posted on Dec, 8 2011 @ 09:44 AM
While going through the different news of the day, I came across this article. Moderators, if this is not the correct forem, please move to the
What is disturbing about this entire article, is how someone living in another country, was tried and found guilty for an offense that did not even
take place in Thailand at all. His sentence is pretty much unjust and he will be spending time in a prison for such. Even though in the past, such
was given a pardon, it still should give us all pause to think and consider the ramifications of such.
In the US, there is a long standing tradition and law that allows for we the people to express ourselves, be it tasteful or distasteful, no matter
what the message is. Groups that most of us would not belong to, are allowed to exist and operate in the USA without fear of being incarcerated. We
live in a country where our freedoms are given the highest consideration, yet here is a case, where such is being weighed, does their law extend to
all of the world? After all, there are thousands of miles of ocean between the 2 countries, yet with the rise of the Internet, it is far and few
between. It is a sad state of affairs, when our very freedoms that we take for granted are put on trial in other countries.