Monday, November 26, 2007

Us And Them. Mohammad The Teddy Bear Edition


For Christ's sake is there no end to this inanity?

'Muhammad' teddy teacher arrested

A British school teacher has been arrested in Sudan accused of insulting Islam's Prophet, after she allowed her pupils to name a teddy bear Muhammad.

Colleagues of Gillian Gibbons, 54, from Liverpool, said she made an "innocent mistake" by letting the six and seven-year-olds choose the name.

Ms Gibbons was arrested after several parents made complaints.

A spokesman from the British Embassy in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, said it was unclear whether she had been charged.More

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

If I ever get to the point that I feel someone should get arrested for naming a stuffed animal after a prophet because of my own backwards religious beliefs: just shoot me. HH