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‘My thoughts were misread,’ says Halla Diyab [anti-refugees from Syria]
Al-Aarabia ^ | Al-Arabia News | Eman El-Shenawi

Posted on 02/03/2014 11:37:19 AM PST by BlackVeil

A British-Syrian TV pundit is threatening to sue social media users who slander her or threaten her life after her recent controversial views regarding not allowing Syrian refugees to come to Britain were aired on a BBC program.

Halla Diyab, a writer and producer based in London, told BBC One’s This Week news program that Syrian refugees would be better off seeking asylum in neighboring Arab countries such as Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt - rather than coming to England where they will face a cultural barrier such as not being able to speak English.

Syrian refugees shouldn’t be “picky and choosey,” she told the BBC’s Andrew Neil.

She also voiced concerns over how much allowing Syrian refugees into the country would cost British taxpayers. ...

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; Syria; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: britain; egypt; halladiyab; iran; iraq; israel; jordan; lebanon; refugees; saudiarabia; syria; turkey; unitedkingdom
The article is worth reading as whole - especially for the hilarious moment when Diyab is referred to as "Syria's Sarah Palin" (I wonder what Sarah Palin would think of that!) However, the death threats she is receiving are no joke, and the way that her morality is being disparaged is typical of the Syrian opposition, who can't stand to see an unveiled woman.
1 posted on 02/03/2014 11:37:19 AM PST by BlackVeil
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To: BlackVeil

Guilty of uttering vicious truths.

2 posted on 02/03/2014 11:38:35 AM PST by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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3 posted on 02/03/2014 11:41:06 AM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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Speaking the truth - or even simply giving one’s own opinion - is apparently cause for persecution. Such times we do live in.

4 posted on 02/03/2014 11:45:46 AM PST by BlackVeil
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To: dennisw

Her thoughts were probably misread because all the guys were distracted by her appearance.

5 posted on 02/03/2014 11:46:35 AM PST by BlackVeil
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The entire Christian population in the ME is being systematically wiped out. Sadly, most of the Muslims that are doing the beheadings, raping, murdering, slavery, terrorizing are friends of Obama. It’s on America’s head. And sadly, most of the refugees we are bringing into the West are not fleeing Christians, but the F’ing Muslims, the ones doing all the canabalism and murder!

6 posted on 02/03/2014 12:54:13 PM PST by Dogbert41 (Up yours NSA !)
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To: SunkenCiv

Syria ping!

7 posted on 02/03/2014 5:56:47 PM PST by BlackVeil
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To: BlackVeil; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks for the ping. The problems of the Syrian Christians are nothing that a little arming themselves wouldn’t help to fix. Zero failed to do anything but send humanitarian aid, most of it to the 2 million plus refugees in Jordan and Turkey (I doubt that an effective infrastructure exists in Lebanon, or that one would be needed). While the humanitarian aid was admirable, any possibility of a nationalist, non-jihadist independent militia got flushed as a consequence.

Assad gave arms to local independent (and largely Alawite, NO Christians) militias, and isn’t keeping track of or giving a hoot about what they do with the weapons.

His army bled out from defections; Assad’s army’s pattern has been, making a big deal out of taking this or that place, then withdrawing, then heading back to retake it — and surprise surprise, that’s the story with that predominantly Christian town people post about every couple of weeks as if it’s something new.

The Iranian mullahcracy sent in nearly 20,000 thugs right away; as there are lots of “Palestinian” Arabs who have helped keep the mullahcracy in power for decades, I wonder if seeing a well-armed rival “Palestinian” faction arrive in Syria was what led to Hamas’ early abandonment of Assad. In any case, they weren’t enough, so the mullahs called in their proxy thugs from Lebanon.

Syria is going to be a war zone for years, perhaps permanently, or at least until the second to last survivor gets shot by the last survivor, who can then be arrested and tried for war crimes, and executed.

8 posted on 02/05/2014 3:28:54 PM PST by SunkenCiv (
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