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  • ross1948 16:09 on May 8, 2023 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Labour candidates, Leicester council elections, Mayor Soulsby, , sectarian discrimination   

    Most Craven BBC Report Ever? 

    This guy in the photo below is a Labour Party stalwart, Sir Peter Soulsby, who serves as Mayor of Leicester.

    I quote from a startling BBC news report, words he spoke after the election results last week, about how

    ….people have stated as fact things that are clearly untrue and have tried to, well, frankly, use religion in a way that is deeply disturbing



    We’ve just been hearing, before, during and after the Coronation how irreligious most British people are these days.

    So how come Leicester’s so different?

    Sit Peter Soulsby
    Sir Peter Soulsby

    And more importantly, WHICH RELIGION is he talking about, when he continues…

    ‘… frankly, weaponising religion in politics is something that is very dangerous, not just to the political process, but for the communities we all seek to represent. ..’ 




    Maybe so!

    And if so, all the more essential that BBC’s audience is given the FULL story.

    Did Soulsby make these claims without explaining which religion was involved?
    But if so…

    WHY has UK Pravda also failed in its duty…

    It wouldn’t be the first time BBC has kept us in the dark….

    BBC Renews Suppression Of News

    …..but their cowardice – or is it collaboration – should be condemned, unequivocally.

  • ross1948 15:15 on March 30, 2023 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Bali governor, , , piala dunia, sectarian discrimination,   

    World Cup Ditolak? Kasihan Indonesia! 

    I have often declared my deep affection for Indonesia…



    …and try always to give credit to good deeds and good intentions in the news here.

    Indonesia Shows Oz and UK How To Handle Hizbut! 

    Again, Bravo, Densus 88! 

    BravoIndonesia! DEATH To Predators! 

    Bravo Nikita! Sexy Star Faces Fanatic Mob Threat!

    Jakarta Year’s End Treat – Fanatic Gang Put Down!

    …but it’s surely true that true friends offer constructive criticism when appropriate.

    Hence I wish that Governor in Bali had taken a different stance on Israel’s participation in an important sporting event.



    Israel is not without its faults, but think of Iran, a country tuled by satanic sectarians…


    The Great Satan, Khomeini


    Iran – Where Pedophile Marriage Is OK, But A Kiss..? 

    Tortured Woman? Abhor Iran’s Rabid Cur Regime!

    …or Afghanistan, as bad if not worse than Iran..

    Or North Korea…



    ….or indeed Red China….

    …where Muslims  – if everything must be viewed through a narrow sectarian prism  – are suffering grievously.

    However, instead of a diatribe, I offer an extract from a local news report…

    Several political parties such as the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI P), the United Development Party (PPP), and the Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) have also refused to allow the Israeli national team to appear in the 2023 U-20 World Cup.

    One might expect no less from the PKS, whose former leader, Anis Matta, infamously penned a poetic ode to the unlamented terrorist pig Osama Bin Laden…



    …but the PDI-P likes to present itself as a moderate party.

    Oh, and these mass organisations?also ranting?

    ‘…there is the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) ), Solo Raya Alliance, Medical Emergency Rescue Committee (MER-C), KNPI, Aqsa Working Group, to the Indonesian Committee for Solidarity with the Islamic World (KISDI).

    Never heard of any of those, except the FPI, which was banned, to the delight of those who abhorred Islamist bigoty….



    …but resurfaced with a slightly different name…

    Reuni 212, Habib Hanif Ajak Kibarkan Jutaan Bendera Tauhid dan Merah Putih

    Habib Muhammad Hanif Al-Athos.

    Brutal Paris Beheader A ‘Hero,’ Says Jakarta Fanatic!

    ……..and a leader whose hateful ranting, as above, I noted last year.

    Easy to make acerbic comments, but instead I quote again, from a sensible Indonesian observer, with whom I am not familiar but who clearly cares about his country.

    His name is Akmal Marhali…

    Football observer and Save Our Soccer Coordinator Akmal Marhali said shooting tear gas was the first problem that triggered the number of fatalities after the League 1 match between Arema FC vs Persebaya Surabaya at Kanjuruhan Stadium, Malang, East Java, Saturday (1/10/2022)
    Football observer and Save Our Soccer Coordinator Akmal Marhali 

    …and he….believes that the parties making noise about Israel’s refusal are to blame for the cancellation of Indonesia’s hosting.


    (pardon my use of Google Translate, but his meaning is plain enough!)


