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Video: Passion For Freedom Awards: “The Internet’s Own Boy: The story of Aaron Swartz”

Passion For Freedom 13 November 2014


The Internet's Own Boy follows the story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. From Swartz's help in the development ofthe basic internet protocol RSS to his co-founding of Reddit, his fingerprints are all over the internet. But it was Swartz's groundbreaking work in social justice and political

 

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

 

20 Moroccan Students Left French Universities to Join the ‘Islamic State’

Morocco World News 6 November 2014
By Aziz Allilou

The Moroccan daily newspaper Akhbar Alyaoum quoted sources from ISIS saying that ‘’over 20 French girls of Moroccan origin have recently left the universities where they were

 

Belgium: Moroccan Imams Criticized for "Monolingualism”

Morocco World News 6 November 2014

- Montasser AlDe’emeh, a Belgian researcher and specialist in Islamic radicalization and international jihad, has criticized Moroccan Imams for being

 

Morocco Honors Swedish Diplomat Who Chose Islam

ON Islam 20 October 2014

Paying tributes to Mohammed Knut Johan Richard Bernström, a former Swedish ambassador to Morocco who reverted to Islam, has been remembered in a special screening of a

 

Two arrested in Morocco for supporting IS

zeenews.india. 15 October 2014

Morocco`s security services have arrested two Moroccan nationals for supporting the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in this moderate Arab nation`s continuing war against

 

Morocco releases British tourist jailed for ‘homosexual acts’

theguardian.com 9 October 2014
By Patrick Strudwick

A British tourist held in a Moroccan jail after being arrested for "homosexual acts” arrived back in Britain on Tuesday night following his release from prison. Ray Cole’s

 

Religious teacher rapes seven kids

Emirates 24/7 6 October 2014

Moroccan police arrested a Koran teacher on charges of raping seven boys studying at his centre in the north African Arab country. Medical tests on his latest victim showed the

 

Why Islamic rebel states always fail

National Post 29 September 2014
By David Motadel, The New York Times

In the last few years, there has been a dramatic rise of a seemingly new type of polity: the Islamic rebel state. Boko Haram in West Africa, the Shabab in East Africa, the

 

Cash-flush ISIL ‘buying supporters’ in northern Morocco

World Tribune 25 September 2014

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has been quietly building a presence in Morocco. ISIL is believed to have established cells in several regions of Morocco. The Al

 

ISIS IN ACTION: Photos of Islamic State savagery the media will not show you (WARNING: Very Graphic)

BareNakedIslam 11 September 2014

You’ve seen a lot of these photos already at BNI. Here are some more. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words…

 

French far-right press ‘incites hatred’ in attack on Muslim minister

France 24 8 September 2014

A far-right magazine has sparked a firestorm of controversy by describing France's new education minister as a "Moroccan Muslim at the head of national education" and calling

 

Over 1,500 Moroccan Jihadists Fight in Syria: Report

Morocco World News 5 September 2014
By Aziz Allilou

Based on the official data provided by 25 countries, CNN suggested that over 11,000 people, including many Moroccans, have traveled from abroad to join radical militant groups

 

The Arab Empire

National Review Online 25 August 2014
By Josh Gelernter

A map has circulated showing the Islamic State’s five-year plan: a caliphate that stretches from the Iberian peninsula to western China, including all of India, north Africa,

 

Morocco: Open letter to Moroccan minister about El Haqed

artsfreedom.org 11 July 2014

The Moroccan rapper Mouad Belghaoute – also known as Lhaqed or El Haqed, ‘the enraged one’ – was sentenced on 1 July 2014 to four months in prison amid concerns that the trial

 

Morocco sends 160 imams to lead prayers in France’s mosques

Morocco World News 7 July 2014
By Larbi Arbaoui

According to the French website Saphirnews, Mohammed Moussaoui, president of the Union of Mosques in France (UMF), said that 160 Moroccan imams were sent to fill in the gap in

 

Morocco sends 160 imams to lead prayers in France’s mosques

Morocco World News 7 July 2014
By Larbi Arbaoui

According to the French website Saphirnews, Mohammed Moussaoui, president of the Union of Mosques in France (UMF), said that 160 Moroccan imams were sent to fill in the gap in

 

Morocco: Rapper sentenced to four months in prison

artsfreedom.org 7 July 2014

The Moroccan rapper Mouad Belghaoute – also known as Lhaqed or El Haqed – has been sentenced to four months in prison. He is furthermore to pay a fine of 1,350 euros to the two

 

Morocco: Rapper in trial that seems to never end

artsfreedom.org 20 June 2014
By Dounia Benslimane

Accused of illegal ticket sales, of being influenced by alcohol in public and of violence against law enforcement officials, El Haqed – who’se real name is Mouad Belghouate –

 

The Role of Islam in African Slavery

iqbal latif 17 June 2014

Hugh Thomas’s “The Slave Trade” and Robin Blackburn's “The Making Of New World Slavery” sheds new light on centuries of slave trading. Piero Scaruffi in “The Origins of the African Slave Trade” writes that the civil rights movement of the 1960's have left many people with the belief that the slave trade was exclusively a European/USA phenomenon and only evil white people were to blame for it. This is a simplistic scenario that hardly reflects the facts.

 
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