Persecution

Iranian Police Arrest Woman for Improper Hijab

The posting of a video depicting the inhumane treatment of a girl by Iranian police has sparked a social media storm. The video shows the woman being arrested, as police used a hook and tools for hunt...

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...

Atheist Support Network Story: Standing tall in the face of fear

Ezzat is an Egyptian-born artist. She uses her art for activism (images on this page are her own art). In a normal society, this is something we would appreciate, but in many societies, this could mea...

Asylum for Atheists & The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Many Atheist Support Network volunteers are in regular communication with ex-Muslims seeking freedom of conscience in secular societies. ASN volunteers, in addition to providing emotional support and ...