    Akmal said that these parties must apologize for having buried the dreams of the Indonesian people to compete and host the U-20 World Cup.



    “Those who make noise and make us cancel hosting the World Cup must be responsible, don’t run away from responsibility.

    They must be morally responsible.

    Apologize to all the people of Indonesia, all our young players who have lost their dream of appearing in the World Cup. ,” said Akmal’s statement…



    “Apologizing to all Indonesian people for missing the opportunity to make history as living witnesses that we have hosted the World Cup and also apologize to all Indonesian people that we as a nation have failed to carry out the big mandate and we as a nation have failed to uphold the commitments that have been given.”



    “Those who make noise and make us fail to host the World Cup can also be criminally prosecuted, because they have caused us losses both materially and immaterially, have made our nation humiliated in the eyes of the world because of sectoral ego interests, political interests…



    … this is truly a very painful incident. for the Indonesian people and a very worrying incident where political interests sacrificed the interests of many people…”

     “Pengamat: Yang Bikin Gaduh soal Israel Harus Minta Maaf ke Rakyat Indonesia” selengkapnya https://sport.detik.com/sepakbola/liga-indonesia/d-6645473/pengamat-yang-bikin-gaduh-soal-israel-harus-minta-maaf-ke-rakyat-indonesia.




    • JazPen 15:32 on March 30, 2023 Permalink | Reply

      Great stuff, Ross, just like the good old days when you wrote about Indonesia every day
      It’s a shame for all the football fans here, missing all the fun because of sectarian spite.


    • Jim Ex Jakarta 16:43 on March 30, 2023 Permalink | Reply

      It’s another case of cutting of the nose to spite the face. Indonesia has no common border with Israel, no quarrels over land or trade.
      It’s just pure anti Israel prejudice and I guess with Indonesia’s election near, domestic politics at work, delving for the lowest i.e. fanatic votes


    • Kemangeroo 18:49 on March 30, 2023 Permalink | Reply

      Most people who like soccer, and that’s most men and a lot of women in Jakarta, are very upset with this political blunder.
      The politicians are playing for the fanatic vote but they will lose the moderates


    • Astuti 23:22 on March 30, 2023 Permalink | Reply

      So sad for the young soccer players.
      Why make them unhappy for politics!
      Middle East is not Indonesian problem.


  • ross1948 20:00 on August 1, 2020 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , mourners, Roselawn, sectarian discrimination,   

    Good Luck To Family Fighting Roselawn Discrimination! 

    Good luck to the ‘family denied access to Roselawn Cemetery’ when Belfast City Council pandered to vermin last month.

    Surprise! Blood-Beast’s Got A Sense Of Humour!

    Two IRA scumbags, one already burning in Hell,  the other, alas, still alive


    Notorious IRA terrorist Bobby Storey’s ‘mourners’ were given preferential treatment and one of the eight families denied fair access to the same crematorium has now launched legal action…



    …asking the ‘High Court to declare decisions taken by the council unlawful!

    Case worker Glen Armstrong claimed the decisions were “irrational, unreasonable… his clients have been left “hurt and disillusioned“.

    They’re annoyed, and rightly so, that they weren’t able to properly grieve for their loved one.

    “They were made to stand there and wave goodbye, while on the very same day another family were given this unprecedented level of access.

    It is not difficult to empathise and understand that,” he said.


    And it would be true no matter who ‘another family’ might be.

    But the family of a sub-human beast like Storey, who never repented his evil deeds?

    The prattling priest who conducted the funeral should, had he any grasp of the distinction between right and wrong…



    …have refused the swine a Christian service and ordered the ‘mourners’ to take the republican rat’s corpse and bury it in unhallowed ground…or at the city dump.

    But the priest can answer for his sins when he meets his Maker!

    Belfast City Council, in contrast, will have to face earthly justice and let’s hope the High Court will agree with Mr. Armstrong that the council’s decisions are “unlawful on the basis that they were discriminatory…”.

    As you might expect, some anonymous flunkey at City Hall chose to skulk behind the ‘independent investigation’ set up by councillors, “therefore it would not be appropriate to comment further at this time.”  


    • Nat Hislop 17:08 on August 2, 2020 Permalink | Reply

      We’ll see if justice can still be done.


  • ross1948 16:06 on May 4, 2020 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Help for Muslims only!, , Saylani Welfare, sectarian discrimination, Zakat   

    Pakistan’s Sectarian ‘Charity’ Has US and UK Wings! 

