Death Calls for Saudi Poet and Blogger..Plz Sign Petition to save him!

 A young saudi writer, Hamza Kashgari, has fled the country for fear for his safety after receiving many death threats through the social media (twitter, youtube, facebook...etc.) Hamza is now detained by the Malaysian government after the King of Saudi Arabia requested his extradition to Saudi. We beg of you to help us with all you can to prevent his extradition to Saudi, as this may threaten his life.

The story started on Saturday, when Hamza wrote three tweets on the event of the Prophet Mohammed Birthday (considered a religious day, albeit one frowned upon by the Wahhabi establishment). 

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Anger quickly exploded on twitter with people claiming how offensive these tweets were to the prophet (insulting the prophet is crime punishable by death in islamic law) Within the same day Hamza had deleted the tweets and apologized if his tweets offended anyone, and expressed that he only meant good. The next day, with death threats mounting, Hamza issued a letter of full repentance, renouncing all his former beliefs that he was accused for. link: http://www.twitlonger.com/show/fp0ie3

After that he fled Saudi, managing to beat the warrant for his arrest by a few hours. He remained free as of my last contact but was eventually detained by Malaysian authorities. The issue has gotten public in Saudi since the beginning through many popular religious figures calling for his prosecution and more and calling for people to send telegrams to Prince Naif and Prince Salman complaining that something must be done.

Publictions in media on Hamza:

 The wall street journal story 

The beast story 

 

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Comment by Hope on February 10, 2012 at 3:02pm

Sign the petition to help save Hamza. http://bit.ly/xAa0Ol

Comment by Logicallunatic on February 13, 2012 at 2:30am

Signed with a feeling of futility. The Saudi Government are a bunch of primitive fuckwits. I hope the west gets rid of its oil fetish and cuts off all ties with this rotten theocracy... at least until their crackpot Islam is culled. 

Comment by Kemal on February 13, 2012 at 3:21pm

The Saudi government is just trying to appease its medieval-minded masses (although even medieval Muslims were more tolerant than most Saudis).

Comment by Logicallunatic on February 13, 2012 at 7:59pm

kemal. It's more than appeasement. They are literally insane.

Comment by Hope on February 14, 2012 at 6:44am

 Weeping monster in the video!!

I know they are insane! 

I deactivated my Twitter account for a while , the situation is getting serious.. They are tracking the IP adress for all Saudi atheists on Twitter..

Comment by Hope on February 15, 2012 at 6:32am

The Facebook page الشعب السعودي يريد القصاص من حمزة كاشغري ‘The Saudi People Demand Ghisas [Retribution] for Hamza Kashgari’ has 22,500 members as of now.

And the Free Hamza Kashgari page you ask? 2,500.

Facebook sees no problem with the first Facebook page though complaints have been made. It’s ‘their culture’ after all.

But a call for Ghisas under Sharia law is a call for ‘retribution’ and be assured that it doesn’t mean tweeting a poem offensive to Hamza…

Now I know there are more people that want Hamza to live not die, many of them in Saudi Arabia.

Well, let’s see it please.

Join Free Hamza Kashgari Facebook page.

Also, please sign the petition.

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