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  • 23-year-old peace activist Rachel Corrie is crushed to death by Israeli bulldozer (This Day in History)

    04/24/2024 7:43:00 AM PDT · by Judge Bean · 56 replies
    History ^ | June 20, 2022 | Staff
    An Israeli-owned bulldozer kills 23-year-old American woman Rachel Corrie on March 16, 2003, as she protests a demolition campaign that destroyed over a thousand homes in the Gaza Strip. Following the death of their daughter, Corrie’s parents filed a civil lawsuit against the state of Israel, asserting she had been intentionally killed—or that the soldier driving the Israel Defense Forces bulldozer had shown criminal negligence. That lawsuit was rejected by a Haifa judge in 2012, who found that the driver had not seen Corrie as she stood in the bulldozer’s path at the village of Rafah. The ensuing internal Israeli...
  • US Intel Agency Wants To Ban Terms 'Radical Islamists' and 'Jihadist' Because They're Hurtful to Muslim Americans

    03/28/2024 5:25:09 PM PDT · by Twotone · 36 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | March 27, 2024 | Adam Kredo
    The United States' top intelligence agency wants to ban its spies from using "biased language," including the terms "radical Islamists" and "jihadist," saying these words "are hurtful to Muslim-Americans and detrimentally impact our efforts as they bolster extremist rhetoric," according to a language guide published internally. FreeBeacon The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), which is responsible for handling the country's spy apparatus, seeks to ban a range of common terms because it says they offend Muslims and foment racism against employees. In addition to terms describing Islamic terrorists, ODNI instructs employees to avoid phrases such as "blacklisted,"...
  • The reason the “Jihadist” terror attack in Moscow was postponed from 3/8 until 3/22 is revealed3/22 revealed

    03/25/2024 8:29:19 AM PDT · by hardspunned · 24 replies
    YouTube ^ | 3/25/24 | Alastaire Crooke
    “Quite interesting was that one of those assailants that participated this Friday in the attack on the concert thing was there on 7 March and photographed by one of the security staff there. They matched that up and it looks a little bit as if maybe the act was intended for 8 March, when a very famous singer, Shaman, was due to sing. An icon of Russian nationalism, he’s famous for his rendition of the national anthem. It really is striking if you ever listen to it, anyway what happened was that at the time the son of the owner...
  • Senior Hamas Official Mousa Abu Marzouk: Nobody Could Have Anticipated The Consequences Of October 7; We Did Not Expect A Barbaric World War against Us

    02/26/2024 7:40:02 PM PST · by Uncle Miltie · 76 replies
    MEMRI ^ | 2/26/24 | Marzouk, via MEMRI
    Mousa Abu Marzouk of the Hamas Political Bureau was asked in a February 22, 2024 interview on Alghad TV [Egypt] if Hamas's Izz Al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades had any expectations regarding the consequences of the October 7 attack. Abu Marzouk said that "nobody in the whole world" could have expected such a "barbaric" response by Israel. He added that nobody could have anticipated that the U.S., Britian and other Western countries would unite to wage war against Hamas. Interviewer: "When the [Izz Al-Din Al-Qassam] Brigades did what they did on October 7, did they have expectations regarding the consequences of that...
  • Facebook: Where Jihadist Hate Thrives

    02/24/2023 3:17:21 PM PST · by george76 · 1 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 24, 2023 | Raymond Ibrahim
    More evidence on how social media works to promote Islamic radicalization — while suppressing its victims ... Facebook created over 100 pages for ISIS (Islamic State), as well as pages for other terror organizations, including the group behind the 9/11 attacks on the U.S., Al-Qaeda. ... Facebook has failed to catch Islamic State group and al-Shabab extremist content in posts aimed at East Africa as the region remains under threat from violent attacks. ... [Facebook] repeatedly failed to act on sensitive content including hate speech in many places around the world. Posts calling for violence and murder "in languages including...
  • China shields terrorist

    08/14/2022 1:17:19 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 5 replies
    The Pioneer ^ | Saturday, August 13, 2022 | Opinion, The Pioneer
    India and the US wanted Jaish-e-Mohammed deputy chief Abdul Rauf Azhar to be designated as a ‘global terrorist’ A month after Beijing shielded Pakistan-based deputy leader of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Abdul Rehman Makki, an international terrorist, it has done an encore. It has vetoed a similar joint proposal at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), again by India and the US, to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) deputy chief Abdul Rauf Azhar as a “global terrorist.” He is the younger brother of JeM founder Maulana Masood Azhar, another murderous jihadist. India was understandably incensed at China, castigating it for its “double speak” and...
  • Bataclan terrorist Salah Abdeslam sentenced to life in prison over massacre of 130 in Paris

