blasphemy

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...

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 ...

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...

Nigerian boy freed from 10 years imprisonment! blasphemy sentence thanks to AAI’s support.

Omar Farouq, a minor, was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment  on August 10th 2020 for insulting prophet Mohammed. His family and friends faced death threats alongside him. He was tried and convicted w...

Therefore, we criticize Islam

In view of the public lynching and charring to death of a Sri Lankan citizen in Pakistan by vigilantes of Islam on accusations of blasphemy, I would like to make some points clear. First, this brutal ...

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 ...

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...

Letter from Afghani Atheists

Hi dear readers, I am Kaihan (I am using an alias name for security reasons), and I am currently living in the shadows in Afghanistan. I am a founding member of an atheist non-registered organization ...

3 October: International Soheil Day

AAI kindly asks our followers to add your name to a petition calling for Iran to release Iranian atheist, Soheil Arabi, sentenced to death for insulting the prophet on Facebook. Our contributor, Sina ...

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. Hi...

Iranian Blogger jailed since 2013 for Blasphemy

Soheil Arabi is an Iranian blogger, with a wife and a child, who has been imprisoned since 2013. It all began on November 7, 2013, when Soheil and his wife, Nasrin Naeemi, were arrested by the Revolut...

Two Iranians on Trial for Blasphemy

On April 23, the death sentence of two prisoners who are being held in Arak prison in Iran on the charge of Sab-Al-Nabi was announced. According to Islamic law in Iran, anyone who insults the Prophet ...

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