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Sweden’s prophet Per Ahlmark, by Hillel Neuer (UN Watch via J. Post)

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  anti-Semitism, Community Activism for Israel, double standards, friends/enemies, Human Rights, hypocricy, International, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Aug. 7, 2018 “What you each have in common,” said Per Ahlmark to a hall filled with several dozen of his friends from the Swedish Liberal Party, intelligentsia and media, invited to a January 2009 Stockholm conference celebrating his 70th birthday, “is that you are all defenders of democracy and freedom, enemies of totalitarianism and […]

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Time to wake up to Erdoğan’s Turkey, by Sarah N. Stern (JNS)

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  anti-Semitism, friends/enemies, Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 5, 2018 The regime continues to trample on the right of its citizens, including freedom of speech, of association, and the rights of ethnic and religious minorities. Click here for full article

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Palestinians Beat Female Journalists; World “Sees No Evil” by Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  July 4, 2018  /  double standards, Human Rights, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 3, 2018 Had an Israeli soldier merely shouted at these female journalists, representatives of Western human rights organizations and major newspapers would have banged on their doors long ago, demanding that they justify physically abusing peaceful women who were just doing their job. It is harder, however, to make sense of the behavior of […]

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Palestinians Tortured; Media Silent by Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  April 9, 2018  /  double standards, hypocricy, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 23, 2018 The real story now is no longer about what the foreign correspondents are reporting related to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Rather, it is about what they are not reporting. In its report — which so far appears to have been of less than no interest to both the foreign media and international human rights groups […]

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Q: Who is running “Palestine” – the PLO, the PA, or Fatah? A: They are all Abbas and he is a dictator (EoZ)

By   /  March 7, 2018  /  Human Rights, International, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 5, 2018 This story from Israel Hayom bring up an interesting point: Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will be replaced by his deputy, Mahmoud al-Aloul, if he becomes unable to fulfill his duties, Fatah’s Central Committee decided in Ramallah on Saturday. According to Palestinian media outlets, Fatah’s Central Committee decided that should Abbas, 82, were unable […]

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Middle East Regression By Dr. Mordechai Kedar (INN via Breaking Israel News)

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  double standards, Human Rights, hypocricy, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 19, 2018 The renaissance of an empire A century after the Ottoman Empire’s demise, it has been reincarnated. Once again, Turkey is conquering parts of the Arab World, with Syria serving as its current goal. Using the “war on terror” as its lame excuse, Turkey has managed, in the last two weeks, to take […]

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Finding the Way Forward on Iran, by Bret Stephens (NYT)

By   /  January 24, 2018  /  Human Rights, hypocricy, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 5, 2018 Last May an article in this newspaper asked, “Is Iran a democracy or a dictatorship?” After more than a week of protests in as many as 80 Iranian cities, it’s safe to say we have the answer. Again. So much was apparent from the speed with which the demonstrations, initially about the rising […]

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Finding the Way Forward on Iran – Bret Stephens (NYT via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 8, 2018  /  Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 8, 2018 Finding the Way Forward on Iran – Bret Stephens One of the reasons why easing sanctions on Iran was never likely to soften the regime is that the people who stood to gain from commercial ties with foreign companies are the same people most invested in the preservation of the regime. There’s no […]

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The U.S. Should Not Be a Neutral Peace Mediator – Moshe Arens (Ha’aretz via Daily Alert)

By   /  December 26, 2017  /  International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Dec. 26, 2017 The U.S. Should Not Be a Neutral Peace Mediator – Moshe Arens Of course the U.S., the world’s leading democracy, cannot be a neutral mediator between democratic Israel and the Palestinians, with both the Palestinian Authority led by Abbas and Hamas being the very antithesis of democratic rule and the values of modern […]

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Palestinians: Taking Journalists Hostage by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  August 25, 2017  /  Human Rights, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 23, 2017 Hamas and Abbas have turned Palestinian journalists into weapons in their internecine war. Palestinian journalists are now being targeted not only for expressing their views and reporting in a way that angers their leaders; they are also arrested and tortured in the process of the settling of scores between Abbas and Hamas. […]

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