A case study of Islamism within British Universities

The UK’s Council of Ex-Muslims has published a case study on the prevalence of Islamism within British Universities that has been written by Ibn Al Qalleb, and edited by the Iranian Human Rights activist Maryam Namazie. Much of what it contains documents recent events … On 23 March 2015, Maryam Namazie, Spokesperson of the Council of Ex-Muslims … Read more

More Islamist updates from Goldsmiths ISOC

The Goldsmiths saga continues. I truly thought my last posting on the abysmal behaviour by members of the Islamic Society (ISOC) at Goldsmiths university would be the last one, but no, the saga continues, and so their latest statement prompts me to point out that their belligerent condescending attitude towards anybody who has the temerity to … Read more

#ParisAttacks – The root cause was Islamism

Many words will flow as a result of Paris, and so hopefully most of those words will give expression to our empathy and humanity … sorrow, anguish, disgust, grief, and much more, and yet there is also a danger that other words will arise and be deployed unjustly against entire communities. I’ve been there and have not … Read more

Censorship of @MaryamNamazie at the @Guardian

Maryam Namazie, like many of us, was quite frankly appalled with David Shariatmadari’s apologetics for Islamism that was recently published on 2nd Oct in the UKs Guardian, so she contacted them and demanded a right of reply. She was very much the target of his article, was named within it, and so it was wholly appropriate that … Read more

Taslima Nasrin is safe

Taslima Nasrin is a Bangladeshi writer, poet, and also former Dr who has lived in exile in India since 1994 due to the threats she has faced. Unfortunately due to even more recent death threats specifically directed against her by the same group that has already brutally hacked to death 3 other secular writers in Bangladesh, she … Read more

#JeSuisCharlie #CharlieHebdo ‪#‎IllJokeWithYou

The phrase “Terrorist Attack” suddenly makes the headlines, and yet what happened was not a terrorist attack in the more traditional sense of the word. The word “Terrorism” is utilised to describe the deployment of violence in order to achieve a specific political goal, but there is nothing political about an attack on a satirical … Read more

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