Putting money where your mouth is on Free Speech

Last week over 50 world leaders gathered in France to stand together for free Speech. It was a moment of world unity that gave hope that despite the violence and terror free speech would ring out. Or so we Thought.  It has been revealed that in Saudia Arabia Blogger Raif Badawi has been arrested for blogging about  the problems in his country.  Most of his blogs were about the use Sharia law in the government.  The blog was a place were people could gather to discuss the issues in a safe environment. Or so the blogger thought.  Raif was arrested on June 2012 and has been sentenced to 10 years and 1000 lashes that are being dealt weekly.  The same leader of Saudi Arabia,  King Abdullah stood in France the other day to show unity in Free speech while giving an innocent blogger his weekly 50 lashes. There is much more information about this story if your interested. I just wanted to post something on this story myself.  If your going to support Free Speech than  put your money where your mouth is.

http://english.al-akhbar.com/node/23233

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/17/world/caning-of-saudi-blogger-is-delayed-amid-protests.html

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