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The Dangerous Drive to Correlate Islamophobia with Anti-Semitism – Melanie Phillips (JNS via Daily Alert)

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July 5, 2019

  • The Dangerous Drive to Correlate Islamophobia with Anti-Semitism – Melanie Phillips
    The claim that Islamophobia is the equivalent of anti-Semitism is dismaying because it’s a morally bankrupt and dangerous equivalence. While some people are truly prejudiced against Muslims, Islamophobia was invented by the Muslim Brotherhood as a way of silencing legitimate discussion of any fault in the Islamic world. A relentless campaign is currently being waged to outlaw Islamophobia in the West – and thereby shut down that vital discussion. The UN is working with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to prohibit all speech that Muslims consider offensive.
    Muslim anti-Semitism is fueling and legitimizing Western anti-Semitism. Refusal to criticize Muslims means that the frenzied discourse of anti-Jewish hatred coursing through the Islamic world, consisting of blood libels, unhinged conspiracy theories and paranoid fantasies, has become normalized in broader Western society. (JNS)
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