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September 16, 2020
Today’s issue of Charlie Hebdo with (mostly) #exMuslims, thanks to Inna Shevchenko. Translation of my contribution: “A progressive, satirical anti-clerical tradition such as that of Charlie Hebdo’s is not the sole domain of the West. When Charlie Hebdo draws Mohammed, it gives those of us battling apostasy and blasphemy laws in today’s Islamic states much […]
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September 15, 2020
JOIN CALL  TO BAN ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN FROM INTERNATIONAL ARENA AND SPORTS FOR NAVID! INITIAL SIGNATORIES AND FARSI, ARABIC, FRENCH, GERMAN, TAMIL, TURKISH, SWEDISH TRANSLATIONS BELOW Navid Afkari, a young Iranian wrestler was executed by the Islamic regime in Iran on 12 September 2020 despite widespread local and international pressure. He was executed on […]
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September 14, 2020
Over spring and summer 2020, three cases drew attention to Nigeria’s blasphemy law under which the Sharia Court (religious court) pronounced death sentences in the state of Kano: In April, Mubarak Bala, President of the Humanist Association of Nigeria was arrested in his residence in Kaduna and brought to Kano by the Kano police; there […]
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August 20, 2020
Arabic,  Bangla, Dhivehi, Dutch, Farsi, French, German, Malay, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish and Urdu translations below. On 22nd August, thousands participated in Apostasy Day, including by taking selfies with the hashtag #HandsUpforApostasyDay #ApostasyDay #ApostasyNotACrime. Overall, 83,000 people engaged in the day reaching 233,000 people.                           […]
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August 20, 2020
Victoria Gugenheim is extremely excited to be the creator of the #HandsUpForApostasyDay social media campaign, as part of #ApostasyDay, established by an International Coalition of Ex-Muslims, the first of which is happening on the 22nd August. You can join in this campaign if you are an apostate or support the right to apostasy by adding a […]
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August 9, 2020
Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain strongly condemns the arrest and continued detention of Mubarak Bala, President of the Humanist Association of Nigeria. Mr. Bala led campaigns to promote freedom of religion and belief. He was arrested in the Nigerian state of Kano on 28 April 2020 following a petition alleging he had insulted Muhammad, Islam’s […]
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July 9, 2020
Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB) unequivocally condemns the Islamic regime of Iran’s ongoing attacks on protesters and activists, most recently manifested in the sentencing to death of Amirhossein Moradi, Mohammad Rajabi and Saeed Tamjidi. Moradi, Rajabi and Tamjidi were supposedly involved in legitimate protests against the regime that took place last year and have […]
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July 1, 2020
Conflating face masks with burqas is an an act of cultural assassination, sister-hood, 1 July 2020 By Marieme Helie Lucas and Maryam Namazie Some people, including Human Rights Watch’s Director Ken Roth and politicians like Rabina Khan have taken the opportunity of a global pandemic to defend the burqa/niqab by comparing it with mandatory face mask rulings used […]
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July 1, 2020
Thank you to the lovely people who supported Maryam Namazie’s JustGiving campaign to raise money for the first ex-Muslim refuge. Unfortunately the money is not near enough to have our first refuge, but it will go and has already gone a long way in assisting ex-Muslims in need of emergency support. CEMB will receive the […]
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June 30, 2020
Gay & ExMuslim | Jimmy Bangash, ExMuslimUK, 24 June 2020 Leaving Islam | Ali Malik, ExMuslim UK, 17 May 2020 Why I Left Islam | Fay Rahman, ExMuslim UK, 16 May 2020
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