موقع إخباري يهتم بفضائح و انتهاكات دولة الامارات

The UAE in line with Washington’s plans to allow contempt for God

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In a disgraceful precedent, the UAE joined an invitation led by the United States to prevent the use of anti-blasphemy laws in many countries in the Muslim world.

Blasphemy is to speak of God with contempt, or to insist on disrespect for God, an insult spoken or written against God.

The UAE is one of three Muslim-majority countries that signed a law on blasphemy and apostasy laws at the end of a ministerial-level meeting on religious freedom in Washington.

The other two countries are Albania and Kosovo.

The statement signed by the UAE noted that the laws “are often used as a pretext to justify vigilantism or mob violence in the name of religion, or as a pretext to pursue retribution related to personal grievances.”

“We see governments using such laws to wrongfully imprison and punish individuals whose views on matters of religion or belief may differ from official narratives or the views of majority populations,” it said.

“We call on governments that utilize these laws to free any individuals imprisoned on such grounds, and to repeal blasphemy, apostasy and other laws that impede the exercise of freedoms of expression and religion or belief, in a manner inconsistent with international law.”

The law continues to punish blasphemy in the UAE.

The State Department’s latest report on religious freedom, citing local newspapers, said a seven-year prison sentence in the UAE in July 2018 was issued to a man over a blasphemous message on his mobile phone.

But the report praised the United Arab Emirates, for recent actions, including the reception of Pope Francis in February on his first trip to the Arabian Peninsula.

The UAE also held a conference under the religious freedom, which a priority for US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

The joint text on blasphemy was signed by 20 countries, including the United States, Britain, Italy, and Poland.

The UAE system follows a prioritized approach to building and developing churches and temples at a time of deliberate neglect of mosques.

Observers point out that the UAE approach aims to cover up its black human rights record and the violations committed against the detainees of opinion, as well as the disasters of wars the country feeds in the Arab world.

Attacks on the structure of Emirati society have been on the increase over the past ten years as world nations make huge money on their budget to spread their culture around the world.

Since the death of Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan in 2004, the UAE has faced an intellectual invasion devouring the culture of the Gulf state, which is an extension of its neighbors culturally, intellectually, and tribally.