Tuesday, October 21, 2008

This over at Wave Station X

Distasteful Art Or Censorship?

Thought I'd get your opinions also.

Afghan man spared death sentence.

After seven years this is what we get?!?!?

Sayed Pervez Kambaksh, 24, was sent to prison in October 2007 after
reportedly downloading material from the internet on women's rights in Islam.

Somebody help me. Why are we giving lives, time, money, energy to this government?
This was a journalism student not, as far as I can tell, an activist. I was just listening this morning to a BBC report about kids being taught to exert their "human rights". It is more than a little disheartening to then see this story. I hope that future generations will make it to the point where they can do just that. provided they aren't killed and imprisoned for thought crimes.