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Blasphemy laws give ‘respectability’ to violence


Friday 3 April 2015, by siawi3


Ajoutée le 31 mars 2015

Blasphemy laws give ‘respectability’ to violence,

Bread and Roses TV with Fariborz Pooya and Maryam Namazie

31 March 2015


Interview with Bob Churchill, Head of Communications of the International Humanist and Ethical Union

Blasphemy laws give “respectability” to violence against people and women. Islamists and the religious-Right in particular have placed a false moral equivalence between hurt “sensibilities” and human lives where none exist. A world without blasphemy laws would be a better one.

Shocking news of the week: The museum attack in Tunisia by Islamists

Insane fatwa of the week: Indonesia’s highest Islamic clerical body issues fatwa proposing death penalty for people caught having gay sex

Good news of the week: Protests in Afghanistan led by women against the heinous killing of Farkhunda

Director: Reza Moradi
Translation: Khosro Gharib