Flashback: Obama Administration Pushes UN Resolution That Bans Criticism of Islam

Last December the Obama Administration pushed a UN resolution that banned criticism of Islam.
Now this.

Nakoula Basseley Nakoula (C) is escorted out of his home by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s officers in Cerritos, California September 15, 2012. Mr. Nakoula, a California man convicted of bank fraud has been escorted to an interview with federal officers probing possible probation violations stemming from the making of an anti-Islam video that has triggered violent protests in the Muslim world, police said on Saturday.

The Obama Administration helped the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) push through their resolution condemning the stereotyping, negative profiling and stigmatization of people based on religion. Team Obama led the way for the resolution to pass through the General Assembly back in December 2011.
CNS News reported:

The U.N. General Assembly on Monday adopted a resolution condemning the stereotyping, negative profiling and stigmatization of people based on their religion, and urging countries to take effective steps “to address and combat such incidents.”

No member state called for a recorded vote on the text, which was as a result adopted “by consensus.”

The resolution, an initiative of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), is based on one passed by the U.N.’s Human Rights Council in Geneva last spring. The State Department last week hosted a meeting to discuss ways of “implementing” it.

Every year since 1999 the OIC has steered through the U.N.’s human rights apparatus a resolution condemning the “defamation of religion,” which for the bloc of 56 Muslim states covered incidents ranging from satirizing Mohammed in a newspaper cartoon to criticism of shari’a and post-9/11 security check profiling.

Critics regard the measure as an attempt to outlaw valid and critical scrutiny of Islamic teachings, as some OIC states do through controversial blasphemy laws at home.

Strongly opposed by mostly Western democracies, the divisive “defamation” resolution received a dwindling number of votes each year, with the margin of success falling from 57 votes in 2007 to 19 in 2009 and just 12 last year.

This year’s text was a departure, in that it dropped the “defamation” language and included a paragraph that reaffirms “the positive role that the exercise of the right to freedom of opinion and expression and the full respect for the freedom to seek, receive and impart information can play in strengthening democracy and combating religious intolerance.”

The nod to freedom of expression won the resolution the support of the U.S. and other democracies, with the Obama administration and others hailing it as a breakthrough after years of acrimonious debate.

US Muslim groups welcomed the U.N. resolution condemning religious intolerance.
The American Muslim Perspective reported:

Leading American Muslim civil advocacy groups have welcomed passage of a United Nations resolution that condemns the stereotyping, negative profiling and stigmatization of people based on their religion, and urging countries to take effective steps “to address and combat such incidents.”

The resolution also expressed concern about growing incitement to religious hatred worldwide.

The resolution — sponsored by the 57-nation Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and adopted with participation of the United States and the European Union — was adopted by consensus of the 193 members of the United Nations.

The resolution declares that “discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief constitutes a violation of human rights.” It also expressed concern about the incitement to religious hatred and the failure of some states “to combat this burgeoning trend.”

The resolution calls on states “to take effective measures to ensure that public functionaries in the conduct of their public duties do not discriminate against an individual on the basis of religion or belief.”

Governments also are expected to make “a strong effort to counter religious profiling, which is understood to be the invidious use of religion as a criterion in conducting questionings, searches and other law enforcement investigative procedures.”

And, just think, it only took them nine months to start interrogating filmmakers.
Makes you look forward to another four years of this administration, huh?

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    If your a big name hollywierd star who happens ot make a movie making fun of pigslam, and you also happen to be a million dollar donor to Imam Obama’s re-election, then you can insult the moonbat muslims as much and often as you want.


  • Remco Kimber

    This past week hasn’t shown the stereotype of Muslims or anything like that !!!

  • Skinner

    Come on Romney, speak up this coming week.

  • Skinner

    Hillary was just going on what Huma told her…

    Will Hillary be thrown under the bus?

    Will Bill stand up for her and throw Obama under the bus?

    How lucky we are to have Obama and Clinton in our lives.

    We will never see the end of these two sets of odious fools.

  • Patty

    This president is implementing dhimmitude on us without a second thought. He is appeasing Islamists everywhere, pure and simple. So the attacks will intensify and continue for longer than ever. Islamists everywhere now know with certainty that they have Obama on the ropes.

    Moreover, our Candidate in Chief will do anything to stay on the fundraiser schedule. He doesn’t have to stay in DC and do crisis management if he simply denies there’s a crisis.

    There is no possible justification for voting for this man in November. None, period.

    Carney: ‘Not Case of Protest Against U.S.’

    Jay Carney just said that the riots across the Middle East and Africa are “not a case of protest directed against the United States.”



    I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.

