Gates of Vienna 22 October 2010
• A Call to Mobilize the American Blogosphere in Support of Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff
We, the undersigned — consisting of four European blogs, one Canadian blog, and one American blog — have written this post jointly as a public call for our American colleagues to take up the cause of the Austrian feminist and anti-jihad activist Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff.
'Britain's Islamic republic': full transcript of Channel 4 Dispatches programme on Lutfur Rahman, the IFE and Tower Hamlets
I have received a number of requests for a full transcript of my Channel 4 Dispatches film, broadcast in March, about the fundamentalist Islamic Forum of Europe and their ally Lutfur Rahman, just chosen as the
Perhaps Bill O'Reilly was clumsily attempting to mollify the over wrought "walk-out" reaction staged by The View's Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar, or the less melodramatic, but equally harsh cultural-relativist scolding
TURKEY’S politics used to be as quirky and colourful as the country itself. Parties would be formed and as quickly disappear, politicians would suddenly be banned, coalitions of all shapes and sizes would be
Outside the Wellington Way polling station in Tower Hamlets yesterday, as at many other polling stations in the borough, people had to run a gauntlet of Lutfur Rahman supporters to reach the ballot box. As
Some U.S. policymakers believe that Turkey is the future of Islamic democracy and that no political institution better exemplifies the desired hybrid of Western practice and religious values than the country’s
When the Muslim holiday Eid al-Fitr coincided on Sept. 10 this year with Rosh Hashana, a traditional school holiday in Clifton, Muslim students got an unanticipated day off to mark the end of Ramadan with their
Fast food restaurants come under scrutiny for a number of issues, like nutrition and animal rights. What they usually avoid is religion, until now. One fast food chain in France is experimenting with going
Jewish Italian MP Fiamma Nirenstein was reconfirmed this week as Vice President of Italy’s Foreign Affairs Committee. In addition, she was also appointed an official consultant on Israel and the international
Now that even the tolerant, liberal Swedes have elected an anti-Islam party to their Parliament, it’s pretty clear that such controversies are mounting because both the left and the right are confused over
Promoters of this despicable practice must be defamed, and even ridiculed if need be, by peers and others whose respect they seek. Police suspect that “honor” is the motive behind a spate of killings in Lod
Amsterdam - The trial of Dutch politician Geert Wilders on hate speech allegations collapsed Friday after a judicial review chamber ruled that the trial judges were not impartial. Wilders had filed the partiality
"Political correctness can lead to some kind of paralysis where you don't address reality." Those apt words were spoken by journalist Juan Williams on the October 18 edition of Fox News Channel's O'Reilly Factor,
SULEYMAN Topaloglu says the climate in Germany is turning chilly and he is not referring to the cold snap that yesterday sent Berlin's temperature down to 5C. Rugged up against the weather as he strolls through
Gates of Vienna reported on October 20th that our Austrian correspondent Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff has been given a court date (November 23) for her trial on “hate speech” charges. Regular readers are aware that Elisabeth has been charged for speaking the simple truth about Islam; for full details, see the list of previous articles at the bottom of this post.
Below is a press release (pdf, German) issued yesterday on behalf of Elisabeth by BPE Bürgerbewegung Pax Europa (Citizens’ Movement Pax Europa). Many thanks to JLH for the translation.
A Taliban commander has told Sky News that the bulk of the funding for the insurgent group comes from the British Muslim community in the UK. The regional leader made the claims at a secret meeting after
The attempt to get native Germans to live peacefully side-by-side with foreigners has not worked. In an unprecedented admission that is sure to transform the debate in Germany (and in Europe as a whole),