Guest Voices: blasphemy


Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 10/03/2012

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

The U.S. should treat the abuse of blasphemy laws as the life and death matter that it too often is.

By Elisa Massimino  |  03:31 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defamation of religions; blasphemy laws; anti-Islamic film; U.N. General Assembly; Human Rights First; Elisa Massimino

Posted at 10:41 PM ET, 09/24/2012

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

This week, at the United Nations, deliberation will be revived over laws about “religious defamation.”

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  10:41 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  religious defamation; blasphemy laws; United Nations; Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Pakistan should abolish overly-abused blasphemy laws

It can take a giant step in the right direction and show compassion to people of other religions.

By Arsalan Iftikhar  |  01:01 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  blasphemy, Rimsha, Christian girl in Pakistan, Pakistan's blasphemy laws, overly-abused blasphemy laws, Arsalan Iftikhar

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 08/23/2012

With Pakistan’s blasphemy case, Americans should consider own sanctification of objects

The so-called civilized world may not be so far removed from Pakistan as its collective outrage asserts.

By David Mason  |  01:31 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pakistan's blasphemy case, Koran, religious texts, David Mason