Tuesday 21 February 2017

Buttering up the Islamic states

Published 09/02/2010 | 05:00

IN JULY 2009, the Dail passed the amended Blasphemy Act, which curtailed the freedom of speech. It came into operation on January 1, 2010.

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This law appalled many people, including religious people.

The arch non-believer, Professor Richard Dawkins, described it as a "wretched, backward, uncivilised regression to the middle ages".

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