The Tham Luang Cave Rescue Operation

The cave rescue operation in Thailand has been in the news for the last week or so, but most English-language articles are short on both details and context. Since the drama is taking place right on his doorstep, our Bangkok correspondent H. Numan fills us in with this digest of the events so far.

The Tham Luang cave rescue operation

by H. Numan

On 23 June a junior soccer team, the Wild Boars, went on an outing to explore a cave. Very likely the were surprised by a rainstorm and were no longer able to exit the cave. The onrushing water forced them deeper inside the cave. Later that day a forest ranger found their bikes parked near the entrance of the cave, and raised the alarm.

It was assumed the twelve boys, aged 12 to 16, and their coach (25) were locked inside, and a rescue operation was started. That rescue operation got bigger and bigger and is now the biggest rescue operation ever attempted in the history of the kingdom. From a few brave souls crawling in the cave it became a huge operation with well over a thousand of people working frantically to save the kids. The army, police, navy, navy SEALS, many local and foreign volunteers, even the government of Myanmar offer as much help as they can. There are now experts from Belgium, Australia, Britain and China. The US armed forces help with advice, experts and logistics. Private companies offered help and expertise. For example, Elon Musk offered his latest batteries to power the electric pumps.

A bit of background for you: the cave is named Tham Luang Nang Non (ถ้ำหลวงนางนอน; “Great Cave of the Sleeping Lady”) and is actually a huge underground complex.

It stretches for miles underground. It’s massive maze of rooms, chambers connected by narrow passages. It was hoped the boys found refuge on a large sand dune named ‘Pattaya Beach’ about three miles deep inside the cave. The mountain and the cave complex are right on the border with Myanmar. That complicates the situation somewhat; fortunately, the president of Myanmar personally ordered full cooperation with the rescue operation.

For nine days teams of divers and expert speleologists slowly worked their way towards the assumed position of the boys. The whole nation held its breath. Are the kids still alive? Then on Sunday great news: two British experts in cave diving were able to reach the boys. All were in relatively good health. They hadn’t eaten anything and licked water from the walls. Their coach was sensible enough to tell them not to drink the muddy water directly. The little food he had he gave to his pupils and he’s now sort of a national hero. The group sat there alone in the dark. They had no idea how long they had been there, the first question was ‘what day is it?’

Help came from all over the world. Thailand itself tries whatever it can to rescue the boys. That’s very difficult for many reasons. It’s the rainy or monsoon season right now. It rains heavily, especially in that area. The caves are largely flooded. The boys are marooned inside a cave on a sand dune. None of them can swim, let alone dive. The water is like latte coffee; visibility is zero. The current is strong. Inside the caves it is pitch dark. (The boys did have flashlights, and many more were brought by rescuers.)

Only expert cave divers are capable of reaching the boys. Not just professional divers; they need to be expert cave divers as well. That’s a whole different ball game. Cave diving is by far the most dangerous form of diving there is. An expert diver with many years of experience under his belt who has never before dived in caves is not an expert, but a liability.

To prove my point: a Thai ex-navy diver, Petty Officer 3rd Class Samarn Kunan, drowned last night on his way back from the cave to the base camp. He rain out of air on the way back.

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Honor Abortion Forced on Pakistani-Italian Girl From Verona

Many thanks to FouseSquawk for translating this article from Il Giornale:

The girl was taken back to her country of origin through deception. To her friends, she wrote: “This time my father will kill me.”

Taken to Pakistan through deception by her father. Then tied up for 8 hours and forced to abort. A story that makes one shiver, and which saw the protagonist, a girl of Pakistani origin, residing in Verona. Now the 20-year-old has been freed by the police in Islamabad. She is safe and in the company of representatives of the Italian authorities. In February, Farah told her friends, “We’ll see each other in a week.” From then on, however, nobody had seen her.

The student, enrolled until last year at the professional institute Sanmicheli in the Veneto city (Verona), had become pregnant by a boy, himself also Pakistani, with whom she was having a relationship. A fact that infuriated the parents to the point of forcing her to terminate the pregnancy. “They punctured me and killed my baby. My father wanted me to get married here,” wrote Farah to her friends on WhatsApp. And then in an audio, she told: “They sedated me, tied me to a bed and forced an abortion”. The (Italian) foreign office intervened, asking the Italian embassy in the Pakistani capital to check up urgently on the news concerning the student.

Maltreatment in family

As reported by TGcom24, the girl has lived in Verona since 2008. Her father is owner of a business, and has been reported previously for family abuse; the girl even turned to social services in September for help. The situation was so serious that the municipality decided to put her up for a period of time in a protected shelter.

Sarah, after stating that she was reconciled with her family, returned home and was then forced to go to Pakistan. Here the nightmare began. And to tell it, the 20-year-old used WhatsApp messages to her friends. The young woman was locked in a room, tied up and sedated until the intervention by a (female) doctor, who induced abortion with a pill. Pushing the investigation was the young woman’s school network, from her friends up to the (school) director.

Farah is well-known and appreciated in her school circle. So much so that the professional institute San Michele she attended acted to arrange her exams in a manner that would have permitted her to face the months of pregnancy more serenely.

Her story is reminiscent of that of Sanaa, the Pakistani girl who lived in Brescia and was killed by her father, solely because she wanted to marry an Italian.

Armenia’s People-Power Revolution, Russia, and the Western Bloc

The Armenian-American writer David Boyajian provides some background for the “color revolution” currently underway in Armenia. See also this translated Bild article.

Armenia’s People-Power Revolution, Russia, and the Western Bloc

by David Boyajian

As we write this, massive peaceful civil actions against Armenia’s establishment have continued under the leadership of Nikol Pashinyan, a National Assembly (N.A.) member who is part of the opposition Yelk (Way Out) Alliance. Though widely unpopular Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan has been forced to resign, his Republican Party (RPA) still has a narrow majority (58 of 105) in the N.A. Most observers believe that the RPA members were elected through fraud, bribery, and intimidation.

The RPA’s politicians and oligarchs are also generally blamed for stealing billions of the country’s wealth; violating civil rights; debasing the judiciary and civil service; keeping the talented Armenian Diaspora at arm’s length; and failing to successfully address Armenia’s many problems: corruption, a less-than-robust economy, unemployment, outward migration, and more.

A bright spot: Landlocked Christian Armenia and its brother Artsakh/Karabagh Republic survive, even though blockaded by genocidal Turkey and Turkic/Muslim Azerbaijan who outnumber Armenians by 90 million people. This miracle is due to the tenacity of Armenia’s people and armed forces.

As Armenia is a long-time friend and admirer of our country, we Americans need to understand it.

Why Armenia Matters

The current revolution is home-grown and purely Armenian. Outside powers — whether countries or organizations — neither initiated nor control the revolution. Still, major nations definitely have strong opinions, usually unstated, about the present crisis.

