Skip to comments.Blogger arrests hit record high
Posted on 06/18/2008 12:47:12 PM PDT by GauchoUSA
More bloggers than ever face arrest for exposing human rights abuses or criticising governments, says a report.
Since 2003, 64 people have been arrested for publishing their views on a blog, says the University of Washington annual report.
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Boy, the AP moves fast...
Hell, you can get into serious trouble for speaking out in Canada, as Mark Styne has discovered
This reminds me a bit about the fairness doctrine. You know how the Dems have a list of topics we cant talk about? Can you imagine what will happen if these nuts get their way?
But how can this be?? Amnesty International told me the USA is the biggest human rights abuser in the world. /s
In the last four years, British, French, Canadian and American bloggers have also been arrested.
I guess I sometimes forget how lucky we are...and how dear are our freedoms. Just another lesson to remind us that we’d better cling to our freedoms with all of our might!
BBC and AP conspiring to out-do Pravda...
In that case, we better make sure we post a positive aritcle about our Liberal comrades every now and then.
Hmmm, say something nice... Well, for a fat guy Murtha doesn’t sweat a lot.
Anyone heard of an American “blogger” that got arrested for being anti-government? Or at all?
Arrested for videorecording a burning police car, another for supporting terrorism.
This guy was a Singapore resident who moved to the USA, Singapore busted him.
I guess there have been some American bloggers arrested.
A Look at Legal Jihad:
In Pictures: Yemeni government targets civilians in Saada
By JANE NOVAKJune 18, 2008 12:10 AM
Note: Photos included.
June 09, 2008
Yemeni Journalist al-Khaiwani Imprisoned for Photos of Government War Crimes Like These
al-Khaiwani verdict: Six years with hard labor
ARTICLE SNIPPET: Filed under: Yemen by Jane Novak at 6:17 am on Monday, June 9, 2008
Hes in jail now. This from the same court that finds it legal and even admirable when Yemenis murder Iraqis in Iraq. But writing about the Yemeni civilians suffering during Ali Mohsens personal jihad in Saada is punishable by six years in jail. Every journalist in Yemen is much less free now. And so is the world.
654 posted on June 18, 2008 4:36:57 PM PDT by Cindy
June 18, 2008
“Anti-Sharia Blogs Shut Down”