Tuesday, May 08, 2012

News at Eleven: "It doesn't do anything but give the oxygen

of publicity to an extremist group which is the enemy of this country."

The retired army colonel [Richard Kemp] acknowledged that the legal right to print the book in the UK should be respected. But Michael Dwyer, managing director of the publishers, Hurst and Co, said there had been some angry reaction to the publicity, and the company had received an expletive-filled anonymous call accusing it of "giving voice to terrorists".

from The Guardian: Taliban poetry book denounced by former British commander


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