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What the U.S. Withdrawal from Syria Means for the Kurds – and for Israel – Yossi Alpher (The Forward via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 11, 2019  /  friends/enemies, History, Human Rights, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 11, 2019 What the U.S. Withdrawal from Syria Means for the Kurds – and for Israel – Yossi Alpher President Trump is consistent about keeping American forces out of conflicts in the Middle East. He wants U.S. troops out of Iraq and Afghanistan. The game of abandoning the Kurds has been going on for a […]

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Gilead Resembles an Islamic Theocracy, not Trump’s America by Phyllis Chesler (Quillette via M.E. Forum)

By   /  October 8, 2019  /  Human Rights, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 2, 2019 Margaret Atwood, whose work I have long admired, is now being hailed as a prophet. It is quite the phenomenon. According to the pundits, Atwood’s 1985 work, The Handmaid’s Tale, which Mary McCarthy once savaged, and the recently-published 2019 sequel, The Testaments, are dystopias which aptly describe the contemporary climate change crisis, toxic environments, the […]

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The Zionist Movement Did Not Seek to Dispossess the Palestinian Arabs – Efraim Karsh (WSJ via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 7, 2019  /  books, History, Human Rights, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 7, 2019 The Zionist Movement Did Not Seek to Dispossess the Palestinian Arabs – Efraim Karsh (Wall Street Journal) David Ben-Gurion’s stature as Israel’s founding father would seem to be eminently secure, given his crucial, perhaps indispensable, role in salvaging the Jewish people from political oblivion and reinstating it in its ancestral homeland. Tom Segev’s A […]

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Canadian went to China to debunk reports of anti-Muslim repression, but was ‘shocked’ by treatment of Uyghurs, by Tom Blackwell (National Post)

By   /  September 27, 2019  /  Human Rights, International, Islam  /  No Comments

Sept. 26, 2019 In a strange tale of propaganda gone wrong, Olsi Jazexhi was stunned during a stage-managed tour for journalists by the ‘concentration camps’ he was taken to Olsi Jazexhi admits now he was hopelessly naïve. The Albanian-Canadian historian doubted reports that China systematically repressed its Uyghur Muslim minority, believing the West had concocted […]

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Muslim Reformers Meet in Islamists’ Backyard by Benjamin Baird (Alpha News via M.E. Forum)

By   /  September 24, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Human Rights, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism  /  No Comments

Sept. 15, 2019 On September 10, representatives of the Muslim Reform Movement (MRM) convened a town hall meeting at the University of Minnesota’s Anderson Hall. Open to the public, the conference offered a rare and candid opportunity for Muslim Americans, unencumbered by Islamist oversight, to answer difficult questions concerning their faith. Within America’s overbearing Islamist establishment, certain […]

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What is the real story behind Judaism in Hungary?, by Sean Savage (JNS)

By   /  September 24, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, friends/enemies, Human Rights, International, Islam, media bias  /  No Comments

What is the real story behind Judaism in Hungary? Despite concerns over the policies of nationalist leader Viktor Orbán, the country enjoys low levels of anti-Semitism, warm relations with Israel and a thriving Jewish community. Hungary’s Ambassador to the United States László Szabó says not to believe the “fake news that is going around on […]

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Canada: Muslim teen forced to wear hijab, marry much older man, by Christine Douglass-Williams (Jihad Watch via Act! for Canada)

By   /  September 15, 2019  /  Canada, Human Rights, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism  /  No Comments

Sept. 12, 2019 A Quebec youth court judge has removed a 16-year-old girl in Victoriaville from her family after she was forced into a marriage with an older man who insisted she wear a hijab, rifled through her cellphone and controlled who she could see. According to Judge Bruno Langelier: “This teenager has the right […]

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Ilhan Omar Challenged in Minnesota by Muslim Reformers (Clarion Project)

By   /  September 13, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism  /  No Comments

Sept. 8, 2019 Muslim reformers are challenging the Islamist narrative Congresswoman Ilhan Omar represents — and they’re taking this challenge straight to her district in Minnesota by holding a “Muslim town hall.” The video is a dig at Omar who bashed Ani Zonneveld, president of Muslims for Progressive Values, for asking Omar a question about […]

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Palestinian Middle Class Quitting Gaza – Fares Akram and Mohammed Daraghmeh (AP/Yahoo via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 12, 2019  /  Human Rights, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 12, 2019 Palestinian Middle Class Quitting Gaza – Fares Akram and Mohammed Daraghmeh (AP) With a two-story home and a family pharmacy, Tamer al-Sultan had a life many in Gaza would envy. Fed up with the heavy-handed rule of Hamas, al-Sultan braved a treacherous journey in hopes of starting a new life in the West […]

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Palestinians Are Tired of Being the Only Refugees Denied the Right to Resettlement – Evelyn Gordon (JNS via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 12, 2019  /  Arabs, double standards, Human Rights, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Sept. 12, 2019 Palestinians Are Tired of Being the Only Refugees Denied the Right to Resettlement – Evelyn Gordon Hundreds of Palestinian refugees demonstrated outside the Canadian Embassy in Beirut on Sept. 5 to request asylum in Canada or the EU, the second such protest in the last month. After more than 70 years, Palestinians are […]

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