“Seeking the death penalty for a photographer who simply covered an opposition demonstration is a political punishment, not an act of justice,” RSF said. “Shawkan’s only crime was trying to do his job as a photographer. He must be freed at once.” ……more rsf.org
The founder of Best Buy has directed his investment firm to cut off any further donations to a conservative non-profit group that distributed inflammatory anti-Muslim videos on social media.
Olympus Ventures said in a statement Friday that Richard Schulze was unaware the organization, Secure America Now, had distributed the ads when the firm made a 2016 contribution to the group. Olympus Ventures, which manages Schulze’s investments, says he has strongly condemned the group’s ads….more: /nationalpost
Syrian Regime is Using Chemical Weapons against children…more: Face book now/real Pictures...
“These are the people who have been expelled unjustly from their homes * only for the reason that they said, “Our Lord is Allah.” (The Holy Qur’an, 22:40)
The man who created a ‘Love a Muslim Day’ list in response to letters promoting hateful acts hopes his idea will “bring people together”.
It was sparked by reports that ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ letters had been sent out in several cities, calling on people to verbally and physically attack Muslims……more: bbc.com
At least 37 civilians burned to death in an attack on a shelter by Assad regime forces and its supporters in Syria’s eastern Ghouta, the Anadolu Agency said Friday citing the White Helmets. ….more: dailysabah
Open Mosque Day on April 8
You’re no idiot, of course. You know the Crusades were a war between Christian and Muslims for control of the Holy Land. However, these bloody conflicts raged over centuries, under changing circumstances…more:Crusades!google.com/books
On March 21, 2012, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned that some countries in the region will want to establish Sunni rule in Syria following the fall of the tyrant of Damascus. This statement raised a storm in the Arab world, and I dubbed it a “gaffe” in my column “Mullah Lavrov” published on March 22, whilst the Russians, of course, raised an “official” objection to this article! …more: .alarabiya
Thirty airstrikes later: Devastation and destruction in Ghouta’s Arbin….MORE: alaraby.co.uk