United Kingdom: The Crime of Blasphemy

On behalf of the International Committee for the Defence of Salman Rushdie, this report argues for the abolition of the common law offences of blasphemy and blasphemous libel in Britain. The Committee declares the law an infringement on freedom of expression and sets forth the case for the complete abolition of the law. See the full text at: crime-of-blasphemy article […]

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