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Freitagabend

Wohl jeder Freitagabend ist anders gestaltet. Die einen beginnen eine wilde Saufparty, andere einen romantischen Abend zu Zweit. Aber ich? Ich sitze an ein paar schnöden Zeilen, die meinen Blog zieren sollen. 78 more words

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Ejo #62 - Freedom

Last month I wrote about us choosing to stay in Dubai even though I don’t enjoy living here.  One of my (formerly) loyal readers didn’t like the post and left this comment on 3rd January: 864 more words

Learning About Dubai

LexByte: Profits Rise when Tragedy Strikes – Trade mark Applications and “Je suis Charlie”

Saxon Shaw, University of Exeter

In Paris, the killings at the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, has prompted a large number of trade mark applications for the slogan “Je suis Charlie.”  Initially, the phrase acted as a vehicle of expression to articulate a global message in support of freedom of speech and freedom of expression.  532 more words

LexByte

The Importance of Free Speech

It seems these are dark times for basic freedoms. In France cartoonists and journalists are killed because of some perceived offence. In Saudi Arabia blogger Raif Badawi has been imprisoned for presenting his own view and has been sentence to be flogged 1000 times. 1,383 more words

Philosophy

Je Suis....Safiya

With everything that’s been going on in the news lately, I’ve been reflecting on my experiences as a Muslim American. Most of my childhood, my identity was something that I did not question. 851 more words

My Thoughts