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PostPosted: 24-12-2013 19:53    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Mr Manuel seems to be a spammer according to his sig.

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Does he only sell white towels?

We'll never know. In a fit of Christmas tolerance and good will I've banned him.
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More than 300 Bibles are confiscated in Malaysia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25578348

Two copies of the Bible in Malay (left) and the Iban dialect are seen in this picture illustration taken in Kuala Lumpur

Christian organisations in Malaysia say that they are alarmed by the confiscations

Islamic authorities in Malaysia have seized more than 300 Bibles from the Bible Society because they use the word Allah to refer to God, officials say.

Bible Society officials told Reuters that two of their members were briefly detained following the seizure.

A court ruled in October that non-Muslims could not use the word Allah to refer to God.

The appeals court said the term Allah must be exclusive to Islam or it could cause public disorder.

People of all faiths use the word Allah in Malay to refer to their gods.

Christians argue they have used the word, which entered Malay from Arabic, to refer to their God for centuries and that the ruling violates their rights.

The October court ruling overturned a 2009 ruling which said that a Catholic newspaper, The Herald, could use the word Allah in its Malay-language edition to describe the Christian God.

The 2009 ruling sparked tensions, with churches and mosques attacked.

Critics accuse the government of tacitly condoning Bible seizures as a way of deflecting anger against Prime Minister Najib Razak's government from poor Malay Muslims who are angry over subsidy cuts likely to force up electricity, petrol and sugar prices.

'Nothing against the law'
The Malay language Bibles were seized from the Malaysian Bible Society in the state of Selangor near the capital, Kuala Lumpur.

Muslim demonstrators chant slogans outside Malaysia's Court of Appeal in Putrajaya, outside Kuala Lumpur 14 October 2013
The October court case rekindled a long-running debate in Muslim-majority Malaysia about the use of the word Allah
"We were told that we were under investigation for breaking a Selangor state law banning non-Muslims from using the word Allah," Bible Society of Malaysia Chairman Lee Min Choon told Reuters.

The main political party within Mr Najib's ruling coalition, the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), said its Selangor members would protest at all churches in the state on Sunday against the unauthorised use of the word Allah.

"There are laws in Selangor and there was a decree by his Royal Highness the Sultan. So what they are doing is carrying out the Sultan's decree," Deputy Prime Minister and UMNO Deputy President Muhyiddin Yassin was quoted by media as saying.

"They are not doing anything against the law."

But in a statement the Council of Churches of Malaysia said it was "alarmed" by the raid and urged the government to "protect religious rights as provided under the Federal Constitution".

The 2009 dispute began when the Home Ministry threatened to revoke the publishing permit of The Herald for using the word Allah.

Malay Muslims make up almost two-thirds of the country's population, but there are large Hindu and Christian communities.

Mr Najib's coalition won elections in May, but it was the coalition's worst result in more than half a century in power.
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Published time: January 04, 2014 12:35
http://rt.com/news/library-fire-lebanon-violence-176/

A man inspects burnt books on January 4, 2014 in north Lebanon's majority Sunni city of Tripoli a day after a decades-old library owned by a Greek Orthodox priest was torched after "a pamphlet was discovered inside one of the books that was insulting to Islam and the prophet Mohammad" said a source, who spoke to AFP on condition of anonymity. (AFP Photo)

Two-thirds of a historic collection of 80,000 books have gone up in smoke after a library was torched in the Lebanese city of Tripoli amid sectarian tensions. The blaze was started after a pamphlet insulting Islam was reportedly found inside a book.

Firefighters struggled to subdue the flames as the decades-old Al-Saeh library went up in smoke on Friday in the Serail neighborhood of Tripoli. Despite firefighters’ best efforts, little of the trove of historic books and manuscripts was recovered from the wreckage.

“Two thirds of some 80,000 books and manuscripts housed there,” a security source told Agence France Press, referring to the items destroyed. The source added that the blaze was started after a manuscript insulting the Prophet Mohammed was found hidden in the pages of one of the library books.

A demonstration had been planned in Tripoli after the pamphlet was found but was reportedly called off after the library’s Greek Orthodox owner spoke with Muslim leaders. Lebanese news outlet Naharnet also reported that one of the library workers was shot and wounded Thursday night.

“The library owner, Father Ebrahim Surouj, met with Islamic leaders in Tripoli. It became clear the priest had nothing to do with the pamphlet, and a demonstration that had been planned in protest over the incident was called off,” the source said.

