Pakistan police move to end anti-blasphemy riot

Pakistan police move to end anti-blasphemy riot

Since early October, Muslims in Pakistan have been rioting to hinder the softening of the Law sanctioning Blasphemy against Islam. The protests had erupted after the Pakistani parliament approved an amendment to the dreadful Blasphemy Law on October 2. Activists from Tehreek-e-Labaik on Sunday 26/11 clashed with security forces for a... Continua »
USA to move ISIS into Southeast Asia

USA to move ISIS into Southeast Asia

Thanks to Max Fanni Canelles for the original article.   In the Philippines, the first Islamist groups were born in the late 1990s. The name of the biggest of these groups was Abu Sayyaf. In the past it was a main partner of the Al Qaeda network in Southeast Asia. Several of its members were alongside Bin... Continua »
What’s happening in Saudi Arabia?

What’s happening in Saudi Arabia?

Strange and almost unbelievable news are coming from Saudi Arabia. The crown prince, such Mohammed bin Salman, announced that he wants to bring reforms to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by reducing Shari’a’s influence on the nation’s legislation and making it similar to a modern and westernized nation. Shortly after... Continua »
Lion cubs of the Caliph: What’s next for ISIS’ child soldiers?

Lion cubs of the Caliph: What’s next for ISIS’ child soldiers?

Kasswara joined ISIS when he was 14. “We were the ‘cleaners’ group. Cleaning means slitting the throats of those who belong to the other side and are hiding,” the teenager from Raqqa, Syria, said. “A guy from my area was decapitated by ISIS because of me. People had their hands chopped off because of... Continua »
The North Korean dream in Pakistan

The North Korean dream in Pakistan

Neighbors say when three men kicked down the doors and burgled the home of a North Korean diplomat in Islamabad last month, it took them more than three hours to lug out their booty: thousands of bottles of Scotch whisky, beer and French wine. The robbers came prepared. Police and... Continua »
Yazidis under Islamic State: ‘The genocide is ongoing’

Yazidis under Islamic State: ‘The genocide is ongoing’

Wahda cannot sleep. During the day, she and her husband are busy caring for their 10 daughters and two sons inside Khanke camp for displaced Iraqis, located in the country’s north. It is at night that the memories come. “I stay awake just thinking, and I’m so angry I can’t... Continua »
Bangladesh to remove Jihad from madrasa textbooks

Bangladesh to remove Jihad from madrasa textbooks

The new textbooks of the Bangladesh Madrasa Education Board will not contain any chapters with lessons on Jihad, for the first time since ever. The “Bangladesh Madrasa Education Board” – also known as the “Alia Madrasa Education Board” – is one of three types of madrasa education system in Bangladesh,... Continua »