Tagged with Sharia

Islamist Turkey Plans “Gay Prisons”

by Daniel Greenfield No sorry, nothing to see here. It’s a Muslim government which means it can’t be bigoted. Time to get outraged about an Italian pasta company or a failing internet browser. Turkish homosexual rights groups expressed alarm at a government-led project to build prisons only for criminals who declare themselves as homosexuals, saying … Continue reading

Islam and Human Rights

by Majid Rafizadeh Recently, I met a Syrian Salafist while speaking to Leaders of Democracy Fellows about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Islam and human rights violations in Syria. The individual who lives in Syria, and who seems to sympathize with Jubhat Al- Nusrah (Al-Nusrah Front), drew several distinctions between Islamic objectives of the global … Continue reading

The Ultimate Source of Islamic Hate for Infidels

By Raymond Ibrahim CBN NewsWho is ultimately responsible for the ongoing attacks on Christians and their churches throughout the Islamic world? Focusing on one of the most obvious nations where Christians are regularly targeted—Egypt’s Coptic Christians—one finds that the “mob” is the most visible and obvious culprit.  One Copt accused of some transgression against Muslim … Continue reading

Taqiyya and Blasphemy Laws in the UK

by Enza Ferreri In British law, race and religion are increasingly becoming deliberately confused for the purpose of accusing critics of Islam of racism. A soccer fan was recently arrested on suspicion of inciting racial hatred after allegedly ripping up pages of the Qur’an and throwing them at a match. While on bail, he was … Continue reading

Muslim Cleric Urges Poor Women to Become Sex-Slaves

By Raymond Ibrahim Within the context of keeping the Syrian jihad alive, it seems there is no end to the attempts of some Islamic clerics to legitimize otherwise forbidden behavior in order to gratify the sexual urges of the jihadis and keep them fighting Syrian president Bashar Assad. First, there was the now infamous “sex-jihad” … Continue reading

Coming Soon to Gaza: Lashes in Criminal Code

Hamas taking another step towards the full implementation of Sharia law in Gaza, will introduce lashes for certain offenses.  By Dalit Halevi Hamas is taking another step towards the full implementation of strict Islamic Sharia law in Gaza, and is planning to introduce a penalty of lashes for certain criminal offenses. Nafez Al-Madhoun, the secretary … Continue reading

Saudi religious cop caught at illegal party

By Staff   Saudi Arabia’s religious police arrested one of its members at an illegal mixed-gender party along with several other participants. Members of the Commission for the promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice raided a rest house in the capital Riyadh following a tip-off and arrested guests at a party attended by men … Continue reading

Saudi religious police monitor social media

Around 41% of Internet users in Saudi Arabia are on the micro-blogging site Twitter, with many accessing the site on their mobile phones. (File photo: Reuters) By Eman El-Shenawi | Al Arabiya News A Saudi columnist has encouraged the country’s religious police to monitor social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, targeting “evil” accounts … Continue reading

Doctors Without Borders staffers nabbed in Syria

Al-Qaeda-linked rebels storm hospital in Latakia, taking all of its doctors to unknown location; unclear whether incidents are related   By Bassem Mroue   Residents inspect damaged buildings following government airstrikes in Aleppo, Syria, Dec. 23, 2013 (photo credit: AP/Aleppo Media Center AMC BEIRUT (AP) — Five staffers of the international aid organization Doctors Without … Continue reading