Wednesday, January 18, 2006

You Go, Girl !

Yesss !

[Hat Tip: Dean's World]

Nice to see something appropriate in this arena for a change. Not holding much hope that aything will come of it, but a nice gesture regardless. Almost makes me reconsider some of my utter contempt for the Nobel Peace Prize...

A Norwegian parliamentarian has nominated Ayaan Hirsi Ali for the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize (article in Dutch). Christian Tybring-Gjedde, who is conservative, argues that there is no better candidate. "She fights for equality, equal treatment, freedom of opinion and expression and freedom of religion with its life as commitment", he told Dagsavisen newspaper about the Dutch moderate-conservative parliamentarian, feminist, and atheist.
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