Monday, October 26, 2009

Islam and defamation of religions

I don't often agree with the Obama administration, but when they do something right, it deserves attention:
The Obama administration on Monday came out strongly against efforts by Islamic nations to bar the defamation of religions, saying the moves would restrict free speech. "Some claim that the best way to protect the freedom of religion is to implement so-called anti-defamation policies that would restrict freedom of expression and the freedom of religion," Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton told reporters. "I strongly disagree.
Read the rest at the Associated Press.


Ben said...

Read the fine print. The press conference, introduction and Executive summary reveal the fact that the administration is practicing al-taqeyya.

Read their recent Freedom of Opinion and expression resolution carefully!

Then refer to their submission to the Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of Complementary Standards.

Check out recent posts in the U.N. Category at for more details.

Dennis said...

Ben: Thank you for your response.

For readers who may not know, al-taqeyya is the Muslim practice of deliberately lying to deceive the infidels (non-Muslims). It goes all the way back to Muhammad himself and is considered a valid and legitimate way of dealing with infidels.

I encourage my readers to check out the link Ben posted.