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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 2, 2020
Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB) strongly condemns the decision of the Danish Government to deny Tunisian activist Nacer Amari’s claim to asylum. Mr. Amari is a free-thinker who is co-Founder of Prometheus Europe, an organisation devoted to defending those on death-row within the MENA region for criticising Islam. Mr. Amari left Tunisia in 2012 […]
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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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June 15, 2020
Why Ex-Muslims Should Speak Up About #BlackLivesMatter: Ali Rizvi With Maryam Namazie, 15 June 2020 The murder of George Floyd and the protests that followed have sparked passionate conversations within many marginalized communities about how insidious systems of oppression can be, especially in this day and age. I’m going to be speaking to Maryam Namazie […]
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June 9, 2020 Photo of silhoutte with Love is not a crime text
Watch June 27 discussion on Persecution, Shunning and Survival: Being Ex-Muslim/Muslim and LGBT for Pride Month. The event was a Pride In London Coming Out event. With Jimmy Bangash, Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain Spokesperson; Khakan Qureshi, Gay Muslim activist and Stonewall LGBT+ school role model and Diversity Role Mode; Lilith, Trans Woman with migration […]
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June 6, 2020
I just did a podcast with Hardy Haberland speaking about apostasy, blasphemy laws, the demand for justice and accountability and its links with #BlackLivesMatter and #GeorgeFloydProtests https://hardyhaberland.com/maryam-namazie/ Host of The Hardy Haberland Show (1M downloads and 250 episodes)
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June 2, 2020 graphic of colourful hands with hearts and text seeking asulum is my right
4 June – Monthly Online Support Groups, 6:30-8:00pm (London time) If you are an ex-Muslim in need of support, please RSVP to hello@ex-muslim.org.uk. Support groups are 90 minutes long. Five person groups are led by Dr Savin Bapir Tardy; larger group sessions are led by Marwa Wain. 16 June – Open Mic for World Refugee […]
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