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Tag Archive 'Human rights'

Only Israelis themselves could put a negative spin on the fact that Israel treats Gazans in Israel, while their own governments let them die for propaganda purposes. But at least they acknowledge that Israel does indeed treat them! Many on the left deny even this basic fact. JERUSALEM (AFP) — Israel’s Shin Beth internal security […]

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The Palestinian Authority Health Minister decided in January to stop covering Israeli hospital expenses of PA residents who cross the security barrier to receive treatment. This has left strokes untreated, and life-saving chemotherapy, radiotherapy and bone marrow transplants for cancer patients have been put off indefinitely, according to an Israel National News article. Why would they […]

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I guess the Mecca Governor’s definition of progress is quite different than mine. JEDDAH: Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal yesterday denounced propaganda by certain westernized Muslims that Islam and Islamic values are the reason for the backwardness of the community. “Islam, on the contrary, is a religion of progress, civilization, justice, equality and freedom,” the […]

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Once again proving that for better for worse, Israel is the most (read: only) liberal and democratic state in the entire Middle East: homosexuals can now adopt children in Israel, and they can even go on maternity leave. (IsraelNN.com) Two recent precedent-setting cases have given male homosexual couples in Israel the right to adopt children […]

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So basically a couple in Apartheid Saudi Arabia was doing the inconceivable act of hanging out in their car together – a crime in Saudi Arabia. They saw the Saudi thought-police and got scared and tried to drive off but in their haste and panic got into an accident. The man now faces charges for […]

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February 11 marked the 30th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran. Iran Press Watch (a great site I just discovered) published an essay by an Iranian now living in Montreal documenting the disintegration of Iranian society since then, particularly women’s and minority rights. The author outlines some key atrocities.

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