Canadian universities are receiving funds from what U.S. prosecutors allege is a front for the Iranian government


A foundation that American authorities say is a front for the Iranian government continues to fund McGill University and a Toronto Farsi school, years after U.S. federal prosecutors went to court to seize the group’s assets and alleged it was channelling money to an Iranian state-owned bank sanctioned by Canada.

The Alavi Foundation is a New York-based non-profit that has given more than $300,000 to Canadian universities, and more than $200,000 to the private Toronto Farsi School, since 2004.

In November 2009, U.S. federal prosecutors filed an amended civil complaint seeking the forfeiture of the foundation’s interest in a lucrative Manhattan office tower, from where it derives most of its income. The property was built in the 1970s by the Pahlavi Foundation, which was controlled by the shah of Iran to run the country’s charitable activities in America.

The claim, which is not resolved, alleges that, following the 1979 Islamic Revolution, Iran’s new government took control of the property and the foundation, which it renamed, running them through Iran’s ambassadors to the United Nations.

It alleges that the Iranian state-owned Bank Melli, through an offshore shell company, owns 40 per cent of the Manhattan property, while the Alavi Foundation controls the remaining 60 per cent.

Under Canada’s 2010 Special Economic Measures Regulations on Iran, Bank Melli is a designated entity with which Canadians cannot do business. The United States and the European Union have also blacklisted the bank, alleging it funds terrorism and Iran’s nuclear missile program.

“For two decades, the Alavi Foundation’s affairs have been directed by various Iranian officials, including Iranian ambassadors to the United Nations, in violation of a series of American laws,” Preet Bharara, the United States attorney for the southern district of New York, said in a statement announcing the November 2009 complaint.

The following month, Farshid Jahedi, former president of the Alavi Foundation, pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice after admitting he tried to destroy and discard documents he knew would be subpoenaed as part of an investigation into the Alavi Foundation’s alleged relationship with Bank Melli.

At the time, the Alavi Foundation already had a long-standing funding relationship with several Canadian universities, as well as the Toronto private school. Its charitable tax records indicate it gave $5,000 to the University of Alberta in 2004 and 2008, and $10,000 to Ottawa’s Carleton University in 2007. The Toronto Farsi School, which has charitable status and claims it can provide credits toward an Ontario secondary-school diploma, received more than $200,000 between 2004 and 2010. The largest beneficiary in Canada, however, was McGill University’s Institute of Islamic Studies, which received $270,000 between 2004 and 2010. Christopher Manfredi, dean of McGill’s faculty of arts, told Maclean’s he believes Alavi has been funding McGill since 1987.

Carleton University and the University of Alberta say they have not received money from the Alavi Foundation since 2007 and 2008, respectively. The Alavi Foundation gave McGill $30,000 last August.

“As far as I’m concerned, when we receive money from the Alavi Foundation, we’re not receiving money from Iran,” says Manfredi. “We’re simply receiving money from a philanthropic foundation that has an interest in supporting cultural activities around Persian language, literature and culture.”

Manfredi says he’s aware of the allegations against the Alavi Foundation but has seen “no direct evidence” linking it to the Iranian government. But for Payam Akhavan, a professor of international law at McGill, suspicions about the Alavi Foundation’s alleged links to Iran should give McGill pause before the school takes its money.

“The acceptance of funds from an organization suspected of acting as a front for a regime with an appalling human rights record raises serious ethical questions,” says Akhavan. Manfredi says McGill exercises “due diligence” regarding its donors and “tries to ascertain that the source of funds is of good standing and does not create any difficulties.”

Neither the Alavi Foundation nor the Toronto Farsi School responded to interview requests.

Girl accused of burning Qur’an flees Pakistan to live in Canada

fleeing an islamic shithole excuse of a country



Immigration minister Jason Kenney tells CTV News he personally intervened to help a young Christian girl, Rimsha Masih, who has fled Pakistan with her parents and settled in Canada due to concerns for her safety.

Rimsha Masih and her family left Pakistan in March, after she had been locked up in maximum security prison for several weeks last August.

The girl, believed to be between the ages of 11 and 14, was accused of burning Islam’s holy book. Her case drew international attention to Pakistan’s severe blasphemy laws.

She was later acquitted, after a local Muslim cleric was thought to have framed her.

“This was an extraordinary example of brutal persecution,” Kenney told CTV News. “Rimsha was accused of blasphemy which was completely trumped up by people in her local village.”

Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi, a Muslim cleric who lobbied for Masih’s release from prison, said it was troubling she had to flee her homeland.

“I am sad that this innocent girl had to leave Pakistan. She had been acquitted by the court, and despite that it was not possible for her to live freely,” he said.

The case has received international attention because of the girl’s young age, and there are questions surrounding her mental abilities.

Due to safety concerns, the Masih family’s exact whereabouts in Canada are being kept secret.

In recent months entire villages have been burned in a series of attacks on minority Christians.

With a report by Omar Sachedina, CTV News Ottawa Bureau

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“Islamic civilization” – the biggest lie known to mankind


By Ali Hassan

Translated by Ibn Kammuna

Reviewed and Edited by Jon MC

I can say with confidence that the only civilization attributed to religion is the so-called “Islamic civilization”. Other civilizations do not base themselves on religion. We do not hear about the “Christian civilization”, the “Jewish civilization” or the “Buddhist civilization”.

When I was a student in the Arab schools, I studied a curriculum module or unit called ‘Islamic civilization’ which was taught by a Salafist Imam. His whole curriculum was a biography of the Salafists “Ahlu Sunna” group; a group that wants to follow the works of Muhammad’s times and the early Muslims. All we studied was “so and so said…” and “the Shari’a tells us to do such and such…” the whole curricuum was designed for “Islamic brainwashing”. The instructor Imam never gave a smile in his lectures and taught topics that had no relation to civilization. For me, this class was “the straw that broke the camel’s back” and that led me to go and finish my studies in the lands of the heathens.

The class that I took with this Imam was no more than an insult to my intellect. The course was filled with mumbo jumbo about Islam along with some inherited beliefs about the Jews and the Christians.

Who is the genius who came up with the term “Islamic civilization”?

But wait for a minute …!

Those who coined the term “Islamic civilization” speak about (at most) the seven centuries before the Ottoman empire appeared on the world stage. We can’t speak about the “Turkish times” since that is the Turkish time and not the time of the Islamic civilization. I am talking about the seven centuries where the lands Muslims ruled were in their “golden age”.

Now, greater civilizations of the past left us witnesses to their accomplishments. The Romans did. So did the Greeks, the Mayas and the Chinese. The great Egyptian civilization of old left us the Pyramids – one of their witnesses to their accomplishments.

Where is the evidence for the Muslims civilization? Is it the Ummayyad Mosque in Damascus? This was no more than a Christian church that the Muslims took over and converted to a mosque, just to annoy the Christians and make their life as uncomfortable as possible.

The old civilizations had their greatest accomplishments in the proximity of their origins. For Muslims this is the Mecca and Medina areas. But there are no accomplishments there. All there is is a pre-Islamic black stone enclosed within a mud cube. There is nothing worth mentioning in Mecca or Medina. Even in other areas Muslims accomplished nothing. In the example of Spain, Muslims took over buildings by force from the original natives, and stayed there, unwelcome, until the natives had enough power to get rid of the Muslims. Had not the Muslims been kicked out of Spain, we would have today Kandahar instead of Marbella and Waziristan rather than Mallorca and Mogadesho instead of Barcelona.

How beautiful you are, my mind, when you are in the right environment!

Thanks to my studies in the lands of infidels, my mind had a healthy development and the ability to do critical thinking. In comparison, education in Muslim areas is just indoctrination.

An example of intellectual theft by Muslims is that they invented the concept of “zero” without which computers would not have been possible.

This is a lie, the concept of zero came from the Indians. The same applies to “Arabic” numerals that have their origins in Babylonia.

What Muslims like to teach and brag about are half-truths.

Muslims claim they translated the Greek works of Socrates, Arstotle, etc. and that without the Muslims’ translations such origins of European civilization would have been lost.

This is not quite accurate.

True, the translations were made in lands dominated by Muslims, such as Iraq and the Levant. But it wasn’t the Muslims who did the translation. It was Assyrian Christians. At that time the Khalif was forgiving and did not follow Islam (philosophy and logic are considered heresy in Islam) but fortunately the Sultan was a heretic and allowed to these translations to be made.

The exact term is “Islamic primitivism”.

The Islamic religion is an invasive Arab culture that seeks to destroy, and destroyed, the cultures of native peoples. The only reason that the Giza Pyramids in Egypt are still standing is that when Muslims took over Egypt and ruled over the native Copts the Muslims did not have knowledge about bombs and explosives at the time and so could not destroy them.