    By sending — literally — brownshirted enforcers to engage in — literally — a midnight knock at the door of a man for the non-crime of embarrassing the President of the United States and his administration, President Obama violated that oath. You can try to pretty this up (It’s just about possible probation violations! Sure.), or make excuses or draw distinctions, but that’s what’s happened. It is a betrayal of his duties as President, and a disgrace.

    He won’t resign, of course. First, the President has the appreciation of free speech that one would expect from a Chicago Machine politician, which is to say, none. Second, he’s not getting any pressure. Indeed, the very press that went crazy overAri Fleischer’s misrepresented remarks seems far less interested in the actions of an administration that I repeat, literallysent brown-shirted enforcers to launch a midnight knock on a filmmaker’s door.
    But Obama’s behavior — and that of his enablers in the press — has laid down a marker for those who are paying attention. By these actions he is, I repeat, unfit to hold office. I hope and expect that the voters will agree in November.
    Related thoughts from Ann Althouse:



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  • Jerry C

    I knew the Ambassador to Libya was murdered with help from our LUITPOS muslim-in-thief. Now he can enforce U.N. laws against our Constitution for anyone speaking out against islam and their little precious, piss be upon him.

  • donh

    Yes JIM…There is an empty jail cell in the Hague with YOUR name on it …Maybe you will get the cell Slobodan Milosavic slept in for posting your fine blog articles deemed OFFENSIVE to the muslim califate. We will come and visit you !

  • Patty

    The jig is up on Obama’s love affair with Muslims


    Obama has sat on his haunches for four years, winking at Iran’s frantic and so-far-successful attempts to acquire nuclear weaponry. He has advertised to Islamic militants that he is not too concerned about their acquisition of power in Egypt, Libya and Syria. At his speech at Cairo University in 2009, he demanded that then-Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak allow Muslim Brotherhood members to attend. He then rolled out the red carpet for the Muslim Brotherhood leader to visit the White House. Obama has bowed to the Saudi king, recited a Koranic prayer during a radio broadcast and has a Muslim Brotherhood representative as Hillary Clinton’s top aide.

    Does he have a love affair with radical Islam or what?

    Now that he needs every vote, Jewish and non-Jewish, to win the upcoming election, Obama throws Democratic Israel under his bus. Israel will have to go it alone. No friends in this world to come to its aid. No country to even stand behind it and speak up for this allied nation.

    I am calling on every single rabbi in the country to speak up in defense and support of Israel. I am calling on these Jewish leaders to advise their congregations to forget their political habits of the past. They must give rabbinical directions to every Jew in their communities to vote against Barack Obama on Nov. 6, regardless of the provisions of federal nonprofit rules. Just as Jewish law may be overridden in lifesaving situations, so must they cast aside the tax code that would penalize them for stepping into political waters. That is their responsibility. They must understand that the jig is up.


  • 66chevelle

    Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is a fascist quisling dhimmi who is in the right place at the right time to enthusiastcally do Obama’s jackboot bidding.



    Watch for this guy to move on up to the Fed level if Obama gets a 2nd term.

  • Adi

    One upon a time the great-great founder of Hollywood named Charlie Chaplin made a movie: The Great Dictator.

    At the time the movie had offended the biggest military superpower on the planet.

    Glad to see Chaplin’s legacy still living today in the USA. He’ll be proud.

  • Patty

    Obama ‘s free to say pretty much what he wishes so long as others don’t offend him or attack him.

    We the people can’t but the lamestream media has lied and lied. The things they have said about other Americans would and has curled our hair. They repeat over and over again the great things that Obama has done but once anyone and I mean anyone darns to call them out the left is slamming them one side and down the other.

    They must think we are living under a rock. Obama can tell the Catholics they MUST distribute contraception to all employees and then what does he say.

    Respect for all religious and who has Obama been given money to, international building of Mosques. Well, the jig is up. We get it, we must not speak if it in anyway offends anyone Obama deems. So, that is that. We all must sit here and shut up.

    President Obama wants you to Sit Down and Shut UP


  • BarbaraS

    The obama admiistration is publicizing this for all they are worth. How come the media was there to video this transfer? How come those federal officers couldn’t have quietly visited this guy and get his statement and let him remain anonymous? Because no crime was committed and the obama adminstration wanted to the muslims to believe he is on top of this farce. They will throw the book at this guy for other reasons not associated with this movie and tell the muslims this guy will be punished for his dissing their prophet. This is a set-up of gigantic proportions. The guy should never have even been contacted. He broke no law. I don’t know who disclosed is identity, whether the government or the media, but they will be complicit if anything happens to this guy.

