Category Archives: Freedom of Speech

Turkey Uncensored: The Last Orthodox Patriarch in Turkey?

By Uzay Bulut The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, the spiritual center of Orthodox Christianity which is based in Turkey, is unable to train clergy and potential successors for the position of patriarch. The reason is that the Halki Seminary, the … Continue reading

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Turkey: Erdogan’s Stalinist Purge

by Giulio Meotti End of August, Madrid: At the Turkish government’s request through Interpol, Spanish police arrested a famous Turkish writer, Dogan Akhanli, who was on vacation in Spain. A few days earlier, in Barcelona, Spanish authorities had arrested the … Continue reading

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Church of Antioch Patriarch: ‘Without Christians in the Middle East, There Is No Middle East’

by Penny Starr The leader of the ancient Antioch Christian church in the Middle East said on Tuesday that Christians are essential for a lasting peace in the region.

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Sultan Erdogan and the New Janissaries

By Alex Alexiev Though Western Europe and Washington are reluctant to fess up to this unfortunate fact, Turkey under Recep Tayyip Erdogan has long ago given up even the pretence of being a democratic polity and is openly pursuing policies … Continue reading

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How the Multicultural Lie is Forced On Us

“From every single person convicted of terrorism-related offences in the UK, 9 out of 10 of those people come from areas where the population is between 25% and 50% Muslim.” 

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Anne-Marie Waters: Islam Is Not A Peaceful Religion

Anne-Marie Waters, council member of the National Secular Society, begins the case for the opposition by denying that she and her fellow opposition speakers cause fear of Islam and blames instead “the actions of Islam itself”.

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Οι θιασώτες της όποιας λύσης

Χρήστος Ιακώβου , 04/05/2017 Οι επιλογές ενός λιγότερο ισχυρού κράτους στις σχέσεις του με τα ισχυρότερα κράτη δεν περιορίζονται μόνον μεταξύ υποταγής/υποτέλειας και ρήξης/απομόνωσης. Το ζήτημα που τίθεται για μία λιγότερο ισχυρή χώρα στις σχέσεις της με τις ισχυρές είναι … Continue reading

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Europe’s Out-of-Control Censorship

By Judith Bergman, 6/4/2017 Germany has formally announced its draconian push towards censorship of social media. On March 14, Germany’s Justice Minister Heiko Maas announced the plan to formalize into law the “code of conduct”, which Germany pressed upon Facebook, … Continue reading

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