The Muslim Times Collecting Every Thing Useful about Free Speech

Epigraph:

The Quranic challenge and freedom: And if you are in doubt as to what We have sent down to Our servant, then produce a Chapter like it, and call upon your helpers besides Allah, if you are truthful. (Al Quran 2:24)

Without freedom of thought there can be no such thing as wisdom & no such thing as publick liberty without freedom of speech, Benjamin Franklin, 1722. For TMT collection on Free Speech, click here

Without freedom of thought there can be no such thing as wisdom & no such thing as publick liberty without freedom of speech, Benjamin Franklin, 1722. For TMT collection on Free Speech, click here


Bangladesh blogger Ananta Bijoy Das hacked to death

Source: BBC A secular blogger in Bangladesh has been hacked to death in north-eastern Bangladesh in the third such deadly attack since the start of the year, police say. Ananta…

Speech Should Inspire Peace–not Hate

Source: Patheos By Saima Sheikh Recently, American Freedom Defense Initiative or AFDI, which is co founded by Pamela Geller, hosted a cartoon drawing contest of Prophet Muhammad of Islam in Garland,…

The Muslim Times Building its Portfolio on Free Speech and its Limitations

Epigraph: Allah likes not the uttering of unseemly speech in public, except on the part of one who is being wronged. Indeed, Allah is All-Hearing, All-Knowing. (Al Quran 4:149)  …

Free Speech vs. Hate Speech

Source; New York Times By The Editorial Board There is no question that images ridiculing religion, however offensive they may be to believers, qualify as protected free speech in the…

What Pamela Geller Advocates Is Not Free Speech

Source: Time By Qasim Rashid is an attorney, author of EXTREMIST, and national spokesperson for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA. There’s an important history behind America’s free speech laws to which…

On Public Transport: Support Free Speech, Not Hate Speech

Source: Huffington Post By Rabbi Marc Schneier; President, Foundation for Ethnic Understanding I am a strong supporter of the right to free speech guaranteed in the First Amendment to the…

The Muslim Times Condemns Killing of Another Secular Blogger in Bangladesh

Washiqur Rahman: Another secular blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh (CNN) When American writer Avijit Roy was hacked to death on a Dhaka, Bangladesh, street in full view of horrified…

Death sentence for blasphemer

Dawn: LAHORE: A sessions court on Friday awarded death penalty to a man for blasphemy and acquitted another giving him the benefit of the doubt. Mughalpura police had registered a…

Freedom of Speech: A Core Islamic Value!

Epigraph: And if you are in doubt as to what We (Allah) have sent down to Our servant (Muhammad), then produce a Chapter like it, and call upon your helpers…

The Muslim Times Leading the Discussion on Free Speech

Epigraph: The hypocrites say, “If we return to Medina, the one most honorable will surely drive out therefrom the one most ‘mean’ (Muhammad);” while true honor belongs to Allah and to…

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2 replies

  1. The cartoon regarding free speech (Muslims VS Jews) was in poor taste.
    It will offend Jews as well as Jews-leaning Christians, since it is sarcastic & taunting.We will make more enemies.
    We want to be protected against hate-speech, because it is the right thing & we deserve it, & NOT because it is offered to Jews.

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