Here are the Blogs in the Esmerelda Weatherwax category.
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Friday, 1 July 2016
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From the Austrian edition of The Local Burqinis (the full head-to-ankle swimsuit worn by some Muslim women) have now been banned from a swimming pool in the town of Hainfeld in Lower Austria - by order of the council. The Krone newspaper reports that the motion was submitted by councillor Peter Terzer, ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/01/2016 6:17 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 1 July 2016
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From the Swiss edition of The Local Authorities in Basel have denied two Muslim teenage girls a Swiss passport because they refused to participate in school swimming lessons and residential camps on religious grounds. The case, which occurred last year but was made public by broadcaster SRF on Monday, ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/01/2016 4:44 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 30 June 2016
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The stash was in a greengrocers - and in fairness in an urban area the setting could probably have equally accurately been described as 'near a launderette'.   From the Express The weapons arsenal was discovered during a top secret raid by a SWAT team in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Local politician ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/30/2016 4:06 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 28 June 2016
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From Sky News   Ten people have been killed in explosions at the main airport in Istanbul, Turkey's justice minister is reported to have said. Two suspects blew themselves up at Istanbul Ataturk Airport, government officials said. Their explosives were detonated before they went throw the X-ray machine, ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/28/2016 3:03 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwaxe
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Saturday, 25 June 2016
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From France 24  Belgian police detained two men for questioning after fresh anti-terror raids overnight, the federal prosecutor's office said Saturday amid reports of a planned attack on a Euro 2016 fanzone. "One man was arrested in (the eastern town of) Verviers and another man in Tournai," close ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/25/2016 8:57 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 24 June 2016
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blog preview image David Cameron has resigned but will remain in office until October and the Conservative Party conference. Article 50 covers the hitherto unknown process of a member state leaving the EU. He feels that this task should be left for his successor.  We must not lose the impetus; unless there are compelling ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/24/2016 7:17 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 24 June 2016
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blog preview image The Lark Ascending by Vaughan Williams performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra.  English (not to denegrate my Welsh cousins), uplifting, hopeful, thoughtful.  ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/24/2016 1:40 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 23 June 2016
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blog preview image From the London Evening Standard An Islamic State-inspired extremist who plotted to behead a British poppy seller in the street on Remembrance Day has been jailed for life. Nadir Syed, 23, wanted to emulate the brutal murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby as he planned a horrific attack on the day set aside ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/23/2016 10:25 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 22 June 2016
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blog preview image Regular readers will not be surprised to hear that I intend to vote 'leave' tomorrow. As a young woman I was not in favour of joining what was then the Common Market but notwithstanding  my doubts I voted to remain in the 1975 referendum. My thinking, which was a common attitude, was that having joined, ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/22/2016 4:30 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 21 June 2016
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British hate preacher Anjem Choudary – who is currently facing charges of supporting Islamic State – has told Breitbart London that he thinks the United Kingdom should stay in the European Union (EU). If you want my view on it, I think Britain will be worse off,” Mr. Choudary (pictured above) told ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/21/2016 1:50 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 21 June 2016
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From the Vanguard , This Day and The Punch OSOGBO—The agitation for the enforcement of the use of hijab by Muslim female students of public schools in Osun State spread to other cities in the state as some Muslim clerics yesterday morning, trooped to St. Charles High School and Ife-Oluwa Middle School, ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/21/2016 6:27 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 21 June 2016
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From Sky News A man wearing a "fake" suicide vest has been arrested during an anti-terror operation at a shopping centre in Brussels. Authorities sealed off the streets around the City2 shopping centre after the suspect was seen acting suspiciously early today. Police cars were at the scene and ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/21/2016 5:23 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 20 June 2016
