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  • British MP George Galloway Declares His City 'Israeli-Free'

    08/07/2014 2:36:59 PM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 29 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8-7-14 | Ari Soffer
    Controversial far-left British MP George Galloway has declared his constituency an "Israel-free zone", in comments that are bound to invite further allegations of racism. The notoriously anti-Israel Galloway told a meeting of the Respect Party which he heads that Israelis of any persuasion were "not welcome" in Bradford, where serves as MP. "We have declared Bradford an Israel free zone," he told party activists at the meeting in Leeds. "We don’t want any Israeli goods. We don’t want any Israeli services. We don’t want any Israeli academics, coming to the university or the college. We don’t even want any Israeli...
  • MP George Galloway Declares Bradford an 'Israel-Free Zone'

    08/07/2014 10:52:47 AM PDT · by Borges · 30 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 8/7/2014 | Ewan Palmer
    Respect MP George Galloway has declared Bradford to be an "Israel-free zone" as a result of the ongoing conflict in Gaza.
  • Ukrainians in Scotland urge First Minister to apologise

    04/30/2014 4:25:27 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 2 replies
    heraldscotland.com ^ | April 30, 2014 | Kate Devlin
    UkraInians in Scotland have accused Alex Salmond of "giving succour" to Vladimir Putin's regime and its undemocratic invasion of their country. A group representing the Ukrainian diaspora in Scotland said that the First Minister should issue a "sincere apology" for his controversial remarks praising the Russian President. Mr Salmond has come under fire after comments that he admired "certain aspects" of Mr Putin's leadership. Michael Ostapko, chairman of the Scottish branch of the Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain, Scotland, said: "I have been overwhelmed by the reaction of the Ukrainians in Scotland to the comments."They are variously insulted, dismayed...
  • British Anti-Israel MP Gets More Than He Bargained for at Debate (Galloway)

    10/15/2013 7:39:59 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    INN ^ | 10/15/2013, 2:35 PM | Ari Soffer
    Anti-Israel sentiment on British campuses is nothing new. … But the UK’s most famous anti-Israel Member of Parliament got a little more he bargained for at a debate at the prestigious Oxford University. … When it came to the audience Q&A session, after several minutes one audience member stood up and, facing Galloway, delivered a speech of his own—in Hebrew, whilst holding an Israeli flag. After Galloway claimed to feel “threatened” by the episode, the student, named as Jonathan Hunter, switched to English, condemning Galloway for his support of Middle Eastern dictators, including former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. When the...
  • Galloway Caught Lying to Parliament Over Syria Comments

    08/30/2013 4:42:10 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    INN ^ | 8/30/2013, 6:15 AM | Elad Benari
    A week after accusing Israel of giving Al-Qaeda chemical weapons to use against civilians in Syria, British MP George Galloway was caught lying about his remarks during a debate in Parliament. … On Thursday, during a debate in the British Parliament on whether to take part in a military offensive against Syria, Galloway was challenged by Matthew Offord, a representative of Hendon in North London. Offord said he had received several e-mails from constituents on Galloway’s hateful remarks, then said, “I would find that very hard to believe that the honorable member said that, so would he like to take...
  • George Galloway: Israel gave chemical arms to al-Qaida in Syria attack (Watch Video)

    08/24/2013 9:46:38 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 08/24/2013
    British MP accuses Israel of supplying weapons to al-Qaida in latest alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria. British MP and veteran anti-Israel activist George Galloway on Wednesday responded to the latest alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, stating that if there has been any use of sarin gas, it was radical Islamist group al-Qaida, using gas supplied by Israel. The Respect Party MP for Bradford West, who is a longstanding supporter of Hezbollah and Hamas, stated: "If there has been use of chemical weapons, it was al-Qaida," asking, "Who gave al-Qaida chemical weapons?" Staring determined into the camera, Galloway stated:...
  • How Obama Turned America into Venezuela

    03/09/2013 1:42:29 PM PST · by RetiredArmy · 26 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | March 7, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    How Obama Turned America into Venezuela Hugo Chavez's death was met with tributes from Iran, Bolivia, China and El Salvador. The Western left did not waste much time adding their withered roses to El Comandante's coffin. George Galloway called him another Spartacus. Jimmy Carter described him as a leader who fought for the "neglected and trampled." Michael Moore praised him for declaring that the oil belongs to the people. Whether or not the oil belongs to the people is a matter of some debate considering how much of it ended up in Chavez's pocket. Chavez died with an estimated net...
  • Orlando Florida Imam Arrested by the FBI

