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Modern Day Dystopia Examples

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Carl Ty

on 3 September 2012

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Examples of Modern Day Dystopia ISLAMABAD -- Margrett Ghafoor, a Christian teacher in majority-Muslim Pakistan, says her lesson for the children she teaches has always been the same.

But her Christian community in Rawalpindi -- a sprawling suburb of the capital city of Islamabad -- has been anything but peaceful since the Aug. 16 arrest of a young Christian girl named Rimsha Masih. Pakistani Christians live in fear after girl's blasphemy arrest http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/28/13520915-pakistani-christians-live-in-fear-after-girls-blasphemy-arrest?lite The Pakastani government is abusing their power by arresting a Chrsitian woman. Apparently, she burned a book containing Muslim Scripture. This goes against Pakistan's blashpemy laws. But she was only 11 and had down-syndrome. Five-year-old Aliya thinks it is a game she must master quickly to be a winner. From the time she wakes up, until she goes to bed, Aliya watches her mother and all the girls and women in her neighborhood consumed in a frantic race: Making beedis - traditional hand-rolled Indian cigarettes. Beedi industry's child workers trapped in economic slavery http://thecnnfreedomproject.blogs.cnn.com/category/domestic-servitude/ An Indian cigarette company forces women in a grueling 14 hours of making Beedies(Indian cigarretes) for a small wage of $2. The comapny owners are abusing their power and women who are in need of money. Joseph Kony is one of the most notorious and vilified rebel leaders on the planet. He stands accused of kidnapping countless children in northern Uganda and neighboring countries, turning the girls into sex slaves and the boys into killers. http://thecnnfreedomproject.blogs.cnn.com/2012/06/29/nestle-advances-child-labor-battle-plan/ Nestle has been breaking child labor laws by using child labor Africa. These childern are around the ages of 7-14 years old and are being forced to harvest the coco beans for Nestle. Chocolate Child Slaves Joseph Kony http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/k/joseph_kony/index.html Joseph Kony is abusing children and his power. What he does is sick and disturbing. This is a sign of Dystopia because Nestle has the control over the african children and they force them to harvest the cocoa beans. Apple wants 8 of Samsungs phone taken of the market due to the fact that they are to similar to the iPhone copyright. Samsung Vs Apple The is Dystopia because it shows just how much power and money Apple has. http://www.tomshardware.com/news/Galaxy-S-4G-Galaxy-S2-Patent-Infringement-Trade-Dress-Galaxy-Prvail,17204.html By Liam Diebel and Carl Ty
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