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Bangladeshi author handed 4-year jail term for ‘offending Islam’

Bangladeshi author, Shahriar Dipu also known as Diarshi Arag, was handed a four-year prison sentence for ”offending Islam” in two books. Dipu’s book was banned by the high court of B...

The erosion of secularism in Bangladesh

When the constitution of Bangladesh was drafted, the 34 members drafting committee looked into the texts that emerged from the ideologies of the enlightenment era, namely the U.S. Bill of Rights, the ...

Burmese Atheists struggle against Buddhist fundamentalism

It has been over a year that Myanmar is under the totalitarian regime of the Burmese military. This is something most international media wrote. The reality is that for over 7 decades we had been unde...

Press release by NonReligious Citizens and Exmuslims of Kerala

PRESS RELEASE March 16th Declared as International Day for Exposing Islamophobia and Combating Muslimophobia An international online event hosted by the NonReligious Citizens (NRC) and Exmuslims of Ke...

Mubarak Was Not Charged with Blasphemy

Many people are under the misapprehension that Mubarak Bala was charged and convicted of blasphemy. We see some Muslims celebrating Mubarak’s sentence under the illusion that blasphemy laws have achie...

‘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...

AAI Condemns Invasion of Ukraine

AAI condemns in the strongest terms, Russia’s unprovoked military invasion of the sovereign nation of Ukraine. This aggression is in direct violation of international law and leaves Russia as a ...

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 ...