Basra: Gaza Redux?

December 19, 2007

Judith Apter Klinghoffer: Basra, Gaza Redux?

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Keep Iraq United

October 21, 2007

Ilan Berman of the American Foreign Policy Council writes an editorial making a strong case against the Yugoslavization of Iraq. And the same goes for Iran, too: Flawed federalism

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General Petraeaus reports

September 18, 2007

Barry Rubin on the biggest headache of the month for Dems: General Petraeaus reports

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Al Qaeda’s War on Iraq

August 10, 2007

Michael Yon: I have seen the horror .Al Qaeda is guilty of monstrosities in Iraq – no matter what anyone says

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Horror in Iraq

July 20, 2007

Report: Christians crucified by terrorists in Iraq

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NAZIS STRIKE SDEROT,DADULLAH ELIMINATED,HAMAS MICKEY MOUSE

May 15, 2007

The genocidal and blood-thirsty gang of Hamas fired seventeen rockets into the Israeli city of Sderot, injuring several children, among the others. They threatens to fire dozens more. The threat must be seriously. After all, they can thank their European and American donors for giving them the possibility to build such expensive rockets. Our taxes at work. Of course, Israel is morally obligated to defend herself and announces it will respond harshly. Prepare for the international outcry from the usual hypocrits. One Jerusalem has a couple of must-see videos showing the aftermath of the attack and the moment when some rockets were being launched.

The Italian government’s best interlocutor has been sent to meet the 72 virgins Satan. Taliban’s top commander, Mullah Dadullah, has been killed.

A beautiful photo I was waiting to see

Magdi Allam: Moschee, è l’ora dei provvedimenti

From The-World-Has-Gone-Nuts Department: US and Europe united in forgetting that Jerusalem is the historical and eternal capital of Israel. Even more worrisome is the fact that a significant percentage of the Israeli public opinion is willing to commit suicide and canceling centuries of history.

The Nazis’ Mickey Mouse continues to preach hate to Palestinian kids

New York Daily News’ Editorial: There Can Be No Peace With Hate

Hamas Kindergarten

Majority of Europeans not yet recovered from Fascist indoctrination. In America, Jews have always been protected. In Europe, they ended up in the gas chambers.

A bit of sanity from the EU: EU proposes monitoring radical mosques , which are the absolute majority.

This confirms what we have been saying: Saddam Regime Provided Funding To Al-Jazeera TV

Probable ‘honor’ killing in UK

The victim was only 17

Al-Qaeda planning militant Islamic state within Iraq

Good news, as the US is winning the war against Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines.

Mohammad Fadhil, ‘Iraq the Model’ weblog: U.S. should stay and fight

Intervista a Mario Lozano, il soldato italo-americano che gli italiani vogliono mettere al rogo per via delle accuse della stalinista Sgrena.

Excellent news: Michael Moore Faces U.S. Treasury Probe

(h/t: Babalu )

One million Turks marched again in favor of secularism and against Islamism.

Caroline Glick: Hirsi Ali’s Challenge to Humanity

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Can Secular Turkey Survive Democracy?.

John Howard, Australian Prime Minister: Muslims must assimilate

Cina e Russia continuerebbero ad armare le milizie sudanesi. La Cina e la Russia sono state accusate di fornire armi all’esercito sudanese e, di conseguenza, alle milizie janjaweed, in pieno contrasto quindi con quanto sancito nel 2005 dalla risoluzione del Consiglio di Sicurezza delle Nazioni Unite. La notizia, pubblicata dal quotidiano britannico Timesonline, precisa che l’accusa è contenuta in un report pubblicato l’8 maggio da Amnesty International, dove viene denunciato il comportamento dei governi di Mosca è Pechino che, nonostante l’embargo sulle armi imposto al Sudan, continuerebbero a vendere materiale bellico al governo di Khartoum


MAGDI ALLAM RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS PRIZE,CUBAN SOLDIERS PLAN TO FLEE CUBA,ETC

May 6, 2007

Magdi Allam has received the Mass Media Award of the American Jewish Committee in Washington. To see the video, you just have to fill in the short form, by typing your name and email address and then click on “register”, then you’ll be able to see it. He speaks from the minute 15:20. Click here.

Il discorso di Magdi Allam all’American Jewish Committee di Washington, dove ha ricevuto il premio Mass Media. Parte I, Parte II, Parte III.

Another non-terrorist Palestinian brutally executed by Fatah.

Defiant Infidel. Ayaan Hirsi Ali describes her transition from “the world of faith to the world of reason.”

The moment a teenage girl was stoned to death for loving the wrong boy, in northern Iraq.

Iranian workers’ massive protest against Islamic Republic’s policies.

Dissidents Unite!. Natan Sharansky’s Prague conference

Saudi Women Rising. Saudi women columnists protest against oppression of women in their country

Saudi women suffer from the oppression of an Islamic misogynist society. Their husbands beat them on a daily basis, hold them as slaves in their houses. That is why, some young women, when the husbands are away, enter in chats and have virtual sex, or make imaginary streap-teases with their web-cams to show themselves to thousands of unknown men, mostly young and sex-thirsty men who are repressed in a society which considers sex as a sin. From MEMRI: Saudi Women, Oppressed by Husbands, Turn to Stripping in Internet Chat Rooms in Search of “Admiration”

Fred Thompson, another candidate to look to: Sticks & Stones

Egypt’s blog rebels silenced by jail

Committee to Protect Journalists: Special Report 2007 on Press Freedom in the World.

Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of the Movement for Democratic Change, main Zimbabwean opposition party: A way out for Mugabe

Desperation in Cuba, where three soldiers defected with their weapons and tried to hijack a plane in order to flee the Gulag. So far, the regime is covering up the incident, probably because of fear that others could be encouraged to do the same. And, unsurprisingly, the Cuban regime is blaming the US. Everybody knows that people in Cuba cannot leave the country without the regime’s permission and the slavery they go through everyday prompts them to escape the Gulag by any mean. If the regime allowed people to leave whenever they want, these things wouldn’t happen. Frustration of the youth in Cuba is very high and it includes people forced to serve in the Cuban army. The three black men now face death penalty.

Below are the three young soldiers who defected, took their weapons and tried to hijack a plan to flee Cuba. They wanted to be free. The opposition movements are unanimously calling on all the other Cuban soldiers to free themselves from slavery and join the people. These three young guys are facing certain death in the hands of castro’s henchmen. They represent the feeling of frustraion of million of other young Cubans.

New form of non-cooperation takes place in Cuba

Enviado por Juan Escandel , a nombre de Domingo Lezcano Arcos: FRENTE DEMOCRÁTICO INDEPENDIENTE “ELENA MEDEROS”

Martha Beatriz Roque and the recently-released Jorge Luis Garcia Perez Antunez.(Photo sent by Martha via e-mail)


QAEDA LEADER IN IRAQ MAYBE DEAD, WOMAN STONED TO DEATH,TURKS FOR SECULARISM,SANDMONKEY QUITS BLOGGING

May 1, 2007

Al Qaeda’s leader in Iraq may have gone to meet the 72 virgins Satan.

A woman in northern Iraq was stoned to death in another ‘honor’ killing. Here is video of the woman after being stoned. Please, be warned that it’s graphic and may be very disturbing to some viewers.Click through the link only if you think you can handle it.

But there’s also a good news, as people marched in North Iraq in order to protest against ‘honor’ killings.

Magdi Allam: Non basta regolare i flussi Vanno salvati i nostri valori

Please go see: Video of the Crackdown on Iranian Women. That the Mullahs are criminal is a matter of fact, but they are mentally ill, too: They are filtering ‘immoral’ mobile messages (SMS), banning Western haircuts and eyebrow pucking for men and forcing shopkeepers selling evening dresses to saw off the breasts of the mannequins because they could excite some men…

More than one million Turks rally against Islamism, for secularism.

Picchiato a scuola perché critica i clandestini

Editorial comment: We cannot sit back and let Sharia take root in Britain

FPM: Europe’s Islamist-Leftist Alliance

Brussels Journal: Towards a Totalitarian Europe

Berlin angry at Muslim segregation demand

Mob and police torture Catholic man accused of blasphemy in Pakistan

Cattolico accusato di blasfemia, torturato dalla folla e dalla polizia in Pakistan

Our great friend Sandmonkey is calling it quits. Atlas Shrugs has interviewed him. ADNKronos: COURAGEOUS BLOGGER BOWS OUT

Photos from the Free Kareem Rally in Washington D.C.

Magdi Allam: Il denaro e la finanza come cavallo di Troia

For Europe, it’s easier to convict US soldiers than Islamic terrorists who plot the murder of their citizens.

