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Weinstein Vs. Ramadan and the condemnation of one culture!

Everyone knows by now of the Harvey Weinstein sexual and rape allegations, #MeToo trending all over social media, where millions of women who have been sexually abused by men are coming out and showing us that sexual harassment and rape is pervasive and prevalent in our culture. The Hollywood mogul pulled all sorts of excuses for his alleged sexual assaults and crimes, from the consensual, to the give me a break, I have changed and am going to treatment to be a better person.

Mr. Weinstein grew up in a Jewish family and as a Jew lived a secular life, the media however never pulling the religious card on him, only when he accepted Oscars or was on talk shows promoting his work; his religion though may come in handy for him at some stage. The overwhelming allegations of the long time Hollywood producer didn’t lead to condemnation of a whole religion, race or culture.

This is not the case when another similar sexual assault allegation took place with Arab/Muslims The New York Times however found it easy to pull the religious card when European Arab scholar Tariq Ramadan was accused of sexual harassment and rape from a former Salafist who turned liberal as the media characterized her, as if you can’t be liberal and Salafist, it is impossible in the mind of lots of people in the West, especially those who read the Times. I’m not going into the accuser motive or mind to come out now, for her #MeToo camping gave her the courage to come out.  Mr. Ramadan denied all allegations and has an accusation against her of his own. The Times calls her the  Muslim Rose McGowan.  Here is the Times’ own reporting of Tariq Ramadan’s sexual allegation:

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Women’s March Minnesota draws 90,000-plus to the State Capitol

 

One day after the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, millions of protesters across the United States and the world marched and rallied in protest. St. Paul Police estimate between 90,000-100,000 protesters attended the march from St. Paul College to the rally at the Minnesota State Capitol on Saturday.
Many wielded signs inscribed with messages like “Keep abortion safe and legal,” and “Keep your laws off my body.” And several thousand wore pink hats with cat ears — a nod to Planned Parenthood and the infamous leaked Trump video that many saw as advocating sexual assault on women.

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