The 2018 Freedom of Thought Report is now available

freedom of thought

Each year the IHEU (International Humanist and Ethical Union) publishes a very comprehensive report that contains a worldwide survey of discrimination and persecution against humanists, atheists and the non-religious. In other words, it points the finger at nations that deem not believing ancient myths and fantasies to be a crime. It is quite frankly shocking that … Read moreThe 2018 Freedom of Thought Report is now available

2017 Freedom of Thought report

Freedom Of Thought report

Each year the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) issues an updated version of their Freedom of Though report. The latest edition is now available. What exactly does the term “Freedom of Thought” mean? The right to freedom of thought, conscience, religion or belief protects the individual conscience of every human being. This right was first stated … Read more2017 Freedom of Thought report

No freedom to be a Muslim in Pakistan

A very basic human right is enshrined within the UN’s declaration of Human rights, Article 18 reads … Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest … Read moreNo freedom to be a Muslim in Pakistan

Goldsmiths Feminist Society stands in solidarity with Goldsmiths Islamic Society

Much to my complete and utter astonishment, two diametrically opposed ideologies have climbed into bed together at Goldsmiths university in order to publicly oppress and gag those who take a stance for the freedom to believe whatever you wish and the freedom to criticise those that oppose that. So let me explain how this all … Read moreGoldsmiths Feminist Society stands in solidarity with Goldsmiths Islamic Society

‪#‎ExMuslimBecause‬ is trending

Hey, this is something new, #‎ExMuslimBecause‬ has been trending on twitter. One of the most powerful arguments against religious belief often comes, not from those that do not believe, but rather from the actions and behaviour of those that truly do, and then follow it through to the letter. A Christian example of this that springs … Read more‪#‎ExMuslimBecause‬ is trending

Saudi Atheist Facing 10 Years in Jail and 1,000 Lashes for Blasphemy Receives Prize from Reporters Without Borders

A very brave Saudi Arabian blogger, Raif Badawi (pictured above), was sentenced to 10 years in jail and 1,000 lashes for the (from the viewpoint of the Saudi authorities) hideous crime of starting a progressive website. It contained ideas that truly frightened and terrified them, for example religious tolerance and women’s rights, and so they came down hard on … Read moreSaudi Atheist Facing 10 Years in Jail and 1,000 Lashes for Blasphemy Receives Prize from Reporters Without Borders