25 February, 2007

Egyptian blogger jailed for 4 years:
Bloggers of the World, Unite!

Abdel Kareem Nabil, a 22 year-old Egyptian blogger, has been jailed for 3 years for criticising religion, and another year for criticising a politician (President Mubarak).

I salute him, acknowledge his courage and conviction (pardon the pun) and wish him the best. I hope that my extra bit of exposure will assist his cause and help to protect him personally. There but for the Grace of Dog go I.

If criticising religion and politicians is evil, then whoever writes for FunkyPix2 is doomed to burn forever... and there's no sign of repentance. Blog on, McDuff...

FunkyPix2 University has developed a unique scientific test to measure your own personal level of "Social Concern". We invite you to participate right now. There are two simple steps:

STEP 1. Briefly touch this digitally-sensitized Red Square: g

STEP 2. Scroll down to read your result


(keep going...)


(nearly there...)

Results: Maybe try the test again tomorrow, after a strong coffee.

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