    The UN can pass all the resolutins they want to but they do not trump the Constitution. I don’t know why we are still in an organization that is directly in opposition to our laws and with countries that hate us. Because every time the dims get in power, a push is made to have the UN take over our laws. We created a monster in 1946 and it threatens to consume us. We have really very little power for our 22% coverage of UN expenses.

  • Freedom Fighter
  • Barack Hussein O-Dhimmi, mmm, mmm, mmm.

  • Does this apply to Muslims declaring Jews are descended from pigs and apes? Muslim cleriics do this daily. It is so written in the Kuran. What is good for the goose is good for the gander. But I doubt Islamic nations would agree.

  • lizzy84

    Ann Barnhardt said it:

    Ladies and gentlemen, what you are witnessing is the establishment of the Sharia, specifically “islamic blasphemy” laws, right here in what used to be called the United States of America.

    http://www.barnhardt.biz/ {I can’t link directly to the post..scroll down @ the link.}

    Ann ‘gets it.’

  • donh

    Perplexing that Obama’s underworld backers in the PORN industry would be down with this police state trampling of free speech rights . This ought to send a chill down the spine of all those low budget porn studios in Van Nuys CA …..People like Larry Flint must know the slugs of smut will be safe and secure in the new muslim caliphate….The muslim subjugation of women and supression of viewing the human body must be deemed good for business.

  • Chris

    This Administration wants you to be blind and stupid because they’re blind and stupid.

  • Patty

    Why Punishing Blasphemous Speech That Triggers Murderous Reactions Would Likely Lead to More Deaths

    In recent days, I’ve heard various people calling for punishing the maker of Innocence of Muslims, and more broadly for suppressing such speech. During the Terry Jones planned Koran-burning controversy, I heard similar calls. Such expression leads to the deaths of people, including Americans. It worsens our relations with important foreign countries. It’s intended to stir up trouble. And it’s hardly high art, or thoughtful political arguments. It’s not like it’s Satanic Verses, or even South Park or Life of Brian. Why not shut it down, and punish those who engage in it (of course, while keeping Satanic Verses and the like protected)?

    I think there are many reasons to resist such calls, but in this post I want to focus on one: I think such suppression would likely lead to more riots and more deaths, not less. Here’s why.

    Behavior that gets rewarded, gets repeated. (Relatedly, “once you have paid him the Dane-geld, you never get rid of the Dane.”) Say that the murders in Libya lead us to pass a law banning some kinds of speech that Muslims find offensive or blasphemous, or reinterpreting our First Amendment rules to make it possible to punish such speech under some existing law.

    What then will extremist Muslims see? They killed several Americans (maybe itself a plus from their view). In exchange, they’ve gotten America to submit to their will. And on top of that, they’ve gotten back at blasphemers, and deter future blasphemy. A triple victory.

    Would this (a) satisfy them that now America is trying to prevent blasphemy, so there’s no reason to kill over the next offensive incident, or (b) make them want more such victories? My money would be on (b).

    And this is especially so since there’ll be plenty of other excuses for such killings in the future. It’s not like Muslim extremists have a clearly defined, unvarying, and limited range of speech they are willing to kill over (e.g., desecrating Korans and nothing but). Past history has already proved that; consider the bombings and murders triggered by the publication of the Satanic Verses.

    What’s more, there are lots of people in the Muslim world who are happy to stoke hostility. (Neither the recent riots nor the Mohammed cartoon riots were simply spontaneous reactions to what was done in America or Europe; they came about after people in the Middle East took steps to encourage anger on the part of their fellow Middle Easterners.) Even if something doesn’t outrage lots of people at first, some will be happy to try to explain to them why they should indeed be outraged.

    So imagine what would likely happen the next time someone writes a book like the Satanic Verses, or makes a movie — even a serious movie — depicting Mohammed, or perhaps reproduces the Mohammed cartoons in the course of making a movie about the cartoon controversy. Or imagine perhaps what might happen if extremist Muslims in the Middle East start trying to generate outrage over American Christians trying to convert some Muslims to Christianity, whether in America or using American Web sites to try to reach Middle Eastern countries. [,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,] read more here:


  • Patty

    #17 September 15, 2012 at 10:16 pm
    lizzy84 commented:

    An it is with the approval of Hillary and Obama. The American people will be insane to re-elect obama. And we must take over the senate and house.

  • Patty

    Brotherhood free speech anti-american Advertisement Let’s begin with irony. In America, we fight to preserve religious freedom so that Muslims and all others with religious faith and non religious beliefs have the individual right to self expression. Muslims in some parts of the world aren’t satisfied with that. They want to impose their brand of belief on others or simply won’t tolerate and respect others. In America we don’t tolerate hate crimes. Making a movie that expresses a point of view about a religion may be inspired by hate, but the makers have the right too.

