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Freedom of Expression and Muslim Violence

The Malta Humanist Association would like to express its disappointment over the words of Imam Mohammed El Sadi, blaming the producers of an amateur video for the deaths and violence caused by riots in several predominantly Muslim nations. Blaming the makers of the video for the violence plays down the barbarity of the reaction. It’s …

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Netherlands seeks to ban ritual slaughter without stunning

The Dutch parliament is on the point of passing a law that would end the slaughter of animals by ritual religious methods before they had been stunned or anaesthetised. Both Jewish and Muslim proponents of halal and kosher meat say that religious rules do not permit the animals to be unconscious when they are killed. …

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