Afghani sentenced to death
You may have heard of the young Afghani journalism student who has been sentenced to death for an article he passed around in his class. Chances are strong that the "justice" to which he has been subjected has a lot more to do with putting pressure on his older brother, a full-fledged journalist who has been outspoken in his criticism of corruption in the Afghani government. Nonetheless, we once again see a defilation of Islam, and a utter neglect of fundamental values of Islam... freedom of conscience, freedom of expression, freedom of thought, freedom of information.
My column on the issues is up at On Faith.Click here to read it.