Russia loathes the revolution. Russia wants Armenia to continue to be highly dependent on it for natural gas, the nuclear power plant and energy grid, investments, sophisticated weapons, and the right to travel to Russia to work and sometimes deposit stolen money. Ongoing corruption in Armenia makes it easier for Russia to bribe, intimidate, and blackmail dishonest leaders and oligarchs, represented mainly by the RPA. A Russian base guards Armenia’s border with Turkey.

Why is Russia so intent on controlling its small ally? Because without Armenia, Russia would lose its grip on the Caucasus, Caspian Sea, and probably Central Asia. The US/NATO/EU/Turkey (“Western Bloc”) would then move in. Thus perched along the Russian Bear’s soft underbelly, NATO would slice it open and have his insides for dinner. Therefore Russia needs Armenia far more than it cares to admit.

Georgia was coopted by the Western Bloc years ago. It has invested billions in Georgia, which desires NATO membership as protection against Russia.

Azerbaijan, corrupt and a virtual dictatorship, but flush with oil and gas income, has also expressed interest in joining NATO. Over 27 years, the Western Bloc has invested untold billions in Azerbaijan in such sectors as energy, banking, hotels, aviation, agriculture, and consulting. The Western Bloc has also constructed major oil and gas pipelines from Azerbaijan’s Caspian fields through Georgia and into Turkey and beyond. More such pipelines (to supply Europe) are planned.

Interestingly, Israel receives around 40% of its oil from Azerbaijan and sells it billions in weapons. Major Jewish organizations such as the American Jewish Committee provide Azerbaijan political support while, sadly, a coterie of Jewish writers constantly and unfairly berate Armenia in the US and international media.

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Against the Murdering, Thieving Hordes of Pakistanis (Part 3)

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The following essay by El Inglés is the final installment of a three-part report on the Pakistanis (previously: Part 1, Part 2). It is being posted this week to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the publication of Surrender, Genocide… or What?, which caused the ejection of Gates of Vienna from Pajamas Media ten years ago today. For more on the memorable events of 2008, see this post.

Against the Murdering, Thieving Hordes of Pakistanis

Part 3

by El Inglés

The “Pakis Out!” Plan

Though we inject touches of humour in our writing as a sanity-preservation measure, all joking to one side, to read about the sheer evil that is so deeply-ingrained in the mind of the average Pakistani male is to stare into the pit of hell. I am aware of the bitter irony that the very Pakistani women who are so often on the receiving end of Pakistani male psychopathy must be rejected tout court along with those men. But Britons concerned at the ongoing colonization and destruction of their country by Pakistanis cannot allow themselves to be held back by any residual sympathy they might feel in this regard.

Reader, my heart has grown cold to the Pakistani male, who constitutes as obvious a concentration of evil and psychopathy as can be found on the surface of this Earth. The character of any group of people resides in its menfolk far more than its womenfolk, for the simple reason that by far and away the greatest capacity for violent, predatory behaviour is to be found in those very menfolk. Thus do we conclude that the Pakistanis are a pestilential people that must be kept out of Britain at all costs.

Pakis Out! — The Details

The Pakistani population of the UK must be removed, driven out, forced out, thrown out, shown the door, expelled, even ethnically cleansed if we allow an expansive understanding of the term. We must cut the Gordian knot and expel the overwhelming bulk of the Pakistani population. Here we introduce the Pakis Out! Plan.

If one is eating an apple that turns out to have a spot of rot in it, one can eat around it. But if one bites into an apple only to discover that it is more rot than apple, one will likely throw it away. The Pakistanis are all rot, no apple. The extremely small fraction of the Pakistani population that is both decent and productive is in no way, shape, or form crucial to the future of our country, and the remainder calls into question the possibility of that future existing. Cut the Gordian Knot! Pakis Out!

We must adopt an attitude of perfect callousness towards the Pakistanis. In plain English, this means that there should be no extent at all to which our policies are predicated on their interests. Given that they attach no significance to ours, this seems entirely reasonable. The Pakistanis have done as they would be done by; they have no grounds for complaint.

There is an important point to be made here. Though we advocate the driving out of the Pakistanis, we do not suggest that literally every single Pakistani must be forced out for us to consider our goals achieved. The objective is to bring substantial coercive pressure on the Pakistanis so that they start to and continue to leave in large numbers. Assuming these efforts are successful, a point will come at which the bulk of the Pakistanis have left, and the remainder consist of those who are prepared to jettison, or who have already jettisoned, enough of their inner Pakistani that they can essentially be tolerated, on the understanding that they will be dealt with great harshness should their inner Pakistani ever manifest itself in the future. Let us suggest for the sake of the discussion, that 90% of the current Pakistani population will need to be driven out to bring this about.

Needless to say, implementing the basic Pakis Out! policy would result in some substantial amount of social disruption, the scale of which would not be easy to predict. The army and police would have to be well-prepared, and it may well prove necessary to create additional forces to help contain riots, demonstrations, and other forms of resistance, whether on the part of the Pakistanis themselves, their hard-left sympathisers, or both.

It should be borne in mind that the Pakistani population is overwhelmingly endogamous, with Pakistanis, as a rule, marrying only other Pakistanis. This means that deciding who is ‘actually’ a Pakistani and who is not is much easier than would be the case with other immigrant populations with stronger tendencies to intermarry. Either way, we hope it will become clear that the measures we advocate are not heavily reliant upon explicit definitions of who is a Pakistani and who is not.

However arrogant it may sound, we suggest that the basic outline of what needs to be done to expel the Pakistani population is herein contained, and that any action taken by any European state to expel any Muslim population will consist of a more or less draconian application of these steps. We have dubbed these steps the Pakis Out! Plan.

The Pakis Out! Plan is not a single, invariant collection of procedures for driving Pakistanis out of a country. It is, rather, an understanding that there exists a plethora of steps that could be taken to this end, that exist along a continuum from the least draconian to the most draconian, and from the least transgressive of extant norms to the most transgressive of extant norms. The implementation of a gradually tightening straitjacket of restrictions, coercion and general unpleasantness, backed up by a willingness to use the violence of the state against concerted opposition, is the Pakis Out! plan. Those readers interested in the only real alternatives are invited to peruse my other essays, ‘Surrender, Genocide… or What?’ and ‘Our Muslim Troubles’ (Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four, Part Five). Anyone who cares to read them will, we hope, agree that Pakis Out! is the best option available to us.

Our consideration of the details of Pakis Out! will be thematic in nature. There will be six themes in total: immigration, law enforcement, citizenship and residency, religious restrictions, the welfare state, and general malicious harassment. Each theme will feature a brief discussion of how the British state could and should tighten the screw on the child-raping Paki horde in order to drive an ever-larger fraction of it out of the country. The individual sections should not be taken as lists of things that must be done, but items on a menu that the British state can progressively select from on the basis of what seems to be working and how much success it seems to be enjoying.

