Month: February 2022

eSkeptic for February 26, 2022 Skeptic Skeptic

Read More Skeptic Michael Shermer provides an analysis of Russia’s war on Ukraine. Will sanctions work? Plus, the Skeptic Research Center releases its second report: Who Endorses Race and Gender Conspiracies?

Shia Muslim Man Sentenced to Death for Blasphemy P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic On Wednesday, February 23, a Shia Muslim was given the death penalty and a fine of almost $3000 (PKR 500,000) for blasphemy charges. Court officials stated that Wasim Abbas, a minority Shia Muslim in Pakistan, has allegedly insulted the Prophet Muhammad. Rana Sohail Tariq, a session judge for the Faisalabad court, …

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Kuwait Strikes Down Anti-Trans Law! P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic On Wednesday, February 16, the constitutional court of Kuwait overturned Article 198 of the country’s penal code. Introduced in December 2007, Article 198 of the Kuwaiti Penal Code criminalizes “imitating the appearance of a member of the opposite sex.” The law effectively criminalizes transgender, creating a hostile environment for transgender individuals …

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Amid Hijab Row in India, Sikh Girl Asked to Take Off Her Turban P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic A 17-year old Amritdhari Sikh girl was allegedly asked to take off her turban while attending class in Mount Carmel College in Palace Vasanth Nagar. The incident is part of the ongoing controversy involving students’ religious garments. Last year, six Muslim female students were barred from joining their classes after refusing …

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Mexican Woman in Qatar Faces 100 Lashes After Reporting Rape P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic A Mexican Muslim woman who worked for the Qatari government was forced to leave the country after being sexually assaulted. Paola Schietekat worked in Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy when a colleague sexually assaulted her last June.  Instead of filing a complaint against her attacker, Qatari officials turned the …

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Mexican Woman in Qatar Sentenced to 100 Lashes After Reporting Rape P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic A Mexican Muslim woman who worked for the Qatari government was forced to leave the country after being sexually assaulted. Paola Schietekat worked in Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy when a colleague sexually assaulted her last June.  Instead of filing a complaint against her attacker, Qatari officials turned the …

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Free Ahmed Al Khair: Atheist Alliance International enters legal battle in the Republic of the Niger Ebuka Ikeorah Atheist Alliance International

Read More Atheist Alliance International Atheists and Humanists around the world face increasing risk everyday from persecution. In many countries of the world, being an Atheist is a crime and leaving one’s religion is a same. This reality has made many Atheists flee their country to places where they are safe and free from persecution. …

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FFRF calls SCOTUS nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson ‘breath of fresh air’ czimmerman@ffrf.org (Casandra Zimmerman) News Releases – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation

Read More News Releases – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation Photo by Innisfree987 under CC BY-SA 4.0. The Freedom From Religion Foundation looks forward to the confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Biden’s just-announced nominee to replace outgoing Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer. Brown Jackson is a highly experienced judge …

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FFRF’s Mark on the Hill: Going on the offensive lauryn@ffrf.org (Lauryn Seering) News Releases – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation

Read More News Releases – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation Our theme in governmental affairs this year: Going on the offensive. We’ve already had three major victories. The first was our headline-making report that ties Christian nationalism to the Jan. 6 insurrection. The second was the reduced support of the National …

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