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June 14th, 2018

Islam and Women

topic Women

The dualism of Islam allows for two ways to treat women. They can be honored and protected or they can be beaten. Today Western nations allow Islamic women to be treated as Islam wants to treat them. In short, they are not subject to our laws and customs of...

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April 30th, 2018

Political Islam and Islamism

1. INTRODUCTION In the media, we often come across terms such as Islam or Islamism. Islam is mostly understood as a religion which is peaceful in its nature, whereas Islamism stands at the opposite side of the spectrum as an “extremist” ideology, exploiting...

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November 7th, 2016

Open Letter in Response to Hijab Emoji

topic Veiling topic Women

Not long ago, arguments put forward by a young Rayouf Alhumedhi from Saudi Arabia appeared in the media. She defends the use of an emoji with the hijab symbol (in full available here ). Her arguments were accepted as appropriate and well-formulated in many...

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October 24th, 2016

Islam in Russia

This is a brief overview about Political Islam in Russia and the approach of the government to Muslims. A short comment about sharia in Russia is placed at the end of this article. Growth of the Muslim population in Russia Muslims constitute over 50% of the...

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June 23rd, 2016

Amsar and No-Go Zones

topic Amsar

The steady increase of Muslim population in Europe triggered a debate on the nature of their settlement within European cities. Officially the existence of “no-go zones”, or “sharia-controlled areas” is denied, yet citizens refer to these areas as bad neighbourhoods at best, and they advise against going into these areas, because they are unsafe, especially for lonely, loosely dressed women after dark.

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June 22nd, 2016

Statement Regarding Orlando Nightclub Shooting

topic Jihad

As a result of jihad, over 50 people were killed in Florida during the Sunday’s tragic event. Although such incidents happen more and more in Western countries, political elites and the media express surprise at the attack. When we closely examine Islamic doctrine, we find that the attack should not come as a surprise. Islamic doctrine and Sharia law, which is based on it, adopt a negative attitude to homosexuality and also encourage its followers to spread and apply Islamic rules in society.

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June 17th, 2016

Statement Related to France Jihad Attack

topic Jihad

Once again, a terrible act of violent jihad has taken place in France, leaving scores of people brutally killed or grievously injured. This horrific event offers us yet another opportunity to speak the truth about the political doctrine at the heart of...

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March 29th, 2016

Statement Related to Brussels Attacks

topic Jihad

Growing numbers of jihadist attacks in Europe are already today´s reality. How often they will appear depends on the capacity, ability, and luck of secret services. European elites and politicians focus on measurements unrelated to the root cause of the...

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February 20th, 2016

Cologne Sex Assaults on New Year's Eve

topic Women

According those who witnessed the events of the New Year's Eve in Cologne , Germany, and other European cities, youths of North African and Arab appearance attacked and sexually harassed women. Official statements provided by politicians often contain...

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February 20th, 2016

Call to Europe V: Islam in Europe

topic Hijra

“Islam holds a place in our Western societies. Islam belongs in Europe. It holds a place in Europe’s history, in our culture, in our food and – what matters most – in Europe’s present and future. Like it or not, this is the reality." said Federica...

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