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-Euro Parliament Tells Pakistan to Dump Blasphemy laws

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Finally the Europeans seem to be waking up to the Islamist threat around the world even if they continue to ignore it close to home in their own countries. The European Parliament is demanding that Pakistan do away with their ‘blasphemy laws.’ Here’s the story from BosNewsLife: The European Parliament (EP) on Thursday, November 26, […]

-Polio on the Rise in Muslim Countries

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

(Pakistan: Wikipedia) Polio had nearly been eradicated world wide but now it is on the rise once more in Muslim countries due to wars and fatwas from radical Muslim leaders against immunizations. Pakistan is a case in point, here’s a quote from an RNS news report: In Pakistan’s Northwest territories, where Taliban clerics have significant […]

-9 UN Volunteers Killed for Giving ‘Anti-Islamic’ Polio Shots?

Friday, December 21st, 2012

                                             (WHO logo: Wikipedia) In three separate incidents, 9 UN health care volunteers have been killed in Pakistan by radical Islamists for giving ‘anti-Islamic’ polio vaccinations. Following the attacks, UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) have suspended all their immunization campaigns in the Muslim country. According to the article, at least two radical Islamist […]

-Pakistan: Christian Woman Charged with ‘Blasphemy’ for Refusing to Covert

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

                                          (Image via Wikipedia) FORT ABBAS, Pakistan, March 12 (Compass Direct New): – A young mother has been falsely accused of “blaspheming” Muhammad, the prophet of Islam, because she rebuffed attempts by relatives who had converted to Islam to force her to renounce her Christian faith, family members said. Police arrested 26-year-old Shamim Bibi, mother […]

-US Commission: Pakistan Schools Teach Religious Intolerance

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

                 (Image by Omer Wazir via Flickr) According to a study by a US government commission released on Wednesday, Schools and textbooks used in Pakistan teach intolerance and hatred toward minority religions. The findings show why Pakistan is becoming far more Islamist and radical than it use to be and is increasingly supportive of hardline […]

-Sec. Clinton: Religious Intolerance a Downside of ‘Arab Spring’

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

On Tuesday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned that growing religious intolerance was an overlooked downside to the ‘Arab Spring.’ While the popular revolts against longtime dictators in the Middle East and North Africa brought hope to millions of Arabs, Religious minorities in those countries, particularly Christians have seen an increase in persecution in the […]