This was not the case with the giant Buddha statues in Afghanistan, which are 2,500 years old. When Muslims learned to use explosives, they destroyed it while shouting “Allahu Akbar” (Allah is greatest). The civilized world watched their TVs in horror as this spectacle was taking place.

In India, three thousand Hindu temples were converted to mosques, and the consequences of such actions still exist today:

Natives of the Indian sub-continent lived together in harmony until The Muslims showed up on the scene and viciously converted temples into mosques. Along with the Muslims, war came to India and this ultimately led to the division of India into two states: one is the world’s largest democracy (modern India) and the second is the world’s largest shelter for Muslim terrorists (Pakistan).

Islam and Medicine

Nowadays one is nauseated and gets migrane headache from all that Islamic bragging about the contributions of Islam to Medicine during its “golden age”. This is nonsense.

During the Abbasid dynasty, The Khalif (Sultan) did not follow Islam. He was, rather, a good drinker of alcohol and spent his time attending to pretty maids.

In fact it was the apostacy of some Abbasid rulers that allowed translation of non-Islamic works, the development of knowledge and a movement to establish the rule of the intellect overIslam to thrive.

As for Medicine, it the Christian Assyrians who led the field. Muslims try to take credit for that to deceive the world. Some of those Christians were “Islamized” either through poverty or the sword. “Jizya” was a heavy tax and an Islamic protection racket. It is no wonder that some of those Christians were “Islamized”. In our days, this is seen as no more than a Mafia style operation. And, by the way, this is what is happening nowadays in Egypt. A Coptic boy may declare he is a Muslim to be able to marry a Muslim girl he loves. Later, he may regret what he did, but then it is too late. The court system will not allow him to go back to his Christian faith.

Forced Islamization of scientists

Muslims boast about Al-Razi (Persian), and Ibn Sina (Persian) and Al-Bironi (Persian), and Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (Persian) and Al-Farabi (what is now Kazakhstan) and Al-Khuwarizmi (what is now Uzbekistan), and Al-Bukhari, Al-Tirmidhi, and Al-Sijistani, Bashar ibn Burd, Abu Nawas, Abu Hanifa, Taftazani, and Abu Faraj Isfahani, and Ibn Al-Roumi, and Ibn Bakhtaishou’, and Haneen ibn Ishaq, and Al-Rumi, etc. .. etc. .. Muslims brag about those as if they were the cousins of prophet Muhammad, or as if they were descendants of the Quraish tribe. Those people were not even Arabs. What happened is that the Arab Musim invaders went into other societies, and did two things: One was destroy the culture and sciences of the natives, the second was to Islamize what they could by the sword (or the power of taxes through Jizya and other means). Do you get the picture?

To Summarize

The true inheritance of the lie called “Islamic Civilization” exists in one place and only in one place: The Qur’an. Nothing else is Islamic civilization. What the Muslims did is destroy other civilizations that existed before them. They, the Muslims, had the goal of erasing the original identity of such societies. They replaced man’s intellect with the Qur’an; a book that has stories about Christians and Jews in its first half and calls for cursing them, destroying them and killing them in the second half – in addition to elevating the status of Muhammad.

That is all that Islamic civilization contributed to the world. So, one cannot help but laugh when the words “Islamic Civilization” are mentioned.
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Kanye West – T.i. And Kanye West Sued Over Copyright Dispute


just an ordinary day in the shit music industry of America


Rappers T.I. and Kanye West have been targeted in a new lawsuit amid allegations they illegally sampled a track by funk group Bloodstone for a 2003 collaboration.

The veterans claim they had no idea the hip-hop stars had been granted permission to use parts of their 1979 song I’m Just Doing My Job on T.I.’s Trap Muzik album, which was released in 2003 and contained the tune Doin’ My Job, produced by West.

The sample was provided by bosses at Universal Music, but the members of Bloodstone insist they were not approached to officially clear the music – and now they are suing all three parties for punitive damages, and requesting an injunction on T.I.’s track.

In legal papers obtained by their lawyer states: “Plaintiffs do not approve of their song being sampled in a hip hop or rap song.

“Bloodstone did not know that Umg had granted the license to Ti and Kanye West until late 2011/early 2012. Since that time Bloodstone has sought to find out who granted the license to Ti without any authority, and recently learned it was Ume (Universal Music Enterprises).”

