Prophet or Loss? Protestors Demand Punishment of Teddy Bear Teacher

Protests against a classroom decision by a British schoolteacher escalate in Khartoum:

http://www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/africa/11/30/sudan.bears/index.html

Haven’t read or heard much about the incident, but it’s likely she felt she was honoring the culture by allowing her students to¬†give the stuffed animal a name very common in their country, rather than a Western or cutesy name. Very likely it was not The Prophet the seven year olds had in mind. If so, such a misunderstanding pales in comparison to some yet-unpunished injustices in Darfur.

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