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Egyptian man sentenced to 3 years in jail for blasphemy

Egyptian man sentenced to 3 years in jail for blasphemy | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

As you might recall, in late August I wrote that Egyptian police had arrested 23-year-old Ayman Yusef Mansur for "insulting Islam" in postings on his Facebook wall. Last week, the case came to an unfortunate close when a court convincted and sentenced Mansur to three years in prison, with hard labor, according to the news outlet Agence France-Presse (AFP).

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Human Rights: Religion vs. secularism

Human Rights: Religion vs. secularism | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

"Rabbi Alana Suskin recently posted an article on Huffington Post titled, “Why Religion Is Better Than Secular Ethics for Human Rights.” I attempted to post a comment on this article to address some of the claims made by Rabbi Suskin, but because Huffington Post has a horrible moderator system which only posts about half my comments and this one wasn't it apparently. So I have extended the comment to an article."

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