Treason of Expression: An Alarming Trendin Freedom of Expression


  • Tasaddaq Hussain
  • Faisal Irfan
  • Shahid Minhas
  • Muhammad Anwar
  • Abdul Ghani


Treason of Expression, Freedom of Expression, Blasphemy, conflict reporting model and respect of religion


Freedom of expression (FOE) is claimed as a basic human right but there is no single line, separating itfrom blasphemy, which could be equally acceptable toall. When FOE crosses theboundary and enters into the domain ofblasphemy, the Muslim World condemn it; whereas,at the same time Western Worldsupports it, declaringasa symbolof democracy. No doubt, Islam is powerful supporterof freedom of expression but with some limitations. This paper is an attempt to discuss, to what extent the FOE is acceptable to entire population of the worldand where does it cause a conflict? Its main objective is to point out the “root of evil”which shatters the global peace;and to discover a formula which could be used to solve this problem. Methodologically, qualitative research technique is used;
descriptive approach is adopted. Principal books, Scholarly articles, and academic writings are especially consulted. It is concluded that all other basic human rights having limits; are unanimously accepted; therefore, FOE must also be redefined to make itacceptable to the whole world. In this way, an alarming trend of treason of expressionis alienated from the glorified concept of the freedom of expression and a conflict repotting model of communication is developed.




How to Cite

Tasaddaq Hussain, Faisal Irfan, Shahid Minhas, Muhammad Anwar, & Abdul Ghani. (2023). Treason of Expression: An Alarming Trendin Freedom of Expression. Elementary Education Online, 20(4), 199–205. Retrieved from