A Lebanese soldier stands guard, on January 4, 2014 in north Lebanon's city of Tripoli, outside a decades-old library owned by a Greek Orthodox priest that was torched after "a pamphlet was discovered inside one of the books that was insulting to Islam and the prophet Mohammad" said a source, who spoke to AFP on condition of anonymity. (AFP Photo)A Lebanese soldier stands guard, on January 4, 2014 in north Lebanon's city of Tripoli, outside a decades-old library owned by a Greek Orthodox priest that was torched after "a pamphlet was discovered inside one of the books that was insulting to Islam and the prophet Mohammad" said a source, who spoke to AFP on condition of anonymity. (AFP Photo)

However, Ashraf Rifi, former head of the Internal Security Forces, told AP the attack had nothing to do with a pamphlet and was, in fact, triggered by speculation that Father Surouj had written a study on the internet that insulted Islam.

"This criminal act poses several questions [about] the party behind it that aims at damaging coexistence in the city and ruining its reputation,” Rifi told AFP. The Lebanese police have launched an investigation into the incident.

Sectarian tensions have been rising in Lebanon recently as a result of the ongoing, two-year conflict in neighboring Syria. Until recently, the violence usually spared Christian minority groups. In December the northerly city of Tripoli saw a spate of attacks on the Alawite community in the latest spillover from Syria’s civil war.

In the attacks eight individuals were abducted from a bus on their way home from work, while one man was pulled out of a taxi by masked gunmen. The victims were then shot in the legs by the gunmen.

Syrian President Bashar Assad is a member of the Alawite sect, which is an offshoot of Shia Islam.

Human Rights Watch has called on Lebanon to address the escalating sectarian violence in Tripoli, saying that the authorities’ response has been too “weak.”

"With battles going on in Tripoli and with people being targeted, beaten, knifed, and killed, the Lebanese government can’t afford to sit on its hands,” Joe Stork, deputy Middle East director at Human Rights Watch, said in a statement Friday.
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PostPosted: 06-01-2014 13:07    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think this belongs hewre.

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Afghanistan girl, 8, wearing suicide vest detained
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25620543

An eight-year-old Afghan girl wearing a suicide vest has been detained by police in southern Afghanistan.

She was held on Sunday night in Helmand province, as she tried to carry out an attack against border police wearing a suicide jacket, a spokesman for the Afghan interior ministry told the BBC.

The girl, thought to be the sister of a prominent Taliban commander, is said to be in a state of shock and confusion.

Police told the BBC she was encouraged to carry the attack by her brother.

According to interior ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqi, one of the Afghan soldiers spotted the girl wearing a suicide jacket.

But she could not operate the button to detonate the suicide vest or she was arrested before she could carry the attack, the BBC's Bilal Sarwary reports from the Afghan capital, Kabul.

The girl has now been transferred to the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah.
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PostPosted: 06-01-2014 19:32    Post subject: Reply with quote

Now they're making kids do this. Pure evil.
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PostPosted: 06-01-2014 19:36    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rather than the impure variety? Confused

A long standing and favoured strategy in such circumstances.
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PostPosted: 09-01-2014 13:40    Post subject: Reply with quote

Part of the Sunni Fundamentalists sectarian murder campaign against Shias.

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Aitzaz Hasan: Tributes to Pakistan teenager killed when he stopped a bomber
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25663992

Pakistani security personnel examine the site of a suicide bombing in the Ibrahimzai area of Hangu district on January 6, 2014.

There were said to be about 2,000 students at Aitizaz's school at the time of the attack

Tributes have been pouring in for a Pakistani teenager who was killed on Monday when he tackled a suicide bomber targeting his school in the Hangu area.

Aitzaz Hasan, 15, was with friends outside school when he spotted a man wearing a suicide vest, reports say.

It is believed that his friends ran into the school, but he got hold of the suicide bomber who detonated his vest.

There has been an outpouring of praise and gratitude on social media ever since news of his actions became known.

There have even been calls for him to receive the army's highest honour awarded to those who have sacrificed their life for their country, though it is unclear if he would be qualified to receive it as a civilian.

"We the citizens believe that State of Pk must award Nishan-i-Haider to Pk's brave son Shaheed Aitezaz," journalist Nasim Zehra tweeted on Thursday.

