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Blasphemy Laws Are Against Islam

Salam Al Marayati | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Salam Al Marayati

The concept of Defamation of Religions denies a person their free will to choose -- one of God's greatest gifts to humanity -- and deprives individuals of their right to free speech and expression.

U.S. Activists Lobby Against U.N. Religious Defamation Resolution

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Religious freedom advocates are urging members of the United Nations to vote against the la...

Internet Censorship and Machiavellian Restrictions on Religion

Asma Uddin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Asma Uddin

While internet censorship has vast implications for press freedoms, it is also becoming the favorite tool of government "theologians" -- administrators who defend a nation's civil religion to consolidate state power.

New Irish Blasphemy Law Undermines Free Speech

Rory Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rory Fitzgerald

On Jan. 1, a controversial blasphemy law came into force in Ireland and immediately became a matter of international concern. Pakistan and the Organi...