Month: July 2010

  • News and Analysis (7/30/10)

    During the time of the prophet, women and men prayed side by side; today, with 66% of American mosques segregating men and women, Islamic feminists work to end institutionalized sexism in Islam … Islamic Feminists Storm Some Barricades (Wall Street Journal) … meanwhile, the appointment of two woman judges in Malaysia raises the question, “why […]

  • News and Analysis (7/29/10)

    “We have nothing to fear from peaceful Muslims who seek peace…. To ostracize them and tarnish their good works is nothing short of apostasy in the canon of American freedoms”: What Would George Washington Say About Islam In USA? (Washington Post) NYPD signals potential increase in crimes against Muslims, as the debate over the Cordoba […]

  • News and Analysis (7/28/10)

    Justin Raimondo notes that Ayn Rand’s “intellectual heir” seems to echo her villain Wesley Mouch in his contempt for the sanctity of the individual and property rights in declaring that “‘Rights are contextual,” and when it comes to Muslims, there is “no obligation to respect property rights.’ ‘Rights  are out’!”: Haters Go After the ‘Ground […]

  • News and Analysis (7/27/10)

    “[T]he story you haven’t read about the short life of Furkan Dogan, an American killed by Israeli forces in international waters on the Turkish-flagged Mavi Marmara”: The Forgotten American (New York Times) Members of the Dove World Outreach Center honors the victims of 9/11 by burning copies of the Qur’an, and handing out “Islam Is Of The […]

  • News and Analysis (7/26/10)

    The U.S. supports Pakistan while Pakistan’s ISI supports the Taliban. Whistle-blower Wikileaks releases thousands of leaked classified documents proving the connection; founder Julian Assange explains: Why the World Needs WikiLeaks (Al-Jazeera) IDF Military Advocate General Avichai Mandelblit confirms Goldstone Report findings on war crimes; IDF back peddles “as though they were frightened by Goldstone”: IDF Report […]

  • News and Analysis (7/23/10)

    Two weeks after France banned the wearing of burqa, two Muslim women in full body swim suit are denied access to pool; the pool owners say it was for hygiene and sanitary reasons … Two Muslim Women Thrown Out Of Pool For Wearing ‘Burkinis’ (Telegraph) … “On what grounds can a government or institution require that they […]

  • News and Analysis (7/22/10)

    The “myth that al Qaeda is 100 feet tall has fed dramatic government growth since 9/11,” but Cato Institute VP Gene Healy says, “We’ve given al Qaeda power over us they don’t deserve” … Gene Healy: Clowns Or Killers In Al Qaeda (Washington Examiner) … Case in point, after being placed on the no-fly list, […]

  • News and Analysis (7/21/10)

    Gideon Levy asks “What if this guy had been a Jew who pretended to be a Muslim and had sex with a Muslim woman? Would he have been convicted of rape? The answer is: of course not”: Arab Guilty of Rape After Consensual Sex with Jew (Guardian) MFI welcomes 26-year-old Yahya Wehelie back to the […]

  • News and Analysis (7/20/10)

    With $150 million earmarked for the Yemen to combat Al-Qaida earlier this year,  al-Awlaki mocks U.S. foreign policy, stating that U.S. military presence has “accomplished for (Al-Qaida) the work of years”: Yemeni-American Cleric Says Obama Will Bog Down US Forces In Just Like Afghanistan (Los Angeles Times) “[I]t is not the business of a secular state […]

  • News and Analysis (7/19/10)

    Palestinians married to Israeli Arabs will now have to swear a pledge of allegiance to a “Jewish democratic state” if they wish to live on their spouses’ land: Israeli ‘Loyalty Oath’ Approved (Al-Jazeera) With the wearing of a niqab now a criminal act, the French national motto liberté, égalité, fraternité becomes even less appropriate … Criminalising Women Behind the […]

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