February 2017

Country: 
United States of America (the)
News Date: 
27/02/2017
Summary: 

A north Texas mosque was named as an unindicted co-conspirator in the largest terrorism financing trial in United States history. The judge found there was ample evidence that the mosque, the Islamic Association of North Texas, assisted the Holy Land Foundation in funding millions of dollars to a Palestinian military terrorist organization that has killed Israeli children......According to a statement from the U.S.

Country: 
Indonesia
News Date: 
27/02/2017
Summary: 

An Indonesian man collapsed while being publicly caned Monday for spending time with a woman who is not his wife in contravention of sharia laws in a Muslim part of the country.

Summary: 

The answer is, in fact, no. We may surmise this from how Islamic tradition records Muhammad himself dealing with criticism. Abu Afak was a poet who was over one hundred years old, and had mocked Muhammad in his verses. Muhammad asked the Sahaba: “Who will avenge me on this scoundrel?” One of the companions murdered Abu Afak in his sleep. Likewise with another poet who mocked him: the poetess Asma bint Marwan. Muhammad on another occasion cried out, “Will no one rid me of this daughter of Marwan?” One of Muhammad’s companions, Umayr ibn Adi, went to her house that night, where he found her sleeping next to her children. The youngest, a nursing babe, was in her arms. But that didn’t stop Umayr from murdering her and the baby as well. Muhammad commended him: “You have done a great service to Allah and His Messenger, Umayr!” (Ibn Ishaq, 674-676)

Summary: 

Anti-Semitism in Europe is at levels not seen since the heyday of Nazi Germany, and is growing more savage by the moment. Last week, i24News reported that “two French Jewish brothers were briefly abducted and abused by a group of men in a Paris suburb in an incident that ended with the brothers being beaten and attacked with a wood saw.” This is the new Europe, the same as the old Europe, because of Muslim immigration: the attackers were “a group of men described as having a Middle Eastern appearance.”

A group of men having a Middle Eastern appearance would have every reason, by their own lights, to abduct, beat, and attempt to mutilate two random Jews. The Qur’an depicts the Jews as inveterately evil and bent on destroying the wellbeing of the Muslims.

From: Anne Marie Waters
Sent: 28 February 2017 04:32
To: foi@west-midlands.police.uk
Subject: Freedom of Information Request: Female Genital Mutilation

Dear Sir/Madam, 

Having read some of the tweets posted by West Midlands Police (@WMPolice) recently, I would be grateful if you could respond to the following questions as required under the Freedom of Information Act.

Summary: 

Gatestone Europe

WATCH! DUTCH HOMOSEXUAL PLEADS FOR PRIME MINISTER’S PROTECTION AGAINST MUSLIMS

Posted on February 27, 2017 16:00

By Vincent van den Born

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For the upcoming elections in the Netherlands, broadcaster RTL Nieuws made a series of video messages addressed to the future Prime Minister, called Dear Prime Minister. One of the messages was made by 36-year-old Patrick, who tells us about his daily life and his fears for tomorrow:

Dear Prime-Minister,

Allowing different cultures into the Netherlands is fine, but not at our own expense. I am openly gay, and I sense that this is an issue in the Netherlands.

I have had nasty experiences in this neighbourhood. Those experiences amount to discrimination, verbal abuse and getting beaten up twice.

To a large degree, this is caused by integration and immigration. Islam is quite intolerant towards homosexuals. You really sense this when you live in a multicultural neighbourhood. In regard to this matter, integration has clearly failed. 

Summary: 

Robert Spencer, Founder and Director of Jihad Watch, delivers his talk entitled "The Theological Aspects of Islam That Lead to Jihad." Mr. Spencer's talk was sponsored by the Veritas Center for Ethics in Public Life at Franciscan University of Steubenville

Country: 
Egypt
News Date: 
25/02/2017
Summary: 

A recent spate of deadly attacks on Christians in North Sinai has been described as "alarming" by the Coptic Church in the UK. Hundreds of believers have fled the Egyptian province after the seventh member of their community was killed by Islamic State in less than one month. General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the UK, Bishop Angaelos told Premier: "What we haven't seen done robustly across Egypt in all of these situations is people actually being brought to account and this gives rise to a sense of impunity, where certain crimes are going to be seen as unchecked and unpunished.

