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Atheist groups join forces to call for end of blasphemy laws around the world

Atheist groups in Canada and around the world are taking the unusual step of joining forces to fight blasphemy laws that they say are an infringement on free speech… 672 more words

News

New Hope for Asia Bibi?

Christmas is over. The new year has begun. For me, my wife, and my family, Christmas was a wonderful retreat. For the only time during the year, our family is complete at Christmas. 580 more words

Persecution

Global Minorities Alliance candlelit vigil - in pictures

By GMA

#Peshawar #BokoHaram #Baga #CharlieHebdo #ParisAttacks #Freedomofspeech #antisemitism #islamophobia #interfaith #GMABlog

A vigil held in Aberdeen on Friday (23 January) called for worldwide peace following the recent atrocities in Paris, Pakistan and Nigeria. 536 more words

Human Rights

Meet the honor brigade, an organized campaign to silence debate on Islam

By Asra Q. Nomani

…The official and unofficial channels work in tandem, harassing, threatening and battling introspective Muslims and non-Muslims everywhere. They bank on an important truth: … 260 more words

Islam

Reward "Profitable" Speech, not Free Speech

By: Sherif Rizk

**Editor’s Note: At the end of this article, I am going to make a small request from you. I would ask that, if you agree with at least one thing in this article, that you fulfill this request** 1,630 more words

Pope on anti-religious hate-speech:  “If someone insults your mother, you might punch him! It’s normal!”

While travelling to the Philippines, Pope Francis held his usual round of questions and answers with the journalists accompanying him. One of them asked whether freedom of speech, which is a fundamental right, includes the right to ridicule someone else’s religion. 979 more words

Religious Freedom

OIC Calls For More Blasphemy Laws

Largest Islamic Body in the World Calls for More Anti-Free Speech Laws in Wake ofCharlie Hebdo Attack

Patrick Poole

http://pjmedia.com/tatler/2015/01/12/organization-of-islamic-cooperation-calls-for-more-speech-codes-defamation-laws-in-wake-of-charlie-hebdo-attack/

Last week’s terror attack targeting French magazine… 875 more words

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