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At the closing hours of 2016 #1 Looking down at terror

2016 is quickly coming to its end. By many it shall not be forgotten soon. Lots of people in 2016 lost their beloved ones and got confronted with a lot of bloodshed. Though there is no World War going on … 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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Social media, sympathy & shocks

Sympathy In January last year we saw quickly arisen sympathetic reactions for what happened at the Charlie Hebdo headquarters, which sparked three days of bloodshed in the French capital. After the subsequent shootout at the Bataclan theatre in November — … 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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2015 In the Picture

2015 opened with an attack on the freedom of press. The first month of the year there was an outpouring of anguished and biting solidarity with those gunned down at the French weekly Charlie Hebdo where 12 were killed including … Continue reading

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2015 Human rights

Terrorism and freedom of speech In the wake of the horrific shooting at the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, illustrators and cartoonists around the world came together in solidarity with the 12 artists and ordinary people who … Continue reading

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Summary for the year 2015 # 2 Strewn with corpses and refugees

Throughout the year, we saw a lot of smombies* walk the streets and sit at the breakfast tables in hotels, or conducting themselves antisocial in resting places for the employees. * Smombies: Plural form of the fairly new Flemish and … Continue reading

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Refugee crisis, terrorist attacks and created fear

The appalling violence in Paris on Friday night has shaken the world and provided once again for division in Europe and the Western states. Some politicians make use of those terrible events to bring more fear over the population. They … Continue reading

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Islamic State pushing at an open door to divide Europeans

“Islamic State is pushing at an open door,” said Anand Menon, professor of European Politics at King’s College London. “If their intention is to divide Europeans, this is happening already. You take what they said: That this attack is retribution … Continue reading

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Is ISIS a product of American in-action or a product of direct action

This weekend Paris attacks, right after the downing of a jet of Russian tourists over the Sinai and suicide bombings in Lebanon and Iraq, may indicate a sharp tactical shift for Islamic State. It had mostly limited its brutality to … Continue reading

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