Weekly Standard Online November 17, 2010
by Lela Gilbert
First the Saturday People, then the Sunday People. Such graffiti can sometimes be found in Muslim neighborhoods in the Middle East. The "Saturday People" are, of course, Jews, today nearly gone from Muslim lands. Now the Sunday people"—Christians— are in the crosshairs, and they, too, are fleeing at an alarming rate. Both religions are unwelcome in many Muslim-majority lands for reasons of Islamist ideology—the declaration of jihad, or holy war, against infidels.
EuropeNews 17 November 2010
By Henrik R. Clausen
In Denmark and elsewhere, there has been a lot of discussion about so-called 'ghetto areas', where out-of-control crime, unemployment and disrespect for the authorities makes for some interesting challenges. Unfortunately, we do not seem to quite understand the nature of the problems yet. This essay presents some alternativ views of their nature.
In Denmark, the government as well as the left-wing opposition parties have launched ambitious plans for dealing with the "ghetto problem". These proposals seek to spend a lot of taxpayer money on a wide variety of initiatives, including tearing down what is deemed 'excessive' apartment blocks, assuming that this will eliminate the other problems.
Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff, a Viennese housewife is going before a Kafkaesque tribunal on November the 23rd for doing something which is legal under our US Constitution: criticizing a religion. That is one of the express purposes of the First Amendment which protects the freedom of speech in America.
She had been suborned by a glossy weekly publication, NEWS, in Austria that sent a journalist into several lectures she gave about Islam, the Sunnah and Sharia, secretly recording them. Then lawyers for the left liberal publication gave the transcripts to the Viennese public prosecutors office as evidence of hate speech against one of the officially recognized religions under Austrian law - Islam. On September 15th charges were filed by the Austrian State against her and a trial before a single female Judge convened to be heard on November 23rd.
Many cases of Anti-Semitism hide behind the mask of anti-Zionism, but there is a paper thin barrier that separates modern “anti-Zionism” from the blind and visceral hate of traditional anti-Semitism. The open
Desolate is the best word to describe Arabia in the years before the prophet's birth. Although civilization made its début along the only portion of Arabia that doesn't touch the sea, for thirty-five centuries it failed to take root in the desert sands.
EuropeNews 13 November 2010
By Klaus. F. Mueller
Hatred of Jews is obviously a widely spread phenomenon in the Arabic world. This becomes apparent if you look at a compilation of TV recordings presented by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) in front of the Human Rights Commission of the United Nations in Geneva.
In the submitted video from Sept., 28th 2010 the organisation – which was founded in 1998 in Washington to put the Islamic media in the Middle East under surveillance - compiles a series of Arabic TV recordings which verify a general anti-Semitic attitude of Islamic clergymen, politicians and media.
YouTube 10 November 2010
By Pat Condell
Pat Condell talks about the latest attack against free speech in Europe, the case against Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff, the intolerant and hateful alliance between the political left and Islam, and more.
There is no peace and consequently, I have no peace. Every morning, I wake up to news about Muslims blowing each other up in mosques during a prayer service—and yes, Muslims are also blowing up Christians
EuropeNews October 31 2010
By David G. Littman
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UN Human Rights Council: No honors for Henri Dunant, human rights pioneer, Nobel Peace Laureate who fought Jew-hatred.
Madam, we thank you for allowing us exceptionally – under the rules of procedure of item 4 – to make a public In Memoriam remembrance, on this unique occasion, to Henri Dunant, whose centenary will be commemorated in Geneva on Saturday, 30 October – the date of his death in 1910.
Several years ago a small group of notable British Jews, such as Anglican Atheist comedian Stephen Fry, Quaker writer Stevie Krayer and Claire Rayner, who once visited Israel and said she didn't like it because