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Burqa-bashing

In the 1970s there was Paki-bashing; it has a new variant today! The last time the Veil issue was in the headlines was after Jack Straw’s article in the Lancashire Telegraph in October 2006 demanding Muslim women visiting his MP surgery to remove their niqab or face veil.  In the aftermath,  a support teacher in Dewsbury, Aisha Azmi was…

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Unquotable Quotes

Salaam blogger’s own Islamophobia watch: quotations by ‘leaders of society’ about Muslims in Britain – statements that serve to promote misunderstandings and prejudices…Muslims should choose between the “British way” of political dialogue and non-violence and the “way of terrorists” and asked Muslims to use clearer and stronger language against terrorism Dennis McShane, November 2003 Terror…

Religious needs of immigrants shouldn't be a matter of concern for the government, the protesters said [AFP]

No Mosques please! We are Greek

Tuesday, April 25 2006 Which EU country will not sanction the building of a mosque in its capital city? How ironic that the very city proudly claimed as the take-off point for Western civilization, is so cavalier on human rights! Little wonder that Plato leads to NATO! Muslims in Athens lack a single purpose-built mosque…

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Fancy that! In France?

When the car burnings started in Paris, pundits were quick to blame Islam…a report now rubbishes this assertion.What three pundits said:   1. Mark Steyne: Islamofascism itself is what it says: a fusion of Islamic identity with old-school European totalitarianism. But, whether in turbans or gangsta threads, just as Communism was in its day, so…

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Fancy that! Remember Rwanda?

  Rev. Patrick Sookhedo, the Guyana-born International Director of the Barnabus Fund and former Archbishop George Carey are two churchmen frequently finger-wagging Muslims for their ‘intolerance’ and ‘violence’, particularly in the African context:   1. ‘Christians form less than one percent of the population of the Muslim-majority country Niger. Experience in other countries shows that…