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May 2017

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
31/05/2017
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A growing number of radical Muslims are flocking to move from France to Britain, where generous welfare payments, lack of scrutiny from the authorities, and the ease with which families can practice strict Islam have earned the UK a reputation as a halal paradise for Salafists who are unable to secure visas for Saudi Arabia.

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Islam and violence?

Together with a team of fellow researchers, the Danish researcher Tina Magaard meticulously analyzed the texts of the 10 largest religions in the world, searching for possible connections to violence. Magaard’s conclusion is clear:

“Islam’s religious texts call upon its followers to commit violence and to fight to a much higher degree than any other religion. The texts in Islam are clearly distinct from those of other religions’ texts, as they to a much higher degree call for violence and aggression against followers of other faiths. There are also direct incitements to terror. This has long been a taboo within research in Islam, but it is a fact we have to acknowledge,” says Tina Magaard.

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To help you understand how the prophet and his followers made a living in Medina, I have taken these verses from the Quran and the Sahih Bukhari Hadith, which are self explanatory and need no analysis from me. Read them and make up your own mind. I have only taken a snap shot and would encourage you to do your own research by using the Islamic websites www.thenoblequran.com and www.searchtruth.com for the Quran and Hadith. It's mind blowing and does make the Somali Pirates look tame in comparison. Booty is a more civilised word for goods obtained from looting.

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
28/05/2017
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THE mosque where bomber Salman Abedi ­worshipped hosted hate preachers who called for British soldiers to be killed and gays and adulterers to be stoned to death.

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rism is blessed by Allah and Muhammad, then we have got a problem with them. Memri does an excellent job of not giving commentary on what is going on in the culture of radical Islam. All they do is simply provide simple translations – and the scary reality hits you right in the face. We are facing a battle that will eat up the entire Western World if we don’t contain it’s threat and eradicate the most radical elements that threaten our way of life.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--L4JKxcIaw

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What is Sharia? That depends on whom you ask. In this video, Robert Spencer explains the role of Sharia in orthodox Islam.

https://www.jihadwatch.org/2017/05/robert-spencer-video-what-is-sharia

Country: 
Pakistan
News Date: 
30/05/2017
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  • Woman, 19, claims she was raped in her family home at gunpoint by her cousin
  • She reported crime to tribal court, but it ruled she had intentionally seduced him
  • Court, which included alleged rapist's father, then sentenced her to death
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“The PHAA urges the Committee to include a recommendation in its report that disavows the notion that there is any inherent link between Islam and terrorism….The Committee should condemn any politician who refers divisively (expressly or implied) to any religious or ethnic group for the purpose of political gain.”

Will the Committee also disavow those Muslims who believe that there is an inherent link between Islam and terrorism? Here are a few:

“Jihad was a way of life for the Pious Predecessors (Salaf-us-Salih), and the Prophet (SAWS) was a master of the Mujahideen and a model for fortunate inexperienced people. The total number of military excursions which he (SAWS) accompanied was 27. He himself fought in nine of these; namely Badr; Uhud, Al-Muraysi, The Trench, Qurayzah, Khaybar, The Conquest of Makkah, Hunayn and Taif . . . This means that the Messenger of Allah (SAWS) used to go out on military expeditions or send out an army at least every two months.” — Abdullah Azzam, co-founder of al-Qaeda, Join the Caravan, p. 30

“If we follow the rules of interpretation developed from the classical science of Koranic interpretation, it is not possible to condemn terrorism in religious terms. It remains completely true to the classical rules in its evolution of sanctity for its own justification. This is where the secret of its theological strength lies.” — Egyptian scholar Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd

“Many thanks to God, for his kind gesture, and choosing us to perform the act of Jihad for his cause and to defend Islam and Muslims. Therefore, killing you and fighting you, destroying you and terrorizing you, responding back to your attacks, are all considered to be great legitimate duty in our religion.” — Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his fellow 9/11 defendants

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  • The court heard how Amer K. stabbed the mother of his three children in the chest and neck more than twenty times with a large kitchen knife, because he thought she wanted to divorce him.

