November 23, 2021
Writers at Risk, and what we can do at Warwick, The Boar, 17 November 2021
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October 26, 2021
Campaigners call for release of Iranian blogger who ‘insulted Islam’, NSS News, 26 October 2021 Posted: Tue, 26 Oct 2021 Over 200 organisations and individuals have called for the release of an Iranian blogger imprisoned for ‘blasphemy’. An initiative launched by Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB), Atheist Republic and Ex-Muslims of Scandinavia aims to free Soheil Arabi (pictured), who has been imprisoned in Iran since 2013. The National Secular Society is one of more than 200 organisations and individuals from around the world who pledged their support to mark ‘International Soheil Day‘ on 3 October. Arabi was sentenced to death in...
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October 18, 2021
Maryam Namazie: ‘Vrouwen zijn een makkelijk doelwit voor religie’, De Balie, 15 October 2021
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October 13, 2021
‘Blasphemous’ Swedish Cartoonist Lars Vilks dies in a car crash, The Freethinker, 4 October 2021
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September 29, 2021
Hold your breath! UK ex-Muslims to celebrate Blasphemy Day on September 30, Counterview, 29 September 2021
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September 29, 2021
Blasphemy Day, The Pensive Quill, 29 September 2021
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August 31, 2021
AFGHAN LIVES MATTER, 30 INTELLECTUELS ET ARTISTES POUR L’AFGHANISTAN, Agoravox, 31 August 2021
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August 28, 2021
Carte blanche: liberté, dignité et fraternité pour l’Afghanistan, Le Soir, 28 August 2021 Nous, signataires de ce message de solidarité envers le peuple afghan, sommes, certes, contre toute ingérence d’un pays tiers, quelles que soient ses bonnes ou louables intentions, à l’intérieur d’une nation souveraine et indépendante. Nous sommes également, à l’inverse, pour l’autodétermination des peuples, leur autonomie comme leur liberté. Aussi, ce contre quoi nous nous insurgeons donc ici, est-ce, avant tout, la manière – la méthode –, improvisée et bâclée, dont l’Occident, les Etats-Unis d’Amérique en tête, mais aussi l’Union européenne, vient de quitter précipitamment, en ces deux...
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August 25, 2021
Women Against Taliban, Frauen gegen Taliban, Hpd, 25 August 2021 With the takeover by the Taliban in Afghanistan, people around the world are fearing that the Taliban’s first victims will be millions of women. Only a few days has passed since the takeover by this reactionary force, and the Taliban leaders are already talking about ordering young girls into forced marriages, imprisoning women in their homes and imposing compulsory hijab and Islamic laws; and, wherever they have been able to, they have started attacking women and girls. We are not only deeply concerned about the safety, right to life and...
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August 21, 2021
Announcing the first publication from Humanist Canada Press: This World First by Marc Schaus, Humanist Canada, 11 August 2021 In his latest book, research specialist Marc Schaus charts the progress of secular values occurring around the world. Schaus interviews over 25 prominent voices of international secular issues to discuss these questions. Among them, sociologist of secularism Phil Zuckerman, spokesperson for One Law for All, Fitnah (Movement for Women’s Liberation) and former host of acclaimed television program Bread and Roses Maryam Namazie, co-founder of Ex-Muslims of North America Sarah Haider, co-President of the Freedom From Religion Foundation Dan Barker, former Chief...
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