Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

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the flowers of afghan democracy?

Wired reports: A 23-year-old student journalist in Afghanistan has been sentenced to death for downloading and distributing a report that is critical of the oppressive treatment of women in some Islamic societies. Sayed Pervez Kambaksh (at right), who is a journalism student at Balkh University and a writer for Jahan-e Naw, was sentenced last October […]