Personal letter from Dolly, an LGBTQ-activist from Egypt, struggling to build up a new life in eastern Europe
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 […]
Travel Bans Targeting Secularists: Status of Atheists in Egypt deteriorating
2 mn read On 11 February 2023, Hesham El Masry, an Egyptian atheist freethinker was on his way to The Netherlands from Cairo International Airport when he was escorted off the plane by police officers. “I was on my way to Amsterdam, Netherlands, [but] i was detained by the Egyptian National Security Agency, and they forbade me from […]
The crime of Islamic militias in Iraq against Atheist and other minorities
2 mn read Iraq has long been a battleground for conflicts, wars, and terrorist activities. These conflicts have had severe consequences for the country’s minorities, including atheists and members of the LGBT community. The rise of Islamic militias and radical Islamic groups has led to an increase in violence and persecution against these minority groups, forcing many to flee the country or hide their identities for fear of retribution.
International Day of Social Justice: How far have we come in eradicating social injustices?
3 mn read All across the globe we see the human impact of the refugee crisis as well as the human cost of ongoing racial inequalities and injustices, where we have disparities in access to healthcare and voting rights are all acts of social injustices.
Ilham’s world shaken by natural disaster – Episode 6
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 […]
In the 21st century, Female Genital Mutilation is practiced widely with over three (3) million women at risk yearly.
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.