I remember watching the compelling speches of David Littman and Hillel Neuer back when Durban II seemed to morph into a very real threat for the internet enlightenment project I have come to enjoy so much over the years.
In fact Durban II was one of the main reasons I startet making this aggregator, because I thought that if they do manage to take down most of the counter-jihad documentaries due to their "islamophobic" nature there should atleast be some kind of record online, of what was once available.
Saudi Princess to Religious Police: Loosen Your Grip on the Population and Fight Government Corruption
Thunderf00t 26 May 2010
Previously 12 cartoons had resulted in cartoons that prompted embassy burnings, death threats and murders, all of which had a significant chilling effect on the free press of the West.
Now, after Draw Mohammad Day, there are over 12000 cartoons, and the Islamic world has been shown to be essentially toothless. The best that they could do was shut down parts of the Internet for Pakistan (a country where it is still possible to get executed for blasphemy). A short sighted mover as they cannot expect to integrate into the modern world without embracing the internet.
National Review 25 May 2010
By Daniel Pipes
Western governments have a history of ignoring the Islamists’ repulsive ideology and working with them; the results have never been good.
First Things 25 May 2010
By David P. Goldman
To what extent is sharia compatible with Western law? Dr. Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, and Britain’s Supreme Court president Lord Phillips created a stir in 2008 by proposing that British courts might permit the application of Muslim religious law.
Numerous American scholars have suggested that sharia might have an application to family law. All the proponents of importing sharia into the West cite the example of Jewish religious law, Halakha, which has coexisted seamlessly with Western law for two thousand years.