News & Analysis (8/22/16)

The deadliest attack in Turkey this year was met with a stern response from the government to defend against ISIS …

… and the Turkish government is now unsure if the attacker was a child, but it is certain is that many children were killed in this tragic attack:

“Both victims were gentlemen of peace and their deaths are a devastating loss to their families and the community that they served” — Queens District Attorney Richard Brown:

Justice Secretary Liz Truss says that the “small number of very subversive individuals… do need to be held in specialist units”:

A politician’s bigotry in the face of human suffering compounded by a superficial knowledge of Islam; pig heads are not Kryptonite:

Her statements about “the Christian God” not being Allah exemplifies misunderstandings that make it easier for Islam to be Othered and excluded from the religious protections in this country:

Is Tatarstan tolerant because the indigenous practice of Islam is resistant to foreign radicals or have extremists been driven underground by government repression?

“It is the first time that the court in The Hague has tried a case of cultural destruction. It is also the first time a suspected Islamist militant has stood trial at the ICC and the first time a suspect has pleaded guilty”:

A rapper who included footage of a Mosque as well as a Church and Temple was arrested by the Malaysian government for insulting Islam:

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