Gates of Vienna May 09 2011
Dr. Wafa Sultan spoke yesterday at the Danish Free Press Society in Copenhagen on the topic “What you need to know about women under Sharia law”. From the program notes for the event: Læs resten
EuropeNews October 20 2008
The atrocity of bombing the Benazir Bhutto homecoming parade screams out for comment. Democracy is being cautiously restored in Pakistan, and someone immediately tries to bomb it from the face of the earth – even targeting a woman first! Læs resten
… how can we ever hope of actually defeating it?
The British government is doing a lousy job so far.
How can they even gain our trust in their will and ability to win?
Remember 1984? The three main countries on the planet were in a perpetual state of low-level war, with lesser attacks here and there to maintain a state of alarmism that could empower the leaders. Læs resten
EuropeNews October 7 2007
Here’s the BBC reaction to Musharraf being re-elected. He hopes for ‘national unity’, yet prays to Allah. This s a troublesome combination.
National Geographic in its September issue has an article, which with skill and courage goes to the roots of the problems (except the ‘Excellent idea’ mentioned below, though). Pakistan is originally founded in 1947, with the intention of having a secular state – with Islamic culture but basically secular. A genuine democracy where religion would not be a political factor. Kindof like Turkey, right? Just Pakistan has over twice the population of Turkey, and nuclear weapons, too. Læs resten
EuropeNews September 28 2007
See also Analysis: For Ahmadinejad in NY, a job worryingly well done & Column One: Ahmadinejad’s overlooked message
The recent lies by Iranian president Ahmadinejad about the non-existance of homosexuals in Iran sure caught some headlines. While Ahmadinejad and his government are certainly doing their best to eradicate gays, exterminating the entire segment of their population sounds unlikely. I don’t believe they’ve done that, and have documentation to prove it, here by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Læs resten
EuropeNews September 24 2007
The issue of the Turkish ban on headscarves is in the media again after Erdogan quietly suggested to modify (lessen) the ban of using it in public institutions by lifting the ban at universities.
This is an interesting move on the side of the Islamist AKP government: Gül promised to respect the constitution – now Erdogan works to change that very constitution to Islamist ends. Læs resten