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Tag Archive: Freedom of expression

Aug 17 2012

”I am not afraid of you. I am not afraid of you” –Pussy Riots

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The Russian authorities have an exceptional talent for letting their mistakes be blown out of proportion. Pussy Riot Found Guilty and Sentenced. Three members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot were found guilty of “hooliganism” and sentenced to two years in prison today in Russia. The maximum sentence for the charges was seven years. …

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Jul 31 2012

Islam needs to be offended by millions. How many people will they arrest?

Egyptian teacher is arrested for offending Islam on Facebook. Bishoy Kamel, a Coptic-Christian teacher from the Upper Egyptian Governorate of Sohag, was arrested on Monday for sharing cartoons on a Facebook page that allegedly defamed the Islamic faith and the Prophet Muhammad. Mohamed Safwat, an Egyptian citizen who has pressed charges against Kamel, also claimed …

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Jun 23 2012

Homeless Everywhere

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“Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of herself/himself and of her/his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack of livelihood in circumstances beyond …

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Jun 19 2012

Beware of Muslim Brotherhood!

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“God is our objective; the Quran is our constitution, the Prophet is our leader; Jihad is our way; and death for the sake of God is the highest of our aspirations.” -Muslim Brotherhood Millions of people were excited about the Arab Spring. We were dreaming of a secular Arab world. We thought non-corrupt non-religious politicians …

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Jun 15 2012

Don’t say ‘Vagina’. Vagina is a bad word, Vagina is a nasty thing! Say ‘non-penis’.

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Women Reps in Michigan barred from speaking, one for “vagina” mention. Two women serving in the state House have been barred from participating in floor debates for one day. The sanction is a punishment for things they said during a debate on anti-abortion legislation. State Representatives Lisa Brown and Barb Byrum are both Democrats. Brown …

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Jun 15 2012

Irresponsible Irrational Indonesia! Islamic Idiotic Insane Indonesia!

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Alexander Aan is sentenced to 2.5 years in prison in Indonesia for saying ‘God doesn’t exist.’ We live in an insane world where we get exiled, we get banned, we get burned, we get sentenced to death,sentenced to life in prison,sentenced to years in prison if we tell the simple truth, ‘God doesn’t exist.’ The …

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Jun 11 2012

The male dominated world was against women’s education

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Kalighat Painting, “Woman Striking Man With Broom,” Calcutta, India, 1875 Kalighat Painting, Role changed. Man is nursing his wife. Calcutta, India. 1875 These are famous Kalighat paintings. Once upon a time women did not have the right to get an education. Male-dominated world prevented women from becoming educated. Women in Bengal got the right to …

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May 22 2012

Resistance against intolerance

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For ages, nobody drew Muhammad. Artists freely drew the Virgin Mary, Jesus the Christ, Gautama the Buddha, Hindu gods and goddesses, and whoever else that they liked. But Muhammad, fanatics have objected to his being drawn even though Muslim artists drew him in the Middle Ages. Recently someone broke the rule. A Danish cartoonist drew …

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Apr 20 2012

Forbidden Words

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  [Dwikhandito ( The life divided), the third part of my autobiography has been banned in Bangladesh since 2003. The book was also  banned in West Bengal, India in 2003 but Kolkata  high court lifted the ban on the book in 2005. The book is now  free but heavily censored. The readers are still not …

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Apr 15 2012

They do not believe in freedom of expression

    “It was a shocking thing to say and I knew it was a shocking thing to say. But no one has the right to live without being shocked. No one has the right to spend their life without being offended. Nobody has to read this book. Nobody has to pick it up. Nobody …

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