Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 18-Aug-2018 to 24-Aug-2018.
On March 6, I wrote a letter to Prime Minister Harper, Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson, and my MP, Gordon O’Connor. Today, I received the following response: Thank you for your email of March 6, 2015, regarding the case of Mr. Raif Badawi in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Office … Continue reading
Yesterday, CTV News announced, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has publicly denounced the flogging of a Saudi blogger, calling for clemency in the case. In his statement Baird says “Canada is deeply concerned by the public flogging of Raif Badawi. This punishment is a violation of human dignity and freedom … Continue reading
Not many people know that Canada has a blasphemy law, but thanks to Centre For Inquiry Canada (CFIC), Canadians are finding out that Section 296 of the Criminal Code says (1) Every one who publishes a blasphemous libel is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a … Continue reading