TG5: La protesta delle musulmane che vogliono vestire all’occidentale

Bat Yeor: The Palestinianization of Europe

Marocchino bigamo tenta di uccidere la moglie italiana

Diana West: Failure to see jihad for what it is

Jewish woman attacked in Marseille train station

Iraqi columnist: Yankee, Don’t Go Home!

“Hamas or Abbas, It Makes No Difference,” Rudy Giuliani Says, No Israeli Concessions until the Arabs Stop Terrorism

Italy’s first online Islamic TV channel handled by supremacist group with ties to the Muslim Brotherhood and opponent of Israel’s right to exist.

‘Moderate’ murderer Mohammad Khatami tells Israeli reporters to ‘go to hell’

California Assemblyman Anderson’s Historic Iran Divestment Bill Passes Unanimously. Jewish Journal: Jews and Iranian Secularists unite behind Iran divestment bill . My post Publius Pundit.

New wave of anti-gay repression in communist Cuba

Martha Beatriz Roque Cabello: La cara pública de la moneda: (Serie No.7),sobre el irresponsable Sr. Moratinos

Nuestro querido amigo Máximo José García fue acosado por la policia politica por frecuentar la SINA

El MLC y la CAPPF se adhieren a la “Unidad por la libertad”

Comunicado en solidaridad con presos políticos

Two dissidents who were recently released after serving their sentences

Carlos Serpa Maceira: DENUNCIAN DESALOJO Y BRUTALIDAD POLICIAL EN EL ORIENTE DE CUBA

CIRCULA EN CUBA BOLETÍN EDITADO POR EL CENTRO PARA LA COMPRENSIÓN DE LOS AFRODESCENDIENTES CUBANOS


March 20, 2007

A government – and part of the Italian right – of irresponsible people. The Italian government and some parties on the so-called ‘Right’, are calling for the participation of the Taliban assassins and Dark Ages thugs to the international conference on Afghanistan. If you thought the world had already gone enough nuts, you did not yet hear of this latest madness. There must be no compromise nor any sort of dialogue with the enemy, whether the Taliban, Hamas, Fatah, Hizballah, Assad or the Mullahs.

Un governo (e parte di una ‘destra’, quella italiana, che ha ancora bisogno di imparare cos’è fare politica seria) di irresponsabili ed immaturi. l’Unione vuole una Conferenza di pace con gli sgozzatori

“Libero” is maybe the only Italian daily which is politically-uncorrect and chooses the appropriate headlines. The title on today’s front page comments the absurd decision of the government to release five Taliban mass murderers in exchange for the liberation of an Italian hostage (pictured on the left, with a turban). That was the taliban demand to Italy, which caved in like a good dhimmi, thus inflicting a blow to the war on terror and dark ages.

“THE GOVERNMENT HAS SOLD ITSELF – Italy caved in to the Taliban’s blackmail. Five dangerous terrorists are free and [Italy] paid the enemy. This time, the Left likes the dirty work.

The price of not imposing Western democracy in Iraq: Iraq steps up anti-Israel boycott

Bjorn Lomborg: Europe’s dirty little secret on global warming

German climatologist: “We Have to Take Away People’s Fear of Climate Change”

Alvaro Vargas Llosa on Ayaan Hirsi Ali: She is the most fascinating female public figure to come out of the underdeveloped world in a long time

Bush Doctrine, R.I.P.

March 21: it’s the Iranian New Year, Nowrooz. Millions of Iranians defy the regime’s ban in order to celebrate their pre-Islamic traditions. White House: Presidential Message on Nowruz Celebrations. To my Iranian friends and brothers:

NOROOZ KHOJASTEH BAAD!!

Castro’s regime sends its death-squad of women – many of which relatives of members of the Cuban ‘parliament’ – to intimidate the Ladies in White who were marching silently and peacefully. A Lady says she could identify some of the worms being members of the State Security. Here is the video of the incident. As you’ll see at the end of the video, people watched with fear and, when asked their opinion, many run away out of fear of reprisals in case they expressed their opinion (if they agreed with the mob, they would have no problem to say it. The fact is that they don’t, that’s why they didn’t speak to the interviewer). Just one guy had the courage to answer, and said : “I agree with everything [with the Ladies’ demands]; you can’t talk here”.  See the photos of ordinary civilians accepting flowers from the peaceful activists.

La dictadura castrista envía a una turba de energúmenos para amedrentar a las Damas de Blanco . este tipo de actos “están preparados por el Gobierno porque el pueblo en ningún momento salió a la calle a repudiarnos. Es una organización del Gobierno”. “Nos estaban esperando. Es un acto brutal y yo identifiqué a personas de la Seguridad del Estado que hicieron actos de repudio frente a mi casa”

The slogans of the mob were the usual: ‘Mercenaries’, ‘Go away’, ‘Long Live communism, down with imperialism’, ‘down with the counterrevolutionaries’ and obscenities. Often, they are drunk. Here is a photo showing who’s the sister of the woman below.

The Ladies in White are seen on the left, dressed in white, as always.

The Ladies defy the mob by yelling ‘Liberty!”

 

 

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The Ladies tell about the aggression. Laura Pollan says they will not be intimidated, they will go on no matter if they are killed. Gisela Delgado says she could identify members of the state security among the mob and lots of people encouraged the Ladies in White by saying “Go ahead!” and nobody has ever said anything bad. Bertha Soler adds that around 50 workers welcomed them. She also affirms she was insulted for the colour of her skin.


March 18, 2007

Three more Taliban thugs will be again free to join the terror war on Afghanistan. The unpopular Italian government caved in to the demands of some Taliban kidnappers holding an Italian journalist for the center-left paper “La Repubblica”. No link to the story in English yet, but I will post it here as soon as I find it.

Il governo italiano fa la corte ai Talebani ed si arrende alle loro richieste. Oggi gli italiani in Afghanistan ed Iraq saranno in maggior pericolo di essere rapiti, perchè i terroristi sanno che per avere concessioni, devono rivolgersi ai loro amici Prodi e D’Alema, i quali sono sempre pronti a leccargli il culo.

The Italian government pays Tunisian Al Qaeda suspect.

New York Post: Khalid Sheik Mohammed deserves being tried by military,not civilian courts. It is a global war against evil, whether we like it or not.

U.N. cries crocodile tears

Opinion Journal: Islamosocialism

From the ‘Iraq-Is-a-Quagmire’ Department: Baghdad deaths fall after security drive

Indian Islamo-fascists offer reward to any Muslim who decapitates Bangladeshi feminist activist Taslima Nasreen

In Darfur commessi crimini di guerra

Cyrus Kar, director of the movie clip “In Search of Cyrus the Great”: The Truth Behind “300”

From Gateway Pundit: Video Shows Beatings & Death of Zimbabwean Opposition Leaders

I have always affirmed that Africa’s evils are to blame on the ignorance of many African societies, but – above all – on the leaders of each African country. Not only dictators, corrupt rulers, but “magicians” turned “presidents”, too. As in the case of Gambia, where the president claims he dreamed a ‘powerful medicine’ capable to treat HIV, creating false hopes among the thousands of AIDS victims of his country.

Ho sempre detto che i mali dell’Africa sono da imputare principalmente all’ignoranza di molte comunità locali, ma sopratutto, ai leader di ogni nazione del Continente. Non solo dittatori e governanti corrotti che si arricchiscono intascandosi i soldi degli aiuti internazionali che dovrebbero andare alle popolazioni. Ma molto è imputabile anche ai cosidetti ‘maghi’ divenuti ‘presidenti’, come nel caso del Gambia, il cui presidente afferma di aver sognato una miracolosa cura contro l’AIDS. Povera Africa..

Former agents for the regime of Fidel Castro reveal what has for years been covered up: Castro directly ordened the death of would-be communist tyrant Salvador Allende, because the regime was aware that Allende was about to surrender.

Ex-agentes del gobierno castrista han revelado que Fidel dio la orden de liquidar a Allende

Eloy A González: Los que se sumaron a los justos. En ocasión del 4to. Aniversario de la Primavera Negra de Cuba


February 17, 2007

We just missed another big fish in Iraq: Leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq reportedly wounded

Report: Syrian Group Claims It Has Missing Israeli Soldier.Israel has never had the guts to enter Syria and rescue the soldier even by force. I doubt Mr. Olmert will have them now.

If you still have any doubt, these two polls might help convince you to choose Rudy Giuliani as GOP nomination. Or you may face 5 years of Clinton White House.