  • "Then he takes the knife and plunges it into her chest, [penetrating] the pericardium and heart muscle. A second stab opens the left abdominal cavity. Nurettin B. then pulls out the ax. With the blunt side he hits her head, cracking her skull. Then he grabs the rope. On one end he ties a gibbet knot around her neck, then he ties the other end to the trailer hitch on [his car]... He races through the streets at 80 km/h [until] the rope breaks." — State Prosecutor Ann-Kristin Fröhlich, reconstructing the husband's actions.

  • In Ahaus, a 27-year-old Nigerian asylum seeker stabbed to death a 22-year-old woman after she seemingly offended his honor by rejecting his romantic advances.

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  • "Ramadan has been not only a month of worship and of growing close to Allah the Almighty, but also a month of action and jihad aimed at spreading this great religion... throughout [Muslim] history, Ramadan has been a month of great conquests....". — 'Ali Gum'a, then Grand mufti of Egypt, Al-Ahram in July 2012.

  • "According to Islamic practice, sacrifice during Ramadan can be considered more valuable than that made at other times, so a call to martyrdom during the month may hold a special allure to some." — Report by the U.S. State Department-led Overseas Security Advisory Council, The Independent, June 9, 2016.

  • "Jihad in the Arabic language... means: ...striving... where the cause/objective is goodness & justice...Holy war [is] not an expression in the Qur'an: War is NEVER holy." — Anna Cole, 'inclusion specialist' for the UK Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL), which represents more than 18,000 head teachers and college leaders.

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In 2012, a Muslim Brotherhood member, Hussein Shehata, a lecturer at Al-Azhar University -- considered the world's leading center for Sunni Islamic learning -- wrote:

"Fasting [during Ramadan] is one of the most powerful means to educate the human spirit for jihad. Fasting involves a spiritual effort to act in a way contrary to what is accepted, and to completely abandon desires... It also schools the Muslim in patience, resilience, endurance, and sacrifice, which are all traits of the jihad fighter... Ramadan is the month of victory for those who wage jihad for Allah. Ramadan has seen the following battles, conquests, and victories: the great Battle of Badr [624 CE],... the conquest of Mecca [630 CE]... We call upon those who fast... to remember their brothers, those who wage jihad for the sake of Allah: in Palestine, against the Jews, the descendants of apes and pigs; in Iraq, against the Americans; in Bosnia-Herzegovina, against the crusader Serbians; in Chechnya, against the Russians; in Kashmir, against the idolatrous Indians... everywhere in [the lands of] the Islamic ummah [community], against those who fight the Muslims".

 

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It is useful, in our comfortable complacency and general lack of any historical memory at all, and overarching concern to avoid “Islamophobia,” to recall what happened when the Muslims entered the great city.

Historian Steven Runciman notes that the Muslim soldiers “slew everyone that they met in the streets, men, women, and children without discrimination. The blood ran in rivers down the steep streets from the heights of Petra toward the Golden Horn. But soon the lust for slaughter was assuaged. The soldiers realized that captives and precious objects would bring them greater profit.” (The Fall of Constantinople 1453, Cambridge University Press, 1965, p. 145.)

Some jihadists “made for the small but splendid churches by the walls, Saint George by the Charisian Gate, Saint John in Petra, and the lovely church of the monastery of the Holy Saviour in Chora, to strip them of their stores of plate and their vestments and everything else that could be torn from them. In the Chora they left the mosaics and frescoes, but they destroyed the icon of the Mother of God, the Hodigitria, the holiest picture in all Byzantium, painted, so men said, by Saint Luke himself. It had been taken there from its own church beside the Palace at the beginning of the siege, that its beneficient presence might be at hand to inspire the defenders on the walls. It was taken from its setting and hacked into four pieces.” (P. 146.)

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A school in the United Kingdom called “Darul Uloom Islamic High School” is pumping their “students” full of vile, evil, despicable ideas and indoctrinating them with bigoted views against other religions and nonbelievers, as well as other Muslims.

