G'day, fellow RationalWikians! Don't forget to visit the Campaign page of the 2016 Board of trustees election in order to make your voice heard. Suggested activities include:

  • Endorsing select candidates (lending a hand to your loyal henchmen and/or glorious overlords!)
  • Anti-endorsing select candidates (character-assassinating your hated opponents!)
  • Providing moar goat (please wipe afterwards)
  • Just asking questions to the candidates

Your participation might help other users better direct their votes. More importantly, it'll show the world that we've yet to go full Citizendium in terms of election hype!

from FuzzyCatPotato (Talk), group Site wide (urgent) at 00:24, 25 July 2016

Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff

From RationalWiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff is an Austrian critic of Islam.

In November 2010 she was put on trial for anti-Islamic comments made during a seminar to the Freedom Education Institute in 2009: she referred to the Qu'ran as "evil" and to Islam as "hostile", and stated that "Mohammed had a thing for little girls" (referring to his marriage to 9-year-old Aisha). Reportedly, Sabaditsch-Wolff's comments were secretly recorded by a journalist from the weekly magazine NEWS who was planted in the audience.

Although acquitted of incitement, she was given a fine of 450 Euros for "denigration of religious beliefs of a legally recognized religion" (The Austrian blasphemy law[wp]) according to Section 188 of the Austrian Criminal Code.

The main objection appears to have been to Sabaditsch-Wolff's comment about Mohammed's "thing for little girls". The judge declared that Mohammed remained married to Aisha until his death, by which time she had turned 18, he must have liked adult women as well.[1][2][3] Seems rather like splitting hairs, but there we go.

[edit] External links

[edit] Footnotes

Personal tools