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    To Love is Beyond Religion Part II

    The report also highlighted Amnesty’s claim that “the woman was arrested and charged with adultery in August 2013, and the court added the charge of apostasy in February 2014 when she said she was a Christian and not a Muslim.”


    The woman was originally charged by “adultery”, yet I am wondering: what is the power of the court to add another charge against her?

    Does it mean that, if she will eat pork in her jail or if she will pray using the rosary; will she be indicted again the third time for another charge?

    This is utterly laughable and ridiculous to the maximum!

    I joined the international humanistic community in calling for her immediate release.

    Again to restate my vehement view, to love is beyond religion and the bloody state have no right whatsoever to interfere and/or control her heart, mind and soul!

    Your religion is yours, and my heart is mine and it is mine alone….

    Jose Mario Dolor De Vega

    Philosophy and Social Science lecturer

    College of Liberal Arts
    Social Science Department
    Technological University of the Philippines

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