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Lib Dem prospective parliamentary candidate Maajid Nawaz, who recently tweeted a cartoon of Jesus and the Prophet Mohammed
Prior to the start of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, it was good see an array of global authors protesting against Russia's blasphemy laws but it is important to note that the danger of blasphemy remains in Britain...
By Censoring Its Atheist Society, South Bank Student Union Is Failing to Protect Its Students' Rights
In a move beyond parody, London South Bank University's Student Union removed posters from its Atheists Society depicting a god on the grounds that they were offensive. The god in question was the Flying Spaghetti Monster, a deity invented as satire in protest against the teaching of Intelligent Design in Kansas; a god that, quite literally, nobody believes in.
Words and cartoons are incredible instruments, part wand, part weapon, and they should be free to do what they do best.
When I hear the word 'cartoon' and 'Muhammad' in the same sentence, I cringe and prepare myself for a plethora of conflict and disharmony between Muslims and the rest of the world. To the West we Muslims may come across as over-zealous, overexcited and too defensive-but this is not without reason...
On Wednesday's Newsnight, Jeremy Paxman spoke to the creator of the Jesus and Mo cartoons, the man at the centre of the Liberal
The London School of Economics has apologised to two atheist students for threatening to kick them of a freshers fair if
LSE students are taking legal advice after being told to cover up "offensive" t-shirts of Jesus and Mohammed. Members of
The issue for me is what the purpose of the meeting is meant to be. If it is just a public relations exercise then it seems pointless. If on the other hand real concerns are being debated, for example where religious hatred is manifesting itself in society and people are stirring up violence, such dialogue may help people to appreciate what is happening in their community.
Richard Dawkins has expressed outrage after an LSE student society were forced to cover-up their T-shirts which had cartoon