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2 Affiliations Data

Masjid ‘Theme’ Total % of Total 2014 Totals
Deobandi 779 43.2% 754 (43%)
Bareilvi 447 24.8% 419(24.1%)
Other Sufi 74 4.1% 57(3.3%)
Maudoodi-inspired, 'Islamic Movement' 51 2.8% 51(2.9%)
Salafi 155 8.6% 121(7.0%)
Arabic or African Mainstream 59 3.3% 56(3.2%)
Ikhwaan 8 0.4% 8(0.5%)
Shi'a, Twelvers, Bohra or Ismaili 69 3.8% 71(4.1%)
Ibadi 1 0.1% 0(0%)
Inclusive unaffiliated Sunni 5 0.3% 2(0.1%)
Exclusive unaffiliated Sunni 3 0.2% 2(0.1%)
Modernist 4 0.2% 2(0.1%)
Non-denom prayer rooms etc 125 6.9% 175(10.1%)
Non-Muslim, Qadiani faith 24 1.3% 22(1.3%)

Total active masjids/prayer rooms

1804 100% 1740(100%)

Masjids with 'Unknown' themes have been divided pro rata, and this causes a minor rounding error in the total. Some organisers of ad hoc prayer arrangements such as halls hired for Jumu'ah, follow an exclusive theme; if so, these are included here - also adding a rounding error. Includes (from table 1.5)

 

ShariaWatch Admin:

We think "Maudoodi-inspired, 'Islamic Movement'" refers to: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abul_A%27la_Maududi

Deobandi, Maudoodi-inspired, 'Islamic Movement', Ikhwaan & Salafi are conservative sects and represent 55% of the total.

 

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  • "They are burning us alive! They seek to exterminate Christians altogether! Where's the military?" -- Christian man fleeing Al-Arish, Egypt; video.

  • "Historical churches in Iran being destroyed while UNESCO overlooks," is the title of one report.

  • On the same day as Pakistan's government charged an elderly Christian man with blasphemy -- which carries a death penalty -- it acquitted 106 Muslims of burning down an entire Christian village.

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What ISIS is doing is the exact copy of what Mughals did against Sikh Gurus and followers of Sikhism from 15th century to 18th century. Mughal Empire wanted whole India to be converted to Islam religion. Hindus started converting to Muslim because of fear. Watching hundreds of thousands conversion and the fear for their own life, Hindu religious leaders came and asked for help from Sikh Gurus and his followers. Sikh Gurus stepped up to protect freedom of religion (which was unheard on any corner of the world at that time) and Mughals started the same brutal war crime against Sikhs is exactly what Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is doing today in 21st century.

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  • Sharia law, the president at the time of the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils ludicrously argued, far from discriminating against women, "guarantees women's rights that are not recognised in mainstream Australian courts".

  • The Australian Federal Police investigated 69 incidents of forced or under-age marriage in the 2015-16 financial year, up from 33 the previous year. While there are no official numbers, it is estimated that there are 83,000 women and girls in Australia who may have been subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM).

  • The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, which has spent the past four years probing numerous religious organizations, has made no inquiries into Islam. The commission has held 6,500 one-on-one private interview sessions with survivors or witnesses making allegations of child sexual abuse within institutions, but only three sessions in relation to Islamic institutions.

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Imam Tawhidi

0:48 "Youths are being radicalised. This happens because of the books that we have, the Islamic scriptures that we have...They are being led to believe that if you go out there, you kill the infidel you will gain paradise"

4:16 "I disagree, for the past 1400 years we have had a religion of war, that's exactly what we have had"

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  • Europe still has not realized that the terror which struck its metropolis was a war, and not the mistake of a few disturbed people who misunderstood the Islamic religion.

  • We are apparently not ready to abandon our masochistic rules of engagement, which privilege the enemy's people over our own.