A Grim Anniversary in Sudan

islamic, sharia, terrorist and genocidal, racist state of North Sudan waging wars against the native Black Sudanese

June 27, 2013 By Faith J. H. McDonnell

“The students go to class, and when they hear the Antonovs coming they run to hide in the caves.”

This is how a teacher describes a typical school day for children in Acheron, a village in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan State. With the Nuba Mountains now entering a third year of genocidal jihad waged by the Sudanese National Congress Party (NCP) government in Khartoum, the young teacher says “war bombardment has become normal.” “Class” is gathering in the open air. School buildings have gone the same way as those in the first genocide in the 1990s: bombed to smithereens by Khartoum. But the desire to learn remains alive, and so two volunteer teachers – barely out of secondary school themselves – are risking their own lives to ensure that Nuba children receive an education.

In May 2011 the Islamist regime stole South Kordofan’s gubernatorial election from Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) war hero Commander Abdelaziz Adam al Hilu and gave it to ICC-indicted war criminal Ahmed Haroun. Providing voter statistics showing a clear al Hilu victory, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) for South Kordofan wrote to the UN Security Council on May 20, 2011, saying, “We participated in these elections genuinely, but the NCP proved the lacking of the will to implement any agreement.” The SPLM warned, “The aim of the NCP is to bluff the world and use elections to gain fake legitimacy.”

June 5, 2013 marked the second anniversary of Khartoum’s second jihad against the black, African Nuba people. On June 5, 2011, Sudanese president ICC-indicted war criminal Omar al Bashir launched a genocidal jihad against the Nuba in the state capital of Kadugli. Khartoum’s security forces began house-to-house searches for Christians and other non-Muslims, ethnic black African Nuba, and members of or sympathizers with the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) or other opposition parties.

Persecution Project Foundation (PPF) founder and president Brad Phillips told the US Congress that “more than 5,000 ethnic Nubans who sought refuge in the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) compound were dragged out by NCP security forces and slaughtered at the gate while Egyptian UNMIS forces watched and in some reports actually laughed.” Images provided by the Satellite Sentinel Project and internal UN reports reveal that the bodies of thousands of innocent Nuba men, women, and children lie in mass graves around Kadugli.

This was only the beginning. In the 1980s-‘90s the Khartoum regime attempted to eradicate the Nuba for aligning with the SPLA. Following the ethnic cleansing of Kadugli, the regime began a similar eradication campaign featuring aerial bombardment and a ground war by the Islamist militia Popular Defense Force (PDF) to burn homes, schools, churches, markets and crops. This scorched earth strategy is responsible for malnutrition and starvation that has affected tens of thousands. Nuba who have not fled to refugee camps in South Sudan or Kenya must flee to caves in the sides of the hills when the daily bombing takes place. Most have no food but leaves and insects, and little access to clean drinking water. The Sudanese government prevents international provision of aid to those in desperate need of food and medicine.

In his congressional testimony, Brad Phillips criticized the US and other governments’ inaction and surmised that if not for the protection of the SPLA-North, “led by their inspirational leader, Abdelaziz Adam Al Hilu, we would be witnessing another Rwandan-style genocide.” Instead, for two years, we have witnessed Sudanese style genocide – in which those committing genocide have seen no evidence that they need to fear meaningful outside intervention.

From Day One the evil intentions of the al Bashir regime were far clearer than those of either Egypt’s Mubarak or Libya’s Gadhafi. And the intensity of the regime’s attack against innocent Nuba civilians far surpassed the Mubarak and Gadhafi responses to the Arab “Spring.” Nevertheless, today Mubarak is gone, thanks to President Obama’s intervention, and an Islamist supremacist Muslim Brotherhood controls Egypt without having had to fight for “freedom.” Gadhafi is dead, and thanks to US intervention, the “freedom fighters” that sodomized and murdered him and that attacked the American consulate in Benghazi, are free to impose Sharia on all of Libya. Likewise, the US is poised to provide weapons to yet more Islamists in Syria.

In contrast, over 750 days after the Khartoum regime announced its plan to eradicate the black, African Nuba, to “sweep out the trash” that the racist Arabist regime considers black-skinned African people to be, not only does the genocide continue, but the US State Department still insists that only a “diplomatic solution” will bring peace to Sudan. With such a response from the Obama Administration, it is not surprising that Khartoum has felt free to expand the genocide to Blue Nile State, starting in September 2011, and to ramp up the action against the innocent men, women, and children of Darfur once again.

