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British Men Given Four Years in Jail for Inciting Riots on Facebook

Posted August 17th, 2011 at 12:55 am (UTC-5)
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A British court has sentenced two men to four years in prison for their failed attempts to use the social networking site Facebook to incite rioting during last week’s unrest in the country. Jordan Blackshaw, 20, and Perry Sutcliffe-Keenan, 22, were convicted of creating Facebook pages aimed at encouraging violent disorder in their hometowns in […]

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Biden Urged to Discuss Religious Freedom with Chinese Leaders

Posted August 17th, 2011 at 12:45 am (UTC-5)
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An independent U.S. government panel is urging Vice President Joseph Biden to raise the issue of religious freedom during his visit to China. In a letter sent to Biden on the eve of his trip, the Commission on International Religious Freedom encouraged the vice president to “speak candidly” to Chinese leaders about the importance of […]