January 21, 2018

Top 10: Turkey invades Syrian town; Muslim enclave in London votes to "ban Trump"

Victor LaszloRebel Commentator

1. Finnish Presidential campaign video

Finnish presidential candidate, Suomi Takaisin, released a video commercial for the upcoming federal election addressing concerns about the threats posed by open borders and multiculturalism.


2. London: Muslim Enclave Votes to “Ban Trump”

A London borough – which has the highest percentage of Muslims in the UK – has voted to ban U.S. President Donald J. Trump for the area, declaring him a “bigot”.

The council has been at the centre of serious corruption scandals, including the removal of an Islamist mayor who was found guilty of bribing Muslim groups and wielding “undue spiritual influence” on Muslim voters.

The anti-Trump motion, proposed by Councillor Ohid Ahmed and Councillor Oliur Rahman, passed by a majority vote this week.

3. Police called in after primary school is “intimidated” into dropping hijab ban

Police have been called in after a top-rated primary school was “intimidated” into dropping a ban on Muslim girls wearing hijabs.

St Stephen's in Newham, East London, was bombarded with thousands of emails – many allegedly abusive or threatening violence against staff – after it ruled that girls aged under eight should not wear headscarves.

In the face of the protests, the chairman of the governors, Arif Qawi, announced his resignation on Friday and the school said it had reversed its ban after “speaking to the school community”.

4. Syria: Turkish ground troops enter Afrin enclave

Turkish ground troops have crossed into northern Syria as part of Ankara's campaign to rid the border area of Kurdish fighters, Turkey's PM says.

Binali Yildirim said the aim was to establish a 30km (19-mile) "safe zone" deep inside Syria, Turkish reports say.

But the Kurdish YPG militia says it has repelled Turkish troops in Afrin.

Turkey's operation, announced Saturday, risks increasing tensions with the US, which was supporting the YPG in the fight against Islamic State jihadists.

The YPG (Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units) is part of a US-backed alliance with a number of ethnic Arab militias called the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The SDF has said it will have no choice but to defend itself if attacked.

More on this can be found at The Daily Star.

Euronews video from the 20th:

“Turkish planes have started bombing Kurdish targets in the Syrian city of Afrin on Saturday, as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced this morning the beginning of a ground operation against Kurdish forces in Syria.”

This video dated January 21, shows Kurdish defenders destroying a Turkish tank:

Syrian Kurdish YPG says Turkish warplanes bomb Afrin.

Turkish Backed Forces Deployed To the Area For Afrin Operation

5. German city BANS more refugees as violence by asylum seekers, right-wing extremists escalates

New refugees are being turned away from a city in Germany, amid fears over rising violence between migrants and right-wing extremists.

Officials in Cottbus, which lies 120km southeast of Berlin, issued the temporary ban after two male Syrian teenagers were arrested on suspicion of injuring a German teenager in the face with a knife.

Just days earlier, a 15-year-old Syrian asylum seeker and his father were ordered to leave the city, after he was allegedly involved in an assault, alongside two other Syrian youths aged 14 and 17.

6. Desperate victims try to flee to safety as Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel burns

7. Mother of five who posted ISIS propaganda on Facebook will NOT face jail 

Moves to overturn the sentence of a mother-of-five who was spared jail after calling for terrorists to attack the west and posting Islamic State propaganda online have been rejected.

Farhana Ahmed was handed a suspended sentence after posting the hateful material in Facebook group Power Strangers, the membership of which swelled from 721 members to 1,480 in the two months after she joined.

Attorney General Jeremy Wright had argued that the non-custodial term imposed in the case of Farhana Ahmed was “unduly lenient” after she admitted encouraging terrorism.

Using the alias Kay Adams, she expressed approval for the terror that hit Paris and published speeches by IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as well as his deputy.

8. ISIS bomb plot foiled in France as police arrest man “with explosives”

FRENCH authorities have charged a 33-year-old man who police believe was plotting a terror attack after pledging allegiance to ISIS, sources say.

The man, who had pledged allegiance to the terror group in a video was arrested near the southern city of Nimes on Tuesday.

A source close to the investigation said: "This is the first attack foiled this year.”

Bomb-making materials were reportedly discovered at his house, however, there was no initial indication of what his intentions were or possible target. [...]

The man was also charged with "associating with terrorist criminals" and placed in custody.

The source said: “The investigation started when police saw on social media an attempt by a man in the Nimes region with Islamist leanings trying to procure a weapon.”

9. Anti-Merkel militias form in Germany:

10. Arab Journalist: “Stop Funding Racist U.N. Palestinian Refugee Agency Until It Crumbles and Disappears”

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump is right in withholding aid to the “biased and racist” U.N. so-called Palestinian refugee agency that seeks to destroy Israel, a Kuwaiti columnist said Wednesday.

