Category Archives: Religious Liberty

1000 Lashes For Saudi Blogger

Saudi is ‘in the dock’ says the Guardian. “The cruel and unjust sentence passed on the Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, 10 years in jail and 1,000 lashes, has been upheld by the supreme court in Riyadh. Hopes that the court might reduce or even commute the sentence, particularly as the holy fast of Ramadan begins next […]

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Scientist Fired Over Dinosaur Find

Whatever the truth of the ‘dino’ discovery and of the sacking of a scientist, both sides of the origins debate taking up their cudgels with which to beat each other into becoming the next round of fossil finds! Science Direct, gives brief news on the case, and here is an actual press release from the […]

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Sudanese Christian Has Death Penalty Quashed

“Sudan court throws out death sentence against Meriam Ibrahim, convicted of marrying Christian man” says the National Post. ABC News reported that Meriam Ibrahim was released today. Is the news reliable? The BBC appears to think so. I have been following her story and I am as pleased as must be everyone else at her release. She […]

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Sudanese Christian Jailed Mother Unshackled

Following previous posts, this is my recent reading on the Sudanese mother of two who waits the death penalty for being a Christian.  

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Warning: Graphic Content Of Woman Being Flogged

I have joined in highlighting the plight of Meriam Ibrahim in a previous post, but it is not just Meraim Ibrahim who is to be given a hundred lashes, as well as execution by hanging, it is the plight of women generally who step out of line with Sharia Law that should concern us all […]

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Pregnant Sudanese Woman To Be Executed for Becoming A Christian

The Irish Times reports on a “Pregnant Sudanese woman sentenced to death for becoming Christian.” She is also to be given 100 lashes after she has given birth to her child before being executed. It is unbelievable except that “Amnesty International has described the death sentence as “abhorrent”, and calls for the woman’s release. It […]

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US Grants Asylum To German Home Schoolers

Earlier reports on the hopes of the Romeike family escaping the injustice of the German educational system began to flounder when the Obama administration rejected their application to stay in the USA. The refusal seemed so contrary to the idea of America being the ‘Land of the Free’. But ABC News is now able to report, […]

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