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  • Nigel Farage And George Galloway's Grassroots Out Alliance Mercilessly Mocked Online

    02/20/2016 2:02:27 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 25 replies ^ | Feb 20, 2016 | George Bowden
    The revelation that Nigel Farage and George Galloway are to work together on the European Union referendum has been mercilessly mocked, with the unlikely pact described as an "unholy alliance". The Ukip and Respect party leaders appeared together at a rally for the Grassroots Out campaign on Friday, launching the campaign to persuade voters to end Britain's membership of the EU. Yet instead of being welcomed, Galloway's appearance prompted a mass walkout at the event, and the party leaders' partnership is now the subject of intense scrutiny - and mockery.
  • Once-barred Muslim scholar arrives in NY for forum ( Tariq Ramadan )

    04/07/2010 7:40:38 PM PDT · by george76 · 13 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. 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...
  • UK's Galloway in row over "Big Brother" TV show

    01/10/2006 7:52:09 AM PST · by propertius · 25 replies · 1,327+ views
    Reuters ^ | Kate Holton
    UPDATE 1-UK's Galloway in row over "Big Brother" TV show (Adds Fitzpatrick quote, para 7) By Kate Holton LONDON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Maverick British parliamentarian George Galloway, who famously attacked the war in Iraq during a feisty performance in the U.S. Senate, is at the centre of a new row. The flamboyant politician is currently taking part in the reality television show "Celebrity Big Brother," for which he is locked in a camera-filled house with, among others, a glamour model, former basketball player Dennis Rodman, and a singer called Maggot. And some of his London constituents are not happy....
  • Galloway’s wife seeks divorce on election eve

    04/30/2005 8:05:37 PM PDT · by aculeus · 23 replies · 1,042+ views
    The Sunday Times (UK) ^ | May 1, 2005 | Nick Fielding
    GEORGE GALLOWAY, the controversial leader of the Respect party, is facing a damaging divorce action on the eve of the election. His Palestinian-born wife questions how he can call the party Respect when she claims he has been disrespectful to her by having a series of friendships with other women. Amineh Abu-Zayyad has told The Sunday Times she can no longer tolerate his behaviour and will be contacting solicitors this week. She says she has received a number of phone calls from women who claim to have had romantic links with him. She adds that Galloway has tried to smooth...