Here are the Blogs in the Esmerelda Weatherwax category.
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Friday, 20 November 2009
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From The Birmingham Post A Muslim student, from Birmingham, caught in London with a bladed flagellator used by Shias to ritually scourge themselves has been cleared of possessing it as an offensive weapon. Mohsin Khan, 21, who said he had been beating himself regularly with them since the age of six, ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/20/2009 3:30 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 19 November 2009
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I think after a slow start and a few hiccups that Ron Liddle is getting the idea. You better read it for yourselves here. Its quite short and very blunt. James Seacole Delingpole November 19th, 2009 2:51pm You're so JUDGEMENTAL, Rod. Why can't you learn to celebrate the world's cultural ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2009 5:51 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 19 November 2009
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Peter Tatchell in theGuardian on the subject of sharia law and the One Law for All rally on Saturday. HT Apostate Islam Let us support the courageous Muslims who, often at great personal risk, are campaigning against religious extremism. This Saturday's London rally against sharia law and all religious ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2009 5:35 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 19 November 2009
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If you had asked me this last week after the theft of the poppy collection tins from my church I might have answered nothing. In more rational mood, this is the advantages of sharia law expounded on a Maltese TV programme by a Imam thought to be "moderate and tolerant"  From the Times ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2009 6:28 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 19 November 2009
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From The Manchester Evening News  THE family of a spiritual leader arrested in anti-terror raids have described his continued detention as 'disgraceful and unacceptable'. Shaykh Asif Farooqui, 62, is among five men being questioned over allegations they were involved in recruiting young British ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2009 5:58 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 18 November 2009
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From The Daily Mail A muslim who threatened to kill his wife and cut out her tongue after she blocked an arranged marriage for their daughter has been banned from seeing his family. In the first prosecution of its kind, Aurang Zeb has been convicted of breaching a Forced Marriage Protection Order ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/18/2009 3:40 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 18 November 2009
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Why would he think there might be unrest? The indigenous population of Bolton don't react so. From This is Lancashire. A BOLTON MP last night called for calm in the town following the arrest of a 62-year-old man on suspicion of terror offences. Dr Brian Iddon said he learned of tensions within the ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/18/2009 2:47 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 18 November 2009
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From The Barcelona Reporter In his statement, the witness identified in the indictment as F1, explained he came to Spain from France on 15 January 2008, with instructions to meet with Maroof Ahmed Mirza at a mosque in Barcelona. It has been confirmed that Barcelona’s metro system was an intended ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/18/2009 2:27 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 17 November 2009
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From The Telegraph An alleged Albanian terrorist was in the middle of downloading a video showing how to make a suicide vest when police raided his home, a court has heard. Krenar Lusha also had 14 mobile phones and a video on his laptop called “mobile detonators” that showed how to turn ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/17/2009 2:35 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 17 November 2009
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From Ynet News The past two weeks have seen a sharp rise in thefts of cattle and sheep from farms in south Israel ahead of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha. The Muslim holiday will be celebrated in late November. During Eid al-Adha - Arabic for "the Festival of the Sacrifice" - believers traditionally ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/17/2009 12:26 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 17 November 2009
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Toby Harden ponders a nasty idea (which he and I hope not) in his Telegraph blog last night) Is Barack Obama going to apologise for Hiroshima? There was an interesting moment during Barack Obama’s visit to Japan when a reporter from Fuji Television asked him whether he would visit ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/17/2009 3:56 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 17 November 2009
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We are governed by fools. But you know that already. 1) From The Times British forces should buy off potential Taleban recruits with “bags of gold”, according to a new army field manual published yesterday. Army commanders should also talk to insurgent leaders with “blood on ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/17/2009 3:26 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 16 November 2009
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From The Times Supporters of Iran’s regime have desecrated the grave of Neda Soltan, the student who became a symbol of the opposition after she was shot dead during an anti-goverment demonstration on June 20. The incident was confirmed by Ms Soltan’s fiancé, Caspian Makan, who ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/16/2009 6:57 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 16 November 2009
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From The Telegraph Five men have been arrested in the north west under the Terrorism Act Officers from the North West Counter Terrorism Unit arrested the five men at addresses in the north west in a co-ordinated operation starting at 4am, Greater Manchester Police said. The addresses searched ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/16/2009 4:36 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 15 November 2009
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I have been trying to find out what happened in Glasgow yesterday afternoon with the Scottish Defence League rally and the counter demonstrations. I do not have the understanding of Scotland that I do of my own country. Until the SDL put up their own account all I have are the Scottish press reports, ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/15/2009 10:44 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 14 November 2009
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No surprises here, other than of scale. From The Sunday Times Long Lartin prison should be one of the most secure buildings in the country. Its “supermax” segregation wing, built at the height of the IRA’s bombing campaign, was designed to house dangerous inmates. The IRA’s ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/14/2009 3:12 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 14 November 2009
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A text message reading "Thatcher has died" set off a diplomatic flurry among members of Canada's parliament at a black tie dinner this week, local media reported on Thursday. Stephen Harper, Canada's conservative prime minister, was quickly informed that Baroness Thatcher, the 84-year-old ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/14/2009 4:14 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 14 November 2009
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From The Times, comment on this main story, that according to  Ayatollah Abdolhossein Moezi, director of the Islamic Centre of England, it was wrong for followers of Islam to serve in the Armed Forces, especially in Afghanistan and Iraq where Muslims were being killed. Anyone who counts Ayatollah ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/14/2009 4:01 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 13 November 2009
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Also thanks to Dumbledore's Army The Queen has spoken to an Australian soldier who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his bravery in Afghanistan. In a private ceremony at Windsor Castle, SAS Trooper Mark Donaldson was honoured for his extraordinary achievements in saving the lives of a number of fellow ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/13/2009 1:03 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 13 November 2009
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Thanks to Dumbledore's Army, from ABC News Australia As the war in Afghanistan gets even hotter, the battle against roadside bombs is revealing an extraordinary network feeding the bomb makers. So serious is the threat from Afghanistan that Australian troops are starting to give federal and state ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/13/2009 12:13 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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