Posted by: becketfund | May 29, 2009

Netherlands: Parliament Rejects Repeal of Blasphemy Law

AMSTERDAM – The Dutch Parliament has decided against repealing the nation’s blasphemy law, the National Secular Society reported on May 29.  This decision comes despite a high court ruling in 2009, when a man was found not guilty of blasphemy for hanging a poster that read:  “Stop the tumour that is Islam.”

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