An atheist in Palestine has been sentenced to life in prison simply for his posts on facebook. I don't yet know if he was one of my "facebook friends", but given the sheer number of formerly Musilm atheists I regularly converse with on facebook, I'd say it's a good possibility.
If anyone needs convincing that Islam is a very primitive, malicious, backward, and dangerous religion, here is a excerpt from the article.
Spending your life in prison for "insulting the divine essence" on Facebook certainly seems a bit extreme, but many residents in Qalqilya, including some of Husayin's own family members, actually support the punishment. "He should be burned to death," said 35-year-old local Abdul-Latif Dahoud. Dahoud added that the execution should be held publicly as "an example to others."A "bit extreme"? I'd say it's, criminally extreme. Insanely extreme. Abso-fucking-lutely extreme! Why not just go about burning teenage girls at the stake for suspicion of witchcraft?
A truly benevolent god would not condone such an extreme overreaction to expressing rational thought. This is absolutely disgusting on a deep and powerful level.
Read the full article Switched.com ...