The Dangerous Drive to Correlate Islamophobia with Anti-Semitism

(JNS) Melanie Phillips - The claim that Islamophobia is the equivalent of anti-Semitism is dismaying because it's a morally bankrupt and dangerous equivalence. While some people are truly prejudiced against Muslims, Islamophobia was invented by the Muslim Brotherhood as a way of silencing legitimate discussion of any fault in the Islamic world. A relentless campaign is currently being waged to outlaw Islamophobia in the West - and thereby shut down that vital discussion. The UN is working with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to prohibit all speech that Muslims consider offensive. Muslim anti-Semitism is fueling and legitimizing Western anti-Semitism. Refusal to criticize Muslims means that the frenzied discourse of anti-Jewish hatred coursing through the Islamic world, consisting of blood libels, unhinged conspiracy theories and paranoid fantasies, has become normalized in broader Western society.

2019-07-05 00:00:00

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