Posts Tagged “Freedom of speech”

The need to undo anti-BDS laws

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The need to undo anti-BDS laws

The need to undo anti-BDS laws Laws are being passed in America to deny American citizens their right to criticize a foreign country, Israel. The laws are targeting BDS, the Boycott, Divestment, Sanction Movement, which has organized peaceful protests against Israel’s illegal settlements and Israel’s anti-human rights policies. This article at the Middle East Monitor…

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The Joker is to Gotham City as Muslims are to Earth

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The Joker is to Gotham City as Muslims are to Earth

The Joker is to Gotham City as Muslims are to Earth By Salma Nawlo These days, taking sides on anything is difficult to do without being torn apart by the opposing party.  And there’s always an opposing party, doggedly passionate about its own views. As long as you’re practicing your freedom of speech, there’s always…

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Will US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation Respond?

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Will US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation Respond?

The U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation is the largest and most diverse coalition of hundreds of groups and organizations working to change U.S. policy toward Palestine/Israel to support human rights, international law, and equality.   By Eileen Fleming with contribution from Hal   The US Campaign will be holding its 14th Annual National…

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Jordanian Supreme Court imprisons journalist for criticizing corruption

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Jordanian Supreme Court imprisons journalist for criticizing corruption

Jordanian Supreme Court imprisons  journalist for criticizing corruption By Ali Younes The Jordanian Court of Cassation made legal history yesterday when it reversed itself and convicted Jordanian journalist Husam Abdallat of trying to “ undermine the Jordanian regime” for his criticism of powerful government officials and close friends of King Abdallah II. The court which…

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The Difficult is the Path Itself, discrimination in France

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The Difficult is the Path Itself, discrimination in France

By Abdennour Toumi — Paris – France The “Charlie” spirit still haunts France’s politicians, media, academicians and streets. France pre-January 7/15 is no longer France post-January 11/15. Meanwhile on the avenues, in the banlieues (suburbs), and Sunday markets everything seems to be going at a normal pace, and life moves on.  Still the tension is…

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Western Media should not treat Islam as a target of its insults in the name of freedom of press

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Western Media should not treat Islam as a target of its insults in the name of freedom of press

By Ali Younes Muslims and Islamic organizations across the world condemned in strongest terms, and rightly so, the massacre against the journalists and editors of the satirist French Magazine Charlie Hebdo, even when at the same time disagreed and disapproved with Charlie Hebdo’s insults against the Muslim faith. Western media acts free of any legal…

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