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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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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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September 16, 2019
The epic ‘Celebrating Dissent’ Festival took place between 30 August -1 September in Amsterdam, a collaboration between the prestigious art and debate institute De Balie and Maryam Namazie. Consisting of a mixture of intense, probing conversations, comedy, art, poetry and dance performances, films, lectures and protest, the weekend was an education in the issues facing […]
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September 16, 2019
Mohamed Rusthum Mujuthaba was arrested by police in the Maldives earlier this week on charges of “insulting Islam” on social media. @RusthumRussso Tweeted police raising the alarm on multiple death threats against him; instead he was arrested and taken into custody. No further information has been given by the police and his place of detention […]
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September 15, 2019 Palestinian Women Protest The Murder Of Israa Ghrayeb
The latest story about a brutal honour killing in Palestine feels poignant not just because of how harrowing the murder was, but because Israa Ghrayeb, the victim, could have been any one of us.  By Hana Chelache and Momin Taha  Israa Ghrayeb (also referred to as Israa Ghareeb or Esraa Ghareeb) was a 21 year […]
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September 12, 2019 Atheist Ireland
Atheist Ireland has today published a set of free lesson plans about atheism for children aged 8 and up. Schools and teachers can use the lesson plans during the school year, at whatever class level they feel is best. Parents can also use the lesson plans directly. They can discuss them one-to-one with their child, […]
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