1. Totalitarian leftist forces disguised as black advocacy groups, attack statue of Thomas Jefferson at a university in Virginia.
Bringing them all full circle, these leftist groups have now managed to attack the symbol of the man responsible for ending slavery in the USA, and who’s codification of liberal principles are at least partially responsible for making slavery repugnant in the entire non-Islamic world.
The Washington Times has some coverage of it. But frankly no one in the MSM outside of one or two voices at FOX seems to have cottoned on to the overall strategy at play here by postmodernists and offshoot totalitarian groups, masquerading as “rights groups” while tearing down Western freedoms brick by brick.
2. So about them Rohingya
And then there is this:
Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Myanmar, is now all over the news, being taken to task for “not speaking out” against the mistreatment of the Rohingya, the Muslim minority in Myanmar, almost all of whom live in the western Rakhine State of Myanmar. 365,000 people have signed a petition demanding she be stripped of her Nobel Prize for not speaking out and denouncing the Buddhists of Myanmar; in Pakistan, a country renowned for its humane treatment of minorities, her photograph has been publicly burned; Al Jazeera has denounced her, and so has that champion of justice Tariq Ramadan.
In the last month, the world media reports, 250,000 Rohingya have now fled the latest cycle of violence, that began with Rohingya attacks on the military in mid-August, for Bangladesh. In fact, Aung San Suu Kyi has spoken out, but not in the way that many expected. They wanted her to categorically denounce the Burmese military and to depict the Rohingya as entirely innocent victims of Buddhist attacks; this she has refused to do. She believes the story of the Rohingyas in Myanmar is more complicated than the outside world believes. She has noted that “fake news” about atrocities in Myanmar have been relied on by much of the world’s media. More than a few of the stories about the Rohingya have indeed been accompanied by photos purportedly showing the violence against them, but which, in fact, have turned out to be photos of other atrocities experienced by other peoples, having nothing to do with Myanmar. Even the BBC’s south-east Asia correspondent, Jonathan Head, concedes that “much of it [the photos, and the coverage] is wrong.” A closer look reveals that many of the pictures supposedly from Myanmar have come from other crises around the world, with one of those tweeted by Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek even dating back to the Rwandan genocide in 1994.
Please read the rest at Jihad Watch.
3. Visigrad Four still refuse illegal EU illegal migrant quotas.