Avrete sicuramente sentito i telegiornali italiani parlare solo di Hillary Clinton. E’ stranoto che i media nostrani facciano il tifo per la cornuta moglie di Bill, con la scusa che sarebbe la prima donna presidente. Visto che di primati si tratta, perchè ad esempio i tg non dicono che anche Giuliani batterebbe un record storico? Infatti, sarebbe il prima italo-americano presidente Usa. E, stando a quasi tutti i recenti sondaggi, lui batterebbe di gran lunga sia la Clinton che gli altri candidati democratici. Per chi non lo sapesse, Giuliani è sì un uomo con le palle in politica estera (e non si farebbe influenzare dagli isterismo europei ed onusiani, come sta facendo Bush); egli è anche favorevole al diritto all’aborto, all’eutanasia,alle unioni civili ed alla ricerca sulle cellule staminali embrionali. Ecco perchè è molto amato anche dai non repubblicani. Ovviamente, ci saranno le nomination sia democratiche che repubblicane. E stando ai sondaggi tra i repubblicani, lui non avrebbe difficoltà a vincere la nomination per la corsa alla Casa Bianca. Se di record si deve parlare, i media italiani comincino a parlare anche di Giuliani. A meno che non vogliano nascondere agli italiani il fatto che ad ancora un’ anno e mezzo dal voto, Giuliani è gia in testa a quasi tutti.

Iraq-based terrorists using Austrian rifles from Iran

Nuke Boost

Magdi Allam: La lezione del tunisino che vuole eliminare i governanti. In un saggio ha scritto: «Oggi ci sono governanti lacchè dell’imperialismo e per questo bisogna ucciderli». Rached Ghannouchi, già espulso, al convegno di Napoli sui «musulmani democratici». Per chi non lo sapesse, costui è un’imam fondamentalista di Londra, che ha emesso una fatwa che invita i suoi sostenitori a cercare ed uccidere i mussulmani laici e riformisti che invocano la riforma dell’Islam e la democratizzazione delle loro società. Va detto che tra questi riformisti ci sono sia intellettuali di sinistra (come Lafif) che di destra. Non importa il colore politico. Si tratta di aiutare questi illuministi a vincere la battaglia per la laicizzazione del mondo islamico. Ringrazio Magdi per aver portato all’attenzione dei lettori italiani circa la presenza di tale personaggio quale Rachid Ghannouchi.Ho appena contattato Abu Khawla,ccordinatore della Campagna Internazionale per salvare Lafif Lakhdar dalla condanna a morte emessa proprio da tale Ghannouchi. Ho chiesto ad Abu se è possibile tradurre in inglese l’editoriale in questione e pubblicarlo su Middle East Trasparent. In seguito, verrà pubblicato sul blog dedicato a Lafif Lakhdar, dove ci si potrà rendere conto di chi è l’inquisitore islamico invitato al convegno di Napoli.

Amil Imani: PC is the Incubator of Islamism

Petition by Amil Imani: No Bombs, No Appeasement: Support the People of Iran’s Struggle for a Secular, Peaceful Democracy

While the world focuses on the nuclear issue, the Islamic Republic’s Taliban prepares to flood the Sivand Dam, part of Iran’s and Mankind’s Cultural Heritage dating back to the pre-Islamic era. The world stood idle by while Afghanistan’s Taliban destroyed the Bamyaan Buddha statues. It is standing idle by while the Islamic regime prepares to commit what it is for sure a crime against humanity. The Islamic regime is taking a major step to destroy Iran and its rich cultural heritage, while the world even allows unscrupulous people to sell and buy pieces of Iranian monuments. What is next? Will the civilized people allow the destruction of part of the mankind’s treasure? Where is the UNESCO? Below are images from a peaceful demonstrations of Iranians in Iran, protesting against the announced flooding of part of their cultural heritage.

From moroccan blogger Myrtus: Yet another Muslim nutjob cleric making the headlines….this time in Malaysia. He’s eagerly advocating to impose the use of chastity belts on women in order to protect them from sexual predators.

More children die as Dark Ages persists in the Islamic world: Polio cases jump in Pakistan as Islamists declare vaccination an American plot

A news story the global warming alarmists would not like you to read: Kathmandu gets first snowfall in 63 years

Mona Eltahawy: Arab blogs give youth venting space

And Venezuela takes a giant step toward socialist Dark Ages and bankruptcy: Chavez could nationalise supermarkets

Encouraging news from Cuba: Even some Communist Party members denounce violence against human rights activists

Jaime Leygonier: Alemania niega asilo político a opositor cubano

Carlos Serpa Maceira: Arrestan en Cuba a Observador de Derechos Humanos

Cayman sends Cuban refugees back to Castro.(Hat Tip: The Real Cuba)


February 8, 2007

Actividad del Movimiento Liberal Cubano en Homenaje al Apóstol de la independencia cubana, José Marti


January 26, 2007

Time Poll: Giuliani would beat Clinton, Edwards or Obama if elections were held today. Rudolph Giuliani is an Italian-American, proud of its origin, but with a charisma I’d like the Italian politicians to have (but I don’t hold my breath). He is an Italian american I can be proud of. The Italian-Americans are not only Nanci Pelosi, of course.

Magdi Allam: Se la poligamia viene rivendicata come un diritto

Al Qaeda in Gaza.

Docs Seized in Iraq Reveal Plan for Attack in U.S.

Mohammed Fadhil (Iraq The Model): Iraq’s future doesn’t rest on the outcome of a coin flip. I have an advise to the Bush administration: withdraw the troops, and let the Dems handle the aftermath in Iraq. Let them take the responsibility to deal with the real quagmire that would result after retreat.

A bit of good news: Flip Flop won’t run for president

Newt Weighs In.The former Speaker weighs in on winning campaigns, Iraq, and what might happen in 2008

Amil Imani: Would Iran’s Mullahs Use the Bomb?

A must-read on Israel, from maybe the only sane journalist at the Kuwait Times

Prodi friend of Kgb, according to statements made by the late Russian dissident and kgb defector. The Left in Italy is furious at BBC’s decision to broadcast this report.

Christians under Attack in China.The concept of religious freedom is lost on Beijing

And the Chinese Communist butchers keep on censoring the Internet: China’s Hu vows to “purify” Internet

Washington Times: Genocide continues in Darfur

NGO says Russia probes Chechnya link to slain reporter

Investor’s Business Daily: A Dictatorship Rises in Venezuela

Noticuba Internacional: Algo que debemos conocer

Enviado por Carlos Serpa Maceira: Damas de Blanco Realizan Té Literario

De izquierda a derecha aparecen Katia Martín Velez; el invidente Juan Carlos González Leyva, presidente de la Fundación Cubana de Derechos Humanos; Isabel Ramos; la periodista Tania Maceda; Berta Soler Fernández; Lidia Lima; el periodista Carlos Serpa Maceira, y Gisela Sánchez

De izquierda a derecha, el padre Ricardo Medina Salabria, del Catolicado Ortodoxo Bizantino de Cuba; Lidia Lima, Berta Soler Fernández; Tania Maceda, Isabel Ramos; Juan Carlos González Leyva y Katia Martín Velez. Foto: Carlos Serpa Maceira.


January 13, 2007

DhJimmy Carter, not even his friends like him anymore: Mass Resignation at Carter Center

Rudy Giuliani and Newt Gingrich: New York City’s successes have lessons for Baghdad

SOMALIA/ VICEPREMIER CHIEDE FORZE DI TERRA USA CONTRO AL QAIDA

A must-read essay: After the Danish Cartoon Controversy

Report: France accused of genocide by Rwanda’s leader

State terror in Egyptian prisons, where the Egyptian police sexually-harass a prisoner for resisting abuse. Follow all the hyperlinks at Gateway Pundit, but be warned that the videos are very graphic.

R.I.P., Miguel Valdes Tamayo. Castros’ crimes know no limit, not even human mercy. In our last post, we posted this pic showing ex-political prisoner and independent librarian Miguel Vazquez Tamayo delivering food and medicine to a poor Cuban lady. It was on Christmas. On December 31, he was hospitalized for heart problems, due to the continuous harassment he faced from the police and the fascist mobs. For months, he was denied the permit to leave Cuba to receive treatement in the U.S. So, it happens that on January 11, 2007, Miguel has died of heart attack. And his death adds up to the tens of thousands under the communist tyranny. Rest in Peace, Miguel. Official statement by the Assembly to Promote the Civil Society (in Spanish). Cuban dissidents pay respects to formerly jailed activist who died of heart attack

Otro crimen mas del régimen castrista. Muere opositor del grupo de los 75Comunicado oficial de la Asamblea Para Promover la Sociedad Civil en Cuba.

Aini Martin Valero: Niegan visita a madre de preso político

Noticias enviadas desde Cuba por el periodistas independiente Carlos Serpa Maceira: La Circulación del Periódico La República en Cuba Promueve una Lectura Sin Censura . Carlos necesita urgentemente del ayuda solidaria de todo aquel que quiere una Cuba libre y se solidariza con los que luchan pacificamente pero con determinacion, para conseguir lo que la mayoria de los cubanos quieren. Carlos puede parar a la carcel en las proximas horas si no paga una ilegitima multa de 250 dolares que le fue impuesta por los esbirros de la policia politica por el “delito” de Desobediencia Civil. Si quieren ayudarlo, favor enviarme una email (stefania07@hotmail.com ) y les dejaré saber como pueden ayudar. Es urgente, por eso agradeceremos si ustedes quieren ayudar. A proposito, lean este articulo: Exilio Cubano Ignora Pedido de Periodista Independiente

Congress of Independent Librarians – Photos sent by Martha Beatriz Roque Cabello

From left to right: our good friends Sergio Pastor Martinez Carrazana, Maximo José Garcia and Ricardo Aguilar, “Von Hayek” Library

“Ignacio Agramonte” I L

John Locke I.L.

