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Militant Islam in Norway

Educating Muslims in Norway does not assimilation make, writes Hege Storhaug.

In 2010, the organization Islam Net at Oslo University College was a vipers’ nest among the various Islamist groups trumpeting their odious message across the entire country:

Over the course of only two years, the group has managed to acquire over 1,200 paying members and is now the largest Muslim student organization in the country. The only positive thing that can be said about Islam Net is that it doesn’t hide its objective: a society living under the Koran and sharia.  One of these students’ ideological heroes is Zakir Naik, who preaches hate and terror and is considered so extreme that he is not permitted to enter either Britain or Canada.

In 2010, Islamism also manifested itself in the Paris of the North. With Saudi sponsorship to the tune of 20 million kroner, a Muslim congregation called Alnor [with terrorist connections] planned to build a gigantic mosque in Tromsø …

In collaboration with Islam Net, Alnor also arranged a nationwide “revival tour” last summer. The revivalists took their message as far north as the North Cape.

And as if all this weren’t enough, Norwegian state television, NRK, revealed that the despots in Teheran are sending imams to Norway to prepare Norwegian Muslims to commit terrorist acts on Norwegian soil.

Storhaug observes that although the radicals are for the most part to be found among the  well-educated, politicians continue to believe blindly that education ensures integration.

Read more of his harrowing account of this rising Islamist danger.

Candace de Russy — Candace de Russy is a nationally recognized expert on education and cultural issues.

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