28 January 2011

The background of the 2011 Egyptian protests

…is that the country in question has been ruled by a US backed dictator for decades.

[via:Ville Hautakangas]

6 November 2010

EAT DA POO POO: Intense ugandan campaigning against homosexuality powered by the rage of pastor Martin Ssempa of the pro death penalty camp.

[via:Panu Horsmalahti]

3 February 2010

Hugo Chávez requests Laws to control the Internet

[via:Amelia Andersdotter]

20 January 2010

GoogleSharing – a special kind of anonymizing proxy

[via:Joonas Mäkinen]

2 September 2009

Jail threat for Azerbaijani authors of satirical donkey video

Youtube link.

[via:Mummila]

1 September 2009

Activists demand posthumous UK government apology to WWII code breaker, computer inventor Alan Turing

Turing was prosecuted for gross indecency in 1952 after admitting a sexual relationship with a man and was forced to choose between a prison sentence and hormone therapy. After choosing the latter and getting his career destroyed, Turing killed himself two years later.

Related: If the logic of sodomy laws is applied, this blog is powered by a Homo’s Devil Machine.

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[via:Charris]

18 August 2009

Azerbaijan Police questioning citizens who voted for Armenian Eurovision song contest entry

Also: some background info on the controversy, the song in question (Youtube).

[via:Waino]

12 July 2009

Afghanistan legalizes rape, starvation of women

[via:Waino]

10 July 2009

Medieval fucktards of the week: Irish parliament passes blasphemy law

“…the maximum fine for blasphemy will be […] €25,000.”

More info here.

[via:Paaki]

6 July 2009

Video: UK anti-surveillance activist arrested for asking a policeman for his badge number

[via:Charris]

10 February 2009

Indian right-wing org to receive pink underwear for Valentine’s day after attack on female bar customers

See also: Facebook group, Sri Ram Sena.

28 December 2008

Website discussing roadblocks and other violations of privacy in the USA

The site’s blog is worth subscribing to if you’re interested in unsettling news from the USA.

[via:No Agenda]

23 December 2008

Pope Benedict XVI’s Xmas reminder: defending heterosexuality as important as saving the world’s rainforests from destruction

What an idiot. Saving the world from heterosexuality would definitely save the rainforests in the long run.

See also: BBC

22 December 2008

Saudi court rejects eight year old girl’s divorce plea

18 August 2008

Britain’s spy service seeking to hire gays

“After shunning them for decades over worries of blackmail, MI5 is now asking gay and lesbian people to consider a career as a spy, promising the chance to fight terrorists, protect their country — and earn a decent salary, plus benefits.”

Sexual acts between two adult males, with no other people present, were made legal in England and Wales in 1967.

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