Thursday, December 4, 2014

YopuTube deletes MEMRITV Channel

I suspect that YOUTUBE was threatened by Muslims in order to keep their translated Arabic language videos calling for jihad against the non-Muslim world from being aired.  MEMRI is a valuable link to seeing just what the Islamic world is thinking.  Hopefully, MEMRI's appeal will prevail and they can go back to exposing the calls to jihad and violence against the kuffar.

One might think that the makers of the Arab language videos would welcome someone translating the voice overs in order to spread their agenda.  Having viewed many clips, the vast majority call in one way or another for the imposition of Sharia law on all of humanity and/or the destruction of Israel.

Perhaps the answer to YOUTUBES censorship is to have a large network of folks repeatedly uploading MEMRI's translated videos so that they will continue to get exposure.


YouTube Wipes MEMRI TV Off The Map

Posted by: Aussie Dave in Aussie Dave December 2, 2014   

YouTube has terminated the invaluable MEMRITV channel for what it calls “repeated or severe violations of our Community Guidelines and/or claims of copyright infringement.” And from the looks of things, at the time of this post, MEMRI may not even be aware of it.

Which means some very important video footage with translations from Arabic may not be spread as far and wide as they deserve to be. And on a more micro level, a whole bunch of videos we have posted about – like our Jew-hating Jordanian buddy here – no longer work.

From what I understand, MEMRI can appeal the decision. The question of copyright infringement may come down to “fair use”, which I believe to be the case. As for any other so-called “violations” of YouTube’s Community Guidelines, I can only imagine they were flagged as being “hate speech” by enemies of freedom, simply for shining a light on the real hate speech out there. Which includes YouTube Channels of terrorist and hate organizations, which are allowed to continue unabated.

I should note that this is not the first time this has happened, and every time, MEMRI TV has been reinstated on YouTube.

What can we do? For a start, we can donate to MEMRI, who are currently soliciting for donations as part of their end-of-year campaign. We can also spread the word about this latest development, in the hope of putting pressure on YouTube to reinstate the channel.