Posted on 27 April 2016.
In the past, I have been heavily critical of The Intercept, and of Glenn Greenwald’s stance on the Charlie Hebdo martyrs. However, I have noticed a pattern developing recently.
First of all, upon the renewal of the fatwa against Salman Rushdie (essentially a glorified hitman contract from God!), The Intercept did not blame Rushdie for ‘provoking’ his critics. Read the full story
Posted in Opinion/Editorial, Serious Commentary
Posted on 22 April 2016.
The Spectator are holding an ‘Offensive Erdogan Poetry Competition!’ Douglas Murray aptly notes:
The very possibility of putting someone on trial for being rude about Erdogan is as illiberal or rather anti-liberal as these things come. It will be hardly more of a relief if he is found ‘not guilty’ than if he is found ‘guilty’. Read the full story
Posted in Books, Newspapers & Misc, Entertainment
Posted on 19 April 2016.
Angela Merkel isn’t having such a good time right now; the not-so-Iron Chancellor’s craven capitulation to Erdogan looks like it may backfire.
The article above refers to a previous precedent by the European Court of Human Rights as follows: Read the full story
Posted in Top Stories, World News