“Friederick V. Hayek” I. L.


January 10, 2007

Good news: U.S. Strikes Al Qaeda in Somalia

Il signor Massimo D’alema si permette di insultare gli Usa per una loro decisione sovrana, e dimostra di stare dalla parte dei talebani somali, legati ad Al Qaeda.

New Video Appears to Show Body of Saddam After Hanging

UK’s huge problem: Londoner named as Al-Qaeda ‘banker’

A New Course for the UN?.The new Secretary General repudiates his predecessor’s legacy

Our ‘friend’ and ‘ally’ in the Persian Gulf, Bahrain strips athlete of citizenship for competing in an Israeli marathon. In another Persian Gulf country, the United Arab Emirates, you can face some months in jail or a costly fine if you own an Israeli symbol, such as the Star of David.

Israel denies false claims of nuclear strike against Iran. Without any doubt, these rumors are part of the pshycological warfare being waged against the terrorist Islamic Republic. In reality, Israel understands quite well that a military strike in Iran would have very bad consequences. It would rally the Iranian population – in their majority against the Mullahs – around the regime and that would be the end of every hope for the liberation of Iran. The problem is not nuclear energy per sè, it’s the terrorist regime that puts its hands on it with the ultimate goal to use it against Israel. It’s the regime in Iran that must be overthrown, not the nuclear facilities per se. The democratic world has once and for all to adopt a concrete regime change policy before one that focuses only on the nuclear issue. No mullahs, no problem.

Another ‘honor’ killing: Pakistani kills sister for working and studying

VenezCuba.

New York Sun: Desperation Rises in Castro’s Cuba

A representative of the Cuban Ladies in White has challenged and called on Cindy Sheehan to visit the Cuban prisons where political prisoners are held in horrific living conditions for thinking differently than the regime in power.

Dissident movement distributes presents and gifts for children on the occasion of the Three Kings’ Day in Cuba. (More photos to come).

Independent union leader detained in Havana. The victim is the second from left. The third from left is our friend Carlos Serpa Maceira, an independent journalist, author of this report, in Spanish.

Carlos Serpa Maceira: Arrestan en Cuba a Líder del Movimiento Sindical Independiente

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The political police in front of the dissident house, in 2005.

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January 7, 2007

In an unprecedented move, the Iraqi gov’t has strongly rebuked all those foreign governments that criticized Saddam’s hanging. “We find that this conduct is inciting sedition and flagrant interference in the internal affairs of Iraq and abuses feelings of the families of the victims.”

Il governo iracheno ha ricordato a quei governi ipocriti che hanno condannato l’impiccagione dell’assassino Saddam Hussein, che l’Iraq è un paese sovrano. «Condanna di Saddam è questione irachena»«L’esecuzione del despota – ha aggiunto al Maliki – non è stata una decisione politica come affermano i nemici del popolo iracheno. Questa decisione è stata presa dopo un giusto processo che peraltro il dittatore non meritava». «Abbiamo sempre detto che Saddam Hussein non rappresentava una componente del popolo iracheno. I crimini che ha commesso contro il popolo, il paese e le istituzioni sono indifendibili». «Vorrei ugualmente dire qualcosa – ha proseguito il premier iracheno – a proposito delle organizzazioni internazionali e di difesa dei diritti dell’uomo. Mi domando dov’erano quando sono stati commessi i crimini di Anfal, di Halabja, con armi chimiche, con esecuzioni di massa, fosse comuni… Questi crimini sono costati la vita a migliaia di iracheni e di cittadini dei paesi vicini. Perché non abbiamo sentito allora la voce di queste organizzazioni?»

More taxpayers’ money going to fill the terrorists’ pockets

In today’s insane world, one can openly support terror and death fatwas against ‘apostates’, as well as finance terrorist groups, and nobody sees any problem in giving him a ‘peace’ award.

Magdi Allam: Gestire moschee è diventato un business

MEMRI: Lafif Lakhdar: A European Muslim Reformist . On December 10, 2006, at an international conference on Islam in Europe held at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Prof. Menahem Milson presented the views of Arab reformist thinker Lafif Lakhdar on the issue of integration versus separate ethnic communal identity among Muslims in Europe. See Lafif’s article on religious minorities and women’s status in the Islamic world, at the blog I created on his behalf and with his consent.

Crescono reati e sbarchi clandestini nella seconda meta’ del 2006

Amil Imani: What to Do About Iran

There are rumors according to which the Islamic Republic’s so-called “supreme leader” is dead. I tend not to report unconfirmed news here; Khamenei’s death cannot be confirmed. I think that it’s better for everyone dedicated to the cause of the Iranian freedom, not to commit the mistake to let emotions overcome the reality on the ground. Emotions can lead to commit serious mistakes. Let’s assume he is dead: my personal conclusion is that all those who rejoice – legitimately and with every reason to do that – should remind that his death does not automatically mean the end of the Islamic regime. The theocracy is not going to change by itself just because his “supreme leader” dies. All we need to do is to put emotions aside, and rather work to help the Iranian people overthrow the totality of the Islamic theocracy once and for all, without letting in power even one of the self-proclaimed ‘reformists’ . Democratic and non-violent regime change can be reached by supporting – politically, morally and economically – all the straits of the Iranian society: students, workers, teachers, women, etc, who will be the ones who will ultimately oust the regime by themselves. While I can understand and share the joy many might feel at the news of a likely death of Khamenei, I also think we should use wiseness and rationality, avoiding to be led by emotions because that is what many did in the recent past and the results have been very bad with respect to the cause we struggle for. It’s not by the death of one Mullah or by changing the Islamist constitution, that we can hope to see the end of the theocracy. I hope wiseness prevails in ourselves and that we can again seriously and concretely take the just and realist steps to turn our good words of “We hope Iran will be free soon” into concrete action that can lead to really liberate Iran.

MALMENATI OPERAI CHE PROTESTANO CONTRO FABBRICA ITALIANA. Chiedevano indennità licenziamento, sprangati dai guardiani. Succede nella Cina comunista.

Souad Sbai welcomes plan to control mosques’ funds

As of recently, a friend – a freelance writer – went to Cuba and she was able to interview people without the regime’s consent. Here is her first report.


January 5, 2007

Al Qaeda TV .Qaeda’s increasing sophistication, and our continuing confusion

Astounding bit of sanity from the new U.N. secretary general: New U.N. Chief Defends Death Penalty for Saddam Hussein – “Saddam Hussein was responsible for committing heinous crimes and unspeakable atrocities against the Iraqi people,” Ban said in his first news conference as secretary general.

Last Vestiges

Michelle Malkin is going to Iraq, let us wish her a safe trip

Da Prodi per Prodi.Zitto zitto, il premier ha rinnovato il contratto statale a suo fratello. E ha pure partecipato al voto. E attaccava le leggi ad personam di Berlusconi…

‘Muslims should integrate into British values’. No, the opposite, according to this article published in (where else?) The Guardian.

Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney eyes 2008 bid

SMCCDI: Four more executed in Iran

SMCCDI: Altre quattro esecuzioni in Iran

U.N. troops in south Sudan raping children: report


THE DEATH OF A TYRANT – UPDATED WITH LATEST VIDEO

December 30, 2006

A fan of Hitler and Mussolini, the former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein has been executed by hanging. As previously said, I am an opponent of the death penalty and vengeance, but I think there are exceptions when it comes to brutal tyrants who committ war crimes, extermin millions and sow death and destruction on this earth. It’s important to remind that Saddam’s death sentence was carried out only after a long and fair trial where he was granted the right to hire lawyers and defend himself although he couldn’t deny his crimes. The trial was fair and, in his way to execution, he was accompanied by his “spiritural guide”, a Sunni imam. These things were always denied to his victims, who were brutally executed without a due process, let alone being allowed a spiritual guide. Plus, unlike Mussolini, who was hanged in public, Saddam was hanged in a room. Although the majority of Italians said they agreed with the execution of the Iraqi butcher, the political class, above all the governing coalition, seems to forget that they never condemned the public hanging of Mussolini. Yet, today they seethe screaming “horror of horrors!”. One member of the government even went on hunger strike against the execution! And the President of the Chamber of Deputies – a leader of a communist party and a close friend of Castro and the Chinese butchers – said today that “what we saw is horror”. Saddam slaughtered 4 milion people, among which Iraqi Kurds, Shias and Iranians. No matter what our opinion on death penalty is, Saddam’s death  fills us with joy.

