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Submitted by nasr (Egypt), Feb 24, 2006 at 08:30

Hi there:
this is my first message to this blog and i can see some reasonable people talking here. But since you have mentioned the point of freedom of the press and that of expression in Europe, do you know anything about the British historian , Erving, who was sentenced to three years imprisonement just for questioning and discussing the Holocaust?

Does this also go with the freedom of expression?. Really,I doubt it. you are not free as you claim to be. the British press was banned from publishing anything about the plans to bomb the Aljazeera headquartes in Iraq. Were the American and British newspapers and TV channels allowed to reveal everything about what has been happening in Iraq?(the Abo Gharieb pics and torture?). so, please dont try to convince others that what happened, publishing the cartoons, was out of the freedom of expression. it was out of hatred towards islam and muslims.

The American president himself said once that it was a new Crusade against Islam.
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