The SPLA-North and its Darfuri allies fight as the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF), winning almost all of the ground battles with the more well-armed regime. AFP reported on April 27, 2013 that the “rebels” had attacked five government-held areas in North and South Kordofan States. They quoted an anonymous regional political expert who said that the rebel action is aimed to demonstrate strength and is “very threatening for the government.” So threatening, in fact, that the regime went whining to the international community, and particularly to the US government, demanding condemnation of the attacks and sanctions on the rebel-controlled regions. Sadly, but not surprisingly, the Obama Administration denounced the SRF’s actions, even though, in the words of Brad Phillips, “it is US coddling of Bashir that has ultimately forced the SPLM-N to action before their people are further ground down by famine and privation.”

The State Department has encouraged the SRF to become more “inclusive” of all so-called opposition groups, including those that share the regime’s dream of an Islamic Caliphate. But State has shown less concern for the inclusion of hundreds of thousands of Sudan’s other ethnic African people groups. In Sudan’s far north, home to more pyramids than exist in Egypt, the regime is building dams to drown the memory of the ancient Nubian kingdoms and to displace today’s Nubians, selling their land to Islamists from Egypt. In eastern Sudan, Khartoum has marginalized and oppressed the indigenous Beja people for decades, and is pushing them into the desert, allowing Rashaida Arabs to claim the region.

Recently, Brad Philllips wrote that the “US government and International Community (IC) have responded to all the death, all the torture, all the rape, all the indiscriminate bombings, all the cruelty, all the displacement, and all the persecution by continuing to endorse the very government committing these acts.” He acknowledges some international sanctions are still in place against Khartoum, and that “there has been diplomatic wrist-slapping when Bashir’s behavior is simply too atrocious to be ignored.” But Bashir “has successfully convinced the US and IC that any alternative to his administration would plunge the nation into chaos and Sudan would become another Somalia.”

Phillips continues that his response to the “it could be worse” argument is “stunned silence.” He says that all he can see in his mind “are 3 million corpses, thousands of children missing limbs, untold thousands of women raped, and a completely failed state being propped up by an International Community which fears something ‘worse’.” But something worse is exactly what we have wrought in Egypt and Libya, and to which we seem headed in Syria. Something worse is when a country becomes more like Sudan.

Britain capitulates to jihad

Britain capitulates to jihad

In a striking blow against freedom, the British government has banned us from entering the country. Muhammad al-Arifi, who has advocated Jew-hatred, wife-beating, and jihad violence, entered the U.K. recently with no difficulty. In not allowing us into the country solely because of our true and accurate statements about Islam, the British government is behaving like a de facto Islamic state. The nation that gave the world the Magna Carta is dead.

OIC Opens Office in Brussels to Fight “Islamophobia” in Europe

by Soeren Kern
June 26, 2013 at 5:00 am

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), an influential bloc of 57 Muslim countries, has officially inaugurated a Permanent Observer Mission to the European Union (EU).

The primary objective of the OIC, headquartered in Saudi Arabia and funded by Islamic countries around the world, has long been to pressure Europe and the United States into passing laws that would ban “negative stereotyping of Islam.”

The establishment of a permanent OIC presence in Brussels implies that the group intends to redouble its lobbying efforts aimed at outlawing all forms of “Islamophobia” [a term invented by the Muslim Brotherhood in the 1990s] within the 27-member EU, where restrictions on free speech regarding Islam-related issues are already commonplace (see here, here, here and here).

OIC Secretary General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu opened the mission to the EU during a formal inauguration ceremony in Brussels on June 25; it was attended by diplomats, EU officials and dignitaries from Europe and across the Muslim world.

In his inaugural speech, Ihsanoglu declared, “There is a growing and developing interest at the highest level in the EU to cooperate with the OIC… I think our relations with the European Union on the different agenda items that we share will benefit all of us. There is a need for cooperation between the Muslim world and Europe, and the OIC, as a collective voice of the Muslim world which stands for modernization and moderation, will be the proper institution to deal with the EU.”

Ihsanoglu — who recently said in an interview with Al Jazeera Television that his number one job is to combat the religious persecution of Muslims in the West — added, “We need to seriously fight against Islamophobia to further strengthen ties between the Islamic world and Europe and to eradicate the unnecessary sensitivities.”

