According to the Huffington Post, “In more than six years of spying on Muslim neighborhoods, eavesdropping on conversations and cataloguing mosques, the New York Police Department’s secret Demographics Unit never generated a lead or triggered a terrorism investigation, the department acknowledged in court testimony unsealed late Monday [20 August 2012].”
Read it all here.
A girl with Down’s syndrome has been arrested and charged with blasphemy in Pakistan.
You can read more about the incident here: “Pakistan disabled girl arrested for blasphemy”.
In my humble opinion, this is the kind of news that gives all Muslims a bad reputation. God knows this is not a crime.
From NBC News:
“On Sunday and Monday, when Muslims will celebrate the end of Ramadan, even many who are less observant the rest of the year will be at mosques to pray. But many worshippers will celebrate amid heightened security after a recent spike in attacks on mosques and other places of worship.”
According to the Huffington Post, “Pamela Geller…has posted a new, large billboard on the Metro-North train platform in Hartsdale. ‘19,250 DEADLY ISLAMIC ATTACKS SINCE 9/11/2001,’ the sign reads. ]IT’S NOT ISLAMOPHOBIA. IT’S ISLAMOREALISM.'”
Have you seen this billboard? What’s your response?