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(Douglass Murray weighs in on the AHA at Brandeis issue)
There have been troubling developments for some time. But an event earlier this week speaks louder than any so far. This is the decision of Brandeis University to revoke the offer of an honorary degree to the human rights hero, Ayaan Hirsi Ali. […]
But of course behind all this is something else, at the national level. Because as with so many things that go wrong in these matters in the US, the Council on American-Islamic Relations [CAIR] is behind it. It was CAIR which appears to have led the campaign of outsiders putting pressure on the university, writing to the President of Brandeis and publicly calling on him to rescind the invitation and honour.
3. ‘Anonymous’ attackers of Israel, not quite so anonymous anymore. Always (remember. When hacking Israel for political reasons, always try and wear your Sunday best.)
An Israeli hacker team published on Tuesday images and personal details of members of the Anonymous hacker collective who participated in the OpIsrael attack against Israeli sites earlier this week, Israel’s Channel 2 reported.
4. African woman protests for her right to invade Germany and get anything she wants for free, by staying up in a tree. Currently she is asking for German medical attention for an injury she sustained while in the tree protesting German immigration issues.
Fr Franz’s death in Syria is a stark reminder of the systematic campaign by jihadists intent on the destruction of the region’s ancient churches and the contemporary Passion and suffering being inflicted on the Middle East’s Christians. It is also a moment to reflect on the outstanding work of Aid to The Church In need, who had provided more than £2 million of support to the humanitarian work in Homs.
Sharif Demirsay, 65, was stabbed 11 times in his bungalow in Kempston, Bedfordshire, last May. His partner was stabbed and seriously hurt.
Courtney Glynn, 19, of Kempston, was given a minimum sentence of 27 years at Luton Crown Court with Muhammed Rashed, 17, of Bedford, getting a 22-year term.
Hameedur Rahman, 16, of Bedford, will be detained for a minimum of 19 years.
Sasha Potter, a veterinary nurse, wrote on Facebook: “I think its METHOMYL!! its a highly toxic pesticide and im a nurse at Medivet Hendon and someone is poisoning dogs in parks around Kingsbury and Neasden. Signs are vomiting, salivating, tremors, neurosigns. We have saved a few dogs but many have died because they were too late. The police are involved and its been going on for avout 5 weeks. [sic]”
(I will wager a couple of dollars on what the motive for this may be)