Arkiv for 5. januar 2012

Bangladesh: Rektor arresteret for besiddelse af Taslima Nasrins bog

Eller rettere sagt: den forbudte bog, Lajja, er blevet fundet på universitetes bibliotek –

Opdatering – AsiaNews har indhentet kommentarer fra Nasrin:

Teacher arrested for having a copy of a book by Taslima Nasrin

January 5, 2012

Police found a copy of Lajja (Shame), in the school library. The famous novel banned since 1993 for “blasphemy”. Forced to flee death threats since 1994, the author comments: “This arrest proves that Bangladesh is not a democracy but a totalitarian regime.”

Mere HER hos AsiaNews.

Bangladesh teacher arrested over banned book

Jan. 04 2012 | The Associated Press

Lajja Book Taslima Nasrin NasreenDHAKA, Bangladesh — Police have arrested the head teacher at a college in southern Bangladesh after a book considered blasphemous by some Muslims was found in the school’s library, an official said Wednesday.

Police officer Abdul Malek said S.M. Yunus Ali was arrested for possessing the novel “Lajja,” or “Shame,” written by exiled writer Taslima Nasrin.

Malek said Ali, head teacher at the K.C. Technical and Business Management College, could face up to three years in jail if he is found guilty of authorizing the book’s inclusion in the library.

Mere HER hos CP24. Kan også læses her hos Stuff.

Andre kilder: Winnipeg Free Press, Metro, AFP,

Nigel Farage om skoler

Sålænge en skole har et klientel, der ikke bekender sig til underlødige religioner, kan man nå langt. Ret meget mere behøver man ikke at sige om den sag:

There IS a party that champions grammar schools, Mr Portillo

By Nigel Farage on 5th January 2012

Logo Daily Mail Online

Nigel Farage MEP is leader of the UK Independence Party

In a big, impassioned op-ed in the Mail this morning, Michael Portillo, rather plaintively asks, ‘Why won’t any political party dare champion grammar schools?’

Mere HER i The Daily Mail.

Opdatering – fra 6. januar 2012:

Why UKIP champions grammar schools

UKIP Leader Nigel Farage explains why UKIP is the only party to champion grammar schools

Hamas: Gaza ikke er besat – FN er uenig

Det er vel jødehad igen eller hvad? FN er en uhyggelig joke. Skandalerne står i kø – Israel sværtes til år ud og år ind:

Hamas Says Gaza Not “Occupied”; U.N. Disagrees

World Body Out of Step with Palestinians

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GENEVA, Jan. 3 – The UN’s continued labeling of the Gaza Strip as “occupied” was directly contradicted today by a top leader of Hamas, the vehemently anti-Israel Palestinian terror group that controls the territory.

Noting the Hamas statement reflects the reality since Israel’s full withdrawal in 2005, the Geneva-based monitoring group UN Watch called on the UN to encourage Palestinians to take responsibility for areas they control, and to cease referring to Gaza, in reports and through officials and spokespeople, as “occupied territory.”

Mere HER hos UN Watch.

The UN Branch That’s Sabotaging Peace

by Moshe Dann on Dec 12th, 2011

In a bold move, Israel’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Danny Ayalon, appealed to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) meeting in Geneva this week to end the UN’s decades-old support for the UN Relief Works Agency (UNRWA).

A video presenting Israel’s new position on the issue assumes PM Netanyahu’s approval.

Despite widespread criticism of UNRWA, however, it’s doubtful that efforts to reform the agency or eliminate it will be successful.

Mere HER hos FrontPageMagazine. Danny Ayalon har lavet en serie på foreløbig 3 videoer, der kan ses her på Veritas Universalis:

Audio: Ann Barnhardt & James J. Puplava – igen

Ann Barnhardt er gæst i dette radioshow – for anden gang. Fra Financial Sense 4. januar 2012:

Radio black goldAnn Barnhardt: The Financial System House of Cards Is Ready to Topple

Living on Borrowed Time

James J Puplava CFP with Ann Barnhardt

Jim welcomes back Ann Barnhardt for another compelling conversation. Going beyond the MF Global collapse, Barnhardt believes that the financial system is at risk, and we are living on borrowed time. She also adds that it’s time to go on strike against the big Wall Street firms.

Startes HER – åbner Windows Media Player. Varighed 39 minutter.

Desuden link til den omtalte artikel i Wall Street Journal:

Og artikel:

How Banks Are Using Your Money to Create the Next Crash

By Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist – January 4, 2012

In 2008, reckless credit default swaps nearly obliterated the global economy. Now comes the next crisis – rehypothecated assets.