    10/14/2011 8:30:21 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 21 replies
    Family Security Matters ^ | Oct 13, 2011 | Alan Kornman
    On August 23, 2011 the FBI arrested Imam Abu Taubah aka Marcus Dwayne Robertson. The charge was possession of a firearm by a previously convicted felon, Case Number: 6:11-mj-1380 Attached to Imam Abu Robertson’s case is a Notice of Intent To Use Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Information (FISA). The U.S. Government’s intention to use its FISA powers signals probable cause to charge Imam “Taubah” Robertson “the target of such search is a foreign power or an agent of a foreign power”. The facts presented in these filed charges leads this reporter to suspect an element of foreign intrigue may be...
  • Jihadis Online: A Few Thoughts

    07/24/2012 3:24:56 AM PDT · by Cindy · 45 replies
    Society For Internet Research ^ | JULY 5, 2011 | S.O.F.I.R.
    SNIPPET: "I. When considering the matter of jihadis online, remember that most of what we think we know is based on analyses of the comments made by an handful of vocal activists. The vast majority of jihadis online, be they on forums or social networking sites[i], say nothing. Skillful translations and insightful analyses by definition tell us little about this potentially lethal yet silent majority."
  • George Galloway wades into Julian Assange row – and creates a storm

    08/21/2012 6:52:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 08/21/2012 | Robert Booth
    Anti-rape campaigners have accused George Galloway of a "deeply disturbing and disappointing" attitude towards sexual violence after he claimed a rape allegation levelled at the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange had no basis because having sex with a woman when she is asleep is not rape. In an extraordinary and graphic speech made through a weekly online video broadcast called Good Night with George Galloway, the Respect party MP for Bradford West addressed allegations of rape, sexual molestation and unlawful coercion made by two women – known as woman A and woman B – Assange met on a visit to Stockholm...
  • British MP Says Sex With Sleeping Women Isn't Rape But 'Bad Manners' (Socialist George Galloway)

    08/20/2012 5:11:35 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 49 replies
    businessinsider.com ^ | Adam Taylor | August 20, 2012
    British MP George Galloway has created controversy in the UK for comments made about rape during a British radio broadcast. Galloway was discussing the sexual allegations against WikiLeaks mastermind Julian Assange in an episode of his "Good Night" podcast published on August 18th. The New Statesman has transcribed the controversial comments: Let's take woman A. Woman A met Julian Assange, invited him back to her flat [apartment], gave him dinner, went to bed with him, had consensual sex with him. Claims that she woke up to him having sex with her again. This is something which can happen, you know....
  • Former British MP George Galloway Accuses Israel of Al-Hariri's Assassination...

    08/01/2011 6:43:13 PM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 11 replies
    MEMRI TV ^ | July 26, 2011 | Al-Manar TV (Lebanon)
    Following are excerpts from an interview with former British MP George Galloway, which aired on Al-Manar TV on July 26, 2011: George Galloway: I support the government of Lebanon's rejection of the fake indictment [for the Al-Hariri assassination]. I know it is fake because we are now into the third incarnation of the identity of the criminals who killed the marrty Rafiq Al-Hariri. The first accusation was against Syria. The second accusation was against Hizbullah. Now all the hostility against the Syrian regime is coming back, and we are returning to accusations of the Syrian regime and of Hizubllah. This...
  • Former British MP Galloway Vows Land Convoy Would Reach Gaza, Declares: Palestine is One...

    06/09/2011 6:07:21 PM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 24 replies
    Memri TV ^ | May 24, 2011 | Palestine Today TV (Lebanon)
    Former British MP George Galloway Vows that Land Convoy Would Reach Gaza and Declares: Palestine is One - From the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea Following are excerpts from an interview with former British MP George Galloway, which aired on Palestine Today TV on May 24, 2011: George Galloway: When President Obama is talking about a smaller and smaller Palestine, we have to insist that Palestine is one, from the [Jordan] River to the [Mediterranean] Sea. […] Our next land convoy, which will arrive, God willing, in Gaza on the 27th of December this year, will be called "The...
  • Daniel Pipes: Al-Qaeda Invites Me to Join Its Ranks

