The threat by “Pastor” Terry Jones of the “The Dove World Outreach Center” to “Burn a Koran” on 11 September raises interesting questions about the regulation of “hate speech” and conduct.  Author of a book called “Islam is the Devil” (which has a Facebook page), Mr Jones has an interesting history and runs a religious group with about 50 members.  He says he has a right to burn Islam’s holy book because it is “full of lies“, although acknowledging that he has “no experience… whatsoever” of the Koran, he argues that it is “evil” because it espouses something other than Biblical truth and incites radical, violent behaviour among Muslims. Continue reading