Spencer and Geller Banned from Britain for Supporting Israel

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The Conservative government of David Cameron has failed the British people as thoroughly and resoundingly as the Republican Party has failed the American people. Both could have and should have constituted themselves as a loyal opposition, departing from the Leftist line. Instead, they have parroted it in innumerable ways, and disenfranchised millions of their constituents by offering no alternative to the dominant paradigm.

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New revelations about why I was banned from entering Great Britain reveal how deeply compromised the British government is to hard-Leftists and Islamic supremacists – including the most virulent haters of Israel.

As faithful FrontPage readers may recall, last June I was banned from Britain because, as a letter from the U.K. Home Office told me, “your presence here is not conducive to the public good.” Why not? Because I said (quite factually) that Islam “is a religion and is a belief system that mandates warfare against unbelievers for the purpose for establishing a societal model that is absolutely incompatible with Western society.” And also because, the letter said, “you are the founder of the blog Jihad Watch (a site widely criticized for being Islamophobic),” and “you co-founded the Freedom Defense Initiative and Stop Islamization of America, both of which have been described as anti-Muslim hate groups.”

Note the passive voice: the Freedom Defense Initiative (actually the American Freedom Defense Initiative, AFDI) and Stop Islamization of America “have been described as anti-Muslim hate groups” by whom? The letter didn’t say. And Jihad Watch has been “widely criticized for being Islamophobic” by whom? The letter gives no hint, instead attempting to establish these charges as the judicious assessment of neutral observers.

Now, however, newly released documents relating to our case, as Pamela Geller discussed in a recent Daily Caller article, reveal that the Home Office’s decision was guided by far-Left agitation groups with a deep animus against Israel.

Of course, this was already obvious from the Home Office’s repetition of the charge that Jihad Watch is “Islamophobic” in its letter to me. “Islamophobia” is a manipulative and propagandistic neologism designed to intimidate non-Muslims into thinking that there is something “bigoted” and “racist” about resisting jihad terror and opposing Sharia oppression of women, non-Muslims, gays and others. The only people who use it at all are Islamic supremacists who want to clear away all obstacles to the advance of jihad, their Leftist allies, and those whom they have bamboozled into thinking it is a legitimate term of discourse – such as the British Home Office.

So it was obvious already who was whispering into the Home Office’s ear, but now it is confirmed. As Pamela Geller noted, in the newly revealed documents “all reference to the identities of those who asked that we be banned have been blacked out.” However, “their black marker missed one reference, revealing that one of the groups complaining about us was Faith Matters. Faith Matters was founded by a Muslim named Fiyaz Mughal, who also heads up Tell Mama, a group dedicated to tracking ‘Islamophobia.’ Tell Mama lost government funding in June after making false claims of waves of attacks ‘Islamophobic incidents.’”

So around the same time that Tell Mama was being stripped of its government funding for lying about the prevalence of “anti-Muslim hate crimes,” that same government was accepting its advice and counsel in favor of banning Pamela Geller and me from the country. Was the Home Office unaware that Tell Mama was wildly exaggerating “Islamophobia” in Britain, and was thus an untrustworthy source for any information related to it, or did it simply not care?

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Bulletin of the Oppression of Women October 15 – November 19, 2012

October 15, 2012 Mali   A teenaged girl received 60 lashes in Timbuktu after Islamist extremists convicted   her of speaking to men on the street.

October 16, 2012 UK   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   A British Muslim, who married his second wife in a secret sharia ceremony, has   been sentenced to life in jail for stabbing her to death in a ‘merciless’ attack.   Siraj Arif, 31, knifed Saiba Khatoon – who was 19-weeks pregnant – with such   ferocity that two of the three kitchen knives he used snapped under the force   of the blows in the row over their unborn baby.

October 17, 2012   Egypt   A teacher in southern Egypt punished two 12-year-old schoolgirls for not wearing   the Muslim headscarf by cutting their hair, the father of one girl said Wednesday,   in an incident that stokes concerns over personal rights following the rise   of Islamist political movements.   Afghanistan   Afghan police have arrested four people who allegedly tried to force a woman   into prostitution and beheaded her when she refused.

Britain   An FGM study from the British International Journal of Obstetrics and gynecology   journal BJOG reports that women who were forced to undergo genital cutting as   young girls have a poorer sex life years later.

October 20, 2012 Malaysia      Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek agreed today with a Wanita MCA leader’s view that   PAS condones the raping of non-Muslim women, pointing out that the party’s spiritual   leader Datuk Nik Aziz Nik Mat had made the opinion clear in a speech four years   ago. Nik Aziz had said that women who do not “tutup aurat” (protect   their modesty) “deserved to be raped”.

October 22, 2012 Afghanistan   (h/t to JihadWatch)   A man in a western Afghan city has confessed to stabbing his wife to death to   prevent her from taking a job outside the home.

Sudan (h/t   to JihadWatch)   The head of Sudan’s main clerical authority, the Religious Scholars Committee   (RSC), has publicly advocated girl child marriage, drawing the ire of women   activists rights who called for an immediate ban against the practice.

October 23, 2012 Afghanistan   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   A second teenage girl has been threatened with assassination in Pakistan following   the Taliban’s failed attempt to murder Malala Yousafzai, an outspoken critic   of Islamic extremism, earlier this month.

October 24, 2012 Britain   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   9 men have been charged in Manchester for sexual abuse of an underage girl.   This case is different from the one early this year which dealt with child trafficking.

Afghanistan   Afghanistan’s Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) on Wednesday said   that it recorded 550 cases of violence against women in the last month, including   beating, forced marriages, murder and rape, showing a remarkable increase from   previous months.

November 1, 2012 Kashmir   A mother and father killed their 15-year-old daughter by dousing her with acid   after seeing her talking to a young man, police said Thursday.

November 3, 2012 Muslim   World   Nonie Darwish explains the role of the woman in the Islamic ideology and the   laws that control her.

Pakistan   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   The Pakistani Taliban’s battle to stop girls and women from getting an education   includes acid thrown in their faces to scar them for life and deter others from   following in their footsteps. They have distributed threatening pamphlets around   the city warning local girls against going to school. “We will never allow   the girls of this area to go and get a Western education,” said Qari Muhavia,   the local Pakistani Taliban leader, when contacted by CNN by telephone.

November 4, 2012 Singapore   The city’s Muslim marriage courses are under fire for teaching that male students   are to beat wives who refuse to submit to sex, while female students are taught   that if they refuse sex with their husbands angels of Allah would curse them.

November 5, 2012 Jordan   Three brothers reportedly murdered their married sister to cleanse their family’s   honor. She was stabbed 17 times.

Yemen   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   A 10-year old Yemeni child claims her family forced her to marry a 30-year old   man when she was nine. She escaped from her home with the help of an aunt and   went to the courthouse where she waited for the judge to come out and told him   her story. He sympathised with her case and issued a divorce judgment.

November 6, 2012 India   Mumbai’s historic Haji Ali mausoleum inner tomb is banned to women.

November 7, 2012 USA   An Iraqi mother was sentenced to two years’ probation after she was accused   of beating her teenage daughter and burning her on her face and chest with a   hot spoon because the girl refused to go along with an arranged marriage and   was spotted talking a male student at her high school.

