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July 3, 2013
Dear friend For the past six years, the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB) has been a “beacon of hope” for many. As the first organisation of its kind, the CEMB has been established to break the taboo that comes with leaving Islam; highlight the problems ex-Muslims face; provide a network for support; raise awareness; and campaign […]
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July 3, 2013
The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB) held a successful 6th anniversary celebration luncheon in London on 15 June 2013. Guests heard from writer Kenan Malik, Centre for Secular Space Director Gita Sahgal, comedian Kate Smurthwaite, and CEMB co-Spokesperson Maryam Namazie. Magician Neil Edwards also performed. CEMB co-Spokesperson Nahla Mahmoud was Master of Ceremonies. You […]
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July 2, 2013
My story is long and it started 10 years ago. I know you are concerned with human rights issues and here is my side…do with it as you please. I lived a horrible abused life in Saudi Arabia. I have a blog that describes it all. I came to Canada in 2003 on a medical […]
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June 19, 2013
My recent experiences indicate that there is a need for a support organisation in New Zealand (NZ) for those who decide to leave Islam. To my knowledge there currently is no such organisation in place. The needs of ex-Muslims are somewhat unique compared with those leaving other religions. For those turning from Islam to another […]
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June 4, 2013
Catherine Dunphy, Executive Director of the Clergy Project, has contacted the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain about about incorporating ex-Muslim imams and mullahs into the Clergy Project which is a confidential online community for faithless clergy. If you are an imam and mullah who has finally seen the light, please get in touch with her. […]
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June 4, 2013
Rim Razek writes to the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain: I was born in Egypt. I come from a strictly religious background; most members of my family are members of the Muslim Brotherhood. Despite being brought up by parents who tried to censor art, music, and certain books, I was constantly searching for answers and […]
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May 4, 2013
Since 22 year old Imad Iddine Habib founded the Council of Ex-Muslims of Morocco (the first public atheist organisation in a country with Islam as the state religion), he has received numerous threats. Morocco’s High Council of Ulemas (the highest government religious institution headed by the King) issued a fatwa decreeing the death penalty for […]
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May 1, 2013
The last email the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain received from 22 year old Imad Iddine Habib, the founder of the Council of Ex-Muslims of Morocco (the first atheist organisation in a country with Islam as a state religion), spoke of more threats and a final warning from the Moroccan government. In the email, he […]
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April 23, 2013
Morocco’s High Council of Ulemas (the highest government religious institution headed by the King) has issued a fatwa decreeing the death penalty for Moroccans who leave Islam. Currently, under Morocco’s penal code, those who impede or prevent worship face imprisonment and fines. An attack on apostates is clearly a response to the establishment of the […]
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April 15, 2013
Hello We are writing to give you an update on some important actions and events. 25 APRIL: INTERNATIONAL DAY TO DEFEND BANGLADESHI BLOGGERS The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain and others have called for 25 April to be an international day to defend Bangladesh’s bloggers and activists. Please spread the word, sign this petition today, […]
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