In his column in the Kuwaiti daily Al-Watan, Abdallah Al-Hadlaq called for all funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to cease until it “crumbles and disappears.”

On Thursday, the Trump administration said it is for now withholding $45 million it pledged last month to the Palestinians as part of a “West Bank/Gaza Emergency Appeal” led by UNRWA. The $45 million is separate from the $65 million the U.S. informed UNRWA in a letter sent earlier this week that it is withholding “for future consideration.”

The U.S. is UNRWA’s single largest donor, providing about $300 million annually.

You must be logged in to comment. Click here to log in.
commented 2018-01-22 17:11:43 -0500
As far as that hit piece by Press For Truth I’ll spend my money where ever the hell I want and it won’t be going to you.
commented 2018-01-22 17:06:33 -0500
How does that double last name happen anyway?
commented 2018-01-22 16:57:31 -0500
Scheer can go to hell. Does he think his sucking up to the media will bring him some favour? You waste of skin. Man up and fight.
commented 2018-01-22 14:39:14 -0500
How Timothy Evans? How do we make bad politicians do the right thing?
How do we get rid of Justin? The alternative is Justin lite, and we have no way of knowing just how ‘lite’ Scheer will go. He is already too lite.
commented 2018-01-22 13:09:39 -0500
Keith: Thanks for reminding us that Scheer is a leading candidate for the Cuckservative of the Year award. It’s quickly becoming a horse race between him and Patrick Brown as to who wins the feathered nest.

Patrick at least has a decent chance of winning the next election and he knows it so there isn’t as big of an incentive for him to move right. Andrew, on the other hand, is still trailing Hijab Justin and that’s just plain embarrassing. We need to employ Edmund Burke’s wisdom and make bad politicians do the right thing. Maybe, just maybe, we can rid Canada of the Reign of Trudeau, Part II.
commented 2018-01-22 12:56:18 -0500
Good for Trump withholding money from the UN and UNRWA. It is insane to give Palestine money and the UN is far too corrupt to ever spend another cent on or allow them any power over the U.S.
commented 2018-01-22 12:43:10 -0500
It sounds like the people of a Germany are finally coming to their senses. Guess what Canada, that does not make them far right extremists, that makes them concerned citizens for their country. Don’t listen to the shaming. It is NOT racist to want to maintain the identity of your country.

Andrew Scheer and Justin Trudeau be damned.
commented 2018-01-22 12:38:19 -0500
What’s her name on cbc repeatedly asked what specifically did the Rebel do or say. She wanted him to say something scathing. He had nothing. He just wanted to slander us. For Scheer to connect us with that terrible event and insinuate what he is insinuating is bullcrap.

He knows we won’t go along with his agenda and he is trying to quell us and warn others not to think wrong think. He has sold out to the globalists and damn him all to hell.
Good reminder that vid Keith. There is a very large and growing number of Canadians who say no to the globalist agenda of taking our country and giving it to others.
I am going to have to spoil my ballot. There is no difference between Justin and Scheer. They are both turncoats and traitors.
commented 2018-01-22 12:05:37 -0500
Londonistan is a worthless Islamic sewer , they do not deserve the privilege of a Trump visit……Junker and the entire EU leadership needs to be executed for treason
commented 2018-01-22 04:43:38 -0500
Thank you Andrew Scheer for showing your long-suspected Trudeau butt-kissing agenda finally…
commented 2018-01-22 01:26:27 -0500
Who needs him. (see below)
commented 2018-01-22 01:24:56 -0500
commented 2018-01-22 01:17:02 -0500
The video, below, is of course all Socialist BS. Look out Ezra, they are in a feeding frenzy.
commented 2018-01-22 01:13:52 -0500
commented 2018-01-22 00:43:03 -0500
Since 9/11 – IN THE NAME OF ISLAM (SATAN): 34,660 Attacks, 225,406 Killed, 304,725 Injured that we know of.
commented 2018-01-22 00:42:38 -0500
commented 2018-01-22 00:38:14 -0500
9- people will form their own army in Europe. This will end in a civil war.
commented 2018-01-22 00:11:26 -0500
3/ Giving in to these Islamic peace loving individuals, is probably the best route, when Children are involved. It may save a few cut in the short run. Meanwhile the UK has just dug their grave a little deeper.

4/ America was backing the Kurdish Fighters, what will they do now. Trump needs to call a state of emergency, which will stop the Democrats childish games, then he can give the Kurdish Troops air cover against the Turkish Forces. The Kurds could beat the Turks with one hand tied behind their backs if Turkish missiles were stopped…… WW3?