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Blasphemy and Freedom of Expression Blasphemy and Freedom of Expression
The tension between the right to freedom of expression and the desire among many people and countries to prohibit blasphemous or religiously hurtful speech has become a...

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Innocence of Muslims Controversy Innocence of Muslims Controversy
The West was taken by surprise when, on September 11, 2012, protesters overran the American embassy in Cairo out of anger over against an obscure YouTube video titled ...

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Religious Defamation and Freedom of Thought

September 22, 2012
Insulting a religion's prophet and sanctities as well as the most sacred values of a nation and society can never be assessed within the scope of freedom of thought. We cannot put up with denigration of Islam's prophet and finding fault with Muslims by any means. Protests in Islamic geography should certainly be held within a reasonable frame, but, western [sic] world should also stand against Islamophobia with a determined manner.

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Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has served as prime minister of Turkey since 2003, having been reelected in 2007 and 2011. Erdoğan was elected mayor of Istanbul in 1994 while representing the Islam-oriented Welfare Party (WP). He garnered popular support due...