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Join notable free-thinkers from around the world for a weekend of discussions and debates on freedom of conscience and expression in the 21st century at a spectacular venue in central London during 22-23 July 2017. On 24 July, an activist strategy meeting will be followed by body-painting in support of

#ExMuslimBecause Goes Live On Twitter. Ex-Muslims Around The World Share Their Reasons.

Ex-Muslims around the world have come together with a hashtag #ExMuslimBecause on Twitter to share some of the reasons why they have left the faith. Various reasons were cited ranging from being deprived of eating pork, being deprived from eating during Ramadhan to Prophet Muhammad’s choosing to ban alcohol instead of

Rejecting Islam: The trauma of apostasy in Muslim communities

  Walking away from religion is seldom easy. It can be psychologically difficult to lose one’s faith in God, emotionally painful to doubt the existence of life after death, and existentially trying to come to terms with the fact that there is nothing supernatural out there: no magical realms, no paranormal

15 Questions Ex-Muslims Have For Muslims In Singapore

1 Censoring others If someone insulted Islam or Allah or the Prophet, what would your response be? If you could just shut someone up to prevent him from insulting or critiquing Islam, would you? 2 Critique of Islam What about critique of Islam? Is that permitted or should that not be allowed ? Are

Promoting Secularism in the Age of ISIS

The content below is from a speech by  Maryam Namazie co-founder of the Council of Ex-Musims of Britain during the 5th Imagine No Religion conference in Vancouver, Canada (5-7 June 2015).  The global rise of Islamism in particular and the religious-Right in general has turned the demand for secularism into an urgent task

Hijab Hijinks Singapore

Nothing has caused quite a divide in the Muslim and non Muslim worlds than the issue of the hijab. Within the Muslim community itself, opinions are vastly divided. Some Muslims see this article of clothing as a symbol of religious oppression on women and that all Muslim women need to take a