Four terror suspects have been killed and one injured in a shootout 70 miles from Barcelona as police carried out an operation linked to yesterday’s massacre, which claimed 13 lives and left more than 100 injured.
A war crimes court Thursday said a Malian ex-jihadist caused 2.7 million euros in damages when he destroyed Timbuktu’s fabled shrines in 2012.
The International Criminal Court ordered victims be paid “individual, collective and symbolic” reparations, ICC judge Raul Pangalangan said.
But the judges at the Hague-based tribunal recognised that Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi was penniless, saying it was up to the Trust Fund for Victims (TFV) — set up to implement the judge’s decisions — to decide how the outstanding amount will have to be paid.
Black activists in the United Kingdom are vowing not to be silent and are preparing to fight against what they argue is a blatant assault on the rights of that country’s Black citizens to decide their own destiny and determine for themselves who they have a right to listen to and seek guidance from. And Blacks in the UK, want to hear from the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam.
These sentiments were expressed in the aftermath of a decision to prohibit a videotaped message by the beloved leader from being broadcast during the African International Day of Action, a cultural gathering to promote unity and upliftment. The event was co-sponsored by the Rastafari Movement UK and the Nation of Islam’s London mosque and was held at Kennington Park.
Well before Donald J. Trump was elected to the U.S. presidency, many have been claiming that more Americans have been killed by “right-wing extremists” than by Islamic terrorists.
A study released in June 2015 by the New America Foundation on “Terrorism in America After 9/11” ostensibly gave credence to this assertion. Focusing on one graph in the study and the authors’ summary of the statistics – that the “death toll [from attacks since September 11, 2001] has been quite similar to other forms of political, and even non-political, violence that Americans face today” — a number of media outlets and progressive groups pounced on the data.
Of course Canada is not far behind… Muslims protest against freedom of speech in Toronto – 2012
THE ISLAMIC Republic of Pakistan has been ranked second on United States government list of countries that implement blasphemy laws counter to human rights principles, being beaten only by Iran.
The report entitled Respecting Rights? Measuring the World’s Blasphemy Laws published by the US Commission on International Religious Freedom ranked nations according to the relative severity of their blasphemy legislation, with a high ranking indicating “that these states’ prohibitions on blasphemy most run counter to international law principles.”
Ms Champion came under fire after writing an article in The Sun newspaper, under the provocative headline: ‘British Pakistani men ARE raping and exploiting white girls – and it’s time we faced up to it’
Labour’s Shadow equalities minister Sarah Champion has resigned from her frontbench position following a row over an article she wrote in the Sun newspaper, claiming British Pakistani men are “raping and exploiting white girls”.
In a statement the Rotherham MP said she apologised for any offence cause by “the extremely poor choice of words” which appeared in the tabloid newspaper five days’ ago.
“I am concerned that my continued position in the Shadow Cabinet would distract from the crucial issues around child protection which I have campaigned on my entire political career,” she added. “It is therefore with regret that I tender my resignation as Shadow Secretary of State for women and equalities.”
A good woman who deserves respect, the Labour party knows no shame.
In trying to cast their faith as tolerant and accepting of others, many Muslims like to point to the Koran’s verse 2:256. It begins with the phrase, “There shall be no compulsion in [acceptance of] the religion.”
While dawa, a form of proselytizing, is a key element of the faith, this piece of scripture makes it sound as if there are no repercussions for those who do not accept Islam
But many times, in scripture and in practice, this simply is not true.