The incident took place on Monday in the Ibrahimzai, a Shia-dominated region of Hangu, in north-western Pakistan. There were almost 2,000 students in attendance at the time of the attack, media reports say.

On Twitter, users are paying tribute to Aitzaz using the hashtags #onemillionaitzaz and #AitzazBraveheart echoing the language used online around figures such as Pakistani education campaigner Malala Yousafzai and the Delhi rape victim, whose death galvanised Indian public opinion and prompted changes in rape laws.

His family have also spoken of Aitzaz's actions in Pakistan's Express Tribune newspaper.

"My son made his mother cry, but saved hundreds of mothers from crying for their children," Mujahid Ali, Aitzaz's father is quoted as saying.
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PostPosted: 09-01-2014 13:45    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Somalia's al-Shabab militants issue internet ban
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25666470

Internet cafes are popular in the capital, Mogadishu

Islamist militants in Somalia have issued a directive banning companies from providing internet services.

The al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab group has given firms 15 days to shut down mobile internet and fibre optic services, which are due to launch soon.

Those who do not comply would be seen as "working with the enemy" and dealt with according to Islamic law, it said.

Correspondents say the group often executes those it accuses of spying for Somalia's government or Western powers.

Al-Shabab was driven out of the capital, Mogadishu, in August 2011, but still controls many southern and central areas of the country.

'Must be stopped'
According to Internet World Stats, in June 2012 Somalia had more than 126,000 internet users, about 1.2% of the population.

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A satellite in Mogadishu
Connecting Mogadishu to the world
Analysts say this is set to grow as more internet services come to Mogadishu, with a returning diaspora and the imminent connection to fibre optic cables.

The BBC's Mohamed Moalimu in Mogadishu says telecom firms have begun advertising cut-price deals ahead of the broadband launch.

They currently provide internet services via dial-up or satellite.

Al-Shabab's statement was issued on the Facebook page of its Al-Andalus radio station.

"Services known as mobile internet and fibre optics must be stopped in Somalia," it said.

"Any firm or individual who does not comply will be seen to be working with the enemy and will be dealt with in accordance with Islamic law," it said.

African Union (AU) and government troops have been battling al-Shabab fighters for years.

They have been driven out of some key cities, but still hold sway over many small towns and much of rural Somalia where they have imposed a strict version of Sharia.
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Nigeria Islamic court tries gay suspects in Bauchi
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25749308

Gay Nigerian

Nigeria has tightened laws against homosexuals, including a ban on shows of same-sex affection

An Islamic court in Nigeria's northern state of Bauchi has put on trial 11 Muslim men accused of being homosexuals in violation of their religion, a religious leader has told the BBC.

A 12th person arrested - a Christian - would be tried under secular law, a BBC reporter says.

Under Islamic law, a person can be sentenced to death by stoning if convicted of homosexuality.

It is also illegal to have gay sex in Nigeria, according to its secular laws.

Earlier this month, President Goodluck Jonathan signed a parliamentary bill which tightens laws against homosexuals, banning same-sex marriages, gay groups and shows of same-sex public affection.

The new legislation applies across Nigeria, affecting all citizens.

Most states in the predominantly Muslim north of Nigeria have adopted Islamic law, known as Sharia, since the end of military rule in 1999.

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What this act is saying is that they [gay people] do not deserve to exist”

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Nigeria is a deeply conservative country, with an influential Christian evangelical movement in the south and strong support for Islamic law among many Muslims in the north.

Hostility towards gay people has escalated since parliament debated the Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Act last year, Dorothy Aken'Ova, a rights activist with the Nigeria-based International Centre for Reproductive Health and Sexual Rights, told the BBC.

She said that she was aware of 38 people being arrested in Bauchi state last month, and was trying to confirm reports of more arrests in both the north and south of Nigeria since the new law was approved.

"What this act is saying is that they [gay people] do not deserve to exist," she told the BBC's Focus on Africa radio programme.

"It is heartbreaking that we have come to this point in Nigeria."

Jibrin Danlami Hassan, the commissioner of Bauchi state's Sharia Commission, said the alleged homosexuals were arrested by residents of Bauchi city.

They were handed to the Islamic police force, which interrogated them, he said.

"They accept that they are doing that dirty game," Mr Hassan said.

Ms Aken'Ova said some of those arrested had been beaten up and tortured, but Mr Hassan denied this.

