In her latest book, Cruel and Usual Punishment: The Terrifying Global Implications of Islamic Law, author Nonie Darwish paints a chilling description of what lies ahead for Western civilizations that continue down the road of political correctness and appeasement as Islamic (Shariah) law creeps its way into free societies across the globe. Darwish, who was born in Cairo, and moved as a child to Gaza with her family, was raised Muslim – her father founding Palestinian fedayeen units which launched terrorist raids across Israel’s southern border. When Nonie was only eight, her father was assassinated by the IDF, after which he was recognized as a shahid, or martyr for Islam. Darwish immigrated to the United States in 1978.
Islamic Law and the ensuing threats to Western civilization are subjects Darwish discusses with a passion and knowledge borne only of one who grew up within it can have. Having left Islam as an adult and having converted to Christianity, she has shared her experiences in Islam with her first book, Now They Call Me Infidel. Now with her second book, Cruel and Usual Punishment: The Terrifying Global Implications of Islamic Law, she explains in layman’s terms the meaning of Shariah law and the implications that face those who embrace it. Nonie Darwish visited with FamilySecurityMatters.org to discuss the book:
Is the media finally waking up to the fact that we have a problem here in NZ? – and that this problem is linked to Islam? I’m amazed, both articles actually highlight the fact that this is a Muslim family who forced their 17 year old daughter to marry a [Muslim no doubt] distant relative because “she was [becoming] too westernised”.
• Tory plans for tax breaks for married couples.
• The vital importance of upholding Christian moral codes.
• The real cause — the replacement of Biblical codes of behaviour by moral neutrality.
• A staggering 46 per cent of children are now born to unmarried mothers.
• One in three unmarried couples separate before their child’s fifth birthday, compared with one in 11 married couples.
Has David Cameron at last discovered his inner Conservative? First he electrified everyone by defying the EU over his defence of Britain’s financial services sector against the threat of crippling regulation.
Then, at the weekend, he delivered a speech about the vital importance of upholding Christian moral codes.