• antisemitism,  Quakers,  Terrorism

    Abdel Bari Atwan and the Palestine Solidarity Campaign

    The self-styled Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) is actually a hate campaign. In particular, proponents of the most extreme violence are very welcome at its events. Come speak to us! The latest is the journalist Abdel Bari Atwan. He will speak at a PSC event in Brighton on 14 September. Note how the PSC advertise the meeting: He has also said ’Palestinians tried the “peace process”…now we should go back to square one, which means resistance’. Dancing for War This is how bad it gets. In a discussion of the Iranian nuclear programme, Mr Atwan turns to Israel: If the Iranian missiles strike Israel, by Allah, I will go to Trafalgar…

  • Quakers

    Hate Preachers Return To Quaker Venue

    Readers of Harry’s Place will be familiar with the strange phenomenon of the hospitality extended by The Quakers – a small religious sect which eschews violence in all its forms – to a variety of hate preachers and theocratic Islamist political movements, all of which explicitly sanction the most horrific violence, backed by religious injunction, against women, gays, Jews and religious dissenters. We have previously discussed the strange politics which renders The Quakers oblivious to the calls to combat, not promote, the politics of hatred. They won’t be moved. So I don’t propose to rehearse those arguments here. The Quakers are beyond reason. For a while, it looked as if…