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AJC Equates Radical Islam With "Far-right Populism" Has Stealth Islamist Maajid Nawaz Speak At EU Event

April 6, 2016

MIM: In 2016 the AJC also hosted Nawaz at its Global Forum event in 2015. Nawaz is a stealth Islamist who "used" to be a terrorist recruiter for Hizb Ut Tahrir and now runs an Islamist "think tank" composed of stealth jihadists which claims to counter radicalisation.

"...Nawaz, a self proclaimed ex extremist who used to recruit for the terrorist group Hizb Ut Tahrir, found it more lucrative and practical to wage stealth jihad and started a think tank called The Quilliam Foundation, is partially funded by the UK government "and a shadowy group of Kuwaiti businessmen." The organisation says its aim is to "prevent radicalisation" a goal fraught with irony given the radical nature of people who are associated with it... http://www.militantislammonitor.org/article/id/6998

See:

Pimping For The Profit : Quilliam Foundation Blamed Paris Attacks On "Muslims Resentment" - Warned Against "Far Right Rhetoric"

"...The Quilliam press release 'condemning' the Paris terrorist attacks is typical Islamist pabulum. It blames the West for causing young Muslims resentment and grievances and proclaims that a far greater danger is a non existent "right wing","xenophobe" and 'knee jerk' reaction. Quilliam also lies in the face of facts by writing that "so far it has been European born and raised jihadists who have posed the biggest challenge, not immigrants or refugees." They also called for "clarity in analysis and response" and "not point fingers" or "try to score political points" which is code for 'dont go blaming Muslims or Islam its the fault of the West'..." http://www.militantislammonitor.org/article/id/7288

The AJC organisation which could more aptly be named the American Jews Who Need To Be Committed is itself a sick joke.

"...Stealth jihadist Nawaz recently spoke at the American Jewish Committee's Global Forum which highlights the gullibility and stupidity of those who are so desperate to find the non existent Muslim "moderates" that any ex terrorist who claims to be a reformer is embraced without question or serious vetting playing perfectly into their Islamist agenda..."https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UGY4Qweim0

Which once again begs the question: Why is anyone still listening to Maajid Nawaz?

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MIM: The crackpots at the AJC are desperate to dredge up non existent "moderate" Jew loving Muslims. Without question they accepted the false story of Muslim Lassana Bathily who was heralded as a Muslim hero who supposedly saved Jews during the ISIS terror attack on the Hyper Cacher Jewish market. In fact Bathily's story was a self serving scam which was embraced by the media desperate to spin the story and show there were "nice" Muslims too.

At the AJC 2015 conference which also hosted Nawaz Bathily was given an award.

"...Malian-born Frenchman Lassana Bathily was honored for rescuing customers in a terrorist attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris on January 9, by hiding them in a refrigerated room and risking his life by making a run for it to alert police."If it were to happen again tomorrow, I would do exactly the same thing," he said. http://www.voanews.com/content/muslim-speak-to-us-jewish-group-in-push-for-interfaith-dialogue/2824835.html

The reality is otherwise as documented by Daniel Greenfield who cites a recently published book written by one of the Jewish hostages who survived the attack on the Hyper Cacher market.

"...One of them, Yohann Dorai, testifies in the book that it was he and not Lassana Bathily who disconnected the refrigeration system to allow the precarious survival of hostages in an icy area that could become their tomb.

It was also not Lassana Bathily who locked the door of the freezer after the hostages were hiding there without any help young Malian, as evidenced by several witnesses. It was he and not Lassana Bathily who hid a key in the freezer in a corner of the basement and called the police as evidenced by a documentary.

It is he who finally gave his jacket to cover the baby with her ​​mother locked up in this tiny room where it was minus five degrees.

What happened?

Lassana Bathily, who was already there to store frozen food, then suggested some hostages escape with him by the elevator that would take them on the ground floor to the emergency door to which he possessed the keys. This project seemed too uncertain, no one followed him. Lassana did not insist and initially thought to save himself. Who would dare to reproach him? Once outside, the young handler was immediately unceremoniously arrested by officers... After being convinced that he was no accomplice of the terrorist, Lassana Bathily informed them about the layout of the store which he knew well..."

http://www.frontpagemag.com/point/261486/was-muslim-hero-story-hyper-cacher-massacre-myth-daniel-greenfield

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AJC Europe Hosts Wake-Up Call Conference Against Radical Islam, Far-right Populism


PARIS, April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 1,000 people gathered today in central Paris for a pathbreaking day-long conference, initiated by AJC Europe, to discuss the threats posed by radical Islam and extremist political parties to the values that undergird European democracies. The conference took place at the Dejazet Theater, on the Place de la Republique, near the sites of deadly ISIS attacks inParis last January and November.

In opening remarks, AJC Europe Director Simone Rodan-Benzaquencommemorated the numerous victims in France and Belgium of jihadist terrorism, and emphasized that the goal of the conference is to wake up to the reality of the threats and mobilize to confront and defeat them. "We are the majority, and we must win this battle," said Rodan-Benzaquen.

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls delivered impassioned remarks at the closing session. "I thank AJC and all its partners for having created this Wake-Up Call conference," said Valls. "We have to give a very strong political answer. We all have to confront our societal problems and steadfastly reaffirm our values. I am convinced of the necessity of your 'wake-up call.'"

Conference speakers also included a range of leading European political, civil society, cultural, and religious figures. Among them were: former Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta, who is dean of the Paris School International Affairs at Sciences Po; Mia Doormaert, diplomatic editor for De Standard (Belgium); Maajid Nawaz, founding chairman of the Quilliam Foundation; and Bruno LeMaire, former French minster and Member of Parliament. AJC Brussels-based Transatlantic Institute Director Daniel Schwammenthal and AJC Berlin Director Deidre Bergeralso addressed the gathering.

Throughout the day, speakers and comments from the large and diverse audience warned of the rise of Islamist radicalism, as well as the extreme right-wing reaction it has triggered in France and several other European countries.

"The Wake-Up Call conference is a timely, courageous, and laudable initiative of AJC Europe," said AJC Chief Executive Officer David Harris, who arrived in Paris this morning from New York to attend the conference. "I applaud our AJC colleagues for undertaking this impressive effort."

AJC Europe co-organized the Wake-Up Call conference with the Jean Jaurčs Foundation, the Foundation for Political Innovation, the French Association for Victims of Terrorism, the Lab'Afev and the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies; in partnership with The Huffington Post France and Le Figaro; and with the support of Facebook and Orange.

To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ajc-europe-hosts-wake-up-call-conference-against-radical-islam-far-right-populism-300245795.html

SOURCE American Jewish Committee

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