 miles of U.S. coastline and inland waterways. According to an April 23 intelligence assessment obtained by The Associated Press, "The use of a small boat as a weapon is likely to remain al Qaeda's weapon of choice in the maritime environment, given its ease in arming and deploying, low cost, and record of success." While the United States...
  • Saudi Arabia: New boycott against Danish goods after cartoon row

    02/18/2008 12:15:42 PM PST · by forkinsocket · 20 replies · 226+ views
    AKI ^ | 18 Feb. 2008 | Staff
    Riyadh, 18 Feb.(AKI) - A new campaign has begun in Saudi Arabia calling for a boycott of Danish products, after the fresh publication of 12 controversial cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed, reported the Arab daily al-Watan. "We will carry out a new boycott," said the president of Arab entrepreneurs, Mohammed Abidat. "It is imperative for Arab and Muslim tradespeople and shopkeepers to boycott Danish products," he said. On 12 February 2008, Danish police arrested five people in connection with a planned attack to kill the cartoonist Kurt Westergaard, who drew the original images of the prophet Mohammed in September 2005....
  • The Mohammed cartoons

    02/13/2008 8:40:36 AM PST · by marthemaria · 17 replies · 93+ views
    Despite death threats and warnings of economic retaliation Denmark’s three main newspapers will take the provocative step today of reprinting a cartoon showing the Prophet Muhammad wearing a bomb instead of a turban after the arrest yesterday of three suspected Islamic terrorists for plotting to murder the artist. The cartoon by Kurt Westergaard was one of 12 depicting the prophet which triggered riots around the world leading to dozens of deaths when they first appeared in 2005. The violent backlash demonstrated starkly the incendiary interface between Islam and the boundaries of freedom of expression in Europe. Denmark has a growing...
  • Calls in Sudan for execution of Briton [Teddy Bear Teacher]

    11/30/2007 3:55:58 PM PST · by Albion Wilde · 52 replies · 136+ views
    AP/Yahoo News ^ | 11/30/07 | MOHAMED OSMAN
    Thousands of Sudanese, many armed with clubs and knives, rallied Friday in a central square and demanded the execution of a British teacher convicted of insulting Islam for allowing her students to name a teddy bear "Muhammad." In response to the demonstration, teacher Gillian Gibbons was moved from the women's prison near Khartoum to a secret location for her safety, her lawyer said. In Britain, Gibbons' son, John, told The Associated Press that her mother was "holding up well" and she made an appeal for tolerance. "One of the things my mum said today was that 'I don't want any...
  • Sudan protestors: Execute teacher

    11/30/2007 5:45:54 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 45 replies · 123+ views
    CNN ^ | 11/30/2007 | CNN
    KHARTOUM, Sudan (CNN) -- Hundreds of protesters brandishing swords and sticks gathered outside Khartoum's presidential palace Friday to vent their anger against a British teacher jailed for allowing children to name a teddy bear "Mohammed." About 600 Islamic demonstrators piled out of mosques, chanting: "By soul, by blood, I will fight for the Prophet Mohammad." Some of the protestors demanded the teacher's execution, according to the Associated Press. The decision by a Sudanese court to jail Gillian Gibbons late Thursday was widely criticized outside of Sudan as too harsh, with British Foreign Secretary David Miliband saying he was "extremely disappointed"...
  • (Swedish PM) Reinfeldt speaks out about Muhammad controversy

    08/31/2007 6:45:16 AM PDT · by WesternCulture · 1 replies · 414+ views
    www.thelocal.se ^ | 08/31/2007 | TT/The Local
    Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has spoken out about the need for Sweden to stand up for press freedoms following the controversy surrounding the publication by a local newspaper of drawings of the Muslim prophet Muhammad. Asked whether Sweden risked being drawn into a similar situation as that faced by Denmark two years ago, Reinfeldt replied: "I think it's important to say two things. First, we are eager to ensure that Sweden remains a country in which Muslims and Christians, people who believe in God and people who don't believe in God, can live side by side in a spirit of...
  • Muhammad cartoon: Sweden 'sorry for hurt feelings' (or perhaps 'not so sorry')

    08/30/2007 2:25:33 PM PDT · by WesternCulture · 21 replies · 1,340+ views
    www.thelocal.se ^ | 08/30/2007 | James Savage
    Pakistan has added its voice to that of Iran in condemning the publication of a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad in newspaper Nerikes Allehanda. Sweden has told Pakistan it is sorry if the publication hurt Muslim feelings. The protest concerned a cartoon by artist Lars Vilks, which showed the head of Muhammad on the body of a dog. In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad said Pakistan condemned the publication "in the strongest terms." Related Articles Paper defends Muhammad dog cartoon 28th August 2007 Ahmadinejad claims 'Zionists' behind Swedish cartoon 28th August 2007 Iran protests over Swedish...
  • Sweden risks crisis over Prophet picture (Cartoon of Muhammed's head on dog risks Danish redux)

    08/30/2007 1:24:54 PM PDT · by Stoat · 54 replies · 3,508+ views
    The Financial Times (U.K.) ^ | August 29, 2007 | David Ibison
    Sweden risks crisis over Prophet picture By David Ibison in Stockholm Published: August 29 2007 23:11 | Last updated: August 29 2007 23:11 What began as a harmless artistic experiment in Sweden is at risk of erupting into a repeat of last year’s crisis in Denmark that followed the publication of allegedly insulting cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed. The growing dispute in Sweden is linked to rondellhund – roundabout dogs – which are amateur and usually humorous sculptures of dogs placed covertly on roundabouts around the country as a form of counter-cultural expression.   When Lars Wilks, a Swedish...
  • (Sweden:) Government Plays Down Mohammed Dog

    08/29/2007 4:41:43 AM PDT · by WesternCulture · 12 replies · 1,308+ views
    www.sr.se ^ | 08/29/2007 | www.sr.se
    The Swedish Foreign Ministry has played down the row surrounding a Swedish newspaper’s recent publication of a picture depicting the Prophet Mohammed as a dog. A spokeswoman for Foreign Mininster Carl Bildt told the newspaper ”Dagens Nyheter” that the Swedish government does not get involved in what newspapers write. The Foreign Ministry says it now considers the incident closed. The drawing, by Swedish artist Lars Vilks, appeared in a local newspaper in the city of Örebro, on August 19. Vilks originally produced three drawings depicting Mohammed as a roundabout, or traffic circle, dog. Iran lodged an official complaint with Sweden...
  • (New Mohammad cartoon controversy:) Ahmadinejad claims 'Zionists' behind Swedish cartoon

    08/28/2007 12:38:58 PM PDT · by WesternCulture · 27 replies · 1,394+ views
    www.thelocal.se ^ | 08/28/2007 | AFP/The Local
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that "Zionists" were behind a cartoon in Swedish newspaper Nerikes Allehanda, which depicted the head of the Prophet Mohammed on a dog's body. The drawing sparked an official protest by Tehran to Stockholm. "They do not want the Swedish government to be a friend of other nations. I strongly believe they are behind it (the cartoon). They thrive on conflict and war," he said.
  • Paper defends Muhammad dog cartoon

    08/28/2007 12:00:19 PM PDT · by WesternCulture · 31 replies · 2,201+ views
    www.thelocal.se ^ | 08/28/2007 | James Savage
    Leading figures in Sweden's media industry have backed newspaper Nerikes Allehanda, which has been criticised by Iran for publishing a cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad as a dog. The paper itself has meanwhile defended its decision to publish.