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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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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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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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Iran Arrested 7,000 in Crackdown on Dissent during 2018 (BBC via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 28, 2019  /  Human Rights, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 28, 2019 Iran Arrested 7,000 in Crackdown on Dissent during 2018 (BBC News) Amnesty International says Iran arrested 7,000 people last year in a “shameless campaign of repression.” Hundreds were sentenced to prison or flogging. At least 26 protesters were killed and nine others died in custody. Five activists were charged with “corruption on earth” […]

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The UN, the “State of Palestine” and the Torture of Women by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  double standards, Human Rights, hypocricy, International, media bias, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jan. 15, 2019 This is the kind of story that the “State of Palestine” does not intend to raise during its chairmanship of the largest bloc of developing countries at the UN. It seems that, from the point of view of the Palestinian Authority leadership, Jbara’s ordeal does not fall within the category of human […]

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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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GAZA TERRORISTS WARN LOCALS: ‘CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS IS EVIL’, by Uri Bollag (J. Post)

By   /  December 24, 2018  /  dhimmitude, double standards, Human Rights, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Dec. 24, 2018 Flyer features a verse from the Quran warning Muslims, “not to go the way of the Jews and the Christians, indeed God is not for the evil people.” Click here for full article

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