French Action Against Hamas

For those unaware, Hamas runs a television station known as al-Aksa TV. This station is used by Hamas for propaganda purposes, including children’s TV shows which incite violence against and hatred of Israeli and Jews, in general. One of its more famous shows, the Pioneers of Tomorrow, displayed to the right, featured a Micky Mouse-like character, named Farfour, who advocated jihad against Israel, and preached anti-Semitism to his child audience, before being “martyred” by Israel. Outside of the Palestinian territories, the station is available through various satellite providers. In France, al-Aksa TV is provided by Eutelsat. Recently, the French government’s bureau in charge of audio-visual media, warned Eutelsat that they were breaking French law by providing al-Aksa TV, which “prohibits all forms of incitement to hatred or violence on the ground of race, religion or nationality.” Well done France in your steps to combat terrorism.

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  1. Frugal Dougal

    12/21/2009 at 9:07 am

    I think the British government needs to look across the Channel and take some lessons in growing a backbone!

  2. Charlie H. Ettinson

    12/23/2009 at 11:22 pm

    Is there any information on if a complaint was made by the Foundation for Defense of Democracies or if the French authorities came to this conclusion on their own?

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