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How Palestinian Leaders ‘Guarantee’ Freedom of Expression by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  July 29, 2019  /  Human Rights, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 29, 2019 The [Palestinian Committee for Supporting Journalists] revealed that there has been a “marked increase in violations against journalists by the Palestinian security forces in recent months” and said that it has documented more than 104 trespasses since the beginning of 2019. Thus far, however, the new Palestinian government has dashed these hopes […]

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Hamas Under Fire for Failed Policies – Yousef Alhelou (Arab Weekly via Daily Alert) & 2nd, related article

By   /  July 22, 2019  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 22, 2019 Hamas Under Fire for Failed Policies – Yousef Alhelou Palestinians in Gaza are increasingly expressing frustration with Hamas for failing to provide solutions to their problems. Palestinians are questioning why Hamas has stayed in power but is unable to provide a decent life for Gazans. Those who want to work in the governmental […]

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Covering Up Our Culture to ‘Avoid Giving Offense’ by Giulio Meotti (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  June 16, 2019  /  dhimmitude, double standards, Human Rights, International  /  No Comments

Jun. 16, 2019 Recently, some major conservative intellectuals have been sacked in the UK. One is the peerless philosopher Roger Scruton, who was fired from a governmental committee… Then it was the turn of the great Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson, whose visiting fellowship at Cambridge University was rescinded… By refusing to confront the speech police, […]

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Iran-Backed Militias Step Up the Battle in Iraq – Jonathan Spyer (WSJ via Daily Alert)

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Mar. 19, 2019 Iran-Backed Militias Step Up the Battle in Iraq – Jonathan Spyer Iran-backed Shiite militias in Iraq are operating with increasing impunity. On Feb. 3, Shiite militiamen murdered Iraqi novelist Alaa Mashzoub, a chronicler of Iraq’s lost Jewish community, who was a bold critic of Iran’s increasing power in Iraq. A few days later, […]

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WHAT IF? A Treatise on Canadian Democracy & It’s Current Challenges!, by Vivienne Grace Ziner (TOI)

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  Canada, double standards, Human Rights, hypocricy  /  No Comments

Mar. 13, 2019 What if….???? What if a Jewish newspaper received demands from its subscribers to fire a contributing writer because the public felt that this writer’s values and ideals differed radically from many others in the mainstream Jewish community? What if the complainants felt that this writer’s viewpoint was antithetical to Jewish values, too […]

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Barbara Kay: Left-wing attacks are forcing us to hold our law conference in secret (National Post)

By   /  February 27, 2019  /  Canada, Community Activism for Israel, double standards, Human Rights, lawfare  /  No Comments

Feb. 27, 2019 Conservatives don’t clutch their pearls and try to de-platform leftists they disagree with when they exercise their freedom of speech The SNC-Lavalin scandal has Canadians fixated on justice and the rule of law. The timing could not be better for a charity called Canadians for the Rule of Law (CFTRL), which is […]

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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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Pakistan Earned U.S. Designation as “Country of Particular Concern” by Kaswar Klasra (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  December 30, 2018  /  Israel  /  No Comments

Dec. 27, 2018 “Occupations deemed as ‘dirty’ and ‘shameful’ are reserved for Christians, and many believers are victims of bonded labor. Pakistan’s notorious blasphemy laws target religious minorities but affect Christians the most…”. — Open Doors. “Christians continue to be killed for accusations of blasphemy, as well as for their low status in society. In […]

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Palestinians: Silencing and Intimidating Critics by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  December 30, 2018  /  Human Rights, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Dec. 27, 2018 Palestinian columnist Sami Fuda denounced the Hamas crackdown on its critics in Gaza: “Apparently, freedom of expression is unacceptable to the de facto rulers of the Gaza Strip… The policy of intimidating and imprisoning writers will not deter them and is completely ineffective and unacceptable.” While these few Palestinians have expressed concern […]

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NO SAFE SPACES Teaser (Youtube)

By   /  April 27, 2018  /  academia, double standards, Human Rights, International  /  No Comments

Apr. 25, 2018 Adam Carolla,  Dennis Prager and Jordan Peterson confront the alarming trend of suppressing free speech at colleges and beyond in No Safe Spaces. Coming soon to theaters nationwide. What happens on campus doesn’t stay on campus. Click here for 2 1/2 min. video

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