More “offending religion”

While we wait for news from Sudan, another example of religious protectionism rears its ugly head in Turkey. There a prosecutor is seeking to press charges against the Turkish publisher of Dawkins’ The God Delusion for inciting religious hatred and assaulting “sacred values”.

The publisher could face up to a year in prison.


4 Responses to “More “offending religion””

  1. NoJags Neil says:

    Turkish secularism is dead. Moderate Islam – if it ever existed – is dead. The Wahhabis have won.

  2. marc says:

    And Jack fucking Straw wants Turkey to join the EU!

  3. [...] Or: While we wait for news from Sudan, another example of religious protectionism rears its ugly head in Turkey. There a prosecutor is seeking to press charges against the Turkish publisher of Dawkins’ The God Delusion for inciting religious hatred and assaulting “sacred values”. [...]