A new book by controversial Muslim author and activist Irshad Manji was banned in Malaysia this week. Copies of Manji’s new book, Allah, Liberty, and Love, were confiscated from a Kuala Lumpur bookshop by the Federal Territory Islamic Affairs D…Read More »
The detention of an Egyptian human rights lawyer shortly after his arrival in Saudi Arabia last week to perform Umrah (or lesser pilgrimage) has evoked outrage and a wave of anti-Saudi protests in Egypt. The case has brought to light the deep resentme…Read More »
Following the deportation of Hamza Kashgari to Saudi Arabia where he faces the death penalty, Myriam Francois-Cerrah explores the real reason the journalist is being targetedRead More »
Legal proceedings have been filed against the four authors that read aloud from Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic verses.
Salil Tripathi explains how outdated Colonial-era legislation is being used to curtail free expression.