United Arab Emirates Makes New Law Protecting Religion, Censoring Free Speech

The United Arab Emirates recently enacted a new law that protects people against discrimination based on their religion, race, ethnic origin, religious creed and doctrine, and caste or social class.

In accordance with the law, UAE President Sheikh Khalifa issued a decree making it a crime to cause religious hatred or insult religions, God, prophets, apostles, places of worship, holy books and graveyards, notes The National.

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