    Karachi (AsiaNews) – A Karachi NGO has denied food aid to poor Hindus and Christians, who like Muslims are suffering from coronavirus.


    In Pakistan, the number of coronavirus cases now stands at 1,664 with 21 deaths. The conditions of the poor are cause for great concern.

    Before we continue reading about this vicious sectarian discrimination, just a reminder to UK and UK readers…

    Apart from Pakistan, we have overseas offices in the UK, USA and UAE as well. Our worldwide branches are operating under the guidance of a team of over 2,000 working professionals who help almost 125,000 people on a daily basis. https://www.saylaniwelfare.com/home

    …and these Saylanis have their British and American contact details here

    • USA NO +1(716)941 7792
    • UK NO (+44)115 970 6256
    •  info@saylaniwelfare.com


    Readers should ask if they operate on the same vindictive, sectarian, discriminatory way as that gang in Pakistan!

    Here’s the rest of that article we began with –

    Due to government travel restrictions, many day labourers lost the only source of livelihood for their family. Various government and local organisations have tried to help them.

    The Saylani Welfare International Trust has been operating in the Korangi area since 1999, handing out aid and meals to homeless people and seasonal workers.

    Two days ago, the welfare organisation refused to give ration cards to non-Muslims, saying that only Muslims are entitled to them.

    The reason for this is that Zakat, Islamic alms giving (one of Islam’s five pillars), is reserved for Muslims. The Christian man said he begged for food to no avail.

    Farooq Masih, a 54-year-old Christian in Korangi, said that last Saturday, Abid Qadri, a member of Saylani Welfare, with other NGO members, handed out food cards in his area.

    But, when they got to Christian homes, they just moved on.

    Adan, a Muslim who lives in the same area, is outraged by the NGO’s attitude.

    “Why did they discriminate against Christians? Are they not citizens of Pakistan? They have gone beyond the limits. This act is not acceptable from an association that claims to serve humanity. We are all suffering from COVID-19.”


    Mangla Sharma, a Hindu Member of the Sindh Provincial Assembly, donated her March salary to the coronavirus emergency fund created by the Chief Minister.

    For her, “We must focus only on people, on the poor of our nation. Otherwise, only one religious community will benefit. We must all be united at this critical moment and help everyone regardless of faith, creed or language. We must act immediately as one nation and put differences aside.”

    How about you, readers?

    If you see somebody in trouble, do you demand proof of religious affiliation before you try to help?

    It wouldn’t occur to me.

    But those Saylanis in Karachi?


    • Billie Wilson 17:25 on May 4, 2020 Permalink | Reply

      Everything I read about Pakistan makes me want to shout and swear and those are things I hardly ever do.
      Their government is spineless, their judges are wet as dish-cloths and now we see their charities lack the essential spirit of helping the helpless.

      What I appreciate about your blog is that you don’t just let your anger out, you give us something to do like in this case email that Saylani branch in our own country.
      Are they a registered charity?
      If they deny help to people for sectarian reasons, can they be struck off the register?
      I intend to ask.


    • JazPen 17:31 on May 4, 2020 Permalink | Reply

      That is one depressing story to read.
      It must be terrible to have no conscience at all.


      • Putri C 21:16 on May 4, 2020 Permalink | Reply

        Yes JazPen.
        But if they have no conscience then they do not know how terrible they are.
        I think they must have conscience that God gives to everyone but they only do not listen to it,


  • ross1948 13:17 on March 12, 2020 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , , , , Jalan rasuna said, sectarian discrimination   

    Islamist Fanatics Rage At India – ‘Diskriminasi?’ Oya?’ 

    I was at home last Friday, observing repairs to my roof and to my modem.

    Lucky me, for had I gone into town to purchase another paper-back at the second-hand bookstore in Pasar Festival, on Jalan Rasuna Said…



    …I’d have been confronted by traffic hell.

    All the usual suspects, the FPI and the self-styled 212 ‘Alumni,’  had been out on the streets  – that very street, where the Indian Embassy is located – demonising India’s government for allegedly being mean to Muslims.


    The ‘212 Alumni’ gang sprang up during the witch-hunt against Jakarta’s Governor Ahok and I’ve yet to figure out how that mob that shuffled through Jakarta howling sectarian hate..



    The protesters, most of whom were men dressed in white Muslim attire, were heard yelling, “We want a Muslim governor,” “Burn Ahok!” and “Kafir!”   http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2016/10/14/thousands-hard-liners    

    Slouching Towards Shariah


    …have the nerve to call themselves ‘alumni’ – but they do.

