Misc Islam-Related Violence

Your Daily Muslim #725: Evendi Latif

Your Daily Muslim #725: Evendi Latif

Banda Aceh, Indonesia’s sharia police chief, Evendi Latif, really hates fun. It’s not his fault, though – his Islamic faith is responsible for his sour attitude. Envious of those whose beliefs don’t prohibit them from enjoying themselves, Latif has used the law as a means to exact revenge on those who don’t ascribe to oppressive […]

Your Daily Muslim #723: Illiza Saaduddin Djamal (Part 2)

Your Daily Muslim #723: Illiza Saaduddin Djamal (Part 2)

Last time we looked at Banda Aceh, Indonesia mayor Illiza Saaduddin Djamal, she was rounding up punks and putting them in re-education camps. Now, the menacing Muslimah is targeting other groups: gamblers, women who have sex outside of marriage, and Hindus. Recently, 34 people were sentenced to public caning for various offenses, ranging from gambling […]

Your Daily Muslim #712: Adel Daoud

Your Daily Muslim #712: Adel Daoud

Chicago Muslim Adel Daoud, awaiting trial on terror charges related to a car bomb sting, decided he enjoyed prison so much he wanted to guarantee a longer sentence. When a fellow inmate referenced a cartoon of Muhammad, pigs be upon him, Daoud knew this was the opportunity he had been waiting for. How dare an […]

Your Daily Muslim #708: Mohammed Siddique

Your Daily Muslim #708: Mohammed Siddique

UK Qur’an instructor Mohammed Siddique enjoys the finer things in life: seventh-century fairytales and beating children. When one of his pupils, a 10-year-old, repeatedly read the Qur’an incorrectly, Siddique could not let such an offense against Islam stand. Siddique and his son, Mohammed Waqar, disciplined the boy. Of course, this wasn’t western discipline, which normally […]

Your Daily Muslim #679: Illiza Saaduddin Djamal

Your Daily Muslim #679: Illiza Saaduddin Djamal

Ramadan is in full swing. During this time of year, Muslims add to their collective irritability by depriving themselves of basic nutrition for most of the day. In Jakarta, selling food between dawn and 4pm during Ramadan is prohibited because it would encourage people to make proper health decisions instead of letting an ancient fairytale […]

Your Daily Muslim #671: Waqqas Hussain

Your Daily Muslim #671: Waqqas Hussain

UK Muslim Waqqas Hussain and two of his Muslim friends really didn’t like this other dude who was also a Muslim. Instead of ignoring him or working out their differences like civilized people, the seventh-century savages decided it would be a good idea to put him through a terrifying, violent ordeal. The trio of miscreant […]

Your Daily Muslim #642: Jimmy Stepney

Your Daily Muslim #642: Jimmy Stepney

An Oklahoma Christian offered a down-on-his-luck man a place to stay. This admirable act inspired by Christianity’s teachings of charity, however, would soon come back to hurt the host. The man who was taken in was Jimmy Stepney, a Christian at the time. However, Stepney began reading the Qur’an, a hate book from the seventh […]