Articles Tagged with Islam

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

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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

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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 »

World War III, ISIS, The Islamic Apocalypse And The Final Triumph Of Islam

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Peter Bergen, CNN’s national security analyst, who produced the first TV interview with Osama bin Laden in 1997, asks the question: Why is ISIS antagonizing everybody? Why has ISIS set out deliberately to make enemies of the entire world? ISIS militants have beheaded American, British, French, and Japanese infidels; burned alive Jordanian apostates, Egyptian Coptic… Read more »

What Do The Chapel Hill Shootings Say About Race Relations In The USA?

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On Tuesday three young students in the college town of Chapel Hill in North Carolina were shot dead. According to BBC reports, the victims were 23-year-old Deah Shaddy Barakat, his wife, Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, 21, and her sister, Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19. All three were students at nearby universities, and were from Muslim faith backgrounds…. Read more »

Florida Dad Upset Over Islam Lessons At His Son’s Public School

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Florida dad Ron Wagner is upset about a lesson about Islam in his son’s world history book. Wagner feels the text and the school has gone too far with the course instruction, which reportedly included a lesson that teaches Muhammad is the messenger of God. “Students were instructed to recite this prayer as the first… Read more »

Ms. Marvel Used In Attack On Free Speech In San Francisco

Ms. Marvel Comic Book Cover

Ms. Marvel, a comic book superheroine, is being used in a series of graffiti attacks on free speech in San Francisco. Ms. Marvel is a comic book superheroine owned by Marvel Entertainment. She originally was Carol Danvers, but the latest character to assume her identity is Kamala Khan, who first appeared in 2013. Marvel emphasized… Read more »

‘American Sniper’ Attacked By Pro-Islam Group: Letter Demands Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper Denounce Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

American Sniper Jason Hall

American Sniper has received an overwhelming number of mixed opinions since its worldwide release on January 16. The film has been analyzed and scrutinized due to a number of claims and misconceptions. Now, there’s reportedly another allegation that has sparked controversy. The Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee is citing anti-Muslim rhetoric in the film. Apparently, many Muslims… Read more »