The Imprisoned Blogger…

Rapha An Egyptian man, Abdel Kareem Soliman, was put on trial and sentenced to four years in prison last week.  The reason was that Soliman has insulted the Egyptian President and the main religion in that area on his blog.

So our critical question is should a man go to jail for his own personal opinions about someone or something or should he be allowed to have the right of freedom of speech?

Here’s what we think:

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So what do you think?  Leave us a comment and join us again soon on The Blurb!


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4 Responses to The Imprisoned Blogger…

  1. kaushi kumar says:

    I believe in freedom of speech and freedom to practise your religion. These our basic human rights.It is wrong to imprison the Egyptian.
    Trixie the Pixie’s Aunt

  2. Sir tootootootootootootooootooooo says:

    I belive that one should have freedom of speech

  3. Dan Smith says:

    I agree with Hippo Lord. Freedom of Expression and of Religion is a basic Human Right that, if denied, diminishes the free exchange of ideas that is essential to fostering a more peaceful world in which we all can live freely and without fear.

  4. R2-D2 says:

    I think that everyone should have freedom of speech.

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