Latest news from the trial of Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff 24 November 2010

The first hearing in Elisabeth’s case will take place in the court of Vienna on November 23rd, starting at 9:00 CET. In collaboration withEuropeNews and Tundra Tabloids, we will be live blogging the event from the morning, aiming to decipher exactly what is the offense Elisabeth is charged with.

It is expected that the entire audio recording from the FPÖ seminars will be played in court, permitting the prosecutor to explain in detail what cannot be permitted to be said, and why the religiousness of Islamic teachings makes it so. Læs resten

Just what is a ghetto, really?

EuropeNews 17 November 2010

In Denmark and elsewhere, there has been a lot of discussion about so-called ‘ghetto areas’, where out-of-control crime, unemployment and disrespect for the authorities makes for some interesting challenges. Unfortunately, we do not seem to quite understand the nature of the problems yet. This essay presents some alternativ views of their nature. Læs resten

Is Taqiyaa an Integral Part of Islam?

EuropeNews 8 November 2010

In order to determine if ‘Taqiyaa’ is an integral part of Islam, the best place to look it up is probably the classical book of Islamic law named “Reliance of the Traveller”, authored by Ahmad ibn Naqib al-Misri (1302–1367 AD). This is part of Sunni Islam, specifically the Shafi’i school, and the 1991 English translation carries the seal of approval from the Al-Azhar university in Cairo. In this comprehensive manual, pages 744-746 describe the circumstances in which lying is permitted. Læs resten