    Obama messes with our Freedom of Speech then he is definitely going to lose this election. But for me, he did before the Killings of Americans and our Troops.

    When? Long ago, I did research as others did and well, to have elected him in the first place was insane. AND THE MEDIA IS TOO BLAME. OF COURSE OBAMA is too blame.

    Incompetent to lead and no EXECUTIVE EXPERIENCE WHAT SO EVER. 2016 WASN’T A MOVIE BUT OBAMA. What a shame it couldn’t have come out before 2008 but Obama media would have cover it up, they are willing to just about die for the guy.

  • ply313

    Of course these laws will apply to everybody except Muslims, who will be free to continue with business as usual, ranting about infidels, son’s of apes and pigs etc etc…

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  • US Navy Corpseman

    It appears the 7th century muzzies share the same thin-skin as Obungle. They can’t tolerate any criticism of their idiotic dogma that appeals only to the ignorant masses.

    I’ll say it again, islam is not a religion. It is a cult founded on a false prophet to rule the uneducated – the Great Unwashed.

  • eddie

    American Hostage Crises
    Day Two

  • PP206

    I honestly thought Obama would wait until his second term to start imposing Sharia in America.

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  • Limousine Barry

    Let me be clear, the First Amendment is so Last Century! Censorship is in!

    Bowing, brown-nosing and boot-licking our enemies is Hip! I have only gotten a few hundred Americans killed doing so! But, give me four more years and I can increase those numbers!

    It is true that his guy is Arab! And, It is true that Governmental, stings, honey pots and arm-twisting may have made Nakoula make this film.

    But, since my Guns 4 Mexican Gangs failed I have tried to blame someone else for my crappy policies!

    “With an Arabic interpreter standing by, Nakoula [the film maker] told Snyder about his decision to inform…”


  • bg


    ‘I will stand with the Muslims should the
    political winds shift in an ugly direction.’

    September 16, 2012

    Forensic profiler: Meet Obama – the ‘sandman’

    [“The track record of Obama’s pronouncements on a wide range of issues
    suggests that anything he says is a message written in sand, and easily
    blown away by the next political winds.”

    trust me, there are not only people who have listened, but have
    proved to be quite prophetic proficient and prescient at reading
    between Barry Dunham Soetoro Barack Hussein Obama (by any
    other name) lines.. yeah, like this crazy old lady trying to warn
    you of the dangers the Obama’s have not only wrought US.. but
    heaven help US, what is coming, because “You ain’t seen nothin’
    yet!” ~ BHO *sigh*


  • Bob

    I thought the fillmmaker was in hiding? He was at home?

  • radioone

    They told me if I voted for John McCain the government would start detaining American Citizens for questioning, and they were right.

  • Say no to Islam

    Islam must be removed from all of mankind and from Earth forever. It is an EVIL cult.

  • bigL

    The religion of “leftism/liberalism” trump all even Judaism. Forget the Rabbis or for that matter the Cardinals in the Roman Catholic church telling their congregations to Just this once vote GOP.
    They will not and the two groups will vote for Obama. Better work on the 44% that did not vote
    last Pres election as we are told, in 08.
    Get voter Registration rolls from Registrar of Voters.And by precinct near your house Identify people you might know or know someone who knows and contact them. See if there is agrandmother in the house that can vote for romney. This is the only way to thwart thetide of the Church of Lefties, Ican figure out.

  • Faithful Servant

    MUST SEE Muslim Brotherhood Dictating White House Meetings & More! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sL6JK55ql1E&feature=related
    Carney Refuses To Identify Capital Of Israel Twice In White House Press Briefing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGEn1TZtEmQ
    Obama State Department Won’t Say If Jerusalem Is The Capital Of Israel http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSBh6C5eZgc

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  • Mustang

    It is truly ironic that those Muslim civil advocacy groups supporting passage of a United Nations resolution that condemns the stereotyping, negative profiling and stigmatization of people based on their religion, and urging countries to take effective steps “to address and combat such incidents,” are of the same religious persuasion that stereotype, negative profile and stigmatize Christians, Jews and all other non-Islamic religious orders. They even go so far as to urge the eradication of the entire nation of Israel and extermination of all of it’s non-Muslim residents.

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  • makeitontop

    So the UN is admitting and wants to implement(because of islamist countries and leaders demanding this resolution) that its open season to” kill infidels”as it is written in the qu’ran ? So its open season for them and not for us to critisize that?

  • Annaqed

    I would support such a resolution only if it includes a ban on the Quran which is full of insults to all non-muslims.