Blasphemy law

A blasphemy law is a law prohibiting blasphemy where blasphemy is the act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence to a deity, or sacred
Laws prohibiting blasphemy and blasphemous libel in the United Kingdom date back to the medieval times as common law and in some special cases as enacted
people have been accused of blasphemy with Muslims constituting most of those accused. Pakistan inherited blasphemy laws enacted by British colonial
Blasphemy is not a criminal offence under Australian federal law but the de jure situation varies at state and territory level it is currently not enforced
consider blasphemy to be a religious crime. As of 2012, anti - blasphemy laws existed in 32 countries, while 87 nations had hate speech laws that covered
religion is the doctrine of the Twelver Jaafari School. Iran s law against blasphemy derives from Sharia. Blasphemers are usually charged with spreading
Blasphemy law in Indonesia Indonesian: Undang - undang Penistaan Agama is the legislation, presidential decrees, and ministerial directives that prohibit
out of the common law system of English law and so Irish jurisprudence on blasphemy largely reflected that of England. The common law offence of blasphemous
Blasphemy in Islam is impious utterance or action concerning God, Blasphemy against the Prophet Muhammad and his companions sabb al - rasul, sabb al - sahabah
with the common law offences of blasphemy and blasphemous libel. All English common law offences were received into New Zealand law in 1840. In 1893
Blasphemy Day, also known as International Blasphemy Day or International Blasphemy Rights Day, educates individuals and groups about blasphemy laws and
justification for punishing blasphemy The punishments are among the harshest in the world. Afghanistan uses its law against blasphemy to persecute religious
The blasphemy law in Egypt penalizes: whoever exploits and uses the religion in advocating and propagating by talk or in writing, or by any other method

Jehlum in March, 2013, himself became the target of the strict anti - blasphemy law Naz an employee of the District Municipal Administration, Jehlum as
Egyptian laws and Napoleonic codes. Islamic legal principles are applied in all courts - not just in Sharia courts. Under Sharia, blasphemy is an instance
The Blasphemy Act 1697 9 Will 3 c 35 was an Act of the Parliament of England. It made it an offence for any person, educated in or having made profession
punish blasphemy The Constitution provides a Customary secular system and a system that incorporates Sharia. The Customary system prohibits blasphemy by
Republic of Algeria prohibits blasphemy against Islam by using legislation rather than by using Sharia. The penalty for blasphemy may be years of imprisonment
UAE has Islam as its official religion, and the federation regards blasphemy as a very serious matter. The UAE uses the school system as well as censorship
Jordanians are Sunni Muslims. The kingdom prevents blasphemy against any religion by education, by laws and by policies that discourage non - conformity.
occupation. The penal code discourages blasphemy by a section that forbids hurting religious sentiments. Other laws permit the government to confiscate
sentenced to death for blasphemy and would have been the first person in Pakistan to be executed for blasphemy under the current law Aasiya Noreen was born
Sex, Sin, and Blasphemy A Guide to America s Censorship Wars is a non - fiction book by lawyer and civil libertarian Marjorie Heins that is about freedom

Malaysia curbs blasphemy and any insult to religion or to the religious by rigorous control of what people in that country can say or do. Government - funded
the Quran by burning - a crime punishable by death under Pakistan s blasphemy law She is a member of Pakistan s Christian minority. Two weeks after her
blaspheme, and argues against The Crime of Blasphemy which advocated the abolition of Britain s blasphemy laws without replacement Webster notes that
Whitehouse v Lemon is a 1977 court case involving the blasphemy law in the United Kingdom. James Kirkup s poem The Love that Dares to Speak its Name was
included the offence of blasphemous libel but omitted blasphemy The common law offences of blasphemy and blasphemous libel were abolished in England and
power and massive protests in opposition to any change to Pakistan s blasphemy law The party came into existence, and subsequently rose to fame, after
is the first Pakistani couple who has been given death sentence in blasphemy laws According to Shafqat Emmanuel and Shagufta Kausar, the complainants

Whitehouse v Lemon

James Kirkups poem The Love that Dares to Speak its Name was published in the 3 June 1976 issue of Gay News. The poem, written from the viewpoint of a Roman ...