Here are the Blogs in the Esmerelda Weatherwax category.
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Friday, 23 October 2009
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A burka-wearing student has been banned from enrolling at a college after staff claimed the Muslim garment was a barrier to ‘safety and communication’. Shawana Bilqes, 18, was forced to abandon her learning plans after she refused to remove the head-to-toe gown which reveals only her eyes. She ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/23/2009 12:35 PM by Esmerelda WEatherwax
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Friday, 23 October 2009
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According to Ken Livingstone and Weyman Bennett allowing Nick Griffin on to Question Time will result in an increase in attacks on ethnic minorities. So when I saw the headline above in the East London Advertiser about a Muslim councillor who caused a fuss last week by her ostentatiously delaying ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/23/2009 5:58 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 23 October 2009
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This is Melanie Philips writing ahead of last night's Question Time.  Read it all, not just the bits I  picked out. The frenzy over the participation of BNP leader Nick Griffin on Question Time this week has been a classic case of failing to identify the real elephant in the room. ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/23/2009 4:52 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 23 October 2009
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Brandishing banners and holding scarlet flares, an angry mob of more than 1,000 protesters laid siege to the BBC last night. Students, anti-fascist campaigners and office workers united in their opposition to the broadcaster's decision to allow the BNP leader to appear on Question Time. Forty protesters ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/23/2009 3:28 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 22 October 2009
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This is from the Guardian The BBC will bear "moral responsibility" if anyone is hurt in racist attacks following the British National Party leader Nick Griffin's appearance on Question Time tonight, former London mayor Ken Livingstone said today. Tonight's appearance of BNP leader Nick Griffin ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/22/2009 6:20 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 22 October 2009
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Several Australian papers are quoting the statement from the father of an Australian soldier killed in Afghanistan who was hassassed by Iranian born Muslim leader Sheikh Haron. This is News.com On Tuesday Sheikh Haron was charged with seven counts of "using a postal service or similar service ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/22/2009 5:29 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 21 October 2009
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From The Australian THREE days after their son was killed by a Taliban rocket attack in Afghanistan, the Sher family received a phone call. The caller, a woman who identified herself as Sister Amirah, asked if she could send a letter offering condolences over the death of 30-year-old Private Greg ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/21/2009 3:40 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 21 October 2009
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From The Ilford Recorder THE wife of a man accused of the "honour killing" of their daughter, dramatically turned to her husband in court today (Weds) and asked him what he had done to the girl. Hanim Goren, 45, shouted at her husband Mehmet, 49, in the dock: "Look at my face. What ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/21/2009 3:20 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 21 October 2009
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This is an opinion piece in the National Post of Canada blog section by Barbara Kay. She is writing about the forthcoming elections for the Mayor of Montreal and other posts and the unsavoury background of one of the candidates. Montreal's mayoralty race is heating up as the November 1 voting day ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/21/2009 2:32 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 20 October 2009
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Thanks to Dumbledore's Army for this from ABC Australia The Chinese Government has vowed to rescue a cargo ship being held by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. According to Chinese government spokesman, Ma Zhaoxu, "all-out efforts" will be made to rescue the cargo ship being held ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/20/2009 4:29 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 20 October 2009
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The problem with the loony anti facists is that their habit of greeting all and any criticism of Islam, no matter how constructive, with howls of 'racist' or 'nazi' or even 'nazi scum (off our streets) is that it is difficult to evaluate whether a group or an individual can be taken seriously. I have ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/20/2009 10:27 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 20 October 2009
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and other overtly religious dress. The report in Norwegian is from Dagbladet I understand that the Court's Administartion believe that executive officers and legal officers must have a neutral appearance when they attend court. This is intended to inspire confidence in the impartiality of the ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/20/2009 2:17 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 19 October 2009
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From Aldgate East up Whitechapel Road. Every obviously Asian or Somali woman is in hijab. One in three women wears a niqab. I did see one young girl tear off her niqab, the sort that tie over the headscarf, and giggle as she turned the corner and was out of sight of the Mosque. A quarter ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/19/2009 3:36 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 19 October 2009
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An Exclusive from The Sun HATE preacher Anjem Choudary sparked fury yesterday after calling for the Queen to become Muslim. He demanded an Islamic revolution across Britain. Choudary, 42, said Her Majesty - head of the Church of England - should convert to ensure her place in paradise. I think her ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/19/2009 2:08 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 18 October 2009
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I thought Bosnia was supposed to be a shining example of a modern secular European Muslim state? From The Telegraph Bosnia is heading for a new civil war as a constitutional crisis threatens to cause the collapse of the political system, the country's leaders have warned. The crisis centres on attempts ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/18/2009 5:58 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 18 October 2009
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First some Liveleak video footage of interviews with some the Muslims demonstrating against Geert Wilders' visit to Parliament last week. The clip has made its way onto Youtube which is easier to embed. Note the threats of beheading, violence and death. Where is Weyman Bennent and his trusty cohorts ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/18/2009 3:42 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 17 October 2009
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It will still end in tears. From The Telegraph The controversial Lisbon Treaty is set to become law within weeks after the Czech Republic's eurosceptic president conceded his attempt to challenge it was futile. Vaclav Klaus, the only European Union leader who has still not signed the document, said ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/17/2009 10:27 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 17 October 2009
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One dreads to think what would have happened had Algeria lost the match which was a World Cup qualifier they won 3:1 against Rwanda. This is a report in Novopress France about the events of last weekend. Football: l’Algerie gagne a Blida, Marseille s’enflamme My French isn’t good ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/17/2009 7:23 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 17 October 2009
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In the wake of the reports of the convictions of the five terrorists in Australia, at the end of a long deliberation and a very long trial, Dumbledore's Army sent me this. A definite candidate for dozy bint of the week and an example of how jihad can be a family thing. Philippa McDonald (aka Dozy Bint) ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/17/2009 2:14 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 16 October 2009
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(about 3 dozen, ie 36 according to Sky News) have been protesting against a right-wing Dutch MP accused of Islamophobia visiting Britain. Mary had the BBC report earlier here. About 40 demonstrators gathered near the Houses of Parliament, as Geert Wilders arrived in central London. Police held ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/16/2009 10:42 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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