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By Raif Badawi

ISBN-10: 1771642106

ISBN-13: 9781771642101

Raif Badawi, a Saudi Arabian blogger, shared his options on politics, faith, and liberalism on-line. He used to be sentenced to 1,000 lashes, ten years in legal, and an outstanding of one million Saudi Riyal, over 1 / 4 of one million U.S. money. This politically topical polemic gathers jointly Badawi’s pivotal texts. He expresses his evaluations on lifestyles in an autocratic-Islamic nation less than the Sharia and his belief of freedom of expression, human and civil rights, tolerance and the mandatory separation of kingdom and faith.

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A homeland is for everyone, without marginalization: a nation for its entire people, with all of their 33 34 10 0 0 L a s h e s beliefs and intellectual characteristics. Only through the establishment of this theory of one nation can everyone have the right to celebrate belonging to this land, to this geographical location, and to this soil. That’s why we Saudis have the right to celebrate a national day, because we’re not only celebrating our nation but also celebrating ourselves, for ourselves.

Observers of the Arab society easily identify the problem: the society is whimpering under the pressure of theocratic regimes that only tolerate murmurs of obedience from their people in response to their religious scholars. Without a doubt, this society has mastered the art of religious allegiance to the clergy. The scholars’ fatwas1 and their explanations of what a religion means, are considered the absolute truth; they are considered holy. If a freethinker dares to embark on a journey on the seas of the holy and forbidden, they are faced with hundreds of fatwas released by the clergy.

We in Saudi Arabia refuse to build churches altogether. What do you think we would do if those who wanted to build such houses of worship were the same people who stormed our lands? September 11 is a clear attack on the lands of a nation; the American nation as a whole was attacked. No to Building a Mosque in New York City Shouldn’t we ask ourselves how come the United States allows Islamic missionaries to be active in its lands; and how come we never allow any missionaries to work in the lands of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia?

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