The BBC's Ishaq Khalid in Bauchi says the Sharia Commission confirmed to him that a Christian had been arrested with the 11 Muslims, and would be tried in a "conventional court".

The Muslims could be sentenced to death by stoning if they are convicted, but the court would decide, Mr Hassan said.

Several stoning sentences have been handed down by Sharia courts in northern Nigeria since 1999; however, none have so far been carried out.

The UK, US and UN human rights chief Navi Pillay have condemned Nigeria's Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Act as discriminatory and draconian.

Mr Hassan said told the BBC he was "happy" that Mr Jonathan had signed it into law, despite threats by Western powers to cut aid to Nigeria.

"The threat they are doing cannot make us change our religion," he said
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PostPosted: 16-01-2014 12:41    Post subject: Reply with quote

Seems to be a general changing of the guard, he could hardly blame the Navy for failing to deal with the rebels.

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Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan sacks military chiefs
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25759755

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan (file photo)

The president declared a state of emergency in three states in May 2013

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has sacked his military high command, his spokesman Reuben Abati has said.

No reason was given but the dismissals come amid growing concern about the military's failure to end the Islamist-led insurgency in northern Nigeria.

Mr Abati said Air Marshal Alex Badeh replaces Admiral Ola Ibrahim as the new chief of defence staff, the most senior post in the military.

Boko Haram has been waging a four-year insurgency in Nigeria.

Mr Goodluck imposed a state of emergency in three northern states in May 2013, giving the military wide-ranging powers to end the insurgency.

However, Boko Haram has continued with its campaigning of violence - including attacks on military barracks.

United Nations figures suggest more than 1,200 people have been killed in Islamist-related violence since the state of emergency started.

Mr Abati said the new appointments would come into effect immediately.

The president had briefed the leadership of the National Assembly on the changes "and will, in keeping with the provisions of the law, request the National Assembly to formally confirm the appointments when it reconvenes", he added.

Mr Jonathan also appointed a new chief of army staff, replacing Lt Gen Azubike Ihejirika with Maj Gen Tobiah Minimah.

Rear Admiral Usman Jibrin takes over from Vice Admiral Dele Joseph Ezeoba as chief of naval staff and Air Vice Marshal Adesola Nunayon Amosu takes over from Air Marshal Badeh as chief of air staff.
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Nigeria gays: 20 lashes for 'homosexual offences'
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25765845

It is now illegal for same-sex couples to show any affection

A Nigerian man has received 20 lashes after an Islamic court in the northern city of Bauchi convicted him of homosexual offences.

Under Islamic law, courts can punish homosexual acts by stoning to death.

But the judge said he took into account that the Muslim man, Mubarak Ibrahim, 20, carried out the acts seven years ago, and had stopped the practice.

In Nigeria, homosexual acts are illegal under both Islamic and secular law and restrictions have been tightened.

Earlier this month, President Goodluck Jonathan signed into law a bill which bans same-sex marriages, gay groups and shows of same-sex public affection.

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The new legislation applies throughout Nigeria.

Most states in the predominantly Muslim north of Nigeria have adopted Islamic law, known as Sharia, since the end of military rule in 1999.

Along with Mr Ibrahim, 11 other Muslims and a Christian man were arrested last month accused by the authorities of being homosexuals.

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He was also ordered to pay a fine of about $30 (£1Cool.

Mr Ibrahim told the BBC he was relieved that Judge Nuhu Muhammad had been lenient on him and had not sentenced him to death.

The BBC's Ishaq Khalid was in court when Mr Ibrahim was lashed with a whip, made of animal skin smeared with oil.

Mr Ibrahim, who had pleaded guilty to the charge, was ordered to lie on a bench, and an official whipped his back in front of a packed courtroom, our correspondent says.

Mr Ibrahim screamed in pain while being lashed, but was able to walk afterwards, he adds.

The trial of two other men was adjourned to 23 January.

The fate of the nine other men arrested on the same charge is unclear but on Wednesday the Sharia Commission in Bauchi said the Christian would be tried by a "conventional court", not an Islamic court.

Nigeria is a deeply conservative country, with an influential Christian evangelical movement in the south and strong support for Islamic law among many Muslims in the north.

Hostility towards gay people has escalated since parliament debated the Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Act last year, Dorothy Aken'Ova, a rights activist with the Nigeria-based International Centre for Reproductive Health and Sexual Rights, told the BBC.

