Skip to comments.Saudi's Try to Censor Canadian Television With Lawsuit Threats
Posted on 09/22/2011 9:24:38 PM PDT by Leigh Patrick Sullivan
A commercial by the non-profit organization Ethicaloil.org which calls out Saudi Arabia for their human rights and woman's rights record has drawn the ire of the Arab kingdom.
The ad makes the point that it is more 'ethical' to get oil from a source located in a free, open and democratic society like the Alberta oil sands than it is to fund oppressive Arab states to the tune of billions.
With a stunning encroachment on Canada's sovereignty and an attempt of foreign censorship, the nation that was home to the majority of 9/11 hijackers and the birthplace of Usama bin Laden has threatened Canadian broadcasters with massive lawsuits unless they refrain from airing the factual ad.
The national taxpayer-funded (to the tune of 1.1 billion per year) CBC capitulated in near-record speed. The private CTV network has also decided to bend over for their new Sharia-driven masters, and with the exception of a small discussion segment on the issue - where the airheaded host actually questioned if Canada was 'that much more' ethical that Saudi Arabia! - has also not shown the commercial.
Only the young Sun News Network has stood tall against the threat of a massively expensive lawsuit (read: blackmail) and has broadcast the ad without hesitation.
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Don't worry, Canada has probably already fallen.
Canada government approved segregation.
Hard to say who I dislike more in this case. We need to drill here and mow.
never happen, the US is more socialist than Canada at this point.
I’m Canadian, if it matters
>> Girls on their period are not allowed to pray with the others ...
Nice religion, huh? And the P.C. Canucks are going after Mark Stein.
I just visited a Canadian web site and observed a group of canadiens discussing how bad America had become (with all the guns and such).
well, that’s an opinion, that not all believe.
I wish we could have more gun rights in Canada. You better protect the rights you have in the US, when it comes to guns.
I’m fuzzy on their law, but I don’t think that ‘truth’ is an absolute defense in Canuckdia.
They can’t ‘lock and load’, either—more’s the pity.
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