“No Saudi women will go to hell, because it’s impossible to go there twice.” Saudi writer faces charge of blasphemy after tweets about Muhammad

Thankfully there is at least one, rather was at least one, rational voice in the KSA.

From WAPO:

By David Keyes, Published: February 9

David Keyes is executive director of the New York-based organization Advancing Human Rights and co-founder of CyberDissidents.org. His e-mail address is [email protected].

Saudi journalist Hamza Kashgari was detained in Malaysia on Wednesday night and is likely to be extradited soon to Saudi Arabia, where he will be tried for blaspheming religion. Kashgari, 23, had fled the kingdom Monday after he received thousands of death threats. His crime? He posted on Twitter a series of mock conversations between himself and the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

“On your birthday I find you in front of me wherever I go,” he wrote in one tweet. “I love many things about you and hate others, and there are many things about you I don’t understand.”

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Canadian artist and counter-jihad and freedom of speech activist as well as devout Schrödinger's catholic

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