UPDATE: Here is the latest video of Saddam’s execution, including the moment when he takes the fall. Watch it here.

Fox News has a newly-released video showing a new angle of Saddam’s execution plus his final words

Nuovo video rilasciato dalla tv irachena, che mostra saddam sul patibolo ripreso da un’altra angolazione, e nel quale lo si sente pronunciare la tipica frase islamica “dio è grande, maometto è il suo profeta”.

President Bush’s statement on Hussein’s execution

Don’t miss Iraq The Model’s post here.

Gateway Pundit has photos reminding people of some of the most horrific crimes Saddam committed.

Dichiarazione di un curdo iracheno: la fine di Saddam

I politici italiani, come sempre, danno sempre il peggio di sè quanto a ipocrisia e falsità. Da una parte la sinistra, con i comunisti che per natura hanno la violenza e l’odio nel sangue, sbraitano perchè il loro amico ha pagato per i crimini compiuti (nonostante non era comunista, nonostante abbia massacrato anche numerosi comunisti iracheni, nonostante fosse ammiratore di Hitler e Mussolini); per non  parlare dei vari Panella che, ormai in preda alle classiche demenze da anziano settantenne, non toccano cibo perchè hanno ucciso saddam e se la prende con Bush, come solo i dementi del partito radicale filo-zapateriano sanno fare. Dall’altra, una “destra” che fa finta di essere rammaricata pur di non perdere i voti di coloro che sono contro la pena capitale anche se si tratta dei peggiori tiranni e terroristi. Sappiamo benissimo che la cosidetta ‘destra’ italiana (che di destra non ha nulla), è giustamente compiaciuta dell’eliminazione di uno che ha seminato morte e distruzione in questo pianeta. Solo che non ha le palle per dire ciò che pensa. Ecco la schifezza della classe politica italiana, descritta sopra in poche ma eloquenti parole. Il resto sono solo chiacchiere. Non che l’Europa intera si sia comportata meglio, ma ormai i saggi tra noi sanno di che pasta è fatta quest’Europa.


December 29, 2006

One of the world’s worst tyrants and war criminals will go to meet Satan tomorrow morning. Saddam Hussein to hang in the early hours of tomorrow (saturday). Personally, I am against the death penalty, but I think exceptions exist and one of these is Saddam’s execution, which is very well-deserved. As was that of Mussolini, hanged in a well-known square in Milan.

Piazzale Loreto per Saddam Hussein domani all’alba. Questo è il destino che si merita.

My article at American Thinker: Iran’s So-called Elections

Somalia rescued from Taliban rule.

Declassified State Department Document:Arafat Responsible for Storming of Embassy and Murder of Americans in 1973 . And yet, this murderer was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize.

Hamas makes it clear once again that all it looks for is Israel’s annihilation.

Magdi Allam: La moschea di Colle Val d’Elsa: un’inchiesta de “Il Giornale” sul patto tra la sinistra e gli islamici. Parte 1, Parte 2.

Elias Bejjani: Canada’s Prime Minister takes the right line on Syria

Ammar Abdulhamid: The delusion of a dialogue with Syria

Magdi Allam: Se nel Corno d’Africa nasce il nuovo Califfato del terrore

Sharia in what has always been secular Turkey : EDITOR OF GAY MAGAZINE TO STAND TRIAL

The Australian: Death of religious tolerance in Malaysia

A good article about the omission of ‘Persian Gulf’ name

The traditional food of those that use unrecognized names for the Persian Gulf

The Independent Librarians in Congress for Democracy under the umbrella of the Assembly to Promote the Civil Society, continue delivering food and other stuff to poor people. And the population welcomes the dissidents’ work. This is  more evidence of the growing popularity they are gaining, despite the regime’s attempts to discredite them. The products have sent by the Miami-based anti-regime organizations.

In the below photos, two Havana residents with the products. Photos are courtesy of Martha Beatriz Roque Cabello.

The man signs a document where he confirms he has taken the products delivered. The document also contains the logo of the Assembly

Carlos Serpa Maceira: Circula en Cuba Periódico El Nuevo Herald

A Havana resident reading the Miami-based El Nuevo Herald, one of the newspapers distributed to Cubans visiting the U.S. Interests Section in the capital. This is one of the many ways to help Cubans know the world through non-gov’t outlets

Un residente del municipio capitalino la Habana Vieja leyendo en la vía pública una copia del periódico

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Circula Informe Pasos a la Libertad en Bibliotecas Independientes en Cuba

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Denuncian Persecución Política Contra Activistas Sindicales en Cuba


December 27, 2006

Bad news for Islamists and jihadists, good news for the civilized who don’t want Somalia to turn into a Taliban state: Islamist Forces in Somalia Are on the Retreat

Iraq court upholds Saddam death sentence

Olmert wants Israel to commit suicide. Add that to this one and draw your conclusions.

Hamas threatens attacks on US . And the U.S. wants to give’em a state..

Mark Steyn: Biggest story of our time: our self-extinction

Omar, Iraq the Model: How to beat Iraq’s Shiite extremists

Sharia alert in Indonesia: Aceh launches crackdown on ‘un-Islamic’ behaviour

James Brown, R.I.P.

Activity of one of over 100 Independent Libraries (ILs) which are celebrating the first Congress of the ILs throughout Cuba, organized by the Assembly to Promote the Civil Society, whose main leader, Martha Beatriz Roque Cabello, sends us the photos, like the below ones

Sigue adelante campaña “Con la misma moneda”

Niñas de Flamur, tan valientes como sus madres


December 20, 2006

Gingrich Announces He May Run for President .Here is one of the reasons for which I am endorsing him: Gingrich: Imams should have been arrested

Daniel Pipes: Terribile rapporto di James Baker sull’Iraq

SMCCDI: Sham elections turn into another debacle 

SMCCDI: Le false elezioni iraniane boicottate dalla maggioranza della popolazione  

Salim Mansur: Throughout their history, Muslims have been the primary perpetrators and victims of their own violence 

I am really disgusted in seeing the way the mainstream media (MSM) is reporting the news. First, I read al-AP insulting the Iranian nation and millions of Iranians (no confusion with the regime, pls) by calling the historical Persian Gulf as “Arab Gulf” (the sheikhs must be jumping of joy after reading it) and then, almost all the MSM (AP, Reuters, CNN, BBC, AFP) calling Rafsanjani, the MURDERER OF THOUSANDS, INCLUDING DISSIDENTS IN EUROPE and MASTERMIND of the 1993 bombings in Argentina, as “moderate” ! But don’t be surprised, these are the very same media which refer to Bin Laden as “Saudi dissident” and refuse to call terrorists as terrorists, preferring to appease them by calling them “militants”, “rebels” and, I guess they will soon or later call them “frustrated poor people seeking revenge against the bad evil Zionists and Americans”. Not to mention the LIES the media are reporting about the so-called “elections” in Iran, claiming about a sort of “larger than expected turnout in Iran’s elections” and stupidities of this kind ( the Mullahs must be jumping of joy seeing how they are able to manipulate the foreign media). Again, don’t be surprised: AP and Reuters (to name a few) are the very same which have fabricated photos during the Lebanon war this summer (I hope you remember the Fauxtography Scandal). The televised media here are also reporting the sham elections as if they were democratic elections and seem to be happy that Rafsanjani “won” , so the European masters will do business with him, forgetting his crimes.The world is losing ethics.

Bin Laden killed.

Menghistu, il Terrore rosso fu genocidio. L’ex despota marxista, ora in esilio in Zimbabwe, sterminò i suoi oppositori e usò le carestie come arma di governo.L´Etiopia condanna l´ex dittatore: rischia la pena di morte

Weekly Standard: Meet Mugabe’s Victims


December 1, 2006

Al Qaeda threatens the Pope

Online terrorists launch ‘e-jihad’ attack on Vatican website

Palestinian Terrorists: Cease-fire means chance to reload

Newt Gingrich: Searching for Victory in Iraq: Why the Baker-Hamilton Commission Ought to Visit Mount Vernon

SMCCDI: Ennesima esecuzione in Iran

Sex and love are a beatiful thing and, above all , a natural thing. But not for the Islamic Republic of Iran. Iranian actress faces the specter of sharia punishment over porn video

Here is the full text of the statement dictated by Alexander Litvinenko, the former Russian spy dead after being poisoned by Putin’s regime

Acts of civil disobedience on the rise in Cuba

Non-cooperation campaign working well in Cuba. Students refuse to participate in conference

Italian-American Congressman Tom Tancredo offends an entire city,Miami

Darsi Ferrer: Carta abierta a Secretario General de la ONU

Youth leaders convene in Havana despite repression

Cuban rock climbers irk Castro & regime (Hat tip: Babalù )

Bajo fuerte represión y amenazas mujeres de FLAMUR

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From Havana, Martha Beatriz Roque, president of the Assembly to Promote the Civil Society in Cuba sent us the following photos of the Congress of the Independent Libraries in Cuba, organized by the Assembly. In the photos is seen the logo of the Civil Desobedience and Non-Cooperation campaign “Yo No Coopero Con la Dictadura, Yo Si Quiero El Cambio”.

