Jan. 8th, 2007

webofevil: (do not cross)
A British Muslim has been found guilty of soliciting murder during a London rally against cartoons satirising the Prophet Muhammad. Umran Javed 27, of Birmingham, was also convicted of stirring up racial hatred by a jury at the Old Bailey.

Javed told a crowd of hundreds at the February 2006 protest: “Bomb, bomb Denmark, bomb, bomb USA.” He had claimed the chants against the two countries were “just slogans” and that he regretted saying them. [BBC]
The fact that the cartoons he wanted people bombed for were “just drawings” apparently still escapes him.

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Jan. 8th, 2007 12:58 pm
webofevil: (rockfall)
Fans of Lord Selsdon may recall his stated aversion to words beginning with the letter P.

The cover of Propaganda’s 1985 twelve-inch “p:Machinery” seems to have been designed specifically to wind him up:

   


... although, thankfully for him, at least none of the words actually begin with "PFI".

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