Turkish President Warns of War Between Islam and Christianity
June 12, 2018 by Selwyn Duke
The world may be heading “towards a war between the cross and the crescent,” warned Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan (shown) in a Saturday Istanbul speech. Erdogan, an Islamist in a Western suit who’s given to scimitar-rattling, was responding to recent measures Austria took against jihadism. As the AFP reports:
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday strongly criticised Austria’s move to close mosques and expel Turkish-funded imams, slamming the decision as anti-Islamic and promising a response.
“These measures taken by the Austrian prime minister are, I fear, leading the world towards a war between the cross and the crescent,” Erdogan said in a speech in Istanbul.
The crescent is a symbol associated with Islam.
His comments came the day after the Austrian government announced it could expel up to 60 Turkish-funded imams and their families and would shut down seven mosques as part of a crackdown on “political Islam”, triggering fury in Ankara.
In reality, Erdogan’s actual gripe is that Austria is resisting a war already raging — a demographic war. It’s a conflict the Turkish leader has been enthusiastic about and has encouraged. For example, after Germany and Holland clamped down on pro-Turkish rallies last year, Erdogan growled that “Europe will pay for what they have done.” Just prior to this, in March 2017, he expressed demographic-jihadist sentiments, saying to Turks in Europe, “Have five children, not three. You are Europe’s future.”
In this vein, prominent Turkish official Alparslan Kavaklıoğlu proclaimed earlier this year that “Europe will be Muslim.” Kavaklıoğlu, an MP for the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the head of his parliament’s Security and Intelligence Commission, made his comments at a party affair. Saying that Europe was aging and in decline, he predicted (as translated by the Gatestone Institute):
The Muslim population will outnumber the Christian population in Europe. This … has increased the nationalistic, xenophobic and anti-Islam rhetoric there. Hence, marginal, small parties have started to get large numbers of votes…. But there is no remedy for it. Europe will be Muslim. We will be effective there, Allah willing. I am sure of that.
Likewise, Erdogan has called Europe a “sick man,” presumably ripe for conquest. Unfortunately, he’s not all wrong, either. With the continent having lost its foundational faith, Christianity — and along with this confidence in its own cultures — atheism, multiculturalism, and hedonism have swept Western Europe. Consequently, fertility rates have plummeted to below replacement level (2.1 children per woman) throughout the Western world, resulting in a decline in its native populations. This, of course, has been used by statist politicians, such as German Chancellor Angela Merkel, as a pretext for massive Third World immigration into the continent. “We need workers!” is the rallying cry (even though robots are poised to replace them).
But providing workers isn’t exactly what the world’s Erdogans have in mind. They’re more likely motivated by a cause called the hijra, “the migration or journey.” Prescribed by the Koran, the ideais for Muslims to engage in demographic jihad: to move to a land and Islamize it via numerical dominance.
No one articulated this goal more bluntly than late Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi when he stated in 2006, “We have 50 million Muslims in Europe. There are signs that Allah will grant Islam victory in Europe — without swords, without guns, without conquest — we will turn it into a Muslim continent within a few decades.”
Also referencing this and alluding to Europe’s “sick man” status was Italian Monsignor Carlo Liberati, who lamented in a January 2017 interview that in “‘10 years we will all be Muslims because of our stupidity,’” as I reported at the Observer last year. This timeframe is a gross exaggeration, of course, yet the clergyman was getting at a very real phenomenon: “They [Muslims] have children and we do not; we are in decline,” as he put it.
And that is the deeper problem. Austria and other European nations can combat overt jihad and expel obvious malefactors, but this doesn’t change the reality that the “hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.” As pundit Mark Steyn put it, “The future belongs to those who show up for it.”
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Elites Can’t Put The Islamization Genie Back In The Bottle Geert Wilders Puts Them On Notice
June 12, 2018 by Robert Spencer
Geert Wilders spoke at a massive rally for Tommy Robinson on Saturday. 20,000 people came out to call for Tommy’s release, and Wilders took the opportunity to put the political elites of Britain and continental Europe on notice.
“Our governments,” Wilders declared, “sold us out with mass immigration. With Islamization. With open borders. We are almost foreigners in our own lands. And if we complain about it, they call us racists and Islamophobes. But I say, no more! And what do you say? No more! And that’s right: enough is enough. We will not be gagged anymore. No more tyranny.”
It was extraordinary that the British authorities allowed Wilders into the country at all. Several years ago he was banned from entering the country, but although the ban was reversed on appeal, the British government recently banned Martin Sellner, Brittany Pettibone, Lauren Southern and Lutz Bachmann from entering, all for the crime of opposing jihad terror and Sharia oppression, and thereby made it clear that it is more authoritarian and unwilling to uphold the freedom of speech than ever – at least when it comes to criticism of Islam, Muslim rape gangs, and mass Muslim migration.
