Freedom of expression

Iran: Censored writer publish novel on Facebook

artsfreedom.org 24 May 2014

After trying and failing for years to obtain a publishing license for his novel, Iranian writer and journalist Mohammad Motlagh finally had enough. Instead of taking the

 

Video: Sweden goes insane

youtube 20 May 2014
By Pat Condell

 

Danish-Iranian Artist Shreds the Koran

FrontPage Magazine 20 May 2014
By Mark Tapson

Apparently Danish-Iranian artist Firoozeh Bazrafkan didn’t learn her lesson back in September when a Danish high court found her guilty of racism for making anti-Islam

 

Wilders: Saudi Arabia Horrible Country the Netherlands Should Boycott

After Saudi Arabia threatened to boycott the Netherlands because of PVV leader Geert Wilders’ remarks about Islam, Mohammed and the Koran, Wilders replied. He said that Saudi

 

The New Palestinian "Journalists"

Gatestone Institute 20 May 2014
By Khaled Abu Toameh

An Israeli journalist, Avi Issacharoff, who has been covering Palestinian affairs for over a decade, reported that he and his cameraman were nearly lynched by a Palestinian mob

 

Poll: Two-thirds of Czechs afraid of Islam

Prague Post 19 May 2014

About two-thirds of Czechs who have used the European election calculator EUvox consider Islam a threat to Czech society, according to an analysis of the results carried out by

 

On The Arrogance and Backwardness of Islam!

GhanaWeb 19 May 2014

Pardon me, but… I have no antipathy towards anyone or group of people. I think myself too grand a man for malice or hatred. This write-up is a critique of a set of ideas – the

 

The villainization of Ayaan Hirsi Ali

National Post 19 May 2014
By Robert Fulford

In the early stages of the controversy over Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s cancelled honorary degree from Brandeis University, she looked like the victim. A survivor of Muslim oppression in

 

Saudi Mulls Trade Measures After Dutch Politician’s Anti-Islam Remarks

Saudi Arabia is considering trade measures against the Netherlands because of stickers resembling the kingdom’s flag and carrying anti-Islam slogans printed by far-right

 

Video: PM Erdogan filmed 'slapping protester'

Telegraph.co.uk 19 May 2014
By Harriet Alexander

A man in Turkey who was filmed being hit by Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the prime minister, has said the Mr Erdogan did not mean to slap him. Video footage of the incident, which

 

Muslim Brotherhood, al Qaeda and the West all gunning for El-Sisi’s head

Canada Free Press 19 May 2014
By Ali Al Sharnoby

CAIRO, EGYPT—The Egyptian presidential elections have begun—with wide expectations that former Defense Minister Abdel Fattah El-Sisi will be the winner. El-Sisi—the most

 

Prayer March for Persecuted Christians in Orlando

gatesofvienna 19 May 2014

I just got back from Orlando, where it was my privilege to attend the Prayer March and Rally for Persecuted Christians. The Rev. Bruce Lieske and his team at Burning Bush

 

The Brunei Moment

FrontPage Mag 19 May 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

The Hollywood outrage over Sharia law in Brunei, accompanied by celebrity boycotts, doesn’t represent a real awakening, but it does represent an opportunity. Gay rights

 

Swedish Politician Fined for ‘Hate Speech’ Against Islam

Cherson and Molschky 15 May 2014
By Fria Tider (Free Times), translated by Frau Katze

Sweden Democrat Party politician Michael Hess of Karlskrona was sentenced today (May 8, 2014) to a fine for hate speech after having connected the religion of Islam with rape.

 

Its EU dream thwarted, Turkey rejects 90 million-euro Cyprus fine

The Christian Science Monitor 15 May 2014
By Alexander Christie-Miller,

A record-breaking judgment against Turkey for its 1974 invasion of Cyprus is likely to damage further its frayed relationship with Europe. Turkish officials

 

Dutch Eurosceptic on the rise

euronews.com 15 May 2014

‘This time it’s different’, says the official slogan of the European Parliament for the European elections – but that is maybe nowhere more true than with the

 

Germany: Islamists Infiltrating Schools in Hamburg

Gatestone Institute 15 May 2014
By Soeren Kern

    The document warns that increasing numbers of students in Hamburg are being influenced by Islamist propaganda and are embracing radical Islam and idolizing jihadist fighters in Syria.

The problems in Hamburg are drawing renewed attention to the alarming growth of Salafism in Germany. Salafists openly state that they want to replace democracy in Germany

 

Famous Austrian scholar wrote book about Armenian terror realities

Trend News Agency 15 May 2014
By Sabina Ahmadova

A well-known Austrian historian and ethnographer Erich Feigl depicted all the truth of Armenian terrorism in his book "A Myth of Terror: Armenian Extremism: Its Causes and Its

 

Op-Ed 25 years after the Salman Rushdie fatwa, how is free expression faring?

Los Angeles Times 15 May 2014
By Timothy Garton Ash

Twenty-five years ago, in 1989, four big things happened that still shape our world. The Berlin Wall came down, and with it the empire that Vladimir Putin would love to

 

Video Paul Weston: Mass Immigration Has Been a Disaster for the Working Men and Women of Britain

youtube 15 May 2014
By Liberty GB

Paul Weston speaking at Euro Election hustings at the University of Surrey on 6 May 2014.

 
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