Tag Archives: Islamists

BANGLADESH: Al-Qaeda Claims Credit For Murder Of Gay Activist, US Ambassador Demands Action

The Telegraph reports: An al-Qaeda affiliate has claimed the murder of a prominent gay rights activist who was hacked to death in Dhaka by men armed with guns and machetes who entered his flat pretending to be parcel couriers. Xulhaz Mannan, along with his friend Mahbub Tony, also an activist, died on the spot from cuts to their heads, according …

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Homocon Guy Benson Backs Pam Geller

Fox News’ right-hand-homocon is ever so pissed that Pam Geller won’t be able to incite bombings on DC public transit. From the Hot Air piece he links to: She’s forcing the state to admit that the threat of violence is so great that, as a matter of pure public safety, they’d rather give up easy revenue than take the chance …

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TEXAS: Second Dead Gunman Identified

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Suspect ID’d In Geller Event Shooting

ABC News reports: One of the suspects in the shooting in Garland, Texas, late Sunday has been identified as Elton Simpson, an Arizona man who was previously the subject of a terror investigation, according to a senior FBI official. Overnight and today FBI agents and a bomb squad were at Simpson’s home in an apartment complex in north Phoenix where …

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ISIS Threatens Times Square Bombing

Via Vocativ: A new ISIS rap video, subtitled in English, features some of the group’s most bloody scenes of beheading and torture, while promising suicide bombers in Germany as well as New York City’s Times Square. A terrorist is shown donning a suicide belt, with subsequent imagery showing scenes from New York’s bustling Times Square, after which the bomber, dressed …

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REPORT: ISIS Beheads Gay Men In Iraq

Via News 24: ISIS has publicly beheaded three men in northern Iraq, two of them for allegedly engaging in homosexual acts, according to photos shared by sympathisers on social media on Tuesday. The jihadist group, which controls swathes of Iraq and neighbouring Syria, has carried out hundreds of executions as it has imposed its brutal version of Islamic law, many …

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Obama Asks Congress For War Powers

Via TIME Magazine: President Barack Obama asked Congress Wednesday to formally authorize military force against the Islamic State group, arguing the militants could pose a threat to the U.S. homeland if their violent power grab goes unchecked and urging lawmakers to “show the world we are united in our resolve to counter the threat.” The president elected on a promise …

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LGBT Groups Urge Caution In Reporting “Alleged Executions For Sodomy” By ISIS

The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) and MADRE, the global women’s rights group, have issued a joint statement about recent reports that ISIS has executed men on charges of homosexuality. IGLHRC and MADRE caution concerned members of the media, representatives of foreign governments and people of conscience generally in the strongest possible terms against assuming that the …

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IRAQ: ISIS Executes Two Men Accused Of Being Gay By Hurling Them Off Roof

Via Radio Free Europe: The Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq has published photographs that appear to show a man being thrown from the roof of a tall building apparently in Mosul, as punishment for being gay. The graphic photographs were uploaded to the Justpaste.it website on January 15 and shared on social media. One photograph, taken from the top …

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LIVE VIDEO: French Terrorists Killed

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FRANCE: Paris Police Surround Gunmen In Two Separate Hostage Standoffs

Via CNN: French authorities waged two intense standoffs with gunmen in and around Paris early Friday afternoon — one involving the two brothers wanted in the Charlie Hebdo massacre and the other a hostage situation at a kosher grocery store near eastern Paris’ Porte de Vincennes. It was not immediately known if the two situations were related, but both underscored …

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FRANCE: Neo-Nazi National Front Party Sees Opportunities In Wake Of Attack

France’s neo-Nazi National Front Party is already working to capitalize on nationalistic and racist sentiment in the wake of yesterday’s terror attack by Islamic extremists. Via Slate: For the first seven hours after the attack on the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo, the National Front, France’s far right political party, kept an old feature about the influx of Roma and …

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Bill Donohue Takes His “French Writers Had It Coming” Crusade To Fox News

Since declaring that the French victims of terrorism had it coming to them for insulting religion, Catholic League head Bill Donohue has been strongly denounced by the Washington Post and numerous other outlets, even the right-wing National Review. But last night Donohue got a sympathetic ear on that bastion of free speech, Fox News.

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FRANCE: Three Paris Terrorists Identified

Via the New York Times: Officials said late Wednesday that the suspects had been identified and that two were brothers. They were identified as Said and Cherif Kouachi, 32 and 34, and Hamyd Mourad, 18. French news reports said the brothers had been born in Paris, raising the prospect that homegrown Muslim extremists were responsible. The assault threatened to deepen …

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Bill Donohue: Those French Writers Had It Coming To Them For Insulting Religion

“Killing in response to insult, no matter how gross, must be unequivocally condemned. That is why what happened in Paris cannot be tolerated. But neither should we tolerate the kind of intolerance that provoked this violent reaction. Those who work at this newspaper have a long and disgusting record of going way beyond the mere lampooning of public figures, and …

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Obama & Kerry Condemn Attack In Paris

Via CNN: President Barack Obama strongly condemned the terror attack in Paris on Tuesday that claimed 12 lives and praised France for standing “shoulder to shoulder” in the fight against terrorism. Obama said in a statement that the U.S. would provide “any assistance” to “America’s oldest ally” in bringing the terrorists to justice. Obama was briefed on the attack against …

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FRANCE: Twelve Killed By Terrorists At Paris Offices Of Satire Magazine

Via the BBC: Gunmen have shot dead 12 people at the Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in an apparent militant Islamist attack. Four of the magazine’s well-known cartoonists, including its editor-in-chief, were among those killed, as well as two police officers. A major police operation is under way to find three gunmen who fled by car. President …

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AUSTRALIA: Grieving Partner Of Murdered Hero Cafe Manager Speaks Out

Via Australian television: Siege victim Tori Johnson’s partner has thanked Australia and the world for the outpouring of support for the family that has come in the wake of the Martin Place tragedy. Thomas Zinn read an emotional statement directly to viewers on the TODAY Show this morning, speaking of the family’s pride in the strength of the community. “As …

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Another Beheading By ISIS

French tourist seized in Algeria is seen beheaded in a video circulated by a group aligned with ISIS, SITE says. http://t.co/A5CqfqFtNg — New York Times World (@nytimesworld) September 24, 2014

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