While fools and liars continue singing the praises of the Human Rights Council & OIC for abandoning the 'Defamation of Religions [Islam]' meme, the UN published one of the resolutions that went through the General Assembly like grease through a goose December 19 '12: A/RES/66/144Take note of the innocuous title; who can oppose the worthy cause of eliminating racism?
discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance and
the comprehensive implementation of and follow-up to
the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action
The devil is in the details. I highlighted a key phrase and clauses in the title; the evils they conceal while including by reference make the resolution unacceptable. The bureaucrats redefined racism: it no longer simply denotes irrational and invidious hatred of dark shinned people; it now connotes rational and well founded opposition to Islam. Racism is explicitly redefined to include 'Islamophobia' in a preliminary report created in the preparatory stages of the second Durban Conference.
Re-read that quotation with special attention to the highlighted words and phrases. There is nothing racial about opposition to Islam. There are Black, White and Asian Muslims; Islam is not a race. Islam is an ideology, system of laws and military force to spread and establish it. 'Related intolerance', included in the boiler plate of numerous resolutions, translates to 'Islamophobia'. The global effort is to eliminate 'Islamophobia'. Its intent is to criminalize and punish rejection of and opposition to Islam. The phrase "comprehensive implementation of" in the third line of the title applies to the Durban Declaration. Who is familiar with its contents? Here is a clear demand for the enactment & enforcement of legislation to criminalize the formation of anti-Islamic political parties.
counter anti-Semitism, anti-Arabism and Islamophobia world-wide, and urges all States to take
effective measures to prevent the emergence of movements based on racism and discriminatory
ideas concerning these communities;
The Durban Declaration also demands that we not scrutinize those most likely to engage in terrorism. The perpetrators of the Accursed Abomination were young Muslim males, not little old ladies.
phenomenon popularly known as “racial profiling” and comprising the practice of police and
other law enforcement officers relying, to any degree, on race, colour, descent or national or
ethnic origin as the basis for subjecting persons to investigatory activities or for determining
whether an individual is engaged in criminal activity;
The Durban Declaration also demands censorship, including of the internet.
stereotypes of vulnerable individuals or groups of individuals, particularly of migrants and
refugees, have contributed to the spread of xenophobic and racist sentiments among the public
and in some cases have encouraged violence by racist individuals and groups;
90. We recognize the positive contribution that the exercise of the right to freedom of
expression, particularly by the media and new technologies, including the Internet, and full
respect for the freedom to seek, receive and impart information can make to the fight against
racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance; we reiterate the need to respect
the editorial independence and autonomy of the media in this regard;
91. We express deep concern about the use of new information technologies, such as
the Internet, for purposes contrary to respect for human values, equality, non-discrimination,
respect for others and tolerance, including to propagate racism, racial hatred, xenophobia, racial
discrimination and related intolerance, and that, in particular, children and youth having access
to this material could be negatively influenced by it; 145. Urges States to implement legal sanctions, in accordance with relevant
international human rights law, in respect of incitement to racial hatred through new information
and communications technologies, including the Internet, and further urges them to apply all
relevant human rights instruments to which they are parties, in particular the International
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, to racism on the Internet;
146. Urges States to encourage the media to avoid stereotyping based on racism, racial
discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance;
147. Calls upon States to consider the following, taking fully into account existing
international and regional standards on freedom of expression, while taking all necessary
measures to guarantee the right to freedom of opinion and expression:
(a) Encouraging Internet service providers to establish and disseminate specific
voluntary codes of conduct and self-regulatory measures against the dissemination of racist
messages and those that result in racial discrimination, xenophobia or any form of intolerance
and discrimination; to that end, Internet providers are encouraged to set up mediating bodies at
national and international levels, involving relevant civil society institutions;
(b) Adopting and applying, to the extent possible, appropriate legislation for
prosecuting those responsible for incitement to racial hatred or violence through the new
information and communications technologies, including the Internet;
What is the meaning of incitement to racial hatred or violence? How are those terms evaluated in the real world? According to Ban Ki-moon, they include exposing the nexus between Islamic doctrines expressed in Islamic scripture & tradition and Islamic violence in terrorism & rioting.
