Posted by: becketfund | April 7, 2010

Further Reading: Human Rights Council Votes Against Religious Defamation Proposal

An article run by the Economist examines the recent Human Rights Council 20-17 ruling against a proposal by the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC), which advocated for a law that would make the defamation of religion illegal.  The OIC has been attempting to push resolutions of this kind through the General Assembly and other UN bodies since 2005.

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