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Filipino humanists join an international push to free Mubarak Bala
1 month ago

Filipino humanists join an international push to free Mubarak Bala

MEMBERS of HAPI Scholars, a humanist organisation established in Philippines, have added their voices to international calls for the release of Mubarak Bala, who has been held in custody since …
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Keep the pressure up for Mubarak Bala’s trial or release
1 month ago

Keep the pressure up for Mubarak Bala’s trial or release

THIS week Humanists International reported that the scheduled hearing of Bala’s Fundamental Rights petition before the Abuja High Court had to be postponed after the judge assigned was taken ill. …
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Prince Charles praises Commonwealth countries’ faith; avoids talking about human rights abuses
5 months ago

Prince Charles praises Commonwealth countries’ faith; avoids talking about human rights abuses

THE majority of Commonwealth countries are deeply homophobic, mainly due to to the fact that religion plays a major role in their governance, but Prince Charles made no mention of …
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UK government expresses concern over the arrest of Nigerian humanist
6 months ago

UK government expresses concern over the arrest of Nigerian humanist

FOLLOWING our report that the Pink Triangle Trust had donated £500 towards the cost of legal representation for Bala, President of the Humanist Association of Nigeria, the National Secular Society …
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Pink Triangle Trust donates £500 to help free leading Nigerian humanist
7 months ago

Pink Triangle Trust donates £500 to help free leading Nigerian humanist

AN international appeal for funds to finance Bala’s legal costs was boosted this week when UK charity the Pink Triangle Trust made a donation of £500. As of today, …
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BBC abuse documentary featured former GALHA Secretary
10 months ago

BBC abuse documentary featured former GALHA Secretary

IN November, on the Freethinker site, I carried a piece about a friend – Cliff  James, above – who was just about to publish a book in which he wrote …
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A milestone in LGBT Humanist history
12 months ago

A milestone in LGBT Humanist history

AT the weekend a lunch gathering in London gave LGBT Humanists the opportunity to celebrate and reflect upon the work done by what Andrew Copson, Chief Executive of Humanists UK, …
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A celebration not to be missed
1 year ago

A celebration not to be missed

MY, how time passes! In 1979 I, my late partner, Brian Parry, plus George Broadhead, current secretary of the LGBT charity, the Pink Triangle Trust, and several other like-minded people, …
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Gscene editor and Pink Triangle Trust patron James Ledward dies aged 65
1 year ago

Gscene editor and Pink Triangle Trust patron James Ledward dies aged 65

TRIBUTES are pouring in for James Ledward, owner, editor and publisher of Gscene magazine who died yesterday, October 3. Among the many messages of condolences on his Facebook page is …
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Top award for Leo Igwe
3 years ago

Top award for Leo Igwe

NIGERIAN human rights campaigner Leo Igwe has received the 2017 Distinguished Services to Humanism Award from the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU). He received the award in August from …
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