Even worse, the bannings of Sellner, Pettibone, Southern, and Bachmann were just part of a long pattern. Pamela Geller and I were banned from entering Britain in 2013, apparently for life, also for the crime of telling the truth about Islam and jihad. Meanwhile, Britain has a steadily lengthening record of admitting jihad preachers without a moment of hesitation. Syed Muzaffar Shah Qadri’s preaching of hatred and jihad violence was so hardline that he was banned from preaching in Pakistan, but the UK Home Office welcomed him into Britain.
The UK Home Office also admitted Shaykh Hamza Sodagar into the country, despite the fact that he has said: “If there’s homosexual men, the punishment is one of five things. One – the easiest one maybe – chop their head off, that’s the easiest. Second – burn them to death. Third – throw ’em off a cliff. Fourth – tear down a wall on them so they die under that. Fifth – a combination of the above.”
Theresa May’s relentlessly appeasement-minded government also admitted two jihad preachers who had praised the murderer of a foe of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws. One of them was welcomed by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Meanwhile, the UK banned three bishops from areas of Iraq and Syria where Christians are persecuted from entering the country.
But now matters are coming to a head. Apparently British authorities decided that it would be too politically costly for them to bar Wilders again. And so he entered, and spoke, and gave them a strong dose of the reality that they are determined to ignore and deny.
Tommy Robinson is in prison today because he violated a court order demanding that he not film videos outside the trials of Muslim rape gangs. Clearly the government’s intent was to make sure that as few people as possible discovered the truth about its massive, years-long cover-up of those rape gangs, and refusal to prosecute the perpetrators. Theresa May and company obvious hope that other Britons who are furious about the sacrifice of thousands of British girls to the idols of “diversity” and “multiculturalism” will see what happened to Tommy, and be frightened into silence.
The British government, in imprisoning Tommy Robinson, has shown itself willing to incarcerate people for having opinions that it considers unacceptable. That heralds the death of Britain as a free society and the beginning of an authoritarian police state there, unless this slide to totalitarianism is stopped now. British public figures, whatever criticism they have leveled against Tommy Robinson in the past, should be calling for him to be freed today, or else they will be exposing themselves as supporting the degeneration of Britain into a police state.
Wilders addressed this endeavor head-on, declaring: “We will not be silenced. We will not be intimidated. And we tell the governments, we are not afraid of you. We will never surrender. We will stand strong and do our duty. We will defend our civilization. And we will protect our people.”
Wilders added: “And I tell you, to the governments. You can throw us in jail, but you will never defeat us. Because, my friends, for every Tommy whom you imprison, thousands will rise up. So take notice, Theresa May. Take notice, Dutch Prime Minister Rutte. Take notice, Mrs. Merkel or President Macron. Take notice: the future is ours and not yours. We will defeat you politically, because we, my friends, we are the people.”
If Wilders’ words don’t prove true, it will be because the death of free societies in Britain and Western Europe is truly at hand.
[Photo by Jan Kranendonk]
Geert Wilders to Host ‘Draw Mohammed’ Contest at Dutch Parliament
Event to promote freedom of speech, he says
June 13, 2018 by Dan Lyman
Dutch opposition leader Geert Wilders announced his party will hold a ‘Draw Mohammed’ contest at Parliament in an effort to promote free speech for critics of Islam.
Wilders’ Party For Freedom (PVV) will host the competition at their secure offices at the Netherlands Parliament in The Hague.
“Dutch Counter-terrorism Agency NCTV gives green light to Muhammad cartoon contest in secured PVV quarters of Dutch Parliament later this year,” Wilders tweeted. “So that’s what we’re going to do and organize! With cartoonist/ex-Muslim Bosch Fawstin! Freedom of speech is most important of all!!”
Wilders included a sketch by American cartoonist and former Muslim, Bowsch Fawstin, which was the winning entry at a similar ‘Draw Mohammed’ contest in Garland, Texas, in 2015.
The Garland event, hosted by American journalist and anti-Islamization activist Pamela Geller, was attacked by armed jihadists who were gunned down by a lone security officer who likely prevented a much darker outcome had the assailants been able to enter the building.
Fawstin has been invited to serve as head judge at the PVV contest.
“‘Reasonable’ leftists respond to the new Mohammad cartoon contest by asking why we’re doing it, since Muslims will be offended,” Fawstin tweeted in response to outrage over the announcement. “Muslims can be offended to death. That’s not the problem.
“Muslims MURDERING over cartoons is the problem. And that has to be defied by drawing Mohammad.”
Wilders recently traveled to London to spearhead a protest on behalf of Tommy Robinson, currently a political prisoner in the UK due to his activism in exposing grooming gangs.
“We stand in full solidarity with Tommy, because like him, we are sick and tired of being silenced,” Wilders proclaimed to a crowd of thousands at the rally. “I tell you, today we have a message for all the governments in the world, and our message is: We will not be silenced. We will not be intimidated!”
“We will never surrender. We will stand strong and do our duty. We will defend our civilization, and we will protect our people. And I tell you, to the governments: You can throw us in jail, but you will never defeat us, because, my friends, for every Tommy whom you imprison, thousands will rise up.”