Tag: free speech

European Union Declares War on Internet Free Speech
By June 3, 2016 Read More →

European Union Declares War on Internet Free Speech

The European Union, in partnership with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft, has unveiled a “code of conduct” to combat the spread of “illegal hate speech” online in Europe.

Posted in: European Union
Spain: Fate of Ex-Muslim Critic of Islam Hangs in Balance
By November 26, 2014 Read More →

Spain: Fate of Ex-Muslim Critic of Islam Hangs in Balance

A Spanish court is deliberating the fate of Imran Firasat, an ex-Muslim from Pakistan who faces imminent deportation.

Posted in: Islam in Europe, Spain
Spain to Deport Pakistani Refugee for Criticizing Islam
By June 6, 2014 Read More →

Spain to Deport Pakistani Refugee for Criticizing Islam

The Spanish Supreme Court has ruled that a political refugee should be deported because his criticism of Islam is a threat to national security.

Britain: Islamists Create Climate of Fear to Curb Free Speech
By February 28, 2014 Read More →

Britain: Islamists Create Climate of Fear to Curb Free Speech

Muslim fundamentalists in London have threatened to behead a fellow British Muslim after he posted an innocuous image of Mohammed and Jesus on his Twitter account.

OIC Blames Free Speech for “Islamophobia” in West
By December 11, 2013 Read More →

OIC Blames Free Speech for “Islamophobia” in West

The primary objective of the OIC—headquartered in Saudi Arabia and funded by dozens of Muslim countries that systematically persecute Christians and Jews—has long been to pressure Western countries into passing laws that would ban “negative stereotyping of Islam.”

EU Proposal to Monitor “Intolerant” Citizens
By October 28, 2013 Read More →

EU Proposal to Monitor “Intolerant” Citizens

The European Parliament is quietly considering an audacious proposal that calls for the direct surveillance of any EU citizen suspected of being “intolerant.”

OIC Opens Office in Brussels to Fight ‘Islamophobia’ in Europe
By June 26, 2013 Read More →

OIC Opens Office in Brussels to Fight ‘Islamophobia’ in Europe

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” within the 27-member EU, where restrictions on free speech vis-à-vis Islam-related issues are already commonplace.

Germany Cracks Down on Critics of Mega-Mosque
By April 16, 2013 Read More →

Germany Cracks Down on Critics of Mega-Mosque

The Bavarian branch of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency has placed under state surveillance German activists accused of fomenting hate against Muslims due to their opposition to the construction of a mega-mosque in Munich.

Another Attempt to Murder Free Speech in Denmark
By February 6, 2013 Read More →

Another Attempt to Murder Free Speech in Denmark

Lars Hedegaard, a well-known free speech activist and critic of Islam, narrowly escaped an assassination attempt outside his home in Copenhagen.Hedegaard has been at the vanguard of a decade-long effort to fight back against restrictions to free speech in Europe, especially speech that is critical of Islam.

Posted in: Denmark, Islam in Europe
Muslims Pressing for Blasphemy Laws in Europe
By November 30, 2012 Read More →

Muslims Pressing for Blasphemy Laws in Europe

The Dutch parliament has approved a motion to revoke a law that makes insulting God a crime. Free speech activists say the move represents a significant victory at a time when Muslim groups are stepping up pressure on European governments to criminalize the criticism of Islam and/or Mohammed.

Saudi “Propaganda Center” Opens in Vienna
By November 27, 2012 Read More →

Saudi “Propaganda Center” Opens in Vienna

Saudi Arabia has officially opened the doors of a controversial new “interreligious and intercultural dialogue center” in the Austrian capital, Vienna.

Posted in: Austria, Islam in Europe
US, EU Spearhead Islamic Bid To Criminalize Free Speech
By January 6, 2012 Read More →

US, EU Spearhead Islamic Bid To Criminalize Free Speech

The European Union has offered to host the next meeting of the so-called Istanbul Process, an aggressive effort by Muslim countries to make it an international crime to criticize Islam.