Category Archive: Religious Barbarism

Jul 27 2014

Ibrahim Finally Out of Sudan

Meriam Ibrahim, the Christian woman initially sentenced to death in the Sudan for apostasy, has finally left that barbaric country and is headed to the United States. But she went first to Italy, where she got an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican.

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Jul 20 2014

Lawsuit Dropped Against Mariam Ibrahim

So another twist and turn, and a positive one, in the saga of Mariam Ibrahim. The lawsuit filed by her family has apparently been dropped, which may pave the way for her finally to be able to leave Sudan and come to the United States. Gee, I wonder if those anti-immigration Christian righters will complain …

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Jul 10 2014

Badawi Lawyer Gets 15 Years in Prison

Waleed Abulkhair, the Saudi human rights activist who was Raif Badawi’s attorney in his blasphemy trial, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in that country for “inciting public opinion against the government” and “insulting the country’s leaders and judiciary.”

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Jul 09 2014

Nigerian Atheist Now Getting Death Threats

Mubarak Bala, the Nigerian man who was committed to a mental hospital by his Muslim family for being an atheist, is now freed. It happened almost by accident, as he was freed due to a strike at the hospital. But now, of course, he’s getting death threats and is in hiding from Muslim thugs who …

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Jul 07 2014

Totalitarian…You Keep Using That Word…

Wallace Henley has a column at the Christian Post where he bizarrely calls efforts by the Obama administration to push countries around the world to stop imprisoning and killing gay people “totalitarian.” He keeps using that word…I know it doesn’t mean what he thinks it means.

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Jul 06 2014

Klingenschmitt: Jesus Will Overrule Courts, Send Them to Hell

Gordon Klingenschmitt is upset that the courts keep ruling in favor of LGBT equality, but he’s able to make himself feel better by thinking about how Jesus is going to “overrule the courts” and them all to hell to roast in torment for all eternity. You have to be a pretty sick human being to …

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Jul 02 2014

Another Horrific ‘Honor’ Killing in Pakistan

The utter barbarism in Pakistan continues. A young woman and her new husband were hacked to pieces by her family because they didn’t approve of the marriage. They lured them back by telling them that they had accepted their marriage, then killed them both.

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Jun 29 2014

Why Meriam Ibrahim Was Arrested Again

A day after being freed from a death sentence for daring not to be Muslim, Meriam Ibrahim was rearrested by the government of Sudan as she attempted to leave the country. Details are now emerging on why that happened and it’s even more absurd than you might imagine.

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Jun 27 2014

Did Saudi Arabia Hurt Themselves?

You’ve probably seen stories about the Saudi Arabian delegation trying to quash the statement of a CFI representative about the Raif Badawi prosecution and brutal punishment for being an atheist. My friend Michael De Dora, CFI’s director of public policy, says they only hurt themselves with their behavior:

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Jun 26 2014

Lively Goes Full Muslim Fundamentalist

During the Iranian hostage crisis and in many protests since then, Islamic fundamentalists have taken great glee in declaring the United States to the the Great Satan. Deranged anti-gay bigot Scott Lively now joins them, and his reason is because Obama dares to support human rights for gay people.

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Jun 25 2014

Saudi Arabia Tries to Censor Criticism in UN Human Rights Council

Monday morning, a representative of the Center for Inquiry was speaking at a meeting of the United Nations Council on Human Rights and was criticizing Saudi Arabia for its barbaric treatment of those accused of “blasphemy,” especially Raif Badawi. The Saudi representative tried three times to prevent her from speaking.

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Jun 24 2014

Ibrahim Re-Arrested

Ugh. Before she could get out of the country, Meriam Ibrahim was re-arrested by the Sudanese government: A mother who was freed from death row for refusing to renounce Christianity has been re-arrested just one day later while trying to leave Sudan, her lawyer told NBC News on Tuesday. Meriam Ibrahim, 27, was “very happy” …

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Jun 24 2014

Meriam Ibrahim Freed by Sudanese Appeals Court

In a huge victory for human rights, Meriam Ibrahim, the Christian women in the Sudan that was sentenced to death for apostasy, has been released from prison after an appeals court overturned her conviction on those hideous charges. Now she has to get the hell out of that country.

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Jun 16 2014

Saudi ‘Justice’ Minister Defends Fascist Laws

Mohammed Al-Eissa is the Saudi Arabian “Justice Minister,” which is a lot like giving Charlie Sheen the title of Sobriety Minister. In a talk to an unnamed lawyers group in Washington, DC, Al-Eissa made a pathetic attempt to defend that country’s barbaric laws.

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Jun 13 2014

OK Candidate: Gay People Should Be Stoned To Death

You may remember the city of Moore, Oklahoma as the site of those terrible tornadoes in 2013 that did horrific damage. Add another disaster to the list, a local candidate for state office who says that gay people should be stoned to death like it says in the Bible.

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