Tag: Court

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

Supreme Court Rules for Christian cake Baker

Supreme Court rules for Christian cake baker but voices support for gay rights tooThe Supreme Court upheld both gay rights and religious freedom Monday with a narrowly written decision in favor of a Christian baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

 By a 7-2 vote, the court said Jack Phillips, the Colorado baker, was treated with hostility and bias by a state commission that concluded his actions violated a state anti-discrimination law. ..MORE: latimes.com

Court says Lawsuit Over NYPD Surveillance of Muslims can proceed

The lawsuit claims that surveillance of Muslim people in New Jersey discriminated against them due to their religion. It was filed by Muslim Advocates, a legal advocacy group, and later joined by the Center for Constitutional Rights, another legal organization, on behalf of several New Jersey Muslims who say they were unconstitutionally monitored by the New York Police Department.Federal appeals court says lawsuit over NYPD surveillance of Muslims can proceed…MORE:

Decline of Manhood According to Judge Lynn Toler

“Men are the protectors and maintainers of women, because God (Allaah) has given the one more (strength) than the other, and because they support them from their means. Therefore the righteous women are devoutly obedient, and guard in (the husband’s) absence what God would have them guard” ( Chapter: Women, Verse:34)