    09/03/2006 2:23:22 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 48 replies · 1,507+ views
    Daniel Pipes ^ | September 02 2006 | Daniel Pipes
    In a statement today, Al-Qaeda's American rep, Adam Gadahn (né Adam Perlman, whom the FBI seeks "in connection with possible terrorist threats against the United States"), has this to say: If the Zionist crusader missionaries of hate and counter-Islam consultants like Daniel Pipes, Robert Spencer, Michael Scheuer, Steven Emerson, and yes, even the crusader-in-chief George W. Bush were to abandon their unbelief and repent and enter into the light of Islam and turn their swords against the enemies of God, it would be accepted of them and they would be our brothers in Islam." So, Al-Qaeda wants me and my...
  • UK preacher in secret web call for jihad

    01/16/2007 3:40:47 AM PST · by knighthawk · 11 replies · 675+ views
    The Times Online ^ | January 14 2007 | Abul Taher
    ONE of Britain’s most vocal, extremist preachers has been using a false name on a secret website to incite Muslim followers to go on jihad, or holy war, in Somalia. Anjem Choudary, former spokesman of the banned group Al-Muhajiroun, has posted a statement on a jihadist internet forum telling followers they must join the “divine call of jihad” in the African state. His call in the password-protected site came days before America mounted air raids on suspected Al-Qaeda units in southern Somalia and news emerged that seven British passport holders had been captured in Somalia by Ethiopian troops. This weekend...
  • Where are they now? See what some of your favorite political friends are up to this month.

    10/25/2010 3:03:46 PM PDT · by mikalasukala
    c5's Simian Roadhouse ^ | October 24, 2010 | Consigliere5
    WHERE ARE THEY NOW? [taken from October 2010 articles/blog posts]NASA's Islam Outreach Minister Charles BoldenGOP lawmakers are critical of Charles Bolden for leaving last week on a trip to China just as the agency he leads begins pursuing an ambitious new agenda. It is the latest in a series of controversial moves that some speculate could result in Bolden's ouster. A law signed a week ago gives NASA four months or less to develop a dozen different plans for the future, including a detailed report on how it would replace the retiring space shuttle.It's an ambitious schedule, one that NASA...
  • Viva Palestina' aid flotilla set to depart for Gaza

    10/14/2010 5:30:54 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Jerusalem Post [Israel] ^ | 10/14/10 | Staff
    A flotilla of ships titled the "Viva Palestina" convoy, hailed by organizers as the largest convoy to break the Gaza embargo, is set to depart this weekend, organizers announced Thursday. The flotilla has been cleared to sail from Syria to the Egyptian port of Al-Arish, from where it will make its way into Gaza. The Egyptian government announced that it will allow the aid convoy to dock at Al-Arish seaport while en route to Gaza. Hussam Zaki of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry confirmed that the convoy will be allowed access to Gaza however he insisted George Galloway, the British ex-parliamentarian
  • Captured on Video: Fundraising for Hamas in U.S. Mosque

    08/31/2010 12:54:42 AM PDT · by lbryce · 10 replies
    Andew Breitbart Presents Big Peace ^ | August 30, 2010 | Staff
    An alarming, must-see video at Big Peace shows prominent leaders of the Islamic community in the United States openly raising money for terrorism at a Saudi-funded mosque in central Florida. Organized by the Islamic Society of Central Florida’s Imam Muhammad Musri, the compelling video features leftist former UK MP George Galloway and three-time felon Mahdi Bray of the Muslim American Society’s Freedom Foundation raising at least $55,000 for Hamas. The fundraiser– held at Masjid Al-Rahman mosque in Orlando, Florida– was intended to raise money for Galloway’s Viva Palestina, then funneling money openly to the Islamist terrorist movement of Hamas in...
  • Planning The Next Wave

    08/17/2010 3:07:15 PM PDT · by Cindy · 11 replies · 1+ views
    INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org - For The Record - The IPT Blog ^ | by IPT News • Aug 17, 2010 at 12:56 pm | n/a
    NOTE: THIS IS THE NEW FLOTILLA/CONVOY/"HUMANITARIAN AID"/"HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS" THREAD. SNIPPET: "While the debate over mosque development in New York continues to dominate the news cycle, opposing sides in the Israeli blockade on Gaza are gearing up for a new round of confrontations that could take place as soon as next month. Although the list of items restricted from entering Gaza has been dramatically reduced, George Galloway, the ex-British MP who runs the group Viva Palestina, promises a new land convoy leaving from London, Casablanca and Doha September 18. Galloway has made it clear his mission has more to do...
  • Mysterious Group Buys Building Next to Ground Zero For Mosque

