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The World is outraged by Jennifer Lopez serenading the Turkmen regime, but hasn’t the US government done the same?

obama-lopezThis week’s big news is Jennifer Lopez performing Happy Birthday to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow Turkmenistan’s dictator. The Western media, especially the tabloids are ablaze with this hot new gossip, how? and Why? Would an American icon so well known for her charity work, sing to Turkmenistan’s president who has been condemned for his human rights abuses, oh the horror. Human rights Watch wrote “Celebrity and dictatorship have jumped into bed together once more, with American pop singer Jennifer Lopez singing “Happy Birthday” to Turkmenistan’s authoritarian ruler this past weekend.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on July 6, 2013 in Central Asia