Monday, June 21, 2010

"Facebook's Zuckerberg facing the death penalty in Pakistan"

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From Foreign Policy's Passport blog:
A Pakistani lawyer is seeking the death penalty for Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg over the  "Everybody Draw Mohammed Day" controversy:
BBC Urdu reports — according to a Google Translation — that Pakistan's Deputy Attorney General has launched a criminal investigation against Zuckerberg and others in response to Facebook hosting a "Draw Muhammad" contest on its site late last month. On May 19, Pakistani authorities blocked access to Facebook over the contest, and this ban was lifted on May 31 after Facebook removed the page in Pakistan and other countries.
It's a bit strange that all this rage has been transferred onto Zuckerberg, who as far as anyone knows, has never drawn Mohammed....MORE