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Al-Saeedi has found support from those like Ali Al-Murqri, a novelist who said the apostasy accusations have more to do with politics than religion.
After having carefully studied the case of Malala Yousafzai in detail, Sheikh Omar Bakri Muhammad would like to state that he did not find evidence proving her apostasy and therefore we do not believe she should have been targeted," he said.
Eshkevari was charged with apostasy, which is punishable by death under the Shariah law, after allegedly telling the conference that the Islamic dress code for women should be optional.
Under the apt heading, "The Apostasy of the Elites," Judis is also insightful on the once crucial role and subsequent default of the liberal foundations like Ford and Rockefeller.
Cases such as the murder of Egyptian writer Farag Fuda, the stabbing of Nobel Prize winner Naguib Mahfouz, and the infamous apostasy ruling against Egyptian professor Nasr Hamid Abu-Zaid attest to the terror tactics, perversely justified as religiously mandated, by some fundamentalists.
July 4, 2014 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese Christian woman formerly accused of apostasy is facing a new legal challenge as prosecutor at east Khartoum police station refused to drop charges filed against her for forging identification documents.
The amendment consists on lighting the version banning accusations of apostasy, Ettakatol group president Mouldi Riahi told TAP news agency.
Summary: Muslim man is facing possible death sentence after being convicted of apostasy and jailed for having written article.
Riyadh, Dec 24 ( ANI ): The editor of a Saudi Arabian website is likely to face death sentence after a judge accused him for apostasy.
The Iranian pastor who had been jailed in 2009 on apostasy charges has been freed after his charges were changed to evangelizing Mus lims and he was granted credit for time served, according to news reports.
State Department has welcomed a report that Iran has released a Christian pastor from prison after previously condemning him to death on the charge of apostasy.
Al-Atawi is the 24th to be executed this year in the Kingdom, where the crimes of drug trafficking, rape, murder, armed robbery and apostasy are punishable by death.