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Five years after March 11th, which made Spain a target of the Islamist terror, Interior Minister has stated that “Spain is now a source of Human Resources for future terrorists”, “situated in the 1st place in the ranking of their preferred recruitement’s places for Al-Qaeda in Europe, and, at the same time, it continues to be a target of international terrorism”.
Hmm, just tell this to Obama. Giving money to Hamas is not the solution cannot be considered a way to show respect for Muslims.
a Catholic priest named Patrick Desbois (..) says he has interviewed more than 800 eyewitnesses and pinpointed hundreds of mass graves strewn around dusty fields in the former Soviet Union. The result is a book, “The Holocaust by Bullets,” and an exhibition through March 15 at New Yorks Museum of Jewish Heritage.
Brought to Ukraine by a twist of fate, Desbois has spent seven years trying to document the truth, honor the dead, relieve witnesses of their pain and guilt and prevent future acts of genocide.
Some 1.4 million of Soviet Ukraines 2.4 million Jews were executed, starved to death or died of disease during the war. Another 550,000-650,000 Soviet Jews were killed in Belarus and up to 140,000 in Russia, according to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Most of the victims were women, children and the elderly.
It’s about time to speak about USSR’s crimes, mainly those committed by the Gulag’s administration and, yes, those against Jewish people living there.
Some 25 students were expelled from Bolívar Square, downtown Caracas, by members of ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) who threw bottles and stones at them.
The students went to the main Caracas square to lay a wreath at the statue of Liberator Simón Bolívar, on the occasion of the anniversary of his death.
Who is attacking others, Mr Chávez?
All nine rapists were minors (between 13 and 16 years of age). The 14-year-old victim was accused of insulting the leader of the gang’s girlfriend and was repeatedly abused and orally raped. They have been sentenced between 2 years and a half and 9 years in a minors’ institution.
Riot police clashed with demonstrators outside Parliament Wednesday as a general strike paralyzed Greece, shutting down schools, hospitals and international flights and raising pressure on a fragile government reeling from four days of riots.
The lawyer for the two officers accused in the fatal shooting of a teenager that set off the unrest said ballistics show 15-year-old Alexandros Griogropoulos was killed by a ricochet and not a direct shot. Lawyer Alexis Cougias said the report corroborated the officers’ account that they fired warning shots and did not shoot directly at the boy.
One officer has been charged with murder and the other as an accomplice. They were to appear in court later in the day. Authorities have not made the ballistics report public.
Critics say that the government has lost control over the tactical
management of the crisis, with radical anarchists burning shops, cars,
banks and even government buildings, including the Hellenic Parliament Foundation
and the Foreign Ministry’s diplomatic academy. Some 320 stores, 50
banks and a number of civilian buildings have been damaged or destroyed
in Athens, with another 100 stores in the northern city of Thessaloniki targeted. There have also been outbreaks of violence in several small cities and on the island of Corfu.
In Athens’ Syntagma square, just across from Parliament,
protesters set ablaze the large Christmas tree. Today, more clashes
took place in the square and the surrounding streets as police used
tear gas to break up a large group of protestors throwing rocks at the Parliament building.
Later in the afternoon clashes resumed in downtown Athens with youth
groups barricaded in the Athens Polytechnic School, near the Exarchia
district, setting up roadblocks outside the School, burning cars and
Quite a few Greek radical groups have adopted Arabic noms de guerres;
they promote illegal immigration of Muslims into Europe, and call for
the destruction of Western civilization. They are part of an almost
global network that acts as a “soft power” element of the hard one, as
envisaged by Al Qaeda. It has to be stressed once more that rogue
elements of western security forces protect them. They have to be dealt
with as soon as possible.
Another proof of the alliance between radical left and Islamism.
Words associated with Christianity, the monarchy and British history have been dropped from a leading dictionary for children.
Oxford University Press has removed words like “aisle”, “bishop”, “chapel”, “empire” and “monarch” from its Junior Dictionary and replaced them with words like “blog”, “broadband” and “celebrity”. Dozens of words related to the countryside have also been culled.
The publisher claims the changes have been made to reflect the fact that Britain is a modern, multicultural, multifaith society.
But academics and head teachers said that the changes to the 10,000 word Junior Dictionary could mean that children lose touch with Britain’s heritage.
Thanks to BCF.
This is indeed a terrible suicide…
More than 200 people have been killed in two days of clashes between Christians and Muslims in central Nigeria, the Red Cross said yesterday, during the worst unrest in the country for years.The army sent reinforcements to enforce a 24-hour curfew in the city of Jos, which lies at the flashpoint where Nigeria’s Muslim north and Christian south meet, after rival gangs set fire to churches and mosques.
