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Demystifying Freedom of Speech from the Holy Quran

Source: The Muslim Sunrise; Summer 2016

By Zia H Shah MD

As I write this article in April of 2016, two very dramatic events have occurred in the domain of freedom of speech or shall we say lack thereof, within the last month. 789 more words

The Muslim Times

Dear Black People,

When will you realize that we are a threat to the society Europeans set out to build when they snatched us from our Mother Land. Our land was the richest, purest most beautiful land. 247 more words

Egypt sentences 6 people to death, including 2 Al Jazeera journalists

Source: CNN
By Euan McKirdy, CNN

(CNN)An Egyptian court handed down death sentences to six people, including two Al Jazeera journalists, for alleged spying. 377 more words

The Muslim Times

Pemra bans Hamza Ali Abbasi from hosting Ramazan show

Source: Dawn

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has barred actor Hamza Ali Abbasi and TV show host Shabbir Abu Talib from hosting their Ramazan shows on Aaj TV and News One respectively. 459 more words

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Censorship of Free Speech is Stupid

Today I was scrolling through my Facebook feed when I came across a post on one if my new favourite pages, INFP-Dreamer. (According to the 16 Personalities website I’m an INFP). 555 more words

Testimony

US urges action by Bangladesh to prevent killings

Source: Associated Press

By MATTHEW PENNINGTON

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry called on Bangladesh’s leader to step up law enforcement to prevent a wave of killings targeting liberal voices, the State Department said Friday amid fears that the traditionally moderate South Asian nation is under threat from Islamic extremists. 666 more words

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Bangladesh LGBT editor hacked to death

Source: BBC

Bangladesh police say a top gay rights activist and editor at the country’s only LGBT magazine is one of two people who have been hacked to death. 291 more words

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