15 February 2012

a tweet to die for

The Saudi government may execute Hamza Kashgari for tweeting about a long dead historical figure.

from Change.org: On 12 February, Malaysian police deported 23 year old Saudi columnist Hamza Kashgari, who fled Saudi Arabia after making comments on Twitter claimed by some to be "insulting" to the prophet Muhammad. There have been widespread calls from Islamists for his execution; in Saudi Arabia, blasphemy is punishable by death.

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full story at Huffington Post

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