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German NGO calls for the immediate release of the Egyptian Blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad

Berlin - 29 September 2011 – The non-profit Mideast Freedom Forum Berlin (MFFB) urges the German Foreign Minister to plead for the immediate release of the Egyptian blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad before his hearing of an appeal which is scheduled for October 4, 2011.

The 25 year old Maikel Nabil Sanad was sentenced to three years in prison because of his criticism of the military leadership in Egypt. Maikel Nabil Sanad criticized the brutal proceedings of the military against protestors and meticulously described the many human rights abuses. At a military court he was accused of having spread false information and having insulted the military. Without a lawyer present and without the possibility to inform his family, he was sentenced in a summary procedure. To protest for his release and against his unfair treatment Maikel Nabil started a hunger strike in August and a partly thirst strike since the middle of September. A hearing of an appeal is scheduled for October 4. Nobody knows if Maikel Nabil will still be alive at that day. read more

Left German MPs support violent islamists

Berlin, June 2, 2010

Mideast Freedom Forum Berlin demands an inquiry commission of the German parliament

The Mideast Freedom Forum Berlin (MFFB), a German NGO demands a parlamentarian inquiry commission to investigate the participation of left MPs Annette Groth and Inge Höger and former parlamentarian Norman Paech from the party „Die Linke“ at the Gaza flotilla and their connections to islamist organisations.

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MFFB demands Isolation of Islamist Terror Organizations in the Middle East

Berlin, December 30, 2008

Since Israel gave up all of Gaza in 2005 thousands of rockets and mortars have been fired into Israel from Gaza. On December 19 Hamas declared the end of the „ceasefire“ and intensified its attacks. In light of the attacks Israel is forced to protect its citizens with military means. Germany is also involved in this conflict – the Federal Republic of Germany is the most important Western trading partner of the Islamic Republic of Iran, that is financing Hamas and other Islamist terror organizations, trains and arms them.  

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The U.N. as forum for "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion"

Berlin, October 2, 2008

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's speech in front of the United Nations General Assembly on September 23, 2008 is another highlight of the Iranian regime's "final solution" anti-Semitism. Ahmadinejad's discourse was not just limited to a smear campaign against Israel.Instead he continued in the traditions of Nazi anti-Semitism when he stated the people of the world are being played with by "a small but deceitful number of people called Zionists.“ According to Ahmadinejad, the Zionists have "been dominating an important portion of the financial and monetary centers as well as the political decision-making centers of some European countries and the US in a deceitful, complex and furtive manner."

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Protest against German 100-million Euro deal with Iran

July 28, 2008

The Mideast Freedom Forum Berlin severely protests against the approval of the 100-million Euro deal of the German company STEINER (SPG Steiner-Prematechnik-Gastec GmbH) with Iran. The company will construct three new gas liquefaction facilities in Southern Iran with a daily capacity of 10.000 barrels. The German regulatory agency BAFA permitted the deal to move forward.As the Iranian state owned broadcast station PRESS TV correctly reported, the decision “comes at a juncture in which the West, particularly the US has warned foreign companies against doing business in Iran’s oil and gas sector.”

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Scandal at the "Transatlantic Conference" in Berlin

Press statement on the anti-Semitic threats of the Iranian functionary Mohammad Larijani on the “Third Transatlantic Conference“ in Berlin

Berlin, July 3, 2008

The Mideast Freedom Forum Berlin severely protests against the anti-Semitic agitation by the Iranian top official Mohammad Larijani on the „Third Transatlantic Conference“ on June, 24-25, 2008 at the representation of the country Hesse in Berlin. According to the organizing „Hessian Foundation for Peace and Conflict Research“, the conference was politically and financially supported by the German Federal Government, the protestant church of Hesse and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.[1] This is the first conference that got the support of a German Government that called for the destruction of Israel.

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