November 25, 2009
Hello As a follow up to our successful Nov 21 rally against Sharia law, we are organising a fundraiser dinner on Thursday, January 28, 2010 at 7:00pm at one of London’s finest gastro-pubs. We hope you will be able to join us to enjoy an excellent three-course dinner whilst supporting the One Law for All Campaign and the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain. The dinner’s keynote speaker will be AC Grayling, the renowned philosopher, author, writer, reviewer, and broadcaster. Tickets will be £45 per person. If you can’t come to the event but would like to support us nonetheless, please...
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November 22, 2009
Several hundred joined a rally in London’s Hyde Park organised by One Law for All to show their opposition to Sharia and religious-based laws in Britain and elsewhere and to demand universal rights and secularism. At the rally, over 20 speakers and performers exposed the discriminatory and brutal nature of religious laws. They included Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain’s Asad Abbas; International Humanist and Ethical Union’s Roy Brown; Philosopher AC Grayling; Southall Black Sisters’ Rahila Gupta; MP Evan Harris; Organisation of Women’s Freedom in Iraq’s Houzan Mahmoud; Lawyer Rony Miah; Campaigner Maryam Namazie; British Humanist Association’s Naomi Phillips; European Humanist...
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October 26, 2009
Preliminary Notice Members are advised that the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain is holding its second Annual General Meeting on Sunday 13 December 2009 from 14:00-16:00 hours in London. The AGM is only open to members. Members are requested to RSVP their attendance by 1 December 2009 and arrive no later than 13:45 hours. Nomination of Board of Trustees and Motions Those wishing to submit motions for the meeting, or nominations for Board of Trustee members, should do so in writing. A proposer and seconder are required for both nominations and motions, which must reach the CEMB by 1 December...
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September 22, 2009
London Exmuslims Meetup group has been running for a year now, had 12 events so far and increased to over 30 members in 12 months. Members are able to get acquainted with likeminded people, make new friends, openly share their views, go to talks & debates, to movies, have drinks & dinner evenings and camping trips. There will be an anniversary party on October 17 to celebrate its first anniversary. To join the meetup, click here. To start a meetup in your area, contact the CEMB.
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July 13, 2009

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June 26, 2009
European Commission President Manuel Barroso and President of the European Parliament, Hans Gert Pőttering hosted a lunch in Brussels on Friday 26 June 2009 with philosophical non-confessional organizations in the Commission’s efforts towards Strengthening European values. Keith Porteous Wood, supporter of One Law for All and the National Secular Society’s Executive Director was one of the guests. One of the concerns he raised with President Barroso was about the growing pressure on Muslims to use so-called official Muslim Arbitration Tribunals rather than the established justice mechanisms. Mr Porteous Wood said that those using these tribunals often did not know they...
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April 29, 2009
On April 19, 2009, the Somali parliament unanimously endorsed the introduction of Sharia law across the country. A few days earlier, the imposition of Sharia law in Pakistan’s northwestern Swat region was approved. Last month, a sweeping law approved by the Afghan parliament and signed by President Hamid Karzai required Shi’a women to seek their husband’s permission to leave home, and to submit to their sexual demands. Because of international and national protests the new law is now being reviewed but only to check its compatibility with Sharia law. Sharia law deems a woman unequal and subordinate to her husband...
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April 9, 2009

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April 8, 2009
One Law for All Campaign against Sharia Law in Britain was established on December 10, 2008 – International Human Rights Day – in order to mobilise opposition to Sharia and all religious based tribunals and defend universal and citizenship rights. 12,000 signatures and a successful March rally and meeting In the short time it has been established, we’ve gathered over 12,000 signatories to our petition calling for a ban on religious tribunals and organised a successful demonstration and public meeting to mark International Women’s Day in March in London. A free legal and informational helpline We have also set up...
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March 29, 2009
207 organizations from 46 Countries (and European and International organizations) have indicated their support for the Joint Statement on Defamation of Religions Algerian Centre for the Defence and Promotion of Press Freedom (CALP) [Algeria] Centro para la Apertura y el Desarrollo de América Latina (CADAL) [Argentina] Sociedad Humanista-etica, Deodoro Roca [Argentina] Atheist Foundation of Australia [Australia] Australia NZ Secular Association [Australia] Brisbane Atheists [Australia] Council of Australian Humanist Societies [Australia] Humanist Society of Queensland [Australia] Humanist Society of Victoria [Australia] Melbourne Atheist Group [Australia] Rationalist Association of NSW [Australia] Rationalist Society of Australia [Australia] Secular Party of Australia [Australia] Skeptics...
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