Poverty is worse than critical injuries? B.C. childrens' aid not what it should be.
The Index on Censorship refuses to publish the Motoons saying that “The trustees took the view unanimously… that publishing the cartoons might endanger the security of not just the staff, publishers, printers and others directly associated with Index, but it might also endanger the other seven organisations that are housed in the same building, the Free Word Centre. To have done so wittingly would have put Index in considerable difficulty with them and with others.”
Yes I know I'm being a bit hypocritical here since I haven't published them either, but whatever.
Index on Censorship has a few bad moments in their past as well, when they laughed at Van Gogh's death and insulted Ayaan Hirsi Ali. From a Guardian article; "He (Rohan Jayasekera the associate editor) told me that, like many other readers, I shouldn't have made the mistake of believing that Index on Censorship was against censorship, even murderous censorship, on principle - in the same way as Amnesty International is opposed to torture, including murderous torture, on principle. It may have been so its radical youth, but was now as concerned with fighting 'hate speech' as protecting free speech."
Avatar kills. Cue the music.
Some artifacts from the past, 2006 to be exact. A Telegraph article with extensive quotes from Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo, a Muslim turned Anglican priest. It was taken down for "legal reasons".
"Dr Sookhdeo adds that he believes that "in a decade, you will see parts of English cities which are controlled by Muslim clerics and which follow, not the common law, but aspects of Muslim sharia law.....
In 2100....."The Intergovernmental Cultural Climate Change Panel (ICCCP) declared its support for the recent UN announcement that all cultures are equally valid. Expanding on the resolution the group declared the rights of people are now culturally defined, rather than being based on any universal notion or concept. They suggest the term "human rights" is therefore both outmoded and racist as it would impose value for human life which some cultures don't accept. They recommended the term "multi-cultural peoples' rights" be used instead."