Independent Library “Jesus Llanez Pelletier”, November 23, 2006

More activities

Santa Clara:

Firt Anniversary of the “Martha Abreu” Femenine Movement, Santa Clara (the older lady is Gloria Amaya and behind her, with glasses is her son, Juan Francisco Sigler Amaya:

Activity in support of a political prisoner in hunger strike

More congressional activity

This activist was attacked by the police with spray in his eyes

“Pat Tillman” Independent Library


November 19, 2006

UNIFIL ‘peacekeepers’ in Lebanon to indirectly wage war on Israel.

A bit of sanity from the heart of the Old Europe. Germany refuses to alter Israel ties

Gateway Pundit has more on the Islamic republic of Iran (IRI) influencing the Iraq Study Group, here and here.

Poll (in Italian) : 69% of Italians in favor of Saddam Hussein death sentence

Almeno sju questo, gli italiani non sono fessi. Il 69% degli italiani si dichiara favorevole ad eseguire la pena di morte contro l’ex dittatore iracheno Saddam Hussein

A clownish and idiotarian prime minister with Hitlerinejad, at the UN, Sept. 2006

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The despicable Daily Kos (the last word means something in arabic I can’t write here) hits bottom and I believe Democrats thinking like him are not that few, after all.

Vedova partorisce un figlio, sarà lapidata. La sentenza di un tribunale saudita che ha applicato alla lettera la Sharia islamica. Non essendo sposata il suo è considerato adulterio

Wafa Sultan says ‘religion of peace’ pronouncement undermines her efforts to battle religion’s ‘barbarism’

Amil Imani : Democracy’s Problems with Islam

Milton Friedman Dies at Age 94. R.I.P.

Washington Times: Women’s rights in Pakistan

Maverick Pakistani Women Rally Against Fundamentalist Rape Laws

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To Kill a Russian Journalist .Anna Politkovskaya’s murder and Russia’s spiral into its totalitarian past.

CINA/JIANGXI,CONTINUA LA PROTESTA DEGLI STUDENTI – Le autorità hanno inviato gli agenti in tenuta anti-sommossa presso un campus di Ganjiang per fermare una protesta di massa che avrebbe riunito circa 60mila universitari. Linee telefoniche e connessioni Internet tagliate dagli agenti, che hanno bloccato gli studenti dentro gli edifici.

Janjaweed regularly violate women as Darfur conflict spreads into Chad

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Poor Chinese farmers again take to the streets against communist exploiters

Prague to subsidise pro-democracy projects in Belarus, Cuba

Atropello policial contra Darsi Ferrer y otros opositores pacificos


November 17, 2006

Sunnis-and-Shiites-will-never-cooperate Alerts:Islamic Republic of Iran ‘Is Training the Next al-Qa’eda Leaders’ . Plus : Islamic Republic of Iran sent 700 Somalis to fight Israel . Hamas: Islamic Republic of Iran gave gov’t $120 million in aid

Speak Out Against the Human Rights Council’s Anti-Israel Bias. Take Action

The Alliance of Incivilization is at it again

Magdi Allam: La lettera apocrifa del «ministro» Dachan

Ransom paid? Fox News reporters freed for $2 million – Claim cash used for arms to ‘hit Zionists’

Does anyone still wonder why the ‘Iraq Study Group’  is promoting appeasement of the Mullahs’ regime in Iran? You may not more wonder after you read this.

An interesting analysis on Giuliani’s bid for the 2008 Presidency.

Turning the Screws on the Dear Leader.Forget multilateral or bilateral; try punitive

Malaysian police abuse a woman

Sharia Alert : Pakistan Creates Taliban-Style ‘Virtue Police’

Una delle più attive ONG in Darfur costretta ad abbandonare il Darfur

Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury: My day in court

Egyptians demonstrate against harassment of women by the police. UPDATE: Several demonstrators detained . Sandmonkey has several must-read posts with links to exclusive videos of such a brutality here and here

Canadian Coalition for Democracies: Harper right to defend human rights and democracy against Chinese bullying

Bravo! Peruvian president rails against Hugo Chavez, Venezuela’s foreign policy

La Asamblea para Promover la Sociedad Civil, quiere dar a conocer la siguiente información sobre la celebración de actividades por el I Congreso de Bibliotecas Independientes: El pasado 2 de noviembre del 2006, se llevó a cabo un debate sobre las bibliotecas independientes y su primer. Congreso, en la organización “Asociación de Opositores Hijos de la Virgen de Regla”. Participaron en la actividad 10 personas entre ellos una persona del barrio.

Cuban doctors who defected during an “internationalist mission” promoted by the Castros’ regime inVenezuela, are being haunted by the infamous Chavista spy service G2 to deport them to Cuba, where they would most likely face persecution for their decision to leave the so-called ‘revolutionary mission’.

La Asamblea para Promover la Sociedad Civil, quiere dar a conocer la siguiente información, sobre el I Congreso de Bibliotecas Independientes: El día 27 de octubre del 2006, se llevó a cabo una actividad en la Bl Adolfo Reyes de la Cruz, sita en Agramante No.552 entre Pasaje A y B, Municipio de Regla, Ciudad de La Habana, según informa su director Jesús Adolfo Reyes Sánchez. La actividad the precedida de un mínimo técnico sobre computación, y participaron 10 personas. También en ella se debatió la situación de un niño de 13 años de edad, normado Abrahán Borrego García, que con este corto tiempo de vida ya ha estado preso en varios reclusoríos y es hostígado constantemente por el Comité de Defensa de la Revolución (CDR).

Oscar Sánchez Madán: Neighbors defend activist

Carlos Serpa Maceira: Mantienen en Prisión a 2 Opositores en Cuba Hace Más de 3 Años sin Haber Sido Encausados

De izquierda a derecha, Manuel Ismael Acosta González, quien fuera el primer presidente de la Fundación Isla de Pinos de Derechos Humanos y Fomento Territorial, exiliado político en los Estados Unidos; la líder opositora Martha Beatriz Roque Cabello; el prisionero de conciencia Rolando Jiménez Pozada, y el periodista Carlos Serpa Maceira.

Fundada Nueva Biblioteca Independiente en Villa Clara

Carlos Serpa Maceira: Demandan en Cuba la Libertad sin Destierro para los Presos Políticos

Letrero alegórico a la Campaña Libertad sin Destierro para los Presos Políticos Cubanos, colocado en la puerta de la sede del Proyecto Cívico Cultural Julio Tang Texier, en Isla de Pinos. Dicho letrero fue arrancado de la puerta por la Policía Política de Isla de Pinos

La Asamblea para Promover la Sociedad Civil, quiere dar a conocer la siguiente información, sobre el I Congreso de Bibliotecas Independientes: Noelia Pedraza Jiménez, directora de la BI María Cabrales, de la provincia de Villa Clara, relata que, el día 27 de octubre del 2006, la policía política se presentó en casa de su abuela nombrada Carmen Felina Ochoa Mola, con residencia en la calle Colón No.412 entre Serafín Sánchez y Estrada Palma, Santa Clara, con el objetivo de incautarle los libros de su biblioteca, que sumaban aproximadamente 300, y se encontraban en esta casa. También se llevaron otros documentos más.

Diputados españoles se solidarizan con las Damas de Blanco


November 7, 2006

I will post my opinions on the mid-term election once the official outcome will be announced.

Bin Laden says.. (h/t: Powerline )

The pro-Saddam alliance (Europe) seethes and whines over his sentence to death. No such seething was ever heard from Europe when Saddam mutilated, tortured, slaughtered millions. I am against the death penalty, but I accept it when it comes to mass murderers and war criminals like Saddam or terrorists.

