HOW TIMES CHANGE: Russian Faces Up to Year in Prison for DENYING Existence of G-d
A Russian man reportedly faces as much as 1 year in prison for denying the existence of God. Viktor Krasnov reportedly expressed his disbelief in God on social media, according to his attorneys.
All of the social media posts in question have now been deleted from the web, reports NBC News. The Russian citizen faced charges of “offending believers’ feelings” in 2015 in response to his allegedly offensive online comments, and is now on trial.
“Offending believers’ feelings” was criminalized in Russia in February 2012, after the anti-government punk rock band Pussy Riot played a concert in Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior.
“I don’t know how you can treat social networking posts seriously. Looks like we need a law to protect atheists’ feelings too,” Krasnov was quoted as saying by Grani.ru.
Krasnov was allegedly forced to undergo a month-long psychiatric
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