The 2018 Freedom of Thought Report is now available

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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

Humanists shocked to receive ‘bizarre rant’ from United States

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It was officially announced this week that the US has quit the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). This is the first time any nation has ever voluntarily left. When it was first established in 2006, the Bush administration simply did not join, and it was only in 2009 that the Obama administration brought the US in. … Read moreHumanists shocked to receive ‘bizarre rant’ from United States

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

The Rising tide of Brutality and Intolerance

Yesterday, 10th December, was Human Rights Day and so it was appropriately the day that the fourth edition of the Freedom of Thought Report was published by the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU). OK, yes, first a few side notes … Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, … Read moreThe Rising tide of Brutality and Intolerance

The seven countries where the state can execute you for being atheist

The International Humanist and Ethical Union, a group that represents and seeks to protect non-religious people, has presented a report to the United Nations that details laws and practices around the world that punish or restrict atheism. You can see the map below, it is all the obvious candidates and quite clearly illustrates that the big problem … Read moreThe seven countries where the state can execute you for being atheist