November 8, 2012 Saudi   Arabia (h/t to thereligionofpeace)     There have been 5,622 marriages where the bride is under the age of 14 in Saudi   Arabia, said Ali Abdul Rahman Al Roumi, a social services academic at Imam Mohammad   Bin Saud Islamic University, adding that specifying a legal age would not solve   the problem, and may lead to “even bigger problems”.

November 11, 2012 Saudi   Arabia (h/t JihadWatch)   An prominent Saudi religious scholar tortured his five year old daughter to   death with whips and electrical shocks.

November 13, 2012 USA   Iraqi man pleaded not guilty to the honor killing of his wife, Shaima Alawadi.

November 15, 2012 Pakistan   A man and his brother were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly setting the former’s   wife and three daughters on fire.

November 16, 2012 Iran   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   Lawmakers consider legislation that may drastically alter an adult woman’s ability   to obtain a passport and travel outside the country.

November 17, 2012 Indonesia   A Western woman gives her eye-witness account of over 200 young girls having   their genitals cut so they “can control their sexual urges.”

November 19, 2012 Dubai   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   Three rapists who demanded money from their Vietnamese victim, are sentenced   to three years in jail.
Gates   of Vienna has an informative short video explaining why honor killings   are Islamic doctrine. Please take a few minutes and educate yourself on this   travesty of gender rights.

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Bulletin of Christian Persecution October 8, 2012 – October 29, 2012

 

October 8, 2012 Egypt Mohammad Mostafa Kamel, a Muslim prosecutor at the Alexandria Criminal Court, and his two sons, aided by some hired Muslims, broke into the church of the St. Mary in Rashid at and demolished a great part of its altar. They came to the church with front loaders. Kamel had no demolition order.

Tanzania Bishop Bernadin Mfumbusa of Kondoa warned that religious freedom and other civil liberties were under threat from intolerant radical Muslim influences sweeping in from countries neighbouring the east African nation.

“We see more and more itinerant preachers from Saudi Arabia and Sudan entering this country – and Muslims are increasingly making political demands.” These demands include extending Islamic Sharia law and making everyone subject to it – Muslim and non-Muslim alike.

October 9, 2012 Indonesia  Twin explosions rocked the restive district of Poso, Central Sulawesi, on Tuesday as the region’s ongoing sectarian violence continued. No one was injured in the blasts, which targeted the home of a Christian public employee and a church.

Pakistan Shumaila Bibi, a Christian, was kidnapped by a 26 year old Muslim Muhammad Javed Iqbal on the way home. She was subjected to sexual assault and forced to study the Koran. On a pretext she managed to escape and return to her family.

October 11, 2012 Pakistan (h/t to JihadWatch) A mob led by Islamic clerics ransacked the home of a teenage Christian boy in Pakistan’s Karachi city and set fire to furniture and some other household articles after he was accused of sending text messages with blasphemous content. More HERE.

October 12, 2012 Bosnia (h/t to thereligionofpeace) Christians are massively leaving post-war Bosnia-Herzegovina amid mounting discrimination and Islamization. There are just 440,000 Catholics left in the Balkan nation, half the prewar figure.

Pakistan (h/t to JihadWatch) Militant Muslims attacked St. Francis of Assisi Parish church, smashing windows and doors, tearing up holy books and destroying cars.

October 13, 2012 Iran (h/t to thereligionofpeace) Massive arrests of evangelical Protestant Christians, including many former Muslims, are reported in Iran, with men and women being dragged to prisons across the Islamic nation. “We have learned that at least 100, but perhaps as many as 400 people, have been detained over the last 10 days,” said Firouz Khandjani, a council member of the ‘Church of Iran’ house church movement.
Tanzania Violent clashes erupted in Dar es Salaam when scores of Muslim youth stormed a police station and demanded that a 14-year-old boy accused of urinating on the Quran be handed over to them. In the aftermath of the confrontation, at least five churches were attacked, several car windows smashed and passersby injured as the angry mob moved from street to street at Mbagala Kizuiani protesting the desecration of the holy book.

October 14, 2012 Pakistan Pastor Karama Patras, an Evangelist and famous for healing crusades in Pakistan was arrested on October 13, 2012, on accusations of blasphemy by police after taking him in preventive custody when Muslim mob attacked his home.

October 16, 2012 Iran An official of one of Iran’s largest house church movement says recently detained church members are tortured and otherwise pressured to confess to crimes they did not commit. “We are especially concerned about seven Christians of our church who were taken to prison on Friday,” October 12, said Church of Iran council member Firouz Khandjani.

October 17, 2012 Nigeria No fewer than 30 persons were feared killed and property worth several millions of naira destroyed in a renewed hostility by suspected Fulani [Muslim] herdsmen in Yogbo Village in Guma. The attackers stormed the village at about 7a.m. on Sunday when most of the villagers were in church and killed mostly women and children.

Indonesia (h/t to thereligionofpeace ) The city is back in the limelight for acts of violence and terror probably related to Muslim extremism, this after years of relative calm following a peace accord signed in 2001 by radical Muslim groups and Protestant Christian movements.
In the past few days, the port city in central Sulawesi has been the scene of attacks against Christian-owned buildings. Two missing policemen, who were investigating one recent attack, were found yesterday, stabbed to death, their bodies hurriedly buried.

October 18, 2012 Egypt (h/t to thereligionofpeace) A Muslim gang led by Ali Hussein attempted to kidnap a Coptic Christian mother. A member of the woman’s family rejected the demands and Hussein shot him. Before the struggle was over, four men were dead.

Indonesia (h/t thereligionofpeace) Authorities in Banda Aceh ordered the closure of nine Christian home churches and six Buddhist prayer houses for alleged irregularities in their building permit. According to Deputy Mayor Hajjah Illiza Sa’aduddin Djamal, the buildings were illegal because they lacked the right permit. “Aceh is a special territory that enforces Sharia,” she said and home churches violate the law because they lack the appropriate building permit.

October 21, 2012 Nigeria (h/t to thereligionofpeace) At least hundreds of residents began fleeing northeastern Nigeria Sunday, October 21, after three days of Islamic attacks against churches and other targets left dozens dead.

Pakistan (h/t to thereligionofpeace) A Muslim mob ransacked the home of a 16 year old Christian boy whom they accused of sending a blasphemous text message.

October 22, 2012 Pakistan A young Christian woman was kidnapped on her way to work at a hospital by armed Muslim men.

October 23, 2012 Indonesia The city of Poso, in the Indonesian province of Central Sulawesi, has been the scene of renewed sectarian violence against the local Protestant minority. Overnight on Sunday, unknown assailants set fire to the Madele Pentecostal Church.

Syria Up to 10 people were killed and 15 wounded as the charge detonated at the historical gate of Bab Touma, a busy pick up point for taxis and buses. “Terrorists are doing this,” said George, a Christian who, like many residents in Bab Touma lives in fear of the rebel fighters trying to gain control of the capital.

October 24, 2012 Indonesia A home-made bomb was found and defused at a Christian high school in Tonipa hamlet in Poso.

Pakistan (h/t to JihadWatch) The High Court ordered a Christian girl who had been kidnapped by a Muslim man and forcibly married to him to return to his home as his wife.