Summary: 
  • The report implies that deradicalization, either in specialized centers or in prisons, does not work because most Islamic radicals do not want to be deradicalized.

  • Although France is home to an estimated 8,250 hardcore Islamic radicals, only 17 submitted applications and just nine arrived. Not a single resident has completed the full ten-month curriculum.

  • By housing Islamists in separate prison wings, they actually had become more violent because they were emboldened by "the group effect," according to Justice Minister Jean-Jacques Urvoas.

  • "Deradicalizing someone does not happen in six months. These people, who have not been given an ideal and who have clung to Islamic State's ideology, are not going to get rid of it just like that. There is no 'Open Sesame.'" — Senator Esther Benbassa.

  • "The deradicalization program is a total fiasco. Everything must be rethought, everything must be redesigned from scratch." — Senator Philippe Bas, the head of the Senate committee that commissioned the report.

Country: 
Australia
News Date: 
26/02/2017
Summary: 
  • Muslim Imam Shaikh Mohammad Tawhidi will appear on Today Tonight
  • He is shown claiming radicals want a Muslim state within Australia
  • The show is expected to show the plan for a Muslim state within Australia
  • The independent state will be paid for by taxpayers and foreign fanatics

Admin: See New York Post: The jihadis’ master plan to break us

Country: 
Congo (the Democratic Republic of the)
News Date: 
24/02/2017
Summary: 

Islamist extremism is bringing death and destruction not only in the Middle East but in other parts of the world as well. In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), formerly Zaire, in Central Africa, Islamist extremists have been targeting churches in what a top Roman Catholic official believes is a deliberate effort to "sabotage the church's mission of peace and reconciliation" in the country and bring it back from the brink of war. Roman Catholic Cardinal Monsengwo Pasinya of Kinshasa told the Catholic charity 

Summary: 

Who is the enemy? It’s been over 15 years since Sept. 11, 2001, and this fundamental question still rattles around. Prominent answers have included evildoers, violent extremists, terrorists, Muslims, and Islamists.

As an example of how not to answer this question, the Obama administration convened a Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Working Group in 2010 and included participants who turned up such gems as: “Jihad as holy war is a European invention,” the caliphate’s return is “inevitable,” Shariah (Islamic law) is “misunderstood,” and “Islamic terrorism is a contradiction in terms because terrorism is not Islamic by definition.” The result? The group produced propaganda helpful to the (unnamed) enemy.

In contrast, then-candidate Donald Trump gave a robust speech in August 2016 on how he, as president, would “Make America Safe Again.” In it, he pledged that “one of my first acts as president will be to establish a commission on radical Islam.” Note: he said radical Islam, not some euphemism like violent extremism.

Country: 
Morocco
News Date: 
12/01/2017
Summary: 

Morocco has reportedly banned the sale and production of the burka in what appears to be the latest stage of the kingdom's crackdown on Islamic extremism.

Letters announcing the ban were sent out to market vendors earlier this week, with businessmen given just 48 hours to get rid of their stock.

Summary: 

On this episode of PhilosoChat, Anne Marie Waters discusses the growing influence of Islam in the UK, and what this is doing to the political and cultural climate of the country.

Country: 
Australia
News Date: 
23/02/2017
Summary: 

Why would anyone expect him to say anything different? The mandate to beat one’s wife is in the Qur’an:

“Men have authority over women because Allah has made the one superior to the other, and because they spend their wealth to maintain them. Good women are obedient. They guard their unseen parts because Allah has guarded them. As for those from whom you fear disobedience, admonish them and send them to beds apart and beat them.” — Qur’an 4:34

Country: 
Egypt
News Date: 
23/02/2017
Summary: 

Mayar Mohamed Mousa, a young 17-year-old girl, died the other day in a hospital in the province of Suez in Egypt while undergoing female genital mutilation surgery.

Country: 
France
News Date: 
23/02/2017
Summary: 
  • "I am not ashamed of what I am. I am a Muslim, that is to say, submissive to Allah who created me and who by his grace has harmoniously shaped me." — Salah Abdeslam, a Belgium-born French national of Moroccan descent and the main suspect in the November 13, 2015 attacks that killed 130 people in Paris.

