Here are the Blogs in the Esmerelda Weatherwax category.
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Monday, 16 January 2017
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Breaking news from Nigeria. From Nigeria Today, The Pulse and The Nation A twin bomb blasts have reportedly killed many at the mosque of the University of Maiduguri, Borno state.The tragic incident occurred this Monday, January 16 morning at the mosque during fajr prayers  (dawn prayers). Many are ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/16/2017 2:11 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 13 January 2017
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From the Herald Sun A CHILD bride was raped by her husband after being forced into marriage by a prominent Melbourne imam, police allege. The girl, aged under 16, was allegedly married in a traditional Islamic ceremony by prominent cleric Ibrahim Omerdic. Is is alleged that in the days after the ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/13/2017 2:49 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 12 January 2017
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blog preview image The latest 12:44  Trio will serve a total of 43 years. In total, Rostami, Zare and Kaveh will serve 43 years behind bars 12:43  Kaveh jailed for total of 10 years across two separate drugs cases Kaveh, who was found guilty of supplying a controlled class B drug, but was found not guilty of ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/12/2017 6:10 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 11 January 2017
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He has mental health problems of course, and it was only a botched robbery. Thankfully no one was physically hurt. From the Daily Mail and the Daily Star A gunman has opened fire in a Spanish supermarket shouting 'Allahu Akbar'. The attack was a botched robbery at the Mercadona supermarket in ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2017 1:39 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 11 January 2017
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From the Times and the Daily Sabah French police authorities said a total of 17 police officers were radicalized between 2012 and 2015 in the Paris region, noting that the phenomenon had sped up from 2014. French media outlets reported on Wednesday that the officers in question are mostly young ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2017 12:18 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 11 January 2017
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This is from the Independent, from where it has entered the British press; they got it from the Morocco World news. Where there is doubt, and this is in the Moroccan press as well, is what the Moroccan government mean by 'burqa'. Some British newspapers use the term burqa/burka to mean any Islamic veil ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/11/2017 6:38 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 10 January 2017
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blog preview image Readers may have seen this story elsewhere, about the Morris dancers in Birmingham on Saturday celebrating Plough Monday (that was yesterday) traditionally the start of the farming year in England. On the Monday after Twelth Night a plough is blessed by the local priest and taken round the village or ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/10/2017 12:54 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 10 January 2017
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From the Swiss edition of The Local Muslim girls in Switzerland should not be exempted from mixed-sex school swimming lessons, the European Court of Human Rights has said in a landmark ruling. The court in Strasbourg on Tuesday threw out the case brought by a Muslim couple in Basel who wanted ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/10/2017 10:05 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 9 January 2017
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From the London Evening Standard An Islamic boys’ school which “failed to prepare pupils for life in modern Britain” has been rated as inadequate by Ofsted. Inspectors downgraded Darul Hadis Latifiah in Bethnal Green, which caters for boys aged 11 to 20, after an inspection during which a book ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/09/2017 4:48 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 9 January 2017
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Different newspapers have picked up on different aspects of Dame Louise's report; the Daily Mail has homed in on her observations about schools and Muslim influence on them. Religious extremists are still infiltrating British schools in the same way as happened in the Trojan Horse scandal in Birmingham, ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/09/2017 3:59 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 9 January 2017
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From the Irish Sun. The newspaper cannot/does not name either of the men concerned, not the Irish convert with gangland connections, nor the Jordanian recruiter for ISIS with whom he is feared to have links. Seamus ‘Shavo’ Hogan’s former sidekick converts to Islam. ..The convert to Islam is pals ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/09/2017 4:26 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 7 January 2017
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From Russia Today All public servants in Austria, including school teachers, must be banned from wearing Islamic headscarves at work, according to legislation being drafted by Sebastian Kurz, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Integration. Kurz is working on the new regulations together with ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/07/2017 6:36 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 6 January 2017
