Category Archives: New York City

A Sculpture Celebrating Saudi Arabia Erected on Ground Zero

Shaped to resemble a piece of candy, the nine-foot-tall statue bears the Kingdom’s emerald flag emblazoned with the Arabic inscription, “There is no god but Allah, and Mohammed is the prophet.” It was created by French sculptor Laurence Jenkell in 2011 as part of the larger installation “Candy Nation” which depicts G20 countries as sugary delights, and has since been featured in over 25 countries. All 20 sculptures are currently on display outside the Oculus shopping center.

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Islamic call to prayer in Brooklyn is among things New Yorker’s hate most about the city

Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, should pray for peace and quiet. The 11208 ZIP code had the most complaints about noise from a house of worship, with 403. More than half of the complaints list the address of a mosque, Masjid-Al-Aman, where an imam issues a lyrical call to prayer five times a day via a loudspeaker that reaches a 20-block radius, according to Gothamist.

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Thirteen ‘Trinitarios gang members’ charged in machete murder of Bronx teen face a judge in packed courtroom as the victim’s mother screams ‘Asesino!’ at his ‘killers’

Shocking surveillance video of 15-year-old Lesandro ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz being viciously beaten and slashed in the neck with a machete by suspected members of the Trinitarios gang on June 20 sparked terror within the small community and across the nation.

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New York’s Disastrous $250K Grant For Organizations Linked To Islamic Extremism

On Aug. 21, the New York City Council announced $250,000 in grants made to 14 Muslim community organizations, in collaboration with the New York Immigration Coalition. Alarmingly, three of the grant recipients are linked to Islamic extremism — the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), the Muslim American Society (MAS) and the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA).

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New York City Filled With Road Signs Flashing Climate Warnings, Including ‘Climate Denial Kills’

For the next month, pedestrians walking through New York City’s five boroughs will see flashing road signs warning those walking by of the alleged dangers of man-made global warming.

“Climate denial kills,” “Abolish Coal-Onialism,” “50,000,000 Climate Refugees” and “End climate injustice” are just some of the warnings passersby will see as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s effort to sound the alarm on global warming.

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