Summary: 

The Qur'an says that Allah curses the one who harms the Prophet in this world and He connected harm of Himself to harm of the Prophet. There is no dispute that anyone who curses Allah is killed and that his curse demands that he be categorised as an unbeliever. The judgement of the unbeliever is that he is killed.

Allah says, "Those who harm Allah and His Messenger, Allah has cursed them in this world and in the Next, and has prepared for them a humiliating punishment." (33:57). He said something similar about those who kill the believers. Part of the curse on them in this world is that they are killed. Allah says, "Cursed they will be. Wherever they are found, they are seized and all slain." (33: 61) He mentions the punishment of those who fight, "That is humiliation in this world for them." (5:45) "Killing(qatl) can have the meaning of "curse".[6] Allah says, "May the conjecturers be killed!" (51:11) and "May Allah fight them! How they are perverted!" (9:30) i.e. may Allah curse them.

This is because there is a difference between their harming Allah and His Messenger and harming the believers. Injuring the believers, short of murder, incurs beating and exemplary punishment. The judgement against those who harm Allah and His Prophet is more severe - the death penalty.

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
22/02/2017
Summary: 

A devout Muslim who said he had been married under Sharia law and could not be divorced in UK has lost a High Court fight.

The man's wife, who has dual British and Pakistani nationality, had issued a petition for divorce in England.

But the man said divorce could only be approved in Pakistan.

A judge has dismissed his claim after a hearing in the Family Division of the High Court in Birmingham.

Mr Justice Francis said the woman lived in England and had a right to seek a divorce in England.

Summary: 

Hi I’m Abdullah Sameer, and I’m going to be responding to “The Moral Argument” by DrCraigVideos (Reasonable Faith)

Summary: 

Muslim students mocking the Holocaust, inciting violence against Jews, delegitimizing the existence of Israel, and pushing a false Palestinian and “Islamophobia” victimhood narrative has become commonplace. The media is trying desperately to portray President Trump as responsible for antisemitism in the U.S.; in reality, they should be looking at Students for Justice in Palestine and its allied groups.

Country: 
United States Minor Outlying Islands (the)
News Date: 
22/02/2017
Summary: 

 Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” co-host Mika Brzezinski stated President Trump “could have undermined the messaging so much that he can actually control exactly what people think. And that is our job.”

Brzezinski said, “I think that the dangerous, you know, edges here are that he’s is trying to undermine the media, trying to make up his own facts. And it could be that, while unemployment and the economy worsens, he could have undermined the messaging so much that he can actually control exactly what people think. And that is our job.”

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
21/02/2017
Summary: 

AN IMAM accused of a string of terror offences including allegedly encouraging his flock to support the Islamic State in a series of sermons appeared in court today.

Country: 
Australia
News Date: 
22/02/2017
Summary: 
  • Muslim leader Keysar Trad says angry husband can beat his wife as 'last resort'
  • He was asked about controversial Koranic verse by Sky News host Andrew Bolt
  • 'It is permissible for him to beat her light with his hands,' it says, Bolt claims
  • Mr Trad said chocolates and flowers should be first option known as 'counselling'
  • He said this should be considered 'before you even consider using your hand'
Country: 
United States of America (the)
News Date: 
22/02/2017
Summary: 

After tweeting out messages such as “kill some Jews,” a pre-school teacher in Texas has been suspended from her job at The Children’s Courtyard. As reported by The Algemeiner, Nancy Salem, was identified previously for expressing racist and violent messages online.

Country: 
Germany
News Date: 
22/02/2017
Summary: 

The German state of Bavaria is to ban the full face veil in schools, universities, polling stations and government workplaces, the regional government has announced. The move, which is being proposed by region’s governing Christian Social Union (CSU), comes just months before the Federal Election, where Chancellor Angela Merkel’s handling of the migrant crisis is likely to be a key issue.

Country: 
United States of America (the)
News Date: 
22/02/2017
Summary: 

Six months ago, Donald Trump announced his intention to "establish a commission on radical Islam" early in his presidency, designed to investigate and explain the "core convictions and beliefs of radical Islam," identify "warning signs of radicalization," and expose "the networks in our society that support radicalization."

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