5 mn read Dolly Sarkasmo (an alias for her own safety) is a lesbian Ex-Muslim from Egypt. She is an activist, working to secure a better future for LGBTQ people in the middle east. Recently she was able to flee to Georgia in eastern Europe where she awaits her asylum procedure. Now she needs our help to survive […]
11 mn read The earthquake makes life for undercover ex-muslims even more difficult Case: Ilham from AfghanistanStart date: march 7, 2021Support: living costs and support to get a permit to stay somewhereBudget needed: monthly €350 for living costs plus budget for a permanent solution Ilham is a member of this community. If you want to get in touch […]
3 mn read December 2023 – Freedom of expression is a fundamental human right, enshrined in article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. However, there are governments and individuals in positions of power around the globe that threaten this right. One such way to threaten this freedom is through laws of blasphemy. It virtually silences anyone […]
Leaving Bangladesh was the first hurdle for Shadhin, finding ways to stay safe elsewhere is the second.
14 mn read “I get constant threats from the jihadis on the phone/social media. I’m hiding from them all these years. What if they get to know my location because those people whom we used to trust are even against us now. I’m sick of dealing with them already. I can’t take all these stresses anymore. It has been ongoing for five years now. I am living without freedom and peace and I need to leave this place as soon as possible.”
3 mn read He’s worked very hard and is almost there to finish his education to become a midwife at the Kagando School of nursing. An exam is all that stands in the way between Nahabwe Moses from Uganda and his much-desired diploma. With this diploma, a whole new world will open for him as he can get […]
9 mn read It has not been a good year since we updated you on Mumino and his family. After their flight from Uganda, they encountered several difficulties and they are still awaiting their asylum request to be processed. Being a refugee in Uganda has many complications. Abductions October 2022 – Mumino and his family lived in a […]
2 mn read ConfusedHeathen (CH) was an Egyptian assigned female-at-birth trans person. By all accounts, he should be celebrated by the secular community. He founded the r/ExEgypt Subreddit where her felly compatriots gather and discuss the issues. However, this beautiful soul has departed. He died a few weeks ago. The death was announced on the subreddit itself. At […]
9 mn read At a certain time, Nickie and his girlfriend were sleeping on plastic chairs in front of a store and neither of them had a job. Nickie’s family did not support him in any way. October – 2022: Honestly, I was devastated. Ever since I said I’m not a believer three years ago, my parents and […]
6 mn read As an LGBTQ activist in Uganda, Elijah has been tortured and sexually abused by the police, persecuted bij family members. His shop and house have been set on fire and he had to flee the country leaving his adorable children behind. He is in a Rwandan hospital now, where he can not leave if he doesn t pay the bills. Elijah wishes to embrace once again his two little children. He needs your help to get the medications he needs and safely return to his home.
2 mn read Gone but not forgotten In the east of Toronto’s downtown, visitors will find a buzzing neighborhood called the Church and Wellesley Village. This area, located on Church Street and Wellesley Street East, is the city’s LGBTQ district. Just north of the intersection that forms the center of the neighborhood, is the 519 community center. In […]
3 mn read Ever since I’ve been involved in helping freethinkers and those on the run for their convictions, I’ve noticed one thing in particular. They have to survive all by themselves in a world that is often very hostile towards them. Loneliness, depression, trauma and poverty go hand in hand. Millions of people around the world are […]
4 mn read It is not much of an easy task to keep your head up when everything is all working against you when everything around you screams of ageing owes for you to simply just let go, neither it was something I have ever done myself, but in the most of hurtful times I’ve experienced in my life, […]
3 mn read Deserted by his family, jobless and fighting against diabetes, Amir needs support to find a safe accommodation and to afford his medications Amir (we are using an alias, for safety reasons) is from San’a’, the capital of Yemen, a country where radical Islamism is still deeply rooted. As a gay man, he was never accepted […]
3 mn read A study by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life found that 97% of Ugandans are believers, and the fact that professions of atheism are invariably met with incredulity has prompted most of Uganda’s atheists to keep their scepticism in the closet. Muhammad Kiiza is one of those atheists. He is from the Bukolho […]
2 mn read Earlier we reported on a young woman known as Water Spirit. She is one of many atheists that SUN provides assistance to. Water Spirit left her home country several years ago, fleeing from her family who was putting pressure on her to quit her job and marry a husband they selected for her. Water Spirit […]
2 mn read Marina works as a Graphic Designer and is looking for projects.
< 1 mn read The Atheist society of Uganda is a small group of atheist that unites atheist of Uganda. We unite ex-Muslims and ex-Christians. Many atheist in Uganda face many consequences, embarrassment, torture, neglected and expelling others from their families. The Uganda government supports theism over atheism because in Islamic religion you can be killed if you convert […]
< 1 mn read Rights and freedoms of individuals have been continuously threatened by medieval religious dogmas in religious centered countries. Aneeqa Ateeq is a young girl who is falsly been convicted by a Pakistani male Hasnat on personal grounds. Hasnat lodged an FIR in 2020 that Aneeqa Ateeq shared a book and updated a status which he found […]
4 mn read The long journey from living on the streets to becoming self-supporting For the past year, Nicky and Marina have been mostly surviving, looking for a better future. They have not yet managed to find a job, but they have received help for their daily needs such as food and a roof over their heads: “We […]
4 mn read The end of the year is approaching and what a bizarre year it has been. In our first full year of operations, we received 137 requests for help. Some of them simply needed contact with like-minded people, to cope with daily life in a hostile environment. We created several online support groups for them. Others […]