Image of PressTV-1000s in UK protest Islamophobia, racism
PressTV-1000s in UK protest Islamophobia, racism
Thousands of people have taken to the streets in London to protest against rising sentiments of Islamophobia, racism and anti-refugee motions in the country.Protesters gathered in London’s parliament square on Saturday as they were united against racism and Islamophobia and supportive of refugee and migrants.They arrived at Portland Place in Central London at around midday while holding banners wi... [Read More]
Image of Ninth Circuit Upholds Ban on American Flag Shirts in a California High School | American Freedom Law Center
Ninth Circuit Upholds Ban on American Flag Shirts in a California High School | American Freedom Law Center
Today, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a decision by a lower federal court in San Francisco that upheld a school district’s ban on the wearing of American flag shirts on a California high school campus in 2010 during Cinco de Mayo (May 5th)—a Mexican holiday.AFLC Co-Founder and Senior Counsel Robert Muise, who argued the case before the Ninth Circuit, commented:    “It is truly a sad day... [Read More]
Image of Trailer for 'racist' Netflix series Dear White People 'gets a million dislikes in just ONE day' - and sparks customer revolt
Trailer for 'racist' Netflix series Dear White People 'gets a million dislikes in just ONE day' - and sparks customer revolt
The trailer for a controversial new Netflix programme has sparked a fierce race row – losing the entertainment company numerous customers in the process.More than 250,000 ‘dislikes’ were registered for the Dear White People preview on Friday, just 24 hours after it was officially uploaded to YouTube.But the true scale of the discontent could be much higher after claims the online broadcaster delet... [Read More]
Image of Trump says his travel ban needed to ensure U.S. religious freedom
Trump says his travel ban needed to ensure U.S. religious freedom
By Jeff Mason and Roberta RamptonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump defended his order to temporarily bar entry to people from seven majority-Muslim nations, which has come under intense criticism at home and abroad, saying on Thursday it was crucial to ensuring religious freedom and tolerance in America.Trump, speaking at a prayer breakfast attended by politicians, faith leaders a... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-UK Muslim woman dragged on sidewalk
PressTV-UK Muslim woman dragged on sidewalk
A British Muslim woman has been dragged by her hijab along the sidewalk in what is said to be a “sickening” hate crime.The 27-year-old woman was grabbed from behind and knocked down by two white males in a busy high street on Wednesday, police said.The woman just finished a driving lesson in Old Church Road in Chingford and was on her way to a hair salon when the two men attacked her at around 8 a... [Read More]
Image of No ‘religious icons’ during Christmas, colleges tell students » Alex Jones' Infowars
No ‘religious icons’ during Christmas, colleges tell students » Alex Jones' Infowars
With Christmas approaching, universities are cracking down on potentially offensive religious decorations, all but banning displays of the “Nativity Scene” and images of the “crucifixion.”At Missouri State University, for example, a list of “holiday decoration guidelines” warns that it would “generally be inappropriate” to display items such as “a cross,” “drawings of Jesus or Mohammed,” “the Nati... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-Islam is foe of Christianity: Trump’s CIA pick
PressTV-Islam is foe of Christianity: Trump’s CIA pick
US Representative Mike Pompeo, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), believes the terrorism threat facing the US comes from Muslims who “abhor Christians.”In a speech at a Church in Wichita, Wisconsin, two years ago, the Republican lawmaker said Muslims who think Islam is “the only way” posed a great danger to Christians and needed to be dealt with.“Thi... [Read More]
Image of Pope: Women will be banned from priesthood forever
Pope: Women will be banned from priesthood forever
The Catholic Church's ban on women priests will stand forever, Pope Francis said Tuesday.The pontiff made the declaration in response to a female reporter asking if he thought women would one day serve as Catholic priests and bishops, noting the head of the Lutheran Church whom Francis met on his trip to Sweden is a woman."St. Pope John Paul II had the last clear word on this and it stands," Franc... [Read More]
Image of Radical Honesty | Huffington Post
Radical Honesty | Huffington Post
I swear to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, so help me God.I’m not a religious man, but if I was, you could assume that I was experiencing a crisis of faith. Doubting yourself and peering into every nook and cranny of your life searching for flaws and failures is tiring enough, but even more so when those doubts claw their way into the places you thought were safe. Where ... [Read More]
Portland Public Schools 'rap music' ban sparks allegations of racism
Portland Public Schools officials are rethinking a district ban on rap music on buses after allegations of racism.The district had banished hip-hop from its buses, deeming the genre "inappropriate."Teri Brady, senior director of transportation at Portland Public Schools, sent a directive to bus drivers in March forbidding "religious, rap music, or talk show programs." The memo included a list of a... [Read More]
Image of US war on Islam is part of its imperial agenda: Journalist