Since the late 1990s, the OIC has been promoting the so-called Istanbul Process, an aggressive effort by Muslim countries to make it an international crime to criticize Islam. The explicit aim of the Istanbul Process is to enshrine in international law a global ban on all critical scrutiny of Islam and Islamic Sharia law.

In recent years, the OIC has been engaged in a determined diplomatic offensive to persuade Western democracies to implement United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) Resolution 16/18, which calls on all countries to combat “intolerance, negative stereotyping and stigmatization of … religion and belief.” (Analysis of the OIC’s war on free speech can be found here and here.)

Resolution 16/18, which was adopted at HRC headquarters in Geneva in March 2011 (with the support of the Obama Administration) — together with the OIC-sponsored Resolution 66/167, which was quietly approved by the 193-member UN General Assembly on December 19, 2011 — is widely viewed as marking a significant step forward in OIC efforts to advance the international legal concept of defaming Islam.

The OIC scored a diplomatic coup when the Obama Administration agreed to host a three-day Istanbul Process conference in Washington, DC on December 12-14, 2011. By doing so, the United States gave the OIC the political legitimacy was seeking to globalize its initiative to ban criticism of Islam.

Refusing to be outdone by the Americans, the EU subsequently hosted an Istanbul Process conference at Wilton Park in London on December 3-5, 2012. The aim of the event was “to arrive at a common understanding of UN Human Rights Council Resolution 16/18 on combating religious intolerance and the difference in emphasis with regard freedom of expression.”

According to Ihsanoglu, the EU’s offer to host the meeting, which gathered legal experts, NGOs, government representatives, academics, legislators and educators as well as OIC representatives, represented a “qualitative shift in action against the phenomenon of Islamophobia.”

The OIC has been especially annoyed over its inability to silence a growing number of democratically elected politicians in Europe who have voiced concerns over the refusal of Muslim immigrants to integrate into their host countries and the consequent establishment of parallel Islamic societies in many parts of Europe.

According to Ihsanoglu, “The phenomenon of Islamophobia is found in the West in general, but is growing in European countries in particular and in a manner different than that in the US, which had contributed to drafting Resolution 16/18. The new European position represents the beginning of the shift from their previous reserve over the years over the attempts by the OIC to counter ‘defamation of religions’ in the Human Rights Council and the General Assembly of the United Nations.”

Nevertheless, the OIC has been unable to garner sufficient support for an all-encompassing global blasphemy law within the framework of the UN, and Ihsanoglu announced in October 2012 that the OIC would change its strategy by appealing to individual nation-states to enact hate-speech laws concerning Islam.

The OIC has also stepped up efforts to criminalize the criticism of Islam on the basis of Article 20 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), a multilateral treaty that forms part of the International Bill of Human Rights.

According to the OIC, Article 20 of ICCPR states that denigration of symbols or persons sacred to any religion is a criminal offense, and Ihsanoglu says the only problem is its lack of enforcement by signatory states.

On January 7-8, 2013, the OIC held a meeting of international legal and human rights experts in Istanbul with the stated aim of examining the legal options for “banning religious intolerance against Muslims.”

Delivering the opening remarks, Ihsanoglu said: “This meeting of ours in Istanbul is a crucial milestone of a multifaceted, multisided, diplomatic and legal process against Islamophobia, and on the campaign initiated against Islam and its prophet.”

Ihsanoglu added: “Since the first day I assumed office, we have been able to see the adoption of resolutions defending Islam and condemning the attacks against Islam at the United Nations General Assembly and the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.”

In a clear sign that the OIC has no intention of abandoning UN Resolution 16/18, Ihsanoglu said, “The issue to be discussed today by the wise men is how ’16/18′ will be implemented. We will discuss the sanctions from the view of international law… what would happen when arrogant cartoons get drawn or a movie gets shot.”

On January 22, 2013, Ihsanoglu told British government officials attending a “High Level Meeting on Intolerance” in London that Islamophobia is an issue of “utmost contemporary significance” and a matter of “vital concern.” He encouraged the EU to brainstorm on building common ground on combating “intolerance and discrimination against Muslims.”

