blasphemy


Blasphemers are now apparently being targeted by the Pakistani government … Pakistan has asked Facebook and Twitter to help identify Pakistanis suspected of blasphemy so it can prosecute them or pursue their extradition. Under the country’s strict blasphemy laws, anyone found to have insulted Islam or the prophet Muhammad can be sentenced to […]

What is Blasphemy really all about?



Reuters has a report about a group of 700 Pakistani lawyers in the Punjab who are vigorously promoting support for the concept of “Death for Blasphemy” and are part of a consortium whose mission is to ensure that those that are accused are then charged, tried, and execute … no exceptions. The Reuters report […]

Pakistani lawyers pushing “Death for Blasphemy” for hundreds of cases



It was International Blasphemy Rights Day (30th Sept) a few days ago, and so it is perhaps appropriate to remember that the key point is not to offend, but rather to reject the meaningless concept of Blasphemy, a tool deployed by some to both oppress and to also enforce irrational dogma as “truth”. So […]

People have rights … ideas do not.