    06/29/2022 5:35:24 PM PDT · by george76 · 21 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 29 June 2022 | Henry Samuel
    All 20 people on trial were found guilty of some sort of involvement in the deadly Islamic State terror attacks in November 2015.. Salah Abdeslam, the only surviving jihadist in the November 2015 Paris attacks, was last night found guilty of murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole, marking the end of the biggest trial in French history. In total, all 20 men on trial were found guilty for their part in the Bataclan massacre that left 130 people dead and scarred France. Abdeslam, 32, was found guilty of murder and attempted murder in relation with a terrorist...
  • Russia 'Finding It Difficult' in Ukraine, Chechen Warlord Admits

    05/18/2022 8:11:36 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 77 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 5/18/2022 | Brendan Cole
    The leader of the Russian republic of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, has told a Moscow audience that his country's forces are "finding it difficult" and are fighting a war "against NATO" in Ukraine. A fierce loyalist of Vladimir Putin, the leader of the Caucasus republic, announced his forces had been deployed to the battlefield in Ukraine soon after the Russian president invaded on February 24. -snip- At a filmed educational forum in Moscow, Kadyrov addressed Russia's faltering invasion of Ukraine, in which his militias have suffered heavy casualties. "We're fighting not against Ukraine, against Banderites—we're fighting against NATO," Kadyrov told the...
  • Trashida's Yazek, trashing at New York Slimes

    05/03/2022 10:04:06 AM PDT · by Conservat1 · 3 replies
    DP ^ | May 3, 2022
    As if Islamist-lobby CAIR's linked Raja Abudlrahim Feb/2022 -- who termed Jihadi racist "Palestinian" terrorists butchers targeting the unarned as "freedom fighters" hire wasn't enough... Now a former intern for infamous Arab "Palestinian" bigot TRashida Tlaib 's Hiba Yazbek added to the ranting hate propaganda team.
  • Irvine man charged with murder in stabbing of two Chapman alumni in Anaheim (murdered 2 near Anaheim Stadium)

    04/23/2022 4:23:34 AM PDT · by vespa300 · 13 replies
    OC Register ^ | 4/21/2022 | Sean Emery
    A 26-year-old Irvine man has been charged with ambushing two Chapman University alumni who were stabbed to death in their apartment near Angel Stadium. Ramy Fahim, the defendant, worked at the office of a wealth management firm in Newport Beach with one of the victims, 23-year-old Griffin Robert Cuomo, Anaheim police said. The other man who was killed, Jonathan Andrew Bahm, also 23, had no prior connection to Fahim, Sgt. Shane Carringer said.
  • Embattled Lara Logan-bashing journalist Nir Rosen's son wearing Hezbollah flag T-shirt on Facebook

    02/17/2011 10:37:08 PM PST · by Rufus2007 · 37 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | February 18, 2011 | Jeff Poor
    It’s been a rough patch for Nir Rosen after some ill-advised remarks posted on Twitter got him in trouble earlier this week pertaining to his response to the news that CBS correspondent Lara Logan had been sexually assaulted and beaten while she was reporting on Egypt’s unrest: “ah f**k it, i apologize for being insensitive, its always wrong, thats obvious, but i’m rolling my eyes at all the attention she will get,” Rosen tweeted Tuesday. And then he added remarks about her being a “war monger”: ...more...
  • 'No one told her to go there': Now FEMALE pundit lays into Egypt sex attack victim Lara Logan

    02/17/2011 8:52:52 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 182 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | February 16, 2011
    A female political pundit has been heavily criticised for suggesting Lara Logan should have seen her sex attack coming - and for calling the Egyptians who were protesting for democracy 'animals'. Debbie Schlussel posted a picture of Miss Logan on her blog, under the headline: 'Islam Fan Lara Logan Gets a Taste of Islam', before adding 'How fitting that Lara Logan was “liberated” by Muslims in Liberation Square while she was gushing over the other part of the “liberation".' It comes as an American academic, Nir Rosen, yesterday resigned from his post at New York University after calling Miss Logan...
  • Why didn’t NYU fire Nir Rosen over Lara Logan?

    02/16/2011 11:55:37 AM PST · by La Lydia · 18 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Post ^ | February 16, 2011 | Valerie Strauss
    New York University’s Center on Law and Security allowed one of its fellows, Nir Rosen, to resign after he tweeted vile things about CBS war correspondent Lara Logan, who sustained a brutal sexual assault and beating in Cairo during pro-democracy celebrations. Why did the center’s executive director, Karen Greenberg, allow him to resign rather than to use the opportunity to take a tougher stand? Here's what she told me: “Nir has always been a really good supporter of the center and I think he realized he had overstepped his bounds....” ...Logan was with a CBS crew in Tahrir Square last...
  • Left-wing journalist mocks assaulted CBS reporter, quits

