“The man stems from a good family, unlike the woman.” With this argument, a Swedish court has acquitted an Iraqi man charged with abusing his wife, sparking outrage over the first instance where “Sharia Law” was applied by the Nordic nation’s legal system.
When non-Muslims deny Muslim minorities the rights that Muslim-majority countries systematically deny non-Muslim minorities, extremist Muslims in Turkey seem to have the habit of threatening non-Muslim lands with holy war.
Omar Mohamad, 62, scuffled with Sergeant Guy Rooney and left him with a severely bruised face at a counter protest in Hyde Park in March 2018. The officer suffered from post traumatic stress and his injury was so bad his children refused to walk to school with him.
Teaching of the Qur’an in Borlänge schools is creating problems because it is reportedly taking so much time and effort from the students. School staff believe that the Muslim teaching goes beyond the usual school curriculum and in addition the Qur’an education classes are h, even the teachers, according to SVT.
While Sweden has taken in over 200,000 asylum seekers in recent years alone and has a vibrant African diaspora numbering in the tens of thousands, a Swedish Center Party politician is claiming that Afro-Swedes are discriminated against; he argues that they are insufficiently represented in parliament.
A retired Florida teacher contacted Clarion Project after we published the article “Why Is This Being Taught in Public Schools?” That piece told the story of a West Virginia parent who was upset after his daughter was asked to write the shahada, the Islamic declaration of faith, as part of “calligraphy practice” in her world religion class.
After receiving complaints from advocacy groups about officers getting education credit for taking a class taught by an anti-Islamic speaker, the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement reversed an earlier statement and said it will not grant hours to those who attended the session.
The planned common building is called “God’s house” and is estimated to cost 39 million, an amount the church is now attempting to collect through a foundation. Critics have questioned whether the church should really build mosques and if it should instead focus on the Christian faith.
This week, Växjö’s Muslim Foundation received permission for prayer calls every Friday with speakers and the debate has reached high temperatures. Even in the church of St. Michael’s church in Växjö, discussion has arisen. They were refused when they applied for permission to ring their church bells during worship services 10-15 years ago.
Yesterday, I had long social media conversations with two Somali Muslim gentlemen from Minneapolis, Minnesota. I asked them about their goals for improving Minnesota and how they feel about being an American. I also asked them about the million dollar upgrade at Cedar Riverside public housing that Mayor Jacob Frey promised its majority Somali residents this week. After I was called a racist, a fascist, a bigot, stupid and old, here’s what else they shared with me. Nearly verbatim. Thoughts?