Thursday, September 20, 2012

Racism and Related Intolerance: Free Speech Endangered!

Racism and Related Intolerance: Free Speech Endangered!

211 ... From rhetoric to reality: a global call for concrete action against racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance



related intolerance

The following quote is from Preliminary document of the African Regional Conference Preparatory to the Durban Review Conference  [Emphasis added.]

4.  Emphasizes the urgent need to address the scourges of anti-Semitism, Christianophobia, and Islamophobia as contemporary forms of racism as well as racial and violent movements based on racism and discriminatory ideas directed at African, Arab, Christian, Jewish, Muslim and other communities;

These terms, when used in UN resolutions, imply Islamophobia.  They are used to condemn and criminalize all criticism of Islam, Allah, Moe and their doctrines & practices.

Alarmed by the use of the internet and social media by extremist groups and individuals_     _      
to disseminate racist ideas and propagate racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and          
related intolerance, (NEW, Paragraph 12 of Report AIHRCl20138) 


extremist groups

    This is a code phrase for EDL, Velams Belang, Freedom Party, Tea Party, etc. It is a smear: an attempt to link defenders of liberty with Nazism & Fascism.

Deploring the use of the print, audio-visual and electronic media including the Internet,
and any other means to incite acts of national, racial or religious violence, xenophobia or
related intolerance and discrimination against any religion, as well as the targeting of
religious symbols and venerated persons (AIHRCIResolution 10122, updated)


incite acts of religious violence

    Religious violence is incited in the Qur'an (3:151, 8:12, 39, 57, 59, 60, 65, 67, 9:5, 29, 111, 120, 123, 47:4, 49:15 & 61:10), in hadith (Sahih Bukhari 1.8.387, 4.52.177, Sunan Abu Dawud 14.2635, 23.3455 & 14.2497), and Shari'ah (Reliance of the Traveller: O9.0-9, Hedaya Vol. 2, pg 140-230). Muslims riot because of rabid kutbah in the mosques and mass media, not because of cartoons such as the Motoons or videos such as Fitna & Innocence of Muslims.  Those videos do not incite, they expose incitement. 

any religion

    Islam! That is all the OIC and their dhimmis are interested in. 

religious symbols

    The Qur'an.

venerated persons

    Allah & Moe. 

4. Recalls that preventing and combating racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and
related intolerance is a primary responsibility of States, and in this regard,
(a) That States should develop and implement national action plans to combat
racism and racial discrimination, and to promote diversity, equality, equity,
social justice, equality of opportunity and participation of all. These plans
should aim at creating conditions for all to participate effectively in decisionmaking
and realize civil, cultural, economic, political and social rights in all
spheres of life on the basis of non-discrimination, (NEW, based on paragraphs
50, 51 & 56 (a) of Report AIHRC120133)

action plans to combat racism

    They are demanding national legislation to criminalize criticism of Islam and prohibit "profiling".

6. Reiterates, particularly considering contemporary challenges in this area, the primacy      
of elaborating additional protocols to the International Convention on the Elimination      
of All ~orms-of Racial ~iscrimination, filling both procedural and substantive gaps      
with a view to maximum protection, adequate remedies and combating impunity for      

protocols to ICERD

    There is an Ad Hoc Committee for this purpose, which meets again in May of 2013. Its deliberations have been stalled on both procedural and substantive issues.  Its mission is to code binding protocols which, when signed, will be legally binding and enforcible. 

substantive gaps

    This is a code phrase for the lack of provisions criminalizing criticism of Islam.  They want the guts of the old defamation resolutions injected into ICERD so that they can be enforced in court.

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