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Weekly Roundup Of News And Opinion - w/e 12 October

by The Participator – 13 Oct 2019

Our weekly roundup of news and opinion articles that we thought were important, mostly UK news but foreign news stories of interest to us as well. Please remember this is not intended to be a comprehensive news round up.


BREXIT NEWS – 19 DAYS TO GO?

With less than 20 days to go before the next date that Brexit could possibly become a reality, we’ve decided to restart the count down.

From the Express:

Boris Johnson summons MPs for emergency Saturday Parliament session to decide Brexit fate

More legal wrangles:

Court holds loaded gun to Boris Johnson’s head forcing PM’s hand over Brexit extension

From Breitbart:

Jog On, Jolyon: Court Dismisses Latest Anti-Brexit Challenge

Also from Breitbart:

Boris to Take Legal Action Against ‘Surrender Act’, Allow No Deal: Report

A suggestion from the Bruges Group:

The Lib Dems are reportedly "using data to profile every voter in the UK."

It may be time for people to make a GDPR 'Subject Access Request' to find out what information they have about you.

They are legally obliged to comply, and it would take up a lot of their time.

— Bruges Group (@BrugesGroup) October 6, 2019


OTHER EU NEWS

EU Commission President “Elect” Ursula von der Leyen is already mired in controversy it seems, before she has even taken office. Two of her choices for commissioner roles have been rejected following corruption scandals apparently. From the Commentator:

EU boss Ursula von der Leyen’s imperial ambitions

From Reuters:

Billions of euros of EU funds misspent last year: auditors

From EU Observer:

EU migrant boat plan fails to muster extra support

From the Daily Mail:

Sunk… by EU quotacrats: One Dutch trawler gets a quarter of England’s entire fish quota while English fishermen are allowed two crates worth £50


EXTINCTION CELEBRATION

Increasingly bizarre and cult-like behaviour was observed at the Extinction Rebellion protests this week. Here is a video compilation of some bizarre dancing footage:

Supercut: Extinction Rebellion’s Bizarre Brand of Climate Radicalism

A claim from the Daily Mail:

How Extinction Rebellion climate change zealots – including a baronet’s Cambridge-educated granddaughter – are paid £400 a week to bring mayhem to our streets

Alexander Boot comments on Benedict Cumberbatch’s participation in the Extinction Rebellion protests:

Sanctimonious, moi?

Apparently it’s good to be bad (and not practice what you preach – he likes fancy gas-guzzling cars).

One of the high priestesses, apparently called “Zion Lights” was interviewed by Andrew Neil:

Extinction Rebellion Finally Subjected to Media Scrutiny

A tweet from the Extinction Rebellion account:

11 year old rebel: "I'm here to protest a whole bunch of old white guys deciding my generation's future."
Their future will be decided by our actions today #TheTimeIsNow#HumansofXR #EverybodyNow pic.twitter.com/iiGE5BUzaV

— Extinction Rebellion UK (@XRebellionUK) October 12, 2019

Our related post on the subject from earlier this week in case you missed it:

Extinction Of The Sheeple


THE MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS

Speaking of mental illness, we are not sure what the motivations for the latest mass stabbing incident were (no fatalities this time fortunately). This time the atrocity was carried out in Manchester in the Arndale Centre. From Manchester Evening News:

Manchester Arndale stabbing suspect detained under the Mental Health Act


JIHAD NEWS – UK

From the BBC:

British IS fighters taken into US custody, says Trump


MIGRANT CRISIS – UK

From Sky News:

Just 6% of illegal migrants crossing the Channel since December are deported by UK


HATE CRIME HUB A WASTE OF MONEY

From the Daily Mail:

Sadiq Khan’s £1.7million Twitter ‘Hate Crime Hub’ has prosecuted just six trolls in two years

Apparently none of the thought criminals were imprisoned at least.


FREEDOM OF SPEECH UNDER ATTACK AS USUAL/

ISLAMOPHOBIA AGENDA

Some criticism here of a leaked pamphet: “IPSO’s Guidance for Reporting on Islam and Muslims”. From the Policy Exchange:

Eroding the Free Press

Further commentary from Gatestone Institute:

UK: New Subversive “Guidance” for Journalists


WHITE STUDENTS BARRED FROM ANTI-RACISM MEETINGS

It does seem as if some people have no sense of irony. Apparently white students have been barred from attending anti-racism meetings at Sheffield University. From spiked-online:

Woke segregationism


DIVERSITY AGENDA

From the Daily Mail:

TV shows will have to meet diversity targets on gender, race and sexuality among characters to be able to win Baftas, the awards academy declares


NHS NEWS

That deaf, dumb, and blind Doctor sure makes mean diagnoses (actually she’s not dumb apparently). From the Salisbury Review:

‘The Doctor will not see you now.’


HALAL SCANDAL

From Politicalite:

FINGER LICKIN BAD: KFC Accidentally Reveals ALL UK Restaurants Serve HALAL Meat

CBN News reported on the halal food industry in France:

Muslim Halal Food Sales Supporting Terrorism?


FRANCE – RADICALIZED POLICE

From Breitbart:

Paris Police ‘Disarmed’ After Suspicions of Islamic Radicalisation


FRANCE – ISLAMOPHOBIA AGENDA

More of this sort of thing. From Breitbart:

Far-Left Group Targets French Newspaper For Publishing Right-Wing Philosopher


ANTI-SEMITISM ON THE RISE IN GERMANY

From Breitbart, 2 victims died in a failed attempt on a synagogue. From Breitbart:

Community Concern After Slow Police Response to Synagogue Shooting

It seems it could have been an attack by (actual) neo-Nazis.

Also from Breitbart, apparently a knifeman was released after only a day because he “only meant to threaten people”:

Berlin Police Release ‘Allah Akbar’ Migrant Knifeman Who Stormed Synagogue


MIGRANT CRISIS – DENMARK

From the Local:

Denmark to introduce checks at all border points with Sweden


MIGRANT CRISIS – HUNGARY

From EU Observer:

Hungary faces EU court for starving migrants


MIGRANT CRISIS – TURKEY

From Breitbart:

Turkey, Hezbollah Order EU to ‘Kneel’ or ‘We Open the Gates and Send 3.6 Million Refugees Your Way’


JIHAD NEWS – TURKEY

From the Telegraph:

Turkish forces enter Syrian border town of Ras al Ain as civilian death toll from offensive against Kurds rises

Jihad Watch quote from Hurriyet Daily News:

Turkey: 90,000 mosques pray Qur’anic “conquest” prayers calling on Muslims to be “ruthless against unbelievers”

This site lists human rights violations by Turkey in Cyprus:

CYPRUS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

Also from Gatestone Institute (last year):

Turkey Wipes Out the Christian Culture of Occupied Cyprus


BLASPHEMY IN TURKEY

From Jihad Watch:

Turkey: Human rights activist sentenced ten years jail for “blasphemy” against Islam


MIGRANT CRISIS – CANADA

From Breitbart:

Mass Migration Drives Historic Canadian Population Growth


ORGAN HARVESTING IN CHINA

From Harry’s Place:

Organ harvesting of ethnic and religious minorities in China happening on a ‘significant scale’


SOUTH PARK LEADING THE RESISTANCE

Finally on a lighter note, apparently the creators of South Park are leading the resistance. From China Uncensored:

Blizzard and Apple Kowtow to China—But Not South Park

Quote from their (ironic) statement:

We too love money more than freedom and democracy


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