October 25, 2012 Syria (h/t to thereligionofpeace) A Greek Orthodox priest has been found slain after being kidnapped near the Syrian capital of Damascus. The body of the Rev. Fadi Jamil Haddad, pastor of St. Elias Church in Qatana, outside Damascus, was discovered in the Jaramana district of the capital. The Vatican agency quoted a colleague saying the priest had been “horribly tortured.”

October 28, 2012 Nigeria A [Muslim] suicide attacker drove a jeep packed with explosives into Catholic church in Nigeria during morning mass yesterday, killing at least eight people and wounding another 100. The majority of the victims were children. More HERE.

October 29, 2012 Egypt (h/t to thereligionofpeace) Five Egyptian Coptic Christians were injured Sunday in clashes with a Muslim mob at a church in a village south of Cairo, security sources said. The violence took place as Muslim villagers attempted to block access to the church as the Coptic faithful arrived from throughout the area to attend Sunday mass. More HERE.

 
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Bulletin of the Oppression of Women August 29 – October 14, 2012

August 29, 2012 Zanzibar, Tanzania   Despite ongoing efforts to minimize domestic violence, promote gender equality and empower women, new study in Zanzibar indicates that many women are still beaten and bullied by men including Muslim clerics!

Kurdistan   (Iraq)   The Kurdistan government passed a bill banning Female Genital Mutilation a year ago but has yet to implement the law.

August 30, 2012 Egypt   (h/t to Frontpage Mag)   Some in Egypt’s new government wants to include a new article in its constitution criminalizing sex slavery and the trafficking of women and children but the fundamentalist Islamists are grumbling about it.

Tunisia   (h/t to JihadWatch)   The head of a Tunisian Islamist organization called this week for his country to legalize polygamy as part of a post-revolution initiative to cancel all laws   that contradict Islamic principles. Adel Elmi, head of the Tunisian Moderate Association for Awareness and Reform, formerly known as the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, said in a Wednesday radio statement   that marriage laws ought to be modified.

Afghanistan   A young girl was found hanging dead from the ceiling of her room in Shiberghan city. The Crime branch police chief said initial investigations showed the girl  had committed suicide because she was not happy with her engagement. Maghfirat  Samimi, human rights director for Jawzjan, Sar-i-Pul and Faryab, said suicide tendency among girls had increased. He said 20 cases of suicides and murder of women took place in the region this year, compared to last year’s 15 cases.

August 31, 2012 Pakistan   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)  Khalid Allah Ditta has been arrested for the honor killings of his mother and   four sisters. He accused them of having illicit relations with some men in the   neighbourhood.

Tunisia   Yesterday, a group of Tunisian women affiliated with the leftist Nidaa Tounes   – the Call of Tunisia party – reported that they were verbally and physically   assaulted during a meeting held in the small town of Menzel Chakeur, located  in the governorate of Sfax.

September 1, 2012 Pakistan   An 18-year old girl was killed by her brother for possessing a cell phone and being in an illicit relationship police said.

September 3, 2012 Egypt   Campaigners in Egypt say the problem of sexual harassment is reaching epidemic   proportions, with a rise in such incidents over the past three months. For many   Egyptian women, sexual harassment – which sometimes turns into violent mob-style   attacks – is a daily fact of life, reports the BBC’s Bethany Bell in Cairo.

September 10, 2012 Saudi   Arabia   Saudi authorities have sentenced Najla Yehya Wafa, a 35-year-old Egyptian woman, to 500 lashes. Her family says she was arrested after a business dispute with   a Saudi Princess. Leila Jamul, a 23-year-old Sudanese woman, was sentenced last July to death by stoning for adultery. She is being held in prison, meanwhile, with her six-month-old baby.

Britain   (h/t to NewEnglishReview)   Muslim cleric at the centre of an illegal marriage scandal has stepped down   after he allegedly offered to marry a 12-year-old girl to a man in his 20s. Imam Mohamed Kassamali is said to have told an undercover reporter posing as   a father that he could carry out a ceremony for his school-aged daughter. He allegedly told the Sunday Times journalist: ‘If it (the marriage) was not possible, I would have told you straight away… I would love the girl to go to her husband’s houses (sic) as soon as possible, the younger the better.

September 15, 2012 Afghanistan   A 16-year old girl was lashed by local mullahs (clerics) in Jaghori district   of Ghazni province on charges of what have been called illicit relations. This was carried out in the absence of legal and humanitarian institutions.

September 16, 2012 Saudi   Arabia   A Saudi scholar has played down an Islamic fatwa (ruling) that forbids women from logging in online without an escort. “The law for internet usage for men and women should be the same, even if the internet has useful and harmful websites,” said Sheikh Mohamed El-Aly, professor of Islamic law. In 2010,   Sheikh Saad El-Ghamdi issued a fatwa banning women from logging in online without a chaperon sitting at her side.

Egypt   A 20-year-old Egyptian woman was murdered earlier this month after being sexually assaulted. According to their statement on the incident in Upper Egypt’s Assuit, the young woman had been walking on a main street with a friend when a man began   grabbing her body.

She then turned around and spit in his face and reportedly verbally lashed   back, saying “I will get my rights back. I will get my rights back against your will.” The ECWR said that after she said the words, the man pushed her to the ground, kicking her before shooting her multiple times.

September 17, 2012 Egypt   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   Egyptian security in the city of Suez reported that it arrested 22 men for sexually harassing high school students outside of two schools on the first day of classes, the al-Shorouk newspaper reported on Sunday. Earlier this month, the head of the National Council of Women (NCW) Mervat Tallawy said that Egyptian women are harassed, on average, “7 times every 200 meters.”

Indonesia   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   A sixteen year old girl hanged herself after being arrested by the sharia police for being out in the early hours of the morning and accused of being a prostitute. More HERE.

September 19, 2012 Egypt   An Egyptian women’s group is afraid that the new constitution will sanction the sharia law that allows marriage of sexually mature girls even if they are   at the age of nine.

September 21, 2012 England   (h/t to GatesofVienna)   A teenage rape victim had to take medication after she was attacked amid fears she may have contracted HIV. Mawawe Ibrahim Karam was jailed for ten years yesterday for raping the 17-year-old.

September 22, 2012 Pakistan  The daughter of a cleric was allegedly stripped and paraded naked in a village by young men seeking revenge for her brother’s ‘indiscretions’ on Wednesday in the area of Nawan Lahore police station.

September 24, 2012 Mali   To avoid being whipped, mutilated, and jailed, women in Timbuktu now have to wear black veils and loose-fitting clothing. Radical Islamists, who took control of the city months ago, are laying down their law – Sharia law – and for the first time since they’ve arrived, they’re specifically targeting women.
Over the past few weeks, Islamists from two armed groups – Ansar Dine and Mujao,   who took over northern Mali in April – have increasingly made use of corporal punishment against the local population. This includes whipping, amputations, and even stoning people to death who do not obey Sharia law. More HERE.

September 26, 2012 Egypt     An Egyptian honor killing is caught on video. Viewer discretion advised.

Pakistan   (h/t to GatesofVienna)   A sixteen year old Christian girl was gang-raped for hours by young Muslim men.

September 28, 2012 Turkey   A 15-year-old girl in the southern province of Adana is believed to have killed herself to escape her husband’s violence. According to neighbors Emrah E., who is eight years older than child bride Kübra Ulas, had kidnapped and raped the girl a year ago. Thereafter, Emrah E. threatened Ulas’s family and demanded they allow him to marry Ulas. Afraid, they agreed to the marriage.

