Commentary

Iran: More executions, more protests in Iran, UK and everywhere. Silence is inhuman, unethical and self-defeating

Submitted by Maryam Namazie. For more information, please contact her at: m.namazie@onelawforall.org.uk. On 7 January, Iran executed another two young men on charges of ‘spreading corruption on earth’...

An Ex-Muslim: How and Why I Became an Atheist

The following was submitted to the blog by one of AAI’s followers. The writer’s name is being withheld to protect family still in Afghanistan. . . . As Richard Dawkins says about religion ...

Iranian Teens Arrested for Gathering and Wearing an ‘Unsuitable Hijab’

Following the public release of a video showing a playful gathering of young people on one of Shiraz’s main streets, the city’s governor declared that ten persons had been detained in conn...

‘Improper’ Hijab on Statue Sparks Upset

According to reports, the statue, which was recently put in one of Gorgan’s streets in Iran, has been removed for some repairs and will be reinstalled with some adjustments soon. Some defenders ...

Pakistani Lynch Mob Strikes Again

An enraged mob stoned a middle-aged man to death inside a mosque in a remote village in eastern Pakistan for burning the Quran. The mosque’s servant stated he witnessed a man burning the Quran b...

Horrific death shocks the world & reignites the debate over violence against women

Mona Heydari, an Iranian girl, was brutally murdered in early February, shocking the world. After beheading his 17-year-old wife, Sajjad Heydari displayed her severed head through the streets of Ahvaz...

Women from the viewpoint of Quran

One of the distinguishing characteristics of international law at the dawn of the twenty-first century is its tremendous advancement in the sphere of women’s human rights. One of the reasons is ...

Christianity: Fundamentally Illogical

AAI blog manager/podcast host, Jason Sylvester’s, speech from the January 14th, 2022 World Logic Day event hosted by the Atheist Support Network. I am here to talk about the fundamentally illogi...

The Logic of Atheism

AAI Vice-President, Bill Flavell’s, speech from the January 14th, 2022 World Logic Day event hosted by the Atheist Support Network. Today is World Logic Day. What a great idea! Today we have ant...

Music, Islam & Iran

Since Muhammad’s death in the seventh century CE, when his companions strove to keep men’s minds away from forbidden pleasures, the permissibility of music has been a point of contention i...

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