UK based Hate Group has charitable status for promoting intolerance

The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain has produced a rather extensive report on the activities of iERA (Islamic Education and Research Academy) within the UK that reveals them to not be what they claim at all. So what do iERA claim? They claim that they are a group that is … “committed to educating and informing humanity about the truth and noble message of Islam“. In other words, they exist to spread the message of Islam. The problem of course rests […]


Why has a Pregnant Woman in Sudan been sentenced to death this week? 1

Pictured above is Meriam Ibrahim with her husband, Daniel Wani, at their 2011 wedding.  Today she sits on death row in Sudan for the “crime” of getting married to a non-Muslim. The new York Daily News reports … A distraught and desperate husband who traveled from New Hampshire to Sudan has been allowed to visit his pregnant wife on death row, only to find her shackled in chains. Meriam Ibrahim, 26, was sentenced to death last week by a Sudanese court […]


CII declares Minimum age for marriage un-islamic in Pakistan

Dawn, Pakistan’s oldest and most widely read English-language newspaper, brings us the rather astonishing news that the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) concluded its 191th meeting with the ruling that the laws related to minimum age of marriage were un-Islamic and that children of any age could get married. This is manifests itself as far older men getting marries to girls as young as nine. Why? Because that is what Mohammed did, and as the “perfect” man his example should be […]


Satire: Saudi clerics “running out of day-to-day things to ban”

The fact that I need to add the word “Satire” to the title tells you that it is in fact very challenging to deploy Satire within a Saudi context. In fact, the pronouncements and actions of the various clerics make it almost impossible to discern the line between the things that are satire and the actual pronouncements that echo forth from that bastion of utter delusional insanity. The piece in question is one that I quite enjoyed and reads … […]

Why has Bangladesh gone crazy and started locking up bloggers? 2

A group of four writers have been arrested in Bangladesh and will stand trial in November. Their crime? They have been accused of publishing material that “causes hurt to religious beliefs” [About here is the right place to start cranking up your stunned silence] In the picture on the left, the three bloggers pictured in the middle are Subrata Adhikari Shuvo, Mashiur Rahman Biplob and Russel Parvez. Asif Mohiuddin was also arrested but is not featured in this photo. The guys […]


Bangladeshi government is cracking down on bloggers critical of its pro-Islamist stance 1

The news from Bangladesh is rather grim, the government has been letting Islamic lunatics dictate policy, here are some details from the Huff Po … Asif Mohiuddin, 30, is one of those bloggers. Mohiuddin has only recently recovered from injuries he incurred during an attack on him by a militant Islamist group in January. Detectives took him from his home on Wednesday night, just two days after police arrested three other bloggers for allegedly hurting the religious beliefs of the […]