“Decades of carefully exercised political control over religious narrative in the Maldives has left in its wake a culture of intolerance among the general public unsympathetic to wider views on non-Islamic religions and hostile to Islamic academics and Muslim religious scholars who espouse a more humane form of Islam.”
“The employees then filed claims for Holocaust reparations even if the applicants were ineligible. And if funds were awarded, the employee would split the funds with the applicant.”
Let’s hope this sensible decision will give Harper second thoughts about criminalising links to so-called ‘hate sites’. See links below (!).
How Intellectual Suicide Created the Modern Islamist Crisis
Robert R. Reilly: Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2011. 244 pp.
Reviewed by Raymond Ibrahim
October 20, 2011
“…the Israeli blockade on Gaza (through the land, air and sea) is a denial of basic human rights in contravention of international law and amounts to collective punishment. It severely restricts imports and exports… and access to agricultural land and fishing waters.”
“… the only sources for I-131 are uranium fission in nuclear plants and uranium / plutonium fission in a nuclear bomb detonation. Since we can reasonably conclude there have been no nuclear devices detonated in the last month or so, we are left with one conclusion. Fukushima.”
“In some areas, a third of the population of the town does not hold French nationality, and many residents are drawn to an Islamic identity rather than simply rejecting or failing to find a secular one.” – Gilles Kepel, political scientist.
I sent the museum a modest donation a couple of weeks ago, and received a tax-deductible receipt in around ten days. The covering letter read in part as follows:
“He is understood to have removed the man’s head from the area, leaving the rest of his body on the battlefield… British soldiers often return missing body parts once a battle has ended so the dead can be buried in one piece.”
The ‘Occupy” movement doesn’t surprise me in the least, but the presence of so many Communists, Marxists, and long-haired hippie-freak-weirdo scum detracts greatly from what most of us feel.