Conservative philosopher Sir Roger Scruton has won a spectacular victory against the New Statesman – the left-wing magazine which interviewed him and then tried to smear him as a racist, bigot and anti-Semite. The smear — a result of selective editing of the interview and malicious tweeting by the magazine’s deputy editor George Eaton — cost Scruton his job on a government advisory body. Among those who initially condemned Scruton for his alleged remarks were various Conservatives, including MPs Tom Tugendhat, Johnny Mercer and James Brokenshire, and former Chancellor of the Exchequer turned freesheet editor George Osborne.But now journalist Douglas Murray has got hold of the original interview recording and analysed the transcripts in the Spectator. What becomes immediately clear is that Scruton was badly misrepresented. Not only is Eaton shown repeatedly trying to provoke Scruton into voicing provocative opinions he doesn’t actually hold, but … [Read more...] about Delingpole: Sir Roger Scruton Just Won a Landmark Victory in the Culture Wars
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By Raza Habib Raja Published: March 5, 2019 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email As per the resolution, the main reason for nomination is Imran’s role in reducing current tensions with India. PHOTO: INSTAGRAMfirstname.lastname@example.org A few days ago, a resolution was moved in the National Assembly requesting nomination of a Nobel Peace Prize for Imran Khan. The resolution, which comes after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government’s decision to release the Indian pilot, argues that Imran has “played a sagacious role in reducing recent tensions between Pakistan and India which were created due to the warmongering attitude of the Indian leadership”. It further states that Imran averted possible war by “deft handling” of the crisis. After the news of the resolution broke out, the entire media erupted. The resolution has led to fierce debate, both in electronic and particularly social media. Many PTI supporters, as expected, … [Read more...] about Despite his achievements, Imran Khan does not deserve a Nobel Peace Prize
SINJAR, Iraq (Reuters) - Nadia Murad, an Iraqi Yazidi woman held as a sex slave by Islamic State militants who won this year's Nobel Peace Prize, said on Friday she intended to use the prize money to build a hospital for victims of sexual abuse in her hometown.The Yazidi survivor was speaking to a crowd of hundreds in Sinjar, her hometown in northern Iraq.gi "With the money I got from the Nobel Peace prize, I will build a hospital in Sinjar to treat ill people, mainly widows and women who were exposed to sexual abuses by Islamic State militants," she told the crowd and gathered journalists. She thanked the Iraqi and Kurdistan governments for agreeing to her plan and said she would be contacting humanitarian organisations "soon" to start construction.Murad was awarded the $1 million prize alongside Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.She was one of about 7,000 women and girls captured in northwest Iraq … [Read more...] about Nobel laureate Murad to build hospital in her hometown in Iraq
THE Nobel Peace Prize has been won by some of history's most famous and iconic figures like Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Mother Teresa and Barack Obama. The award is one of five - including Chemistry, Literature, Physics and Medicine - set up by Swedish industrialist, inventor and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel. Who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018? Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have won the 2018 Nobel peace prize. They were recognised for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon in war. The committee said Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege had been “the foremost, most unifying symbol both nationally and internationally of the struggle to end sexual violence in war and armed conflict”. Nadia Murad of the Yazidi minority in Iraq was captured by Isis, raped and subjected to other abuses. The committee said she showed “uncounted courage in recounting her own suffering”. The winners are receiving their award today, December 10 … [Read more...] about Who won the Nobel Peace Prize 2018, who won in past years and what did Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad do?
News / World by Press Association 15/11/2018, 2:19 pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter The head of Bangladesh’s refugee commission has said plans to start the repatriation of 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to Burma were scrapped after officials were unable to find anyone who wanted to return. The refugees “are not willing to go back now”, refugee commissioner Abul Kalam said on Thursday, adding that officials “can’t force them to go” but will continue to try to “motivate them so it happens”. The announcement came after about 1,000 Rohingya demonstrated against returning to Burma, from where hundreds of thousands fled army-led violence last year. At the Unchiprang camp, one of the sprawling refugee settlements near the city of Cox’s Bazar, another Bangladeshi refugee official implored the Rohingya to return to their country over a loudspeaker. “We have arranged … [Read more...] about Rohingya repatriation to Burma cancelled because no-one wants to go