Saudi Journalist Arrested For Tweeting To Muhammad

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•07 Feb 14, 2012

Twenty-three-year-old Saudi newspaper columnist Hamza Kashgari was arrested in Malaysia, where he was trying to flee after receiving death threats for tweets addressed to the Prophet Muhammad. What do you think?

  • “C’mon, dude. Everybody knows that if you're going to insult Muhammad on Twitter, you do it right and create a fake Salman Rushdie account.”

    Chris Morris –
    Machine Driller

  • “Wait, other people can read your tweets?”

    Charlene Hetson –
    Grain Drier

  • “If you're fleeing death threats, you don't go to Malaysia. Come to Idaho, where potatoes are just the beginning!" ”

    Fred Schloss –
    Idaho Tourism Promoter