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Canada's Hypocritical Blasphemy Law

Derek James From | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Derek James From

Most Canadians probably do not know what blasphemy is, let alone that publishing blasphemous materials is still a criminal offence in this country. But there is some irony here, because the Canadian government publicly defends the freedom to publish cartoons that mock a religious figure and looks abroad to protect religious minorities from oppression while at the same time punishing that at home.

Will Latest "Muhammad" Firebombing Cause More Self-Censorship?

Ayaan Hirsi Ali | Posted 01.07.2012 | Canada
Ayaan Hirsi Ali

The Paris offices of the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo were firebombed Wednesday, the same day the magazine released an issue caricaturing the Prophet Muhammad on its cover. This is not the first time that Charlie Hebdo's content has angered Muslims.