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Sudan woman gets death sentence for apostasy - 15 May 2014
A Sudanese judge has sentenced a Christian woman to hang for apostasy, despite appeals by Western embassies for compassion and respect for religious freedom. The case, thought to be the first of its kind to be heard in Sudan, involves a woman whose ...

Allen West: Committing the Political Sin of Apostasy - 16 Jul 2018
Almost a week ago – last Tuesday to be exact – something happened, which is very telling about the hypocrisy of the progressive, socialist left. It truly does provide us a window into the mindset, prejudice, and true fascism of the left in America. It ...

Apostasy and the Canon Law of Islam

The Statesman - 11 Jul 2018
The word 'apostasy' means abandonment of belief or faith. A person who has rejected his religious or political beliefs is known as an 'apostate'. Islam is very envious about the blindness to its religious dogma and, accordingly, a most serious view was ...

Joel-Onowakpo: The new political bride

Vanguard - 22 Jul 2018
Among these Prophets, Prophet Joel arrogates to himself a certain exclusive difference, being the Prophet that initiated the much-needed revival of the polity after the Israelites had embarked, willingly or unwilling, on the corporate apostasy that was ...

A Letter to My Parish

Slate Magazine - 25 Jun 2018
But the catch-all method of self-excommunication is detailed in Canon 1364, which covers apostasy, heresy, and schism. In order to self-excommunicate under this canon, I would have to convert to, say, Islam or Buddhism—or as the Atheist Foundation ...

Navigating fear and loathing in 'Malaysia Baru'

Malaysiakini - 25 Jun 2018
It is my observation that 'Malaysia Baru' has provided a more active, vigorous yet confusing debate on many contemporary issues, like LGBTQ and apostasy to name a few. The fall of the feudalistic Umno regime also leaves a huge void in the Malay-Muslim ...

Mauritania cracking down on apostasy with mandatory death sentence

Mission Network News - 07 Jun 2018
Mauritania (MNN) — There will no longer be mercy for those convicted of apostasy in Mauritania. Previously, any Mauritanian who committed blasphemy or left the Muslim faith had three days to repent before they were punished. Penalties included prison ...

Film Review: 'Apostasy'

Variety - 07 Oct 2017
“Not endorsed by the Governing Body of Jehovah's Witnesses,” say the closing credits of “Apostasy,” and while you see the practical need for the caveat, it could hardly be a clearer statement of the obvious. The controversial Pittsburgh-founded church ...

Death Penalty Now Mandatory for Apostasy in Mauritania

MissionsBox - 09 Jun 2018
NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania – On 27 April 2018, The National Assembly of Mauritania passed a law that makes the death penalty mandatory for anyone convicted of “blasphemous speech” and acts deemed “sacrilegious.” Human rights experts from the UN, ...

The number of ex-Muslims in America is rising

The Economist - 15 Mar 2018
Apostasy is different from apathy, but that is also growing among Muslims. Among believers aged 55 or older, 53% say they perform all five of the mandatory daily prayers—no easy feat, considering that the first must be done before dawn. Among Muslim ...

5 times when PTI didn't consider religion a personal matter

Rabwah Times - 30 Jun 2018
He openly stated that Pervaiz Rashid's religious views were heretic and quoted Mufti Naeem's Fatwa saying that Pervaiz Rashid had committed apostasy. Chohan has been PTI's Central Deputy Information Secretary. Imran Khan removed Atif Mian from his ...

'Apostasy': Film Review | San Sebastian 2017

Hollywood Reporter - 09 Oct 2017
Blood proves thicker than (holy) water in writer-director Daniel Kokotajlo's debut Apostasy, one of the year's strongest British films. A beautifully balanced glimpse into the world of Jehovah's Witnesses set in a humdrum corner of Manchester, it ...

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