Tag: FREE SPEECH

Garland, Texas—Scene of Last Night’s Shootings—Is a Hotbed for Anti-Muslim Bigotry

By Zaid Jilani / Alternet Last night, there was a shooting in Garland, Texas. Two men opened fire outside a Muslim caricature event hosted by anti-Muslim activist Pamela Geller, and were shot dead in response. One security officer was reportedly injured in the attack as well. There are many unanswered questions about the shooting –… Read More ›

Arizona Hate Preacher Who Tells Women They Deserve Rape Is Harassing Mosque-Goers

DTT: Why aren’t real Christians calling these guys out on this? Imagine what would have happened if a Muslim did this outside a Christian church. There would be uproar in the media. But since its Muslims getting abused it is all fine… By Zaid Jilani / AlterNet Dean Saxton rips pages from the Quran and… Read More ›

Israel Lobby, UK Officials Attempt To Shut Down Univ. Of Southampton Conference

By Ali Abunimah / Electronic Intifada Academics are pushing back against an effort by Israel lobby groups and UK government officials to cancel or alter a law school conference related to Palestine. Almost 300 professors at universities in the UK and other countries have signed a statement expressing “principled and full support for the University of… Read More ›