    12/16/2009 11:28:23 AM PST · by Steelfish · 499 replies · 12,815+ views
    Hudson New York Institute via GatewayPundit.FirstThings ^ | December 16, 2009 | by Youssef M. Ibrahim
    Mysterious Group Buys Building Next to Ground Zero For Mosque Wednesday, December 16, 2009 Jim Hoft A mysterous Muslim group with unknown sponsors has purchased a building steps away from Ground Zero. Hudson New York reported: An identified group with unknown sponsors has purchased building steps away from where the WorldTrade Center once stood — to turn it into potentially one of the largest New York City mosques. At the moment the building, the old Burlington Coat Factory, already serves as a mini-mosque: an iron grill lifts every Friday afternoon for a little known Imam leading prayers a few yards...
  • Egypt: Galloway persona non grata

    01/08/2010 8:41:29 AM PST · by Nachum · 2 replies · 214+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 1/8/10 | ap
    Egypt on Friday declared renegade British lawmaker George Galloway persona non grata, accusing him of incitement after his harsh criticism of Cairo over delays in an aid convoy's entry into Gaza, the foreign ministry said Friday.
  • IHH's Deep, Longstanding Terror Ties

    06/10/2010 3:22:46 AM PDT · by Cindy · 24 replies · 138+ views
    IPT News June 9, 2010 SNIPPET: "The Turkish-based charity that helped drive last week's deadly confrontation with Israeli commandos has deep ties to Hamas and other terrorist groups. The Hamas ties are not in question. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and IHH officials simply do not acknowledge that Hamas is a terrorist group." SNIPPET: "U.S. officials have expressed concern over the fact that "IHH representatives have met with senior Hamas officials in Turkey, Syria, and Gaza over the past three years," but IHH is not a designated terrorist organization in the United States. It's fair to ask, why not?"...
  • Traitor George Galloway Makes Major Announcement on Israel~ Video

    06/07/2010 2:47:36 PM PDT · by Islaminaction · 21 replies · 88+ views
    Logans Warning ^ | June 7th, 2010 | Christopher Logan
    British politician George Galloway, a Benedict Arnold to non-Muslims has made a major announcement. He has stated that the day after Ramadan there will two shipments of aid heading to Gaza, one by land, the other by sea. In his furious support of Palestine he has called on their supporters, to take it upon themselves and break the “siege”. He is clearly inciting violence, and I would not shed a tear if the IDF makes an example of him.
  • Report Damaging to Turkish "Humanitarian" Organization/Erdogan Regime Being Suppressed?

    06/02/2010 4:59:07 PM PDT · by Cindy · 12 replies · 367+ views
    OSINT - INTERNET HAGANAH.com ^ | June 2, 2010 | n/a
    June 02, 2010 “REPORT DAMAGING TO TURKISH “HUMANITARIAN” ORGANIZATION/ERDOGAN REGIME BEING SUPPRESSED?” SNIPPET: "Islamist extremists recruited by the IHH (in Turkish Insani Yardim Vakfi) masquerading as “peace activists” attacked Israeli soldiers with knives, clubs, chains, stun grenades and firearms when the soldiers boarded the IHH owned and operated vessel Mavi Marmaris as it was attempted to violate the Israeli blockade of Hamas-controlled Gaza.” SNIPPET: “This should not be surprising given that Hamas is the Gaza branch of the Muslim Brotherhood. More interesting is the possibility that the armed “peace activists” were actually part of the Ikhwan’s Secret Apparatus, which for...
  • A Not-So-Gorgeous Night For George Galloway

    05/07/2010 10:45:13 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 36 replies · 1,565+ views
    SkyNews ^ | May 7, 2010 | Steve Hargrave
    It was not been such a gorgeous night for George Galloway who lost his seat in Parliament, and didn't even turn up to hear the result.
  • Once-barred Muslim scholar arrives in NY for forum ( Tariq Ramadan )

