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Atheists pay for mocking prophet

  • ANI, London
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  • Updated: Oct 06, 2012 12:13 IST

A group of atheist students were thrown out of their fresher’s fair in London because they displayed a pineapple labelled ‘Muhammad’ on their stall.

The Reading University’s Atheist, Humanist and Secularist Society (RAHS) said they wanted to celebrate free speech and promote their upcoming debate ‘Should we respect religion?’

RAHS refused to remove the fruit, citing they had labelled the pineapple after the prophet to ‘encourage discussion about blasphemy, religion, and liberty.

 

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