Magdi Allam: Il Partito di Saddam in Occidente si rammarica per la condanna a morte: no alla mistificazione della realtà e alla perversione etica

FrontPage Magazine: Justice Served

Enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla under threat by Islamic radicals

Chirac appeases the Mullahs by awarding controversial Islamic Republic apologist Shirin Ebadi with the “Legion of Honor Award”

Darfur genocide continues .Horrific stories from Sudan

Anti-Islamist and pro-secular Egyptian blogger Abdelkareem has been detained again! Sandmonkey has more here

Aini Martín Valero: En Celda de Castigo Prisionero Político

La Asamblea para Promover la Sociedad Civil, quiere dar a conocer la siguiente información: El día 27 de octubre del 2006, una Brigada de Respuesta Rápida, se paró frente a la casa de Miguel Valdés Tamayo, con el objetivo de impedirle asistir a una sesión de Internet. Miguel es preso político en licencia extrapenal del Grupo de los 75, y miembro del Comité de Relaciones Públicas de la Asamblea para Promover la Sociedad Civil, y reside en Calzada de San Agustín No.691 entre José Miguel y Victoria, Reparto Párraga, Arroyo Naranjo, en Ciudad de La Habana. Es de destacar que la turba en cuestión no pertenecía a su vecindario, sino que fue importada de un barrio cercano.

Carlos Serpa Maceira: Amenazan con 30 años de Prisión a Líder del Movimiento Sindical Independiente en Cuba

La Asamblea para Promover la Sociedad Civil, quiere dar a conocer   la siguiente información sobre el I Congreso de Bibliotecas Independientes: Juan Alberto de la Nuez Ramírez, director de la biblioteca independiente Adam Smith del municipio Aguada de Pasajeros, en la provincia de Cienfuegos, sita en H. Hernández No.21 entre Martí y Maceo, nos comunicó que fue citado el día 25 de octubre del 2006, a las 7 de la mañana, a la Policía Nacional Revolucionaria (PNR), por un oficial de esa fuerza. Cuando se encontraba allí, dos oficiales de la Seguridad del Estado, que son conocidos como Yunier y Robertico, le anunciaron que estaba detenido


November 6, 2006

The Butcher of Iraq to end up like Mussolini

Il macellaio iracheno ed altri due complici faranno la fine di Mussolini

Those Palestinian women killed in the mosque siege were worse than human shields, they’re terrorist helpers.

One more reason I won’t regret going to the U.S. : Unemployment rate lowest in nearly 5-1/2 years I dare to suggest the Democrats and their followers to come live in Europe seeing their children looking desperately for a decent job and not being able to find one. I suggest to come here and live like the European parents who see their children unemployed even at 35 years old.

Non mi pentirò di certo di aver scelto gli Usa come mio paese futuro dove vivere e lavorare. Scende ulteriormente la disoccupazione. Creati novantaduemila posti di lavoro, il tasso di disoccupazione scende al 4,4%, il più basso in cinque anni e mezzo.L’America si è ripresa dall’impatto economico devastante dell’11 settembre, mentre l’Europa e l’Italia stanno facendo la fine dell’Argentina.

Pro-secular Turks march against Islamic radicals – Many fear that if left unchecked, Islamic fundamentalism will lead to a theocracy like that in Iran under the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.

Grandmother to sue Australian mufti over rape comment

La nonna di una donna vittima di violenza sessuale da parte di islamici ha querelato l’imam australiano che ha insultato la dignità delle donne dicendo che le vittime degli stupri  sono colpevoli perchè, non coprendosi con gli stracci islamici, sono ‘carne impura’

Tashbih Sayyed: The Mind Behind the Veil

L’Italia con il club dei dittatori per il seggio al Consiglio Onu

More photos showing  how Islamists deface women on hoardings

Report: They’d rather die: brief lives of the Afghan slave wives

Just one question: Why?

La guerra dimenticata. Assalto dei miliziani islamici. Massacro di bimbi in Darfur – Raid dei Janjaweed contro otto campi profughi: 63 gli uccisi,27 avevano meno di dodici anni

Opinion Journal: Robert Mugabe turns Zimbabwe from a success story to a human-rights catastrophe

Our friend, dr. Darsi Ferrer of the newly-founded National Patriotic Front, informs us (in Spanish) the maverick freedom fighters, among which himself, will bravely march in Havana on December 10, on the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Darsi Ferrer, Frente Patriótico Nacional: Marcha en honor a la Declaración Universal de derechos Humanos

Anti-Castro banner put in pre-university institute

Reacciona (Positivamente) Movimiento Sindical Independiente Por Exclusión de Cuba de Confederación Sindical Internacional

Government official runs down dissidents with his car

‘Logros’ de la revolución energetica: 240 Interrupciones Eléctricas Afectan a Villa Clara

Cuban schoolchildren trained to behave like thugs. Primary-school-age children take part in repudiating mob


October 27, 2006

 

It is about time to bring the criminals to justice. Billionaire mad mullah Rafsanjani and Hizballah ‘leaders’ wanted in 1994 Argentine bombing

From the EU-Statements-Never-Cease-To-Make-Me-Laugh Department: Javier Solana: ‘Hamas doesn’t want to destroy Israel’Islamo-fascist misogyny from an islamist cleric in Australia: “Women to blame for sex attacks” . And the federal Sex Discrimination commissioner reacted immediately: Cleric should be sacked and deported

Magdi Allam: Gli strateghi che guidano la guerra pro-hijab

Manchester imam okays killing of homosexuals

French Foreign Minister changes opinion on Israel’s fence and ackowledges that it’s foiled around 80% of terror attacks. Charles at LGF sees this as a flying pig moment. And I agree with him.

Good news, as there seems to be still room for free speech with respect to Islam in Europe: Mohammed cartoon newspaper acquitted . But if you hoped this was the beginning of Europe’s awakening, well, don’t hold your breathe, because you have to remember that there is a country, Britain, where insanity is paving the way to the establishment of sharia: British Airways: yes to veil, no to cross

C’è ancora posto per la libertà di pensiero in Europa. Il giornale danese che aveva pubblicato le vignette su maometto è stato assolto perchè l’accusa di razzismo non è stata ritenuta fondata. Ma in Inghilterra si continua a grandi passi a marciare verso l’islamizzazione. La British Airways dice si al velo,ma no alla croce.

Brussels Journal: The Rape of Europe

Wafa Sultan, A woman’s work in progress

Ralph Peters: KILL MUQTADA NOW

Palestinian gays flee to Israel

Sudanese genociders celebrate at the United Nations! (h/t: Gateway Pundit )

Expert speaks about non-cooperation of Cuban workers

These are two Cuban independent librarians, wife and husband, one week after being beaten by a communist mob led by the State Security and the political police. And then we still hear naive people, living in the rich and democratic world, calling to lift the “embargo” and do business with the communist mafia in Cuba! The communist regime in Cuba and its very few supporters in the island are the exact copy of the fascist death squads. This kind of beatings occurr almost everyday in Cuba, but that does not prevent the dissidents from continuing with more determination the struggle to liberate Cuba. They are receiving the solidarity of the population. Source, in Spanish: Bitacora Cubana.

La Asamblea para Promover la Sociedad Civil, quiere dar a conocer la siguiente información, sobre el I Congreso de Bibliotecas Independientes: El lunes 16 de octubre del 2006, el bibliotecario independiente Eduardo González Vázquez, a las 10 am, celebró una actividad en la BI El Mayor, sita en Cedano No.99 apto. 4 entre Martí y San Lorenzo, en Camagüey, como apertura del Congreso en su biblioteca. Asistieron bibliotecarios de este municipio cabecera y vecinos de su casa. “El despertar de Cuba está cerca, para Cuba ya es la hora. Que Dios le dé gloria y salud a todas aquellas personas que entregaron su vida y su pensamiento a favor de la libertad de Cuba y que Dios le dé también salud a Martha Beatriz, por haber convocado a este Congreso. Que como mismo fue convocada la Asamblea para Promover la Sociedad, Martha que Dios te bendiga, que Dios te bendiga, porque oye, no pueden con nosotros, están cogidos ya. ¡Ya para Cuba es hora!, ¡Ya para Cuba es hora!

Oscar Sánchez Madan: Continuaré desarrollando mi labor como periodista, y nada, ni nadie, lo va a impedir

Orthodox priest released, vows to go ahead with the struggle to liberate Cuba. (Spanish)

Disidentes  Realizan video-conferencia entre La Habana y Miami en homenaje a Rosa Parks en la seccion de la Oficina de Intereses norteamericanos en la capital cubana. James Meredith, que dijo ser un soldado de la lucha por los derechos civiles, fustigó al gobernante cubano Fidel Castro calificándolo como racista muy efectivo, cuyo régimen nada había hecho por los negros en 47 años.

Non-cooperation campaign hits the streets of Miami


October 21, 2006

That Britain is house to the main Islamic terror groups is well-known, so this comes as no suprise: Al Qaeda ‘building cells in Britain’

Friend and Ally update: Jordan’s King Abdullah releases Hamas thugs

Elias Bejjani : We Will Never Forget Syrian Atrocities – We demand to know the fates of murdered and still-imprisoned Lebanese who dared stand up to those who occupied the Land of the Cedars.

