A CELEBRATION OF REPRESSION
Glass ceiling, anyone? The Last Crusade has more…
Phyllis Chesler wonders:
It’s International Women’s History Month and Where is Secretary Clinton?
Madame Secretary Clinton: Where are you on this? For that matter: Christiane Amanpour, your father is Iranian, you grew up in Tehran, you are proudly “ethnic” â€” where are you on this? How are either of you working to free the women prisoners of Tehran? More>>
‘Democray’ under sharia….
Today’s the day for women in Afghanistan to don their bright blue burqas, obtain the services of male companions, and head off to Herat to take part in International Women’s Day.
Thousands showed up for the gala event where they were treated to readings from the Koran and assurance from imams that they will remain subservient to males under the Karzai government, although they might (if they are beyond their child-bearing years) obtain permission to work in the poppy fields.
Hillary Clinton, who championed the event, failed to make an appearance in her latest hijab, and Michelle Obama, who expressed her concern for the plight of Afghan women, was nowhere in sight (unless, of course, she was concealed by her black burqa).
Continue reading Woman's Day in Afghanistan
Overlooking religious minorities? No. Dhimmitude is real in “moderate, democratic” Turkey…
By Elizabeth H. Prodromou and Leonard Leo / WaPo
‘Watch List’ status belies nation’s rich history
“Rocket launchers” Â defile the Hagia Sophia, now a museum…
Today, the Ecumenical Patriarchate of the Greek Orthodox Church, the seat of Eastern Christianity, is nearly extinct. The U.S. State Department estimates fewer than 3,000 remain and other estimates cut that estimate in half. This experience is shared by other Christian faiths that face similar obstacles to the free practice of their religion.
Much wind over nothing:
- Islam cannot be reformed/Unfortunately, even Prof. Yasar Nuri Ozturk, Turkey’s leading “liberal”/”modern” theologian has objected to the use of the word “reform” with regard to Islam, arguing that “since Islam hasn’t become ‘deformed’, it doesn’t need to be ‘reformed’.”
Continue reading Turkey: The Reality is Ugly
“Many political analysts and human rights organizations argue that the tension between the Muslim and Coptic Egyptian communities is caused primarily by the issue of Christian places of worship….”
* just goes to show how worthless and compromised these “yuman rites” wankers and anal-twits are…
Egypt’s Coptic Christians call for general strike on September 11 to protest persecution
Traditional Islamic law for dhimmis forbids them to build new churches. Christians in Egypt still suffer from a cultural hangover of that law. “Coptic Christians in Egypt Call for Strike to Protest Mistreatment,” by Mary Abdelmassih forÂ AINA, September 6 (thanks to JW):
Continue reading Egypt: The Plight of the Christian Copts