Thursday, April 16, 2009

The OIC’s 20-year campaign against freedom of religion

Recent actions taken by the United Nations Human Rights Council to protect religion (and Islam in particular) from criticism did not spring out of nowhere.  Rather, according to Paul Marshall in today’s Weekly Standard, “for the last 20 years, the Organization of the Islamic Conference has waged a systematic campaign to use charges of ‘Islamophobia’ and purported ‘insults to Islam’ to silence critics at home and abroad. The OIC, an association of 57 states committed to promoting Muslim solidarity, wants to destroy the principle of the universality of human rights and freedoms, and in the UN it is winning.”

You’ll want to read this article.

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