Author: Tonoy Nur E Emroz Alam

In Solidarity with Mina Ahadi and Zentralrat der Ex-Muslime

Following a protest against Cologne City Council’s permit to mosques to broadcast the call to Islamic prayer, Mina Ahadi, founder of the Zentralrat der Ex-Muslime, has been placed under police protection. The protest provoked the fundamentalist Muslims to call for her execution. The German police believed that the threats were of serious nature. The latest threat to Ms. Ahadi’s life on...

Victims of Blasphemy Laws

Accusations of blasphemy and brutality by religious zealots are a historical phenomenon. Religious fundamentalism always has a tendency of opposing different worldviews and responding with cruelty. History has marked many such events, one of the most notorious in Christian history was the killing of the philosopher and scientist Hypatia by an inflamed mob in 415. In a similar fashion, 2400 years a...

Atheist Support Network Story: Standing tall in the face of fear

Ezzat is an Egyptian-born artist. She uses her art for activism (images on this page are her own art). In a normal society, this is something we would appreciate, but in many societies, this could mean brutal torture, even from the family. Because of the overwhelming exaltation of ignorance, criticizing faith-based injustices can become a matter of life and death. Things can get worse if the said ...

Letter from an Afghan atheist

UNHRC passed resolution condemning witchcraft and harmful religious practices – Contribution by our affiliate MANS

United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) passes resolution condemning witchcraft and harmful religious practices – Contribution by Maharashtra Andhshraddha Nirmulan Samiti (MANS) After six years of tireless efforts by the Maharashtra Andhshraddha Nirmulan Samiti (MANS), Witchcraft and Human Rights Information Network (WHRIN) and many NGO’s, universities, subject matter experts, the UN Human Rig...