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It’s January 2013 & The ”Highfields Curfew” Is Still In Place!

There is a say which goes like this: give the devil a finger he will take a hand, give him a hand he will take the whole arm and so forth. This is what happens with the now infamous favoured mass population conditioning-technique used previously by dictators and today mostly by ”democracies” of the west, the ”mission creep”, or just ”the creep”!

Anyway it has been at least four months now and our neighbourhood in Leicester, Highfields (which is predominantly Muslim 60 per cent and others non-Muslims non-natives making up the 25 per cent, and the final 5 per cent is of the local British Natives), is still under the ”night time curfew” as placed by local police (again, we will say, welcome to Britain).

Anyway, we just thought we might keep you updated on the status of the ”curfew”, which was promised to be lifted last month, December 2012, mmm!

Anyway, a selection of good week-end readings for you from various newspaper across the world (part of the ‘Muslim in the News’):

Muslim parents sue school over hijab
French weekly publishes ‘Life of Mohammed’ cartoons
French magazine sparks another controversy over Mohammed cartoonsA French satire magazine has published a special issue containing cartoons on the life of Islam’s Prophet Mohammed. Similar images, which are deemed blasphemous by Muslims, have sparked international protest in the past. 5
New York woman shoved a man in front of subway because she hated Muslims since 9/11
Woman charged with hate-crime subway murder
Companies pay MPs in lobbying free-for-all
Obama authorizes five more years of warrantless wiretappingFederal detectives won’t need a warrant to eavesdrop on the emails and phone calls of Americans for another five years. President Obama reauthorized an intelligence gathering bill on Sunday that puts national security over constitutional rights. 2
Amy Davidson: Lessons From the Intelligence Cliff
White House wins fight to keep drone killings of Americans secretA federal judge issued a 75-page ruling on Wednesday that declares that the US Justice Department does not have a legal obligation to explain the rationale behind killing Americans with targeted drone strikes. 1
20m now have online medical records, many without knowledge
From Internet Uprisings to John McAfee: The Year in Privacy and Security | Threat Level | Wired.com
The best writing on global economics in 2012
The Best Books of 2012 on Political and Legal Subjects | Foreign Affairs
Insight: How Colombian drug traffickers used HSBC to launder money | Reuters
a new report for The Greenwall Foundation
Analysis: U.S. arms sales to Asia set to boom on Pacific pivot | Reuters
Nicolas Sarkozy ‘took £40m from Colonel Gaddafi to fund 2007 election campaign’
Gaddafi millions: French judge hears shady details of Sarkozy’s campaign funding
Obama signs NDAA 2013 without objecting to indefinite detention of AmericansPresident Barack Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 on Wednesday, giving his stamp of approval to a Pentagon spending bill that will keep Guantanamo Bay open and make indefinite detention for US citizens as likely as ever. 1
How Obama Decides Your Fate If He Thinks You’re a Terrorist
Bush-Era Wiretapping Case Killed Before Reaching Supreme Court
And this is a bit of culture for yourselves, masterpieces from the world of fine art, enjoy (more to come in future):
vermeer1
monet1
masterpieces of art1
seurat1Canaletto Venice
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