    Unlike the fairly recent ‘alumni’, the FPI ( Islam Defenders Front) has been around for decades, and its commitment to religious tolerance everywhere…


    Islamist Fanatics Threaten Peaceful Minority, Again! 

    FPI in West Java – ‘Let’s Burn Out the Orphans!’ 

    ….is quite widely recognised.

    To be fair, I offer readers a chunk of the press release issued by the demo organisers…

    PA 212 is demanding that the Indian government rescind amendments to the country’s citizenship law, which has been widely criticized as being discriminatory towards Muslims and blamed for the ongoing Hindu-Muslim violence in the country. PA 212 is also demanding that all forms of persecution against Muslims in India be stopped.

    Furthermore, the group is urging the Indonesian government to sever diplomatic ties with India over human rights violations committed against Muslims there.

    …and would only wish to add that the signatories to the above attack on ‘discrimination’ and religious persecution turn out to be none other than the FPI’s Sobri Lubis…


    Sobri Lubis


    ….infamous for his bloodthirsty exhortation to a mob of ignoramuses, urging them to –

    Bunuh, bunuh, bunuh…’


    –  members of a peaceful and utterly inoffensive religious minority here in Indonesia. I think the video link still works.

    Interestingly, also, I have never yet heard of either FPI or 212 issuing calls, never mind taking to the streets, to get Pakistan to stop religious persecution…

    Evil Triumphs In Pakistan, Again! 

    …which is endemic there.

    Unlike The Islamic Republic of Pakistan, India’s constitution does not elevate sectarian identity to a guiding principle. But I see no demos here complaining about that, nor do I expect to.



    However, having avoided the traffic these extremists quite callously imposed on good people who actually work for a living –

    I say callously because they deliberately chose a working day, a Friday afternoon, when normal people are either working or eager to get home from work, rather than a Sunday, to strut their selectively indignant stuff

    -I see in the media that they must have enjoyed their day out, so much so that they are planning an action replay, NEXT Friday!

    Thing is, these fanatics are not usually stupid – at least their leaders aren’t – so they understand very well what they are putting people through with their sectarian antics.

    Next Friday, again, yet more honest citizens, most of whom will again be Muslim, in this 90% Muslim city,  will have their working day disrupted.

    But there’s an upside to it all.

    The more people get messed around, the more will voices be raised demnding the fanatics be taken down a peg or two.

    Some voices are being raised already.

    This link –


    – is from an Indonesian site. Google Translate isn’t up to much, but use it and you’ll get the gist!

    Presumably, the fanatics realise they their inconsiderate behaviour is fomenting…



    …but perhaps they relish the conflict they are provoking. God knows I cannot fathom how such minds work.



    • Tuyul 15:10 on March 12, 2020 Permalink | Reply

      I will not go to work Friday. Too much trouble.
      The demo crowd are so selfish, most do not like to work, so they care nothing about workers, go on demos on working day, big traffic day.
      If not so selfish, they can easily demo on Sunday when street is empty.
      Bad thinking, bad people.


    • JazPen 22:35 on March 12, 2020 Permalink | Reply

      I am always delighted when you go back to your old favourite topics, Ross. You used to bash these fanatics at least twice a week.
      No downtown for me either, and I am giving my secretarials a day at home too.
      They can work from home and avoid the traffic trouble caused by these nuisances.


  • ross1948 22:00 on September 4, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , sectarian discrimination,   

    Starbucks Sucks! Blatant Sectarian Discrimination! 

    Those of us who believe in freedom of religion, as I do, believe the principle applies to adherents of any religion, Protestant, Catholic, Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist – whatever.
    The principle must equally apply to people who have the guts to convert into, or out of, any creed whatsoever.

    I don’t mean the sad individuals who change religion to kowtow to bigoted prospective in-laws.
    I’m talking about those who actually THINK about this life and what it’s all about. And what comes after this life, if anything.
    Some people even keep thinking and change back, or try another path to truth.

    Good on them. if God gives you a brain, use it!



    An honest apostate is to be admired, not abused.

    Hence my disgust yesterday when I read about Starbucks, a company I have no time for, for various reasons, and not simply because I think their coffee is over-rated.
    Their fanatical support for the redefinition of marriage was bad enough, but there was, too, their absurd appeasement in the famous case of two free-loaders who used a Starbucks branch as a place to hang out but did not wish to make a purchase, then played the weary race card when given the bum’s rush.

