Atheist Republic: Twitter Warns Global Users Their Tweets Violate Pakistani Law …

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Anthony Furey, a Toronto Sun op-ed editor received an email said to be from Twitter’s legal team telling him he may have broken Pakistani laws. He was startled to learn he stood accused of insulting the Prophet Mohammad, a crime punishable by death in the Islamic Republic. Twitter confirmed the correspondence was true. Fure’s offence was to post cartoons of the prophet several years ago. Other two prominent users Saudi-Canadian activist Ensaf Haidar and Imam Mohammad Tawhidi, a Muslim scholar from Australia who was born in Iran publicly complain about receiving a message linked to Pakistan. Pakistan had previously threatened to block Twitter if the company did not remove content its government found offensive.

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Atheist Republic

What are some religion related news that need to get more coverage?

CA Dimple Bakshi

But they aren't staying in Pakistan so how does it matter

William Lansford

I hope this doesn't break Pakistani law but…fuck you Pakistan.

Anime Lover

Dear Twitter,
Not every country is a shithole like Pakistan.

Godless Heathen

Facebook has sent me notifications that I was breaking Pakistan law and that my page 'Another Godless Atheist' had been restricted from view in Pakistan

Timothy Mostad

Islam is for idiots, all religions are, but only Islam promotes murder. Fuck Muhammed and burn the Koran.

Kain Gray

Hell yeah, fuck Pakistan and fuck their Sharia Laws. Their laws, Islamic laws, and their Mohommad can go suck a wiggling donkey dick.

Raja Daniyal

Well Done Twitter 🙂 Long Live PAKISTAN

Light_n_Fluffy

Twitter should also send out violation notices to people who say they don't put milk in their tea or when they spell words like flavour and labour wrong. They're offensive to British sensibilities.

Facts R. Demonstrable

mohammad is not a prophet, he's a pedophile.

DL Weston

When are these people going to grow up? "Insulting" the prophet? Who TF cares? If THAT is some horrible crime, you need to take a good, hard look at yourself and your "belief" system. Idiots.

P.J. Lowry

I agree, in order to violate the law, you have to reside or be in Pakistan. I also agree that I'd frame the letter and hang it with pride…

Corey Mondello

Both Twitter and Facebook are evil!