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July 12, 2016
On July 5, 2016 a number of ex-Muslims from Bangladesh, Britain, Iran, Kuwait, Morocco, Pakistan and Syria converged on Kings Cross for a flash “dance” in support of freethinkers and “apostates” across the globe. On their faces and chests, they had written of “Ex-Muslim”, “Kafir”, “Atheist”, “Migrant”, “Refugee”, and “Apostate”. They danced to Shaggy’s “I […]
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July 11, 2016

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June 26, 2016
Algeria Suppressing Free of expression and conscience On 9 June 2016, the Algerian National Gendarmerie arrested two social media activists, Rachid Fodil, 27 and H. S., 28 in the Algerian Province of M’sila. They have been accused of propagating blasphemous materials and insulting Islam and the Quran on social media. The two were set to stand […]
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June 21, 2016
The following piece was published in The Freethinker on 21 June 2016. On June, 24, 2016, the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain is calling for a day to defy fasting rules in solidarity with those who face persecution for eating during fasting hours in Ramadan. We will be having an “eat-in” at various embassies in […]
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June 9, 2016
Dear friend We hope you are well. UPCOMING EVENTS We have a number of interesting events and actions coming up in London over the next two months, including a “Mean Tweets Party,” a Fast-Defying protest in solidarity with those persecuted for eating during Ramadan, and an apostate flashmob. We also have some wonderful speakers lined […]
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June 8, 2016
Below is Maryam Namazie speech at Reason Rally 2016 on 4 June 2016 in Washington DC. I’m very happy to be here. Thanks to the organisers for this wonderful event. Thanks to all of you for coming out today. I think you should give yourselves a huge round of applause. It’s well deserved. In the age […]
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May 28, 2016
Maryam Namazie was interviewed on BBC World at One on sharia courts in Britain and the government’s inquiry into them. You can see it here: BBC World At One She also debate the courts with Mohammad Shafiq from the Ramadan Foundation on RT. You can see it here.
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May 3, 2016
Protect the rights to freedom of religion, belief, and expression. Statement on attacks on atheists, secularists, and religious minorities in Bangladesh May 3, 2016 We, the undersigned academics, intellectuals, human rights advocates, and organizations from Bangladesh and around the world, unequivocally condemn recent statements by Bangladesh government officials appearing to blame writers, publishers, and activists […]
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March 16, 2016
Protest at NUS: Urge reform of no-platform & safe space policies Challenge all bigotry and hate but also defend free expression On 17 March 2016, there will be a protest organised by Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain and Right2Debate at the National Union of Students HQ in London to urge reform of its safe space […]
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March 11, 2016
Hello We are writing to you to ask for your support in favour of free expression and one secular law for all. 17 MARCH RALLY FOR FREE EXPRESSION ON UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES As you know, Islamists are often free to speak at universities whilst those of us providing a progressive counter-narrative are repeatedly denied or restricted […]
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