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blog preview image It's a rosebud in June and the violets in full bloom, And the small birds singing love songs on each spray. Chorus (after each verse): We'll pipe and we'll sing love. We'll dance in a ring love. When each lad takes his lass All on the green grass, And it's, oh, to plough where the fat oxen ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/20/2016 3:08 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 20 June 2016
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blog preview image On the day that South Yorkshire MP Jo Cox was murdered reporting restrictions on this trial at Crown Court Leeds were lifted and some of the crimes of these Muslim men could be made public. I have not said anything here about Mrs Cox, and I am late in posting about these sentences. From the Halifax ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/20/2016 9:03 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 17 June 2016
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The Muslim school's response to Ofsted criticism as reported this morning here. From the Daily Mail. A Muslim faith school has accused Ofsted of racism after the watchdog slams posters branding music and dancing as 'acts of the devil'. The Darul Uloom Islamic High School said the leaflets - described ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/17/2016 10:29 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Friday, 17 June 2016
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From the BBC, and local newspaper the Tyburn Mail  Ofsted inspectors have criticised an Islamic independent school, where they found leaflets which claimed music and dancing were "acts of the devil". Inspectors made an unannounced visit to the Darul Uloom Islamic High School in Birmingham after having ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/17/2016 1:50 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 16 June 2016
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From the German edition of The Local A wide-ranging new study by the University of Münster shows that Germany’s Turkish community still has very conservative views on the role of religion in society. The survey provides an often contradictory picture of social attitudes among Germany’s 2.7 million ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/16/2016 11:34 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 15 June 2016
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blog preview image I don't know where Guido Fawkes got this photograph from but he is a most reliable source with an excellent reputation so I have every reason to believe it to be an accurate representation of Manchester today.  Sadiq Khan giving a speech outside the Stronger In battle bus in Manchester today. ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/15/2016 3:50 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 15 June 2016
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blog preview image By Esmerelda Weatherwax:  To the River Thames in London, the River to Londoners to support the flotilla from Fishing for Leave. British fishermen took their boats to the river outside parliament to protest at how membership of the EU has near killed the British fishing industry and to urge a vote ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/15/2016 2:47 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 14 June 2016
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From the Telegraph A suspected Islamist who stabbed to death a police commander and his wife in France claimed he was following Isil’s call for lone wolf attacks during Ramadan, in a video posted online after the killing. Larossi Abballa, a 25-year-old known to French security services, pledged ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/14/2016 10:07 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 14 June 2016
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From the Australian Conservative South Australian Senator Cory Bernardi has lashed-out at the granting of a visa to Islamic cleric Farrokh Sekaleshfar, warning that a tougher approach needs to be taken to “Islamic hate preachers.” The comments come as Malcolm Turnbull confirmed an urgent review ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/14/2016 4:34 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 14 June 2016
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The latest from the Telegraph on the matter of the murder of a Police officer and his wife in their Paris home last night. The whole family were taken hostage by an already convicted jihadist; their 3 year old son has survived. Apoliceman and his wife were killed in a frenzied knife attack at their ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/14/2016 3:15 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 13 June 2016
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From the Danish edition of The Local A debate spurred by Muslim student’s complaint that she is not allowed to pray in school has resulted in a racism complaint against a Danish People’s Party MP. Alex Ahrendtsen of the anti-immigration Danish People’s Party (DF) will formally be reported to police ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/13/2016 6:52 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 13 June 2016
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blog preview image A Turkish newspaper with links to the country's President has published a homophobic headline calling those who died in the Orlando mass shooting 'perverts' and 'deviants'. Yeni Akit, a right-wing newspaper which has supported the likes of Al-Qaeda in the past, broke news of the attack with the ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/13/2016 2:21 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Thursday, 9 June 2016
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From Nigerian media organisation The News Governor Nasir el Rufai of Kaduna has vowed to ensure prosecution of a gang of Muslims youths who stabbed one Francis Emmanuel, a Christian for not observing the Ramadan fast in the Kakuri area of the state on Tuesday. Emmanuel, a carpenter told journalists ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/09/2016 11:33 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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