Posts Tagged “Free Speech”

CAIR vows fight against Trump suppression of free speech at Universities

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CAIR vows fight against Trump suppression of free speech at Universities

CAIR vows fight against Trump suppression of free speech at Universities The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today pledged to oppose an executive order signed by President Trump that attempts to suppress academic freedom by conflating the vile bigotry of anti-Semitism with First Amendment-protected criticism of…

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Darwish slams Lipinski silence on BDS, praises Congressmen Rush and Garcia

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Darwish slams Lipinski silence on BDS, praises Congressmen Rush and Garcia

Darwish slams Lipinski silence on BDS, praises Congressmen Rush and Garcia Today, Rush Darwish, the first Muslim-American Congressional candidate ever in Illinois to raise over $100,000 within 10 days of opening their campaign fund, praised his neighboring Congressmen Bobby Rush and Chuy Garcia for their opposition to a resolution to oppose the Israel-targeted Boycott, Divestment,…

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Arab, Jewish groups denounce law to stifle American freedoms

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Arab, Jewish groups denounce law to stifle American freedoms

Arab, Jewish groups denounce law to stifle American freedoms Arab and Jewish groups announced their opposition to a law introduced in the U.S. Senate to make it illegal for Americans to criticize Israel by boycotting Israel’s illegal, and racist Jewish settlements. The bill targets the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanction) movement which targets Israel’s Apartheid policies…

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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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Pamela Geller is not for free speech – donors beware

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Pamela Geller is not for free speech – donors beware

By Mike Ghouse Freedom of speech is the most enduring, stabilizing, sustainable value of a free society. Ultimately freedom should prevail over everything else. That is about the only thing I would die for and defend. Pamela Geller does not defend free speech, just as ISIS does not represent Islam, both masquerade to defend but…

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Using American Tax Dollars to Undermine Civil Rights

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Using American Tax Dollars to Undermine Civil Rights

Pro-Israel activists and elected officials who put a foreign country’s interests before the interests of Americans are behind a widespread campaign to extend an Israeli law that could jail any Israeli who criticizes Israel or advocates a boycott of Israel to now include Americans. The Israeli law, approved in 2011, and the American laws are based…

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