September 29, 2012 Egypt  A controversial Egyptian Islamic preacher warned the media that liberals were   attempting to remove from the constitution restrictions on gender equality established by Islamic jurisprudence. “We do not support violence against women, but God allowed a certain form of beating,” said the preacher Borhamy, arguing that in Islam the husband is permitted to beat his wife as long as no physical damage or scar would result.

He also stated (see HERE) that “girls 14-years-old are permitted to have sexual relations under Islam and has proposed reducing the marriage age limit as a result. It is permissible for the girl at the age of 9 or 10 to marry . . .”

Saudi   Arabia   Female Muslim pilgrims from Nigeria who were not accompanied by male family members [per sharia law] were turned away from the hajji in Mecca, subjected to indignities and deported back to Nigeria.
September 30, 2012 Afghanistan   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)  Muzhgan Masoomi’s attacker stabbed her 14 times with a thick blade used to slaughter   animals, tearing wide gashes in her flesh before leaving the government worker   for dead on the outskirts of the Afghan capital. Women who pursue careers in ultra-conservative Afghanistan often face opposition in a society where often they are ostracised – or worse, brutalised – for mixing with men other than husbands or relatives.

October 1, 2012 Maldives Almost 90 percent of the people found guilty of “Zina” – fornication   – and sentenced to flogging in 2011 were female, according to new statistics published by the Department of Judicial Administration last week. It takes four witnesses or a confession to prove the offence in court based on Islamic Sharia. The Maldives’ legal system consists of elements of both common law and Sharia.
October 2, 2012 Britain   (h/t to thereligionofpeace) Police hunt for Mohammad Islam who is a suspected serial sex attacker in Southhampton. Islam was out on bail and has disappeared.

October 3, 2012 Tunsia (h/t to thereligionofpeace)  Outraged Tunisians took to the streets by the hundreds Tuesday, angrily protesting the treatment of a woman who was allegedly raped by police officers — and then charged with public indecency when she filed a complaint.

Syria   There also appears to be a cultural clash between non-Arab Muslims from Pakistan, Afghanistan, the Balkans and Chechnya on the one hand, and Arabs from Syria, Libya, Tunisia and Jordan on the other, over the exploitation of sex slaves.
Some Islamists consider these women to be spoils of war, especially the wives  and daughters of regime supporters, but local fighters are more apprehensive   about the issue. Dozens of women have reportedly been sexually assaulted.

October 4, 2012 Egypt (h/t to thereligionofpeace) Two bearded ultra-conservative men in Egypt attacked four elementary schoolgirls   walking down a street eating ice popsicles. The men knocked the popsicles from the girls hands and began yelling at them. They told them to stop eating the popsicles and go home.
October 5, 2012 Pakistan A girl has been abducted while eight persons have been apprehended in connection of two vani [a child marriage, usually to pay off family debts] cases reported from separate localities of Mansehra.

Canada   The mother of six had her throat slashed by her Afghani husband Peer Khairi, slit open to the spine and slowly suffocated in her own blood. She had stood up to her husband and allowed her children to be westernized.

October 7, 2012 Morocco   Moroccan women (one in three) struggle against violence from their husbands.   One woman said that if she didn’t do what he said or refused sex, he beat her   and attacks her. “He then will force himself on me, but there is nothing   I can do because it is isn’t illegal for him to force sex on me.”

October 8, 2012 Pakistan   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)  A woman has accused a man of the ruling party of selling her into marriage.

October 9, 2012 Balochistan   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)  13 girls between the ages of four and sixteen were bartered to settle a blood   tribal feud. More HERE.

October 10, 2012 Pakistan   A Taliban member shot a 14-year-old Pakistani girl named Malala Yousufzai in the head and in the shoulder on a school bus because the teenager had dared to speak out in favor of education for women and against Muslim extremists.   Update HERE.

Kuwait   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   An unidentified Indonesian housemaid died inside the Jahra Hospital after suffering  for 18 months. According to reliable sources the victim was brutally beaten by the son of her Saudi sponsor and since then had been admitted to the hospital.

October 11, 2012 Mali   (h/t to NewEnglishReview)  Islamists who have taken over northern Mali are “buying child soldiers”   from their families for £375 and compiling a “frightening” list   of unmarried women who are pregnant or had borne children, according to senior  UN official. More HERE.  And HERE.
October   12, 2012   Afghanistan   A vicious Taliban attack in a residential neighborhood of Ghazni city targeted   Muslim women. The attack resulted in the wounding of several innocent Muslim women and sent dozens of people running for their very lives.
October 14, 2012 Israel  (h/t to thereligionofpeace)  Wife beating is being preached in fundamentalist mosques in Israel.

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Bulletin of Christian Persecution

August 31 – October 6, 2012

August 31, 2012

Pakistan   (h/t to thereligionofpeace )  The young Christian Faisal Masih was killed two days ago in shots fired in the attack of an Islamic extremist group in the Christian suburb of Essa Nagri, on the outskirts of Karachi.

September 2, 2012

Egypt   Shells fired Sunday morning from Syria appear to have targeted Our Lady of the Castle Maronite monastery in the town of Menjez in the Akkar district near the  Lebanese Syrian border, National News Agency reported.
“A large number of shells coming from the Syrian side landed on Lebanese   border villages and towns adjacent to the Al-Kabir River. The town of Menjez   where the Christian Maronite monastery Our Lady of the Castle is located witnessed  the most intense shelling resulting in the displacement of many residents who  headed for safer areas,” NNA reported.

September 3, 2012

Bahrain   Hardline Sunni clerics have strongly opposed the construction of a large Roman Catholic church complex, in a rare open challenge of the country’s Sunni king.  More than 70 clerics signed a petition last week saying it was forbidden to build churches in the Arabian Peninsula, the birthplace of Islam.

September 13, 2012

Egypt   (h/t to JihadWatch)  The largest evangelical church in the mid-east was attacked with stones and gas bombs. Worshippers locked themselves inside the church and put on masks   to avoid gas poisoning.

September 25, 2012

Syria   (h/t JihadWatch)  Christians kidnapped in the village of Rableh, on the border with Lebanon, in western Syria, spreads: after the maxi kidnapping which occurred yesterday, of 150 people (see Fides article 25/9), today another 130 civilians were detained and kidnapped by armed gangs in the area, creating a group of 280 hostages.

Pakistan (h/t to GatesofVienna)  A sixteen year old girl was gang-raped for hours by young Muslim men.

September 26, 2012

Spain (h/t to Vlad Tepes) A Moroccan attacked a Catholic church in Catalonia.

September 27, 2012

From Africa to Asia offended Muslims vented their anger on Christians and their churches.

September 29, 2012

Egypt   The United States warned on Saturday that U.S. women Christian missionaries in mainly Muslim Egypt face threats of terror attacks and urged vigilance.

“The embassy has credible information suggesting terrorist interest in   targeting U.S. female missionaries in Egypt,” the American mission in Cairo   said in a statement on its website.

Egypt   Copts in the North Sinai border town of Rafah have started leaving their homes   after receiving an ultimatum from Islamists to leave “within 48 hours”   or be killed. According to confirmed reports 9 Coptic families have left the   town. The remaining 23 Coptic families are still there, waiting to leave. The   Copts are all confined to their homes, afraid to venture out. More HERE.

