For years, the PA has been acting as an “independent state” that is recognized by more than 100 countries. As such, foreign governments, especially American and European taxpayers, are entitled, or rather obliged, to hold the PA accountable for human rights violations and demand transparency and accountability. This right derives from the fact that the PA is asking to become part of the international community by winning recognition for a Palestinian state. Unless, of course, the international community is willing to welcome yet another Arab state that tramples upon human rights, and practices torture in its prisons…
A Palestinian who was recently released from the Jericho Central Prison is quoted as saying that anyone who arrives at the facility is first blindfolded and his hands tied behind his back before he is severely beaten by five to 10 security officers. One of the most common forms of torture in the PA prison, he recounted, is called the “shabah” position, where a prisoner’s hands are shackled and he is hung from the ceiling for several hours. During this time, the detainee is beaten on all parts of his body. If the detainee tries to move or change his position, the beating gets worse. Sometimes, the “shabah” takes place inside the prison lavatories. — Khaled Abu Toameh Continue reading
U.S. President Donald Trump has vowed to undo Obama’s legacy. Will he also seek to undo Bill Clinton’s criminal legacy in the former Yugoslavia: In the illegally occupied Serbian province of Kosovo? This Debkafile analysis raises the question. Unfortunately the situation is not as fully and accurately explained as it might be, and therefore much about this … Continue reading
“President Obama sometimes seems to have an indifference to historical truth that often borders on antagonism.…
Historically, Muslim forces began invading Syria in 634, and ended by conquering Constantinople in 1453.
They invaded not only all of Turkey – obliterating the great Christian empire of Byzantium – but then went on to conquer all of North Africa, Greece, Southern Spain, parts of Portugal, and eastern Europe, including Hungary, Serbia and the Balkans…
The US and the UN – both the Security Council and UNESCO – are not who determine what is historically true and what is not. These shameful votes should be reversed immediately; if not, all funding should be withdrawn from the United Nations, by United States and all freedom-loving democracies” — Maria Polizoidou
“And from where does he come? From the nation who’s responsible for the Holocaust, that killed six million of us, a third of our nation”
‘He (Schmidt) never broke his oath to the Fuhrer, Adolf HItler,’ Begin said. ‘He fought on the Eastern Front. I don’t know what he did on the East front.’ Continue reading
“He’s asking Israel to support the creation of an Islamist state in a sea of failed Islamist dictatorships” — Brooke Goldstein, Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer, The Lawfare Project Continue reading
“At that time there were as many Serbs as Englishmen now. Today, there are ten time less Serbs than then.
Where are they? They died, protecting Europe…” Continue reading