The observant reader will note that we provide very few details as to the exact legislation that would need to be passed to facilitate the program we describe. There are two reasons for this. The first is that we have no legal background, and are not well-equipped to say a great deal on this front at all. The second, and more important reason, is that laws are human constructs and that a British state committed to driving out the Pakistanis will construct whatever laws it needs to bring about that end. The details of how exactly this is to be done are not of any particular interest to us.

Immigration

Pakistani immigration into the UK would essentially cease, on the basis of an understanding that the holders of Pakistani citizenship would be banned from obtaining British citizenship or residency, banned from obtaining student visas etc., banned from family reunion immigration, banned from obtaining work visas, and so on. Pakis would not be allowed into the UK except under the most restrictive conditions, and then only on a short-term basis.

Those Pakistani citizens already in the UK would be required to leave when their current visas expired, assuming they actually had valid visas, unless there were specific reasons to hunt them down and expel them prior to this happening. Ruthlessly hunting down and expelling illegal Pakistani immigrants would become a priority for border control agencies. Such people would be held in special internment camps if they proved difficult to deport, and the camps would be segregated by sex.

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Against the Murdering, Thieving Hordes of Pakistanis (Part 2)

Those who hope to read more from the diabolical El Inglés are encouraged to make a contribution to his social welfare fund. Alas, he is no longer in a situation that would allow him to write such long, involved pieces without some sort of financial remuneration. If any of his past writings have been of value to you, please consider showing your appreciation via PayPal, using the button below.

 

The following essay by El Inglés is the second of a three-part report on the Pakistanis (previously: Part 1). It is being posted this week to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the publication of Surrender, Genocide… or What?, which caused the ejection of Gates of Vienna from Pajamas Media. For more on the memorable events of 2008, see this post.

Against the Murdering, Thieving Hordes of Pakistanis

Part 2

by El Inglés

Women and Girls — UK

To illustrate the broad psychic continuity that exists between Pakistanis in Pakistan and the Pakistani diaspora in the UK with respect to attitudes towards the gentler sex, we turn, of course, to the mass, systematic rape, enslavement, and torture of white British girls at the hands of Pakistani filth over recent decades in Britain.

It is not possible for us to identify the extent to which this phenomenon has exact parallels in Pakistan itself. For reasons that should be obvious by now, Pakistanis are not very forthcoming about such matters, and the radically different way in which girls and women are able to freely move around doubtless reduces the opportunities for Pakistani men in Pakistan itself to attack and deprave Pakistani girls in this fashion. Nonetheless, we will have more to say on this subject later on.

Returning to this phenomenon as it exists in the UK, we must first say that, for a considerable stretch of time, we closely followed developments on this most depressing of themes with a growing sense of horror. At times, this sense of horror threatened to overwhelm us. Detailed investigation of the current state of play would inflict on us a mental burden that we are not prepared to bear.

For this reason, those readers who wish to further acquaint themselves with our beliefs on and analysis of this matter are invited to refer to our earlier document A Consideration of Muslim Crime in the UK. (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4). Those who wish to read more broadly on the subject will find an abundance of material online, including the excellent and far more up-to-date work Easy Meat, by Peter McLoughlin. Suffice it to say that the adult male Pakistani population of the UK seems to have spent the last three decades treating white British girls little better than ISIS treats captured Yazidi girls in Iraq. The joys of multiculturalism, reader!

Rather than retread old ground, let us adopt a new line of analysis to drive home the general point. It is often suggested that Pakistanis engage in the mass, systematic rape, enslavement and torture of white British girls because of a racial and/or religious hatred for the white infidels. We are not at all sure that this is true. A truly pestilential people must be a pestilence upon itself, eating its own intestines with gay abandon. And indeed, evidence has come to light that the extent to which Pakistanis prey on their own girls was being radically understated.

The Guardian newspaper, not conspicuously interested in the mass, systematic rape, enslavement, and torture of white British girls while it was being exposed by The Times, displayed a change of policy once it became clear that the problem was very real and very widespread. Desperate to defuse the angle suggesting that this epidemic of sexual abuse was somehow racially motivated, it started to suggest the possibility that the Pakis preyed on their own just as voraciously as they did on ours.

A little more reflection on the part of the editors of The Guardian would doubtless have made it clear to them that their claims, if true, would in fact establish that the Pakistanis were more of a pestilence than had previously been understood, not less of a pestilence. Nonetheless, in pursuit of this rather odd end, they did present us with a very interesting article, for which we thank them.

On August 29th, 2014, The Guardian published a piece by one Ruzwana Bashir, which readers are encouraged to read in its entirety. It laid out in detail her own experience of having been raped and sexually assaulted growing up in Skipton, in Yorkshire. What stands out more than the details of the sexual abuse itself is the response of the small Pakistani community in which she lived.

Bashir explains that, at the age of 10, she was sexually assaulted by a (Pakistani) neighbour. Many years later, she summoned up the courage (for which we commend her) to return to Skipton and testify against the man who had preyed on her as a child. Bashir writes:

When I first told my mother about the abuse I’d suffered, she was absolutely devastated. The root of her anger was clear: I was heaping unbound shame on to my family by trying to bring the perpetrator to justice. In trying to stop him from exploiting more children, I was ensuring my parents and my siblings would be ostracised. She begged me not to go to the police station.

Having laid out the horrors to which she was exposed by her Pakistani rapist and the warped cultural norms of the Pakistanis more broadly, she then, however, unaccountably jumps the shark by making the following eye-opening claim:

The Asian [i.e. Pakistani] community isn’t unique in having evil-doers, and the overwhelming majority of its men and women are good people who care about protecting others.

Having made it abundantly clear that the entire Pakistani community in which she lived despised and condemned those who came forward to testify, Bashir beclowns herself with her contradictory claim that the overwhelming majority of the Asian (i.e. Pakistani) community are ‘good people.’ Just not in Skipton, apparently, where they are, to a man, evil scumbags.

Is Skipton a magnet for evil Pakistanis? Why do no members of the great galactic ocean of good Pakistanis seem to have settled there? If one flips a coin a hundred times in a row and it comes up heads every time, an enquiring mind will consider the possibility that it has a head on both sides. If you pick a Pakistani out of a hat several hundred times and get an evil scumbag every single time, an enquiring mind will draw its own conclusions.

Though blessed with wonderful green eyes, Ruzwana is clearly not blessed with an enquiring mind. No sooner had she established the consistently low moral character of the Skipton Pakistani community than she started adding to the endless sea of politically correct white noise we are exposed to every time the nature of these people threatens to push through into the public consciousness.

