Monday, August 23, 2010

Gates of Vienna News Feed 8/23/2010

Gates of Vienna News Feed 8/23/2010An Egyptian television series that focuses on the early days of the Muslim Brotherhood — the late 1920s — has caused outrage and complaints among members of the outlawed party and its sympathizers. The program paints Hassan al-Banna, the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, in an unflattering light. Since elections are coming up in October, critics consider the series to be a propaganda effort by the government intended to hurt the chances of Muslim Brotherhood candidates who run as independents.

In other news, the Green Party of Canada is considering pushing for the legalization of polygamy.

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Thanks to Barry Rubin, Fjordman, Insubria, JD, KGS, McR, TV, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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