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Type: Video

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Ex-Muslim interrupts Anne Marie Waters

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A five-and-a-half minute clip from Al-Jazeera of an Arab-American psychologist (Wafa Sultan) delivering a devastating critique of Muslims and defense of Jews. Sounds like partisan bickering, but try to find a single comment she makes that you can disagree with. She does this within the framework of a debate with a muslim cleric, whose only argument is: "You're a heretic, so we don't have to listen to you."

Type: News

Country: 
Italy
News Date: 
25/09/2017
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 A 24-year-old Malaysian national was arrested Sunday night for allegedly attacking a couple who were walking hand-in-hand and kissing near an Islamic centre in Rome's Esquilino quarter. The man reportedly told them "you can't kiss in front of the mosque" before pushing the young woman and punching and kicking the young man. The assailant also allegedly attacked police who came to the scene. A Carabiniere was slightly hurt

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Germany
News Date: 
18/09/2017
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CNN reports that:

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Pakistan
News Date: 
08/09/2017
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Sharoon Masih, the lone Christian student in his year, had only attended the school in South Punjab for three days. After complaining to his parents of bullying, he was set upon by pupils after drinking from the same glass as a Muslim, according to other students at the MC Model Boys Government School Burewala who witnessed the attack. Although anti-Christian violence is common in the Muslim nation, the youthfulness of the mob in this case marks an ugly first for the country.

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Afghanistan
News Date: 
26/12/2015
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The tormented final hours of Farkhunda Malikzada, a 27-year-old aspiring student of Islam who was accused of burning a Quran in a Muslim shrine, shocked Afghans across the country. That is because many of her killers filmed one another beating her and posted clips of her broken body on social media. Hundreds of other men watched, holding their phones aloft to try to get a glimpse of the violence, but never making a move to intervene.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
28/09/2015
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And among some of Britain's urban Muslims - nearly half of whom were born in the UK and are under 24 - there's a belief that leaving Islam is a sin and can even be punished by death. An investigation for the BBC has found evidence of young people suffering threats, intimidation, being ostracised by their communities and, in some cases, encountering serious physical abuse when they told their families they were no longer Muslims. There are also local councils that seem to have little awareness of the issue or any policy on how to protect these vulnerable young people.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
30/07/2017
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  • Khuram Butt  was a teacher at a primary school in Eton Community School, Ilford
  • The  27-year-old taught after school Koran classes as a unpaid volunteer
  • Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba drove a van into pedestrians and jumped out of  a van in London Bridge wearing fake suicide vests
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Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
28/07/2017
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A Sheffield-based Muslim radio station has had its license revoked for broadcasting more than 25 hours of sermons “encouraging and condoning” violence against non-Muslims.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
27/07/2017
Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
20/07/2017
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A TEENAGE girl’s butchered body was allegedly found stuffed in the freezer in a suspected honour killing at a £1.5 million home. A horrified neighbour claimed a stepdad kidnapped the 19-year-old victim and her 21-year-old cousin before carrying out a barbaric attack.

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India
News Date: 
05/07/2017
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“What began as a protest soon escalated into a violent roving mob ransacking houses of the majority Hindu community in the district. It is believed that dozens of businesses, houses, and at least six police vehicles, were torched by a mob in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district….Blockades are on in at least 60 places in Basirhat and incidents of police being beaten up are also being reported.”

Country: 
European Union
News Date: 
26/06/2017
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Individuals of Muslim background stand out among perpetrators of anti-Semitic violence in Western Europe, according to a newreport by the University of Oslo Center for Research on Extremism. The next highest offending group was found to be left wing extremists.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
18/10/2000
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Mr Myers, from Finchley in north London, is an Orthodox Jew who sports a full beard and a skullcap. He was attacked by a man using a six-inch blade. His assailant forced open the doors of the bus before walking away and boarding another bus. Last night Mr Myers was in a stable condition at Homerton hospital. The attack shocked Stamford Hill, where a 17,000-strong Jewish community has long peacefully coexisted with large Muslim and Asian communities.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
19/06/1997
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A Hindu video shop owner's plans to stock a controversial Bollywood film about the India-Pakistan war of 1971 prompted 300 Muslim youths to riot outside his shop, it emerged yesterday. Gewal Krishna, who has run Krishna Video, on Harehills Road in Leeds, West Yorkshire, for the past seven years, announced yesterday that he had decided not to stock the film, called The Border, which includes a scene where the Koran is shown in flames, after Wednesday night's violence.

