Posts tagged "human rights"
In the News: Secularism, Nationalism, Pastafarianism, and more!

In the News: Secularism, Nationalism, Pastafarianism, and more!

A round-up of recent religion news.
In the News: Heaven, Human Rights, His Holiness, and more!

In the News: Heaven, Human Rights, His Holiness, and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
Review: Islam in Liberalism (Part 3)

Review: Islam in Liberalism (Part 3)

Najam Haider reviews Islam in Liberalism by Joseph Massad
In The News: #LoveWins, #TakeItDown, #WhoIsBurningBlackChurches

In The News: #LoveWins, #TakeItDown, #WhoIsBurningBlackChurches

A round-up of the week's religion news.
In the News: Satanism, Sacred Music, Shasta Seekers, and more!

In the News: Satanism, Sacred Music, Shasta Seekers, and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
In the News: Hip Hop, Hijabs, Hasidic Fashion, and more!

In the News: Hip Hop, Hijabs, Hasidic Fashion, and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
The Different Kinds of Hunger: Ramadan at Guantanamo

The Different Kinds of Hunger: Ramadan at Guantanamo

By Sajida Jalalzai. A hunger strike at Guantanamo during Ramadan reveals contradictions about religion, ethics, and prisoners' rights.
In The World

In The World

By Natasja Sheriff The latest news on religious freedom, at home and abroad, provides the focus of this week's In The World.
In The World

In The World

By Natasja Sheriff On breaking the deafening silence surrounding two international human rights and climate change events.

Punk Protest, Bad Video Art, and “Religious Insult”

by Irina Papkova there's an eerie similarity between the reaction of some Orthodox believers to Pussy Riot and the worldwide protests against “Innocence of Muslims.”

The Trouble With “Religious Hatred”

By Austin Dacey Opponents of hate speech laws contend that there is no evidence to suggest that the state can successfully bring about ethical behavior by the force of law. Bigotry is flourishing across Europe, for example, despite its robust hate speech laws.

A Human Right to Blaspheme?

by Austin Dacey Do you have a human right to blaspheme? Ask a philosopher and you may get two different answers.