‘I counted 218 dead bodies at Masalaci Jummaa [mosque]. There are many other bodies in the streets,’ said a Red Cross official, who asked not to be named. That death toll did not include hospital mortuaries, victims already buried, or those taken to other places of worship. The final count could be much higher, officials said.About 7,000 people had fled their homes and were sheltering in government buildings and religious centres, the Red Cross said.
If you read the rest of the link, they don’t even know how many Christians have been killed, while they know exactly the number of murdered Muslims. If you see, The Guardian publishes this, in which both Muslims and Christians have been fighting, but have not published anything about the Virgin Mary’s Church in Cairo. A very interesting choice of news, isn’t it?
One thousand Christians were today trapped inside the Coptic Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary in West Ain Shams,Cairo, after more than twenty thousand Muslims attacked them with stones and butane gas cylinders. The Church’s priest Father Antonious said that the situation is extremely dangerous.
The Muslim mob that attacked the church blocked both sides of the street and encircled the church building, broke its doors and demolished its entire first floor. The mob were chanting Jihad verses as well as slogans saying “we will demolish the church” and “We sacrifice our blood and souls, we sacrifice ourselves for you, Islam”, while the entrapped Christians chanted “Lord have mercy”.
The incident started on the occasion of the inauguration of the Church today, when the Muslims hastily established a Mosque in the early hours of this morning, by taking over the first floor of a newly-built building facing the Church and started praying there.
You can see videos of the attack in IBA and Nueva Europa.
Islam does not discriminate against any race or religion so non-Muslims do not have to fear if common law and syariah courts were to be merged as suggested by a former Chief Justice.
Syariah Court Judge and Syariah Judicial Department director-general Datuk Ibrahim Lembut said such fears among non-Muslims were unwarranted.
“Islam will defend everybody. The impression that merging the two court systems will override the rights of the non-Muslims is wrong,” he told reporters after attending the International Seminar on Comparative Law at Marriott Hotel here on Tuesday.“
However, we still have a long way to go before we can merge the two court systems although we have held talks on the possibility of harmonising civil and syariah laws,” he said.
He was answering this:
MCA legal bureau chairman Datuk Leong Tang Chong said such a merger would subject non-Muslims to syariah jurisdiction on all legal matters, including interfaith cases related to marriage and divorce.
“To compel a non-Muslim to syariah jurisdiction is a violation of the Federal Constitution as Article 11 assures and guarantees all persons complete freedom of religion,” he said, adding that the MCA strongly objected to the proposal.
He also said the independence of civil court judges should remain within the powers of the civil courts and not be subjected to the interpretation of syariah law.
Malaysia’s prime minister said Wednesday Muslims should still take up yoga, reversing an outright ban that has drawn widespread protests amid concerns over growing Islamic fundamentalism in the multiracial nation.
Malaysia’s National Fatwa Council, comprising Islamic scholars, told Muslims at the weekend to avoid yoga because it uses Hindu prayers that could erode Muslims’ faith.
But the decision drew a sharp rebuke from many Muslims and even Malaysia’s sultans, or hereditary rulers, who said that they should be consulted on any matters involving Islam.
Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi moved to contain the damage, telling the national news agency Bernama that Muslims could carry on doing yoga but minus the chanting.
“I wish to state that a physical regime with no elements of worship can continue, meaning, it is not banned. I believe that Muslims are not easily swayed into polytheism,” he said.
For background of this story: Yoga is Un-Islamic.
Pop singer Michael Jackson has converted to Islam and changed his name to Mikaeel.
The 50-year-old star pledged his allegiance to the Koran in a ceremony at a friend’s mansion in Los Angeles, the Sun reported.
Jackson sat on the floor wearing a tiny hat after an Imam was summoned to officiate — days before the singer is due to appear at London’s High Court where he is being sued by an Arab Sheikh, the paper said.
Just go over to The Amboy Times and read it all… Lord, this man is even more foolish than I thought… Or not?
And blinded for life because they were actually going to school:
Related: Burned with acid in Pakistan.
Advancing ever closer to Somalia’s beleaguered capital, heavily armed Islamic fighters declared Thursday they will use strict Muslim rules to bring their lawless Horn of Africa country back under control.
The latest conquest by Islamic forces came late Wednesday in Elasha, 10 miles from the capital of Mogadishu. Thousands of people who have fled a bloody, two-year insurgency are living there in flimsy huts made of sticks and plastic tarp.
Islamic fighters now control most of southern and central Somalia, with the crucial exceptions of Mogadishu and Baidoa, where the parliament for Somalia’s weak, U.N.-backed government sits.
Elasha was taken my “more moderate Muslims”, “who want to impose strict Islamic law”, and “who want to work for the elderly and disabled”. They continue:
“We inform you that from today on, all areas under our control will be ruled by Islam,” Shabab commander Sheik Abukar told residents of Merka on Thursday, one day after taking over the key port town without firing a shot. “We will change the behavior of the youth here.”
