Over the past decade several actors on the UN scene have been passing resolutions against "Defamation of Religion." These resolutions condemn anything which offends "religious sensibilities" as racism and hate-speech. Unfortunately the resolutions provide support for blasphemy and similar laws, like the ones which have been used to brutally suppress dissent and religious minorities in Pakistan, Egypt, Iran and elsewhere.
Fri, Jul 16
New York, July 16 - The UN will mark the first 'Nelson Mandela Day' July 18 in honour of the Nobel laureate regarded as the father of the new South Africa
'This week, the UN will commemorate the first Nelson Mandela International Day, designated as the 18th of July