Moscow and Brazil courts outlaw anti-Islam hate film

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    Islamophobia Watch - Documenting anti Muslim bigotry - Moscow court outlaws anti-Islam*film

    The case against the controversial film was brought by a Brazilian Muslim group, the National Islamic Union, against Google Inc, the owner of YouTube, for posting on the internet a film it said was offensive and a violation of the constitutional right to freedom of religion. In his decision, Judge Gilson Delgado Miranda said the case juxtaposed freedom of expression and the need to protect individuals or groups of people from action that might incite religious discrimination. Miranda concluded that banning something illegal should not "offend" freedom of thought and expression, according to the ruling posted online by Estado de S. Paulo newspaper.

    Brazilian court orders YouTube to remove anti-Islam video
     
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    I am SHOCKED that you support the squelching of free speech.

    Of course, Moscow and Brazil aren't covered by the American Constitution and its First Amendment guarantees.
     
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    And Brazil arrested a Google executive over the film too.

    Google Executive Arrested as Brazil Bans Anti-Muslim Film

    Read more: Google Executive Arrested as Brazil Bans Anti-Muslim Film | NewsFeed | TIME.com
     
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    Arresting a Google exec over it is disgraceful.
     
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    Agreed.
     
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    American values aren't extended to other countries so Moscow and Brazil have every right to make such laws.
     
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    We can still disagree with it... at least for now we can :eusa_shifty:
     
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    They have the power to do it.

    They have no Constitutional bar prohibiting them from doing it.

    The "right" to do it is a sketchier proposition.
     
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    Indeed. They unquestionably have the right under their legal system, but that doesn't ensure compliance with natural law.
     
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    I think its retarded but they can do what they want, I am surprised to see Brazil of all places buckling to the Muslims.
     

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