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Monday, December 3, 2007

Teacher Arrested for Naming Teddy 'Mohammed'

I'm speechless. [sigh].
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Teacher Arrested for Naming Teddy 'Mohammed'
A British teacher at a high school in Sudan, Gillian Gibbons, 54, was arrested on blasphemy charges for allowing her six- and seven-year-old students to name a class teddy bear "Mohammed," says the Telegraph. She was interrogated for five hours, according to the Daily Mail, and the teacher now may face forty lashes and six months in prison. Protests against Ms. Gibbons, a divorced mother of two, have broken out all over Sudan and the school has been closed through January to prevent retaliation.
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