In Pakistan, it's not uncommon for rape victims to be treated more harshly than their rapists, even by their own families and the justice system. This teenage girl demanded otherwise.
Yes, that's right, upon hearing that Frederick Douglass wrote a letter to his ex-master forgiving him, the white guy asked, "[forgiving the slave owner] for giving him [the slave] shelter and food all those years?" Seriously.
The Republican National Committee's Florida state director for Hispanic outreach switched to the Democratic Party not long after CPAC. His letter cites the events at this panel as one of the many reasons.
In Pakistan, the powerful army scarcely brooks much dissent, and certain generals are perceived as above the law. So for these three young men to release this video criticizing the army... well, it is political satire, but the very end is downright chilling.
UPDATE: Receiving reports on Twitter that this video is now blocked in Pakistan. Want to fight censorship? Share it now.
These guys took some serious risks to make this, and Pakistani television won't air it. So share it?
To express your support for commonsense steps to reduce gun violence, share this, and join the White House call for action on social media.
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If you'd like to learn more about fly fishing, tweet me, and I promise to "hook" you up. If you're lucky enough to live in Washington, D.C., or plan to visit, stop by Fletcher's Boat House to experience the Potomac — rent a row boat, grab a fishing pole, ride a bike. It's awesome. George Washington himself "fished the shad" and they'll be around til June for you to catch and release.