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Ovi Ovi
Ovi Ovi

"No one has the right to disrespect any religion or any particular group of people."
YOU ARE WRONG. THIS PETITION IS RIDICULOUS.
People can say what they want in a democracy - its called FREEDOM OF SPEECH! as you are free to believe in whatever you want so are people free to say what they want. If you want respect, show the same respect you want to others even if you don't agree!

Tobias Johansson
Tobias Johansson
  • Ovi Ovi

My guess is that the people signing this petition does not understand the importance of free speach. Or they just don´t like democracy.

Sabah Barakeh
Sabah Barakeh
  • Ovi Ovi

Im sorry but i think this is very contradictory... U say to show respect even if u dont agree, but telling people what they are doing is wrong and ridiculous isnt really respecting what u dont agree with..and what democracy are we talking about here? Because if people have the right to free speech, then others should have the right to protest and demostrate what they believe in.. Isnt all that part of 'democracy'? If they want to sign this petition that is their free choice and telling them...

Im sorry but i think this is very contradictory... U say to show respect even if u dont agree, but telling people what they are doing is wrong and ridiculous isnt really respecting what u dont agree with..and what democracy are we talking about here? Because if people have the right to free speech, then others should have the right to protest and demostrate what they believe in.. Isnt all that part of 'democracy'? If they want to sign this petition that is their free choice and telling them they shouldnt do that makes us just the same as those who oppose democracy.. Dont get me wrong, i am completely against hate and violence, but i do think that respect for peoples beliefs is important, without it, we will never be able to live together in peace just as history keeps proving to us time and time again..

Tobias Johansson
Tobias Johansson
  • Ovi Ovi

Sabah: I will let Ovgum answer about her phrasing, but just want to ask you: When you talk about respect to other peoples beliefs, do you think that should be controlled by law? Or more direct, do you support freedom of speech or not?

Tobias Johansson
Tobias Johansson
  • Ovi Ovi

And as for living together in peace, I think the only way to do that is for the world to become more secular and embrase science and reason instead of religion. As history keeps proving, religion is the cause of most conflicts. Can you name a war started over which atheist group believe in god the least?

Tobias Johansson
Tobias Johansson
  • Ovi Ovi

Speaking your mind (also on religion)=ok. Physical violence=not ok. Throwing democracy in the trashbin by censorship (of youtube for instance)=not ok. Do you understand the difference? Do you agree?

Nağme Yazgın
Nağme Yazgın
  • Ovi Ovi

'Because no one has the right to disrespect any religion or any particular group of people.' .... Yes they do have every right to disrespect any religion or any particular group of people. That's just the way it is. You have every right to be offended, but you don't have the right to censor others just because you're offended.

Tobias Johansson
Tobias Johansson
  • Ovi Ovi

Sabah, you have clearly not understood what I am saying. I do not want to censor the petition, I just argue against their pathetic demands. And yes, freedom of speech should apply to everyone equally, and it also does in most western countries. We will see what happens with the French case with the topless pictures, but the fact is that there was nothing stopping them from publishing them, they are still being published in newspapers, and if taken to the higher courts the publisher will be...

Sabah, you have clearly not understood what I am saying. I do not want to censor the petition, I just argue against their pathetic demands. And yes, freedom of speech should apply to everyone equally, and it also does in most western countries. We will see what happens with the French case with the topless pictures, but the fact is that there was nothing stopping them from publishing them, they are still being published in newspapers, and if taken to the higher courts the publisher will be freed from charges. But yes, also western countries should be criticized when doing something wrong, that is how democracy is upheld.

Ovi Ovi
Ovi Ovi
  • Ovi Ovi

Hi Sabah! I would be repeating Tobias with the things I would say to your first message so I am going to try and disdain from that. "No one has the right to disrespect any religion or any particular group of people." Yes they do as it is called freedom of speech and they are Wrong to say that. Agree?

Ovi Ovi
Ovi Ovi
  • Ovi Ovi

This petition is ridiculous not because it is religious but because of it's nature - because where does it end? then with this logic atheists can petition to block religious content which is offensive to reason and facts, and perhaps cows will petition to block steak houses and butchers in search results... spreading ideas like this as if it is ok will come back to limit people's freedom in many different ways! Don't get me wrong, I don't agree with what that fool did or what he is saying,...

This petition is ridiculous not because it is religious but because of it's nature - because where does it end? then with this logic atheists can petition to block religious content which is offensive to reason and facts, and perhaps cows will petition to block steak houses and butchers in search results... spreading ideas like this as if it is ok will come back to limit people's freedom in many different ways! Don't get me wrong, I don't agree with what that fool did or what he is saying, but let people criticize and there will always be someone that is offended... But may be people will also reconsider their stance and their beliefs through criticism...

