Sunday, August 15, 2010


The Law, Human Rights, and the Right to Believe - by Jeffrey Imm

Pakistan floods ‘could aid Taliban’

Afghanistan: Al-Qaeda appeals for donations for third time\08\12\story_12-8-2010_pg7_8

Afghanistan: Unrest Undermines Hopes for a Fair Vote in Afghanistan

Afghanistan: FOX News: “Taliban Suffer Blow in Public Relations War in Afghanistan”

(U.S.) Bin Laden’s cook sentenced to 14 years in prison for supporting terrorism

— AP: “But the Sudanese captive, Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud al-Qosi, could serve far less time because his sentence is sharply limited in a plea agreement that remains secret.”
(U.S.) Girl Hurt In Uganda Bombing Back Home In Md.

— Emily Kerstetter

(UK) Don’t snub al-Qaida in talks, says Tony Blair’s IRA negotiator - Jonathan Powell

Iraq army is not ready for the US to pull out

(Saudi Arabia) Al Qaeda threatens to topple Saudi govt

(Saudi Arabia) Al-Qaeda: kill Christians

— AQAP’s number two, Said al-Shihri: “Those of you who work in guarding the tyrants of princes or ministers, or the compounds inhabited by Christians, or can reach them, should seek God’s help and kill them.”

Lebanon: US, France Told Israel Not to Attack Lebanon

Iran: ‘More than 50% chance of attack on Iran’

Indonesia: Jamaah Islamiyah (JI) crown prince Abdul Rohim sees violent jihad as inevitable

Indonesia: Students unperturbed amid terrorist image

Indonesia: Next in line: Potential leaders of underground jihadist movement

Indonesia: The young terrorists waiting in the wings

Indonesia: Brotherhood stalling preventive measures

Malaysia arrests three suspected Islamic militants

Thailand: Army ranger gunned down in Yala while on intelligence gathering trip

Thailand: Three killed in Thailand’s insurgency-plagued south

Thailand: Car bomb attack in Pattani, no injury

Thailand: In Thailand’s Troubled South, Teachers Face Death Every Day

— Teachers face death in Thailand’s troubled south

War on Women News:
Afghanistan: Mutilated Afghan girl comes to L.A. for treatment

— Afghan Teen Disfigured by Husband Arrives in L.A. For Restoration Surgery,0,5612401.story

Afghanistan: Statistics show more Afghan women attempting suicide

Afghanistan: Pregnant Woman Whipped, Murdered by Taliban

Afghanistan: The face we can’t ignore: Women in Afghanistan

Uganda LRA rebels ‘forcing civilians to join them’

— Lords Republic Army (LRA) - “The report says girls are used for sex or as servants. Refusing sexual relations is often punished by death.” 1

(U.S.) Now 18, Rifqa Bary Gains Long-Awaited Freedom


CNN: “Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning denounces her lawyer”

— CNN: “The 43-year-old woman sentenced to death by stoning in Iran denounced her lawyer and said in an interview broadcast Wednesday that she knew about the plot to kill her husband but thought it was a joke.”

— “Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani’s lawyer said his client made those comments to state-run television “to save her life” and noted that the death sentence for murder charges related to her husband’s death was commuted. The mother of two faces a death sentence for adultery.”

— “Ashtiani’s attorney, Mohammad Mostafaei, told CNN last month that his client confessed to the crime after being subjected to 99 lashes. He said she later recanted the confession and denied any wrongdoing.”

— “In Wednesday’s interview, aired on the program “20:30,” Ashtiani blamed Mostafaei for publicizing her case and said she had never met him.”

Other News:

Indonesia: Leaders offer support to besieged Christians

— UCAN: “Religious leaders have visited the Batak Society Christian Church (HKBP) in Bekasi, West Java, to offer their moral support after dozens of church members, mostly women, were injured in an attack by radical Muslims.”

— “The members were holding an Aug. 8 Sunday morning service when the assault took place. The group overcame security personnel and attacked the congregation, although none of the injuries were described as serious.”

Algeria: Hard-line Islam steps out of shadows in Algeria

Somalia Militants Ban Christian Aid Groups

(UK) London: August 11, 2010: Pakistani Christian Diaspora observed ‘Black Day’ instead of Minority Day to demand repeal of blasphemy law and end to atrocities against Christians in Pakistan

(UK) Dudley ‘to ban’ future EDL rallies — English Defence League

(UK) Blog: “Cageprisoners reaches a new low”

“Indian Christians Denounce Plan against Holy Quran” — criticize U.S. Dove World Outreach’s plans to burn Qur’an

India: Black Day reiterates demand for equal status to Christians

(U.S.) Maryland: Olney community continues to offer support to B’nai Shalom after vandalism

US President Obama sends wishes to Muslims on Ramadan

(U.S.) DC: Why did no one object to the “Pentagon mosque”?

(U.S.) NYC: With Anti-Mosque Ad, M.T.A. Is Reminded of Its Limited Powers

(U.S.) NYC: CNN - “Overwhelming majority oppose mosque near Ground Zero”

(U.S.) NYC: Bloomberg Dismisses Gov. Paterson’s Mosque Proposal

(U.S.) NYC: Gov. Paterson Doesn’t Object To Mosque — But Floats A Possible Compromise

— N.Y. Gov Offers ‘State Property’ If Mosque Moves Farther From Ground Zero

(U.S.) NYC: Gov. Paterson: World Trade Center mosque sponsors ‘sympathetic’ to situation but don’t want to move

— NY gov says Islamic group won’t relocate mosque

(U.S.) NYC: Divisions grow over New York’s Ground Zero mosque

IDF chief to Gaza flotilla probe: Raid quickly became ‘chaotic’

France experiencing ‘resurgence of racism’


No comments: