Freedom of expression

Trojan Horse: Headteacher received death threats for speaking out against homophobia

The Independent 5 May 2015

A headteacher has told how she had received death threats for speaking out against homophobia as part of a new campaign of intimidation in the wake of the Birmingham Trojan

 

NY Times Slanders Victims of Texas Attack

FrontPage Mag 5 May 2015
By Ari Lieberman

Last night, two heavily armed gunmen, equipped with AK-47s and drum-type, high capacity magazines were shot and killed by alert police after they opened fire on an unarmed

 

Danish editor slams US 'political correctness' on cartoons

AFP 5 May 2015

The Danish editor who commissioned the Mohammed cartoons that triggered deadly protests a decade ago said Monday the failed attack on a Texas cartoon exhibition won't change

 

At Texas mosque, anger at both shooters and Mohammad exhibit

Reuters 5 May 2015
By Jon Herskovitz

At a small mosque in Texas near the site where two gunmen were shot dead after trying to storm an exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad, there was little sympathy for

 

CAIR Condemns Texas Attack But Lashes Out At Intended Victims

Daily Caller 5 May 2015
By Chuck Ross

Under the auspices of condemning an attack carried out Sunday in Garland, Texas by two men suspected of having ties to radical Islam, the Muslim civil rights group the Council

 

Garland Shooting: 'Draw Muhammad' Contest Host Pamela Geller Wants More, Similar Events

NBC News 5 May 2015
By William J. Gorta

The host of the Texas "Draw Muhammad' contest that ended with police killing two armed gunman outside called for more, similar events as a defense of free speech. Pamela

 

Turkey: Young Kurdish singer imprisoned

Artsfreedom 5 May 2015

Al Jazeera has published a video by a Turkish-Kurdish filmmaker about the Kurdish singer Nûdem Durak. The singer’s future is uncertain, because the Turkish government allegedly

 

Armed Islamic State warriors attack Mohammed cartoon contest in Texas

10News 5 May 2015
By Nikolai Sennels

“Two gunmen have been shot and killed in a parking lot outside a venue in Garland, Texas that had been hosting a controversial Mohammed art event dedicated to free speech.

 
 

Australian Media: Islamic School Bans Girls from Running

An Islamic school in Victoria, Australia, is being investigated over concerns that its principal banned girls from taking part in the school's cross-country run. He reportedly believes running

 

Many Palestinians admit they would rather live under Israeli rule than Hamas rule

Bare Naked Islam 5 May 2015

“Hamas wanted us butchered so it could win the media propaganda war against Israel.” Now that the smoke has cleared from the recent Israel/Gaza conflict the truth of what

 

Eleven Reasons to Reject Sharia Law in Any Form

Citizen Warrior 4 May 2015

The following list was posted at the Infidel Blogger's Alliance and has been attributed to Larry Houle. It is a countdown of the top eleven reasons to reject Shari'a. Shari'a

 

Full Video: Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest in Garland, Texas

youtube. 4 May 2015
By Vlad Tepes

The first annual Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest will be held on Sunday, May 3, at the Curtis Culwell Center, 5-7 pm, CENTRAL TIME, in the Dallas suburb of Garland, Texas.

 

"Allahu Akbar!!!!! 2 of our brothers just opened fire at the Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w) art exhibition in texas!”

Jihad Watch 4 May 2015
By Robert Spencer

What the world has witnessed in Paris and Copenhagen is now in the U.S. The freedom of speech is under violent attack. It now remains to be seen whether American authorities

 

Flemming Rose: "Do We Want to Live in ‘A Fear’ Society, Or in ‘A Free’ Society?”

American Center for Democracy 4 May 2015
By Emerson Vermaat

"My kids generation and even mine took our freedoms for granted growing up. But now we are challenged to make choices, ” says Flemming Rose, foreign affairs editor at the

 

How Democracies Decay

Gatestone Institute 4 May 2015
By Burak Bekdil

Turkey's stealth Islamism and authoritarian practices are no longer stealth. It is a powerful analogy showing how theoretically "democratic" Turkey is moving in

 

The Erosion of Free Speech

Gatestone Institute 4 May 2015
By Denis MacEoin

"If PEN as a free speech organization can't defend and celebrate people who have been murdered for drawing pictures, then frankly the organization is not worth the

 

George Whale, Honor Oak hustings, 30 April 2015

4 May 2015
By Liberty GB

Liberty GB's general election candidate for Lewisham West and Penge makes his opening speech at the hustings event held at the Honor Oak pub on 30 April 2015

 

Turkey's Armenian Genocide: A 20th-century Islamic Holocaust

islam-watch 4 May 2015

April 24, 2015 will be the 100th anniversary of one of the worst human massacres in history: The genocide of the Armenian Christians by the Islamic Ottoman Empire. Much will

 

UN guilt and Hamas war crimes

Blazingcatfur 4 May 2015

Even the UN has now admitted that its buildings and schools were used by Hamas to fire rockets at Israeli civilians during last year’s Gaza operation. But the mainstream media

 
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