Thus by establishing a permanent OIC presence in Brussels, Ihsanoglu appears to be laying the diplomatic groundwork to persuade non-elected bureaucrats at EU headquarters to enact pan-European hate speech legislation that would limit by fiat what 500 million European citizens — including democratically elected politicians — can and cannot say about Islam.

Speaking to Turkish media outlets on June 24 ahead of the opening ceremony in Brussels, Ihsanoglu warned the EU against allowing any speech that could be deemed hostile to Islam.

For example, Ihsanoglu urged the EU to ban the use of the term “Islamic terrorist” and replace it with the word “jihadist” instead. According to Ihsanoglu, “jihad does not necessarily mean killing the other” and he blamed Westerners for distorting the concept of jihad to mean “holy war.” He said that Muslim scholars have repeatedly affirmed that the word jihad, which is mentioned in the Koran, simply means the “struggle” to do good and to remove injustice, oppression and evil from society.

Meanwhile, the OIC has been organizing “anti-Islamophobia symposia” across Europe. Entitled “Smearing Islam and Muslims in the Media,” the first-of-its-kind event was held in Brussels on February 15-16, 2012, and was “aimed at establishing information mechanisms to face up to the slanderous campaigns against Islam in the media.”

Another OIC organ called the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (IESCO) organized a seminar in Brussels on “how to deal with stereotypical images of Islam in European television programs.”

The seminar was designed to help European journalists “identify characteristics of stereotypes about Islam in European television programs, highlight the dangers of defamation of religions, and clarify the distinction between freedom of expression and the right to cultural difference, the commitment to the Islamic cultural identity and the struggle against racism and hatred.”

According to Ihsanoglu, “The suggestion that Islam is the problem as it is claimed in the hateful discourse of Islamophobia is to negate Islam’s sublime values of peace, compassion, and tolerance, and all the noble virtues that Islam has stood for throughout fourteen centuries of tolerant, brilliant and radiant civilization.”

In her latest book, entitled “Europe, Globalization, and the Coming of the Universal Caliphate,” Islam scholar Bat Ye’or provides and in-depth examination of the EU’s opaque relationship with the OIC, which she describes as a “would-be universal caliphate” that exercises significant power through the EU, the UN and other international organizations.

Ye’or describes an OIC strategy manual, “Strategy of Islamic Cultural Action in the West,” in which the OIC asserts that “Muslim immigrant communities in Europe are part of the Islamic nation” and recommends “a series of steps to prevent the integration and assimilation of Muslims into European culture.”

According to Ye’or, “The caliphate is alive and growing within Europe…It has advanced through the denial of dangers and the obfuscating of history. It has moved forward on gilded carpets in the corridors of dialogue, the network of the Alliances and partnerships, in the corruption of its leaders, intellectuals and NGOs, particularly at the United Nations.”

During the 12th Islamic Summit held in Cairo on February 6-7, 2013, OIC members unanimously elected Iyad bin Amin Madani to the post of OIC Secretary General. Madani’s term will begin in January 2014 when Ihsanoglu’s term expires.

This will be the first time that the OIC — which describes itself as the “only and sole official representative of the Muslim world… the real spokesman of the Muslim world” — will be headed by a Saudi, and observers believe that under Madani the OIC will become even more extreme.

Meanwhile, Ihsanoglu continues to admonish the EU that “Islam should be welcomed as a family member in Europe, not as a guest.” He said the “exclusion of Islam means ignoring the influential role of Islamic civilization in the evolution of the Western civilization.”

Soeren Kern is a Senior Fellow at the New York-based Gatestone Institute. He is also Senior Fellow for European Politics at the Madrid-based Grupo de Estudios Estratégicos / Strategic Studies Group. Follow him on Facebook.

forcing islam: Young British students taken to mosques by schools, made to do islamic observances.

Think the same schools will take the muslim kids to a synagogue? A Catholic Church and make them get baptized? How about a lecture by Sam Harris or Richard Dawkins, which in fact really should be part of the curricula.



The Term “African-American” Is Just Another Way of Saying The N-Word

Blue Steel Magazine: Lifestyles of An Independant Artist

It’s sad, and in some ways, quite laughable. I just shake my head in disbelief every time I hear someone who claims “African-American” heritage trying to eradicate the use of the n-word. I am a Black Man. I don’t use the n-word and I do not describe myself as an “African-American” because these terms are really just two sides of the same coin.