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blog preview image From the Telegraph the Austrian edition of the Local (which omits the foreign origin of the suspects) the BBC and Russia Today Police in the Austrian city of Innsbruck are searching for a group of men “of foreign appearance” in connection with a series of sexual assaults on women during New Year ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/06/2017 12:34 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 5 January 2017
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The German press including the German edition of The Local tries (in vain) to do some damage limitation on this story.  At New Year’s Eve celebrations in Dortmund a mob of more than 1,000 men chanted ‘Allahu Akhbar’, launched fireworks at police, and set fire to a historic church. Apparently the ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/05/2017 10:15 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 5 January 2017
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blog preview image From the Express and the Swedish edition of The Local. I think the Local is still trying to put a good face on this; diversity, vibrant, high-jinks, sort of thing. The boy who took the video is a newly qualified journalist so he still has a lot to learn. A VIOLENT gang of migrants turned a Swedish ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/05/2017 5:43 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 5 January 2017
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blog preview image My home town again. From the East London and West Essex Guardian AN ELDERLY support group which was awarded a £37,000 grant is reluctant to allow women to join in activities. Waltham Forest Asian Seniors Group, which was set up 15 years ago, is made up of mostly Pakistani Muslim men. The aim ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/05/2017 4:21 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 4 January 2017
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From the Rotherham Advertiser. The trial of this child raping band of brothers started this morning. THREE brothers and two other men have gone on trial for historic child sexual exploitation (CSE) offences. The five men have been charged with a total of 23 CSE offences, including one joint charge ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/04/2017 2:35 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 2 January 2017
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From Reuters and the Sunday Times Islamic State militants have aspirations to launch mass-casualty chemical attacks on targets in Britain and elsewhere in Europe, the British security minister said in a newspaper interview published on Sunday. Ben Wallace also said British authorities feared that ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/02/2017 11:07 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 2 January 2017
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From the Telegraph Turkey's state-run news agency says police have detained eight people in connection with the Istanbul nightclub attack. Anadolu Agency says that the eight have been taken into custody by Istanbul anti-terrorism squads and they are being questioned at Istanbul's main police headquarters. ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/02/2017 8:05 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 31 December 2016
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blog preview image This is not good news from The Telegraph for the first minutes of 2017. Also from Reuters and Sky News At least 35 people have been killed in a gun attack at a famous nightclub in Istanbul during New Year's Eve celebrations. A gunman was reportedly dressed in a Santa costume when he opened fire in ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/31/2016 6:36 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Saturday, 31 December 2016
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blog preview image Rachel Megawatt for Breitbart London will be guarded by record numbers of police and fortified with concrete barriers ahead of New Year’s Eve to repel Islamist attacks. In total, 3,800 police officers will be on duty in central London, with thousands more in the rest of the capital. The barriers ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/31/2016 12:50 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 29 December 2016
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From the Spanish edition of The Local Spanish authorities said Wednesday they had arrested two suspected jihadists in Madrid and found bullets and weapon magazines while conducting raids linked to the detentions. According to the Europa Press news agency, the magazines were of the type used for assault ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/29/2016 7:16 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 26 December 2016
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From the Telegraph  Voters in towns and cities with large Muslim communities where there are concerns about election fraud will have to show their passports or driving licences before casting their ballot. The Government has announced that voters should have to produce identification in order ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/26/2016 10:22 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 26 December 2016
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blog preview image From the Telegraph and the BBC Two people have appeared in court charged with a string of terror offences including possessing instructions on how to build a mobile phone bomb, police said. Munir Hassan Mohammed, of Leopold Street, Derby, an Eritrean national who is seeking asylum in the UK, appeared ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/26/2016 3:11 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 25 December 2016
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blog preview image Peace and goodwill.  The Sans Day Carol by the Albion Christmas band, with members of Fairport Convention. I wrote about the Sans Day or St Day Carol one Christmas  some years ago.   ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/25/2016 6:24 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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