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August 22, 2009

Klausen criticizes Yale University Press

Jytte Klausen, a Professor at Brandeis for 17 years, is author of the forthcoming book The Cartoons that […]
August 22, 2009

Will Heaven: Britain is letting many Muslim women down

British writer Will Heaven argues Britain’s policies are letting many Muslim women down. via:[http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/willheaven/100007237/freedom-is-an-illusion-for-many-muslim-women-britain-is-letting-them-down/]
August 21, 2009

Runaway Christian Convert to Stay in Florida for Now, Judge Rules

A 17-year-old runaway who fled her Muslim family’s home in Ohio because she feared becoming the victim of […]
August 18, 2009

Dutch university fires Islamic scholar Ramadan

The Dutch city of Rotterdam and Erasmus University have dismissed Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan as an adviser: the […]
August 18, 2009

Danish Conservatives Call for Burqa Ban

The immigration spokesman for Denmark’s Conservative Party is calling for a ban on the wearing of burqas in […]
August 17, 2009

Sharia courts in the UK

A British reporter takes a look at the use of Sharia Courts in the UK. via:[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2VkIu8TL_I&feature=player_embedded]
August 15, 2009

Swimmers are told to wear burkinis

British swimming pools are imposing Muslim dress codes in a move described as divisive by Labour Members of […]
August 14, 2009

President of AAUP criticizes Yale University Press

The President of the American Association of University Professors, Cary Nelson, has strongly criticized Yale University Press for […]
August 14, 2009

UK MP in Muslim wedding walkout

A British government minister walked out of a Muslim wedding a few days ago and has now condemned […]
August 14, 2009

Forced marriages: New guidance for UK teachers to display information

Some British teachers have been reluctant to display information about forced marriages for fear of offending pupils’ cultural […]
August 13, 2009

Yale Press Bans Images of Muhammad in New Book

A book to be published by Yale University Press about the Danish cartoon controversy (tentatively titled “The Cartoons […]
August 13, 2009

Fear of honor violence in Netherlands

Muslim Dutch girls, fearing honor violence in retribution, are often reluctant to seek counseling following sexual assault. via:[http://www.trouw.nl/nieuws/zorg/article2836954.ece/Hulp_voor_verkrachte_allochtone_meisjes.html]
August 12, 2009

Paris swimming refuses woman wearing Burkini

France’s struggle with Islamic dress has moved into the swimming pool after a 35-year-old woman was banned from […]
August 12, 2009

In Nigeria, Sharia Fails to Deliver

Vows of accountability and equity under moderate Islamic law are unmet, as few of the reforms many Nigerians […]
August 12, 2009

Sudan trouser trial ‘travel ban’

A Sudanese woman charged with dressing indecently for wearing trousers says she has been stopped from going abroad: […]
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