Have you ever really looked at the term “African-American?” Read the term from right to left and you will see that it is just a mantra, which takes the individual claiming such heritage through the middle passage, when all you were was just an “n-word.” That’s all an “African-American” is. See people never really want to hit the cause of a problem at its root, but just complain about the problem itself.

This mantra “African-American” came into use heavily during the early-1990’s. Before this time, the “n-word”…

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William Fichtner is Oruku Saki the Shredder!

who would watch a white actor playing a Japanese man?


In an interview with the Huffington Post Canada, Fichtner finally confirmed his role in the upcoming TMNT reboot.

When asked who he’d be playing, he replied ” I play Shredder. It is cool. It’s one of those things that came along where I thought, “Really? Let me think about this for a minute.” [Laughs] Then I was like, “Yeah, OK, this sounds like a journey.” I’m very glad that it worked out, I’m really glad that I’m doing it.”So what do we think of this latest bit of casting news?

William Fichtner is Shredder!


Fears false Iranian refugees with ‘sinister motives’ may enter Canada as 19 are rejected on security grounds

Fears false Iranian refugees with ‘sinister motives’ may enter Canada as 19 are rejected on security grounds


Immigration authorities are concerned that Iranians with “sinister motives” may enter Canada along with the flow of undocumented refugees, according to a declassified government report obtained by the National Post.

The Canada Border Services Agency intelligence report said 19 Iranian nationals, most of whom had arrived in the country without legitimate travel documents, had been found “inadmissible” on security grounds since 2008.

It also said the United States was “increasingly concerned that Iranian secret operatives and Hezbollah, their ‘terrorist proxy force,’ may carry out attacks in the U.S.” Hezbollah is known to “alter and steal travel documents, passports and visas,” it added.

The July 2012 report, “Irregular Migration of Iranians to Canada,” was written by the CBSA Migration Intelligence Section. A copy was obtained by the National Post on Monday under the Access to Information Act.

Its release comes as relations between Ottawa and Tehran are openly hostile and Iran, under pressure over its nuclear program, has been caught orchestrating terrorist plots in several countries, including the U.S., where it tried to assassinate the Saudi ambassador.

In addition to overseeing international terrorist operations, Iran has been trying to impose pro-regime views on the diaspora. Before its diplomatic corps was expelled from Ottawa last September, one envoy told expatriates to “resist” Canadian culture and “occupy high-level key positions” in the Canadian government.

At the same time that Tehran is increasingly treating Canada as a foe, referring to it in the state-controlled press as an “extremist” government, Iran remains the top source of refugee claimants who arrive in Canada with false, forged, altered or stolen travel documents.

“While Iranian irregular migrants mainly enter Canada to make refugee claims, it is possible that certain individuals may enter with more sinister motives,” the report said under the heading ‘‘National Security.’’

The concerns stem partly from experience. In 1991, a trained Iranian assassin who took part in attacks on dissidents entered Canada posing as a refugee. His arrival coincided with a planned visit to Toronto by British author Salman Rushdie, whose assassination had been ordered by the Iranian regime. The agent was eventually found to be a member of Iran’s MOIS intelligence agency and deported.

Ray Boisvert, a retired senior Canadian Security Intelligence Service officer, said he had no doubt Iran would use the refugee system to its advantage. “They are a sophisticated intelligence service, almost first order,” he said in an interview. “They would use all those classic methods of inserting operatives.”


The report said most Iranians who made refugee claims entered Canada using improper travel documents. The majority registered their claims in the Toronto area, “likely due to the large Iranian population,” it said.

Most of their claims cited persecution based on religion, political opinion or sexual orientation. Canada’s acceptance rate for Iranian refugee claims was 86% — almost double the 44% average for all countries, it said.

“A significant proportion of the migrants use facilitators to enter Canada. Information provided by the migrants on their smugglers suggests possible links to organized criminal elements both within and outside of Canada,” said the report.

The “Protected” document said while in 2009 and 2010 most of the migrants had come through Latin America and the Caribbean, Western Europe had since surpassed that region and now accounted for more than half of Iranian refugee claimants.

“Given the growing number of Iranian nationals seeking refugee status globally, and the relative success with which they travel improperly documented to Canada, they will likely continue to target the country for irregular migration,” the report said.

“While the total number of Iranian irregular migrants arriving in Canada is relatively small [about 300 per year], the manner in which they arrive, their success at skirting immigration controls, and the possibility of links to organized crime are of concern.”