Freedom of expression

Michael Moore: In Defense of My Friend Bill Maher's Statements on Islam

OpEdNews Op Eds 12 November 2014
By Michael Moore

Bill Maher is a friend of mine. He stood up for me when I was attacked after my Oscar speech (given on the fourth night of the Iraq War, a war Bill publicly opposed while 70%


How Amnesty International Suppresses Free Speech

Gatestone Institute 12 November 2014
By Alan M. Dershowitz

Last month the Columbia University chapter of Amnesty International invited me to deliver a talk on human rights in the Middle East. I accepted the invitation, anxious to


German MEP: EU aid could fund Hamas terror tunnels

The Jerusalem Post 12 November 2014

The EU pledged €450 million to rebuilding Gaza out of a total $5.4 billion promised by participants in the donor conference in Cairo last month. The funding the EU pledged to


Poll: Israelis Back Resumption of Peace Talks

Antiwar 12 November 2014
By Jason Ditz

A new poll from the Israel Democracy Institution and Tel Aviv University shows a growing disconnect between the hawkish stances of the Netanyahu government and the Israeli


Watching Volleyball in Iran means Jail if you are female, so no Volleyball in Iran now – #FreeGhoncheh

Skeptical Science 12 November 2014
By Dave Gamble

I wrote a couple of days ago about the utterly absurd case in Iran of a British citizen Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, being found guilty of spreading anti-regime propaganda


Arab discrimination and abuse against Palestinians since 1948

the elder of ziyon - 11 November 2014

Palestinians are not allowed to become citizens of Arab countries, in accordance with Arab League Decree 1547 for 1959, "in order to preserve the Palestinian


Good relations with Turkey more important than suspect’s release: Danish FM

blazingcatfur 11 November 2014

Maintaining good relations with Turkey is more crucial for Denmark than the recent dispute between the countries that erupted after the release of the suspected shooter of a


EMET Phone Seminar: Dr. Jonathan Schanzer – Turkey and its Dubious Performance as an ‘Ally’

counterjihadreport 11 November 2014

EMET is proud to host Dr. Jonathan Schanzer on a phone seminar to discuss Turkey. Turkey is a supposed "ally” of the United States and NATO, yet many officials in Washington


Wilders claims more violent threats from abroad

NL Times 11 November 2014
By Janene Van Jaarsveldt

Geert Wilders has been under protection for 10 years. "Broadly speaking, the threat remained at the same level in recent years, but the difference is that it now comes more


Christians in Muslim Countries Cited as Most Hated Minority Group: 'Know Your Place or We're Going to Kill You'

Gospel Herald 11 November 2014
By Shawn Schuster

Author Raymond Ibrahim reveals in a new video what he sees as an under-addressed phenomenon: the persecution of Christians worldwide. For those Christians living in


California parent who withdrew his child from Islamic classes in public school tells story

Creeping Sharia 11 November 2014
By Pamela Geller

Millions of parents should be speaking out, loudly. via EXCLUSIVE: California parent who withdrew his child from Islamic classes in public school tells his story


150 million Christians persecuted by Islam

Israel National News 10 November 2014
By Giulio Meotti

"The number of persecuted Christians in the world is 150 million." There are many other figures, terrifying and dramatic, in the pages of the "Black book of the plight of Christians in the world", a unique initiative of French scholars and coordinated by journalist Samuel Lieven. Snapshots of a global and amorphous war.


France: Muslims Firebomb Kosher Restaurant After Calling Diners "Dirty Jews”

Th Eyes Hiva World 10 November 2014

As diners were enjoying themselves alongside their families at a nearby Mehadrin restaurant,a loud ‘explosion like’ noise shook the attendees while creating havoc


Islamophobia as a Muslim Problem

The Huffington Post 10 November 2014
By Ali Hashem

Islamophobia has been for years the main complaint by Muslims around the world; the feeling of being discriminated for what you believe, practice or look like prompted many Muslims in Europe and America to raise the voice and seek changing the image by drawing a clear line between Islam and extremism


Video: Britain's cultural problem

youtube 10 November 2014
By Pat Condell


Former Britain First Member, Matthew Lester, Denounces Group And Visits Mosque To Apologise

The Huffington Post 10 November 2014
By Chris York

A former member of Britain First has denounced the organisation and visited a mosque to apologise to the Muslim community he says they demonise. Matthew Lester, 25, joined


Muslims across America, Europe face renewed 9/11-style scorn amid ISIS' violent campaign

New York Daily News 10 November 2014
By Corinne Lestch

When Zainab Chaudry left a grocery store Wednesday in her native Baltimore, a man loitering outside followed the 32-year-old to her car. "‘Are you one of those people who


The Muslim Feminist vs. Islam, Part Two: Theresa Corbin Rewrites the History of the Battle of Badr

Answearing Muslims 10 November 2014

Self-proclaimed "Muslim feminist" Theresa Corbin has given us her list of the "Most Misinterpreted Verses" of the Qur'an. Today we'll take a look at Corbin's attempt to rewrite


The West's Dangerous Enchantment with Islam

The Gatestone Institute 10 November 2014
By Uzay Bulut

There are no women's rights in Islam; there are no women's rights in most Muslim countries. And there is no freedom of expression in these countries; people have become


Danish politician: ‘Muslims in Europe picked up where Hitler left off.’

The Muslimim Issue 10 November 2014

Not all socialists are nutters apparently. Some are actually awake and grasp the reality. This one, a leader of the People’s Party which generally tend to be extreme socialist

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