Blasphemy

12 Nov 2012
The Case: Jerry Springer & Blasphemous libelBBC television’s broadcast of Jerry Springer: The Opera in January 2005 was met with protests by...
18 May 2012
The case: The Jaipur Literature FestivalSalman Rushdie, the Booker prize-winning author of Midnight’s Children as well and The Satanic Verses, which is banned...
Photograph Andrew Dunn: Lewes Bonfire Night, procession of the Martyr's Crosses
18 May 2012
The case study: England’s last blasphemy trialBlasphemy is the act of showing contempt or speaking offensively about a deity or of persons and symbols...
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