Ovi Ovi
Ovi Ovi
  • Ovi Ovi

last but not least - democracy - or liberty - or freedom - or whatever you want to call it does EXIST - at different levels for different societies depending on their collective consciousness and will and I am grateful to live in such a society. While democracy is not perfect, it is an IDEAL to strive for exactly the end goal you mention - peace. All should be criticized for hypocritical and unequal treatments whether it is a western nation like France or some other nation like Saudi arabia...

last but not least - democracy - or liberty - or freedom - or whatever you want to call it does EXIST - at different levels for different societies depending on their collective consciousness and will and I am grateful to live in such a society. While democracy is not perfect, it is an IDEAL to strive for exactly the end goal you mention - peace. All should be criticized for hypocritical and unequal treatments whether it is a western nation like France or some other nation like Saudi arabia or North Korea. The only difference is that in France there will be justice because of a judicial system based on democracy however in many other nations with anti democratic systems there would be no justice....

Rafi Rizwan
Rafi Rizwan

be sure to read all of this:
if a dog bites you in the leg are you going to bite it back?
i'm not going to sign this because I'm a critical person and stand firmly by the right to freedom of speech. if we let our laws fall apart over petty insults from those who clearly do not understand, then society as a whole will suffer. these petitions, the outrage, and violence are all the WRONG reaction, and fails in the aspect of the greater Jihad, which is the struggle to maintain one's own...

be sure to read all of this:
if a dog bites you in the leg are you going to bite it back?
i'm not going to sign this because I'm a critical person and stand firmly by the right to freedom of speech. if we let our laws fall apart over petty insults from those who clearly do not understand, then society as a whole will suffer. these petitions, the outrage, and violence are all the WRONG reaction, and fails in the aspect of the greater Jihad, which is the struggle to maintain one's own beliefs in the face of these small tests. Our's is a religion of peace and understanding, but it seems that the twisted sins of the few, thousands of miles away have brought on an age of misguidance and distress for the whole world. I won't say this again, stand down, and look for a more logical, and peaceful approach, because a petition that impedes on a natural right of a man to his own thoughts and the expression of such is simply twisted, no matter how insulting it may be. Reactions like this is exactly the excuse people of the sort are looking for to bash on you even more. I'm a muslim and I stand firmly by my religion, but I also understand that "to each, his own" is a valid concept and that if the nonbelievers want to burn in hell, they can happily do so, because it's not my place to judge them, only Allah SWT's. Silence is betrayal, but speaking out to silence others isn't much better. Instead, you all should go on youtube and make a bunch of videos expressing your feelings and the sentiments that I've written above, exactly as they are. Our protest shouldn't be suppression, it should be education because that's the only, true peaceful resolution. calm your hearts brethren... just calm your hearts... please.

Mumtaz Rao
Mumtaz Rao
  • Rafi Rizwan

It is simply Unappropriate and Unacceptable; what freedom of speech and expression they talk about, when it happens against them who have just an inheritted Monarchy or sort of other celebrity status; they put all their efforts to counter the culprit but NO for who is awarded with the Title of Leader of all Prophets and Messengers and Rahmatulilaalameen by Allah The Creator and The Deity. Shame on them...

MdShafiur Rahman
MdShafiur Rahman
  • Rafi Rizwan

Please block all the contents causing desrespect to Prophet Muhammad ( Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) and all the Prophets.

Salim Ali
Salim Ali
  • Rafi Rizwan

I think that "innocence of muslims" film have been made to hit our religion "ISLAM".......it is so hearty...

Rashid Iqbal Khan
Rashid Iqbal Khan
  • Rafi Rizwan

I love Allah and our Prophet Muhammad Salal La Ho Alehay Walehi Wasalam. and I don't like anyone do anything bad for our Prophet Muhammad Salal La Ho Alehay Walehi Wasalam. We all muslim needs to make unity against those people who does not respect him. Allah is a great power, and he surely give a muslim power in the world against the bad people.

Rafi Rizwan
Rafi Rizwan
  • Rafi Rizwan

be sure to read all of this:
if a dog bites you in the leg are you going to bite it back?
i'm not going to sign this because I'm a critical person and stand firmly by the right to freedom of speech. if we let our laws fall apart over petty insults from those who clearly do not understand, then society as a whole will suffer. these petitions, the outrage, and violence are all the WRONG reaction, and fails in the aspect of the greater Jihad, which is the struggle to maintain one's own...

be sure to read all of this:
if a dog bites you in the leg are you going to bite it back?
i'm not going to sign this because I'm a critical person and stand firmly by the right to freedom of speech. if we let our laws fall apart over petty insults from those who clearly do not understand, then society as a whole will suffer. these petitions, the outrage, and violence are all the WRONG reaction, and fails in the aspect of the greater Jihad, which is the struggle to maintain one's own beliefs in the face of these small tests. Our's is a religion of peace and understanding, but it seems that the twisted sins of the few, thousands of miles away have brought on an age of misguidance and distress for the whole world. I won't say this again, stand down, and look for a more logical, and peaceful approach, because a petition that impedes on a natural right of a man to his own thoughts and the expression of such is simply twisted, no matter how insulting it may be. Reactions like this is exactly the excuse people of the sort are looking for to bash on you even more. I'm a muslim and I stand firmly by my religion, but I also understand that "to each, his own" is a valid concept and that if the nonbelievers want to burn in hell, they can happily do so, because it's not my place to judge them, only Allah SWT's. Silence is betrayal, but speaking out to silence others isn't much better. Instead, you all should go on youtube and make a bunch of videos expressing your feelings and the sentiments that I've written above, exactly as they are. Our protest shouldn't be suppression, it should be education because that's the only, true peaceful resolution. calm your hearts brethren... just calm your hearts... please.

