10 November 2010

From the wonderful folks who brought us...

...lead-painted baby toys...

His sentence appears to be part of a trend of growing intolerance for government critics and independent social activists.

Environmentalists, AIDS activists and lawyers who took on sensitive cases have disappeared, been locked up, or otherwise harassed, while this year's Nobel Peace Prize recipient, dissident writer Liu Xiaobo, is serving an 11-year prison sentence for subversion handed down after he co-authored a call for widespread reform of the authoritarian, one-party political system.
And don't think all us Ontarians don't appreciate it.


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