Day: January 8, 2015

The Blasphemy We Need

Source: New York Times By Ross Douthat In the wake of the vicious murders at the offices of the satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo today, let me offer three tentative premises about blasphemy in a free society. 1) The right to blaspheme (and otherwise give offense) is essential to the […]

Paris Massacare: Is Islam to Blame for the shooting

Nicholas Kristof JAN. 7, 2015, NYTimes The French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo skewers people of all faiths and backgrounds. One cartoon showed rolls of toilet paper marked “Bible,” “Torah” and “Quran,” and the explanation: “In the toilet, all religions.” Yet when masked gunmen stormed Charlie Hebdo’s offices in Paris on […]

How the Prophet Muhammad Dealt with Insults – Muslims who respond to the likes of “Charlie Hebdo” with violence need to consult the Qu’ran

By Harris Zafar Wednesday’s brazen attack in the offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo has left many people the world over shocked, saddened, and even infuriated. As the smoke cleared and we learned that 12 people were killed at the hands of three individuals wearing commando uniforms who brandished automatic weapons […]

Charlie Hebdo journalists ‘provoked’ their own slaughter with ‘disgusting record’, says American Catholic group

Source: Dated: 08.01.15 An American group that claims to represent the interests of US Catholics has criticised the French magazine where 12 people were killed yesterday, arguing that the victims “provoked” their own slaughter. In a statement released yesterday headlined “Muslims are right to be angry”, Bill Donohue, the […]