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November 27, 2019
The hijab: “preventing common impositions” was published in Workers Liberty Solidarity in defence of banning child veiling on 27 November 2019. Maryam Namazie is an activist with the Council of Ex-Muslims and other secularist groups. On the issue of child veiling, a state ban on conspicuous religious symbols for children is an important defence of […]
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November 22, 2019
Farsi, Arabic and French translations below. Nationwide protests in Iran against a 50% fuel price hike over the last few days has seen widespread suppression by the Islamic regime of Iran’s security forces leaving at least 200 dead, hundreds injured and over a thousand arrested. The use of overwhelming force by security forces has been […]
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November 19, 2019 atheist, ex muslim, apostate, egypt, egyptian, freethinker, expression, free expression, travel ban, ban, travel, married, marry, court, crime, non crime, Human rights, UN, united nations, Ahmed Harkan, Ahmed, Harkan, Dissent, Love
Ahmad Harken is an Egyptian 36-year-old Ex-Muslim/atheist, youtuber and free thinker who practices his right of expression. Since 2016 the Egyptian National Security has imposed a travel ban on Harken for no reason. Harkan has not violated any law of the state nor caused harm to any individual. There is no court order against him […]
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November 15, 2019
See video footage of a discussion on apostasy from Islam, blasphemy and free expression with the brilliant Sarah Haider and Shabana Rehman in Oslo at an event organised by Ateistene and Human-Etisk Forbund Norway.
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November 12, 2019
Maryam Namazie and Afsana Lachaux were joint winners of the 2019 Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize for their campaigning work in support of women under Sharia laws. The award recognised the links with Sharia and religious laws and violence against women. Afsana Lachaux has spent the past five years campaigning for women’s access to justice. After […]
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November 7, 2019 ex-muslims council of britain, atheist, secular, atheism, humanism, Patreon, Patron, refuge, refugee, asylum, laws, apostate, blasphemer, accommodation, emergency accommodation, emergency, Islam, human rights, equality, freedom, freedom of speech, honour based violence, corrective rape, forced marriage, domestic abuse, mental health, suicide, hope, Patreon
You can now become a Council of Ex Muslims of Britain Patron which allows you to see behind the scenes during our campaigns along with other benefits depending on your chosen tier. We are s fundraising for safe emergency accommodation for our clients. CEMB is a support service for individuals who have left Islam (otherwise […]
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November 6, 2019
LGBT humanist group in the UK donates £1,000 to ex-Muslims, The Freethinker,  6 November 2019 IN RESPONSE to a recent appeal by the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB), UK LGBT humanist charity The Pink Triangle Trust has donated £1,000. At the end of October, the CEMB announced a new initiative to provide accommodation and support in the UK […]
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October 3, 2019
2019 Shortlist Announced, Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize, 3 October 2019 We have a fantastic shortlist for the inaugural joint Emma Humphreys and Centre for Women’s Justice awards. Please join us in congratulating all our nominees: Afsana Lachaux has spent the past five years campaigning for women’s access to justice.  After having to flee Dubai, and whilst […]
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September 30, 2019
Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain’s Atheist Azaan (call to prayer) by Mwhamadu Kuusi for #BlasphemyDay #EndBlasphemyLaws #BlasphemyNotACrime
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September 30, 2019
A quarter of the world’s countries and territories (26%) have anti-blasphemy laws or policies, and more than one-in-ten (13%) countries have laws or policies penalizing apostasy. According to Pew research, laws restricting apostasy and blasphemy are most common in the Middle East and North Africa, where 18 of the region’s 20 countries (90%) criminalize blasphemy […]
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