Chapter IV: The Theology on Apostasy

In order to understand Islamic doctrinal basis for the opposition and intolerant attitude to apostates from Islam, it is essential to examine Islamic scripture, doctrine and theological opinion; in order to understand where the justification for persecution – and in extreme cases death – originates from. This chapter aims to present the relevant verses pertaining … More Chapter IV: The Theology on Apostasy

Thesis Chapter I: Literature Review

                               Yet we are free to declare, and do declare, that the rights [to religious freedom] hereby asserted are of the natural rights of mankind and that if any act shall be hereafter passed to repeal [an act granting those religious rights]; or to narrow its operation, such act shall be an      infringement of natural … More Thesis Chapter I: Literature Review

Masters Thesis Challenging the ‘Freedom of Religion’ Concept with regards to the Apostasy Question in Britain.

Much of my inactive blog platform is due to the year long slog of putting this Masters dissertation together, for the purpose of finalising my university degree. Given that I had the freedom to highlight any topic within the field of international relations and granted 15,000 words to do so; naturally it was my opportunity … More Masters Thesis Challenging the ‘Freedom of Religion’ Concept with regards to the Apostasy Question in Britain.

Rescuing ex-Muslims: Leaving Islam

This latest Vice news clip which briefly documents the lives of ex-Muslims from Northern England (Dad) to Izmir, Turkey is hopefully and finally getting the vital message across that those who choose to leave Islam are almost always in danger of potentially losing their lives. The mini documentary is self-explanatory, nor does it highlight anything … More Rescuing ex-Muslims: Leaving Islam