Thursday, February 22, 2024

Western Islamists Work to Build the Taliban’s Afghanistan into a Global Caliphate

An axis of Islamists in the U.S, Germany, and the United Kingdom - connected to Deobandis and international terror-tied Islamist movement Hizb ut-Tahrir - is working, an FWI investigation has discovered, to provide ideological and material support for the Taliban, while encouraging the violent...

France’s Half-Baked Plan to Fight Islamist Separatism

A new ban on foreign-appointed imams in France is aimed at combating Islamist separatism, but the policy risks making matters worse by handing future decisions about hiring imams over to local groups affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood. The French move is an example of...

UK Islamist ‘Human Rights’ Group Exploits Oct. 7

In a normal world, the atrocities perpetrated during the October 7 massacre would put Muslim-affiliated human rights organizations in the West on their back...

Western Europe’s Hamas Networks Operate Openly

After years of allowing Hamas operatives to operate on German soil, German security services officials have declared a leading activist, Majed Al-Zeer, to be...

Did Qatar Buy Munich Security Conference as It Bought 2022 World Cup?

When diplomats and security officials from countries throughout the world walk into the Hotel Bayerischer Hof in Munich, Germany, this weekend, they will likely be entering a stronghold of Qatari influence and surveillance. The extravagantly wealthy...

Boston’s First Muslim City Councilor Cavorts with Extremists at Islamist Gala

Tania Fernandes Anderson, a “progressive” Boston City Councilor who described the October 7 massacre, rape and kidnapping of 1,200 Israeli civilians as a “military operation,” shared the podium with two radical imams at a fundraising...
 

Islam: a 1400-year-old faith that includes a great range of sects and movements.

 

Islamism: a century-old utopian political ideology that seeks to return to past glories by imposing medieval religious laws.

Canadian Muslims Divided Over Israel “Normalizers”

Canadian Islamists face increasing internal dissent over involvement with public figures accused of “normalizing” the state of Israel. In December, at the Reviving Islamic Spirit conference in Toronto, popular American Islamic preacher Hamza Yusuf faced disruptions from the crowd, with one protestor even setting off...

American and Anglosphere Muslims Grapple With a Response to October 7th Attacks

The impact of the Hamas-led feast of flesh and blood on October 7th, self-labeled as the “Al-Aqsa Floods,” has had a dramatic effect on American political discourse. In particular, it has completely upended political calculations for the American-Muslim community. Voting patterns for American-Muslims could previously...

Hamas Backers Descend on Tampa

In the vibrant city of Tampa, Florida, the Hyatt Place Tampa Wesley Chapel is set to host an upcoming conference organized by the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA). When agreeing to host the conference, scheduled to take place this Saturday, the hotel was...

The U.S. Charitable Network That Subsidizes Hamas, and the Donors Behind It

An FWI investigation has uncovered over 260 million dollars sent through the 501(c) system to Hamas-aligned charities in the United States, provided by corporate foundations, employee-giving schemes, partisan community groups and a powerful array of Islamist grant-making foundations that make use of a largely-unregulated nonprofit sector. FWI’s in-depth investigation...

American Islamists Abandon China’s Uighurs, Attack France and Israel

Note: In the preparation of this article, FWI reached out to all organizations mentioned in it. No responses were forthcoming. For all their talk about defending the rights of Muslims against “Islamophobic” oppression, prominent Islamist organizations in the United States have remained silent regarding the misdeeds of the Chinese government,...

Former Employee Defeats ‘Powerful Organization’ CAIR in Court, Fires Back With Suit of Her Own

A prominent Hamas-supporting Islamist organization is probably regretting its effort to silence a former employee by filing a defamation lawsuit against her in a...

Eyewitness Report: London Street Demonstrators Rally for Hamas

A coalition of Islamists and hard left activists marched through London on Saturday, January 13, demanding an end to Israeli military action in Gaza. The...

Islamist Organization Accused of Financing Terrorism Ordered to Reveal Donors

An Islamist organization accused of links to the designated terrorist organization Hamas and which incites hostility toward Israel in Muslim communities throughout the United...

Photos: Pro-Hamas Islamists Rally in D.C.

Thousands of protesters thronged the streets of Washington, D.C. on Saturday to express their anger at President Biden for supporting Israel. “Joseph Robinette Biden Jr.,...

How Germany Facilitates Erdogan’s Influence

A German government plan to ease citizenship requirements for millions of Turkish immigrants, German lawmakers are warning, could lead to the creation of Germany’s...

The Uphill Struggle to Break German Ties with Hamas

Front organizations maintained by illegal Islamist organizations are continuing to conduct business-as-usual in a number of European countries, despite the efforts of counter Islamist...

CRC: The Trouble with CAIR

If the Council American-Islamic Relations was a genuine civil rights institution, Nihad Awad, the group’s national director, would have objected to the crimes perpetrated...

Terror TV Station Established in Canada, Supported by U.S. and European Radicals

A television station established by a global coalition of terror activists is operating and fundraising in Canada, assisted by a global coalition of radical...

Iran Uses October 7 Pogrom to Ramp Up Influence Operations in U.S.

The Islamic Republic of Iran, a clerical regime facing intense challenges from its own citizens intent on freeing themselves from the yoke of Islamist...

Coral Springs Marriott Set to Host Florida Gathering of Hamas Sympathizers

Mark your calendars for January 12-13, because the South Florida Muslim Federation (SFMF), also known as “SoFlo Muslims,” is about to host its annual...

Yet Another Radical Bangladeshi Preacher Embarks on a U.K. Tour

A radical Bangladeshi preacher with a history of extreme and violent invective against non-Muslims and minority Muslim sects has embarked on a speaking tour...

