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  • Current Event
    5 years ago
    by cone
    +17 +1

    Burkini pics ‘staged, Islamist propaganda’, French writer says

    Provocative French writer Anne-Elisabeth Moutet has a different take on the burkini ban. Writing in The Sun, she argues if you’re upset by burkini cop image, you’ve been “sucked in by Islamist propaganda”. THEY are the pictures that whipped the world up into a righteous fury. One shows a woman wrapped in a DIY burkini on a beach in Nice, France, surrounded and visibly interrogated by no fewer than four armed policemen.

  • Current Event
    5 years ago
    by everlost
    +27 +1

    Germany faces self-radicalization among frustrated young refugees

    The Würzburg attacker seems to have been a young, lonely, unaccompanied refugee who had radicalized himself. De-radicalization experts in Germany say such people can be particularly vulnerable. Few details are known about the attacker who seriously injured four people on a train near Würzburg on Monday night. According to Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann, he was a 17-year-old asylum seeker from Afghanistan, who had been living in the Würzburg area since March 2015 - first in a home, and more recently with a foster family.

  • Current Event
    7 years ago
    by distant
    +22 +1

    Anti-Islam 'Pegida' march in German city of Dresden

    About 15,000 people have taken part in a march against "Islamisation of the West" in the east German city of Dresden. A large counter-demonstration of more than 5,000 people was also held. No major incidents were reported. Dresden is the birthplace of a movement called "Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the West" (Pegida), which staged a big rally a week ago.

  • Current Event
    7 years ago
    by zritic
    +14 +1

    How I became an ISIS Twitter star

    I'm a Blonde Tattooed Girl From Texas. Why Are ISIS Fighters Tweeting Marriage Proposals to Me?

  • Current Event
    7 years ago
    by geoleo
    +17 +1

    German Muslims unite against 'Islamic State'

    All across Germany, Muslims have used their Friday prayers to protest against injustice and hate crimes. In Berlin, the organizers did their best to demonstrate a united front against the "Islamic State."