News and Analysis (6/29/15)

Guardian connects Islam’s notion of hospitality with the behavior of Tunisians during the attack on Friday, calling “The terrorists’ version of Islam is a twisted distortion” …

… And David Cameron urges BBC to stop using the phrase Islamic State, but instead ISIL or “so called Islamic State”, since the organization is a “perversion of the religion of Islam and many Muslims listening to this programme will recoil every time they hear the words”:

Meanwhile, Home Secretary Theresa May wants family members to turn each other in when suspecting radicalization, possibly furthering the alienation of British Muslims…

… Muslim graves have been damaged after the Tunisia attack, seemingly to create a divide in the community:

In Wales, a group of teachers choose to fast with their Muslim students; “Seeing the efforts they make to study while doing Ramadan, we wanted to show we empathise and … that there is community support … here,” says Welsh teacher Mr. Bodgin:

A Greek Orthodox Archbishop who earned Israeli wrath for speaking out against suppression of Christian and Muslim religious freedom  has now been arrested for demonstrating against Israel’s seizure of his church’s hospital:

William Astore calls for the US government to quit its addiction to war, whether it be the war on terror or poverty; “There’s simply no way to win such a war except by stopping it”:

ISIL-allied group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis has claimed responsibility for the killing of Egypt’s State Prosecutor:

Muslim terrorists claim to fight injustice and occupation of Muslim lands, but a-Arabiya editor Faisal Abbas asks, “[H]ow many of these grievances, while legitimate, have been solved by terrorism? If anything, the likes of ISIS and al Qaeda has made these causes worse and much more complicated to resolve”:


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