  • It appears that for Europe, Islamic terrorism is not real, but only a momentary disruption of its routine. We fight against global warming, malaria and hunger in Africa. But are we not ready to fight for our civilization? Have we already given up?

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Douglas Murray on why government refuses even to name the ideological & terrorist threat we face today.

Selection of recent tweets. The most important is the top one

WATCH | @afneil: "As atrocity follows atrocity we've fallen into a choreographed response. Perhaps the time for rhetoric is over."

Spot on. pic.twitter.com/OOJalaONij

— LEAVE.EU ???? (@LeaveEUOfficial) May 27, 2017

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  • The Sharia Council of Britain determines the fate of women by undermining the laws of the land.

  • British politicians seem have become intoxicated by the propaganda of those who prefer to term any action to limit Islamic extremism or terrorism "Islamophobia."

  • These human rights abuses are linked to the Islamic ideology, the end product of which often shows itself as violence against homosexuals, non-Muslims and other marginalized communities. It appears that most of these jihadists were radicalized through local mosques and madrassas.

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
28/05/2017
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  • The controversial call came from Tarique Ghaffur, a Muslim former police chief
  • He warns there are too many extremists in UK for police, MI5 officers to monitor
  • Mr Ghaffur proposes special centres be set up to detain up to 3,000 extremists
  • He was Assistant Commissioner at Scotland Yard when 7/7 bombings took place
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The introduction of a madrassa curriculum at a secular state school in Birmingham and talk of Christian pupils at risk of ‘cultural isolation’ seem to have come as a revelation to non-Muslim Britain. They should not have. Islam in Britain is dominated by a very specific, and rather illiberal, version of the faith — one that, if anything, seems to be becoming more conservative over time.

As the Muslim population became more established, one might have assumed that a westernised form of Islam would have come to dominate Britain’s mosques. According to a database of British Islam, however, only two out of 1,700 mosques in Britain follow modernist interpretations of the Koran. It’s not the same elsewhere in the West. In a 2011 survey of Islam in the United States, 56 per cent of mosques described themselves as following an interpretation of Islam adapted to modern circumstances. This has not happened in Britain.

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Research and interviews by the FT into the madrassa phenomenon across south Asia show that “Deobandi” has become shorthand for a Sunni Muslim extremist, at least among some commentators. The ubiquitous Deobandi madrassas spawned across Asia since the school’s foundation in 1866 were once seen by Muslims as “forts of Islam” amid the westernisation of British India. More recently, however, they have been described as dens of jihadism and violence. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, then Indian prime minister and a leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata party, called religious schools in neighbouring Pakistan “factories of terror” after an Islamist attack on the Indian parliament took the two countries to the brink of war in 2001.

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
07/06/2011
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Its new counter-radicalisation strategy, Prevent, warned that some people who are supportive of terrorist groups and ideologies have “sought and sometimes gained positions in schools or in groups which work closely with young people.” It said that new standards to be enforced by Ofsted should enable schools to take action against staff who demonstrate unacceptable views

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
18/10/2011
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More than 400 allegations of physical abuse against young people at British Islamic schools were made in the last three years, figures show.

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
30/11/2011
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Several madrassas – religious schools often run by mosques – use “excessively strict approaches to discipline” to keep children in line, it was revealed. Researchers said the imposition of hard-line rules on behaviour instilled a sense of “spiritual fear” in young people, marking them out from mainstream schools. The study, by the Institute for Public Policy Research, found a number of examples of madrassas actually employing corporal punishment. A ban on physical beatings, including the cane, was introduced in the 1980s. But the legislation does not cover “supplementary schools”, including

Country: 
Australia
News Date: 
25/05/2017
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  • Muslim Labor MP Anne Aly says terrorists see non-believers as cockroaches
  • The former counter-terrorism expert says terrorism is linked to Islam itself
  • Federal parliament's first female Muslim MP notes terrorists are getting younger

This article provides a summaryof the Quranic position on non-believers: https://www.thereligionofpeace.com/pages/articles/quran-hate.aspx