She said that she was aware of 38 people being arrested in Bauchi state last month, and was trying to confirm reports of more arrests in both the north and south of Nigeria since the new law was approved.

"What this act is saying is that they [gay people] do not deserve to exist," she told the BBC's Focus on Africa programme on Wednesday.
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PostPosted: 17-01-2014 18:04    Post subject: Reply with quote

You'd have thought they'd have worse problems to worry about than whether two blokes kiss each other.
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PostPosted: 22-01-2014 09:27    Post subject: Reply with quote

More tantrums from the professional offence-takers.

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George Galloway And Muslim Activists Round On Lib Dem Candidate Maajid Nawaz

The Muslim director of a think-tank credited with Tommy Robinson's departure from the EDL has received "credible" death threats after tweeting a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammed.

British Muslim campaigners have now told HuffPost UK they fear a split in the community over Maajid Nawaz's Quilliam Foundation's endorsement of the ex-EDL leader's genuine 'conversion' from anti-Islam activity.

The row has spiralled since last week when Nawaz tweeted a cartoon from 'Jesus and Mo' series, with the caption: "This is not offensive & I'm sure God is greater than to feel threatened by it.”

Nawaz, a former member of the radical Hizb ut-Tahrir who became an anti-extremism activist, is the Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate for Hampstead and Kilburn.

The cartoon was the same as the one worn on t-shirts by the LSE Atheism society, who were told by the University to remove the t-shirts or cover them up when they hosted a stall at the university Freshers' Fair.

Nawaz was challenged over the tweet by Mohammed Shafiq of the Ramadhan Foundation, by Muslim TV commentator Mo Ansar and by Bradford Respect MP George Galloway.


Shafiq said he intended to complain to the Liberal Democrat central office about the "offensive tweet".

But Nawaz said that Shafiq's tweet had been dangerous, and risked stirring up potentially deadly hatred.

Tell MAMA, which monitors anti-Muslim hatred, said they had had two "credible death threats, originating from Pakistan.

Hundreds and hundreds of tweets have been sent during the furore, including many from Robinson himself, in support of Nawaz.

Fiyaz Mughal, the organisation's founder, told HuffPost UK: "The divisiveness which exists at the moment can do no good. We do have people with very strong feelings on either side, and there is a potential clash here."

Opponents of Nawaz have begun a petition to have him removed as a Lib Dem candidate for the parliamentary seat, gaining around 700 signatures in a few hours.

Ansar told HuffPost UK he backed the petition to remove Nawaz. "I personally do not find that particular cartoon offensive, but there are others in the series which show Jesus and the Prophet Mohammed in bed together, drinking beer together. This is something many Muslims will find offensive.

"The petition quotes the Lib Dem code of conduct, that 'you must treat others with respect and must not bully, harass or intimidate or bring the Party into disrepute'

"I believe Maajid's behaviour on Twitter was contrary to the code, and we should expect very high standards of behaviour from politicians. I think that, especially with the Lord Rennard investigation, the Lib Dems should be very careful about breaches of the code."

Chris Moos, one of the LSE leaders of the student atheist society who wore the original cartoon t-shirts, has in the last few hours begun a counter petition in the support of Nawaz.

Nawaz told HuffPost UK he would not comment on the cartoon or petition.





http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/01/20/maajid-nawaz-cartoon_n_4631609.html

Shamefully, rather than defending their member against the Islamofascists, Lib Dem HQ has been quoted as saying that all candidates "should respect religious and cultural sensitivities".

So much for liberalism, eh?
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PostPosted: 22-01-2014 10:52    Post subject: Reply with quote

Quake42 wrote:
...Shamefully, rather than defending their member against the Islamofascists, Lib Dem HQ has been quoted as saying that all candidates "should respect religious and cultural sensitivities".

So much for liberalism, eh?


Where's that from (genuine question, not nitpicking)? I've tried googling the quote and nothing comes up; most of the comments I can find suggest that they're yet to comment. (They seem awfully preoccupied with Rennard at the moment.)
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...Ansar told HuffPost UK he backed the petition to remove Nawaz. "I personally do not find that particular cartoon offensive, but there are others in the series which show Jesus and the Prophet Mohammed in bed together...


Take it Morecambe and Wise aren't big in the Caliphates, then?
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