Tag: blasphemy

How Islamic Are the Malaysian Blasphemy Laws?

In today’s age, though many people feel an urge to seek a higher purpose in life, or to pray, or to be ‘spiritual,’ they are often put off by the barbaric acts of religious people. If religion is like this, they think, then I want to get as far away from it as possible.

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Blasphemy and Islam: The Case of Asia Bibi

The streets are blocked. The schools closed. Mass disruption and hysteria runs throughout the land all the while the camera stares down at them squarely. They have their audience. Now the question remains: what has this achieved? This past week a clergy of Pakistani Muslims, along with their vacant-minded followers, have set their stage onto […]

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