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THE RUSHDIE FATWA, THIRTY YEARS LATER, by Bruce Bawer (FPM)

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  dhimmitude, Human Rights, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Feb. 14, 2019 Who among us would dare to predict what the world would look like thirty years from now? Thirty years ago today, the then ruler of Iran, the Ayatollah Khomeini, sent a valentine to Salman Rushdie in the form of a fatwa. Rushdie, born in 1947 in Bombay (now Mumbai), had attended Cambridge, […]

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RAHAF MOHAMMED, LINDA SARSOUR, AND THE QUESTION OF APOSTASY, by Hugh Fitzgerald (FPM)

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  dhimmitude, Human Rights, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

Feb. 13, 2019 An uncomfortable question that Muslim leaders must be asked publicly. Click here for article

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Why Won’t the British Left Pick on Someone Else? by Denis MacEoin (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  February 11, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, double standards, friends/enemies, Human Rights, hypocricy, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 7, 2019 Why are Labour members not speaking out loud about the need to boycott or overthrow such a regime as Iran, but instead focus all their venom on Israel, a country they demonize on wholly false grounds, especially considering the full IHRA definition of anti-Semitism which Labour has technically adopted — while reserving […]

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Watchdog: Revolutionary Iran Jails 1.7 Million in 30 Years (AP-Washington Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  Human Rights, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 8, 2019 Watchdog: Revolutionary Iran Jails 1.7 Million in 30 Years (AP-Washington Post) Media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said Thursday that Iranian authorities arrested, jailed and sometimes executed 1.7 million people around the capital Tehran alone in the first 30 years after the 1979 Islamic revolution, including at least 860 journalists. The group […]

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EU: Going Full Orwell by Judith Bergman (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  February 5, 2019  /  dhimmitude, Human Rights, International  /  No Comments

Feb. 5, 2019 The problem is that this professedly noble initiative comes from an organization that has already for several years been censoring free speech in Europe. The handbook guidelines state that journalists should “Take care not to further stigmatize terms such as ‘Muslim’ or ‘Islam’ by associating them with particular acts… Don’t allow extremists’ […]

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The Palestinians: Who Really Cares? by Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Institute)

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  apartheid, double standards, Human Rights, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb.1, 2019 Protests by the Palestinians in Lebanon are unlikely to draw any attention from the international community, including so-called pro-Palestinian groups that are active especially on university campuses in the US and Canada, among other places. The real “pro-Palestinian” groups are those who are willing to raise their voices against the mistreatment of Palestinians […]

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When the Palestinians Chose Peace over War – Fred Maroun (TOI via Daily Alert)

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  Human Rights, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 1, 2019 When the Palestinians Chose Peace over War – Fred Maroun (Times of Israel) We Arabs have so far fought Israel for over 70 years with two openly stated objectives: Either destroy Israel by force, or destroy Israel by transforming it into an Arab state through a “solution” that would see Palestinian so-called refugees […]

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Running From Religion? by Raheel Raza (Clarion Project)

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  Human Rights, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 31, 2019 Are young people running from religion? That was one of the topics of a multi-faith panel I was invited to participate in recently on Context Television. Joining me were Rabbi Jordan Cohen and Pastor Sheldon. The question raised by the anchor was whether young people are running away from religion due to […]

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The European Court of Human Rights Does Not Deserve Its Name by Saied Shoaaib (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  books, dhimmitude, Human Rights, International, Islam  /  No Comments

Jan. 30, 2019 It is a shame that voices such as Bahiri’s are being drowned out in the West, not only by fundamentalist Islamists but by liberal apologists — and courts. Evidently they are more fearful of being called “Islamophobic” than they are of protecting the victims of radical Islamism. The recent ECHR ruling against […]

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MLK’s Legacy Is about Moral Clarity, Not Easy Analogies – Thane Rosenbaum (CNN via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  apartheid, Human Rights, International, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 30, 2019 MLK’s Legacy Is about Moral Clarity, Not Easy Analogies – Thane Rosenbaum Recently, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the civil rights movement, which King led, and the struggle for Palestinian statehood, have been analogized and morally linked in ways that might have surprised King himself. These tortured analogies reject everything […]

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