Roger L. Simon

Attention, Amnesty International!

An Iranian web writer arrested in a crackdown against online dissent has been sentenced to two years behind bars for “insulting the supreme leader” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Now let’s make a bet. Will Amnesty defend this real human rights abuse? Or how about this one – Abu Mus’ab Al-Zarqawi: Collateral Killing of Muslims is Legitimate? Or will they remain, in Orwell’s evocative phrase,”objectively pro-fascist”?