We don’t have this sort of thing in the enlightened West. In the enlightened West, no one will arrest you for writing something negative about Muhammad. They’ll just smear you as a racist and a bigot and threaten to kill you. The West is thus much more enlightened than Bangladesh. “Bangladesh arrest warrant over “˜blasphemous” book,” from AFP, June 5 (thanks to the Religion of Peace):
DHAKA: A Bangladeshi court has issued an arrest warrant for the writer of a 2003 novel that allegedly contains insulting remarks against the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH), a lawyer said Tuesday.
The court in Dhaka issued the order in response to a petition from a Muslim activist accusing author Salam Azad of hurting religious sentiment in his banned book “Bhanga Math” (“Broken Temple”).
“We told the court that the book contained slanderous remarks against the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) and Islam. The judge accepted the petition and issued a warrant of arrest,” the petitioner’s lawyer Ekhlas Uddin told AFP….
Azad, 48, said the book, published in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata, was banned for blasphemy by the Bangladeshi government in 2004.
The book is alleged to contain insulting remarks about the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) and the Quran….