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Belgian aftershock from the Turkish coup d’état

Belgian Ummah The Ummah (Arabic: الامة الاسلامية Al-Ummah al-Islamiyya or simply Al-umma) or worldwide Islamic community in Belgium feels the aftershock of the Turkish coup d’état.  The Ummah is seen as a global unit to which those countries are counted … Continue reading

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Silence, devotion, Salafists, quietists, weaponry, bombings, books, writers and terrorists

Trouble-spots across the globe Bob Van Laerhoven seems to have survived life among the Doomed. The full-time Belgian/Flemish author debuted in 1977 as a short story writer, and in 1985 as a literary novelist. More than 30 novels followed, some … Continue reading

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Knife-trust in democratic sore back

Hitting the heart of Europe in a very harsh way by the Islamic State was once more an effort to destabilise the economy in the capitalist countries and to frighten the kafirs or unbelieving people. Instead of bringing to God … Continue reading

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Fitting the bill in the North and in the East

On Thursday Erdogan’s henchman, Turkey’s Prime Minister, has made a promise to his people that if they elect him next month that he soon would liberate Jerusalem. Ahmet Davutoglu was using words that are major hints for all students of … Continue reading

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French Muslims under attack

States always do have to be careful not to create a form of mass or generalised hysteria. In France and Belgium we can see that the government put the security risk factor higher, in Belgium on level 3 (of 4). … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 9

More than 40 world leaders, among them German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about a few metres away from Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, EU President Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, British … Continue reading

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Charlie Hebdo, offensive satire and why ‘Freedom of Speech’ needs more discussion

Originally posted on Christina O'Neill:
In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris last week, there has been a lot of emotionally driven debate. Some of these are long-standing issues: Many critics, like Rupert Murdoch, argued that the Muslim…

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Being Charlie 2

The attack on Wednesday, against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, which seemed to be directed by Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula “as revenge for the honour” of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad, while authorities hunted the suspects Wednesday, shock … Continue reading

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Migrants to the West #10 Religious freedom

In Migrants to the West #1 I mentioned that several white Christians do feel intimidated by the growing Muslim community. The industrialised countries are facing a world which is loosing ethics, moral and Judeo Christian values. Fundamentalist Muslims make use of … Continue reading

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Migrants to the West #8 Welbeing

In the previous chapter I tried to show how a fear was build up for those who have a certain faith. The people immigrating in Europe and the United States of America seem to be to a large extent from … Continue reading

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