It’s a complicated, fancy term in the global banking complex. Yet it’s one you need to know.

And if you understand it, you will get the scope of the risks we currently face – and it’s way bigger than just Greece.

So follow with me on this one. I guarantee that you’ll be outraged and amazed – and better educated. You’ll also be in a better position to protect your assets at the end of this article, where I’ll give you three important action steps to take. So follow along…

Mere HER i Money Morning. Det første interview kan også ses her hos Veritas Universalis:

Andre kilder: The American,

Video: Christopher Hitchens om muhammedkrisen

Uploadet 3. januar 2012:

Christopher Hitchens at the Amazing Meeting

Christopher Hitchens speaks and takes questions from the crowd at the James Randi Educational Foundation‘s TAM5 in 2007.

Hitchens har skrevet om muhammedkrisen flere gange. Eksempler fra Slate:

Her er Christopher Hitchens tale fra demonstrationen i Washington:

Christopher Hitchens’ Speech at Danish Embassy: 2/24/06

Video: Daniel Pipes, Jamie Glazov & David Meir-Levi

YouTube-version af The Jamie Glazov ShowBlogTalkRadio den 13. december 2011:

“An Invented People” on The Jamie Glazov Show

The Jamie Glazov Show on 12/13/2011. Featuring Jamie Glazov, Daniel Pipes, and David Meir-Levi discussing “An Invented People”.

Pipes slutter efter 27 minutter:

Og artikler skrevet af to medvirkende:

An Invented People

by David Meir-Levi on Dec 13th, 2011

On Friday, December 9, presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich​ was interviewed on cable TV’s The Jewish Channel, where he made the unexpected comment that the Palestinians are an invented people with no apparent right to their own state.  His remarks, summarized in the Washington Post, were promptly condemned; but is he correct?

Let’s recall that Mr. Gingrich has an MA and PhD in History from Tulane University.  In fact, history is quite clear on this issue.  Mr. Gingrich is correct, and the first to say so was Daniel Pipes.

Mere her i FrontPageMagazine. Kan også læses her hos Energy Publisher. Her er en stump af det famøse interview:

The Jewish Channel Exclusive Interview With Newt Gingrich Excerpt: “Invented Palestinian People”

Og om afbrændingen af Det Egyptiske Institut:

L’Institut d’Égypte: In Memoriam

By Daniel Pipes – December 27, 2011

Founded in 1798 by the scientists accompanying Napoleon on his invasion of Egypt and responsible for the monumental 20-volume Description de l’Égypte (1809–28), L’Institut d’Égypte was burned down on Dec. 17 by crowds rampaging in the vicinity of the National Assembly building.

Remarkably for a learned institution, its doors were open to the public to meander and imbibe, though few did. During my three-year residency in Cairo in the 1970s, it served as a place of refuge, when the city was too much with me, as well as a regular destination for my foreign visitors. I treasured this little-known gem for its library of 200,000 volumes focused on Egypt, its symbol as the capstone of Orientalist learning in Egypt, its evocation of a different and better era, and the quietude it offered in a city with few such oases.

Mere HER i National Review Online. Kan også læses her hos Daniel Pipes.

Opdatering 20. januar 2012:

Why “Invent” the Palestinians?

Robert R. Reilly – January 17, 2012

This month, in Amman, Jordan, Israeli and Palestinian peace negotiators met for their first time in 15 months to try to restart the “peace process.” Meanwhile, the Palestinian group that rules in Gaza, Hamas, has repeated its declaration: “The battle for the liberation of Jerusalem is closer than ever and, God willing, we will win.” Which is it to be, peace or war?

Perhaps this question should be considered against the background of the recent ruckus Newt Gingrich caused in December by saying, “Remember, there was no Palestine as a state. It was part of the Ottoman Empire. We have invented the Palestinian people, who are, in fact, Arabs and are historically part of the Arab people. . .” The entire political spectrum took umbrage.  A critique from the right came from Elliott Abrams, a former Bush deputy national security adviser, who said: “There was no Jordan or Syria or Iraq, either, so perhaps he would say they are all invented people as well, and also have no right to statehood. Whatever was true then, Palestinian nationalism has grown since 1948, and whether we like it or not, it exists.”

Mere HER i Crisis Magazine. Kan også læses her hos Catholic News Agency.

Desuden link til denne af Melanie Phillips i The Daily Mail:

Andre kilder: WikipediaDavid Horowitz Freedom Center, Daniel PipesDaniel PipesDaniel Pipes, Daniel Pipes, The Washington Times, ICJS, National Review Online, National Review Online,



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