FREER/SACKLER MUSEUM OF ASIAN ART/SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTIONIllustration showing Mohammed (on the right) preaching his final sermon to his earliest converts, on Mount Ararat near Mecca; taken from a medieval-era manuscript of the astronomical treatise The Remaining Signs of Past Centuries by the Persian scholar al-Biruni; currently housed in the collection of the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris (Manuscrits Arabe 1489 fol. This scene was popular among medieval Islamic artists, and several nearly identical versions of this drawing (such as this one [shown in detail below] and this one) were made in the Middle Ages. Another version of the same image as above, also likely from Rashid al-Din’s Jami’al-Tawarikh. Mohammed receiving his first revelation from the angel Gabriel.Mohammed flying over Mecca, at the beginning of his “Night Journey.” The square building in the center is the Ka’aba. This image is likely a redrawn lithograph of the original, and was printed in the book History of Egypt, by S. The picture is of peculiar interest, being the only known portrait of Muhammed, who is evidently represented as receiving the divine command to propagate Muhammedanism.” Obviously, the caption is in error; the style of drawing appears to come from later than the ninth century, and needless to say this is not “the only known portrait of Muhammed.”Mohammed exhorting his family before the battle of Badr. Miniature illustration on vellum from the book Jami’ al-Tawarikh (literally “Compendium of Chronicles” but often referred to as The Universal History or History of the World), by Rashid al-Din, published in Tabriz, Persia, 1307 A. Now in the collection of the Edinburgh University Library, Scotland.A gang of Muslim “Asians” of mostly Pakistani descent seeks out, pursues, chats up and cultivates school girls for sex, turning them into bodies for sale.A new book is out that the European left is trying its best to ignore.And the same type of gangs have been operating in dozens of cities across the United Kingdom, as well as in Muslim areas of the Netherlands and Sweden.“In 2008 one of the policing agencies having to do with sex trafficking commissioned a 20-minute educational video to be shown to school girls to show how the gangs operate,” Mc Loughlin told WND.
Intended as private aids to devotion and prayer, these detailed scenes were made for both Sunni and Shia worshippers, and surviving examples can be found in dozens of major museum and library collections.
I heard it, and thought there're some red flags," Ms Estrem told NBC.
"What's upsetting about this is this behaviour is not uncommon for human trafficking victims, it’s a very traumatizing experience.
"She was only 13 when she was trafficked." The girl, who has not been identified, reportedly underwent a number of treatment programmes after her release but they proved inadequate.
"She did get some help, but it wasn't specific for what she needed," said Ms Estrem.