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Two Iranian woman sentenced to death for their support of LGBT+ rights
2 months ago

Two Iranian woman sentenced to death for their support of LGBT+ rights

Human Rights group Amnesty International has condemned the Islamic Republic of Iran for sentencing two LGBT+ activists to death on charges of “corruption on earth through the promotion of …
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Islamic extremist who knifed Salman Rushdie hailed as a ‘hero’ in Iran
4 months 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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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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Homophobia on the rise after Muslim cleric’s latest attack LGBT communities
3 years ago

Homophobia on the rise after Muslim cleric’s latest attack LGBT communities

FOLLOWING an April sermon in which Erbaş, inset above – head of Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs – made the inflammatory comments about gay people in a televised Ramadan sermon, …
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‘Moderate’ Senegal is ‘not homophobic’ but will retain anti-gay laws
3 years ago

‘Moderate’ Senegal is ‘not homophobic’ but will retain anti-gay laws

EARLIER this month Trudeau challenged Senegal’s criminalisation of homosexuality during his visit to the West African nation, but Senegal’s leader told journalists afterward that ‘we’re comfortable with our laws.’

According …
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Anti-gay Muslim agitator slams court’s school protest ban
3 years ago

Anti-gay Muslim agitator slams court’s school protest ban

AFSAR expressed his disappointment after a judge imposed a permanent ban on protests by mainly Muslim homophobes outside Anderton Park Primary School.

According to the BBC, Afsar, above, branded the …
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Iran alleges Kurdish singer is gay. He could now face death.
3 years ago

Iran alleges Kurdish singer is gay. He could now face death.

THE Kurdistan Human Rights Network last week tweeted that ‘Mohsen Lorestani, a Kurdish singer from Kermanshah, has been charged with “corruption on earth” in a public complaint … If convicted, …
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Help fund Imaan’s London Muslim Pride festival
3 years ago

Help fund Imaan’s London Muslim Pride festival

THE East London-based charity Imaan have launched a fundraiser for an event aimed at  at showing that ‘no one is the gatekeeper’ of Islam.

The festival, planned for the spring …
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