    04/07/2010 7:40:38 PM PDT · by george76 · 12 replies · 501+ views
    trib ^ | April 7, 2010 | LARRY NEUMEISTER ,
    A prominent Muslim scholar banned from the United States for six years returned Wednesday for visits to four cities... "In the name of your fear or mistrust of Muslim-majority countries, you may end up betraying your own values," Tariq Ramadan ... Ramadan said he was happy to be in the U.S. ...to speak on a panel Thursday at The Cooper Union college. "My name has been cleared," he said. The 47-year-old professor at Oxford University in England was permitted to return to the United States after Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in January signed orders enabling re-entry for him...
  • George Galloway And The Left's Alliance With Terror

    02/11/2010 5:55:01 AM PST · by SJackson · 30 replies · 861+ views
    Jewish Press ^ | Feb 10 2010 | Richard L. Cravatts, Ph.D.
    The news that British MP George Galloway was the planned guest speaker at a February 1 Hamas fundraiser at Boston's Palestinian Cultural Center for Peace would, in a morally coherent world, be alarming for those in the West who wonder why elected officials should be gathering support for a group of jihadist thugs whose principal efforts are dedicated to the extirpation of Israel and the murder of Jews. Here again is yet another instance of the dangerous unholy alliance between Islamists, with a specific agenda to dilute Western institutions and destroy Israel, and leftists, who, in accommodating radical Islam, not...
  • Daughter of top CAIR official joined HAMAS caravan, met with HAMAS leaders...

    02/04/2010 5:41:23 PM PST · by Cindy · 3 replies · 214+ views
    THE JAWA REPORT - blog ^ | February 4, 2010 03:57 AM | By Barbarossa
    "Daughter of top CAIR official joined HAMAS caravan, met with HAMAS leaders with father's support and approval" SNIPPET: "In late December and early January, a convoy loaded with supplies, vehicles and hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash under the banner of the group Viva Palestina, led by far-left UK politician George Galloway, wound its way through Europe, Turkey, Syria, Jordan, and Egypt to its final destination - the awaiting arms of the Hamas terrorlords of Gaza. Along the way, this convoy was met by a number of Hamas leaders, including several who have been designated as global terrorists by...
  • Plane Bomber Was Anti-War Activist in London (Freeper Research Thread)

    12/29/2009 5:44:58 PM PST · by kristinn · 71 replies · 3,111+ views
    Tuesday, December 29, 2009 | Kristinn
    Keying off an article in the UK Times Online about Northwest Airlines flight 253 bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab organizing an antiwar seminar called "War on Terror Week", I did some quick research before the links get scrubbed.From the Times:According to isocnews.com, an online magazine for Muslim students, War on Terror Week at University College London was one of the events of the year in 2007. There was a slick video advertisement for the event, an eye-catching poster and packed lecture theatres for five days of discussions about Guantánamo Bay, allegations of torture and the subject of “Jihad v Terrorism”. The...
  • Gaza aid convoy led by George Galloway declares hunger strike

    12/28/2009 9:16:08 PM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies · 543+ views
    HaAretz ^ | 12/28/09 | The Associated Press
    More than 400 members of an international aid convoy to Gaza declared a hunger strike on Sunday to protest Egypt's refusal to allow them entry into the Hamas-ruled territory via the Red Sea. Amongst the hunger strikers is an 85-year-old Holocaust survivor who came from the U.S. to participate in the planned Gaza Freedom March to commemorate last year's Gaza war.
  • Mahdi Bray's Secret, Checkered Past

    03/26/2009 3:34:20 PM PDT · by Cindy · 5 replies · 920+ views
    IPT News - An IPT Investigation ^ | March 25, 2009 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "For all his public activity, Bray has rarely, if ever, discussed his life story in detail. His own MAS biography offers vague descriptions of his work as "a long time civil and human rights advocate." A charismatic African-American convert to Islam, Bray spent this entire decade working for Islamist organizations. Prior to joining MAS, Bray was political director of the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC). Those jobs have helped him build a growing public profile and given him access to politicians and policy makers. And that may explain his reluctance to discuss his life before political activism. The Investigative...
  • An ARABIST - Profile

    05/23/2009 4:13:13 PM PDT · by Masti · 2 replies · 253+ views
    An 'Arabist' 1 Jimmy Carter2 James Baker3 George Galloway An 'Arabist' An Arabist can be referred to 1) someone that is well knowledgeable of Arab culture and nationality. But can also be referred to a radical nationalist anti non-Arab or 2) a 'fanatical' supporter of Arabism's wars, dictatorship and bigoted policies. Arabists control over institutions, policy, not only in Britain Arabists dominate the Foreign office [705], but even in the US, in the book: 'Arabists': The Romance of an American Elite by Robert D. Kaplan Blending history, reportage and sharp profiles of key players, this insightful study tells how...
  • George Galloway

