There is an appalling degree of Racism in middle eastern culture

Robert Fisk highlights in today’s Independent, the quite frankly appalling human rights abuses that appears to be culturally endemic in the middle east. We might indeed have folks around us who are racist, but culturally we do not generally tolerate it, but instead denounce such lunatics. What Mr Fisk highlights is something quite different, a … Read more There is an appalling degree of Racism in middle eastern culture

London Metropolitan University – Wants to ban alcohol for reasons of cultural sensitivity

This might on the surface appear to be yet more criticism of Islam, but it’s not. Instead it is a rant against some lunatics who appear to be masquerading as administrators at the London Metropolitan University. The Daily Mail reports … London university considers stopping sale of  ‘immoral’ alcohol on campus because it offends their Muslim … Read more London Metropolitan University – Wants to ban alcohol for reasons of cultural sensitivity

Middle Eastern state ad in Guardian today: Torturer, salary £16,000 – £21,000 … seriously!!

This one truly takes the biscuit … sitting smack bang in the middle of the careers advertisements within Today’s UK Guardian is an advert for a “Torturer”, starting on £16,000 to £21,000 a year. (This is the point at which you insert your completely gob smacked stunned silence) … the ad in question reads … The government of a Middle … Read more Middle Eastern state ad in Guardian today: Torturer, salary £16,000 – £21,000 … seriously!!

UK Libel Reform News: Latest UK Government proposal is not a solution … we are not there yet.

The Libel Reform Campaign welcomes the Government’s commitment to a Defamation Bill but current proposals do not yet address the extensive problems of libel bullying and the chill on public debate. The Ministry of Justice has published a statement in response to the report of the Joint Scrutiny Committee on the Draft Defamation Bill last year. … Read more UK Libel Reform News: Latest UK Government proposal is not a solution … we are not there yet.