    Starbucks crawled on its corporate belly, shut out honest customers for a whole day in every one of the 51 states, subjecting staff to imbecilic ‘anti-discrimination’ garbage.
    Or as I noted in a previous post, should we maybe say ‘anti-police’ garbage?

    “The training materials focused a lot on police brutality, which had nothing to do with the incident that happened…”

    Starbucks‘ anti-bias training may serve up more harm than good

    …and the Far-Left big boss wants to run for President of the USA?

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    But now it’s reliably reported, with video to confirm the report, that in at least one Starbucks, a policy of vicious sectarian discrimination is in place, with inoffensive customers ejected because they were wearing – guess what?
    T-shirts that said –
    “I’m an Ex-Muslim, Ask Me Why?”


    Here’s part of the report, but use that link to watch the pompous oaf ordering them out AND whining about being filmed.

    The victims of Starbucks’religious inquisition were members of EXMNA, Ex-Muslims of North America, peaceful, law-abiding young apostates who had been‘handing out flyers and speaking with and interviewing attendees at the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA)’s annual conference.’
    They were not in the coffee-shop to disturb other patrons,but simply to have a coffee.
    ‘Without warning, they were informed by staff that they must leave the establishment.

    “I was surprised. I was simply drinking my iced coffee and scrolling through my phone, and they told me I needed to leave, so I asked why”, says Lina an ex-Muslim Syrian woman who had traveled to the conference on behalf of EXMNA.
    “I was told that they are not allowing protestors at the property, I assured the woman that I was not a protestor. She then asked me if I was part of the event or a guest at the hotel. I was neither.
    “I was then told that even though I was a paying customer, I was not allowed to be on the premise as it was reserved for guests and event members for the weekend and that they will not be allowing anyone else on their private property.
    “However, I noticed the Starbucks was still open to the public and I didn’t see anyone else being asked to leave.”

    That’s a damn disgrace.
    Of course any vendor should have the right to refuse service to anyone whomsoever, but the issue here is not if they had the right, but why they chose to exercise it against these perfectly respectable and responsible young apostates.
    Any cafe or resto or shop should be proud and pleased to serve youngsters mature enough to make adult decisions about the great questions that we all must from time to time ponder.

    • Ken Kasic 22:48 on September 4, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      Nobody is going to disagree with what you say on this but most of my conservative friends already boycott Starbucks.
      Maybe now my libertarian friends will now join the boycott.
      I hope their policy of letting bums sit around all day without buying anything will gradually drive all honest customers away and then they’d go bankrupt.
      We also need to step up the boycott of Nike.
      Are you writing about their latest stupdity?


    • Vanessa R 23:17 on September 4, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      Compared to how ex-muslims are persecuted in savage Islamist countries, being ejected from a place that sells boring coffee is not such a terrible fate.
      But it is shocking.
      I never use any Starbucks, but beyond a boycott, are there not other ways to reduce profits?
      Some far-lefts caused big problems in a London restaurant by introducing cockroaches and other insects.
      That kind of tactic does not have to remain a monopoly of the left, does it?


    • Bart Barles 01:11 on September 5, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      Boycott is a good idea but we conservatives already boycott.
      So I have been thinking about this.
      We should all go in there and demonstrate noisily and peacefully every day, at lunchtime or whenever Starbucks has its busiest time.
      When asked to leave we should leave peacefully.
      Very soon only the free-loaders and the dedicated left-wing will continue to go there at lunch-time because most people do not want to eat lunch while noisy protests go on.
      Starbucks may take out court orders against individuals to keep us out but if we do it in relays, only a dozen protesters at a time?
      That way we can keep the ruckus going for weeks.


    • Keith Milner 08:44 on September 5, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      What a totally rotten scene to watch.
      That man ordering them out is reaaly and truly ashamed by what he’s doing, the way he tries to make them turn off their camera.
      Why shouldnt they show their beliefs on their t-shirts? What can people not say on t-shirts?
      I see plenty of crazies wearing Che Guevara t-shirts. That is offensive.
      Would Starbucks ban them too?


    • orion 22:08 on September 5, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      I must agree that Starbucks coffee is totally insipid. The first time I drank some, I returned the cup as I thought there was something wrong with the drink. So they gave me another one which tasted just as bad. I did not try again. I love coffee but it must not taste like dishwasher! As to their political statement, they must make more of them as they pee off more and more people. The worse it gets, the better!


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