3 mn read It should be noted that FGM is not a religious exercise although it happens in Christian, Muslim and Jewish societies but there is nothing in their holy books that teaches or enforces them to engage in such practice.
< 1 mn read We, the undersigned freethought, ex-Muslim, atheist, and secularist organisations, have joined together to politically sponsor the well-known Iranian atheist and ex-Muslim Soheil Arabi, who was re-arrested from his home on 2 January 2023 by the Islamic Republic of Iran’s security forces. Sources have informed us that he was violently beaten during the arrest, denied much-needed medicine […]
3 mn read A student visa is often the only option for young atheists who are in danger and must leave their home country. This is the most efficient way of evacuating to a safe location before continuing the journey to their ultimate destination. After all, obtaining admission and a student visa, especially in Australia, Europe, and North […]
2 mn read Hesham Fouad Ahmed (Hesham El Masry), is an Egyptian Atheist blogger. After a religious discourse with a Sheikh from Al-Azhar (Ahmed Karima) on YouTube, Ahmed Karima cursed Hesham and then withdrew from the discussion. Then the Sheikh took advantage of his connections to press the national security to apprehend Hesham and the owner of the […]
3 mn read The misbehavior and crimes of the Taliban against women have increased sharply in the last few months. This Islamist terrorist group has subjected women and girls to violence in the different regions of Afghanistan. Among these women are those who have been arrested for protesting the regime since the fall of Kabul. A number of […]
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< 1 mn read Amsterdam branch of Russian orthodox church breaks away over Ukraine
Is the fear of the pernicious influence of gay prides a good reason for a war in Ukraine? According to the Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church, yes.
< 1 mn read Is the fear of the pernicious influence of gay prides a good reason for a war in Ukraine? According to the Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church, yes.
2 mn read I recently spoke to a Turkish friend and in our conversation she said something surprising. She told me that a massacre of dogs was happening in her country. I was, naturally, taken aback by this. Could there be mass killings of dogs happening there? It was hard to believe. I did some googling, and the […]
3 mn read Report on Taliban recent war crimes in Kabul One week ago, the Taliban arrested some protesting women, who stood against this group’s wrong policies in Kabul city. Parwana Ibrahimkhail is one of these women. She is a girl who did not have a father and was raised by her mother. She has one brother, who […]
2 mn read Few months ago, the LGBTQ+ headquarters in the capital city of Ghana was raided unlawfully by National Security personnel and demanded for its closure. Meanwhile, the LGBTQ community, prior to the raid had received death threats from some traditional chiefs and other anti-gay persons. The raid which should have drawn sympathy from the general public […]
< 1 mn read Ahmed is the nickname we gave to this boy. He is 20-years-old and he is a student of a private university in Kabul. A few weeks ago, when Ahmad was about to go home, he was stopped by the Taliban and interrogated. After taking the young man’s mobile phone, they checked his WhatsApp and asked […]
2 mn read The religious centeredness of most African states has paved way for the justification of inhumane acts committed against minority groups. One of the growing concerns is the growth of witches’ camps across the northern part of Ghana. These can be found in popular villages like Gambaga, Bonyase, Gushegu, Kukuo and many other towns in the […]
< 1 mn read “Muhammad Mubarak Bala was held incommunicado in police custody for so long — eight months — that his wife was sure he was dead. “I couldn’t eat. I couldn’t sleep. The emotional torture was too much for me,” Amina Ahmed told The Associated Press from her home in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria. More than […]
2 mn read I know that talking about what happens to Iraqi women every time doesn’t seem to end. There have been continuous reports of killings of women in Iraq and other Arab countries . These crimes are not investigated and bodies are buried in secrecy. It is referred as a great act for deterring other women from […]
Muslim teacher’s removal for wearing hijab only a long line of bigotry against minorities in French Canada
3 mn read Muslim-Canadian Fatemeh Anvari’s world was turned upside down last week. The Quebecer was reassigned from her role as a third grade teacher. This was in response to her refusing to take off her hijab. Parents found out about her reassignment in a letter sent by her school, the Chelsea Elementary School. Condemnation soon followed. “The parents […]
< 1 mn read Ever since the Taliban assumed administrative control of Afghanistan, the region has experienced a large number of Afghan natives fleeing for asylum in other countries: To flee from the injustices and the infringement of human rights and abuse of individual freedoms that the Taliban seeks to impose on Afghan citizens that were unlucky to procure […]
< 1 mn read On Sunday December 5th our coördinator was guest in the weekly Youtube broadcast of “Sunday Scoop with Khan and Sultan”. Maarten Freriks talked about the Secular Underground Network, and what we are doing to help freethinkers, atheists and secularists around the world to live in freedom and security. And a lot of attention these days […]
2 mn read The above photo is under license CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. The image was created by daarkfire. On Oct. 28, Indian police in the state of Uttar Pradesh arrested three Kashmiri students. Their crime was a heinous one. A crime that required the swift application of justice to rid Indian streets of a growing menace. These students’ […]
< 1 mn read You will be declared socially dead if you leave A group of former Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Netherlands is fighting the Christian Congregation Jehovah’s Witnesses. “The policy is discriminatory and a social death sentence.” They do so in imitation of a group of Belgian ex-Jehovahs who went to court. The judge ruled that Jehovah’s Witnesses […]