Mahnoor Malik
Mahnoor Malik
  • Rafi Rizwan

yup stop all thngs hrtng any 1s religion, thanks kevin chu.

Rafi Rizwan
Rafi Rizwan
  • Rafi Rizwan

don't hate. educate.

Talal Yaqoob Al Raisi
Talal Yaqoob Al Raisi

To hell with your freedom of speech, we strongly condemn this anti-Islam movie, it is a criminal act.
WE LOVE OUR PROPHET, OUR PROPHET= OUR HONOUR.

Iqbal Mohammed Shaikh
Iqbal Mohammed Shaikh
  • Talal Yaqoob Al Raisi

we are with u Talal, Wake up the arabs they rare sleeping my brother.....

Jallal Cheniguer
Jallal Cheniguer

hasbona allaho wa ni3ma al-wakil , jazaka allaho khayra.

Jahanzeb Khan
Jahanzeb Khan
  • Jallal Cheniguer

The protest against posting of blasphemous material as well as the unfortunate killing of shias in Pakistan call for condemnation by all muslims

Hamdi Iskufilan Indho Uroon

Thank you kevin:D

Hamdi Iskufilan Indho Uroon
Hamdi Iskufilan Indho Uroon
  • Hamdi Iskufilan Indho Uroon

I regimend all my brothers and sisters to sign this and support us :D

Saqib Siddiqui
Saqib Siddiqui

plz stop broadcasting this content as it hurts our religious feelings. and we Love our Prophet.

Saqib Siddiqui
Saqib Siddiqui
  • Saqib Siddiqui

SALLALLAHU ALAIHI WASALLAM

Yeasin Asad
Yeasin Asad

the Israelis and Americans are doing it cause they are going to attack new country (Muslim) in the name of terrorist.america and his allies are trying to eyewash muslims like they did in afganistan and iraq in the name of mass destruction of chemical weapon. and intentionally they choose this way. so all the muslims in the world should act like one to protest against those jews and nasaras. other wise they will do the same again in the name of fundamentalism.Allah is all mighty he will...

the Israelis and Americans are doing it cause they are going to attack new country (Muslim) in the name of terrorist.america and his allies are trying to eyewash muslims like they did in afganistan and iraq in the name of mass destruction of chemical weapon. and intentionally they choose this way. so all the muslims in the world should act like one to protest against those jews and nasaras. other wise they will do the same again in the name of fundamentalism.Allah is all mighty he will give us the power to protest and I hope our govt do the same.

Yeasin Asad
Yeasin Asad
  • Yeasin Asad

share this

Zeniab Omar
Zeniab Omar

God bless our Profit Mohamed swcw.

Balla Boss
Balla Boss
  • Zeniab Omar

I wonder why they decide to condamn our prophet scw

Anjum Jalal
Anjum Jalal

If the freedom of expression has to be unconditional, we shall have to close all the mental hospitals and leave the lunatics free.

Syed Hassan
Syed Hassan
  • Anjum Jalal

They are actually free. That is why this is happening

Alfred Vanhinsbergh
Alfred Vanhinsbergh

Que veulent ces gens qui insultent la religion, les races, les groupes d'individu, semer la haine et la discorde? Rejeter sur les autres leurs malheurs trouver des coupables à leurs maux. Je suis humaniste et l' Islam pure, est la religion la plus tolérante celle qui est la plus ouverte et la plus respectueuse des autres. Certes il y a des êtres qui détournent les religions mais ce n'est pas une raison d' insulter l'Eternel. C' est une injure grave et une provocation indécente à l'humanité....

Que veulent ces gens qui insultent la religion, les races, les groupes d'individu, semer la haine et la discorde? Rejeter sur les autres leurs malheurs trouver des coupables à leurs maux. Je suis humaniste et l' Islam pure, est la religion la plus tolérante celle qui est la plus ouverte et la plus respectueuse des autres. Certes il y a des êtres qui détournent les religions mais ce n'est pas une raison d' insulter l'Eternel. C' est une injure grave et une provocation indécente à l'humanité. Je dirai que c'est une alerte au retour de la peste brune, le pire des maux que cette terre portent. l'éradication de ce fascisme doit être une priorité dans le combat de tout les êtres humains épris de Paix et d'Universalité. Nous citoyens de cette planète bleue n' aspirons qu'à une seule chose c'est la Paix, l'Echange et le Partage....l'Avenir rayonnant de nos enfants et petits enfants dans le respect des religions, des groupes ethniques, de la non violence doit être notre but.

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