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‘It turns out that freedom of speech was not allowed in the Islamic State’ – ‘Kiwi Jihadi’ Mark Taylor

‘It turns out that freedom of speech was not allowed in the Islamic State’ – ‘Kiwi Jihadi’ Mark Taylor Mark Taylor, known as the ‘Kiwi Jihadi’, feels genuinely surprised he wasn’t able to voice his freedom of speech while living under the Islamic State (IS). Taylor spent around five years with the extremist group in… Continue reading ‘It turns out that freedom of speech was not allowed in the Islamic State’ – ‘Kiwi Jihadi’ Mark Taylor

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Kiwi jihadi Mark Taylor interviewed in jail, says he feels ‘stabbed in the back’

Kiwi jihadi Mark Taylor interviewed in jail, says he feels ‘stabbed in the back’ New Zealand jihadi Mark Taylor is surprised to hear what politicians have had to say about him since he was captured in Syria. Journalist Campbell MacDiarmid from The National newspaper in Abu Dhabi, has interviewed Taylor in prison. Mr MacDiarmid told… Continue reading Kiwi jihadi Mark Taylor interviewed in jail, says he feels ‘stabbed in the back’

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Helen Clark sides with Islamic ideology over feminist philosophy

Islam teaches that women, especially younger ones, can’t and shouldn’t think for themselves. Marriages are usually arranged by fathers. Feminist philosophy teaches that those gendered female are independent sexual agents and should not be under anyone else’s authority. Females should especially not be under authority or control of a colonial western white man’s government which… Continue reading Helen Clark sides with Islamic ideology over feminist philosophy

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Islamic Refugee escapes punishment for shooting man who racially attacked him

Refugee escapes punishment for shooting man who racially attacked him A Burmese refugee has escaped punishment for shooting a man who racially abused him and his friends. Soe Bai, 20, was at a petrol station in Palmerston North on June 5, when the occupants of another car began hurling racial slurs at his group. Bai… Continue reading Islamic Refugee escapes punishment for shooting man who racially attacked him

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Kiwi mayor adopts Syrian robe as official regalia

Kiwi mayor adopts Syrian robe as official regalia Emmi Rezk gifted a Syrian robe to Thames-Coromandel district mayor Sandra Goudie. Mayor Sandra Goudie has adopted a traditional Syrian robe into her official regalia. During her next official outing and at least once in the council chamber, the Thames-Coromandel leader plans to wear the black robe of finely woven… Continue reading Kiwi mayor adopts Syrian robe as official regalia

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Saudi students passed Unitec course despite cheating and threatening lecturer

Saudi students passed Unitec course despite cheating and threatening lecturer Saudi students who copied from previous exam papers – even reproducing a marker’s note – were allowed to pass the course. KEY POINTS •Six Saudi students have been allowed to pass an electrical course despite cheating in their final exam. •They submitted almost identical answers… Continue reading Saudi students passed Unitec course despite cheating and threatening lecturer