November 4, 2020
Maryam Namazie: Muslims are the primary victims of Islamism, sister-hood, 4 November 2020 The recent heinous attacks in France and Austria are just the latest additions to the countless Islamist terrorist attacks world-wide. Most take place in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia: the victims mainly Muslims – or those presumed to be Muslims due to the lottery of birth. Just this year, thousands have been killed or wounded in educational centres, farming villages, hotels, temples, mosques, government buildings, marketplaces, traffic roundabouts, on buses, in cars in Afghanistan, Chad, Iraq, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Somalia, Syria… In May...
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November 2, 2020
“The right to criticize Islam is crucial for us atheists of Muslim culture,” SIAWI, 2 November 2020 The below is the English version of an extended interview published in L’Express magazine on 1 November 2020. You can see the full interview in French here. The English was published on Secularism is a Women’s Issue. Farsi translation can be found here. In a vibrant interview, Iranian feminist Maryam Namazie calls on the left to see the real nature of Islamists: a far-right political force. Born in Tehran, Maryam Namazie left Iran after the advent of the Islamic Republic in 1980. This...
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November 1, 2020
“Le droit de critiquer l’islam est crucial pour nous athées de culture musulmane”, L’Express, 1 November 2020 « Le droit de critiquer l’islam est crucial pour nous athées de culture musulmane » Propos recueillis par Thomas Mahler, publié le 01/11/2020 à 13:00 , mis à jour à 16:18 Dans un entretien vibrant, la féministe iranienne Maryam Namazie appelle la gauche à voir la nature réelle des islamistes : une force politique d’extrême-droite. Née à Téhéran, Maryam Namazie a quitté l’Iran après l’avènement de la République islamique en 1979. Cette femme de gauche, féministe, militante des droits de l’homme et des réfugiés, a fondé...
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October 27, 2020
Nina Sankari: Bez uwolnienia Polski od opresji religijnej nie będzie tu wolności i demokracji, Wyborcza, 27 October 2020
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October 20, 2020
Non dimentichiamo Samuel Paty, MicroMega, 20 October 2020
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October 19, 2020
Fundamentalism, the antidote is the knowledge of voices. Especially that of lay women, News Current, 19 October 2020
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October 19, 2020
Fondamentalismo, l’antidoto è la conoscenza delle voci. Soprattutto quella delle donne laiche, il Fatto Quotidiano, 19 October 2020
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October 19, 2020
From Feminist Dissent Marieme Helie Lucas, an Algerian sociologist and freedom fighter, founder of the solidarity networks Women Living Under Muslim Laws, and Secularism is a Women’s Issue argues that the roots of the murder of Samuel Paty go back to the 1990s and the experience of Algerians in the ‘war against civilians’.  She argues that we should ‘Stand and Be Counted’. Assassinations by decapitation or by the sword – which are highly symbolic of all Muslim extreme right organisations (Al Quaeda, the Taliban, GIA, Shabab, Daesh, Boko Haram, etc…) – are not a new phenomenon in France. Several cases...
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September 25, 2020
Support voor Charlie Hebdo. ‘Wij zijn niet beledigd’, Vrij Links, 25 September 2020
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September 16, 2020
Caricatures de Mahomet : Paroles de musulmans non offensés, Charlie Hebdo, 16 September 2020
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