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VVD Dilan Yesilgöz Commits to Law & Order - II

by Oui Sat Jul 15th, 2023 at 05:00:13 PM EST

Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism: Different Religions, Same Hate | Tikun Olam - April 29, 2018 |

When he got to a discussion of the Inquisition he mentioned, of course, the expulsion of Jews and the subsequent torture of Marranos at the hands of the Church and State. But one fact was entirely new to me: the Catholic State expelled not just Jews, but the defeated Muslims (or Moors) as well. Muslims too were tortured if they were found to have concealed their continuing allegiance to Islam.

An interesting question is-why I didn't know this. Certainly it is largely because in the Jewish history courses I took at the Jewish Theological Seminary and medieval Spanish Hebrew poetry at the Hebrew University, none of this was mentioned. The question is, Why?

Living together, how do you function in the age of multiculturalism in Europe and the Netherlands. Countries may join NATO, like your fatherland Türkiye, even join the European Union, but you won't accept people of the Muslim faith. You are driving old paternalistic politics, closer to US Tea Party extremism with traits of fascism. No one is waiting for such populist leadership, we could vote for Wilders or Baudet and a few other rightwing parties.

Who is Dilan Yeşilgöz, politics by symbolism but no vision for society?

After 13 year of VVD Conservative "triumph" under leadership of Mark Rutte, a lady killer of "Law & Order" steps forward to fill his shoes.

Dilan Yesilgöz's meteoric political career started less than ten years ago in Amsterdam | AT5 |

Dilan Yesilgöz wants to succeed Mark Rutte. The Amsterdammer is thus taking the next step in her lightning political career, which started less than ten years ago in Amsterdam. Six years after being sworn in as a Member of Parliament, she will aim for the highest office as VVD party leader. She already made her strong sound heard in the city council.

In Amsterdam she was, among other things, spokesperson for refugee affairs, the topic VVD party used to end Rutte IV. During her time in Amsterdam, she said, among other things, that refugees who discriminate against fellow refugees in the emergency shelter because they are homosexual may be deported to their country of origin. Yesilgöz also declared foreign beggars undesirable and, as far as she was concerned, could be deported.

Street harassment

In the city council she also spoke frequently about the approach to street intimidation, popularly known as the 'hiss ban'. Her proposal was eventually swept aside by the court; hissing and street harassment falls under freedom of speech.

These are politically interesting times nationally with the elections just around the corner. Elections in The Hague often mean that the breeding ground in Amsterdam is fished out. The chance that even more people will leave Amsterdam politics is therefore considerable.


The Dark Side of VVD PR and campaign leader Kees Berghuis ... a must read. 😊
h/t ButtKicken.nl

As minister of Justice and Security, she held a presentation at the Likud Foundation CIDI in the Netherlands ...

Cabinet considering ban on Holocaust denial amid growing concern for anti-Semitism | NL Times - Oct. 31, 2022 |

Amidst growing anti-Semitism in the Netherlands and the rest of the world [??] Justice Minister Dilan Yeşilgöz-Zegerius is working on an explicit ban on Holocaust denial. She also plans to take stricter action against anti-Semitism online and anti-Semitic chants in football stadiums

My recent diary ...

Dutch Cabinet Rutte and Endemic Racism by Police and MFA

Outgoing Cabinet Rutte IV shortlist to prohibit Holocaust denial | NOS.nl |

The explicit ban comes on the proposal of outgoing Minister Yesilgöz of Justice and Security. "Unfortunately, denial of this kind of horrific crimes against humanity is the order of the day. We regularly see the monster of anti-Semitism rearing its head again," says Yesilgöz. "This worries me immensely and we cannot leave it unanswered because the lesson of the Holocaust is not a history lesson."

With this decision, the government is implementing European obligations. The ban does not only apply to Holocaust denial. Other offensive forms of condoning, denial or trivialization of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes are also explicitly prohibited.

Who is Ronnie Naftaniel?

Palestinian Rights and E Jerusalem | May 9, 2021 |

Re: Human Rights Violations by Israel

Have lost all respect for Ronnie Naftaniel ... was former spokesperson for CIDI in Amsterdam with task to make the community aware of anti-semitism. Evolving as a Lukudnik and now spouting pro-Israel and rightwing rhetoric. True colors.

Ronny Naftaniel performs as a Lukudnik spouting pro-Israel and rightwing rhetoric on East Jerusalem evictions

by Oui (Oui) on Sun Jul 16th, 2023 at 07:21:16 AM EST
Bill Clinton to Palestinians: 'Get over it' | by shergald on Nov 17th, 2009 |

.....'Settlement policy has changed', he said.

Jeffrey Blankfort writing for MONDOWEISS took on former President Bill Clinton's pro-Israel talk at the Saban Forum in Jerusalem a few days ago with the full cynicism it deserves. His advise to the Palestinians was no less disingenuous than his 'nod and wink' go-ahead policy in the early 90s that doubled Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories.

Bill Clinton, who is thus a major source of the problem now facing Obama, settlements, is probably the last person who should be advising the Palestinians.

'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Sun Jul 16th, 2023 at 08:09:18 AM EST
Multiculturalism with respect to Koran burning abandoned ... wow ... big headlines.

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by Oui (Oui) on Sun Jul 16th, 2023 at 11:01:21 AM EST

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by Oui (Oui) on Sun Jul 16th, 2023 at 11:02:26 AM EST
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by Oui (Oui) on Mon Jul 17th, 2023 at 07:56:39 AM EST
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by Oui (Oui) on Sun Jul 16th, 2023 at 11:56:07 AM EST
I have always had great respect and admiration for Simon Wiesenthal in Vienna, his vision and motivation in his lifetime to bring Nazis and war crimes to Justice.

    "Simon, if you had gone back to building houses, you'd be a millionaire. Why didn't you?"

    "You're a religious man," replied Wiesenthal. "You believe in God and life after death. I also believe. When we come to the other world and meet the millions of Jews who died in the camps and they ask us, 'What have you done?', there will be many answers. You will say, 'I became a jeweler', Another will say, 'I have smuggled coffee and American cigarettes', Another will say, 'I built houses', But I will say, 'I didn't forget you.'"

American Exceptionalism Good - Neocon Israel Policy Better | Sept. 2, 2015 |

Interesting divergence ...

ADL and Wiesenthal Center don't seem to agree on anti-Semitism in America

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Sun Jul 16th, 2023 at 11:57:47 AM EST
Due to massive interest, the one time the blog went down due to massive traffic.

Famous Author Excoriates Israel | Posted by Sirocco | Aug 5, 2006 |

Jostein Gaarder, the author of the global literary phenomenon Sophie's World (printed in 26m copies in 53 languages), launches a scorching attack on Israel in Aftenposten, Norway's paper of record. Gaarder, a historian of ideas, describes himself as a friend of the Jewish people but doubts whether Israel truly is the same. Suffice it to say that this will not appear in the New York Times anytime soon.

Open Thread | Posted by Martin Longman | Aug 12, 2006 |  

The Mossad Someone blasted my server at three in the morning last night.
It appears to be back up and running. We've had a ton of traffic originating
from Sirocco's translation of Jostein Gaarder's anti-Israel diatribe.

So, maybe we've become a target. Sorry for the inconvenience.

What's on your mind?

Selected reading, John Bolton nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in America of George W. Bush ...

Kenneth R. Timmerman ¶ The Iran Operation and Traitors | by Oui @BooMan - Feb. 9, 2006 |

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Sun Jul 16th, 2023 at 11:58:47 AM EST

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