September 30, 2012  

Maldives (h/t to thereligionofpeace) Customs officials at the Male’ Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (INIA) seized 11 books about Christianity, typed in Dhivehi, from a Bangladeshi expatriate who came to the Maldives via Sri Lanka.

Lebanon  (h/t to thereligionofpeace)  Two unknown assailants opened fire on a church in the town of Bqosta on Saturday  night, According to the NNA, the assailants shot at the town’s Saint Joseph Church with hunting rifles, damaging the building’s windows.

Pakistan   Pakistan Christians are under attack from Islamic extremists angry at the film   US-made film, The Innocence of Muslims. Following the attack on St. Paul’s church in Mardan, a bishop was assaulted, beaten and injured. Local sources of the Vatican news agency Fides report that protestant bishop Naeem Samuel of the Trinity Evangelical Church Prayer, was attacked yesterday as he was leaving church in Youhanaabad
October 1, 2012

Pakistan   Three witnesses whose testimony could absolve a 14-year-old Pakistani girl facing   life in prison have changed their statements. It’s the latest twist in the case of Rimsha Masih, a Christian teenager who was charged more than a month ago under Pakistan’s blasphemy laws for allegedly burning pages of Islam’s holy book for cooking fuel. She has denied the charges.

October 2, 2012

Nigeria   At least 25 [Christian] people were killed late Monday in what appears to be a systematic slaughter in Adamawa State in northern Nigeria. Locals say the victims, mostly college students, were individually questioned before being   attacked.

Daniel Babayi, the executive secretary of the Northern States Christian Association of Nigeria, says he believes the killings were a reprisal attack after 156 people were arrested and accused of being members of the Islamist militant group known as Boko Haram late last month. Update HERE. And HERE.

October 3, 2012

Egypt   (h/t to thereligionofpeace) Two Egyptian Christian children, Nabil Rizk, 10, and Mina al-Farag, 9, have been taken from their parents and arrested after a Muslim man accused the two youngsters of desecrating the Qur’an.

October 6, 2012

Egypt   (H/t to thereligionofpeace)  Gunmen opened fire on the home of a Coptic Christian in the Sinai peninsula on Saturday, hours after a visit by President Mohamed Morsi to reassure Christian residents they would not be targeted again.

Syria   (h/t to JihadWatch)  The mother superior of a 1500-year-old monastery in Syria warned yesterday during  a visit to Australia that the uprising against Bashar al-Assad has been hijacked  by foreign Islamist mercenaries, with strong support from Western countries.  Mother Agnes-Mariam de la Croix was forced to flee to neighbouring Lebanon in June when she was warned of a plot to abduct her, after she revealed that about 80,000 Christians had been “cleared” by rebel forces from their homes in Homs province.
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Bulletin of Christian Persecution July 30 – August 31, 2012

July 30, 2012 Egypt   (h/t to Jihadwatch)   A Muslim lawyer requests that the Coptic Christians be excluded from the new   Egyptian constitution because they’re really polytheists.
August 1, 2012 Pakistan   (ht/t to JihadWatch)   Christian leaders have called for an impartial inquiry into the alleged poisoning   of nine nurses at a government-run hospital. Nine Christian trainee nurses at   the Civil Hospital Karachi fell ill Sunday night allegedly after drinking poisoned   tea prepared at their hostel. They were claimed to have been deliberately poisoned   because of their faith.
August 3, 2012 Egypt   The sectarian crisis in the village of Dahshur escalated on August 1 after the   burial of the Muslim man who died yesterday in hospital. Hundreds of Muslims   torched and looted Coptic businesses and homes despite hundreds of security   forces being deployed in the village. Eyewitnesses reported that security forces   did not protect most Coptic property — only the small church of St. George   was protected, in addition to some Coptic houses in its neighborhood.
“As 120 families had already fled the village the day before after being   terrorized, the businesses and homes were an easy game for the mob to make a   complete clean-up of everything that could be looted,” said Coptic activist   Wagih Jacob. “The security forces were at the scene of the crime while   it was taking place and did nothing at all.”

Syria   Christians, who have had a measure of freedom to practice their religion, are   worried that they will be persecuted and killed if the rebels win and institute   a strict Islamic regime.

August 6, 2012 Syria   (h/t to JihadWatch)   Gunmen attacked the Catholic monastry of Mar Musa, north of Damascus. The old   monastery, that dates from the fourth century, had been sacked but no casualties   had been reported to Ansa by sources close the Italian Jesuit founder of the   monastic community, father Paolo Dall’Oglio. Sources affirm that nobody within   the monastery had been hurt or assaulted, but “the gunmen stole everything   they could steal”, including tractors and other agricultural and farming   tools.

August 7, 2012 Nigeria   Gunmen have shot dead at least 19 people in a Christian church in central Nigeria,   according to an army official. Lieutenant Colonel Gabriel Olorunyomi said the   gunmen stormed a church building where worshippers had gathered to pray late   on Monday in the town of Otite, near the city of Okene.

August 8, 2012 Nigeria   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   Gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect on Monday evening killed   an evangelist with a Pentecostal church in Maiduguri, Ali Samari. Evangelist   Samari, 57, was with the Good News Church (GNC) Maiduguri and was reportedly   killed at his Mafoni residence at exactly 6.30pm.

Nigeria (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   http://www.businessdayonline.com/NG/index.php/news/latest/42502-bomb-found-in-kogi   An unexploded bomb was found at the Revival Church in Lokoja, the capital of   Kogi state. This development comes a day after the attack on the Deeper Life   Church in Okene in which 19 people died.
Indonesia   Yet another church in Bogor has been sealed off by the authorities on the grounds   of local opposition – a charge that parishioners dismiss as false. Hendrik Massan   Nena, a spokesman for the St. Johannes Baptista Catholic Church in Bogor’s Parung   subdistrict, said on Tuesday that authorities had blocked the congregation from   holding services in a tent in its 8,000-square-meter lot because the tent was   not recognized as part of a house of worship.

Pakistan   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   A Pakistani flag blew away from a Christian’s yard and now the Muslim neighbors   falsely accused the Christians of that it was a deliberate action and that the   Christians have disgraced the name of Allah. The Muslims threatened to burn   Christians’ homes.

August 13, 2012 Egypt   U.S. ignores the abuse of Christian women in Egypt. In its annual Religious   Freedom Report, released July 30, the U.S. State Department acknowledged the   problem, but at the same time appeared to downplay it. The report described   forcible conversions as “disputed,” asserting that while there were   “occasional claims” of Muslim men forcing Coptic women (and sometimes   girls younger than legal age) to convert to Islam, these accounts “often   included inflammatory allegations and categorical denials of kidnapping and   rape.”

August 14, 2012 Egypt      Raymond Ibrahim reports according to today’s issue of El Fegr, “Elements   of terrorist, jihadi organizations distributed leaflets today inciting for the   killing of Copts in Suez, Ismailia, and Upper Egypt, promising them [Copts]   a tragic end if they do not return to the truth.”

August 15, 2012 Pakistan   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   A Christian pastor, aged 32, was kidnaped on August 12, 2012, when he went to   shop Pakistani flags to celebrate Pakistan Independence Day falling on August   14, 2012, with his family. Radical Muslims had been threatening him for months.

