UK cleric receives death threats for supporting evolution

Here’s a sad story of a Muslim cleric who is also a scientist. He tried to expound evolution to Muslims but he experienced a backlash from the religious and, coupled with thinly veiled threats, was forced to backtrack on his previous evolution statements:

I’ve already posted that scientists that are religious are in a dubious position, and it is perhaps that rational/irrational compartmentation that blinded him to the possibility of the vehemence inflicted upon him by a large swath of the ignorant.

Article by Kulvinder Singh Matharu – 2011

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Kulvinder Matharu

"A traveller with a camera!" I was born in Tanzania but have lived here in the United Kingdom since the age of two. I've always liked science and engineering so, after graduating, I took up a career in telecommunications and datacoms, with an emphasis in systems engineering and assurance. I have various interests in programming, photography, and pedalling furiously on my mountain bike! I also enjoy travelling off the beaten path, seeing the natural world, and meeting different peoples in their varied cultures. I created this the main website site many years ago and it has undergone significant changes over that time. However, it continues in its main role as a collection of my travel photos, and of other miscellaneous images such as digital paintings. I've also added this blog which allows me to rant and rave, mainly about absurdity and irrationality, but can include articles on almost any topic ranging from mountain biking equipment to colour management workflows. Perhaps there's something here that might interest you!