We will not criticize Ms. Bashir any further here. She obviously suffered horribly at the hands of her abuser and her community, and she does have the most wonderful eyes. For our own part, we consider it highly probable that the Pakistanis do in fact prey on their own every bit as avidly as they prey on everybody else. The Guardian may very well have been correct in this regard. It would, after all, explain a great deal. Indeed, it would lead us to a great epiphany.

We still remember our own moment of epiphany, when everything slotted into place. Here, we refer to the apparent outrageous overprotection of females in the Pakistani community, under which, it seems, they are to be chaperoned everywhere by male relatives at all times. Though it is tempting to see this apparent overprotection of females in the Pakistani as the outward manifestation of a peculiar patriarchal outlook, our moment of epiphany flipped this perception on its head and laid the truth bare.

Pakistanis insist on being so protective of their young women precisely because their behavioural norms are predicated on being in close proximity to large numbers of other Pakistanis, whether in Pakistan or in the UK. This necessitates constant vigilance to ensure that one’s young women are not depraved the instant they are out of sight.

Pakistanis know very well how they treat unprotected young women. The most damning evidence against them with respect to the sexual abuse scandals of the last several years in Britain is their own hyper-vigilance with respect to their girls and women. Pakistanis know themselves. They know what they are like. They know what they do to unprotected girls and women. Of course they endeavour to make sure their own female family members are accompanied.

One realizes that those British populations living in close proximity to areas of severe Pakistani infestation must, in this regard, gradually be being Pakified. The horror of it! I had the good fortune to grow up in the rural UK, where, as children, we roamed free without the slightest concern as to the possibility of being attacked or preyed upon by anybody. In the Britain of today, vast numbers of young children are exposed to every horror the ever-expanding horde of Pakistani jabberwocks can visit on them. The state takes twenty years to respond, if it responds at all.

No, if I had both a daughter and the misfortune to live in proximity to Pakistanis, I would never let her out of my sight unless I knew she was with male relatives who could and would protect her against marauding Pakistani filth. Which is to say, I would start to act like a Paki myself, at least in this regard. How else could one behave when surrounded by Pakistanis?

For our own part, we consider it highly probable that an outright majority of the adult male Pakistani population of the United Kingdom has actively participated in some fashion in the mass, systematic rape, enslavement and torture of white British girls. There are, of course, those who would object to this claim about the Pakistani population of the UK. How outrageous to suggest that so very many Pakistani men have raped, enslaved, and tortured white British girls! But a brief glance at the behaviour of apologists for the Pakistanis will make it clear that their outrage is misdirected.

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AfD Representative in the Bundestag Denounces the Rohingya “Refugees” Scam

In the clip below from the Bundestag, Jürgen Braun of the AfD speaks out against the focus on the Rohingya “refugees” in Burma, quoting Aung San Suu Kyi to highlight the association of the Rohingya with Islamic terrorism.

Many thanks to Ava Lon for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling:

Video transcript:

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Against the Murdering, Thieving Hordes of Pakistanis (Part 1)

Those who hope to read more from the diabolical El Ingles are encouraged to make a contribution to his social welfare fund. Alas, he is no longer in a situation that would allow him to write such long, involved pieces without some sort of financial remuneration. If any of his past writings have been of value to you, please consider showing your appreciation via PayPal, using the button below.

 

The following essay by El Inglés is the first of a three-part report on the Pakistanis. It is being posted this week to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the publication of Surrender, Genocide… or What?, which caused the ejection of Gates of Vienna from Pajamas Media. For more on the memorable events of 2008, see this post.

Against the Murdering, Thieving Hordes of Pakistanis

by El Inglés

Introduction

It will not have escaped the attention of anyone likely to read this essay that the last few years have seen a sharp increase in the severity of the problems created in European countries by Muslims. Developments have, we feel, reached a point where we need to commit the unforgivable offence of stating the obvious: certain populations currently resident in certain European countries need to leave. Given that they will not leave willingly, they will have to be forced out.

Of course, we are not so arrogant as to make any concrete suggestions as to who exactly these peoples might be in European countries other than our own. This is a matter for the respective peoples of those countries to decide for themselves: the Dutch in the Netherlands, the French in France, the Germans in Germany. Being British, we will limit ourselves to considering courses of action that should be taken by the British people. In this particular document, we advocate more specifically the driving out of the Pakistani Muslim diaspora of the United Kingdom. Readers should note that this term includes all people of Pakistani Muslim origin in the UK, irrespective of the citizenship they might hold.

We will start by looking at the country of Pakistan itself, in an attempt to root it more firmly in our minds. Here, we apologize in advance for any psychological damage inflicted upon our unsuspecting readers by this sudden, up-close-and-personal exposure to the horrors of this deeply unpleasant country. Spoiler alert: it is precisely the type of place one would expect, given the assiduously pestilential and malevolent diaspora it has bestowed upon us.

Having given the reader some sort of grounding in what Pakistan actually is, we will draw out certain key themes to demonstrate the cultural, religious and psychic continuity of Pakistanis in Pakistan and the Pakistani Muslim diaspora in the United Kingdom. This will allow us to illustrate what a damaging and contaminating presence they are. It is worth pointing out here that a small fraction of the population of Pakistan consists of non-Muslim groups such as Christians, Sikhs, and Hindus. These people are not the focus of our analysis; the term Pakistani should not be taken as referring to them unless specified; and, for what little it is worth, we extend to them our heartfelt sympathies that they should be exposed, day in, day out, to the tender mercies of Pakistani Muslims.

Next, we will lay out in some detail just what sort of policies we believe a future British government could and should implement in order to force out the Pakistani diaspora of the UK. Let us be clear — we are not engaging in some sort of blue-sky thinking about what the government could do in principle to achieve this objective. We are explicitly advocating everything we discuss in the section in question, unless we specify to the contrary. This point will become clearer during the relevant discussion.

Welcome to Pakistan

Such are the horrors and madness it encompasses that one must occasionally, as one reads about Pakistan and its multifarious peoples, stop and remind oneself that the country is, in fact, real; that it does, in fact, exist. It is not a satirical construct created to warn us of the dangers of certain courses of action, or modes of thought. Nor is it a light-hearted alien world dreamt up by the creators of a piece of science fiction. We know that it is real for two reasons: a) its people increasingly infest our own country, the United Kingdom, and logic dictates that they must have originated somewhere; and b) the current author actually read a book on Pakistan by way of basic research for this essay — Pakistan, A Hard Country.

Yes, reader! Lest you convince yourself that we writers are an effete and weak-willed bunch, we would point out that this particular writer read the best part of an entire book on the subject of this nasty, depressing dirthole. Such is his dedication to the cause of learning and reflection. Admittedly, he skipped most of the section on Balochistan, which was even more disturbing and depressing than the rest of the country. Nonetheless, the reader should not conclude on this basis that this author’s commitment to excellence in research is anything less than total.