August 16, 2012 Syria   Christians are under siege in Syria where the Muslim Brotherhood slogan “Islam   is the answer” is everywhere.

August 22, 2012 Egypt   Christian bookstores in Cairo were threatened for selling ‘filthy idols.’ (icons   and religious statues)

Syria   Among those who have fled into neighboring Lebanon are Christians from the town   of Qusair, just across the border in war-ravaged Homs province. They say they   were tired of threats and public taunts of being “unbelievers” and   “dogs of Assad.”

Mindful of the persecution of Christians and the rise of Islamist extremists   in neighboring Iraq after the fall of Saddam Hussein, a secular autocrat like   Assad, some Christians here fear that their community will become a similar   target, especially as the conflict engulfs Syria’s two major cities, Aleppo   and Damascus, each with large Christian populations. The cities were relatively   insulated from the rebellion until fierce fighting broke out last month.

Egypt and Nigeria   Christians in Egypt and Nigeria continue to suffer at the hands of Islamists.   In Egypt, Muslim mobs are rampaging through Coptic villages, while, in Nigeria,   the radical Islamist terror group, Boko Haram, continues to blow up churches   and slaughter Christians in their homes.
August 23, 2012 Lebanon   A bomb plot against the Maronite Catholic patriarch and other Lebanese leaders   was thwarted.

August 24, 2012 Uzbekistan   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   A mother and her disabled daughter were beaten repeatedly, arrested for having   Bibles and Christian literature in their home and tried for resisting arrest   and missionary activity.

August 25, 2012 Pakistan   (h/t to JihadWatch)   After serving 20 years of forced labor to a Muslim, a Christian woman asks for   protection.

Egypt     Hundreds of Coptic Christian women have been kidnapped off the streets by Muslim   men and never seen again.

August 27, 2012 Syria   The Melkite Greek Catholic archbishop of Aleppo has fled to Lebanon and his   offices in the war-ravaged city have been looted, Vatican media said on Monday,   amid fears over the fate of Christian minorities.

Pakistan   A Christian party in Pakistan has demanded the immediate arrest of five Muslim   men who it said “gang-raped and murdered” a 12-year-old Christian   girl, at a time of mounting religious tensions in this heavily Islamic nation.

August 28, 2012 Pakistan   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   Five men allegedly shaved off the hair and eyebrows of a young woman, then blackened   her face and paraded her through the streets of their village. They said she   had illicit relations with a man in her neighborhood.

August 29, 2012 Mali   (h/t to JihadWatch)   As many as 200,000 Christians from Mali have found their way to refugee camps   in Algeria and Mauritania.

August 30, 2012 Syria   The Syrian Orthodox Christian churches of Alleppo issued a communiqué   to highlight their persecution and   spell out their grievances. They say they will not flee from their country.

Syria   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   A family of Syrian Armenian Christians was killed in the streets of Damascus.

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“Thank you for keeping the public abreast of Christian persecution.  I cringe and dispair at the fact that President Obama and the Democratic Party invited Muslims to celebrate their election of Obama to a second term in office.
I read somewhere that we, the sheep, should be guarded against the “wolf” who comes in sheep’s clothing to devour the flock.  I am convinced that that wolf is none other than Obama.  He is the “son” of the great deceiver just has Muhammad was the son of Satan.  Perhaps Obama is the Mahdi.  I wonder if we will see the Black Flag flying at the DNC next week as the evil ones anoint Obama as their Party Leader.”

Bulletin of the Oppression of Women

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July 4, 2012 Egypt   A student’s boyfriend was stabbed to death when Islamists found them in a public   park together.

July 5, 2012 Egypt     The first Egyptian satellite channel completely operated by women wearing the   full face veil (niqab) is set to be launched 20 July, which will coincide with   the first day of the holy month of Ramadan.

Egypt   (h/t to RaymondIbrahim)   What is being dubbed as Egypt’s “first sex-slave marriage” took place   mere days after the Muslim Brotherhood’s Muhammad Morsi was made president.   Before making the woman, who had a non-Egyptian accent, repeat the Koran’s Surat   al-Ikhlas after him, instead of saying the customary “I marry myself to   you,” the woman said “I enslave myself to you,” and kissed him   in front of an applauding audience.

July 7, 2012 Afghanistan   (ht/ to JihadWatch)   A member of the Taliban shot dead a woman accused of adultery in front of a   cheering crowd of men near Kabul.

July 13, 2012 India   A predominantly Muslim village in India has banned “love marriages”   in addition barring women under 40 from shopping alone and using cell phones   in public
July 14, 2012 Britain   A Sudanese asylum seeker who raped a 12-year-old girl has been allowed to remain   in Britain – after a judge ruled it would breach his human rights to deport   him.

July 16, 2012 Canada   Canadian laws should be changed to require women to “cover themselves”   to prevent sexual assaults, says an Islamic street preacher in Toronto.

July 18, 2012 Pakistan   Farida Afridi, a 25-year-old women’s rights activist, left her parents’ home   early on the morning of July 4, as she typically did. She was walking to her   nonprofit organization’s office when two men with Kalashnikovs pulled alongside   her on a motorcycle and shot her multiple times, killing her.

July 24, 2012 Sudan (hat tip   to AtlasShrugs)   Earlier this month a Sudanese woman was found guilty of adultery and sentenced   to death by stoning by a court in the capital Khartoum, a regional women’s rights   group said Monday.

July 25, 2012 Britain   Laws against Female Genital Mutilation have been on the books for 80 years but   there but there have been no prosecutions despite significant evidence that   thousands of girls every year in the UK are at risk of this abusive practice.

Balochistan   (h/t to Grendel)   The militant Lashkar-i-Jhangvi has threatened to throw acid on the faces of   women who venture to the bazaars in Mekran’s largest town of Turbat, according   to a radio report.

Jordan   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   A Jordanian man was charged on Wednesday with killing his divorced sister after   stabbing her and driving his truck over her body several times because of her   alleged “suspicious behavior,” police said.

July 26, 2012 Italy   (h/t islamversuseurope   )   Italian hotel agreed that a Muslim porter won’t have to take orders from a woman.

Pakistan   (h/t thereligionofpeace)   A woman was shot dead by her brother, a police constable, for not withdrawing   a case registered against him in April for assault. He and her brothers had   told her not to wear pants or ride a motorcycle.

July 27, 2012 UK   A devout Muslim grandmother has been jailed for four years for kidnapping and   drugging her own daughter after she refused to marry the man her family wanted   her to.

Egypt   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   A new report from George Washington University professor Michele Clark and Coptic   rights activist Nada Ghaly has argued that thousands of young Coptic Christian   girls in Egypt are the victim of kidnapping and forced servitude by Muslims   in the North African country

July 29, 2012 India   (h/t to AtlasShrugs)   The failure to give birth to a son and the inability to fulfill her husband   and in-laws’ demand for money cost a woman her life. She was burnt alive allegedly   by her husband and in-laws in front of her minor daughters on Friday night.

Iran   An Iranian Islamic cleric says, women should only ride bikes in their own backyards,   where no stranger men can see them cycling!

