Tags: Freedom of Expression

Rushdie gathering

Event to mark 30th anniversary of fatwa against Salman Rushdie

Posted: Fri, 08 Feb 2019

An event to commemorate the women who defended the right to publish The Satanic Verses is to be held in London next Thursday. Read More »

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Pakistani court upholds blasphemy acquittal in death row case

Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2019

Pakistan's top court has upheld its decision to acquit Asia Bibi, who spent eight years on death row on blasphemy charges. Read More »

Campaign to repeal Ireland’s blasphemy law launched

Campaign to repeal Ireland’s blasphemy law launched

Posted: Wed, 26 Sep 2018

The NSS has backed a campaign to repeal Ireland's blasphemy law which is being launched on Sunday, ahead of a referendum on the subject. Read More »

NSS condemns Spain’s blasphemy laws after actor detained

NSS condemns Spain’s blasphemy laws after actor detained

Posted: Thu, 13 Sep 2018

The NSS has called for Spain to abolish its blasphemy laws following the detainment of an actor accused of offending religious sentiment. Read More »