Posts Tagged “Free Speech”

Sudanese authorities block distribution of Al-Jarida newspaper

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Sudanese authorities block distribution of Al-Jarida newspaper

Sudanese authorities block distribution of Al-Jarida newspaper Sudanese authorities should allow the privately owned Al-Jarida newspaper to be distributed freely and cease its ongoing campaign against critical journalists in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Agents from the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) held up distribution of the paper on the morning of…

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Haifa peace activists protest Gaza killings

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Haifa peace activists protest Gaza killings

Haifa peace activists protest Gaza killings Despite Police brutality, the Demonstrations in Haifa continue Palestinian political youth activists in Haifa invite you to join the “From Haifa to Gaza” demonstration on Friday (June 1, 2018) at 9:00 pm in the German Colony in Haifa. This demonstration calls for the end of the Israeli siege over…

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ADC organizes National Call-In Day, Stand Up for Free Speech, March 5

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ADC organizes National Call-In Day, Stand Up for Free Speech, March 5

ADC organizes National Call-In Day, Stand Up for Free Speech, March 5 Washington, D.C. | www.adc.org | March 2, 2018 | This Monday, March 5, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) urges all its members to join the National Call-In Day to stand up for our right to free speech and defeat the Israel Anti-Boycott Act. CLICK HERE TO CALL YOUR…

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Sudan targets newspapers, journalists with confiscations and draconian legislation

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Sudan targets newspapers, journalists with confiscations and draconian legislation

Sudan targets newspapers, journalists with confiscations and draconian legislation New York, December 6, 2017—Sudanese authorities should stop confiscating newspapers and drop draft laws that would further curtail press freedom, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Over the past nine days, agents from Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) have confiscated all copies of…

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Muslims need tune-up on free speech, and lots of catching up

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Muslims need tune-up on free speech, and lots of catching up

Muslims need tune-up on free speech, and a lots of catching up By Mike Ghouse As a Muslim I will defend free speech, even if it goes against my traditions and my beliefs, freedom of speech is what defines America, and it is one of the most sacred values of humanity. A few Muslims may…

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Are anti-Muslim, anti-Arab stereotypes driving views on Paris terrorism

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Are anti-Muslim, anti-Arab stereotypes driving views on Paris terrorism

In my weekly column at Creators Syndicate, this week, I analyze the factors that may be driving what I believe is the racism that is driving the Western response to terrorism in Paris and Beirut. Why is Daesh/ISIS terrorism in Paris different from Daesh/ISIS terrorism in Beirut? By Ray Hanania It’s a hot topic these…

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