Death by 1000 lashes for writing a blog post


Week Three: Ninth Anniversary Fund-Raising Drive for Behind the Black
 

It is now the third week in my annual anniversary fund-raising campaign for Behind the Black.


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The religion of peace: The sentence of 1000 lashes and 10 years in prison for a Saudi blogger who wrote some mild criticisms of Saudi Islamic rule has been upheld by that country’s supreme court.

Words fail me when faced with this kind of barbarism. But hey, here in the states we have to deal with some real oppression, like the fact that women in business are sometimes addressed by the phrase “you guys!”.

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2 comments

  • PeterF

    Better watch out Bob. The “Christian” guy that accidentally refers to his (Muslim) faith and thinks that the evening call to prayers is “the most beautiful sound in the world” might get ideas…

  • Maurice Levie

    From Aladdin “Hey it’s barbaric, but it’s home”

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