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Does Islam need Freedom of Speech?
Idries de Vries The current outrage all over the Muslim world, sparked by the awful vilification of Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him) in the movie “Innocence of Muslims”, has been carefully framed by the United [...]
Freedom of Speech: An Islamic Perspective
Umm Ibtihal No Muslim can ever bear the insult of the beloved Prophet of Islam (saw). It is therefore hardly surprising that the recent film attacking the honour of the Prophet (saw) has drawn escalating outrage [...]
Hamza Kashgari and the divide over ‘free speech’
Dr. Abdul Wahid – Why you won’t see Muslims adopting the ‘right’ to insult Prophets The case of Hamza Kashgari is one that I think most people in the West simply don’t understand. Even those who [...]
The Irvine 11 and Criminalising Criticism of Israel: America’s Illusion of “Free Speech” Shattered
On February 8, 2010 the Israeli Ambassador to the US, Michael Oren, was invited to the University of California Irvine by the UCI Law School and the Political Science Department to give a public address. During [...]
Super-injunctions: Defining the limits of free speech
The term ‘free speech’ has always been a misnomer, since no society ever gives a person an absolute right to say whatever they want. In the UK, for example, libel laws exist to protect people from [...]