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Maldives: Drop blasphemy charges against Mohamed Rusthum Mujuthaba immediately

Mohamed Rusthum Mujuthaba is an atheist human rights activist from the island of Thinadhoo, Maldives. Issues such as women’s rights, freedom of belief, and pointing out irrational aspects of rel...

Stand With Us In Solidarity With Saudi Arabia’s LGBTQ+ Community

Last year, on the 26th of June 2021, the Saudi Diaspora association organized international vigils in front of Saudi Arabian embassies around the world to stand in solidarity with our fellow citizens ...

Ahmed is FREE! AAI wins legal battle in the Republic of Niger

Ahmed was known in his circle in Mali for his defiance. He challenged militant Islam and Islamic doctrines with a Facebook page named Atheism.  The Facebook page took on controversial issues relating ...

Abiogenesis

An acquaintance told me that he doesn’t believe in the theory of evolution because it’s like believing that life came from nothing. I replied that, on the contrary, at the moment of the emergence of l...

Response to Latin America Coalition with evidence

May 24, 2022 To: Latin American International Coalition of Atheists We were extremely disappointed to receive your letter of disaffiliation. It was especially disappointing that Shirley Rivera should ...

Kasese Humanist School

Kasese Humanist School is a secular school that offers nursery and primary education to young people between the ages of 4 to 16 years old. The school over the years continues to grow both in enrollme...

Howard Burman steps down as President

Howard Burman, the AAI President, stepped down from the board today. With Howard moving on, we lose a leader and a friend. Howard joined the AAI board on November 20, 2017, starting out as the board s...

For a more peaceful world

Growing up in a religious country, I used to follow many influencers who also doubled as religious leaders. Despite the many differences in doctrine, I noticed that all these religious gatherings shar...

Mubarak Bala: Two Years in Prison Today

Arrest Two years ago today, Mubarak Bala was at home in Kaduna finishing breakfast with his housemate when he heard loud and persistent banging on his front door. Fearing an emergency, he rushed to op...

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...