Here I must apologize to the author of this reference work, one Anatol Lieven. He would doubtless be dismayed to discover that the fruit of his labours was to be used as fuel for the arguments of those who believe that the Pakistani population of the UK is a fifth column that deserves only to be driven out with all haste. This is, nonetheless, a pressing matter, and his sensibilities will not lead us to refrain from looking at Pakistan and its diaspora in the UK with a sceptical eye and rendering such judgement as we deem appropriate.

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Let us then throw together a brief and eclectic country summary for Pakistan, a sort of through-the-looking-glass travel guide for those with an interest in the country. Pakistan came into existence in 1947, when British India was partitioned to create two new countries: India and Pakistan. That the two countries grew out of British imperial history has allowed the denizens of the Indian sub-continent to blame the white man for every affliction they have suffered in the last 70 years, even when the affliction in question consists of their murdering each other, with no obvious reluctance, over such things as: their freely-chosen religions; a cow; a pig or part thereof; damage inflicted upon a book; conflicting interpretations of the mutterings of a mad 7th-century Arab; illicit love between boy and girl; or, in extreme cases, illicit love between boy and livestock (though this last occurs relatively seldom and is usually hushed up before it hits Instagram). Verily, the powers of the white man are all-encompassing!

The proud new country of Pakistan consisted of modern-day Pakistan (then West Pakistan) and modern-day Bangladesh (then East Pakistan) as well. What, precisely, these two groups of people saw in each other that should have led them into this unhappy union remains a profound mystery. Regardless, the new country disintegrated in 1971 as the Bangladeshis (which is to say, the East Pakistanis) rose up against Pakistani (which is to say, West Pakistani) rule, were horribly brutalized, and were then rescued by the Indians. East Pakistan thus became Bangladesh, a country afflicted to this very day by two apparently insoluble problems: firstly, the country was built in the middle of a river; and secondly, it is full of Bangladeshis. Bangladesh and its UK diaspora will be subjected to analysis in future works. Here, we must satisfy ourselves with the observation that the country is not on our bucket list.

West Pakistan had now been shorn of its Bangladeshi ballast by an Indian Army that, though no match for the inscrutable Orientals on the other side of the Himalayas, could still at the very least give the bally Pakis what for. Before this second great partition of India, East and West Pakistan together had constituted a desperate, pre-modern, sectarian, tribal, Muslim hellhole that had a disconcerting tendency to be devastated by floodwaters coming down from the Tibetan plateau. Radically transformed by the war of 1971, West Pakistan (henceforth simply Pakistan) now stood ready to embrace a brighter future as a desperate, pre-modern, sectarian, tribal, Muslim hellhole that had a disconcerting tendency to be devastated by floodwaters coming down from the Tibetan plateau. Only one thing stood in its way: it was soon discovered that the country was full of Pakis, and therefore doomed.

The official languages of Pakistan are Urdu and English. The latter is the language of a now-despised group of ex-colonial overlords known to history as the British. The former is an Indian language brought to Pakistan around the time of Partition in 1947 by the northern Indian Muslim elites who, in a huff over not being granted what they saw as equal rights in what would have been a united India, engineered the creation of Pakistan itself. These people, referred to collectively as the Mohajirs, settled largely in the city of Karachi, which is the capital city of the state of Sindh. The Mohajirs, coming from India, are some of the truest believers in the political project that is Pakistan. Reader, one’s belief in the political project that is Pakistan must be profound indeed if one is actually motivated to go and live there; all the people who are already there want to live in Bradford.

Despite being the capital of Sindh, Karachi has few Sindhis in it, as it was largely overwhelmed by said Mohajirs. These people have come to be despised as invaders and oppressors by the Sindhis, who are numerically dominant in Sindh outside of Karachi. This means that both official languages of Pakistan are the languages of peoples despised as invaders by a substantial fraction of the population. Imagine Chinese having two official languages, English and Japanese, and you will be on the right lines.

The other main group of people in Karachi is the Pathans, whose generally florid and pleasant nature quickly reveals itself to those who peruse the news coming out of the Afghan-Pakistani border area. Other Pakistanis love the Pathans when they, the Pathans, are killing Americans in Afghanistan, and despise and fear them at all other times, viewing them as sensible Western peoples tend to view Pakistanis more generally: primitive, barbaric, fanatical, rapidly-reproducing savages with whom some sort of Ragnarok-style battle will eventually be inevitable. The Pathans are convinced they are an inoffensive, decent people who are inexplicably loathed despite their contribution to the vibrant, multicultural tapestries that are Karachi and Quetta.

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That Omnipresent White Hegemony

Ever since mass advertising was first invented, the obvious way to sell stuff to men has been to use images or footage of attractive women in advertisements. Preferably women wearing the sort of clothing that makes their appurtenances visible.

It’s the same principle used by that Russian TV station that features naked young women reading the news — a guaranteed way to make the average male viewer well-informed on current affairs in Russia.

Back in the 1950s, during the heyday of mass advertising psychology (see the The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard for a period piece from the time), researchers discovered that the converse was not true — you couldn’t sell stuff to women by using handsome men in your advertising. Paradoxically, the way to sell stuff to women was to use the same strategy used on men: put sexy women in the ads. I don’t know if anyone ever figured out why this works, but it does.

I bring all this up because it seems a similar process is at work in Pakistan, except this time the marketing strategy involves race, and not sex.

The subset of the Powers That Be that controls the backbone of the Internet has managed to throttle most of the spam traffic in the last year or two. For some reason, most of the remaining email spam that gets through the filters — and especially the bandwidth-hogging emails with large images — originates in Pakistan. Fortunately for us, our spam filter manages to catch most of these messages so that our inbox remains uncluttered with trash. However, sometimes I amuse myself by opening the spam folder and browsing through the Pakistani spam.

I’ve noticed that in many instances Pakistani spammers use images of people who are distinctly not ethnic Pakistanis to sell stuff to people in Pakistan. The most blatant of such ads, which showed up in the spam filter this morning, contained this image:

The accompanying ad (in English, the common tongue of the Indian subcontinent) was trying to sell school management software. It was plainly targeting potential customers inside Pakistan, and not abroad — it listed an address in Karachi, a phone number in Pakistan, and an email address with a .pk domain. Yet they used cute little honky kids to pitch the product to their perceived customer base.

Pakistan is not the only “brown” country to use images of white people in domestic advertising. Whiteness is a big seller for Indians, too — and skin-whitening products are a major industry in India. For some reason white people are considered attractive and optimal to people in India. I suppose you could blame it on their history of oppression by the British, a legacy of colonialism. But the British have been gone for more than seventy years, and are widely disliked in India. So why is whiteness an ideal?

