Skip to comments.UN-acceptable censorship: The United Nations tries to outlaw criticism of Islam
Posted on 01/14/2009 8:20:49 AM PST by Sammy67
Almost 500 years ago, on the wall of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany, Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses, characterizing as "madness" the notion that papal pardons could absolve individuals for their sins. As viewed from Rome, Luther had maligned, even defamed, the church. Luther was eventually excommunicated. His conduct ultimately led to the creation of a Protestant Church in Germany and a Reformation throughout Europe.
It is difficult to believe that in the 21st century anyone would seriously propose that conduct such as Luther's should be deemed illegal. But a few weeks ago, the General Assembly of the United Nations took a giant step in that direction. It adopted - for the fourth straight year - a resolution prepared by the 57-nation Organization of the Islamic Conference calling upon all UN nations to adopt legislation banning the "defamation" of religion. Spurred by the Danish cartoons of 2005, some of which portrayed the Prophet Muhammed in a manner deemed offensive by the OIC, the resolution was opposed by the United States, most European nations, Japan, India and a number of other nations.
Nonetheless, it has now been adopted.
From an American perspective, the resolution so plainly violates the First Amendment that it is
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Kiss my hairy butt, UN.
The U.N. exists to fleece the USofA.
There. That's better.
The UN is Fifth Column Headquarters, no?
We marry off our ten year old girls - How dare you criticize us!
Off with your heads!!
Where are all of the “artists” who challenge Christianity?
Wonder why they don’t do the same with islam? (small i)
OK. So we should use how these OIC nations treat and regard other world religions as the basis of the definition of "defamation" then, right?
Our country should place the idea of belonging to the UN....on a ballot. Let the people decide for a change. Novel idea huh?
The UN and Islam should eat pork and be no more, cease to exist, drop off, drown, expire, finish, give up the ghost, go the way of all flesh, kick the bucket, perish, relinquish life, succumb, suffocate, get off my planet!
“Nonetheless, it has now been adopted. “
Did the useless fools who represent us there vote for this?
US out of the UN
UN out of the US
the resolution was opposed by the United States, most European nations, Japan, India and a number of other nations.
.....where is raging Islamic man????????
The U.N. should not be housed nor paid for in any way by the U.S.A.
They are a group opposed to the United States and should be removed from their comfort.
Let another nation support these monstrous idiots.
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