Censorship

Burma to Act Against Defamatory Banner After OIC Protests

The Irrawaddy 3 December 2013
By LAWI WENG

RANGOON — Burma’s government says it will take action against Buddhist protesters who allegedly carried a banner insulting Islam during a demonstration against a visiting

 

CNN Arabic: Protecting the Sensibilities of Muslims

Gates of Vienna 2 December 2013
By Baron Bodissey

As most readers already know, a redesign of the Saudi flag, along with an article by Geert Wilders, were published here a week ago. Since then we have posted texts of or links

 

Western view of Mideast tainted by media "bigotry," say "journalism experts" on Al Arabiya panel

Jihad Watch 2 December 2013

A panel like this could only have been pulled off in front of an audience with no day-to-day familiarity with how jihad news is reported in the mainstream media. Clearly there

 

Op-Ed: Islamic Cannon vs. Christian Sparrow

Israel National News 28 November 2013
By Giulio Meotti

The Nrk, the Norwegian public television, qualifies itself as a "multicultural container", a "symbol of inclusion" in the country stunned by the massacre perpetrated by Anders

 

Authorities Investigate Auditing Firm Concerning Huge Bribery Case

This project sets out to demonstrate that media coverage can degrade a country's image by using selective news without context. It uses the Netherlands as an example. It is

 

Soledad O'Brien a useful idiot

Boston Herald 28 November 2013
By Jeninifer C. Braceras

I’ve got a message for Soledad O’Brien, Al Jazeera America’s most recognizable newscaster: wake up and smell the coffee. That slick new network you’re working for might seem

 

It was a 'big mistake' to allow boys and girls to study together: Turkey's AKP leader

Ahram Online 25 November 2013

A senior member of Turkey's ruling party stirred up a new furore on Thursday over the imposition of Islamic values in the country, saying it was a "big mistake" to allow boys

 

School Threatens To Brand 8 Year Olds Racist If They Dont Attend Islam Workshop

Kafir Crusaders 25 November 2013
By ROSIE TAYLOR

FUMING is an understatement to how i felt after reading of the Staffordshire primary school trying to force 8-year-old children to attend an Islam workshop by intimidating the

 

British Students Threatened With "Racial Discrimation Note" For Skipping Field Trip

Town Hall 25 November 2013
By Christine Rousselle

Field trips are generally a fun break from the ordinary school routine. But for some British students, not going on a field trip could have put a dark stain on their permanent

 

Somalia: Muslim group warns that sending children to school could undermine their Islamic faith

Jihad Watch 21 November 2013

"O ye who believe! Ask not questions about things which, if made plain to you, may cause you trouble. But if ye ask about things when the Qur'an is being revealed, they will be

 

Vote for the Dishonest Reporter of 2013

HonestReporting 19 November 2013
By Pesach Benson

Now’s the time to vote for the Dishonest Reporter of 2013. It’s our annual recognition of the year’s most skewed and biased coverage of Israel and the Mideast conflict. Make

 

The BBC’s Christian Persecution Denial

FrontPage Magazine 15 November 2013
By Raymond Ibrahim

While it is no secret that the so-called mainstream media habitually fails to report on the international phenomenon of Christian persecution, few are aware that they sometimes actively work to undermine the efforts of those who do expose it.

 

Nude paintings blocked in German school spark debate

France 24 14 November 2013

An adult education centre in Berlin has hung a collection of nude paintings days after censoring them out of deference to Muslim immigrants in what critics Wednesday called an

 

Alicia Keys' Concert Cancelled?

Malaysian Digest 14 November 2013
By Ida Nadirah

FALSE alarm. The concert is not cancelled but this could be the headline plastered all over the papers if she is made to suffer the same fate as other international artistes

 

Iran arrests author of article on Shiite Islam

France 24 14 November 2013

Iran on Monday arrested Ali Asghar Gharavi, the author of a controversial article seen by critics as questioning the beliefs of Shiite Islam, a prosecutor general said. "In

 

Woman, 2 men charged with committing adultery

Gulf News 11 November 2013
By Nada AlTaher, Staff Reporter

Abu Dhabi: A woman and two men have been charged with committing adultery within the premises of a farm in Abu Dhabi although DNA tests have not conclusive, the Criminal Court

 

Inspiration or danger? Private schools in Pakistan ban Malala Yousafzai's book

The Independent 11 November 2013
By Andrew Buncombe

Tens of millions of Pakistani children will struggle to lay their hands on the book written by Malala Yousafzai after the organisation representing the country's private

 

Islamic police in Nigeria arrest 150 accused of indecent dress, prostitution, cross-dressing

The Washington Post 24 October 2013

Religious police in Nigeria’s northern city of Kano on Tuesday publicly paraded scores of people arrested for flouting Islamic law, including transvestites and people wearing clothing deemed

 

Qatar upholds 15-year sentence against maverick poet

A top Qatari court on Monday upheld a 15-year jail term handed to a poet convicted of incitement against the regime, his lawyer said. "The Court of Cassation sentenced Mohammed al-Ajami

 

British Woman Lied About Husband to Avoid Stoning...

Mail Online 21 October 2013
By Emma Thomas

'I was told to keep quiet or they'd stone me to death': British woman wrongly jailed in Dubai for having sex outside marriage lied about husband to avoid adultery charge

 
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