More on Blasphemy Laws

Pakistan’s blasphemy laws to require death sentence for false accusers

RNS () — Pakistan’s constitutionally mandated Council of Islamic Ideology told the government anyone who wrongly accuses a person of … Continued

Blasphemy, the ‘crime’ that cannot be spoken

Imagine being hung upside down by your feet. Electric wires are tied around your ankles and you’re threatened repeatedly with … Continued

Muslim democracies: A new kind of political system?

ANDRE PAIN EPA Egyptian protesters perform the Friday noon prayer, during a protest marking the second anniversary of the Egyptian … Continued

Religious freedom, not just for the religious

Atheists, humanists and other non-religious people face discrimination and persecution in many parts of the world, according “Freedom of Thought … Continued

Omnipotence needs no defense and other obvious theological truths

GIANLUIGI GUERCIA AFP/GETTY IMAGES Egyptian protesters demonstrate outside of the presidential palace in Cairo on Dec. 4, 2012, against President … Continued

Why Arab spring uprisings and anti-Islam film protests do not compare

AFP/GETTY IMAGES People gather on Dec, 17, 2011 in Sidi Bouzid’s Mohamed Bouazizi square, named after the fruitseller whose self-immolation … Continued

Blasphemy, right to freedom of expression and our most sacred beliefs

AFP/GETTY IMAGES Rimsha Masih, a Christian girl accused of blasphemy sits in helicopter after her release from jail in Rawalpindi … Continued

Vatican walks a fine line on trying to combat blasphemy

VATICAN CITY — Just one week after Pope Benedict XVI ended his successful visit to Lebanon, the country’s most senior … Continued

Shouting ‘fire’ in a crowded world: What the blasphemy law debate can mask

REUTERS Clouds are reflected off the Secretariat Building of the U.N .headquarters during the 67th United Nations General Assembly, in … Continued

Why Muslims hate America

REUTERS Scholars, sheikhs and notable Yemenis attend a conference for scientists in Sanaa on Sept. 19, 2012. As an American … Continued