 

July 30, 2012 Egypt   Egyptian women fear for their future under Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood government.
August 6, 2012 Tanzania   Police in Zanzibar have launched an investigation after a woman claimed she   was beaten up by a group of men at Mwanakwerekwe Market for leaving her head   uncovered during Ramadhan.

Pakistan   (h/t to JihadWatch)   A father along with his two sons axed his wife and daughters among four people   to death in the name of honour and injured three others in Bahawalnagar, police   said.

August 7, 2012 Pakistan     Six armed militants bullied shopkeepers selling women garments and cosmetics   in the Singair Bazaar in Hangu on Monday threatening them to remove curtains   from the doors of the shops or face action.
Sources said certain shopkeepers were whipped by the militants with the lashes   they were holding in their hands and they also vandalized the cosmetics shops.Eyewitness   reports said the militants remained in the market for more than 20 minutes and   then left on their motorbikes hurling threats at the merchants.
August 8, 2012 U.S.   (h/t to AtlasShrugs)   A Florida Muslim man was sentenced to life imprisonment for setting his wife   on fire. Prosecutors played the recording at Wednesday’s sentencing for Khalid   Mohd, 41, who was convicted in June of setting his wife on fire because she   wanted his help staying in the United States. He was sentenced to life in prison.
August 9, 2012 Nepal (h/t to   AtlasShrugs)   Nepal has banned women under the age of 30 from going to work in Middle Eastern   countries amid growing concerns that they are being exploited. Common complaints   include physical and sexual abuse, poor conditions and non-payment of salaries.

August 12, 2012 Tunsia   Tunsian women are worried that changes to the nations’s constitution defining   women’s place in society in terms of their relationship to men will bring back   an inequality in gender.

August 13, 2012 Kashmir   The women of Kashmir, renowned for their grace and beauty, have been warned   by groups affiliated with al Qaeda to cover their faces or risk disfigurement   and even death from acid attacks.   The warning also extended to women using mobile phones in public.

August 14, 2012 U.S.   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   Colorado Springs police arrested five Iraqi men Tuesday in connection with what   they called a “rare” and “horrific” sexual assault on a   woman early July 22. The arrests included one man who was a central character   in an Army’s sergeant’s memoir of an Iraq deployment.
Sarmad Fadhi Mohammed and Jasim Mohammed Hasin Ramadon were taken into custody   on suspicion of sexual assault. Mustafa Sataar Al Feraji, Ali Mohammed Hasan   Al Juboori and Yasir Jabbar Jasim were arrested on suspicion of accessory to   sexual assault. All are in their 20s. Police said the severity of the attack   made it rare in the city, adding that the woman’s injuries could have been life-threatening.

August 16, 2012 Scandinavia   Statistics on the numbers of rapes committed in Scandinavian countries, including   Sweden, by ‘minority’ men.   UK (h/t to thereligionofpeace)     A judge has said the forced marriage of a Muslim woman with learning difficulties   should be annulled and condemned the “insulated” families who arrange   them.

August 18, 2012 Sweden   A man and a woman have been remanded into custody by Attunda district court   in Sollentuna on suspicion of having subjected their daughter to female genital   mutilation (FGM).
August 19, 2012 Egypt   Muslim women are worried about sexual attacks as the Eid holiday arrives.

August 20, 2012 Iran   (h/t to Jaye)   Female students in Iran have been barred from more than 70 university degree   courses in an officially-approved act of sex-discrimination which critics say   is aimed at defeating the fight for equal women’s rights.
August 24, 2012 Egypt   Volunteer patrols of men are trying to help the rising tide of sexual harassment   to women in public spaces.

Iran   A new report from Iran has revealed a striking rise in the number of child brides   under the age of 10-years-old. The Union for the Protection of Children’s Rights   said that in 2010, at least 713 marriages of girls under 10-years-old were registered   in the country, more than twice as many as registered in the three years before.

August 25, 2012 Egypt, Tunisia,   Libya   This summer, as the dust of the Arab Spring revolutions begins to settle, women   – who stood shoulder to shoulder with men in defying tyranny – are finding themselves   marginalised and excluded from decision-making.

UK   Muslim woman in the UK was attacked by her siblings for kissing a white man   during her 18th birthday celebrations. Shamima Akhtar, now a 19-yr-old, suffered   a sickening assault which culminated in her sisters slapping and punching her   and hacking off her waist-length hair.

August 26, 2012 The   World   The Taliban misogynist mentality is alive and well, and in fact it is thriving   and mushrooming globally.

Australia   (ht/t to Tundra Tabloids)   Rape victim Alicia Gali is still traumatised three years after she was raped   and jailed for adultery in United Arab Emirates.

Pakistan   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   Rimsha, a fifteen year old girl, was picked up by two men on motorcycles and   taken to an unknown location. She was kept in a room and subjected to rape for   five consecutive days, the victim said in an FIR registered at the Gomel police   station.

August 27, 2012 Pakistan   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   A Christian girl was gang raped by five Muslim men.

India   A girl was critically injured when a two youths threw acid on her face and body.

Germany   (h/t to IslaminEurope for translation of German article)   A Somali broke his wife’s fingers because she wanted to give food to their children   during Ramadan.
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Bulletin of the Oppression of Women March 29 – May 26, 2012

March 29, 2012 UK (h/t to IslaminEurope)     A five-year-old girl is thought to have become the UK’s youngest victim of forced   marriage. She was one of 400 children to receive assistance from the government’s   Forced Marriage Unit in the last year.   The figures have emerged as the public consultation into criminalising forced   marriage in England, Wales and Northern Ireland comes to an end. Amy Cumming,   joint head of the Forced Marriage Unit, said 29% of the cases it dealt with   last year involved minors.

Turkey     A judge ruled to release two suspects arrested on suspicion of raping a 15-year-old   girl and allegedly scolded the girl’s mother for not watching her closely enough.
The Izmir 2nd High Criminal Court last week ruled for the release of two suspects   who were arrested two years ago on charges of raping H.S., who was 15 at the   time. Prosecutors had demanded 18 years in prison for the two suspects.

March 30,2 012 Italy   (h/t JihadWatch)   The Italian Supreme Court on Friday upheld a sentence for abuse and aggravated   assault by a Moroccan father against his 12-year-old daughter. Defense lawyers   maintained that the father, who allegedly beat his daughter with a broom handle   for “corrective” purposes after she could not properly recite the   Koran, did so because of “cultural” reasons and should be given a   lighter sentence accordingly.

Turkey   (h/t to thereligionofpeace )   Realising a decades-old objective amid protest from the secular opposition,   Turkey’s moderate Islamic premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan has pushed through a   reform today that favours the Koranic institutions, introduces an hour of Muslim   religious instruction and exposes girls to danger of being kept at home away   from school.

March 31, 2012 Afghanistan   (h/t thereligionofpeace)   A 12-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy have been killed in an acid attack   in Afghanistan, an official said Saturday, with witnesses claiming it was because   of their friendship in what is an ultra-conservative country.

UK   (h/t to thereligionofpeace)   38 girls may have been involved in a child prostitution ring, it emerged yesterday.   Detectives had originally identified 24 girls, but Simon Heptonstall, prosecuting,   told Amersham Court Court yesterday that police investigations were now focussing   on 38 girls, aged between 11 and 16. Eleven have so far been interviewed by   detectives.
Six men – Zeshan Ahmed, Akhtar Dogar, Anjun Dogar, Kamar Jamil, Bassan Karrar   and Mohammed Karrar – were appearing for a preliminary crown court hearing.

