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Blasphemy law in Malaysia Malaysia prevents insult to religion and to the religious by education, by restrictions upon the broadcasting and publishing media, and by the legal system.
Some states in the Malaysian federation operate Sharia courts to protect Islam, and, when Sharia is not applicable, the Malaysian Penal Code provides penalties for offenses against religion. Vilification of Malta's religion made the vilifier liable to imprisonment for a term from one to six months.
By Articlevilification of any cult "tolerated by law" made the vilifier liable to imprisonment for a term from one to three months.
Article bb imposes liability upon anyone who, "even though in a state of intoxication, publicly utters any obscene or indecent words, or makes obscene acts or gestures, or in any other manner not otherwise provided for in this Code, offends against public morality, propriety or decency".
In respect of the contravention under article bbwhere the act consists in uttering blasphemous words or expressions, the minimum punishment to be awarded shall in no case be less than a fine amenda of eleven euro and sixty-five cents Incriminal procedures were initiated against people for blaspheming in public.
Articleparagraph 1 of the criminal code indicates, "Every Muslim guilty of the crime of apostasy, either by word or by action of apparent or obvious, will be invited to repent within three days. Injuring or defiling place of worship, with intent to insult the religion of any class. Deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs.
Trespassing on burial - places, etc. Uttering words, etc; with deliberate intent to wound religious feelings. Section and A carry a maximum penalty of two years imprisonment, a fine, or both, and sectionsand a maximum of one year imprisonment, a fine, or both.
Section A was added to the Penal code by a legislative amendment in and was intended to protect religious minorities. It was a response to a perceived need to prohibit incitement against Muslim minorities by Hindu nationalists in India, but is now used in Myanmar to protect Buddhist nationalists against prosecution for incitement against Muslim minorities!
They were arrested in December and sentenced in March to two and a half years of hard labour after posting a psychedelic image of the Buddha wearing headphones to promote their bar on the internet.
Such images are common in neighbouring Thailand where they do not cause offence. Despite an immediate deletion of the image and an apology and the perceived insult being neither deliberate nor malicious, the court appeared to respond to pressure from the ultra Buddhist Ma Ba Tha organisation led by Buddhist monk U Wirathu.
The excessive convictions by the court, six months more than the maximum allowed by the law, arguably contribute to the ongoing privilege of Buddhism above other religions. The arrest of Htin Lin Oo followed.
A writer and former National League for Democracy information officer, Htin Lin Oo was sentenced in June to two years of hard labour for violating section A. The charge resulted from a speech in which he accused several prominent Buddhist organisations of extreme nationalism with particularly reference to U Wirathu, who has been accused of hate speech and incitement of violence against Muslims by international observers many times since anti-Rohingya violence erupted in In his novel Nader tot U "Nearer to Thee"Reve describes the narrator's sexual intercourse with God, who is incarnated in a donkey.
The court of first instance convicted Reve. In Aprilan appeal court quashed the conviction. The decision followed a high court ruling in which a man who had put up a poster that read "stop the tumour that is Islam" was found not guilty of insulting a group of people on the grounds of their religion.(Law) law Also called: blasphemous libel the crime committed if a person insults, offends, or vilifies the deity, Christ, or the Christian religion.
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Blasphemy law in Iran. Iran is a constitutional, Islamic theocracy. Its official religion is the doctrine of the Twelver Jaafari School. Iran's law against blasphemy derives from Sharia.
Blasphemers are usually charged with "spreading corruption on earth", or mofsed-e-filarz, which can also be applied to.