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Feb 10, 2006 8:14 pm


Abu Hamza: Imprisoned for Talking Rubbish



I encourage you to read Brendan O’Neill’s splendid essay on the conviction of Abu Hamza for talking rubbish here. The case of Abu Hamza is a recent and egregious example of how the British government is suppressing free speech in the name of waging the War on Terror. And, I might add, it's far more disturbing than the case of a university telling a faculty member not to post those infamous cartoons on his office door.

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Keith Halderman - 2/10/2006

Not only does it seem that the British government has done nothing for safety by imprisoning Hamza but they may have created a martyr or even worse a reason for someone else to be kidnapped for exchange.

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