    02/16/2011 12:51:22 PM PST · by RobinMasters · 28 replies
    WND ^ | February 15, 2011 | Joe Kovacs
    A left-wing journalist has quit his fellowship at New York University after graphically and profanely joking online about Lara Logan, the CBS News reporter brutally sexually assaulted Friday during coverage of celebrations in Cairo following Hosni Mubarak's resignation. Nir Rosen, who has contributed to Time, Atlantic Monthly, the Washington Post, New York Times Magazine and Harper's, resigned from the university's Center on Law and Security after trashing Logan publicly on Twitter. Logan, a "60 Minutes" correspondent, suffered a "brutal and sustained sexual assault by a mob of men while covering the Egyptian uprising," CBS News said. She was rescued by...
  • Where are the Feminists? First, Ashley Turton, Now Lara Logan

    02/16/2011 6:26:27 AM PST · by AdamBomb · 45 replies
    Me | 2/16/2011 | Adam
    Okay, I'd like to know where all of the feminists are? Shouldn't they be standing up and demanding answers regarding the suspicious death of Ashley Turton and the gang rape of Lara Logan? If Bush had been in office, both of these stories would be all over the MSM - and the feminists would be screaming their heads off! For the record, I feel terrible for happened to both of these women. If you are going to post a comment on here that "It's Lara's fault for being in Egypt", then just get lost.
  • BREAKING: Nir Rosen Resigns Over Comments on Lara Logan Sexual Assault in Egypt (w/video)

    02/16/2011 11:10:35 AM PST · by · 22 replies
    Yesterday, I wrote a blog post on Nir Rosen, a fellow at NYU’s Center for Law and Security, and his outlandish comments he made of the sexual assault of CBS correspondent Lara Logan on Twitter- which I posted on Big Government as well. Jim Geraghty from National Review and Steve Nelson at the Daily Caller did the same. This statement was just received from NYU: From Karen J. Greenberg, Executive Director, Center on Law and Security Nir Rosen is always provocative, but he crossed the line yesterday with his comments about Lara Logan. I am deeply distressed by what he...
  • Nir Rosen Resigns as NYU Fellow After Trashing Lara Logan on Twitter

    02/16/2011 8:36:49 AM PST · by Steely Tom · 41 replies
    Poliics Daily ^ | 16 February 2011 | Matt Lewis
    Be careful what you say, especially in the heat of the moment, on Twitter. As you may recall, immediately following the shootings in Tucson last month, some liberals were quick to blame Sarah Palin for the tragedy. Now, a liberal journalist is taking heat for offensive Tweets he sent immediately following news of the brutal sexual assault suffered by CBS reporter Lara Logan in Egypt. As the news was breaking, Nir Rosen, a journalist and NYU fellow, Tweeted several disturbing remarks, including: "Jesus Christ, at a moment when she is going to become a martyr and glorified we should at...
  • Nir Rosen, U.S. journalist trashes CBS' Lara Logan on Twitter after sexual assault in Egypt

    02/16/2011 7:49:24 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 17 replies
    DAILY NEWS ^ | Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 9:50 AM | Aliyah Shahid
    <p>While the world reels in shock over CBS reporter Lara Logan's sexual assault in Egypt, another American journalist is causing a different kind of outrage, calling Logan a "warmonger"</p> <p>Nir Rosen, an NYU fellow who has extensively covered the Iraq War, made the insensitive remarks during a Twitter rant on Tuesday.</p>
  • Fellow Reporters Heartlessly Mock Lara Logan After Assault

    02/16/2011 4:40:39 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 163 replies
    Babble ^ | 2/15/11 | CAROLYN CASTIGLIA
    As Mary Elizabeth Williams wrote earlier this evening over at Salon, several reporters and bloggers have “decided to hinge the story” of Lara Logan’s rape “on the blond reporter’s looks.” Simone Wilson’s LA Weekly post mocks Logan’s beauty, saying, “Egyptian protesters apparently consummated their newfound independence by sexually assaulting the blonde reporter.” Consummated? Unconscionable. The Mofo Politics blog featured a post on February 3rd, saying, “OMG if I were her captors and there were no sanctions for doing so? I would totally rape her.”
  • NYU Accepts Rosen’s Resignation

    02/16/2011 7:31:45 AM PST · by library user · 46 replies
    NR ^ | Feb. 16, 2011 | By Jim Geraghty
    <p>Nir Rosen is always provocative, but he crossed the line yesterday with his comments about Lara Logan. I am deeply distressed by what he wrote about Ms. Logan and strongly denounce his comments. They were cruel and insensitive and completely unacceptable. Mr. Rosen tells me that he misunderstood the severity of the attack on her in Cairo. He has apologized, withdrawn his remarks, and submitted his resignation as a fellow, which I have accepted. However, this in no way compensates for the harm his comments have inflicted. We are all horrified by what happened to Ms. Logan, and our thoughts are with her during this difficult time.</p>