April 19, 2012 Saudi   Arabia   Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti, Sheikh Abdul-Aziz Al al-Sheikh, has approved marriage   for girls as young as 10 years-old and criticized the notion of raising the   age to 25 years-old according to various news reports. According to The World   Observer, he went on to say a girl becomes ready for marriage at 10 or 12 according   to Islam and stressed that Islamic law is not by any means oppressive to women,   the London-based al-Hayat reported Wednesday.
April 21, 2012 Pakistan   (h/t thereligionofpeace)   Police foiled a plan to marry a 5 year old girl to a 18 year old.

The families were informed that marriage of underage girls is illegal and they   were shocked,” a policeman, who was part of the raid, told The Express   Tribune. “They said we’re illiterate and do not know about the law.”   The girl’s parents have been arrested.

UK   As many as 100,000 women in Britain have undergone female genital mutilations   (FGM) with medics in the UK offering to carry out the illegal procedure on girls   as young as 10, it has been reported.

April 23, 2012 India   Women’s anger against FGM grows in India.

UK   Two Pakistani students rape a woman who fell asleep on a bus and missed her   stop. The students persuaded her to get off with them, saying they would call   a taxi for her.

April 27, 2012 USA   (h/t JihadWatch)   Dr. al-Haj, a medical doctor and fellow at the American Academy of Pediatrics,   ignores FGM’s detrimental effects on women’s health, and instead argues that   it is ‘an honor’ for women. He justifies this position by referring repeatedly   to the words of classical Islamic scholars from the four schools of mainstream   Sunni Islamic thought, all of which attest to FGM’s legitimacy under Islam.   He also refers to the words of the Prophet Muhammad himself, who reportedly   counselled people in his day on how to perform FGM in a way that would be “more   beautiful to behold and better for [the woman’s] husband.”
Dr. al-Haj lost his position at the Mayo Clinic. UPDATE   from AtlasShrugs.

April 29, 2012 Chechnya   (h/t JihadWatch)   Chechnya’s government is openly approving of families that kill female relatives   who violate their sense of honor, as this Russian republic embraces a fundamentalist   interpretation of Islam after decades of religious suppression under Soviet   rule.
May 2, 2012 Kuwait   (h/t JihadWatch)   Dianne Wilton, the wife of a former British ambassador has been left with third-degree   burns after a pot of boiling water was hurled at her in an suspected Islamist   attack. She was dining with friends and a member of the Kuwaiti royal family   in a restaurant when a woman attacked her table.

May 3, 2012 Morocco   (h/t to AtlasShrugs)   The widespread practice of marrying minors continues to be one of the most incendiary   legal and political issues in Morocco today, causing open confrontations between   hard-line Islamists and moderates throughout the country.

May 6, 2012 Pakistan   A former lawmaker and cleric from Kohistan district, Maulana Abdul Haleem, termed   formal education for women un-Islamic and asked parents to pluck their daughters   from school, or else they would be ‘doomed’

May 8, 2012 Tunsia (h/t JihadWatch)     The French finance ministry froze the assets of a radical imam from Tunisia   who is under the threat of expulsion for anti-Semitism, an official announcement   said. Mohammed Hammami, 76, has lived in France for decades and was accused   in January by Interior Minister Claude Geant of making “violently anti-Semitic   remarks” as well as calling for women to be “whipped to death”   for adultery.

May 9, 2012 Australia   (h/t AtlasShrugs)   Ismail Belghar, 36, yesterday pleaded guilty to detaining and assaulting his   sister-in-law after she “dared” to take his wife to the beach without   his permission. The court heard, because of his religious beliefs and because   he thought he had absolute authority over her, Belghar felt it “abhorrent”   that his wife, Hanife Kokden, had been to the beach where she “displayed   her body”.
The Moroccan immigrant had originally been charged with the attempted murder   of his wife’s younger sister, Canan Kokden, 25.

UK   (h/t AtlasShrugs)   Nine Muslim men were found guilty of running a sex-ring for years, grooming   and forcing young at-risk British girls to participate. More HERE.

UK   (h/t therelilgionofpeace)   One of the guilty Muslim men in the British child-sex ring, Adbul Rauf, was   an Islamic preacher.

May 10, 2012 India   (h/t thereligionofpeace)   A senior Indian police officer has been recorded suggesting that the father   of a missing girl should murder her in an honour killing.

May 11, 2012 Indonesia   No fewer than six major Islamic organisations have formally objected to the   equality bill on the ground that some of its articles go against Islamic values   in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority nation where 80 percent of its   238 million people are followers of the faith.

May 12, 2012 India   A 24-year-old woman hailing from Charthawal village created quite a sensation   at the office of SP City, Muzaffarnagar, on last Thursday, when she accused   her father-in-law, Mohammad Jabir, of repeatedly raping her. An obviously pregnant   Sabina (name changed) was covered in a ‘burkha’ and appeared nervous, as she   sought police intervention in the presence of local mediapersons.

Sabina claimed that her husband, Wasul, a small-time cloth merchant was mostly   out of town, which had only emboldened the old man. However, hardly 24 hours   after the drama, Sabina has gone missing and no one, including the police, has   any clue on her whereabouts.

May 13, 2012 Morocco   A young woman, whose name and age remains undisclosed, was said to have been   beaten and stoned for wearing a “short dress” at a market place in   the city of Rabat, reported North African news website Magharebia. It was not   known when the incident had happened.
The assault was reportedly carried out by Salafists, an extremist group who   in recent years are believed to have a link with Al-Qaeda. The attack reportedly   came on the heels of an announcement made by Quran reciter Abu Zeid, who called   for a particular day to be consigned to “chastity and modesty”, the   report said.

May 17, 2012 Pakistan   (h/t thereligionofpeace)   A twelve year old Christian girl who was raped over a year ago receives threats,   not justice.

May 21, 2012 Sudan   Intisar Sharif Abdalla, believed to be between 15 and 17 years of age (although   prison authorities claim she is 20) was sentenced to death in accordance with   Article 146 of the Sudanese criminal law albeit without legal representation.
The judgment was made on May 13, 2012 after just one hearing and came after   an “admission of guilt” plea following torture and brutal beatings   by Sharif’s brother who instigated the case. Her co-accused however remains   un-convicted and walks freely.

May 23, 2012 Afghanistan   (ht/ thereligionofpeace)   Afghan officials say more than 120 schoolgirls and three teachers have been   poisoned at a school in the northern Takhar Province. The attack was blamed   on fundamentalist radicals who used an unidentified toxic powder to contaminate   the air at the school.

Many victims reportedly lost consciousness and were hospitalized. One of the   children, Samera, told Reuters they originally thought the school’s water had   been poisoned. More HERE.

May 26, 2012 Afghanistan   (h/t to Jaye)   A brain drain of bright young women is already taking place in Afghanistan before   the 2014 handover that many fear will mean a reversal of advances in women’s   rights.

The lack of commitment by the Afghan government to equality and to tackling   the high rates of ill-treatment of women in the home and in the workplace is   raising real fears they will be at the bottom of the political agenda in the   push for power after Nato forces leave the country.
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