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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

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Pakistan
News Date: 
14/04/2017
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Yesterday, I received the news through a WhatsApp message wherein my younger brother sent me a video clip and requested me to watch it. Although the video was brief, about 45 seconds, but it was long enough to make me sick to my stomach. What I was seeing was barbarism at its worst – a large crowd beating an already dead man. Many were silently watching and no one was even trying to stop it. That video, along with many others, has gone viral.

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Egypt
News Date: 
11/04/2017
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In yet another cold-blooded attempt on the life of a Christian, a Muslim man recently attempted to slaughter a Coptic Christian woman in broad daylight and in the middle of a busy street in Egypt. Reports of this latest instance of anti-Christian sentiment in Egypt began appearing Tuesday, and have since been confirmed by

Country: 
Australia
News Date: 
27/03/2017
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  • Hizb ut-Tahrir spokesman Uthman Badar confirms support for killing ex-Muslims
  • 'Apostates attract capital punishment and we don't shy away from that'
  • Badar made the remarks at a public talk in Sydney's west on Saturday night  
  • The group is so extreme it is banned in Muslim-majority nations like Bangladesh
  • Men and women were segregated at the sharia law forum in Bankstown 
  • The matter has now been referred to the Australian Federal Police
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Pakistan
News Date: 
24/03/2017
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Three more bloggers were accused of blasphemy on Friday in an Islamabad anti-terrorism court, while elsewhere in the city hundreds of security forces prevented a radical cleric from holding a protest to condemn another five bloggers, who were earlier charged with insulting Islam an offense punishable by death in this Islamic country.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
20/03/2017
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A religious leader in Coventry who beat children as young as nine has been spared jail. Mohammed Karamat attacked four children during a six-day period - slapping one of his young victims and stabbing another with a pen.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
17/03/2017
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A pharmacist accused of showing a beheading video to children faces trial in September. Zameer Ghumra, 37, is charged with distributing terrorist publications on 23 September 2015 under section two of the Terrorism Act 2006. The charge relates to Ghumra allegedly showing a video of a beheading to two young children. Ghumra appeared in the dock at the Old Bailey wearing a checked hooded sweatshirt and black skull cap. He spoke only to confirm his name during the brief hearing….

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
22/08/2008
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Now Hardcash has made a follow-up programme for Channel 4's Dispatches, to be broadcast next month, in which a female reporter attends prayer meetings at an important British mosque which claims to be dedicated to moderation and dialogue with other faiths.

The programme-makers, who are not naming the mosque at this stage, say she secretly filmed shocking sermons given to the women-only congregation in which female preachers recited extremist and intolerant beliefs.

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France
News Date: 
04/03/2017
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 A teenager who attacked a Jewish teacher in France with a machete was sentenced to seven years in jail on Thursday by a French juvenile court, judicial sources said.

The 17-year-old was convicted at a closed-doors trial for slightly wounding the teacher who was wearing a traditional Jewish skullcap, or yarmulke, while walking to school in January 2016 in the southern city of Marseille.

Prosecutor Brice Robin said shortly after the attack that the teenager, who has not been identified because of his age, said he had acted in the name of the Islamic State militant group.

Country: 
Australia
News Date: 
23/02/2017
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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: 
Australia
News Date: 
22/02/2017
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  • 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 Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
23/05/2016
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The majority of British people believe Islam is incompatible with British values, and one in three say the ideology promotes acts of violence. More than 56 per cent of respondents to a new ComRes poll disagree with the view that Islam is compatible with British values. In fact, it was found that more Britons believe Islam is a violent religion (31 per cent) than those who regard it as compatible with British values (28 per cent)

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Australia
News Date: 
01/03/2015
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A letter containing a threat to behead Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie unless she helps implement Sharia law in Australia has sparked a security assessment at the outspoken independent's office. The letter was received at the senator's Burnie office last week and included threats to behead the former Palmer United Party member unless she converted to Islam and helped implement Sharia law by March 18. It was accompanied by graphic images of a man being beheaded, which prompted the senator's office to treat the threats seriously. "By the powers invested in me by Allah, I sentence you to death

Country: 
Egypt
News Date: 
18/02/2017
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The Economist reported in December that “a massacre of Coptic Christians” in Egypt is underway, and identified “disgruntled Islamists” who are out to revenge Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi’s crackdown of the Muslim Brotherhood. Coptic Christians strongly supported el-Sisi’s ouster of his MB predecessor, Mohammed Morsi

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