Login/Sign Up




Should 'blogging' be a capital crime? Iran is considering it...
Politics


Iran: death penalty for blogging?
Last Wednesday, Iranian parlilament has agreed to discuss adding ‘disturbing mental security in society’ to such crimes as rape, kidnapping and armed robbery: all capital crimes.

Apparently, blogging could ‘disturb‘ this ‘mental ...
xanthippa
Jul 09, 2008
2 votes
3 debaters
1


+ Add Argument

2
Freedom of speech is necessary in every society - and a fundamental human right!


frankiej4189
Jul 09, 2008
0 convinced
Rebuttal
Rebuttal to: sander Show

Where are you from?

 
xanthippa
Jul 09, 2008
0 convinced
Rebuttal
Rebuttal to: sander Show

Eloquently put!

 
+ Add Argument

0
A government has the right to censor speech - including blogs - which it thinks would corrupt the mi


sander
Jul 09, 2008
1 convinced
Rebuttal
My government doesn't give me freedom of speech, so I have to argue for this side.

Freedom of speech is bad because ... um ... then Our Leader's beliefs could be challenged. No one wants that. I mean, if everyone would just say and believe what Our Leader says to, we wouldn't need those firing squads altogether! Everyone wins.

 


Use these tags to find similiar debates

britain death government politics uk 2008 2009 9/11 abortion Afghanistan america Arizona AU bad Baha BBC bias Biden boycott Britain bush canada capitalism Censorship cheney children China Christianity church cia Clinton Cold War commonwealth communism Communist congress conservative conservatives conspiracy Constitution Corruption country crime death debate defeat Democracy democrat Democrats detention discrimination drugs economics economy education election elections Ethics EU Europe Euthanasia evil Fascism feminism Fight France Frankie freedom Freedom of speech freedoms french gay Gaza george bush Georgia global global warming goverment government Great Britain Guantanamo Bay guns Health Health Care Healthcare Hillary hillary clinton History Hitler homosexual human rights illegal illegal immigration immigration india iran Iranian presidential election iraq islam Israel japan Jewish juggernaut justice Karl law laws legal legislation liberal lies marijuana marriage mccain media Medicine mexico middle east military monarchy money moral morals Mugabe Muslim Muslims news North Korea nuclear nukes Obama objective Oil opression Osama pakistan Palestine Palin Panda paradox parliament peace petition philosophy policy politicians Politics polygamy power president Prime Minister prisoners protest Public Affairs punishment queen race racism religion republican Republicans revolution right rights Rove russia Saddam Sarkozy Security sex socialism Society South Korea sovereignty Supreme court tax taxes terror terrorism terrorist terrorists Tibet torture Troop U.S. uk un united nations united states us usa vancam vote Votes voting war washington weapons wmd women world wrong