“Human beings are born with different capacities. If they are free, they are not equal. And if they are equal, they are not free.”
― Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Sunday, March 11, 2007

Sharia vs. the Constitution?

A preview of what First Amendment rights would look like if Sharia took precedence over the Constitution.
An appeal was filed on Feb 27, 2007 on behalf of Abdel Karim Suleiman, the first Egyptian blogger to be convicted of defaming Islam and the Egyptian president.

Tomorrow (March 12, 2007) will be his first appeal session. The venue is Alexandria, his home city, at Alexandria's courts of appeal. Karim was sentenced to four years in prison.
Read the whole thing. Egyptian Blogger Abdel Karim Suleiman Did Not Blow Himself Up in a Train Station

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