Category Archives: Freedom of Speach

Turkish Police Crackdown on Students Provokes National Protest

Local Editor Hundreds of demonstrators marched to the prime minister’s office in Ankara on Friday to protest a police crackdown on university students earlier this week.Around 500 protesters, estimated by Agence France Presse, chanted slogans blasting Prime Minister Recep Tayyip … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, Erdogan, Freedom of Speach, Turkey | Leave a comment

Qatari poet gets life sentence in secret trial

Published Thursday, November 29, 2012   A Qatari poet was sentenced to life imprisonment on Thursday on charges of insulting the emir of the small Gulf state in a trial shrouded in secrecy. Mohammad Ibn al-Dheeb al-Ajami was arrested on … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of Speach, Qatar | Leave a comment

Irish TV host: ‘Israel is a cancer in foreign affairs’

Posted on October 29, 2012 |   Former newspaper editor Vincent Browne, the host of Ireland’s top television political talkshow, ‘Tonight with Vincent Browne’, on TV3 has called Israel “a cancer in foreign affairs”. After the remark, Vincent said that … Continue reading

Posted in anti-semitism, Freedom of Speach, Holocaust, Ireland, land theft, Mitt Romney, Obama, US Foreign Policy, Zionist entity | Leave a comment

Jew-Ish

Friday, October 26, 2012 at 10:10AM By Gilad Atzmon Just as we were learning about ‘anti’ Zionist Mondoweiss’ decision to revise its comment policy to exclude discussion of the true nature of the Jewish State, the openly pro Zionist Haaretz … Continue reading

Posted in anti-zionist zionists, Censorship, Freedom of Speach, Jewishness, self-hating Jew, self-loving | 2 Comments

Mondoweiss Restrict Free Comment

by deLiberation Thursday, October 25th, 2012 What to make of a site that has successfully presented itself as an activist website specialising in covering the middle east and the related politics and offering a forum for comments and a free … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of Speach, Jewishness | Leave a comment

Al-Manar Website Expelled from “Apple” and "Google"

Local Editor Bassem Al-Hakim, Al-AkhbarIt is a real battle of existence fought by «Al-Manar» on the Web and modern networks of communication, alongside attempts to impose a siege on it. It is true that the television station is facing this war … Continue reading

Posted in Al-Manar, Corporate Media, Freedom of Press, Freedom of Speach | Leave a comment

‘Jordanian Officials Seek To Roll Back Arab Spring in Media’

Via FLC “… The media, which had long been under the control of the regime, was not far from the Spring winds. During the protests that erupted in early 2011, news websites acted as a barricade that sheltered the people … Continue reading

Posted in "Arab Spring", Freedom of Speach, Jordan | Leave a comment