Here are today's picks from the news that has rolled in so far. A few of them are still a little undefined but still worth noting for future developments, and some are just gobsmacking.
1. Migrants in one Dutch municipality get $10,000 Euro to decorate their homes
2. Citizen volunteers in Bulgaria take over the job of border patrol, which some European national governments seem to have abandoned.
Although the suspect is not named, some media is reporting that he had planned to attack Jewish as well as Muslim institutions.
This one bears watching.
Has Europe now finally got its new Anders Breivik to offset the news of the constant wave of arrests of Islamic terrorists?
This is quite a video. This guy looked ready to do some damage.
4. Greek Authorities investigate large shipment of opiates found, suspected to be linked to Islamic State
How interesting that when dealing with any other religion, staff who may assist them are not ordered to actually follow the rituals of the people they are trying to help. As far as I am aware, they are not even required to show deference to them other than not force the religious to breach the observance.
The principle is always and everywhere reinforced: in Muslim countries, one must conform one’s behavior to suit Muslim sensibilities. And in non-Muslim countries, one must conform one’s behavior to suit Muslim sensibilities.
A couple of extras:
Author and activist Matt Bracken, interviewed by the Rebel on May 7, has released part one of his new fiction piece which is posing the question:
"Why do galleries pay to have defamatory and desecrating images of Christianity but shake in fear at the thought of a damaged Koran, or any other Islamic iconography."
Try and see if you can figure out why the main character's stunt will or will not work.
This should do wonders for tourism.
This video claims is was over 1000, and also seems to indicate that it was early today, June 6.
Finally, a warm Ramadan greeting from the US consul in Dhahran Kingdom of Saudi Arabia