Operation Nehemiah: News Update #167

Australia, Canada, France, Germany, New Zealand, United Kingdom

Australia - New laws will ban trips to Iraq, Syria

LANDMARK laws banning Australians from travelling to terror hot spots such as Iraq and Syria will be introduced to federal parliament next week. The laws will make it an ¬offence to travel to any terrorist region without a legitimate reason that can be verified.

Read The Daily Telegraph article

Canada - Muslim group condemns ‘hate speech’ on Pakistani channel.

A Toronto-based Muslim group is condemning a Pakistani TV programme that aired across Canada for inciting hate, and is calling for an investigation.

Read Metro News article

UK – Overview of ‘The Islamization of Britain in 2014’

Gatestone Institute reviews trends and stories of concern from 2014.

Read Gatestone Institute article

Germany – Muslim children reportedly disrupt Christmas service.

According to an English translation of a report posted Friday at the German-language RP Online, a group of Muslim children, including one teenager, disrupted a Christmas service at a church in the city of Mönchengladbach-Rheydt.

Read Examiner.com article

France - police shooting linked to calls for jihadist attacks

French police shot dead a knife-wielding man who attacked and injured three officers in a police station in Joue-les-Tours while shouting "Allahu Akbar" ("God is great").

Read France 24 article

France – Driver runs down pedestrians in half-hour series of attacks

A driver shouting the Islamic phrase "God is great" in Arabic has run down pedestrians in Dijon, France, injuring 11, two seriously, French media say. He was arrested after targeting pedestrians in five different parts of the city in the space of half an hour.

Read BBC News article

New Zealand – Christianity is a persecuted religion

New Zealand culture is now hostile to orthodox Christianity, which is held to a much higher standard of scrutiny than other religions and cultures.

Read Marlborough Express article