And non-whites in other parts of the world exhibit similar preferences, as expressed in advertising and popular culture. Given the well-known public hatred of whitey, why does this happen?

I don’t know the answer to these questions, and the topic is so hobbled by political correctness that reasonable, unbiased research into its causes is all but impossible. But the phenomenon is clearly visible: while Western universities are busy deconstructing whiteness and reviling “white privilege”, the Third World is voting for whiteness with its pop culture.

Go figure.

What Is Freedom? How Do You Preserve It?

The following press release and accompanying info concern an art competition and exhibit that will take place later this year in London. Given that the UK is probably the most thoroughly and blatantly totalitarian country in Western Europe, it’s doubtful whether any truly “edgy” art will ever see the light of day there. Especially any work that deals with the Religion of You-Know-What.

Nevertheless, I urge enterprising artists to go for it. How could the judges resist — just to pick a random hypothetical example — a depiction of Mohammed wearing a Che t-shirt and a pussy hat?

Passion for Freedom Art Festival

“The festival has a simple mission — which is to display the work of artists who are thinking seriously about freedom, what it means and how you preserve it. Passion for Freedom celebrates the people who not only do it, but who mean it. Go if you can — London’s stunning ‘Passion for Freedom’ exhibition is worth an hour of anyone’s time”

— Douglas Murray

London celebrates the 10th Annual Passion For Freedom Art Festival

Passion For Freedom ART COMPETITION IS OPEN NOW — DEADLINE 31 July 2018

Films, books and journalists featured along with several dozen artworks from all over the world.

London, 1st October 2018:

The internationally renowned Passion For Freedom art festival will open in London on Monday 1st October at its new home in the Royal Opera Arcade Gallery & La Galleria Pall Mall. The exhibition will showcase uncensored art from the UK, Europe and around the world, promoting human rights, highlighting injustice and celebrating artistic freedom of expression.

The festival asks artists to consider three questions, the Passion For Freedom 3 (PFF3):

  • What is freedom?
  • How do you preserve it?
  • How do you celebrate it?

Passion For Freedom was started in London by a small group of friends who shared a goal of achieving basic human rights for all and decided to use art as both their weapon and their shield. Predominantly young women, they also sought to highlight the hypocrisy of the West when it comes to the female body.

The organizers focus on controversial and socially sensitive topics, often putting their lives and safety at risk.

Just three years ago (February 14, 2015) Passion For Freedom took part in a conference on freedom of speech, organized by the Lars Vilks Committee (the support organization of Lars Vilks, a Swedish artist and art historian famous for a drawing depicting the prophet Mohammed as a dog), which became the target of an Islamic terrorist. One person died in the shooting, Finn Nørgaard, a Danish filmmaker.

“They not only want to kill us. They want us to stop talking. Therefore, we should continue,” said Agnieszka Kołek, who immediately after the shooting continued the conference.

Founder Camilla Forest commented:

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Spooked

The following short story by Tober Mory was published earlier at the author’s website.

Dedicated to Keeping America a Free Country

Spooked

A Short Story by Tober Mory
February 2018

Banaz

“Ouch, that hurt!,” Saif Mahaz yelped as he stubbed his toe, rushing to get out of town to give yet another speech at yet another conference. There was no rest these days for the weary General Secretary of the Council of Caliphitic Collaboration. “Where’s my suitcase?” he bellowed to his second wife. “Right where you left it,” she answered, rolling her eyes.

Saif found his suitcase and plopped it on the bed. When he opened it, a young woman, a shimmering rainbow all around her, popped out and stood on the floor next to him. Face to face with the woman now, he was startled to see she wasn’t wearing a hijab. He couldn’t help but be aroused by the sight of so much exposed female flesh. He was ready to submit to his desires, but she broke the spell.

“You don’t know me,” the woman said. “But I know you and your every thought before you even think it.” She told him her story: Her name was Banaz. She divorced her husband from an arranged marriage and found a boyfriend, Rahmat. After the two were seen kissing, she was raped from behind and tortured by her father, uncle, and cousins. They strangled her to death with a plastic cord, dumped her body in a suitcase, and buried her in the backyard. Dozens of Muslims helped cover up the crime, many offering to lie to the police when family members were arrested.

Rahmat later hanged himself. “There have been lots of stories like mine all over the world since the 7th century, untold numbers of honor killings,” Banaz said. “We — the victims — have a little surprise planned for you and your friends at the Council. In the meantime, you’ll remember me every time you open your suitcase. Good luck getting me out of your head now.”

“What surprise?” Saif asked. “You’ll see,” Banaz answered. “It’s about justice.”

“That’s impossible, you don’t exist,” Saif said as the image wafted back into his suitcase and disappeared. “THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS GHOSTS!” he shouted. “Are you crazy? Pipe down!” his fourth wife, who lived in his house with all the others, called from the kitchen.

“You’re not to yell at me, woman, or I’ll…” “Your ride’s here,” she said, submissively.

Omar

Saif’s flight was uneventful. “It was Allah’s will,” he muttered as he exited the terminal in search of a cab. A driverless taxi pulled to the curb right in front of him and he hopped in the back.

The vehicle was soon in the flow of traffic. Saif looked at a wreck that had been cleared to the side of the road. When he looked ahead again, his heart leapt out of his chest. A rainbow-edged man was in the driver’s seat. His arms were outstretched as if he were reaching toward a steering wheel, but HE HAD NO HANDS.

“My name is Omar,” the man said. “I want you to bear witness. I stole some stuff from a man’s house, but what happened to me next is why I’m here.”

Omar was taken to a park where a sharia court rendered judgment. “For stealing 10 pairs of pants, 10 shirts, a bag and some other items — total value $90 — the punishment is amputation,” the court pronounced. The court had faithfully quoted the punishment as prescribed in the Quran.

Hundreds of Muslims had gathered to watch. Omar’s hand was held up to the crowd, then laid on a table. The blade came down.

CHOP!

Off came the hand, which was lifted up for all to see.

“I was taken to the hospital,” Omar said. “The pain was excruciating.”

Guards from the sharia court kept him from talking to the media.

“So this is the first chance I’ve had to tell my story. Good thing for driverless cars; I can still find gainful employment, ha ha — no thanks to Islam.”

“How about I chop off YOUR hands, Saif, and reattach them — left for right and right for left? While I’m at it, I’ll chop off your feet and put them on you backwards. You won’t be winning trophies at Wimbledon any time soon.”

With that, Omar was gone. Saif looked at the meter to see what his fare was, but all it said was, “Banaz is waiting for you.”

Michael

Arriving at his hotel, Saif got out of the cab and went through the revolving door. As he entered the lobby, a woman ran out of the hotel restaurant and rushed past him, blood pouring down her body.

