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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

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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

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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

Campaigning for NA-4 seat, JI chief extols Mumtaz Qadri's 'heroism'

Source: Dawn

BY Ali Akbar

Speaking at a Khatm-i-Nabuwwat Conference in Peshawar on Wednesday and campaigning for the NA-4 seat at the same time, the emir of the Jamaat-i-Islami (JI), Sirajul Haq, criticised his opponents in the upcoming NA-4 by-poll for not praying at  138 more words

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DAILY NEWS -- THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2017

The United States and Israel are quitting UNESCO, the UN cultural agency.  Both are citing an anti-Israel bias.

Fact is most nations have a bias against Israel.  81 more words

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Social Media Censorship

Is alive and growing.

Twitter is limiting our access.

Not sure of the reason.

Maybe because a bunch of hateful, stupid poster did not like our tweet. 103 more words

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