. . . [O]ne of the basic principles of Islam is that it must be extended to the whole world by conversion or at the least by submission to Islamic authority. The caliph has an obligation to promote and fulfill this universalism, if necessary by the force of arms. This is the meaning of holy war or jihad. From which it follows that Islamic sovereignty is at least potentially universal.
After refusing to honour a male student’s request to be separated from his female classmates for religious reasons, a York University professor has found himself at odds with administrators who assert he broke their “obligation to accommodate.”
“It represents a great leap backwards,” said sociology professor J. Paul Grayson. “When I was a student, you couldn’t have gotten away with that — it wouldn’t even have been considered.”
(We must support this brave man who took a hit to defend what is right and just and lawful. Please read and comment over at the National Post)
Britain has been accused of airbrushing the role of Anzac troops out of this year’s First World War commemorations in favour of soldiers from developing nations.
Reports in Australia claim no 100-year anniversary events have been planned by Britain that specifically recognise the sacrifice made by Australia and New Zealand.
Instead, it has been suggested Whitehall officials in London have been briefed to push the efforts by the so-called ‘New Commonwealth’ nations.
Thank you Grace, M, Fjordman and all. More to come.