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The persecution of Lina Joy

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 25, 2006 04:04 AM

Apostasy. The last time I visited the subject, an ex-Muslim man’s life was at stake in Afghanistan. Remember Abdul Rahman? Now, meet Lina Joy. Like Rahman, she was born Muslim, converted to Christianity, and is facing death threats for abandoning Islam. She wants to marry a fellow Christian man in her native Malaysia. A Muslim […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  April 3, 2006 10:52 AM

Paul Marshall shines light on apostates from Islam. Daveed Gartenstein-Ross at The Counterterrorism Blog has much, much more. Like this:Like Loading…


By Michelle Malkin  •  March 28, 2006 07:00 AM

AP reporting this morning: An Afghan man who had faced the death penalty for converting from Islam to Christianity quickly vanished Tuesday after he was released from prison, apparently out of fear for his life with Muslim clerics still demanding his death. Italy’s Foreign Minister Gianfranco Fini said he would ask his government to grant […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  March 26, 2006 08:47 AM

***scroll for updates…Video: Condi Rice thinks Afghanistan has “come a long way” because when the Taliban ruled, they “wantonly” executed people for playing music (as opposed to now, you know, where executions of people for abandoning Islam are contemplated in a much more civilized, non-wanton manner.)…Kofi Annan dodges…*** Abdul Rahman: Still not safe Just in…But […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  March 24, 2006 04:19 PM

Abdul Rahman: Marked for death In Afghanistan at Friday Prayers, Muslim clerics prayed for murder (via NYTimes): Afghan clerics used Friday Prayers at mosques across the capital to call for death for an Afghan man who converted to Christianity, despite widespread protest in the West. As the international pressure on Afghanistan grew, the clerics demanded […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  March 22, 2006 01:03 PM

***scroll for updates…CAIR calls for Rahman to be freed…yes, CAIR…Australia joins the fray*** Cam Edwards of OnTap e-mailed me yesterday with an excellent idea–a rally for Abdul Rahman outside the Afghan embassy in Washington, D.C. Thanks to the D.C. Freepers, a permit has been submitted to the D.C. police. Cam reports: The way it works […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  March 21, 2006 10:05 PM

3/22 morning update: Afghan officials are accusing Rahman of being mentally unfit. Watch him for yourself. Who is insane: Rahman or the jihadists who want to kill him? 1015am EST: The White House is “watching the case closely.” Twiddle-dee-dum. Wash Times: “Mr. Burns and State Department officials were clearly struggling to condemn the prosecution without […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  March 20, 2006 09:23 PM

Over the weekend, I noted the trial of Muslim-born Abdul Rahman, who faces execution in Afghanistan for converting to Christianity. The NYSun headlined the story on the front page today and blogs are all over it, but most of the MSM is ignoring the case. ABC News is covering the story and adds new details: […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  February 28, 2006 08:06 PM

***scroll for updates…Paul Belien at the Brussels Journal has a dissenting take on the manifesto…*** Danish reader P.H.N. sends an important document published today in the Jyllands-Posten from 12 brave intellectuals: MANIFESTO: Together facing the new totalitarianism After having overcome fascism, Nazism, and Stalinism, the world now faces a new totalitarian global threat: Islamism. We, […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  February 19, 2006 08:20 AM

Committed “in the name of the prophet Mohammed:” Nigerian Muslims protesting caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad attacked Christians and burned churches on Saturday, killing at least 15 people in the deadliest confrontation yet in the whirlwind of Muslim anger over the drawings. It was the first major protest to erupt over the issue in Africa’s […]

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