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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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THE PRESS IN THE THIRD REICH (and implications for today)…(US Holocaust Memorial Museum Encyclopedia)

By   /  June 6, 2019  /  History, Holocaust, Human Rights, International  /  No Comments

Jun. 6, 2019 (Full article below, after preamble…..) WHY GOVERNMENT AUTHORITIES WHO CONTROL WHAT YOU CAN/CANNOT SAY, OR TELL YOU WHAT YOU CAN/CANNOT READ, ARE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS! This is becoming too familiar in today’s Canada ‘The Propaganda Ministry aimed further to control the content of news and editorial pages through directives distributed in daily conferences in Berlin and transmitted via the […]

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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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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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How Palestinians Lie to Europeans by Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  October 14, 2018  /  International, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 11, 2018 In the eyes of Hamas and its supporters, it is fine for Palestinians to throw explosive devices and firebombs at soldiers, but it is completely unacceptable for the soldiers to defend themselves. According to the twisted logic of the Palestinian leaders, it all started when Israel fired back. Those who sent the […]

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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 Imprison Journalists for Exposing Corruption by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  Human Rights, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 18, 2017 Harb’s ordeal began in June 2016, when she published an investigative report that disclosed how Hamas and the Palestinian Authority (PA) were using medical care to blackmail Palestinian patients. Her report exposed how some physicians and Hamas and PA officials were demanding bribes in return for issuing permits to patients to leave […]

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The Forgotten Palestinians by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  September 11, 2017  /  Human Rights, hypocricy, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 6, 2017 Ayman Qawasmeh and Issa Amro would have been better off being arrested by Israeli authorities. Had that happened, their stories would have made it to the pages of major Western newspapers. CNN or NBC might have dedicated an entire program to their ordeal. Without a way for the Western media outlets to […]

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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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Palestinian Authorities Escalate Attacks on Freedom of Expression (Amnesty International via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 24, 2017  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 24, 2017 Palestinian Authorities Escalate Attacks on Freedom of Expression “The last few months have seen a sharp escalation in attacks by the Palestinian authorities in the West Bank and Hamas in Gaza on journalists and the media in a bid to silence dissent,” said Magdalena Mughrabi, Deputy Middle East and North Africa Director […]

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