US war on Islam is part of its imperial agenda: Journalist
The United States’ war on Islam is part of its imperial agenda which it is implementing around the world, according to Stephen Lendman, an American writer, political commentator and radio host.“America has been at war with Islam for many, many years… but since the fall of Communism in 1991, the war on Islam begins to pick with some intensity for one main reason: The only way America can pursue its... [Read More]
Image of Islamophobia deeply infused into American psyche: Analyst
Islamophobia deeply infused into American psyche: Analyst
Islomaphobia has been deeply infused into the American population’s psyche, says a political commentator.Kevin Barrett, a founding member of the Muslim-Jewish-Christian Alliance, made the remarks in a Wednesday interview with Press TV, while commenting on the recent murder of a Lebanese-American man, apparently mistaken for a Muslim by his Islamophobic neighbor.Stanley Vernon Majors, 61, was arres... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-Corbyn slams growing racism in UK
PressTV-Corbyn slams growing racism in UK
UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has slammed the rise of racism and xenophobia in Britain, advising authorities to focus on real issues instead of fueling racial tensions.Corbyn, who is fighting former BBC producer Owen Smith to retain the party leadership, made the remarks during a a Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) rally at Highbury Fields, north London, on Monday evening.“To those who indu... [Read More]
Image of PressTV-UK Muslim women face extra prejudice
PressTV-UK Muslim women face extra prejudice
A study has found that Muslim women face a double bind of religious and gender discrimination in the British society, which subjects them to harassment and abuse.Britain’s Faith Matter group and the European Network Against Racism conducted a research about the impact of Islamophobia on Muslim women across the UK.The study showed that Muslim women h... [Read More]
Image of DC Schools Strip Christmas From Calendar After Muslims Complain
DC Schools Strip Christmas From Calendar After Muslims Complain
The Montgomery County school district in suburban Washington, DC has voted to strip Christmas from the school calendar after complaints by Muslims, who say the move doesn’t go far enough. In a 7-1 vote, Montgomery’s Board of Education removed references to Christmas, Easter, Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah from next year’s school calendar, replacing them with ambiguous terms such as “winter break”... [Read More]
Image of 700 ‘beheaded, crucified and shot’ after revolt against militants Alex Jones' Infowars
700 ‘beheaded, crucified and shot’ after revolt against militants Alex Jones' Infowars
The cost of turning against the Islamic State was made brutally apparent in the streets of a dusty backwater town in eastern Syria in early August. Over a three-day period, vengeful fighters shelled, beheaded, crucified and shot hundreds of members of the Shaitat tribe after they dared to rise up against the extremists. [Read More]
Image of Ten Super Disturbing Ways Communism Is Being Made Cool Again
Ten Super Disturbing Ways Communism Is Being Made Cool Again
The useful idiots from the Cold War are back. From Hong Kong to Havana, an ideology that has killed more than 100 million people in the 20th century is gaining new fans. [Read More]
Image of Canada mosque teaches 4-year-olds how to behead
Canada mosque teaches 4-year-olds how to behead
An Ontario mosque is coming under fire for using young Muslim children to conduct mock beheadings in a school play. Video footage of the Islamic Jaffari Center in Thornhill, Ontario, shows children as young as 4 years old watching and learning to conduct beheadings in a play that reportedly took place two years ago. The video was featured on the Canada’s Sun News Network television program, ... [Read More]
Image of Women’s rights dependent on religious liberty
Women’s rights dependent on religious liberty
A recently published study found women have more freedom in countries that maintain religious liberty. Brian Grim, president of the Religious Freedom and Business Association and a scholar at Georgetown University’s Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, published an analysis of the correlation. Grim’s data was derived from the most recent Pew Research Center studies and stat... [Read More]
Image of PressTV - Did US fake imminent terror threats to justify bombing Syria?
PressTV - Did US fake imminent terror threats to justify bombing Syria?
The claim has recently been made that the Obama administration concocted not only the imminent attacks on U.S. soil by the al-Qaeda cell The Khorasan Group, but the group itself, in order to make a case for self-defense and justify the bombing of Syria. As outlandish as it may first appear that America would create a fictitious attack to justify its own attack, there is a pattern of just such f... [Read More]
Jeremy Scahill on Obama's Orwellian War in Iraq: We Created the Very Threat We Claim to be Fighting - YouTube
http://democracynow.org - As Vice President Joe Biden warns it will take a "hell of a long fight" for the United States to stop militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, we speak to Jeremy Scahill, author of the book, "Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield." We talk about how the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003 that helped create the threat now posed by the Islamic State. We also discuss ... [Read More]
Image of The cost of war against ISIS - Video