BritishFreedom.org 21 April 2012
It’s not just a catch-phrase or the name of our party, it actually means a great deal. Think about it: Why is Britain Free? What is Freedom? What is Britishness? Freedom is the ability to think, say and do what comes naturally, without fear of persecution.
It’s democracy – true democracy.
It’s freedom of thought, freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, freedom to fail and freedom to succeed.
So, where and how did we get these freedoms?
Sapppho.dk 21 April 2012
By the Editors of Sappho.dk
A panel of seven Supreme Court justices led by Chief Justice Børge Dahl has acquitted Free Press Society President Lars Hedegaard, who stood accused of intentionally denigrating Muslims.
In a press release the Court states that "there has been no basis for convicting him of intentionally disseminating his remarks to a wider audience". Consequently, the Court can find no grounds for remitting the case for re-trial in Superior Court, which convicted Lars Hedegaard after he had been found not guilty in the lower court.
Camera Snapshots 20 April 2012
Unless you’ve been living under a rock -- and even if you have been living under a rock in Israel -- you have heard of Lt. Colonel Shalom Eisner, recently dismissed from his post after a video showed him striking a Danish anti-Israel protester. There has certainly been a media firestorm over this event. In Maariv, Ben Dror Yemini writes:
Gatestone Institute 20 April 2012
By Mohshin Habib
On Friday, March 30, after Jumma prayer, thousands of Muslims in Bangladesh came out of the different masques in three towns and rushed to loot houses, then burn them down. Witness said several thousand people took part in the attacks, most of them students in Madrassahs [Islamic religious schools].
FrontPage Magazine 20 April 2012
By Bruce Bawer
The list reads, in large part, like an honor roll of courageous truth-tellers. In the U.S., people like David Horowitz, Daniel Pipes, Ibn Warraq, Mark Steyn, Robert Spencer, and Andrew McCarthy. In Canada, Ezra Levant. In the U.K., Roger Scruton. In the Netherlands, Geert Wilders. In Denmark, Lars Hedegaard. And so on.