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Mubarak Bala Urgent Appeal

You can hardly have missed the case of Mubarak Bala. Mubarak is the President of the Humanist Association of Nigeria. Following complaints from a Muslim lawyer that he made posts on Facebook insulting Prophet Muhammad, Mubarak was arrested at his home in Kaduna on April 28, 2020. The next day he was taken to a police station in Kano State. Despite a court ordering the prison authorities to grant a...

Bobbie Kirkhart, past AAI President, dies at 78

Census 21 in Australia: Mark ‘no religion’.

AAI supports the Census21: Not Religious? Mark ‘No Religion’ campaign in Australia. The Australian Census is coming up on Tuesday 10 August 2021, and it’s vitally important for atheists and all freethinkers. The current census data significantly overestimates Australia’s true religiosity. Why? Because the Religion Question in the census asks, “What is the person’s religion?”...

Welcome New AAI Board Members

Secular World – June 2021

In this issue: Editorial President’s Letter The Freedom to be Mistaken Calling Israel to Account for its Human Rights Abuses Free Mubarak Bala What Freedom Would be and What it Would not be The Only Freedom That Matters Book Review: The man who figured out God? AAI’s Freethinking Hero: Ayaan Hirsi Ali   VIEW / DOWNLOAD

Council of Ex-Muslims of Sri Lanka: Pakistan Has Failed to Protect Its Minorities

On the 23rd of March, 2021, Pakistani prime minister Mr. Imran Khan arrives on an official visit to Sri Lanka. Our affiliate, the Council of Ex-Muslims of Sri Lanka issued the following statement: CEMSL press release in Sinhala CEMSL press release in Tamil

AAI Advisor, Narendra Nayak, on combating superstition in India

From the president of the Federation of Indian Rationalist Associations (FIRA) & AAI advisor, Narendra Nayak: During the nine months from March to December 2020, we did not have much scope for activities. My last workshops before things locked down for covid were on 8th, 12th, and 15th March. Coincidentally in the last week of March, I was down with a fever which I strongly suspected to be tha...

Release Zara Kay

Zara Kay, a Tanzanian-born, Australian citizen, founder of Faithless Hijabi and a well-known women’s rights activist, was summoned to the Dar-es-Salaam Oysterbay Police Station on 28 December 2020. After 32 hours of questioning, she was released on bail and is now to return to the police station with her lawyer on 5 January 2021. The charges against her are: 1) Making social media posts critical o...

Others Talk About Transparency—We Deliver

Who do you trust enough to give your time or your hard-earned cash to? This is an important question. There are no end of charities who want your money and you can’t support them all. So you have to decide which organizations are doing things you truly support and which of those you trust to spend your money wisely and honestly. Atheist Alliance International places integrity as its first and non-...

AAI Internet Café—Democratic Republic of the Congo

AAI helps humanists in the DRC set up an Internet Café to raise funds and help local people.

Introducing Our Advisory Council

AAI announces the members of its new Advisory Council.

The Story of a Bangladeshi ex-Muslim Writer

Ashanour Rahman Khan is an ex-Muslim from Bangladesh seeking asylum in Sweden. He'll be appearing in an exclusive interview with AAI's John Richards today.

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