Can’t we all just get along. Can’t we all stop hating races. Hating sexual orientations. Why can’t we mind our own business and go about your lives without talking crap about others and pretending that what others do have any effect on your own life.
I can say these things to you because we have a freedom of speech. I know that the US isn’t going to come hunting down the JaMonkey blogger in order to silence my new age open mindedness. Unfortunately other countries don’t have that luxury.
Stand up for the freedom of political expression by signing the petitions to set these victims free. Share their stories, and encourage your members to take action.
Nabeel Rajab: Serving time for posting anti-government comments on Twitter in addition to instigating and participating in peaceful gatherings considered to be illegal by the Bahraini government. Nabeel Rajab is a prominent Bahraini human rights activist whose freedom has been compromised.
Every Monday in February at 11am PST, encourage your community to join @TakePart for a live Twitter chat with celebrities, experts and activists as they explore the issue of free speech. Follow @TakePart at and use #NoMas to ask your questions.
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