Posted by: becketfund | January 7, 2010

India: High Court Upholds Ban on Book on Accusations of Defamation

BOMBAY – The Bombay High Court upheld the state government’s ban on the book Islam—A concept of the Political World Invasion by author RV Bhasin, the DNA reported on January 7.  The court determined that the author’s criticism of Islam “is an aggravated form of criticism made with malicious and deliberate intention to outrage religious feelings of Muslims.”

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