“In case you’re wondering what that was about, come sit with me and listen to my story,” a man called out, patting an overstuffed chair next to his.

“My name is Michael. I was a doctor on foreign holiday when Elizabeth and I were jihadded. We both left behind children who, thankfully, weren’t with us on this trip.”

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In Memory of Asma Jehangir

Last Sunday the Pakistani human rights activist Asma Jehangir died at the age of 66. Our expatriate English correspondent Peter wrote the following essay in her memory.

In Memory of Asma Jehangir

by Peter

Asma Jehangir has passed away at the age of 66 after a heart attack. Love her or hate her — and in her native Pakistan there was no shortage of people who did either — she cannot be forgotten. Her supporters proudly declared that she spoke truth to power, while her detractors accused her of being a traitor and anti-Pakistan. During my various visits to Pakistan I can confirm that it is not difficult to be the latter, although she most certainly was not. She gave a voice to those whose opinions were denied, and was a champion of those who were downtrodden and victims of one military dictatorship after another for half of Pakistan’s existence.

I wrote about her in 1999 for a book I have yet to publish, and at the last minute I deleted the following section, and regret doing so. The publication subsequently stalled, but I retained the segment on Asma Jehangir.

My sentiments are those from 1999. They have not changed.

Two women of courage

If evil has been allowed to flourish in Pakistan because ‘good men have done nothing,’ two courageous sisters have chosen to stand up and resist the wholesale injustice that exists in this country, often at no small risk to themselves. Asma Jehangir and Hina Jilani, both well-known lawyers and human rights activists, co-founded AGHS, Pakistan’s first all-woman law firm in Lahore. AGHS has specialised in the pursuit of legal actions on behalf of women and persecuted minorities, a role that has often brought them into conflict with Islamist factions and powerful political interests. In 1991, they set up DASTAK to provide a refuge and legal advice centre for women who had been victims of domestic violence. DASTAK proved to be so successful that by 1996 it had established a board of trustees whose membership included lawyers and civil rights activists such as Abid Hassan Minto, one-time President of the Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association, Arif Nazami and Saleema Hashmi. Since its inception, DASTAK has provided shelter and legal advice to thousands of women and their children. During the time they are resident at the centre, the children are provided with education while the women are given skills training to enable them to earn a living once it is considered safe enough for them to leave. This is not the only function performed by the refuge. They also try to bring about successful reconciliation between family members, and there have been numerous cases where women have been reconciled with their husbands and have been able to return home.

In 1999 DASTAK came in for a considerable amount of hostile criticism from Islamist elements within the Sharif government, and accusations of immorality were made against its female residents, while Asma and Hina themselves were accused by a number of government agencies of abducting and falsely imprisoning the women. The campaign of criticism and falsehood became so bad that on 26 May 1999 Hina Jilani felt obliged to call a conference at the Lahore Press Club in order to answer her accusers. She confirmed to the press that DASTAK had been the victim of a smear campaign by the Sharif government, various quasi-governmental agencies and the influential families of some of the women who had been given assistance. Hina made it clear that no men had ever been granted access to the shelter to meet women, although the women were free to come and go as they pleased. The names of all residents were regularly registered with the authorities, and the Punjab Social Welfare Department had adopted the DASTAK model and commended it as an example to all other women’s refuges operating within its area.

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Why “Refugees” Are One of the Most Dangerous and Criminal Groups of People in the World

The following article was published last week by Philosophia Perennis, a German opinion website run by the author and Catholic theologian David Berger. I’m told the essay earned the author time in “Facebook jail”.

Many thanks to JLH for the translation:

Why “Refugees” Are One of the Most Dangerous and Criminal Groups of People in the World

Guest Essay by Ines Laufer

Since 2015 — the year of the Chancellor’s opening the border, facilitated by numerous illegalities — I have made a series of evaluations of police criminal statistics. In the process, it has repeatedly become obvious to me that the “refugees” who have poured unhindered, uncontrolled and in great numbers into the land are represented in crimes of violence and sexual violence to a far greater extent than Germans.

In 2016 for example, they were represented 1,000% more frequently in murders, 1,400% in violent crime and sexual violence, 4,000% in gang rapes, It is incontestable that these “refugees” are extremely violent and criminally inclined — even the “cooked” figures confirm that. But my research has uncovered something even more significant: the answer to the question, WHY. The answer will be quite unwelcome, because it is an uncompromising comment on the scope of our influence — more on that later. First, I will discuss the WHY. Only 0.7% of the “refugees” are legitimate asylum seekers under our constitution. So who are the “refugees” really?

To avoid misunderstandings: In speaking of “refugees” I refer exclusively to that group of people (ca. 1.6 million) who have come to Europe — and especially Germany — since 2015.

A glance at the publications of the Federal Office for Immigration and Refugees shows us that, at most, 0.7% of these people have a right to asylum under our constitution. Almost half of them have absolutely no claim to protection, 20% have just “second degree” need of protection.

Who are these “refugees”? What motivates them? And why are they coming in such great numbers to Germany in particular?

As early as the beginning of 2016, the European Commission determined that about 60% of the “refugees” are economic immigrants — people who hope that “flight” will improve their economic situation. In this case, the concept “economic immigrant” is misleading, since it denotes the influx of people with working skills. That is exactly what these “refugees” are NOT, for the simple reason that they are illiterate, untrained, etc. — the prerequisites are missing. Rather, they are a completely new category, which the economic scholar Gunnar Heinsohn designates “sustenance seekers” — i.e., poverty-stricken immigrants who are migrating permanently into our social welfare system.

In 2016, more of these people sought asylum in Germany than in the entire EU, Australia, New Zealand, USA and Canada put together.

[Chart too small to read — international comparison of asylum applicants and procedures]

On the basis of these numbers, it should be clear to the most inveterate dreamer that this is not about temporary protection from persecution, war, etc., but about long-term support. People feel attracted to and invited by no other country as much by Germany and its chancellor. No wonder, since the new arrivals are awaited by unlimited governmental support (even after rejection of asylum application) — full health care facilities and housing are built, there are good prospects of “family reunion,” etc., etc. Overwhelmingly Muslim, Arab and African young men… In both 2015 and 2016, ca. three-quarters of the “refugees” were Muslim.

[Pie Chart]

2016 Initial asylum applications by religious affiliation

Total asylum applications:

75.9% Islam
12.2% Christian
5.9% Yazidi
1.3% unaffiliated
0.6% Hindu
4.1% other/unknown

70-90% of the Muslims are men. Young men! The percentage of masculine youth (16-18 years old) is ca. 80% — largely from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, Eritrea and Nigeria.

These criteria — “young, male, Muslim and Arabic or African in origin” — are precisely what makes this group the most violence-prone, dangerous and criminal group.

