A nanny state versus a totalitarian state
Last week I posted the LabourStart appeal on Majid Hamidi. But I Am A Liberal also posted eloquently on it. And The Poor Mouth has an excellent post, comparing the "nanny state" we live under in the UK with the sorts of states that really do criminalise dissent. Highly recommended.
Related: Terry Glavin on solidarity with Iran.
(I've tagged this post with my Liberal infoolectual and Liberal glitterati categories, not because Roland and Jams are such, but because of Ewan McGregor.)