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Islamic extremist who knifed Salman Rushdie hailed as a ‘hero’ in Iran
1 month ago

Islamic extremist who knifed Salman Rushdie hailed as a ‘hero’ in Iran

Following the vicious knife attack in New York yesterday (Friday) on the internationally renowned author, “ultra-conservative” Iranian newspaper Kayhan, today ran a piece praising the assailant, Hadi Matar, 24—described in …
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Book advocating murder of gays found in UK mosque school
1 year ago

Book advocating murder of gays found in UK mosque school

SCHOOL inspectors in England discovered the  book in a library of  the Institute of Islamic Education, an independent faith school run by the Markazi Masjid (‘Central Mosque’) in Dewsbury, West …
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COVID-19 grant: Muslim news outlet ordered to return £3,000 for homophobic content
1 year ago

COVID-19 grant: Muslim news outlet ordered to return £3,000 for homophobic content

AFTER receiving a £3,000 COVID emergency grant from the Public Interest News Foundation (PINF), it was revealed that 5Pillars broke rules laid down by the Independent Monitor for the Press …
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BBC slammed for airing hateful Gay Pride reports
2 years ago

BBC slammed for airing hateful Gay Pride reports

THE Secretary of the Pink Triangle Trust, George Broadhead has issued a message in support of a call by UK human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell for Britain’s national broadcaster to …
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PTT adds its voice to those demanding the release of ex-Muslim Zara Kay
2 years ago

PTT adds its voice to those demanding the release of ex-Muslim Zara Kay

HUNDREDS of media outlets, human rights organisations and bloggers around the world are demanding the immediate release of ex-Muslim apostate Zara Kay, above, who faces charges in Tanzania arising out …
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‘Queeristan’ expands its borders. But what exactly is it?
2 years ago

‘Queeristan’ expands its borders. But what exactly is it?

THIS has been a horrible year for people across the globe, but one cause for optimism among India’s large LGBT population this summer was the release of a book by …
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Filipino humanists join an international push to free Mubarak Bala
2 years 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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Meet Sharon Slater, hateful exporter of homophobia to Africa
2 years ago

Meet Sharon Slater, hateful exporter of homophobia to Africa

LAST year it was reported that Ghana was considering introducing comprehensive sex education (CSE) to its schools – and this week it was revealed that a key player in a …
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Keep the pressure up for Mubarak Bala’s trial or release
2 years 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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UK filmmaker’s survey warns of dangers posed to kids by religious parents
2 years ago

UK filmmaker’s survey warns of dangers posed to kids by religious parents

MAHMOOD-Ogston, who founded the Naz & Matt Foundation in 2015 after his husband-to-be, Dr Naz Mahmood committed suicide, has unveiled the finding of a survey recently conducted by his foundation.


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