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April 8, 2019 Orange Circle with a white silhouette of a woman holding a scarf above her head
Are hijab-wearing Westerners in Iran paying respect to local culture or compounding the suffering of local women who dare to protest against compulsory head covering? The newest controversy is hotly debated on RT. Iran’s women’s rights activist Masih Alinejad sparked a heated debate when she slammed female visitors from the West who choose to wear […]
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March 27, 2019
 SAMINT’s artwork was shown at the 23 March Atheist Day ex-Muslim women speak out event in London. A growing number of atheists are currently coming out of the closet, even in theocratic, confessionalist or religiously influenced countries. In these difficult times, as we witness a massive religious backlash, organising this first international Atheist Day is […]
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March 26, 2019
VIDEOS AND PHOTOS OF THE EVENT ARE BELOW. March 23rd, International Atheist Day, was observed for the first time across the world, providing a space for non believers to come out in public, defend freethought and show solidarity with those who risk their lives and freedom because they are atheists. The day was initiated by […]
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March 23, 2019
Why Were Women’s Bodies Policed By Hijab After The New Zealand Terror Attack? The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain’s Response To Hijab Being Used As A Symbol Of Solidarity In The Aftermath Of The New Zealand Terrorist Attack.  More than a week on from the horrific far right and white supremacist attack on New Zealand, […]
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March 23, 2019
We atheists and atheist allies hereby declare that from now on, March 23rd is Atheist Day. We recognize the struggle of atheists to live authentic lives in many parts of the world. The struggle to openly affirm one’s atheism. The fear of intolerant governments, mobs, and religious zealots. On March 23rd we shall take a […]
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March 20, 2019 Photo of Maryam Namazie
Below is the English version of an interview with Marieke Hoogwout published in Dutch in Vrij Links on 29 March 2019. The interview was conducted before the Christchurch and Utrecht terrorist attacks this month. You can read the Dutch interview here.  In January, Iranian-British human rights activist Maryam Namazie gave the 24th Freedom Lecture at […]
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March 16, 2019
Today is the anniversary of the cold-blooded murder of atheist M Farooq, a 31 year old scrap merchant in Tamil Nadu India because of his atheism and Facebook posts pronounced “anti-Islamic.” He was killed 15 days after he posted a photo of one of his children holding a placard with the handwritten slogan “Kadavul illai, […]
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March 15, 2019
We are outraged at the far-Right terrorist attacks on mosques in New Zealand. Those killed could have been our beloved; our hearts go out to the victims and survivors of these heinous attacks. We recognise the xenophobic, anti-migrant and anti-Muslim, white nationalists in the Islamists. Both are far-Right movements that rely on religion, violence, hate, […]
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March 6, 2019
In 2016 Parkfield community school in Saltley, Birmingham was awarded Outstanding by Ofsted in every single area of inspection, Effectiveness of leadership and management, Quality of teaching, learning and assessment, Personal development, behaviour and welfare, Outcomes for pupils and Early years provision. Furthermore, the Ofsted report stated that the school fully delivers on its aim […]
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March 4, 2019
#InternationalWomensDayProtest #PeriodsAreNatural #WeAreUnashamed Orthodox Judaism forbids women and men from even touching or passing things to each other during a woman’s period. In certain branches of Japanese Buddhism, menstruating women are banned from attending temples. In Hinduism, a woman is forbidden from entering not only Hindu temples but also her own kitchen. She must not sleep […]
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