Freedom of expression, artistic or otherwise, comes with a high price in some segments of the world. According to some conservative Shia leaders in Iran, Shahin, a popular Iranian rapper, has released blasphemous material that insults the 10th Shia Imam, Ali Ibn Muhammad, also known as al-Naqi. A $100,000 bounty has been placed on Shahin’s head as result. Read More
Re-printed from The Syrian
Asma Al-Assad, Oh’ Where are you?
It’s been a while since we have heard or seen anything from Bashar’s trophy wife Asma Al-Assad . The last time we saw her, was in a Vogue magazine article, where her London based public relation office had arranged (and payed) for an extensive article covering the life, accomplishments and beauty of Asma…. bad investment Asma, Vogue has deleted this article off their website after the first day your husband butchered the syrian people… Read More
From the NYTimes
by WILLIAM J. BROAD
Published: December 15, 2010
Suppose the unthinkable happened, and terrorists struck New York or another big city with an atom bomb. What should people there do? The government has a surprising new message: Do not flee. Get inside any stable building and don’t come out till officials say it’s safe. Read More