The Taliban state of Somalia has banned swimming for women at beach

EGYPT: CHRISTIAN CONVERT FROM ISLAM JAILED

White House rejects Yugoslavization of Iraq

“Cosi’ uccidiamo in Darfur”, la confessione di un janjaweed

Ethiopian government blocks report of massacre by its forces (h/t: Gateway Pundit).

US Congress report : Venezuela a ‘potential hub of terrorism’ in Americas

Noticuba Internacional: Lo que Chavez, Castro y EE.UU no dicen sobre Posada Carriles

Sylvia G. Iriondo’s Statement at the Cuba Transition To Democracy International Summit , Solidarity Panel Discussion, Biltmore Hotel, October 13, 2006

Campaña de No-Cooperación Sale a las Calles de Miami

El miembro del Comité de Relaciones Públicas de la Asamblea para Promover la Sociedad Civil, Miguel Valdés Tamayo (Grupo de las 75) informó, que El miércoles 18 de octubre de 2006, en ocasión de salir del Centro Roosevelt, de la Oficina de Intereses de los Estados Unidos de América, fue detenido.Para seguir leyendo la noticia, pulsar aqui (PDF)

La Asamblea para Promover la Sociedad Civil, quiere a dar a conocer la siguiente información, sobre el I Congreso de Bibliotecas Independientes. Para seguir leyendo la noticia, pulsar aqui (PDF)

Some Ladies in White gathered after winning the 2006 Human Rights First Prize

Carta de Miriam Leiva,representantes de las Damas de Blanco, publicada en El País, con motivo del nuevo reconocimiento que han recibido las Damas de Blanco


September 23, 2006

For what it is worth: Bin Laden might have gone to meet Satan.But maybe he hasn’t yet: Report of bin Laden death unconfirmed: France, Pakistan, US

And another big fish has been captured in Iraq

Islamists all over the world everyday show us the Pope was right.Pakistani Muslim cleric says Pope should be crucified

Religione di pace e tolleranza. Imam pachistano dice che il Papa dovrebbe essere crocifisso.

José Maria Aznar: Aznar, ‘Muslims have never apologised for Spanish invasion’

Claudia Rosett : About That Mercedes? Kofi takes us all for a ride

Syrian puppet Lebanese “president” Emile Lahoud exhibits fake Green Helmet Guy photo during his speech to the United Nations General Assembly,taking advantage of the fact that most of the audience ignores the truth behind that photo.

U.N.’s “peacekeeping” mission in Lebanon in photos:

Brussels Journal: Is Islam Dying? Europe Certainly Is

From the Iraqi Bloggers Central: Remembering Oriana Fallaci – The Largest Tribute In The Blogosphere

The Islamic world adds another crime to the very long list of crimes committed against Christians sooner or later they will have to apologize for. Three Indonesian Catholics executed by firing squad

L’Islam ha fucilato 3 cristiani. Fucilati i tre cattolici indonesiani

Fareeda’s fate: rape, prison and 25 lashes.Up to 80 per cent of women in Pakistan’s jails are charged under rules that penalise rape victims. But hardliners have vetoed an end to the Islamic laws

UK: Six Year Old Girl Burned To Death For Muslim “Honor”

 

Appello di Italian Blogs for Darfur (di cui faccio parte) pubblicato su La Stampa

The UN Slams the Door on Taiwan.Red China prevents its democratic, capitalist neighbor from rejoining the world body – for the 14th straight year.

The Unholy Alliance: Hezbollah adopts Chavez as hero

El Diablo

Carlos Alberto Montaner: The Miami Herald thinks it’s corrupt to undermine Castro’s censorship

Ramon Humberto Colas: Hitler y Castro

Cuban independent journalist and member of the Independent Movement for an Alternative Option, Oscar Sánchez Mádam, sent a letter to the popular Cuban-American salsa singer Willy Chirino.In the letter, Oscar tells Willy that  when he was detained last week, he was confiscated, by the political police, some CD of Willy’s music, that were called “subversive” and “enemy propaganda” by the Castroite authorities.Oscar calls on Willy to help him spread the word.

Oscar Sánchez Mádam

Willy Chirino, and his wife, the Cuban-born baladist singer Lissette

Denuncia Berta Soler Hostigamiento a Su Esposo Ángel Moya

Testimony of prisoner of conscience, Dr. Oscar Elías Biscet, from the Prison of Combinado del Este in Havana, Cuba: “THE CUBAN GOVERNMENT HAS TORTURED ME DURING EIGHT YEARS…TRYING TO DRIVE ME INSANE…”

From Glamour Magazine: The women who dare defy a dictator – In Cuba, people have gone to prison for speaking out. Mariane Pearl travels there and finds that the country’s boldest activists are women—and they make their point without saying a word.


September 10, 2006

This explains, if someone was still unconvinced, why the mainstream media is biased when reporting from and about Iraq: Captured document: AP employee spied for Saddam

Non c’è da stupirsi che si venga a sapere che l’agenzia di stampa Associated Press era infiltrata da spie saddamite.

Syria to create its own Hizbullah .These are the people Mr. Prodi relies on.

The terrorists held in the Abu Ghraib prison want Americans to come back. Now, the America-haters should ask themselves: if they were really being tortured by the Americans, why are they calling for them to come back now?

Italian clown Romano Prodi, current Prime Minister, proudly affirmed that Siryan tyrant and terrorist Bashar Assad agreed to EU border presence. Mr. Prodi has been dismissed by the very same dictator. Prodi is a shame for Italy.

Il pagliaccio Prodi colleziona una brutta figura. Ha sbandierato ai quattro venti il “successo” di aver ottenuto il via libera alle forze UE da parte del tiranno terrorista siriano Assad, uno dei principali responsabili dell’attuale crisi. Poi, è stato smentito di brutto dallo stesso dittatore. Insomma, un pagliaccio che colleziona figuracce in campo internazionale.

Anti-semitism in the country who invented the infamous racial laws and sent lots of Jews to Hitler’s gas chambers. The only difference is that today’s anti-semites are on the left. Israeli art banned at Venice Biennale. Hat tip: Ziva.

Antisemitismo nel paese che ha inventato le leggi razziali ed ha mandato decine di ebrei ad essere uccisi nei forni crematori. Solo che l’anti-semitismo stavolta sta a sinistra. Proibita l’arte israeliana al cinema di Venezia.

Nella Spagna di Zapatero, IN LIBERTA’ L’IMAM CHE ISTIGA ALLA VIOLENZA SULLE DONNE

Italian center-right opposition finally doing its work. In the past few months, it seemed to me and many, that the former PM Berlusconi had opted for a soft opposition to the leftist gov’t. But now, Berlusconi and the center-right decided to do the right thing and do a strong and resolute opposition to the current minority gov’t. He also announced plans to mobilize that half of Italian voters who did not vote for Prodi, and call on them to take to the streets against the controversial laws proposed by the current gov’t.  Berlusconi: We would vote NO to the Italian presence in Lebanon under the UN flag . The only party of the center-right that is against this attitude is, as always, the docile Christian Democratic Union, whose leader, Casini, is now in Iran meeting with the murderous and terrorist Mullahs.

Finalmente l’opposizione fa il suo lavoro. Berlusconi, con l’appoggio di An e Lega, opta per un’opposizione dura ed intransigente, optando anche per la piazza. Perchè bisogna fare come fece la sinistra per cinque anni. Ostruzionismo in parlamento, e mobilitazione nelle piazze. Altrimenti non si è opposizione. Mi dà speranza un Berlusconi che dichiara di voler votare no ad una missione che si prefige di leccare i piedi all’Onu, all’UE ed ai regimi mediorientali. L’unica voce stonante è quella dei soliti democristiani che sono sempre stati filo-arabi. Un Casini che dichiara di essere contrario alle parole di Berlusconi mentre lo stesso (Casini) si trova in visita privata dai Mullah terroristi in Iran, è un Casini la cui opinione sinceramente a me non interessa più di tanto.

Author faces trial in Turkey over book on Armenian genocide

Una scrittrice armena sotto processo nella Turchia che pretende di entrare in Europa, per aver scritto un libro raccontando il genocidio armeno.

“Tell Americans we want to be free,” says a Bulgarian nurse held captive in Libya

Washington Times: Somaliland’s plight

Bolivians rise up against Evo Morales and his plans to establish communism

Bolivianos protestan contra Evo Morales

Expresan apoyo a la no cooperación en vigilia

Medicina Cubana: Infecciones Intrahospitalarias en Hospital habanero

Oscar Sánchez Madan: Expresan apoyo a la no cooperación en vigilia

Desarrollan Jornada de Homenaje a Julio Tang Texier

La Seguridad del Estado Lanza Amenazas Contra el Buró de Información del Comité de Ayuda a la Disidencia Brigada 2506 (C.A.D2506)

Amenaza de la Seguridad Del Estado a Ivonne Martínez Fraga del Buró de Información del CAD-2506 en La Habana, Cuba