Saudi website editor could face death for apostasy-rights group

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Nannymo wrote:

What ever happened to “Stick and Stones will break my bones but words will never hurt me?” Even kids in diapers know that. It’s terrible to live in a world where people can be killed for an opinion or just because they have hate toward something in their heart. If that’s the message of Islam, I don’t want it.

Dec 22, 2012 5:04pm EST  --  Report as abuse
jtison wrote:

Not that I adhere to this religion, or wish any harm to come to President Obama; but why isn’t Barack Obama — a former Muslim — considered an apostate? This question has piqued my curiosity for years. Now President Obama calls himself a Christian. Having converted from Islam to anything would put him in the apostasy category. Why hasn’t he got a price on his head?

Dec 22, 2012 5:50pm EST  --  Report as abuse
jimbob1 wrote:

@jtson. Cus he happens to be a citizen of a “free” country.

Dec 22, 2012 10:18pm EST  --  Report as abuse
19cashman57 wrote:

Do we need any more reason to stop importing oil from them? We need to develop what we have here, and keep it here.

Dec 22, 2012 10:56pm EST  --  Report as abuse
LesLegato wrote:

“Apostasy, the act of changing religious affiliation, carries an automatic death sentence in Saudi Arabia, along with crimes including blasphemy.”

Where are all the Far-Left defenders of Islam who routinely accuse America of “islamophobia” and Israel of “apartheid”?

And all you “watermelons” (Green on the outside, RED on the inside) and Obama lovers who are preventing us from drilling our own oil or even moving it from Canada, THIS IS WHAT YOU ARE SUPPORTING by making us do business with these saudi death merchants.

Dec 22, 2012 11:29pm EST  --  Report as abuse
JohnMyers wrote:

“The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time.” A religious system that relies on the use of deadly force to retain its adherents is antithetical to human freedom and is therefore invalid. Islam must reform its way out of the medieval mindset that would impose a death sentence for an opinion, or it has no place in the modern world.

Dec 23, 2012 9:41am EST  --  Report as abuse
Galut11 wrote:

in case there is any doubt in liberals that support the Islamic cause …in Saudi Arabia it is death to support liberal causes contrary to Islam ….just a thought to contemplate along the liberal rant

Dec 23, 2012 3:57pm EST  --  Report as abuse
ss31704 wrote:

And this is going on with an ALLY of the US. Can you imagine what is going on in an Islamist fundamental state like Iran or the Muslim Brotherhood held territories? All of this, to me, poses a clear and present danger.

Dec 23, 2012 8:47pm EST  --  Report as abuse
AtaColJT wrote:

Islam is the religion of peace and tolerance and would never kill a person for leaving the faith any more than they would kill a person for being a non-believer. Quit spreading these horrible lies about Islam.

Dec 23, 2012 8:53pm EST  --  Report as abuse
AtaColJT wrote:

We at Reuters believe in freedom of the press, not freedom of your speech. So we might let you speak but don’t count on it.

Dec 23, 2012 8:56pm EST  --  Report as abuse
artemis133 wrote:

@jtison-because he’s still muslim, and practicing taqqiya!

Dec 23, 2012 10:55pm EST  --  Report as abuse
haaggus wrote:

There’s fear and oppression in an Islamist country? I am shocked.

Dec 24, 2012 12:17am EST  --  Report as abuse
Oldsettler wrote:

Can we somehow get our congress to stop sending billions of $ to Saudi Arabia every year. There is no honest way to support this kind of government with our tax dollars. Just like sending money and the best fighter jets and more to Egypt = muslim brotherhood.

Dec 24, 2012 11:30am EST  --  Report as abuse
Marbran wrote:

“I moreover believe, that any system of religion that has anything in it that shocks the mind of a child, cannot be a true system.” – Thomas Paine

Dec 24, 2012 12:56pm EST  --  Report as abuse
shineysideup wrote:

More goodies from the Seventh Century Clan!

Dec 24, 2012 3:43pm EST  --  Report as abuse
SanPa wrote:

@jtson. There are a lot of idiots in the world. The US certainly has its share. Your query makes the point clear.

Dec 27, 2012 6:21pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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