February 14, 2012

When Blasphemy Meets Twitter

Mollie Hemingway, Get Religion

Have you heard about the plight of Hamza Kashgari? He’s a young Saudi journalist who fled his country to avoid being killed for a few things he tweeted about Muslim Prophet Muhammad. The video embedded here is of Saudi Sheikh Nasser al Omar calling on the King to enforce Islam’s death penalty for apostasy, which many Muslims believe Kashgari committed.

Kashgari fled to Malaysia to avoid being killed but Malaysia has deported back to Saudi Arabia.

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