Author: Howard Burman

AAI Condemns Uighur Cultural Genocide

Atheist Alliance International actively campaigns for freedom of choice around the world, including the right every person should have to choose their own religion or none at all. AAI strongly condemns the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Xinjiang, as reports continue to emerge that the Chinese government is actively and deliberately attempting to exterminate the Uighur culture through forced intern...

AAI Executive Director Moves On

It is with great regret that I announce the resignation of Michael Sherlock from the position of Executive Director of Atheist Alliance International effective from today. Michael holds down two demanding jobs and lives in a time zone that means getting up at 04:00 several days a week. He has realised it is impossible to do this long-term. To achieve anything like a reasonable work-life balance so...

Michael Sherlock Appointed Executive Director

Atheist Alliance International is excited to announce the appointment of Michael Sherlock as Executive Director, effective from today. Michael will report to Interim AAI President, Howard Burman. He will assume overall management of our campaigns and be responsible for growing AAI so we can do more to normalize atheism and make the world a safer place for atheists. Michael is the author of seven a...

The RIGHT to be SECULAR

SIGN THE PETITION WHAT WE ARE ASKING FROM YOU We need your help. A strong coalition is essential if we are to approach the United Nations and human rights organizations asking for them to adopt the Right to be Secular. If you agree that the right to be secular should become part of international human rights law, we ask that you let us know that your organization endorses the campaign, then visit ...

Greek atheists protest ‘Holy Light’ funding

Greek Atheist Union Protests ‘Holy Light’ Transport Funding Greek Orthodox tradition has it that on the day preceding Orthodox Easter when a blue light emanates from Christ’s tomb, the Patriarch of Jerusalem enters the Holy Sepulchre. He does so without any device that could light a fire—matches, lighter. Clergy from various denominations search the patriarch to make sure he isn’t carrying any inc...