Day: September 17, 2012

Newsweek trolls again with MUSLIM RAGE

Source: Author: Alex Pareene  Look, we all know Tina Brown, editor of Newsweek, is simply trolling us, because trolling is the only way for a weekly newsmagazine to get any sort of attention anymore. (Time doesn’t troll us, and as a result no one ever talks about Time.) So, MUSLIM RAGE. […]

Hidden Causes of the Muslim Protests

Source: The Atlantic By ROBERT WRIGHT As the Muslim protests subside, more and more people have come to realize that what seems to have sparked them–one of the worst YouTube videos ever, which is saying something–isn’t what they were mainly about. But what were they about? Here theories differ, and some of the […]

PM orders immediate shutdown of Youtube services

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Prime Minsiter Raja Pervez Ashraf has ordered immediate shutdown of video-sharing website Youtube in the aftermath of protests against anti-Islam film “Innocence of Muslims,” which is still available on the website, DawnNews reported on Monday. In a directive issued to the Ministry of Information Technology, the PM stated […]

An insult best left in obscurity

Source: Asia Times There is no doubt that the amateur film Innocence of Muslims is offensive and undeserving of attention, but nevertheless it has been plucked from obscurity and is fueling incredible violence. A good word of advice to the Muslim community is to think big and avoid the trappings […]

Obama rethinks the Arab Spring

Credit: Asia Times: By Victor Kotsev The recent attacks on American and European embassies and the riots throughout the Muslim world are bringing home what the summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Tehran failed to get across: that much of the world strongly resents Western hegemony. Amid chants of “Listen, […]

Centre-left opposes ban on anti-Islam film

Credit: The Local Several German cabinet ministers condemned the Islamophobic film, with Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich saying that legal avenues would be explored to try and stop a screening planned by populist far-right party Pro Deutschland. Pro-Deutschland said they were planning to screen the film in a Berlin cinema in […]