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January 31, 2012 0

Racists and Bigots to Descend on CPAC Conference in Washington, DC

The Feb­ru­ary 2012 Con­ser­v­a­tive Polit­i­cal Action Con­fer­ence (CPAC), an annual event that fea­tures a wide vari­ety of speak­ers from con­ser­v­a­tive cir­cles, will host a ses­sion on “the fail­ure of mul­ti­cul­tur­al­ism” that will include racist Peter Brimelow as a speaker. Brimelow runs the racist and anti-immigrant Web site VDARE and has spo­ken at racist gath­er­ings, includ­ing the Sep­tem­ber 2011 national con­fer­ence of the National Pol­icy Insti­tute (NPI), a white suprema­cist think tank, as well as the 2009 Bal­ti­more, Mary­land, con­fer­ence “Pre­serv­ing West­ern Civ­i­liza­tion.”  He is also a con­tribut­ing edi­tor of the Web site Alter­na­tive Right, which is edited by white suprema­cist Richard Spencer, who also heads NPI.

Also appear­ing at this year’s CPAC event are sev­eral anti-Muslim big­ots and activists, among them the lead­ers and founders of the anti-Muslim orga­ni­za­tion Stop Islamiza­tion of Amer­ica (SIOA), Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer. Together with Tea Party nation, SIOA will host a ses­sion titled “Islamic Law in Amer­ica: How the Obama Jus­tice Depart­ment is Sell­ing Us Out.” In addi­tion to speeches by Geller and Spencer, the ses­sion will include appear­ances by David Yerushalmi, one of the dri­ving forces behind the anti-Shariah movement.

This is not the first time Geller has appeared at CPAC pro­mot­ing her anti-Muslim con­spir­a­cies. In 2009, Geller attended the con­fer­ence with rad­i­cal anti-Muslim Dutch par­lia­men­tar­ian Geert Wilders.

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January 24, 2012 0

American Anti-Muslim Organization Goes Global

Update: Stop Islamiza­tion of Nations (SION) will hold a “Global Counter Jihad Rally” in Stock­holm, Swe­den in early August. This will mark the first time SION and its U.S. and trans-Atlantic sup­port­ers will gather for a pub­lic event.
The lat­est out­growth of the trans-Atlantic coop­er­a­tion between anti-Muslim activists was announced on Jan­u­ary 17 by Pamela Geller, head of Stop Islamiza­tion of Amer­i­can (SIOA). Geller announced on her blog that SIOA, an orga­ni­za­tion that pro­motes a con­spir­a­to­r­ial anti-Muslim agenda under the guise of fight­ing rad­i­cal Islam, is join­ing forces with its sis­ter orga­ni­za­tion in Den­mark, Stop Islami­sa­tion of Europe (SIOE), whose cam­paigns against Islam in Europe have influ­enced Geller’s cam­paigns in the U.S.

The new orga­ni­za­tion, called Stop Islamiza­tion of Nations (SION), pur­ports to “stand for free­dom and oppose the advance of Islamic law, Sharia,” and says it will offer “diver­sity and sen­si­tiv­ity train­ing to cor­po­ra­tions and gov­ern­ment agencies…to help these enti­ties under­stand the jihad threat.” Geller and her long­time asso­ciate Robert Spencer will assume lead­er­ship of this orga­ni­za­tion, which will likely serve as another plat­form to dis­sem­i­nate SIOA/SIOE’s con­spir­a­to­r­ial agenda.

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