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Tales of A One-Woman Riot, Pt 2

Jenny Asencio

Even cursed as I am with a nuanced worldview that argues in favor of the unjustly downtrodden, and in the face of all the arguments with, and gaslighting and disconnection from, people who I thought knew me way better than that, I discovered voices who said a lot of the same things I did, and who think a lot of the same things I do. 1,803 more words

Politics

Advertising Standards Authority assesses dozens of complaints over 'Messiah has come' billboards

Source: Christian Today

By Harry Farley

Dozens of complaints have been launched over an Islamic advertising campaign claiming the ‘Messiah has come’.

Launched by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, a heavily persecuted minority Muslim sect, a series of billboards in London, Manchester and Glasgow aim to promote the idea, considered heretical by mainstream Islam, that the Messiah promised in the Qur’an has already come in the person of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad. 147 more words

The Muslim Times

German law takes initiative in countering hate speech on social media

Source: Religion New Service

By Tom Heneghan | December 8, 2017

PARIS (RNS) The internet has been called “the world’s biggest sewer,” where hate speech and fake news are polluting a global source of solid and valuable online information. 805 more words

The Muslim Times

The borders of freedom: Blasphemy and the press in Pakistan

Source: CNN

By Rafia Zakaria, who is the author of “The Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of Pakistan” (Beacon 2015) and Veil (Bloomsbury 2017). She is a columnist for Dawn newspaper in Pakistan, The Baffler and Guardian Books. 588 more words

Asia

Pakistan Forms Regulatory Body to Monitor Online Blasphemous Content

Source: New Delhi Times

Pakistan’s government has formed a regulatory body to monitor and block blasphemous content online in an effort to further extend the enforcement of the country’s controversial anti-blasphemy law into cyberspace. 794 more words

Asia

No one can be declared ‘wajib-ul-qatl’ except by state: Imam-e-Kaaba

Source: GEO

ISLAMABAD: Imam-e-Kaaba Shaikh Saleh bin Muhammad Ibrahim has said that an individual has no authority to call for a person’s death and declare him ‘wajib-ul-qatl’ and only a Muslim state has the power to do so. 137 more words

The Muslim Times