The Secretary General explicitly said that Geert Wilders had no right to utter & publish Fitna, which displayed Islamic doctrines of jihad beside video of rabble rousing sermons and pictures of the resulting havoc. The texts cited by Wilders are documented in this blog post: http://snooper.wordpress.com/2008/03/27/fitna-supporting-documentation/ A/RES/66/144 's threat to free expression is not limited to its inclusion by reference of the Durban Declaration.
resurgent forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance,
and urges States to adopt measures to address those scourges vigorously with a view
to preventing their practice and protecting victims;
7. Underlines the imperative need to address all the contemporary forms
and manifestations of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related
intolerance, which include, inter alia, incitement to such hatred, racial profiling and
the propagation of racist and xenophobic acts through cyberspace, with a view to
maximizing protection for victims, providing legal remedies and combating
8. Stresses that States and international organizations have a responsibility
to ensure that measures taken in the struggle against terrorism do not discriminate in
purpose or effect on grounds of race, colour, descent or national or ethnic origin,
and urges all States to rescind or refrain from all forms of racial profiling;
9. Recognizes that States should implement and enforce appropriate and
effective legislative, judicial, regulatory and administrative measures to prevent and
protect against acts of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related
intolerance, thereby contributing to the prevention of human rights violations;
¶ 11 on page 4 is very clear.
constitutes incitement to discrimination, hostility or violence shall be prohibited by
law, and also reaffirms that the dissemination of ideas based on racial superiority or
hatred, or incitement to racial discrimination, as well as all acts of violence or
incitement to such acts, shall be declared offences punishable by law, in accordance
with the international obligations of States, and that those prohibitions are
consistent with freedom of opinion and expression;
The Secy'. Gen'l. labeled Fitna hate speech & incitement not protected by the right of freedom of expression. Take a clear eyed look at the last sentence in ¶ 11 above. It says that prohibitions on advocacy of religious hatred are consistent with freedom of expression. Fitna is an exposure of religious hatred, it is not advocacy of hatred! The enemies of liberty invert facts, law and morality. There is no truth or virtue in them.
paragraph 147 of the Durban Programme of Action, to take all measures necessary
to combat incitement to violence motivated by racial hatred, including through the
misuse of print, audiovisual and electronic media and new communications
technologies, and, in collaboration with service providers, to promote the use of
such technologies, including the Internet, to contribute to the fight against racism, in
conformity with international standards of freedom of expression and taking all
measures necessary to guarantee that right;
¶ 15 demands that we convert our schools into Islamic indoctrination centers; inculcating tolerance of intolerable evil. .
programmes at all levels, as appropriate, knowledge of and tolerance and respect for
all cultures, civilizations, religions, peoples and countries, as well as information on
the follow-up to and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of
The resolution also alludes to an ad hoc committee of the HRC, without revealing its mandate.
which, heeding the decision and instruction of the World Conference, the Council
established the Ad Hoc Committee of the Human Rights Council on the Elaboration
of Complementary Standards,
Committee on the Elaboration of Complementary Standards, held in Geneva on 22
and 23 November 2010 and from 11 to 21 April 2011, and noting further the
convening of the fourth session, to be held in Geneva during 2012, 64. Requests the Secretary-General to provide the resources necessary for the
effective fulfilment of the mandates of [...] the Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of Complementary Standards
The committee's mandate is to code a binding protocol to ICERD which will incorporate therein criminalization of everything the OIC is kvetching about: Fitna, the Motoons, International Burn the Koran Day, International Judge the Koran Day and every negative statement about Allah, Moe and their damnable war cult. Their next meeting begins April 10. Unlike these resolutions, the protocol will be binding and enforcible. If you would like to know more about it, make good use of these resources:
- Ad Hoc Committee On Compelmentary standards (126.1K pdf) Compiled from a series of blog posts about a proposed protocol to ICERD which will criminalize all criticism of Islam. The cmte meets from Oct. 19-30 '09 to write the protocol.
- Ad Hoc Cmte On Complementary Stds 125KB pdf compiled from several blog posts.
- Ad Hoc Cmte Draft Document 120KB pdf containing Google's Translation of the French language draft plus links to references and blog posts.