Seth Rogen and James Franco’s raunchy comedy “The Interview” was pulled from theaters due to hackers credited to North Korea breaking into Sony corporate servers. Reactions to the company’s decision have generally been one of ire; most are seeing this move as cowardice and, according to USA Today, “…a deeply troubling assault on free speech.” Others claim that Sony was asking for such trouble, claiming that an offensive movie poking fun at a hostile nuclear power is asking for too much trouble. 621 more words
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Anti-muslim protest: Hundreds rally at proposed Sunshine Coast mosque - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
“This is nothing to do with race,” he said.
“What Muslim preaches violates the laws of my country. It is an ideological, political organisation wrapped up in a very thin skin of religion. 84 more words
By Shafiqur Rahman for AlalODulal.org
Recently a friend, who is usually the image of equanimity, uncharacteristically expressed shock and disillusionment at the way the social and cultural elite of Dhaka comported themselves in the wake of the Bergmann contempt of court verdict. 2,201 more words