Monday, November 19, 2012

Death of free speech report: State Dept joins OIC conference on "defamation of Islam" then scrub the reference from their website

Obama may not be a Muslim, but each day he acts more and more like one.

From Jihad Watch November 19 by Robert Spencer

State Department official attends OIC meeting on banning "defamation of Islam," OIC scrubs website to remove mention of U.S. official's attendance

The scrubbing came after the indefatigable Patrick Poole reported the official's attendance. Clearly they know that the destruction of the freedom of speech is something to hide.

How far are we really from my scenario here?

"State Dept. Official to Attend OIC Meeting Today on Banning ‘Defamation of Islam’ UPDATE: OIC Scrubs Website, Screenshot Added, Cover-Up Begins," by Patrick Poole for PJ Media, November 18 (thanks to Bernadette):
UPDATE: Well, that didn’t last long. Earlier this morning before I posted this item the OIC press release noted that U.S. Consul General in Jeddah Anne Casper would be attending the OIC’s meeting: The Session will be attended by Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, the OIC Secretary General. It will be chaired by Ambassador Ahmad Taib , Director General of the Branch of the Saudi Foreign Ministry, Makkah Al-Mukarrammah region. It will also be attended by Sergey Kuznetsov, Consul General of the Russian Federation and Anne Casper, US Consul General in Jeddah.

But within the past few hours that mention has been scrubbed....

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