    03/31/2009 6:32:42 PM PDT · by Melissa 24 · 10 replies · 549+ views
    CBC ^ | March 31, 2009 | George Stroumboulopoulos
    George Galloway responds to allegations from the Canadian government that he is a terrorist.
  • George Galloway: The Suicide Bomber of Western Politics

    03/27/2009 10:54:19 AM PDT · by AJKauf · 1 replies · 481+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | March 27 | Michael Weiss
    The Canadian government’s recent decision to prevent the odious British MP George Galloway from entering the country has prompted a storm of criticism, mainly from Canadian editors that find Galloway’s pro-jihad views despicable, but nevertheless think his freedom of speech is being violated.... Galloway is quite the ham pseudo-radical of a species that only Britain, in its venerable, centuries-long tolerance of cranks and eccentrics, could condescend to produce. He is unafraid of abasing himself before tyrant and transsexual alike (see his unforgettable performance as a kitty lapping at a saucer of milk at the behest of Dead or Alive singer...
  • British MP denied entry to Canada threatens to sue government

    03/21/2009 4:34:26 AM PDT · by Clive · 10 replies · 561+ views
    Canwest News Service via Ottawa Citizen and National Post | 2009-03-20 | Glen McGregor
    OTTAWA -- An outspoken British MP who's opposed to the war in Afghanistan says he intends to take legal action against the federal government over its decision to refuse him entry to Canada. George Galloway, an MP for the U.K.'s Respect party, says he learned Friday he would not be allowed into this country for a speaking tour that's scheduled to bring him to Toronto and Ottawa later this month. A former Labour MP, Mr. Galloway is a contentious figure whose public support for Hamas and Hezbollah has led to accusations he is a terrorist sympathizer. Immigration Minister Jason Kenney...
  • British MP (Galloway) barred from Canada

    03/20/2009 11:08:24 PM PDT · by malamute · 14 replies · 1,084+ views
    cbc.ca ^ | Friday, March 20, 2009 | 4:21 PM ET | Canadian Press
    -excerpt- Immigration Minister Jason Kenney says he won't use his authority to intervene in a decision to bar controversial British MP George Galloway from entering Canada. Speaking in Calgary Friday, Kenney said he wouldn't override a Citizenship and Immigration Canada decision to deny Galloway permission to enter the country based on security grounds. Kenney's office said the 54-year-old Scot has expressed sympathy for the Taliban in Afghanistan and provided financial aid to the Palestinian militant group Hamas. -excerpt- Galloway called the decision "irrational, inexplicable and an affront to Canada's good name," and said he would fight the ruling with "all...
  • Canada bars British lawmaker over Hamas support (George Galloway)

    03/20/2009 10:55:21 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies · 569+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 3/20/09 | AFP
    TTAWA (AFP) – British lawmaker George Galloway has been blocked from visiting Canada because of his support of Hamas, which is banned here, the Canadian immigration minister's office said Friday. "I'm sure Galloway has a large Rolodex of friends in regimes elsewhere in the world willing to roll out the red carpet for him," Alykhan Velshi, spokesman for Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney, told AFP. "Canada, however, won't be one of them," he said in an email. Galloway was to give a speech in Toronto at the end of the month, but has been denied entry over his opposition to...
  • Proud to Be Dhimmi: Galloway Caters to Psychos in Gaza (video)

    03/10/2009 7:22:13 AM PDT · by nysuperdoodle · 1 replies · 198+ views
    Evil Conservative Radio ^ | 10 March 09 | EC
    George Galloway, the British Member of Parliament (I think he's from Scotland - and, no, I won't bother to fact-check that) gave his first speech since arriving in Gaza. While he jabbered on in an oratory reminiscent of great leaders like Chamberlain and Quisling amidst cries of "Allahu Akbar!", I couldn't help but think... can't they get the translator his own microphone? With leaders like Galloway, willfully submitting their culture to Islamification Britain is teetering on the edge of being a lost cause.
  • George Galloway stoned in Egypt

