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I guess the Sudanese Muslims needed a break from killing and raping their own people in Darfur so they are going after the Hapless Gillian Gibbons, who in a cultural fas paux named her teddy bear after one of the kids in class Muhammad, which is a no no cause it is also the name of an illiterate merchant who learned religion from Jewish merchants and decided to create a religion of his own.


Thousands in Sudan Call for British Teddy Bear Teacher’s Execution KHARTOUM, Sudan — Thousands of Sudanese, many armed with clubs and knives, protested Friday outside the presidential palace in Khartoum, demanding the execution of a British teacher convicted of insulting Islam for allowing her students to name a teddy bear Muhammad. The protesters streamed out of mosques after Friday sermons, as pick-up trucks with loudspeakers blared messages against Gillian Gibbons, the teacher who was sentenced Thursday to 15 days in prison and deportation. They massed in central Martyrs Square, outside the palace, for about an hour, while hundreds of riot police deployed nearby to keep control, though they did not attempt to disrupt the rally. “Shame, shame on the U.K.,” protesters chanted. They burned pictures of Gibbons and called for her execution, saying, “No tolerance: Execution,” and “Kill her, kill her by firing squad.” Calls by to Sudan’s permanent mission to the United Nations were not returned Friday. Several hundred protesters, not openly carrying weapons, marched to Unity High School, where Gibbons worked, about 1.2 miles from the square. They stood chanting slogans outside the school, which is closed and under heavy security, then marched toward the nearby British Embassy. They were stopped by security forces two blocks away from the embassy. The women’s prison where Gibbons is being held is far from the site, across the Nile in Khartoum’s sister city Oumdurman.

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