Articles Tagged with Islam

Islamic Prophet Muhammad Billboard Campaign Kicks Off Across The U.S.

The Kaaba

Billboards are springing up across the U.S. with messages offering a view of the Prophet Mohammad and the Muslim faith as a non-violent religion that preaches love and tolerance, while others carry proselytizing messages inviting non-Muslims to explore the Muslim faith as the answer to life’s questions. According to Reuters, the billboard campaign is being… Read more »

Boston Terror Suspect: Beheading By ISIS Targeted Pamela Geller

Boston Terror Suspect: Beheading By ISIS Targeted Pamela Geller

Pamela Geller, free speech activist and provocateur, was recently the target of a beheading plot by a terror suspect who was radicalized by ISIS. CNN reports that Geller, who in May was given national attention because of the Islamic terror attack in Garland, Texas, during her Draw Mohammed cartoon contest, was a beheading target from… Read more »

Draw Mohammed Day: Free Speech Or Hate?

Is Draw Mohammed Day just mean?

Draw Mohammed Day is approaching — the sixth anniversary of the first one, though the event hasn’t been widely held every year. This year, it’s expected to garner a great deal of attention, thanks to recent events, including the Charlie Hebdo murders and the murders in Texas over a Draw Mohammed event. There was even… Read more »

Atheist Bangladesh Blogger Hacked To Death With Cleavers And Machetes

Ananta Bijoy Das remembered

Stories of secular bloggers losing their lives to militant Islamic extremists are becoming a regularity, particularly in Bangladesh. This week has brought another horrifying story of a Bangladesh blogger who was hacked to death by masked men wielding machetes on Tuesday morning. According to the BBC, police claim the attack occurred in Sylhet, Bangladesh, marking… Read more »

Shots Fired At Controversial Texas Art Exhibition

Shots Fired At Controversial Texas Art Exhibition

Two gunmen have been killed and a school security officer wounded when shots were fired earlier tonight at a controversial event, showcasing cartoon depictions of the Prophet Mohammed at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas, according to CBS. The event, billed as “Draw the Prophet” and hosted by New York-based group American Freedom Defense… Read more »

Texas Teacher In Trouble Over ‘Anti-Muslim’ Handout Used At Foster High School

foster high school

A Texas teacher has come under fire for allegedly giving an “anti-Muslim” handout to students at Foster High School in the Houston area. The unidentified Lamar Consolidated Independent School District teacher is reportedly facing disciplinary action over the resource materials used during class instruction. The eight-page handout referencing Muslims used by the Texas teacher reportedly… Read more »

Five Culprits In Custody For Kenya Massacre — Did The Crime Come From Inside?

MUMBAI (BOMBAY), INDIA - NOVEMBER 28: (ISRAEL OUT) An Indian soldier runs for cover outside the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Hotel during an armed siege, on November 28, 2008 in Mumbai, India. The city of Mumbai was rocked by multiple coordinated terrorist attacks that targeted locations popular with foreigners, late on the night of November 26 and into the next morning, killing scores and wounding hundreds in shootings and blasts around the city (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Kenyan officials have arrested five people involved in the massacre at Garissa University College. The attack was carried out by Islamic extremists from the terrorist group Al-Shabab and targeted non-Muslims. At least 148 people were killed. According to Fox News, three new suspects were arrested yesterday fleeing into Somalia after the Kenya massacre. They are… Read more »