“Is It Really Human Beings Doing This?”

Police “behaved with the priests as they would with killers.” â€â€� Human rights lawyer, Minya, Egypt. “The common factor among all [church] closures, however, is that they were done to appease fundamentalists and extremists to the detriment of the Copts. It

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Mullahs Pushed Off the Gravy Train

People, especially the younger generation, are not interested in the shopworn anti-American discourse seasoned with empty pseudo-Islamic slogans. The anti-American discourse sounds even more hollow when the Islamic Majlis publishes claims that some

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Sweden: Still More Migration

Sweden’s reintroduction of the right to family reunion for people granted asylum in Sweden without refugee status, entitles so-called “unaccompanied children” to bring their parents to Sweden. Many of these “unaccompanied children” turned out to be

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Iran: Child Executions, Amputations, Floggings

Europe ravenously throw sanctions on a country that has been home to Jews for more than three thousand years, yet tries to find ways to keep on doing business with a country such as Iran that is not only trying to establish its hegemony throughout the

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Palestinians: Arresting, Torturing Journalists

The Palestinian Journalists Syndicate, a body dominated by Fatah loyalists, condemned the arrest of Hazem Nasser and called for his immediate release. The syndicate pointed out that Nasser had been summoned for interrogation by the Palestinian Authority

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North Korea: How the Discussion Was Changed

It may be the North Korean leadership wants only to survive, keep its nuclear weapons, and work to secure sufficient funds to take care of its ruling elite — and wait for the day that US forces leave the peninsula. What if North Korea regarded its

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How Islamic “Aid” Organizations in Turkey Feed Jihadists in Syria

It appears that many radical Islamists in Turkey have established an international network to sustain the jihadist terrorists in Syria. Because this network operates under the guise of “charity,” European governments are having difficulty monitoring its

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A Project to Transform France

“It is up to us to give a political meaning to the [“yellow vest”] revolt. The goal is not simply to challenge an increase in taxes, but the political system that induces it…” â€â€� Elias d’Imzalene, French Islamist preacher, November 23, 2018. “Macron

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Palestinians: No Peace or Reconciliation with the ‘Infidels’

The ruling by the Palestinian Scholars’ Association is also aimed at sending a message to the US administration that the Palestinians and the Muslims will have nothing to do with the “Deal of the Century.” Moreover, it serves as a reminder that even if

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Report: “11 Christians Killed Every Day for Their Faith”

One of the most noteworthy trends concerns the “shocking reality of persecution against women…. In many places, they experience a ‘double persecution’ â€â€� one for being a Christian and one for being a woman.” Another trend that should send an alarm is

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The United Church of Christ Wrongfully Attacks Israel

Mistakes and falsehoods such as those we encounter throughout the UCC’s misnamed guide to “Promoting a Just Peace in Palestine-Israel”, each one seemingly trivial, cannot be dismissed as the results of a moment’s inattention. Much effort has gone into

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Palestinians: Marching Backwards as Israel Prepares for Elections

Instead of marching Palestinians towards democracy, the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Hamas have chosen the model of totalitarianism as a way of governing their people. The pro-Abbas demonstrations organized by Fatah in the West Bank are reminiscent of

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Germany: Stabbings and Knife Crimes at Record High

Police reported more than 4,100 knife-related crimes in 2018, compared to around 3,800 reported during 2017 � and only 400 in 2008. Overall, during the past ten years, knife-related crimes in Germany have increased by more than 900% � from one a day to

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Must We Really Be Careful What We Do Lest We Offend Extremists?

What is striking and controversial are the repeated interventions into the debate made by the government’s own ‘extremism commissioner’, Sara Khan. Over recent years Khan has been a hugely admirable figure. The founder and leader of the women’s group

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Turkey: The Case of the Missing Priests

“Prior to the kidnapping, the bishops were on their way to Aleppo to secure the release of two other abducted priests…. When Paolo Dall’Oglio, an Italian Jesuit priest, went to Raqqa to secure their release, he too was kidnapped, and is still missing.

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Palestinians: “No Place for the Zionist Entity in Palestine”

Hamas and Islamic Jihad should be given credit for their clarity and honesty regarding their ambitions. The two groups are clearly saying that their ultimate goal is to see Israel removed from the region and replaced with an Islamic state. As far as they

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Ireland’s Raw Bigotry

The Irish legislation, banning the import of goods from Israeli communities located beyond the 1949 armistice lines, not only coincides ironically with the U.S. Senate passage of a motion to prevent anti-Israel boycotts, but also constitutes a breach of

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How the Trump Administration Should Counter Putin’s Policies in Ukraine and Venezuela

If Nicolás Maduro is removed from office in Venezuela, Putin might act as he did when a popular revolution overthrew Yanukovych in Ukraine, in 2014: with a surprise invasion of the Crimea. This time, Putin may launch a surprise naval and land attack on

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The Militarization of Xi Jinping’s China

The People’s Liberation Army is arming fast, and that development is triggering alarm. Beijing has always claimed its military is for defensive purposes only, but no country threatens territory under China’s control. The buildup, therefore, looks like

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Germany: Number of Foreign-Born Prison Inmates at Record High

North Rhine-Westphalia once had 114 prison imams, but now has only 25. The drop occurred after German authorities carried out security checks on prison imams and discovered that 97 imams were Turkish civil servants whose salaries were paid for by the

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