    03/09/2009 4:05:54 AM PDT · by gridlock · 139 replies · 8,309+ views
    TimesOnline (Times of London) ^ | 3/9/09 | Ann Barrowclough
    A humanitarian convoy led by maverick MP George Galloway carrying medical supplies for Gaza has come under attack in Egypt The convoy, carrying aid worth £1 million, was pelted with stones and vandalised after it stopped in El-Arish, a small town around 28 miles from the Rafah border crossing with Gaza. "It's an absolute disgrace,'' convoy organiser Yvonne Ridley told AFP. "The power was cut. Under cover of darkness members of our convoy were attacked with stones. "Vandals also wrote dirty words and anti-Hamas slogans,'' she said. "Several people in the convoy were injured in the attack." (snip) "George Galloway...
  • Gaza demo: thoughts and pictures (EU Socialist peacecreeps and Muslim terror sympathizers)

    01/03/2009 2:06:51 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies · 387+ views
    Pickled Politics ^ | January 3, 2009
    The demonstration for solidarity with the people of Gaza was earlier today. A few points, and more pictures if you continue reading. 1) I know some people will be disappointed, but I saw no mention of Jews, a bit of shouting of ‘down with Israeli terrorism’ and rare, scattered Hizb ut-Tahrir flags. Didn’t see anyone carrying the sign ‘We Are Hamas’ (and rightly too, because I’m bloody well not expressing solidarity with terrorists). This reminds of the controversy around the earlier ‘March for Free Expression’ demo, following the Motoons, whereby various Muslims were accusing free-speechers of siding with the BNP...
  • I'm Off To Iran Before Israel Bombs It (Galloway) BARF

    06/30/2008 4:49:23 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 40 replies · 109+ views
    dailyrecord.co.uk ^ | Jun 30, 2008 | George Galloway
    BY the time you read this, I will be in Iran. I've never been there before, never met an Iranian leader - I don't even like the present Iranian leadership - so remember all that, because it might become important. I'm determined to do my bit for the anti-war effort. We need another war like Gordon Brown needs another by-election. But the Sunday papers were again full of Israeli war games and threats as speculation mounts of a massive bombardment of yet another Muslim country. I'm going for the first anniversary of Press TV, on which I present two programmes...
  • Europe shows love for Barack Obama--George Galloway endorses Obama

    06/06/2008 9:24:05 PM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 46 replies · 636+ views
    Times Online ^ | Tom Baldwin
    If Barack Obama was taking on John McCain in a global election he would already be on his way to the White House. A recent worldwide poll showed him beating the Republican by more than three to one. In Europe, his margin of victory would be even greater: Mr McCain would get only 6 per cent of the vote in Germany, where a government spokesman has waxed publicly about the attraction of Mr Obama's “mixture of Martin Luther King and John F. Kennedy”. Just about the whole of France is backing Mr Obama. He is, in the words of Jack...
  • We're On The Brink Of A Balkan Bloodbath

    12/10/2007 4:51:57 PM PST · by Bokababe · 45 replies · 258+ views
    Daily Record ^ | December 10, 2007 | George Galloway
    WHILE most were asleep, we've walked to the brink of yet another war in the Balkans. Kosovo is a part of Serbia. That's a legal and political fact. It wants to break away and appears to have secured British and American agreement, but not, alas, the agreement of either Serbia, whose land it is, or Russia, which will veto any breakaway in the UN. The Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) rules the roost and has said it will make a unilateral declaration of independence soon. The Serbs cannot allow Kosovo, sacred to their orthodox Christian heritage for 1000 years, to go...
  • Maverick MP In Commons Bust-Up [Galloway]

    07/23/2007 1:19:49 PM PDT · by UKrepublican · 11 replies · 516+ views
    Maverick MP In Commons Bust-Up Updated: 21:16, Monday July 23, 2007 George Galloway has been kicked out of the Commons chamber and suspended for 18 days after a series of fiery exchanges. Galloway attacks watchdogThe Respect MP was "named" and ordered out after repeatedly clashing with Speaker Michael Martin. Mr Galloway angrily denounced the Commons watchdog over the motion to suspend him from the House for 18 days about his financial links to Saddam Hussein's regime. He accused the Standards and Privileges Committee of hypocrisy and of acting "unjustly" as he was repeatedly admonished by Mr Martin for attacking the...
  • U.K.:George Galloway faces new funds investigation (By US Justice Dept, others, re Oil For Food)

