The Guardian misquotes Electoral Commission: says it suggests “Online trolls should be banned from voting”
So not only is the quote manipulated, it is taken out of context and The Guardian falsely manufactures a narrative its apparent source does not support. Take this Guardian claim:
“Banning social media trolls from voting could help reduce the amount of abuse faced by politicians, the election watchdog has said.”
“The political climate is poisoned by this. President Erdogan has torn down what we have built up over decades. We get threats, emails as ethnic Turkish lawmakers saying we aren’t sufficiently loyal as ‘Turks’, but I am a German politician and I do politics for Germany and for all people who live here.”
Twice this week: Popular Dutch conservative politician Thierry Baudet’s home vandalised with paint, vomit and faeces
In the morning of 7 September, Baudet found out that a “mixture of vomit and faeces” had been stuffed through his mailbox and that his front door and porch were vandalised with paint. That same morning, the action was claimed by the self-proclaimed “Radical Anarchist Feminist Action Front”, whose logo was painted on Baudet’s front door.
Catalonia braces for ‘illegal’ independence vote, Central Spanish Public Prosecutor to sue Catalonian cabinet
The Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy called the bill: “an intolerable act of disobedience. There won’t be a self-determination referendum. I will do whatever is needed, without relinquishing anything, to prevent it.”
“What happened during that televised debate is Nazism, what happened there is facism. I’m not saying ‘you’re a Nazi, you’re a Fascist’, I am merely describing what happened there.”
“The interpretation of the principle of solidarity described in your letter is in essence the transformation of Hungary into an immigrant country, against the will of the Hungarian citizens. ln my view, this is not solidarity, this is violence.”
It is sobering to realise that these international bodies, which have such reputations and are seen as moral guides, have feet of clay. These practices, this corruption, should make clear that institutions like PACE should be scrutinised more by a critical press, not just quoted as authorities.
Part of the Royal Air Force, the RAF Regiment functions as a specialist airfield defence corps and was founded in 1942. Its battlefield task is to prevent a successful enemy attack, or, failing that, to minimise damage, and ensure air operations can continue as quickly as possible after an attack on an RAF airfield.
Report: Italian secret service pays Libyan Human Traffickers to prevent African migrants from reaching Mediterranean
“Two deputies of the Italian secret service travelled to Sabratha in Lybia this spring to negotiate with human traffickers. They promosed large amounts of cash and support in exchange for stopping migrants.”
Dutch ambassador: Hungary ‘resembles Islamic State in creating image of enemies’ and has ‘classic Marxist worldview’
“Here, a group whose members are losers of globalisation, turned to extremism and fanatical religion because it gives them a sense of security. They create an enemy using the same principles as the Hungarian government.”
UK’s Boris Johnson presents plans to rebuild Libya. Libyan Army thanks him with rendition of God save the Queen
Johnson describes the problems: two central banks, two rival parliaments, three prime ministers and up to four governments. But what makes the situation in Libya worse from that in Belgium, is the fact that there are three guns for every human being, “but no single source of law or authority, let alone power.”
“Because he’s worth it”? French President Macron spends €26.000 on make-up during first three months of presidency
Politico reports that the French President Emmanuel Macron has paid a high price for looking his best: two claims for payment by his personal makeup artist amount to a total of €26.000, or €300 a day.