Batley Grammar School teacher suspended for showing a cartoon of Mohammed

Mar 26, 2021 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: A Batley Grammar School teacher is today in hiding and under police protection. He had shown the infamous Charlie Hebdo cartoon of Mohammed during a Religious Studies class, and the mob descended. They wanted him to be sacked immediately for disrespecting their prophet, so the Headteacher Gary Kibble politely but firmly reminded them that there is no sharia blasphemy code in Batley Grammar, and that teachers are permitted to use age-appropriate resources in order to...

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Christian leaders in France raise concerns over impact of anti-extremism bill

Mar 25, 2021 by

from Barnabas Fund: Christian leaders in France have raised concerns about the impact a new bill intended to curb Islamist extremism may have on religious liberty. Fears have been further stoked by the comments of French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin that, “We cannot discuss with people who refuse to write on paper that the law of the [French] Republic is superior to the law of God.”   Darmanin also stated that, “Evangelicals are a very important problem.” The anti-extremism bill – also...

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Switzerland: Voters Approve ‘Burqa Ban’

Mar 10, 2021 by

by Soeren Kern, Gatestone Institute: Swiss voters have narrowly approved a proposal to ban face coverings in public spaces. The measure comes just over a decade after citizens voted to ban the construction of minarets, the tower-like structures on mosques that are often used to call Muslims to prayer. The referenda reflect the determination of a majority of Swiss voters to preserve Swiss traditions and values in the face of runaway multiculturalism and the encroachment of political Islam....

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Europe’s guilty conscience

Mar 6, 2021 by

by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, UnHerd: […]  The best illustration of this Misunderstanding Game relates to the issue of immigration from Muslim countries and how European societies should absorb Muslim immigrants. The first deliberate misunderstanding is the pretence that unskilled immigrants with little formal education are absolutely necessary for advanced economies. With Europe’s shrinking populations and falling fertility rates, the woke and Leftist enablers say, surely no one can argue that...

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Understanding Islam from a Christian Perspective

Mar 3, 2021 by

by Rosemary Sookhdeo, Barnabas Fund: […]  Jesus is called Isa in Islam. There are two main sources for the Muslim Jesus: the Quran gives a history of his life, while the haditha establishes his place in the Muslim understanding of the end times. Christians who engage in dialogue with Muslims sometimes argue that the Isa found in the Quran is essentially the same as the Jesus of the New Testament. However, all the evidence from the Quran, the hadith and the New Testament leads both...

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Why is the BBC so scared of criticising Islam?

Feb 16, 2021 by

by Brendan O’Neill, spiked: The Beeb’s removal of a clip featuring the new head of the Muslim Council of Britain is a chilling sign of the times. If you want to understand what’s going wrong at the BBC right now, you could do worse than look at the bizarre Zara Mohammed controversy. The Beeb has removed from social media a clip of Ms Mohammed, the new head of the Muslim Council of Britain, being interviewed on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. Cancel-culture mobs had complained that the interview...

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