    07/21/2007 5:27:13 PM PDT · by Stoat · 5 replies · 527+ views
    The Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | July 21, 2007 | Tim Shipman
    George Galloway faces new funds investigation By Tim Shipman in Washington, DC, Sunday Telegraph  Last Updated: 11:57pm BST 21/07/2007  George Galloway faces renewed investigation by US authorities over the channelling of hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of payments from Saddam Hussein's regime to his Iraq charity.   George Galloway denies he solicited oil allocations   Three different bodies of prosecutors and the US justice department are preparing to examine the report by Sir Philip Mawer, the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards, and the House of Commons committee responsible for MPs' standards, published last week.Sir Philip found that, by turning a...
  • Galloway Gets Suspended in Britain [MP Friend of Saddam -Oil for Food]

    07/18/2007 6:06:11 AM PDT · by syriacus · 9 replies · 366+ views
    The New York Sun ^ | July 18, 2007 | BENNY AVNI
    UNITED NATIONS — A member of Britain's Parliament who professed support for Saddam Hussein and has clashed with American legislators over his role in the oil-for-food scandal, George Galloway, may face a criminal investigation in Britain after a House of Commons disciplinary committee recommended his suspension for 18 days. According to one new piece of evidence that emerged from yesterday's 181-page report by the House of Commons's Committee on Standards and Privileges, Mr. Galloway made an apparent request to Saddam that "dues" owed by Iraq to fund his cooperative efforts with the dictator be paid without delay, and that declining...
  • Galloway faces Commons ban over 'illicit' Iraq cash

    07/15/2007 5:44:23 PM PDT · by bnelson44 · 13 replies · 1,028+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 15th July 2007
    MP George Galloway is set to be suspended from Parliament over his links to a charity bankrolled by illicit deals involving Saddam Hussein's regime. He will be barred from the Commons for one month by Parliament's standards watchdog for failing properly to declare his connections with the Mariam Appeal, it was reported. Mr Galloway, who became an MP for his own Respect party after being expelled from Labour, may also be asked to apologise for his behaviour by the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards, Sir Philip Mawer. Last month a damning report by the Charity Commission concluded that the Mariam Appeal,...
  • Galloway to be suspended from Commons over Iraq

    07/15/2007 2:38:10 AM PDT · by MNJohnnie · 39 replies · 1,545+ views
    The Sunday Times ^ | 07-15-07 | Robert Winnett and Holly Watt
    GEORGE GALLOWAY, the MP who campaigned against the Iraq war, is to be suspended from parliament over his links to the United Nations oil-for-food programme in Iraq. The parliamentary standards watchdog will rule this week that Galloway failed properly to declare his links to a charitable appeal partially funded from money made by selling Iraqi oil under Saddam Hussein, according to a source close to the inquiry. The one-month suspension for Galloway, often referred to as
  • Al-Qaida's list of favorite, least favorite Westerners - Al-Qaida luvs Hersh Galloway Fisk

    09/04/2006 8:17:36 AM PDT · by ViLaLuz · 19 replies · 1,177+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | September 4, 2006 | WND
    Al-Qaida's list of favorite, least favorite Westerners Latest warning video from terror group names enemies, friends in U.S., Britain WASHINGTON – In the latest video from al-Qaida warning of an imminent terrorist attack on the U.S., five specific "Zionist crusader missionaries of hate" are named, while three Westerners, including one American, are actually praised for their efforts toward "peace." Those singled out as enemies of al-Qaida are Daniel Pipes, Robert Spencer, Steven Emerson, Michael Scheuer and, of course, President Bush. The first three are WND contributors and outspoken media figures who warn about the growing threat of Islamo-fascism. Scheuer is...
  • Dubious Distinction: Al-Qaeda Names Sy Hersh Its Favorite US Journalist

    09/04/2006 6:35:04 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 28 replies · 1,036+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein September 4, 2006 - 09:11 Talk about your Dubious Distinction Awards. In his recently-released videotape, Adam Gadahn, né Pearlman, a nice boy from California turned Al-Qaeda spokesman, names Sy Hersh as a “sympathetic” personality, along with British MP George Galloway and Brit journalist Robert Fisk. As per the Counterrorism Blog, Gadahn "asks . . . Hersh to 'reveal more' than what was published in a New Yorker article on the war." The New Yorker article in question was one of a series Hersh has written, critical of the Bush adminstration's Iraq policy. In a speech last year...