Islamists hack another blogger to death in Bangladesh

Once again the religion of “Peace” strikes – the news is that Washiqur Rahman, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi blogger, was intercepted outside his home and hacked to death by three fanatical Islamists who are offended by his writings. The Washington Post reports … Police arrested two men in Rahman’s killing; a third suspected accomplice escaped. Bangladeshi media … Read more Islamists hack another blogger to death in Bangladesh

Hypocrisy of the highest order at the UN

The British Humanist Association (BHA) has called for the repeal of blasphemy laws to an audience of United Nations member states, as part of the 28th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The BHA website reports … The BHA, which is a partner organisation in the International Coalition Against Blasphemy Laws, has said that … Read more Hypocrisy of the highest order at the UN

Saudi Arabia and Sweden clash over human rights violations

This is truly great news, Saudi Arabia is starting to really feel the heat and Sweden is leading the charge. The UK’s Guardian reports … A clash between Sweden’s progressive foreign policy and the harsh realities of the Middle East has escalated with Saudi Arabia’s withdrawal of its ambassador after Stockholm tore up an arms … Read more Saudi Arabia and Sweden clash over human rights violations

A life dedicated to human rights – An Interview With Peter Tatchell

Now here in an interview well worth watching. From the 2014 World Humanist Congress: journalist, TV presenter, and Labour party peer Baroness Joan Bakewell interviews the legendary human rights activist Peter Tatchell. He is a truly inspirational person who truly has dedicated his entire life to human rights and has made a real difference in the … Read more A life dedicated to human rights – An Interview With Peter Tatchell

Daft Claim: Humanism is a ‘first-class ticket to a sea of wantonness and deabauchery’ and generally ‘demonic.’

I like watching the BBC’s The Big Question, not simply because I wish to learn something, but because it can be quite entertaining to see ideas openly tested in public. Additionally, you can also depend upon the BBC to seed the audience with a few nuts who will quite happily commune with the mother ship … Read more Daft Claim: Humanism is a ‘first-class ticket to a sea of wantonness and deabauchery’ and generally ‘demonic.’

Stephen Fry illustrates … How to Embarrass a TV Interviewer

Famous (in Ireland) Irish TV Personality, Gay Byrne (that really is his name, not his orientation,it is an abbreviation for Gabriel), recently interviewed well-known and highly popular comedian Stephen Fry on one episode of his TV series “The Meaning of Life” in which he interviews well-known individuals with a set a predictable questions. Now Stephen Fry, knowing what … Read more Stephen Fry illustrates … How to Embarrass a TV Interviewer