...And earlier this month a top official of the 57-nation Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) said the body would be focusing on getting agreement on criminalizing denigration of religion in coming talks with Western countries....
Religions should be special cases with symbols or organisations with a different standard when it comes to criticism.
The simple facts are:
Religion = superstition
Theology = mythology
Blashpemy = satire.
Respect cannot be demanded or legislated for, it has to be earned. What needs to be defended by law is freedoms of speech and expression.
Religion is divisive and more trouble than its worth.