Egyptian court sentences Al Jazeera journalists to 7-10 years for being journalists


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It’s frightening to think the US isn’t really that far behind in outlawing journalism that dares to shake up the corporatist state.


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We don’t really score very high on the Freedom-o-Meter these days, do we?


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Maybe a Boing Boing mea culpa is in order?


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For what?


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Supporting the anti-democratic opposition. A number of people warned of the potential consequences and urged caution at the time but…


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BB publicized oppressive government actions, and the fight against them. Just like they’re doing now in this article. I think it’s a bit unfair to expect BB to act responsible for the actions of the Egyptian government.


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