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Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
18/03/2017
Summary: 

A self-identified Birmingham Muslim has told the BBC that those who “insult Islam” should be subject to the death penalty, during a discussion on blasphemy organised by the broadcaster’s Asian Network. On March 17th, the BBC Asian Network broadcast a programme asking listeners, “What is the right punishment for blasphemy?”

The BBC Asian network asked the question "What should be the penalty for blasphemy?". As Paul Joseph Watson (Editor of InfoWars) commented "This is the 21st century."

Country: 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
News Date: 
09/01/2015
Summary: 

The National Secular Society is calling on the Government to compel the BBC to remove a restrictionon any depiction of the prophet Mohammed. The BBC's editorial guidance that forbid any representation of the prophet Mohammed came under fire on Thursday's Question Time on BBC1.

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