Posts Tagged ‘Religion of Peace™’
So what’s new? More ‘Wrong Kind of Muslim’ bloodletting from the Religion of Uncontrollable Rage…
Gunmen [Those 'Gunmen' again - Ed] attacked a bus carrying Shiite Muslims in Pakistan’s insurgency-torn southwest on Tuesday, killing 13 people in the second major sectarian attack to hit the area in two weeks, police said.
Pakistan has faced mounting criticism from its minority Pakistani Shiite community and human rights groups for failing to prevent thousands of sectarian murders, which further destabilise the fragile US ally in the war on Al-Qaeda.
Tuesday’s drive-by shooting happened on the outskirts of Quetta, the capital of oil and gas-rich Baluchistan, which borders Iran and Afghanistan. Read the rest of this entry »
Palestinians in Gaza have acquired anti-aircraft and anti-tank rockets from Libya during its six-month civil war, enlarging but not significantly improving their arsenal, Israeli officials said on Monday.
While the rebellion against Muammar Gadhafi has stirred concern abroad about the fate of Libya’s ageing chemical weapons stockpiles, Israel has no indication Hamas or other Palestinian factions have sought these, the officials said.
An anti-Libyan Leader Muammar Gadhafi rebel, holding his anti-aircraft missile in the oil town of Ras Lanuf, March 6, 2011.
Instead, Israeli officials have detected an inflow of SA-7 anti-aircraft missiles and rocket-propelled grenades (RPGs), said one official, describing an overland supply route that opened up between eastern Libya – after it fell to the rebels – and the Gaza Strip via Egypt. Read the rest of this entry »
At least one person has been killed and several injured by a suicide bombing at a church in Indonesia’s Java province.
A police spokesman told reporters that only the suspected bomber had died but that a number of other people were injured in the blast in Solo.
Indonesia is the world’s most populous Muslim country but is officially a secular state.
Radical Islamist groups have carried out a number of deadly attacks in the past few years.
Witnesses said the bomber struck as people were leaving the Bethel church after a Sunday service.
“What I can confirm now, the only person killed was the bomber. We’re still investigating if there are other people killed,” Lt Col Djihartono told the AFP news agency.
He said an anti-terror unit was on the scene collecting evidence.
Another police officer told the Antara news agency the identity of the bomber and the motive behind the attack were unknown.
The El Shinta radio station said casualties were taken to two hospitals.
[Source: BBC - we'll update as more is known]
(according to the BBC, other mainstream media and the political élites anyway).
Unicorns spotted at Wembley Arena: a useful reminder that sometimes, it’s what you don’t say that’s important:
Thousands of Muslims attended a peace conference in London which condemned terrorism, organisers say. Islamic group Minhaj-ul-Quran said that more than 12,000 Muslims gathered at Wembley Arena for its Peace for Humanity Conference.
The conference launched a campaign to get one million people to sign an online declaration of peace by 2012.
Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri says the anti-terror rally would send a message that 10 years of extremist activity should end. Read the rest of this entry »
Africa is Islamising and radicalising rapidly – right under the nose of the rest of the world. Many ‘isolated incidents’ are steadily and predictably coalescing into a full-blown African Jihad:
Hundreds of Muslim protesters descended on a Jehovah’s Witness temple and a bar in a conservative Muslim neighbourhood of the Senegalese capital, setting the buildings on fire.
It was a rare instance of religious extremism in this normally moderate [there goes that word again - Ed] Islamic republic.
Thierno Mbeugne, spokesman for the local imam association, said the head imam in the conservative Yoff district of Dakar had asked the youth to march on Sunday against what they considered as ‘acts of aggression against their faith’. Read the rest of this entry »