The apostate's punishment is not due to his belief, but to the military and political danger that this belief may cause. In other words, the Islamic jurists do not judge belief or unbelief. The individual Muslim's belief or unbelief is left for Allah to judge.
The reality is that dramatic political change now sweeping the Arab world would eventually facilitate the execution of Israel’s war agenda against the Arabs, as well as against Pakistan and Iran. There is certainly more to the uprisings than meet the eye and Islamic scholarship must tread very carefully when responding to urgent and insistent Muslim requests for an explanatory response to the current Arab uprisings.
The Islamic society is the only society with a declared mission of promoting good and forbidding evil. Its definition of good and evil is not subject to the whims and desires of every generation or the perceived interests of a nation-state.
Islam sees disability as “morally neutral”. It is seen neither as a blessing nor a curse. Clearly disability is therefore accepted as being an inevitable part of the human condition. It is simply a fact of life which has to be addressed appropriately by the society of the day.
In the media the issue of freedom of expression has been framed as a clash between two camps - one for freedom of expression, and the other against it. However, the real clash is not between those who are for and those who are against this freedom. Rather it is between two different freedoms. On the one hand is the freedom to insult. On the other is freedom from insult.