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Two mosque attack widows plea for lifetime Western welfare & residency.

Rina Akter is a quietly spoken Bangladeshi woman whose first experience of New Zealand was to come and collect her husband’s body, after he was killed in the 15 March mosque attacks. But now she wants to stay, she says in her native tongue of Urdu, speaking through an interpreter. “She has been waiting for him… Continue reading Two mosque attack widows plea for lifetime Western welfare & residency.

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Malaysia’s Halal Crisis.

In Malaysia today, halal practices, or those that adhere to Islamic law, are deeply important for increasingly devout Muslims, who make up more than 60 percent of the population. The country’s Department of Islamic Development, known by its Malay acronym JAKIM, is the sole statutory halal certifier although it has neither fully operational forensic laboratories… Continue reading Malaysia’s Halal Crisis.

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Sri Lanka suicide bomber Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed’s family link to Auckland

Note the role western universities play in radicalisation (eg Auckland academics supporting Hamas ). Sri Lanka suicide bomber Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed’s family link to Auckland One of the Sri Lankan suicide bombers has family links to New Zealand, with confirmation both his sister and mother lived in Auckland. Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed was one… Continue reading Sri Lanka suicide bomber Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed’s family link to Auckland

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ISIS role suspected in Sri Lankan terror attacks; revenge for New Zealand church attacks probable motive

ISIS role suspected in Sri Lankan terror attacks; revenge for New Zealand church attacks probable motive The serial terror attacks, one of the worst in South Asia, sent alarm bells ringing in Delhi which in the past grappled with civil war in Lanka until it came to close in 2009. The sites of the attack… Continue reading ISIS role suspected in Sri Lankan terror attacks; revenge for New Zealand church attacks probable motive

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Police Chief: Indonesians Drawn to Terrorism by ‘Delusions of Jihad,’ Not Poverty

Lessons here for NZ Muslims who claim that it is poverty caused by the West that draws Muslims to Jihad. Gen. Badrodin Haiti, the National Police chief, says ‘poverty and economic factors’ are no longer the main reasons for individuals to join extremist Islamic causes. Jakarta. Indonesia’s top cop has ruled out poverty as a… Continue reading Police Chief: Indonesians Drawn to Terrorism by ‘Delusions of Jihad,’ Not Poverty

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Hundreds of child brides flown into Australia on special visas.

HUNDREDS of 17-year-old girls have been brought to Australia to get married under a government visa program. Figures show that more than two hundred 17-year-old girls were granted prospective spouse visas over the past five years – a figure child safety campaigners branded as shocking. Hundreds more 18-, 19-, and 20-year-old women also received the… Continue reading Hundreds of child brides flown into Australia on special visas.