This is, of course, not the first time that the Theresa May government has done this. While May was the Home Secretary, the UK Home Office banned me from entering the country because of my opposition to jihad and sharia and my support for Israel. Meanwhile, the UK government welcomes Islamic hate preachers who call for jihad violence, child suicide bombers and war against the Jews.
Recently also the UK banned Martin Sellner, Brittany Pettibone, Lauren Southern and Lutz Bachmann for the crime of opposing jihad and Islamization. Sellner was going to speak about “threats to Free Speech in the modern world.” The irony is off the charts. Sellner and Pettibone were banned because his speaking supposedly “could cause violence and disrupt community cohesion.”
That’s just what they said about my appearance in Britain as well. But they didn’t mean that I would be inciting violence, as I have never called for or approved of any violent actions. What they meant was that if I entered the country, Muslims might riot. By threatening violence, Muslims control the public discourse in the UK today, and decide who can enter the country and speak and who cannot. And they do this with eager help from the May government, which is putting its short-sighted desire for votes above the long-term health and safety of the nation as a whole.
This latest ban — of an Iraqi nun who was displaced by ISIS — is yet another indication that Britain is slipping quickly into sharia authoritarianism. With a Prime Minister like Theresa May, is it any wonder that the UK is doomed?
“Iraqi nun displaced by Islamic State denied UK visa,” by David V Barrett, Catholic Herald, April 2, 2018:
An Iraqi nun who wants to visit her sick sister in the UK has been denied a visa by the Home Office.
Sister Ban Madleen was driven out of Qaraqosh, the biggest Christian town in the Nineveh plains, by ISIS, who took over her Dominican convent. She settled as a refugee in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdestand, where she set up kindergartens. The refugees are returning to their home towns now that ISIS have been driven out.
Sister Ban is not the first religious to have problems visiting Britain, according to Fr Benedict Kiely, founder of Nasarean.org, which helps the persecuted Christians of the Middle East. Another Dominican nun with a PhD in Biblical Theology from Oxford has been refused a visa twice.
The letter from UK Visas and Immigration, a division of the Home Office, gives the reasons for refusing Sister Ban a visa: that she had not provided evidence of her earnings as a kindergarten principal, and that she had not provided confirmation that the Dominican Sisters of St Catherine of Siena would fund her visit. For these reasons, the letter says the clearance officer is not satisfied that she is genuinely seeking entry for a permissible purpose.
Rather than allowing Sister Ban to provide the necessary evidence, the letter, a copy of which the Catholic Herald has seen, ends: “In relation to this decision there is no right of appeal or right to administrative review.”
The letter acknowledges the importance of family visits, and accepts that Sister Ban had previously travelled to the UK and complied with the terms of her visa, but points out that she was issued that visa seven years ago in 2011 and comments specifically on her absence of recent travel to the UK. Fr Kiely said: “Do they not know what happened between 2014 and now?”…
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