Commentary

‘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...

Sri Lankan Lynched & Burned in Pakistan

Last Friday, a mob of factory workers in eastern Pakistan tortured and burned a Sri Lankan manager for alleged blasphemy in a ‘horrific vigilante attack’ that Prime Minister Imran Khan Tweeted was ‘a ...

Escaping oppression: Saudi Arabian activist finds freedom with AAI’s support

SOLAL MAHDI AHMED is a Saudi Arabian ex-Muslim who is also an activist in the atheist community. He was born into the Muslim religion and had studied IT. He also extensively studied religious texts wh...

Iranian Adulterers Sentenced to Death

The Supreme Court of Iran has affirmed the decision of Branch 11 of the Tehran Criminal Court, which found a married man and woman guilty of “adultery” and condemned them to death. Last ye...

Albanian Comedian Stirs Islamist Outrage

A comedy club in the night-life district of Tiranë, Albania became a centre of contention and threats by Islamist religious conservatives after a stand-up act by a comedian referred to the Islamic Cal...

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