May 2010 Calendar

By • on February 6, 2010

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ANTI LIBEL TOURISM DAY

Following the case of Rachel Ehrenfeld, New York state legislature passed a law to combat libel tourism known as “Rachel’s Law”, 1 May 2008

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SPECIAL FORCES DAY

SAS storm the embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in London, 5 May 1980

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PIM FORTUYN DAY

Wilhelmus Simon Petrus “Pim” Fortuyn assassinated, 6 May 2002

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NICK BERG DAY

Nick Berg beheaded by jihadists, 7 May 2004

Also on this day: Birthday of Commodore William Bainbridge, a commander of US naval forces in the Second Barbary War, 7 May 1774

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ABOLITION OF DHIMMITUDE DAY Israeli declaration of independence, 14 May 1948

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NO COMPULSION IN RELIGION DAY

Tariq “Litto” Mashi Ghauri found dead in Pakistan after refusing to convert to Islam from Christianity –  police reluctant to apprehend suspects, 15 May 2009

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KILROY-SILK DAY

Birthday of Robert Kilroy-Silk who sacrificed his BBC TV job dues to his views on Islam, 19 May 1942

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EVERYBODY DRAW MOHAMMED DAY This day was called for in response to the vile ‘warning’ against South Park creators who had depicted Mohammed in a bear suit.

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PHILIPPE KARSENTY VINDICATION DAY

Victory in the al Dura Affair, 21 May 2008

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BANU QURAYZA DAY The Banu Qurayza were a Jewish tribe from Medina who were massacred by Muslim prophet Mohammed’s forces in 627, no exact date

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OCCUPATION CONSTANTINOPLE DAY Occupation of Constantinople by the Turks following the jihad against the Byzantine Empire, 29 May 1453 (Julian Calendar)

VIDEO: Islamic Crusades 1: The Occupation of Constantinople

VIDEO: The Siege of Constantinople, 1453

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