Rationale:

1. Sex

These men are part of the so-called Youth Bulge — a massive oversupply of young men which must be seen as one of the most important sources of civil war, “cleansing” actions, uprisings, etc. in their lands of origin

SPIEGEL once called this horde of young, angry men the most dangerous species in the world, and the danger they represent is still on the rise, even when they are relatively well educated, medically cared-for and fed.

Wherever we look, it is always young men who are generally most criminal and violence-prone.

Just a look at the age and gender profile of the “refugees” tells us that the federal government has allowed the immigration of the most criminal and violent group of people, and without informing or preparing the population about the related, severe heightening of the danger.

2. Violence-prone socialization in the Arab and African lands of origin

A violence-free upbringing is best for preventing long-term development of criminality. Children who grow up in a loving violence-free family environment hardly ever become criminal or violent. That explains why the number of German suspects and perpetrators is falling steadily, as I pointed out in my last article. Internal family violence against children is decreasing, as violence-free upbringing increases.

[Chart showing rise of violence-free upbringing]

The profile of the “refugees” is quite different. Comprehensive studies in their lands of origin of internal family violence against children confirm an incredible and extensive amount of both physical and psychological violence by parents/family members against their children.

The Hamburg researcher on violence Sven Fuchs collects these studies and presents them in understandable form on his blog. Here are some research results on origin countries of the “refugees”:

Syria:

physical and/or psychological violence   89%
physical violence   78%
extreme physical violence   ca. 24%
psychological violence   84%
 

Iraq:

physical and/or psychological violence   79%
physical violence   63%
extreme physical violence   ca. 27%
psychological violence   75%
 

Afghanistan:

physical and/or psychological violence   74%
physical violence   69%
extreme physical violence   ca. 38%
psychological violence   62%
 

It does not look much better in African countries.

Without delving too deeply into the psychological mechanisms of the transfer and reproduction of violence, the following insights are indispensable for understanding the crucial significance of internal family violence against children as the root cause of the extreme criminality among refugees. This is the inter-generational passing on of violence, and with it the permanent reproducing of the potential violent perpetrators in the next generation.

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The OIC’s Long March Through American Institutions

The following report by our D.C. correspondent Frontinus concerns the use of foreign money by the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) to buy American public opinion and change government policy. There’s no secret about what the OIC is doing — they planned it at their annual conference last December, and posted a policy paper (PDF) with the details. It’s a blatant, in-your-face operation.

Frontinus’ report is designed as a game plan for grassroots organizations and think tanks to use to expose and counter the subversion of American journalists and our public officials

The OIC’s Long March Through Western Institutions

by Frontinus

The Tactic:

In late December 2016, the OIC announced plans to pay American and European journalists and influential political leaders in order to change government policies based on OIC instructions and coordination.

This isn’t against the law in the United States, but anyone taking the OIC funds — a journalist or an influential person — should register as a foreign agent under the U.S. Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). These three criteria are required:

1)   Foreign money,
2)   foreign instructions, and
3)   an intent to influence public opinion and change policy to align with foreign interests.
 

— for an organization or individual to have to register as a foreign agent under FARA. And, given the OIC’s statements in the linked document (also excerpted below), they are indeed in place.

We just don’t know who in the U.S. is taking the money to do the OIC’s bidding. Which brings us to…

The Asks:

1.   For the media and other advocates for the OIC’s policy positions: Journalists, and political leaders probably won’t announce that they have been paid by the OIC. But when they clearly ARE writing and advocating for OIC positions, we can ask them outright if they’ve accepted money from the OIC, either directly or indirectly — and demand that they register as Foreign Agents, if they have in fact been paid.
2.   For Congress: Let Congressmen know that the OIC has announced it’s going to do exactly what the FARA legislation was written to cover: it’s a foreign entity purchasing influence and journalists in order to change US opinion and government policies. FARA has come up in the news recently, with the failures by both Paul Manafort and Tony Podesta to register as foreign agents. The State Department needs to demand that the OIC provide lists of any American citizens it is paying, and how much, so that the FARA office can implement the FARA legislation. And of course, the FARA office needs much stronger congressional oversight.
 

Background:

On December 21, 2016 in Jeddah Saudi Arabia, the OIC held the 11th Session of the Islamic Conference of Information Ministers, titled “Session of the New Media to Counter Terrorism and Islamophobia”. The goal of the meeting was to develop the “OIC Media Strategy in Countering Islamophobia and its Implementation Mechanisms.” The document is here. It’s only ten pages long, and various sections may be useful for organizations dedicated to opposing Islamization.

As always with OIC documents, the English can be a bit odd — presumably badly translated from the Arabic.

Somewhat arbitrarily, I quote the following bits, starting with the Long Term Goals (emphasis added):

III. Long Term Goals:

1.   To call media professionals to develop, articulate and implement voluntary codes of conduct to counter Islamophobia. The OIC and its Member States should be vocal in calling media professionals to use the power they have with responsibly through accurate reporting.
2.   To assess successful media campaigns with a view to understanding the strong factors to be replicated and review the unsuccessful ones for avoiding the weak contents and procedures.
3.   To engage with western governments in creating awareness against the dangers of Islamophobia by addressing the responsibility of media on the issue.
 

The Actions are also worth noting — Page 2:

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Violence and Rape at a Bucharest Asylum Center

The following video and article from July 25th, 2017 describe incidents at an asylum center in the Romanian capital. The translator sends this summary:

The migrant center in Bucharest at that time housed 200 migrants and had two employees per shift. One Afghan migrant attempted to rape an underage Afghan girl; another migrant repeatedly punched and kicked a policeman because the policeman told the migrant he wasn’t allowed to smoke in that area. The two migrants left the center after the event, instead of being held in police custody.

Many thanks to cxt for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling:

A translation (also by cxt) of the article from the Romanian news channel Antena 3:

Violence and Attempted Rape at a Migrant Center in Bucharest

Employees complain that they are not sufficiently protected

Big scandal at a migrant center in Bucharest, where migrants arriving in our country with the wave of refugees are being housed. A policeman was attacked by a migrant and went to [get a certificate that he was physically assaulted]. The employees of the migrant center in Sector 2 are frightened, and say they are not sufficiently protected.

Moreover, according to our correspondent, another migrant allegedly tried to rape an underage Afghan girl.

For the time being, the two aggressors are at large.

Diana Sarca, a spokeswoman for the Bucharest Police, said that both the person accused of attempted rape, and the one accused of grave injury, are not in police custody, but that investigations were initiated in this respect.

Ermina Mihai, a spokesperson for the Immigration Inspectorate, said that the two people were staying in an open center, which means they had freedom of movement on Romanian territory.

According to the Immigration Inspectorate, every person housed in the center receives a copy of the rules they must follow. Unfortunately, this does not mean that the employees of the center are safe.

Video transcript:

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