NYC Mayor Eric Adams Panders to Pakistani Political Cult

New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ chief fundraiser was implicated last month in an alleged straw donor scheme involving the Turkish government and a...

Awad — And Others Like Him — Must Go

The October murder of Wadea Al-Fayoume, a six-year-old boy in Illinois, and the shooting attack against three Palestinians in Vermont over Thanksgiving, demonstrate the...

Islamist Suspended from, then Reinstated to Maryland Hate Crimes Commission

Two weeks after Maryland’s attorney general suspended the staffer of an Islamist organization from the state’s hate crimes commission for promoting hatred of Israel...

CRC: Left-Wing Foundations Funding Council on American-Islamic Relations

An analysis of nonprofit grants by Capital Research Center and Focus on Western Islamism found that left-wing foundations are the top organizational donors to...

Erdoğan’s German Mosques Praise October 7 Massacre

Turkish government-controlled mosques in Germany have long incited Muslims against Germany and the West in general. Since Oct. 7, they have openly praised the...

Congress Investigates Tehran-Tied Princeton ‘Academic’

Shortly before Thanksgiving, twelve members of Congress’s House Education and Workforce Committee opened an investigation into former Islamic Republic of Iran diplomat, Seyed Hossein...

UK Officials Help Islamists Force Young Girls into Veils 

Public officials in the UK are currently allowing Islamists to control what Muslim girls will wear in schools. They have portrayed the Islamic veil...

European Islamists Ignore — or Celebrate — Hamas’s October 7 Massacre

Editor’s Note: Following is an updated version of Focus on Western Islamism’s October 26 compilation of European Islamist responses to Hamas’s October 7 massacre...

Hamas Supporters Offer Show of Force, Express Support for Destruction of Israel in London on Armistice Day

Three hundred thousand protesters, many of them wearing face-hiding masks and Hamas-style headbands marched through London on Armistice Day on Saturday, November 11. It...

Jewish Security Chiefs Endorse Qatar?

Michael G. Masters is CEO of the Secure Community Network (SCN), the organization tasked with protecting American Jewish institution. How did he respond to...

Qataris Withdraw Offer to Buy UK Football Team, Engage in Damage Control

Qatar, which has provided safe haven to Hamas leaders since 2012, is engaged in a desperate campaign of damage control in the aftermath of...

CRC: Virginia Mosque – ‘We Support Hamas’

The Manassas Mosque, a mosque in the Washington, DC area, explicitly declared its support for the Hamas terrorist organization in a recent newsletter. The...

Hamas Massacre Brings Out San Diego Imam’s True Colors

When 11 Jews were murdered at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh in late 2018, Imam Taha Hassane of the San Diego Islamic...

UK Imams Receive Taxpayer Monies, Support the Massacre of Jews

Instead of being ashamed by the atrocities perpetrated by Hamas during the October 7 massacre which resulted in the murder of more than 1,400...

CAIR Leaders Shill for Hamas in American Media, Reporters Cooperate

As Israel continues to respond with force to the heinous October 7th attack perpetrated by Hamas terrorists who raped young women, kidnapped children, and...

Exposed: Jewish Security Chief’s Deep Ties to Qatar

Michael G. Masters holds a key position in the security of American Jews, being national director and CEO of the Secure Community Network (SCN)...

Islamist Website Halts Commenting on Telegram Channel After FWI Inquiry

A prominent Islamist website in the United Kingdom has disabled the commenting function on its public Telegram channel after Focus on Western Islamism, (FWI)...

Photos: London’s Islamists Rally for Hamas

In the very heart of London, in front of the Cenotaph and Palace of Westminster, a cacophony of Islamist groups - in partnership with...

Jewish Chronicle: Brazen support for Hamas spreading across Britain since terror attack

At the Jewish Chronicle, David Rose reports on the growing number of extremist imams in the U.K. using their pulpits to advocate for Hamas...

France’s Abaya Ban Survives Legal Challenges, For Now

France’s highest administrative court, the Council of State (Conseil d’État), has rejected two legal challenges aimed at overturning a ban on abayas — full-length...

White House Hosts Hamas Fans

Nine days before Hamas murdered and raped its way through kibbutzim in southern Israel and brought almost 200 hostages back into Gaza, officials from...

Islamists Show Their True Colors Down Under

Footage of participants at an October 9 anti-Israel rally outside the Sydney Opera House chanting “Gas the Jews,” “F**k the Jews,” and “Allahu Akbar”...

U.S. Islamists Respond to Hamas Attack on Israel

In the aftermath of the largest loss of Jewish life in one day since the Holocaust, Islamists across the United States are offering both...

U.S. Islamist Organizations Cheer on Hamas Massacre

How did the United States Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a prominent American Islamist organization respond when Hamas thugs beheaded captured Israeli soldiers, murdered...

Western Backed Terror Charities Defend Killings

Officials of Gazan charities funded by British and American Islamist groups, and even the U.S. government, have expressed support for the Hamas operation killing...

Western Islamists Who Have Embraced Hamas Leaders

Across the Western world, Islamist activists do not only support the designated terrorist group Hamas from afar, but have embraced Hamas leaders in person....

Pro-Hamas Islamists Celebrate, and Gather in London, in the Wake of Israel Slaughter

Just a day after Iran-backed Hamas terrorists slaughtered and kidnapped Israeli civilians, leaving a trail of bodies across Israel’s border with the Gaza Strip,...

UK Islamists Using Local Governments to Sneak in ‘Islamophobia’ Rules

Islamists previously stymied by the central government in their effort to police speech in the UK are still making headway by convincing local cities...

Qatar Royal Family Continues ‘Sportwashing’ Campaign to Improve Image

In an attempt to help Qatar build on the publicity it enjoyed from hosting the 2022 FIFA world cup, a prominent member of that...