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Iran considering the death penalty for ‘offensive’ bloggers.

Al Jazeera’s Nazanin Sadri reports that Iran is considering a new law that would allow the death penalty for “offensive” bloggers: Under a strict interpretation of Islamic law, Individuals can be sentenced to death for two main categories of crime. The first is murder. The second is known as ‘fasad,’ which means spreading mischief or undermining [...]
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Singapore's Death Penalty Change: Life Plus Caning

US Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft (2 years ago)

Al Jazeera has an article today about the "debate" over Singapore's change two weeks ago in its mandatory death penalty law. The South China Post reports on Asia's shift against the death... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit ... Read Post

Harris Zafar: Iran's Death Penalty for Christian Pastor Violates the Quran

News : Huffington Post (3 years ago)

In Iran, Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani faces the death penalty for the "crime" of leaving Islam as a teenager and converting to Christianity. Many mistakenly believe that Islam supports this barbaric practice. Read Post

Iran Considers Death Penalty for Blogger, Family Says

News : The Lede (4 years ago)

Hossein Derakhshan, an influential Iranian-Canadian blogger who was arrested after he returned to Iran nearly two years ago, could be sentenced to death by a court in Tehran, according to his family. Read Post

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