Category Archives: “Mosaic of Diversity”

Two ‘significant arrests’ made as police appeal to public for information

Police made the arrests overnight in the West Midlands and the North West of England, Mark Rowley, the Met Police Assistant Commisioner,  said during a briefing this morning.

The number of arrests has now risen to ten, with nine still in custody after a woman from Birmingham was released on bail.

Will the Dutch Protect their ‘Decadence’ from Islamic ‘Redeemers’?

Only in the Netherlands is it conceivable that a politician such as Geert Wilders, a brave maverick who for 13 years, 24 hours a day, has lived under police protection; held rallies while wearing a bulletproof vest; moved from one secret location to another one and was guarded as if he were an Asian potentate. The country has already had two political assassinations related to Islam: the politician Pim Fortuyn, and the filmmaker, Theo van Gogh. Another Dutch MP at the time, Ayaan Hirsi Ali — whose name, with Wilders’s, was next on the hit-list pinned with a knife to van Gogh’s corpse — ended up fleeing to the United States. Only Wilders’s protection, generously provided by the Dutch government, has so far avoided a third political murder.

How Paris has become one of the most dangerous capitals in the world

The latest incident could not have come at a worse time for tourism chiefs still reeling from the impact of the attacks on the Bataclan theatre in Paris and in Nice.

Quebec: Imam says Islamic ruling on slave-girls was not abrogated

Dr. Ewis El Nagar (عويس النجار), the head of the Islamic Edicts Committee (لجنة الفتوى) of Quebec Council of Imams (Conseil des Imams Québec) who also serves as the Imam leader of Dawah (outreach, “call to Islam”) at the Canadian Islamic Centre in Montreal, says that the Islamic ruling on marrying slave women/ girls was not abrogated and it is applicable when the legitimate jihad is launched against the disbelievers.

30 Countries Are Refusing To Take Back Illegal Immigrants Convicted Of Serious Crimes

While these countries are refusing to accept the deportations of these criminals, the U.S. government is still issuing visas and student visas to citizens of those countries, according to the Texan congressman. There is already a law on the books which allows the U.S. to hold visas from a country that is not taking back its criminals, but according to Cuellar, the U.S. is not enforcing it.

Danish couple attacked over ham pizza

Danish police are looking for a gang who beat up a young couple over a pizza slice with ham. The woman now risks permanent damage to her hearing after being punched in the head.

Saturday night a young couple were attacked by up to five people “of other ethnic origin” in Silkeborg, reports BT.

Construction of German mosque is halted after right-wing activists hammer ten giant crosses into building site

Right-wing extremists in Germany have hampered the construction of a mosque by erecting ten large crosses at the site.

The group, planted the wooden structures in the small village of Marbach, near Erfurt, in the central eastern state of Thuringia, in early March.

The owner of the site has said he plans to take legal action against the activists, named as ‘Citizens for Erfurt’.

Update: ‘Radicalised’ attacker shot dead at Paris airport after trying to seize soldier’s gun

The man, who had been reported as radicalised and was on a police watch-list, was gunned down by two other soldiers moments after the “extremely violent attack”.

The Paris prosecutors’ office said the attacker shouted “I am here to die for Allah. There will be deaths”, and that he threw down a bag containing a can of petrol.

Muslim presenter sparks uproar as she asks BBC Asian Network Twitter followers ‘what is the right punishment for blasphemy?’

The BBC’s Asian Network has provoked uproar by asking its Twitter followers ‘what is the right punishment for blasphemy?’

A video posted on its account shows Muslim activist Shazia Awan asking followers to get in touch and offer their opinions on how blasphemy should be dealt with.

Her assumption that blasphemy – which is still punishable by death in some Muslim countries – should also be punished in Britain shocked many viewers.


Update: BBC Asian Network apologises for tweet about blasphemy

Officials can’t say how many asylum seekers enter Canada illegally

From their very first steps over the border, asylum seekers are quickly caught up in a system involving numerous federal, provincial and non-governmental agencies, all of which keep information and statistics in different ways — but none of which specifically track the number of people filing asylum claims after crossing the border illegally.