The Haryana police has arrested seven residents of Bhiwani’s Kaluwas village on suspicion of their involvement in the public lynching of two teenage girls on the Diwali night.
(…) All the seven villagers are relatives of Geeta and Manisha, who were brutally beaten and then burnt alive because they had dared to go out and meet their “boyfriends” when their families were busy celebrating Diwali.
Police officials, who had to literally be goaded into action in the case, said the accused had been booked for conspiracy and murder.
Terrible, eh? Just because they went out and met their boyfriends….BURNT ALIVE.
An environmental activist who committed arson at Michigan State University in 1999 is now ordered to pay more than $4 million in restitution, a federal judge decided Monday.
Frank Ambrose, 33, of Detroit was sentenced Oct. 20 to nine years in federal prison. He and Marie Mason committed arson at MSU’s Agriculture Hall on New Year’s Eve 1999 to protest genetic-crop research in the name of the radical Earth Liberation Front.
They also admitted to tree spikings in Indiana and fires at four homes under construction in the Detroit area.
well, this is truly good: you can maintain any ideas, as long as you don’t force others to have them with terror…
AT LAST the government seemed to be enjoying some success in its battle against the drug gangs. On October 25th Eduardo Arellano Félix, a leader of the Tijuana “cartel”, was arrested, the last of five brothers still at large who had run what was once one of the world’s most powerful trafficking syndicates. Tijuana has been the scene of a vicious battle between drug factions and the security forces, with over 150 murders in the past month alone. Mr Arellano (pictured above) was captured by Mexican officials acting on information from the United States’ Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the US Marshals Service. It was an example of the kind of co-operation that officials in both countries hope will bring success for the crackdown against the drug gangs launched by Felipe Calderón when he took office as Mexico’s president almost two years ago.
Mexican President does not rule out any possibility, including a sabotage or an attack on them.
“People don’t know it, but complete trains are being assaulted by gangs of 30 Maghrebies who hang stones from bridges to throw them into the driver’s cabin. We are seizing swords, crossbows, daggers”, a private watch-man states.
No one has confirmed or denied these reports. So is this true or not?
A Yemeni man accused of being an aide to Osama bin Laden has been convicted by a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and has been sentenced to life in prison, US authorities announced.
A Pentagon spokesman said that Ali Hamza Ahmad al-Bahlul, 39, an alleged aide and media secretary to the al-Qaeda leader, was convicted Friday by a military panel of charges of conspiracy, solicitation to murder and terrorist acts, and providing material support for terrorism.
Commander Jeffrey Gordon of the US Defense Department said it was the second trial of a “war on terror” detainee at Guantanamo Bay under a specially created system of military commissions that has been criticized by civil rights activists and lawyers as lacking full protection of defendants’ rights.
Bahlul boycotted the trial and, on his instructions, his court-appointed military lawyer remained silent throughout the proceedings, said Jamil Dakwar, who observed the trial for the American Civil Liberties Union.
Arab Paper: “Obama‘s Historic Intifada” Allows Islam to Impose It’s Point of View on World”. NO, it’s not an error: it’s OBAMA‘s historic intifada, not OSAMA‘s. Very interesting that islamists consider that Obama is making an intifada… and very worrying.
Osama bin Laden’s driver.
In a nutshell, Quintin Johnson was browsing for CDs at Music World in Red Deer — the same city Rev. Boissoin was from, actually. Johnson came across a band called “Deicide”, whose album contained a song called “Kill the Christian”.
(I’m copying just a part of it):
Armies of darkness unite
Destroy their temples and churches with fire
Where in this world will you hide
Sentenced to death, the anointment of Christ
In due time your path leads to me
Put you out of your misery
The death of prediction
Kill the Christian
Kill the Christian, dead!
(When it was denounced) what did Comrade Andreachuk say?
…while the content and tone of the communications appear on the face of them to be discriminatory, there is very little vulnerability of the target group. The expressions used do not reinforce existing stereotypes, nor do the messages appeal to well-publicized issues. More importantly, however, the medium used to convey the message is extremely suspect, lacks credibility and has a small circulation. The context of the publication is not presented as a debate or any purportedly authoritative analysis and the target group is not vulnerable as, in order for the group to receive the message, the purchase of these would be by an extremely limited audience and only an audience seeking to receive messages such as those conveyed.
(…) Don’t get me wrong: I don’t think that the filth in Music World should be illegal. I don’t think it quite meets the test of incitement to murder — though it’s hard to imagine what more would be necessary. But I wonder if, instead of saying “Kill the Christian”, it said “Kill the Jews” or “Kill the Blacks” or “Kill the gays”. You could imagine Comrade Andreachuk going nuclear. Well, no need to imagine — just look at what she did to Rev. Boissoin for merely preaching peacefully.
Thanks to BCF.
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