Not so different: Violent Berkeley riots and Violent Jihadist riots

ALGEMEINER
Silencing Milo Yiannopoulos: Berkeley’s Shameful Quashing of a Dissenting Voice
by Uzay Bulut
February 5, 2017

On February 1, the University of California-Berkeley witnessed a degrading moment for higher education in the United States. A planned talk by Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos was canceled, after protesters threw smoke bombs and flares at the student union building where he was scheduled to speak. “Violent left-wing protesters stormed the building and forced me to be evacuated by police and by my security detail,” Yiannopoulos told Fox News in a phone interview from an undisclosed location…Twenty-four years ago, another “marginalized” thinker was violently targeted. The location was the Sivas province of Turkey. And the perpetrators were jihadists…By the time soldiers finally got the attack under control, 33 mostly Alevi intellectuals and two hotel staff members had lost their lives in the fire. READ MORE

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