Tag Archives: Islam

INDONESIA: Islamic High Council Issues Call For Death Penalty For Homosexuality

The Jakarta Globe reports: The country’s LGBT community has long faced discrimination, and even physical violence. New to that list, though, is the threat of death sanctioned by the Indonesian Council of Ulema, or MUI, the country’s highest Islamic clerical body. On March 4, the MUI issued a fatwa, or edict, proposing punishments ranging from caning to the death penalty ...

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PHILADELPHIA: Pam Geller Wins Battle To Place Anti-Islam Ads On Public Transit

Crackpot Pam Geller has won yet another court battle, this time against Philadelphia’s public transit system. Last June, SEPTA rejected the ads from New Hampshire-based American Freedom Defense Initiative by pointing to the transportation authority’s “anti-disparagement standard,” rules attempting to limit inflammatory messages. But the American Freedom Defense Initiative, a pro-Israel group headed by conservative blogger Pam Geller, challenged SEPTA’s ...

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Todd Starnes: NYC’s Muslim School Holidays Discriminate Against Christians

Starnes and Tony Perkins are claiming that Christmas and Easter are not recognized as Christian holidays on the NYC school calender. Outrage! Except that Right Wing Watch points out that Easter falls on a Sunday and is therefore not a school holiday and that Christmas is indeed named on the calendar.

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Tony Perkins Slams NYC Mayor De Blasio Over Muslim Holidays For Public Schools

“In New York City schools, kids are learning Rs: reading, writing, and Ramadan. Thanks to the far-Left priorities of Mayor Bill de Blasio (D), city schools have added two Muslim holidays to the school calendar — a concession that took even Big Apple parents by surprise. While the largest religion in the country fights to even be recognized, ‘NYC schools ...

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TEXAS: Pamela Geller To Stage $10,000 “Draw The Prophet Mohammed” Contest

From the clip description: The human rights advocacy group the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) today announced that it will be holding a contest for cartoons of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, and an exhibit of Muhammad cartoons, a retropective this May in Garland, Texas. The contest will be online, with entries posted at the AFDI website. The winning cartoon will ...

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TEXAS: Christian Activist Christine Weick Hijacks Podium At Muslim Event

You’ll remember Christine Weick for her conclusive proof that Monster Energy drinks were invented by Satan and from her disruption of a Muslim prayer event at Washington DC’s National Cathedral. Today the allegedly homeless Weick found her way to Austin, Texas, where she rushed the microphone during Texas Muslim Capitol Day to scream about Jesus. Via the Austin Statesman: What ...

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Fox Apologizes For Birmingham Claims

Via CNN: Fox News took time out of four broadcasts on Saturday to apologize for four separate instances of incorrect information that portrayed Muslims in a negative light. Several of the cases involved incendiary comments about “no-go zones” in Europe, where Islamic law supposedly supersedes local law and where non-Muslims fear to go. Other media outlets have accused Fox of ...

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Pam Geller Money Begs On DDos Site Attack From “Islamic Jew Haters”

Anti-Islam blogger Pam Geller’s site has been offline for 24 hours in what she appears to attribute to a DDos attack from “Islamic Jew haters” who might be angry about her new mass transit campaign in San Francisco, which compares Muslims to Nazis. Therefore, send her more money. Geller has sued transit agencies in several major cities in order to ...

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Pope Francis On France Attack: There Must Be Limits On Freedom Of Expression

Via Yahoo News: Pope Francis said Thursday there are limits to freedom of expression, especially when it insults or ridicules someone’s faith. Francis spoke about the Paris terror attacks while en route to the Philippines, defending free speech as not only a fundamental human right but a duty to speak one’s mind for the sake of the common good. But ...

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POLL: Europeans Tend To Overestimate Local Muslim Populations

Per this Economist graphic, polled Europeans tend to wildly overestimate the percentage of Muslims in their nation. The French, for example, told pollsters that their country is about 31% Muslim. The actual figure is 8%. Similarly, a 2011 Gallup poll showed Americans tend to believe that 25% of the country is LGBT.

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EGYPT: Bathouse Raid Trial Continues, Defense Claims Violations Of Privacy

Via the Associated Press: One lawyer representing 14 of the men, Islam Khalifa, told the court Sunday that the defendants suffered “psychological duress” from the publicized arrests, which defamed and endangered both them and their families in conservative Egypt. He said having the television crew there violated the men’s right to privacy and Egypt’s constitution. Of the 26 men, 21 ...

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REPORT: ISIS Throws Allegedly Gay Man From Roof And Stones Him To Death

Via Radio Free Europe: A website affiliated with Islamic State (IS) militants on December 9 posted photographs online that appeared to show militants throwing a man off of a roof and then stoning him to death after one of the group’s Islamic courts ruled that he was a homosexual. A statement accompanying the images said that an Islamic court ruled ...

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EGPYT: State TV Reports On Bathhouse Raid In Which Dozens Were Arrested

Via J. Lester Feder at Buzzfeed: The Egyptian TV presenter who claims to have reported “group sex” at a Cairo bathhouse to police prompting a raid on Sunday aired her report late Monday evening. The program, by Mona Iraqi of the channel Al-Qahira wal Nas, presents her 26-minute report as an investigation into the spread of AIDS in Egypt, but ...

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SYRIA: ISIS Claims To Have Executed Two Gay Men By Stoning Them To Death

Via MSNBC: The Islamic State group stoned two men to death in Syria Tuesday after claiming they were gay, a monitor said, in the jihadist organisation’s first executions for alleged homosexuality. “The IS today stoned to death a man that it said was gay,” the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, adding that the victim was around 20 years old. ...

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WASHINGTON: Christian Woman Disrupts Muslim Service At National Cathedral

On Friday the National Cathedral in Washington DC held its first-ever Muslim prayer service, much to the anguish of Teabagistan. The event was briefly disrupted by a shouting Christian woman, who has been interviewed by (who else?) World Net Daily: Christine Weick, a 50-year-old Michigan woman with flowing blonde hair who lives out of her car, rose from the packed ...

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SAUDI ARABIA: Gay Man Sentenced To Three Years For Hook-Up Profile

Via Gulf News: A court in eastern Saudi Arabia has sentenced a homosexual man to three years in jail for engaging in “immoral acts”. The man, in his 30s, was also ordered to pay a SR100,000 fine by the court in the port city Dammam in the Eastern Province. According to a report in local news site Sabq, the man ...

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British Terrorist Jailed For Gay Death Threats Dies In Iraq Suicide Bombing

Details from Gay Star News: According to the Daily Mail, Kabir Ahmed killed himself in a suicide mission against a Shia leader in Baiji, a city located in northern Iraq. He was killed on a mission allegedly sponsored by the terror group ISIS. In 2012, the 30-year-old was convicted for handing out leaflets calling for the execution of gays. The ...

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MOROCCO: British Man Jailed For Homosexual Acts Released Pending Appeal

The British tourist sentenced to four months in a Moroccan prison for “homosexual acts” has been reunited with his family pending the appeal of his case. Ray Cole, a retired publisher aged 69, was arrested on 18 September at a bus stop in Marrakech. He was arrested alongside Jamal Jam Wald Nass, a local man in his 20s with whom ...

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MOROCCO: British Government Works To Free Tourist Jailed For Homosexuality

The British Foreign Office is working to free a tourist who was sentenced to four months in prison for “homosexual acts” after being arrested while vacationing in Morocco. Via BBC News: Ray Cole, from Deal, Kent, was detained with his Moroccan partner by police who approached the pair at a bus stop in Marrakesh last month, his family said. His ...

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ISIS Beheads British Aid Worker

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