Two quasi totalitarian states

Posted: October 8, 2010 in Current events, Society
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China: Liu Xiaobo, 54, a Chinese literary figure and dissident, is currently serving a long pison term years for protesting (non-violently) Chinese government. Here.

Grand Banana Republic: Lawyer jailed for refusing to pledge allegiance to flag. Here. (Note: The fact that the lawyer was released five hours later does not diminish the totalitarian nature of this case (nor does it matter what judicial level the judge was at); the fact remains, a Grand Banana Republic citizen was jailed for contempt for not “supporting the government”).

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