Tag Archives: Islam

Welcome to the misogynistic world of Islam

A powerful Pakistani religious body that advises the government on the compatibility of laws with Islam on Thursday declared a new law that criminalises violence against women to be ‘un-Islamic.’ The Women’s Protection Act, passed by Pakistan’s largest province of Punjab … Continue reading

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Welcome to the 21st century……..the Cologne police and authorities might like to read this!

The article below is from the BBC web site and illustrates the problems that women face in islamic society. It is easy to see why the events in Cologne happened if this is the attitude towards a practicing female muslim. … Continue reading

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So tell me again about the “Religion of Peace”

Isis now has support from 42 different international groups in countries ranging from the Philippines to Egypt, it has been revealed. The map, produced for The Independent newspaper (UK) by statistics agency Statista, shows the 30 groups to have pledged … Continue reading

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Small “earth tremor” in Iran as women’s rights take a very small step forward

Husbands in Iran are taking pictures of themselves declaring their commitment to female equality – and thousands are sharing their messages on Facebook. Niloufar Ardalan captains Iran’s indoor women’s football team – her nickname is “Lady Goal”. Earlier this month … Continue reading

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“A change is gonna come”…………….Behnaz Shafiei rides bikes against laws and convention in Iran

Women are banned from riding motorcycles in public in Iran, but Behnaz Shafiei is working hard to break the status quo. The 26-year-old has been riding for 15 years and, under the veil of her helmet, is regularly thought to be … Continue reading

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Pakistani cleric says women who wear jeans are to blame for earthquakes, terrorism and rising inflation…….

A Pakistani Muslim cleric has become an online laughing-stock after claiming that women wearing jeans are to blame for devastating earthquakes, acts of terrorism and rising levels of inflation. Maulana Fazlur Rehman (pictured above), who is also leader of the junior … Continue reading

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Labour MPs, segregated audiences and rank hypocrisy…………Part 2

Here is Ed Miliband with him arms around Ansar Ali Khan and Mariam Khan, the two councillors who organised Labour’s sex segregated rally. The Labour MPs who attended have been silent on why they agreed to appear at an event … Continue reading

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