Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 October 2011

480 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199812288

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How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes are Choking Freedom Worldwide

Paul Marshall and Nina Shea

  • The first world survey of the range and effects of blasphemy and apostasy charges
  • Foreword by the late Abdurrahman Wahid, former President of Indonesia and head of Nahdlatul Ulama, the world's largest Muslim organization, as well as short chapters on religious freedom within Islam by noted scholars Nasr Hamid Abu-Zayd and Abdullah Saeed
  • Multiple detailed case studies of Muslims and others who have faced blasphemy charges