God save us from religion

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Woman Forced To Move Seat On El Al Flight For Religious Man

An ultra-orthodox religious man objected to being allocated a seat next to a woman on an El Al flight.

The airline removed an 81-year-old woman passenger from her seat to make room for an ultra-orthadox Hasidic man. Renee Rabinowitz reluctantly gave up her seat so that the flight from Newark to Tel Aviv would depart on time but says she plans to sue the airline.

Read more at yournewswire.com


Saudi Arabia sentences a man to 10 years in prison and 2,000 lashes for expressing his atheism on Twitter

The report carried in Al-Watan says the 28-year-old man admitted to being an atheist and refused to repent, saying that what he wrote reflected his own beliefs and that he had the right to express them. The report did not name the man.

It added that ‘religious police’ in charge of monitoring social networks found more than 600 tweets denying the existence of God, ridiculing the Quranic verses, accusing all prophets of lies and saying their teaching fuelled hostilities. The court also fined him 20,000 riyals – or, just short of £4,000

In 2014 the oil-rich kingdom, under the late Saudi King Abdullah, introduced a series of new laws which defined atheists as terrorists, according to a report released from Human Rights Watch.

Read more at www.independent.co.uk

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