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Some video of the #ArmenianGenocideRemembranceDay – it’s an extraordinary, powerful event. pic.twitter.com/yEnRJwfFvL — David M. Swindle (@DaveSwindle) April 24, 2019 Yesterday, on April 24 which is the Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day, I attended and live-tweeted the March for Justice at the Turkish consulate, an event held annually in Los Angeles. This coverage of the protest follows […]

This article originally appeared in the American Thinker under the title “How to Counter 7 Lies in Turkey’s Denial of the Armenian Genocide“. Next week, on the 24th, is the commemoration of the Armenian genocide, 114 years after the Ottoman Empire started systematically murdering 1.5 million Armenians, as well as Greek and Assyrian minority Christians. […]

This article was published in March 28, 2019 edition of The California Courier, a weekly newspaper covering Armenian news since 1958. As a professional researcher into American Islamism, I have to sometimes observe incidents of disturbing extremism. But even I was shocked and even a little angered by the anti-Armenian propaganda I’ve discovered being distributed by the […]

On Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 3:45 pm to after 7:00 pm, over 700 protesters held signs, waved flags, and chanted slogans in protest against Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s anti-Semitism and her fundraising for the Council on American Islamic Relations’ Los Angeles (CAIR-LA) branch at the Hilton in Woodland Hills, California. Many ideas, philosophies, and religious […]

On Saturday, March 23 2019 from 3:45 in the afternoon past 7:00 in the evening a diverse group of more than 700 demonstrators lined the west side of Canoga avenue across from the Hilton in Woodland Hills to protest freshman Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar, whose series of anti-Semitic statements in recent months have provoked outrage. […]

This article originally appeared at the Washington Examiner under the title “She’s not naive: Ilhan Omar is on the road, raising money for extreme Islamist groups“ It won’t be “all about the Benjamins baby” for protesters outside the Woodland Hills Hilton tomorrow. That’s where the Council on American Islamic Relations’ Los Angeles chapter will be holding its […]

Last month, 32 individuals identified as “mostly faith leaders” by the San Diego Union-Tribune demonstrated at the U.S. southern border and were arrested. A December 10 Union-Tribune article and other accounts, such as a Huffington Post report and a press release from the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), painted sympathetic portraits. The Union-Tribune quoted Dallas imam Omar Suleiman: “We refuse to accept that this is normal … You […]

Southern California CIG Associate David Swindle looks at the background of two prominent mosques, the Islamic Society of Santa Barbara (ISSB) and the Islamic Center of Conejo Valley (ICCV) as part of the larger picture of Islam in Southern California.