Archive | May 29, 2012

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Preview ChangesThe McDonald’s Toy Story

By Walid Shoebat The people of Saudi Arabia are furious with the McDonald’s fast food chain for a toy which they say desecrates the name of Muhammed, the prophet of Islam. They are demanding retribution. According to the Arabic news website, Kermalkom.com, “[the McDonald’s fast food restaurant] abused the Prophet Muhammad by placing his name at the base of a […]

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UN: Pakistan judges pressured to use blasphemy law

By REBECCA SANTANA Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) – Pakistani judges are often pressured to convict people accused under the country’s blasphemy laws that call for the death penalty for anyone insulting Islam, a special U.N. representative said Tuesday. Gabriela Knaul, the U.N.’s Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, told a news […]

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