Operations targeting ‘Emo’ teenagers
hit fans of heavy metal as well
JorZine, Arabian Metal Webzine – 11 March 2012:
‘Iraqi Metal And Rock Scene Under Critical Danger’
The Guardian – 17 March 2012:
‘Punk rock . alive and kicking in a repressive state near you’
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International Development Minister Gareth Thomas fears that discrimination against homosexuals is deterring people from being tested for HIV. Mr Thomas will tell a conference in St Kitts there must be free speech but people should not incite violence against minorities. He will single out artistes such as Sizzla Kalonji and Buju Banton.
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