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Sweden mocked for bringing fun and laughter to refugees

Now and again I get sent links to reports published by far-right hate sites and I routinely bin them. However, today I was compelled to dig deeper into a Front Page report which mocked the Swedish authorities for wasting valuable resources by employing clowns to help integrate ‘mostly Muslim’ refugees. This, proclaimed writer Bruce Bawer, […]

Fire Brigades Union called out over heated Pride blog post

The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB) is awaiting a response from the Fire Brigades Union to a letter it wrote after a member of the union said in a blog post that there should be no place at London Pride for the CEMB. After Lucy Masoud, above, treasurer of the Fire Brigades Union in […]

US radio station slammed for cancelling Dawkins event

A radio station in Berkeley, California, has pulled the plug on a talk scheduled to be given by Professor Richard Dawkins in August, much to the fury of free speech advocates. KPFA, organisers of the talk, said it had cancelled the event because of Dawkins’ “abusive” comments about Islam. A statement from KPFA said: We […]

‘Jihad’ in, evolution out in Turkey’s new education plans

Turkey’s Education Minister Ismet Yilmaz, above, yesterday unveiled the the final version his country new national school curriculum, which will teach pupils the ‘proper’ meaning of ‘jihad’, but  will not address the subject of evolution. Yilmaz said that evolution out because: It is above the students’ level and not directly relevant. The new curriculum will […]

Montreal police issue arrest warrant for hate preacher

Months after a Jewish group in Canada demanded police action against Muslim hate preacher, Sheikh Muhammad ibn Musa Al Nasr, above, it was reported at the weekend that the Montreal police’s hate crimes unit has finally taken action. In March, B’nai Brith told the police that, in a speech delivered on December 23, 2016 at […]

Ex-Muslims accused of ‘Islamophobia’ at London Pride

The organisers of last weekend London’s Pride festival have received a formal complaint from a mosque accused on a banner, pictured above, of inciting the murder of gay people. East London Mosque spokesman Salman Farsi told the Standard: We’ve raised a complaint with the co-chairs of the event that the group – [the Council of […]

‘Criticism of Islam or Islamism is not anti-Muslim bigotry’

East London mosque has filed a formal complaint regarding the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain’s presence in Pride in London and stated that our placards, including ‘East London mosque incites murder of LGBT’ were ‘inciting hatred against Muslims’  and that the mosque had a ‘track record for challenging homophobia in East London’. In fact, though, the […]

Malaysian woman slammed over video of her pet dog Bubu

Nurhanizah Abdul Rahman, above, has upset the Malaysian  Islamic Development Department (Jakim) by sharing a video showing her loving attachment to a rescue dog called Bubu. Rahman created the video for  contest run by pet food company SmartHeart and shared it on her Facebook page. But she quickly removed it after she was warned by […]

‘Islamophobic and racist’ landlord is fined $12,000

Ontario landlord John Alabi, above, has been ordered to pay $12,000 dollars to two of his former tenants – a Muslim couple – for disrespecting their religion. According to this report, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario found that he “harassed” Walid Madkour and his wife Heba Ismail and “created a poisoned housing environment” by […]

Turkish MP demands action against ‘sex slave’ manual

Turkish parliamentarian Fatma Kaplan-Hürriyet, pictured above with an Islamic marriage and family life handbook that ‘depicts woman as second-class citizens and sexual slaves’, is demanding that legal action be taken against the publication. According to this report, Evlilik ve aile hayati was first brought to public attention when it was  handed out in the city […]