Tag: expression

Washington Post: Jamal Khashoggi Last Piece Cried for Freedom of Speech

I received this column from Jamal Khashoggi’s translator and assistant the day after Jamal was reported missing in Istanbul. The Post held off publishing it because we hoped Jamal would come back to us so that he and I could edit it together. Now I have to accept: That is not going to happen. This is the last piece of his I will edit for The Post. This column perfectly captures his commitment and passion for freedom in the Arab world…MORE: .washingtonpost.com

Defaming Prophet Muhammad not freedom of expression: top rights court

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) judges. PHOTO: AFPThe European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled against defamation of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and said such activities exceed the permissible limits of freedom of expression, Anadolu Agency reported on Thursday. Upholding a lower court’s decision, the ECHR said that defaming Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) “goes beyond the permissible limits of an objective debate” and “could stir up prejudice and put at risk religious peace”…MORE: EXPRESTRIBUNE

Islam Democracy and Freedom

The real source of democracy and freedom of expression is Islam No matter from which line of thought, religion, or nation people may come from, one of the most important requests of all people in our day is freedom. People…