Freedom from Religion
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The Affirmations of Humanism: A Statement of Principles
Principles of secular humanism.
Am I An Atheist Or An Agnostic?
Apostasy, Blasphemy and Free Expression in the Age of ISIS
The right to religion comes with a corresponding right to be free from religion.
Ayatollah BBC and #ExMuslimBecause
Whilst we mourn our dead in Paris, we must not forget the countless others killed by ISIS and Islamists, including this very month in Lebanon, Nigeria, Mali, Iraq, Egypt, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghani...
Connexions Digest: Issue 50 - December 1989 - A Social Change Sourcebook
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Demand for atheism rises in countries under Islamic rule
The rise of atheism in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia is something we have been speaking about for some time now. The Iranian Baztab Now website warned of a tsunami of atheism amongst Ir...
Ex-Muslims: A community in protest
I see ex-Muslims as a community in protest: insisting on freedom from religion, and freedom of conscience. For the right to apostasy and blasphemy, without fear. Like the LGBT, anti-slavery, anti-colo...
50 Voices of Disbelief: Why We Are Atheists
Blackford, Russell; Schuklenk, Udo (eds.)
A collection of essays from international figures in fields of academia, science, literature, media and politics who explain why they are atheists.
In Defense of Atheism: The Case Against Christianity, Judaism, and Islam
Hirsi Ali, Ayaan
Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a Somali woman who escaped a forced marriage and moved to the Netherlands, where she became a spokeswoman for Muslim women's rights. She tells the story of how her experiences led h...
Islam and De-Islamisation
Karl Marx and Religion
For Marx, to positively assert that God does not exist is childish. “Man makes religion, religion does not make man. ... The struggle against religion is, therefore, indirectly the struggle against th...
The Perils of Faith-Based Multiculturalism: The Case of Shari'a in Canada
Conservative religious leaders have become more vocal and demanding, and governments are giving in to their demands without much regard for the serious consequences for democracy and citizens’ rights.
Pret-A-Patriarchy – on "modest" fashion
"Modest" fashion is a fast growing industry with companies like Dolce & Gabbana, H&M, Marks and Spencer, DKNY, Zara and others all rushing to cash in. But while more choice is undoubtedly good, I have...
Ulli Diemer's website/blog featuring comment from a radical left-libertarian Marxist perspective.
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Religous Freedom and Authoritarian Atheists
Many contemporary atheists adopt an unpleasantly authoritarian stance. Many now demand, in the name of ‘reason’ or ‘science’, state restrictions or bans on views that might cause ‘harm’. It is a stran...
The Right to Offend
Bonbnell, Kenneth H.
Humans do have a right to offend other humans, especially in presenting dissent from the views with which many people seem to be very content. This includes those views called religious.
Sharia 'Courts': Why Regulation is Not the Answer
'Sharia' and other religious systems of arbitration are back in the news once again. There appears to be growing recognition of the profoundly discriminatory nature of religious arbitration systems wh...
The Sharia debate in the UK: who will listen to our voices?
Over 300 abused women have signed a statement opposing Sharia courts and religious bodies, warning of the growing threat to their rights and to their collective struggles for security and independence...
Skeptical Inquirer: The Magazine for Science and Reason - Periodical profile
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Encourages the critical investigation of paranormal and fringe-science claims from a responsible, scientific point of view and disseminates factual information about the results of such inquiries to t...
Why is Inclusive Mosque so Afraid of Secularism?
Secularism is merely a framework that separates religion from the state to ensure that religion cannot influence the state and public policy and impose itself on private lives. After all, not everyone...
Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories from the Fight Against Muslim Fundamentalism
Karima Bennoune interviews 300 people from 30 countries to report on a largely invisible group of people: Muslim opponents of fundamentalism. They remain largely invisible, lost amid the heated cover...
Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories from the Fight against Muslim Fundamentalism, by Karima Bennoune (Book Review)
Karima Bennoune, a US-based law scholar raised in Algeria, has written an account of the stories of numerous people whose lives have been scarred by Islamic fundamentalism and who decided, using a var...
Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites
Apostates of Islam
An organization of former Muslims.
Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain
We, non-believers, atheists, and ex-Muslims, are establishing or joining the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain to insist that no one be pigeonholed as Muslims with culturally relative rights nor deemed...
The Secular Web is owned and operated by the Internet Infidels, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to defending and promoting a naturalistic worldview on the Internet. In the words o...
Women Living Under Muslim Law
WLUML is an international solidarity network that provides information and support for those women whose lives have been shaped by the customs and/or laws of Islam. It extends to more 70 countries and...
Zentralrat der Ex-Muslime
Dem Zentralrat der Ex-Muslime geh”ren Menschen an, die entweder den muslimischen Glauben aufgegeben haben oder die niemals Muslime waren, wenngleich sie aufgrund ihrer Herkunft aus einem sog. "muslimi...
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After the Arab spring, the struggle continues on a university campus
A dispute between a secular academic and conservative Islamists threatens the peace at a Tunisian university
A university administrator takes a stand against religious extremism.
Human Rights Council resolution on blasphemy
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Reporters Without Borders is extremely concerned by a resolution condemning #defamation of religions# which the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted on 25 March.
Making blasphemy an offence takes Europe back several centuries
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Reporters Without Borders condemns #with the utmost firmness# a new defamation law in Ireland that establishes blasphemy as an offence punishable by a fine of up to 25,000 euros. The law took effect o...
23 IFEX members and other organisations raise concerns about proposed mechanisms to combat racial and religious intolerance
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23 IFEX members and other organisations raise concerns about proposed mechanisms to combat racial and religious intolerance.