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· February, 2007

Stories about United Kingdom from February, 2007

Arabisc: Bloggers Rally to Kareem's Support

  22 February 2007

Egyptian blogger Kareem Sulaiman was today (Thursday) sentenced to four years in prison for defaming Islam and Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak on his personal blog. Despite a support site, petitions and demonstrations in Bahrain, London, Stockholm, Paris, Rome, New York (twice) and Washington DC calling for his release, an Alexandria...

War on Israeli Flowers

  14 February 2007

Adloyada reports on a war on Israeli flowers in the UK. ‘Yes, that's the word from the spokesperson from Britain's Boycott Israeli Goods Campaign, justifying his group's publicity stunt for the oxymoronically named “Israel Apartheid Week” in which they chained themselves to the fence outside Carmel-Agrexco, the wholesaler which distributes...

South Asia: British Identity Debate

  3 February 2007

Sepia Mutiny on another round of the British Identity debate. “This moves the discussion into the realm of public policy, which is the whole point of course, but does so with an off-hand definition of “multiculturalism,” a term that is bandied about a great deal in the UK political conversation...

Libya: Muslims in the UK Make Headlines..Again

  1 February 2007

Anglolibyan says Muslims in the UK are making the headlines again. “Again British Muslims make headline news locally and internationally, yesterday the police arrested 9 young British Muslims in Birmingham, who the police allege were trying to kidnap a Muslim British soldier who is in the UK on leave, the...

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