A British-Palestinian schoolgirl has been expelled from a public speaking competition after a video of her moving entry went viral last week.
Following complaints by Jewish blogger Edgar Davidson to the Speakers Trust, the charity have now decided “unanimously” against sending Leanne Mohamad through to the final rounds of the competition.
Julie Holness, CEO of the Speakers Trust, said that Ms Mohamad had breached “two fundamental rules that are made explicit during the training..There are two fundamental rules that are made explicit during the training: the speech must have a positive and uplifting message - in fact this is one of the core terms of the agreement with the Jack Petchey Foundation [and] a speaker should never inflame or offend the audience or insult others and this, by definition, means that propaganda is ruled out absolutely from the outset".
According to CEO Julie Holness we shouldn't criticise Israel because some Jews may get offended and the message may not be positive enough. In Britain 2016 we train children to speak freely and profoundly while saying nothing.
Jewish power backfired once again. Many more people listen now to Leanne Mohamad,