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Quote of the Week – from Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here by Karima Bennoune

Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories from the Fight Against Muslim Fundamentalism - Karima Bennoune In fact, the two Far Rights—the Western one and the Muslim one—play off each other. As Jeanne Favret-Saada wrote in the wake of the Innocence of Muslims conflagration, “On one side we have cowardly networks of so-called defenders of the West who manufacture a provocation . . . and make terroristic use of freedom of expression, and on the other side Muslim fundamentalist commandoes . . . eagerly welcome this provocation. . . . [E]ach needs the other to produce the desired effect. . . . Together these militant groups cause considerable . . . damage. . . .”


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