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Emor (Diaspora): Does the Torah limit Free Speech?

The penalty for blasphemy in this parasha makes this question a moot one, and positing that there have to be limits for free speech

Emor (Diaspora): Does the Torah limit Free Speech?

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Why did the son of an Egyptian man blaspheme?

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8-year-old Hindu boy indicted on blasphemy charges in Pakistan

The boy spent a week in prison before being released on bail. A furious Muslim mob then burned down a Hindu temple.

8-year-old Hindu boy indicted on blasphemy charges in Pakistan

Rahaf's Saudi family will never, ever stop coming after her

Rahaf's Saudi family will never, ever stop coming after her

Stray dogs get more of the West's attention than persecuted Christians

Stray dogs get more of the West's attention than persecuted Christians

Christian accused of blasphemy for demanding wage from Muslim

Man jailed in Pakistan for refusing to render free service based on Muslim privilege.

Christian accused of blasphemy for demanding wage from Muslim

Saudi man condemned to death for blaspheming inventor of Islam

Ahmad al-Shamri, in his 20's, loses two appeals after arrest for blasphemy; recorded denouncing Islam founder on social media.

Saudi man condemned to death for blaspheming inventor of Islam

British Muslim killed for using amulets

Elderly British Imam murdered for his use of amulets to heal sick people.

British Muslim killed for using amulets

Pakistan court sentences man to death, unsure why

Christian blackmailed over blasphemy, court banned from hearing recording, sentences him - and blackmailers, who held the tape - to death.

Pakistan: Christian sentenced to death without hearing evidence

Blasphemy charge for activist over Koran comments

Prominent activist and professor could face jail time for noting Kuwaiti constitution has legal precedence.

Kuwait: 'Blasphemy' charge for activist over Koran comments

Islam against Islam: Blasphemy Laws in Egypt

 Islam against Islam: Blasphemy Laws in Egypt

Famous Turkish pianist cleared of 'blasphemy'

Turkish Supreme Court drops jail time for composer over quoting an ancient poet on Twitter, saying it 'believes' Turkey is 'modern.'

World famous Turkish pianist cleared of 'blasphemy' charges

Egypt: Christian Children Arrested

Two Coptic Christian children, aged 10 and 9, arrested after being accused of tearing up pages of the Koran.

Egypt: Christian Children Arrested for 'Insulting Religion'

Iranian Foundation Increases Bounty for Rushdie

An Iranian foundation increases a bounty for the death of author Salman Rushdie, offering $3.3 million for his death.

Iranian Foundation Increases Bounty for Rushdie

Google Blocks Anti-Islam Video in Egypt, Libya

Google has confirmed that it has “temporarily” blocked access to the trailer of the anti-Muslim film in Egypt and Libya.

Google Blocks Anti-Islam Video Clip in Egypt and Libya

Mullah 'Framed' Christian Girl in Blasphemy Case

Pakistani police arrested an imam on suspicion of framing a young Christian girl, who faces a death sentence for allegedly burning Koran.

Pakistani Mullah 'Framed' Christian Girl in Blasphemy Case

Radio Host Attacked for Being 'Allah's Enemy'

A radio host has been hospitalized after being cut 15 times by an unidentified criminal, after he criticized the Prophet Mohammed, on air.

Radio Host Attacked for Being 'Allah's Enemy'

Power Ranger Sparks Outrage in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabians have expressed outrage over a McDonald's toy which they say mocks their prophet Muhammad.

Power Ranger Samurai Sparks Outrage in Saudi Arabia

Sentence Against 'Blasphemous' Christian Upheld

An Egyptian court upheld a three-year sentence against a teenage Christian student who 'mocked Islam and the Prophet Mohamed.'

Egyptian Court Upholds Sentence for 'Blasphemous' Christian

Australian Free After Saudi Lashing

Saudi Arabia has commuted the prison term of an Australian Muslim sentenced to a year in prison

Australian Free After Saudi Lashing

Kuwait: 15 Years for Blasphemy

Kuwait sentenced a controversial religious figure living in London-exile to 15 years in prison for blasphemy against one of Mohammad's wives

Kuwait: 15 Years for Exiled Shia Cleric