A SUICIDE bomber has attacked Shi’ite mourners in north Iraq, killing 12 people, and 13 died in other violence, officials said, as Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki blamed sectarianism for unrest plaguing the country. Continue reading
Category Archives: Threats and exploitation
…tell your little sisters to expect intimidation. Continue reading
ISLAMABAD: The Taliban has vowed a nationwide campaign of terrorism targeting candidates and voters in Saturday’s general election in Pakistan. Continue reading
Shame about the death threats, though. Continue reading
GUNMEN last night kidnapped a son of a former Pakistani prime minister canvassing for votes on the final day of campaigning for landmark elections, which have been marred by bloody attacks. Continue reading
Jerry Coyne passes on a report about just how many Muslims worldwide are opposed to justice, tolerance and an open society. Continue reading
THREE people have been killed and 35 others wounded in twin bomb blasts near a local party office in the southern city of Karachi, police say, ahead of next week’s historic elections. Continue reading
Why bother to be rational, when intimidation works just as well? Continue reading
A series of bomb blasts across Iraq on Monday killed at least 42 people and wounded more than 257 others, police said.
The attacks took place in at least six provinces: Baghdad, Anbar, Babel, Kirkuk, Salaheddin Diyala, and Nasriya, police officials across the country told CNN.
Because for Burmese Buddhists to do to Muslims what Muslims are doing to non-Muslims in Bangladesh, and Pakistan, and Nigeria, and half-a-dozen other nations — well, it’s just not right. Continue reading
Yes, there are reasons why people from tribal cultures move out, go to cities and emigrate to the West. They’re not just being silly. Continue reading
Hundreds of thousands of members of a hardline Muslim group have rallied in Bangladesh’s capital to demand anti-blasphemy laws to punish people who insult Islam. Continue reading
Facing what they have described as a ”systematic genocide” in Pakistan, more and more [Shi'ite Moslem] Hazaras are trying to leave by any means possible. Continue reading
Think that crazy Islamic Halal food regulations have no impact on your life? Think again. Continue reading
Threaten to kill someone. Continue reading
Suppose they held a Peace Conference and nobody came? Continue reading
…Are losing theirs and blaming it on you…
…there’s a job for you in Saudi Arabia! Continue reading
A NIGERIAN Islamist group claims it has killed seven foreign hostages abducted from a construction site last month. Continue reading
Thereby infringing on a government monopoly… Continue reading
CHAD said its troops in northern Mali have killed the one-eyed Islamist leader who masterminded an assault on an Algerian gas plant that left 37 foreign hostages dead in January. Continue reading
Al Qaeda publishes a weekly magazine. And guess what? They want lots of people dead. Continue reading
A PRIEST described as “one of the worst offenders in the history of the Anglican Church” moved between parishes in NSW, and later joined the Baptist Church, despite senior clerics knowing he had allegedly committed serial sex abuse.
Geoffrey Albert Taylor is alleged to have abused dozens of predominantly teenage women and girls over at least three decades from the 1960s.
Of course, knowing someone has ‘allegedly done’ something is not the same as knowing he’s done it. But I expect they could have found out if it had bothered them.
Hyderabad, the venue for Australia’s second Test against India starting next week, has been hit by bombings that killed at least a dozen people and left more than 50 injured.
At least two separate blasts occurred in a crowded area outside a movie theatre and a bus station in the southern city’s suburb of Dilsukh Nagar, police said at the scene. Indian television reported that other cities had subsequently been placed on “high alert”. It was the first major bombing in India since September 2011.
Islam? We don’t know yet. But what are the odds?
105-year-old Zen master accused of sexually assaulting students. Continue reading
A TRARALGON child has clubbed his pocket money together with three others, paying $69.70 to launch a private criminal prosecution against the Jehovah’s Witnesses. Continue reading
A cult leader who used his influence to rape several minors has not changed his behaviour and should not be granted parole, the NSW State Parole Authority says. Continue reading
Disgraced MP [ex-Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change] Chris Huhne pressured his ex-wife into having an abortion because it was “bad timing”, she has told a court. Continue reading