Defamation of "Religion" is now a Human Rights Violation

A United Nations forum on Thursday passed a resolution condemning "defamation of religion" as a human rights violation, despite wide concerns that it could be used to justify curbs on free speech in Muslim countries.

The U.N. Human Rights Council adopted the non-binding text, proposed by Pakistan on behalf of Islamic states, with a vote of 23 states in favor and 11 against, with 13 abstentions.

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Comment by Rev. Tom Hicks, D.D. on March 27, 2009 at 9:54pm
Where's the link to this? I must read this.
Comment by AtypicalAtheist on March 27, 2009 at 9:55pm
Fortunately it's just a non-binding resolution. In effect it has no legal relevance.
Comment by MJ on March 27, 2009 at 9:59pm
Comment by Johnny on March 27, 2009 at 10:04pm
There is a more link there Pops.

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